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Indian Passenger Vehicle Sales Expected to Witness Double Digit Growth in FY2016

2015 saw the Indian automobile industry turnaround its fortunes after a dismal 2014, as sales figures soared across most passenger vehicle segments. Despite the tumultuous few months towards the end of last year, most carmakers in India will hope to carry forwards their newfound momentum into the next fiscal. This was confirmed by the numerous records broken at Auto Expo ... Read More »

Bajaj V15 Bookings Commence at 5000; Launch in March

The much talked about Bajaj V15 premium commuter made a grand unveil right before the 2016 Auto Expo earlier this month and has been quick to turn into one of the most awaited launches this year. With the launch scheduled towards the end of March, those waiting to get their hands on the bike can now walk up to Bajaj ... Read More »

Unity Hyundai Becomes India’s First Digital Automotive Experience Outlet

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) has inaugurated India’s first Digital Automotive Experience Outlet called Unity Hyundai in the national capital. The Korean carmaking firm is India’s largest passenger car exporter and 2nd largest manufacturer. The company has taken a ‘New Thinking, New Possibility” approach which is aimed at offering customers a completely new way to shop for a car by ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin: First Look Review

Adventure touring seems to be the flavour in the premium motorcycle market in India with many manufacturers jumping on to the “adventure” genre. The year started with the big one – the much anticipated Royal Enfield Himalayan being unveiled just ahead of the Auto Expo. The 2016 Auto Expo itself saw another player in the superbike segment, DSK Benelli unveiling ... Read More »

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 »