Ashok Leyland launches new vehicles under Guru, Boss manufacturers

Ashok Leyland launches new vehicles under Guru, Boss manufacturers 1

The Chennai-based truck and bus maker released the Guru 1010 within the intermediate industrial vehicle (ICV) phase and Boss 1616 and Boss 1916 inside the medium responsibility vehicles (MDV) phase.

Ashok Leyland, the Hinduja Group’s flagship organization, has released new offerings inside the sub-heavy truck section because it seeks to fill product gaps.

The Chennai-based totally truck and bus maker released the Guru 1010 within the intermediate business car (ICV) segment and Boss 1616 and Boss 1916 within the medium obligation vehicles (MDV) phase.


Anuj Kathuria, President, Global Trucks, Ashok Leyland, said: “Our trucking portfolio has been developing at a quick tempo, main to our customers looking greater options and customizations in their automobile. The new motors are a result of consumer remarks and market necessities.”

Brand Guru was first launched in early 2017 within the ICV section. Ashok Leyland has offered extra than 3000 Guru branded vans to date. Since the beginning of the modern-day financial yr, the ICV section has gained prominence. Commercial vehicle market chief Tata Motors released the Ultra variety even as the second one biggest CV maker Mahindra & Mahindra launched the Furio range of ICVs.

“We have carried ahead this a hit platform for the new variations and brought greater functions that our clients need handing over profitability and driver consolation,” brought Kathuria.

Meanwhile, Boss is a higher payload truck than the Guru with a tonnage of 16 and 18.Five ton. Powered via a 160hp engine, the vehicles are designed for enhanced axle-load in keeping with the brand new guidelines. The Boss is available in 4 one of a kind loading spans to cater to diverse applications.

Last week the company said it’s miles looking to invest Rs one thousand crores as capital expenditure in electric vehicles, light industrial automobiles, and capability enhancement programs. In the current economic 12 months, the business enterprise has already spent Rs 600 crore closer to CAPEX through December’s quit. Further, Rs 200-three hundred crores are earmarked for the contemporary quarter.

Light and intermediate industrial vehicle phase will advantage greater importance within the coming duration for Ashok Leyland. Through the funding of Rs four hundred crore, the organization is getting ready for a roll-out of a chain of products together with a brand new model variety underneath a brand new brand among now and stop of FY21.

In about one and 1/2 years, a brand new emblem Phoenix could be released if you want to recreation an absolute one-of-a-kind automobile range. These will come powered by using Bharat Stage VI engines and maybe Ashok Leyland’s first all-new truck variety beneath the brand new emission norm.