Riding on the success of its Pro 6000 series, Eicher Trucks & Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV), has launched two new technologically superior trucks – Eicher Pro 6049 and Eicher Pro 6041 in the 49 tonne and 41 tonne categories respectively.
The new tractor trailer – Eicher Pro 6049 – offers customers a choice to upgrade to a more modern and efficient truck addressing the mass market for variety of applications in 6×4 tractor category. It has been designed to deliver optimum performance and peak power at 250 HP keeping customer profitability in mind.
Eicher Pro 6041 is India’s first 41 tonnage rigid haulage truck and offers a payload advantage of 3.5 ton over a 37 tonnage truck. The vehicle is powered by VEDX8 engine, which is the biggest and the most fuel efficient engine available in the category.
Vinod Aggarwal, MD & CEO, VECV, said, “The commercial vehicle industry in India is very dynamic and going through a lot of transformation with migration to more productive and higher tonnage trucks. With the implementation of GST and better road infrastructure, this migration is only going to become more pronounced. At VECV, it has been our vision to drive modernisation and the launch of two new trucks with better technology is in line with this vision.”
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