Eicher Trucks and Buses Delivers Electric Bus to the Indian Army


Eicher Trucks and Buses, under the umbrella of VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) Ltd, have handed over six Eicher Skyline PRO E 9M Staff AC Electric Buses to the Indian Army, demonstrating their dedication to advancing environmentally conscious transportation solutions. Specifically tailored for staff and troop conveyance, these buses represent an advancement in the Indian Army’s pursuit of sustainable mobility goals.

Eicher Trucks and Buses is a renowned manufacturer of commercial vehicles in India. With a legacy spanning over 35 years, Eicher is known for its reliable trucks and buses catering to diverse transportation needs. The company is committed to innovation, efficiency, and customer satisfaction, reflected in its range of technologically advanced vehicles.

The formal transfer ceremony took place at the Manekshaw Centre in Dhaulakuan, New Delhi, graced by the esteemed presence of Lieutenant General MV Suchindra Kumar, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, VSM, Vice Chief of the Indian Army, alongside other senior officers. Vinod Aggarwal, the Managing Director and CEO of VECV, expressed appreciation for the partnership, highlighting Eicher’s unwavering commitment to sustainability and its alignment with the Indian Army’s objectives.

Leveraging the company’s well-established electric vehicle technology, the Eicher Skyline PRO E 9M Staff AC Electric Buses stand as a prime example of the Make in India initiative. These fully air-conditioned buses boast top-notch comfort and safety features, significantly elevating both passenger and driver satisfaction. Moreover, to ensure peak performance and dependability, the vehicles are furnished with cutting-edge connectivity features facilitated by the innovative Uptime Centre.

Utilizing the capabilities of artificial intelligence and machine learning, alongside remote diagnostic tools and predictive analytics, proactive maintenance strategies are implemented effectively. These buses are seamlessly integrated with the ‘My Eicher’ fleet management platform, providing real-time insights into performance and thereby enhancing operational efficiency through optimized processes.

Supported by an extensive network of over 850 touchpoints, encompassing authorized service centers and retail outlets, the company guarantees comprehensive service assistance for its fleet nationwide. Additionally, a range of services including driver and technician training, swift parts delivery, and annual maintenance contracts are available to streamline operations effortlessly.


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