Ashok Leyland Limited Description
An automobile manufacturing company, owned by Hinduja Group is headquartered in Chennai, India. The company was discovered in 1948, operating nine huge plants across the globe. The company is considered to be the 2nd largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in the nation, the 4the largest manufacturer of the buses in the world and the 16th largest manufacturer of trucks across the globe. They expertize in manufacturing buses, trucks, light vehicles, defense vehicles and power solutions. The company is able to maintain its profitable track record from the past 60 years. With approximately 12,000 employees working in 9 factories and offices across the globe, makes Ashok Leyland Limited one of the largest private sector employers in India. The company was the first to introduce multi axled trucks, full air brakes and a host of innovations in India. Ashok Leyland Limited launched the country's first CNG bus, in 1997. The company has been indulged in a series of joint ventures with various global leaders. Leyland Deere is a joint venture with John Deere, USA, they want to expand the construction equipment sector with products like Backhoe Loaders, and Skid steers by both the brands. Ashley Alteams is a joint venture with the Alteams Group, Finland producing High pressure die castings (HPDC) aluminum components for telecommunications and automotive sectors. The company tries to provide world- class technology that is relevant, appropriate and affordable.