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Stallion Motors wins Ashok-Leyland 'Business Performance Award'

By The Citizen
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The Commercial Vehicle Division of Stallion Motors Nigeria has received the Overall Business Performance Award - West Africa Region for 2015 at the just concluded Ashok Leyland conference held in Hyderabad, India.

Stallion Commercial Vehicle Division has consequently enlisted Nigeria among Ashok Leyland prominent markets and fledging commercial vehicle manufacturing concerns worldwide.

The award also standardizes uniform experience for customers and alleviates dealership apprehensions while enhancing the identical feel of every dealer outlet and processes across all touch points, Ashok Leyland remarked.

A promising manufacturing concern, Stallion Motors Commercial Vehicle Division is reputable for quality commercial vehicles such as transport solutions, haulage trucks, garbage compactors and military hardware.

Stallion Motors has lately focused on strategically positioning Ashok Leyland models on the front burner with the introduction of multiple units of Ashok Leyland Falcon commuter buses in the Lagos State Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Abuja Municipal Transport and a host of other independent waste disposal companies and construction firms nationwide.

Stallion Motors Head of Commercial Vehicle Division Anurag Alagh who received the award on behalf of the company said: 'Our way forward is total transport solution to customer and end-to-end support to improve the operating economics of Ashok Leyland vehicles during its life cycle.'

According to him, modern technological advancement in vehicles including new engine and fuel systems' design have raised the consciousness of customers and demand for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) service with effective aftermarket support.

Alagh summed that 'our workshops are now stocked with sufficient spare parts and special tools to ensure best service delivery to customers with comfortable customers' lounges to align with standard practices across dealerships worldwide and we will continue to provide  intensive customer-programme-based 'train the trainer programmes and fleet management training for increased operational efficiency and fleet uptime.'

Conversely, Ashok Leyland is one of Indian foremost automobile manufacturing companies founded in 1948 and based in Chennai, India.

The company is currently the second largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in India, fourth largest manufacturer of buses in the world and 16th largest manufacturer of trucks globally. Ashok Leyland also makes spare parts and engines for industrial and marine applications.