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  • Mercedes-Benz launches new brand to sell old cars 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Boosted by a 39 per cent rise in used car sales till the September quarter at 1,700 units and sensing a huge opportunity in this space, Mercedes-Benz India launched a separate brand to cash in on the pre-owned car market. The country's largest luxury carmaker will sell pre-owned cars under...
  • Honda plans to launch over 10 two-wheeler models in 2015 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India plans to launch over ten two-wheeler models next year, including seven all new products, as the company aims to further strengthen its presence in the country. The company, which today expanded its mid-sized motorcycle range with the launch of CB Unicorn 160, sells a...
  • Hyundai to hike prices by up to Rs 25,000 from January 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India will raise prices of its entire product portfolio in the range of Rs 5,000 to Rs 25,000 from next month, in order to partially offset rising input costs, the company said today. Hyundai, which is the second largest car maker in the country, currently sells ten...
  • Chevrolet Spark, Sail, Beat, Cruze to become costlier by up to Rs 20,000 from January 2015 December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: General Motors India today said it will hike prices of its entire product portfolio by up to Rs 20,000 from next month, in order to partially offset rising input costs. All the eight models of the company's current product portfolio in the country, including...
  • Bajaj plans to increase prices of Discover, Platina models from January 2015 December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Bajaj Auto is looking to raise prices of its two models - Platina and Discover - from next month in order to partially offset increase in input costs. The Pune-based company had earlier raised prices of its Pulsar model range by Rs 1,000 at the end of festival season...
  • Hyundai gets 56,000 bookings for Elite i20 in four months December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India today said it has received 56,000 bookings for its premium compact car Elite i20 within four months of its launch. Success of Elite i20 has further strengthened HMIL's position as a premium car manufacturer in India across segments, the company said in a statement. Hyundai Motor India...
  • Maruti recalls 3,796 units of Ciaz to replace clutch part December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India has recalled 3,796 units of its recently launched mid-sized sedan Ciaz, manufactured till November 7, to replace a faulty part of clutch operation system. "Maruti Suzuki India Ltd will proactively undertake a service campaign to inspect a suspected fault and replace the...
  • Maruti ready to upgrade safety features after Swift failed crash test November 29, 2014

    Gandhinagar: After Maruti Suzuki's popular hatchback Swift failed the recent Global NCAP crash test, the company today said it is ready to upgrade safety standards if asked to do so by the government. While interacting with reporters during the AutoShow Gujarat 2014 here at Mahatma Mandir, Executive Director of Maruti Suzuki...
  • Mercedes launches new C-Class sedan at Rs 40.9 lakh in India November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz launched new generation C-Class sedan in India, priced at Rs 40.9 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The company has launched the new C-Class with petrol engine and plans to launch the diesel variant of the car next year. "The new C-Class joins the latest generations of the...
  • Ford recalls 3,072 units of Fiesta in India to replace a faulty part November 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Auto maker Ford India is recalling 3,072 units of its mid-sized sedan Fiesta manufactured between October 2010 and December 2011 to replace a part used in starting of diesel engines. "We have initiated a field service action to correct a product concern on 3,072 Ford Fiesta TDCi vehicles," Ford...
  • Mahindra recalls 2,300 units of Scorpio, XUV500, Xylo to rectify a defective vacuum pump in engines November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra is recalling 2,300 units of different variants of its popular SUVs Scorpio and XUV500, and multi purpose vehicle Xylo to rectify a defective vacuum pump in engines manufactured in May this year. The preventive inspection and replacement, if needed, of the vacuum pump...
  • Toyota Mirai: Toyota to start sales of its first mass-market fuel cell car next month November 18, 2014

    Tokyo: There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles. The world's largest automaker announced Tuesday that it will begin selling fuel cell cars in Japan on December 15 and...
  • Honda may delay the India launch of Jazz to next year November 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Japanese auto major Honda is likely to start the fresh roll out of its 'discontinued' hatchback vehicle Jazz in Indian market next year. "Last year we announced that within this fiscal year we will come up with Mobilio and Jazz. But the great demand (for other models) is exceeding our...
  • Mahindra plans to launch two new compact SUVs in 2015 November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra plans to launch three new vehicles, including two compact SUVs, next year as it looks to strengthen its position in the domestic market. In the two-wheeler segment, the firm which is in the process of acquiring 51 per cent stake in Peugeot Motocycles for...
  • Maruti Suzuki Swift, Nissan Datsun Go fail crash tests; get zero-star safety rating November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another case of popular cars in India not meeting international safety norms, popular hatchbacks Maruti Suzuki Swift and Datsun Go of Nissan have failed crash tests conducted by Global NCAP, showing high risk of life-threatening injuries. According to the Global NCAP, an umbrella body of consumer car...
  • New Maruti Alto K10 launched at Rs 3.06 lakh in India; automatic variant priced at Rs 3.80 lakh November 3, 2014

    Maruti Suzuki has launched the new Alto K10 in India at Rs 3.06 lakh, ex-Delhi. The new car is available in six variants and competes with the Datsun Go and Hyundai Eon. Maruti designers have changed the design of the head lamp and the grille. The update of the Alto K10...
  • Audi recalls A4 sedan in India to upgrade software in airbag control unit November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: German luxury carmaker Audi is recalling 6,758 units of A4 sedans in India, manufactured between November 2011 and October 2014, to upgrade software in airbag control unit. "This activity is specific to Audi A4 cars manufactured between November 2011-October 2014. There are 6,758 Audi A4 identified for this software...
  • Hero Electric launches two new Avior e-cycles in India at Rs 18,990 onwards October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Two-wheeler maker Hero Electric launched two models of e-cycles under Avior range, priced at between Rs 18,990 and Rs 19,290 (ex-showroom Delhi). The e-cycles that aim to tap corporate professionals in metro cities will also be available in Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Chennai. "This is primarily targeted at...
  • Maruti launches new Swift in India; prices start at Rs 4.42 lakh October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) launched refreshed version of its popular hatchback Swift with 10 per cent enhanced fuel efficiency, priced between Rs 4.42 lakh and Rs 6.95 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The model, which was first launched in the country in May 2005, has been re-introduced in...
  • Honda recalls Brio, Amaze, CR-V models in India October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Honda Cars India (HCIL) is recalling 2,338 units of its hatchback Brio, compact sedan Amaze and sports utility vehicle CR-V manufactured between September 2011 and July 2014 to replace a faulty part related to airbags. As part of a global recall by its parent Honda, the company said it...
  • Nissan to recall 9,000 units of Micra, Sunny models in India October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Japanese auto major Nissan is recalling 9,000 units of its compact car Micra and mid-sized sedan Sunny in India to replace defective airbags as part of a global recall. The recall will cover cars manufactured between 2008 to 2012 that use safety airbags made by its supplier Takata. "Nissan...
  • Maruti Suzuki to launch new Alto K10 in India next month October 23, 2014

    New Delhi: With an eye on reviving growth in its bread and butter mini car segment, the country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India will launch a new version of its Alto K10 equipped with automated gear shift next month. Maruti is positioning new car as a mass market product equipped...
  • Maruti Suzuki to launch new Alto K10 in November October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: With an eye on reviving growth in its bread and butter mini car segment, the country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India will launch a new version of its Alto K10 equipped with automated gear shift next month. Maruti is positioning new car...
  • Honda to start production of its high-end sports motorcycle CBR-650 in India from next year October 19, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Riding upon the 'Make in India' appeal, auto giant 'Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Private Limited' (HMSI) will start production of its high-end sports motorcycle 'CBR-650' in the country from next year, a top company executive said here today. "We announce that (from) next year Honda will start making CBR...
  • Hero to launch two new scooter models in next one year October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to cash in on the fast growing scooter segment in the domestic market, the country's largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp plans to launch two new models in next one year. The company is also considering to scale up its monthly scooter production to 1 lakh units by January...
  • Maruti Ciaz: Maruti launches new sedan car at Rs 6.99 lakh onwards; to compete with Honda City, Hyundai Verna October 6, 2014

    Gurgaon: Country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) launched mid-sized sedan Ciaz with an introductory price starting at Rs 6.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The petrol variants of the sedan are priced between Rs 6.99 lakh and Rs 9.34 lakh while the diesel variants are priced between Rs 8.04 lakh and Rs...
  • Nissan to launch Datsun Go+ MPV in India next year October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Japanese auto major Nissan will drive in its second model from the Datsun portfolio, a multi-purpose vehicle Go+, in the first part of next year in India as part plans to enhance its presence here. The company is looking to increase sales of both Nissan and Datsun branded vehicles...
  • Renault to enter used car business in India; plans to launch two new models next year October 3, 2014

    Paris: French auto major Renault plans to enter new verticals, including used car business in India next year, besides launching two new models, to make its presence felt in the market which it sees as "the biggest challenge". The company, which is targeting a market share of over 5 per cent...
  • Maruti Suzuki recalls 69,555 cars in India October 1, 2014

    Maruti Suzuki India Limited is recalling 69,555 cars for inspecting and repairing the wiring harness. The recalled vehicles include 12,486 units of the Swift, 1,131 units of the Ritz and 55,938 units of the Dzire, manufactured between March 8, 2010 and August 11, 2013. These vehicles were only sold in...
  • Ford recalls 8,50,000 cars over air bag problem September 27, 2014

    New York: Ford Motor announced that it was recalling 8,50,000 vehicles in North America due to a systems glitch that can stop air bags from deploying in a crash. Ford issued the recall following problems in the restraints control module, a key part of its safety system that takes information from...

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The biggest car launches of 2014

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 year 2014.