However, considering the vehicle has been showcased again, we can be hopeful that the project is not dead yet. Though the government subsequently denied this target in parliament, it is still widely touted.
The event which will be open for public from February 9 to14 February is being held in Greater Noida. The concept vehicle symbolises Maruti Suzuki's commitment to helping develop the entire life-cycle of EVs in India, including local manufacturing of components, charging infrastructure and recycling of batteries, the company said.
TVS Motor Company launched Creon, a next-generation electric motor scooter; TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi Ethanol, an ethanol-powered motorcycle and TVS Zeppelin, a 220 cc futuristic motorcycle cruiser concept.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India unveiled its most extensive product line-up of 11 new models.
Tata Motors, which had over half a dozen electric vehicles on display but now only sells them to government and commercial clients, echoed his sentiment. Greaves Cotton announced the launch of 2 new power train solutions for last mile mobility. The Tiago EV and the Tigor EV draw power from an electric drive system developed and supplied by Electrica EV.
ATOM is a unique object of mobility created to cater to varied passenger needs with the flawless blend of 'Convenience, Comfort and Intelligence.' It aims to reimagine last-mile connectivity, thereby changing the face of public transportation, while its minimalist design philosophy allows it to retain a compact footprint without compromising on interior space. "ConceptFutureS will define the next generation of design for compact vehicles in India".
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"That, perhaps, is the biggest gap before electric vehicles can take off", Pawan Goenka, managing director of Mahindra & Mahindra, told CNN.
Maruti Suzuki India, which unveiled its electric concept compact SUV "e-SURVIVOR", said products alone will not be enough to realise India's grand vision of bringing down emissions substantially, reduce dependence on imported fuel, and secure a leadership position on clean technology capability.
Japan-based firm e-Gle also plans to tie up with Indian firms to commercialise the prototype of its electric auto, which is estimated to cost $20,000-30,000 depending upon the specifications, DNA Money had earlier reported.
The Expo witnessed 65 unveilings and 14 launches, including Hyundai's new Elite i20, Mercedes' Maybach S650 priced at Rs 2.73 crore and the unveiling of Toyota's mid-sized sedan Yaris and Honda's all-new Amaze, SUV CR-V and premium sedan Civic that will make a comeback to the Indian market. Auto Expo 2018 will see participation from 51 auto companies against 59 in the previous show. Both these models are also scheduled to be launched in India in FY 2018-19.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Yoichiro Ueno, President & CEO, Honda Cars India said, "HCIL has shown robust sales growth of 15% in CY 2017 and 17%in the year 17-18 so far".
Going by Tata's past concepts such as the Nexon, we can expect the production-spec model to retain most of the elements of the flashy 45X concept. And for the 2018 Auto Expo, the Tamo RaceMo is one such vehicle. Do you want Tata Motors to launch this stunning vehicle in India?