You are here: Home » Companies » News
Business Standard

Slew of products, starting with CNG and LNG planned; Ashok Leyland

Ashok Leyland today announced several initiatives to build a green mobility future

Topics
Ashok Leyland | CNG  | LNG

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Representational image
Representational image

Hinduja Group flagship has put in place a team to focus on alternate fuel technology that uses low carbon like and as part of its move towards building a green mobility future, the company said on Wednesday.

The city-headquartered commercial vehicle maker also dedicated its existing testing facility in Hosur to exclusively focus on alternate fuels.

today announced several initiatives to build a green mobility future. To enhance its presence in the alternate fuel space, the company has planned a slew of products, starting with and LNG, the company said in a statement here.

Powertrains are predominantly driven by IC engines -- gasoline and diesel. Over the next decade, alternative powertrains comprising of battery electric, fuel cell electric would emerge and has dedicated teams focusing on the development of these future power trains, it said.

"As we march towards our vision of being among the Top 10 Global CV Makers, it is equally important that we do this sustainably. Our mission is to positively impact humanity and conserve the environment through sustainable energy and mobility solutions", Ashok Leyland Managing Director and CEO, Vipin Sondhi said.

Future mobility is moving towards alternate fuel technology, and the Hosur Testing facility dedicated today, managed by a talented and capable team will help drive Ashok Leyland's green mobility future", he said.

The CTO N Saravanan said the company was already seeing a push for and and expects other fuels like methanol and hydrogen to start replacing fossil fuels.

"At Ashok Leyland, we are working on the development of all the above alternate fuel technologies, while we continue to make our IC engines more efficient. We are committed to this path of sustainable mobility", he added.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Wed, November 24 2021. 16:50 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
.