Ashok Leyland, the flagship company of the Hinduja Group and India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, today made a statement of readiness of its BS-VI range of vehicles by delivering their first batch of BS-VI trucks to its customers, ahead of the implementation date of 01st April, 2020. This first batch of BS-VI vehicles was delivered in the Delhi-NCR region aligning to the BS-VI fuel availability in the country.
Ashok Leyland has consistently relied on its in-house R&D talent and indigenous technology for leading innovations in the CV (Commercial Vehicle) industry. Its focus has been to develop solutions that are relevant to the Indian conditions and Indian customers. For meeting the BS-VI emission standard, the company developed an innovative iGen6 technology that will ensure higher operating profits for customers.
Mr. Anuj Kathuria, Chief Operating Officer, Ashok Leyland, said “We at Ashok Leyland have believed in indigenously developing innovative engine technology and after-treatment solutions that suit Indian conditions. Our new BS-VI iGen6 technology developed in-house is suited for Indian operating conditions. In addition, we are also introducing our new range of modular trucks that will deliver superior customized solutions to customers. We are excited to bring such innovations which will not only help our customers with better profitability but, also have a positive environmental impact.”
Ashok Leyland BS-VI trucks and buses are a hallmark of excellence and the new BS-VI range has adapted many innovations to suit Indian conditions. The Company has effectively met the BS-VI emission limits through a combination of proven iEGR technology and a Best-in-Class SCR system. All this ensures that it builds upon its dependable engine platforms and deliver better TCO to its customers. The Company’s focus is to provide efficient, clean, safe, accessible, high performing and affordable value proposition to its customers.