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Auto Expo launch 2018 updates

Auto Expo launch 2018 updates”

Maruti Suzuki India kick-started the day with the global premier of its Concept Future S and also showcased "e-Survivor Concept" - EV design concept and working model of next-generation Suzuki Hybrid Systems (HEV).

This edition is unique as it would witness the participation of 29 two/three wheelers, 15 four wheelers, 9 commercial vehicle manufacturers; unveiling around 101 vehicles. The concept vehicle symbolises Maruti Suzuki's commitment to helping develop the entire life-cycle of EVs in India, including local manufacturing of components, charging infrastructure and recycling of batteries, the company said.

Actress Sonakshi Sinha raised the glamour quotient to an all-time high, at Auto Expo The Motor Show 2018 when she unveiled the iconic and awe inspiring "DC TCA". It also announced the launch of nine new models, including an EV in the Indian market by 2020. With the upcoming new launches, we are confident to grow further in the new fiscal.

Tata Motors have believed in affordable commuter vehicles and the approach towards bringing mainstream vehicles like Tiago and Tigor into the electric segment will help cut cost and eventually price the cars at a competitive price.

The company exhibited two concept cars-the H5X and 45X-based on its two-architecture strategy.

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Among other electric vehicle concepts were a compact two-seater concept electric mobility pod "UDO", a futuristic urban mobility concept "Atom", lithium-ion battery powered three-wheeler "Treo" and a zero-emission electric bus "e-Cosmo".

Automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra has unveiled India's first convertible SUV "TUV Stinger" along with a wide range of electric vehicle concepts including India's first electric mini SUV.

High-end automobile manufacturer Toyota Kirloskar Motor unveiled the "B-High" segment auto "Yaris" which is seen as its most anticipated launch this year.

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

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

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BMW Motorrad India launched the all-new BMW F750 GS and the all-new BMW F850 GS and will be available as Completely Built-Up Units (CBU) from May 2018 onwards.

The expo was attended by renowned personalities like Bollywood Actor Shahrukh Khan at Hyundai stand supporting the government's swatch Bharat Campaign, Actress Sonakshi Sinha, Former Indian Captain Mohammed Azhrudin & Cricketer Gautam Gambhir were also spotted at the Auto Expo.

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India unveiled its most extensive product line-up of 11 new models. "We want to tap into this opportunity by launching our new range of electric vehicles", Lohia said. "The Burgman Street is scheduled for a launch in 2018", the company said in a release.

About 200 companies are taking part.

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