Ashok Leyland, the flagship Company of the Hinduja Group and India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, showcased ‘The CNG engine H series’ at the EXCON 2022, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Based on the strong leverage of Auto BSVI engine development, the CNG engine H series (4 and 6 Cyl) is designed for off-highway / CEV clients, and this product will be the first of its kind in the CEV / mining and off-highway segment.
The H series CNG engine has several features, including ECU-controlled gas leak detection; improved cold-start capability; enhanced lower-end torque and flat torque from 1200rpm to 2000rpm; gear-based torque control for better fuel economy; durable engine valves and valve seats for CNG operation; proven, durable engine for CEV application; turbocharged engine provides higher torque, fuel efficiency, better drivability, and transient response; maintenance-free engine. The CNG engine H series also fulfils CEV V standards without SCR or DPF and features proven multipoint sequential gas injection for dependable performance, a 500 hour oil drain interval, and the maximum power in the sector.
Commenting on the launch, Rajesh R, VP Defence and PSB, Ashok Leyland, said, “Today, we have introduced CNG engine H series’, which is a first for the sector and will have multiple applications for the construction equipment market—staying true to our brand promise of ‘Aapki Jeet. Hamari Jeet.’ we aim to provide innovative products that satisfy the needs of our customers. This introduction will help us become a formidable force in the CNG and alternate fuel technology space. These innovative engines are the latest in line and can be used across various applications for the growing needs of the construction equipment industry.”
With 25 years of CNG experience in India, a pan-India service network with 24x7 support, and in-house development capabilities, Ashok Leyland plans to expand product lines and expand its presence in the fast-increasing CNG engine market.