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Mahindra launches Jeeto minivan, plans to launch petrol, CNG variants

Mahindra launches Jeeto minivan, plans to launch petrol, CNG variants

Hyderabad, Sep 11 (UNI) Mahindra and Mahindra Limited, a part of the US $ 19 billion Mahindra Group, has launched its Jeeto Minivan, its stylish and comfortable passenger carrier developed on the successful Jeeto platform, here today.


The Minivan is suitable for urban and semi urgan modes of transport and will cater to last mile connectivity, said Srinivas Aravapalli, Senior Vice-President and head-Product Development, Automotive Division, M and M, on the occasion.


The company plans to launch semi-hard top diesel variant of the Jeeto Minivan and over the next couple of months, the Jeeto Minivan range will be completed with the launch of hard top CNG and diesel variants and the semi hard top CNG and petrol variants, he said.


The Jeeto Minivan would be manufactured at its Zaheerabad plant in Telangana and its price starts at Rs 3.34 lakh ex-showroom (Hyderabad) for the BS IV diesel variant. It will be available in 3 attractive colours, he added.


The minivan is powered by m-Dura, a direct injection (DI), BS-IV emission compliant engine. The company claims that the Jeeto offers a fuel efficiency of 26 km per litre.

Tje Overall market share of the company in small commercial vehicle segment was 51 per cent, Mr Srinivas said.


The Jeeto brand has set new benchmarks in innovation, performance, safety and comfort and the launch of the Jeeto Minivan will further extend the platform for last mile passenger transportation, he said.


This new product presents an ideal option for three-wheeler customers to upgrade their vehicles as we enable them to rise by driving positive change in their lives, he said. UNI KNR CS1841

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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