Asia MotorWorks unveils range of products at Defexpo


 Entering the defence vehicle business after making its mark in the domestic trucking market, Asia MotorWorks (AMW) on Thursday unveiled a range of its products for the security forces.

Anirudh Bhuwalka, Managing Director and CEO of the company said AMW has decided to enter the military trucks market in India given the growing demand for defence vehicles in the country.

"Indian Army has a fleet of more than 1,50,000 vehicles and buys around 7,000 new trucks every year. The AMW Defence range includes a 4X4 general service and logistics truck, which can be offered with engines ranging from 180 bhp to 270 bhp," he said.

"We offer greater mobility over difficult terrain and has a permanent all-wheel drive system for improved traction. In addition, its tiltable cabin is air-conditioned to enhance comfort," he said.

The company has also put on display a firefighting truck with engine options ranging from 180 bhp to 270 bhp and a 6X4 Heavy Duty Recovery Vehicle, which is also available in 6X6 configuration.

The recovery vehicle offers a state-of-the-art hydraulic solution to the armed forces and includes an under-lift and move operation, lighter mounted equipment with high lift capacity and a 210 degree rotation for ease of operation in challenging terrain, Bhuwalka said.

"AMW is India's third largest manufacturer of heavy commercial vehicles and has achieved a unique position in transportation sector through innovative engineering and customer orientation," he said, adding that the company has established its manufacturing plant in Bhuj in Gujarat.

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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Asia MotorWorks unveils range of products at Defexpo

 Entering the defence vehicle business after making its mark in the domestic trucking market, Asia MotorWorks (AMW) on Thursday unveiled a range of its products for the security forces.

Anirudh Bhuwalka, Managing Director and CEO of the company said AMW has decided to enter the military trucks market in India given the growing demand for defence vehicles in the country.

"Indian Army has a fleet of more than 1,50,000 vehicles and buys around 7,000 new trucks every year. The AMW Defence range includes a 4X4 general service and logistics truck, which can be offered with engines ranging from 180 bhp to 270 bhp," he said.

"We offer greater mobility over difficult terrain and has a permanent all-wheel drive system for improved traction. In addition, its tiltable cabin is air-conditioned to enhance comfort," he said.

The company has also put on display a firefighting truck with engine options ranging from 180 bhp to 270 bhp and a 6X4 Heavy Duty Recovery Vehicle, which is also available in 6X6 configuration.

The recovery vehicle offers a state-of-the-art hydraulic solution to the armed forces and includes an under-lift and move operation, lighter mounted equipment with high lift capacity and a 210 degree rotation for ease of operation in challenging terrain, Bhuwalka said.

"AMW is India's third largest manufacturer of heavy commercial vehicles and has achieved a unique position in transportation sector through innovative engineering and customer orientation," he said, adding that the company has established its manufacturing plant in Bhuj in Gujarat.

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