Ashok Leyland

Ashok Leyland’s mother plant in India is in Chennai

Our growth wouldn’t have been possible without active support of Tamil Nadu Government.


For over six decades, Ashok Leyland ltd., flagship of the Hinduja Group, has been in the business of moving people and goods, touching millions across the globe. One of the largest commercial vehicles (CV) manufactures in India and the 4th largest bus manufacturer in the world, Ashok Leyland is a US $ 2.5 billion company with a business footprint extending to over 30 countries.

The company has made significant investments in Tamil Nadu of over Rs.4,000 Crores and helped provide direct employment to 9,000 people and approximately 45,000 people indirectly. Ashok Leyland’s mother plant is located in Ennore, Chennai, where the journey of the company began in 1948, besides three other manufacturing units in Hosur.

Investments within Tamil Nadu cater to manufacture of various types of vehicle and aggregates like engines, gearboxes, axles, frames, cabins and other components.

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