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Ashok Leyland arm to supply electric double-decker buses in London

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

flagship today said its subsidiary PLC has received order for 31 units of electric from for (TfL).

The order is for 31 Metrodecker EV to be bought by which will be added to London's fleet by next summer, said in a statement.

"in have been iconic and is a matter of prestige for the city. It is a moment of great pride not only for us but for our country, as our subsidiary, wins such a crucial and environmentally significant order," said.

The company has been investing intelligently in developing for various markets, he added.

"Our commitment and investment in Optare was a strategic move which will give us long-term benefits not only in terms of revenue but also in terms of developing the technology. E-mobility business for us is growing fast and Optare will play a crucial role in strengthening our leadership position globally," Dasari said.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 16:15 IST