ETG Logistics has been appointed the local distributor for Ashok Leyland products and will operate dealerships for the Indian company in six key Southern African countries.
Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group and India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, has vehicles across the commercial spectrum from heavy to light, offers a range of agricultural engines and military vehicles.
Amandeep Singh, Head of International Operations, Ashok Leyland says, “We have ambitious growth plans for the African Market. Our time tested products are well suited for the African terrain and offer a superior value proposition to customers.
“ETG group’s extensive connections in these markets will complement our growth plans. We are already present in most of the East and West African countries. We now have the right product portfolio with Best in Class TCO to cater to requirements of this market and provide an excellent value proposition for customers.”
Rajeev Saxena, CEO of ETGL, said, “We are excited to announce our partnership with Ashok Leyland Ltd. This partnership will be instrumental in bringing a range of Commercial vehicle solutions to address specific requirements of different customer groups in the territory.”
ETG Logistics operates an established automotive and farm equipment distribution business in South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique and Kenya with plans to increase our footprint in East and Southern Africa, amongst other regions.
There are no details at this stage as to which vehicles will be launched locally.