Scania Commercial Vehicles India has launched its Next Truck Generation (NTG), which is targeted at the mining industry in the country. The Swedish CV major says, the NTG with its modular system will deliver productivity-enhancing services as well as customised transport solutions.
The new NTG range was launched today at the Scania India Kolar plant in Karnataka. The plant has an annual manufacturing capacity of 2,500 trucks per annum.
Unveiling the new range, Petr Novotny, managing director, Scania India said, “India is an important market for us and we are here to stay. The strategic introduction of Scania’s world-class range reiterates our commitment to the country. With the launch of the NTG range, we aim to drive the evolution of India’s transport solutions in the mining, construction and long haulage business. We reinforce our commitment to helping customers achieve higher levels of profitability, safety, efficiency and productivity in their businesses. We are confident that these strategic initiatives will further support the growth of mining industry in India and strengthen Scania India’s growth story."
BS VI-ready truck
With implementation of BS VI emission norms less than 9 months away, the BS VI-ready NTG is integrated with an upgraded powertrain, resulting in higher load-carrying capacity, fuel efficiency and uptime.
“Globally our Next Truck Generation has won many awards,” said Novotny. “We are excited to launch these state-of-the art trucks in India to support the growing mining industry. Very soon we shall also be introducing this NTG for the long haulage business. As part of our core value of ‘customer first’, this generation of trucks is designed to better meet their requirements of increasing profitability. NTG has efficiency in both fuel economy and performance,” he added.