Ashok Leyland, has successfully secured a substantial supply order for 1,225 buses from the Karnataka State Transport Undertakings (KSTU). This strategic move is aimed at further fortifying Ashok Leyland’s leading position in the bus industry.
According to the company’s official statement, the order encompasses fully built Viking buses, all of which are slated for delivery by April this year. The Karnataka State Transport Undertakings, a key player in the public transportation sector, already operates a fleet of more than 11,680 buses, making this additional order a significant augmentation of their existing capabilities.
Local mobility is recognized as a pivotal factor in national and economic growth, and Ashok Leyland is dedicated to providing optimal transport solutions. Shenu Agarwal, the Managing Director and CEO of Ashok Leyland, emphasized the company’s commitment to enhancing the transportation infrastructure.
The delivery of these buses is expected to contribute positively to the state’s public transport system, improving accessibility and efficiency. With the state government’s continued focus on enhancing public transportation, this order aligns with the broader goal of providing reliable and efficient mobility solutions for the residents of Karnataka.
Ashok Leyland’s fully built Viking buses are renowned for their quality and performance, and the company’s expertise in the commercial vehicle sector makes it a trusted partner for such significant procurement by state transport authorities.
This order not only underscores Ashok Leyland’s capabilities but also highlights its commitment to playing a crucial role in the development and growth of the local transportation sector. The successful fulfillment of this order will likely pave the way for further collaborations and reinforce Ashok Leyland’s stature in the Indian bus manufacturing industry.