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Report: Autonomous Cars Will Kill New-Car Sales in 2030

An influx of self-driving cars will trigger growth in ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, causing new-car sales to plummet by 2030, according to a new report by financial services company Credit Suisse. “Our global automotive production chain model forecasts global car production flatlining in 2030 with rising production in developing markets offset by declines in developed markets,” the report said. The ... Read More »

New 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift price: Details here

HIGHLIGHTS Maruti Suzuki will officially reveal the prices next week The company has already unveiled the new Swift Bookings opened last month In terms of positioning within Maruti Suzuki’s own product line, the latest Swift will be placed below the Baleno NEW DELHI: The all-new 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift, which is perhaps the most awaited car of the year, has already been unveiled ... Read More »

New Tata H5 SUV scooped

Tata Motors will reveal its new SUV at the upcoming Auto Expo on February 7, 2018, but here at Autocar India we already have a detailed preview. Expected to hit showrooms somewhere by the end of 2018 , Tata’s new SUV is a landmark car; it will be the first time a Tata Motors’ car and a model from Jaguar ... Read More »

Ferrari 488GTO Picture And Details Leaked

The Ferrari 488 GTO will feature over 700 bhp Highlights Could be the fourth car in Ferrari history to wear the GTO badge Will pack over 700 bhp from turbocharged V8 engine No hybrid technology in this special series version of the 488 GTB Details for the highly awaited Ferrari 488 ‘special series’ rumoured to bear the name GTO have been leaked. ... Read More »

Volkswagen Under Fire For Diesel Tests On Monkeys, Humans

Volkswagen’s “dieselgate” scandal saw it admit in 2015 to manipulating 11 million cars FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY: The world’s biggest carmaker Volkswagen faced fresh scrutiny Monday over reports it helped finance experiments that saw monkeys and humans breathe car exhaust fumes. VW “distances itself clearly from all forms of animal abuse,” the group said in a statement Saturday, after the ... Read More »

Auto Expo 2018: Tata Motors To Showcase 6 Electric Vehicles

Homegrown auto major Tata Motors will showcase an extended range of six electric vehicles, in personal and mass mobility segments in the upcoming Auto Expo. The company has already announced that it will present 26 smart mobility solutions across its passenger and commercial vehicles at the expo to be held from February 9-14. These six electric vehicles will be among ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz India Becomes First Manufacturer To Launch BS-VI Compatible Car In India

Mercedes-Benz today launched its BS-VI compatible vehicle in India and it was the company’s flagship model, the S-Class, that became the first BS-VI vehicle in India. The ‘first’ bits do not stop there as it’s also become the first ever ‘Made in India, for India’ BS-VI vehicle from Mercedes-Benz. It was in 2016 that Mercedes-Benz India first made a commitment to ... Read More »

Skoda Fabia Facelift Teased Ahead Of Geneva Debut

Skoda phased out the Fabia premium hatchback in India back in 2013, with talks of a facelift version making its way to our shores in 2015. Although, that did not happen, Skoda announced that the new generation Fabia is in fact coming, as the company has released a new teaser image ahead of its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Will ... Read More »

Electric Vehicles Are Ready For India, But Need Proper Infrastructure First, Says Audi India

German luxury carmaker Audi is all set to bring in electric vehicles for the Indian market as early as 2019-2020, but stressed on the need for proper infrastructure in the country. A top official from the company, while talking to said they are closely monitoring the electric vehicle situation in the country and will start introducing EVs as soon as the government announces ... Read More »

India-Made Jeep Compass Gets 5 Stars In Australia’s ANCAP Crash Test

The Jeep Compass tested by ANCAP was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in December 2017 Highlights The 2018 Jeep Renegade sports cosmetic changes and upgraded features Engine options will remain the same on the Jeep Renegade facelift The 2018 Jeep Renegade could make it to India sometime next year The India-made Jeep Compass SUV has recently scored a 5-star ... Read More »