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  • Audi bets big on its upcoming sedan A3; starts production in India before launch 6 days ago

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Audi is betting big on its upcoming sedan A3 to stretch its leadership in the Indian market and has started local production of the model from VW group firm Skoda's Aurangabad plant. The A3 will be the first model from the Audi stable to be...
  • Mahindra recalls 23,000 units of Scorpio Ex variant July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra is recalling around 23,000 units of a select variant of its popular sports utility vehicle Scorpio to rectify faulty pressure regulating valves. The company said it would carry out preventive inspection of some parts of its Scorpio Ex variant manufactured between May 2012...
  • Tata Motors to launch a couple of models each year till 2020 July 5, 2014

    Gurgaon: Tata Motors is looking at launching a couple of models each year till 2020 as the company looks to ramp up its portfolio in the competitive Indian car market. "We are working on a product strategy that started last year. The plan is to bring a couple of new...
  • Yamaha launches upgraded FZ and FZ-S bikes at Rs 76,250 onwards June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Japanese two-wheeler maker Yamaha today launched upgraded variants of its 150 CC bikes - FZ and FZ-S - priced up to Rs 78,250 (ex-showroom Delhi). The company, which had first launched the FZ series in India in 2008, will start selling the two variants - FZ Version 2.0 and...
  • Overdrive: Meet The Neighbours June 29, 2014

    Overdrive in partnership with Nissan is set to embark on an epic drive called 'Meet The Neighbours', which as the name suggests intends to meet our neighbours. In this episode, we take you through Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh. ...
  • BMW launches diesel variant of X5 at Rs 70.9 lakh June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: German luxury carmaker BMW today rolled out a diesel variant of its locally manufactured Sports Utility Vehicle, X5, from its Chennai plant at an ex-showroom price of Rs 70.9 lakh. Initial deliveries of the all-new BMW X5 in India will commence by June as an overwhelming demand for the...
  • Honda recalls 2 million vehicles worldwide over airbag defect June 23, 2014

    Tokyo: Japan's Honda Motor today recalled more than two million vehicles worldwide over an airbag defect that could pose a fire risk. Honda said the recall covers about 2,033,000 vehicles which were produced between August 2000 and December 2005, including over one million in North America and 668,000 in Japan. Subject to...
  • Car makers want excise duty cut to continue even after June 30 June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: With the June 30 deadline fast approaching for expiry of reduced excise rate, car makers want the government to extend it further even as they adopt a wait and watch policy before considering price hikes. "We certainly hope that the government of India will give us an opportunity to...
  • LiveWire: Harley-Davidson introduces its first electric motorcycle June 20, 2014

    Milwaukee: Harley-Davidson will unveil its first electric motorcycle next week, and President Matt Levatich said he expects the company known for its big touring bikes and iconic brand to become a leader in developing technology and standards for electric vehicles. Harley will show handmade demonstration models Monday at an invitation-only event...
  • Porsche top brand in new car quality survey, Fiat worst June 19, 2014

    Detroit: The race to fill vehicles with the latest technology is hurting quality. Buyers reported more problems in their new cars and trucks this year than last year, according to rankings released Wednesday by the consulting firm JD Power. It was the second straight increase since 2012, when the average...
  • Ford launches new Fiesta sedan in India at Rs 7.69 lakh onwards June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Ford India today launched the new version of its mid-sized sedan Fiesta, priced up to Rs 9.29 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The 2014 Ford Fiesta will be available in three options - Ambiente, Trend and Titanium - all powered by 1.5 litre diesel engine, the company said in a...
  • BMW, Nissan keen to collaborate with Tesla: Report June 17, 2014

    Paris: Electric car-makers Nissan and BMW are keen to collaborate with rival Tesla after the US company agreed to share its patents with competitors, the Financial Times reported on Monday. "It is obviously clear that everyone would benefit if there was a far more simple way for everyone to charge their...
  • Suzuki Motorcycle slashes Inazuma bike price by Rs 1 lakh June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Suzuki Motorcycle India has slashed the price of its premium bike Inazuma by Rs 1 lakh bowing to customer demand. "The price of Inazuma has been realigned by Rs 1 lakh," Suzuki Motorcycle India Executive Vice-President (Sales and Marketing) Atul Gupta told PTI. When asked what was...
  • Toyota recalls 2.27 million vehicles globally over airbag defect June 11, 2014

    Tokyo: Toyota on Wednesday recalled 2.27 million vehicles globally over a defect that could see airbags fail to deploy in a crash and also posed a fire risk, dealing another blow to the Japanese giant's safety record. The world's biggest automaker said the latest call back involved 20 models, including its...
  • e-NV200: Nissan unveils its new electric vehicle June 9, 2014

    Yokohama: Nissan on Monday unveiled its second all-electric vehicle, the Japanese automaker's latest push into the eco-friendly car sector despite disappointing sales. The company said its e-NV200, a zero-emission commercial van, can drive 190 kilometres (120 miles) on a full charge, and doubles as an onboard power source to supply emergency...
  • GM launches Spark limited edition at Rs 3.44 lakh onwards June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: General Motors India launched a limited edition of its entry level compact car Chevrolet Spark priced up to Rs 3.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new edition, having additional features such as outside rear-view mirrors with integrated turn signals, will be priced between Rs 3.44 and 3.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi),...
  • Renault to introduce limited edition Duster at Rs 9.9 lakh June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Buoyed by the success of its compact SUV Duster in India, French auto major Renault plans to further strengthen it by launching a 'four-wheel drive' version of the model later this year, besides gearing up for launching a small car next year. In order to celebrate the crossing of...
  • Toyota launches all new Corolla Altis in India at Rs 11.99 lakh May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) launched an all new version of its premium sedan Corolla Altis priced between Rs 11.99 lakh and Rs 16.89 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The vehicle was unveiled in February at the Auto Expo 2014 and is the 11th generation of the Corolla model. It will...
  • Maruti launches CNG variant of Celerio car at Rs 4.68 lakh May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India today launched a CNG variant of its latest compact car 'Celerio', priced at Rs 4.68 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The CNG-powered 'Celerio Green' will be available with manual transmission in VXi trim, MSI said in a statement. ...
  • Hindustan Motors suspends production of India's once iconic Ambassador car May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The maker of India's Ambassador car has suspended production, citing debt and lack of demand for the iconic vehicle which came to define the country's political class, a company official said Sunday. Hindustan Motors, India's oldest car maker, shut down its factory on Saturday at Uttarpara in West Bengal...
  • Hyundai India recalls 2,437 units of Santa Fe SUV May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India is recalling 2,437 units of its sports utility vehicle Santa Fe to replace a faulty stop lamp switch. "Hyundai Motor India will voluntarily recall 2,437 number of Santa Fe vehicles of the 2011 model year in India for the manufacturing period June 26, 2011, to...
  • Overdrive: Review of 2014 BMW X5, Toyota Etios Cross May 24, 2014

    In this episode of overdrive, we review the 2014 BMW X5 and Toyota's Etios Cross. Also on the show, get all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • TVS Motor launches Star City+ in India at Rs 41,500 May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: TVS Motor Company launched all new 110-cc commuter motorcycle Star City+, starting at Rs 41,500 (ex-showroom Delhi), as it looks to enhance its presence in the below 125 cc segment. The Chennai-based firm, which currently sells Star City and Sport models in the below...
  • Jaguar Land Rover launches locally produced Jaguar XJ luxury saloon at Rs 92.1 lakh May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover launched locally manufactured Jaguar XJ 3.0L in the country, with price starting at Rs 92.1 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai). The diesel powered luxury saloon, which is being manufactured at the company' Pune plant, will be available in two variants - premium luxury and portfolio. "We are...
  • Toyota recalling 5,16,000 vehicles in 3 recalls May 23, 2014

    Detroit: Toyota said it's recalling 5,16,000 vehicles worldwide, including 4,30,500 in the US, for three separate safety problems, including brakes that can activate without warning. The company said it has no reports of accidents or injuries due to the defects. In all three cases, the company will alert owners and dealers...
  • 'Cars taxed more than cigarettes in India' May 9, 2014

    Chandigarh: Car major Honda Cars India said there is a "high" incidence of taxes on automobile sector, saying "cars are more taxed than cigarettes" in the country. "Today if you look at incidence of taxes on car whether it is excise duty, CST, calamity tax, education cess, VAT, road tax... if...
  • Ford India resumes bookings for EcoSport May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Ford India has resumed bookings for all variants of its popular compact sports utility vehicle EcoSport. The company had stopped taking bookings for the vehicle, which was launched in June, in the wake of heavy demand. "With 50,000 EcoSports delivered, we have significantly reduced the waiting period and...
  • Fiat Chrysler to launch Jeep brand, 11 other models in India May 8, 2014

    Washington: Italian-American auto major Fiat Chrysler plans to launch 12 models in India in the next five years and will start producing models from the Jeep brand in the country by 2015. The Abarth brand will make its debut in India this year, followed by Jeep brands next year, with...
  • Hyundai launches new variant of Eon in India at Rs 3.83 lakh May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India today rolled out a new variant of its entry-level car Eon, priced at Rs 3.83 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new variant, which comes with 1 litre Kappa engine, will be available along with the current 0.8 litre variants of Eon, Hyundai...
  • Honda recalls 31,226 Amaze, Brio cars over faulty brakes May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) recalled 31,226 units of select variants of the Amaze compact sedan and Brio hatchback to inspect them for a possible defect in the brake system. The company will inspect the proportioning valve of non-ABS variants of both models manufactured between February 28, 2013,...

Bikes

Honda launches the new CB Shine in India at Rs 51,383

The new Honda CB Shine comes with new graphics and colour options - Pearl Amazing White and dual tone black and red.

Cars

2015 BMW X3 to be launched in India in August

The 2015 model gets a revised design with the most eye-catching change being the larger, kinked headlamps that extend all the way into the grille.