Tag Archives: Diesel

Future in petrol, EVs, PHEVs; driving away from diesel: Audi India

German luxury carmaker Audi is putting its bet on petrol, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles in India, driving away from diesel cars, as the country gears up to adopt strict BS-VI emission norms from April next year, according to a top company official. With the automobile market currently on a downturn, Audi India expects sales to remain muted even next ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki ready with its 1.5-litre diesel engine

– 1.5 diesel might debut in the Ciaz – 1.3 DDiS engine to be phased out soon Maruti is right on track with its 1.5-litre diesel engine that will replace the ageing 1.3-litre DDiS unit by 2020. The engine is most likely to debut in the Ciaz and then make its way into the other models. As of today there ... Read More »

2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Diesel First Drive Review

What is it? The Ertiga has been yet another success story for Maruti Suzuki. In the six years of its existence, Maruti has sold over four lakh units of the Ertiga, thereby making it one of the most popular MPVs along with the mighty Toyota Innova. We just reviewed the petrol version (click here to read the review) of the ... Read More »

2018 Maruti Suzuki Ertiga Diesel First Drive Review

What is it? The Ertiga has been yet another success story for Maruti Suzuki. In the six years of its existence, Maruti has sold over four lakh units of the Ertiga, thereby making it one of the most popular MPVs along with the mighty Toyota Innova. We just reviewed the petrol version (click here to read the review) of the ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki announces service campaign to replace Ciaz diesel speedometer

– Speedometer and Owner’s manual to be replaced – Ciaz diesel manufactured between August 1, 2018 and September 21, 2018 have been affected Maruti Suzuki has just announced a service campaign to replace the speedometer and the owner’s manual for the Ciaz diesel in Zeta and Alpha trim. According Maruti, 880 Ciaz diesels manufactured between 1st August to 21st September ... Read More »

Coming soon: Mahindra KUV100 Petrol & Diesel AMT, Electric!

Mahindra is all set to give the KUV100 micro SUV new variants in order to keep the vehicle relevant in the changing marketplace. A tepid seller currently, the KUV100 could pick up in terms of sales once the new variants are launched in India. The micro SUV will not only get AMT options on both the petrol and diesel-engined variants ... Read More »

Maruti Swift AMT launched in top-end petrol and diesel trims

India’s largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki Limited, has launched the Swift automatic hatchback in the top-end variants. Maruti launched the all-new Swift earlier this year and it has already become the third best-selling car in the market. Maruti has now launched the all-new Swift in new top-end trim levels. Initially, Maruti did not offer the top-end Z+ variants with the ... Read More »

Tata Nexon Petrol & Diesel AMT: Compact SUV’s launch timeline revealed

The Tata Nexon compact SUV is a principal sponsor of the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket league, and Tata Motors is running a range of TV commercials showing the Nexon during the 20-20 cricket tournament. What we now know is that the AMT variants of the Nexon will be launched in the middle of the IPL season. Considering that the ... 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 »

Hyundai Verna Diesel MT First Drive Review

Why will I buy the Hyundai Verna diesel? For its extremely torquey engine, bucket load of features and new-found ride and handling balance. Why will I avoid the Hyundai Verna diesel? Lack of rear legroom. The Hyundai Verna has been around for a long time now. With 3.18 lakh units sold in India and with over 8.8 million customers worldwide, it’s safe ... Read More »