Mahindra Truck and Bus Division
Successor Mahindra
Founded 2007
Defunct 2012
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharastra, India
Products heavy engines
Parent Mahindra & Mahindra (51%)
Navistar International (49%)

Mahindra Truck and Bus Division was formed in 2007 as a joint venture by Mahindra & Mahindra and Navistar International. Based in Mumbai, Maharastra, India, the company provides heavy engines to another joint venture of the parent companies, Mahindra Navistar, which builds heavy trucks.

Navistar exited the joint venture in 2012, selling its shares to Mahindra.[1]

MaxxForce 7.2 diesel EngineEdit

On 7 December 2009, the MaxxForce 7.2 diesel engine was unveiled by Dr. Pawan Goenka of Mahindra & Mahindra and Deepak Kapur of Navistar Truck Group, US.[2] The MaxxForce 7.2 diesel engine, which claims to be the most modern engine in its class, will power Mahindra Navistar’s new range of M & HCV trucks and buses which will be introduced in the Indian market in the January 2010[3]

MaxxForce 7.2 diesel engine is a 7.2 litre in-line six cylinder diesel engine. It has a 4-valve per cylinder technology and features both a mechanical injection system with a Bosch Rotary pump, as well as a high-pressure 1800 bar common rail fuel injection system. The MaxxForce 7.2 diesel engine to be produced in India is also fully compliant with BS III and BS IV emissions standards.[4]


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