The home-grown automajor Tata Motors has now launched two new CNG models- Tata Indigo emax and Indica emax in six markets across India- Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Tripura. The company earlier launched the Nano emax CNG in the country.
The new emax range is powered by a fuel efficient engine, with CNG and petrol bi-fuel options. Both the Indigo and Indica emax have as low carbon footprint as 0.251 g/km and 0.338 g/km respectively. While the Indica emax returns an impressive 23.7km/kg of mileage, the Indigo emax is even better with 24.6 km/kg of fuel efficiency.
Announcing the launch, Mr. Ankush Arora- Sr. Vice President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (Commercial), Tata Motors Ltd., said, “CNG is gaining momentum in the Indian automobile market and we are happy to announce expansion of our CNG portfolio. The introduction of the new variants comes as an essential step that underlines our commitment to be a sustainable automotive player.At Tata Motors, the core philosophy behind the launch of every new vehicle is anticipating what our customers need and blending it with the best-in-class technology and design engineering. Besides offering exciting new features, these cars will be backed by an engaging purchase experience and advanced technology to be an economic, friendly choice for consumers.This helps us arrive at an end product that suits the inherent automotive needs of our customers in a holistic way.”
Tata Motors showcased its entire emax range at the Horizonext event in June 2013, of which Nano emax was already launched a couple of months back. The Indigo emax is priced in the range of Rs 4.99 lakhs- Rs 5.27 lakhs, while the Indica emax will cost between Rs 3.99 lakh and 4.26 lakh (prices are ex-showroom, Delhi).