Auto Expo: Tata Motors unveils 2 new vehicle concepts

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Twenty Two Motors CEO and co-founder Parveen Kharb said: "We are going to start the production with 300 scooters per day and in the first three years we will roll out 2 lakh electric vehicles". It also displayed six electric vehicles, three in the commercial vehicle segment-the 2m electric bus, Magic EV, and Iris EV-and the Tiago EV, Tigor EV, and Racemo EV in the passenger auto category.

"Today we announce three of those models - All New Amaze, All New CR-V and much awaited 10th Gen Civic which will be launched in India in FY 18-19", said Hachigo.

However, the one displayed at the Auto Expo 2018, comes with a 200 bhp electric motor that pulls power from a lithium battery pack.

India had past year announced a plan seen as impractical by most observers to have only electric cars on its roads by 2030.

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) has said it will unveil Ioniq EV in the upcoming Auto Expo. Furthermore, its EV range also included the electric version of its compact SUV e-KUV100 and the e2o NXT, an upgraded version of its existing electric hatchback e2oPlus. "The Indian government has expressed its desire to move in that direction", he told CNN at the Auto Expo near New Delhi.

The company plans to add a new CNG vertical and introduce new models of diesel and electric vehicles in the coming quarter, he added.

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"The transformation to electric cars is inevitable in India", said Sumit Sawhney, who heads Renault's Indian business. It will have a powerful electric drive of 300kW total output with a range of up to 500 km along with driver assistance systems for maximum safety, the company said.

Three-wheeler brand, Lohia Auto will launch a number of e-vehicles at Auto Expo 2018. This is the World Premiere of the 2nd Generation Honda Amaze and the vehicle is scheduled to be launched in India in FY 18-19.

The expo was attended by renowned personalities like Bollywood Actor Shahrukh Khan at Hyundai stand supporting the government's swatch Bharat Campaign, Actress Sonakshi Sinha, Former Indian Captain Mohammed Azhrudin & Cricketer Gautam Gambhir were also spotted at the Auto Expo.

Hinduja flagship firm Ashok Leyland unveiled its electric bus Circuit-S which is powered by its partner SUN Mobility's swappable smart battery.

Similarly, two-wheeler maker Honda Motorcycle & Scooter (HMSI) plans to launch 11 new models, including a concept scooter from its electric mobility platform. The company showcased the concept e-SURVIVOR targeting it to take to the electric transition taking place in the country. Two-wheeler heavyweight Hero MotoCorp unveiled a 200cc adventure motorcycle "Xpulse".