Commercial vehicles: An Introduction
Be it a passenger bus or a cargo van, commercial vehicles has been playing a significant role in our daily lives even if we don’t realize it sometimes. Public transportation, utility vehicles and cargo carriers are all part of the commercial bunch and without them growth or mobility is hampered. Brands such as Tata, Toyota, Suzuki, Nissan, Mitsubishi and many others has been manufacturing some of the most ground breaking heavy duty four wheelers for such purposes. In a market such as Bangladesh, both light and heavy commercial vehicle has been playing an important role in to maintaining the economy.
Reconditioned commercial vehicles in Bangladesh
Reconditioned commercial vehicles, to put it simply, are the ones that have gone through a refurbishment. They are somewhat new as all defects and flaws are fixed and the vehicle hits the market again in mint condition. What makes them popular is the fact that there is not much difference between it and a brand new one and you can acquire one for a lower price. For the startup businesses and investments a reconditioned vehicle is very helpfull.
Among the commercial line up in Bangladesh the following are the most common vehicles:
- Passenger Bus
- Cargo Van
- Light Passenger Vehicle
- Light Cargo Pickup
- Taxi Cab
Among the fleet of these vehicles some of the brands stand out with some outstanding automobiles. Their configuration might not be of the finest category but they are efficient and effective four-wheelers given the price. They include both light and heavy commercial vehicles. Tata tops the list with its cargo and passenger vehicles. Public transportation in Bangladesh are mostly captures by Tata minibuses and Ace is a local favorite for small businesses. Toyota operates with its Dyna models and Liteace models which can be acquired for 22.5 lakhs and 13.25 lakhs respectively. There are lots of mirco buses are used from Toyota brand namely Hiace of Townace as school bus or office employees transportation. Apart from these almost 80% legal taxi cabs operating in Dhaka are of the Toyota brand. Mitsubishi Fuso is one of the other popular model from the local fleets. Hino is dominating the highways of Bangladesh. People rely on Hino and prefer this brand for long journey.
Among the other brands in the heavy duty category, Hino has been a prime contender along with Nissan, Mercedes, Volvo and Scania.