Cooper Corp. launches new engines in technical collaboration with Ricardo, UK
May 18, 2011 12:12 pm
Cooper Corporation, a prominent global OEM supplier in a variety of engine components has announced its latest technical collaboration with Ricardo UK, to launch its new line of cutting edge Cooper engines.
Ricardo UK, one of the leading independent technology and strategic consulting provider to the world’s transportation and clean energy industries has designed this world class engine family (2, 4 and 6 cylinder engines) for Cooper Corporation Pvt. Ltd. The Cooper engines are a great example of technology transfer and collaborative R&D between UK and India. Ricardo was responsible for the overall design of the engine and Cooper developed all the components for the engine, assembled it and also conducted the required engine tests. The Government of Maharashtra has conferred the status of “Mega Project” to Cooper Corporation state-of-the-art engine plant at Satara, Maharashtra. This engine plant has a total production capacity of 24000 engines per year and will be sold in both, the Indian and global markets.
“This CRDI engine entails an electronic engine management system and is designed to work with a wide range of applications like automotive engines, power gensets, forklift trucks, earth moving equipment, dewatering pump sets and agricultural pump sets. This world class Cooper engine is designed and developed with a combination of best in class technologies and meeting emission legislation far ahead of current Indian requirements (Euro IV, US EPA Tier IV interim and CPCB Stage 2). The engine uses advanced technologies and features that make it highly fuel efficient, very low on emissions, compliant with today’s and future emission standards, robust and durable, easy to service & maintain, excellent in terms of noise & vibration reduction,” said Farookh Cooper, Chairman and Managing Director, Cooper Corporation.
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