Tag Archives: Petrol

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 »

2019 Mercedes-Benz C 200 petrol review, test drive

What is it? The petrol-powered version of Mercedes-Benz’s newly updated C-class is a little more than just a refreshed face. The biggest change is the introduction of a new 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine that also gets Merc’s latest mild-hybrid system in the form of the EQ boost function. Essentially, it consists of a 48V battery for energy storage and a ... Read More »

Weekly Wrap-up: Honda City ZX Petrol Launched, 2019 Maruti WagonR Teased, MG SUV Named Hector & Nissan Kicks Reaches Showrooms

Nissan has unveiled the Leaf e+ electric vehicle with a range of 360km per charge. Meanwhile, the standard Leaf is set to arrive in India this April. So will the new new variant turn up too? Click here for the answer. Volvo forecasts 50 per cent of its sales from electric vehicles by 2025. To find out what the company’s second ... Read More »

Petrol prices in India slide further as crude gets into $50 range

Petrol prices have slid globally amidst the upheaval in the oil market following the sanctions on Iran and increased output from OPEC as well as America. With the prices for Brent crude hitting the $50 range after peaking at about $74 about a couple of months ago, the prices in India have also reduced from the all-time high they had ... 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 »

2018 Audi Q5 petrol India review, test drive

What is it? With petrol-powered cars making a comeback in the luxury segments, Audi announced a renewed focus on petrol cars in India, some time ago. Last year, India got the Q7 with a petrol engine; and now it’s the Q5 that the brand has made available with the petrol engine on offer. The engine in question is the same ... Read More »

New Maruti Swift Petrol AMT in CarToq’s Review

To say that the new-gen Maruti Swift has been selling like hot cakes would be an understatement. The latest generation of Maruti’s popular B1-segmenter has not only given the competition sleepless nights but has also been very quick in becoming more popular than its predecessor. Attractive prices, modern design, frugal and sufficiently power engines, good ride quality, precise steering – ... 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 Ameo Petrol compact sedan gets more fuel efficient: Here’s how

With fuel prices shooting through the roof, every car maker is looking to launch the most fuel efficient cars possible, both in petrol and diesel trim. Volkswagen has already bumped up the fuel efficiency of the Polo hatchback by downsizing the car’s petrol engine to a 1 litre-3 cylinder unit, from a 1.2 liter-3 cylinder unit. Now the same has ... Read More »