Jan 31

Ford Freestyle Compact Utility Vehicle Unveiled In India

Ford Freestyle Compact Utility Vehicle Unveiled In India: Ford has taken the wraps off the Freestyle, a crossover based on the Figo hatchback. The Ford Freestyle will be launched later in the year, bridging the gap between the Figo siblings and the EcoSport and taking on competition like the Hyundai i20 Active, Volkswagen Cross Polo,

Uber bike service
Uber to launch bike service in Amritsar and Kanpur

Uber bike service: Uber has planned to launch of its bike hailing service UberMoto in Amritsar and Kanpur later this week. This comes after Uber dismissed reports of exit from India and assured 100% commitment. Currently Uber provides cabs, autorickshaws, outstation, and carpooling services in 29 cities.UberMoto is available to riders in nine cities in India

Ola to ride in Australia
Ola to ride in Australia to take on Uber

Indian online cab aggregator Ola on Tuesday announced its entry into the international market, starting with Australia, to take on its American rival Uber. “We have begun recruiting private hire vehicles and drivers in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth from Tuesday, with rides expected to begin in the coming weeks,” a company spokesperson told IANS.The company sees

Honda reveals HR-V facelift, India launch soon

Honda reveals HR-V facelift, India launch soon. Honda has revealed its latest HR-V facelift in a series of images uploaded on their Japanese website. The HR-V is sold in Japan under the name Vezel. The images of the facelift confirm the details which were revealed in the leak which happened a few days back. The

Smart car revolution
IT firms see a big spot in smart car revolution

Smart car revolution: Faster growth of Tesla and other companies disrupting the automotive sector may prove to be a boon for Indian engineering and research & development (ER&D) service providers, says a new study. Disruption in business model and increased focus on research and development propelled by companies such as Tesla, Uber, Lyft, Grab and Ola

Will wait for proper policy before launching EVs in India: JLR
Will wait for proper policy before launching EVs in India: JLR

Will wait for proper policy before launching EVs in India: JLR: New Delhi, (Jan 26) Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover is ready with electric vehicles (EV) in its global portfolio but bringing them to India will depend on the EV policy, according to JLR’s head of operations here.The company will also wait for wider availability

Leaked Ferrari presentation
Leaked Ferrari presentation drops details on super hot 488

Ferrari convened a gathering of dealers and special customers recently, and presented them with some of the specs on that special, monstrous version of the Ferrari 488 that’s been percolating in public for nearly a year. Someone in the audience snapped pics of a few slides, those pics made their way to Ferrari Photo Page, and now we can assemble the

Maruti to launch four products
Maruti to launch four products in next 12-18 months

The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India plans to introduce around four new products in the next 12 to 18 months to build further on five years of successive double digit sales growth.The company expects to close the ongoing fiscal with double digit sales growth. Its sales in the domestic market during the April-December period grew

Honda recalls 22,834 units of Accord, City, Jazz in India for faulty airbags

New Delhi: Japanese auto major Honda is recalling 22,834 units of Accord, City and Jazz models in India as part of a global exercise to rectify faulty airbags. The latest exercise takes the overall number of recalled vehicles, equipped with airbags manufactured by Takata, by the company to 3.13 lakh units in India. The company, which

F1 car
Mercedes to launch 2018 F1 car on same day as Ferrari

F1 car: Formula One champions Mercedes will launch their new car on the same day as rivals  Ferrari ahead of pre-season testing next month. Mercedes announced on Thursday that four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton and team mate Valtteri Bottas would unveil the new W09 car at Silverstone, down the road from their factory, on Feb. 22.Ferrari have already said they will

Maruti Suzuki to launch all-new version of Swift at Auto Expo
Maruti Suzuki to launch all-new version of Swift at Auto Expo

Maruti Suzuki launch all-new version of Swift at Auto Expo: Pune, (Jan 18) The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) will launch the all-new version of its popular hatchback Swift at the upcoming Auto Expo.The bookings for the new Swift, based on Suzuki’s 5th generation HEARTECT platform, have been opened.The model will be available in

hydrogen-powered bicycles
French startup launches world’s first hydrogen-powered bicycles

A French start-up has become the first company to start factory production of hydrogen-powered bicycles for use in corporate or municipal fleets. Pragma Industries, which is based in Biarritz, France and makes fuel cells for military use, has sold some 60 hydrogen-powered bikes to French municipalities including Saint Lo, Cherbourg, Chambery and Bayonne. At about 7,500 euros

Tata Motors launches branded oils
Tata Motors launches branded oils for CV range

Tata Motors launches branded oils: Tata Motors today launched branded oils for its range of commercial vehicles (CVs) in the domestic market. The product range includes engine oils, gear oils and rear axle oil for commercial vehicles manufactured by Tata Motors for both on and off road applications segment.“Launched in four variants, Tata Motors Genuine Oil is specially formulated for our new

Ford to unveil 40 hybrid
Ford to unveil 40 hybrid, electric vehicles by 2022

US auto giant Ford will massively increase investments in electric vehicles and roll out 40 hybrid and electric models by 2022, Executive Chairman Bill Ford said. The Detroit-based company previously said that it would invest $4.5 billion in electric products by 2020, and on Sunday it said that this number would rise to $11 billion. “The 11

Yamaha launches FZS-FI bike
Yamaha launches all new FZS-FI bike priced at Rs 86,042

Yamaha launches FZS-FI bike priced at Rs 86,042.  The new FZS-FI is equipped with improved braking system and enhances performance efficiency, the company said in a statement.Powered by 149 cc, air cooled 4-stroke engine, the model has 220 mm hydraulic single rear disc brake and 282 mm front brake, thus improving stability and control, it added.Yamaha

Kia Motors To Launch 16 Electrified Vehicles By 2025

Hyundai’s subsidiary brand, Kia, has made big announcements at the ongoing 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Apart from unveiling an all-electric compact SUV concept, the Niro EV, the South Korean automaker has also announced that it will introduce 16 electrified vehicles, including hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles, globally by 2025. Why

Now See The Mahindra e2o Plus Through The Lenses Of Virtual Reality
Now See The Mahindra e2o Plus Through The Lenses Of Virtual Reality

The carmaker is putting virtual reality devices at select dealership outlets across the country for a better consumer experience With electric vehicle news doing the rounds these days, how can the country’s indigenous EV maker, Mahindra and Mahindra, be left behind? But this time, the news from it is not of a new launch but of a new

Dakar 2018 Stage 1 And Stage 2 Results
Dakar 2018 Stage 1 And Stage 2 Results

Dakar 2018 Stage 1 And Stage 2 Results: We track the progress of Indian teams and riders over the first two days of Dakar 2018The opening stages of the Dakar 2018 saw competitors head out of the Peruvian capital of Lima. The first few days will take competitors through dunes. This terrain is physically demanding and

Suzuki Ignis Adventure
Suzuki Ignis Adventure Introduced In the UK, Will It Come To India?

The Adventure edition makes sense for India as a special anniversary model as it’s been almost a year since the Ignis was launched Gallery                                                               

Tata Power Sets Up Two More EV Charging Stations In Mumbai

Tata Power Sets Up Two More EV Charging Stations In Mumbai. The government’s plan of making India an all-EV nation by 2030 may be a tad too optimistic. But, that isn’t making Tata shy away from setting up infrastructure in the nation’s financial capital. Tata Power has installed two additional charging stations in Mumbai. The