Lot of truck operators refer to Tata trucks as 'Benz', being the old connection. The moot question is : 'How much of this Benz will be Bharath' ?
But Scannia plans to launch too : will invest Rs 250 cr (only), will set up facility in Bangalore ( the new Pune?) and assures better fuel efficiency!! Plans to enter both trucks & buses, starting from 2014-15 !
- Can BharatBenz topple Ashok Leyland and Tata Motors in the truck market? http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2012-09-30/news/34164589_1_bharatbenz-trucks-marc-llistosella-daimler-india-commercial-vehicles
- Daimler to launch light duty trucks in India - Business Std http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/daimler-india-to-launch-light-duty-trucks/189557/on
- Scannia banks on fuel edge edge of trucks http://www.telegraphindia.com/1121001/jsp/business/story_16038102.jsp#.UHQMXCx26Fd