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  • New Tata GenX Nano likely to be launched in May-June 12 hours 7 minutes ago

    The Tata Nano has always grabbed eyeballs, for reasons both good and bad. Positioned as a car for the masses, the Nano never really took off the way it was expected to. Tata, however, continues to inject fresh life into this product and come May-June 2015, it is believed that...
  • Audi TT 45 TSI Coupe launched in India at Rs 60.34 lakh 3 days ago

    It has been more than a year since the third generation Audi TT Coupe broke cover at the Geneva Motor Show 2014. And now, the Audi TT 45 TSI Coupe has been launched in India at Rs 60.34, ex-Delhi and Mumbai. The front end of the new Audi TT Coupe is...
  • Mahindra e2O electric car prices reduced by up to Rs 1.7 lakh; now start at Rs 4.99 lakh 1 week ago

    The FAME-India initiative which was announced a few weeks back has already started generating positive responses. Mahindra is the first of many manufacturers who have announced a drop in the prices of their electric offering in the market. The Mahindra e2O range now starts at Rs 4.99 lakh for the...
  • Volvo launches the V40 Cross Country petrol in India at Rs 27 lakh 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Volvo has launched the V40 Cross Country in India at Rs 27 lakh, ex-Mumbai. The petrol variant joins the diesel variant which was launched a couple of years ago and is priced at Rs 32 lakh, ex-Mumbai. The Volvo V40 Cross Country petrol squares off against the Mercedes-Benz A-Class...
  • BMW launches Google Glass-like wearable that flashes messages, navigation and parking tips to drivers April 15, 2015

    New York: Those who love the BMW MINI, here is another reason to go for it -- the German carmaker has unveiled an eye-wearable device like Google Glass that helps MINI drivers receive messages, get navigation tips and get to park their vehicle with ease. The eyewear features a built-in camera...
  • Self-driving cars can cause more motion sickness than conventional vehicles: Study April 13, 2015

    Washington: Self-driving cars may make roads safer, save energy and improve mobility, but they could also cause motion sickness in some people, according to a new study conducted in six countries, including India. Researchers asked more than 3,200 adults in the US and five other countries (India, China, Japan, Great...
  • Renault plans to enter into used car business in India April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: French car major Renault plans to venture into used car business in India in the second half of this year as it looks to strengthen its position in the country, where it aims to have 5 per cent market share by the end of 2016. Besides, the company which...
  • The all-new Audi TT coupe to be launched in India on April 23 April 11, 2015

    The word is out that Audi India will launch its all-new TT coupe on April 23, 2015. We drove the car a few days back, in its 45 TSI variant, and that will be the only variant that will be available at launch. The 2015 Audi TT coupe wears an all-new...
  • Renault Lodgy MPV launched in India at Rs 8.19 lakh April 9, 2015

    Renault has opened sales of the new Lodgy MPV in India at Rs 8.19 lakh-11.79 lakh, ex-Delhi. The Renault Lodgy is a 7/8 seater which will take on the likes of the Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo and to some extent even the Maruti Ertiga and Honda Mobilio. It is available...
  • Renault Lodgy MPV to be launched in India on April 9 April 6, 2015

    The much-awaited Renault Lodgy will be available for sale in the company's showroom across India come April 9, 2015. The Renault Lodgy will be up against the Toyota Innova as well as the Mahindra Xylo. Customers can right now pre-book their Lodgy MPVs at Renault showrooms with a booking amount...
  • Audi to launch 5 new cars in India before September April 3, 2015

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Audi plans to launch five models in the next five months in India as it looks to retain leadership position in the Indian luxury car segment. The company, which sells various popular brands including A3 sedan and Q5 sports utility vehicle, posted a growth of...
  • The all-new Chevrolet Spark (Chevrolet Beat for India) unveiled April 2, 2015

    After releasing teasers of the new Chevrolet Spark (Beat for India), General Motors has finally unveiled the car at the New York Auto Show 2015. The new Chevrolet Beat sits on a slightly longer wheelbase and loses out on that youthful design seen in the previous car. General Motors says that...
  • Honda unveils redesigned ultra-sporty Civic coupe April 2, 2015

    New York: If a sporty lime-green metallic coupe shown at the New York auto show is any indication, Honda isn't playing it safe with the Civic anymore. When the company last rolled out a new Civic four years ago, it took no risks. The car was panned for unremarkable looks and...
  • Ford Figo Aspire coming to India this year: An early preview of the compact sedan March 27, 2015

    After the success of the Ecosport, Ford India seems to have gotten into the habit of previewing its cars well before the launch and creating a buzz about the upcoming offerings. So with its plant in Sanand (Gujarat) now ready to begin operations, Ford India has officially showcased the upcoming...
  • Meet the 3 cars in 3 different categories that Ford is launching in India this year March 26, 2015

    At the inauguration of its new plant in Sanand, Gujarat, Ford announced its plans of launching three new cars in India. During the function, Ford displayed the Figo Aspire which will be its first product for 2015. Essentially the production version of the Figo sedan concept shown at the 2014...
  • New technology in Ford's upcoming car will not let you overspeed March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: How many times have you unconsciously exceeded the legal speed limits and only when the traffic cops asked you to pullover that you realise you actually did overspeed? To address the problem, Ford has introduced the Intelligent Speed Limiter that uses technology to help prevent drivers from unintentionally...
  • Mercedes launches E-Class Cabriolet, CLS 250 CDI Coupe at Rs 76.50 lakh onwards in India March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz launched two models E-Class Cabriolet and CLS 250 CDI Coupe with diesel engine priced at Rs 78.50 lakh and Rs 76.50 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). "This is our second and third launch in this month. We are intensifying our product offensive in the Indian market by...
  • Audi enters North East India, expects to sell 200 units in the first year March 25, 2015

    Guwahati: The country's largest luxury carmaker Audi today entered the North Eastern market by opening its first dealership in Guwahati, which is expected to sell 150-200 units in the first year. "We enter a new place only when we see there is a market for us. We expect to sell a...
  • Nissan to offer airbags in Datsun models in India March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Nissan Motor Co. has announced that it will start offering airbags as an option for its inexpensive Datsun models in India starting next month after facing flak for rolling out cars which are non-compliant to the safety rules. Nissan's president in India, Guillaume Sicard, said that from April, Datsun...
  • Porsche India launches Cayman GTS, Boxster GTS at Rs 1.17 crore, Rs 1.15 crore March 24, 2015

    The finest from Stuttgart are here to grace our land. Porsche India has just launched the much awaited GTS (Gran Turismo Sport) versions of its iconic sportscars, the Cayman and the Boxster. Priced at Rs 1.175 crore and Rs 1.15 crore ex-Delhi respectively, the new GTS cars are aimed...
  • Car with alcohol testers in the making; won't let you drive if you are high March 22, 2015

    New York: Researchers are working on an in-built blood alcohol level tester that can prevent people under its influence from driving. The team at the University of Michigan studied the impact of installing these alcohol ignition interlock devices in all newly-purchased vehicles over a 15-year period. Their estimates of injury prevention and...
  • Tips & Tricks: 18 things that you should have in your car and why March 19, 2015

    You car is like a third home to you (that is if you consider your workplace as a second home) and a home needs necessities extending beyond what it usually has. Some in this list of 18 could be things that you already have in your car, whereas a few...
  • Indian government revokes ban on private vehicles over 15 years old March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: This should ring in as good news for people who own or collect old cars and motorcycles. The Government of India has announced that there will be no ban on private vehicles that are older than 15 years. However, it proposes to reduce the time gap in between fitness...
  • Hyundai i20 Active crossover launched in India at Rs 6.38 lakh onwards March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The i20 Active, a crossover-styled vehicle based on the Elite i20, has been launched in India at prices (ex-showroom Delhi) starting at Rs 6.38 lakh for the petrol variants and Rs 7.63 lakh for the diesel options. The i20 Active boasts a higher ground clearance, a more rugged...
  • The new Mini Cooper S 3-door launched in India at Rs 34.65 lakh March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: After launching the diesel powered 3-and 5-door Cooper models, Mini have opened sales of the Cooper S 3-door in India. The new Mini Cooper S 3-door (that's the only available version as of now) comes in via the CBU route and is priced at Rs 34.65 lakh, ex-showroom,...
  • Self-driving car prepares for 5,600-km US road trip March 15, 2015

    Auburn Hills: Call it a preview of the cross-country road trip of the future. An autonomous car developed by Michigan-based auto supplier Delphi Automotive will soon be making a 3,500-mile (5,600-kilometre) journey across the US. A person will sit behind the wheel at all times but won't touch it unless there's...
  • Photos: An early look at the upcoming Hyundai i20 Active March 14, 2015

    The Elite i20 has a new cousin - the i20 Active. Contrary to what its name might suggest, the i20 Active is a crossover based on the Elite i20 and so its natural rivals are other puffed-up hatchbacks like the Etios Cross, the Cross Polo and the Fiat Avventura. But...
  • Hyundai i20 Active to be launched in India on March 17 March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Elite i20 based i20 Active is ready to hit the market on March 17, 2015. The test mules of the hatchback-derived crossover have been spotted testing around Hyundai's plant in Chennai for the past few months as the vehicle gets ready for its global debut. The Hyundai i20...
  • Toyota recalls cars, SUVs over steering control, software issues March 12, 2015

    Detroit: Toyota is recalling 112,500 cars and SUVs to fix problems with electric power steering controls and electric vehicle software. The largest of two recalls announced Wednesday covers about 110,000 2015 Camry midsize sedans and Highlander SUVs, as well as 2014 and 2015 RAV4 SUVs. Toyota says a circuit board in the...
  • Mercedes-Benz B-Class facelift launched at Rs 27.95 lakh in India March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Mercedes-Benz has launched the facelifted B-Class in India at Rs 27.95 lakh (ex-Mumbai) for the 180 Sport variant and Rs 28.95 lakh (ex-Mumbai) for the B 200 CDI Sport. Meanwhile, the new A-Class will also be hitting showrooms. The A 200CDI Sport is priced at Rs 26.95 lakh while...

Bikes

Yamaha Saluto 125cc bike launched in India at Rs 52,000

On the looks front, the Yamaha Saluto borrows its lineage from the YBR series. There are two colour options to choose from - Brave Black and Victory Red.