Ashok Leyland, one of India's largest commercial vehicle manufacturers, has launched Captain Haulage and 3718 Plus range of trucks in the country. Both the BS-IV trucks come with iEGR (Intelligent Exhaust Gas Recirculation) engines. The company has also introduced Haulage Trucks with maintenance free Hubs i.e., with Unitized Wheel Bearings. Captain Haulage Trucks are available in 25T, 31T & 37T GVW segments, while the 3718 PLUS is the latest addition in 37T segment which is one of the fastest growing segments in CV industry.
Present at the launch, Mr. Anuj Kathuria, President, Global Trucks, Ashok Leyland Ltd., said, “Ashok Leyland has been gaining customers’ trust across the country, across segments. This has been possible owing to our winning combination of products, our innovation-led technologies and our customer-first approach. Maharashtra, especially Mumbai, has been one of our key focus market and our customers here are seeing the value in investing in our products. As part of our strategy to further grow and strengthen our leadership, Captain Haulage and 3718 Plus will play an important role. Both will be leading from the front in delivering our brand promise of ‘Aapki Jeet. Hamari Jeet’ to our customers."
The Captain range offers the best-in-class cabin which is available in both AC and non AC versions. These vehicles also come with an essential safety feature, Frontal Crash Protection. The range is built for a wide number of applications like Market Load, Parcel, Tankers, Cement Bulkers and Containers. On the other hand, the 3718 Plus is available with 10% fuel savings, 225 kgs of more payload and 10% extra tyre life from new technology tyres. 3718 PLUS offer the best maneuverability through optimal overall length, 27.5 ft & 29.5 ft loading span options, and appropriate positioning of lift axle. Unitized Wheel Bearings are now available as an optional feature on 37T & 31T range and will expanded to other ranges progressively.