Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, once again creates new trucking history with the launch of India’s first CNG-powered Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle (M&HCV) truck; introduction of a new-age, Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), and enrichment of its bestselling range of Prima, Signa and Ultra trucks with world-class features to enhance driving comfort. A new series of advanced Intermediate & Light Commercial Vehicle (I&LCV) tippers and trucks were also launched to service the evolving multi-application needs, especially of the rapidly growing logistics and infrastructure sectors.
Speaking at India’s largest commercial vehicle launch, Girish Wagh, Executive Director, Tata Motors, said, “Our trucks connect India and power the engine of the nation’s economy. As the industry leader, we are creating new paradigms of functionality, productivity, connectivity, safety and performance by continually introducing future-ready products, services and solutions. The trucks that we are launching today, address the growing need for safer transportation with an Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) offering collision mitigation system, lane departure warning, electronic stability control, driver alerts and tyre pressure monitoring. They also provide cleaner mobility solutions with a richer offering of alternate fuel powertrains. Every aspect of these trucks has been purposefully augmented to cater to varied duty cycles and special applications. We are delighted to further strengthen our unmatched portfolio of commercial vehicles with these smart trucks that are designed to deliver best-in-class operating economics and superior comfort with enhanced connectivity. We continue to redefine transportation by ‘Delivering Progress’ to our customers, their drivers, the shippers and our country by making the logistics chain more efficient.”
Developed and innovatively engineered to cater to the evolving needs of cargo and construction transportation across segments and applications, the state-of-the-art trucks launched today, further enhance Tata Motors’ established ‘Power of 6’ benefit proposition aimed at delivering higher productivity and lower total cost of ownership (TCO) driving fleet profitability.
India’s first CNG powered M&HCV truck
Following the success of its CNG portfolio of SCV, I&LCV and buses, Tata Motors introduces India’s first CNG-powered M&HCVs in the 28 and 19 tonne nodes. The all-new Signa CNG trucks offer the optimal combination of low operational costs, high durability and multiple-use applications resulting in higher profitability. These environment-friendly CNG models are also available with varied wheelbase and load deck length options and cowl option for cabin customisation. These models are powered by the proven 5.7-litre SGI engine generating peak power of 180hp and torque of 650Nm, come with a modular architecture and offer a range of up to 1,000 km.
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