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BharatBenz shows green enthusiasm by promoting BSIV in India


BharatBenz is taking clean initiative in promoting BSIV vehicles, showing its interest in pollution less transport in India.

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, a subsidiary of Germany’s Daimler AG and the maker of BharatBenz vehicles in India, said that  BS4 will bring much needed improvements in terms of air quality, to the benefit of the people and the environment.

It may be noted that Supreme Court made it mandatory for the OEMs  to sell vehicles that are following BSIV norms from April 1, 2017.

Erich Nesselhauf, Managing Director and CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, said, “Our entire BharatBenz portfolio has been available also in BS4 since more than a year already and feedback from several hundred customers has been very positive.”

In the past few months, Nesselhauf said the company has not only aggressively phased out our BS3 production and stocks but also begun production of BS4 in full swing.

From an economic perspective, he claimed it should also not be overlooked that BSIV delivers fuel economy advantages compared to BSIII. This helps to reduce India’s dependency on oil imports.

BSIV factfile of BharatBenz:

BharatBenz leads BS-IV transition: more than 1,000 trucks on the road ahead of April 1
Entire BharatBenz product range of trucks above 9 to 49 tonnes has been available as BS-IV variants since August 2015.
BharatBenz BS-IV vehicles meet the norms using a system derived from Bluetec technology proven in Daimler Vehicles in many markets over a decade.
DICV has tested this technology in Indian operating conditions for over a million kilometers before offering to customers.

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Now the company is preparing for the launch of an entirely new environment-friendly and even more fuel efficient range of BharatBenz trucks early April – featuring its BSIV solution based on Daimler SCR technology that has been proven hundreds of thousands of times in markets across the world.

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Backed by over 10 years experience with India’s top media house “The New Indian Express”, Anitha is interested in writing all aspects of automobile industry. Her qualification MSc (Industrial-Psychology) helps her to deeply analyse the auto manufacturing industry.

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