Published: Sun, February 11, 2018
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

Auto Expo 2018: Emflux Motors unveils e-bike prototype

Auto Expo 2018: Emflux Motors unveils e-bike prototype

The Auto Expo 2018 is now underway at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida - the expo will go on from February 9th to 14th. "It is a curtain raiser for electric vehicles.", Mahindra & Mahindra Managing Director Pawan Goenka told reporters.

Auto major Tata Motors on Wednesday unveiled two new passenger vehicle concepts, including a five-seater luxury SUV "H5X" and a premium hatchback "45X".

Taking another step towards 'Clean Electric Mobility, ' Mahindra & Mahindra unveiled its new electric compact SUV, the e-KUV100 at the Auto Expo 2018 along with some new EV concepts and an updated version of the existing e2o. The line-up by these brands is a spectacular display of new designs and concepts.

The move is also in line with the government's mission of having only electric vehicles being sold by 2030. The company also lifted the cover on South Korean arm SsangYong's G4 Rexton SUV, which will be launched in the Indian market later this year under the Mahindra badge. The maker is showing off a four-wheel-drive concept auto.

Honda has not revealed the powertrain details of the Sports EV. However, Electric Vehicles (EVs) stole the limelight at Auto Expo 2018. The country's largest automobile company by revenue showed off close to 25 vehicles. He added the funding will help the company in its expansion plans and is expected to be closed by June this year.

On the luxury front, German carmaker Mercedes-Benz displayed its Concept EQ, with the appearance of a sporty SUV, giving a preview of a new generation of vehicles with battery electric drives. The scooter is perhaps the most powerful scooter now being offered by the company.

Besides, Tata Motors has announced it will showcase about six electric vehicles in personal and mass mobility segments. The vehicle is also equipped with i3S (idle-start-stop tech) that, up until now, was seen only on Hero motorcycles. The automobile products accounted for 5.3 million of our global sales and India was a great contributor. It also unveiled two scooters - "Maestro Edge 125" and "Duet 125".

TVS Motor Company launched Creon, a next-generation electric motor scooter; TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi Ethanol, an ethanol-powered motorcycle and TVS Zeppelin, a 220 cc futuristic motorcycle cruiser concept. The Auto Expo 2018 will see global automakers locking horns to launch and showcase their best products to the world.

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