The new rules will come into effect from next year:
The RDE standard will be implemented in the country from next year. After implementation of this rule, CAFE-2 i.e. Corporate Average Fuel Economy 2 standards will be implemented. After the new rules come into force, diesel cars will have to meet emission standards. Currently, Honda sells a total of four vehicles in the country. These include the subcompact SUV WR-V, premium hatchback Jazz, mid-size sedan City and compact sedan Amaze.
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Emphasis will be placed on hybrid and electric cars:
Honda had earlier made a statement that it will focus on electric and hybrid cars in the future. The company had also launched the hybrid model of Honda City earlier this year. This car offers the highest mileage in the segment at 26.50 kmpl.
Company shall not cease business in India:
On the other hand, Honda has dismissed the reports of shutting down its business in India. The company has made it clear that the company has no intention of closing its business in India. This deadline may be extended in the coming days.
Published by:Suraj Sakunde
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