Cars

India Made Duster Has Corrosion Issues But Renault Won’t Recall

Dacia has admitted to having inconsistencies in the paint process at the Renault-Nissan plant in Chennai that could cause surface corrosion on the Duster’s door sills and bonnet. This is one of the reasons as to why the Duster is no longer exported from India to the UK. Earlier this year, Renault shifted the production […]

Toyota Bets Big On Rural Market To Boost Sales

Toyota may be the biggest car manufacturer in the world by volume but doesn’t occupy the podium in our country. With 4.8% of market share this year (Jan-Jun), the company stands in fifth place. For the current decade, the Japanese car maker has recorded its worst market share when compared to the previous years. This […]

Fiat Testing Avventura With Catchy Camouflage Prior To Launch

The Avventura gets usable roof rails that can be attached with a carrier to ferry luggage around. The crossover also get generous boot space, especially with the spare wheel mounted on the rear bumper. With the launch scheduled for next month, Fiat is continuing to test the Avventura crossover across the country. However, while test […]

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Limited Edition Launched, Priced At Rs. 23.99 Lakhs

The Pajero Sport Special Edition gets the addition of new features and a two-tone paint job reminiscent of the original Pajero that was sold in the country earlier. Banking to get some sales around the festive season, Mitsubishi has introduced a special edition version of its flagship Pajero Sport SUV in the country that gets […]

Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar Plant Crosses 25 Lakh Production

The Manesar plant manufactures a range of Maruti’s best selling models including the Swift, DZire and Celerio and completed the 25 lakh production milestone in 7 years and 8 months. Beating all records one again, India’s largest auto manufacturer Maruti Suzuki recently announced that the company’s second plant at Manesar, Haryana achieved a milestone of […]

Downsizing – A New Chapter In The Automotive World

The Vento TSI is a befitting exemplar of engine downsizing in today’s day and age Gone are the days when people boasted the engine capacities of their cars. Today, a 1.0-litre engine can scare the living daylights out of a 1.5-litre or even a 2.0-litre engine. Engine downsizing is an economical concept that significantly improves […]

2015 Hyundai Verna Facelift Commences Testing In India [Spotted]

To tackle the Honda City and Maruti Ciaz, Hyundai will launch an update to the Verna in 2015 which will focus on dynamics more than cosmetics. Launch is expected early next year. Competition in the C-segment is only becoming more intense by the day and that has worried the top sellers. The Hyundai Verna was […]

Locally Assembled Jaguar XJ Petrol Launched, Priced At Rs. 93.24 Lakhs

After launching the locally assembled Jaguar XJ with a diesel engine, the company has now announced the prices of the petrol model which is positioned aggressively in the upper-end of the luxury segment. Jaguar Land Rover is on a roll, not only in global markets but also in India. Did you know that the Jaguar […]

Maruti To Launch More Powerful Swift S With 90 PS

The Swift will be updated with a new S variant offering more power from the 1.3-litre DDiS engine producing 90 PS along with a new set of features and will be positioned as the new top-end variant in the hatchback’s lineup Maruti’s blue eyed boy, the Swift needs no introduction to Indian customers. With sales strong […]

2015 Maruti DZire Facelift Commences Production

Maruti Suzuki has commenced production of the 2015 DZire facelift that will hit the market around the festive season with subtle styling updates and inclusion of new features inside the cabin. Maruti Suzuki is surely planning a mega upgrade drive this festive season with most of its best selling models scheduled to launch with a […]