Greaves Cotton inks pact with US co to launch BS VI engines for 3-wheelers

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on January 12, 2018

Greaves Cotton has signed an agreement with US-based Pinnacle Engines Inc to launch BS VI-compliant engine for three-wheelers in India.

The technology partnership with the US company will help Greaves to introduce a revolutionary Opposed Piston Petrol/CNG lean- burn engine with lower maintenance cost that results in more savings to the end customer.

The tie-up will also allow Greaves, a leading engineering company with core competencies in diesel, petrol engines, farm equipment and Gensets, access export markets where three-wheeler vehicle are popular.

The partnership enables Greaves, the market leader in diesel engine for three-wheeler, to cater to the larger three-wheeler market for petrol and CNG space, with a powerful customer value proposition.

The agreement between both companies was signed in California. Pinnacle’s unique lean-burn four stroke engine is protected by over 170 patents.

Nagesh Basavanhalli, Managing Director, Greaves Cotton, said the opposed piston technology has been designed, developed and evolved by Pinnacle team to give fuel economy at the right cost, enabling best-in-class total cost of ownership for the end customer.

“With this introduction, we will be able to offer an extremely competitive engine in the Petrol-CNG segment of the market,” he added.

Published on June 14, 2017

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