Eicher Trucks First Electric Truck Unveiled at Bharat Mobility Expo 2024

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Eicher Trucks and Buses, a division of VE Commercial Vehicles, has unveiled its first electric truck at the Bharat Mobility Global Expo 2024. The Pro Business Pro Planet range, ranging from 2T to 3.5T GVW, is set to transform city and near-city distribution, bringing innovation to last-mile logistics.

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Vinod Aggarwal, MD & CEO of VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, emphasized the strategic importance of entering the SCV segment, stating, “In the midst of India’s growth, driven by rapid urbanization, booming e-commerce, and changing distribution patterns, our upcoming electric range is poised to play a pivotal role. The Pro Business, Pro Planet approach aligns with the evolving needs of the Amrit Kaal.”

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The electric SCV is scheduled for customer trials in April 2024, with commercial rollout expected in the first quarter of 2025. Demonstrating a commitment to sustainability, Eicher will initially introduce the electric model, gradually expanding into clean CNG and diesel variants. Manufactured at the state-of-the-art facility in Bhopal, the vehicle reflects Eicher’s dedication to the Make in India initiative.

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To enhance the customer experience, all Eicher vehicles will feature 100% connectivity through the advanced Uptime Centre, integrating AI for remote diagnostics. This guarantees optimal efficiency and little downtime. Additionally, “My Eicher” fleet management will be connected with the vehicles, offering useful performance insights.

Eicher Trucks extensive service network, comprising 850+ touchpoints, including 425+ authorized service centers and 8000+ retail centers, guarantees comprehensive support. The seamless support provided by “Eicher Site Support” in more than 240 locations will reaffirm the company’s dedication to customer satisfaction.

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With the introduction of the EV-First Eicher Truck and its entry into the SCV market, Eicher Trucks has taken a significant step toward providing new, environmentally friendly transportation alternatives. Eicher’s leadership position in innovation and environmental awareness allows it to have a significant impact on the automotive industry’s future direction.

FAQ

1. What is the name of Eicher Trucks new electric truck?

The name of Eicher’s new electric truck is not officially revealed yet. However, it is part of the Pro Business Pro Planet range.

2. What is the GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) of the new Eicher trucks electric ?

The GVW of the Eicher electric truck ranges from 2T to 3.5T, making it suitable for city and near-city distribution.

3. When will the Eicher truck’s electric be available for purchase?

Customer trials are expected to begin in April 2024, with a commercial rollout projected for the first quarter of 2025.

4. Will Eicher trucks offer other fuel options besides electric for this truck?

Yes, Eicher plans to introduce clean CNG and diesel variants after the initial electric launch.

5. Where will the Eicher electric truck be manufactured?

The Eicher electric truck will be manufactured at the company’s state-of-the-art facility in Bhopal, India, adhering to the “Make in India” initiative.

6. What features will be offered with the Eicher electric truck to improve efficiency and customer experience?

All Eicher vehicles, including the electric truck, will boast 100% connectivity through an advanced Uptime Centre with AI-powered remote diagnostics and “My Eicher” fleet management for performance insights.

7. How extensive is Eicher’s service network for the electric truck?

Eicher boasts a vast service network with over 850 touchpoints, including authorized service centers and retail centers, along with “Eicher Site Support” in over 240 locations.

8. How does the Eicher electric truck contribute to sustainable growth?

By prioritizing the electric variant first, Eicher aims to reduce emissions and promote environmentally friendly transportation solutions.

9. How will the Eicher electric truck impact the Indian automotive industry?

Eicher’s entry into the electric SCV segment with a focus on innovation and sustainability is likely to influence other manufacturers and accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in India.

10. What are the environmental benefits of the Eicher electric truck compared to traditional options?

The Eicher electric truck is expected to produce zero tailpipe emissions, contributing to cleaner air and a reduced carbon footprint compared to gasoline or diesel trucks.

Bonus FAQ:

11. How does the Eicher electric truck compare to other electric trucks in the market?

Due to the limited information available, a direct comparison with other electric trucks is not possible yet. However, Eicher’s focus on connectivity, service network, and adherence to “Make in India” could be potential differentiators.

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