Pune based Force MTU Power Systems Pvt. Ltd. will produce MTU’s renowned 10 and 12-cylinder Series 1600 engines The Series 1600 units are particularly suitable for power generation and rail underfloor applications. The JV will build Series 1600 generator sets for the Indian as well as global markets.
The joint venture, signed in Pune on 20th March 2018, combines the strengths of the two partners: Rolls-Royce Power Systems’ cutting-edge technology in reciprocating off-highway engines and Force Motors’ long-standing experience in top quality manufacturing
A state-of-the-art, dedicated manufacturing facility at Chakan near Pune is being built in keeping with Rolls-Royce Power System’s exacting standards. The facility, equipped with nearly all core functions, will operate as a stand-alone enterprise. The JV will use Force Motors’ expertise to lead localisation efforts and aims to achieve consistently high local content without compromising on quality.
MTU launched its Series 1600 engine family in 2009. It now has thousands of units in service with Series 1600 renowned as a state-of-the art engine with common rail injection, turbocharging and electronic control. It is well-established on the market for power generation and rail applications.
Series 1600 generator sets sale and service will be handled by the JV for end users in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka, while Rolls-Royce Power Systems will handle sales and service thereof in RoW.View press Release
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