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  • 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...
  • The new Hyundai Verna to be launched in India in early 2015 December 18, 2014

    2015 is almost here and news about new cars/motorcycles coming down to India have already started trickling in. Hyundai has an enviable lineup for the Indian market in 2015. However bad news is that most of the cars will be refreshed rather than all-new models. The first car which will...
  • Hyundai makes a sportier three-door version of the i20 December 16, 2014

    Hyundai unveiled the new generation i20 Coupe which is positioned as a three door B-segment car. The car is targeted at young customers as an extension of the i20's appeal. The i20 Coupe gets raked A, B, and C-pillars that are "markedly different from the five-door model", according to Hyundai...
  • Hyundai to hike prices by up to Rs 25,000 from January December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India will raise prices of its entire product portfolio in the range of Rs 5,000 to Rs 25,000 from next month, in order to partially offset rising input costs, the company said today. Hyundai, which is the second largest car maker in the country, currently sells ten...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 Cross likely to be launched in India by February 2015 December 8, 2014

    Various sightings of the Hyundai Elite i20 Cross testing around Chennai have led to much conjecture. Now Hyundai India has confirmed that the car will be launched in India around early 2015, most probably in the month of February. The i20 Cross will be followed by the launch of the...
  • Hyundai gets 56,000 bookings for Elite i20 in four months December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India today said it has received 56,000 bookings for its premium compact car Elite i20 within four months of its launch. Success of Elite i20 has further strengthened HMIL's position as a premium car manufacturer in India across segments, the company said in a statement. Hyundai Motor India...
  • Hyundai Elite i20-based crossover coming in early 2015 October 21, 2014

    It seems like carmakers who don't have a product to contend with the compact SUVs are resorting to converting their hatchbacks into make-do crossovers with rugged looking body kits and roof rails. More than a smart move, it seems like a desperate attempt to gain some market share. While such...
  • 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: 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...
  • Hyundai ix25 set for mid2015 launch in India August 31, 2014

    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 mid2015 launch. The Hyundai ix 25 was captured being...
  • Hyundai ix25 spotted testing in India August 25, 2014

    The compact SUV segment in India is a cash cow for every manufacturer that has a presence there. It all started with Premier Rio, which ironically hasn't tasted the success that now latecomers have. Speaking of latecomers, Hyundai will be one of them. One of India's largest exporter of cars,...
  • Overdrive: Review of Hyundai Elite i20 August 23, 2014

    In this episode of Overdrive, we review the Hyundai Elite i20. Also on the show, get all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 TVC hits 1 million views on YouTube August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country's largest exporter and the secondlargest car manufacturer, achieved a new milestone with the launch of the allnew Elite i20. The latest television commercial for Elite i20 is slick, fastpaced and has already crossed Half a Million views on YouTube in a...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 review: An evolutionary product that could take the competition back to the drawing board August 19, 2014

    The Indian automotive industry is showing some signs of recovery, the last couple of months has sales graphs climbing steadily north. Make no mistake however, this is not a blanket growth. Not every manufacturer is showing a coming back to form, the buoyancy is coming in from a handful of...
  • 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...
  • 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 exDelhi, 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 1.2litre Kappa Petrol with Dual VTVT or a 1.4litre...
  • 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 allnew i20 which the carmakers...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 to be launched in India today August 11, 2014

    After much tantalising and teasing, the replacement for Hyundai India's popular premium hatchback will hit showrooms today with an allnew design. Said design is based on the 'stormedge' philosophy that was first employed in India in the new Santa Fe. From the recent spy shots that hit the web, we...
  • 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 allnew i20 which the carmakers...
  • Hyundai India releases sketches of the upcoming Elite i20 August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Just a day after we showed you pictures of an uncamouflaged i20 testing, Hyundai has released sketches of the car. Called the Elite i20, the new car will have its first unveiling in India on August 11. Prices, trims and other details are also expected to be revealed on...
  • New Hyundai i20 to be launched in India on August 11 July 31, 2014

    The date for the launch of the muchawaited 2015 Hyundai i20 is out. On August 11, the replacement to Hyundai India's popular premium hatchback will hit showrooms with an allnew design, based on the 'stormedge' philosophy that was first employed in India in the new Santa Fe. From the recent...
  • Hyundai Grand i10 1.0 LPG launched in India at Rs 4.92 lakh July 10, 2014

    Close on the heels of announcing a sale of 1 lakh units of the Grand i10, Hyundai has added a new variant to the lineup that promises to be more frugal than its petrol counterpart. Called the Grand i10 1.0 Kappa Dual VTVT LPGI, the new variant makes use of...
  • Renault India to launch its Alto 800 rival by 2015 June 16, 2014

    Renault India is planning to launch its own take for the entrylevel hatchback segment and is codenamed XBA. Instead of using Datsun Go as a base, Renault will use the CMFA platform which it announced along with Nissan last year. The CMFA is a bit like the versatile Volkswagen MQB platform...
  • Hyundai India recalls 2,437 units of Santa Fe SUV May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India is recalling 2,437 units of its sports utility vehicle Santa Fe to replace a faulty stop lamp switch. "Hyundai Motor India will voluntarily recall 2,437 number of Santa Fe vehicles of the 2011 model year in India for the manufacturing period June 26, 2011, to...
  • Hyundai launches new variant of Eon in India at Rs 3.83 lakh May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India today rolled out a new variant of its entrylevel car Eon, priced at Rs 3.83 lakh (exshowroom Delhi). The new variant, which comes with 1 litre Kappa engine, will be available along with the current 0.8 litre variants of Eon, Hyundai...