January 15, 2014
Mr. Anirudh Bhuwalka, MD and CEO, Mr. A. Ramasubramanian, President and Mr. R.N. Rao, Director, Marketing - AMW Motors, received the award in Mumbai yesterday. The award recognizes the unique position that AMW has in the Medium and Heavy segment of India's construction, mining and infrastructure sectors. This is AMW's sixth award from the publishers of CV magazine, with earlier awards in the categories of products as well as innovation.
The award was decided by a select jury comprising Mr. Dilip Chabbria, the highly respected automobile designer and senior management from CV magazine, Apollo tyres and Frost & Sullivan.
Mr. Anirudh Bhuwalka said, "We are delighted at this recognition and believe that the award adequately describes our approach to customer satisfaction. This reinforces our commitment to offer best-in-class products to our customers. This award is a recognition of the efforts of Team AMW for their commitment to creating industry and segment specific solutions for our customers."
The 2518 TP not only commands premium pricing, but also has significant market shares. AMW has over 25,000 tippers in the market in just five years.
AMW has been consistently offering innovative, efficient and customized solutions to the highly demanding construction segment as well as other sectors such as road and dam building, mining and other allied infrastructure segments. Built to provide higher efficiency and increased productivity, the products are ideal for a large range of applications.
Asia MotorWorks (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.
Rolling out its trucks in 2008, AMW has increased its presence in a competitive market place through its products and wide service network. AMW is an intrinsic part of India's largest infrastructure and construction projects including the Golden Quadrilateral.
AMW is also 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 centres, authorized service outlets, mobile vans, workshops and a 24 X 7 helpline called 'AMW Seva', which ensures a rapid response to customer needs.
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 2012' award from Apollo-CV Magazine. It also claimed the 'Truck of the Year' award from NDTV in January 2008 and 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. It currently employs about 1,200 people and uses state-of-the-art production processes to build world-class trucks for the Indian market.
For additional information, please contact:
Mr Sadique Shaheedi
General Manager - Brand and Marketing
Phone: +91 22 33826161 / 6165