Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has bagged a supply order for 6,413 Tata Ace Gold small commercial vehicles from the Andhra Pradesh State Civil Supplies Corporation.
Tata Motors emerged as the top bidder, as per the terms and conditions of the government body, and will be delivering the fully-built Tata Ace Gold vehicles. The vehicles are to be used as mobile dispensing units for the doorstep delivery of supplies in the state of Andhra Pradesh, and will be customised by Tata Motors to suit the application. The Tata Ace Gold was chosen for its value-for-money, low cost of operations, durability and versatility. The e-bidding process was carried out through the government e-marketplace.
Commenting on the new business, Vinay Pathak, vice-president, Product Line, SCV & PU, Tata Motors, said, “We are delighted to be associated with Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Corporation. It is one of the most prestigious orders we have won till now, and we will not only be delivering the customised, fully-built Ace Gold mini trucks, but also be helping the corporation in the comprehensive maintenance of the vehicles. It gives me immense joy to see that our upgraded range of BS6 vehicles are extremely well received by the customers, be it private owners or government bodies.”
The Tata Ace Gold is available in diesel, petrol and CNG BS 6-compliant engine options and is view as a value-for-money product by its owners because of its reliability, durability and versatility. The Tata Ace, now in its 15th year and with over 2.2 million owners, is known for its ability to earn more for its owners, low maintenance and operating costs, high resale value and good driving comfort.