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Hyundai Announces global launch of ‘All New Xcent’

Hyundai Announces global launch of ‘All New Xcent’

New Delhi, April 20 (UNI) Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter launched the All New Xcent for India and Global markets here today. The car will be available in 6 variants of petrol and 5 variants of diesel. The prices will vary from Rs 5.38 lakh and Rs 8.42 lakh depending on the variants. Speaking at the Global launch, Y K Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited said, “We are very glad to announce the global launch of the All New Xcent for Indian and Global customers. The fast changing trends and rising customer aspirations has always been the key driving force at Hyundai.” “Considering the evolving market dynamics and customer voice, we keep enhancing our products for customer delight. The All New Xcent symbolizes The Stylish Family Sedan for young and Modern Indian Family. With over 2.5 Lakh cars sold in Domestic and International markets since 2014, we are confident that the All New Xcent will create a new benchmark in its segment offering best Hyundai Experience," he said. The All New Xcent is designed on 5 Key pillars - Sporty & Evolved Styling, Superior Performance, Advanced & Hi-Tech Imagery, High on Safety & Convenience and Product Confidence. The Made in India All New Xcent boasts of Quality, Comfort, Style and Premium look. The exterior projects Progressive design while interiors echo generous flair of Space & Comfort with Premium and Hi-Tech appeal. In the front, All New Xcent features new Hyundai’s signature Cascade Design grille with horizontal chrome slats for bold and wider stance with premium appeal. The new front bumper design with LED DRLs (Daytime Running Lamps) along with Fog lamps offers futuristic styling while the swept back headlamps compliments the front with sporty styling. The rear of All New Xcent offers a completely refreshed and dynamic look. The All New Xcent comes with new premium two piece wrap around tail lamps, Dual Tone bumper along with aesthetically incorporated sleek reflectors, stylish Shark Fin Antenna, Pull type Chrome door handles and aerodynamically designed ORVM's with turn indicators lending premium and sporty appeal to the car. The 1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT Petrol generates 83 PS power @ 6,000 RPM and 11.6 KGM torque @ 4,000 RPM delivers improved fuel efficiency. The New 1.2L U2 Diesel engine is now bigger and more powerful and generates 75 PS power @ 4,000 RPM. All New Xcent offers advanced safety with Reinforced Body Structure and features like Dual Airbags (Standard), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Central Door Lock, Impact sensing Auto Door unlock, Rear Defogger, Reverse Parking Sensors and Rear Parking Camera with display on large 7.0 Touch Screen. The Fully Automatic Temperature Control along with Rear AC vents further adds to customers’ convenience. UNI ADP SHK 1542

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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