Greaves Cotton introduces the BS-VI diesel engine for 3-wheel vehicles

MUMBAI: Cotton Greaves has announced the completion of the BS-VI certification for its unique cylinder Diesel engine .

These engines prepared for the future will drive the 3W diesel of multiple OEMs in India for last-mile transport, with the Piaggio Ape range of Diesel 3W being the first. This single-cylinder engine is designed to offer superior fuel efficiency and low total cost of ownership, the company said in a statement.

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Ravi Damodaran, chief technology officer, Cotton Greaves , said, “The launch of our single-cylinder BS-VI Diesel engine for 3W application is a milestone not just for us but also for the automobile industry in the country. This is a significant technological achievement for us considering that there were no worldwide benchmarks to emulate and that we built this compact engine ground-up in record-time. Greaves BS-VI single cylinder Diesel engine along with our strong aftermarket support will enable our OEM partners to contribute significantly to pollution reduction on the roads while offering greater value to their customers in India and export markets. It opens up opportunities to lead clean diesel applications worldwide. We see this technology breakthrough as yet another strategic achievement in building world-class clean-mobility solutions ranging from clean Diesel to CNG and electric.”