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Philadelphia Auto Show Returns With Largest Collection of East Coast Debuts in Recent Years

The Philadelphia Auto Show proudly returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center February 2-10. Key highlights of this year’s Philadelphia Auto Show include the return of 37 global manufacturers to the show floor displaying their latest product to hit the market as well as an array of additional displays featuring exotic vehicles, super cars, classic automobiles, after-market rides, Hollywood cars and ... Read More »

Government Bullish EVs Could Make 15 Per Cent Of New Car Sales In India In 5 Years

Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport Highways & Shipping, has announced at the SIAM annual convention 2018 that the government has no plans to subsidise electric vehicles in India. At present, GST on EVs is charged at the rate of 12 per cent. In contrast, GST is charged at the rate of 43 per cent on the minimum side for ... Read More »

Howes: Diminishing auto show forcing change, radical remake after 30 years

(Photo: Robin Buckson, The Detroit News) Detroit’s gonna have to wait a dozen days before the fate of its hometown auto show is official, but this much is clear: the nearly 30-year run of the North American International Auto Show is reaching the end of the road. Automakers are choosing off-site locations to reveal major new products, mostly because they can maximize ... Read More »

A Major Electric SUV Push is Coming in the Next Few Years

Tesla started the electric craze with the Model S sedan. After the release of the all-electric luxury sedan, automakers have had to play catch up to try to compete with the electric automaker’s vehicles. There’s one segment of the industry that no one’s really cornered yet, and that combines the nation’s love affair with crossovers/SUVs and electric cars.  As Green Car ... Read More »

Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Jeep Skipping This Year’s Paris Motor Show

Another three marques in a growing list of Paris departures. As the industry shifts to online showings and private debuts, and the cost for a large auto show stand regularly reaches into the millions, more automakers are deciding to forgo these events entirely. Most recently Lamborghini said it would be skipping the Paris Motor Show, and before that BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Now one ... Read More »

Jaguar’s Reveals It’s First In-House Developed GT Car In More Than 50 Years

It’s been 5 years since Jaguar started production of the F-Type and now it has introduced the car in the GT avatar. The F-Type GT4 was built by Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) and is based on the F-Type SVR road car. It’s Jagars first in-built GT car in over 50 years. It’s one of two specially-prepped racecars created by ... Read More »

Our top picks from this year’s LA Auto Show

LOS ANGELES—I’ll be honest with you: this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show was not the most mind-blowing car show I’ve been to. Most of the big reveals were cars that had already broken cover elsewhere, earlier, and the proximity to CES (which is now a car show) and then Detroit in January has had a bit of a negative effect. ... Read More »

Detroit sees 1st new car plant in 25 years, thanks to Mahindra

Indian automotive major Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd on Monday opened a new manufacturing plant in the world’s car capital Detroit, which got its first automotive production facility in 25 years. With an investment of $230 million, the plant at Auburn Hills in north Detroit will create 250 new jobs in the US. ”It is pretty rare and extraordinary,” said Michigan ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Introduces Extended Warranty On All Cars Up To 5 Years

Improving the after sales and service experience, Indian auto major Maruti Suzuki has launched the ‘Forever Yours’ extended warranty programme for its complete range of cars across the standard and Nexa models. At present, all Maruti Suzuki cars are offered with a standard 2 year/40,000 km warranty, which can be now extended for a longer period, depending on the package you choose. ... Read More »

Honda to launch six new car models in India in three years

Tokyo: Japanese auto major Honda Motor Co on Thursday said it will launch six new models in India in the next three years to enhance its position in the market there. The company, however, said there will not be any hybrid or electric vehicle models in the upcoming line up,?as it awaits clarity on government policy regarding electric mobility. “We ... Read More »