Tata Motors updates its truck lineup in IndiaPosted On: September 6, 2022 By : Shuva Raj Khatri
Tata Motors has updated its commercial vehicle lineup in India with the launch of the Signa, the first CNG-powered Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle (M&HCV) truck in the country. The vehicle features the new Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) technology and updated features for the new Prima and Signa models. Furthermore, the company has launched seven new Intermediate & Light Commercial Vehicle (I&LCV) tippers and trucks.
The company’s M&HCV and I&LCV range of trucks come equipped with Fleet Edge–the next-gen digital solution–for optimal fleet management. The company offers wide-ranging after-sales services, under Sampoorna Seva, such as on-site support, uptime assurance, breakdown assistance, insurance and accidental repair, and extended warranty, among others.
Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle (M&HCV)
The all-new Signa CNG truck is powered by a 5.7-litre SGI engine that generates a peak power of 180 hp and a torque of 650Nm, and it provides a range of up to 1000 km.The truck comes in two variants: at 19 tonnes and 28 tonnes, depending on the vehicle’s GVW. And they are offered with varied wheelbase, load-deck length options, and a cowl option for cabin customisation.
The new Signa, along with the new Prima, gets notable new features such as a three-spoke steering wheel with mounted controls and Bluetooth connectivity, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, new instrument cluster, and easy access switch panel.
Moreover, the new Prima models get Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) technology such as Collision Mitigation System (CMS), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Driver Monitoring System (DMS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), and Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
Intermediate & Light Commercial Vehicle (I&LCV)
The company has expanded its I&LCV lineup with the launch of seven new CNG-powered light trucks and tippers: the LPK610, the LPT 709g XD, the SK 710, the Ultra T.12g, the Ultra K.14, the LPT 1512g, and the Ultra T.16 Cx. These vehicles get a GVW of between 4-18 tonnes, and they are offered with a variety of engine and cabin options befitting the duty cycle requirement.
The seven new fuel-efficient diesel and CNG trucks and tippers, under the FE Series, offer better application-oriented solutions, with more options regarding vehicle weight and deck lengths. The vehicles come with new technological advancements such as optimised drivelines, low viscous rear axle oil, e-viscous radiator fan, gearshift advisor, and low rolling resistance tyres for better driveability and durability.