Eicher Trucks and Buses, a division of VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, have unveiled their strengthened collaboration with Safexpress, India’s leading logistics and supply chain organization that provides express distribution, third-party logistics (3PL), and consulting services to over 5000 clients nationwide. In a special ceremony commemorating this occasion, Safexpress welcomed its 100th Eicher truck into its fleet for the current fiscal year. Moreover, in a significant development stemming from this enduring partnership, Eicher Trucks and Buses proudly presented Safexpress with India’s maiden 5.5 T electric truck, the Eicher Pro 2055 EV. This initiative underscores Eicher Trucks and Buses’ dedication to partnering with customers to reduce the environmental impact associated with transportation, in alignment with the government’s Net-Zero vision.
Vinod Aggarwal, Managing Director and CEO of VECV commented, “I am pleased to see our relationship with Safexpress grow from strength to strength. Today, we are celebrating our association by marking the delivery of Safeexpress’ 100th Eicher truck for this fiscal year, and the introduction of India’s first 5.5-ton GVW electric truck, the Eicher Pro 2055 EV. With our focus on sustainability and uptime, we look forward to continuing to strengthen our partnership with Safexpress.”
Mr Pawan Jain, Founder & Chairman of Safexpress commented, “Our enduring collaboration with Eicher has always been about excellence and innovation. By embracing electric mobility solutions, we aim to set industry benchmarks for sustainable transportation. This partnership signifies our resilience in adapting to evolving transportation needs and global environmental imperatives.”
Eicher’s light and medium-duty trucks have a rich history of delivering outstanding fuel efficiency and profitability to their customers, and the new Eicher Pro 2055 EV is poised to carry forward that legacy. This innovative vehicle is built upon Eicher’s well-established electric vehicle technology, which has already proven its effectiveness in intra-city bus applications.
The Eicher Pro 2055 EV, with a deck length of 12 feet, comes equipped with two fully assembled container solutions, offering versatility and convenience. To cater to specific application needs, it offers both fast and slow charging options. The service package takes into account various factors, including the availability of charging infrastructure, operational requirements, charging time constraints, battery capacity, and overall energy management strategies for fleets. Additionally, the truck will be outfitted with Eicher’s advanced telematics solution and will benefit from My Eicher services.
Eicher Trucks and Buses boasts one of the most comprehensive product ranges in the industry. These products are manufactured using Eicher’s cutting-edge BSVI solution – EUTECH6, which incorporates highly reliable engine technology and industry-leading fuel efficiency. Eicher has taken a pioneering step by introducing a fully connected range of vehicles with advanced telematics, enhancing fuel efficiency, maximizing uptime through the groundbreaking Eicher Uptime Centre support, and providing sector-specific advantages such as improved logistical efficiency in e-commerce and heightened passenger safety in buses.