Turkish company producing vehicles (BMC) during the International Commercial Vehicle expo in Hanover presented a model of the new trucks intended for the transporting of international goods, construction sites and municipal waste, as well as the collection and disposal of garbage. According to manufacturers, new trucks, thanks to the attractive price for sale, should consolidate its position on the markets in many European countries.
Until now, BMC was known as an exporter of buses in England, France, Italy and Spain. The trucks of middle class and heavyweights of BMC can already be found not only on the roads of Turkey, but also in England, Spain, Romania and Bulgaria. This time at the IAA, BMC introduced new trucks with Cummins engines: ISB, ISL and ISM with the working volume of 6.7, 8.9 and 10.8 liters that meet the requirements of Euro 5.
In Turkish trucks are installed ZF or Allison transmissions, as well as brake components by Wabco and Knorr-Bremse.
The greatest success of manufacturers is predicted to BMC truck UHB 628 with a new design, which, thanks to attractive prices could become a serious competitor to the popular in Britain transport (Dennis Eagle) for collecting municipal waste and rubbish.
Another version of the new truck with 285 AG engine and the displacement of 6.7 liters, four-by-four vehicle with 6-speed automatic Allison transmission can compete with the popular but expensive Mercedes-Benz Econic.
For the building site in Central Europe is intended a truck Professional 940 (abbreviated - Pro), eight-by-four vehicle.
For building companies, BMC will also produce two versions of dump trucks and concrete mixers.
The third new BMC-tractor Pro 1144, which would be popular in Germany and other European countries after the enlargement of the network of warranty service.
According to producers, the production capacity of BMC is 20,000 trucks and 2,000 buses.
The company also manufactures special-purpose vehicles for military units.
BMC is not new on the market. In 1964, the company was established as a production branch of the British Motor Corporation - BMC.