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Ashok Leyland bags order for 1,666 buses from TN State Transport undertakings

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Chennai: CV makers Ashok Leyland, the Indian flagship of the Hinduja Group, on Friday announced that it has bagged an order from TN STU’s (Tamil Nadu State Transport Undertakings) for 1,666 buses.

This is the single largest BSVI order received from State Transport Undertakings.

This will further contribute to strengthening Ashok Leyland’s dominant position in the bus industry.

Ashok Leyland has been the most preferred brand by TN STU’s with more than 18,000 of its buses operational in its fleet, comprising over 90% of total fleet.

These buses will be specially designed to ensure outstanding passenger comfort and will be equipped with the advanced iGen6 BS VI technology, featuring a robust 147 kW (197 hp) H-series engine. This engine is expected to enhance safety, comfort, and reduce the overall cost of ownership (TCO), a Leyland release said.

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