Ashok Leyland to supply electric double-decker buses to London

Ashok Leyland subsidiary Optare PLC has received order for 31 units of Optare Metrodecker EV double-decker buses from Transport for London (TfL). The order is to be bought by Metroline which will be added to London’s fleet by next summer.

“Double-decker buses in London 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, Optare wins such a crucial and environmentally significant order,” Ashok Leyland Managing Director Vinod K Dasari said.

The company has been investing intelligently in developing e-mobility solutions 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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