ⓘ Tata Daewoo

                                     

ⓘ Tata Daewoo

Tata Daewoo is a commercial vehicle manufacturer headquartered in Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea and a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors. It is the second-largest heavy commercial vehicle manufacturer in South Korea.

                                     

1. History

The company was established in 2002 as Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Co. Ltd, after it was spun off from parent Daewoo Motor Co. Ltd.

In 2004 it was acquired by Tata Motors, Indias largest passenger automobile and commercial vehicle manufacturing company. Tata Daewoo has CKD Projects in India and Pakistan instead. Tata Daewoo-Korea and Afzal Motors-Pakistan signed a Technical Assistance Agreement on 12 December 2005 in Pakistan.

The assembling plant of Afzal Motors in Pakistan was inaugurated by Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Shaukat Aziz on 8 January 2007. Afzal Motors is manufacturing a wide range of Daewoo Commercial Vehicles including Daewoo Prime Movers, Daewoo Truck Chassis and Daewoo Dump Trucks.

Tata Daewoo and Afzal Motors are in final stage to export Daewoo Trucks assembled in Pakistan to Middle East and Central Asian Stats. Daewoo Trucks are being sold across the globe under the Daewoo and Tata Daewoo as well.

In 2013, the Vehicular Authority of South Korea has ordered that the trucks sold by Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicles, has been recalled due to a steering failure. The 3.276 trucks sold in these country has been repaired and now are in service.

Tata Daewoo-Korea and BadanBas-Malaysia signed a Technical Assistance Agreement on May 2015 in Malaysia. In 2017 Tata-Daewoo began to sell their trucks under the Daewoo brand in South Korea.

                                     

2. Products

Current

  • Tata/Daewoo Novus Series Tata Daewoo, 2004
  • Tata/Daewoo Prima Series

Discontinued

  • Daewoo/Isuzu Elf Truck - CKD provided by Saehan Motor Company, 1976 now GM Korea.
  • Daewoo/Isuzu Truck New Elf Model - CKD provided by Daewoo Motor Company now GM Korea, with assistance from Isuzu, 1986.
  • GMK/Chevrolet/Isuzu Truck - CKD provided by Saehan Motor Company, 1971 now GM Korea
  • SMC Truck Isuzu Truck- CKD provided by Saehan Motor Company, 1976 now GM Korea
  • Daewoo Truck New Model - CKD provided by Daewoo Motor Company now GM Korea, with assistance from Isuzu, 1986.
  • Daewoo Chasedae Next Generation - Own development from Daewoo Motor Company Design Department, 1995.
  • Daewoo/Isuzu Light Truck - CKD provided by Saehan Motor Company now GM Korea, with assistance from Isuzu, 1983.
  • Daewoo Truck Super New Model - Own development from Daewoo Motor Company Design Department, 1993.

In all of his recent versions, these trucks are engined by an Euro VI emissions standard engines.