V Sumantran, non-executive vice-chairman of Ashok Leyland and Chairman of Nissan Ashok Leyland Powertrain said that “From here on, we will go on launching new vehicles under the LCVs category for every six months over the next few years. In the process, we want to continue to build and grow our business.”
According to him, the Indian LCVs market is witnessing a giant boost in demand within the commercial vehicles fragment and it accounts for about 57 per cent.
Sumantran, who is in the city to induct the JV’s second dealership Malik Motors, said that Ashok Leyland’s first LCV ‘Dost’ has sold over 5,000 units thus far.
After the achievement of 2.5 ton Dost, the company is now organizes ground to launch two more LCVs Style and Partner, despite a CNG variant of Dost, he added.