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Bajaj RE60 car debate could confuse insurance companies

The Bajaj RE60 vehicle looks set to hit the Indian market in June with an expected price of Rs 1.25 L – 1.35 L. However, what we find very interesting is what insurance companies will charge owners, especially as some of them could debate whether this is actually a car or not.

You might think we are losing our mind because you can clearly see the Bajaj RE60 is a car, but Mr Bajaj is the one causing such a debate after saying he does not class this vehicle as a car, but rather a step-up from a 3-wheeler.

He has been telling people that he is anti-car and so has no reason to class this new model as one. It is for this very reason why the target audience for this vehicle will be people of Bangladesh that would usually ride around on Bajaj 3-wheelers.

Bajaj RE60 car launch

It’s things like this that will make life difficult for insurance companies, because while they may look at the Bajaj RE60 and believe it to be a car in everyway, what happens when owners complain that the owner of the Bajaj Company says otherwise?

It will certainly be interesting to see if insurance companies will have to take this into consideration and maybe change their perception as to what to class this vehicle as — although we would not hold our breath.

Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

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