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By Syed Usman Hasan
17 Feb 2024

Tata Motors Launches 2 Ultra Range Next-Gen Trucks in South Africa

By Syed Usman Hasan News Date 17 Feb 2024

Tata Motors Launches 2 Ultra Range Next-Gen Trucks in South Africa

Built to provide smarter and cleaner cargo mobility solutions, the Ultra range best covers both traditional and exclusive logistical applications including white goods, construction, farming, FMCG, bakery & confectionery.

Tata Motors, a leading multinational CV maker, along with its authorized distributor, Tata Africa Holdings, has launched the Ultra range of versatile heavy-duty trucks – the Ultra T.9 and Ultra T.14 – in South Africa. The trucks are said to be quite multifunctional, catering to a diverse range of commercial applications including both traditional and specific logistical requirements. Some of the common applications include FMCG, construction material supply, white goods, and agriculture. Built for delivering higher output, these models feature the best of power and fuel efficiency, while reducing total cost of ownership.

Features and Specifications of Ultra T.9 & Ultra T.14 

The ultra trucks feature Tata Motors’ turbocharged diesel engine ensuring max power & torque output. While the Ultra T.9 supports a 3.3 L engine, the Ultra T.14 comes with 5.0 L engine offering reliable heavy duty cargo movement over long distances.  

Featuring parabolic suspension, these heavy-duty trucks ensure uninterrupted operations in rugged road conditions. In addition, the models are equipped with Fleet Edge– company’s flagship connected vehicle system. This technology enhances fleet productivity through efficient management. 

Along with these, the trucks also focus on driver’s comfort and convenience. The models feature a spacious walk-through cabin, dashboard-mounted gear lever, booster-assisted clutch, and power steering. Besides, the models ensure fatigue-free rides for driver’s by featuring mechanically suspended seats.

Official Statements from the Company Leaders

Anurag Mehrotra, Head – International Business, Tata Motors Commercial Vehicles:

“We have consistently set new benchmarks by introducing smarter and future-ready products across various vehicle segments. The launch of the latest Ultra range in South Africa marks a new landmark in freight transportation in the country. Built on the internationally recognised Ultra platform, these trucks are engineered to cater to a diverse set of applications, deliver higher performance, vehicle utilisation, uptime and more revenues. We are committed to enabling our customers in South Africa succeed and the launch of this Ultra range is a significant step forward in fulfilling this commitment.”

Len Brand, MD, Tata Africa Holdings:

“We are thrilled to announce the launch of two new trucks to the Tata commercial vehicles lineup. This introduction aligns seamlessly with our commitment as a partner to Tata Motors and their vision for South Africa.”

Tata Africa Holdings

Tata Africa Holdings, a subsidiary of Tata International, oversees the retail and after-sales service & support of Tata CV including trucks and buses in South Africa. Offering fully-built solutions, ranging from 1-60 tonne trucks to 10-65 seater vans and buses, the CV maker caters to diverse transportation needs.

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