Lohia Auto is a fast-evolving commercial vehicle company whose motto is ‘while thinking big, don’t hesitate to start small’. Founded in 2008, this venture is the automobile section of the internationally reputed Lohia Corporation. In 2014, they developed a 50:50 joint venture with UM Motorcycles and launched the nationally acclaimed UML brand. They have come a long way and are now regularly producing electric 2 –wheelers and 3-wheelers along with diesel 3-wheelers. The management believes that from humble beginnings, they can develop great products.
Since 2012, they are rolling out Lohia Humsafar Cargo for the empowerment of small scale transporters and budding entrepreneurs. This lightweight three-wheeled mini commercial vehicle is especially suited for the Indian roads. The auto-manufacturer also values the significance of developing environment-friendly greener vehicles. They are making continuous endeavours for shifting towards BS-IV standards which the current government has made compulsory in India. Lohia Auto also provides remarkable after-sales services through their authorised service stations. Currently, they have over 100 dealers available in more than 40 cities across the country.Read More
Lohia trucks price in India starts from ₹ 1.8 lacs. It has only one model available in India: Humsafar Cargo
|Lohia Humsafar Cargo||from ₹ 1.8 lacs|
The starting price for Lohia trucks is about Rs 1.80 lakhs. Currently, the auto manufacturer rolls out only one commercial vehicle from their factory- Lohia Humsafar Cargo. It is an excellent three-wheeled mini pickup truck powered by a diesel engine. It remains equipped with a handlebar for manoeuvring the vehicle instead of a steering wheel. Humsafar Cargo comes with a box body built on the monocoque platform. It has a driver +1 cabin facilities for the last mile transport of goods. You can effortlessly manoeuvre it through the narrow rural roads and jam-packed city traffic due to its lightweight.
Lohia mini pickup truck- Humsafar Cargo displays a decent in-class power output. Propelling this commercial vehicle is a BS-IV compliant four-stroke, direct injection 435cc diesel mill churning out a maximum power of 8 bhp @ 3600 rpm, and a peak torque of 22 nm @ 2400- 200 rpm. The engine remains mated to a 4-speed manual transmission gearbox. Humsafar Cargo comes with a 10.5-litre fuel tank and can sprint up to a maximum speed of 45 kmph. There is also an advanced driver information display in this vehicle.
The Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of Lohia Humsafar Cargo- the only truck from the Noida based company, is 950 kg. It comes with a kerb weight of 440 kg and is an outstanding three-wheeled cargo carrier for the transport of agricultural products like fruits and vegetables to the market. It can also help small scale traders for delivering FMCG products from wholesalers to retailers. Humsafar Cargo remains equipped with dual action hydraulic telescopic shock absorber with helical springs at the front and independent suspension with a triangular arm at the rear end for the safety of delivery items.
Lohia group is a fast-growing automobile company setting a high standard with their products and after-sales services. However, it experiences some competition with other reputed commercial vehicle manufacturers in the country, including Bajaj Auto, Force Motors, Isuzu Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki, and Tata Motors.
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10 September 2019