India’s own car maker Tata rocked the Auto Expo 2008 with world’s smallest priced car Nano. This time Tata has few other surprises at the Auto Expo 2010. Today they have launched cross breed of SUV and MUV named as Tata Aria. The Tata Aria MPV is designed to make a direct competition with Toyota Innova. It would also be a competitor for Chevrolet Tavera and Mahindra Xylo. Tata rely on a policy, more car per car. The recently launched Indigo Manza was also a value for money car. The indigenous production plants and research team is the main reason for low price cars and trucks from Tata Motors .
Volkswagen group today announced the most anticipated small car Polo in India at the Delhi Auto Expo 2010. This special Indian version of Polo will be launched by march 2010. The hatchback model of Polo will be launched first, and later a sedan variant. The Volkswagen announcement comes along with Toyota Etios and Honda Small car. The car is set to position in premium hatchback segment with Hyundai i20, Honda Jazz and Skoda Fabia. Outcome of finest German engineering, Volkswagen Polo 2010 boasts of its superior technology of make.
Following the path of Volkswagen and Toyota, Honda today announced a concept model of their upcoming small car in India. The Honda small car is likely to be called the Tif. Last year Honda released a premium hatchback Jazz. Jazz was well received, although the price levels were high. Since Indian customers are more interested in hatchbacks and small cars, Honda sees this small car as their next big thing in India.
Yamaha India launched 2010 editions of their popular super bike YZF-R1 and a special model of R15 India. Both Yamaha R1 2010 and R15 2010 were showcased the Auto Expo Delhi. The new 2010 model of Yamaha R1 comes with a 998cc liquid cooled four stroke engine. It is the only model with cross-plane crankshaft technology, that can deliver unmatched power and performance. 2010 models Yamaha YZF-R1 will soon be available for booking at all important Yamaha outlets for a price of 12.5 lakhs.
The largest car maker in the world Toyota today announced their plans to sell a new car Etios in India. Etios was announced by the Vice president of Toyota, Mr. Kazuo Okamoto who attended the 2010 Auto Expo at Delhi today. Toyota Etios is the special small car built for India and few other selected markets. Toyota Etios will be manufactured in both hatchback and sedan variants. In both segment they will have 1.2 lite and 1.5 litres petrol engines. Toyota demonstrated a blue color Etios model at Delhi auto Expo 2010. The launch date of Etios is not yet confirmed. But it would be around the end 2010.