In this news, we discuss the JLR to launch electric Jaguar I-PACE in India in early 2021.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) plans to launch its Jaguar I-PACE electric sedan in India early next year, the carmaker’s national official told Reuters on Thursday, as governments around the world whole people are pushing for more clean energy vehicles.
British luxury carmaker owned by India Tata Motors TAMO.NS also plans to launch plug-in hybrid versions of its vehicles in the coming months, including the Land Rover Defender sport utility vehicle (SUV), Rohit Suri said. by JLR India.
Earlier Thursday, JLR launched the new Defender SUV in India, expanding its portfolio as demand gradually recovers in the face of the coronavirus crisis. The launch also precedes major festivals, like Diwali in November, during which Indians often make big purchases.
“We are cautiously optimistic that the product line will accentuate the recovery we are seeing,” said Suri, adding that the launch of I-PACE is scheduled for the first three months of next year.
India has encouraged the use of electric vehicles and plans to offer $ 4.6 billion in incentives to companies that install advanced battery manufacturing facilities in the country as part of efforts to boost investment in clean energy cars.
Tata group companies, including Tata Motors, Tata Chemicals and Tata Power, plan to manufacture electric cars and batteries, install charging stations and build a battery recycling plant.
Report by Aditi Shah; Edited by David Goodman
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