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Tata Motors introduces Turbotronn 2.0 engine, makes trucking more efficient and reliable

Mumbai, 29th January, 2024: Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, today introduced its technologically-advanced engine, Turbotronn 2.0, to deliver a new benchmark of excellence in trucking. Highly fuel efficient and reliable, this indigenously-developed, versatile engine will power Tata trucks in 19-42 tonne range for multiple applications across categories. Perfectly suited for rapidly growing e-commerce, logistics, parcel and courier segments, the Turbotronn 2.0 engine is designed to address specific needs expressed by customers, offers enhanced driving experience and is engineered to deliver robust performance with inherent benefits of lowering Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). It has been rigorously tested for over 30 lakh km and 70,000 cumulative hours across diverse duty cycles and harsh terrains. Fully compliant with the BS6 Phase 2 emission norms, the Turbotronn 2.0 is platform-agnostic and offered with Signa, Ultra, LPT and cowl platform and comes with a warranty of 6 years/6 lakh km.

A 5-litre turbocharged diesel engine, the efficient and versatile Turbotronn 2.0 is offered in multiple states of tune ranging from 180-204 PS and engineered to offer a flatter torque curve in the range of 700-850 Nm for better drivability. With longer oil drain and service intervals of 1 lakh km, its  distinctive attributes ensure more vehicle uptime to generate higher revenues.  

Introducing the Turbotronn 2.0, Mr. Rajendra Petkar, President and Chief Technology Officer, Tata Motors, said “The Turbotronn 2.0 is one of our most advanced internal combustion engines. Engineered with latest technologies, it enables trucks to cover longer distances in shorter time. Its robust performance and high fuel efficiency has set new industry benchmarks for trucking in India.”

Sharing his thoughts, Mr. Rajesh Kaul, Vice President & Business Head – Trucks, Tata Motors, said, “At Tata Motors, we closely partner with customers to make their businesses prosper. The Turbotronn 2.0 has been developed with extensive inputs from transporters and provides them with an edge in the highly competitive industry. Its superior value proposition, makes trucking more seamless, efficient and reliable resulting in higher revenues and lower costs.

As a comprehensive mobility solutions provider, Tata Motors commercial vehicles come with advanced features, efficient powertrains and richer value-additions. Fleet owners benefit from better fuel efficiency, lower operating costs, high vehicle uptime, real-time tracking and analytics through Tata Motors Fleet Edge. Its Sampoorna Seva 2.0 initiative provides unmatched vehicle lifecycle management services, including fleet management solutions, annual maintenance contract and roadside assistance amongst others. With the widest service network of 2500+ touchpoints, staffed by trained specialists and backed by Tata Genuine Parts, Tata Motors ensures unparalleled quality and service commitment.

As part of a reliability test, Tata Motors kick-started a 30-day endurance run with its Tata Ultra T.19, powered by the Turbotronn 2.0 engine. The aim was to do a non-stop run on the Golden Quadrilateral, a crucial national highway network connecting India’s metros establishing highest possible standards of durability and efficiency. The Tata Ultra T.19 not only completed nine rounds of the Golden Quadrilateral successfully but also secured nine records in both the India Book of Records and the Asia Book of Records. These extraordinary achievements were made possible by the efficient and reliable Turbotronn 2.0 engine-powered Tata Ultra T.19, marking a significant milestone in the realm of commercial vehicles.

About Tata Motors

Part of the USD 128 billion Tata group, Tata Motors Limited (BSE: 500570 and 570001; NSE: TATAMOTORS and TATAMTRDVR), a USD 42 billion organization, is a leading global automobile manufacturer of cars, utility vehicles, pick-ups,  trucks, and buses, offering an extensive range of integrated, smart, and e-mobility solutions. With ‘Connecting Aspirations’ at the core of its brand promise, Tata Motors is India’s market leader in commercial vehicles and ranks among the top three in the passenger vehicles market.

Tata Motors strives to bring new products that captivate the imagination of GenNext customers, fueled by state-of-the-art design and R&D centres located in India, the UK, the US, Italy, and South Korea. By focusing on engineering and tech- enabled automotive solutions catering to the future of mobility, the company’s innovation efforts are focused on developing pioneering technologies that are both sustainable and suited to the evolving market and customer aspirations. The company is pioneering India’s Electric Vehicle (EV) transition and driving the shift towards sustainable mobility solutions by developing a tailored product strategy, leveraging the synergy between Group companies and playing an active role in liaising with the Government of India in developing the policy framework.

With operations in India, the UK, South Korea, Thailand, South Africa and Indonesia, Tata Motors markets its vehicles in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and the SAARC countries. As of March 31, 2023, Tata Motors’ operations include 88 consolidated subsidiaries, two joint operations, three joint ventures, and numerous equity-accounted associates, including their subsidiaries, over which the company exercises significant influence.

Media Contact Information: Tata Motors Corporate Communications: +91 22-66657613 / indiacorpcomm@tatamotors.com

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