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June 24 2016
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Toyota Industries Engine India Inaugurates New Engine Production Plant in Bengaluru

Toyota Industries Engine India (TIEI), a joint venture between Kirloskar Systems Ltd. (KSL) and Toyota Industries Corporation - Japan (TICO has inaugurated a new engine production plant at Jigani Industrial Area, Bengaluru to manufacture Global Diesel (GD) engine. The plant will be manufacturing the 2.8-lt and 2.4-lt diesel engines that power the new Toyota Innova Crysta.

 

The engines manufactured at the plant will feature Economy with Superior Thermal Efficiency Combustion (ESTEC) technology and will be more fuel efficient. The plant has an annual capacity to manufacture 1,08,000 units. The engines manufactured will be BS-IV compliant however the company says that it has the provisions to upgrade the plant to make BS-V and BS-VI spec engines as well.

 

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Shri. Siddaramaiah, Honorable Chief Minister of Karnataka, Government of Karnataka

 

“I am very much delighted to be a part of the Engine Plant Opening Ceremony of Toyota Industries Engine India. Toyota’s two decades presence in Karnataka has made it a household name. All Toyota employees are Karnataka’s Brand Ambassadors and we are proud of their achievements. We want Toyota to continue and make future investments in the state of Karnataka.”

 

Shri Anant G Geete, Honorable Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India

 

“The Indian automobile industry is one of the biggest contributors to India’s GDP. The Government of India is equally concerned about increasing pollution. In this regard we will take a comprehensive view about the current diesel ban on vehicles above 2000cc, both on the development and environment front along with its impact on the investment climate.”

 

T R Parasuraman, Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Industries Engine India Pvt. Ltd.

 

"TIEI aims to become India's no. 1 engine manufacturing plant by contributing to the country’s manufacturing mandate. With the new state-of-art engine plant, we at TIEI remain committed to the growth of the country’s economy. We are strongly focused towards the ‘Make in India’ initiative of Government of India and believe that this new engine project will add to achieve global manufacturing standards in the country. This project has been implemented with big support from Government of Karnataka. We, TIEI, are proud to be in Karnataka.”

 

Vikram S Kirloskar, Vice Chairman – Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. & Director, Toyota Industries Engine India Pvt. Ltd

 

“Today is indeed a proud day for all of us at Toyota Industries Engine India, as we unveil our first ever Diesel engine plant here at Bengaluru. The introduction of GD series engines not only equips superior technology but also meet the new fuel efficiency policies mandate in the country. We realize diesel engine technology will remain an integral part of every automaker with strict fuel efficiency norms being implemented in India, therefore this engine project will strengthen our diesel business in the country marking Toyota’s first diesel manufacturing plant in India.”

 

“We hope to grow together with the local community and ramp up the process of manufacturing cars in India with readily available diesel engines made from our new Bengaluru plant”, he further added.

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