Chennai, June 6, 2012: T V Sundram Iyengar & Sons Ltd., (TVS & Sons) the largest automobile distribution company in India, has today announced the inauguration of its State-of-the-art 3S (Sales, Service and Spares) facility for Leyland Deere Construction equipment products in Chennai. Leyland Deere’s ‘435 Backhoe Loader’, which was launched recently, will be sold through this dealership. The Dealership is the 1st facility in Chennai and will also act as a regional head office for Leyland Deere dealership business for TVS & Sons. The inauguration also marks 8th such facility in Tamilnadu and overall 12th for TVS & Sons, who is the authorized dealers for Leyland Deere Construction equipment products for Tamilnadu and Kerala market.
The new facility was inaugurated by Mr. P. Ravishankar, CEO, Leyland Deere and Mr. Kathipara Janarthanan, President, Tamil Nadu Earthmoving Equipment Owners Association in the presence of Mr. N. Krishnamoorthy President, TVS & Sons.
The Dealership facility is spread across in a massive 10,000 sq. ft. of land, and is strategically located on the Chennai-Bengaluru National Highway, Varadharajapuram (Next to Panimalar College), Chennai 600 123 which is the hub for Construction Equipment. The showroom which is very close to Poonamallee will have easy access to Customers. The dealership also has 1000 line items (Spare parts) readily available to cater to the needs of the Customers.
Says, Mr. N Krishnamoorthy, President, Dealership Line of Business, TVS & Sons, “In line with our business expansion activities, we are happy to dedicate this facility for Leyland Deere products in Chennai. With this inauguration, we have our facilities in all the key Tier I and Tier II cities of Tamilnadu and Kerala. We hope to continue our best services in Sales and After Sales services to Leyland Deere Customers. By establishing such facilities, we at TVS & Sons, try to go beyond the normal onsite maintenance requirements of such machines because these facilities will be able to cater to the rehabilitation of these machines in future.”
About T V Sundram Iyengar & Sons:
T V Sundram Iyengar & Sons Limited, established in 1911, is the parent company of the TVS Group and is a leading automobile distribution company in India. During the year 2011 the company attained a turnover of 6000 Crores and has direct employee strength of 6000. It operates through its three divisions namely – TVS, Sundaram Motors and Madras Auto Service.
The core business activities of TVS & Sons include Dealerships for Automobile vehicles, Distribution of spares for after-market, Sales & Service support for Garage Equipment, Sales & Service of Products for Special applications like Construction & Material handling.
TVS & Sons has its presence in various overseas markets by establishing joint ventures for the above activities. Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, UK, USA & Europe are some of the Countries where it has expanded its operations.
The company also distributes Commercial Vehicles, Utility & Sports Utility vehicles, Passenger Cars representing various leading automobile vehicle manufacturers such as Ashok Leyland, Mahindra & Mahindra, Mahindra Navistar and Renault. The company has more than 150 outlets and sells over 50,000 vehicles and service reporting exceeds 5,00,000 vehicles per annum.
TVS & Sons has always been pioneers in venturing into new segments and creating a market space for manufacturers. In line with this tradition, the company expected that the construction and material handling equipment sector will be of much demand due to the investment in infrastructure and manufacturing by MNC. The company started to Market Construction & Material handling Equipment, Man lifts, Door operation units etc., representing leading names from India & Overseas and has also earned a niche for itself in this category of business.
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