Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd recently obtained international patents for its four indigenously developed technologies.
The four innovations for which patents were received by the company are the fuel gauge system, the automatic ignition cut-off, the distance to empty fuel system, and the engine immobilizer system. These technologies are incorporated into the current and future range of Mahindra Two Wheelers’ products.
In July this year, Mahindra Two Wheelers launched the All New Centuro which was designed entirely in-house at the company’s world class, state-of-the-art R&D centre in Pune. The Mahindra Centuro already features the internationally patented fuel gauge system, distance to empty system and engine immobilizer system. Powering the Centuro is Mahindra’s MCi-5 (Micro Chip ignited-5 curve) engine that has a max power of 8.5 BHP @ 7500 RPM and peak torque of 8.5 Nm @ 5500 rpm. The bike has an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 85.4 kmpl.
The Centuro’s features include an Anti Theft Alarm with Engine Immobilizer, an encrypted Remote Flip Key, Find Me Lamps and Guide Lamps. The Mahindra Centuro also offers a Distance–to-Empty (DTE) indicator, Service Reminder and Economy Mode indicator amd a Maintenance Free Battery. The Centuro is backed by a 5-year warranty.
“With our in-house technologies getting international patents, we are reaffirming our commitment to offer best-in-class technology and innovative products to meet customers unmet needs. The incorporation of these technologies into our range of two-wheelers differentiate us from our competitors and is creating significant consumer demand,” said Mr. Viren Popli, Executive Vice President – Mahindra Two Wheelers.
According to Mr. P. S. Ashok – Senior Vice President and Head R&D, “At our state-of-the-art R&D facility in Pune, we continue to focus on technology driven innovation for our two-wheelers. The internationally patented technologies, developed in-house, are a testimony to this effort. We will continue to develop innovative technologies that appeal to the global two wheeler community at large.”