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Auto Expo launch 2018 updates

Auto Expo launch 2018 updates”

JBM Solaris Electric Vehicles, launched its 100 percent Electric Bus Series Eco-Life, powered by lithium batteries and can run 150-200 kms in 10-15 hours of city bus operations.

Of all the cars that are showcased at the Auto Expo every year, a few stand out and steal all the limelight of the show. The TVS Creon features a next generation electric motor with acceleration from 0-60 kmph in under 5.1 seconds have a range of 80 km.

Tata Motors have believed in affordable commuter vehicles and the approach towards bringing mainstream vehicles like Tiago and Tigor into the electric segment will help cut cost and eventually price the cars at a competitive price.

French auto manufacturer Renault showcased its mini electric vehicle ZOE and the TREZOR, a two-seater electric supercar.

In fact, the two have much bigger pavilions displaying a slew of future products, from small premium vehicles and electric three-wheelers to electric buses.

In his address at the inauguration of the Auto Expo 2018, Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Sector Enterprises Anant Geete said that the aim will be to have a growth-oriented, industry and consumer-friendly policy for the sector.

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Ashok Leyland unveiled Circuit-S, an electric bus powered by a swappable smart battery. Also, there was an electric version of its first race vehicle RaceMo, among others. The two vehicles are based on two new architectures introduced by the company: Omega Arc and Alfa Arc.

The original turbo-petrol concept of RaceMo features a 1.2-litre three-cylinder twin-turbo petrol engine that can generate the highest power of 190hp. The Racemo comes with a ground clearance of 165 mm and this is important as far as Indian road conditions are concerned but it will also come down to what the suspension setup is like on the vehicle and we'll know more when we get a chance to drive it.

The company has redesigned the back part of the bike and its taillight is also fully LED. The company has described it as a "performance-oriented, electric scooter concept".

The "Auto Expo - The Motor Show" 2018 is being held from February 9-14, 2018 at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. Talking about its specifications, Renegade Thor generates 30 kW power with 70 nm torque and is equipped with 5-speed transmission gearbox.

The bookings will start mid-February and deliveries will be done as early as mid August. The 14th edition of the largest automobile event will see global automakers gearing up to showcase their best products to the world.



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