Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) recently inaugurated 10 new touchpoints for BharatBenz commercial vehicles in an online event celebrating Diwali. Together the new facilities will add around 300,000 sqf of workshop space including more than 40 mechanical bays. This increases the network’s monthly service capacity to over 40,000 vehicles a month and significantly improves the brand’s reach in regional areas.
Satyakam Arya, MD & CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, said, “As our made-for-India brand BharatBenz reaches new heights, we continue to invest in the future. The ten new touchpoints we open today reflect our commitment to our customers and our confidence in the growth of the local CV market.”
The new touchpoints are located in Muzaffarnagar and Kotputli in the Northern region, Marthandam, Namakkal, Mallanna Sagar, Koothattukulam, and Haripad in the Southern region and Mehsana, Rajnandgaon and Mahad in the Western region. The locations were strategically chosen to cater to various customer segments; Rajnandgaon is a major buyer of tippers, Muzaffarnagar is an important market for tractor trailers and rigids, Mallana Sagar is an irrigation project and Namakkal is one of the biggest transportation hubs in the country. Mehsana, an industrial hub, is a major market for tankers.