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JCBL wins BEST BUS APPLICATION BUILDER OF THE YEAR AWARD 2010

JCBL wins Best Bus Application Builder of the Year Award 2010

Cerita bags BEST order for 200 buses - Motor India
July, 2009.

Cerita bags BEST order for 200 buses

Participation by MSL Stratiforme in EXPO RAIL 2009 in New Delhi from 21-23 October.
October 23, 2009

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Also Launched the logo of the new joint venture company at the Expo Rail.

Introduced next Generation Railway composites and toilet modules in India for High Speed trains and metros.

Joint venture between MSL (A JCBL Group Co.) and Startiforme Industries of France (One of the leading manufacturers of Railway Composites in Europe)

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Flag off ceremony of luxury AC buses by PRTC
August 13, 2009

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Flag off ceremony of Buses to PUNBUS by Sardar Sukhbir Singh Badal.
July 9, 2009

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JCBL auto parts unit to contribute 20 pc turnover
Bangalore, March 20 2006 - Mobility Solutions to contribute Rs 100 crore

JCBL general manager, Capt M.S. Grewal told Business Line that its seat and component company, Mobility Solutions Ltd expects to contribute over Rs 100 crore to the group's turnover of Rs 500 crore in three years. JCBL expects to post a turnover of around Rs 250 crore during 2005-06. Capt Grewal said Mobility Solutions sees big orders from the state transport undertakings. Capt Grewal said the share of the unorganised sector in the seat market was as high as 50 per cent and hence the market is extremely competitive. He said Mobility Solutions has already started supplying components to Indian Railways and is likely to tie up with an international auto components company soon. He said Mobility Solutions is expected to post a turnover of around Rs 30 crore during 2005-06. JCBL produces around 3,500 buses every year while its plant capacity is around 500 buses per month. It expects to increase the production to around 4,500 buses per year from next year. The company supplies over 80 per cent of its production to Tata Motors and Mazda. It sells around 70 buses under its own brand.


JCBL launches 'Speed-XL' buses in North-East
Our Bureau, GUWAHATI, Oct. 14 2001

Soon after the recent launch of its range of `Wave 2000' luxury vehicles, the Chandigarh-based auto major, JCBL Ltd, has launched its new range of super luxury premium buses for diverse applications such as hospitals, industrial houses, tour operators, defence services and transporters. Launching its `Speed-XL' super luxury vehicle for the north-eastern market at Guwahati, Mr Girish Wadhwa, General Manager, JCBL, said that the Speed-XL, priced at Rs 8 lakh, is not only a premium luxury product but it also ensures all road requirements such as high level of fuel efficiency, light weight, sturdy materials supported by an inside environment for passenger comfort in terms of seating, lighting, panel finish and safety. He said the Speed-XL which would be available against firm orders would provide an alternative to fleet owners, looking for an Indian option benchmarked against world standards at Indian prices. Mr Wadhwa said that JCBL had already introduced a super luxury coach and a house on wheels which would be further expanded to include bunk-houses and caravans for the Indian travelers. The company has also identified integral coaches and trailers segments as an area of further entry.


JCBL to launch luxury buses in the South
Janaki Murali, BANGALORE, April 19 2001

JCBL, the Chandigarh-based ''mobility solutions company'' as it calls itself, will be launching its new luxury buses in the South on Sunday. Called Speed XL, the base model will cost Rs. 8.5 lakh and will be built to customer specifications. The first bus to roll out will be handed over to Praveen Travels of Chennai. ``We are launching in the South, as there is a good market for these luxury buses here and we also benchmark our product to international standards,'' Mr. Rishi Aggarwal, Director JCBL, told Business Line. JCBL hopes to sell 50 buses this year and can offer options to suit the customer's needs. The bus can be fitted with an air conditioner, a television or a VCR and can have toilet and pantry options too. The company can also offer plug-in audio/video/laptop facility for each passenger seat. ``The lightest bus available in the industry'', according to Mr. Aggarwal, Speed XL has aesthetically designed indicator lights for better visibility, an aerodynamic shape, a wheel cap which allows better air circulation, a driver-friendly dashboard and an increased radiator opening for better ventilation and avoidance of overheating. JCBL has supplied ambulances for the defence services, radar calibration vans for the Air Force, police vans, troop carriers., and high deck cargo carriers., electrification vans for the railways and load carriers. for Bharat Electronics Ltd. ``We sold four mobile homes in the North, complete with refrigerator, compact disc player and a satellite dish. We also designed an OB van for Aaj Tak and Vijay TV channels,'' he said. JCBL, a bus body building company, which manufactured buses, ambulances and load carriers. for Swaraj Mazda on its chassis, commenced commercial production in 1991. An ISO 9002 company, its group company Vasundhara Industries has a technical collaboration with Auto-parts manufacturers. A Malaysian company, for making ergonomically comfortable seats, with 375 employees, of which 50 constitute engineers. Company situated in 11 acres, has a capacity to produce 1,800 buses and ambulances and 5,000 load carriers. per annum. A recently installed second line will enhance the capacity to include 300 super luxury/semi-luxury coaches per year. The company sold 1,200 buses/ambulances and 2,800 load carriers. and its turnover was Rs. 31.20 crore (Rs. 22.42 cr) in 2000-01 and has targeted a turnover of Rs. 46.25 crore for 2001-2002.