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Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar launches all-new BMW X5

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Mumbai: Billed as the ‘Boss of the segment’, BMW India launched the all-new BMW X5 which offers supreme sporting prowess, fresh modern design, refined interiors, driving comfort and authoritative driving attributes, here on Thursday.

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar did the honours for the new Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) in the presence of BMW Group India President Hans-Christian Baertels.

 

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“It is bigger and better, grown in all dimensions and makes a powerful statement. It’s the ‘Boss of the segment’,” remarked Baertels.

“You feel like a boss…It’s a bit of a boss even on the road, and you can take this car wherever you want,” concurred Tendulkar, when asked about his driving experience with the BMW X5.

Baertels added that the BMW’s SAV’s were established in 1999 with the BMW X5, which went onto become the best selling and most successful car in the segment.

 

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“It has become one of the most successful models. The fourth-gen, all new BMW X5 is bound to add another chapter in the success story. It has a greater blend of premium luxury performance, technology and comfort,” he said.

To be manufactured locally, the BMW X5 is available in three design schemes – Sport, xLine and M Sport – in metallic Mineral While, Phytonic Blue and Black Sapphire colours.

 

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A key feature is the enlarged one-piece hexagonal grille paired with a sculptured bonnet and short overhands, giving its iconic front an imposing appearance.

Presently, the BMW X5 xDrive30d Sport is available at Rs 72,90,000 and BMW X5 xDrive30d xLine at Rs 82,40,000, both ex-showroom, while the petrol variant BMW X5 xDrive40i AM Sport at Rs 82,40,000 will be available later this year.

 

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India to sale only three wheel electric vehicles by 2023

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New Delhi: The Government of India has taken initiative to reduce air pollution with idea of manufacturing three wheel electric vehicles. Orders have been given to auto mobile industry to start sale of three wheel electric vehicles by 2023.

Two wheeler with engine capacity of 150cc, which are coming out of showroom has to come in power by electricity from April 2025.

 

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A high level government panel is willing to reduce vehicular pollution for bringing major changes in the country. More than two crore units of vehicles are sold annually, which creates traffic of more than 3 quarter in India.

This decision will not impact the registration of vehicles up to cut-off date as they would already be in action.

 

Only three-wheeler electric vehicles to play on roads by 2023:

 

The Government will provide 4-6 years transition window during which they will provided auto industry some time so that they can recover large amount of money which they will be spending in manufacturing BS-VI complaint vehicles from April next year.

Inter ministerial steering committee Niti Aayog and CEO Amitabh Kant is giving deadline to auto industry for delivering vehicles, school and city buses.

 

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Though, auto mobile industry will find it difficult to complete their work within given time limit.

The committee is putting all their efforts to double subsidy and to make electric three wheelers to Rs 20000 per kilo watt hour so that it could become as affordable as fossil fuel.

Government is contemplating to give strict fuel efficiency rules for petrol and diesel vehicles. The government is also providing financial and other concession for electric segment.

 

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