The same idea was reiterated by Honda Honda Cars India (HCIL) President and CEO Yoichiro Ueno. The e-Auto also sports telescopic hydraulic shocker at the front and a leaf spring shock absorber at the rear.
The imprint of electric vehicles could be seen at virtually every pavilion at the Auto Expo on Wednesday, but automakers expressed the need of a firm electric vehicle policy to address the issues in adoption of the new technology. "ConceptFutureS will define the next generation of design for compact vehicles in India". Renault also showcased Zoe e-Sport Concept, the Formula One Racing Car, R.S. 17 and the complete Indian range led by the newly launched Captur and Kwid.
South Korea's Hyundai Motor is demonstrating an EV that is now being marketed around the globe.
Tata Motors showcased six electric vehicles in mass and personal mobility segments, which includes a 12-metre electric bus and passenger carriers-Magic EV and Iris EV along with Tiago EV, Tigor EV and sportscar Racemo EV, a special Auto Expo edition. Mercedes-Benz launched its Maybach S 650 and teased its E-Class All-Terrain model for its upcoming India debut.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor unveiled Yaris - to mark its entry in the highly competitive B-Segment in India.
The company also showcased a range of technologies to accelerate electrification of powertrains in India, ahead of its planned launch of an electric vehicle in India by 2020.
The move is also in line with the government's mission of having only electric vehicles being sold by 2030. Present at the launch was Akshay Kumar who graced the unveiling.
SML Isuzu introduced a new range of trucks based on the Isuzu design philosophy named as Global Series. The Emflux One is powered by a 9.7kWh Lithium-ion battery and can go up to a maximum speed of 200 km/hour.
In the two wheeler segment, TVS Motor Company today unveiled its concept electric scooter "Creon" along with a 220cc single cylinder engine concept motorbike "Zeppelin".
BMW Motorrad India launched the all-new BMW F750 GS and the all-new BMW F850 GS and will be available as Completely Built-Up Units (CBU) from May 2018 onwards.
The country's largest two- wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp unveiled 200cc adventure motorcycle, XPulse and two new 125cc scooters, which will hit the markets later this year.
Auto Expo 2018 would witness around 24 automobile launches and over 100 unveiling of various products inclusing the two-wheeler and four-wheeler both.