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Press Release | February, 2023


Serving Eicher Trucks and Buses Customers in Southern Chhattisgarh Expands footprint in Central India

Durg, 15th Feb 2023: Expanding its footprint in Central India, Eicher Trucks & Buses, a business unit of VE Commercial Vehicles, inaugurated a new 2S (Service and Spares) dealership, G K Automotive Pvt Ltd., in Durg, Chhattisgarh. With an always Customer-first philosophy, Eicher offers a compelling ownership experience to help its customers deliver beyond usual norms through a smart combination of highly efficient products and customized services. Yet another addition to Eicher’s rapidly growing dealership network aims to ensure superior uptime and 24x7 hassle-free support to meet the transport demands across a variety of applications in Central India. This 2S facility spanning over an area of 13,000 square feet, comes equipped with multi-vehicle display area, multi-bay workshop as well as a comprehensive inventory of spare parts to enhance logistics efficiency of our connected BSVI range of trucks and buses. Located on NH-53, Surat-Kolkata highway, traversing the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Odisha, the dealership is well-positioned to serve Eicher Trucks and Buses customers involved in long-haul transportation as well as interstate, intercity bus services across West to East India. Besides this, the state-of-the-art setup is situated at close proximity of 5km to the major industrial cities of Bhilai and Durg that will address the transportation needs of local Eicher customers operating primarily in steel, iron, cement production and construction industries of this region.

Speaking on the occasion, Ramesh Rajagopalan, SVP, Customer Services and Network Strategy, VECV, said, “Chhattisgarh, with its wealth of natural resources, is a significant producer of electricity from both thermal and hydroelectric sources, and home to a thriving mining and metals production industry that demands efficient and modern trucks and buses with guaranteed uptime. Our dealer, GK Automotive Pvt Ltd., has opened yet another touchpoint at Durg with a view to serve efficient commercial transportation demands of mining and metal production industries including steel, iron, cement among others in this region. As our widespread service network grows stronger, we ensure seamless experience, superior uptime and profitability to all our customers operating in mining and power generation sectors across Central India."

Eicher Trucks and Buses, a business unit of VECV, offers one of the widest product ranges, from 4.9-55 Ton GVW trucks and 12-72-seater buses. All these products are produced on Eicher’s most innovative BSVI solution - EUTECH6 which offers the most reliable engine technology and best in class fuel efficiency. Eicher takes pride in being the first player to introduce a 100% connected range of vehicles with advanced telematics solution- Eicher Live. The products are enabled by the industry-first Eicher Uptime Centre, and segment-specific benefits such as enhanced logistical efficiency in e-commerce, superior uptime in construction and mining as well as passenger safety in buses. The company has the widest range of Heavy-Duty trucks in the industry.

About VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV):

VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV) is a joint venture between the Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Limited. In operation since July 2008, the company includes the complete range of Eicher branded trucks and buses, exclusive distribution of Volvo Trucks in India, engine manufacturing and exports for Volvo Group, nonautomotive engines and Eicher component business. A multi-brand, multi-division company, backed by innovative products & services, VECV today, is recognised as an industry leader for modernizing commercial transportation in India and developing world.

For more information please visit our website:
www.vecv.in www.eichertrucksandbuses.com
For further information, please contact:
Samanvay Sinha
DGM, Brand & Corporate Communications, VECV
Laveena Vohra