Mahindra South Africa unveils the all new range of “Mahindra Powerol” Diesel Generators and the “Mahindra Earthmaster” Backhoe Loader at the bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018

  • Strengthening its presence in the higher kVA segment with its 250 kVA & 320 kVA offering in the Diesel Generators

  • Establishing a footprint in the Construction industry by introducing the Mahindra Earthmaster Backhoe Loader (TLB).

Mahindra Powerol Generator: Mahindra South Africa, today announced its entry into the higher kVA diesel generators (DG) with the launch of its all new range of 250/320 kVA DGs powered by Mahindra mPower series engines. Designed at its R&D hub at Mahindra Research Valley in Chennai, India and manufactured at its Chakan plant near Pune India, this new range of 9.3 Litre engine is the latest addition to Mahindra Powerol’s mPOWER series and comes equipped with the technologically advanced CRD engines. The CRD engines are powered with superior & advanced Common Rail Diesel Engine (CRDe) technology. CRDe technology is future ready and best known for heavy duty performance and fuel efficiency also has very low emission which is best in its class. The noise decibel of this generators is also one of the best in class with a dba of 75 at 1 meter. The Diesel Generator is also equipped with DiGi-SENSE technology which makes it a Smart DG. The high block loading capacity of the Mahindra Powerol DG Sets enhances the DG performance against a high instantaneous load which is useful for heavy duty applications. The performance of Smart DG sets can be monitored real- time remotely from anywhere, thereby improving the uptime of the DG Sets. Customer has the option to enable this feature subject to his agreement with the service provider’s infrastructure and tariffs. The total cost of Operations is lower in its class. With the addition of this generator, Mahindra Powerol now offers a range from 10 KVA to 320 KVA. Mahindra Powerol DG sets are supported by Mahindra Powerol dealers across all the provinces

Mahindra Construction Equipment: Mahindra South Africa, today unveiled the Mahindra EarthMaster Backhoe Loader. The Backhoe loader is powered by Turbocharged Intercooled, Mahindra DITEC Diesel Engine which develops 79.89 Ps (80 HP). Mahindra EarthMaster 4WD is a substantially faster machine loaded with features that lead to far greater productivity. Banana Boom with 7%* more reach, Rugged and reputed Parker Gear Pump, Maximum Dig Depth: 4947 mm#, Loader Dump Height: 2708 mm. The Mahindra EarthMaster comes with an Ergonomic layout and seating – all controls are, smooth and easy to reach, Advanced Joystick Control Easy to operate Control Levers, with plush car like interiors, Personal Storage Space and Tool Box with easy access. Higher speed both in forward and reverse coupled with Reduced cycle time in loading conditions improves machine productivity and savings on fuel. The Mahindra EarthMaster uses components from world renowned suppliers such as the transmission and axle comes from Carraro Italy, the hoses are from Gates Imperial US,

Hydraulic pump and O rings from Parker US and the Hydraulic Valve from Husco US. The cab

is a modular design with corrugated roof for better heat dissipation, also ensuring it is aesthetically appealing. Mahindra South Africa is busy discussing with one of the renowned companies in South Africa for the distribution of the backhoe loaders.

Mahindra South Africa displayed wide range of their product portfolio ranging from Bakkies, Tractors, TLB’s and Generator which complements the requirements suited for the Construction Industry. Mahindra SA CEO Rajesh Gupta has emphasised “Mahindra is a long- haul player in South Africa and we would be expanding our product portfolios in all verticals. We are also busy setting up an assembly plant for our bakkies which should be operational soon. Moving forward we would also assemble the Generators in South Africa this will benefit the consumers in terms of affordability with no compromise on the built quality. On the Construction Equipment’s we are in an advanced stage of discussions with a local partner and should be able to start retailing by mid this year.”

About Mahindra South Africa

Mahindra South Africa is a fully-owned subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra of India, which was established in 1945. Mahindra SA is celebrating its 14th year of operations in South Africa.

The company has dealers in all nine provinces of South Africa, which are comprehensive facilities that handle Sales, Service and Spare parts. With 60 dealerships, in cities and in towns across Southern Africa, Mahindra has a growing national footprint that is moving ever deeper into communities as they continue in their drive to offer value-for-money products and services to their customers.

The company has also expanded into other sub-Saharan countries, currently exporting vehicles to Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Swaziland and Namibia.

Mahindra South Africa has achieved significant growth in the country since its establishment in October 2004, and since then, the company has sold approx. 40 000 vehicles.

About Mahindra

The Mahindra Group is a USD 19 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It has a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, components, commercial vehicles, consulting services, energy, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, steel, aerospace, defence and two wheelers. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 200,000 people across 100 countries.