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Ashok Leyland delivers first batch of BS-VI compliant trucks

IBEF:  January 21, 2020

Ashok Leyland, the Hinduja Group flagship firm said it has delivered the first batch of BS-VI compliant trucks to its customers in Delhi-NCR region.

The company has developed an innovative iGen6 technology in order to meet BS-VI emission standard. This will ensure higher operating profits for customers, said Ashok Leyland.

The Bharat Stage-VI (or BS-VI) emission norms would be mandatory from April 1,2020.

The company said that the first batch of BS-VI vehicles was delivered in Delhi-NCR (National Capital Region) region aligning to the BS-VI fuel availability in the country.

"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," said Ashok Leyland Chief Operating Officer Mr Anuj Kathuria.

He added that the company also plans to introduce a new range of modular trucks that will deliver superior customised solutions to customers.

Ashok Leyland has consistently depended on its in-house R&D talent and indigenous technology for leading innovations in the CV (commercial vehicle) industry, the release added.

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