Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Greaves foray in to Make-in India CNG engines


PUNE: Greaves Cotton, one of the leading and diversified engineering companies in India is at the forefront of developing new technology for affordable last mile transportation segment and is ready to support the government’s mission of clean mobility solutions through fuel-efficient CNG engines, backed by strong retail network.

With energy efficient power train solutions and water cooled CNG technology, Greaves is empowering millions of CNG auto drivers save significantly every kilometer of their drive, thus reducing the load on fuel cost for the 3W auto rickshaw owners. This higher fuel efficiency from Greaves CNG driven vehicles reduces dent on national exchequer saving the nation’s dependency on fuel import bill.

Today, the declining Air Quality is cause of major health concern & India with 14 out of 20 world’s most polluted cities asks for better substitutes of power train & fuel options which benefits on both fronts of ecology & economy. Greaves CNG driven vehicles meets the regulatory emission norms & remain superior eco-friendly powertrain solution for these problems related to pollution.

Greaves foray in to make-in India CNG engines supports the commitment for users in the affordable clean energy mobility segment. Besides good product, Greaves has ramped up the aftermarket support including CNG service & spares availability through its fast growing retail stores & nationwide spares network. With innovation at the core of the Cleantech drive, Greaves has invested in design & development, training & capability building of channel force to deliver these future-relevant products & services.

Debashis Mitra, President - Engine Business, Greaves Cotton, said “Greaves understands the customers and their needs in last mile segment and over years build strong assurance footprint in form of mechanics, dependable & reliable products that enable non-stop every day operations for these livelihood earners. From the existing portfolio, both 400cc CNG engine, catering to the small passenger carrying market and the 510cc engine, for higher passenger carrying market, have been well received on account of superior cost economics resulting in fast volume growth for Greaves CNG engine business. All products, existing & new offerings, are ready to support India’s move of expanding CNG network, fulfilling the mission of cleaner & greener tomorrow. This addition of CNG engine will serve a superior value upgrade to the 5 million + existing users of Greaves & thus ensure they remain in business with savings friendly vehicle options.”

Greaves Engines division offers a wide range of fuel agnostic power train solutions for wide applications with very low cost and higher reliability. The division manufactures engines in three different segments namely automotive engines, non-automotive engines and industrial engines.


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