Chevy Beat Diesel in India by March 2011

Chevrolet India is planning to launch the Beat Diesel in India by March 2011. GM India has announced the manufacturing of 1-litre diesel engines from their Talegaon manufacturing plant which will be doing duty for the latest hot hatch Beat. The engines will start rolling out from this facility early next year, pretty much when we can see Beat Diesel on sale. The plant will also be manufacturing 1.2 Litre gasoline engines, which will be introduced at the end of this year. Company is also planning to increase production of two of their cars – Beat and Cruze to meet the customer demands.beat diesel 2011Here is what General Motors India Vice-President (Sales, Marketing & Services) Ankush Arora had to say, “The one-litre diesel engine will be rolled-out from Talegaon early next year for our small car, Beat.We are planning to increase the production of Cruze to 900 units from the current 600 units and intend to raise production of Beat units to 4,000 from the present 3,300 units.”