Tata Motors launches its Tata Prima in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

1 month ago | 10-02-2017 | IBNS



Jeddah/Kolkata, Feb 10 : Tata Motors India's largest automobile manufacturer and among the top 10 commercial vehicles manufacturers globally, on Friday launched its WORLD SMART TRUCK brand - The Tata PRIMA, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

A next-generation range of heavy-duty commercial vehicles from Tata Motors, the Tata PRIMA will set new benchmarks in styling and features, with a combination of power, world-class performance, fuel efficiency, superior technology and safety, uncompromisingly built for long-distance and long hours of transportation. Developed with Tata Motors subsidiary Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicles (TDCV), the Tata PRIMA range is designed and developed with technical inputs from across the world, hence is also referred to as the World-Smart Truck from Tata Motors.

The Tata PRIMA is based on an Italian cab design, with engine technology from the U.S., gearbox expertise from the U.S. and Germany, chassis frame know-how from Mexico and sheet metal dies from Japan and Korea, combined with Swedish precision on a robotic weld line.

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Tata Motors today unveiled two new PRIMA heavy-duty trucks in Saudi Arabia the PRIMA 4438.S (4X2) tractor head and the PRIMA 4038.K (6X4) Construction tipper, with KSA dealer-partner Manahil International Company, a unit of Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Brothers group (MYNM).

Ravindra Pisharody, Executive Director, Commercial Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors, The launch of our next-generation range of Tata PRIMA heavy-duty commercial vehicles is an important milestone in our journey towards further enriching the value trucking proposition, in one of the largest construction and infrastructure hubs in the Middle East. Shaped by technology know-how and expertise from across the globe, the Tata PRIMA is world-class in every sense, enabling customers to upgrade to a next-generation commercial vehicle, with the trusted credentials and reliability of the Tata Motors brand, as they ready themselves for the next wave of growth in the countrys logistics sector. As the country readies itself to become the largest construction and infrastructure destination in the world, we at Tata Motors are geared up to meet customers requirements of the market and will continue to introduce new products and solutions as we move forward.

Speaking at the event, Rudrarup Maitra, Head International Business, Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors said, We are delighted to launch our next generation range of Tata PRIMA heavy-duty commercial vehicles here in the KSA today. The Tata PRIMA has been built based on over six decades of experience in the commercial vehicles business and has been introduced, based on increasing customer preferences for a new-generation commercial vehicle with superior performance, suitable for more trips and long duty cycles, with the benefits of lowest turnaround time. An integral part of introducing the Tata PRIMA range here is Manahil International Company, a partner that has showcased tremendous enthusiasm and passion in the countrys commercial vehicles industry and the Tata Motors brand. They are as customer centric as we are. Through this partnership, we look forward towards further strengthening our relationship with our customers here in Saudi Arabia.