Monday, July 24, 2017

.@KSRTC_Journeys ‏to buy 3019 new buses from #AshokLeyland

Chennai: Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will buy 3019 new buses from Ashok Leyland owned by Hinduja Group.The order size is about Rs. 650 crores and would be executed in the current financial year. Speaking about the order, Vinod K. Dasari, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland, said, “We are very happy to receive the confirmation of this order from KSRTC. Our ability to bring value to customers like KSRTC, is a testament to our superior technology and innovation, combined with low costs.”

Speaking on the win, T. Venkataraman, Senior Vice President, Global Buses, Ashok Leyland, said. “Our buses are durable, robust, and employ the latest in technology. The cost of ownership and the product experience which we can deliver is the best in the industry. Our in-depth understanding of what works for our markets and customers is what differentiates us and has helped us win this order from KSRTC.”

This order will fulfill requirements from KSRTC, NWKRTC, BMTC and NEKRTC. The order includes 210” WB, fully built Karnataka Saarige Bus on 210’ WB chassis, fully built Rajahamsa Bus on 222” WB, fully built non-AC sleeper coaches on 222” WB chassis and fully built Midi bus on 205” WB chassis.