Automotive Research Association of India
Research Institute of the Automotive Industry with the Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Govt. of India
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We design, develop and perform evaluation of all types of IC engines, such as diesel, gasoline, LPG, and CNG. We design engines right from concept to creating prototype, for various applications, like HCV, LCV, utility vehicles, tractor, genset, and 2 and 3 wheelers from 4 to 250 HP. We have successfully developed indigenous CNG and LPG conversion kits for 2 and 3 wheelers. and engine for meeting EURO IV emission norms.

Currently, we are engaged in designing technology from concept to creating prototype for advanced engine application, meeting EUROIV emission Norms with Common rail electronic diesel control. We offer services for design and development of engine components and subsystem, durability trials, emission control and specific power upgrades.

  New Engine Development - Concept to prototype design.
  Engine Upgradation.
  Emission  Reduction.
  Combustion tuning -  Power, fuel, Economy improvements.
  Port development.
CFD - Predict and simulate component and system performance characteristics, such as  Combustion Study, FIE process simulation, valve timing prediction, and intake and exhaust flow process characteristics.
  Advanced combustion concepts.  
  Transmission design, matching.  
  Engine ECU Calibration.  
  Upgrade existing automotive, tractor and genset engines as per specific requirements of customers.
  Alternate fuels Engine developments and conversions - CNG, LPG, Ethanol, bio-diesel, Hydrogen blend, etc.
  Customized development testing.  
  Endurance test to study engine and component life.
  Friction audit and solutions.
  Engine Localization Programs.
  Cooperation in pilot and mass production phase, as required.