Ashok Leyland delivers Modular Platform Vehicles with BS VI Technology

March 2020, Bengaluru: Ashok Leyland, flagship company of the Hinduja Group and India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, today delivered the first batch of vehicles built on its new modular platform with i-Gen6 BSVI technology to its customers at Bengaluru. The modular platform is first of its kind in the Indian CV industry with multiple options of axle configuration, loading spans, cabins, suspensions, drivetrains on a single platform for range of Trucks, Tippers and Tractors. This helps customers to configure vehicles based on their application and business needs.

The Modular platform will enable customisation of the product which in turn will deliver better operational economics to its customers. The company has also worked on providing improved safety and comfort in the product. The aggregates have also been improved in this platform which will ensure higher reliability and durability. These vehicles are supported by next Gen i-alert fleet management system with remote diagnostics.

Mr. Anuj Kathuria, Chief Operating Officer, Ashok Leyland, said, “We are excited to introduce the innovative modular platform, which will help our customers to improve Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) including best in class operation and maintenance cost. The modular range can be customised to individual customer’s needs - load, terrain, application and operational requirements. We are introducing these vehicles much before the launch to establish the product superiority and enable the customer to get the benefits of higher performance and productivity.”

Earlier this year Ashok Leyland seeded the first batch of BS-VI compliant trucks to its customers in the Delhi-NCR region. The company has consistently relied on its in-house R&D talent and indigenous technology for leading innovations in the industry. In order to meet the BS-VI emission standard, the company has developed the innovative iGen6 technology that will ensure higher operating profits for customers.

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