16 July, 2014
Tata Motors, India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer announced the appointment of LLC ‘TML TRUCK RUS’ (Russia), as the official distributor of Tata Motors’ commercial vehicles in the Russian Federation. As official distributor ‘TML TRUCK RUS’, will work towards establishing the Tata Motors brand in the Russian Federation, ensuring the highest level of sales and service. LLC ‘TML TRUCK RUS’ will establish monobrand outlets in Moscow & Saint Petersburg, a warehouse for spare parts and 60 touch points in key regions, over a period of five years.
Through ‘TML TRUCK RUS’, Tata Motors will bring its range of Light, Medium and Heavy commercial vehicles, to the Russian market.
Speaking at the signing ceremony in Kazan, Mr. R.T. Wasan, Head – International Business (Commercial Vehicles), Tata Motors Limited said, "As a leading truck and bus manufacturer worldwide, we at Tata Motors are proud to announce the appointment of LLC ‘TML TRUCK RUS’ – as a significant step towards establishing the Tata Motors name in Russia. Though this signing we are committing to a strong, long-term partnership with all our customers in Russia with a range of world class quality products from the Tata Motors portfolio and backed by premium quality service and parts support from TML TRUCK RUS."
Mr. Eduard Kasakin, General Director LLC ‘TML TRUCK RUS’ said "Market strategy of Tata Motors’ vehicles includes introducing a wide range of models in various segments of commercial transportation.The portfolio of products planned have been specially configured and developed keeping in mind the requirements of the Russian customer."
Mr. Albert Yagudin, Commercial Director LLC ‘TML TRUCK RUS’ said "While Tata Motors trucks have been selling in Russia for a while now, we hope to further engage with the Russian customers in offering a comprehensive Tata Motors vehicle experience, backed by a world-class sales and service set-up across the country. Through LLC ‘TML TRUCK RUS’ we hope to offer the right support to our dealers and partners, in ensuring a pre-purchase vehicle experience, along with attractive finance and leasing plans, and more importantly the right after-sales support."
Headquartered in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, ‘TML TRUCK RUS’ would import & distribute Tata Motors commercial vehicles and original spare parts from TATA Motors Limited.
About Tata Motors
Tata Motors Limited is India’s largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of INR 2, 32,834 crores (USD 38.9 billion) in 2013-14. Through subsidiaries and associate companies, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand, South Africa and Indonesia. Among them is Jaguar Land Rover, the business comprising the two iconic British brands. It also has an industrial joint venture with Fiat in India. With over 8 million Tata vehicles plying in India, Tata Motors is the country’s market leader in commercial vehicles and among the top in passenger vehicles. It is also the world’s fifth largest truck manufacturer and fourth largest bus manufacturer. Tata cars, buses and trucks are being marketed in several countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, South America, CIS and Russia.