Angola: India’s Ashok Leyland provides 1,000 buses to the Angolan government

20 February 2009

Mumbai, India, 20 Feb – Ashok Leyland, a company belonging to Indian group Hinduja is to provide Angola with 1,000 buses via a contract worth US$43 million, according to newspaper Business Standard .

A statement from the company said that the buses were especially built for Angola’s needs, specifically with an area for 30 passengers and an area for carrying goods.

The buses acquired by the Angolan transport ministry are four-wheel drive and have a reinforced chassis to support heavy cargo.

The company delivered 300 buses in August of last year and another 200 Falcon model buses.

The new order of 500 Eagle Mini-buses will be delivered by March of this year. (macauhub)