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  • First ever Maruti 800 sold in India lies unused for over a year in Delhi April 20, 2015

    The first ever Maruti 800 to be sold in India on December 4, 1983, now lies unused for over a year in Delhi's posh Green Park. The car's keys, DIA 6479, were handed over to the proud owners by former prime minister Indira Gandhi. ...
  • Maruti Suzuki's factory-fitted CNG vehicles sales up 23 per cent April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Passenger car market-leader Maruti Suzuki on Monday reported a rise of 23 per cent in sales of its factory-fitted CNG (compressed natural gas) vehicles during 2014-15. According to the company, the sales of its factory-fitted CNG vehicles stood at 62,996 units. The contribution of CNG vehicles to total sales of...
  • Pune: IAS officer arrested for raping, molesting minor girls March 20, 2015

    Pune: A 58-year-old IAS officer has been arrested for allegedly raping and molesting four minor girls, police said on Friday. M H Sawant, the Director General of Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research, lived in Shivajinagar here and sometimes visited his father-in-law's flat near a school at Hingane Khurd. Sawant used...
  • Rhea Chakraborty to endorse online fashion brand March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Rhea Chakraborty has been roped in to endorse online shopping portal Yepme.com to add a zing of freshness to its new brand campaign centered on the 'Fresh Fashion, Fresh Look' theme. The actress will feature in a series of ten advertisements, in which she will take on cliches...
  • 33,098 units of the Maruti Alto K10 and Alto 800 recalled in India March 10, 2015

    Maruti Suzuki has recalled 33,098 vehicles comprising 13,318 units of the Alto K10 and 19,780 units of Alto 800 in India, for inspecting and replacing the right hand door latch assembly. The cars recalled were manufactured between December 8, 2014 and February 18, 2015. Dealers will be contacting customers of the...
  • Maruti Suzuki recalls 33,098 units of Alto 800, Alto K10 March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday announced recall of 33,098 units of its small car models Alto 800 and Alto K10 manufactured between December 8, 2014 and February 18, 2015 to rectify defective latches on right side doors. The company will proactively inspect and replace the...
  • 2015 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire: India's most fuel-efficient diesel car launched at Rs 5.99 lakh onwards in India February 24, 2015

    Maruti Suzuki has launched the updated Swift Dzire in India at a starting price of Rs 5.07 lakh, ex-Delhi. There are both petrol and diesel options to choose from (total seven variants) and four new colours as well with the top-end Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire diesel variant priced at Rs...
  • Minority shareholders voting on Gujarat plant in 6 months: Maruti January 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India expects to obtain minority shareholders approval on its plans to let parent Suzuki Motor Corporation own and invest in its upcoming plant in Gujarat in the next six months. The company, which had delayed seeking the approval for the same, is awaiting the amendments to...
  • Tata Kite sedan to Ford Figo sedan: Sedan cars coming to India in 2015 January 8, 2015

    2015 promises to bring in quite a few choices for prospective sedan owners in India. Though most of them are updates to existing models, there are some exciting all-new models headed here too. Read on to know what is in store.Audi A6 and A7 (facelifts)Audi have updated the A6 and...
  • Tata Bolt to Hyundai Elite i20 Cross: Hatchbacks coming to India in 2015 January 7, 2015

    Besides being slotted as popular choices for first time car buyers, hatchbacks are a huge hit because of their compact dimensions and ease of driving. Not to mention the abundance of features that manufacturers are now offering with their cars. Key players as well as new ones in the market...
  • Maruti hikes car prices by up to Rs 31,600 January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India today hiked prices of its vehicles by up to Rs 31,600 following the expiry of excise duty concessions extended to the auto sector. The increased prices after revision of central excise duty with effect from January 1, 2015, across all models ranges...
  • Hyundai ix25 to Fiat 500X: SUVs coming to India in 2015 January 5, 2015

    Automakers expect 2015-16 to be far more fertile and productive. Which is why India is going to see an influx of SUVs and Crossovers in the near future. Here are the SUVs that are likely to be launched in India in 2015.2015 Audi Q3The Q3 has been highly successful both...
  • Datsun Go+ to Renault Lodgy: MPVs coming to India in 2015 December 30, 2014

    A segment apart from the SUVs which has seen tremendous growth in the recent times is MPVs. The people carriers are now being widely accepted as family vehicles akin to station wagons in North America. The Ertiga was the first one in 2012 to bring about a huge change in...
  • The biggest car launches of 2014 December 18, 2014

    The year 2014 that began with the biennial automotive show witnessed the launch of a wide range of cars targeted at masses. 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...
  • After Delhi rape, service providers stress on need for psychometric tests on drivers December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: After protests over the horrific rape of a young woman by an Uber driver, cab providers are finally waking up to the need to ensure better safety for women. Traditional cab service providers are also planning to make regular calls to women passengers travelling alone at night to...
  • 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...
  • Maruti Alto 800 tops quality among entry level cars: Study November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Maruti's entry level model Alto 800 ranks highest in the entry compact segment for initial quality, while rival Hyundai's i10 gets the top slot in the compact segment, said a study on Thursday. According to JD Power 2014 India Initial Quality Study rankings,...
  • 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...