Motown To Witness Gamechanging Launches In FY 2017-18
As India’s passenger vehicle and two-wheeler sales are expected to grow in full swing during 2017-18, a number of original equipment manufacturer in the private vehicles and two-wheeler segments have lined up models that are expected to further boost volumes
As India’s passenger vehicle and two-wheeler sales are expected to grow in full swing during 2017-18, a number of original equipment manufacturer (OEMs) in the private vehicles (PV) and two-wheeler segments have lined up models that are expected to further boost volumes. Many of them like Maruti, Hyundai, HMSI, Yamaha, Fiat Chrysler, etc., are coming up with gamechanging products which are likely to disrupt the market. Nearly 20-odd new vehicles are expected to hit the market by March next year.
FCA India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, is all set to roll out the Jeep Compass from its Ranjangaon manufacturing facility near Pune by June 2017.
Kevin Flynn, president and managing director, FCA India, said, “The local production schedule of the Jeep Compass is firmly on track and we are all set to begin local production of the Jeep brand’s Global SUV by June this year. The Jeep Compass will come with several industry-first features and will set benchmarks in the Indian SUV space.”
Volkswagen India has just announced the launch of the Tiguan SUV which is priced at Rs 27.68 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai) and is available in two trims, i.e., comfortline and highline.
German luxury carmaker Audi AG, which has completed over a decade of its existence in India, is all set to launch A5 during this calendar year. Its competitor BMW is also focusing on all-new 5-Series for the Indian market.