Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group and India’s
second largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, has won three prestigious
Apollo CV awards 2021—the ‘HCV Tipper of the Year’ for AVTR 3520 ,‘MDV Tipper
of the Year’ for AVTR 1920 and ‘Cargo Carrier of the Year’ for Boss 1415 LX.
The Apollo CV Awards are considered the most prestigious in the commercial
vehicle (CV) business that recognises innovation, leadership, technological
prowess and people talent in the CV business.
The 12th edition of the Apollo CV Awards was held virtually
on April 10, 2021. The awards recognised OEMs, fleet operators, dealers and
Individuals across categories and business areas.
Sondhi, MD & CEO, Ashok Leyland, said, "We are delighted to receive
the HCV Tipper of the Year award for AVTR 3520, MDV Tipper of the Year award
for AVTR 1920 and Cargo Carrier of the Year award for Boss 1415LX. With the
launch of AVTR last year, we achieved the dual challenge of meeting the BS-VI
norms and development of a whole new platform, in one swift move. The customer
centric AVTR, has taken our customers to the next level of trucking and helps
them reap the benefits of modularity. This unique modular platform has put us
on the global map of CV manufacturers and helps us in our journey of realising
our vision of being amongst the Top 10 Global CV Makers. It truly stands for
quality, reliability and backed with the extensive service network, it gives
our customers a huge advantage. We dedicate these awards to each of our
employees and our stakeholders who have made this possible.”
Anuj Kathuria, Chief Operating Officer, Ashok Leyland,
commented, "We are truly elated to have won the Apollo CV Awards for our HCV
Tipper AVTR 3520, MDV Tipper AVTR 1920 and ICV Cargo Carrier BOSS 1415LX. Keeping
to our brand promise of ‘Aapki Jeet. Hamari Jeet.’, our new Tippers 3520 and
1920 were introduced last year under the innovative AVTR modular platform. These
new products help our customers to improve operational efficiencies and deliver
the best Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). In the ICV segment our winner product
BOSS 1415LX has further improved on the USPs of higher fuel economy and
durability, making it a compelling choice for our customers. The Apollo CV
Awards is a great motivator and re-affirms our efforts in introducing customer
centric and innovative technology."