KOHLER Engines exhibits new engines [Feb 2012]

Kohler Engines, a part of the Kohler Co., a USD 5 billion company headquartered at Wisconsin, U.S. unveiled the new 2012 version of KD441 engine with improved power, torque and fuel efficiency and also showcased a range of engines for ‘last mile connectivity’ vehicles at the 11th Auto Expo in New Delhi. Kohler Engines has long been developing technology with special focus on superior combustion, resulting in higher fuel efficiency and lower emission.
Sudipto Mukherjee, GM Marketing – Kohler Engines Division of India said, “Kohler Engines Division in India has successfully achieved BS-IV emission norms with the single cylinder air cooled mechanical engine – KD441 in the Indian automotive market, the first of its kind in the world to fulfill Stage-IV norms. The trials for the same are going on vehicles of few leading Indian automakers and the certification formalities will be completed in due course. Kohler Engines is now ready to offer engines for 700-800kg and 900-1,000kg payload 4-wheel commercial diesel vehicles – mechanical engines for BS-III and Common Rail versions of same engines for BS-IV.”
The company offers a complete range of engines upto 1.0 ton payload.  It is now the leader in India for engines for 500kg payload 4-wheel commercial diesel vehicles plying on the Indian roads. The vehicles powered by KOHLER’s KD441 engine in this category are Mahindra & Mahindra’s GiO, which comes in both goods & passenger carrier variants; and Piaggio’s Ape Mini (Goods). KOHLER’s KD441 is a Single cylinder, 441cc, air cooled, direct injection, 9.2 HP / 6.8kW engine, with robust performance and a fuel efficiency of 27+ kmpl.
Kohler also exhibited a range of engines for ‘last mile connectivity’ vehicles. The engines are available in diesel, petrol and CNG variants for both 3 & 4-wheelers. The engines are manufactured at the world-class manufacturing facility at Aurangabad in Maharashtra, to support the automotive OEMs for all new vehicle projects.

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