There is no Truck & Bus model right or wrong. It depends on what is the value proposition for the specific application. TCO is one of the key parameters which plays an important role to choose the vehicle.
ACG does not use any general value while calculating the TCO, we use exact value for each Brand/Model/Variant and Application. Following are the advantages for OEMs:
- Product position
- New product launch plan
- Product upgrade
- New customer acquisition
- Product planning
- Pricing Strategy
- Service network
- Service manual
- Competitor Analysis
- Soft offering and
- Create a business case for the customer
For fleet owner also right business case save millions of dollar in a product life cycle. Our dedicated team visit fleet owners and help to buy the vehicle. This Business case also helpful for financial institute before proceeding the loan to the customer. The financial institution can be assured to have a timely ROI and minimize the loan risk including the strategic customer. Getting Product approval would be easier for banks and NBC's.
Normally TCO is used for MDT to HDT segment, but we provide TCO analysis for Mini & Pick up also. In sub-segment – Tractor Trailer, ODC, Tipper – Construction & Mining, Rigid Haulage, Special Application, and other segments.
For Buses: School, Staff, Intercity, Intracity, Budget Bus, Premium, and Luxury segment, and Other segments.
The TCO Business case is available on subscription basis. When the market dynamics are changes, the TCO value also changes. We keep updating the model level value proposition of each model.