IVECO ASTRA delivers 15 HD9 Drilling trucks to D.M.I. in Thailand

  • 29-MAR-2021

  • Bangkok,Thailand



Italian truck manufacturer IVECO ASTRA handed over a fleet of 15 HD9 trucks to D.M.I. in a ceremony held at CNH Industrial (Thailand) Ltd, Bangna Branch. The trucks will be used for water drilling operations.

Michelangelo Amelia, Business Director, IVECO Southeast Asia and Japan, stated: "This delivery is testament to the trust that D.M.I. has put on our brand for their fleet. The HD9 trucks can be relied on to carry heavy payloads and work efficiently in the toughest conditions. This is an excellent example of how our ability to offer our customers the tailored solutions they need, with high-quality products featuring advanced technology and the effective service support to keep their vehicles running at their best at all times.”

Kachapong Changsak, Assistant Manager of D.M.I, took delivery of the fleet of 15 vehicles from Michelangelo Amelia during the ceremony, which was also attended by Danilo Catalucci, Country Manager, CNH Industrial Thailand, Domenico Cogliandro, Business Manager, IVECO ASTRA SEA and Japan, and the management team from CNH Industrial Services (Thailand) Ltd. 

ASTRA HD9: Ready for the toughest mission!

The ASTRA HD9 44.38 are equipped with a powerful and efficient FPT Cursor 13 engine rated at 380 hp, compliant with Euro3 emissions standards and coupled with a 16-gear manual gearbox to match the customer's requirement for fuel efficiency in this specific mission. On top of the high-performance driveline, the 4x4 axle configuration and the 4,600 mm wheelbase allow for excellent mobility when operating in tough conditions.

The HD9 rigid version is the ideal vehicle for transporting materials, goods and people in the most demanding situations for climate, terrain and loading capabilities. Available in 2, 3 and 4-axle versions, it can reach a GVW up to 65 tons depending on the configuration. The HD9 rigid version is designed to be easily set up in numerous different configurations, thanks to a simple and reliable mechanical-electronic structure. Thanks to the versatile chassis frame, made of two wide and parallel high-tensile steel side members, HD9 vehicles suit all types of set-ups: from a tipping body for transporting aggregates from quarries or mines, to construction equipment such as concrete mixers, concrete pumps or mixer pumps, platforms and cranes, as well as special configurations such as workshop or firefighting vehicles.

Bangkok, March 29, 2021