Cummins India offers new engines for construction segment

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Bangalore, Nov 13 (UNI) Cummins India today announced the launch of of latest generation of Tier-III emmission norms capable engines for the construction segment.

Company Vice President Vikram Jaisinghani told reporters here today that it is now capable to meet current emmission norms of BS II and could easily upgrade to BS III expected to be enforcable by 2011.

In the changing landscapes of new rules and regulations, the company was positioned to sell more engines on the platform for better fuel efficiency and the performance resulting in low total cost of ownership, he said.

"The launch of new engines enables us to power small sized equipment that have a higher growth rate and market potential," he said.

The company plans to set up a mega campus to cater to future growth at Phalton in Maharastra for production of engines, he said adding that the first plant would be commissioned in 2009.

Cummins India presently produces engines like excavators, compactors, cranes, motor graders, pavers, drills and wheel loaders for the construction segment with different range of horse power.

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