Ashok Leyland, India’s largest Bus manufacturer and a flagship company on Wednesday confirmed that it bagged orders from IRT (Institute of Road Transport, Chennai), UPSRTC (Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation) and CTU (Chandigarh Transport Undertaking) for 2580 buses.
These orders are among the largest from STU’s to a sole vehicle maker. All these buses can be delivered before March 2019.
Vinod K. Dasari, MD, Ashok Leyland, said, “We are very happy to receive the confirmation of these orders from State Transport Undertakings. Our ability to bring value, combined with our superior technology and innovation will help us maintain our leadership position in buses in India.”
Ashok Leyland is currently the 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and India’s largest bus manufacturer. These orders would further consolidate its leadership position claims the company.
Sanjay Saraswat, Senior Vice President, Global Buses, Ashok Leyland, said, “Our buses are durable, robust and employ the latest in technology. The cost of ownership and the product experience which we can deliver is the best in the industry. Our in-depth understanding of what works for our markets and customers is what differentiates us and has helped us win these orders.”