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Hyundai introduces TUCSON with Intellimatic ‘4 Wheel Drive’

Hyundai introduces TUCSON with Intellimatic ‘4 Wheel Drive’

New Delhi, Oct 6 (UNI) Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and number one exporter since inception today introduced the most awaited the 4-Wheel Drive (4WD) system in TUCSON enhancing the portfolio of Dynamic Global SUV. The Intellimatic 4WD TUCSON offers a perfect combination of a high performance off roader SUV along with comfort and stylish road presence. Commenting on the introduction of 4WD TUCSON, Y K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “We are happy to introduce the most awaited 4WD Global SUV – TUCSON to the Indian market. Introduction of 4WD is to bring to the customer the next level of cutting edge technology in Dynamic Styling, Athletic Performance, Advanced Safety and Smart Comfort as product innovation towards competitive advantage in fast growing SUV market while also enhancing the overall price value equation through value engineering and passing the price benefit to customer.” The 4WD is offered in 2.0 Diesel AT GLS variant. Bookings of the 4WD TUCSON is open and available across all Hyundai dealerships in India. The 4WD System comes with - ‘On Demand 4WD Functioning’ which automatically implements Rear Wheel Traction Control by assessing road conditions & maintain utmost traction on rough, lose or slippery surfaces, improving stability while cornering. When driving in this mode the system determines intelligently that there is need for 4WD based on the terrain and the engine driving power automatically get distributed to all 4 wheels without the driver’s intervention. The On demand 4WD Functioning system ensures better Fuel Efficiency as intelligent switching ON/OFF for 4WD system, the performance is optimized and there is low wear & tear of mechanical parts. TUCSON 4WD system also offers 4WD Lock mode which helps to activate the 4WD function manually based on user demand, resulting in a torque split of 50:50 between front and rear wheels. Advanced Traction Cornering Control (ATCC) is an integral feature of TUCSON’s 4WD. It helps to transfer torque to the wheels that have the most grip resulting in improved cornering performance. The Petrol varient of New TUSCON 2WD MT is priced at Rs 17,99,900 whereas 2WD AT GL will be available at Rs 20,99,000 (Ex-Showroom Delhi). The Diesel 2WD MT will be available at Rs 19,95,900 whereas 2WD AT GL will be available at a price of Rs 22,49,000. 4WD AT GLS is priced at Rs 25,19,000 ((Ex-Showroom Delhi). UNI ADP AE 1532

Maruti’s

Maruti’s new Dzire crosses 1 lakh sales mark in 5 and half month

Mumbai, Oct 17(UNI)Auto Major,Maruti Suzuki’s all-new Dzire has achieved the fastest 1-lakh sales mark, a distinctive feat in the Indian automobile industry.

Ford's

Ford's China sales stuck in first gear as rivals overtake

BEIJING, Oct 13 (Reuters) Ford Motor Co saw its China vehicle sales make the barest of increases in September, extending a tough run in the world's largest auto market even as global rivals have logged robust gains.

Toyota

Toyota seeking to halve Japan car models as domestic market shrinks

TOKYO, Oct 12 (Reuters) Toyota Motor Corp is aiming to halve the number of car models it sells at home by 2025, a person briefed on the matter said - the second time this month that a Japanese automaker has emerged with plans to sharply scale back in a shrinking domestic market.

Volvo

Volvo launches 1st locally-assembled 'XC90' from its plant in Bengaluru

Mumbai, Oct 11 (UNI) Volvo Cars, the Swedish luxury car maker, has rolled out its first assembled car from its plant in Bengaluru.

Volkswagen

Volkswagen launches all New Passat starting at Rs 29.99 lakhs

New Delhi, Oct 10 (UNI) Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer, today announces the launch of the much awaited luxury sedan Volkswagen Passat at a starting price of Rs 29.

Passenger

Passenger vehicle sales up by 11pc in domestic market in Sept 2017

New Delhi, Oct 9 (UNI) The Domestic passenger vehicle sales growth has been recorded up by 11 per cent to 3,09,955 units in September from 2,78,428 in the same month last year.

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.

Escorts unveils country’s first electric tractor concept, Launches Hydrostatic tractor

Escorts unveils country’s first electric tractor concept, Launches Hydrostatic tractor

New Delhi, Sep 6 (UNI) Escorts Ltd, India’s leading engineering conglomerate today launched India’s first Electric & Hydrostatic concept tractor and an expanded global portfolio of tractors for the export and domestic market in 22HP to 90 HP range under flagship brands Farmtrac and Powertrac compliant with tier 4 emission norms of Europe and America amidst 43 International distributors.

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