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Car In, Cube Out: All about Maruti Suzuki-Toyota’s new plant in Noida

April 10, 2022 1:21:21 pm

The Maruti Suzuki-Toyota Tsusho Group’s new MSTI plant in Noida is a step in the direction of a government-led initiative to institute a circular economy in auto sector. While the economics of the process is still evolving, tax incentives are a draw

How electric car designers are reimagining iconic grilles

May 31, 2021 10:15:29 am

As legacy automakers move to electric powertrains, they’re re-inventing the grille in ways both familiar and strange.

BMW launches 6 series GT facelift, price starts at 67.90 lakh onwards

April 8, 2021 8:46:35 pm

The facelift will be available in three variants — 620d, 630d and 630i — and will come in BMW’s newest Tanzanite Blue metallic shade.

Maruti Suzuki set to reenter diesel segment next year: Report

December 13, 2020 11:32:46 am

Maruti Suzuki had discontinued diesel models from its portfolio with the onset of stricter BS-VI emission norms from April this year.

Honda drives in 2020 version of compact SUV WR-V priced at Rs 8.5 lakh

July 2, 2020 4:43:10 pm

The BS-VI compliant petrol versions of the model are priced at Rs 8.5 lakh and Rs 9.7 lakh, while the BS-VI diesel trims are tagged at Rs 9.8 lakh and Rs 11 lakh.

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‘EVs are imminent as they are a better promise than the internal combustion engine’: Shailesh Chandra

February 9, 2020 12:10:50 am

Shailesh Chandra, president, electric mobility business & corporate strategy at Tata Motors, tells The Indian Express electric vehicle future is imminent and he would go with an aggressive portfolio of products.

Auto Expo 2020: Maruti showcases much-awaited off-road vehicle Suzuki Jimny

February 8, 2020 1:17:02 pm

With its compact design and off-road capabilities, the vehicle speaks volumes about Suzuki's engineering capabilities, he added. Suzuki sells the Jimny across 194 countries.

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Beginning second half, we may slowly start to get back to normal growth path: Hyundai CEO Seon Seob Kim

February 6, 2020 4:01:39 am

While the company already has its EV rolled out in the market, he said that Hyundai may introduce its mass market EV over the next 2-3 years and that their EV vision is in line with that of the government.

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Expect some pick-up in sales after April: Maruti Suzuki India CEO Kenichi Ayukawa

February 6, 2020 7:33:50 am

Stating that MSIL will focus on small mass EV, he said that industry sales, which have been under pressure for over a year now, should start improving after April once the transition to BSVI is complete and there is an uptick in economy.

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Auto Expo 2020: Concept cars rule as slowdown puts brake on launches; electric mobility takes a backseat

February 6, 2020 7:33:23 am

The biennial event, billed as Asia’s biggest automotive expo in terms of footfalls, was also testament to the sobering realisation that the Centre’s electric mobility push is floundering

Audi launches crossover SUV Q8 in India, price starting from Rs 1.33 cr

January 15, 2020 7:57:20 pm

Audi, which once enjoyed a leadership position in the Indian luxury car segment, has devised a strategy for this year and next five years, with a focus on customers, products, network, and digitalisation to revive its growth prospectors in India.

Zero to 60 in 2.2 seconds? 10 electric vehicles to watch

January 1, 2020 4:00:42 pm

Sales of electric autos were double those from the year before, but they were still dwarfed by their fossil-fuel-powered brethren.

Maruti recalls 63,493 units of Ciaz, Ertiga, XL6 to fix faulty component

December 7, 2019 4:36:20 am

A possible defect may have occurred in the MGU during manufacturing by an overseas global part supplier, the company said, adding that vehicles requiring replacement of faulty part will be retained for part replacement free of cost.

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Mercedes-Benz rolls out V-Class Elite at Rs 1.10 crore

November 7, 2019 3:35:53 pm

The V-Class Elite, an upgraded version of V-Class Expression and V-Class Exclusive would be built in Spain and sold in the domestic market, Company Managing Director and CEO, Martin Schwenk said.

Mercedes-Benz launches G-class SUV G350d, priced at Rs 1.50 crore

October 16, 2019 4:59:54 pm

With the addition G350d, which is the first non-AMG-diesel variant of the G-class, the car makers SUV portfolio now has eight models--GLA, GLC, GLE, GLS grand edition, AMG GLC 43 4MATIC, GLE coupe and AMG G63.

Kia Motors launches Seltos SUV at starting of Rs 9.69 lakh

August 22, 2019 7:50:10 pm

The prebookings for Seltos SUV commenced online as well as on its 206 sales points in the country on July 16.

Maruti Suzuki launches BS-VI compliant Ertiga, price starts at Rs 7.54 lakh

August 8, 2019 4:01:41 pm

Commenting on the development, MSI Executive Director, Marketing and Sales Shashank Srivastava said, "With the new BS-VI compliant petrol engines, much ahead of the government deadline, we reinforce our commitment towards cleaner environment."

BMW drives in X7 model in India priced at Rs 99 lakh

July 25, 2019 3:40:40 pm

BMW India said it will locally produce diesel variant of X7 from its Chennai plant while importing the petrol version as a completely built-up unit (CBU).

Kia Motors announces global debut of SUV Seltos in India

Kia Motors announces global debut of SUV Seltos in India

June 20, 2019 8:27:26 pm

The Seltos has been designed and developed keeping the Indian market in mind but will be exported from the company's plant in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, to Middle East, Africa, Latin America and other Asian countries.

Maruti hikes Dzire price by up to Rs 12,690

June 20, 2019 7:00:43 pm

Maruti Suzuki Dzire price hike: The new price will be effective from June 20.

Hyundai revs up competition in compact SUV segment with ‘Venue’

May 22, 2019 7:55:47 am

The new model has been positioned as India's first connected car based on the company's BlueLink technology equipped with 33 artificial intelligence and connected features, of which 10 have been specially designed for the Indian market.

‘Functionality of SUV but rides like a sports car’: Elon Musk’s Tesla adds ‘Model Y’ SUV to line-up

March 15, 2019 7:34:54 pm

Cheers from a hangar-packed crowd of Tesla customers, employees and members of the media welcomed a blue Model Y as it rolled out onto a stage next to the automaker's other models.

2019 Honda Civic launched in India, price starting from Rs 17.7 lakh

March 7, 2019 5:49:08 pm

The all-new Civic comes with both petrol and diesel fuel options. The petrol versions will come with a 1.8-litre engine mated with a CVT (automatic) transmission.

Bugatti’s unveils most expensive new car ever at $12.5 million

March 5, 2019 7:05:06 pm

“La Voiture Noire” is priced at 11 million euros ($12.5 million), which would buy about 300 Tesla Model 3s.

Nissan launches Kicks SUV in India, price starts from 9.55 lakh (ex-showroom)

January 22, 2019 7:08:29 pm

As per company estimates, the Nissan Kicks would deliver a fuel efficiency of 14.23 km per litre for petrol variants and 20.45 km per litre for diesel trims