Tata Motors is targeting sales of 1,000 vehicles from its new van range through dealerships as the new vans aim to offer the lowest cost of ownership in its class and will cater to the first mile movement of agricultural and dairy products between centers , said Girish Wagh, managing director of Tata Motors
Tata Motors unveiled its next generation of pickup trucks on Monday, September 26, for the festive season. In his ‘Future of Pick-up Trucks’ event, Tata Motors Managing Director Girish Wagh unveiled Yodha 2.0, Intra V50 and Intra V20.
The Intra V50 will offer best-in-class cargo capacity, and the Intra V20 will be the first dual-fuel model in the light-duty truck segment, Wagh said. While mentioning the price range, he said Yodha 2.0 is priced at Rs 9.99 lakh, Yodha EX starts at Rs 10.74 lakh and Intra V50 costs Rs 8.67 lakh, ex-showroom.
He also mentioned that Tata Motors’ Intra V20 will launch India’s first dual-fuel pickup truck with a cumulative range of 700 kilometres.
Commenting on the growth of LCV segment in India, Wagh said India has significant room for growth for the LCV segment which is fueled by rapid urbanization, e-commerce and hub-and-spoke structures.
He further mentioned that the automaker is aiming to sell 1,000 vehicles of its new line of pickups at dealerships, as the new pickups aim to offer the lowest cost of ownership in its class and will respond to the first mile movement of agricultural and dairy products between centres.
Tata Motors’ domestic and international market sales for August 2022 increased by 35% and stood at 78,843 vehicles, compared to 57,995 units in August 2021. The company’s total domestic sales increased by 41% and s stood at 76,479 units in August 2022 compared to selling 54,190 units in the corresponding period a year ago.
Domestic sales of medium, heavy and intermediate commercial vehicles in August 2022, including trucks and buses, were 12,069 units, compared to 8,962 units in August 2021. Domestic PV sales increased by 68% and stood at 47,166 for August 2022.