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Audi India Appoints Rahil Ansari To Replace Joe King As Head Of Operations

Volkswagen group firm Audi has announced a top management change in India with the appointment of Rahil Ansari as head of the operations here with effect from 1st February 2017. Ansari will take over as Head of Audi India from the incumbent Joe King, who will move back to Audi headquarters in Germany. Commenting on the change, Volkswagen Group Sales ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz To Hike Car Prices In India By Up To 2% Across Model Range

Joining the list of carmaker’s who have announced price revisions this month Mercedes-Benz India has announced its plan to increase car prices in the country by up to 2 per cent, varying across the model range. The price hike will be for the carmaker’s entire model range and will be effective from 1st of January 2017. In a statement released ... Read More »

Hero MotoCorp Crosses 70 Million Sales Milestone

Hero MotorCorp has just rolled out its 70-millionth (7 crore) two-wheeler. The milestone comes in just over 30 years of Hero’s inception as a two-wheeler manufacturer. In comparison, Honda has produced just over 300 million units since its inception in 1948. Hero’s last landmark, 50 million (5 crore) units, came in August 2013 which means that Hero has made over ... Read More »

Paris Motor Show 2016: India Relevant Cars Previewed

The Paris Motor Show is about to kick off soon and we have already brought you a host of cars that are slated to be unveiled. Of course, quite a few cars showcased at the show will never make it to India. So here is a quick list of cars that will make it to India soon or are relevant ... Read More »

Ford India Rolls Out 100,000th Vehicle From Its Sanand Plant

Ford India recently achieved a new milestone by rolling out its 100,000th vehicle from its Sanand plant in Gujarat. The plant has been operational for just over 14 months, which makes this quite a commendable feat for Ford India. The plant was essentially built to manufacture the Figo Aspire sub compact sedan and the new Figo hatchback which caters to ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz India Opens The Largest Parts Warehouse By A Luxury Car Manufacturer

  Mercedes-Benz inaugurated the largest parts warehouse in the luxury car industry while also setting up the company’s largest retail training academy in South Asia- the Mercedes-Benz Academy. The Parts Warehouse and the Mercedes-Benz Academy were inaugurated by Dr. Till Conrad, Head-Region Overseas, Mercedes-Benz Cars at Daimler AG and Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India.The Parts Warehouse is ... Read More »

Nissan Starts Exporting India-Made Datsun GO+ To South Africa

Nissan India has started exporting the India-made Datsun GO+ sub-compact MPV to South Africa. Sales of the Datsun GO+, produced at the Renault-Nissan Alliance plant in Oragadam near Chennai, began on August 31, 2016 in South Africa. The company has had its ups and downs in India especially after the Global NCAP results came to the fore, however, Nissan India ... Read More »

Reverse Parking Sensors Will Be Soon Made Mandatory On New Cars

The government of India will soon make rear view sensors or reverse parking sensors mandatory on all new vehicles as its latest endeavour to ensure road safety in India. The directive that will be announced in the near future intends to address the risk posed to children and pedestrians from reversing vehicles. Mr Abhay Damle, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road ... Read More »

What The Implementation Of GST Means To Automakers In India

From what it claims, the Goods and Service tax popularly known as the GST and officially known as the Constitutional Bill, will be the biggest reform in India’s tax structure since the economy opened up in 1991. This is the 122nd constitutional amendment which got the nod from the Rajya Sabha last month. To put it in simple terms, GST ... Read More »

Fuel Price Goes Down; Petrol By ₹ 1 per Litre and Diesel By ₹ 2

Fuel prices in India have yet again been revised and this time, the government has reduced the price of petrol by ₹ 1 per litre and Diesel by ₹ 2. This is the fourth reduction in fuel rates since July 2016 and as per the new price petrol will now cost ₹ 60.09 a litre in Delhi compared to the ... Read More »