Daimler India Commercial Vehicles

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles ORAGADAM

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd is located in the place called Oragadam, in the outskirts of the Chennai City. This plant is a part of the German Daimler AG. This company designs, manufactures, and sells commercial vehicles that cater to the demands of Indian customers and are designed with country’s terrain in mind. These vehicles are branded as “BharatBenz”, “Mercedes Benz” and “Fuso” and there are few more brands yet to be launched here. 


SIPCOT Industrial Growth Centre
Oragadam, Mathur Post, Sriperumbudur Taluk
Kancheepuram District,Tamil Nadu – 602105, India.

Bharat Benz is a popular brand of the Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), which is wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, Germany, is a full-fledged commercial vehicle player in the Indian market and the only Daimler entity worldwide with a brand dedicated to its home market: BharatBenz. DICV produces and sells in India above 9 to 55 tons trucks as well as BharatBenz buses, Mercedes-Benz coaches and bus chassis. DICV’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plant at Oragadam outskirts of Chennai city spreads over 400 acres (160 hectares) including a highly modern test track and is home to the company’s headquarters, R&D and training operations. With one global quality standard, it also produces for Daimler Trucks’ brands of FUSO, Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner. Products and parts are exported to more than 50 markets in the Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. DICV represents an overall investment of more than INR 5,000 crores.

BharatBenz brand, was tailored for this market and was first unveiled in February 2011, the brand was launched in September 2012 with the introduction of its heavy-duty haulage trucks. The portfolio has since grown with the launch of medium-duty haulage trucks (2013), construction & mining trucks and tractors (2014), and buses (2015). The continuously expanding BharatBenz sales and service network of more than 200 touchpoints has been a key pillar of this growth story. Within six years after the market launch, more than 90,000 vehicles have already been handed over to customers – an unprecedented ramp-up in the world’s toughest commercial vehicle market. Bharat benz truck are one of the fastest selling commercial trucks in India.

Every year there are 100s of students come here to the DICV for their final projects.

DTA offers internship programs that are rare in the world of large organizations. At DTA as an intern you will be given opportunities to engage on high-level making important contributions to your team and the organization over-all. Our internships allow university students to gain real world experience that might lead to full time employment. We have many internship opportunities. Apply for your internship today.

Eligibility: Enrolled as a University student during the internship period. For more information, please contact DICV.

DICV allows the entities to collaborate on areas such as product development, production, exports, sourcing and optimizing research and sales & market development activities to provide the best of value products to our customers.

MFTBC, with more than 80 years of history and DICV, with its fresh and innovative outlook have been integral parts of Daimler Trucks, jointly contributing to more than a third of its sales volumes. DTA, deriving its strengths from both the entities, is the answer to the significantly growing demand for trucks and the different needs of customers around the world.

DTA has an integrated product portfolio with the traditional FUSO product line for Japan and international markets, the all-new range of FUSO trucks for growth markets and the highly competitive BharatBenz range for the Indian market, together offering unparalleled value to our customers around the world. The Asian production network for DTA is a robust one, consisting of two major hubs in Kawasaki, Japan and Oragadam, Chennai, India.

The combined approach allows DTA to jointly leverage Daimler’s Software Research & Development center in Bangalore, India, the fully-fledged testing infrastructure of MFTBC in Kitsuregawa, Japan, and the proven engineering capabilities of DICV in Chennai, India. It further translates to coordinated procurement and supplier management functions, greater cost efficiencies, access to high quality supplies and widened export business by tapping the combined sales potential of the two entities.

The benefit of working as a unified strategic organization is not only restricted to the technical aspects of our business but also reflected in the sense of diversity among our people. A deeper cultural integration, in the form of exchange avenues for talents to encourage co-learning and increasing collaborations, allows our employees to gather intercultural experiences.

Both MFTBC (89.9%) and DICV (100%) are an integral part of Daimler AG, one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With its divisions for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and vans, Daimler trucks and buses, and financial services, the Daimler Group is a leading global vehicle manufacturer and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach.

Daimler India, as a leading provider of Global Transportation Solutions, our products are helping to power economic growth in over 170 countries around the world. At the foundation of our success, you will find a diverse workforce of over 15,000 employees across Japan, India, the USA, Australia, South Africa, and other strategic locations, working together as MFTBC (Japan) and DICV (India),under the umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA). We are excited about the direction we are leading the Commercial Vehicle Industry from pioneering innovation of electrification, connectivity and digitization; to the way in which we embrace work/life balance, and support diverse career opportunities. We are looking for young dynamic talent, eager learners, and accomplished professionals like yourself, to help fuel our growth-together!