Ashok Leyland wins order for 300 Double Decker buses in Bangladesh

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 17-08-2018 15:30:00 IST

Ashok Leyland, the flagship of Hinduja Group, today announced the winning of an order from Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) for the supply of 300 Ashok Leyland buses. The order is for Double Decker buses which will help in decongesting the busy roads of Dhaka. This procurement is against a tender under Indian Line of Credit. The delivery will take place within eight months from now.

Announcing the order win, Mr. Vinod K. Dasari, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland, said, "Bangladesh is one of our key export markets and this order further strengthens our position. This order win in Bangladesh is yet another testimony of our leadership in the country. Our in-depth understanding of public transport and understanding of the market and customers is what differentiates us and has helped us win this order. Exports have been a strong focus for us to de-risk from cyclicality in Indian market and to globalize our product portfolio. This is a significant win for us and builds on the strong export growth we had last year”

About Ashok Leyland:

Ashok Leyland is an Indian automobile company headquartered in Chennai, India. It is owned by the Hinduja Group. Founded in 1948, it is the 2nd largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in India, 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and 12th largest manufacturer of trucks globally. Operating nine plants, Ashok Leyland also makes spare parts and engines for industrial and marine applications.

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