Ashok Leyland launches new BS-VI truck range


Logo of Ashok Leyland  at Auto Expo 2016, in Greater Noida (PRAKASH SINGH/AFP via Getty Images)
Logo of Ashok Leyland at Auto Expo 2016, in Greater Noida (PRAKASH SINGH/AFP via Getty Images)

HINDUJA GROUP firm Ashok Leyland has launched BS-VI compliant Boss LE and LX trucks eyeing the 11.1 tonne to 14.05-tonne gross vehicle weight (GVW) market with price starting around £18,718 (ex-showroom Delhi).



Customers can choose from multiple combinations – loading span from 14 feet to 24 feet and body type options of high side deck, fixed side deck, drop side deck, cab chassis, container and tipper, said Ashok Leyland in a statement.

The applications of the new range include usage for parcel and courier, poultry, white goods, agri perishable, e-commerce, FMCG, auto parts and reefer.

“Starting with the AVTR launch, followed by DigitAL Nxt suite of digital solutions, BADA DOST and now the BOSS ICV trucks, we aim to give our customers the latest and most advanced products and technology,” said Vipin Sondhi, MD and CEO, Ashok Leyland.



“ICVs are seeing a spurt in demand and this is the best time to introduce our proven I-Gen6 BS-VI technology in one of our best-selling brands in the portfolio. These launches will further strengthen our portfolio and help us achieve our vision of being in the global top 10 CV makers.”

According to the company the new range is fuel-efficient with low-maintenance cost, longer service intervals and higher tyre life. It has digital solutions like i-Alert, and remote diagnostics.