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Daimler supplies 27 Zetros trucks in UAE

DUBAI, April 3, 2017

Daimler Commercial Vehicles Mena said it has partnered with Emirates Motor Company, the authorised general distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of the Al Fahim Group, to deliver 27 Mercedes-Benz Zetros 6x6 tractor-heads to Suhail Al Mazroui Transportation and Heavy Equipment Establishment.

Part of the fleet deal is the 5,555th Zetros produced, which was handed over in the presence of Stefan Buchner, the head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Europe/Latin America, Till Oberwoerder, the head of marketing, sales and services Mercedes-Benz Trucks and Roland Schneider, the president and CEO of Daimler Commercial Vehicles Mena, at the regional office of Daimler Commercial Vehicles Mena in Dubai.

Bilal Al Ribi, the general manager for commercial vehicles, and Hany Tawfik, the general sales manager Mercedes-Benz Trucks, both representing EMC, also attended besides Rashed Suhail Helal Al Mazroui, the CEO of Suhail Al Mazroui.

The 27 Mercedes-Benz Zetros 3643 AS come with a powerful 12-litre six-cylinder engine sporting 428 hp and providing a Gross Combination Weight (GCW) of 116 tonnes.

The all-wheel drive cab-behind engine trucks stand out with their extreme off-road capabilities and superior driving comfort in difficult terrain, perfectly matching the high demands in the oil and gas segment.

“Our Mercedes-Benz Zetros comes with unmatched 6x6 heavy-duty off-road capabilities to cope with even the most challenging operations here in the UAE. With these vehicles, our customer Suhail Al Mazroui gets nothing less but trucks you can trust,” stated Buchner.
 
Schneider said the delivery of 27 Mercedes-Benz Zetros including the 5,555th milestone truck marks an important occasion for the company.

"It clearly shows that we continue the success story of the impressive Zetros here in the region by now adding 27 units to the fleet of our valued customer Suhail Al Mazroui," he added.

The trucks will be used by Suhail Al Mazroui Establishment for heavy equipment transport and oil and gas field installations and supply.

Al Mazroui said: "Our trucks are operating under very demanding conditions, hence, robustness, reliability and performance are key for us. With the choice of 27 Mercedes-Benz Zetros, we are further expanding our truck fleet and adding an impressive new model to our fleet, perfectly matching our requirements."

For EMC, the delivery of the fleet to Suhail Al Mazroui Establishment marks yet another success in marketing the Mercedes-Benz Zetros.

Al Ribi said: "At EMC, we are proud of the strong relationship we have with Suhail Al Mazroui Establishment. Our goal is to continue living up to their expectations. As a member of Al Fahim Group, our main focus is the customer’s satisfaction."

"Providing quality services, speed in response and maintenance, as well as tailoring contracts to fit customer needs is what we are well-known for in the region. We look forward to support their fleet and, ultimately, play a role in helping them succeed in their future developments," he added.   

Mercedes-Benz Trucks is offering the Zetros across the Mena region in various specifications, including 4x4 and 6x6 chassis variants, the 6x6 tractor head version, and engine outputs in the range of 330 hp and 430 hp.-TradeArabia News Service




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