Feb 05

M&M to showcase
M&M to showcase 6 electric vehicles at Auto Expo

Homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra said it will showcase six new electric vehicles, including two futuristic concepts, at the upcoming Auto Expo. A global aspirational SUV as well as a ‘Stinger concept’ of one of the company’s popular SUVs will also be displayed at the expo, Mahindra & Mahindra said in a statement. The company’s display at the expo

Maruti Suzuki unveils price
Maruti Suzuki unveils price of all-new Swift

The all-new 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift, the most awaited car of the year, has already been unveiled and bookings opened last month. Currently, Maruti Suzuki Swift starts at Rs 5.23 lakh in India, which means it is likely to be bracketed in the Rs 5.83-8 lakh price sticker. Maruti Suzuki Swift continued to be amongst best selling cars in india. The

Union Budget 2018
Union Budget 2018: Know how it influenced Auto industry

Union Budget 2018 is finally tabled by Finance Minister of India, Arun Jaitley, the automobile industry was hoping for a bunch of changes in the current GST framework. Arun Jaitley has proposed raising custom duty on luxury vehicles that are not fully made in India but built using kits manufactured outside the country for subsequent assembly here.Most cars and

Maruti January sales up 4.8 pc at 1,51,351 units
Maruti January sales up 4.8 pc at 1,51,351 units

Maruti January sales up 4.8 pc at 1,51,351 units: The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today reported 4.8 per cent increase in total sales at 1,51,351 units in January compared to 1,44,396 units in the same month of 2017.The company’s domestic sales stood at 1,40,600 units, up 5 per cent from 1,33,934 units

Mahindra brings an industry first transformation in automotive retail

 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., part of the USD 19 billion Mahindra Group on Wednesday announced an industry first initiative in the automotive retail space with the launch of its ‘Bring the Showroom Home’, a portable, mobile based, interactive virtual reality experience. This is a unique initiative wherein a customer would get a 360 degree, all-encompassing and immersive virtual showroom experience.‘Bring the

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