Before the doors are thrown open for public viewing on February 9, Zeebiz brings you the latest images from the Auto Expo, Asia's largest automobile exhibition. 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.
Ashok Leyland unveiled Circuit-S, an electric bus powered by a swappable smart battery.
The company plans to add a new CNG vertical and introduce new models of diesel and electric vehicles in the coming quarter, he added. As Auto Expo inaugurates today as for the news, everyone is eagerly waiting for the new vehicle launches, concept showcases and the future of automobiles.
Electric and hybrid vehicles will be the buzz at this year's Indian auto expo, with companies including Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra and Mahindra, Tata Motors, Toyota, Hyundai, BMW and Mercedes Benz lining up concepts and launches as the country gears towards eco-friendly vehicles. Mahindra and Mahindra displayed its widest ever Electric Vehicle (EV) portfolio, showcasing the UDO Concept, Treo, e-Cosmo and first of its kind 380 Volt powertrain. Tata is expected to launch the Tiago EV and the Tigor EV later this year and is expected to be priced in the range of Rs 10 lakh and more.
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.
Hero has entered the 125cc scooter segment with the Maestro Edge 125. Motorcycle and scooter manufacturers unveiled more than a dozen electric models at the show. The Suzuki pavilion had 17 models showcased across scooters, motorcycles, big-bikes as well as motor sports category.
Honda X-Blade draws power from the same 162.7 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled motor that also powers the Honda Hornet 160.
The company, which is a part of Lohia Group, also launched its diesel-driven three-wheeler loader Humsafar 2000 and a passenger vehicle Humsafar DLX at prices of $3030 (INR 1.95 Lakhs) and $2952 (INR 1.90 Lakhs) respectively.