Chennai: Hinduja group flagship Ashok Leyland Ltd has bagged an order from Gujarat State Roadways Transport Corporation (GSRTC) for supply of 1,290 buses, the company said Friday. The order comes closely after the recent one for 2,580 bus received from various state transport undertakings, Ashok Leyland said in a statement.
"We are very happy to receive the confirmation of this order from GSRTC. Our ability to bring value, combined with our superior technology and innovation will help us maintain our leadership position in buses in the country," managing director Vinod K. Dasari said.
"With this order, our order book for state transport undertakings is upwards of 3,000 buses," said Sanjay Saraswat, senior vice president (global buses) at Ashok Leyland. "This is a testament to the reliability, durability and robustness of our buses. The cost of ownership and the product experience which we can deliver is the best in the industry."