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Ashok Leyland bags order for supplying 1,400 school buses in UAE

Indian company says deal win by distribution partners 'reaffirms faith' in its buses

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BS Reporter Chennai
Ashok Leyland, the flagship brand of the Hinduja Group, said on Thursday it would supply 1,400 school buses in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the company’s largest ever such deal in the West Asian nation.

The 55-seater Falcon and 32-seater Oyster models will be supplied from Ashok Leyland’s $50 million manufacturing facility in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, which is the only certified local bus-making facility in the entire GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council).

The fleet deal has been bagged by Ashok Leyland’s UAE distribution partners, Swaidan Trading-Al Naboodah Group. Most supplies will be made to Emirates Transport and

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First Published: Sep 01 2022 | 3:46 PM IST

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