Volvo Trucks has announced that today it has achieved the landmark of crossing 10,000 truck sales.
The company's recently launched technologically advanced Volvo FMX 440 8×4 I-Shift was handed over as the 10,000th vehicle to M/s Mahalaxmi Infracontracts Pvt Ltd , who have over 350 Volvo trucks.
Pierre Jean Verge Salamon, President, Volvo Group Truck Sales India, has handed over the vehicle along with Rama Rao A S, SVP Sales, Marketing & Aftermarket, Volvo Trucks, VECV, at a ceremony conducted in Bengaluru.
Speaking at the occasion Mr Salamon said, “Over the last 17 years Volvo Trucks has been driving progress in the Indian commercial vehicle industry. From the first high performance European tractor trailer to the recent launched technologically advanced truck range, we have personified performance, productivity and profitability for our customers. We understand what our customers need and will come to need. That is why we constantly innovate.”
He further added, “Reaching the 10,000 mark is a testimony to the fact that the new high tech capabilities and the wide range of benefits of our offerings are suiting the Volvo customer.”
Since it's rollout of the first truck way back in 1998, Volvo Trucks has been committed to driving progress in the industry. Elucidating the development since 1998, Mr Rama Rao said, “Today Volvo Trucks facilitate around one-third of coal production in India by moving overburden in the mines and in the process has been driving progress for the country. The support from the industry has been encouraging and has helped us deliver what it takes. Yet, for Volvo Trucks and our customers, our most recent innovation is just the beginning.”
Volvo Trucks is currently present in India with more than 150 touch points across the country including state-of-the art workshops and various service support centres.