Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Spotlight- Daimler Commercial Vehicle

Experience extreme power; Made in India BharatBenz 3143


Encouraged by the opening up of the mining sector and pick-up in construction and infrastructure, truck makers have been launching new models and stepping up production. In India, even today eighty five percent of 8x4 heavy duty mining tippers are used for removal of over burden material at coal mines. As mining trucks are used in extremely strenuous conditions it is crucial for customers to have trucks that are reliable, have higher uptime and gradeability to remain profitable. BharatBenz offers a wide range of choice for the construction and mining segment. The BharatBenz product portfolio includes the 2528C and 3128CM, the two powerful workhorses that provide maximum productivity, superior power and torque that make them capable of handling any tough terrain condition.


BharatBenz 3143 CM, is the latest offering in this segment and is also the first indigenized heavy duty tipper for the Indian deep mining segment. It is a strong contender in the deep mining segment that comes with the trusted and proven OM 457 Mercedes-Benz engine, with a 12 litre capacity and six-cylinders delivering 430hp.


The tippers unique cutting edge engine perfectly combines extreme power with best in class fuel efficiency. The key differentiators that BharatBenz offers in this segment are its low acquisition, running and maintenance cost. The BharatBenz 3143 is available in two variants 19.5Cu.M rock body for overburden removal and 32Cu.M box body as coal carrier.


Comfort and Safety has also been given due importance. The cabin is air conditioned, spacious and comfortable. The seats are 3-way adjustable and the cabin tilt angle is of 67 degrees for better accessibility around the engine. The tipper possesses superior features that perform exceptionally in harsh and tricky terrains, which includes navigating through steep and sharp turns, lofty hills and narrow roads.


The total cost of ownership for BharatBenz 3143 CM is best in class and designed for higher durability and hassle free maintenance throughout the entire life-cycle of the vehicle. The unit injection pump of the engine guarantees better combustion of fuel and results in higher fuel efficiency.


BharatBenz has over 80 dealerships which are full-fledged setups dealing with Sales, Service & Parts and plans to extend its reach and network in years to come.  At the dealerships, the customer can experience a host of primary and value-added services. On the sales front, the personnel have been trained to provide tailor-made solutions depending on the specific needs of each customer.


Customers enjoy the benefits of DICV’s branded aftersales organisation called Proserv, which is designed to help them save time, money and resources.


The dealerships are manned by qualified and Daimler trained engineers/technicians and equipped with high productivity tools, advanced guided diagnostics & Mobile Service vans. The dealership provide a host of value-added services viz., Cashless Zero-depreciation Insurance, Annual Maintenance Contracts, Extended Warranty, 24x7 Roadside Assistance, Vehicle tracking systems, Driver Training and Express & On-site Service.


Safety & Comfort Features

  • Anti-Roll Bar
  • Shorter Braking Distance
  • Crash tested cabin design
  • Intelligent instrument Cluster
  • Shorter Turning diameter




Higher life of powertrain aggregates

Heavy duty bush introduced in load compensation bar

Redesigned ARB

Repairs & Maintenance

Telligent maintenance system

85 per cent chassis parts localisation leading to lower cost and higher availability

Long life wear & tear parts

Load Ability

Higher load carrying capacity

Strong chassis frame

Durable suspension

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