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BharatBenz receives its first BS-VI certificate

Attains homologation certificate for its heavy-duty tractor trailer model 5528TT from ARAI

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 The team from DICV received the certificate from ARAI.
The team from DICV received the certificate from ARAI.

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has received its BS VI readiness certification - a pioneer in the industry with its SCR technology, from ARAI (Automotive Research Authority of India) for its 5528TT. The BharatBenz 5528TT, the maximum GVW in its category is targeted at applications like cement, bulkers, steel coils, tankers and other heavy load transportation.

The truck are powered by its globally proven OM900 series six-cylinder engine with a capacity of 7.2 litres, available in two power variants of 180KW and 210KW and a maximum torque of 1100Nm. The OM 900 series will power an entire range of heavy-duty trucks that include haulage, tippers and tractors.

Satyakam Arya, MD and CEO, DICV said that, “At DICV, we fully utilise our know-how and experience from Daimler’s global platforms for BS VI. Furthermore, our in-house R&D center gives us the advantage in customising platforms for local duty cycle and usage patterns. Similar to BS IV, BharatBenz will lead the way with the introduction of BS VI. We will further challenge our own leadership position in fuel efficiency with our BS VI trucks towards new benchmark. We are proud to receive the BS VI readiness certification for BharatBenz 5528TT model.”

Since inception, BharatBenz has been manufacturing electronically-controlled engines with a proven track record in India and overseas markets. The OM900 series engines are designed to offer significant fuel efficiency with no negative impact on power delivery. BharatBenz trucks come with best-in-class reliability, fast turnaround time and unmatched comfort.

BharatBenz BS-VI engine and after-treatment system is built on the SCR based technology which the brand pioneered since introduction of BS-IV in 2017. Superior reliability of the system is achieved using the vast know-how that Daimler has mastered in SCR technology for decades and successfully sold hundreds of thousands of trucks and buses worldwide. The SCR based technology helps in much optimized combustion in the engine, there-by offering superior fuel economy. This technology also benefits engine with much cleaner operation and there-by resulting in longer life and reliability.

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