Ashok Leyland has announced the opening of its new assembly plant in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The new plant is spread over an area of 35 acres and was built in 15 months. The plant is a joint collaboration between Ashok Leyland and IFAD Autos Limited, Bangladesh.
Speaking on the occasion, Vinod K Dasari, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ashok Leyland said, "With a comprehensive product portfolio, Ashok Leyland is working towards a renewed thrust in the international markets, with network expansion and dedicated products."
"Bangladesh is an important market for Ashok Leyland. With the inauguration of this new plant, together with the robust presence of IFAD Autos, we expect to make significant inroads into this region."
The new plant in Bangladesh has a capacity to roll out 600 to 800 new vehicles every month and the plant is equipped with state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment and assembly lines. The new plant also has a bodybuilding and vehicle testing facility, which will become functional in the next two years.
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