Tata Motors blitz
Tata Motors will launch at least four more products in the next 18-24 months with focus on sustainability and electric vehicles, Tata group chairman N. Chandrasekaran on Wednesday said. Tata Motors announced four global unveils, a pre-production preview and a commercial launch at the auto expo. It launched the Harrier, priced Rs 13.69 lakh onwards for the manual and Rs 16.25 lakh for the automatic variant. It showcased the pre-production version of its Gravitas SUV scheduled to be launched in the first half of 2020-21. It also unveiled the Sierra EV concept as well as the Hexa Safari edition.
Hyundai focus on SUVs
Hyundai Motor India unveiled a new version of its premium SUV Tucson at the expo as it looks to bolster its presence in the segment. Powered by BS-VI compliant petrol and diesel powertrains, the new Tucson comes with enhanced features like all-wheel drive, power seats and connected features.
Renault bets on Triber
Renault took the wraps off the AMT (automated manual transmission) version of its sub-compact MPV Triber at the auto expo and said it plans to double sales in India in mid-term. The AMT version is set to be launched in the second quarter of the year.
MG’s Marvel-ous offer
MG Motor India has showcased a global line-up of 14 products and may introduce some of them in the country based on the consumer response. The company unveiled its futuristic concept car Marvel X, the world’s first mass-production model to achieve level-3 intelligent driving, at expo in Greater Noida.
Kia revels in Carnival
South Korean auto maker Kia Motors has launched its premium MPV Carnival and showcased a new concept for a global SUV Sonet at the auto expo here. The Carnival will be priced in the range of Rs 24.95 lakh to Rs 33.95 lakh.
German luxury carmaker Mercedes Benz on Wednesday launched the AMG GT 63S 4Matic 4-Door Coupe in India, priced at Rs 2.42 crore. The company also announced the opening of bookings for its upcoming models — the A-Class Limousine and new GLA SUV — that are slated to be launched in June and October this year, respectively. Mercedes Benz claimed its AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC 4-door Coupe is the world’s fastest series production four-seater. The company will kick off its EV journey in India with the launch of electric SUV EQC model in April.