Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) on August 24 announced the delivery of 20 units of BharatBenz 1017 buses through its dealer partner Gautam Trucking in Begusarai, one of the primary bus hubs in Bihar.
Mr. Karl-Alexander Seidel, Head of Daimler Buses India, said, “This significant order by a first-time buyer demonstrates the growing faith in BharatBenz buses in the eastern region.”
“We are confident that passengers travelling inter-city will enjoy the comfort and safety of BharatBenz buses. Fleet operators can be assured of quality service at our well-equipped touch-points,” added Mr.Pankaj Gautam, CEO, Gautam Trucking.
The 1017 and 1624 buses produce a maximum power of 170 and 240 HP with a maximum torque of 520 and 859 Nm respectively. Features of the inter-city bus include an overdrive gear gearbox, parabolic leaf springs, front, and rear telescopic shock absorbers.