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  • 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...
  • Overdrive: 2014 Alto K10 bears resemblance to Auto 800 and Maruti Suzuki Celerio November 1, 2014

    2014 Alto K10 bears resemblance to Auto 800 and Maruti Suzuki Celerio. It comes with an automated manual transmission and variant which makes it appealing. 2014 Alto K10 is 75 mm shorter and its height and width has been reduced by 15mm. ...
  • Maruti Suzuki to launch new Alto K10 in India on November 3 November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki will be launching the new Alto K10 in India on November 3 in New Delhi. The updated car isn't just a facelift and carries cosmetic as well as mechanical changes. The headlamps in the 2015 Maruti Alto K10 are now bigger and flanking them is two piece...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Auto industry gives thumbs-up to deregulation of diesel prices October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Auto industry on Sunday welcomed the government's move to deregulate diesel prices, saying the clarity on fuel prices would help the manufacturers plan for future products and investments in a better way. "It is great that the government has been able to deregulate the diesel prices. Now the...
  • Maruti Ciaz review: Competitively priced, it's another stunner from Maruti October 7, 2014

    It's been seven years since Maruti's last proper sedan, the SX4 was launched in India and they are all set to launch its successor the Ciaz, this festive season. Maruti just invited us to Jaipur for a preview of the new sedan. Here's what we learnt from the drive. The Ciaz...
  • 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...
  • Maruti Ciaz to be launched in India on October 6 October 2, 2014

    Maruti has confirmed that it will launch the new Ciaz in India on October 6. The Ciaz is Maruti's roomier replacement for the SX4 and is the same concept that was showcased at the Auto Expo 2014. The face of the car reminds one of a typical Suzuki, though it...
  • 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...
  • Maruti Suzuki to recall 69,555 units of Dzire, Swift and Ritz September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday announced recall of 69,555 units of Dzire, Swift and Ritz models manufactured between March 2010 and August 2013 to repair wiring harness fitment. The recall is only for the diesel variants of the three models. Out of the total, 55,938 units are of old...
  • 'Rowdy Fellow' trailer: Nara Rohit calmly beats up the bad guys in this new Krishna Chaitanya film September 17, 2014

    Directed by Krishna Chaitanya and produced by T Prakash Reddy, the film revolves around Nara Rohit, who's a cop. 'Rowdy Fellow', which also stars Vishaka Singh, Rao Ramesh, Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao, Posani Krishna Murali, Gollapudi Maruti Rao and Talluri Rameshwari in key roles, is set to hit the theatres in...
  • Overdrive: Review of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz September 6, 2014

    In this episode of Overdrive, we review the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. Also on the show, get all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • Maruti Suzuki to commission Gujarat plant by 2017 September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Passenger automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki on Thursday said that it will commission its new plant in Gujarat by 2017 due to market slowdown. "All the investments would be made by SMC. This arrangement will strengthen Maruti Suzuki as the profit does not come from manufacturing cars. It comes from...
  • 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...
  • Maruti Suzuki India to open bookings for Ciaz from September 3 September 2, 2014

    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 midsized 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 midOctober September 2, 2014

    At the media unveiling of the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, the carmaker announced that it will launch its new Csegment sedan in the thick of the festive season midOctober. The car is expected to bring Maruti a much needed stronghold in the midsize sedan space which is currently dominated by...
  • 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...
  • ITC replaces TCS as India's most admired company August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: TobaccotoFMCG conglomerate ITC has replaced Tata group's IT giant TCS as the country's most admired company on a Fortune magazine list, which has got as many as 19 new entrants including Cognizant, Birla group firm Idea Cellular and discom BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd. ...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 vs Maruti Suzuki Swift vs Volkswagen Polo vs Fiat Punto August 12, 2014

    The Maruti Suzuki Swift may have kickstarted 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...
  • Maruti Suzuki Q1 net up 20.7 per cent at Rs 762.28 crore July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Driven by robust sales, cost reduction and forex gains, the country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday reported 20.69 per cent increase in net profit at Rs 762.28 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 201415. It had posted net profit...
  • Honda Mobilio diesel vs Maruti Suzuki Ertiga ZDi: Honda's first MPV has the jaws to bite away a significant chunk from the Ertiga's share of pie July 26, 2014

    There are many MPVs out there in the market, more so in the subtenlakh rupee bracket. But there is a new breed that has taken birth MPVs that are based on smallcar platforms, have small engines too, but still promise large space and a carlike driving feel. I like...
  • 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...