The automobile market in India is set to undergo a dramatic transformation in the coming years with the advent of a slew of superstars. The transition to the Bharat VI emission standard and the introduction of crash tests and other safety checks are guaranteed to make new vehicles safer.
India is expected to grow into the third largest passenger car market in the world by 2021. The country is already the biggest market for two-wheelers. Several big brands including MG Motors, Kia Motors and Peugeot are preparing for their Indian debut. The major changes are expected in the small car segment and utility vehicle segment. Almost all existing models have to adapt to the BS VI regime. So we can expect new versions of the popular models.
Electric vehicles stole the show in the New Delhi Auto Expo in 2018 February. The government is expected to usher in more initiatives to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles in 2019. Many of the auto makers have started trial runs of their electric offerings.
Here is a brief look at the new models scheduled to make their appearance on Indian roads in 2019.