Cummins India launched the first fleet of eight BS-VI mobile training vans in India on Wednesday with the objective is to educate and offer training on the BS-VI technology engines. The campaign was flagged off at Cummins India Office Campus in Pune and the vans will be travelling to multi-cities across the length and breadth of the country, starting from 06th November.
Cummins training vans will be travelling to OEM Dealership and authorized workshops for technicians, body builders, drivers and customers to conduct BS-VI awareness training. This campaign will provide an opportunity for participants to have hands on training experience without having to travel to centralized training centers.
Mr. Ashwath Ram, Managing Director, Cummins India, said, “At Cummins, it is our constant endeavor to power our customers through innovation and dependability along with a suitable strategy that addresses market requirements. Cummins is the pioneer and technology leader in cleaner air and emission technologies across the world, and in India following the success of BS-IV SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) technology, it’s a natural and easy for us to be the enabler of the technological upgrade from BS-IV to BS-VI. Globally, more than 1 million Euro-6/BS-VI equivalent and higher emission vehicles are running with Cummins engine and after treatment system. Cummins has always been the technology partner of choice for engine and this initiative is aimed at educating and upskilling our stakeholders with the latest engine and after treatment technologies and its benefits. Cummins will hold hands with its partners in the technology journey build a cleaner and prosperous India”
Installed inside each of these vans is an actual Cummins BS-VI engine with cut sections of engine parts and SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) system. It also houses the Cummins Single Module Aftertreatment system to give the audience a real touch and feel experience of the Cummins technology. The training van is equipped with LCD TV’s to impart information and training videos for the Cummins BS-VI engines. In addition to these the Cummins BS-VI engine is attached to the live wiring harness supplied with DC power for the simulation of static fault code. INSITETM connectivity and features such as fault reset code, actuation test etc. can also be carried out. INSITETM application will reduce troubleshooting time, errors and incorrect procedures and quickly get the vehicle back on the road.
Anjali Pandey, Vice President Engine Business and Component Business, Cummins India said “At Cummins we understand our customers and the need of the market. As preferred partners it’s our constant endeavor to support our customers as they transit towards newer technologies. The objective of this campaign was to educate and impart training on the BS-VI technology and provide first-hand experience to our customers, OEM Dealership and Authorized workshops. It’s easy and quick trainings at the door steps of the customers and thus enable them with smooth and easy transition to BS-VI. The training vans are highly equipped and are effective and faster way of generating awareness and training on the latest Cummins technology.
In the first phase the fleet of eight training vans will be traveling across major cities like Pune, Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Chennai, Cochin, Kolkata, Jamshedpur, Jaipur etc. and covering 10 cities and towns per month to start with.
About Cummins India Limited
Cummins India designs, manufactures, distributes, and services engines and related technologies in India. The company operates through four business units: Engine Business, Components Business, Power Systems Business, and Distribution Business. The Engine Business manufactures and markets diesel and natural gas engines ranging from 65 HP to 400 HP for the low, medium, and heavy-duty on-highway commercial vehicle markets, as well as the off-highway commercial equipment industry comprising construction and compressor. The Power Systems Business provides power generation systems in standby power and distributed power generation for individual and institutional customers in various segments, such as infrastructure, IT/ITES, data centers, realty, healthcare, and hospitality; and high horsepower engines for mining, marine, railways, oil and gas, and defense applications, as well as manufactures and exports open and enclosed low kilowatt generator sets. The Distribution Business offers products, services, and solutions for equipment and engines; and provides after-market support services to customers in India, Nepal, and Bhutan.
The company also exports its products to the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Singapore, and China. Cummins India Limited was founded in 1962 and is based in Pune, India. Cummins India Limited is a subsidiary of Cummins Inc.
About Cummins Inc.
Cummins Inc., a global technology leader, is a corporation of complementary business segments that designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad portfolio of power solutions that range from diesel engines to hybrid and electric platforms. The company’s products range from diesel and natural gas engines to hybrid and electric platforms, as well as related technologies, including transmissions, battery systems, fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions, and power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.), since its founding in 1919, Cummins employs approximately 62,600 people committed to powering a more prosperous world through three global corporate responsibility priorities critical to healthy communities: education, environment and equality of opportunity. Cummins serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations, and over 7,600 dealer locations. In 2018, the company earned about $2.1 billion on sales of $23.8 billion.