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  • The biggest car launches of 2014 Yesterday

    The year 2014 that began with the biennial automotive show witnessed the launch of a wide range of cars targeted at masses. While Maruti launched its first new sedan car in seven years, Honda introduced its first MPV in 2014. Here is our list of the biggest car launches of...
  • The new Hyundai Verna to be launched in India in early 2015 2 days ago

    2015 is almost here and news about new cars/motorcycles coming down to India have already started trickling in. Hyundai has an enviable lineup for the Indian market in 2015. However bad news is that most of the cars will be refreshed rather than all-new models. The first car which will...
  • Ford India recalls 20,752 EcoSport cars to inspect corrosion concerns 3 days ago

    The highest selling model of Ford India, the EcoSport is being recalled and 20,752 units are being called back to the service stations for a fuel and vapour line corrosion concern. Ford will also be checking the EcoSports for reorienting the wiring harness for the right deployment of the side...
  • Hyundai makes a sportier three-door version of the i20 4 days ago

    Hyundai unveiled the new generation i20 Coupe which is positioned as a three door B-segment car. The car is targeted at young customers as an extension of the i20's appeal. The i20 Coupe gets raked A, B, and C-pillars that are "markedly different from the five-door model", according to Hyundai...
  • BMW India to increase car prices from January 2015 1 week ago

    BMW group is the first luxury car manufacturer in India to increase car prices from the New Year. The price hike is in the region of five per cent, applicable to all the Mini and BMW cars, across the range. BMW makes the 1 Series, X1, X5, 3 Series, 5...
  • Audi A3 Cabriolet launched in India at Rs 44.75 lakh December 11, 2014

    Audi India has launched the A3 Cabriolet at Rs 44.75 lakh, ex-Delhi. Available with just a petrol engine, the A3 Cabriolet comes to India via the CBU route. This is the third cabriolet model in the country after the Porsche Boxster and the Mini Cooper. The A3 Cabriolet has a retractable...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 Cross likely to be launched in India by February 2015 December 8, 2014

    Various sightings of the Hyundai Elite i20 Cross testing around Chennai have led to much conjecture. Now Hyundai India has confirmed that the car will be launched in India around early 2015, most probably in the month of February. The i20 Cross will be followed by the launch of the...
  • The new Porsche Cayenne launched in India at Rs 1.02 crore onwards December 2, 2014

    Porsche India has launched the updated Cayenne ahead of its scheduled 2015 arrival in showrooms. The 2015 Porsche Cayenne range starts from Rs 1.02 crore and goes all the way up to Rs 1.74 crore, ex-Maharashtra. The new Cayenne has its headlamps and tail lamps designed differently from the outgoing one....
  • Mitsubishi to launch Mirage and Attrage in India in 2016 December 2, 2014

    Mitsubishi is a name in India that isn't synonymous with small cars. However, come 2016, that perception of the Japanese manufacturer is set to change. At the launch of the Pajero Sport automatic, Mitsubishi confirmed that it has big plans for the Indian market post the end of its...
  • Toyota recalls 5,834 Corolla Altis diesel models in India November 29, 2014

    When it comes to marques that have been issuing recalls in India, Toyota tops the list. The manufacturer, a few weeks back recalled the Camry model and is now bringing the Corolla Altis diesel variants back to the workshops. 5,834 cars are being recalled for replacing a component which fails...
  • Audi A3 Cabriolet to be launched in India on December 11 November 27, 2014

    Audi India showcased the A3 Cabriolet at the Auto Expo earlier this year. Back then we were the first ones to tell you that Audi will be bringing this sporty iteration of the A3 in late 2014. And now Audi has officially announced that the A3 Cabriolet will be launched...
  • The new BMW M5 launched in India at Rs 1.35 crore November 26, 2014

    BMW India has launched the new M5 at an ex-showroom price of Rs 1.35 crore. The new M5 comes in as a CBU and is available across all BMW showrooms in the country. Changes to the new M5 include a freshened up grille, air vents, side sills and mirrors. The headlights...
  • Tweel: Michelin to mass produce its airless, puncture-proof radial tyre November 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Looks like Michelin is trying to reinvent the wheel and then mass produce it. Well, the tyre manufacturer's latest production facility will be solely dedicated towards making its new airless radial tyres. Christened the Tweel, this tyre combines the tyre and wheel assembly into one solid unit and takes...
  • New Mini Cooper 3-and 5-door variants launched in India at Rs 31.85 lakh, Rs 35.20 lakh November 20, 2014

    Mini has launched the new Cooper 3- and 5-door at Rs 31.85 lakh and 35.20 lakh ex-showroom pan-India. Both these cars are available only in their diesel guise as of now. The Mini Coopers while retaining the basic silhouette that we have come to associate with the brand are all-new....
  • Audi A4 Premium Sport trim launched in India at Rs 38 lakh November 18, 2014

    Audi India has a new variant in its A4 lineup. The Audi A4 Premium Sport has been launched in India and is the mid-level variant available only in diesel. It is priced at Rs 38 lakh ex-Mumbai. Audi has changed its nomenclature for models across the globe. So now the 1.8TFSI...
  • Mitsubishi Pajero Sport automatic launched in India at Rs 23.55 lakh November 16, 2014

    Mitsubishi launched the Pajero Sport automatic in India on November 14 at Rs 23.55 lakh (ex-Delhi). The new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport automatic gets exterior updates over the manual version. Changes to the interiors include the additions Mitsubishi made to the limited edition variant launched a few weeks back. These comprise...
  • Toyota issues recall for 119 Camry cars in India November 13, 2014

    Toyota's recall session in India this year started with the Innova and now its flagship, the Camry follows suit. 119 units of the Camry which were manufactured between March and July 2011 are being recalled. These cars were made in Japan and Toyota says there could be a possible defect...
  • Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II facelift launched in India at Rs 4.5 crore November 7, 2014

    Rolls-Royce has launched the new Ghost Series II in India at Rs 4.5 crore ex-showroom. The refresh done to the new car is subtle as seen when the car was first showcased at the Geneva Auto Show this year. The changes on the outside, which are more 'blink and miss', ...
  • Tata Safari Storme facelift to be launched in India early next year November 2, 2014

    The Tata Safari Storme which was essentially a facelifted Safari was first showcased at the Auto Expo 2012 with sales beginning shortly thereafter. However, the Safari Storme didn't exactly set the sales chart on fire like the original SUV did. This was attributed to a high asking price and not...
  • Maruti Suzuki to launch new Alto K10 in India on November 3 November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki will be launching the new Alto K10 in India on November 3 in New Delhi. The updated car isn't just a facelift and carries cosmetic as well as mechanical changes. The headlamps in the 2015 Maruti Alto K10 are now bigger and flanking them is two piece...
  • Tata Motors Jaguar Land Rover engine factory gets a royal kickstart in Britain October 30, 2014

    Tata Motors Jaguar Land Rover engine factory gets a royal kickstart in Britain. The Queen will be at the business park for the opening of the 500 million pound factory in wolverhampton. Full scale operations will start early next year. ...
  • 2015 BMW M3 sedan and M4 coupe to be launched in India on November 26 October 27, 2014

    After the launch of the new Mini 3- and 5-door in India, the M3 sedan and M4 coupe from BMW will be hitting showrooms on November 26. Apart from the slightly modified nomenclature, the highlight in the cars would be the new engine running them. The twin-turbo 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbocharged engine...
  • Hyundai Elite i20-based crossover coming in early 2015 October 21, 2014

    It seems like carmakers who don't have a product to contend with the compact SUVs are resorting to converting their hatchbacks into make-do crossovers with rugged looking body kits and roof rails. More than a smart move, it seems like a desperate attempt to gain some market share. While such...
  • Fiat Avventura launched in India at Rs 5.99 lakh October 21, 2014

    The Fiat Avventura has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 5.99 lakh ex-Delhi. The Avventura is basically a hopped up Punto, just like Volkswagen's Cross Polo and Toyota's Etios Cross. The Fiat Avventura is available in five variants - Active and Dynamic with petrol and Active,...
  • Fiat Avventura to be launched in India on October 21 October 20, 2014

    Fiat India's crossover version of the Punto, the Avventura will be launched on October 21 in New Delhi. The Fiat Avventura will be available in petrol and diesel avatars and will be offered in seven variants. The Fiat Avventura uses the same formula that Toyota used with the Etios Cross and...
  • Toyota launches new hatchback Etios Liva, sedan Etios at Rs 4.76 lakh onwards October 15, 2014

    Toyota has launched refreshed versions of the Etios sedan and Etios Liva hatch. Prices start at Rs 4.76 lakh for the Liva petrol and go up to Rs 6.95 lakh for the top-end Liva diesel. The base Etios petrol meanwhile starts at Rs 5.74 lakh while the range topping diesel...
  • Tesla unveils new Model S electric sedan variant with 'autopilot' features October 10, 2014

    Hawthorne: Tesla Motors on Thursday took its first step toward automated driving, unveiling features that will allow its electric sedan to park itself and sense dangerous situations. The company also said it will roll out an all-wheel drive option of the Model S sedan that can go from zero to 60...
  • Apple's Siri could crash your car October 8, 2014

    Washington: Just because you can talk to your car doesn't mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better. The systems let drivers do things like tune the radio, send a text message, or make...
  • Volkswagen's new compact sedan to debut in India next year October 3, 2014

    The German carmaker is about to join the league of manufacturers operating in the compact sedan or sub-4m category. This is definitely not speculation because our sources confirm that VW has already finalised the design and the car is in the final stages of testing. VW will unveil this new sedan...
  • Maruti Ciaz to be launched in India on October 6 October 2, 2014

    Maruti has confirmed that it will launch the new Ciaz in India on October 6. The Ciaz is Maruti's roomier replacement for the SX4 and is the same concept that was showcased at the Auto Expo 2014. The face of the car reminds one of a typical Suzuki, though it...