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All new Suzuki Access 125 BS-VI will be here soon

Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, today, announced its transition from BS-IV to BS-VI products from January 2020. Suzuki Motorcycle India’s top-selling scooter, Access 125, will be the first product to be rolled out as part of the new emission norms from Suzuki Motorcycle India’s portfolio. The All-New Suzuki Access 125 will come with new key features including Eco As...

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) opens bookings for BS-VI Compliant Innova Crysta

Strengthening its commitment to Government of India’s vision of a green and sustainable environment, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), today, opened bookings for the BS-VI compliant version of its flagship MPV, Innova Crysta which was first launched in 2016 . The petrol and diesel variants of the BS-VI compliant Innova Crysta will be available in both Manual as well as Automatic Transmission options. Sharing his thoughts on the announcement,  Naveen Soni, Senior Vice President,...

Bookings open for Tata Motors BS-VI Passenger Vehicles range

Tata Motors today, announced the bookings open of its completely refreshed product portfolio, which will consist of the BS-VI models of the Tiago, Tigor, and the Nexon. With this portfolio launch, Tata Motors officially migrates to Bharat Stage-VI in the passenger vehicles segment. The new range of BS-VI products will sport revamped designs with all-new features and is set to be priced higher than their predecessors. Customers can book these products with an amount of INR 11,000 by visitin...

Ford EcoSport's 2020 BS-VI line-up offers diesel & petrol engines

Ford India has introduced the 2020 Ford EcoSport with updated, Bharat Stage VI emission norm compliant petrol and diesel engines at attractive prices starting from INR 804,000 & INR 854,000 respectively. The 2020 EcoSport will offer greater choice with powerful, capable & best-in-class diesel and petrol engine options. “Ford is committed to offer products & technologies our customers want & value -- including our best-in-class diesel engines – at almost the s...

Renault Triber and Kwid get BS-VI compliant engines

Renault has launched the new BS-VI variant of their popular products, TRIBER and KWID. TRIBER and KWID are the first BS-VI compliant vehicles from Renault’s stable. BS-VI compliant models of Duster and Captur will also be launched well before the BS-VI deadline. The BS-VI variant of the TRIBER is energy efficient and will be available on all models currently on sale. The power output and torque of the BS-VI variant of the TRIBER remains the same. It will continue ...

Honda Cars India switches over to BS-VI

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading premium car manufacturer in India, today announced that having completed entire wholesale despatches to dealers of BS-4 in Dec’19, the company only despatched BS-6 cars in Jan’20. The models were Petrol BS-6 versions of City, Civic and CRV. Amaze BS-6 was also launched towards the end of last month. The BS-6 versions of other models will be launched successively. The company has shifted to production of BS-6 models in both its plants of Gre...

All Volvo Cars are now BS-VI certified in India

Volvo Car India has successfully introduced BS VI Certified cars across its range from February 2020. All cars assembled at the plant or imported are now BS VI Certified. This comes from Volvo Car India’s commitment towards providing more and more sustainable products to its esteemed customers. “The transition from BS IV to BS VI has been challenging, especially keeping in mind the industry’s performance in 2019. I am extremely proud of my team and our partners who have...

Ford Endeavour 2020 arrives in BS-VI, starts at INR 29.55 Lakh

Ford India today introduced the 2020 Endeavour - with a new 2.0-litre EcoBlue engine & world’s first 10 Speed-Automatic Transmission – at an introductory price starting from INR 29.55 Lakh. Delivering a potent mix of unmatched off-roading capabilities, surprisingly affordable service cost and up to 14% improvement in fuel efficiency, the 2020 Ford Endeavour will set a new benchmark for premium SUVs in India. The introductory prices of 2020 Endeavour will only b...

Renault India launches BS-VI compliant Duster range

Renault, the number one European brand in India, has launched the new BS-VI compliant variants of its popular product, Duster. BS-VI compliant models of TRIBER & KWID have already been launched in January 2020.  The BS-VI variants of Duster will be available with a 1.5L petrol engine with a 5-speed manual transmission in RXE, RXS & RXZ versions. The power output and torque of the BS-VI variants of the Duster remains the same. The BS-VI compliant Duster range starts at INR 8.49...

TVS Motor Company successfully completes BS-VI transition, March numbers impacted due to Coronavirus

TVS Motor Company registered sales of 144,739 units in March 2020 as against 325,323 units in March 2019.  There has been a huge impact on the Company’s production and sales this month because of COVID-19 lockdown across the country. TVS Motor Company launched attractive and feature rich BS-VI versions of its entire portfolio. These have been well received and there are adequate stocks already in the market when it reopens.  International market demand was also good ...

Suzuki Motorcycle India launches quarter-liter GIXXER series in BS-VI

Strengthening its BS6 portfolio, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. (SMIPL), a subsidiary of two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan today launched its BS6 compliant quarter-liter sensation - GIXXER.  Commenting on the launch Mr. Koichiro Hirao, Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India said, “We are pleased to introduce the BS6 GIXXER SF 250/ 250 in the Indian market. Inspired by the legendary motorcycles: Hayabusa and GSX-R, GIXXER brand r...

Hyundai Powers Elantra with New Diesel BS-VI Engine

Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMI), country’s first Smart Mobility Solutions Provider and largest exporter since inception, today launched the highly awaited Advanced Premium Sedan - Elantra with new Diesel BS6 Powertrain options. The company’s Future Ready powertrains such as the robust and proven 1.5 l U2 CRDi Diesel BS6 with 6-Speed Automatic & Manual transmission options offered on Elantra, provides customers an exclusive combination of performance and efficienc...

Scrap Trap

Owing to the severe impact on the overall sales of automobiles in India, following the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, the Indian automotive sector is pinning its hopes on the long-awaited Vehicle Scrappage Policy to spur the growth of the sector. While the policy is expected to be before the Union Cabinet for approval, industry experts believe that the benefits of the policy can only be achieved by incentivizing purchase of new vehicles in exchange for scrapping older ones. However, despit...

Industry mulls deep localisation to reduce dependency on China

The ongoing standoff between India and China and the subsequent sentiment towards boycotting Chinese products is expected to provide further fillip to Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s campaign for an #Atmanirbhar, (Self-reliant) India. Joining the bandwagon is the Indian automobile components industry – a significant importer of Chinese products, it is now looking at strategies to reduce its dependency by localizing products.  According to Automotive Component Manufa...