Hyundai Motor India unveiled the all new Creta SUV at the Auto Expo 2020
Shah Rukh Khan at the unveiling of the New Creata by Hyndai motors (Photo- Sanjay K Sharma)
South Korean auto major Hyundai on Thursday showcased the new version of its popular SUV Creta which will be launched in March. Unveiled by Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, the second generation Creta has been given a more masculine and futuristic look, while being equipped with premium features, efficient powertrain and smart technology. "The all-new Creta would be launched in March and we are sure that this product will offer great customer delight and supersede their aspirations and expectations," Hyundai Motor India Managing Director and CEO S S Kim said.
VW unveils concept electric vehicle ID.CROZZ, Race Polo
VW Cocept ev ID Cross at Auto expo
2020 (Photo- Sanjay K Sharma)
German auto major Volkswagen on Thursday unveiled its concept electric vehicle ID.CROZZ based on the company's modular electric drive matrix (MEB) platform. The company also showcased its Race Polo model at the Auto Expo. "The ID.CROZZ is a true representation of Volkswagen's capabilities in developing electric vehicles," Volkswagen Passenger Cars India Director Steffen Knapp said.
Maruti Suzuki unveils new Brezza with BS6 petrol engine
Vitara Brezza(petrol) unveiled (Photo- Sanjay K Sharma)
Maruti Suzuki has launched the all new Vitara Brezza at the Auto Expo 2020. The new car comes with a 1.5-liter smart hybrid petrol engine, the first since its launch back in 2016. The car’s mild hybrid engine provides higher fuel efficiency and also helps lowering emissions
Renault India to bring mass segment EV in 2 years
Renault Future Electric Vehicle SYMBIOZ at display (Photo- Sanjay K Sharma)
French carmaker Renault on Wednesday said it will have to assess import duty norm and strategy for electric vehicles space in the future as it gears up to introduce a mass market EV in the country in next two years. Earlier, Renault India Managing Director and CEO Venkatram Mamillapalle announced that the company plans to bring a mass segment EV in India within the next two years. The company is also looking to serve both rightand left hand-drive markets from India as part of its focus on exports, Fabrice Cambolive, SVP and Chairman of Africa-Middle-East-India-Pacific Region for Renault Group told PTI during an interaction at the Auto Expo here.
Daler mehndi at Evolet pavilion at the Auto Expo 2020
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Haima, Bird Group join hands to enter electric vehicle segment
Haima-Bird unveiled its EV Vehicle
Chinese automaker Haima Automobile on Thursday announced its entry into the Indian market with the unveiling of an electric hatchback. Haima New Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, has entered into a pact with Bird Electric, a unit of Bird Group for rolling out electric vehicles in the country. The partners plan to roll out an entry-level car, which is expected to be priced around Rs 10 lakh, in early 2022. The hatchback, christened as Bird Electric EV 1, would come in two variants with range of 200-300 kms per charge.
MG Motor unveils Hector Plus, India's first 'internet car'
MG Motor's SUV Hector Plus (Photo: Twitter/ @tmurrali)
MG Motor India on Thursday showcased its new SUV 'Hector Plus' that is scheduled to go on sale later this year. Hector Plus is a 6- and 7-seater addition to the Hector brand that the company claims is India's first internet car.
HECTOR PLUS is designed to build on the success of HECTOR and has a more premium look and customisable seating configuration, along with revamped interiors and exteriors, MG Motor India President and Managing Director Rajeev Chaba said at the Auto Expo. He added that the new model is scheduled to go on sale later this year.
Okinawa to sell 1 lakh e-scooters in next 2 yrs, introduces maxi-scooter Cruiser
Okinawa Pavilion at Auto expo 2020 (Photo- Sanjay K Sharma)
Electric two-wheeler maker Okinawa Scooters plans to almost double its sales to around one lakh units in the next two years and expand its sales network to 600 dealers, said a top company official.
The company, which has a line-up of 9 products, on Thursday unveiled the prototype of maxi-scooter Cruiser at the auto expo here, which it plans to launch in the third quarter of next financial year.
According to the company, Cruiser, which will be based on fast charging detachable lithium ion battery, would have a range of 120 KM in a single charge with a top speed of 100 km per hour.