US judge gives VW to April 21 for emissions fix plan

Friday, March 25, 2016


A US judge on Thursday gave Volkswagen until April 21 to come up with a plan to fix some 600,000 cars spewing illegal levels of pollutants due to emissions-cheating software. “This issue of what is to be done with these cars must be done by that date,” US District Court Judge Charles Breyer told attorneys …

Step right up: Lincoln unveils huge luxury Navigator SUV

Thursday, March 24, 2016


One step was already standard in the largest SUVs in the United States. The massive new Lincoln Navigator, unveiled Wednesday, has three to help you aboard. And gull wings to boot. The concept for Ford’s next generation of Lincoln luxury sport utility vehicles was introduced at the New York auto show and makes access easy. …

Maruti Suzuki’s SUV Vitara clocks 20,000 bookings within 2 weeks of launch

Tuesday, March 22, 2016


Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has received 20,000 bookings within the first fortnight of the launch of compact SUV Vitara Brezza while it will start delivering the new model to customers from Friday. “Within the first fortnight of its launch, the Vitara Brezza has received around 70,000 customer enquiries and 20,000 bookings,” MSI said in a …

US unveils emergency braking deal with automakers

Friday, March 18, 2016


US traffic safety authorities announced today a voluntary deal with automakers to make automatic emergency braking a standard feature on new cars within the next seven years. The commitment by 20 automakers, representing more than 99 per cent of the US auto market, will make the safety technology a standard feature on cars and light …

Royal Enfield launches ‘Himalayan’ at Rs 1.55 lakh

Wednesday, March 16, 2016


Niche bike maker Royal Enfield today launched Himalayan, an all terrain 411-cc bike, priced at Rs 1.55 lakh (ex-showroom Maharashtra). The company, which is the two-wheeler arm of Eicher Motors, currently sells various popular models like Bullet, Classic, Thunderbird and Continental GT. “We are creating a new segment of adventure tourer in India. We hope …

Hyundai to raise Creta production to 13K to cut waiting period

Tuesday, March 15, 2016


Hyundai Motor India is increasing production of its SUV Creta by 30 per cent to 13,000 units a month to reduce the waiting period as bookings of the vehicle cross one lakh milestone within 8 months of its launch in the country. “To reduce the waiting period, we are increasing Creta production by 30 per …

Harley-Davidson hikes prices of select models by Rs 30,000!

Monday, March 14, 2016


Are you a crazy bike lover? Are you the one who always prefer the two wheeler than a hefty four wheeler? Well, if you are and if Harley Davidson is your dream bike, then there is some not so good news for you! Cult-bike maker Harley-Davidson today announced the increase in prices on select models …

Ford makes police car doors that stop armor-piercing bullets

Friday, March 11, 2016


Ford is making a first for police cars, a useful and lifesaving first at that: Doors that can protect against armor-piercing bullets. Ford will soon be offering the doors on its Police Interceptor sedans and SUVs. They’ll be the first in the US to meet the Justice Department’s highest standard for body armor, the equivalent …

Hero MotoCorp inaugurates R&D centre, gears up for new models

Thursday, March 10, 2016


Country’s largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp today formally inaugurated its R&D centre here, where it will develop future models with an aim to consolidate position in domestic and international markets. The centre christened as Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) is spread across 250 acres and has come up at an investment of Rs 850 …

‘Made in India’ Maruti Suzuki Baleno launched in Japan

Wednesday, March 09, 2016


After the overwhelming success of Baleno in India, Suzuki Motor Corporation, the parent company of Maruti Suzuki India Limited launched ‘Made in India’ Baleno in Japan on Wednesday.First showcased at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, the Maruti Suzuki Baleno was launched in India in October, 2015 and has already received over 1 lakh bookings since …

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