Maruti
Automobiles

Maruti cuts vehicle production by around 21% in March

The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) cut vehicle production by around 21 per cent across its factories in March due to subdued demand. The auto major produced a total of 1,36,201 units in March, including Super Carry LCV, down 20.9 per cent from 1,72,195 units in the year-ago period, it said in a regulatory filing. The production […]

honda
Automobiles

Honda closing UK car plant in 2022

Japanese car maker Honda is set to announce it’s closing its only British car plant in 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs, a lawmaker told Reuters, in the latest blow to the UK car industry as Brexit approaches. A closure of Honda’s Swindon factory in southern England would be its second plant shuttering in 2022. The automaker said more than a year ago […]

suzuki
Asia

Toyota: Suzuki cars out in India by 2022

In what could turn into a mega partnership in the global automotive industry, Toyota Motor and Suzuki Motor have agreed to take concrete steps toward sharing more models, vehicle architectures and electrified vehicle technology. The discussion between the Japanese automakers is on three major subjects: sharing of electrified vehicle technology including Toyota’s patented hybrid vehicle systems, sharing of Suzuki’s compact vehicle architecture […]

ola
Asia

Hyundai, Kia invest USD 300 mn in Ola for EVs, smart mobility solutions

Korean automobile major Hyundai and its subsidiary Kia have together invested USD 300 million in ride-hailing company Ola to jointly develop electric vehicles ecosystem and fleet services for global markets. Under the partnership, the three companies will also aim to develop electric vehicles (EVs) and charging infrastructure customised for Indian market, the companies said in joint statement Tuesday. “India is the centrepiece of Hyundai […]

Automobiles

New Europcar campaign launches in UK

Self-confessed car enthusiast, Gaby Roslin, has become the face of a digital marketing campaign for Europcar set to debut this month. The campaign is designed to launch the new Long Term Flex service from the car rental giant. Experiential agency, Launch, is driving the campaign, as well as drawing on consumer research. It will be supported by a social media […]

Asia

Why 2019 will be a bad year for small cars in India

Japanese carmaker Honda said on Sunday it has stopped production of its entry-level hatchback Brio in India, cutting short the vehicle’s over 17-year long stint in the country. The journey of the world’s cheapest car, the Tata Nano, too came to a grinding halt last month as Tata Motors didn’t sell or produce a single unit. Japanese carmaker Honda said on […]

wagon
Automobiles

Old Vs New: Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Bigger, more spacious and more powerful, the third generation WagonR is all that and much more. But how does it fare against its predecessor, the trusty old workhorse? We find out We’ve driven the new WagonR! Check out our detailed review by following the link: Maruti Wagon R 2019 Review The Maruti Suzuki WagonR is all grown up now! It is not only bigger, more […]

Honda
Automobiles

Honda CB300R, KTM 390 Adventure & 790 Duke, Yamaha MT-15 & More

From exciting scoops on upcoming launches to the unveiling of new electric concepts, here is what made news in the two-wheeler world last week From the first sightings in India of two much awaited bikes to the commencement of bookings for another eagerly anticipated motorcycle, events of last week have given two-wheeler enthusiasts plenty to look forward to in the […]

Automobiles

Mercedes-Benz luxury G65 AMG off-roader

A RARE Mercedes 4×4 dubbed “the last word in luxury off-road design” has emerged for sale for a whopping £260,000. The ‘Final Edition’ G65 AMG was built last year and is one of just 65 examples in the world. Created to commemorate the end of production of the first-generation G-Wagon, the impressive motor combines luxury styling with the ability to […]