BharatBenz welcomes government's push for mandatory AC on trucks

The rising death toll in road accidents is a serious concern. In 2011, a total of 1,42,485 persons were killed in road accidents, whereas the number rose to 1,39,671 in 2014.

With the objective of reducing the number of casualties by the half in the next five years, the India government has decided to make air conditioning mandatory in the driver’s cabin of trucks from April 2017.

In response to the initiative, Erich Nesselhauf, managing director and CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, said, “We highly welcome the...

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Updated Date: Nov 24, 2016 15:56:03 IST