Trucks

Ashok Leyland launches new vehicles under Guru, Boss manufacturers

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, flagship organization of the Hinduja Group, 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 customisations in their automobile. The new motors are a end 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 till date. Since the begin of 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 compared to the Guru with tonnage of 16 and 18.Five ton. Powered via a 160hp engine the vehicles are designed for enhanced axle-load as in keeping with the brand new guidelines. The Boss is available in 4 one of a kind loading spans to cater diverse applications.

Last week the company said it’s miles looking to invest Rs one thousand crore as capital expenditure for in areas of 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 quit of December and further Rs 200-three hundred crore is earmarked for the contemporary quarter.

Light and intermediate industrial vehicle phase will advantage greater importance within the coming duration for Ashok Leyland. Through an funding of Rs four hundred crore, the organization is getting ready 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 absolutely one-of-a-kind automobile range. These will come powered by using Bharat Stage VI engines and may be Ashok Leyland’s first all-new truck variety beneath the brand new emission norm.

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