Ishaan Rastogi works as a Sub-Editor for NDTV Car and Bike where he creates content for the website. A qualified automotive engineer with a penchant for writing, he completed his Bachelors in Engineering from Loughborough University in England in 2012 and has been working in India ever since. Although obsessed with cars, Ishaan also enjoys playing the guitar and is an avid traveller with a weak spot for long drives. His core interests include writing, all things automotive, and industrial and creative design. Besides writing, he also has a keen eye for fresh ideas and aspires to start his own business.
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German automotive behemoth BMW celebrated its centenary on Monday and to celebrate this momentous occasion, we decided to dig into the company's history to trace some of the most iconic Bimmers to have eve been produced.
Uber has signed an MoU with the Haryana Government at the Happening Haryana Global Investors Summit 2016. The company will invest Rs 120 crore to help create smarter cities in the northern state.
BMW completed 100 years on Monday and to mark the occasion the company is holding a BMW Festival in Munich under the motto 'The Next 100 Years'.
The facelifted Honda Amaze was launched in India today at a starting price of Rs 5.29 lakh. Not only has the car been given cosmetic updates in terms of both exteriors and interiors but Honda has also announced that dual SRS airbags will now be available as on option on the base variant as well.
The 2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country which broke cover at the Geneva Motor Show has been confirmed to arrive on Indian shores on March 11, 2016. Upon its launch, the S60 Cross Country will become the first new car launched by the Swedish carmaker this year.
Despite only having launched the facelifted Chevrolet Cruze on January 30, the American carmaker has announced substantial price reductions across all variants of the premium executive sedan. The price cuts range from Rs 73,000 for the entry level model to Rs 86,000 for the top-spec version.
With the Indian automobile industry predicted to report a growth of around 8 per cent at the end of FY2015, the next fiscal,starting April 1, has been forecast to enjoy a 12 per cent growth.
An image showing Audi's roadmap for 2017 and 2018 is being circulated on the internet. Judging by the document, 2017 will be an action packed gear for the German brand as the company intends on launching as many as 9 models.
Ahead of the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show, Italian car brand Maserati has revealed images of its upcoming Levante SUV. The Levante will join the Ghibli, Quattroporte, GranTurismo and GranCabrio in Maserati's European portfolio by spring, followed by its introduction to the rest of the world.
Italian marque Ferrari has launched its 458 Italia successor in India today called the Ferrari 488 GTB. The 488 has been priced at Rs. 3.88 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi) and is now available to purchase from Ferrari dealerships across the country.
The Honda Navi mini bike was launched on 3 February at Auto Expo 2016 for a price of Rs 39,500. Despite attracting a lot of buzz, Honda has stated that it will only sell the mini bike in small batches initially in order to test the market.
After displaying its stellar line-up at Auto Expo 2016, British bikemaker Triumph will display its new range of Bonneville motorcycle at India Bike Week (IBW) 2016.
The on-going Make In India Week had a sectoral seminar on opportunities in the automobile industry today at the MMRDA Grounds in Mumbai. The event, which began on 13th February, will finish tomorrow.
Honda 2Wheelers has opened its 4th manufacturing facility in India in Vithalpur, Gujarat. The 1st production line began operating today and has a production capability of 600,000 units with a 2nd production line set to begin in mid-2016 which will double the facility's production to 1.2 million units per year.
Nissan recently held a drive event for its X-Trail Hybrid SUV and its GT-R supercar at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida where it was confirmed that the X-Trail Hybrid is likely to arrive in mid-2016 whereas the GT-R should arrive by September.
Besides the Renault Kwid 1.0-litre and EasyR AMT variants, Renault also showcased 2 stunning concepts of the Kwid called Climber and Racer.
Skoda India has teased its all-new Superb on its website. The car has been confirmed to go on sale by February end with speculations suggesting that the car will launch on the 23rd.
After seeing a fruitful 2015 pull in record sales figures, German giant BMW is on track to continue with its resurgence. The company has reported a 7.5 per cent increase in sales in the month of January as compared to the same month last year.
The Ford Mustang recently made its grand entrance into India at Auto Expo 2016 where it was put on display for the Indian masses to gaze at. With the American muscle car set to arrive in the subcontinent later this year, here's a look at 5 of the most famous appearances made by the Mustang on the silver screen ever since it first made it to showrooms back in 1964.
The Yamaha MT-09 street fighter motorcycle was launched at Auto Expo 2016 at a price of Rs 10.2 lakh. Here's how it fairs against its rivals: the Kawasaki Z800 and Triumph Street Triple.
Mercedes-Benz has continued into 2016 with great momentum on the back of a successful 2015 in terms of unit sales. The company has recorded a sales growth for a 35th consecutive month and showed an increase of 19.9 per cent in sales last month as compared to January 2015.
With Auto Expo 2016 slated to record over 6 lakh visitors over its 5 days, Sunday saw a new record number of visitors turn up to the event. Over 1.3 lakh people showed up which is the highest number recorded at the event in a single day.
With Auto Expo 2016 now open to public, most visitors are bound to spend half a day just walking around trying to figure out what's worth visiting and where everything is located. Hence, we decided to help by highlighting a few key showstoppers that you should most definitely try and visit.
Auto Expo 2016 has seen a long list of unveils and launches in its first 2 days. Here is the list of winners at the CNB Auto Expo Awards for Excellence 2016.
The Nissan GT-R finally arrived on Indian shores via its official Indian unveiling at the upcoming 2016 Auto Expo. The sportscar is set to be launched in India in September, 2016.
Today, at the ongoing Auto Expo 2016, the Korean manufacturer has showcased the Genesis G90 luxury sedan which has been designed to compete with other high-end luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz and Audi.
Hyundai has unveiled its all-new subcompact SUV called HNB14 based on the Grand i10 platform.
Hyundai has showcased the all-new Tucson at the ongoing Auto Expo 2016. The car will compete with the Honda CR-V and upcoming Nissan X-Trail and is likely to cost between Rs 18 lakh and Rs 23 lakh.
Hyundai has standardised airbags on the 2016 variants of the i20, i20 Active and Verna and has also updated the feature lists of all 3 cars. These updates will be available on all January 2016 models.