Ashok Leyland gets BSVI certifications for its heavy trucks

Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, said it has received BS-VI emission norm certificates for all its heavy duty truck, ahead of the April 1 deadline for the switch over to the new fuel and emission standard. All of the company’s trucks with a rating of 16.2 tons or above have received certificates from […]

Ashok Leyland reports 4% decline in domestic sales of medium and heavy commercial vehicles in May

Commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland reported a 4% drop in domestic sales of medium and heavy commercial vehicles in May as the Indian auto industry grapples with an overall slowdown. Within the medium and heavy commercial vehicle segment, truck numbers fell by 168 units or 2% to 7,325, while bus numbers declined by 173 units […]

Ashok Leyland bags order for 400 minibuses from Senegal

Commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland said it received an order from Senegal-based bus manufacturing firm Senbus Industries for supplying 400 units of Eagle 916 minibuses worth Rs 16.2 crores. Senegal will start receiving the buses towards the end of June this year. Eagle 916 buses, developed exclusively for the African market, feature inline pump technology […]

Ashok Leyland gets order for 1,290 buses from Gujarat Roadways

Commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland said it received an order from Gujarat State Roadways Corporation for 1,290 buses. The latest order comes less than two months after the company bagged orders for 2,580 buses from Institute of Road Transport, Chennai, Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation and Chandigarh Transport Undertaking. “With this booking, our order […]

Feb Auto Sales: Ashok Leyland sees pressure on medium, heavy segments

Commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland reported a 2% drop in sales of medium and heavy commercial vehicle domestic sales for February as the Indian auto industry grapples with an overall slowdown.However, a 9% jump in the light commercial vehicle segment supported overall volumes, helping the automaker post a 1% increase in its total domestic sales […]

Ashok Leyland sets up electric vehicle facility at Ennore plant

Ashok Leyland, one of India’s top two commercial vehicle makers, said it has set up an electric vehicle unit at its Ennore plant, giving the company the capacity to “deal with” about 5,000-10,000 electric vehicles per year. The move comes eight months after it signed an agreement with Israel-based Phinergy to explore the possibility of […]

Ashok Leyland bets on Israel-based company’s Aluminum Air battery for electric commercial vehicles

Ashok Leyland, the auto arm of the Hinduja Group said it signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Phinergy, an Israel-based company that is developing Aluminium Air batteries for long-range vehicles. Unlike lithium ion batteries, which need to be recharged after 200-500 km, a vehicle that uses aluminum air battery can run for several thousand […]