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is a range of heavy trucks produced by Tata Daewoo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors
Tata Motors Limited is an Indian multinational automotive corporation headquartered in Mumbai, India. Part of the Tata Group, it was formerly known as TELCO...
of India. It was first introduced in 2008 as the company's 'global' truck. The trucks have a combined loading capacity of 40 tonnes, ideal for heavy duty shipment. The interior of the Prima is equipped with modern features like GPS, air conditioning, 4-way adjustable driver and co-driver seats, etc.
The first in line of the Prima trucks is the Prima 4028S tractor with a 266PS Cummins
Cummins Inc. is a Fortune 500 corporation that designs, manufactures, distributes and services engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission control and electrical power generation systems...
ISBE engine bearing a 9 speed ZF transmission. The tractor also has ABS and dedicated axles along with a trailer to aid in heavy goods transportation. Besides focusing on the mechanics, the tractor also focuses on driver comfort which include an air-conditioned cabin with reclining seats, arm rest and an adjustable steering wheel. Global Positioning System (GPS) is a standard feature. There are ten major variants in the Prima range which include trucks, tractors and special application vehicles.
Tata Motors's Prima truck range was conferred with a prestigious South Korean award – the Grand Prize of 2009 Good Design Selection of Korea, in 2009.