Ashok Leyland has secured orders from major fleets for 1,400 school buses in UAE. The 55-seater Falcon bus and 32-seater Oyster bus will be supplied from Ashok Leyland’s US$ 50 million state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Ras Al Khaimah in UAE. The total fleet deal for the GCC made buses has been bagged by Ashok Leyland’s UAE distribution partners Swaidan Trading of Al Naboodah Group. Most of the supplies will be made to Emirates Transport and STS GroupThe product concepts originate in the UAE, the designs are done by our engineers in UAE and are assembled in the factory in UAE, with more than 55% of parts sourced in UAE.The Ras Al Khaimah plant has an installed capacity of 4,000 buses a year. Ever since its start in 2008, Ashok Leyland has rolled out 25,500 buses from the plant so far.