AutoExpo2018: Lohia Auto launches electric three-wheeler Comfort E Auto

AutoExpo2018: Lohia Auto launches electric three-wheeler Comfort E Auto

AutoExpo2018: Lohia Auto launches electric three-wheeler Comfort E Auto

Auto Expo The Motor Show 2018, jointly organised by Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) and accredited by International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) is being organised from February 9 14 at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Kia will compete with market leader Maruti Suzuki India MRTI.NS and Hyundai Motor Co 005380.KS , and its production plans will come as a boost for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India" initiative. Thereafter the media contingent moved with clock-work precision and moved onto Honda Cars India.

Maruti Suzuki made the global unveiling of its concept compact vehicle with SUV-like features named ConceptFutureS. Also on display at the Auto Expo 2018 were the much awaited Honda Sports EV Concept, Honda NeuV, Clarity Fuel Cell (Honda's most advanced zero emission vehicle).

Another South Korean auto maker Kia Motors Corporation, which will start selling its vehicles in India from next year, said it planned to introduce a range of vehicles, including an India exclusive compact electric vehicle in the country between 2019 to 2021.

Renault says that Renault Zoe e-Sport Concept is the fusion of a standard Renault Zoe and a Formula E Renault e.dams single seater, hence the sporty design. Power utilities in India now do not offer concessional tariffs for charging electric vehicles, but once they do, consumers may find it financially efficient to use electric bikes like the AXLHE-20. Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) unveiled six new electric concept vehicles and models as it showcased its strategy to shape the "Future of Mobility".

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Mercedes-Benz kick-started its product offensive with the launch of Mercedes-Maybach S 650 and showcased the unique E-Class All-Terrain and the futuristic Concept of EQ.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor unveiled its Yaris sedan which will mark its entry into the mid-sized premium auto segment in the country in April. The company has hinted that it will be launched later this year. The all-new MINI Countryman was unveiled at the Auto Expo and would be locally produced at the BMW Group plant in Chennai.

Apart from that, the only EV seller in the country displayed a host of new electric vehicle concepts. Present at the launch was Akshay Kumar who graced the unveiling. Two-wheeler heavyweight Hero MotoCorp unveiled a 200cc adventure motorcycle "Xpulse".

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. In the two-wheeler space, the Auto Expo 2018 saw the official entry of Kawasaki into the Indian market.

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