BUSMAKERS NEWS * Germany / India: Daimler's
* Daimler India looks to replicate trucks business success in buses
(Photo: Daimler's bus plant in Oragadam, near Chennaiis expected to roll out buses in 9 tonne, 16 tonne and above 16 tonne categories in both front and rear engine configurations)
Hannover,Germany -PTI -28 Sep, 2014: -- Global commercial vehicle major Daimler is looking to replicate the success of its trucks business in India in the bus segment as well with its new bus plant in the country slated to be operational by second half of next year... Daimler's bus plant located in Oragadam, near Chennai is coming up at an investment of Rs 424 crore. It is expected to roll out buses in 9 tonne, 16 tonne and above 16 tonne categories in both front and rear engine configurations... Daimler will also export buses manufactured in India to other countries... The German commercial vehicle maker said it has sold over 15,000 trucks in India since September 2012. Daimler India exports India-made FUSO trucks in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Brunei, Zambia, Kenya and Tanzania...
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