Premiere with 480 hp at the Fenatran fair
The MAN TGX, made by MAN Latin America in Brazil, has twice been voted truck of the year in 2013 by the public in surveys conducted by two of the transport industry’s leading publications. In November, the TGX 28.440 6x2 model won the AutoData Award, one of Brazil’s most prestigious awards in the automotive sector. And the readers of Automotive Business voted to honor the TGX with the REI Award, acknowledging the range in the category “Heavy-duty Commercial 2013”.
Premiere at Fenatran
At Fenatran, Latin America´s most important transport fair, MAN expanded its TGX range in premiering the TGX 29.480 6x4 tractor with two driven rear axles. This heavy-duty semi-trailer tractor for long-distance operation, scheduled to be available by mid-2014, will be the most powerful ever offered by MAN Latin America.
On the Brazilian market since 2012, the MAN TGX is produced in Resende and has been optimized in order to meet the challenging transport tasks involving heavy loads in Brazil and Latin America. Thanks to their technology “Made in Germany”, high-powered engines, driving comfort and high quality, these vehicles are highly regarded in South America.
Since its launch, the MAN TGX has come to consolidate MAN’s presence in the Brazilian heavy truck segment. The intensive test phase prior to market launch paid dividends: over a period of three years, the trucks were tested for more than six million kilometers and one hundred thousand hours in the field under extreme conditions. In all, 230 adjustments were made to the product to adapt it to South American transport requirements.
The MAN Group is one of Europe’s leading industrial players in transport-related engineering, with revenue of approximately €15.8 billion in 2012. As a supplier of trucks, buses, diesel engines, turbo machinery, and special gear units, MAN employs approximately 54,300 people worldwide. Its business areas hold leading positions in their respective markets.