This is the two millionth truck of Tata Motors’ Jamshedpur factory


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On Tuesday Tata Motors celebrated a momentous occasion of rolling out the two millionth truck from its Jamshedpur plant which was set up in 1945, even before India attained its independence.

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[Mr. Ravi Pisharody, Executive Director, Commercial Vehicles Business Unit, Mr. Ajoy Lall, Head, Jamshedpur Plant and Mr. Karl Slym, Managing Director, Tata Motors, at the celebrations]

The jubilee vehicle is a yellow Prima truck, the most advanced model series built at the Jamshedpur facility.

The key features of this facility are –

  • The plant manufactures over 200 truck variants of Tata Motors’ huge range of medium and heavy commercial vehicles ranging from multi-axle trucks, tractor-trailers, tippers, mixers and special application vehicles.
  • The plant supplies to South Africa, Russia, Myanmar, the SAARC region and the Middle East.
  • It is equipped with assembly lines that can produce a truck every 5 minutes.
  • It houses a world class design and engineering centre.
  • It has an engine assembly shop that can manufacture 200 engines per day.
  • It also has a testing unit that carries out engine performance testing, indoor and outdoor vehicle testing, NVH testing, durability testing and other performance related testing.
  • It has fully equipped, highly automated foundry that supplies high-grade SG Iron Castings.
  • It also houses most modern forging set-ups and a Cab & Cowl Factory.
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