MLA & Advisor, Temjenmenba (third from right) along with the heads of JK Trucking and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles at JK Trucking proprietorship, located near HP petrol pump in Chümoukedima district on June 8. (Morung Photo)
Morung Express News
Chümoukedima | June 8
Automotive manufacturer, Baharatbenz opened its first outlet in Nagaland at JK Trucking proprietorship, on June 8 which was inaugurated by MLA & Advisor, Transport and Technical Education, Temjenmenba. Located near HP petrol pump in Chümoukedima district, the new outlet will primarily sell vehicles in the transportation and construction sector.
On the occasion, the Advisor mentioned that brining such dealerships will no doubt prove beneficial to the people of the state and the government as well when undertaking various future projects. He also stressed on the need to provide quality and professional customer services to its clients. “As an Advisor of the Transport department, I’m sure we will be one of your valued customers in the days to come and I look forward to our cooperation,” he said.
Vice President of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), Rajaram Krishnamurthy, meanwhile mentioned that although this was the first outlet of the company, several of its vehicles were already operating in the state. “These trucks and buses are very robust and for terrains such as these, it demands top performance, comfort and safety which our company offers,” he stated.
In addition, Anshman Kumar, Zonal Manager of DICV, East Zone explained that Bharatbenz is a 100% subsidy of German manufacturer, Daimler Truck AG, which has been created specifically for the Indian market. “We have been in India for the last 11 years and sold more than 1.4 lakhs trucks,” he said.
In comparison to other companies in the market, he asserted that Bharatbenz stands for reliability, better safety and comfort for its drivers; in addition to better mileage. “Nagaland of late has become an important state in terms of the transportation and construction business with new road projects coming up,” he observed.
Tonoto Ayemi, Managing Director of JK Trucking highlighted that the dealership will provide medium to heavy vehicles under its catalogue. As the brand sells ‘premium’ trucks, maintenance will be in the minimum as compared to other brands, he stated.