Ashok Leyland and its Nigerian distributor, Stallion Motors, have unveiled two vehicles in Lagos:-
- Ashok Leyland Partner -a light commercial vehicle (LCV)
- Ashok Leyland Boss - an intermediate commercial vehicle (ICV)
Ashok Leyland Partner truck is a light commercial vehicle
Ashok Leyland is an Indian automobile firm owned by Hinduja Group while Stallion Motors is a leading business conglomerate with a heavy presence in Nigeria.
Naijauto was informed that the two commercial trucks were assembled locally and made for Nigerian roads.
Stallion Group's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Anant Badjatya stated that the unveiling of the two commercial vehicles from Ashok Leyland depicts their firm's revived commitment towards delivering tough, reliable and long-lasting trucks to Nigerian customers for logistic use. He went further to point out that they already have a car part and service center situated in Lagos to encourage the easy distribution of original car parts across the country to help keep the vehicles in good condition.
Ashok Leyland Boss truck is an intermediate commercial vehicle
Also present at the launch was Mr.Nitin Seth, Chief Operating Officer for Ashok Leyland. He said,
Nigeria is an important African market for Ashok Leyland. The new range of fully built trucks will spot contemporary design, a new-generation platform and offer best-in-class efficiency, performance and comfort.
Reinforcing our brand promise of ‘Aapki Jeet, Hamari Jeet’ we are offering two products that will provide the best total cost of ownership to our customers
The key highlights of the Partner as it was mentioned by Leyland include vehicle performance, superior mileage, and customer profitability, load-carrying ability, driver comfort, maneuverability, and stability. The Partner is produced to give businesses a better return for every investment made on it.
The Partner runs on a ZD30 Common rail direct diesel engine. With a full load, it can navigate any rough terrain across the country with ease.
The Boss features leading class comfort which sets the standard in the commercial vehicle industry. The truck features multi-angle adjustable seats that offer convenience and comfort.
Ashok Leyland offers over 500 variants of trucks and other vehicles
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