Renault Trucks has delivered ten units of its heavy-duty K 440 8×4 rigid chassis construction trucks to UAE concrete supplier Oryx Mix to handle concrete industry requirements across the Northern Emirates.
Renault Trucks said the new trucks are equipped with 12 CBM transit concrete mixers and have been supplied by its dealer United Diesel. They join Oryx Mix’s existing fleet of 240 units and will “help optimise local operations with their functionality and fuel efficiency”. Oryx Mix will use the trucks to transport ready mix concrete across Dubai, Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah.
According to Renault Trucks, Oryx Mix’s new models will ease operations and increase efficiency while delivering high levels of safety for drivers. The K 440 model was found to be a suitable match for the needs of Oryx Mix’s operations, with its combination of an Optidriver AT 2612F gearbox, with an automatic clutch, a 445-litre tank and a 440hp engine reducing operational costs by lowering fuel consumption.
The K 440 8×4 rigid chassis construction trucks from Renault Trucks offer driver-centric features along with robustness, as well as a range of advanced safety features, such as EBS (Electronic Braking System), Hill Start Aid (HSA), Anti-Spin Regulation (ASR), Wheel Antilock Braking System (ABS) and Emergency Braking Assist. When it comes to aftersales services, Renault Trucks added that it offers a three-year comprehensive service contract, which ensures continued quality in its products.
Mohamed Abdullah Al Faihan, deputy CEO, Oryx Mix, said: “These new Renault Trucks will add immense value to our operations, as proven during the testing phase. The trucks, which feature a comfortable cabin for the driver and holistic safety features, will be used for concrete mixing and further operations by Oryx Mix. In particular, the aftersales offers and the support of the aftersales personnel paved the way for us to choose Renault Trucks.”
Guillaume Zimmermann, commercial director, Renault Trucks Middle East, said: “This partnership with Oryx Mix represents another major milestone in the growth of the brand in the region. Once again, we are proud to see a major national operator recognising the reliability, efficiency and safety of the Renault Trucks, and our consistently high-quality service, by trusting us. I want to thank the Oryx Mix team again for their confidence and look forward to a long-term relationship”
Mike Mokhles Makary, general manager, United Diesel, added: “United Diesel is delighted to be a strategic business partner for Oryx Mix, a leader in the concrete mixing industry. Our success in securing this latest deal with a well-renowned, well-established local company, which is one of the market leaders in the concrete mixer industry, serves as testament to United Diesel’s continued commitment to ensuring the highest quality of aftersales services for our clients. In particular, our tailored aftersales support for Oryx Mix consists of a range of services that include 24/7 support, driver training, servicing and repair at the customer’s site, as well as an advanced telematics system.”