Piaggio Vehicles, a 100 percent subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, will deliver 30 hopper vehicles to Jodhpur Nagar Nigam. The total delivery will be a mix of Ape’ Xtra LDX (3W) and Porter (4W) range of vehicles. These vehicles will essentially be used for collecting door to door garbage from few wards in Jodhpur. The first batch of the 3W hopper vehicles were handed over to the officials of Jodhpur Nagar Nigam by Pankaj Jain, Dealer-M/s Sushila Auto, Jodhpur.
The vehicles are designed in a manner that they can collect both wet & dry waste. The Municipal Corporation has already started using the first set of vehicles that were delivered to them.
Saju Nair, EVP & Head of the Commercial Vehicle Business, Piaggio Indi, said, “We are the inventors of cargo three-wheelers in India and we are committed to providing path-breaking solutions. We also have a wide range of special purpose vehicles (SPVs) and it is our constant endeavour to develop special purpose vehicles as per the requirement of our customers.”
Malind Kapur, Sr. VP of Marketing Piaggio Vehicles, said, “At Piaggio, we are committed to providing best in class offerings to our customers. Ape’ Xtra LDX offers better payload carrying capacity, with excellent mileage and Porter has compact dimensions, great load capacity and best in class fuel efficiency. Piaggio vehicles are designed in a manner where the customer can customise the product to suit specific applications. ”