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Toyota And Suzuki Collaborate To Strengthen Their Alliance

A pair years after signing an MoU to collectively discover alternatives and share applied sciences, Toyota Motor Company and Suzuki Motor Company have introduced a collaboration and have figured the function every producer will play within the partnership. Details about each carmakers sharing cross-badged models- Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Toyota Corolla had been already identified. Nevertheless, the present collaboration additionally contains sharing two different fashions within the Indian and African market and Toyota taking Suzuki’s assist to develop a brand new MPV. The businesses may even share hybrid electrical automobiles (HEV) and powertrain applied sciences together with platforms. We clarify intimately, the function that every carmaker could have within the partnership. Toyota will provide two electrified fashions to Suzuki within the European market. Market Toyota Motor Company ‘s Position India Share Hybrid Electrical Automobile (HEV) expertise in with Maruti Suzuki in India by native procurement of....




10 Methods To Shield Your Automotive From Stains Throughout Holi

It is that of the yr once more when the sky all colors and never simply blue, and so are you. The auspicious pageant of holi lets you let your hair down and get in on the enjoyable with family and friends. As a lot as we might such as you to have enjoyable of the festivities, there are some things you should take care about, which incorporates to not waste water and to make sure you do not make mess of your automotive or motorbike. With colors flying throughout and so will water, it’s probably that your automotive will look lots like summary artwork on wheels, as an alternative of being the prized possession you need it to be. Fret not, there’s nonetheless time and you may take these precautions to guard your car this holi. Sorting the parking area on your car is the place you start. If....


2019 Volkswagen Vento Facelift Noticed Testing Once more

Photos of the up to date Volkswagen Vento have once more surfaced on-line, and this time round we get a a lot nearer have a look at the automobile. Nevertheless, we solely get to the rear part of the automobile within the newest spy picture, however the partial camouflage signifies that the beauty modifications made to the automobile will probably be restricted. The LED taillamps are just like the present mannequin, nevertheless, the cluster design has been revised, and the automobile can also be more likely to get redesigned boot lid and rear bumper. The Volkswagen Vento sedan is receiving a facelift in India after 4 years The Volkswagen Vento final acquired a facelift in 2015, and since then the German carmaker has solely launched a number of particular version fashions of the automobile, together with including a brand new top-end variant as properly. Now, the automobile is in a....




Toyota To Use Maruti Suzuki’s Platforms To Develop New Fashions

Toyota Motor Company and Suzuki Motor Company have introduced their settlement to start contemplating concrete collaboration in new fields. The 2 Japanese firms have been contemplating the main points of the collaboration since they signed an MOU for enterprise partnership in February 2017. The businesses have spelt out the broad areas of collaboration maintaining totally different markets in thoughts. It was already recognized that the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Baleno can be cross-badged and Toyota will retail them by means of their community after making minor design adjustments and in return, Maruti Suzuki will do the identical with the Suzuki badged Corolla. The corporate has shared that Maruti Suzuki will even provide two compact automobiles which can be developed on Suzuki’s International C and Heartec platforms which spawn the Ciaz and Ertiga, respectively. Toyota will even use Suzuki’s International C platform which spawns the Ciaz. Additionally Learn: Toyota’s Model Of....


Royal Enfield Traditional & Thunderbird Vary Get Non-compulsory Alloy Wheels

Chennai-based motorbike maker, Royal Enfield has added alloy wheels as an elective accent for the Traditional and Thunderbird vary of bikes. The alloy wheels are priced at Rs. 10,000 for a pair (excluding set up expenses) and may be bought at any of the model’s 800+ dealerships throughout the nation. The black with chrome completed nine-spoke alloy wheels are the identical ones which might be already supplied on the Thunderbird X collection, and can seamlessly combine with the unique tyres, tubes and brakes, changing the inventory spoked wheels which might be supplied with all Royal Enfield choices. Additionally Learn: Royal Enfield Traditional 350 ABS Goes On Sale The alloys are appropriate with any of the Royal Enfield Traditional and Thunderbird vary of bikes Suitable with the Royal Enfield Traditional 350 and 500, in addition to the Thunderbird 350 and 500, the entrance alloy wheel measures at 19-inch whereas the rear....




Mahindra Is Making Deeper Inroads Into The ELV Enterprise

Final 12 months Mahindra had collaborated with Metallic Scrap Commerce Company Restricted (MSTC) to discover a brand new enterprise alternative. The Indian UV maker had arrange a automobile recycling centre in Noida- CERO, to dismantle end-of-life automobiles (ELVs) or automobiles that are 15 years or older. Curiously, Mahindra has sighted robust potential within the enterprise and is planning to take a position additional into it. Based on our sources, the corporate shall be partnering with the unauthorised scrappers to arrange six new CERO automobile recycling centres within the nation this 12 months and as much as 30 new automobile recycling centres inside the subsequent three years. Additionally Learn: M&M Turns into India’s First Approved Autos’ Recycler The brand new enterprise is according to the Authorities’s upcoming automobile Scrapping Coverage and the CERO model can also be accredited by the Delhi Authorities. The scrapping means of previous automobiles helps to get well....


2019 Datsun redi-GO Launched With Extra Options

Datsun India has up to date its entry-level redi-GO hatchback with extra options for the mannequin yr 2019.  The up to date redi-GO is priced at a premium of about Rs. 7000 over the present model that begins at Rs. 2.68 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The brand new mannequin provides each security and comfort options with none modifications to the mechanicals. The 2019 Datsun redi-GO will get ABS throughout all variants, whereas the driving force facet airbag is obtainable solely on the range-topping trim. Count on the driving force facet airbag to be made normal quickly although, whereas options like seatbelt reminder, high-speed warning and rear parking sensors may very well be added quickly. Additionally Learn: Datsun To Fully Change Its Design Language In 2019 The 2019 Datsun redi-GO continues to be supplied with the Zero.Eight-litre and 1.Zero-litre engines The 2019 Datsun redi-GO’s decrease trims – T, T(O) and S –....




Benelli TRK 502, 502X Ramps Up 150 Bookings

The Benelli TRK 502, the middleweight journey tourer from Benelli, has ramped up bookings of 150 items inside simply 15 days of launch. The TRK 502 is out there in India in two variants – the road-oriented normal Benelli TRK 502 with alloy wheels (with a 17-inch entrance wheel) and the extra off-road spec variant, the TRK 502X, with spoked wheels and a bigger 19-inch entrance wheel. Curiously, it is the TRK 502X which has seen extra buyer curiosity in India, with bookings of 85 items, whereas the bottom TRK 502 racked up bookings of 65 items. Each fashions could be booked for an quantity of Rs. 10,000 and include a 5-year limitless kilometre guarantee. Additionally Learn: Benelli TRK 502, TRK 502X First Trip Evaluate “We’re certainly delighted to obtain document bookings for the Benelli TRK 502X and TRK 502 fashions inside a brief interval of the launch, and this....


MG Motor India Pronounces Benedict Cumberbatch As Its Model Ambassador

MG Motor India at present introduced roping in British actor Benedict Cumberbatch as the corporate ambassador. The favored actor of the Marvel’s The Avengers and Sherlock TV Sequence fame would be the face of Morris Garages India, which is all set to launch its first SUV, the MG Hector, later this 12 months within the nation. Speaking about his affiliation with MG Motors, Benedict Cumberbatch mentioned, “I’ve grown up seeing and studying about MGB’s and MG Midgets, recognising MG as a traditional and iconic model. I’m delighted to be a part of the launch of the brand new MG in India with the MG Hector, which might be a traditional of the longer term.” Additionally Learn: India-Certain MG Hector Noticed In London; SUV Absolutely Uncovered Stating the explanation for choosing Cumberbatch to be the face of the corporate, Rajeev Chaba, Managing Director and CEO, MG India, mentioned, “As one of....




Suzuki Patents Reveal Radar-Based mostly Anti-Collision System

Suzuki will be the subsequent two-wheeler producer which is probably going engaged on superior rider help programs (ARAS) which may very well be primarily based on radar know-how. Photographs filed in a latest patent in Japan signifies that Suzuki is trying to set up radar reflectors at strategic factors on their bikes to make them extra seen to different autos – autos which have already got collision sensors put in on them. Collision sensors and superior driver help programs (ADAS) are the newest applied sciences to have been launched in constructing safer vehicles, warning drivers of potential collisions and even triggering evasive measures like braking and deceleration. The photographs reveal how the radar reflectors will warn different cars of a motorbike’s presence on the street Bikes, and certainly, any two-wheeler on the street is not all the time seen to different motorists, and being within the blind spot of a....


Tata Tiago Facelift Noticed Testing In India

The Tata Tiago facelift was not too long ago noticed testing in India, and judging by the seems of it, the automobile will undergo some appreciable modifications. Whereas we don’t get a detailed up of the automobile right here, the picture is obvious sufficient to see that the up to date Tiago will get a brand new face, with sleeker headlamps just like the upcoming Tata Altroz, which was unveiled on the Geneva Motor Present. Contemplating that the Tata Tiago is about to finish three years within the Indian market this April, that is the best time for the carmaker to introduce a facelift for the automobile. Additionally Learn: Tata Tiago Facelift Spied Testing For The First Time Whereas the heavy camouflage on the automobile does not reveal a lot concerning the upcoming 2019 Tata Tiago, however together with new headlamps, the automobile may also get a brand new entrance....




Subsequent Technology Maruti Suzuki Alto Noticed Testing

The following era Maruti Suzuki Alto is at the moment below growth and is predicted to reach early subsequent 12 months as a alternative to the present mannequin. Maruti did showcase the Idea Future-S on the 2018 Auto Expo, which previews the brand new era Alto to an extent, and now, the upcoming mannequin has been spied testing forward giving a glimpse on what the mannequin will seem like. Tall and brawny, the camouflaged take a look at mule means that the subsequent era Alto will go the Renault Kwid-way with its new micro-SUV physique shell, tall floor clearance and an environment friendly engine below the hood. Additionally Learn: Maruti Suzuki Idea Future-S Unveiled The 2020 Maruti Suzuki Alto carries a number of components from the Idea Future-S, as seen on the take a look at mule. The upright entrance and the flat bonnet offers it an imposing look, whereas....


Peugeot Household Would Assist Extra PSA Acquisitions: Report

The Peugeot household, one of many three main shareholders of French automotive maker PSA, would help a brand new acquisition if a possibility introduced itself, the president of Peugeot household holding firm FFP instructed French every day Les Echos in an interview. “We supported the Opel undertaking from the beginning. If one other alternative comes up, we won’t be braking, Carlos is aware of that,” mentioned Robert Peugeuot, referring to Peugeot CEO Carlos Tavares. He added that there have been no concrete initiatives in the meanwhile. Peugeot acquired the Opel-Vauxhall enterprise from Basic Motors (GM.N) in 2017 and has boosted its profitability. The paper reported that Fiat Chrysler is commonly talked about as a candidate for doable consolidation operations. “With them, as with others, the planets might be aligned,” Robert Peugeot mentioned. The foremost investments required for emissions discount, electrification of autos and analysis into autonomous autos signifies that mid-size....




Ducati Driving Academy Provides Monitor, Enduro And Touring Programs

Ducati homeowners who want to expertise using on a racetrack, be taught to journey off-road and go on an extended motorbike tour can now enrol themselves with the Ducati Driving Academy. Introduced beneath the Ducati Driving Academy, Ducati has now launched the Ducati Street Academy, a brand new Ducati Driving Expertise (DRE) worldwide course designed particularly for touring and avenue using, and in a brand new format appropriate for riders of each ability degree. In all, the Ducati Driving Academy will provide three programs now, together with the brand new Ducati Street Academy, DRE Racetrack, and DRE Enduro Academy. Additionally Learn: Getting Soiled With The DRE Off-Street Expertise The DRE Racetrack Coaching will probably be imparted to Ducatisti by licensed DRE instructors Designed for novices and knowledgeable riders alike, the programs, held on the Modena racetrack, give members the prospect to place bikes within the Ducati vary by their paces....


Jaguar Land Rover To Enhance Costs On Choose Fashions By four Per Cent From April

Jaguar Land Rover will likely be growing costs, on choose fashions in India with impact from April 1, 2019. Costs will likely be hiked by 4 per cent, the automaker introduced in a press release. Nonetheless, it didn’t verify which fashions will likely be affected by the worth hike. The Tata Motors-owned producer retails a bunch of fashions beneath the 2 British manufacturers together with the Jaguar XE, XF, XJ and F-PACE as regionally manufactured merchandise and the F-Kind sports activities coupe and convertible. The Land Rover portfolio contains the Discovery Sport and Vary Rover Evoque as regionally manufactured merchandise, along with the Vary Rover Velar, Vary Rover, Vary Rover Sport and the Discovery vary of SUVs.  Speakingabout the worth hike, Jaguar Land Rover India – President and Managing Director, Rohit Suri mentioned, “Jaguar Land Rover in India gives a portfolio of world class merchandise that encourage and excite. This....




Maruti Suzuki Will increase Seller Margins On Finest-Promoting Vehicles: Report

The nation’s largest passenger automobile producer, Maruti Suzuki, has reportedly elevated its vendor margin for its prime three best-selling fashions. In keeping with Dwell Mint, the corporate has raised the vendor margin by Rs. three,000 per automobile on the Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Swift, and Vitara Brezza, since January 2019, regardless of the corporate going through low demand. In reality, the carmaker has already lower its manufacturing by Eight.three per cent in February 2019. The elevated margin on the aforementioned fashions is anticipated to supply further liquidity to dealerships at a time when demand has dropped. We additionally reached out to Maruti Suzuki India to get a affirmation on these studies, nevertheless, the corporate spokesperson refused to touch upon this growth in the intervening time. Nonetheless, the report additionally claimed that Maruti Suzuki is likely one of the first main carmakers in India to boost vendor margins. No matter that, this....


Maruti Suzuki Reduces Automobile Manufacturing By eight Per Cent In February 2019

A low demand for automobiles for the reason that begin of the yr has pushed Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest automaker, to cut back car manufacturing. The corporate minimize manufacturing for its automobiles by eight.three per cent in February this yr churning out 148,959 models together with the Tremendous Carry LCV, versus the 162,524 models produced throughout the identical month final yr. Manufacturing for widespread promoting automobiles together with the Maruti Suzuki Swift, Dzire, and the Vitara Brezza stood at 147,550 models final month, a decline of eight.four per cent over 161,116 models in February 2018. In the meantime, manufacturing of vans – the Maruti Suzuki Eeco and Omni – elevated throughout the identical interval, up from 13,827 models in February final yr to 16,898 models final month, a progress of 22.1 per cent. The Tremendous Carry’s manufacturing too elevated by one per cent final month. Not too long ago, the....




Ather Vitality Pronounces Strategic Tie-Up With Godrej Nature’s Basket

Electrical two-wheeler producer Ather Vitality has introduced a strategic affiliation with Godrej Nature’s Basket to increase AtherGrid, the corporate’s electrical automobile fast-charging public community’s presence throughout India. Beneath the brand new affiliation, Godrej Nature’s Basket will host AtherGrid Factors throughout 35 places within the nation, in a serious increase to Ather Vitality’s pan-India community enlargement. The electrical two-wheeler producer signed an MoU with Godrej Nature’s Basket for a pan-India affiliation that can see the corporate arrange its charging factors at varied shops of the grocery and fresh-food retailer. The primary such charging level is already up and working on the Sadashivnagar outlet in Bengaluru. Additionally Learn: Ather 450 First Trip Evaluation The Ather scooters include 2 years guarantee and the battery pack with three years guarantee “For us, partnering with a model like Godrej Nature’s Basket was a pure alternative for AtherGrid. Their broad community and ease of accessibility permits....


Honda Two-Wheelers Cross 60 Lakh Gross sales In North India

Honda Motorbike and Scooter India (HMSI) has achieved one other gross sales milestone, with prospects in north India crossing the 60 lakh gross sales mark within the firm’s 18th 12 months of operations. The 60,00,000 gross sales milestone has been pushed by demand for Honda two-wheelers within the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and in Delhi and Chandigarh. For Honda, the primary 10 lakh prospects had been added within the preliminary 9 years (from 2001 to 2010), however the subsequent 50 lakh Honda prospects took the identical period (2010-2019). The latest 10 lakh Honda prospects had been added in a bit over a 12 months. Additionally Learn: Honda Scooters Energy Two-Wheeler Gross sales In Central India “We’re honoured by the belief and love that 60 lakh prospects have conferred to model Honda in North India. Honda is dedicated in the direction of bringing pleasure of....




U.S. States Probing Hyundai, Kia Over Automobile Fires: Connecticut AG

A bunch of U.S. states is investigating Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp for potential unfair and misleading acts associated to experiences of tons of of auto fires, Connecticut Legal professional Basic William Tong mentioned on Monday. The South Korean automakers have recalled greater than 2.three million automobiles since 2015 to deal with varied engine hearth dangers in a collection of remembers. In November, Reuters reported that federal prosecutors had launched a legal investigation into Hyundai and Kia to find out if automobile remembers linked to engine defects had been carried out correctly. “We’re conscious of a number of fires involving Connecticut automobiles, together with some allegedly already repaired via the recall course of. It is a severe matter, and we’re shifting aggressively and responsibly to uncover the details and to make sure accountability,” Tong mentioned in a press release. Hyundai and Kia mentioned they have been cooperating with....


Hyundai, Kia Make investments $300 Million In Mobility Service Supplier Ola

Hyundai Motor Group right now introduced that it will likely be investing $300 million in India’s raid hailing service Ola. The corporate has confirmed that it will likely be a joint funding from Hyundai Motor Firm and Kia Motors Company. This partnership between Hyundai Group and Ola will see the three firms come collectively to supply sensible fleet and mobility options, constructing India-specific electrical autos, and providing customised autos to aspiring driver companions on the Ola platform. Curiously this announcement comes simply days after a report on Hyundai intentions to purchase four per cent stakes within the standard mobility service supplier got here to gentle. Euisun Chung, Government Vice Chairman Hyundai Motor Group mentioned, “India is the centrepiece of Hyundai Motor Group’s technique to realize management within the world mobility market and our partnership with Ola will definitely speed up our efforts to remodel right into a Good Mobility Answer....




TVS Younger Media Racer Program three.zero – Studying Fundamentals Of Monitor Driving

Monitor driving has at all times scared this author and I’ve consciously prevented the identical over time, regardless of eager to study desperately. Not as a result of I would be dangerous at it, however as a result of the truth that getting right into a driving go well with is a activity with my fairly gargantuan measurement. So, after I was nominated within the workplace to attend the third version of the TVS Younger Media Racer Program (YMRP), the very first thing I did was name the TVS of us to rearrange for a driving go well with that might match me. The calls have been persistent, and I insisted that I wanted the most important attainable measurement they might discover. Each time the blokes on the opposite facet would calmly inform me that I simply wanted to point out up with a Double-D ring helmet. Every thing else....


India-Sure MG Hector Noticed In London; SUV Absolutely Uncovered

Photos of the production-ready MG Hector SUV have not too long ago surfaced on-line, and this time round we get to see the SUV utterly uncovered. Slated to be launched in India later this 12 months, this explicit manufacturing MG Hector was noticed in London, and judging by the model nameplate the SUV seems to be there for a particular showcase or a TVC shoot. The MG Hector seen in these photos is the totally decked up top-of-the-line variant of the upcoming SUV and comes with all of the premium exterior options like – chrome components, LED headlamps, LED daytime working lamps, multi-spoke alloy wheels, and LED taillamps. Many of the exterior components that we see right here have already been revealed to us through teaser photos and spy images that we’ve seen to this point. Nevertheless, in these new photos, we lastly get to see the massive silhouette of....




Google Maps Now Shows Pace Cameras In India

Tech large Google has rolled out a brand new characteristic that enables customers to determine and mark pace restrict and pace cameras on the Google Maps. The options was just lately launched abroad in markets just like the US, UK, Australia, Russia, Brazil Mexico, Canada and Indonesia, earlier than making its method to India earlier this 12 months. Google Maps permits customers to report a pace digicam on a selected highway or freeway, which can present for different customers taking the identical route. As soon as reported, a digicam icon for a similar will present up on the map and also will present the quantity of people that have reported it. The characteristic is not going to solely allow you to preserve the pace of your automobile in examine but additionally keep away from paying site visitors fines must you cross a pace digicam. At current, the pace digicam perform....


BMW India Launches Pleasure Rewards After-Gross sales Program

BMW India has launched a primary of its form after gross sales profit program known as the BMW Pleasure Rewards. The corporate says that it’s a particular after gross sales program which gives a number of advantages do you have to develop into part of the BMW household in India. This system gives larger worth, comfort and assist to prospects who’ve owned a BMW for 5 years or extra. For instance, it gives reductions starting from 14 per cent to 30 per cent on service price and choose components. The advantages and rewards enhance because the years of possession enhance and assist cut back the price of upkeep. The excellent news is BMW homeowners can avail the advantages each time they ship their automobiles for service at authorised service centres and dealerships. Dr. Hans-Christian Baertels, performing President, BMW Group India mentioned, “Sheer Driving Pleasure is assured whenever you personal a....




Porshe Gross sales Improve By four% Worldwide In FY 2018-19

Porsche’s working revenue grew by round four per cent within the 2018-19 monetary 12 months in comparison with the identical interval within the earlier 12 months, reaching four.three billion Euros. The corporate’s gross sales income elevated by 10 per cent to 25.eight billion Euros. The working return on gross sales was 16.6 per cent. In 2018, the corporate delivered 256,255 autos to clients, representing a four per cent improve on the earlier 12 months. This spells excellent news for the corporate because it modifications tracks to enter the world of electromobility. The Taycan, the primary purely electrically pushed sports activities automotive from Porsche, will debut in September 2019, with its first spinoff, the Cross Turismo, following at first of the subsequent decade, whereas the brand new technology of the Macan compact SUV can even function an electrical drive, making it the second purely battery-powered mannequin sequence from Porsche. On this....


Subsequent James Bond Film Might Function An Electrical Aston Martin

There was sturdy dialogue on what the following James Bond films ought to embody. Ought to or not it’s a lady portraying the character ala Jane Bond, or ought to it function an individual of color on the titular function. There’s additionally a complete debate occurring, if the character needs to be British. Whereas there are sufficient yays and nays on every of these points, one factor all of us can agree upon is that an electrical Aston Martin will definitely swimsuit the MI6 Agent. And that appears to be the case with the following Bond film. In keeping with a report by The Solar, the upcoming film within the spy franchise may function the Aston Martin Rapide E alongside Agent 007. At the moment dubbed as ‘Bond 25’, the upcoming feature-flick is scheduled for launch in April 2020. The report states that director Cary Joji Fukunaga is a “whole....




Kia SP2i Idea Primarily based Manufacturing SUV Noticed Testing In India

Spy pictures of the production-spec SUV Kia SP2i idea have surfaced on-line. The check mule was noticed present process testing in Delhi, and by the seems of it, this is similar camouflaged prototype SUV we noticed at Kia Motors India’s Anantapur facility in Andhra Pradesh, early this 12 months. The manufacturing model of the SP2i idea is slated to be launched in India someday within the second half of 2019, and will probably be a Hyundai Creta, Jeep Compass rival sharing its underpinnings with the previous. Additionally Learn: Kia Motors India Begins Trial Manufacturing Of New Compact SUV At Anantapur Plant Kia SP2i idea primarily based SUV will get a set of sleek-looking LED taillamps In these newest spy pictures, we solely get to see the rear part of the SUV, though it is absolutely camouflaged, so there may be nothing a lot to touch upon the design and styling.....


Renault-Nissan Should Streamline Resolution-Making: Renault Chairman

Renault and Nissan should streamline decision-making within the car-making alliance and boosting the businesses’ cross-shareholding will not be at present of their plans, Renault’s chairman mentioned in feedback printed on Sunday. Japan’s Nissan Motor and France’s Renault, along with junior ally Mitsubishi Motors, agreed final week that they might retool the alliance to place themselves on a extra equal footing. “I’ve concluded that we have to significantly simplify our choice processes within the alliance,” Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard mentioned in an interview printed on Le Figaro’s web site. “I need it to be tight and made up of these individuals who have energy to take choices in every firm,” he added. The elimination of Carlos Ghosn, credited with rescuing Nissan from near-bankruptcy in 1999, from the pinnacle of the alliance has raised a cloud of uncertainty about its future. Senard mentioned that boosting cross-shareholdings was not at present into account.....




Hero XPulse Spied Testing; Prepared For Launch

The Hero XPulse 200 was first showcased as an idea mannequin on the 2017 EICMA Motorbike Present. After which it additionally made an look on the 2018 Auto Expo. Within the final 12 months and a half, there was a whole lot of anticipation which has constructed up across the bike and now, it will appear that Hero MotoCorp is lastly prepared with the XPulse 200, for a market launch. Just lately, the bike was spied testing and from the seems of it, the bike is able to hit the roads quickly. The XPulse 200 will get a excessive set exhaust, 21-inch wheel up entrance and an 18-inch unit on the rear. The entrance finish will get typical telescopic forks with a journey of 190 mm whereas the rear will get a monoshock with 170 mm of journey. The bike could have a seat peak of 825 mm, which may....


Skoda Octavia Company Version Launched; Costs Begin At Rs. 15.49 Lakh

Skoda India in the present day introduced the launch of latest Octavia Company Version, at a beginning an introductory worth of Rs. 15.49 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The automotive will function the entry-level base mannequin of the Skoda Octavia and can be supplied in each petrol and diesel variants, the latter being priced at Rs. 16.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Much like the Skoda Excellent Company Version, which was launched in India final 12 months, the Company Version trim can be solely supplied to current Skoda clients, who would possibly wish to improve from the Fast sedan. Nonetheless, the automotive can be supplied in just one color, the Sweet White shade. Skoda Octavia Company Version will get a set of 16-inch alloy wheels The Skoda Octavia Company Version shares its tools and options listing with the Model variant. Visually, the automotive comes with the distinctive Quadra headlamps with LED DRLs, the 16-inch....




Tata Motors Eyes Entry Hatchback Market Subsequent; Contemplating Hyundai Santro Rival

After the volumes success of the Tata Tiago and Tata Nexon, the Indian carmaker is now eyeing a fair bigger volumes play – the entry hatchback. This can be a section that sits beneath the Tiago. It may be argued that Tata has had a presence there with the Indica and Nano. However there has by no means been a real entry hatch from Tata Motors. The Altroz can be launched by Tata Motors by mid-2019  Guenter Butschek, CEO, Tata Motors agrees that the area holds potential. “There’s nonetheless some market quantity (within the section) beneath the Tiago and Tigor, the place we do not have a dominant play right now – however the place we wish to have a play” he says. Tata has already declared an intention to maneuver to only two platforms for all its merchandise – Alfa and Omega. Whereas the latter will present a base....


Trump Urges Normal Motors To Reopen Ohio Plant In Tweet

U.S. President Donald Trump urged Normal Motors Co to reopen Ohio plant in a tweet on Saturday, ten days after the plant made its final Chevrolet Cruze. The final Cruze rolled off the meeting line every week in the past on Wednesday at GM’s plant in Lordstown, Ohio, the primary of 5 vegetation in North America to finish manufacturing this yr and ending U.S. manufacturing of the Cruze. As a result of the economic system is so good, Normal Motors should get their Lordstown, Ohio, plant open, perhaps in a distinct type or with a brand new proprietor, FAST! Toyota is investing 13.5 $Billion in U.S., others likewise. G.M. MUST ACT QUICKLY. Time is of the essence! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 16, 2019 In a tweet, Trump stated “As a result of the economic system is so good, Normal Motors should get their Lordstown, Ohio, plant open, perhaps....




Kia Companions With Amazon To Promote Charging Stations For Electrical Automobiles In The US

Kia Motors America (KMA) in partnership with Amazon House Providers has introduced a brand new program for its plug-in car prospects. This system will see Amazon promote and set up electrical car charging stations on the prospects home or workplace. The tie-up makes Kia, the second automaker after Tesla in America to supply the service on-line with the electrical charging community. The producer says the method of buying and putting in a charging station shall be as simple as shopping for different merchandise on Amazon. Talking in regards to the new initiative, KMA – Automotive Planning and Telematics, Government Director, Orth Hedrick stated, “House-charging cannot get any simpler than this. Having the ability to order a Degree 2 charger and set up by Amazon additional demystifies and simplifies the expertise for brand spanking new Kia EV and PHEV house owners. It is simply one other instance of how we’re continually....


Most Inexpensive Bugatti Launched; Priced At Rs. 25 Lakh

When you thought this was a click-bait headline, we would not blame you for it. Bugatti and low cost or inexpensive hardly ever go collectively in a sentence and solely even then, the figures resemble a small nation’s GDP. This time, nonetheless, we really imply it. Bugatti, the creator of hypercars just like the Veyron and the Chiron, has launched its most inexpensive providing. This time although, it is within the toy sector with its new Bugatti Child II ride-on electrical car. Impressed from the Bugatti Child I, the toy automobile will be pushed by each children and adults, and is priced at $34,000 (round Rs. 25 lakh). Not like the Child I, the Bugatti Child II is bigger and packs as much as 13 horses The Bugatti Child II is a modernised model of the half-scale Kind 35 race automobile duplicate that the automaker’s founder Ettore Bugatti had constructed....




Suzuki Ertiga Black Version Launched In The Philippines

The Maruti Suzuki Ertiga was launched in India final 12 months and is bought in plenty of markets together with a number of South East Asian nations. The brand new technology mannequin is being supplied with a number of upgrades abroad and newest one is a brand new particular version mannequin for Philippines. The Suzuki Ertiga Black Version brings an all-black inside to the MPV with out making any modifications to the outside of the car, which might in any other case be seen on the particular version Ertiga GT set for debut later this month in Indonesia. Additionally Learn: Suzuki Ertiga GT Teased For Indonesia There are not any modifications to the outside on the Ertiga Black Version Coming to the modifications on the Suzuki Ertiga Black version for Philippines, the mannequin will get the all-black remedy instead of the beige themed cabin on the usual model. The automaker....


F1: Bottas Beats Hamilton For A Sensible Win In 2019 Australian GP; Podium For Verstappen

Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas dominated the 2019 Australian Grand Prix because the lights inexperienced for the Method 1 season. Bottas edged previous teammate Lewis Hamilton to safe his first win of the season and his first for the reason that 2017 Abu Dhabi GP, with the Briton coming in second by a distant 20.886s over the race chief. Taking the ultimate spot on the rostrum was Pink Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen with the brand new Honda engine, marking the producer’s first podium end for the reason that 2008 British GP. In a shock twist Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel completed fourth on the finish of the race with beginner Charles Leclerc coming in fifth. Bottas lead the race proper from Flip 1 and held on to the place comfortably over teammate Hamilton It was a entrance row lockout for Mercedes after a dominant qualifying with Hamilton on pole. The driving force thought....




Engineers develop low cost, easy exams for automobile emissions

Engineers working to sort out carcinogenic air pollution from vehicles have developed low cost and easy units to check the effectiveness of particle filters, which might assist take poisonous autos off roads with out resorting to blanket bans. Municipalities throughout Europe are struggling to seek out methods to satisfy new clear air guidelines with out having to take a position billions in electrical automobile infrastructure or banning diesel autos altogether Regulators additionally want to seek out cheap methods to measure real-world emissions with out putting in pricey tools Engineers have now give you easy, hand-held, battery-powered instruments to test inside minutes whether or not vehicles at low idle speeds have particle filters that work The units value round eight,000 euros ($9,060), making them reasonably priced for police and garages that do emissions inspections The brand new measuring units will begin rolling out in Europe this yr for necessary exams and....


Citroen C5 Aircross: What We Know So Far

Citroen is a model recognized for its quirky design and it has been sustaining the legacy even with its new fashions. It is one of many newest entrants to the Indian market and as we’ve got solely reported, it will likely be making its foray with the C5 Aircross which can be one of many finalists for the distinguished World Automotive Of The 12 months (WCOTY) award this yr. 2021 is when the model will begin operations in India and whereas there may be nonetheless time for the C5 Aircross to go on sale, we’ve got some particulars concerning the India-spec mannequin. Learn on to seek out out. Additionally Learn: EXCLUSIVE: Citroen C5 Aircross SUV Will Be The Firm’s First Mannequin For India The Citroen C5 Aircross shall be offered in India as a very knocked down (CKD) unit and it will likely be assembled utilizing about 70 per cent native....




2019 Ford Figo Vs Outdated Ford Figo: Spot The Distinction

Ford India has lastly given the Figo a much-needed facelift which comes three years after the hatchback was first launched within the nation. The 2019 Ford Figo Facelift has been launched at a beginning value of Rs 5.15 lakh (ex-showroom, India) and the 2019 Figo has been comprehensively designed with 1200 new elements. Ford has made a number of beauty and mechanical adjustments to its premium hatchback which is sort of equivalent to those we’ve seen on the Aspire facelift. For starters, the brand new Figo will get a revised face, tweaked rear and an up to date cabin together with two new petrol engines. These new engines are from Ford’s new Dragon engine household seen on the brand new Ford fashions just like the Freestyle and the Ecosport. So what all is new on the 2019 Ford Figo facelift? Additionally Learn: 2019 Ford Figo Launched; Costs Begin At ₹ 5.15 Lakh....


F1: Hamilton Beats Bottas To Take Pole In The 2019 Australian GP

Mercedes-AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton claimed the primary pole of the 2019 Australian Grand Prix, beating teammate Valtteri Bottas. It is a front-row lockout for Mercedes, whereas Scuderia Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel will begin in third place within the first race of the 2019 Components 1 season. Hamilton posted a time of 1m20.486s as he went on to safe pole, zero.112s forward of Bottas. He has additionally grow to be the primary driver to safe most poles (eight) at a single race observe, matching the scores of Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna. The latter was main qualifying in the beginning with a bonus of zero.457s however the world champion managed to submit a greater time with the second set of softs in Q3. Vettel completed zero.704s behind the pole-sitter and didn’t have the tempo by qualifying to problem the Mercedes W10. For Ferrari, Vettel completed zero.704s behind the pole-sitter and didn’t....




Citroen India To Unveil Its First Mannequin On April Three

carandbike had solely confirmed that the C5 Aircross would be the French carmaker’s first mannequin within the Indian market and shall be domestically assembled right here utilizing about 70 per cent of the native contents at Groupe PSA’s Hosur plant in Tamil Nadu. The Indian-spec Citroen C5 Aircross which made its first public look final 12 months shall be unveiled on April Three. It is simply been a few days that Citroen model was affirmed by the PSA Groupe for India and the corporate has determined to showcase its first mannequin. Additionally Learn: EXCLUSIVE: Citroen C5 Aircross SUV Will Be The Firm’s First Mannequin For India The Citroen C5 Aircross can also be one of many design finalists for the celebrated World Automobile Of The 12 months (WCOTY) design award. It measures 4500 mm lengthy and is underpinned by Groupe PSA’s EMP2 platform which may even spawn a plug-in Hybrid variant at....


2019 Ford Figo Facelift: Variants Defined In Element

The brand new 2019 Ford Figo facelift has formally gone on sale in India. The up to date hatchback comes with a number of recent beauty and options updates and is priced in India at Rs. 5.15 lakh to Rs. eight.09 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The automotive now additionally shares its powertrain choices with the Ford Freestyle, so that you get two petrol engines – the 1.2-litre three-cylinder unit with a 5-speed guide gearbox and the 1.5-litre three-cylinder unit with a 6-speed computerized gearbox. The automotive additionally continues to return with the tried and examined 1.5-litre diesel engine with a 5-speed guide unit. Ford had additionally revised the variant record with an all-new top-end mannequin referred to as Titanium Blu, with the decrease to fashions being Ambiente and Titanium. And here is a variant-wise classification of what the brand new 2019 Ford Figo has to supply. Additionally Learn: 2019 Ford Figo....




Toyota To Improve Costs Of Its Automobiles From April 2019

Toyota Kirloskar Motors immediately introduced that it is going to be climbing the costs of a few of its fashions from April 1, 2019. The corporate stated that until now it had been absorbing the extra prices via refinement in its manufacturing course of, however the enhance within the worth of uncooked supplies and the sky rocketing enter prices has made it troublesome for the corporate to include the prices of its autos. Additionally Learn: Toyota Declares Gives Of As much as Rs. 1.2 Lakh In March 2019 N. Raja, Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, stated “Toyota Kirloskar Motor will enhance the costs of a few of its merchandise efficient 1st April 2019. We’ve got been absorbing further prices via a bouquet of value discount measures together with refinement in manufacturing course of. Nevertheless, contemplating the pattern of steady enhance, we’re constrained to cross on a small portion to....


Elon Musk Says Tesla Doubtless To Come To India In 2019

It was on the finish of final 12 months that Elon Musk instructed the world that India is on the corporate’s radar for introducing fashions from the Tesla model. In actual fact, the corporate even slated India to be one of many nations the place the Mannequin three can be accessible for reserving. Sadly although, Tesla has not but come to India. It was in 2015 that PM Modi tweeted how he was impressed by the ability wall know-how of Tesla Motors which shops electrical energy in a battery for long run. Musk gave a presentation to PM Modi on the revolutionary applied sciences being developed by Tesla, which is prone to change the face of the motor trade and have wider implications on creating nations like India on renewable power. Would like to be there this 12 months. If not, positively subsequent! ???? India ???? — Elon Musk (@elonmusk)....




New Yamaha MT-15: All You Want To Know

Yamaha Motor India has launched the brand new 2019 Yamaha MT-15 bare bike, the smallest providing within the firm’s MT vary. Priced at Rs. 1.36 lakh, the bike is actually the bare model of the very talked-about Yamaha YZF R15 V3.zero, which was launched in India final yr, and is Rs. three,350 cheaper than its fully-faired cousin. The India-spec Yamaha MT-15 is barely totally different although in comparison with the Indonesian mannequin and in addition misses out a number of options. Moreover, Yamaha has additionally labored upon the India-spec MT-15 with a purpose to make it extra agile and thrilling to trip on the Indian roads. This is All You Want To Know About The New Yamaha MT-15: The brand new Yamaha MT-15 is part of the corporate’s ongoing Name Of The Blue marketing campaign below which the corporate will now supply three bike sequence in India, which incorporates –....


BMW Blames Commerce Headwinds, Emissions Assessments For Weaker 2018

Income at German high-end carmaker BMW tumbled in 2018, the agency mentioned Friday, with commerce headwinds and difficult new EU emissions assessments’ drag on efficiency set to final into this yr. “Challenges going through the whole sector are unlikely to decrease within the coming months,” chief govt Harald Krueger mentioned in a press release. Internet revenue at BMW slumped 16.9 % to 7.2 billion euros ($eight.2 billion), the group mentioned. The Munich-based agency pointed to “political uncertainty, a cooling international financial system… rising manufacturing prices to fulfill regulatory necessities, trade charge results and rising uncooked supplies costs” as weights on its earnings. Working, or underlying, earnings fell much less sharply, shedding 7.9 % to 9.1 billion euros. Revenues have been much less strongly affected, falling zero.eight % to 97.5 billion. Different carmakers’ scramble to promote automobiles not licensed beneath the so-called WLTP check cycle earlier than its introduction in September....




U.S. SEC Sues Volkswagen, Ex-CEO Over Alleged Emissions Fraud On Buyers

The U.S. Securities and Change Fee (SEC) is suing Volkswagen (VW) and its former chief govt Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker’s diesel emissions scandal, alleging a “huge fraud” on U.S. buyers. VW was caught utilizing unlawful software program to cheat U.S. air pollution checks in 2015, triggering a world backlash towards diesel that and has to date value it 29 billion euros ($32.eight billion). Regulators and buyers argue VW ought to have knowledgeable them sooner in regards to the scope of the scandal, whereas VW says it was not clear it will face billions of in fines and penalties as others had paid out a lot decrease sums for comparable offences. The SEC mentioned in its civil grievance on Thursday that from April 2014 to Might 2015, VW issued greater than $13 billion in bonds and asset-backed securities in U.S. markets at a time when senior executives knew that....


2019 Ford Figo Launched; Costs Begin At Rs. 5.15 Lakh

Ford India has launched the Figo facelift in India and it is going to be out there throughout the corporate’s dealerships from in the present day. The worth for the Ford Figo Figo facelift begins from Rs. 5.15 lakh. The corporate says that the Figo facelift has been comprehensively designed and comes with greater than 1200 new elements. As with all of Ford’s fashions now, the line-up has been simplified and there shall be three variants – Ambiente, Titanium and Blu – on provide throughout two gasoline choices. The highest of the road Blu variant will get a sporty mobile grille, new 15 inch alloy wheels, twin tone roof, blue themed interiors and a segment-first six airbags. The Figo facelift will now be supplied with a 1.2-litre three cylinder TiVCT petrol engine, which is gentle as additionally very gasoline environment friendly. It is a naturally aspirated engine and we have....




Audi Seeks Nearer Ties To Porsche In Price-Slicing Drive

Audi will make larger use of auto platforms and applied sciences developed with Porsche and Volkswagen because it embarks on a 15 billion euro value slicing and effectivity drive, Chief Govt Bram Schot mentioned on Thursday. Audi, whose slogan is Vorsprung Durch Technik or Benefit By way of Expertise, was a key analysis hub inside Volkswagen Group till its engineers had been caught growing the engine software program which masked extreme air pollution ranges. Now new Chief Govt Schot is tasked with overhauling Audi and refocusing analysis efforts after senior engineers had been pressured out by the dieselgate scandal, which has value dad or mum firm Volkswagen greater than 28 billion euros. “We’re discussing what we do ourselves and the place we share assets with different components of Volkswagen. We ask ourselves: Do we have to do that in-house, is it standardised know-how, and is it distinctive from the shopper....


Yamaha MT-15 Launched In India, Priced At Rs. 1.36 Lakh

The all-new 2019 Yamaha MT-15 has formally gone on sale in India immediately, priced at Rs. 1.36 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The road-fighter bike is the latest and essentially the most inexpensive addition to Yamaha India’s MT vary, which to this point solely had the MT-09, which involves India by way of the CBU route. Yamaha has launched the brand new MT-15 as a part of the corporate’s ongoing Name Of The Blue marketing campaign beneath which the corporate will now supply three bike sequence in India, which incorporates – the R Sequence, FZ Sequence, and now the MT Sequence. When it comes to pricing and efficiency, the brand new Yamaha MT-15 will rival the likes of the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and the KTM 125 Duke. Speaking in regards to the new Yamaha MT-15, Motofumi Shitara, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India, stated, “With the brand new traits of motorcycling in....




Tesla Mannequin Y Electrical SUV Revealed

Tesla has unveiled the Mannequin Y all-electric mid-size and costs begin at $39,000 (roughly Rs. 27 lakh). The Mannequin Y might be out there in a regular vary model, and an extended vary, Twin-Motor All-Wheel Drive, and Efficiency variants. The corporate says that the Mannequin Y electrical crossover is spacious sufficient to hold seven adults and their gear. The high-efficiency powertrain and ultra-responsive motors will present Zero-98 kmph in as little as three.5 seconds and a prime velocity of as much as 241 kmph. The Mannequin Y with the Commonplace Battery could have a variety of 370 km whereas the Lengthy Vary variant will be capable of journey as much as 483 km on a single cost. The Tesla Mannequin Y is a 7 Seater SUV Inside, the Mannequin Y will get a panoramic glass roof and excessive seating. This creates a sense of spaciousness and affords an expansive view....


Digital Pedestrians Pave Means To Safer Roads For Driverless Automobiles

A “digital human” all of a sudden steps out at a blind bend, however the engineer within the Volvo automotive’s driving seat on the check monitor would not flinch, leaving it to software program to take evasive motion. Personal check tracks just like the one owned by Sweden’s AstaZero are taking part in an rising function as producers like Volvo put self-driving vehicles via their paces following high-profile setbacks on public roads, auto executives say. Automakers and know-how corporations are locked in a race to deliver these autos into industrial use by 2022, however their efforts on public roads stumbled final 12 months when an Uber check automotive hit and killed a pedestrian. The accident raised public questions in regards to the know-how’s security and made street testing permission harder to safe, with Uber resuming trials in a severely diminished capability in December and authorities inserting restrictions on its program.....




Audi Plots Overhaul To Regain Misplaced Floor To BMW, Mercedes

Volkswagen AG’s Audi division will current a brand new plan in Might to reignite momentum after falling behind rivals Mercedes-Benz and BMW AG amid surging expertise spending and stricter emissions checks in Europe. “We will work onerous on our value buildings,” Audi Chief Monetary Officer Alexander Seitz stated Thursday at a press convention in Ingolstadt, Germany. “However operationally we’ll face a yr of cleansing up.” A part of the plan is a discount of Audi’s workforce by as a lot as 15 p.c over the subsequent 5 years via early retirement and leaving vacant positions unfilled to assist save prices, Handelsblatt reported. Audi has a job assure stopping compelled layoffs till 2025. A spokesman declined to touch upon the report. Audi’s struggles from greater spending on electrical fashions just like the E-Tron crimped returns final yr to six p.c from 7.eight p.c, as international deliveries fell. VW’s largest revenue contributor....


Yamaha MT-15 Launch Reside Updates: Worth, Options, Specs, Pictures

The brand new 2019 Yamaha MT-15 bare bike is all set to be launched in India right this moment, and we’ll be bringing you all of the stay updates from the launch right here. The brand new bike is actually the bare model of the Yamaha YZF R15 V3.zero which is already on sale in India. Whereas the bike is already on sale in Indonesia and in comparison with the worldwide model, the India-spec Yamaha MT-15 will include a bunch of modifications each beauty and mechanical. Costs for the Yamaha MT-15 are anticipated to start out round Rs. 1.20 lakh and can tackle the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and the KTM 125 Duke on this area. Additionally Learn: India-Spec Yamaha MT-15 Noticed Forward Of Launch Subsequent Month Yamaha MT-15 coming to India will see a number of modifications each beauty and mechanical in comparison with the Indonesia-spec mannequin The....




MotoE: All 18 Moto E Electrical Race Bikes Destroyed In Hearth At Jerez

The brand new all-electric MotoE electrical bike championship had all of its racing bikes destroyed in an in a single day fireplace at Jerez on March 14, 2019. The 18 Energica Ego Corsa electrical bikes had been on the MotoE paddock and had been on the observe for a three-day pre-testing. All of the bikes had taken to the observe on the opening day on Wednesday, whereas the incident reportedly occurred at 12.15 am (native time) within the early hours of Thursday. In keeping with stories, the fireplace utterly engulfed the paddock construction destroying all of the bikes, and has put the collection in jeopardy for 2019. An announcement from MotoE promoters Dorna learn, “A fireplace within the newly-built E-paddock has destroyed the vast majority of materials for the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup. The reason for the fireplace is at present beneath investigation. Luckily there have been no accidents.....


Sponsored: Apollo Tyres Organises First Version Of Dangerous Street Buddies

Driving off-road on SUVs constructed for that objective is just not for the faint-hearted or the inexperienced. And Apollo Tyres is in search of to create a group of like-minded off-road fanatics from all walks of life, below the banner of Dangerous Street Buddies. Each participant, regardless of their stage of off-road driving talent will get to expertise what their SUVs are able to, and get to be taught a number of methods and purchase new abilities to manoeuvre by troublesome terrain. The primary version of Dangerous Street Buddies was organised with a gaggle of greater than 40 off-road fanatics driving from Goa to Dandeli in northern Karnataka to expertise first-hand the fun of driving a SUV off-road from March 2-Three, 2019.  Fans drive their SUVs kitted out with Apollo Apterra tyres exploring newer components of India ‘Dangerous roads result in good locations.’ That’s the philosophy behind the primary ever....




Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Particular vs Indian Scout Bobber vs Triumph Bonneville Bobber: Spec Comparability

Retro, quick and low-slung, cruiser bikes that go quick have been fairly standard within the Americas and gave delivery to the Sportster collection of bikes from Harley-Davidson. The US-based producer has a variety of bikes as a part of its Sportster line-up in India and has now added the brand new 2019 Forty-Eight Particular within the nation. Priced at Rs. 10.98 lakh (ex-showroom), the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Particular is each quick and retro, and provides to a phase that has choices just like the Indian Scout Bobber and the Triumph Bonneville Bobber. With such profitable selections out there, we take a fast have a look at how the Forty-Eight Particular competes in opposition to the Scout Bobber and the Bonneville Bobber on paper. Additionally Learn: 2019 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Particular, Road Glide Particular Launched In India The 2019 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Particular will get three colors for India Styling Visually, the three bikes....


2019 Mahindra XUV300 Breaches The 13,000 Bookings Milestone

Mahindra as we speak introduced that its latest subcompact SUV, the Mahindra XUV300, has crossed the 13,000 bookings milestone in India. Whereas the brand new sub-Four metre SUV was launched in India in mid-February, bookings for the brand new XUV300 have been underway since January 9, 2019. The truth that the brand new XUV300 has already acquired over 13,000 bookings is certainly excellent news for Mahindra, contemplating the truth that the SUV is going through some robust competitors from the likes of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, For EcoSport and Tata Nexon. Additionally Learn: Mahindra XUV300 vs. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport And Tata Nexon Talking in regards to the new reserving milestone, Veejay Ram Nakra, Chief of Gross sales & Advertising, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra mentioned, “We’re extraordinarily proud of the overwhelming response to the XUV300. In a extremely aggressive phase such because the Compact SUV, we have....




China Customs Lifts Suspension On Tesla Mannequin three Imports

China customs lifts suspension on Tesla Mannequin three imports: sources By Yilei Solar and Brenda GohBEIJING (Reuters) – China’s customs authority has lifted their suspension on imports of Tesla’s Mannequin three after the U.S. The electrical automotive maker made the required rectifications, two sources accustomed to the matter stated on Thursday. China’s Common Administration of Customs stopped clearing Tesla Mannequin three imports final week, saying that they didn’t have the required Chinese language language warning indicators and had lacking or incorrect nameplate labels Tesla stated on the time that the corporate had reached an answer with the authorities. Tesla declined to remark and China’s customs authority declined to supply rapid remark.  


SoftBank, Toyota In Talks To Make investments $1 Billion In Uber’s Self-Driving Unit: Sources

A gaggle of traders led by SoftBank Group Corp and Toyota Motor Corp is in talks to speculate $1 billion or extra into Uber Applied sciences Inc’s self-driving automobile unit, which might worth the unit at $5 billion to $10 billion, stated two individuals aware of the talks. The funding would offer a money injection for Uber’s self-driving program that’s costing the money-losing startup lots of of hundreds of thousands of with out producing income. It might additionally assist underscore Uber’s worth because the ride-hailing agency prepares for a inventory market debut wherein its worth might high $100 billion. Uber and SoftBank declined to remark. A Toyota spokesman stated the automaker “always evaluations and considers numerous choices for funding” however doesn’t have something to announce. Information of funding talks was first reported by The Wall Road Journal, which stated a deal could possibly be reached subsequent month. SoftBank Group shares....




Tata H2X SUV Can be Made At Sanand; Tata Motors To Break up Manufacturing By Platform

The upcoming Tata H2X SUV – sometimes called the Tata Hornbill too – will probably be made on the firm’s extra trendy manufacturing facility in Sanand, Gujarat. That is in step with a bigger technique that can see manufacturing ultimately being break up throughout simply two platforms. “Sanand goes to be a devoted Alfa structure plant for the lower-end of the product portfolio. We presently additionally produce the Tiago and Tigor – which is able to bear a mid-cycle enhancement, so there we nonetheless have a while – after which we are going to see how that is going to translate” stated Guenter Butschek, CEO, Tata Motors whereas talking to carandbike in Geneva. So whereas the X0 platform primarily based Tiago and Tigor will doubtless proceed until about 2022-23, they too will ultimately transfer to the subsequent technology mannequin traces on the Alfa platform. Additionally Learn: Subsequent-Gen Tata Tiago And Tigor....


Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Particular And Avenue Glide Particular Launched In India; Costs Begin At Rs. 10.98 Lakh

The 2019 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Particular and Avenue Glide Particular bikes have been launched in India at this time. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Particular is priced at Rs. 10.98 lakh, whereas the Avenue Glide Particular has been launched at Rs. 30.53 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Each the bikes now include new styling cues, graphics, and larger and extra highly effective engines as nicely. In comparison with the present H-D Forty-Eight, the brand new Forty-Eight Particular is about Rs. 48 lakh dearer, whereas the worth of the 2019 Avenue Glide Particular stays the identical because the older one, in India. Curiously, the corporate has additionally accomplished 10 years within the Indian market. Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Particular is the 17th mannequin to hitch the corporate’s Indian line-up Sajeev Rajasekharan, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson India stated, ” Harley-Davidson was one of many earliest entrants within the premium bike class in India. Finishing 10 years in India is just....




Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 75 Lakh

Mercedes has lastly accomplished the C-Class line up in India with the launch of the 2019 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe at Rs.75 lakh, (ex-showroom, India). We at all times knew it was coming as Mercedes had confirmed the brand new C43 Coupe for our market final 12 months when the 2018 C-Class was launched. Coupes have at all times been attractive to take a look at and the Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe maintains its manner quite aesthetically. It is the most effective wanting C of the vary with a elaborate wanting AMG GT impressed rear and a tapering roofline which neatly falls onto the boot and is additional complemented with 19-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels which match good. The Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe will get the identical AMG radiator grille with twin louver completed in matte iridium silver and rides on 19-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels. Additionally Learn: Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Launch: Dwell Updates The face....


Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe Launch Stay Updates: Options, Specs, Worth, Photographs

After having began the 12 months with a launch, Mercedes-Benz is all set to herald some enjoyable factor into its line-up and this time it is an AMG mannequin. The Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe will likely be launched in India at present and we’ll deliver you all of the dwell updates from the launch right here. The Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe is a facelifted model that was globally launched final 12 months and involves India as a CBU mannequin. The 2-door coupe is predicated on the C-Class platform however will get the Affalterbach therapy by way of each efficiency and aesthetics.  Additionally Learn: Mercedes-AMG C43 What We Know For MY2019, the Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe will get the brand new AMG radiator grille with the brand new and distinctive twin louvre in matt iridium silver that extends to the entrance apron. On the rear, the 2 spherical twin tailpipes are completed in high-gloss chrome....




FIA Director Charlie Whiting Passes Away

FIA Director of System One, Charlie Whiting handed away this morning on March 14, 2019, in Melbourne on the aged of 66 years. The dying is a results of pulmonary embolism, and simply three days earlier than the Australian Grand Prix which can open the 2019 F1 season. Whiting had begun his F1 profession in 1977 working with the Hasketh staff and later moved to Bernie Ecclestone’s Brabham within the 1980s. He joined the federation in 1988 and had been the Race Director since 1997. Whiting was chargeable for all actions on observe together with security, beginning the race and imposing guidelines and laws. Talking on Charlie Whiting’s demise, FIA President Jean Todt stated, “It’s with immense unhappiness that I discovered of Charlie’s sudden passing. I’ve recognized Charlie Whiting for a few years and he has been a fantastic Race Director, a central and inimitable determine in System One who....


Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Particular, Avenue Glide Particular Launch Stay Updates: Options, Specs, Value, Photographs

The brand new 2019 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Particular and Avenue Glide Particular are all set to be launched in India right now, and we’ll be bringing you all of the dwell updates from the launch occasion right here. In comparison with the present Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight, the brand new Forty-Eight Particular will get a barely bigger 1200 cc Evolution engine. The 2019 Harley-Davidson Avenue Glide Particular, however, additionally will get a bigger v-twin engine, together with a touchscreen infotainment system. Each the Harley-Davidson bikes will change the present Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and Avenue Glide Particular fashions in India. Harley-Davidson India is predicted to cost the Forty-Eight Particular at round Rs. 11-11.5 lakh (ex-showroom), whereas the Avenue Glide Particular, which will probably be delivered to India as fully constructed models (CBU) will probably be priced round Rs. 31-32 lakh (ex-showroom). Visually, the brand new H-D Forty-Eight Particular may also get new graphics impressed by....




Fiat Chrysler To Recall 863,000 Autos Over Emissions In The US

Fiat Chrysler will recall almost 863,000 SUVs and sedans that failed to fulfill federal emissions requirements, US regulators introduced Wednesday. The voluntary recall includes fashions of the Dodge Journey, Avenger and Caliber and Chrysler 200 sedans in addition to the Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs produced for mannequin years 2011 and 2016, in line with a press release from the US Environmental Safety Company. The size of the recall means will probably be carried out in phases this 12 months, starting with the oldest autos, and homeowners might proceed to drive their autos within the meantime, the company mentioned in a press release. FCA will exchange the catalytic converters on the affected autos. The corporate mentioned the EPA’s assertion “displays a brand new coverage for saying routine emissions remembers.” “This marketing campaign has no security implications. Nor are there any related fines,” Fiat Chrysler mentioned in a press release. “This subject....


Auto Gross sales Decline By eight Per Cent In February 2019; Two-Wheeler Stock At Alarming Ranges: FADA

The Federation of Vehicle Sellers Associations (FADA) launched its knowledge on the on the whole car registrations for February 2019. The federation concluded that the auto sector noticed an total eight.06 per cent drop in complete gross sales in passenger automobiles for the month, after beginning the calendar 12 months on a optimistic be aware. Whole car gross sales stood at 14,52,078 items, down from 15,79,349 items bought in February 2018. The passenger car inventories account for as much as 60 days, twice than what was recorded in January this 12 months, in line with FADA. Two-wheeler inventories, alternatively, have reached alarming ranges of 90 days from 55 days, a month prior, extending to 100 days in sure areas throughout the nation. Commenting on the February gross sales, FADA – President, Ashish Harsharaj Kale mentioned, “After a month of spike in PV gross sales in January which was largely resulting....




Toyota Publicizes Provides Of As much as Rs. 1.2 Lakh In March 2019

Toyota Kirloskar Motor right now introduced the launch of its annual gross sales marketing campaign ‘Memorable March’ underneath which the corporate is providing advantages as much as Rs. 1.2 lakh, for the month of March 2019. The brand new gives and reductions are on choose Toyota fashions and all new and present clients can avail these advantages till March 31, 2019. The corporate can be providing particular advantages to Authorities and Company staff with the Yaris out there in CSD (Canteen Shops Division) and Innova Crysta G out there in GeM (Authorities e Market). Speaking in regards to the new Memorable March marketing campaign, N. Raja, Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor mentioned, “Toyota as a model has been relentlessly customer-centric, listening to and anticipating what their clients want. The Memorable March Marketing campaign is a manner of expressing our gratitude to our valued clients who’ve been exhibiting their relentless....


Steelbird Launches New Social Networking and E-Commerce Platform

Steelbird India which predominantly is a helmet and auto equipment maker can be identified for exploring numerous companies, be it the leisure trade or exporting clothes. Marking 55 years of its presence within the Indian market, the corporate at this time ventured into the know-how house with a reasonably distinctive type of social networking and E-Commerce platform- the Steelbird join. The fanciest bit in regards to the Steelbird Join is its share & earn function. Individuals can earn cash by importing and sharing content material on this platform. As an illustration, in case you add a video on this platform with a bid of Rs. 10, the quantity might be credited in your pockets each time somebody shares your video on any social community together with Steelbird join. In-turn, the particular person sharing it should additionally obtain the allotted a part of the quantity. Now the idea is not alien....




Jawa To Start Nationwide Deliveries This Month

Jawa Bikes India at this time introduced that it’s lastly able to start its deliveries this month. The corporate has mentioned that it’s going to formally begin delivering the brand new Jawa bikes, throughout India, by the fourth week of March 2019. Jawa began accepting bookings for its new-generation bikes again in November, on the time of the launch, and now, prospects will lastly get their palms on the bike after 4 months. The deliveries, after all, will occur as per the reserving queue, though the bikes at the moment are offered out until September 2019, and that is a reasonably lengthy backlog. Thanks to your persistence all through the previous couple of months as we set-up dealerships throughout the nation at breakneck tempo. The second of fact has arrived. We lastly have the reply to the query on all of your minds. Get able to trip out!#JawaMotorcycles #JawaTheAnswer #Jawa....


Honda Updates Commuter Vary With CBS & ABS Forward Of March 31 Deadline

Honda Motorbike and Scooter India (HMSI) has introduced the Combi Brake System (CBS) variations of the CB Shine, Navi and CD 110 Dream DX, together with the ABS-equipped CB Unicorn for the mannequin 12 months 2019. All two-wheelers have been up to date to satisfy the upcoming security laws with the deadline set for March 31, 2019. Whereas many of the Honda vary is already geared up with the protection characteristic, these are the final of the fashions to get the protection techniques to adjust to the norms. The corporate first launched CBS on its two-wheelers as early as 2009. The 2019 Honda CB Unicorn 150 will get a single-channel ABS and beauty modifications The 2019 Honda CB Unicorn ABS model is priced at Rs. 78,815 (ex-showroom, Delhi) and will get a single-channel unit. The 2019 mannequin additionally comes with different upgrades with tubeless tyres, revised metre console with blue....




Royal Enfield Trials 350 & 500 Scrambler Motorbike Teased

Royal Enfield has been working a scrambler-styled bike for a very long time now, and whereas we have seen solely the spy pictures of the upcoming providing, the bike maker has lastly launched an official teaser for the mannequin. Touted to be known as the Royal Enfield Trials 350 and 500, the brand new bikes can be showcased at a particular occasion on March 26, 2019, which is after we anticipate the corporate to disclose full particulars on the bikes. The teaser provides a glimpse of the bike showcasing the silver paint work, chrome cycle elements, and the raised exhaust. Additionally Learn: Royal Enfield Trials 350 & 500 Scrambler Photographs Leaked Earlier spy pictures have pointed on the Royal Enfield Trials 350 and 500 getting twin function tyres, raised mudguard and a baggage rack. The brand new particular version bike relies on the Basic platform with the chassis completed in....


2019 Ford Figo Facelift: Variants, Options, And Specs Leaked

The 2019 Ford Figo is all set to be launched in India on March 15 and the corporate has already revealed the up to date mannequin. Now, simply days forward of its launch variants and different options and specs of the automobile have leaked on-line, giving us extra details about the automobile. The automobile will borrow a number of of its visible cues, and powertrain choices from the already on sale Ford Aspire facelift, however the variants are barely totally different as now the automobile will are available in three trim choices Ambiente, Titanium and Titanium Blu, changing the same old seen Titanium+ variant. Additionally Learn: 2019 Ford Figo Facelift Spied Forward Of Launch This Month 2019 Ford Figo facelift comes with 2 petrol and 1 diesel engine choice Powertrain clever, the 2019 Ford Figo facelift will are available in two petrol and one diesel engine choice – the brand....