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MG Rover to source common rail diesel engines from India

MG Rover is reportedly planning to source common rail diesel engines from India.

The India Times has reported that the engines will be produced by Punjab-based International Cars and Motors, a subsidiary of International Tractors.

"Powertrain will provide us the designs for this next-generation CRDi engine. The engines will be manufactured by ICM and shipped to the UK for use in Rover cars," International Tractors chairman and MD L. D. Mittal said.

"ICM and Powertrain will together sell these engines in the world markets. We also have the right to use this engine for our SUV that's being developed in assistance with Rover," Mittal said.

First shipments to Powertrain are reportdely due for July 2005.

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