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Jeep India launches SUV Meridian


India, part of the car group Stellantis, will be new on Tuesday The meridian and delivery will begin in June 2022.

The meridian is the first three columns of the company Designed and designed specifically for India. According to the company, it will be equipped with a 2-liter turbo-diesel engine with options for a 9-speed automatic and a 6-speed manual transmission.

This model is one of three new products, along with the Grand Cherokee and Compass Trail Hawk, which will be launched in India this year.

The company launched the Compass Trail Hawk in February at an introductory price of Rs 30.72 (in front of the showroom).

Roland Bouchara, CEO and Managing Director of Stellantis India, states that all of these will be produced at the company’s Ranjangaon plant in Maharashtra, demonstrating the company’s commitment to the Indian market.

At a virtual conference, he said the company has invested US $ 250 million in the development of five products for the Indian market, including the Wrangler and Compass, over the past two years.

He said the company sees India as an export hub and that Meridian will be exported to countries in the Asia-Pacific region, including Japan and South Korea, as well as the compass model.

When asked about sales forecasts from Meridian, Bushara said it was difficult to predict because “COVID is not yet behind us.”

But he said the model would be a premium key player A segment currently dominated by Toyota Fortuner.

Bouchara commented on India’s EV strategy and said Stellantis is closely tracking market development.

Last year, Stellantis announced plans to invest more than $ 30 billion by 2025 to electrify its global vehicle lineup.

(Only the headings and images in this report may have been recreated by Business Standard staff. The rest of the content is automatically generated from the syndicated feed.)

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