Attacking the Logistics Sector, Axor 2528 R Becomes a Mainstay of Mercedes Benz

By : Ahmad Fadli And Aldi Firhand. A | Sunday, March 04 2018 - 21:05 IWST

The Mercedes-Benz Axor 2528 R truck now starts assembling in Bogor (Doc: Mercedes Benz)
The Mercedes-Benz Axor 2528 R truck now starts assembling in Bogor (Doc: Mercedes Benz)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - PT Daimler Commercial Vehicles Indonesia, authorized dealer of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle sales, launched Axor 2528 R, a customized truck for the logistics sector, at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Commercial Vehicles Expo (GIICOMVEC) event.

Axor 2528 R is the answer to the rapidly growing logistics market influenced by e-commerce growth, high demand for transportation and storage with refrigeration and Indonesian government investment in the infrastructure sector.

Commenting on this announcement, Markus Villinger, President Director and CEO of PT Daimler Commercial Vehicles Indonesia, said the positive development of the logistics market in Indonesia is indicated by the growing list of our customers in the logistics industry, some of which are the largest logistics companies in Indonesia. This is why we are launching local Axor 2528 R assemblies, reliable trucks and in accordance with the needs of the commercial industry to transport merchandise, and we are proud to be part of Indonesia's economic growth through the logistics sector.

Launched the first time last year, the Axor 2528 R this time is a locally assembled truck at the Mercedes-Benz assembly plant in Wanaherang by Indonesian hands. This strategy provides the freedom for PT Daimler Commercial Vehicles Indonesia to respond to the growing demand for trucks in Indonesia, especially for the heavy-duty segment, faster and more flexible.

We are focusing to fulfill our promise to the Indonesian market, by providing high performing products and proven to be profitable in the market. The new Axor announcement assembled in Indonesia is a remarkable achievement, not only for Mercedes-Benz, but also for industries in Indonesia added to Villinger.

Axor 2528 R has advantages in terms of performance, maximum torque, fuel tank capacity and other advantages that support the logistics business.

In addition, the entire Axor product line is dominant in terms of durability with direct injection unitized pump, low engine RPM at high speed and a combination of LED lights on the back. On the security aspect, Axor is equipped with LED daytime running light feature, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) and Constant Throttle Valve engine brake. Plus, the Axor powertrain is designed by a Mercedes-Benz engineer in Germany.

The entire Axor product line is also supported with the exceptional Mercedes-Benz customer service program, including flying doctor and technical training for Axor user customer mechanics.

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