Diesel Cars

  • SC notice to Centre on plea to levy higher tax on diesel cars 11-02-2014 06:45 PM

    Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre and Delhi government for their responses on a plea seeking imposition of a higher tax on owners of diesel- run cars in order to control air pollution. A three-judge Green bench comprising Justice AK Patnaik, SS Nijjar and FMI Kalifulla also...
  • Maruti cuts diesel engine production by one-third: sources 08-07-2013 04:20 PM

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki has shut its third shift (Shift C) at its engine plant in Manesar due to low demand. It has cut its production to align with the demand. Maruti has now cut its diesel engine production by one-third, according to sources. With the third shift shutting down,...
  • Maruti production plants at Gurgaon, Manesar shut for a day today 07-06-2013 09:47 AM

    New Delhi: Falling sales have forced the country's largest car maker Maruti Udyog to announce a one-day shutdown on Friday of its production facilities in Manesar and Gurgaon. This is the first time Maruti has shut down its diesel car production at Manesar. The company said that it needs to...
  • Maruti to shut 2 production plants for a day as diesel car sales dip 06-06-2013 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: Falling car sales have forced Maruti Udyog to shut down its Gurgaon and Manesar plants for a day on June 7. Maruti will shut down production at the two plants as demand for diesel cars falls, said sources. This is the first time Maruti will shut down its...
  • Tata Nano diesel may run on 800cc engine, cost Rs 60,000 more 15-04-2013 06:29 PM

    We have spotted test mules of the upcoming Tata Nano diesel on various occasions but the engine specifications were always speculative. Not anymore though. Well known turbocharger maker Garrett has listed on it's webpage the details of the Nano diesel engine. The diesel Nano will be powered by a 0.8L...
  • Honda Brio-sedan to be called Amaze in India 10-11-2012 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: Japanese car major Honda today said it will launch its first diesel vehicle in India next fiscal and it will be an entry-level sedan, named 'Amaze', developed on the platform of its existing small car 'Brio'. "The new entry sedan will be called the 'Amaze', and will be...
  • Tata Nano's CNG and diesel variants on the way 08-11-2012 11:16 AM

    Mumbai: Tata Motors said its plan to roll out the CNG and diesel variants of Nano is on track and the small car is gradually gaining popularity in new segments. "Plans in this regard are not on hold. We have talked about both of those variants.... The Nano CNG is...
  • Honda teases Brio sedan, to launch in India next year 27-10-2012 01:11 PM

    Honda officials have made it clear that they will be bringing in the Brio-based sedan to India next year and that too with a diesel engine under the hood. Now, Honda has released teasers of the India-bound Brio on its Thai website. Rumored to be less than 4 metres in...
  • The diesel battle in the D-segment cars 10-12-2011 12:23 PM

    Its an out and out gang war except here, unlike the Mumbai underworld, the characters have turned up in double-breasted suits, including the handkerchiefs sticking out of their pockets. Some of them have their hats on too. It is after all a battle to grab the eyeballs of the elite....