Ashok Leyland obtains BSVI certification for the heavy truck range

New Delhi, September 3 () The largest commercial vehicle Ashok Leyland said Tuesday that its entire range of heavy trucks has been updated to meet BS-VI emission standards, which will take effect from 1 April 2020

The company has become the first Indian manufacturer of original equipment (OEM) to comply with BS-VI emission standards in its entire range of heavy trucks with a gross vehicle weight of 16.2 tons and more, the ship said Hinduja group logo in a statement.

On August 29, Ashok Leyland's Chief Technology Officer, N Saravanan, received certificates from the Indian Automotive Research Association (ARAI) confirming compliance with the BS-VI emission standard, he added.

ARAI is an autonomous body affiliated with the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Companies, which offers comprehensive certification and approval services for all types of vehicles.

The company has always been a pioneer in the introduction of new technologies in the commercial vehicle industry and this achievement of meeting the BS-VI emission standard in our entire range of heavy vehicles further strengthens our position as technology leaders, he said. the president of Ashok Leyland, Dheeraj Hinduja. .

Compliance in the LCV and ICV range will be completed shortly and the company will offer an integral range of 70 hp to 360 hp in the BS VI application, he added.

We were the first Indian OEM to exhibit a Euro-VI truck during the Auto Expo 2016, Delhi, and we are the first to be ready with BS-VI vehicles in our entire range of heavy trucks, well before the deadline, Saravanan said. He said.

In addition, the company has developed a completely new modular vehicle platform for this range and is confident of satisfying the increasingly dynamic customer requirements, with multiple options of cargo bays, cabins, suspensions and transmission trains, he added.

These combinations would be offered to customers through a custom product configurator, Saravanan said. MSS ANU ANU