Ashok Leyland wins order for 200 Single Decker buses in Bangladesh

Shalini | Myequity news service | Date : 14-09-2018 15:10:00 IST

Ashok Leyland, the flagship of Hinduja Group, today announced the winning of another order from Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) for the supply of 200 Ashok Leyland buses. The order is for Single Decker AC buses which includes Intercity AC buses as well as City AC buses. These Completely Built-Up (CBU) units for BRTC (Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation) will be procured against a tender under Indian Line of Credit.

Vinod K. Dasari, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland, said, "We continue to serve the Bangladesh market and this repeat order, after the double-decker bus order, is a testament of the trust they have in our brand. Bangladesh continues to be one of our most important export markets. And it will continue to play a key role in our strategy of increasing our export share in total revenue."

About Ashok Leyland Ltd:

Ashok Leyland Ltd is the 2nd largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in India, the 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and the 12th largest manufacturer of trucks globally. The company's products include buses, trucks, engines, defense and special vehicles. From 18 seater to 82 seater double-decker buses, from 7.5 ton to 49 ton in haulage vehicles, from numerous special application vehicles to diesel engines for industrial, marine and genset applications, Ashok Leyland offers a range of products. The company is the flagship of the Hinduja Group. Headquartered in Chennai, India, Ashok Leylands manufacturing footprint spreads across the globe with 9 plants; including one each at Great Britain and Ras Al Khaimah (UAE). The company's Joint Venture partners include John Deere (USA) for Construction Equipment, Continental AG (Germany) for Automotive Infotronics and the Alteams Group for the manufacture of high-press die-casting extruded aluminum components for the automotive and telecommunications sectors.

Ashok Leyland Ltd was incorporated in the year 1948 with the name Ashok Motors. The company was set up in collaboration with Austin Motor Company, England for the assembly of Austin cars. In The year 1949, they commenced production at the factory situated at Ennore, south of Madras. Also, they rolled out the first indigenously assembled A40 Austin car.


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