Ashok Leyland is the commercial vehicle manufacturing company located in Chennai, India and Founded in the year of 1948. This company is one of India's leading manufacturers Company of commercial vehicles such as trucks and buses as well as the emergency and military vehicles also. Ashok Leyland Company also makes spare parts and engines for industrial and marine applications. This Company sells about 60,000 vehicles and about 7,000 engines per year. This Company is the second largest commercial vehicle company in India in the medium and heavy commercial vehicle segment. This company claims to carry over 60 million passengers a day, more people than the entire Indian rail network. In the trucks segment, the Ashok Leyland primarily concentrates on the sixteen ton to twenty-five ton range of trucks. Joint venture announced with Nissan Motors of Japan would improve its presence in the Light Commercial Vehicle segment also.