VECV plans to launch Micro-truck

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VECV (Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles), a 50:50 Joint Venture between Volvo and Eicher, has planned to enter Small Commercial Vehicle (SCV) segment. Small Commercial Vehicle segment contains vehicles having GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) of below 5 Tonnes. It includes vehicles like Pick-up trucks and Mini-trucks.

Ashok Leyland Dost (Mini-truck)

Ashok Leyland Dost (Mini-truck)

The segment is already packed with products from Ashok Leyland, Tata Motors, Mahindra. The International auto-makers like Piaggio and Isuzu are also competing in the segment. Though VECV has not disclosed any details about its small truck, as the manufacturer is currently busy in periodic production of its Pro-series range of light, medium and heavy duty trucks. VECV has plans to launch this small truck, if some signs of recovery are seen in the sales figures, in the near future.