Volvo Penta President Björn Ingemanson Visits India

Volvo Penta president Björn Ingemanson
Volvo Penta president Björn Ingemanson

Volvo Penta president Björn Ingemanson is making his first visit to India for the release of two new 16-liter Volvo Penta genset units that round out the company’s range of CPCB Stage II (similar to EU Stage IIIA) emissions-compliant engines.

With the new TWD1652GE and TWD1653GE engines, Volvo Penta now offers a CPCB Stage II-compliant range from 250 kVA (the 7-liter TAD754GE) to 600 kVA (TWD1652GE) and 650 KVA (TWD1653GE) on prime power.

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These new engines are also notable for their low fuel consumption and low total cost of ownership and they have a high power density; and a smaller engine design often means easier installation for OEMs, says the company.

The Volvo Penta CPCB Stage II engines have the same installation footprint as the current engine for minimal customer impact.

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Volvo Penta president Björn Ingemanson will also meet with key OEMs and joint venture partners. Ingemanson is accompanied by Giorgio Paris, president of the company’s Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific Region, and Lars Ljungqvist, senior vice president of planning, product development and purchasing.

“In the near future, India will be one of our largest and most important industrial engine markets,” Ingemanson said.

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Volvo Penta is already active in India with 5- and 8-liter base engine production taking place at the Volvo Eicher joint venture factory in Pithampur.

In the picture above: (L to R): Prabhakaran S, Head of Volvo Penta in India, Lars Ljungqvist, Volvo Penta’s senior vice president of planning, product development, Giorgio Paris, President of Volvo Penta’s Region Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific and Björn Ingemanson, President Volvo Penta unveiling range of CPCB Stage II emissions-compliant engines.

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