Mumbai: General Motors India on Thursday said its engine facility at Talegaon manufacturing plant in Pune has rolled out the 100,000th engine in a short span of around two years.
Within a span of slightly more than two years, the plant has crossed the 100,000 engines milestone while also maintaining its quality and efficiency standards, a company press release said here.
The Talegaon facility, set up in 2010 at an investment of USD 230 million, is GM's first powertrain plant globally that manufactures both petrol and diesel engines.
"Crossing the milestone of producing 100,000 engines at the powetrain plant is a testament of our commitment to the Indian market. With the launch of the Chevrolet SAIL U-VA and the forthcoming launches of Chevrolet SAIL and Chevrolet Enjoy, we will be stepping up the production at the plant," GM India president and managing director Lowell Paddock said.
The Talegaon facility has an initial annual production capacity of 1.60 lakh engines and is designed to accommodate future expansion and currently manufactures TCDi diesel engines in 1.0 litre and 1.3 litre capacities apart from petrol engines in 1.0 litre and 1.2 litre capacities.
The US car maker's product portfolio in the domestic market includes Chevrolet Spark, Chevrolet Beat, Chevrolet Sail U-VA, Chevrolet Captiva, Chevrolet Cruze and Chevrolet


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