MAN Trucks India unveils CLA EVO range of indigenously manufactured new heavy commercial vehicles for construction and trailer applications at bauma CONEXPO 2016

Announces strong focus towards developing efficient transport solutions

MAN Trucks India Pvt. Ltd., 100% subsidiary of MAN Truck & Bus AG, Germany, world’s leading manufacturer of trucks and buses, today unveiled the CLA EVO range of heavy commercial vehicles. The CLA EVO 25.300 6×4 BS4 Construction Tipper and the CLA EVO 49.300 6X4 BS4 Tractor Head were unveiled on the inaugural day of the International Trade Fair bauma CONEXPO India 2016. The CLA EVO range marks 10 years of MAN Trucks’ presence in India and have been manufactured indigenously at the company’s plant in Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh which caters to both Indian market requirements as well as export to Asian, the Middle East and African countries.

The launch of these new commercial vehicles marks MAN Trucks continued efforts towards changing the trucking landscape in India. Setting new benchmarks in styling and features, the CLA EVO is a combination of power, fuel efficiency, world-class performance, superior technology and safety. Having been extensively tested to global standards and equipped with strong aggregates and a robust chassis frame and suspension, the CLA EVO range can meet the highest operating standards under extreme conditions.

Speaking at the event, Mr. Joerg Mommertz, Chairman and Managing Director,MAN Trucks India said, “Introduction of the CLA EVO series is an importantmilestone for MAN Trucks India. These vehicles are equipped with 300HP powerful and proven MAN D-0836 common rail engines complying to BSIV emission norms. The 300HP engine with a well configured driveline offers best in class fuel efficiency. With GST getting implemented soon, vehicles utilization is expected to increase significantly and the CLA EVO range of vehicles with Twin Head Lamps and Day time running lamps will offer utmost safety on Highways as well as in off road applications. We are confident that these vehicles will meet the high standards MAN has set in the Indian market and perform well in the demanding and arduous construction and trailer segments.”

The CLA EVO 25.300(6×4) tipper is backed by a high performance, BS IV compliant 300HP MAN D-0836 engine mated to a 9–speed gearbox. Turbo charged, Inter cooled Engine with Electronically Controlled Common Rail System makes it fuel Efficient, environment friendly and most reliable. MAN Planetary Rear Axle with Hub Reduction, inter axle and differential lock provides superior traction and high ground clearance. The product offers maximum comfort and safety for drivers thanks to its aerodynamic cabin with heat and sound dampeners and an optional AC.

The CLA EVO 49.300(6×4) Tractor Head is equipped with proven MAN D-0836 Turbo charged engine that delivers 300HP, highest in its class of vehicles. A BS IV compliant engine coupled with a 9-speed gearbox with crawler gear helps the engine run within the optimal rpm range, reducing fuel consumption. Strong rigid Front Axle, Hypoid Rear Axles provide superior traction, unmatched reliability and gradeability. This product offers maximum driving comfort and safety, with a new generation aerodynamic flat roof sleeper cabin with single bed along with heat and sound dampeners.

MAN offers trucks ranging from 16 tons to 49 tons for various applications in the construction and haulage segments.

MAN Trucks offers prompt and efficient after sales service provided by a nationwide network of more than 60 service points, mobile service vans and a 24×7 helpline service.

About MAN Trucks India:

MAN Trucks India Pvt. Ltd. is a fully owned subsidiary of MAN Truck & Bus AG, Germany. In 2016, MAN Trucks India is celebrating 10 years of its presence in Indian market. Head quartered at Pune, MAN Trucks India has its production facility at Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh from where it has produced over 23000 vehicles for domestic and international markets. With a strong dealership network of more than 60 locations, MAN Trucks provides world class round the clock after sales support to its customers.

The MAN Group is one of Europe’s leading industrial players in transport-related engineering, with revenue of approximately €14.3 billion in 2014. As a supplier of trucks, buses, diesel engines, turbomachinery, and special gear units, MAN employs approximately 55,900 people worldwide. Its business areas hold leading positions in their respective markets.