Mahindra Electric has unveiled the all-new 4-door variant of its popular e2o electric car, the 'e2o Plus'. With the prices ranging from INR 5.46 Lakhs to INR 8.46 Lakhs, the smart city car will be available in 4 trims levels - P2 (only for commercial), P4, P6, and P8. All prices are ex-showroom Delhi including FAME incentive and other state subsidies.
Suzuki has unveiled the latest entrant to the popular GSX-R sportbike series - the R 250. Positioned between the GSX-R 150 (Gixxer in India) and R 600, the new bike inherits design and styling cues from its bigger sibling - typical MotoGP-inspired garb with sharp-cut lines, larger front fairing, protruding fuel tank, and high seating.
With an improved dealer and service network and competitive pricing, the SML Isuzu LT 134PR 12-metre inter-city luxury coach makes an impressive value proposition. This rear-engined single-axle long distance bus specifically targets the expanding luxury segment, dominated by Volvo 9400 (4x2) and Scania Metrolink (4x2). With acclaimed robustness and reliability of the Isuzu Motors, the LT 134 is also fairly equipped with comfort and safety features.
Energy saving remains to the prime objective for every commercial vehicle makers. In this regard, Daimler has proposed an advanced and energy-efficient electrohydraulic power steering system (EHPS) for its buses with a gross weight of over 7.5 tonne. The new technology will replace the conventional Hydraulic power steering (HPS) systems used extensively in trucks and buses.
The updated 2017 model-year Triumph Bonneville T100 has reached the Indian market just few week after its global debut at the Intermot 2016, Germany. One of the most affordable and lighter Bonneville ever, the T100 brings out a simple-yet-elegant, less intimidating retro styling with shorter wheelbase than the T120 model. Visually, the new chrome-finish mirrors and mudguard stays, LED tail, and muscular handlebar grabs one's attention with ease.
Newly designed interiors mimicking that of Elantra. Indian launch is likely by the second half of 2017.
Hyundai recently revealed the 2017 Verna sedan ('Accent' in some markets) at the 2016 Chengdu Motor Show in China. The new car with completely refreshed exteriors and interiors will go on sale in China and Korea by this month, while the Indian entry is expected by the later half of next year.
Ashok Leyland has unveiled the country's first 'made-in-India' all-electric bus 'Circuit' mini-bus at the company's facility in Chennai. Fully based on the company's Jan Bus Midi platform, the Circuit features a pure-electric powertrain along with a Lithium-ion battery pack.
The UM isn't any illustrious in India, and the brand is generally gaining a downbeat image of 'low-quality hacks' in an otherwise leading-edge, high-tech bike market. That may not be true, we do have worst products from celebrated brands, and so the brand in itself may not always speak for the product as such. Further, every brand's approach and target audience are different. The UM Global, a US-based bike maker, has tied up with the Lohia Motors in India, and assembles Renegade range of cruisers at its Uttrakhand plant with 70 percent localised components, with the rest including engine sourced from China.