Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has announced total exports of over 9,000 commercial vehicles since the beginning of 2021. With this, the company’s export milestones include 45,000 vehicles, 9000 CKD kits and 200 million parts since operations began in April 2012.
DICV is the only Daimler Truck location worldwide that produces engines, transmissions, trucks and buses at the same site under four brands – BharatBenz, FUSO, Mercedes-Benz, and Freightliner.
Satyakam Arya, Managing Director and CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, said, “It is a momentous occasion for us at DICV and a great testimony to the trust our customers worldwide have in our locally-made products. Despite the ongoing challenges presented by the pandemic and its effect on logistics, we continue to foster a global presence with exports of ‘Made in India’ products.”
India is a key hub for Daimler Trucks, with DICV serving not only growing domestic demand, but also more than 60 export destinations across the globe including markets in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
“International business is one of DICV’s key strategic pillars for long-term growth. With the help of around 400 local suppliers, we combine cost-efficient production mechanisms with the latest technological innovations to manufacture sustainable and reliable products. We are proud to be a shining example of ‘Make in India’, building India’s export footprint around the globe and establishing India as an international hub of manufacturing operations. With increasing recognition and experience all over the world, we expect our international business to grow even further,” said Arya.