Tata Motors launches the Signa 3118.T

Engineered to be the game-changer in theIndian trucking industry, the Signa 3118.T is India’s first 3-axle 6x2truck with 31-tonne gross vehicle weight, offering the highest profit potential to its owners.

45 per cent* increased netoperating profit over 28-tonne truck.

  • Powered by Cummins BS6 engine, mated to the G9506-speed transmission.

  • 12.5-tonne double tyre lift axle.

  • Available in Signa and Cowl versions, across decklength options.


Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehiclemanufacturer, recently launched its latest offering in M&HCV segment – theTata Signa 3118.T – India’s first 3-axle 6x2 (10 wheeler) rigid truck with 31tonnes Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). The Tata Signa 3118.T offers a unique blendof value proposition in terms of both, revenue and operating cost, for itscustomers.

With a 3,500kg* higher certified payload than thecorresponding 28-tonne GVW rigid truck and equivalent cost of operations withsimilar fuel, tyre and maintenance cost as a 28-tonne truck, this product isconceived to significantly enhance the net operating profit for its customersby ~45 per cent*over a 28-tonne truck. The incremental investment on the Signa 3118.T, over thecorresponding 28-tonne truck, can be recovered in less than one year ofoperations and followed by years of incremental earnings.

Commenting on the launch of the new model, Rajesh Kaul,Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, TataMotors said, “TheSigna 3118.T is a landmark in Tata Motors’ journey towards customer excellence.The model is evidence of unmatched customer-focused engineering and uniquevalue positioning by Tata Motors. Value features like fuel economy switch, gearshift advisor, ICGT brakes, Fleet Edge telematics system with inbuilt anti-fueltheft, reverse parking assistance perfectly complement the pioneering vehicledesign exceeding the expectations of the new-age customer. The Lx version alsocomes with air-conditioning and unitised wheel bearings. This model expands thearray of choice for customers seeking to enhance their profitability throughrevenue growth model”.

The Tata Signa 3118.T, with its 12.5-tonne dual tyre liftaxle configuration, marks the value discovery of white space in M&HCVsegment. It can operate at 31-tonne GVW with the lift axle down and at18.5-tonne GVW with the lift axle up, offering a large band of operatingpayload for various application needs. Operating with lift axle up iscategorically beneficial for the tanker customers yielding higher fuel economyin empty returns. It is ideally suitable for all types of tanker applications –petroleum, oil and lubricants (POL), chemicals, bitumen, edible oil, milk andwater, as well industrial good such as packed LPG cylinders, lubricants,agricultural products etc.

The Signa 3118.T is certified by Petroleum and ExplosivesSafety Organization (PESO) for 25KL POL tanker, which is 2KL higher than thehighest allowed capacity on a 10-wheeler, 28-tonne GVW truck.


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