Compact sedans constitute a major share of mid-size saloon sales in India and the 2014 Auto Expo hinted us that the scenario is gonna get bigger and better. With Hyundai Xcent untethered and Tata Zest, Ford Figo Sedan awaiting to be unleashed, the battle between sub 4 metre sedans will continue to grow tighter.
Showcased last year at 2013 Indonesian International Motor Show was Honda Mobilio concept, this upcoming MPV, based on Honda Brio is now patented in China. Spacious and fitted with a host of safety and infotainment features the new Mobilio will be launched in India by June 2014.
The smallest car on offer from Honda Cars India Limited Brio is now seen in a new render with Honda’s trademark front grille. Expected to be seen in the Brio facelift, the render shows that the front receives a solid wing face as is seen on the new City and Jazz.
An exclusive Honda Modulo kit is being presented with the upcoming Honda Mobilio in Indonesia. Honda Modulo Kit on board the new Mobilio MPV will consist of a slew of external and internal accessories which can be purchased individually while it also comes in a package.
Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) reported its highest ever monthly domestic sales with 18,426 units sold during March 2014. This equates to 83.4% Sales growth over March 2013 when 10,044 cars were sold. For the FY 2013 – 14, Honda reports its highest ever annual sales of 1,34,339 units equating to 83% growth over last financial year.
Developed under Advanced Cool Stunner concept is the new Honda City which has been officially launched by Honda Automobiles (Thailand) back in January. Striking in design and highly powerful in performance, the new City comes in with six variants and seven color options while starting price stands at 550,000 Baht.
Japanese automakers Honda and Toyota have announced new fuel cell cars to hit markets by 2015. Both these automakers are actively testing these fuel cell vehicles, though initial prices are to be expected to be sky high.