MCV CARGO CARRIER OF THE YEAR
Nominees: a) Eicher Pro 5016 b) Eicher Pro 6025 c) Ashok Leyland Captain 2518.
The strong and versatile MCV segment continues to grow. It is emerging as a segment that addresses the myriad needs of the market, be it a rigid truck tipper or a special application truck. Capable of addressing a diverse range of applications and customer requirements, the Eicher Pro 6025 drew attention due to its modern construction and an ability to deliver. A medium segment cargo carrier, the Eicher Pro 6025 is indicative of how CV makers are striving to address the changing needs of the market. Powered by a 180 hp, 5.1-litre engine that produces a peak torque of 750 Nm at 1200-1600 rpm, the Eicher Pro 6025 features four-point suspended cabin, an engine protection system, an intelligent driver information system and cruise control. Transmission is a six-speed unit, and the brakes are pneumatic in nature. With a 25-tonne GVW, the Pro 6025 is efficient, and offers a high earning potential.
WINNER: EICHER PRO 6025 (L to R): Ashish Bhatia, Sr. Correspondent, CV magazine; B Srinivas, SVP – Strategy & Product Planning, VE Commercial Vehicles; Siddharth Kirtane, VP – Marketing (HeavyDuty Trucks), VE Commercial Vehicles; Shyam Maller, Executive VP – Sales, Marketing and Aftermarket (LMD & Buses), and another VE Commercial Vehicles official.