Mahindra to unveil hybrid variant of Scorpio in Auto Expo

Mahindra and Mahindra, the leader in SUV segment in India, is believed to display its hybrid variant of Mahindra Scorpio at the forthcoming Auto Expo 2010. However, the commercial launch of the vehicle is expected to be in next two years. The hybrid Mahindra Scorpio will be a diesel-electric hybrid version contrary to the general case of petrol-electric model. The new model is expected to give a mileage of around 16 kmpl. There are also reports of launching a hydrogen vehicle by Mahindra and Mahindra. This will be a three-wheeler and named as HY-Alpha. The vehicle operates on compressed gaseous hydrogen and can give a range of 170 km.