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Customers will be able to order the Tata Bolt online too

After having a successful second half in 2014 with the new Zest, Tata Bolt will try to encash the newly found love the Zest has been showered with. Tata Motors just now announced that its latest model, which will be … »

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Lamborghini Aventador Pirelli Edition is Lamborghini’s tribute to its collaboration with the tyre manufacturer

Lamborghini has decided to respect its long friendship with the Italian tyre manufacturer – Pirelli – by launching a limited edition Aventador Pirelli Edition. How can someone make a car like the mighty Aventador feel inferior? Simple, by launching a … »

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First picture of Renault Lodgy emerges

After seeing spy pictures of it for the last few weeks, we finally know how Renault Lodgy will look. Renault India has revealed the first image of its Lodgy, which is going to be launched in India next year, a … »

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Hyundai Motor lures chief BMW engineer to target performance car segment

In his new role Mr. Albert Biermann will be responsible for developing performance cars and improving product quality at Hyundai Motor Company’s research centre in South Korea. Hyundai Motor has successfully managed to rope in Albert Biermann, Vice President of … »

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Renault India to hike prices from January 2015

After many other car manufacturers, it’s Renault India which will increase the prices of its cars by 2.5% from January 2015. Hardly four days ago, we had written that Nissan India will be increasing the price of its cars from … »

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KTM breaks personal production record

The Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM breaks personal production record by manufacturing 1,00,000 motorcycles in one year. At 9 a.m. on Tuesday, KTM broke its personal production record by manufacturing its 1,00,000 motorcycle in one year. This feat was achieved at … »

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2015 BMW S1000RR price announced

The new and more powerful BMW S1000RR will be available in the international markets February 2015 onwards. The mightiest BMW S1000RR, which was unveiled at the Intermot in Germany  a few months ago, will go on sale in February 2015. … »

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Audi highlights the 3D sound systems

Taking in-car audio to the next level, German car makers Audi have just revealed information on their latest 3D sound system that will be make its debut in the upcoming 2015 Q7. It is available as a component of the Advanced … »

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Hero Splendor stays on top in November sales

Honda Activa follows Hero Splendor closely to stay on the second spot. The figures are out and Hero Splendor has done it again. Even though it sold almost 16,000 less units than what it sold in October. Honda Activa gained … »

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Mercedes-Benz launches its pre-owned car brand in India

In order to encash the booming pre-owned cars business in India, Mercedes-Benz started its pre-owned car business with 12 dealerships. The latest carmaker to understand the potential of pre-owned cars in India is Mercedes-Benz. The German auto giant recently launched … »

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Six Maruti-Suzuki cars in top 10 selling cars in November

Alto, Swift and Dzire are among the six Maruti-Suzuki cars that have made it to the list. November proved to be highly successful for the Japanese and Korean car manufacturers in India. In the top 10 selling cars in November, … »

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Honda launches CB Unicorn 160 motorcycle

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India have just launched a brand new version of the Unicorn. The new bike is called the CB Unicorn 160 and it has been completely developed from the ground up. The bike is based on a … »

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Indian Car of the Year and Bike of the Year Announced

Kick starting the Auto Awards season this year, the 10th Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) and the 8th Indian Motorcycle of the Year (IMOTY) Awards were announced in Mumbai amidst a gathering of some of the most illustrious captains … »

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Nissan increases prices of its cars

After BMW, Maruti and Hyundai, now Nissan increases prices of all its models applicable from January 2015. 2014 was a year not so good for some of the carmakers in India. With not so impressive sales figures and increasing input … »

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Mercedes-Maybach S-Class officially unveiled

The Maybach nameplate has been resurrected by the German luxury car maker and has been officially unveiled as the all-new Mercedes-Maybach S Class. The new Maybach S Class was unveiled almost simultaneously in its two key markets of the USA … »

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Harley-Davidson opens new dealerships in Surat and Bengaluru

With two new dealerships of Harley-Davidson in Surat and Bengaluru, the brand now boasts of 17 authorised dealerships in India. Harley-Davidson today announced launching their two new dealerships in the cities of Surat and Bengaluru. Diamond City Harley-Davidson will be … »

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20,700 Ford EcoSports to be recalled in India

To correct an airbag issue and a faulty fuel line, 20,700 Ford EcoSports are to be recalled in the Indian market. Ford will be recalling their bestselling EcoSport soon. The issues include airbag and a faulty fuel line and will … »

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C S Santosh officially announces 2015 Dakar Rally participation

Shivashankar Chunchunguppe Santosh – CS Santosh if you’re in a hurry – formally announced his participation in the 2015 Dakar Rally that will be held from January 4 to 17 across Argentina, Chile and Bolivia at a press conference in … »

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Nine million Volkswagen cars sold so far this year

Worldwide, nine million Volkswagen cars have been sold this year between January and November, and it has happened for the first time. For the first time ever, Volkswagen group has sold nine million cars between January and November. This also … »

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Jaguar Land Rover Develops Transparent Pillar

Jaguar Land Rover has started a new research project to develop technologies that will offer drivers a 360 degree view out of their vehicle, uninterrupted by the  pillars that support the roof. This is perhaps the most interesting safety technology we … »

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One million Ducati motorcycles produced in Borgo Panigale.

The historic Borgo Panigale factory of Ducati has produced one million Ducati motorcycles and the millionth motorcycles is a Monster 1200 S. Probably the most important ingredient that makes a brand iconic is its legacy. Apart from delivering and making … »

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Petrol and Diesel to cost cheapest in a long time

The prices of Petrol and Diesel will be at their lowest today onwards. Believe it or not, but it has happened again. State run Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have slashed the fuel prices in India by two rupees a litre. … »

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Hyundai to hike prices of its cars

Keeping in mind the increasing input costs, Hyundai to hike prices of all its cars starting from January 2015. A few hours ago, India’s second largest car manufacturer – Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) – announced that it will be increasing … »

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Volkswagen gives discounts on its 7th birthday

Volkswagen started its operations in India in 2007, and this year is its 7th birthday. It has been seven very successful years in India and in this duration it has earned enough reputation. By building some of the safest cars … »

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JK Tyre Racing Championship: Prasad, Tharani and Manmeet Singh crowned champions in season finale

Reporting by: Rachit Thukral The 17th running of JK Tyre Racing Championship came to a conclusion at the Buddh International Circuit on Sunday with Vishnu Prasad, Akhil Rabindra, Ameya Bafna and Manmeet Singh all scoring wins in their respective categories. … »

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New Audi Q7 sheds 325 kg, adds diesel plug-in variant

Audi’s new Q7 will make its debut on January 12, 2015, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. This three-row full size SUV has dropped 325kg thanks to slight reduction in size, while the body is made of … »

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Formula E Punta del Este: Vergne on pole on debut for Andretti

Former Toro Rosso F1 driver Jean Eric Vergne placed his Andretti Spark-Renault SRT_01E on pole position for the third round of the Formula E season at Punta del Esta on Saturday. Vergne, who was dropped by Red Bull after three … »

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JK Tyre Racing Championship: Prasad, Tharani, Bafna and Diljith score wins

Reporting by: Rachit Thukral The final round of 2014 JK Tyre Racing Championship saw Vishnu Prasad take two victories in two separate categories with Diljith, Karthik Tharani and Ameya Bafna also tasting victory at the Buddh International Circuit on Saturday. … »

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Centre to take Road Transport and Safety Bill more seriously

The road transport ministry has been asked by the centre to properly implement and recommend revisions in the Road Transport and Safety Bill. We all have been, from the time we remember, cribbing about poor implementation of traffic rules in … »

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Pay more for BMW and MINI cars 2015 onwards

Effective from January 1, 2015, the new prices of BMW and MINI cars are up to 5% more than the existing prices. Considering the sweet success BMW has been enjoying in India from some time, the German manufacturer has decided … »

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JCB GT crowned Fastest Digger on Earth

When it comes to heavy construction equipment, the last thing you would probably relate them to is speed. However, in a recent event in Sydney, the world-famous JCB GT has just been crowned as the fastest digger on earth after … »

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McLaren confirm 2015 F1 line up of Alonso and Button

Even though it was suspected and all but confirmed ever since it was announced that Sebastian Vettel would be quitting Red Bull Racing to join Ferrari at the Japanese Grand Prix, it took until today for McLaren to announce that … »

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Audi A3 Cabriolet breaks cover

Another first for Audi as they launched the first compact luxury convertible in the segment, the A3 Cabriolet. This open top four-seater is a completely built unit and is priced at Rs 44.75 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The A3 Cabriolet is … »

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A Million Cars for a Billion People

Gautam Sen’s latest book – A Million Cars For A Billion People – is on sale as an ebook at the moment and can be downloaded from Amazon.com. The book isn’t one bit technical, its a very easy read, and … »

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Tata Zest wins over Honda Amaze AGAIN

After outselling Honda Amaze in October, Tata Zest has once again taken the crown by achieving the same feat in November too. We personally feel that Honda must be feeling the heat in this chilly weather because of Tata. Second … »

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Ford India inaugurates its fourth Automotive Student Service Educational Training Centre in Mumbai

This Automotive Student Service Educational Training Centre will help the students have more career opportunities by providing them with technical training. In an attempt to enhance technical knowledge and career opportunities in the youth of Mumbai and neighbouring places, Ford … »

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