Ashok Leyland Secures Significant Order From TNSTC

Mobility Outlook Bureau
21 Dec 2023
12:09 PM
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The company will supply 552 ULE busses to TNSTC and delivery will commence within the next few months.

Ashok Leyland

Commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland, the flagship of the Hinduja Group, has bagged an order from TNSTC (Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation) for 552 Ultra-Low Entry (ULE) buses for public transport.

Ashok Leyland has a long association with TNSTC. Ashok Leyland has so far supplied 18,477 buses to TNSTC.

The new ULE buses have state-of-the-art features such as the powerful H-series 6-cylinder 4-valve 184 kW (246 hp) engine, a step-less entry, rear engine configuration, automatic transmission, front disc brake, electronically controlled front and rear air suspension, and an intelligent transportation system with CCTV, destination boards reflecting vehicle location, and vehicle tracking.

This project is funded by the German Development bank (KfW). Ashok Leyland will commence the delivery of these buses within the next few months.

These ULE buses embody the best-in-class technology that Ashok Leyland has to offer, delivering an enhanced passenger mobility experience. These buses are certified as differently-abled passenger -riendly buses, setting a new standard in the industry. The design focuses on a citizen-centric approach, offering not only superior comfort but also ensuring top-notch safety standards for both passengers and drivers.

“We are honored to partner with TNSTC towards the realization of the 'Mobility for All' initiative. As we strive to meet the rapidly expanding public mobility needs of our country, our in-depth understanding of markets and customers remains the cornerstone that distinguishes us. This order reinforces our dedication to creating very efficient and technologically-advanced products that exceed our customer expectations and contribute to the growth of public transportation,” said Shenu Agarwal, Managing Director & CEO, Ashok Leyland, in a release.

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