In addition to Tata, many of India’s major original vehicle manufacturers (OEMs) participated in the Expo, including Mahindra, Scania, and Eicher.
Westport GEMDi™ – co-developed with Tata Motors, was on display in Tata’s next generation 5L NG Dual-fuel engine.
Also on display was a new spark-ignited (SI) natural gas 3.8L turbocharged engine featuring the Westport WP580 Engine Management System (EMS). Designed to support many engine configurations, the WP580 EMS is expected to feature in Tata’s 5.7L engine for medium-duty applications, starting in late 2014.
Navigant Research in June 2013. The country’s total annual medium- and heavy-duty truck and bus sales are projected to reach over 289,000 units in 2014, according to the Natural Gas Trucks and Buses report published by Navigant Research at the end of 2013.
(L to R) Westport’s Sanjeev Kumar, Sudipto Mukherjee, Sandeep Munshi with Pritesh Suple of Tata Motors spoke to attendees about the Tata 5L natural gas, dual fuel engine featuring Westport GEMDi™ technology.
Attendeest take notice of the Tata Motors alternative fuel option display during the 2014 India Auto Expo.