The Toyota company is set to stop selling small diesel cars after the introduction of BS-VI emission norms in India. Toyota operates through Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), a joint venture (joint venture) formed with the Kirloskar Group in India. The company will continue to offer diesel fuel options in large utility vehicles such as Innova and Fortuner.
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Diesel vehicles currently account for 85% of the company's volume. Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has sold 99,979 vehicles between January-September 2019. However, more than 60 per cent of the company's sales utility comes from vehicles like the Innova and Fortuner, in which the company will continue to offer diesel fuel options. Toyota will discontinue its 1.3 liter diesel engine, which is currently Toyota Etios, Etios Cross, Liva and Corolla Altis. Is given in The executive, who is aware of the developments, said, 'Etios series is at the end of its life cycle. Toyota will discontinue the Corolla Altis diesel variant as the cost of the product will not be viable for customers after BS VI emission standard transition.
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Toyota is adopting hybrid technology across its Altis worldwide. The executive sedan segment in the Indian market has come down to 500-600 units every month. It would not be right to upgrade the diesel engine to higher emission norms according to volume and cost economics.
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