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HCIL says 2500 bookings received for Honda WR-v

HCIL says 2500 bookings received for Honda WR-v

Bengaluru, Mar 20 (UNI) Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL) today said it has received bookings to the tune of 2500 for its latest offering WR-V model, an all new sporty lifestyle vehicle designed and manufactured in India.

Company Vice President Ramesh Kumar Sharma told newsmen here that the vehicle was the first model developed by the Honda R and D team in India in conjunction with the Japanese counterparts.

He said the company had began the year on a highly satisfactory note with the redesigned Honda City launched early this year having a booking of 14,000 in a month's time.

He said the company planned to come out with more models this year, without specifying the segment.

Honda WR-V was launched in the city today and the vehicle has been developed under the concept 'refresh for urban India'. UNI CNR MSP CS 1600

Toyota

Toyota set to sell long-range, fast-charging electric cars in 2022 -paper

TOKYO, Jul 25 (Reuters) Toyota Motor Corp aims to begin selling in 2022 an electric car powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases driving range and reduces recharging time, the Chunichi Shimbun daily reported today.

Ashok

Ashok Leyland bags KSRTC order for 3,019 buses worth Rs 650 cr

Chennai, Jul 24 (UNI) Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, today confirmed that it has bagged an order from Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) for supply of 3,019 buses.

Mumbai

Mumbai to have electric rickshaws shortly

Mumbai, Jul 23 (UNI) The Maharashtra transport department has decided to permit electric auto-rickshaws and taxis in the state with the Centre lifting ban on electric variants of such vehicles.

Toyota

Toyota eyes mass EV output in China as early as 2019-report

TOKYO, Jul 22 (Reuters) Toyota Motor Corp is likely to begin mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019, the Asahi daily reported on Saturday.

Yamaha’s

Yamaha’s first ever Scooter Boutique launched in Chennai

New Delhi/Chennai, Jul 21 (UNI) In a one of its kind of initiatives, India Yamaha Motor today inaugurated its first Yamaha Scooter Boutique in India at Chennai under the banner of its dealership “Bikerz”.

Honda faces long haul to recoup jet costs

Honda faces long haul to recoup jet costs

TOKYO, Mar 27 (Reuters) After three decades building an airplane from scratch, Michimasa Fujino, 56, chief engineer of the Hondajet, might have to reach a ripe old age to see Honda Motor Co's pet aviation project recoup its development costs.

Mahindra launches Jeeto Minivan in UP

Mahindra launches Jeeto Minivan in UP

Lucknow, Jul 17 (UNI) Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, a part of the US $19-billion Mahindra Group, today announced the launch of the Jeeto Minivan, its stylish and comfortable passenger carrier developed on the successful Jeeto platform, in Uttar Pradesh.

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