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Honda to Roll Out 6 New Cars Over Next 3 Years

Representative Image :Honda Logo. (Photo: Siddharth Safaya/News18.com) Japanese car maker Honda buoyed by strong growth in the domestic market has planned to roll out six new launches over the next three years, a top official said yesterday. During the period April-October 2017, the company witnessed a 17 percent rise in sales as compared to last year. “Honda Cars India Ltd ... Read More »

Cars Are Meant To Be Driven

Images: Kulu Motorcar Inc. A few days ago, this 1972 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV was brought to my attention. What made the car remarkable wasn’t the fact that Lamborghini made so few Miuras and seeing one in this beautiful color scheme was an absolute treat. No, it was that the seller, Kulu Motorcar Inc., wrote on its listing that it only had ... Read More »

As India moves towards premium cars, can Dzire topple Alto?

This could be the year when the proverbial cookie in the domestic car industry crumbled. Over the last three months, India’s largest selling car for well over a decade, Maruti Alto, has been outsold by stable-mate Dzire. In the diminutive mini car’s long reign at the top, this has happened for the first time ever. As a budget-oriented value for money car, ... Read More »

UK Car Production Falls in September, Again

  Imported cars are parked in a storage area at Sheerness port, Sheerness, Britain, October 24, 2017. (Photo: Reuters) British car production fell 4.1 percent in September from the same month a year earlier, a fifth decline in six months that adds to signs of faltering consumer and business confidence. Exports, accounting for 80 percent of total output, fell 1.1 ... Read More »

This is Audi’s first official Formula E car

This multi-coloured projectile is Audi’s new Formula E car, marking the German manufacturer’s first steps as an official manufacturer team in the electric racing championship. Unveiled at Audi Sport’s racing HQ at Neuberg in Germany, the car is called the e-tron FE04. The e-tron part of the name is Audi’s now-established brand name for electrified powertrains – an electric road ... Read More »

Solar-Powered Family Car Hailed As ‘The Future’. Here’s Why

Dutch car ‘Nuna 9’ was competing in against slick, single-seat aerodynamic vehicles (AFP) ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA: A futuristic Dutch family car that not only uses the sun as power but supplies energy back to the grid was hailed as “the future” Sunday as the World Solar Challenge wrapped up. The innovative bi-annual contest, first run in 1987, began in Darwin a ... Read More »

Toyota seeking to halve Japan car models as domestic market shrinks

 Toyota Motor Corp is aiming to halve the number of car models it sells at home by 2025, a person briefed on the matter said – the second time this month that a Japanese automaker has emerged with plans to sharply scale back in a shrinking domestic market. Car sales in Japan have been on a declining trend for more ... Read More »

Car Sales In US Get Boost From Hurricane

Virtually all car makers in the North American market reported a boost CHICAGO:  The US auto industry was boosted in September from shoppers replacing vehicles destroyed in major hurricanes and showed the first reversal of this year’s monthly sales declines, car makers reported Tuesday. The recovery in Texas and Florida from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which destroyed hundreds of thousands of ... Read More »

Car sales in September rose robustly, heavy buying during festive season

Sales figures released by several automakers show that there has been an increase in the year-on-year sales growth in the month of September, during the festival season. The automobile companies said heavy buying in September was a result of Navratri, Dussehra, Diwali celebrations, as well as the recent release of new car models. Tata Motors reports an increase of 25% ... Read More »

Honda comes out on top in first-ever women’s car-buyer survey

PremonAsia, an automotive-focused consulting firm has just released details of India’s first-ever women’s automotive buyer study (WABSSM). The study is a measure of women’s satisfaction with their vehicle choice through five key areas: brand image, product performance, sales and delivery, aftersales service and cost of ownership. Honda, Volkswagen and Nissan owners emerged the most satisfied with their product choice. Whilst ... Read More »