Mumbai, August 29:ย Toyota Kirloskar Motors launched the world's first hybrid electric prototype based on the Innova HyCross Flex-Fuel MPV. Indian Union Minister Nitin Gadkari was present during the event, and he unveiled the model in front of the press. The Toyota Innova Flex-Fuel MPV prototype is a hybrid solution to traditional fossil fuel, and it is compatible with the government's latest Bharat Stage 6 (BS 6) norms. The Toyota HyCross prototype is an electric and ethanol-based hybrid vehicle that aims to reduce the carbon footprint in the country.

The striking features of the Toyota Innova HyCross Flex-Fuel MPV are its four-cylinder 2.0-litre engine that runs on the 85% ethanol blend and its compatibility with the BS 6 norms. According to aย report, the Toyota Innova HyCross Flex-Fuel MPV can provide 30 to 50% higher fuel efficiency. The Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the manufacturers have shown an absence of the ethanol fuel stations in India, which stops Flex-Fuel vehicles from getting launched.ย TVS Apache RTR 310 Pre-Booking Starts: From Expected Features to Price, Here's All You Need to Know About New TVS Apache Bike.

Watch The Video of HyCross Flex-Fuel Hybrid MPV Lunch:

Nitin Gadkari also mentioned the ARAI report highlighting ethanol blending in diesel. Ethanol is derived from plants as it is made from sugar or food grains. It is an ideal clean energy alternative for the country, and the supply of such plants is abundant with the government and the nation. The reports say that the proper blending and use of ethanol may reduce the overall transportation cost to around Rs 60 per liter.ย Hero Karizma XMR 210 To Launch Tomorrow: From Features to Engine Specs and Price, Know Everything About New Karizma Bike.

The Toyota Innova HyCross Flex-Fuel MPV becomes the world's first vehicle to provide the benefits of using an EV and bio-fuel vehicle. As per reports, Toyota Kirloskar Motors is dedicated to providing the best vehicles for complying with the laws and India's energy needs. The vehicle may help India reduce its emissions and adopt sustainable growth. The HyCross Flex-Fuel MPV prototype may soon go into production and use technologies for a cleaner environment. The unveiling of the Toyota Innova HyCross Flex-Fuel MPV may increase the adoption of hybrid vehicles and offer both ethanol and electric vehicle advantages.

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