Ashok Leyland delivers modular platform BSVI truck to customer
Published On Feb 21, 2020
The company claims first of its kind concept in the Indian CV Industry, the modular truck platform is targeted to improve vehicle TCO. It allows customization of the truck as per the needs of customers based on load, terrain, application and operational requirements.
Ashok Leyland today delivered the first batch of vehicles built on its new modular platform with i-Gen6 BSVI technology to its customers. The modular platform is first of its kind in the Indian CV industry with multiple options of axle configuration, loading spans, cabins, suspensions, drivetrains on a single platform for a range of Trucks, Tippers and Tractors. This helps customers to configure vehicles based on their application and business needs.
The Modular platform will enable customization of the product which in turn will deliver better operational economics to its customers. The company has also worked on providing improved safety and comfort in the product. The aggregates have also been improved in this platform which will ensure higher reliability and durability. These vehicles are supported by the next Gen i-alert fleet management system with remote diagnostics.
Anuj Kathuria, Chief Operating Officer, Ashok Leyland, said, “We are excited to introduce the innovative modular platform, which will help our customers to improve Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) including best in class operation and maintenance cost. The modular range can be customized to individual customer’s needs - load, terrain, application and operational requirements. We are introducing these vehicles much before the launch to establish product superiority and enable the customer to get the benefits of higher performance and productivity.”
Earlier this year Ashok Leyland seeded the first batch of BS-VI compliant trucks to its customers in the Delhi-NCR region. The company has consistently relied on its in-house R&D talent and indigenous technology for leading innovations in the industry. In order to meet the BS-VI emission standard, the company has developed the innovative iGen6 technology that will ensure higher operating profits for customers.