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India plans new automobile policy

India plans new automobile policy

The Auto Expo 2018 is now underway at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida - the expo will go on from February 9th to 14th. On Wednesday, 22 exhibitors unveiled over 65 products and launched 14 new offerings.

Unveiling the ConceptFutureS, Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director and CEO, Maruti Suzuki, said: "Our designers have created this brand new design, aggressive on the outside, and bold and inviting interiors".

"Of course, we will need a vehicle charging infrastructure of a scale and size that matches Indias needs", Ayukawa added.

Currently, M&M is the only carmaker to have commercially launched EVs in India - the e2o hatchback and the eVerito sedan.

The company has priced Comfort E Auto HS at Rs 1.49 lakh (ex showroom Delhi) and comes with facilities such as central locking and Global Positioning System.

An electric concept vehicle is seen at the Auto Expo 2018 in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

E-vehicles, hybrids and eco- friendly technology took centre stage at the opening day of the biennial Auto Expo, with Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Mahindra and new entrant Kia Motors along with luxury vehicle makers Mercedes-Benz and BMW displaying their future products.

The new Tata Tamo Racemo Electric Vehicle looks a lot like the regular sportscar that it's based on.

Among its wide range of electric vehicle concepts was e-KUV100, India's first electric SUV which combines the benefits of an SUV with the unique advantage of an electric vehicle.

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Of all the cars that are showcased at the Auto Expo every year, a few stand out and steal all the limelight of the show. The biggest motor show in Asia will see participation from a number of automobile manufacturers with new launches, concepts and more.

The same idea was reiterated by Honda Honda Cars India (HCIL) President and CEO Yoichiro Ueno.

The 45X will be sold with petrol and diesel engines, both borrowed from the Tiago, but with much higher outputs.

The All-New 5th Generation Honda CR-V SUV gets enhancements in design, driving performance and comes with advanced functions and features.

The companies are betting big on the growing two wheeler sales in India which now stands at about 20 million per year.

"The Auto Expo this year is a defining moment in the development of Indian automotive industry".

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

Four months after the showcasing of XPulse as a concept in Milan, Hero MotoCorp unveiled the first 200 cc adventure motorcycle and debuts in 125 cc scooter segment with Maestro Edge 125 and Duet 125.


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