Cummins India launched the first fleet of eight BS-VI mobile training vans in India with the objective is to educate and offer training on the BS-VI technology engines. The campaign was flagged off at Cummins India Office Campus in Pune and the vans will be travelling to multi-cities across the length and breadth of the country, starting from November 6.

Cummins training vans will be travelling to OEM dealership and authorized workshops for technicians, body builders, drivers and customers to conduct BS-VI awareness training. This campaign will provide an opportunity for participants to have hands on training experience without having to travel to centralized training centers.

From right, Mr. Ashwath Ram, Managing Director, Ms. Anjali Pandey, Vice President – Engine Business and Component Business, Cummins India, and a team of service engineers at Cummins BS-VI engines and aftertreatment systems.

Mr. Ashwath Ram, Managing Director, Cummins India, said: “At Cummins, it is our constant endeavor to power our customers through innovation and dependability along with a suitable strategy that addresses market requirements. Cummins is the pioneer and technology leader in cleaner air and emission technologies across the world, and in India following the success of BS-IV SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) technology, it’s a natural and easy for us to be the enabler of the technological upgrade from BS-IV to BS-VI. Globally, more than 1 million Euro-6 / BS-VI equivalent and higher emission vehicles are running with Cummins engine and after treatment system. Cummins has always been the technology partner of choice for engine and this initiative is aimed at educating and upskilling our stakeholders with the latest engine and after treatment technologies and its benefits. Cummins will hold hands with its partners in the technology journey build a cleaner and prosperous India”.

Installed inside each of these vans is an actual Cummins BS-VI engine with cut sections of engine parts and SCR system. It also houses the Cummins Single Module Aftertreatment system to give the audience a real touch and feel experience of the Cummins technology. The training van is equipped with LCD TV’s to impart information and training videos for the Cummins BS-VI engines. In addition to these the Cummins BS-VI engine is attached to the live wiring harness supplied with DC power for the simulation of static fault code. INSITETM connectivity and features such as fault reset code, actuation test, etc., can also be carried out. INSITETM application will reduce troubleshooting time, errors and incorrect procedures and quickly get the vehicle back on the road.

Inside view of the Cummins BS-VI training vans

Ms. Anjali Pandey, Vice President Engine Business and Component Business, Cummins India, said: “At Cummins we understand our customers and the need of the market. As preferred partners it’s our constant endeavor to support our customers as they transit towards newer technologies. The objective of this campaign was to educate and impart training on the BS-VI technology and provide first-hand experience to our customers, OEM Dealership and Authorized workshops. It’s easy and quick trainings at the door steps of the customers and thus enable them with smooth and easy transition to BS-VI. The training vans are highly equipped and are effective and faster way of generating awareness and training on the latest Cummins technology.”

In the first phase the fleet of eight training vans will be traveling across major cities like Pune, Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Chennai, Cochin, Kolkata, Jamshedpur, Jaipur, etc., and covering 10 cities and towns per month to start with.