The Delhi diesel ban has a lot of influences in current Indian automotive sector and now the diesel cars are becoming a taboo in India. Now the Kerala is walking on the same path of the Delhi, and that is giving lines on foreheads of big car Manufacturer Companies. So now Toyota Corolla is becoming cautious at the time of production, and now they may not get a diesel engine, according to the report by Autocar India. The Innova and Fortuner have been suffered the most for this sudden governmental rules; Toyota also sees a loss in the business. The 1.4L, 88 HP diesel motor available on the Corolla Altis and now Toyota is seriously considering of dropping the diesel engines for the new Corolla altogether. Even in Europe demand for small diesel cars is low. This Japanese automaker thus thinking of a petrol-hybrid. Instead, that will hopefully be more appreciated.
Corolla’s diesel engine has a better sale than the Volkswagen Jetta, Skoda Octavia, Chevrolet Cruze, Hyundai Elantra or Renault Fluence. As the New Delhi government has been reduced the taxes and duties on hybrid vehicles and Corolla’s bigger subpart, the Camry Hybrid has taken the opportunity and has been able to drop the price up to Rs 2 lakh.
Currently, Corolla is only focusing on its non-diesel cars and the market, and business is not confirmed as the competition is high and it will entirely depend on the market the moment the cars will be launched. Now what will be the fate of these car selling companies in India only time will tell.