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Auto Expo 2018 - Honda Cars India unveils next gen Amaze

Auto Expo 2018 - Honda Cars India unveils next gen Amaze

The "Auto Expo - The Motor Show" 2018 is being held from February 9-14, 2018 at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida.

The company also showcased a range of technologies to accelerate electrification of powertrains in India, ahead of its planned launch of an electric vehicle in India by 2020.

Ashok Leyland launched its first electric bus, Circuit S, which offers seating facility for around 25 to 35 people.

The Atom It is powered by Mahindra's new electric Powertrain which features batteries that can be swapped to extend the vehicle's range, allowing it to operate uninterrupted for long hours. Uniti Car and Bird Group announced the start of the joint market analysis in India, bringing in stylish yet affordable electric city car priced at Rs 7,14,000 ex-showroom.

Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra has three EV models that are already available domestically. This is not the first time that Mahindra has pulled a rabbit out of the hat as it showcased the XUV Aero concept at the previous edition of Delhi Auto Expo.

Tata Motors' partnership with Coimbatore-based Jayem Automotives to develop performance variants of the existing models has attained fruition at the Auto Expo 2018.




Apart from that, the company displayed some new electric vehicle concepts including the UDO which is a compact two-seater concept electric mobility pod which has been conceptualized to address the traffic issues.

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.

Swedish electric auto maker Uniti today announced its tie-up with India's Bird Group at the expo here to launch a 5 -seater electric vehicle priced at Rs 7,14,000 (ex-showroom) by 2020. Thereafter the media contingent moved with clock-work precision and moved onto Honda Cars India.

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India unveiled its most extensive product line-up of 11 new models. It also unveiled two scooters - "Maestro Edge 125" and "Duet 125" - at the expo. The company plans to launch these products throughout 2018, in a phased manner. On the other hand, big names like BMW, Hero, Suzuki left no stone unturned too woo their customers showcasing a range of products from scooters to bikes to cars.

Piaggio India launched the Aprilia SR 125, unveiled the Aprilia Storm and introduced an innovative smart mobile connectivity feature for Vespa and Aprilia.

Maruti Suzuki is also building a plant to manufacture lithium ion batteries along with Japanese electronics firm Toshiba and auto parts manufacturer Denso.

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