Toyota Industries Engine India
(TIEI), a joint venture between Kirloskar Systems Ltd. (KSL) and Toyota
Industries Corporation - Japan (TICO), in India, inaugurated a new engine
production plant at Jigani Industrial Area, Bengaluru.
The new plant will manufacture
powerful and high performance Global Diesel (GD) Engine featuring Economy with
Superior Thermal Efficiency Combustion (ESTEC) technology, which contributes to
enhanced fuel efficiency. Spread across 22 acres with an investment of Rs.
1,100 crore, the engine manufacturing plant operates with a production capacity
of 108,000 units/year.
The plant manufactures 1GD-FTV
2.8 litre & 2GD-FTV – 2.4 litre engines in compliance with BS 4 / Euro 4
emission standards with an additional provision to upgrade to BS 5 and 6 / Euro
5 and 6 with minimum investment and lead time in the future. Toyota Industries
Engine India (TIEI) plant, the new state-of-the-art facility is the first GD
Engine Plant of Toyota in India and third globally, after Japan and Thailand.
The 2.4 litre & 2.8 litre
engines equip manual transmission & automatic transmission of Innova Crysta
respectively. The 2.4-litre 2GD-FTV engine is 47pc more powerful & 13pc more
fuel efficient. And the 2.8-litre 1GD-FTV engine is 71pc more powerful and 7pc
more fuel efficient, in comparison to the earlier used 2KD engine.
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