Italian car maker, Fiat is doing a feasibility study to review that if it can turn the Indian auto market as an export hub for the Chrysler brand. This is the part of the company's strategy of expanding its footprints in Asia-Pacific region.
Honda has announced that it will return to Formula 1 racing in 2015 as an engine supplier to the McLaren team reviving a 20-year-old partnership that saw drivers like the great Ayrton Senna and Alain ’The Doctor’ Prost romp to multiple titles in the early 1990s.
The upcoming BMW 2 Series Coupe has been spied virtually undisguised while being shipped off for what is believed to be an ad shoot somewhere in Europe. The 2 Series Coupe is expected to replace 1 Series range of vehicles except in the hatchback and GT variants. The car that has been spied here is believed to be the M235i variant.
Skoda may soon stop selling their Fabia hatchback for the Indian market. The company is believed to have taken this decision due to the fact that they have been incurring huge losses on the production of each car. According to some reports, the company has been been losing around Rs 1.5 lakh on each Fabia sold and the main problem they have been ...read more
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the 2014 S-Class luxury sedan at an event in Germany. The flagship sedan from the German automaker has been at the forefront of automotive technology for the last 58 years and is a glimpse of what will be in your car in the next decade or so. Thanks to a host of spy shots as well as brochure leak (that sent the global ...read more
Maruti Suzuki to enter into LCV segment with Y9T (codenamed)
After capturing the passenger vehicle market of India, the country's largest carmaker is aiming to enter into the light commercial vehicles (LCV) segment. The board of Maruti Suzuki has approved a proposal to start production of LCVs. As per the report published on ET, a Senior Maruti Suzuki Executive revealed this information at an offsite with ...read more
New Hyundai i10 Put on Road Test in Sweden; Details
Cardekho has been constantly informing you about the upcoming new Hyundai i10, which is likely to be launched in India by the festive season (Dushera and Diwali) 2013. The next-generation Hyundai i10 is expected to sit between the current generation i10 and i20, and will come with diesel powertrain. More interestingly, the new i10 has been put ...read more
Fiat Organizing Free Check Up camps for its consumers
Fiat India is working aggressively to revive its lost glory in the Indian car market, as the company is focusing more on after sales service. The Italian carmaker will set up free mega check up camps at its exclusive dealerships across India in a phased manner. The first phase will start on 17th May and end on 19th May in Mumbai, Pune and Surat. ...read more
Mahindra will be launching their second sub four metre vehicle, the Verito Vibe in Mumbai on June 5. The ‘Verito Vibe’ is indigenously designed and developed by M&M and is underpinned by the Verito platform. We have already seen spy pictures of the undisguised car from Pune and Bengaluru and know what it looks like both inside ...read more
Mercedes-Benz launches GL Class Launch Edition for Rs 77.50 lakh
Mercedes-Benz India has launched the GL Class Launch Edition for Rs 77.50 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The second generation luxury SUV was unveiled in 2012 and features a significant amount of cosmetic changes over the previous generation SUV. The vehicle was launched by Eberhad Kern, CEO of Mercedes-Benz India and German tennis legend Boris ...read more
The Volkswagen Cross Polo has been spied testing by team at Autocar on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway. While the same car has already been spotted once in Pune, this times sighting also includes a red coloured model, fuelling speculation that the German automaker is bringing the car to the Indian market soon.
A French couple who are out on a road trip across the globe in their 1966 Volkswagen Vanagon, paid a visit to the Volkswagen Pune Plant in Chakan. Mr. Seb Houisse (32) and Ms. Soiziclasne (30) have been travelling for the past 10 months visiting different countries, discovering new places and cultures. On a sabbatical from work for a year, Mr. ...read more
Mercedes-Benz will launch a facelifted version of its GL SUV at a function in Delhi tomorrow. The second generation SUV was introduced in 2012 and features mainly cosmetic changes as compared to the previous model. The German automaker has invited tennis legend Boris Becker to participate in the launch.
Honda will launch the Amaze Sedan for the Nepali market in June. The compact sedan was launched for the Indian market in April and has already become a good seller for the Japanese automaker by selling just over 4552 units in less than a month. Nepal will get only the petrol engined version and in three variants.
Maruti Suzuki is currently on an export spree to boost its income from India. We discovered recently that Mazda has tied up with Suzuki Indonesia to sell rebadged Ertigas as the VX1 MPV in the Indonesian market. Now, it has emerged that Maruti is exporting the Alto 800 to Chilean market and has recently launched the car there. The Maruti Suzuki ...read more
Ferrari to cap sales at 7000 units a year to keep exclusivity
In the era where every car maker is looking at increase sales, Ferrari has decided to cap production to retain exclusivity of the brand. Although Maranello based company has sold 1,798 units in first quarter of 2013, the total sales by the end of the year will be restricted to 7,000 units.
Chevrolet has signed an agreement with Nissan to sell rebadged version of the NV200 (Evalia) in the United States and Canada. The mini-Van with bow-tie will be built at the Nissan facility and retailed through GM’s dealer network starting 2014.
Volvo Car Group has started the production of a new highly efficient four-cylinder engine family. The development and production of the new engine family will be in-house at Volvo Car Group and will play an important role in the company's strategy for independence.
In an earlier story, we reported that the home-grown auto major, Mahindra & Mahindra is planning to bring in some low cost variants of its flagship models in India. Now a report published on Team-BHP claims that there will be a new base spec variant of the XUV 500, called the W4 within next few months.