S Prabhakaran, Vice President-Industrial & Marine Power Systems, Volvo Penta
Technical quality, reliability and worldwide support are key factors why builders of equipment, machines and vehicles choose Volvo power. Volvo Penta's network of qualified and skilled service dealers provide everything from spare parts and advice to extensive and tailor made agreements. S Prabhakaran, Vice President-Industrial & Marine Power Systems, Volvo Penta, discusses the company's products and their USP with SHRIYAL SETHUMADHAVAN.
Why should a client opt for your product?
We offer the total cost of ownership solution, which also includes the lifecycle cost. We also offer the lowest environmental impact solution, and to maintain the equipment, offer services to the customers in the form of maintenance contracts.
Can you touch upon the technology you employ?
We offer the latest generation engines in India and all our engines are electronically controlled. We use high pressure fuel injection systems as it helps us meet the upcoming emission legislations. Hence, we have the platform ready for the future, we only have to upgrade kits and meet new emission norms. Also, we ensure minimal fuel consumption, which is an important factor for our customers because lower fuel consumption, lower the impact on the environment. So what we offer is economical and environment-friendly.
What is your aim behind exhibiting at this exhibition?
The primary reason that we are here is to share our construction and industrial equipment solutions with customers, potential customers and equipment manufacturers.
Do you intend to set up a manufacturing plant in India?
Yes, sometime next year in Pithampur near Indore. We will then manufacture some part of the range in India, which will be used for India as well as global requirements.