ibnlive » Auto » News

Auto News

  • New Mahindra Scorpio bookings now open on Snapdeal 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra has tied up with Snapdeal for online pre-bookings of the company's upcoming new version of SUV Scorpio. "We wanted to open pre-bookings for the new Scorpio a week ahead of the launch. So, apart from letting customers book at our showrooms, we also...
  • Ford India launches refreshed Figo at Rs 3.87 lakh onwards 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Ford launched a refreshed version of its compact car Ford Figo priced up to Rs Rs 6.09 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) ahead of the upcoming festival season. The refreshed Ford Figo will be available at Rs 3.87 lakh to Rs 5.14 lakh for petrol variant and Rs 4.83 lakh to...
  • Selfdriving cars are now also chatting with each other September 14, 2014

    Detroit: An Acura RLX sedan demonstrated an unusual way to tow another car this week: the vehicles were not physically attached. The second car drove itself, following instructions beamed over by the first in a feat of technology that indicates a new stage in automation is happening faster than many...
  • Maruti Ciaz coming to India in the first week of October; will compete with Honda City, Hyundai Verna September 3, 2014

    Jaipur: The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India, known for compact cars, is aiming for the top slot in midsized sedan segment with it's upcoming model Ciaz. Having learnt lessons from the past with Baleno and SX4 models, the company is preparing to aggressively tap customers who are looking to...
  • Maruti Suzuki India opens bookings for Ciaz from today September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to make a mark in the big car segment, the country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India opens bookings of its upcoming midsized sedan Ciaz from today (September 3). The company has opened bookings for it from today with an advanced payment of Rs 21,000 across its 1,370...
  • Renault to launch two new cars next year in India August 25, 2014

    Kochi: Renault India will launch a Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV) and a small car next year to increase its market share to 5 per cent in two years. "We are ready with the next car. We have products in the pipeline which will give us volume and We want to cross...
  • Tata Motors to launch two car models every year till 2020 August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Motors plans to launch two vehicles every year till 2020 as the company looks to ramp up its product portfolio in the competitive Indian car market. The company, which today launched its compact sedan Zest in the NCR, priced between Rs 4.64 lakh and Rs 6.99 lakh (exshowroom...
  • Honda Amaze model crosses one lakh sales milestone in India August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) today announced that its compact sedan Amaze has crossed one lakh sales milestone, 16 months after it was launched in the Indian market. "Honda Amaze has witnessed great success in the Indian market and the one lakh sales milestone only validates its...
  • A car camera revolution is fast coming into focus August 8, 2014

    Yonjin, SOuth Korea: South Korean smartphone camera makers are tapping the surging yet more technologically demanding market for vehicle cameras to dull the impact of slowing growth in global handset sales. Highend cars can carry as many as eight cameras to visually aid parking or trigger emergency brakes. That number could...
  • Audi launches A3 sedan in India at Rs 22.95 lakh August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Audi today launched its new sedan A3 priced between Rs 22.95 lakh and Rs 32.66 lakh (exshowroom Delhi). The company is betting big on the new model to stretch its leadership in the Indian market and is targeting a new segment of the compact luxury...
  • Fiat plans to introduce global brand Jeep in India in 2015 August 7, 2014

    Chennai: Auto maker Fiat Chrysler has deferred its plans to introduce global brand Jeep in the domestic market this year due to poor market conditions, according to a top company official. "No. We have deferred plans for launching Jeep in 2014. We want to see the market conditions. Next couple of...
  • Fiat launches compact car Punto Evo in India at Rs 4.55 lakh August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Fiat Group Automobiles India today launched compact car Punto Evo with introductory price ranging from Rs 4.55 lakh to Rs 7.19 lakh (exshowroom Delhi). The model will take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki's Swift, Hyundai i20 and Honda Brio, which are priced between Rs 3.99 lakh and Rs...
  • Audi bets big on its upcoming sedan A3; starts production in India before launch July 20, 2014

    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 FZS bikes at Rs 76,250 onwards June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Japanese twowheeler maker Yamaha today launched upgraded variants of its 150 CC bikes FZ and FZS priced up to Rs 78,250 (exshowroom 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 exshowroom price of Rs 70.9 lakh. Initial deliveries of the allnew 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: HarleyDavidson introduces its first electric motorcycle June 20, 2014

    Milwaukee: HarleyDavidson 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 invitationonly 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 midsized sedan Fiesta, priced up to Rs 9.29 lakh (exshowroom 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 carmakers 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 VicePresident (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...
  • eNV200: Nissan unveils its new electric vehicle June 9, 2014

    Yokohama: Nissan on Monday unveiled its second allelectric vehicle, the Japanese automaker's latest push into the ecofriendly car sector despite disappointing sales. The company said its eNV200, a zeroemission 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 (exshowroom Delhi). The new edition, having additional features such as outside rearview mirrors with integrated turn signals, will be priced between Rs 3.44 and 3.99 lakh (exshowroom 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 'fourwheel 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 (exshowroom Delhi). The vehicle was unveiled in February at the Auto Expo 2014 and is the 11th generation of the Corolla model. It will...

Cars

New Mahindra Scorpio to be launched in India on September 25

The updated Mahindra Scorpio gets a new pair of headlamps (projectors in the top end variants), new grille and splitters.