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Ashok Leyland Limited, an Indian holding company. Know more about the owner of Ashok Leyland Ltd and other Company information. Ashok Leyland, an automobile industry engaged in the manufacture of commercial vehicles and related components.

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Owner of Ashok Leyland Ltd -Wiki - Founder profile
Owner of Ashok Leyland Ltd -Wiki – Founder profile

Ashok Motors was incorporated in the year 1948 in Madras for the assembly of Austin Cars. Later, the name together changed with an equal share held by British Leyland. In addition, Ashok Leyland began its operation for the manufacture of commercial vehicles in 1955.

Ashok Leyland, headquartered in Chennai, India.

Ashok Leyland was founded by Raghunandan Saran for assembling Austin A40 and A70 cars in collaboration with Austin Motor Co. Ltd., England.

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Company Name  Ashok Leyland
Official Website  www.ashokleyland.com
Founder / Owner  Raghunandan Saran
Founded  1948
CEO Shenu Agarwal
Chairman  Dheeraj G Hinduja
Head Office Chennai, India
 Ashok Leyland Limited1, Sardar Patel Road, Guindy

Chennai – 600 032

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Mr. Vinod K Dasari, current Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ashok Leyland. Mr. Dasari joined Ashok Leyland in 2005. During the initial stages, he worked as Chief Operating Officer. And was promoted to whole-time Director in 2008. Eventually the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in 2011. Moreover, also the President of the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) and President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) today.

Mr. Vinod K Dasari, graduated with  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of Louisville, together with a Master’s degree in Engineering from McCormick School of Engineering. Later, an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, both from Northwestern University.

Mr. Dheeraj Gopichand Hinduja, the Chairman of Ashok Leyland. He is also responsible for other Hinduja groups including Hinduja Leyland Finance,  Hinduja Foundries, and Hinduja Tech.  Also the Co-chairman of Hinduja National Power. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Economics & History from the University College, London, and a Master’s in Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management from the Imperial College, London University.

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Ashok Leyland is ranked as the 2nd largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in India. In the same way, the 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and ranked as the 12th largest manufacturer of trucks globally. For the most part, Ashok Leyland is proud to deliver the largest number of vehicles to the Indian Army and has significant partnerships with armed forces across the globe. Through this, they help the country keep its borders secure.

The company manufacturing units spread across the globe with 9 plants. In particular, the plants at Great Britain and Ras Al Khaimah (UAE).

The Joint Venture partners with Ashok Leyland include:

  • John Deere (USA) for Construction Equipment
  • the Alteams Group for the manufacture of high-press die-casting extruded aluminum components
  • Continental AG (Germany) for Automotive Infotronics.

Above all, they offer power solutions for electric power generation, harvester combines, agricultural earthmoving and construction equipment, and marine and a few other non-automotive applications. Altogether, the global units include India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Mauritius, the Middle East, and Africa.

In 1949, Production began in September at the factory situated at Ennore, north of Madras. Consequently, the first indigenously assembled A40 Austin car was released to the market in India. Ashok Leyland pioneered all the concepts of full-air brakes, power steering, and rear-engine buses.

In 1950, An agreement was reached between the two companies and Ashok Motors got sole rights to import, assemble, and progressively manufacture Leyland trucks for seven years.

In fact, through its subsidiaries, Ashok Leyland is engaged in the manufacturing and trading of Medium and Heavy Commercial vehicles, Light Commercial Vehicles, automotive aggregates,  Passenger vehicles, vehicle financing, and engineering design services.

  • Ashok Leyland India Limited customer care

  • M&HCV queries – 1800-266-3340
  • LCV queries – 1800-1022-666
  • Tel: +91 44 2220 6000
  • Fax: +91 44 2220 6001
  • Email: reachus@ashokleyland.com
  • secretarial@ashokleyland.com

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