"Lamborghni Urus will change the game for Lamborghini in India in terms of volumes and we expect to grow our volumes 2.5-3 times," said General Manager for Asia Pacific Andrea Baldi.
Despite the increased push towards manufacturing more electric car models, automakers are failing to see the low response to the available battery-powered vehicles.
The Tesla Model X starting price is $73,800 and can go up to $128,300 depending on the variant. The model that arrived in India is expected to be priced over ₹ 1 crore including taxes.
Taking the electric vehicles program of Tata Motors ahead, the company rolled out the first batch of electric-run Tata Tigor EV sedans on Wednesday at its Sanand plant in Gujarat.
In September, Tata Motors had emerged as the lowest bidder for 10,000 electric cars tender issued by EESL. For phase one, Tata Motors is required to deliver 250 Tigor EVs to EESL.
Dealers in different parts of the country could be offering varied offers. However, following are the discounts offered by car companies till end of this year.
The Tesla Semi can also go from 0 to 60 miles per hour (100 km per hour) in five seconds without cargo or reach 60 mph in 20 seconds at the maximum weight allowed on U.S. highways of 80,000 pounds (36,300 kg).
At the launch event in Los Angeles, Musk said the car is capable of zipping from 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds, claiming that the Tesla Roadster would be the first such car to break the two-second time mark.
Motorcycle sales last month declined by 3.50 per cent to 11,04,498 units compared to 11,44,512 units in October 2016.
The new AMT cars will be on sale across the country in over 600 Tata Motors sales outlets from today.
Subaru said last week it has been carrying out flawed inspections of its Japan-made cars for more than 30 years.
However, there will not be any hybrid or electric vehicle models in the upcoming line up, as Honda awaits clarity on government policy regarding electric mobility.
The company, which operates in India through a wholly-owned arm Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL), has already put in place a separate team in its research and division unit for electric vehicles since last year, a senior company official said.
The new Audi A5 range will be primarily targeting the young-minded population that is instantly recognisable, said Audi India head Rahil Ansari.
Car sale volumes have continued to improve for carmakers after June, when the firms had posted poor sales figures owing to the de-stocking at the dealerships ahead of the transition to the goods and services tax in June.
The auto major further said sales of the compact segment comprising Swift, Estilo, Dzire and Baleno jumped by 44.7 per cent to 72,804 units as against 50,324 units earlier.
The firm has yet to decide on where the vehicle would be manufactured, although it has ruled out working with any existing auto companies, Dyson said.
"Datsun will make the festive season even more special for our customers by bringing more power, style and convenience in the redi-GO Gold 1.0L limited edition," company's VP, Marketing and Datsun Business Unit, Jerome Saigot sai
“The Nexon is the result of our intent to breakaway from the conventional approach of segmentation,” Guenter Butchek, chief executive officer and managing director, Tata Motors, said.
Volvo will be trying to appeal to customers looking for a high driving position, practicality and muscular looks of an SUV but with modest off-road capabilities and better efficiency.
Nexon is the first sub-4 metre sports utility vehicle from Tata Motors stable and and is expected to give a tough competition to the likes of Maruti's Vitara Brezza and Ford's EcoSport.
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A dedicated manufacturing unit will be built by Force Motors at its site in Chakan near Pune. This joint venture will built complete power generation systems including associated spare parts for Indian as well as global markets.
Crash bars are more dangerous than conventional bumpers and radiator grilles, which are built to crumple on impact while crash bars do not, transmitting the full force of an impact to the occupant of the vehicle as well as other road users such as pedestrians or bikers.
The companies said the constant changes in rates could lead to market instability and affect demand growth trends, expressing disappointment that the Council's decision "totally overlooked" their contribution to the industry and the economy
"We are very much committed to India. Our immediate short term action was the Kwid 02 (Anniversary edition) launch. We are about to launch Duster Sandstorm before festival season", Renault India, Country CEO and Managing Director, Sumit Sawhney said.
According to industry analysts, the Captur will take on the Hyundai Creta and the top-end model may take on the Mahindra XUV500, the recently launched Tata Hexa and also Nissan's Kicks expected by the end of the year.
Hyundai Director Sales & Marketing Rakesh Srivastava said the introductory prices will be applicable for first 20,000 customers only.
Mercedes launch: The 585 HP AMG GT R can race to 100 km per hour in just 3.6 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 318 km per hour. The GT Roadster pumps out 476 HP of power and can achieve a top speed of 302 km per hour.
Toyota said in a statement that it plans to propose to its board a partnership with Mazda. It gave no further details. Mazda declined comment. A person briefed on the matter, who did not want to be identified because an official announcement hasn't been made, confirmed the partnership.
While the Ignis Alpha AGS petrol variant is priced at Rs 7.01 lakh, the diesel variant is available at Rs 8.08 lakh, ex showroom, pan India. This newly launched variant is also the latest model to have a two-pedal technology in its portfolio that makes it a handy vehicle in urban road conditions as well as a fuel efficient model.
Sales of the compact segment comprising Swift, Estilo, Dzire, Baleno and Ignis increased 25.3 per cent to 63,116 units in July this year as against 50,362 in the same month last year.
Hitting the Indian automobile market at a price range of Rs 14.95-20.65 lakh, Compass is pitched at competing with SUVs like Hyundai's Creta and Tucson and may even make a dent in the market share of bigger SUVs like Endeavour and Fortuner.
The company sells nearly 18,000 passenger vehicles per month in the domestic market and its market share has been consistent at around 8 per cent for last few years. "Last couple of years, we have not grown market share, but similarly, we haven't lost either," Pawan Goenka said.
The automaker has received 3,972 US warranty claims relating to the issue. The battery sensors may not be sufficiently sealed against moisture intrusion, Honda said.
To survive, the company had to manage production of 250,000 units per year but Nano was selling far less.