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Formula E Coming To India Soon
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FIA Formula E, the premier electric racing platform is coming to India for the very first time. The fourth round of 2023 Formula E season will be held in Hyderabad, Telangana, on February 11, 2023. With only 100 days to go, till the race comes to India, Siddharth Vinayak Patankar, editor-in-chief, carandbike speaks to Alberto Longo, co-founder, Formula E and Mahesh Kolli, President and joint managing director, Greenko, on what it means for Formula E coming to India, what were the challenges that had to be overcome and why it is a landmark moment for motorsport in India.

Exclusive: Design of the new Hyundai IONIQ 6play button
Exclusive: Design of the new Hyundai IONIQ 6
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Hyundai Styling Group's head of design Simon Loasby spoke exclusively to Siddharth Vinayak Patankar at the Hyundai Motor Studio, Korea, about the latest model. The IONIQ 6 is all-electric, and is what he calls a 'Streamliner'. It achieves superb aerodynamics and elegance - through its innovative and expressive design. A departure from past Hyundais, the IONIQ 6 is a big nod to the future of design at the Korean powerhouse - from EVs to other cars.

In Conversation With Rajesh Jejurikar, Mahindra & Mahindra With The XUV400 | SVPplay button
In Conversation With Rajesh Jejurikar, Mahindra & Mahindra With The XUV400 | SVP
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The Mahindra XUV400 electric SUV finally made its debut in the production form and the new offering will be launched in January next year. The all-new model is Mahindra’s first all-eelctric SUV and holds a lot of promise. carandbike’s Siddharth Vinayak Patankar caught up with Rajesh Jejurikar, Executive Director – Auto & Farm Sectors at Mahindra & Mahindra to understand more about the expectations, demand and expansion plans around the new offering. MORE FROM CNB

Freewheeling With SVP: Has The SUV Strategy Worked For VW India?play button
Freewheeling With SVP: Has The SUV Strategy Worked For VW India?
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Descriptor: It's been a year since the Taigun was launched in India. As part of the India 2.0 strategy, VW took a dive into unfamiliar territory with a new, highly localised SUV for the Indian market. The game plan was always to make in India for the world. With 22,000 cars delivered to customers, VW is gearing up for round two and an anniversary edition Taigun sees the company embark on a new journey of the India 2.0 strategy. We get a chance to speak with Ashish Gupta, Brand Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India, who tells us about the company's present strategy and what the future has instore.

Freewheeling with SVP: Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz Indiaplay button
Freewheeling with SVP: Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India
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The flagship electric car from Mercedes-AMG has been launched in India. The Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ is now on sale in India and is priced at Rs. 2.45 crore (ex-showroom). Coming in a single top-spec, fully-loaded trip, it is the first electric AMG sedan and will be brought to India as a CBU. In addition, Mercedes-Benz India will also launch the EQS 580 electric sedan next month along with the EQB 7-seater SUV in the next three months. That’s three luxury electric car launches from Mercedes in the second half of 2022. We speak to Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India Limited and get all the info along with new car launches at the launch of the new AMG EQS.

Exclusive: Mahindra Design Head Reveals Details of Upcoming EV Rangeplay button
Exclusive: Mahindra Design Head Reveals Details of Upcoming EV Range
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It has been just over a year that Pratap Bose took over as design boss at Mahindra. And in that short time he has built not just a new team, and a new design centre, but has also produced 5 EV concepts. These 5 design studies are closer to the final production versions than you think, he says. Watch to know the design philosophy behind the upcoming Mahindra XUV.e8, XUV.e9, and the BE.05, BE.07, and BE.09 electric SUVs. These cars are coming to market between December 2024 and October 2026, and will all be based on Mahindra's new dedicated born electric INGLO electric platform.

Freewheeling With Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini Indiaplay button
Freewheeling With Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India
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Lamborghini has sold 200 units of the Urus performance SUV in India that too in just four years, and the order books are filling in fast. With that being quite the milestone for the Italian auto brand, we speak with Sharad Agarwal, Head, Automobili Lamborghini India about the growing popularity of the big bull, company’s hybridisation strategy for India and of course future products.

Freewheeling with Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head, Audi Indiaplay button
Freewheeling with Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head, Audi India
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Barely a few months after revealing the car globally, German luxury car maker Audi has launched the facelift of its premiere sedan in India. The car comes with many technological advancements and also boasts more luxury features than before. To know more about the car we spoke to Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head of Audi India

Freewheeling with SVP: In Conversation With Shashank Srivastava | Marutiplay button
Freewheeling with SVP: In Conversation With Shashank Srivastava | Maruti
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Maruti Suzuki will launch the new Vitara Brezza in India on June 30, 2022 and the company will drop the word 'Vitara' from the name and will be calling the new SUV just Brezza, Bookings for the 2022 Maruti Suzuki Brezza have opened for a token of Rs. 11,000. Siddharth Vinayak Patankar, editor-in-chief, carandbike discusses the new Brezza SUV and all the buzz and excitement around it with Shashank Srivastava, executive director, sales and marketing at Maruti Suzuki India Limited. Watch the video for interesting insight on the new SUV from Maruti.

Freewheeling With SVP: What The C-Class Means To Mercedes-Benz In Indiaplay button
Freewheeling With SVP: What The C-Class Means To Mercedes-Benz In India
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One of the company's best selling sedans is back in the Indian market. Yes, the C-Class comes in a new generation model and it will be launched soon in India. We get to talk about the car and the strategy behind its launch with Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, who tells us all about what the cars means for the company and the customers. The C-Class is now the baby S and comes loaded to the gills with features. It is the most technologically advanced C-Class ever built and there are a lot of expectations from it as well.