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Ashok Leyland to invest Rs 600 crore to increase production capacity

Ashok Leyland to invest Rs 600 crore to increase production capacity

Apr 23, 2017

Along with increasing engine capacity as well as cabin space, Ashok Leyland will also set up new assembly facilities in India and abroad

Biggest problem with turbochargers: What is turbo lag and how are engineers beating it

Biggest problem with turbochargers: What is turbo lag and how are engineers beating it

Apr 23, 2017

Some cars have systems that maintain the flow of exhaust gases that keep the turbine on the turbo spinning, so that there is no turbo lag

Isuzu MU-X spied undisguised, India launch on 11th May

Isuzu MU-X spied undisguised, India launch on 11th May

Apr 22, 2017

Izusu will assemble the MU-X in India as company has already invested Rs 3,000 crore in its Sri City facility in Andhra Pradesh

Royal Enfield enters Brazil with three motorcycles

Royal Enfield enters Brazil with three motorcycles

Apr 22, 2017

The Indian motorcycle manufacturer inaugurated its first dealership in Sao Paulo under its newly-formed subsidiary, Royal Enfield Brazil

Maruti Suzuki DZire Tour launched at Rs 5.24 lakh

Maruti Suzuki DZire Tour launched at Rs 5.24 lakh

Apr 22, 2017

New 2017 Maruti Suzuki DZire Tour silently launched in India in the fleet market. The car retains the same engine and features as the previous model.

Sir Ernest Shackleton’s descendent drives to the South Pole in an almost standard Hyundai Santa Fe

Sir Ernest Shackleton’s descendent drives to the South Pole in an almost standard Hyundai Santa Fe

Apr 21, 2017

After 100 years of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s attempt to reach McMurdo Sound and make it back, his great-grandson Patrick Bergel has completed the attempt in a Hyundai Santa Fe

How can 3rd party service centres be an answer to service problems after warranty expires?

How can 3rd party service centres be an answer to service problems after warranty expires?

Apr 21, 2017

After the ‘free service’ lifecycle or warranty period in the service schedule of any vehicle, most customers shift over to the unorganised local workshops. The trouble of reliability of the apparent genuine parts haunts the consumer, however, going to a local mechanic saves considerable cost. CarXpert, a multi-brand aftersales outlet may just be the solution to the future. Read on to find out!

Mahindra KUV100 crosses 50,000 units mark

Mahindra KUV100 crosses 50,000 units mark

Apr 21, 2017

Just recently, the brand introduced dual tone body colours for the car, along with which customers also have the option of various accessories

Ashok Leyland to use indigenous tech to upgrade over 10,000 units of BSIII vehicles

Ashok Leyland to use indigenous tech to upgrade over 10,000 units of BSIII vehicles

Apr 21, 2017

The BSIV compliant engines with iEGR tech will have 10 percent higher fuel economy and can be used for engines of up to 400 horsepower

Skoda Vision E electric car concept revealed at 2017 Shanghai Motor show

Skoda Vision E electric car concept revealed at 2017 Shanghai Motor show

Apr 21, 2017

The Vision E also gets advanced autonomous technology with features such as auto pilot function that helps in driving the vehicle without the human input in traffic and on the highways

New 2017 Skoda Octavia spied testing in India

New 2017 Skoda Octavia spied testing in India

Apr 21, 2017

2017 Skoda Octavia will launch in India in second half of 2017 with new exterior and interior features.

Volvo considering new Tesla competing electric vehicle by 2019

Volvo considering new Tesla competing electric vehicle by 2019

Apr 20, 2017

Volvo might also build its first all-electric vehicle for the Chinese market initially and launch it later in other countries.

Nissan Sunny prices cut by almost Rs 1 lakh, cheapest automatic sedan in India now

Nissan Sunny prices cut by almost Rs 1 lakh, cheapest automatic sedan in India now

Apr 20, 2017

While the car was previously priced around Rs 7.97 lakh for the base trim, Nissan has made a significant price cut that may affect sales for the better

New 2017 Hyundai Xcent launched at Rs 5.38 lakh

New 2017 Hyundai Xcent launched at Rs 5.38 lakh

Apr 20, 2017

New 2017 Hyundai Xcent launched with a new interior and exterior features. The new Xcent is powered by a new 1.2 litre diesel engine.

Faster Technology Percolation Ushers in Equality

Faster Technology Percolation Ushers in Equality

Apr 20, 2017

In this week’s column, the little Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza gets Deepesh Rathore thinking how technology is trickling from luxury or top-end models to mass-market models at a rapid pace these days. An average hatchback could soon feature tech seen on luxury cars today and here’s how.

Live updates: 2017 Hyundai Xcent to launch in India- specs, features, price and variants

Live updates: 2017 Hyundai Xcent to launch in India- specs, features, price and variants

Apr 20, 2017

Hyundai will reveal the all new Xcent today, the car has received the cosmetic changes at the exterior and interior.

Fiat launches Punto EVO Pure at a price of Rs 4.92 lakh

Fiat launches Punto EVO Pure at a price of Rs 4.92 lakh

Apr 19, 2017

In terms of safety, the Punto EVO Pure gets central door locking, Fire Prevention System (FPS), Rear Fog Lamps and Immobilizer With Rolling Code (FCS).

Exclusive: New 2017 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire launch on 25th May, booking open

Exclusive: New 2017 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire launch on 25th May, booking open

Apr 20, 2017

Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire to launch next month with cosmetic updates. The new infotainment system will also feature Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

Seven Maruti Suzuki models in top 10 cars in 2016-17, Alto takes top spot

Seven Maruti Suzuki models in top 10 cars in 2016-17, Alto takes top spot

Apr 19, 2017

The Alto, despite facing a 8.27% decline in sales at 2,41,635 units as compared with 2,63,422 units in the year before, was the top selling passenger car

Daimler India adds new intercity coach to BharatBenz bus line up

Daimler India adds new intercity coach to BharatBenz bus line up

Apr 19, 2017

The intercity coach incorporates SCR technology, and meets BSIV emission norms. The SCR technology helps provide better fuel efficiency and lower maintenance cost of the bus.

Mahindra launches XUV500 with new features at a price of Rs 13.8 lakh

Mahindra launches XUV500 with new features at a price of Rs 13.8 lakh

Apr 19, 2017

The Mahindra XUV500 now gets advanced features such as Android Auto, Emergency Call, Connected Apps and Ecosense

Post Supreme Court ban, Tata Motors plans to export some BSIII trucks

Post Supreme Court ban, Tata Motors plans to export some BSIII trucks

Apr 19, 2017

Tata has an unsold stock of 15000 commercial vehicles (CV), while its dealers hold about 3000 units

Mercedes Benz reveals Concept A sedan at Shanghai Motor Show

Mercedes Benz reveals Concept A sedan at Shanghai Motor Show

Apr 19, 2017

When launched, the new A class sedan will be part of Mercedes’ compact car lineup A-Class, B-Class, CLA, CLA Shooting Brake and GLA.

Majority of people do not trust self-driving cars, except millennials: JD Power study

Majority of people do not trust self-driving cars, except millennials: JD Power study

Apr 19, 2017

11% more Gen Z (post millennials) consumers and 9% more Pre-Boomers (born between 1930-45) say they “definitely would not” trust automated technology

2017 Hyundai Xcent to launch tomorrow in India at an expected price of Rs 5.5 lakh

2017 Hyundai Xcent to launch tomorrow in India at an expected price of Rs 5.5 lakh

Apr 19, 2017

The new Hyundai Xcent will launch tomorrow with a new 1.2 litre diesel engine and new equipment.

Mahindra working on development of next gen Scorpio, launch by 2020

Mahindra working on development of next gen Scorpio, launch by 2020

Apr 19, 2017

The concept designing of the new Scorpio will be carried out at North American Centre, and engineering and other processes will be done at Mahindra’s Research and Development centre in Chennai.

Mercedes-Benz unveils 2018 S-Class facelift at Shanghai Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz unveils 2018 S-Class facelift at Shanghai Auto Show

Apr 18, 2017

The flagship from Mercedes-Benz was the best-selling luxury sedan in the world in 2016

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