Modified Toyota Hilux showcased at the Indo-Pacific Armies Chief's Conference
TKM showcased the Hilux at IPACC, through the Hilux Toyota Service Express (TSE) - Mobile Service Vehicle.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) showcased a Toyota Hilux which has been modified through its authorised external vendor, during the Indo-Pacific Armies Chief's Conference (IPACC) held on September 26-27 in New Delhi. Hosted by the Army Design Bureau, Indian Army, in collaboration with the Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM), the Defence Equipment and Technology Display coincides with IPACC, Indo-Pacific Armies Management Seminar (IPAMS), and Senior Enlisted Leadership Forum (SELF). Alongside, a general-purpose Hilux was also on display at the summit.
TKM showcased the Hilux at IPACC, through the Hilux Toyota Service Express (TSE) - Mobile Service Vehicle thereby illustrating the adaptations made to the modified Hilux by Toyota’s authorized external vendor, that can offer robust solution for remote location service and repair needs apt for army usage.
With a focus on periodic maintenance and offering a one-stop solution for various maintenance tasks, this modified Hilux (via authorised external vendor of Toyota) is designed to meet demanding purposes, be it servicing equipment in remote areas or conducting essential repairs, demonstrating its adaptability and reliability in critical operations as in case of defence sector, thus always ensuring operational readiness and efficiency, the company stated.
During July this year, TKM handed over a fleet of Hilux, marking the company’s first-ever delivery of its Hilux to the Indian Army.
Sharing his views, V. Wiseline Sigamani, General Manager – Strategic Business Unit (North), Toyota Kirloskar Motor, said, “This platform allows us to showcase our technological prowess in offering cutting-edge solutions to meet varied customers’ special vehicle needs. We are immensely honoured with this great opportunity to present our customised Hilux especially that can serve the Indian army purposes, which is a testament to our resolute commitment in providing unique solutions with versatility.”
“Notably, the iconic Hilux is celebrated for its exceptional off-road capabilities, unmatched reliability, powerful performance, and advanced safety features. Looking forward, we are steadfast in our commitment to tailoring our Hilux offerings to precisely serve the special mobility purposes including defence," he further added.
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