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The new AMW 25 tonner bell crank suspension tipper with hallmark performance and reliability

November 12, 2013

Ahmedabad: India's third largest heavy commercial vehicle manufacturer, AMW Motors Ltd. (AMW) announced the launch of its latest version of high performance tippers for on-road applications like road construction, haulage of coal, construction materials and minerals over longer distances. The 2518 is suited for both on and off road applications and has a payload capacity that is among the best in its class.

The 2518 tipper has been optimized for a variety of applications considering the needs of operators looking for a rugged, durable, fuel efficient and cost-effective transportation solution. The 2518 tipper has the hallmark of AMW performance that includes a sturdy drive line, bell crank suspension, efficient gear box, strong chassis, and excellent body. The excellent grade ability under tough road conditions easy drive with full load ensures more trips and maximum vehicle utilization.

This addition to the AMW tipper range fulfills the long standing need for a vehicle that has all the features of a premium vehicle that gives operators versatility, lower operating costs and better return on investment.

The all steel "day" Cabin is an added advantage that is designed for safety and comfort at affordable costs. The cabin has been designed in a manner that enables operators to build locally with the advice and assistance of AMW's after-market team.

The company said that this new offering is the result of extensive surveys carried out in major road construction and transportation sites across several locations in Gujarat and surrounding regions and customer feedback for the product has been extremely encouraging.

Mr. R. N. Rao, Director, Marketing, AMW said "We have always focused on exceeding Customer expectations through our vehicles and service and the new 2518 tipper is another example of our "ear to the ground" approach to product design and development. We are delighted at the customer response and are confident of growing our volumes and market shares in the tipper segment with a comprehensive range."

AMW Profile
AMW Motors (AMW) is India's third largest manufacturer of heavy commercial vehicles and has achieved a unique position in India's transportation sector through innovative engineering and customer orientation.

AMW is the fastest growing truck brand in India with an annual volume growth of over 100% for the last three years. In addition AMW has a dominant presence in the fast growing Tipper segment. Its vehicles are the preferred choice in the mining, construction and infrastructure sectors, where they operate under very arduous road and load conditions.

The company has a widespread and growing dealer and service network across India with 123 dealerships and over 1,500 touch points. This network includes sales and service centers, authorized service outlets, mobile vans, workshops and a 24X7 helpline called 'AMW Seva' which ensures a rapid response to customer needs.

Wide Product Range
AMW offers trucks ranging from 16 to 49 tons and has pioneered several segments in the Indian CV market. The AMW 49 ton model created the segment and was India's largest tractor-trailer at launch. In addition, AMW also created the construction and mining segments in the Indian CV market with its range of tippers.

AMW won the prestigious 'CV Maker of the Year Award' 2012 by Apollo-CV Magazine. In addition, AMW won the 'Truck of the Year' award from NDTV in January 2008. The company also received the coveted 'CV Innovation of the Year 2009-10' award for its 3123 model. AMW CV Applications was given the 'Truck Application Builder of the Year- 2010' award for its Tranztar brand of fully built vehicles.

Manufacturing Facilities
AMW's fully integrated manufacturing facility in Bhuj, Gujarat, has a planned capacity of 50,000 commercial vehicles per annum. The facilities include a fully integrated assembly line, contemporary cab and paint shops and world class testing facilities. AMW's 200-seat research Centre focuses on research and development of new products and technologies that impact performance characteristics, safety, environment and comfort.

For additional information, please contact:

Mr Sadique Shaheedi
General Manager - Brand and Marketing
Phone:+91 22 33826161 / 6165

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