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Bajaj Auto launches 4-stroke CNG 3-wheelers in Indonesia

Written by: Staff

Mumbai, Aug 9 (UNI) India's leading auto manufacturer, Bajaj Auto today launched the CNG 3-wheeler in Indonesia.

The company release informs that the Bajaj CNG will replace the out-dated 2-stroke 3-wheelers that ply in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. Around 250 vehicles will be replaced by the end of October and around 15,000 vehicles are expected to be replaced in the near future.

Bajaj Auto's executive director, Sanjiv Bajaj said, ''We are happy to offer the Bajaj CNG which will complement existing mass transport, to provide fast and easy point-to-point transportation solution to the citizens of the city.'' The Bajaj CNG 3 wheelers have a four-stroke engine and can run on both CNG and gasoline and comes with a host of safety measures. The enclosed cabin provides safety to the passengers and drivers apart from being secure from theft. The CNG cylinders are manufactured by Worthington of Austria, and tested and approved by Bureau Veritas, an international testing agency. The vehicle is also fitted with a Bursting Disc, which acts as a safety valve and releases gas into the atmosphere, if the pressure of the gas in the cylinder exceeds 300kg/cm 2, the release explains.

Bajaj Auto would be retailing the vehicles through its distributor PT. Abdi Raharja. The master showroom and workshop has been built with three floors of 600 sq metre area each and is centrally located in South Jakarta, the release added.


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