India Automobile News

Volkswagen announces the start of production for Tiguan in India
Mumbai, Mar 22 : Volkswagen, Europe's leading car manufacturer, today announced the start of production for its premium SUV Tiguan at its Aurangabad facility in Maharashtra. Read Full Story

Western Honda launches all-new sporty lifestyle vehicle 'Honda WR-V' in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 21 : Western Honda, an authorized dealer for Honda Motors India, along with Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) today introduced the new sporty lifestyle vehicle Honda WR-V, based on the globally successful Jazz Platform. Read Full Story

Suzuki two-wheelers become BS-IV compliant
New Delhi , Mar. 18 : Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of the two-wheeler manufacturer Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, launched the Bharat Stage IV compliant, Let's scooter and Hayate EP motorcycle. Read Full Story

Tata Motor unveils India's most powerful 'T1 Prima' race truck
New Delhi , Mar. 15 : Tata Motors will showcase an all-new powerful 1000 bhp T1 Prima race truck in Season Four of the T1 PRIMA Truck Racing Championship, to be held later this week. Read Full Story

Tata Motors signs MoU with Volkswagen Group and Skoda for joint projects
Mumbai/ Kolkata, March 10 : Tata Motors Friday announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a long-term partnership with Volkswagen Group and Skoda, to explore strategic alliance opportunity for joint development of products. Read Full Story

Tata Motors Group global wholesales at 103,064 in February 2017
Kolkata/Mumbai, Mar 9 : The Tata Motors Group global wholesales in February 2017, including Jaguar Land Rover, were at 103,064 nos., higher by 3%, over February 2016. Cumulative wholesales for the fiscal were 1,025,301 nos., higher by 9%, over FY15-16. Read Full Story

Volvo Cars reveals new XC60 premium SUV
New Delhi , Mar 7 : Volvo Cars, the premium car maker on Tuesday revealed the long-awaited new XC60 premium SUV at the Geneva Motor Show. Read Full Story

Style meets bold elegance at the Tata Motors Pavilion at 87th Geneva International Motor Show
Geneva, Mar 7 : In its 20th year of participation at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, Tata Motors proudly presents special editions of its next generation product line-up, India's first 'Styleback', the Tata TIGOR and the bold, elegant and sporty compact SUV, the Tata NEXON. Read Full Story

TAMO showcases its startup innovation, 'RACEMO' at 87th Geneva International Motor Show
Geneva, Mar 7 : As a core element of its new Passenger Vehicle strategy, Tata Motors recently introduced its new sub-brand - TAMO, an incubating center of innovation working towards new technologies, business models and partnerships in order to define future mobility solutions. Read Full Story

All-new KTM Dukes launched in Vijayawada
Vijayawada, Mar 6 : Bajaj Auto Ltd. announced the launch of the all-new KTM Duke range comprising the 390 Duke, 250 Duke and 200 Duke. KTM, Europe's No.1 Motorcycle brand has been fastest growing sports motorcycle brand in the country since its launch in 2012. Read Full Story

Tata Motors launches TIAGO AMT for 'peppy drive experience'
Mumbai/Kolkata, Mar 6 : After the overwhelming success of TIAGO in the passenger vehicle market, Tata Motors has launched a new variant of the Tata Tiago, to offer its customers a "pleasurable drive experience." Read Full Story

Tata Motors unveils TIAGO AMT at Rs. 5.73 lakh
New Delhi , Mar 6 : After the overwhelming success of TIAGO in the passenger vehicle market, Tata Motors has quickly come back with a new variant of the Tata Tiago, to offer its customers a pleasurable drive experience. Read Full Story

Tata Motors launches TIAGO AMT
New Delhi, Mar 6 : After the overwhelming success of TIAGO in the passenger vehicle market, Tata Motors has quickly come back with a new variant of the Tata Tiago, to offer its customers a pleasurable drive experience. Read Full Story

Suzuki India records 44 percent increase in two-wheeler sales in February
New Delhi , March 4 : Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of leading two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, recorded a 44.5 rise in their February 2017 domestic-sale figures. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki forays into high performance segment with Baleno RS
New Delhi, Mar 3 : India's automobile market leader Maruti Suzuki India Limited marked its entry into a high-performance segment with the Baleno RS here on Friday. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza records another milestone; sells over 100,000 units
New Delhi, Mar 3 : Maruti Suzuki India Limited's (MSIL) on Friday said its top-selling urban compact SUV Vitara Brezza has crossed one lakh cumulative sales milestone in the domestic market. Read Full Story

Honda opens pre-bookings ahead of new car launch
New Delhi , March 2 : Leading car manufacturer Honda Cars India Ltd. is all set to launch its new model Honda WR-V on March 16, 2017. Ahead of this, HCIL commenced the pre-bookings of the WR-V model at all authorised Honda dealerships across the country with a booking amount of Rs 21,000. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki's Vitara Brezza records another milestone; sells over 100,000 units
New Delhi , Mar 2 : Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday announced that its top-selling urban compact SUV Vitara Brezza has crossed one lakh cumulative sales milestone in the domestic market. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki sells 130,280 units in February
New Delhi, Mar 1 : Maruti Suzuki India Limited, leader in passenger vehicles,on Wednesday said sold a total of 130,280 units in February 2017. Read Full Story

The 1930 Studebaker 'Killer' car which Godse drove before eliminating Bapu
By Aakash Kumar, New Delhi , Mar. 1 : On a bright Sunday (February 26) afternoon, when over 90 vintage vehicles and 25 classic motorcycles were displayed during the 51st edition of The Stateman Vintage & Classic Car Rally at the national stadium, there was something peculiar about a blue soft-roofed Studebaker, having name 'Killer'. Read Full Story

Tata Motors sales at 47,573 in February 2017
Mumbai, Mar 1 : Tata Motors passenger and commercial vehicle total sales (including exports) in February 2017 were at 47,573 vehicles, higher by 2% over 46,674 vehicles sold in February 2016. Read Full Story

Mahindra's Auto Sector Sells 42714 vehicles during February 2017
Mumbai, Mar 1 : Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India's leading SUV manufacturer, today announced its auto sales performance for February 2017 which stood at 42,714 vehicles compared to 44,002 vehicles during February 2016. Read Full Story

Nissan India sales increase by 25% in February 2017
New Delhi, Mar 1 : Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. reported domestic sales of 4,807 units in February 2017 against 3,850 units sold the same month a year ago. Read Full Story

Honda Cars India registers 9.4% growth in domestic sales in February 2017
New Delhi, Mar 1 : Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered monthly domestic sales of 14,249units in February 2017 against 13,020 units in the corresponding month last year, registering a growth of 9.4%. Read Full Story

Renault India registers monthly sales of 11,198 units in Feb
New Delhi, Mar 1 : Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive brands in India, on Wednesday said it has registered a growth of 26.8%with monthly sales of 11,198units in the month of February 2017 as against 8,834 units in the corresponding month last year. Read Full Story

Volvo Cars' new XC60 SUV will automatically steer you out of trouble
Kolkata, Mar 1 : Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that the new XC60 SUV - which will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show - will feature three new advanced driver assistance features aimed at keeping the driver out of trouble. Read Full Story

Mercedes-Benz introduces new 'Made in India' E-Class car
New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz today, redefined the luxury executive sedan segment with the launch of the first ever right hand drive (RHD) long wheelbase (LWB) version of the new E-Class luxury business sedan. Read Full Story

Droom's Orange Book Value crosses 100 million queries within 14 months of launch
New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Droom, India's pioneering online automobile transactional marketplace, is riding high on the success of its Orange Book Value (OBV), an algorithm-based benchmark pricing engine, which has received over 100 million queries in 14 months. Read Full Story

51st edition of India's oldest vintage car rally draws attention of many
New Delhi , Feb.26 : The 51st edition of The Statesman Vintage and Classic Car Rally was hosted in the national capital on Sunday with a large turnout of Delhi-NCR's antique car aficionados and curious onlookers on a bright, sunny day. Read Full Story

Lamborghini Aventador S to be Launched in India on March 3
Chennai, Feb 22: The Lamborghini Aventador S Coupe is set to be propelled in India on March 3, 2017 in Mumbai at a value upwards of Rs.5 crore, ex-showroom. Read Full Story

Yamaha Motor celebrates 'Yamaha Motor Innovation Center'; shapes and ideas for new dimensions
New Delhi , Feb 22 : Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. has conducted an inauguration ceremony today for the Yamaha Motor Innovation Center (originally known as the New Design Building), which will become the focal point for cutting-edge design initiatives that drive product design development and new innovation. Read Full Story

Mahindra announces nation-wide Mega Service Camp 'M-Plus' for its range of personal vehicles
Mumbai, Feb 17 : Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. (M and M Ltd.), India's leading SUV manufacturer, has announced a free nation-wide mega service camp, named M-Plus, for its range of personal vehicles. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki amongst 'most preferred brand' of Indian automobile buyers, says Droom
New Delhi , Feb. 17 : Maruti Suzuki Swift, one of the most complete cars from the house of Maruti Suzuki, emerged as the most popular car amongst Droom consumers for the second consecutive year. Read Full Story

Mahindra provides first-of-its-kind service support in the Indian trucking industry
Mumbai, Feb 15 : Mahindra Truck and Bus Division (MTBD), a part of the USD 17.8 billion Mahindra Group, today announced the first-of-its-kind service support initiative for the Indian trucking industry, with the successful implementation of its Delhi-Mumbai Service Corridor. Read Full Story

Bajaj Auto initiates BS IV norms compliance in all vehicles
New Delhi , Feb 15 : Two and three-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto on Wednesday announced that it is ready to comply with EPCA's direction of neither selling nor registering any pre BS IV vehicle from April 1, 2017. Read Full Story

Honda launches fourth generation 'Honda City 2017' from Rs. 8.49 lakh onwards
New Delhi , Feb 14 : Japanese car maker Honda on Tuesday unveiled its fourth generation 'Honda City 2017' that has stylish and sporty exterior designs with enhanced safety features and advanced high tech infotainment system with price starting from Rs. starting from Rs. 8.49 lakh to 13.52 lakh (Ex-Delhi) for petrol variants and Rs. 10.75 lakh to 13.56 at (Ex- Delhi) for diesel variants. Read Full Story

Lamborghini Urus SUV debut in April 2017
Mumbai, Feb 11: Industry sources say that the Lamborghini Urus (creation variant) is relied upon to dispatch at the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2017. Read Full Story

Tata Motors launches its Tata Prima in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Jeddah/Kolkata, Feb 10 : Tata Motors India's largest automobile manufacturer and among the top 10 commercial vehicles manufacturers globally, on Friday launched its WORLD SMART TRUCK brand - The Tata PRIMA, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Read Full Story

Mercedes-Benz India associates with Continental Tyres
New Delhi , Feb. 10 : Mercedes-Benz India, a luxury car maker, announced its association with Continental Tyres to offer a range of 'Mercedes-Benz Approved Tyres'. The association with Continental Tyres is pivotal in introducing the range of high performance Mercedes-Benz Approved Tyres, to the currently available range of high-end product offering from the brand with the Three Pointed Star. Mercedes-Benz India also chose Continental Tyres as 'the preferred tyre supplier for the year 2017' for supplying to the replacement market across its dealerships. Read Full Story

Truebil helps used-car buyers make best choice in car buying with 'TrueScore'
New Delhi , Feb 10 : In order to give the customers a fair idea about the condition of a used car, Truebil, India's only curated, authentic and verified virtual marketplace for pre-owned cars has launched TrueScore for efficient rating meter, which will take into account several factors, including the price and history of the car before listing the vehicle for sale. Read Full Story

Tata Motors Group global wholesales reported at 95,931 in Jan
Mumbai/Kolkata, Feb 9 : The Tata Motors Group global wholesales in January 2017, including Jaguar Land Rover, were at 95,081 nos., higher by 3pc , over January 2016. Read Full Story

Mercedes-Benz India joins hands with Continental premium tyres
New Delhi , Feb 9. : In its endeavour to create an unmatched After-Sales experience, India's largest luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India today announced its association with Continental premium Tyres to offer a range of 'Mercedes-Benz Approved Tyres'. Read Full Story

Honda launches highest selling new 'Activa 125cc' from Rs. 56,954 onwards
New Delhi , Feb 9 : Leader in automatic scooter segment Honda Motorcycle and Scooter Ltd. (HMSI) on Thursday launched its new 'Activa 125' model for the customers in new variants, features and colors at Rs. 56,954 onwards. Read Full Story

Two-wheeler sales still under pressure, says SIAM
New Delhi , Feb 9 : Reacting on the two-wheelers sales post demonetization, which has seen improvement although the January sales were recorded negative, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Thursday said that the January two-wheelers sales registered a decline of -7.39 percent as compared to January last year. Read Full Story

Renault-Nissan Alliance delivers growth in 2016
Paris, Feb 8 : The Renault-Nissan Alliance on Wednesday said it delivered significant growth in 2016, with global sales of 9.96 million vehicles. The car group also reinforced its leadership in zero-emission vehicles with cumulative sales of nearly 425,000 electric vehicles since the introduction of the Nissan LEAF in 2010, followed by the Renault ZOE. Read Full Story

Ducati passes 1000 motorcycle sales milestone in India
New Delhi , Feb 8 : Ducati India on Wednesday registered an 18 percent increase in sales during 2016, passing the significant milestone of 1000 Ducati's sold in India. Read Full Story

Volvo Cars reports operating profit of SEK11bn in 2016
Kolkata, Feb 8 : Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has reported a robust 66 per cent increase in operating profit in 2016 to SEK11.0bn compared to SEK6.6bn in 2015, as global sales hit a new record of 534,332 cars. Read Full Story

Hyundai launches new 2017 Grand i10
New Delhi [India], Feb.6 : Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country's second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, today launched The New 2017 Grand i10. Read Full Story

Honda to launch New City 2017 on February 14
Chennai, Feb 4: Honda Cars India Ltd., leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India will launch the new Honda City 2017 on 14th February 2017. Read Full Story

BMW Group Brings the 13th BMW Art Car to India
New Delhi , Feb. 3 : BMW Group India presented the 13th BMW Art Car created by Italy's most renowned contemporary artist Sandro Chia. His creation will be exclusively exhibited from 2 to 5 February 2017 at the India Art Fair in New Delhi. Sandro Chia created the 13th Art Car for BMW in 1992 with the BMW M3 GTR which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017. Read Full Story

Volvo Cars expands its network to 'Royal Rajasthan'
New Delhi , Feb. 1 : Swedish luxury car company Volvo Cars opened its first dealership in Jaipur on Wednesday. The new dealership is a progression of Volvo's network strategy and brand's vision to create unrivaled luxury destinations for its discerning customers. Read Full Story

Nissan India registers 63pc growth in January 2017
New Delhi, Jan 1 :Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. reported 4,346 units domestic sales in January 2017 against 2,668 units sold the same month a year ago. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki NEXA marks another milestone: 200th showroom inaugurated
Hyderabad, Jan 30 : Expanding its premium automotive experience, India's leading passenger vehicle maker, Maruti Suzuki India Limited on Monday inaugurated its 200th NEXA Showroom in Hyderabad. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki announces price increase
Mumbai, Jan 28 : Car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Limited on Saturday announced a price increase ranging from Rs 1,500 to Rs 8,014 (Ex-Showroom - Delhi) across models. Read Full Story

Maruti launches VXi+ model in the WagonR family at Rs.4.70 onwards
New Delhi [India], Jan 27 : Country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India Limited on Friday announced the launch of an all-new VXi+ variant for its WagonR model at a price of 4.70 to 5.36 lacs Delhi Ex-showroom price. Read Full Story

Volvo S90 and V90 achieve top AEB Pedestrian safety ratings from Euro NCAP
New Delhi [India], Jan. 27 : The S90 and V90 results surpassed the best overall score of any model tested last year and now make Euro NCAP's top-3 best-ever performing cars all Volvos. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki expands best-selling WagonR family with a VXi+ variant
New Delhi, Jan 27 : Maruti Suzuki India Limited, India's leading passenger vehicle manufacturer, today announced the launch of an all-new VXi+ variant for India's most loved car, WagonR. Read Full Story

Tata Motors launches Hybrid and Electric buses
Pune/ Kolkata, Jan 25 : Tata Motors, one of the global top 10 truck and bus manufacturers, on Wednesday unleashed the future of mass public transportation at its Pune facility thus reiterating the company's commitment towards smart and green technology and mobility solutions. Read Full Story

TVS Motor Company Ltd's total revenue grew to Rs. 3239.55 Crores
New Delhi, Jan 24 : Two and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company Ltd on Tuesday said total revenue grew to Rs. 3239.55 Crores in the quarter ended December 2016 as against Rs. 3151.12 Crores recorded in the quarter ended December 2015. Read Full Story

Yamaha aims to hit one million sales with the newly launched FZ225
New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Yamaha Motors aims to achieve a sales target of one million, following up from last year's sale of 7.86lac two-wheelers. This target is to be met with the launch of the much-awaited FZ225, a 250cc sports bike in Delhi today. Read Full Story


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