Hinduja Group flagship company Ashok Leyland unveiled four new vehicles at the 2016 Auto Expo earlier this year. O these four, new Sunshine school bus and Guru ICV will be launched in June and July respectively.
Ashok Leyland Sunshine school bus will be initially launched in Andhra Pradesh in early June after which it will make its way to other markets across the country. Guru ICV will be launched in July.
Ashok Leyland Sunshine school bus has been designed by a team of 80 engineers who have ensured special focus on safety and comfort of school children. The bus itself is built on a new platform. It receives i-ALERT tracking software which will allow parents to keep continuous track of children’s locations on real time basis.
Ashok Leyland Sunshine bus is rollover compliant and frontal crash protected while interiors are designed with comfortable Happy Seats, best in class ventilation and wide door and lower steps allowing easy entry and exit for children.
Ashok Leyland Guru ICV features highest payload capacity in its segment with the ability to carry higher volume of cargo on each trip. It sits on aluminum alloy wheels and aluminum body load fitments. It is powered by an H Series CRD engine offering best in class mileage while lower maintenance costs, longer service intervals and low lube consumption is guaranteed. Guru ICV also ensures better on board comfort, safety and convenience and enhanced productivity.
Besides the Sunshine school bus and Guru ICV, Ashok Leyland also promises launch of Hybus hybrid bus, India’s first non plugin hybrid bus and Euro 6 a 49 tonne tractor truck in the coming financial year.
Ashok Leyland at 2016 Auto Expo