GM India is the fifth largest car maker in the country and going to launch six new models of cars with 14 fuel variants in India in two years. It is also planning to launch light commercial vehicles by the end of 2011.
The models include diesel version Chevrolet Beat and is set to be launched in June 2011, a new Captiva and BS-IV version of the Tavera.
GM launched eco friendly LPG version of the Beat with new locally developed SMARTECH engine, and is available in two versions LS and LT, with 3 years or 100,000 kilometer warranty. Chevrolet Beat LPG features next-generation or advanced LPG technology with multi-point sequential injection that provides a smooth transition between petrol and LPG with no loss in power, jerking or backfire.
Tavera gives a mileage of 14.0 Kmpl overall and 20.1 Kmpl on the high way, and it has features like Noise Vibration Harshness (NVH) package, advanced suspension setup. It has more space and is more comfortable.
Chevrolet Captiva has a next generation Variable Geometry Turbo Common Rail Direct injection (VCDi) Diesel engine, Its interiors includes glove boxes, cubby holes, cup holders, arm rests etc., The rigid monocoque body shell and anti lock braking system (ABS) with EBD and Dual front airbags ensures high safety standards.