Auto Expo 2018: Tata Tiago, Tigor JTP revealed

11 February, 2018, 05:12 | Author: Sherri Guerrero
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The company is showcasing six electric vehicles in the Auto Expo here. India's first EV manufacturer Mahindra and Mahindra, for instance, unveiled its range of electric vehicles, which includes Treo, a lithium-ion electric three wheeler, and e-COSMO, a bus.

With an eye on the government's push for electric-only vehicles by 2030, Tata Motors is displaying an extended range of six EV products in personal and mass mobility segments. "Today we announce three of those models - All New Amaze, All New CR-V and much awaited 10th Gen Civic which will be launched in India in FY 18-19".

Start-ups, electronic vehicle players and the firms entering India were at the forefront at the biennial Auto Expo 2018. He further said the target is to sell 2 lakh units worldwide by 2020 and it will be achieved by entering into new markets like India. He reportedly said, "In order to stitch up a strategy (for EV segment), we are requesting to have a roadmap regarding plans for charging stations".

South Korean auto maker Hyundai, which operates here through its wholly-owned arm Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), also unveiled its global electric vehicle Ioniq. The SUV will be ready to migrate to an electric form when required, and will also be engineered to meet Bharat Stage 6 (BS6) emission norms. "India is our top future markets and with a remarkable growth of two-wheeler sales here, it presents a huge opportunity for us", Vice President Sales and Marketing Timo Resch told reporters at the Auto Expo here. The Tiago EV and the Tigor EV draw power from an electric drive system developed and supplied by Electrica EV. Transformation towards electric vehicles (EVs) is inevitable in India. This is the World Premiere of the 2nd Generation Honda Amaze and the auto is scheduled to be launched in India in FY 18-19.

Three-wheeler brand, Lohia Auto will launch a number of e-vehicles at Auto Expo 2018.

Industry lobby body Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures has said that they have 48 members in their group, of which only about 50 per cent have been participating during the event that happens once every two years.

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Ashok Leyland launched its first electric bus, Circuit S, which offers seating facility for around 25 to 35 people.

Honda is now showcasing a new adventure version of the motorcycle.

The company also launched its Made-in-India BS-VI Mercedes Maybach S 560 to continue Maybach's popularity in India.

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India unveiled its most extensive product line-up of 11 new models.

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