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Automotive Product Finder Magazine | First truck with AMT introduced by Eicher
First truck with AMT introduced by Eicher
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Eicher Trucks & Buses has introduced the first truck with AMT (Automated Manual Transmission) technology in the 16T category- Eicher Pro 3016 AMT. This industry first 16-tonne GVW AMT truck is equipped with an Intelligent Shift Control Actuator that automatically performs clutch and shift operationswhich completely eliminates the need to use the clutch and shift gears manually. The Pro 3016 AMT comes with auto and manual modes along with transmission drivability features, that is, power mode for time bound deliveries and eco mode for fuel efficient operations.
The truck's biggest advantage is that it comes with additional driving comfort over manual transmission-equipped models. The elimination of a clutch pedal frees drivers from gear-shifting, reduces their stress and fatigue, and minimizes performance gap between skilled and less experienced drivers. Pro 3016 AMT has been equipped to address challenges around driver safety, comfort and protection of cargo, thus ensuring fast and efficient movement of goods.
Commenting on this development, Rama Rao A S, Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Aftermarket, Heavy Duty Trucks, VE Commercial Vehicles said, “Eicher has always been a pioneer in providing technologically superior solutions to its customers as per market demands. Today, we are introducing AMT in the value truck range for 16 tonne. Pro 3016 has successfully made a unique position for itself in the competitive 16-tonne segment. With Pro 3016 AMT, we aim to launch a technologically advanced trucks that will be a game changer for the commercial vehicle industry.”
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