Toyota Kirloskar Motor reiterates to hybridization commitment

SILIGURI
15 Feb 2017

As Toyota Motor Corporation announces its achievement of selling more than 10.05 million hybrid vehicles globally, Toyota Kirloskar Motor reiterates its commitment to hybridization in India by announcing the launch of its two hybrid models- the new Camry Hybrid and the Hybrid Pioneer: All-new Toyota Prius.
To further reinforce its commitment to hybridization in the Indian market, Toyota Kirloskar Motor has launched the new Camry Hybrid and the all-new Prius which are both powered by the most advanced and eco- friendly Hybrid Synergy Drive: the world’s leading hybrid technology.
The new Camry Hybrid is equipped with Electronically- Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission producing a highly responsive performance and also reducing fuel consumption. The 2.5 L Engine with an electric motor produces a total system output of 205 PS. This advanced hybrid technology reduces fuel consumption and offers a mileage of 19.16 kmpl(as certified by test Agency under rule 115 of CMVR, 1989 under standard test conditions)
The new Camry Hybrid is competitively priced at Rs. 31,98,500 (Ex- Showroom New Delhi). The Camry Hybrid also qualifies to receive a markdown of Rs. 70,000 in its price under the FAME (Faster Adoption & Manufacturing of Electric cars) scheme and the benefit is passed onto the customer
Hybrid Pioneer: The new Prius combines an all new Sporty design with enjoyable driving dynamics that defy conventional notions of an Eco car. Pioneer of Hybrid Technology, a modern day icon, the Prius is the first vehicle to be built on Toyota New Generation Architecture (TNGA). The TNGA platform means low-stance designs, giving the cars a lower centre of gravity than before, which in turn results in better suspension, stability and handling. TNGA and the latest in Toyota’s Hybrid technology blends the best of petrol engine and electric motor for a maximum efficiency of 26.27 kmpl with minimum emission. The all-new Prius comes with a powerful 1.8 L petrol engine that delivers a superior torque making the new Prius a pleasure to drive. As the pioneer of Hybrid Technology, Prius in India will be utilized to showcase the advanced technology and the Prius DNA which Toyota intends to carry forward in future. Priced at Rs. 38,96,040 (Ex-showroom New Delhi)the new Prius will be available in one grade- Z8.
Akito Tachibana, Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, " With an aim to contribute to resolution of social issues and sustainable growth of an automobile based society, we believe that environment-friendly vehicles will go a long way to remedy this. We are actively working to promote strong hybrid technology and other environment friendly vehicles based on our stance that environment friendly vehicles can have a positive impact on the environment only if they are used widely”.
Akitoshi Takemura, Sr. Vice President, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, Camry Hybrid is the first and the only strong hybrid vehicle to be manufactured in India. The globally renowned Toyota Camry Hybrid has had a magnificent journey ever since its debut in 2013 in India. Here we would also like to thank the government who has encouraged our efforts to promote hybrid technology in India by introducing schemes like FAME-(Faster Adoption & Manufacturing of Electric cars) under which the Camry Hybrid qualifies to receive a markdown of Rs. 70,000 in its price which is passed onto the customer.