Ashok Leyland has revealed plans to launch Optare electric busses in India next year, which will be made in one of their two bus manufacturing plants here.
In a bid to introduce innovative, comfortable and affordable urban transportation, the Government of West Bengal has taken possession of a fleet of 30 front engined, low floor buses from Ashok Leyland. Aptly called ‘JanBus’ or People’s Bus, these buses have been officially handed over to the State Transport Minister, Madan Mitra, which also marks its global launch.
Maruti Suzuki’s six plants across Gurgaon and Manesar are in an eight day shut down mode from June 22-29, 2014. This is a part of the company’s bi-annual shut down policy, to allow the company to maintain machinery and streamline its inventory. Apart from Maruti, Tata, Honda and Ashok Leyland are also carrying out this activity in June.
Ashok Leyland, Nexter Systems, Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) Defence Systems have signed a consortium agreement. The alliance will collaborate and work Indian Army’s Mounted Gun System (MGS) artillery programme.
Hinduja group’s Ashok Leyland, one of India’s largest commercial vehicle manufactures have launched their CAPTAIN series next-gen heavy commercial vehicles this week.
Ashok Leyland and Nissan Motor Company, Japan have come together in a joint venture which will include development and manufacture of Light Commercial Vehicles in the 2.5 to 7.5 tonne capacity. The products will be marketed under both the Ashok Leyland and Nissan brands.