In the past week, we learned about the upcoming launches and unveilings of new cars in the country. In addition, we had also unveiled feature revisions in a popular subcompact SUV. Read below to learn about the top stories in India from the past week.
Tata Punch Features Reposted
Tata Punch makes a strong contribution to the company’s turnover in India. This time, the company has revised the list of features. The inactive start/stop function that was offered by default in all variants is now limited to the higher specification Accomplished and Creative variants only.
Indian i20 facelift begins testing on international soil
The facelift of the third generation Hyundai i20 has been tested on the international market. The India-bound model is expected to debut in the second half of 2023. The updated model will receive significant cosmetic and feature upgrades.
Honda to unveil new SUV on November 2
Japanese automaker Honda will unveil a new SUV on November 2. The upcoming vehicle was teased on Honda Indonesia’s social media platform. It is believed that the vehicle is expected to be called the ‘WR-V’. The new model is expected to be the production version of the RS Concept presented in November 2021.
Kia India’s pending orders are over 1 lakh units
Last week, we learned that the pending orders with Kia India are at 1.16 lakh units. Three of the five products are in high demand, including Carens (48,000 units), Sonet (37,000 units) and the Seltos (31,000 units). The company is currently running three shifts at its Anantapur factory in Andhra Pradesh.
New Jeep Grand Cherokee launches in India on November 11
The highly anticipated Jeep Grand Cherokee will launch in India on November 11. The SUV will be the fourth model to be assembled locally in India after the Compass, Meridian and Wrangler. The new Jeep Grand Cherokee will be powered by a 2.0-liter turbo petrol engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission.
Tata Nexon EV to lead electric vehicle sales in India in September 2022
The Tata Nexon EV emerged as the best-selling EV in the country in September. The compact SUV registered 2,847 units sold last month. The second and third position were achieved by the Tata Tigor EV and the MG ZS EV with 808 units and 412 units respectively.