M&M Pick-up (TR-20-TR-40) receive Federal Tier-2 BIN-5 & OBD Compliance Certificate from EPA,USA

Mumbai: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M), one of India’s leading automobile manufacturers, has become the first Indian automobile manufacturer to receive the Light Duty Diesel Federal Tier-2 BIN-5 & OBD II Compliance Certificate from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), USA, on August 17, 2010. With this certification, Mahindra has joined a select group of global automobile manufacturers who have received this certification for diesel powered Light Duty Vehicle (LDVs).

Mahindra’s product development team, ably supported by its consultants and suppliers met Tier-2 BIN-5 Emissions, while achieving its fuel efficiency target.

Mahindra used top end Diesel Technology, namely Piezo 1800 bar Common Rail System, Fourth Generation Boosting and SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) catalytic technology in order to comply with Tier-2 Bin-5 Emission norms

About The Mahindra Group

Mahindra embarked on its journey in 1945 by assembling the Willys Jeep in India and is now a US $7.1 billion Indian multinational. It employs over 1,00,000 people across the globe and enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, tractors and information technology, with a significant and growing presence in financial services, tourism, infrastructure development, trade and logistics. The Mahindra Group today is an embodiment of global excellence and enjoys a strong corporate brand image.

Mahindra is the only Indian company among the top tractor brands in the world. It is today a full-range player with a presence in almost every segment of the automobile industry, from two-wheelers to CVs, UVs, SUVs and sedan. Mahindra recently acquired a majority stake in REVA Electric Car Co Ltd. (now called Mahindra REVA), strengthening its position in the Electric Vehicles domain.

The Mahindra Group expanded its IT portfolio when Tech Mahindra acquired the leading global business and information technology services company, Satyam Computer Services. The company is now known as Mahindra Satyam.

Mahindra is also one of the few Indian companies to receive an A+ GRI checked rating for its first Sustainability Report for the year 2007-08 and has also received the A+ GRI rating for the year 2008- 09.

For any media related enquiries, please contact:

Ms. Roma Balwani                                                                                

Senior Vice President & Head - Corporate Communications                              

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.                                                

Tel: (+91-22) 2490 1441

Fax: (+91-22) 2490 0830                                       

Email: balwani.roma@mahindra.com


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