Launches New Axor Variant, DCVI Grabs Commercial Truck Market

By : Ridwan And Aldi Firhand. A | Tuesday, May 22 2018 - 22:28 IWST

President Director and CEO of PT DCVI Markus Villinger at the launch of the latest Axor Variant Truck (Photo: Ridwan / Industry.co.id)
President Director and CEO of PT DCVI Markus Villinger at the launch of the latest Axor Variant Truck (Photo: Ridwan / Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Bogor, PT Daimler Commercial Vehicles Indonesia (DCVI), the sole agent of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles sales in Indonesia launched a new variant of Mercedes-Benz Axor series heavy duty truck, Axor 2523 R.

The launching at the Mercedes-Benz truck and bus assembly center at Wanaherang Plant, Gunung Putri, Bogor marked the achievement of its success in the first half of 2018.

Currently, DCVI is in the implementation of its first year strategy to operate in Indonesia, focusing on commercial vehicle business in Indonesia to accelerate decision making process and be more flexible in fulfilling consumer demand.

DCVI President Director and CEO Markus Villinger said, Mercedes-Benz has a very long history in Indonesia. In the commercial vehicle business especially trucks, begins with the assembly of Mercedes-Benz truck 911 model or better known as "Mercy Bagong".

"Since Benz's first presence in Indonesia in 1894, we have committed particularly to commercial vehicles and want to continue to contribute to Indonesia's economic growth," said Markus in Wanaherang, Bogor (21/5/2018).

He launched this new product to complete the Axor product line, introducing the Axor 2523 R. This variant has a shorter wheelbase, targeting the Indonesian logistics market.

Axor 2523 R 6 × 2 claimed to be applied as a truck for various purposes of transportation. Like oil and fuel trucks with a carrying capacity of up to 16,000 liters.

The diesel-coded OM 906 LA engine has a 6.37 liter 6-cylinder inline capacity with a G-6 6-speed manual transmission capable of generating maximum power of 230 HP.

Daimler pinned various advanced features for this new truck, such as ABS, Cruise Control, LED Lights, and Constant Throttle Valve Engine Brake.

"With this new variant, the DCVI is ready to respond more quickly and flexibly to the growing demand of the logistics truck market in Indonesia, especially in the heavy truck segment," said Markus.

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