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19 lakh customers! Maruti Suzuki Dzire maintains pole position – 1 new car sold every 2 mins

It’s been more than 10 years since Maruti Suzuki’s sedan Dzire first came in and since then it has continued to maintain its pole position in its segment. So far, over 19 lakh customers have bought this compact sedan of Maruti Suzuki. The auto major sold over 2.5 lakh units of Dzire in 2018-19, averaging monthly sales of over 21,000 ... Read More »

Refreshed Renault Duster spied in production form

Renault India is readying another major update of the once-popular Duster SUV for our market. A few months ago, we reported about this development with a first set of spy shots of this SUV. Today, the updated Renault Duster for India has been spotted in North India in what looks like its final production form, possibly undergoing high altitude tests. Not ... Read More »

New car launches in June 2019

The monsoon season is just around the corner and so are two new much-awaited launches and unveilings in India. Of these, the Toyota Glanza and the Jeep CompassTrailhawk will make its debut in the hot-selling hatchback and off-road SUV segment. Meanwhile, Kia and Renault will showcase the SP2i and the Triber, respectively. Read below to learn more about them – Toyota Glanza Toyota Glanza, the rebadged version of the Maruti Suzuki ... Read More »

New Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 – Now in pictures

Maruti Suzuki has updated its entry-level hatchback, the Alto 800, which has been India’s best-selling car for 15 consecutive years. The car now comes with enhanced safety features and a refreshed front-end design. Also, the engine is now BS-VI compliant, nearly a year before the regulation being mandated. Here’s a picture gallery of the updated Alto packing in a lot more than before. ... Read More »

Lotus’s First All-New Car in a Decade Will Be an Electric Hypercar

Colin Chapman’s legacy is legendary, as is that of the marque he founded, Lotus. To call the two influential in the history of motorsports and sports cars is to grossly understate the matter. But, for the past couple decades (or three), small but spirited Lotus has struggled to move that legacy forward in a world of increasingly complex technologies. That’s ... Read More »

2019 Porsche 911: Old vs New

It is a special occasion when Porsche launches a new model in India and even more so when the new car in question is the new-generation 911. Yes! The Porsche 911 has been a heartthrob of most car enthusiasts. That is because it’s one of those models which combine the best of good looks, exhilarating performance and it was always billed as an ‘everyday ... Read More »

Ford Likely To End Independent India Business With New Mahindra Deal

Ford will hold a 49 percent stake in the partnership while Mahindra will own 51 per cent. Ford Motor Co is nearing a deal with Mahindra & Mahindra to form a new joint-venture company in India, a move that will see the U.S. automaker cease its independent operations in the country, two sources with direct knowledge of the talks told Reuters. Under the ... Read More »

Hyundai Group to bring a new electric-car platform for B and C segment by 2021

NEW DELHI: South Korean carmaker Hyundai Group is planning to bring a new electric-car platform for the B and C segment by 2021, reports global automobile news website. “A new platform dedicated to electric vehicles is about two years away. It will probably focus on B and C-segment [small and medium-sized] cars.” the report said quoting a source. According to the report, the ... Read More »

Nissan Altima earns a dubious distinction: Most stolen new car model

The Nissan Altima is billed as an intelligent, all-wheel vehicle, but it doesn’t stand a chance against car thieves who are intent on stealing it. The Altima is the most stolen new model car, according to a study by driving-tests.org. Despite a diverse array of anti-theft devices – horn alarms, flashing lights, wheel-locking, immobilizing and electronic tracking technology – car thieves ... Read More »

11 questions to ask when buying a new car

  1. Do you really need a new car? Back in the good old days, people bought new cars every few years because cars were far less reliable than they are today. The arrival of long-lasting Japanese-made cars in the 1970s and 1980s changed that. Cars can now hang in there quite well for a decade or more, no matter ... Read More »