Maruti Suzuki had discontinued diesel models from its portfolio with the onset of stricter BS-VI emission norms from April this year.
The BS-VI compliant petrol versions of the model are priced at Rs 8.5 lakh and Rs 9.7 lakh, while the BS-VI diesel trims are tagged at Rs 9.8 lakh and Rs 11 lakh.
Shailesh Chandra, president, electric mobility business & corporate strategy at Tata Motors, tells The Indian Express electric vehicle future is imminent and he would go with an aggressive portfolio of products.
With its compact design and off-road capabilities, the vehicle speaks volumes about Suzuki's engineering capabilities, he added. Suzuki sells the Jimny across 194 countries.
While the company already has its EV rolled out in the market, he said that Hyundai may introduce its mass market EV over the next 2-3 years and that their EV vision is in line with that of the government.
Stating that MSIL will focus on small mass EV, he said that industry sales, which have been under pressure for over a year now, should start improving after April once the transition to BSVI is complete and there is an uptick in economy.
The biennial event, billed as Asia’s biggest automotive expo in terms of footfalls, was also testament to the sobering realisation that the Centre’s electric mobility push is floundering
Audi, which once enjoyed a leadership position in the Indian luxury car segment, has devised a strategy for this year and next five years, with a focus on customers, products, network, and digitalisation to revive its growth prospectors in India.
Sales of electric autos were double those from the year before, but they were still dwarfed by their fossil-fuel-powered brethren.
A possible defect may have occurred in the MGU during manufacturing by an overseas global part supplier, the company said, adding that vehicles requiring replacement of faulty part will be retained for part replacement free of cost.
The V-Class Elite, an upgraded version of V-Class Expression and V-Class Exclusive would be built in Spain and sold in the domestic market, Company Managing Director and CEO, Martin Schwenk said.
With the addition G350d, which is the first non-AMG-diesel variant of the G-class, the car makers SUV portfolio now has eight models--GLA, GLC, GLE, GLS grand edition, AMG GLC 43 4MATIC, GLE coupe and AMG G63.
The prebookings for Seltos SUV commenced online as well as on its 206 sales points in the country on July 16.
Commenting on the development, MSI Executive Director, Marketing and Sales Shashank Srivastava said, "With the new BS-VI compliant petrol engines, much ahead of the government deadline, we reinforce our commitment towards cleaner environment."
BMW India said it will locally produce diesel variant of X7 from its Chennai plant while importing the petrol version as a completely built-up unit (CBU).
The Seltos has been designed and developed keeping the Indian market in mind but will be exported from the company's plant in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, to Middle East, Africa, Latin America and other Asian countries.
Maruti Suzuki Dzire price hike: The new price will be effective from June 20.
The new model has been positioned as India's first connected car based on the company's BlueLink technology equipped with 33 artificial intelligence and connected features, of which 10 have been specially designed for the Indian market.
Cheers from a hangar-packed crowd of Tesla customers, employees and members of the media welcomed a blue Model Y as it rolled out onto a stage next to the automaker's other models.
The all-new Civic comes with both petrol and diesel fuel options. The petrol versions will come with a 1.8-litre engine mated with a CVT (automatic) transmission.
“La Voiture Noire” is priced at 11 million euros ($12.5 million), which would buy about 300 Tesla Model 3s.
As per company estimates, the Nissan Kicks would deliver a fuel efficiency of 14.23 km per litre for petrol variants and 20.45 km per litre for diesel trims
Toyota has been working on incorporating its own unique features to the model that has been a runaway success for Suzuki's Indian arm -- Maruti Suzuki.
The Mercedes-Benz Classic Car rally in Mumbai saw some of the finest classics, with styles from convertibles to saloons.
Other companies, including Toyota Kirloskar, BMW India and Isuzu, have also stated they would increase prices of their vehicles from January to offset increase in input costs.