India Automobile News

Functional, Flexible and Fun 2018 Honda Ridgeline Arriving at Dealerships Just in Time for Summer Tailgating Season
TORRANCE, Calif., July 24, 2017 : The powerful and refined 2018 Honda Ridgeline arrives in dealerships nationwide tomorrow with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP1) starting at USD 29,630. Read Full Story

GAC Motor's First All-electric SUV GE3 Now On Sale, Sets New Benchmark in New Energy Sector
SHANGHAI, July 22, 2017 : Chinese leading automaker GAC Motor has officially released its first self-developed smart all-electric SUV GE3 into the Chinese market. Read Full Story

Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR Special Sets Sub-Seven Minute Nurburgring Lap
NURBURG, Germany, July 21, 2017 : Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that the Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR Special set a new lap record for a four-door sedan at the famous 12.8-mile Nurburgring Nordschleife race track, achieving a time of 6:57.5. Read Full Story

Mercedes-Benz India launches new AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe
New Delhi , July 21 : Commemorating the completion of 50 years of its performance brand-AMG, luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India on Friday launched the all new Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe, an SUV Coupe which embodies superlative driving performance and agility. Read Full Story

2017 Kia Forte Earns Top Safety Pick Plus Rating From Insurance Institute For Highway Safety
IRVINE, Calif., July 20, 2017 :The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its best rating possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to the 2017 Kia Forte built after March 2017 when equipped with optional front crash prevention and high intensity discharge (HID) headlights with Dynamic Bending Light. Read Full Story

2017 Genesis G90 Earns Total Quality Award From Strategic Vision
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 20, 2017 : The 2017 Genesis G90 won a Total Quality Award as the highest quality vehicle in the luxury car segment by car buyers in Strategic Vision's annual Total Quality Impact (TQI) report based on results from its New Vehicle Experience Study (NVES). Read Full Story

Audi ad likening women to used cars backfires in China
New Delhi , July 20 : Oppression is a serious issue in our society, which has recently been portayed in a commercial of Audi in China. Read Full Story

Domestic Vehicles Dominate Autotrader's Hottest Cars for Summer 2017
ATLANTA, July 19, 2017 : With massive heat waves sweeping the nation and most of America in the throes of the dog days of summer, Autotrader's editors examined recent data to uncover the Hottest Cars for Summer 2017. Read Full Story

Customers for spectacular Bugatti Chiron get exclusive preview event at Grand Touring Automobiles
VAUGHAN, ON, July 18, 2017 : If knowledgeable car enthusiasts thought they spotted the rarest, fastest and most exclusive sports car in the world prowling the roads around Toronto recently, it was no mirage: The spectacular new Bugatti Chiron made a special visit to Grand Touring Automobiles this week. Read Full Story

Lexus LC 500 Showcased in Marvel Studios' Black Panther
SAN DIEGO, July 18, 2017: Today, on the brink of the opening of Comic-Con International: San Diego, Lexus and Marvel have announced a collaboration to pair the first-ever 2018 Lexus LC with Marvel's dynamic Black Panther character in the highly anticipated film, Marvel Studios' Black Panther, slated to hit theaters on Feb. 16, 2018. Read Full Story

Fresh and Furyous: New, Sporty and Feature Rich 2018 Honda Fit Goes on Sale Today
TORRANCE, Calif., July 17, 2017 : The sporty and versatile new 2018 Honda Fit will begin to arrive at Honda dealerships today with a stylish new look, updated technology, available safety features and a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP1) starting at USD 16,190. Read Full Story

Delivery of Datsun's redi-GO 1.0L to commence from July 26
New Delhi , July 17 : After the commencement of pre-launch bookings for the Datsun redi-GO 1.0L from July 11, Datsun India on Monday announced the delivery dates for the new vehicles to begin from July 26. Read Full Story

Tata Motors showcases first Bio-Methane Bus at 'Urja Utsav'
New Delhi , July 17 : India's largest Commercial Vehicles manufacturer Tata Motors on Monday showcased country's first Bio-CNG (bio-methane) Bus at the Bio-energy programme 'Urja Utsav'. Read Full Story

EXPO 2017 ASTANA: Foton Motor Escorts for China Pavilion Day
ASTANA, Kazakhstan, July 14, 2017 : The official ceremony of Expo 2017 Astana China Pavilion Day was hosted on 5 July 2017. Read Full Story

If you ain't first, you're last: Wonder Bread car set to appear at NASCAR Pinty's Series
TORONTO, July 14, 2017 : The NASCAR Pinty's Series is nearly halfway complete, but starting this weekend, there's a notable addition to the circuit. For fans of hot, nasty speed, Wonder Bread is turning up the heat by introducing a Wonder-wrapped car. Read Full Story

Magna adds new Jaguar E-PACE to contract manufacturing line-up
GRAZ, Austria, July 14, 2017 : As SUVs continue strong sales in markets around the world - crossovers and SUVs grew to almost 29 percent of all sales globally in 2016 - automakers are launching new models to meet demand. Read Full Story

Honda Goes Fashion Forward with Debut Display of One-of-a-Kind MINNIE VAN
ANAHEIM, Calif., July 13, 2017 : Attendees at this year's Disney D23 Expo: Ultimate Fan Event will get to enjoy Minnie's polka dots in a whole new way when Honda unveils its one-of-a-kind 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan in Anaheim. Read Full Story

Hyundai Launches 3rd Phase of 'Happy Move - Save Our Heritage' CSR Campaign
New Delhi, July 11: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country's second largest car manufacturer and largest passenger car exporter, today launched the 3rd Phase of Happy Move - 'Save Our Heritage' CSR Campaign. Read Full Story

Lucid Air Prototype Achieves 235 mph, Shattering Previous Recorded Speeds
MENLO PARK, Calif., July 10, 2017: Lucid Motors announced today that the company's Lucid Air Alpha Speed Car had completed its second high-speed test run and achieved a top speed of 235 mph. Read Full Story

Automobiles sale slows down in June due to stock liquidation by dealers
New Delhi , July 10 : Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Monday said that the industry has produced a total, 6,914,544 vehicles including passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, three wheelers, two wheelers and quadricycle in April June 2017 as against 6, 431, 938 in April-June 2016, thus registering a growth of 7.50 percent over the same period last year. Read Full Story

Soon, 'lower-cost', 'more eco-friendly' electric car battery
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 7 : A team of researchers has come up with a new material that can help cut the battery costs for the electric cars and cellphones. Read Full Story

GST Impact: Nissan India slashes ex-showroom price by three pct
New Delhi , July 6 : Owing to the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on July 1, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. on Thursday announced that it will pass on the benefits of the GST to its customers pan India, with an average price reduction of three percent on the company's products, depending on the city and model specification. Read Full Story

Renault India announces price cut owing to GST
New Delhi , July 5 : In a move to pass on the benefits of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to its customers, Renault India on Wednesday announced a price reduction in its products, depending on the state, model and the variant purchased, basis the tax rates applicable prior to the GST. Read Full Story

Ford India's domestic sales declines, exports up due to GST
New Delhi , July 3 : Ford India's domestic sales declined and exports surged a month before the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on July 1. Read Full Story

GST Impact: Tata Motors records decline in sales
New Delhi , July 2 : In the wake of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) being implemented starting July 1, automobile giant Tata Motors revealed that there has been a dip in the sale of passenger vehicles, although the commercial vehicles business grew on month-on month basis, due to BS4 production ramp-up. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki passes on GST benefits on vehicles to customers
New Delhi , July 1 : Maruti Suzuki India on Saturday announced Goods and Services Tax (GST) benefits on the ex-showroom prices of their models by offering upto three percent cut on its vehicles segment. Read Full Story

Here's how to monsoon-proof your car
By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi , Jun 29 : Now, with the monsoons already here, it's time to dust off your umbrellas and raincoats. The rains may break the heat spell, but they end up wreaking havoc on your vehicles and the roads. So, is your favourite speed machine ready to hit the water-logged roads? Read Full Story

Celebrating the spirit of riding with women riders
New Delhi , June 23 : To celebrate the growing passion of motorcycling amongst women, Royal Enfield conducted a workshop led by women in association with DRER (Delhi Royal Enfield Riders) at the company's brand store in Khan Market here. Read Full Story

FCA India opens pre-bookings for the Jeep Compass in Delhi/NCR
New Delhi , June 20 : Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India today announced the opening of pre-bookings for its Made in India Jeep Compass in Delhi. To pre-book the Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), interested customers can either log in to the company's official website www.jeep-india.com or visit the nearest FCA or Jeep-exclusive showroom and place a pre-booking amount of Rs. 50,000. Read Full Story

FCA India opens pre-bookings for the Jeep Compass in Mumbai
New Delhi , June 20 : Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India today announced the opening of pre-bookings for its Made in India Jeep Compass in Mumbai. To pre-book the Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), interested customers can either log in to the company's official website www.jeep-india.com or visit the nearest FCA or Jeep-exclusive showroom and place a pre-booking amount of Rs. 50,000. Read Full Story

Jaguar Land Rover to offer GST-related benefits to customers
New Delhi , May 30 : With the economy gearing up for the roll out of the much-awaited Gooads and Services Tax (GST) bill on July 1, Jaguar Land Rover India on Tuesday announced that estimated price reduction, in case it comes into effect from July 1 onwards, will be up to 12 percent and will vary from state to state on a model-wise basis. Read Full Story

Mahindra first choice wheels extends its leadership in the used car industry
New Delhi , May 23 : Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd., India's number one multi-brand used car products and services company extended its leadership position in the used car industry with a strong performance in F17 in all areas of the business. Read Full Story

Jaguar introduces 2.0l diesel derivative of Jaguar XE
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 23 : Jaguar Land Rover India yesterday announced the start of sales for the 2.0l diesel derivative of MY17 Jaguar XE in India at a starting price of Rs. 38.25 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. Read Full Story

Family cars to help you hit the road this summer vacation!
New Delhi , May 21 : Summer is a time for weekend road trips, extended vacays and a sense of adventure. So, take your holiday family travel to the next level by hitting that road. Read Full Story

General Motors Co. to cease sales in India by 2017 end
New Delhi , May 18 : General Motors India announced on Thursday that it intended to focus on growing vehicle export manufacturing operations and cease sales in the domestic market by the end of 2017. Read Full Story

Volvo set to roll out assembled cars under 'Make in India' initiatives
New Delhi , Apr 18 : Swedish luxury car company Volvo Auto India (VAI) on Thursday announced its plans for vehicle assembly operations in India to further strengthen the fast-expanding premium car segment. Read Full Story

Tata Motors' global wholesales declines by 9 percent from 2016
New Delhi , May 10 : The Tata Motors Group on Wednesday announced that its global wholesales in April 2017, including Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), were at 73,691 nos., lower by nine percent as compared to the results from April 2016. Read Full Story

Tata Motors' passenger vehicles continue growth momentum in April 2017
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 1 : In April 2017, Tata Motors passenger vehicles, in the domestic market, continued its growth momentum at 12,827 units, a growth of 23 percent over April 2016, due to an encouraging response for its recently launched lifestyle UV, Tata HEXA and its latest Styleback, the Tata TIGOR. Read Full Story

Hero MotoCorp adjudged 'Indian MNC of the Year' by All India Management Association
New Delhi , Apr 28 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Pawan Munjal, Chairman, MD and CEO, Hero MotoCorp Ltd., was today felicitated by the All India Management Association (AIMA) for the rapid global expansion of Brand Hero. Read Full Story

Tata Safari Storme to replace Maruti Gypsy in Indian Armed Forces
New Delhi , Apr 27 : Tata Motors on Thursday signed a contract for the supply of 3192 units of the Tata Safari Storme 4x4 to the Indian Armed Forces, under a new category of vehicles - GS800 (General Service 800). Read Full Story

Tata Motors announces readiness of SCR, EGR technologies for BSIV compliant engines
New Delhi , Apr 26 : Tata Motors have announced readiness of SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) and EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) technologies for BSIV compliant engines, powering its range of commercial vehicles. Read Full Story

Innovative 'Comebackpedia' by Hyundai scores big in meme marketing
New Delhi , April 15 (ANI-Businesswire India): Hyundai Motor India Ltd, (HMIL) the country's car exporter and second largest passenger car manufacturer, received an overwhelming response for its first-of-its-kind innovative digital campaign 'Comebackpedia' on the newly launched 2017 Grand i10. Read Full Story

Tesla to unveil semi-truck in September
New York [USA], Apr. 14 : American automotive and energy storage company Tesla is all set to unveil its most anticipated range of the semi-trucks in September. Read Full Story

Hyundai's Innovative 'Comebackpedia' tops meme marketing
New Delhi , Apr 13 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Hyundai Motor India Ltd, (HMIL) the country's car exporter and second largest passenger car manufacturer, received an overwhelming response for its first-of-its-kind innovative digital campaign 'Comebackpedia' on the newly launched 2017 Grand i10. Read Full Story

Trak N Tell launches all-inclusive vehicle security system, 'Intelli7+'
New Delhi , Apr. 12 : Vehicle telematics solutions provider Trak N Tell on Tuesday launched the Intelli7+, a comprehensive vehicle and passenger security system equipped with state-of-the-art features Read Full Story

Mahindra First Choice Wheels launches India's first certified pre-owned electric vehicle program and retail outlet
New Delhi , Apr. 9 : Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd. (MFCWL), India's multi-brand certified used car company on Sunday inaugurated India's first certified pre-owned electric vehicle outlet - Car Connect, located at HSR Layout in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Soon, your car could be powered by sugarcanes
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr. 5 : Sugarcanes could soon be used to power cars. A team of researchers has brought an oil-free future closer to the reality. Read Full Story

Eyeing lucrative offers, Delhiites throng showrooms to buy BS III vehicles
New Delhi , Mar 31: With auto companies scrambling to liquidate stocks after being hit by the Supreme Court order to ban BS III vehicles from April 1, people in the national capital are swarming in showrooms in huge numbers to buy the massively discounted vehicles. Read Full Story

Tata Motors brings a new era of Style with Tata TIGOR
Kolkata Mar 31 : Tata Motors on Friday announced the commercial launch of its new 'StyleBack', Tata TIGOR, meant for the young and fast-paced generation. Read Full Story

Tata Motors announces Joint Venture with Jayem Automotives for special performance vehicles
New Delhi, Mar 31: Automobile major Tata Motors on Friday announced the launch of JT Special Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., a 50:50 joint venture with Jayem Automotives Pvt. Ltd., for the development of special performance vehicles based on the latest series products. Read Full Story

Tata Motors, Jayem Automotives announces joint venture for performance enhancement
New Delhi , Mar 31 : Tata Motors on Friday announced the launch of JT Special Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., a 50:50 joint venture with Jayem Automotives Pvt. Ltd., for the development of special performance vehicles based on the latest series products. Read Full Story

India Yamaha Motor introduces BS IV fleet of its scooters and motorcycles
New Delhi , Mar 30 : Adding special value and innovation to their existing product line up, India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. has announced the new variants of its range of motorcycles and scooters. Read Full Story

Tata launches Tigor, new sub four metre sedan
New Delhi , Mar.30 : Tata Motors hase come out with an all new sub four metre sedan, Tigor, targeted at a younger car buyer. Read Full Story

Honda launches new 2017 edition of DIO at Rs. 49,132
New Delhi , Mar 30 : Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India on Thursday announced the launch of new 2017 edition of its youthful moto-scooter DIO with new style, colors, convenience and BS-IV and AHO compliance at Rs. 49,132 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). Read Full Story

CSE welcomes Supreme Court judgement on sale of Bharat Stage III vehicles
New Delhi, Mar 29 : Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed Wednesday's judgment of the Supreme Court bench comprising Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta, directing the automobile industry to stop the sale of Bharat Stage III (BS-III) vehicles from Apr 1, 2017 anywhere in India. Read Full Story

Tata Motors launches Tata TIGOR
New Delhi, Mar 29 : Tata Motors on Wednesday announced the commercial launch of its new 'StyleBack', Tata TIGOR, meant for the young and fast-paced generation. With its stunning, break-free and revolutionary design, the Tata TIGOR is set to build on Tata Motors' existing passenger vehicle portfolio and address needs of the ever evolving customer. Read Full Story

SC orders BS-III vehicles not be sold from April 1 onwards
New Delhi , Mar 29 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday imposed a ban on sale of BS-III vehicles from April 1 when the Bharat Stage (BS)-IV emission norms for vehicles will come into force. Read Full Story

SC bans sale of BS III vehicles from April 1
New Delhi, Mar 29 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a ban on the sale of vehicles using older technologies, starting April 1, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Limited Edition Ducati Diavel Diesel launched in India
New Delhi , Mar 27 : Unveiled at the Milan Men's Fashion Week 2017, the Ducati Diavel Diesel is now available on special order at Ducati dealerships across the country. One of the most successful Ducati models in India, the Diavel has now donned an exquisite avatar, as a result of a creative collaboration between the Ducati Design Center and Andrea Rosso, Diesel Licensing Creative Director. Read Full Story

In two weeks Honda WRV booking crosses 4500: CEO
Kolkata, Mar 25 : Japanese automobile maker Honda, which has recently launched its first subcompact crossover, the W-RV, in India has received 4500 bookings in two weeks, said the CEO Honda Cars India Ltd at the launch in Kolkata. Read Full Story


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