Car

  • Maruti Suzuki India to open bookings for Ciaz from September 3 7 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Seeking to make a mark in the big car segment, the country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India will open bookings of its upcoming mid-sized sedan Ciaz from tomorrow. Ciaz will be available in petrol and Diesel fuel options powered by a 1.4 litre...
  • Maruti Suzuki Ciaz to be launched in India by mid-October 10 hours 24 minutes ago

    At the media unveiling of the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, the carmaker announced that it will launch its new C-segment sedan in the thick of the festive season - mid-October. The car is expected to bring Maruti a much needed stronghold in the mid-size sedan space which is currently dominated by...
  • Hyundai ix25 set for mid-2015 launch in India 2 days ago

    If you were wondering if Hyundai is going to be joining the compact SUV brigade in India, we finally have word they are. The Korean company has been testing the ix25 in India and the compact SUV is slated for a mid-2015 launch. The Hyundai ix 25 was captured being...
  • Man deliberately crashes Bugati Veyron to avail $2.2 million insurance money 4 days ago

    In a mobile clip recording, a man driving a fancy Bugati Veyron close to Texas, slammed into a saltwater marsh, ruining the car. During initial interrogation, the man named Andy House said that he rammed the car while trying to save a pelican but later investigations revealed that House had...
  • BMW launches the new X3 in India at Rs 44.9 lakh 5 days ago

    BMW India has launched the X3 facelift in two variants with a starting price of Rs 44.90 lakh. The X3's two variants are the X3 xDrive 20d Expedition and X3 xDrive 20d xLine (Rs 49.90 lakh). All prices are ex-showroom. The new X3 gets refreshed headlamps, altered bumpers, ORVMs with turn...
  • CCI imposes Rs 2,545 crore penalty on 14 car makers August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In the first major order against auto players, the Competition Commission on Monday slapped a penalty of Rs 2,545 crore on 14 car makers, including Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors, for violating trade norms in the spare parts and after services market. Honda Siel Cars India, Volkswagen India, Fiat...
  • 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...
  • Hit-and-run case: Car rams into rickshaw pullers asleep on footpath August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In a hit-and-run case in the national capital, a car hit 6 cycle rickshaw riders who were asleep on the footpath at Inderlok in North Delhi in the wee hours of Saturday. While the car driver abandoned the car after the accident, all the 56 injured were admitted...
  • Two persons killed as truck rams into a car, 2 others injured August 21, 2014

    Two persons were killed and a similar number injured when a car rammed into a stationary truck in Sidhauli area, police said in Sitapur on Thursday. Deepak Khanna and Mohammad Tariq were killed when the car in which they were travelling rammed into the truck on the national highway near Mankapur...
  • 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 (ex-showroom...
  • Skoda unveils the all-new Fabia; coming to India next year August 19, 2014

    The wait is finally over. After contemplating for days on end, Skoda has finally revealed the new Fabia ahead of its Paris Motor Show 2014 debut. The new 2015 Skoda Fabia is wider as well as lower than the outgoing car. It still squeezes under the four metre mark, which should...
  • Watch: Vintage car rally as Chennai celebrates its 375th birthday August 19, 2014

    A vintage car rally was held in Chennai as the city celebrates its 375th birthday. The heritage motoring club of Chennai kick started the Madras week celebration that started on Sunday. ...
  • Google's driverless car review: The technology easily handles routine driving August 17, 2014

    Mountain View: The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn't lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable. This isn't damning with faint praise. It's actually high praise for the car in question: Google Inc.'s driverless car. Most automotive...
  • Prakash Raj escapes accident, takes to Twitter to ridicule bystanders for their inhuman attitude August 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actor-filmmaker Prakash Raj Tuesday had a narrow escape when his car was rammed by a bus while waiting at a traffic signal here. The actor, who was recently seen in Akshay Kumar-starrer "Entertainment", said that although he was "shaken" by the accident, he was absolutely fine. "Had a miraculous escape as...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 vs Maruti Suzuki Swift vs Volkswagen Polo vs Fiat Punto August 12, 2014

    The Maruti Suzuki Swift may have kick-started the premium hatchback segment in India, but the car that gave the segment its definition is the Hyundai i20. With a kit brimming with features and quality to match, the i20 became popular almost instantly. In fact, it's gained so much popularity in...
  • Tata Zest to be launched in India today August 12, 2014

    Update 2: Tata Zest review: A highly competent car that can match the Xcent, Amaze or Dzire Update 1: Tata launches the Zest sedan in India; prices start at Rs 4.64 lakh The Tata Zest hits showrooms today. Although, the buzz around the new sedan from Tata Motors was enough to...
  • Hyundai launches Elite i20 in India at Rs 4.89 lakh August 11, 2014

    Hyundai has launched the Elite i20 at Rs 4.89 lakh ex-Delhi, with the top spec diesel variant priced at Rs 7.67 lakh. The new car now comes in four variants - Era, Magna, Sportz and Asta. Each trim comes with a 1.2-litre Kappa Petrol with Dual VTVT or a 1.4-litre...
  • Hyundai Elite i20: 5 things you should know about the upcoming Hyundai car August 11, 2014

    Hyundai, as is their custom close to any launch from their end, are making quite the noise lately - what with all those tantalising leaked images, spy shots or details. This time it's a familiar car, the i20. Make no mistake though. This is the all-new i20 which the carmakers...
  • 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...
  • Skoda Yeti facelift to be launched in India on September 10 August 9, 2014

    The revamped Skoda Yeti showcased earlier at the Auto Expo is set to be launched in India on September 10. This is the first time Skoda's gentle monster undergoes a revamp for the Indian market since its launch in 2011. On the outside, the Yeti gets the new Skoda logo and...
  • Bentley Flying Spur V8 launched in India at Rs 3.1 crore August 9, 2014

    Bentley has announced the launch of the 2015 Flying Spur V8 in India with prices starting at Rs 3.1 crore. The final price, of course, changes as per the options you tick. The highlight however, is the new V8 motor, which joins the existing Flying Spur W12 as the less-pricier...
  • 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. High-end cars can carry as many as eight cameras to visually aid parking or trigger emergency brakes. That number could...
  • Police seize arms, ammunition from a car intercepted for speeding August 7, 2014

    Four pistols and ten ammunition were seized from an SUV near a village in Navgachhia police district of Bihar, a senior police official said on Thursday. During checking of vehicles near Ambo village on Wednesday night, the police intercepted a speeding vehicle and recovered the pistols and ammunition from it, Superintendent...
  • Hyundai Elite i20: 5 things you should know about the upcoming Hyundai car August 7, 2014

    Hyundai, as is their custom close to any launch from their end, are making quite the noise lately - what with all those tantalising leaked images, spy shots or details. This time it's a familiar car, the i20. Make no mistake though. This is the all-new i20 which the carmakers...
  • 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 (ex-showroom 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...