Complete details of all electric car
s showcased at Auto Expo 2020 India
Auto Expo is a big platform for all the auto manufacturers to showcase their ability to shape the future transportation in India. National as well as international both the players don’t miss this chance once in every two year.
The History of Auto Expo in India
The Association of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (currently, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers– SIAM), and the Auto Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) are the two associations which collaboratively in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized the first Auto Expo from 3rd to 12th January 1986 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi (India). It was the new initiative on the occasion of then completion of 25 years of SIAM and ACMA (both organizations). Since then the Auto Expo, now the Asia’s biggest automobile exhibition takes place every two years.
Auto Expo 2020, Dates and Venue
Auto Expo- The Motor Show 2020
Dates: Sun 09 Feb – Wed 12 Feb
Location: India Exposition Mart Limited
Plot No. 25,27,28,29. Knowledge Park.
Greater Noida, India.
Auto Expo Ticket Price: Week Days: Rs.350/-, Weekends: Rs.475/-
Electric Cars at Auto Expo 2020
This year the auto expo became more special and something different. All the companies are passing through a transition phase of BSIV to BSVI as well as from vehicle operating from diesel or petrol to electric powered. Where many of the auto manufacturers have dropped the idea to manufacturer diesel powered car and only relying on petrol to meet with the pollution norms. But at the same time some of the OEMs are
But, here we will talk about the only electric cars which were showcased at Auto Expo 2020. So, if you missed this year’s Auto Expo or want to know about all the electric cars, then in my opinion you are at the right place. Further, here in this single article you will get complete details of all the interesting electric cars (concept and ready for production) from the 15th Auto Expo 2020.
MG Motor is a UK based automobile company which was founded in the UK in 1924. The MG refers to the “Morris Garages”. From the start, the MG Motor has built sports cars, roadsters, cabriolet series cars and the eco-friendly electric cars. It has its manufacturing facility at Halol in Gujarat. The company has planned to invest Rs. 5000 Cr by the 2021 to expand its capabilities in India.
The brand showcased a lot of cars at Auto Expo 2020 along with presenting its heritage British theme. Well, here let’s have a look what MG has showcased for green public and personal transports. Here are the complete details-
- MG E200 – a micro two seater electric vehicle
- MARVEL X – An electric connected as level-3 autonomous SUV
- eMG6 – Plugin hybrid
- Vision-I concept – electric autonomous concept car
This EV looks adorable and it’s contrast color as well as the unique interior color scheme makes it so special. E200 comes with the digital instrument display and a two-spoke steering wheel. Apart from being a fully electric car it also have connected to car technology. MG E200 is a micro electric vehicle currently available in Chinese market with Baojun brand badge. It is said that the E200 is the successor of the Baojuin E100.
Dimensions: 2497mm X 1526mm X 1616mm (LxWxH)
Turning radius: 3.8meters
Motor power: 29kW
Top Speed: 100kmph
Range: 250km (according to the NEDC (New European Driving Cycle)
MG E200 will be coming in India after some time and I believe it will attract many buyers due to its performance, look and due to its compact size. The MG-badged Baojun E200 launched in China in the year 2019 at price RMB 54,800 to 64,800. So, the expected price of MG E200 in India will be in between Rs. 5.5L to 6.5L.
MG MARVEL X
MG Motor claims that Marvel X electric SUV is the world’s first mass-production car which has the level-3 autonomous driving function along with the integrated internet connectivity, electric powertrain and autonomous capabilities.
It is a 5 electric autonomous all wheel drive SUV. It has a massive panoramic roof. Talking about the interior then you will find many similarities with the Mercedes S-class. Fit and finish is actually top notch and in the center of the dashboard you get a full touch 9.6 inch huge display to operate many of the function from there.
Marvel X specifications
This car comes in two variants- AWD and RWD. The AWD version has 3 Motors configuration and the RWD version is powered by 2 Motors configuration.
Max Power: AWD version- 302HP and RWD version- 186HP
Torque: AWD version- 665Nm and RWD version- 410HP
Range: AWD version- 370km (NEDC) and RWD version- 403km (NEDC)
Top speed: 170kmph
Acceleration (0 to 100kmph): 4.8s
The Marvel X is already in Chinese market with the brand name Roewe but there is no surprise with this because the Roewe and the MG both shared the same parent brand “SIAC“.
Marvel X at Auto Expo 2020
MG eMG6 plug-in hybrid which is powered by an electric motor combined with a 1.5
Total combined range: 705 km
Electric motor: 9.1kW
IC engine: 1.5L petrol
Max power: 300HP
Other features: 360degree camera, digital center, cruise control, automatic transmission, Auto park assists, slick dashboard with front and rear separate AC vents.
In future if this car comes in India then the expected price of this would be in between 16
eMG6 at Auto Expo 2020
Future cars will not be much different than our living space. Sharing the same eco-system of living room the MG Motors has tried to make this Vision-
This concept car has embedded 5G smart connectivity that enables hands-free driving mode with its autonomous driving features. The cabin can completely turn into a living room with swivel seats and a receding steering
Vision-i Concept at Auto Expo 2020
MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA
Mahindra & Mahindra is one of the leading Indian car manufacturer lined up many electric vehicles as well as the EV at Auto Expo 2020. Under the brand name Mahindra Electric, the company manufactures all the electric cars in India.
Mahindra has invested nearly Rs. 1700 Cr on the development of electric vehicles which includes- EVs technology, infrastructures and products. The company is so positive with their future plan and right now Rs 500 crores are getting invested into the setup of a new R&D center at Bengaluru and a new capacity at Pune.
Here are the all EVs showcased or launched at Auto Expo 2020-
- Funster – a roadster concept with a playful convertible mode, an object of desire.
- ATOM – a new age electric urban mobility solution for Smart India’s last mile connectivity needs.
- e-KUV100 & e-XUV300 – the eagerly awaited electric vehicles for shared mobility & the personal commute, respectively.
- MESMA 350 – Mahindra Electric Scalable Modular Architecture to p
owerMahindra’s upcoming EVs.
The “Funster”, an electric roadster connected convert
FUNSTER at Auto Expo 2020
If you visited the Auto Expo 2018 then you would have seen the concept version of the Mahindra Atom. Now, this
The ATOM is uniquely designed compact but stylish electric (four-wheeled). The ‘Atom’ is a 3 (1+2) EV. It is specially designed for the first and last mile eco-friendly transportation.
It shows a good option in the emerging fist and last mile commute. ATOM is powered by latest electric drive system form Mahindra. Well, the company has not given further details about its technical specification, but yes, this vehicle will be built with the monocoque body structure to deliver the optimal passenger comfort and safety.
Seating capacity: 03
Air-condition, Fully electric with different drive mode options available.
Probably, the Mahindra will launch the ATOM in Indian market in late 2020 for the commercial use.
ATOM at Auto Expo 2020
The company launched the electric version of its KUV100 in Auto Expo 2020. Name as eKUV100 is a four
Battery Capacity: 15.9kWh
Charging Time: 80% in 1 hour (with DC fast charger)
Driving Mode: Sport, Eco
Seating Capacity: 05 person
Other features– Power steering, ABS, Central locking system, Cruise control, Android Auto Support, Apple
Keyless entry, Climate control, Push button start/stop,
eXUV100 at Auto Expo 2020
By utilizing the maximum body panels from exiting car model to convert completely into an EV is a way to minimize the development cost of electric vehicle. Addition to that, customer also gets their trusted car in electric option which help them to relay on the product. Mahindra is doing the same and planning to launch its XUV300 5 star safety rated SUV into fully electric variant.
The new EV architecture of Mahindra MESME-350 is used to build the new eXUV300.
Price of eXUV300: The expected price is Rs 10 lakh after subsidies under FAME-II.
The eXUV300 will probably arrive in the market in the late 2021.
eXUV300 at Auto Expo 2020
The new Mahindra Treo three wheeler features more than 20 new and improved EV components made in-house by Mahindra Electric. It also features an additional range extender that will increase the Treo’s range
The company has announced the Treo availability
Mahindra is building complete vehicle and
Treo at Auto Expo 2020
Mahindra showcased many technology like
The Mahindra Electric Scalable and Modular Architecture 350 (MESMA 350) which is a 350 volt
Renault is in Indian market since 2007 and doing its all operation under it’s subsidiary name Renault Nissan Automotive Pvt. Ltd. At present Renault has more than 370 sales and 450 service touch points. It is 1ST European brand and the 7th largest automotive brand in the India.
Talking about it’s global footprint and electric vehicle then company has already well estiblesed in international EV market with some of it’s most popular EV models like- Renault Zoe, Twizy, Kangoo Z.E 33 and Master Z.E.
As a pioneer in Europe for EV, Groupe Renault is building on 10 years of expertise in the design, production, sales and after-sales servicing of electric vehicles. None of them are now in the Indian market, but Indian witness some of the below listed EVs at Auto Expo 2020-
Twizy– micro electric car
- K-ZE– an electrified version of the Renault Kwid
- ZOE– fully electric small but powerful car
- SYMBIOZ– a future concept car
Let’s get more details about each of above mentioned electric cars-
Renault Twizy, the ultra-mobile electric two-seater vehicle is uniquely designed and incorporated with latest technology. In some countries its cargo variant with one single seat is also available. At Auto Expo 2020, Renault showcased it cargo version.
The Twizy is best suited for the personal
Electric Motor power: 17HP
Twizy at Auto Expo 2020
The K-ZE is based on the same CMF-A platform as the India’s Renault Kwid but this is only manufactured and sold in China only. In China this car is
In actual the K-ZE is the electric version of the KWID with same exterior and interior (with minor change specific to EV).
Battery range: 240km
Similar to the regular KWID the K-ZE also offer the 8-inch touch screen infotainment system, 4G internet with the navigation and voice control system. The K-ZE can be charged by using the 220V domestic charging point and also capable to get charged
The ZOE is a fully electric small car which is very much popular in
Battery Range: With a 52 kWh capacity, the battery in New ZOE allows you to drive up to 245 miles
Home Wallbox (7kW): 0-100% charge in 9hour 25 minutes.
Public Charger (22kW): 75 miles of driving range in 1hour.
DC rapid charger (50 kW): up to 90 miles of driving range in 30 minutes.
Warranty: 8 year/ 100,000 mile battery warranty.
ZOE at Auto Expo 2020
RENAULT SYMBIOZ – an autonomous electric and connected car showcased at AutoExpo2020 Delhi, India.
The company says- With SYMBIOZ Concept, your car is no longer separated from your living space. It has been designed as a genuine extension to your home. Shapes, colors, materials, features. Everything is designed so that you feel like you never leave your lounge while you are travelling.
The company has plans to bring this car on the road by 2030. So, its long time
Symbioz at Auto Expo 2020
The Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest seller of cars also participated in the Auto Expo 2020. But there was only one interesting EV on the showcase- Maruti Suzuki Futuro-e concept car.
The Futuro-e interior is so futuristic, advance and very attractive. It is the part of the company’s “Mission Green” initiative. The production version of the
Futuro-e at Auto Expo
Great Wall Motors
The ‘Great Wall Motors’ is the largest SUV selling car brand in China. Since last few months the company
At Auto Expo 2020, the company has lined up many of its SUVs under its GWM as well as HAVEL brand. Here, we will focus on the all electric vehicles which were showcased during the Auto Expo 2020-
- GWM R1– an affordable electric car.
- Concept H–
- Vision 2025 EV–
So, let’s check out one by one all above mentioned EVs in details here-
The GWM R1 is a low budget car and also popular as the one of the
Power: 46.9 BHP
Battery Range: 351 km and another 301 km per charge
GWM also announced the investment of $1 billion in India. And the company is just wants to grab the opportunity to expand the networks with the help of it’s long range of p
The GWM Concept-H is a plug-in hybrid car which is loaded with all the future technology. The company
Vision 2025 EV
The name itself tells much about this car. The Vision 2025 is a next generation vehicle. It’s not just an SUV becau
KIA Motors entered into the with the delivery of first SUV “Kia Seltos” in August 2019. Only in few month KIA Motors became the one of the top seller of utility vehicle in India. KIA electric SUV specification matches with the Hyundai Kona electric and we must remember that the KIA Motor and Hyundai come under the same umbrella of the
The Kia soul was showcased into international market during the 2018 auto show in Los Angles. In early 2019, the Kia Motors gifted one Kia Soul to the Andra Pradesh Government to show their support for the government’s pro EV stand.
KIA Soul has been already on sale in the international market and competing against the Hyundai Ioniq Electric. This is available in 2 different p
Electric Motor power: 204 PS
Max Torque. : 394Nm
Battery: 64kWh (Li-ion)
Acceleration (0 to 60kmph): 7.6 seconds
Max Speed: 170kmph
Dimension: 4195mm X 1800mm X 1605mm (LxWxH)
The KIA motors still no clear plan to bring any EV into Indian market nor any official statement has been released yet. But you can experience the same car at KIA Experience Center Gurgaon.
KIA Soul at Auto Expo 2020
The Niro EV is the another
Battery & Motor options: 39.2kWh with 136 HP electric motor and 64kWh with 204 HP electric motor.
Well, again the KIA has not made any official announcement for the launch of these EVs in India.
iro EV at Auto Expo 2020
TATA Motor is a India’s leading auto manufacturer and currently have it’s Tigor electric
Tata Motor also developed the Ziptron technology (an EV p
At the Auto Expo 2020, Tata Motors showcased some of its new electric car and SUVs. So, let’s have all the details here-
The Altroz EV hatchback at the 2019 Geneva motor show, but for India it is the first time TATA Motors showcased publicly at Auto Expo 2020.
The car shown
Tata Motors has not revealed any fresh details about the powertrain used in the Altroz EV.
The battery range of Altroz ev (expected to be powered by the ZipTron technology) will be 250-300km.
Altroz EV at Auto Expo 2020
The TATA Sierra was a 3 door SUV manufactured in the period from 1991 to 2000. It was the first SUV to be designed and produced all in India.
Now TATA Motor is going to bring the “Sierra” badge once again to keep this name alive. This time TATA Sierra
The company has not released any technical specification of the Sierra but the overall dimension of the SUV is
Sierra at Auto Expo 2020
This year all the companies have shown their capabilities, focusing on the electrified vehicles. The market demand is also changing and in my opinion all the manufacturer need address the demand. The
The 15th Auto Expo 2020 is a must visit event. If you miss that due to any