Honda upbeat about Punjab as potential market for New City e:HEV
Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, has recently embarked on its electrification journey in India with the launch of the New City e:HEV.
Chandigarh, May 18, 2022: Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, has recently embarked on its electrification journey in India with the launch of the New City e:HEV. This is the first mainstream model equipped with Strong Electric Hybrid technology in India. Takuya Tsumura, President & CEO and Mr Kunal Behl, Vice President, Marketing & Salesfrom the management team of Honda Cars India were present today in Chandigarh and handed over keys of the newly launched City e:HEV to some of its esteemed customers.
The new City e:HEVcomes with a revolutionary self-charging, highly efficient two-motor strong hybrid electric systemthat offers exhilarating performance, outstanding fuel economy of 26.5 km/l and ultra-low emissions.This latest offering also has first-in-segment introduction of Honda's advanced intelligent safety technology Honda SENSING that uses a high-performance front camera with a wide-angle, far-reaching detection system to scan the road ahead and alert the driver to minimize risk of accidents and in some cases intervene to avoid a collision or lessen its severity.
Speaking on his visit to Chandigarh market, Takuya Tsumura, President & CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd said, “The state of Punjab including Chandigarh market accounts for more than 6% of our national sales and is one of our key market. Our both sedans, Honda City and Honda Amaze have a strong market share and people have a great brand affinity with Honda.” “The introduction of new model City e:HEV, reaffirms our commitment to bring the latest and advanced technologies to the Indian market. We firmly believe that this Self-Charging Hybrid Electric model is the most practical solution available in the market to make a smooth transition towards an electrified future.We have received an overwhelming response for City e:HEV which reflects good acceptance of this technology in the mainstream segment.”