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Nissan Kicks bookings start 14th December 2018: Features, engine specs and expected price of this Maruti S-Cross Rival!

Nissan Kicks bookings start 14th December 2018: Features, engine specs and expected price of this Maruti S-Cross Rival!

Dec 10, 2018

Nissan Kicks will launch in January 2019, but bookings for the SUV will begin as soon as 14th December this year, ahead of the launch here’s a list feature to expect on Nissan’s new Creta challenger!

Mahindra Racing unveils new Formula E race car: Jérôme d’Ambrosio & Pascal Wehrlein to race for Indian team

Mahindra Racing unveils new Formula E race car: Jérôme d’Ambrosio & Pascal Wehrlein to race for Indian team

Dec 10, 2018

Mahindra Racing is hopeful of even better results from this year’s Formula E championship with a brand new team and Shell as its new sponsor. The team’s new race car M5Electro broke cover in Mumbai today with full race livery.

Lack of policy will not stop Kia Motors from launching Made-in-India Electric Cars!

Lack of policy will not stop Kia Motors from launching Made-in-India Electric Cars!

Dec 10, 2018

The company feels that India will also eventually follow the global direction towards eco-friendly technologies led by electric vehicles (EVs).

Made-in-India preference for Government Vehicles: Here’s more!

Made-in-India preference for Government Vehicles: Here’s more!

Dec 10, 2018

As per the new norms notified by the Heavy Industries Ministry with an aim to “encourage Make in India” and to promote manufacturing and production of goods and services locally, “preference shall be provided by all government procuring entities to domestically manufactured automobile and automotive components”.

Skoda cars to get expensive starting January 2019: Check how much you can save if you buy now

Skoda cars to get expensive starting January 2019: Check how much you can save if you buy now

Dec 10, 2018

Skoda India has decided to go for a price revision after reviewing its input and freight costs on both domestic and import frontage that is an industry-wide phenomenon. Here’s how much more you will have to pay on Skoda cars starting January 2019.

Maruti Suzuki CNG vehicles cross 5 lakh sales milestone: WagonR emerges as the champion

Maruti Suzuki CNG vehicles cross 5 lakh sales milestone: WagonR emerges as the champion

Dec 10, 2018

During 2018-19, Maruti Suzuki expanded the availability of its CNG vehicles to 26 new cities to reach over 150 cities across the country. The company currently offers CNG option in its seven models namely Alto 800, Alto K10, WagonR, Celerio, Dzire, Eeco and Super Carry.

McLaren 720S Spider: Convertible supercar with 325 km/h to rival Ferrari 488 Spider

McLaren 720S Spider: Convertible supercar with 325 km/h to rival Ferrari 488 Spider

Dec 09, 2018

The new McLaren 720S Spider is just 49 kg – or less than 4% – heavier than the 720S Coupé. However, a dry weight of 1,332 kg means the 720S Spider is the lightest car in its competitive set.

Nissan Leaf spotted in India: All about the five-door electric hatchback

Nissan Leaf spotted in India: All about the five-door electric hatchback

Dec 09, 2018

The Nissan Leaf that has been recently spied might have landed in India for R&D purpose and there is also a possibility that the car is here for display for any of the company’s events. All details on the five-door electric hatch here.

New 2019 BMW X4 coupe spotted testing in India: Launch expected early next year

New 2019 BMW X4 coupe spotted testing in India: Launch expected early next year

Dec 09, 2018

The BMW X4 will be positioned in the company’s line up above the X3 and is likely to be offered in two engine options. After the BMW X6, this will be the second coupe-styled vehicle by BMW for India. All details on the new X4 here.

Tata Nexon makes History: First Made-in-India Car to be rated 5 stars for safety by GNCAP

Tata Nexon makes History: First Made-in-India Car to be rated 5 stars for safety by GNCAP

Dec 08, 2018

Tata Motors has now fortified the fact that the Nexon is the safest car made in India with a smashing 5 star rating in the Global NCAP crash test. Here’s what changed this time around!

Shell Ox 12-Seater ATV debuts in India: A truck that can be assembled in less than 12 hours!

Shell Ox 12-Seater ATV debuts in India: A truck that can be assembled in less than 12 hours!

Dec 09, 2018

The Shell Ox All-terrain vehicle has made its debut in India, a low cost truck that can be assembled in 12 hours .As of now, it’s still in prototype phase!

Made-in-India Nissan Kicks production starts in Chennai: Hyundai Creta rival launching in January 2019

Made-in-India Nissan Kicks production starts in Chennai: Hyundai Creta rival launching in January 2019

Dec 08, 2018

Nissan Kicks is a hit for the manufacturer in the global markets and in India, it might also replicate the same success for the company. The SUV is expected to be launched in the country in the price range of Rs 10 lakh to Rs 14 lakh (ex-showroom).

Volkswagen’s famed DSG gearbox turns 15: Arguably world’s best transmission in over 26 million cars!

Volkswagen’s famed DSG gearbox turns 15: Arguably world’s best transmission in over 26 million cars!

Dec 07, 2018

Volkswagen states that to date, more than 26 million drivers of a Volkswagen and the Group models have opted for a dual clutch gearbox. Volkswagen also revealed that automatic transmission has always been preferred in North America.

Tata Harrier Top Hits & Misses: What we like and don’t

Tata Harrier Top Hits & Misses: What we like and don’t

Dec 07, 2018

We have finally driven the hotly anticipated Tata Harrier in and around Jodhpur in the lovely state of Rajasthan. Here we explain the five positives and five negatives of the Tata Harrier in order to help you with your buying decision.

Mahindra Marazzo scores big in Global NCAP crash test: Safest MPV in India!

Mahindra Marazzo scores big in Global NCAP crash test: Safest MPV in India!

Dec 07, 2018

With the latest Global NCAP ratings, Mahindra Marazzo becomes one of the safest Indian cars on sale at present and the safest MPV in India. The price of the Marazzo in India currently starts at Rs 9.99 lakh and the figures are set to increase starting in January 2019.

Nissan to recall 150,000 cars for lapse in Inspection during production

Nissan to recall 150,000 cars for lapse in Inspection during production

Dec 07, 2018

It confirmed that improper tests were carried out on brakes, speedometers and other systems before shipment at its domestic assembly plant.

Aim to be a professional racer? Here’s how Honda T Pro Ten 10 Racing can help

Aim to be a professional racer? Here’s how Honda T Pro Ten 10 Racing can help

Dec 07, 2018

Motorsports are fairly new to India, but the progress is definitely on an upward trend – proof of which is Idemitsu Honda Racing India’s debut at Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC), the highest level of racing in Asia.

Volkswagen cars to get costlier from January 2019: Here’s how much

Volkswagen cars to get costlier from January 2019: Here’s how much

Dec 07, 2018

Other companies, including Toyota Kirloskar, BMW India and Isuzu, have also stated they would increase prices of their vehicles from January to offset an increase in input costs.

Volkswagen cuts costs by $6.8 bn to catch up with Tesla

Volkswagen cuts costs by $6.8 bn to catch up with Tesla

Dec 07, 2018

To improve profitability after lagging behind mass-market peers for years, the VW nameplate will trim management ranks, slash factory costs and eliminate a quarter of engine and gearbox variants in Europe.

Skoda Scala unveiled: All-new A0 MQB-based Skoda hatch to come with factory-fitted CNG

Skoda Scala unveiled: All-new A0 MQB-based Skoda hatch to come with factory-fitted CNG

Dec 07, 2018

Skoda Scala, which picks design cues from Vision RS concept, will be the first ever car in the Czech manufacturer’s lineup to be based on VW Group’s A0 MQB platform, which combines compact exterior dimensions and spacious interior.

Unite India 2018 concludes in Hyderabad: Unity targets 1 billion more devices for 2019

Unite India 2018 concludes in Hyderabad: Unity targets 1 billion more devices for 2019

Dec 07, 2018

During Unite India 2018, Unity Technologies revealed that it will strengthen its focus on the application of Unity engine across manufacturing, automotive, filmmaking sectors along with game development. Here’s what the two-day conference was all about.

Renault Nissan appoints Biju Balendran as MD & CEO, Sambath Kumar appointed as Nissan India CFO

Renault Nissan appoints Biju Balendran as MD & CEO, Sambath Kumar appointed as Nissan India CFO

Dec 06, 2018

In their new roles, Biju will be responsible for all the manufacturing operations of the Renault-Nissan Alliance factory at Oragadam, Chennai; Sambath will lead finance for Nissan India Operations.

KIA to help Andhra Pradesh develop strong EV ecosystem: 3 new electric KIAs for State Government

KIA to help Andhra Pradesh develop strong EV ecosystem: 3 new electric KIAs for State Government

Dec 06, 2018

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed in the presence of the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Kia Motors India Managing Director and CEO Kookhyun Shim, Kia Motors said in a statement

Cops find driver asleep in Tesla Model S after an 11 km chase at over 100 km/h

Cops find driver asleep in Tesla Model S after an 11 km chase at over 100 km/h

Dec 06, 2018

California Highway Patrol had to come up with a plan to bring the Model S to a stop. A fleet of cop cars was organised to box in the Tesla and slowly bring to a halt.

2018 Audi Q3 scores 5stars in NCAP crash test: Among highest scorers on all parameters!

2018 Audi Q3 scores 5stars in NCAP crash test: Among highest scorers on all parameters!

Dec 06, 2018

Thanks to a host of standard safety features and autonomous emergency braking, the Audi Q3 not only scored high on all counts of occupant safety and even scored well in terms of protection offered to vulnerable road users!

Mercedes-Benz beats BMW, Audi in Sales Satisfaction in India: JD Power Study reveals!

Mercedes-Benz beats BMW, Audi in Sales Satisfaction in India: JD Power Study reveals!

Dec 06, 2018

According to the J D Power 2018 India sales satisfaction index (luxury) study, Mercedes-Benz with a score of 903 ranks highest followed by BMW and Audi at second and third positions with scores of 900 and 888, respectively.

December car discounts: Toyota offers benefits of up to Rs 1.1 lakh before price hike in January

December car discounts: Toyota offers benefits of up to Rs 1.1 lakh before price hike in January

Dec 06, 2018

Toyota Innova Crysta, Toyota Fortuner, Toyota Yaris, Toyota Etios Liva, Toyota Etios sedan, Toyota Corolla and Toyota Camry Hybrid are some of the major vehicles that will undergo price hike starting the new year 2019.

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