India shouldn't prevent top tech from coming in: BMW head Vikram Pawah

In the recent past, BMW ran pilots in the country with i3 electric cars in various metro cities.

Vikram Pahwa
BMW India President Vikram Pahwa

Six months after BMW India tragically lost its country head Rudratej Singh to a health-related fatality, Vikram Pawah, its new president, hopes to put the company back on track with the launch of the 2 Series, its entry-level sedan for the subcontinent. In the luxury-car company’s first interaction in close to a year, Pawah, who is president of BMW Group India, Australia and New Zealand, and who had also run the firm earlier, dismissed the speculation that BMW was de-prioritising India as a serious market for its cars by deferring overall charge to an executive also running two ...