Swedish commercial vehicle and engine manufacturer Scania has forayed into the engine segment in India. The company has launched its power generation engines at the INTEC – Industrial Trade Fair in Coimbatore. Bookings for engines have commenced. The power generation engines launched are are equipped with a Scania developed Engine Management System, EMS, in order to ensure the control of all aspects related to engine performance. The injection system is based on electronically controlled unit injectors that give low exhaust emissions with good fuel economy and a high torque. The engine can be fitted with accessories such as air cleaners, radiators and PTOs in order to suit a variety of installations.
The company manufactures around 80,000 industrial and marine engines globally and offers a wide range of industrial engines ranging from the emission standard Stage II/Tier 2 to the present Stage IIIB and Tier 4i. Scania is investing Rs 250 crore in setting up its industrial facility near Bengaluru which is expected to commence production by mid-2013. Scania plans to sell 1,000 coaches and 2,000 trucks per annum in the Indian market in the next five years.