Tata’s Sanand facility has been designed to produce vehicles that measure up to 4m in length.
Tata H2X micro SUV concept recently made its world premiere at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. The production version of the SUV is reported to be named ‘Tata Hornbill’ and is likely to debut at the 2020 Delhi Auto Expo.
Talking to carandbike, Guenter Butschek, CEO, Tata Motors, has confirmed that the H2X micro SUV will be produced at the company’s Sanand-based plant in Gujarat. This facility will also serve as a production hub for Tata’s upcoming lower-end models based on the Alfa platform. Read – Tata Altroz Launch & Other Details
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Currently, the Tata Tiago hatchback and Tigor compact sedan are manufactured at the Sanand plant. Both vehicles will soon receive their first mid-life update, followed by the new-generation models. The report further suggests that the next-generation Tiago and Tigor will ditch the existing X0 platform for the Alfa architecture.
Tata’s Sanand facility has been designed to produce vehicles that measure up to 4 metres in length. The Omega platform based vehicles will be manufactured at Tata Motor’s Pune plant that currently produces Tata Harrier SUV. The upcoming Tata Harrier 7-seater (Tata Buzzard) will also be manufactured at the same facility.
Interestingly, the premium and bigger (above 4 metre) Alfa platform based models will be produced at the company’s Pune and Ranjangaon plant. The latter one is a joint venture between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Tata Motors. Currently, Tata Nexon subcompact SUV is being produced at this facility. The SUV’s new-generation model will switch to the Alfa platform.
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