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Press Release | March, 2023

Eicher Inaugurates a new state-of-the-art dealership in Katni, Madhya Pradesh

Expanding presence to serve Eicher Trucks and Buses customers across Central India

Katni, 16th March, 2023: Eicher Trucks & Buses, a business unit of VE Commercial Vehicles inaugurated a new 2S (Service and Spares) dealership, Prayag Automobiles, in Katni, Madhya Pradesh. With rising demands for an efficient transport facility amidst the changing business scenario, Eicher always aims to smoothen its customers’ journey, making it more efficient and convenient through superior uptime and real-time support solutions. As a manifestation to this firm determination, Eicher has come up with this facility spanning over 26,250 square feet with a frontage of 105 feet, multiple service bays as well as trained technicians to help its customers be unstoppable on road. Located on NH-30 that connects the six states from Uttarakhand to Andhra Pradesh, this dealership aptly serves our purpose of offering 24x7 seamless support to Eicher Trucks and Buses customers involved in long-haul transportation across Northern to Southern parts of India. Further with this inauguration, Eicher has advanced a step closer to fulfilling service and spares needs of local customers operating primarily in mining, agriculture and cement production segments of this region in Central India.

Speaking on the occasion, Ramesh Rajagopalan, SVP, Customer Services and Network Strategy, VECV, said, "Our strong customer base in our home state, Madhya Pradesh, inspires us to further expand our presence while ensuring growth and success of our customers. Katni, also known as the City of Lime, is an important commercial and industrial hub due to the presence of vast mineral reserves of limestone, bauxite, calcite supported by large-scale cultivation of wheat, gram, pulses, paddy among others. We welcome our dealer, Prayag Automobiles, whose dealership will enable us enhance logistics efficiency and ensure superior uptime to our vast community of fleet owners, mechanics, drivers in this region."

VECV offers one of the widest product ranges, from 4.9-55T GVW trucks and 12-72-seater buses. 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 is the first player to introduce 100% connected range of vehicles with advanced telematics which provides enhanced fuel efficiency, superior uptime enabled by the industry-first Eicher Uptime Centre support, and segment-specific benefits such as enhanced logistical efficiency in e-commerce & passenger safety in buses. The company has the widest range of HD trucks in the industry and at various price points to cater to the basic, premium, and value segments.

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