The Eicher Pro 6000 heavy-duty trucks and tippers promise maximum lifetime profitability by delivering fuel efficiency, superior productivity and high driver efficiency
VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd (VECV), an equal joint venture between Volvo Group and Eicher Motors, has launched its next generation heavy duty trucks Eicher Pro 6000 series in Western India.
The new range of Eicher Pro 6031 (31T GVW 8X2), Eicher Pro 6025 (25T GVW 6×2) haulage trucks and Eicher Pro 6025T (25T GVW 6X4) tipper has been developed and manufactured as a result of the synergistic working between the Volvo Group and Eicher.
Launching the new series, A K Birla, Executive Vice President Sales, Marketing and Aftermarket, VECV said, “The heavy duty segment is the largest and fastest growing category which makes it the most important segment in our product portfolio. Moreover, the West market is very crucial for the commercial vehicle industry and will contribute to the over-all growth plans of VECV.”
He added, “The Eicher Pro 6000 Series is the range of next-generation heavy duty trucks that go beyond high reliability, performance and productivity. The vital combination of Volvo Group’s world-class technology and frugal cost expertise and management of Eicher has created a range that will set new benchmarks amongst customers with high demands on profitability and driver effectiveness.”
The new range of Eicher Pro 6000 series has been developed keeping customers as central to the product development process and the learnings from the customers in real world conditions. The trucks will meet the needs of most market segments across haulage, distribution, construction, industrial loads, courier and perishables, the company said in a statement.
With a completely new Pegasus-based front styling, the new range of vehicles is a quantum leap in each aspect, from exterior design to engine technology and cabin features. Eicher Pro 6000 Series of trucks are geared to revolutionise the levels of productivity in the heavy-duty trucking industry, with the infusion of international engine technology and cabin design from the Volvo Group, together with the intelligent features and enhanced support services.
Features• Eicher Pro 6000 Series has the VEDX5 and VEDX8 engines, designed in collaboration with the Volvo Group. Volvo Group’s new generation Engine Management System (EMS 3.0) manages high efficiency running of the VEDX 5 engine. • The Pro 6000 Series comes with telematics (Eicher Live), fuel coaching, and cruise control. • It is also equipped with advanced on board diagnostics systems, which enables proactive maintenance of the truck. The system throws up fault indicators to the driver in the form of visual signals, messages and alarms. Together with the fully equipped Eicher service network, this ensures preventive and corrective maintenance of the truck, thus delivering superior uptime. • The ultramodern truck cabin is ergonomically designed with state-of-the-art features for comfortable driving and higher driver efficiency. The spacious sleeper cabin has been smartly designed to provide a relaxed yet efficient workspace for the driver.