The only Authorized distributor for TATA vehicles in Sri Lanka Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) recently delivered four TATA PRIMA tippers to Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) – Lakvijaya Power Plant, Norochcholai recently.
The four vehicles which were delivered to CEB are with a 16 cubic meter box body and specifically designed for mining operations. The PRIMA tipper range is also available in 18 cubic meter box body for soil and aggregate movement in 6×4 configuration and 20 cubic meter box body in 8×4 configuration for higher volume and loads.
Indrasiri Gallage Deputy General Manager of CEB – Lakvijaya Power Plant said, “We chose TATA PRIMA tippers from DIMO because these vehicles are equipped with better payload, faster on-road operations with a spacious comfortable driver cabin and the lowest operating cost. Most importantly DIMO warranty with high resale value and after sales service network.”
At the handing over ceremony Vijitha Bandara Director of DIMO said, “The world class TATA PRIMA Construction Tippers which come from TATA Motors, the leader in commercial vehicles manufacturing in India, will change the infrastructure development landscape in Sri Lanka with its advanced technology and minimum operating and maintenance cost.
The TATA PRIMA construct tipper range from TATA Motors is especially designed to provide momentum in the mining and construction sectors. It is important for the new infrastructure development projects to employ latest reliable technology and superior equipment to meet the stringent deadlines. Thus, in order to meet the stiff requirements of this sector, the TATA PRIMA constructtipper range comes with world class aggregates like Cummins Engine with power ranging from 250HP to 380HP, transmissions from ZF, heavy duty Hub Reduction Axles, Bogie Suspension and smart Italian designed PRIMA cabin with host of features like HVAC, 9 way adjustable pneumatically suspended seats, driver information system, data loggers for multiple drivers and ample storage space.
DIMO is privileged to bring down the entire TATA Commercial vehicle range to Sri Lanka to suit any mobility demands of the Sri Lankan customers backed by DIMO after sales care.
The TATA Commercial vehicle range includes Small Commercial Trucks (payload below 1 ton), single cabs (to use in family & many business applications), Light Commercial Trucks (deck length vary from 10 feet to 20 feet), Heavy Commercial Trucks, Heavy Commercial Tippers, Prime Movers and Buses (28 to 54 seaters).
CEB celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and started Norochcholai operations in 2014 which is the only coal-fired power station in the country.
TATA Motors India and DIMO have a strong relationship spanning more than 58 years, and TATA Commercial Vehicles have played a vital role in daily lives of many Sri Lankans. TATA Commercial vehicles is the market leader in most of the categories which it operates. DIMO – TATA currently operates with more than 28 branches plus more than 350 dealers across the island to offer TATA Sales, Service and Genuine Spare Parts and to provide its unique 24-hour roadside assistance service to TATA customers.