Auto Expo 2018: Mahindra unveils first convertible SUV 'TUV Stinger'

A model poses alongside Kia Niro, a hybrid vehicle, at the India Auto Show 2018 in Greater Noida, India, February 7, 2018. Renault also showcased Zoe e-Sport Concept, the Formula One Racing Car, R.S. 17 and the complete Indian range led by the newly launched Captur and Kwid. The line-up by these brands is a spectacular display of new designs and concepts.

"Of course, we will need a vehicle charging infrastructure of a scale and size that matches Indias needs", Ayukawa added.

The company is looking to expand electric vehicle segment.

It will use the Jeep Compass' 2 liter turbocharged diesel engine in 140 Bhp-320 Nm state of tune, and 6 speed manual and 9 speed automatic gearboxes. India Kawasaki Motors, a new entrant to this edition of the Auto Expo launched the special edition Ninja H2 SX SE for the Indian market.

Taking another step towards 'Clean Electric Mobility, ' Mahindra & Mahindra unveiled its new electric compact SUV, the e-KUV100 at the Auto Expo 2018 along with some new EV concepts and an updated version of the existing e2o.

Tata Motors is showcasing two of the 2018 Auto Expo's hottest vehicle concepts - the 45X premium hatchback and the H5X 5 seat SUV.

The company also showcased its 2-seater electric auto - Uniti One - along side a virtual reality demonstration of the 5-seater vehicle. M&M Managing Director said the company has already invested Rs 6 billion on its electric vehicle (EV) programme and has committed another Rs 7 billion in the next 2-3 years on it.

At the event, Honda Cars India said that it will introduce three new models in the Indian market during the next fiscal.

Besides, Lohia Auto launched diesel-driven three-wheeler loader Humsafar 2000 and passenger vehicle Humsafar DLX priced at Rs 1.95 lakh and Rs 1.90 lakh respectively.

The All-New 5th Generation Honda CR-V SUV gets enhancements in design, driving performance and comes with advanced functions and features. This is the fourth product of the company which will be launched in the current financial year 2018-19.

Similarly, two-wheeler maker Honda Motorcycle & Scooter (HMSI) plans to launch 11 new models, including a concept scooter from its electric mobility platform. Hero MotoCorp unveiled a 200cc adventure motorcycle "Xpulse".

In the two wheeler segment, TVS Motor Company today unveiled its concept electric scooter "Creon" along with a 220cc single cylinder engine concept motorbike "Zeppelin". The Suzuki pavilion had 17 models showcased across scooters, motorcycles, big-bikes as well as motor sports category. "The Burgman Street is scheduled for a launch in 2018", the company said in a release.

  • Kara Saunders