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AVIA Aviation History • AVIA established in 1919 as aircraft manufacturer AVIA B534 fighter First plane BH1 1919
AVIA Aviation History • AVIA works managed by Germans during war produced aircraft engines • Production of civilian aircraft continued after war until 1961 when phased-out AVIA 14-32, the largest plane produced in Czech Republic
AVIA Truck History • Post-war, AVIA became involved in truck business – in 1946 producing 706R model • AVIA produced the famous V3S which remained in production from the 1960’s until 1988. Many are still in operation. V3S (until 1988) 706 (from 1946)
AVIA – Truck history - Renault licence • 1967 AVIA signed a licence agreement with Saviem (Renault) to produce the SG2 / SG3 models, known as the AVIA A15 / A20 / A30. This became the standard medium truck in the Comecon countries. • Production reached 19.000 in 1983
AVIA –”Daewoo AVIA” era • As part of their worldwide investment plan, 50,2% of AVIA shares were bought by Daewoo in 1995. Major investment included upgrading A range to create A60 / A75 / A80 range. • Launch of D-Line in 2000 A75 D75
AVIA –”Odien” era • Take-over and recapitalisation by Odien in 2005 • Re-launch of AVIA brand • Financial and physical restructuring • Continued product development D120, EURO 4
AVIA – Current status • Wholly owned subsidiary of Ashok Leyland Ltd, INDIA • Incorporated in the Czech Republic • Formed from Truck Business Unit assets taken over from AVIA a.s. • Take-over effective 6th October 2006 • Responsible for development – manufacturing and assembly plus marketing, sales and after-sales of medium weight trucks
SynergyofeffortsandmutualbenefitAVIA enjoysfull support by AshokLeyland in R&D and technology area AVIA has atdisposalhuge export market potential by AshokLeyland AVIA benefitsfromAshokLeylandfinancialstrenght to focuseffortsalso to medium term andlong term projects AVIA benefits by AshokLeylandcompleteproductionrange, beingable to enjoylargescaleproductionsavings in mounting Indian made basic components – axles, gearboxes, framesetc, basic conditionfortargetedsuccess in realisationof a „costreductionprogramme“Goal: To make AVIA more competitivethaneverbeforeTransformationof AVIA from „just diesel“ into „green“:Euro 5 diesel // CNG // full-electric // hybrid
Diversification and GlobalisationDiversification with:- Truck chassis- Midi-Buses- 4x4 technology- CNG gas drive- Crew cab- Electric transmission
All-electric midi-truck on AVIA chassis In cooperation with Tanfield Group, UK > 160 km battery range=> 90 km/h top speed
SynergyofeffortsandmutualbenefitAshokLeylandthrough AVIA becomespresent on thebiggestand most competitive market in thewholeworld AVIA is a part ofAshokLeylandglobalexpansionplan, withbroadperspectivesofdevelopement in the business area andtechnologicalfield