Tokyo: Honda SEIL is
planning new product launches in the Indian market in 2008, across both the premium
sub-compact and luxury segments.
company is reportedly in the process of developing and homologating two models,
the Jazz, and the Civic Hybrid, for the requirements of the Indian market.
two cars, according to reports, will open up new segment focuses for the company.
The Honda Jazz
will come to India in its current version that is already available in many markets
worldwide, except for the engine which will be a smaller 1.2-litre power pack,
toned down essentially to avail of the lower excise duty.
Civic Hybrid has an electric motor and a conventional petrol engine, and will
reportedly come to market next year.