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India’s Anshuman Srivastava bags Volkwagen Group’s ‘Best Apprentice Award’

Srivastava was the only Indian guy among 43 people who were awarded the prize by Volkswagen Group in Wolfsburg, Germany Volkswagen Group recently awarded 43 candidates with Best Apprentice Award at its Wolfsburg plant in Germany. One of the winners … »

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Two new models to be unveiled by BMW at the EICMA 2014

After launching three new models at INTERMOT, BMW is all set to launch two new models at the EICMA 2014 Not so long ago, BMW unveiled two new boxer models – R 1200R and R 1200RS – and the new … »

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Dynamic duo — BMW X5 M and X6 M

BMW unveiled its fire breathing high performance second-generation BMW X5 M and X6 M. According to BMW’s sporty M division, they have improved power, torque and performance by 10 per cent while lowering fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by over … »

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Harley-Davidson India Expands Portfolio

The legendary American bike maker has just added three more products to its product portfolio here in India. At a recent event held in Mumbai, Anoop Prakash, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson unveiled the all-new Breakout, Street Glide Special and the new flagship … »

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Facelift Maruti Swift promises to reduce fuel bills

India’s number 1 car maker Maruti Suzuki India launched the face lifted Maruti Swift, which is more frugal by 10 per cent and is aggressively priced between Rs 4.42 lakh and Rs 6.95 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Swift retains the … »

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Jehan Daruvala to graduate to car racing in 2015 with Formula Renault

Former Indian karting champion Jehan Daruvala will take his much anticipated next step in his motor sport career when he will embark on a season of racing in Formula Renault 2.0′s ALPS and NEC (North European Championship) series from next … »

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Honda recalls 2,338 cars to replace defective air bag inflator

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) has decided to recall 2,338 cars in order to replace driver-side air bag inflator As a part of a global exercise, Honda has decided to recall 2,338 cars in India. The reason is incorrect assembly … »

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Mercedes GLA 45 AMG launched at Rs. 69.60 lakhs

Mercedes-Benz today launched a peppier and more performance oriented version of its GLA Class – the GLA 45 AMG – at Rs. 69.60 lakhs (ex-showroom, Mumbai) It seems that Mercedes is in no mood to leave any stone unturned in … »

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Arjun Maini falls short of BRDC F4 title

Sixteen-year-old (17 this December) Arjun Maini missed out on winning this year’s BRDC (British Racing Drivers’ Club) Formula 4 championship by just three points after a mixed performance at the final round of the BRDC F4 season at Snetterton where … »

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WRC Spain: Ogier retains title with victory

Volkswagen’s Sebastien Ogier won the World Rally Championship (WRC) for a second year in a row after winning the penultimate round of the season in Spain. The Frenchman only needed to finish one point ahead of his teammate Jari-Matti Latvala … »

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MotoGP Malaysia: Marquez beats Rossi in two way fight for victory

Marc Marquez secured his 12th victory of the MotoGP season at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia, equalling the record set by Mick Doohan in 1997. Things didn’t start very well for the newly crowned double world champion who slipped … »

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Nissan to recall 9,000 Micra and Sunny cars for faulty airbags

Japanese auto manufacturer Nissan has issued a notice to recall 9,000 Micra and Sunny cars that were manufactured between 2008 and 2012 in order to fix faulty airbags installed in the cars at no extra cost to the customers for … »

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Caterham and Marussia F1 teams to miss United States and Brazil rounds

Formula 1′s commercial boss Bernie Ecclestone confirmed in media reports that neither the Caterham or Marussia F1 teams will participate in the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas on the October 31 to November 2 weekend due to financial … »

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MotoGP Malaysia: Marquez grabs record-equaling 13th pole of 2014

Honda rider Marc Marquez took a record breaking 13th pole position of the season at the Malaysian MotoGP Grand Prix, eclipsing the record jointly held by Australians Mick Doohan and Casey Stoner. The Spaniard who wrapped up the MotoGP title … »

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Fiat launches cross-hatch Avventura at Rs 5.99 lakhs

Fiat took a very competitive route as they launched their new cross-hatchback, the Avventura, at a starting price of Rs 5.99 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. It will square off against the Ford EcoSport, Volkswagen Cross Polo and Toyota Etios Cross. There … »

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MRF Challenge Qatar: Bharath and Sowery take victories on Day 2

Round 1 of the 2014-15 Formula 2000 MRF Challenge season came to a conclusion on Saturday with Raj Bharath (car number 5) and Toby Sowery emerging victorious in races 3 and 4 respectively at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit. The grid … »

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MotoGP Australia: Rossi leads Yamaha 1-2 as Marquez crashes

Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi won his second MotoGP race of the season at the Phillip Island Circuit after newly crowned double world champion Marc Marquez crashed out from the lead of the race. Pole sitter Marquez had a slow getaway and … »

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MotoGP Australia: Marquez takes pole from Crutchlow and Lorenzo

Despite having clinched this year’s title with three rounds to go, Marc Marquez showed no signs of complacency as he stormed to pole position for tomorrow’s Australian round of the MotoGP championship at the Phillip Island circuit. The factory Honda … »

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MRF Challenge Qatar: Sowery and Reddy victorious in first two races

The 2014-15 season of the MRF Challenge Formula 2000 Championship got underway yesterday at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit with Britain’s Toby Sowery and Chennai born Tarun Reddy winning races one and two respectively around the 5.3km circuit. Both the races … »

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DSK Motowheels brings legendary Italian Superbike brand Benelli to India

Pune based bike company DSK Motowheels has done a tremendous job with the Hyosung brand. First they renamed the company DSK Hyosung and they increased sales significantly. But now, the company  is creating history by bringing in the legendary Italian … »

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2015 Rainforest Challenge India dates announced

The dates for the 2015 edition of the Force Gurkha Rainforest Challenge India have been revealed as 24 to 31 July, which will be held in Goa just like this year’s inaugural RFC India event. This year’s event, organized by … »

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Lamborghini Huracan hits the 3,000 mark in just 10 months

Lamborghini Huracan was launched hardly 10 months ago at the Geneva Motor Show and has already set benchmarks in the international market in terms of sales Not long ago, Lamborghini decided to replace Gallardo with something new and fresh and … »

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Beaming up a brighter future

BMW Group India, in partnership with Magic Bus, an Indian non-profit organisation, has further strengthened its ‘Sports for Development’ programme by steering the course of 15,000 underprivileged children’s lives to better awareness, opportunities and skills. This is possible by bringing … »

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Harley Davidson owners ride for their daughters

Harley Davidson owners rode together to participate in India’s first Father Daughter ride on October 12 The occasion was the 3rd International Day of the Girl Child, and Harley Davidson decided to do their part to address a grave situation … »

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F1 Russian GP: Hamilton takes easy win as Mercedes win first constructors crown

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton took his fourth successive victory of the Formula 1 season at today’s Russian Grand Prix in Sochi after F1 title rival and Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg fell out of contention for race victory at the very first … »

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WEC Japan: Davidon and Buemi power Toyota to victory at Fuji

After being eluded of race victory because of race restart rules in the FIA World Endurance Championship round in Austin, the #8 Toyota of Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi returned to the top spot on the podium at the WEC … »

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MotoGP Motegi: Marquez seals the title as Lorenzo wins

Honda’s 21-year-old Marc Marquez clinched his second successive title in MotoGP after finishing second to race winner and former two-time champion Jorge Lorenzo at the Motegi round of the 18-round MotoGP season. After a poor getaway, the Spaniard made a … »

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F1 Russian Grand Prix: Hamilton takes pole in Sochi

Formula 1 Championship leader Lewis Hamilton will start the first ever F1 Russian Grand Prix from pole position after beating Mercedes AMG F1 teammate Nico Rosberg and Williams’ Valtteri Bottas in today’s qualifying session at the Sochi Autodrom. It was … »

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MotoGP Motegi: Dovizioso takes surprise pole for Ducati

Andrea Dovizioso set a new lap record at Japan’s Motegi circuit to end Ducati’s pole drought in MotoGP. The Italian lapped the Japanese circuit in 1’44.502 to upset compatriot Valentino Rossi who was on provisional pole before the final run. … »

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WEC Fuji: Toyota’s Buemi/Davidson take pole ahead of Porsche duo

The #8 Toyota of FIA World Endurance Championship points standings leaders Sebastien Buemi and Anthony Davidson claimed their second straight pole position of the season by beating the #20 Porsche by just 0.043 seconds in a crunch qualifying session for … »

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F1 Russian Grand Prix: Friday round-up

The Formula 1 fraternity arrived at Sochi for the first ever F1 Russian Grand Prix in sombre mood after the events of last week’s Japanese Grand Prix. BIANCHI OVERSHADOWS SOCHI Jules Bianchi had suffered from severe head injuries after he … »

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Porsche Carrera S gets a power boost

The second generation Porsche Carrera GTS breaks cover, making it the 19th model to join the prestigious 911 family tree. The new GTS comes in four versions– a Coupé, a Cabriolet, rear-wheel or all-wheel drive – and are all based … »

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Nissan Terrano dresses up on its first anniversary

Nissan Terrano has completed one year in the Indian market and to mark this occasion, Nissan has launched an exclusive ‘Anniversary Edition’ of it. This October is going to witness the Nissan Terrano getting one year old in the Indian … »

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What awaits you at EICMA 2014?

Milan will once again witness the biggest event of the motorcycling world from November 6 to 9 Intermot is over and we all know what a show it was. Kawasaki launched H2, a machine capable of producing 300bhp of power … »

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Honda releases video of 2015 F1 power unit

On October 1st this year, Japanese car manufacturer Honda released the first image of its Formula 1 power unit that will power the McLaren F1 team starting from the 2015 season. In a statement that went with the image reveal, … »

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Ducati Scrambler Revealed

We have been hearing about the rumours for years, and we even saw plenty of spy pictures, but now all the hype around Ducati’s plans of a retro bike can be laid to rest because the Italian bike maker has … »

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