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A car assembly line at Hyundai Motors Plant in Chennai. The company led the SUV space in the country with sales of 1.8 lakh units in 2020.(Credit: Babu Ponappan/HT Archive)

Hyundai aims to strengthen its SUV lineup in India

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 12:59 PM IST
The company, which is the second largest passenger vehicle maker in the country, is also gearing up to bring a seven-seater model in the country.
The new vehicle, code-named ‘YFG’, is based on Suzuki’s popular global SUV brand, Grand Vitara, the people said, requesting anonymity.(MINT_PRINT)
The new vehicle, code-named ‘YFG’, is based on Suzuki’s popular global SUV brand, Grand Vitara, the people said, requesting anonymity.(MINT_PRINT)

Suzuki takes SUV battle to Hyundai

By Malyaban Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 07:17 AM IST
The new SUV would be sold under both Suzuki and Toyota brand names, the people said. It is likely to come equipped with a strong gasoline hybrid powertrain to help both companies qualify for the stricter second phase of corporate average fuel efficiency norms, they added.
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