Volvo crosses 10,000 landmark in truck sales
Volvo Trucks has set a new benchmark in the premium heavy-duty commercial vehicle segment with the delivery of the 10,000th truck in India on Thursday.
The company’s recently launched Volvo FMX 440 8×4 I-Shift was handed over as the 10,000th vehicle to Mahalaxmi Infracontracts.
Elucidating the development of the company since 1998, Rama Rao A S, Senior Vice President, Sales Marketing and Aftermarket, Volvo Trucks, VECV said, “Our commitment to continuous improvement drives us forward and inspires us to be focused on driving progress the industry.”
“Our long tradition ofdeveloping market- leading technology and solutions with products operational for over 45,000 engine hours in tough and challenging Indian mines is proof of this. Today Volvo Trucks facilitate around 1/3 rd of coal production in India,” he said.
Pierre Jean Verge Salamon, President, Volvo Group Truck Sales, India said, “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.”
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.”