November 20, 2013
The newly launched 3118 TM comes with a max capacity of 10 cu. mtrs on a 8X4 drive line configuration and is powered by the most reliable and fuel efficient 180 hp engine. 3118 TM is fitted with the world renowned 9 speed gear box with crawler gear for best in class gradability of 28% and heavy duty axles. It has a special CED coating to avoid corrosion from harsh operating environments and the chassis is made of heavy duty frame with 7+7 mm double flitch.
3118 TM Features
The ambitious new product is fitted with AMW's proven bogie suspension for carrying heavier loads in any type of road conditions and reduced maintenance cost and provides best in class cabin comfort. AMW is the only manufacturer to offer AC and sleeper berth as standard in transit mixers. The visibility is excellent for easy driving in urban areas.
AMW has entered into a strategic tie-up with all leading manufacturers of transit mixer drums. The transit mixer displayed had a separate slave engine which acts as a failsafe in case of main engine failure while transporting concrete to prevent expensive drum repairs. It also had the highest load capacity of 10 Cum of concrete.
R N Rao, Director Marketing, AMW Motos Ltd. said "India is witnessing increase in penetration of the ready mix concrete in the growing infrastructure industry. Addressing this growth, we have expanded our transit mixer range with the introduction of all new 3118 TM at EXCON 2013, Bengaluru. We are delighted at the initial response and are confident of growing our volumes and market shares in the transit mixer segment with a comprehensive range."
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.
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