Tata Motors has doubled the warranty period on its entire range of heavy trucks, with 25 tonnes and higher gross vehicle weight, to four years.

The four-year warranty, applicable on the full range of tractor trailers, multi-axle trucks and tippers of 25 tonnes gross vehicle weight (GVW) and above, covers the vehicle’s driveline (engine, gear box and rear axle) as a standard offer.

In addition, the warranty on the rest of the vehicle has been enhanced from 18 months to 24 months, the company said in a statement.

Tata Motors accounts for two out of every three tractor trailers, multi-axle trucks and tippers, with 25-tonne GVW or higher, sold in India.

“For close to 60 years now, Tata Motors has been a step ahead in offering new technologies, products and value-added services. The four-year warranty is another industry first, in our pursuit of partnering the customer through the lifecycle of the product. We believe that it is a perfect New Year gift to our customers,” said Ravi Pisharody, Executive Director (Commercial Vehicles), Tata Motors.

The four-year standard warranty, which is based on the lifecycle cost study of over 15 lakh Tata trucks and tippers, is applicable on vehicles sold after January 6, 2013.


(This article was published on January 7, 2013)
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