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Renault Duster AMT vs Hyundai Creta AT vs Mahindra Scorpio AT: Spec Comparison

The eagerly awaited Renault Duster facelift was unveiled at Auto Expo 2016 where it was confirmed that the new-look Duster would also get an automatic variant. The Duster is a segment stalwart that had managed to maintain its reputation as king of the segment for quite a long spell up until the launch of the Hyundai Creta. The Creta’s immediate ... Read More »

VW emissions scandal: More cars found to cheat tests

Photo: AFP Porsche, Audi and VW cars are all included in this new investigation, which affects at least 10,000 vehicles. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said that cars with 3 litre engines from the years 2014 to 2016 were affected. However VW has denied the vehicles have software designed to cheat tests. Instead, the company said that cars with the ... Read More »

Honda Inaugurates New Facility in Gujarat to Strengthen ‘Make In India’ Resolve

Honda 2Wheelers has opened its 4th manufacturing facility in India in Gujarat. The state-of-the-art facility has been set up to only manufacture scooters and is expected to help start the next wave of economic development in and around Vithalpur which lies in the western state of Gujarat. The factory has been set up in a record time of 13 months. ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Sales Zoom 65% in January

New Delhi: Eicher Motors’ Royal Enfield on Monday reported a 65 per cent jump in total motorcycle sales at 47,710 units last month as against 28,927 units in January 2015. The Chennai-based two-wheeler maker said sales of models with engine capacity up to 350 cc stood at 44,234 units last month as against 25,799 units in January 2015 – a ... Read More »

Ashok Leyland Sales Rise Over 30% in January

New Delhi: Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland on Monday reported a 30.47 per cent increase in total sales at 13,886 units last month. The company had sold 10,643 units in January 2015. Sales of medium and heavy commercial vehicles jumped 39.94 per cent to 11,208 units last month as against 8,009 units in the corresponding period a year ago, ... Read More »

Mahindra Sales Surge 9.6% in January

New Delhi: Mahindra & Mahindra on Monday reported a 9.66 per cent increase in total sales at 43,789 vehicles last month. The company had sold 39,930 units in January 2015, it said in a statement. In the domestic market, its sales were up 9.84 per cent at 40,693 units last month as against 37,045 units in January 2015. Exports were ... Read More »

This Billionaire Finds Auto Expo to be ‘Too Expensive to Participate’

New Delhi: At a time when the automobile industry is gearing up for the Delhi Auto Expo, Bajaj Auto MD Rajiv Bajaj on Monday said it is too expensive to participate in the biennial show and wasteful to create expensive concepts. The company, which unveiled its new bike V on Monday, is skipping this year’s Auto Expo citing high costs. ... Read More »

Car Sales Get Off to a Slow Start in 2016

New Delhi: Domestic car sales in 2016 began on a subdued note, with market leader Maruti Suzuki posting a marginal increase in January and the likes of Hyundai, Ford and Mahindra & Mahindra reporting a single-digit growth. The home-grown auto major Tata Motors and Honda Cars India saw their domestic sales dip in January even as the industry tries to ... Read More »

Bajaj Auto Sales Up Nearly 2% in January

New Delhi: Bajaj Auto on Tuesday reported a 1.78 per cent increase in total sales at 2,93,939 units last month as against 2,88,746 units in January 2015. Motorcycle sales during the month grew 2.44 per cent to 2,52,988 units as against 2,46,955 units in the corresponding period a year ago, the company said in a filing to the BSE. Bajaj ... Read More »

Soon, Cars May Have Fuel Economy Rating

Carmakers from April 1 may have to affix a label mentioning the fuel economy star rating which will help buyers choose vehicles on the basis of efficiency benchmark. Also, the government plans to make it mandatory for manufacturers and importers of cars to comply with average fuel consumption standards from April 1, 2017 in addition to display of fuel economy ... Read More »