Daimler India starts BS-VI powertrain production

The first BS-VI heavy-duty powertrain from Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has been rolled out from the Oragadam plant, two-and-half years after the introduction of BS-IV. DICV’s start of production comes not only before the government’s April 2020 BS-VI transition deadline, but also ahead of their own internal schedule. In 2017, DICV joined a global partnership […]

Ashok Leyland receives BS-VI certification for full range of trucks

Ashok Leyland has become the first Indian OEM to meet the BS-VI emission norms across the full range of heavy-duty trucks (GVW of 16.2T and above). Dr N. Saravanan, Chief Technology Officer, Ashok Leyland, received the certificates, confirming compliance to BS-VI emission standard, from Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) on August 29, 2019. ARAI […]

BharatBenz receives first BS-VI Certificate

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has received its BS-VI readiness certification – a pioneer in the industry with its SCR technology, from ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India) for its 5528TT. The BharatBenz 5528TT, the maximum GVW in its category is targeted at applications like cement, bulkers, steel coils, tankers and other heavy load transportation. The trucks are powered by its […]

Tata Motors gets BS-VI compliance certification for CNG engine

Tata Motors has received BS-VI Type Approval certificate for its 3.8L NA SGI CNG engine from ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India). It is the first OEM in India to achieve BS-VI certification for a naturally aspirated CNG engine for commercial vehicles. This certification includes meeting the tailpipe mass emissions as well as compliance with On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) […]

First BS VI Compliance Certificate by ICAT to VECV

Eicher Trucks and Buses, part of VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, has successfully completed CNG BSVI certification. It is the first commercial vehicle manufacturer to be certified BSVI compliant for over 3.5T GVW CNG engines. The certificate has been conferred by the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), a division of NATRiP implementation society (NATIS), under […]