IAB Report – India-made FUSO trucks launched in Zimbabwe
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Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), announced yesterday that it had commenced exports of FUSO trucks to Zimbabwe. DICV started exports of FUSO trucks in May last year, and Zimbabwe is now the fourth African market to get the India-made trucks, apart from Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania and Sri Lanka.
DICV says it will export to other markets in Africa and Asia in the future.
FUSO trucks in Zimbabwe will be sold through ZIMOCO, an exclusive dealer. DICV makes a total of 5 models of the FUSO trucks at its Oragadam plant in Tamil Nadu. The Light/Medium duty trucks (9-16 tonnes) are called ‘FA’ and ‘FI’, while the Medium/Heavy duty trucks (25-49 tonnes) are termed ‘FJ’, ‘FO’ and ‘FZ’.
DICV says Africa has strong growth potential as first quarter sales of 2014 doubled as compared to the same period last year. A total of 2,000 FUSO trucks were sold in Africa in the first three months of this year.
FUSO trucks are made by DICV along with Mitsubishi FUSO Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), a Daimler company.
DICV Launches FUSO Trucks In Zimbabwe – Press Release
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