The company has been provided financial assistance by the Board for design and development of 12 tonne GVW and above category heavy commercial vehicles meeting customers’ needs taking into account all the change, up-gradations and technology improvement required under the India 2000 emission norms / regulations. The company has commercialised the product.
After 8 prototypes of Heavy Commercial Vehicles (HCVs) fitted with Bharat Stage II compliant 6 cylinders naturally aspirated engines the Board agreed to provide a loan assistance to the company for commercial scale production of HCVs fitted with Bharat Stage II compliant engines, based on these prototypes developed by the company.
Eicher Motors Limited has developed and commercialised a new range of 4 cylinders, clean, environment friendly and modern diesel engine through in-house R&D efforts to meet the emission norms of 2000. This is a deviation from the normal method of adopting turbocharging route.