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Hybrids in an EV era

The resurgence of hybrids signals that the electric mobility revolution in India may take much longer than assumed

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Maruti Suzuki has signed a production-sharing agreement with Toyota, where a part of the Toyota’s capacity is earmarked for it.

Indrajit Gupta
The Indian passenger car market will soon see a fork in the road on its journey towards electrification. Until now, pure electric vehicles (EVs) have been the flavour of the day. But hybrid technology is now emerging as an important game-changer, providing a more potent and effective alternative to wean customers away from the internal combustion engine (ICE) to cleaner options.

Despite a limited range of hybrid vehicles on offer currently in India, the sale of hybrids have revved up, albeit from a small base, and surpassed EVs since the second half of last year. The trend
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First Published: Jun 24 2024 | 10:32 PM IST

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