Founded 7 September 1948
Address Ashok Leyland Limited
1, Sardar Patel Road, Guindy
Chennai - 600 032
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We are the 2nd largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in India, the 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and the 12th largest manufacturer of trucks globally.
With a turnover in excess of US $ 3.3 billion (2016-17) and a footprint that extends across 50 countries, we are one of the most fully-integrated manufacturing companies this side of the globe.
Over 70 million passengers use our buses to get to their destinations every day while over 700,000 trucks keep the wheels of economies moving. With the largest fleet of logistics vehicles deployed in the Indian Army and significant partnerships with armed forces across the globe, we help keep borders secure.
Headquartered in Chennai, India, our manufacturing footprint spreads across the globe with 9 plants; including one each at Great Britain and Ras Al Khaimah (UAE). Our Joint Venture partners include John Deere (USA) for Construction Equipment, Continental AG (Germany) for Automotive Infotronics and the Alteams Group for the manufacture of high-press die-casting extruded aluminum components for the automotive and telecommunications sectors.