Suzuki Motorcycle India’s entire domestic product line-up is now E20 compliant
E20 is a blend of 20% ethanol with petrol. The Government aims to achieve a complete 20% blending of ethanol by 2025.
Suzuki Motorcycle India (SMIPL), the two-wheeler subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation today announced the launch of E20 compliant V-Strom SX, Gixxer 250 series, and Burgman Street EX. Following this futuristic announcement, Suzuki’s all domestic two-wheeler products will be able to run on petrol having an ethanol blend of up to 20%.
Currently, the company sells the recently launched E20 compliant Gixxer series, Access 125, Avenis, and Burgman Street through its authorised dealerships. From the third week of June 2023, the V-Strom SX, Gixxer 250 series, and Burgman Street EX will also be available at all Suzuki Premium dealerships as part of the E20-compliant product line-up that also meets the latest emission standards.
Commenting on the launch, Devashish Handa, Executive Vice President, Suzuki Motorcycle India said, “This positive shift is quite ahead of the timeline stated by the Government of India for the two-wheeler industry. While we continue to cater to the diverse demands of our customers, as a responsible company we are also committed to reducing the carbon footprint for cleaner and greener tomorrow. This is one more tangible step in line with our commitment towards manufacturing models that contribute towards sustainability and deliver superior riding experience.”
E20 is a blend of 20% ethanol with petrol. The Government aims to achieve a complete 20% blending of ethanol by 2025. Ethanol Blending programme has been a key focus areas of the Government to achieve Aatmanirbharta in the field of energy. Due to the sustained efforts of the Government, Ethanol production capacity has seen a six-time since 2013-14, as per a PIB notification.
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