Honda Motorbike and Scooter India (HMSI) confirmed that may launch bikes with flex-fuel engines within the subsequent two years. Atsushi Ogata, President, MD & CEO, HMSI, mentioned that the corporate’s inside goal is that it’ll launch a minimum of one commuter motorbike with flex-fuel engine by the top of 2024, though he didn’t point out which mannequin will or not it’s. Honda already has bikes with flex-fuel engines, which it sells in Brazil.
(TVS was the primary two-wheeler producer in India to launch a flex-fuel motorbike)
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TVS Motor Firm was the primary two-wheeler firm to launch a flex-fuel motorbike, which was the Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 in July 2019, which may run on petrol in addition to Ethanol. It had an E100 200 cc single-cylinder engine which has an influence output of 20.7 bhp at 8,500 rpm and peak torque of 18.1 Nm at 7,000 rpm. TVS claimed a high velocity of 129 kmph. The ethanol powered Apache will get digital gas injection with twin-spray-twin-port system that ensures higher energy supply whereas burning cleaner and emitting as much as 50 per cent much less Benzene and Butadiene gases.
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HMSI’s announcement comes concurrently Toyota showcasing the Corolla Altis Flex-Gas mannequin, earlier this month, which can be launched quickly. The brand new Corolla Altis is powered by a 1.8-litre flex gas engine paired with the corporate’s self-charging sturdy hybrid system. The debut marks the return of title plate to India after Toyota pulled the plug on the earlier technology mannequin in 2020. The flex gas Corolla was showcased on the residence of the Minister of Street Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari.
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