The Volvo Group and Eicher Motors joined hands with a convergent vision of 'Driving modernization in commercial transportation in India and the developing world'.
The Indian commercial transportation industry has been constantly under pressure from rising fuel costs, tightening regulations and a scarcity of trained drivers. In 2008, two leading players in the commercial vehicle business joined hands with a convergent vision of driving modernization in the commercial transport business in India. Volvo Group, the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines, brought its global expertise and world-class technology, while Eicher Motors brought its frugal engineering and deep knowledge of the developing markets. The mission of this joint venture- VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd. is to raise the standard of the commercial transportation industry and to take it to a new professional level. Eicher, the flagship brand, is taking the lead in ushering in the future of Indian trucking.
Eicher is poised to transform the industry by imbibing international quality standards, modernizing its manufacturing setup and adopting world-class processes in the sales and service support. Volvo Group's technology has been adapted to suit the needs of developing markets and to provide relevant modernization. The future-ready technology will ensure that Eicher drives the revolution of the trucking industry.