Toyota Urban Cruiser, a la Brezza, launch in Oct-Nov 2020

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has announced that it will be entering the highly competitive compact yet rapidly growing SUV segment in India with its own new compact SUV. Toyota will do a “Glanza” by launching a new ...

Car companies line up ‘touch-free' experience for customers; Dealerships to be sanitised

In this new world which is reeling under the pandemic covid-19, automobile sellers like Maruti Suzuki India, Hyundai Motor India, FCA India, BMW India, Ford India, Honda Cars India, Mercedes-Benz India, Volvo India ...

Volkswagen India launches T-Roc SUV at introductory price of Rs 19.99 lakh

Volkswagen India launched the new T-Roc SUV at an introductory price of Rs 19.99 Lakh (ex-showroom). Deliveries of the Volkswagen T-Roc will begin in mid-April 2020.

New 2020 Ford Endeavour with 2.0-litre EcoBlue engine, 10 Speed AT at Rs 29.55 lakh onward

Ford India introduced the 2020 Endeavour with a new 2.0-litre EcoBlue engine and world’s first 10 Speed-Automatic Transmission – at an introductory price starting at Rs 29.55 lakh. With a simplified variant lineup, ...

Mercedes-Benz India launches product and technology brand ‘EQ’ in India

Mercedes-Benz India launched launch its product and technology brand ‘EQ’ in India. Brand EQ is a product and technology ecosystem that aims to shape the future of mobility, which derives from the Mercedes brand val...

Mahindra launches BS 6 compliant XUV300 at Rs 8.30 lakh onward

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd has launched its first BS6 compliant vehicle, the XUV300. The BS6 version of the XUV300 will be available on all its 1.2 litre turbo petrol offerings. The company will be converting its entir...

Own a Mercedes-Benz easily with Wishbox

Leading luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz today introduced a host of innovative mobility solutions for aspiring customers named ‘Wishbox’. These offers are meant to encourage customers and financially empower th...

Maruti Suzuki’s Ertiga gets all-new 1.5 litre DDIS 225 diesel engine

Maruti Suzuki India introduced its new 1.5-litre DDIS 225 diesel engine with 6-speed manual transmission in the Ertiga multi-purpose vehicle. The latest 1.5 litre DDIS 225 4-cylinder diesel engine is developed in-ho...

Hyundai subcompact SUV rolls across nation, ready for an April-May launch

Hyundai Motor India has begun its test drive of its new subcompact SUV in the country. Around March 22, 2019 the vehicle had left the company’s factory located in Tamil Nadu and had begun its journey across the nati...

Automobili Pininfarina to unveil Battista Hypercar at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Mahindra & Mahindra owned Italian design house Pininfarina will be launching the Battista all-electric hypercar at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show to be held from March 7 to March 17, 2019 (Press days March 5 and 6).

Maruti Suzuki next gen Ertiga launched at Rs 7.44 lakh onward

India’s leading passenger car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki Ltd launched the next gen Ertiga, powered by a new K15 petrol engine which delivers 13pc more power and 6pc improved torque output. The next gen Ertiga has b...

Cricket icon Jonty Rhodes is brand ambassador of Isuzu Motors India

Isuzu Motors India has signed on former South African cricketer and an adventure enthusiast, Jonty Rhodes to promote the brand and V-Cross in India. The company has launched its latest commercial, featuring Jonty Rh...

MG Motor India to launch SUV in Q2 calendar 2019

MG Motor India will be launching its first vehicle, a sports utility vehicle (SUV), in India in the first quarter of calendar 2019. The company which has already announced in September 2018, an investment of Rs 2000...

Toyota brings in the Yaris for the Indian market

Toyota Kirloskar Motor has unveiled the Yaris for the Indian market. With Yaris the leading auto manufacturer marks its entry into the highly competitive B-segment in India. Built on Toyota’s renowned philosophy of ...

Maruti Suzuki introduces 'i Create' personalisation experience on Swift

‘i Create’ offers over 120 possibilities through which numerous combinations can be created. ‘i Create’ portfolio for Swift includes exclusively designed roof wrap and hood graphic options, striking exterior body s...

Kia Motors begins to rope in dealers partners through road shows

South Korean car major Kia Motors which announced setting up a plant in Andhra Pradesh is hosting a series of roadshows around India to meet prospective dealer partners throughout August and September. The Korean ca...

Ford is highest exporter of passenger vehicles in FY18 Q1

US based car manufacturer Ford's Indian division - Ford India Pvt. Ltd. has consistently exported the highest number of passenger vehicles from India this quarter. In a trend which has been building since February 2...

Maruti Suzuki now rules the utility vehicle space

Maruti Suzuki has emerged as the largest utility vehicle maker in the first quarter of FY18. The company has sold 57,125 units of utility vehicles like Vitara Brezza, Ertiga and S-Cross in Q1FY18, which is an increa...

Tata Motors total sales slumps 4pc in May; Passenger vehicles grow by 27%

Tata Motors passenger and commercial vehicle total sales (including exports) in May 2017 were at 38,361 vehicles, lower by 4% over 40,123 vehicles sold in May 2016. The company’s domestic sales of Tata Motors commer...

First Jeep Compass rolls off assembly line in Ranjangaon

After showcasing the pre-production version of Jeep Compass in April 2017, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India’s first locally-produced sport-utility vehicle (SUV) officially rolled off the assembly line today at ...

Maruti Suzuki total sales at 136,962 units in May 2017

Maruti Suzuki India Limited, leader in passenger vehicles, sold a total of 136,962 units in May 2017, registering an 11.3 pc increase. This total sales includes 130,676 units in domestic market and 6,286 units of ex...

Ford India sales reach 25,149 units in April, propped up by exports

Ford India combined domestic wholesales and exports touched 25,149 units in April 2017 as compared to 16,470 vehicles in the corresponding month last year. That, in essence meant, an almost 53per cent growth. April ...

Mahindra sees massive slump in UV, Car and CV sales in April 2017

Mahindra & Mahindra , a leading utility vehicle manufacturer, saw a terrible April 2017 as domestic sales and exports slumped drastically. M&M total sales numbers (Utility Vehicles, Cars & Vans and Commercial Vehicl...

Honda Cars India registers over 38% growth in April 2017; Domestic sales 14,480 units

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) registered monthly domestic sales of 14,480 units in April 2017 against 10,486 units in corresponding month last year, registering a growth of 38.1%. The company has received good respon...

Tata Motors PV sales grow, CV sales slump affected by SC judgement

In April 2017, Tata Motors passenger vehicles, in the domestic market, continued its growth momentum at 12,827 nos., a growth of 23%, over April 2016, due to an encouraging response for its recently launched lifesty...

Toyota Kirloskar sells  12948 units, grows by 52pc in April 2017

In the month of April 2017, Toyota Kirloskar Motor posted a growth of 52% in its domestic sales when compared to its sale in April 2016. TKM sold a total of 12,948 units in the domestic market and exported 1109 unit...

Nissan India posts 39pc sales growth in April to 4217 units

Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd wholesale deliveries surged 39% in April 2017 to 4,217 vehicles, thanks to customer demand for the Datsun redi-GO and the recently introduced new Nissan Terrano. Sales rose to 4,217 vehic...

Maruti clocks total sales of 151215 units in April 2017, grows 19.5pc

Leading passenger car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 151,215 units in April 2017. Maruti Suzuki had sold a total of 126,569 units in April 2016, thereby registering a 19.5pc growth. Total s...

Hyundai domestic sales grows by 5.7pc in April 2017 to 44,758 units

Leading car manufacturer Hyundai Motor India Ltd has registered domestic sales of 44,758 units for April 2017, a 5.7pc growth over April 2016. The company has seen a drop of exports to 11,610 units as compared to 12...

Nissan reduces price of Sunny; price starts at Rs.6.99 lakh

On the face of stiff competition in the car industry, Nissan India has reduced the prices of the Nissan Sunny. The Nissan Sunny, will be available in the country for at a starting price of Rs. 6.99 lakh (Ex-showroom...

Is Isuzu Motors in dire straits? Do Indians dislike pick-ups?

On the face of it, it seems Indians have yet to fall in love with pick-up vehicles like the way the Americans and others do. Though Indian tastes are veering towards vehicles with muscle like looks, crossovers and c...

Urus SUV could quadruple Lamborghini sales in India, says Sharad Agarwal

Even though the total number of Lamborghini cars sold in India is very small, this could grow at a scorching pace once the Urus SUV is launched globally. But that would have to wait till 2018.

Maruti Suzuki crosses 1.5 million mark in total sales in 2016-17

Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold 139,763 units in March 2017. This includes 127,999 units in the domestic market and 11,764 units in exports. The company had sold a total of 129,345 units in March 2016.

Nissan registers 45pc growth in fiscal 2016-17

Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. (NMIPL) announced total domestic sales of 57,315 units in FY2016, registering growth of 45pc over the previous financial year. The company registered sales of 5,309 vehicles in March 201...

Renault India registers sales of 135,123 units in FY 2016-17

Renault India has registered sales of 135123 units in the financial year (April 2016-March 2017) as against 71,732 units in the last fiscal (April 2015-March 2016), posting a growth of 88.4%.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor registers 81% growth in March 2017

In the month of March 2017, Toyota Kirloskar Motor registered a 81% growth in its domestic sales when compared to its sale in March 2016. TKM sold a total of 13,796 units in the domestic market and exported 636 unit...

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz gets new sales outlet in Nexa

Maruti Suzuki India Limited stated that starting April 1, 2017 its midsize sedan Ciaz will be sold exclusively through Nexa outlets across India. Nexa is the premium retail channel from Maruti Suzuki. It was launche...

Tata Tigor launched at starting price of Rs 4.70 lakh

Tata Motors launched its stylish Tigor notchback car at a starting price of Rs 4.70 lakh for its petrol variant. The diesel variant price starts at Rs 5.60 lakh.

Hyundai Tucson launched for Rs. 18.99 lakh

Hyundai Motor India Ltd., one of the leading passenger car manufacturers in the country, launched their premium global SUV Tucson in India for an introductory starting price of Rs. 18.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for...

Ford India recalls 48,700 EcoSport sports utility vehicles

Just a day or so after Maruti recalling 20427 units of S-Cross for brake replacement, Ford India has announced the recall of around 48,000 units of the diesel variant of EcoSport SUV. The company intends to correct ...

Maruti recalls 20427 units of S-Cross for brake replacement

Leading car manufacturer in the country Maruti Suzuki announced that its premium crossover the S-Cross may have a faulty brake part and that the company will be conducting a free service campaign to rectify the prob...

Global NCAP trashes Indian cars that have passed valid Indian tests

New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP), a non profit organisation registered in the UK, has come out with a crash test which says that cars like the Renault Kwid, Maruti Suzuki Celerio, Maruti Suzuki Eeco, Mahindra Sco...

Hyundai Creta continues its supremacy in compact UV/ SUV segment

Among the clutch of UVs / SUVs sold in April 2016 in the domestic market, the Hyundai Creta stands out for its stellar performance. Hyundai Motor India sold 7900 units of the Creta in April 2016 and exported 2215 un...

Muscular looks are in vogue; Renault -Nissan Alliance on top of the world

In the latest data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the Renault Kwid has clocked domestic sales of 9795 units in the Mini car segment for the month of April 2016. Of the handful of ...

Global unveiling of Audi TT RS Coupe, Audi TT RS Roadster

There is a new Audi TT RS Coupé and a new Audi TT RS Roadster that is being showcased at the Beijing Motor Show in China which begins on April 25, 2016 to May 4. The car engine is going to perform better with a 400h...

Mitsubishi new ASX compact crossover to make Asian debut

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will be showcasing the new ASX compact crossover featuring the "Dynamic Shield" front design concept at the 2016 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2016). Th...

325,000 Tesla Model 3 bookings in 1st week; US $ 14 billion in preorders

Tesla Motors, the US based manufacturer of electric cars, unveiled its latest vehicle, the Tesla Model 3 recently. The car was unveiled by Elon Musk, Founder and CEO of Tesla Motors in California, US. Several high n...

Mahindra to unveil its new SUV NuvoSport  in April 2016

It seems that the Mahindra Quanto has been remodelled into a new vehicle with an entirely butch look and a new platform. The new look vehicle from Mahindra & Mahindra has now been christened ‘NuvoSport’. This new SU...

New Honda Amaze launched; Prices start at Rs 5,29,900

Honda Cars India has launched the new Honda Amaze with bold exterior styling, premium interiors and several new-age features. The new Amaze also now comes with the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The new ...

Nissan to launch GT-R and X-Trail Hybrid in India

At this year’s Delhi Auto Expo Nissan announced it will bring its iconic GT-R sportscar and new X-Trail Hybrid crossover to India in the 2016 financial year.

All-new BMW 7 Series debuts in India for Rs 1.11 crore onward.

The all-new BMW 7 Series, the flagship from BMW, was launched at the Auto Expo 2016. The sixth generation of the exclusive luxury limousine was unveiled by Sachin Tendulkar, the legendary sportsman. The all-new BMW ...

Audi introduces New Audi A6 35 TFSI for Rs 45,90,000

German luxury car manufacturer Audi has introduced the new Audi A6 35 TFSI and has priced it at Rs 45,90,000 ex-showroom New Delhi and Mumbai. The new car from the Audi stable achieves a new milestone in energy effi...

Audi updates the armored A8 L Security

Audi has announced an updated version of their high security A8 L Security which can be ordered now and will be launched in April 2016. Audi will debut their new knight in disguised armor at the Frankfurt Interna...

Goodbye Ford Classic, hello Figo Aspire

In June 2015, Ford did not produce a single unit of the Ford Classic sedan or the Fiesta sedan in India. Raj Sarkar, Head, Marketing, Ford India Pvt. Ltd. told Motown India that Ford has ceased the production of ...

All new Lotus 3-Eleven unveiled at Goodwood

The 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK saw the new generation of Lotus high performance sports cars with the unveiling of the company’s quickest and most expensive series production car ever, the 3-Eleven. Th...

Aston Martin Lagonda gets £200 million more funds

Aston Martin Lagonda has announced that their investors, Investindustrial and Tejara Capital have further invested £200 million (approx. Rs. 1950 cr.) to fund product expansion for the Gaydon based manufacturer. As...

Concept D for a new SUV model from Honda in China

Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd. (HMCI), a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, has exhibited at Auto Shanghai 2015 the world premiere of the Concept D, a concept model for a new SUV model under developme...

Volvo Cars introduces V40 Cross Country petrol for Rs 27 lakh

Volvo Auto India announced the launch of the petrol variant of V40 Cross Country in India. The V40 Cross Country diesel version was launched in launched in India in 2013. The new Cross Country petrol variant will be...

Datsun working on a car smaller than the Datsun Go

Guillaume Sicard, President, Nissan India Operations said; “It is a completely new car that we are going to launch in the next 15 months. It’s not a reshaped version, everything is new. The platform is new, the body...

The all-new Jaguar XF does a high wire water crossing

It was more than a tight rope walk for the all-new Jaguar XF. In fact, it was more of a high wire water crossing. The all-new Jaguar XF was revealed during a dramatic 'high-wire' water crossing in the heart of Lond...

New Range Rover Sport HST makes global debut

Land Rover, part of the Tata Motors controlled Jaguar Land Rover, will be presenting the new Range Rover Sport HST at the New York International Auto Show 2015.The show will be held from April 3 to 12, 2015. The ne...

Locally manufactured Range Rover Evoque for Rs 48.73 lakh

The Range Rover Evoque will now be manufactured at the JLR Pune manufacturing facility. This will be the fourth vehicle at the plant joining the Freelander 2, Jaguar XF and XJ. The price of the vehicle starts at Rs ...

Jaguar all new XF to be revealed through stunt!

Jaguar has announced that on March 24, 2015, they will reveal the all new XF saloon ahead of the New York Auto Show on April 1, 2015 where full technical details of the car will be revealed.

All-new 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 for Rs 1.17 crore

No, this one is not headed for India, at least for the time being. The new Mercedes-Maybach S600 will be available from April 2015 onward in the US for prices starting at $ 189,350 (Rs 1.17 crore approx.). This car ...

Porsche unveils 911 Targa 4 GTS, Cayenne Turbo S

Porsche unveiled the new 911 Targa 4 GTS and Cayenne Turbo S at the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The new Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS has combined the successful GTS idea with the class...

Toyota hydrogen fuel cell sedan to cost  41.41Lakh

Toyota Motor Corporation has shown the design of its hydrogen fuel cell sedan. The vehicle was first unveiled as a concept at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2013. The company has priced the vehicle at approximately 7 milli...

Bugatti "Black Bess" for Rs 18 crore

At the Auto China motor show in Beijing (April 21 to 29, 2014) the French luxury manufacturer Bugatti is presenting as a world premiere the modern interpretation of the Type 18, the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse1 ...

Elio car less harmful than cow's farts

There are several ways to measure how environmentally friendly a vehicle is. Some manufacturers talk of the fuel saved over a year, some talk about the reduction in deadly gases and some even compare it to a cow, we...

Audi A8 makes debut in India April- May 2014

The Audi A8 is going to hit the showrooms in India late April or early May 2018. According to reliable sources, the car will cost upwards of Rs 1.2 crore and will be imported as a CBU into the country. The car is g...

Audi exclusive RS 7 dynamic edition at NYIAS

The Audi exclusive RS 7 dynamic edition is making its debut at the New York International Auto Show on April 16, 2014. Highlights include such elements as Crimson Red safety belts and stitching throughout the interi...

Now a real smart rear view mirror from Nissan

April 11, 2014 marks the U.S. debut of Nissan's Smart Rearview Mirror, the world's first LCD monitor that helps provide clear rearward visibility unimpeded by traditional obstacles such as cargo, tall passengers, in...

Bentley Hybrid Concept at Beijing Motor Show

Luxury car maker from the United Kingdom, Bentley is all ready to display the Bentley Hybrid Concept at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition on April 20, 2014. This will be Bentley’s first plug-in hybrid ...

Honda world premiere of 2 concepts at Beijing show

Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, will be exhibiting the world premiere of two new concept models as well as new production models for the Honda and Acura brands at ...

Vettel evaluates Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge

Infiniti, the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Company, is going ahead with the evaluation of the Q50 Eau Rouge high-performance vehicle and will show footage of the testing of a prototype ...

All-new BMW M6 Gran Coupe debuts at Rs 1.75 crore

The ultimate four-door high performance sports coupe from BMW, the all-new M6 Gran Coupe was launched on April 3, 2014. The company also announced the commencement of a new BMW Group Training Centre in Gurgaon, Hary...

Women have been integral to the Ford Mustang story

Ask a male chauvinist Indian about women drivers, and a majority says women are the worst drivers in the world. But according to a press statement from Ford, as customers, designers, race car drivers, engineers, mar...

GL63 AMG to join Mercedes-Benz India stable

On April 15, 2014, there would be another powerful brute added to the German stable of Mercedes-Benz India. Yes, the luxurious and powerful GL63 AMG will be launched. The vehicle, one recalls, was launched globally ...

BMW M6 Gran Coupe launch on April 3, 2014

April 2014 seems to be a season for launch of high performance cars in the country. While Mercedes-Benz India has announced the launch the GM63 AMG sports utility vehicle on April 15, 2014 in Mumbai, BMW will be lau...

Three more Bugatti ‘Legends’ go @ Rs 18.32 cr

Not that we at Motown India are late at delivering this news. We were reeling under a shock. Around the time of the Geneva Motor Show (March 6 to 16, 2014), there came the news that all three cars of the ”Rembrandt ...

Apollo Tyres new SUV tyre range unveiled at Geneva

Onkar Kanwar controlled Apollo Tyres used the glamorous platform of Geneva Motor Show to unveil a new high performance summer tyre for SUVs like the Audi Q5 and BMW X3 and X5. The tyres will go by the name of Apterr...

Nissan discontinues X-Trail, 370Z in India

Nissan India has decided to discontinue the sales of the X-Trail SUV and 370Z coupe in India. The move comes in the wake of Nissan’s decision to focus on its locally manufactured models. However, it will continue to...

Len Curran is VP Sales & Marketing Renault India

MUMBAI Len Curran has been appointed as the vice-president Sales & Marketing Renault India and memb




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