Lima.- Volkswagen Trucks and Buses in Peru unveiled their Euro 5 line, which complements the launch launched last July 19 in Lima for the Euro 5 bus line.
The new line of trucks available in the versions of the solid chassis and freight trail have exclusive innovations that are applied to engines, transmissions and important developments in the safety of equipment, comfort and design.
It is important to note that the Euro 5 trucks produced by the German brand have been tested and optimized over the last seven years since the change in the emissions standard in Brazil began in 2011; followed by Mexico, Chile and Argentina. Currently there are 206.010 Volkswagen Euro 5 trucks and buses in Latin America, some with engines of more than 1.2 million kilometers, without carrying out the engine repair.
Volkswagen trucks and buses announced that the new models incorporate innovative transport solutions through a complete line of products from 3.5 to 31 gross vehicle weight to meet the needs of the most demanding buyers. The new products have their optimized configuration to work under tough conditions that characterize goods transport in Andean country, such as Peru, where steep terrain prevails and difficult to handle roads.
"The launch of the new Volkswagen Euro 5 line in Peru is part of our launch plan in Latin America. It is a honor to present today to our customers in Peru the models of Euro 5 series trucks intended for the transport of heavy goods vehicles , manufactured at our Resende factory in Rio de Janeiro. All models are part of a wide product portfolio offered on the international markets of the company, "says Marcos Fornioni, vice president and member of the Volkswagen Trucks and Buses Board.
The new Volkswagen Euro 5 Trucks were conceived as more efficient vehicles, reliable, safe and more environmentally friendly, thanks to the MAN – EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) technology, a solution that applies exclusively to new MAN engines. D08 and SCR (selective catalytic reduction) for models equipped with Cummins motorization.
The company reports that the incorporation of the MAN engine in Volkswagen's trucks and buses is just the beginning of a long road of innovation that the Traut Group (holding the Volkswagen Group that groupes the brands MAN, Scania, Volkswagen Trucks and Buses, and RIO, as well as contracts with leading brands in the United States, China and Japan) will show the passenger and freight transport sector in the coming years.
It is important to note that the Volkswagen Euro 5 trucks were configured to meet the transport needs of developing countries. New trucks equipped with more power, greater load capacity and state-of-the-art German technology are equipped with comfortable cabins, spacious and provide greater driver safety.
One of the concerns of Volkswagen's engineering area is to ensure the constant safety of vehicle owners with the VW. For this, all units that make up the Euro 5 series in Peru are equipped with ABS brakes. The larger capacity units are additionally equipped with an EBD system (Electronic Brake Distribution), ATC (Electronic Controlled Traction) and Engine Brake Valves (MAN-EVB).
A total of five families of products will be launched. Three families with 4 × 2 towing vehicles (6-11 tonnes, 13-15 tonnes and 17-24 tonnes) and two families with 6 × 4 vehicles (26-31 tonnes and a towing line on the truck) use 150 hp to the most powerful with 420 hp.
The product families are complemented by the new New Delivery, Robust and Constellation cabins (extended cab, high cab and low roof) that meet the needs of cargo transportation and urban radius as medium and long distances.