In layman’s term, engine of a commercial vehicle is synonymous to the heart in a human body. Everybody knows that it needs to stay healthy with appropriate rest time, also considering the base load and the peak load. Yet, it is one of the most abused organ too. Similar is the case with the “engines” – irrespective of the category of commercial vehicle.
Further, engine development is a process which has never stopped since it’s existence. It’s a cult community of geeks, designers, manufacturers, integrators and testers. Process seems simple – create hypothesis, develop, validate, iterate, re-validate, test, iterate. However, professionals follow this seemingly simple process and dedicate their lives to create dent in the sky with the “ New Engine Technology”.
Trucks and buses are predominantly powered by heavy duty diesel engines. However, modern diesel engines are lighter and more powerful, fuel efficient and environment-friendly. Today there are two proven approaches to gear up for the change when India is staring at BSIV.
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