The first batch of Ashok Leyland BS-VI Trucks has been delivered in the region of Delhi-NCR, aligned with the country’s BS-VI fuel availability, said the Hinduja Group a flagship firm on 20th January.
The company also developed an advanced iGen6 technology to meet the BS-VI emission standards, which will be ensuring the high operating profits to its customers, added Ashok Leyland. Emissions standards for Ashok Leyland BS-VI Trucks will come into force from April 1.
The sources said that the company would be introducing the latest range of customizable Ashok Leyland BS-VI Trucks that will offer superior customized solutions to its customers.
For the leading innovations in the commercial vehicles (CV) industry, Ashok Leyland had also regularly depended on its in-house R&D talent and the indigenous technology, the release added.
The CEO at Ashok Leyland, said that they believe in the development of some innovative engine technology and the after-treatment a solution that exactly suits the Indian conditions. Their new BS-VI iGen6 technology has also developed in-house and is best suited for operating in India.
Country’s First All-Electric Heavy Duty Truck
Ashok Leyland truck became the first in India to roll out its full range of heavy-duty trucks (GVW 16.2 T and above) compliant with BS-VI in September last year.
Eicher Trucks and Buses announced earlier this past June the launch of India’s first compliant BS-VI range, the Eicher Pro 2000 series, expanding its range of light-duty trucks. Not only does the new range of trucks comply with BS-VI emission standards, but Bluetooth connectivity and touch-screen infotainment were also featured. The’ smart’ cabin also features two driver configurations to add convenience and safety. The Eicher Pro 2000 series was also available throughout all markets in the BS-IV range.
Further, the Chief Technology Officer of Ashok Leyland Dr. N. Sarvanan said that their range of Ashok Leyland BS-VI trucks and the buses are the hallmark of the excellence and also the new range which has adopted various innovations those suit the Indian conditions. The company has even met the BS-VI emission limits via a combination of the proven iEGR and the Best in class SCR systems, thereby making some minimal changes in the engine.
All of this ensures that the company has built on dependable engine platforms and also provides its customers with better TCO. The prime aim of a company is to give its customers an effective, safe, stable, accessible and affordable solution. It tested the iGen6 technology and covered more than 5 million kilometers of outdoor test runs.
Today, Ashok Leyland provides a diverse range of trucks and buses to cater for a whole range of regular commercial vehicle manufacturer’s needs–from intercity light commercial vehicles to 49-ton Ashok Leyland trucks and the wide range of buses, to safe transportation and the proper choices.
Ashok Leyland has established technological innovations in the truck and bus segment and is fully equipped with a range of buses powered by alternative fuels designed to reduce pollution and promote an environmentally friendly transport system in India. The organization has also developed a number of mobility solutions to meet the envisaged ‘Smart Cities ‘ potential transportation needs.
At Ashok Leyland, whether it was the in-line pump for BS-III or the iEGR for BS-IV, the company consistently stayed ahead of the curve. Focusing on the aspirations to be among the top ten global manufacturers of commercial vehicles, the company again developed an innovative technology to address the BS-VI standards. Ashok Leyland is the first OEM to receive BS-VI certification for the entire range of heavy-duty trucks. It will be implemented with latest Modular Vehicle Platform that will provide customized solutions for meeting any particular needs of its customers.
With innovations, Ashok Leyland has consistently remained at the forefront. In the past, when emission standards were upgraded, Ashok Leyland was the first to offer heavy duty trucks without need of additional ad-blue, a feat which most of the other manufacturers could not achieve. Continuing its dedication to innovation, the company has come out with a mid-NOx system for BS-VI vehicles again with its indigenous technology.