Ashok Leyland Ltd. has introduced Oyster, an air-conditioned midi-bus in the premium category in India. The multi-purpose premium bus, whose price has not been disclosed by the company, is designed and manufactured in-house.
These multi-purpose premium AC bus range has been designed and manufactured in-house for the staff and tourist commuting, says the company in a release. The auto manufacturer claims that Oyster range of AC midi buses is best in the segment with 41 reclining seats.
Speaking at the launch, Sanjay Saraswat, Head, Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Business, Ashok Leyland, said, “Increasingly commuters are having to spend more time on the commute and there is a need in the market for a comfortable and safe transport solution. Oyster is such a product which meets this need and makes the commute a pleasant experience.”
Anuj Kathuria, COO, Ashok Leyland, said, “Ashok Leyland buses are known for their reliability and low cost of operations which has led to our leadership in the bus segment. As leaders, we have been introducing products and technologies which are ahead of the curve and which become industry standard. With Oyster, which is already a huge success in the international market, we intend to further our leadership positioning.” Oyster will set the benchmark in comfort, safety, and performance,” he said.