Seshan Vijayraghvan is among those who chose to be an automotive journalist just for the pleasure of getting their hands on all the awesome 4-wheeled and 2-wheeled machines that comes their way. A writer by day and a reader by night, this South-Indian Mumbaikars love for cars and bikes is as strong as his beloved filter coffee. Essentially a true blue Bullet aficionado, his current desire is to procure a mint-condition Premier Padmini and stock his garage with one model of every Royal Enfield motorcycle out there.
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Ford India has recently increased the price of its flagship model, the Endeavour. The full-size SUV has received an upward revision in the range of Rs. 44,000 to Rs. 1.20 lakh, and now the BS6 Ford Endeavour is priced from Rs. 29.99 lakh to Rs. 34.45 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The Kia Sonet will get two trim options - GT Line and Tech Line, with the former featuring sportier exterior styling, all-black interior and few other exclusive features.
The all-new Kia Sonet has made its global debut today, in India, and we have all the highlights from the event here. The Sonet is the newest entrant in the sub-4 metre SUV space, and the third model to come out of Kia Motors India's stable.
Out of the ten best-selling cars in July 2020, seven came from Maruti Suzuki India, two came from Hyundai India, and one was from Kia Motors India. As per JATO India, these ten models accounted for more than half of passenger vehicle sales in July.
Set to be sold in limited numbers, the new Toyota Fortuner TRD edition will be offered in two variants 4x2 diesel automatic and 4x4 diesel automatic, the new Fortuner TRD limited edition model is priced at Rs. 34.98 lakh and Rs.36.88 lakh respectively
The Kia Sonet subcompact SUV will make its global debut in India, on August 7, 2020. The SUV will be launched in early September, and here's everything else we know about the upcoming subcompact SUV.
It's been three years since the third-gen BMW X3 entered the market, so this is probably the right time for the Bavarian carmaker to bring in a mid-life facelift. The updates will largely be cosmetic and we expect a late 2021 debut.
Although visually the 2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol remains similar to the previous model, in addition to the new petrol engine, the 2020 model also comes with few notable updates, which are mentioned below.
The much-awaited 2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol crossover is all set to be launched in India today, and we'll be bringing you all the live updates here.
In 2019 Toyota launched the Glanza premium hatchback which was a rebadged Maruti Suzuki's Baleno. Now, it's gearing up to launch the next cross-badged product, the Vitara Brezza-based Toyota Urban Cruiser this festive season,
We already know a fair bit about the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol, including the fact that it will see no visual update compared to the diesel model. However, the one major factor that still remains unknown is the price of the crossover, and here's what we expect with regards to its pricing.
Yamaha Motor India has silently increased the price of its popular 155 cc full faired motorcycle, the Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 BS6 by Rs. 2100. The BS6 compliant model was launched in India back in December 2020, at a starting price of Rs. 1.45 lakh, going up to Rs. 1.47 lakh, however, after the recent price revision, the motorcycle is now priced from R...
Recent media reports suggest that Tata Motors is transferring its passenger vehicle business to a wholly-owned subsidiary and plans to sell up to 49 per cent stake in the PV business to a foreign company. However, Tata has told carandbike that the reports are baseless and without any merit.
Thomas Schafer replaces Bernhard Maier as the Chairman of the Board at Skoda Auto. Before this, Schafer was the Chairman and Managing Director of Volkswagen Group South Africa.
The 2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol is all set to go on sale in India on August 5, and it will come with the carmaker's 1.5-litre petrol engine paired with SHVS mild hybrid technology.
Home-grown commercial vehicle manufacturer, Ashok Leyland today released the monthly sales numbers for July 2020, during which the company's total sales stood at 4775 units. Compared to the 10,926 units sold in July 2019, the company has witnessed a Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) decline of 56 per cent.
The much-awaited Kia Sonet subcompact SUV is all set to make its global debut on August 7, 2020, and ahead of its official premiere, all details regarding its variants have leaked online. Reportedly, the new Sonet will also come in two options GT Line and Tech Line (HT Line). While the former will come in three variants - GTK, GTX and GTX+, the Tec...
Hyundai Motor will be upgrading its BlueLink connected car system with a range of new features this year. The upgraded BlueLink system will come with enhanced driving assistance tools including connected routing, last-mile navigation and new driver profile functions among others.
Kia Motors India has released the official rendering of the upcoming Kia Sonet subcompact SUV. The all-new Sonet is slated to make is official debut on August 7, and the latest sketches give us a preview of what the exterior and interior of the SUV will look like.
Green fuel technologies and engineering company, Praj Industries and the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) have announced signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly drive the application development of advanced biofuels.
Elon Musk has stated that Tesla cars are too expensive, and has expressed his desire to offer a more affordable electric vehicle, possibly a new compact electric cars that will be positioned below the Model 3.
Amidst the growing number of COVID-19 cases in Dharwad district, Karnataka, Tata Motors has decided to shut the Tata Marcopolo bus plant for 8 days for fumigation exercise. The plant will remain closed from July 26 to August 2, 2020, and during this period, only a handful of staff will be present on the premises for essential services and some main...
Hyundai Motor Group has announced the development of three new air-conditioning technologies, which could help improve the quality of air inside vehicles.
Home-grown commercial vehicle manufacturer, Ashok Leyland, has announced expanding its range of digital solutions with the introduction of the DigitAL Nxt. The new Digital Next package (stylised as DigitAL Nxt) offers a combination of three industry-first solutions, namely - iAlert 3.0, AL Cares, and Uptime Solution Centre.
A new spy photo of the upcoming Kia Sonet has surfaced online, and this time around, we get to see the cabin of the new subcompact SUV. Although heavily camouflaged, this is the first time that we get to see the dashboard of the all-new Kia Sonet.
A lot of manufactures have been launching new models despite the ongoing lockdown, and in July alone we saw 5 new car launches. And August is expected to be similarly eventful.
The upcoming Kia Sonet subcompact SUV has been spotted testing in India again, ahead of its official debut, which is slated for August 7, 2020. While we did get to see a pre-production concept of the Sonet at the Auto Expo 2020, the final production SUV is expected to come with some visual tweaks, which are well hidden under all this camouflage.
BMW has introduced the first special edition model for its flagship SUV, the X7 and it has been christened the Dark Shadow Edition. The SUV will be limited to 500 examples worldwide, and it will be produced at the Bavarian carmaker's Spartanburg plant, in California, USA, from August 2020. Styled by the company's exclusive customisation division, B...
Ola Foundation, the social welfare arm of the ride-hailing service provider, has come out with a report detailing the impact its 'Drive The Driver' fund has created in India. The special fund was created to help its driver-partners during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the company says that so far it has helped 55,918 families, enabled 9.3 million meal...
CEAT India has launched a new range of puncture safe tubeless tyres for motorcycle. Introduced as part of the company's Milaze range, these new tubeless tyres come with CEAT's patented sealant technology that seals the punctures and prevents the tyre from deflating, making the range a truly self-healing tyre.
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