On the occasion of its Diamond Jubilee in the year 2021, TAFE launched a new indomitable product range and another benchmark brand for the international markets - TAFE POWER.

TAFE’s 60-years rich legacy combined with its expertise in manufacturing diesel engines for the Indian subcontinent, drives the TAFE POWER brand of Diesel Generators and Engines for Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia and the Americas. TAFE, through its wholly owned subsidiary, TAFE Motors and Tractors Limited (TMTL), has been one of the pioneers in manufacturing diesel engines in India. TAFE POWER diesel generators have low operational expenses, high fuel efficiency and higher value offering at an affordable price.

They are safe, highly customizable and can be built based on the application and customer requirements. TMTL engines have their origin in European engineering and technology, and are currently being used as prime movers for various applications such as tractors, power generation, construction equipment, agriculture equipment, marine applications and various pumping applications including firefighting, dewatering pumps etc. TAFE, through TMTL, has technical collaborations with leading global players such as Ricardo Consulting (UK), AVL (Austria), Sisu Diesel and Valtra (Finland).


  • TAFE’s manufacturing might and engineering experience spanning over 60 years
  • International product quality - safe and highly customizable
  • Best-in-class service and after-sales support
  • Strong experience in building and managing global networks and alliances in over 100 countries
  • Deep understanding of the Engines and Diesel Generators business
  • Market leader in India, dominant player in the telecom industry
  • A strong base of over 1 Million satisfied users
  • Operating on principles of TQM, TPM, SGA, Kaizen to meet global standards of quality and productivity


TAFE - Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited, headquartered at Chennai, India, is an internationally reputed organization in the global agri-machinery business, with an annual turnover in excess of US $1.5 billion. The world’s third largest tractor manufacturer by volumes and among the leading exporters of tractors from India, TAFE has powered farms, hospitals, schools, infrastructure projects, small and large business organizations with its wide range of products and services.

A global tractor major and a multi-brand, multi-business conglomerate - TAFE has diversified business interests through its subsidiaries into farm machinery, diesel engines and generators, agriculture engines, engineering plastics, gears and transmission components, hydraulic pumps and cylinders, vehicle franchises and plantations. Driven by a leadership with purpose and vision, TAFE has earned the trust of customers through its range of products that are widely acclaimed for their high quality and low cost of operation. A strong distribution network across the globe effectively backs TAFE’s promise of industry-best service and support.

TAFE has been awarded the Engineering Export Promotion Council’s Star Performer Award for outstanding contribution to Engineering Exports, Large Enterprise Category, for 21 consecutive years. TAFE is committed to the Total Quality Movement (TQM). In the recent past, various manufacturing plants of TAFE have garnered numerous ‘TPM Excellence Awards’ from the Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM), as well as a number of other regional awards for TPM excellence. TAFE became the first Indian tractor manufacturer to win the Frost & Sullivan Global Manufacturing Leadership Award in 2018, being recognized with the ‘Enterprise Integration and Technology Leadership Award’ and two ‘Supply Chain Leadership Awards’. TAFE's plants are certified under ISO 9001 for efficient quality management systems, under ISO 14001 for environment friendly operations and ISO 45001 for occupational health and safety.

In the year 2005, TAFE acquired the legendary tractors, gears, transmissions and engines business from Eicher Motors Limited, which was widely popular for its original German technology, to form TAFE Motors and Tractors Limited (TMTL), a wholly owned subsidiary of TAFE. Through technical collaboration with global players such as Ricardo Consulting (UK), AVL (Austria), Sisu Diesel and Valtra (Finland), TMTL Engines Division added a new range of engines from 38.1 hp to 160 hp (30 kVA to 125 kVA) to its product portfolio.

TMTL Engines is a pioneer in both air-cooled and water-cooled diesel engines in India, and manufactures specially designed engines for stationary and automotive applications. It has a strong presence in the retail, agriculture, telecom and industrial segments. Known for quality, technology and reliability, generators and engines from TMTL are eco-friendly with low emission levels, low carbon footprint and offer higher value at an affordable price. TMTL Engines meet standards laid down by the Indian Ministry of Environment & Forest and Climate Change, such as BS 5514, BIS, IS:10000, CPCB-II, BS-II, BS-III & CEV emission norms.

TMTL Engines has an existing base of over 1 Million highly satisfied customers, and with over 700% volume growth in the last 16 years of its existence, it is one of the fastest growing engine manufacturers in India, with a dominant marketshare in the telecom segment.

TMTL Engines has won numerous awards over the years - Most Admired Company of the Year (2021) by the World Leadership Congress and Awards, Outstanding Diesel Generators Brand of the Year (2019) by EPC World Media Group, India’s Most Promising Brand (2017) by WCRC, Silver Award (2013) by Indus Towers for Excellence in Infra Equipment etc. to name a few. With an emphasis to meet global standards for quality and productivity, TMTL Engines extensively employs quality management tools such as TQM, TPM, SGA and Kaizen.