New GM chief Mary Barra starts off with pickup launch

New GM chief Mary Barra starts off with pickup launch

Mary Barra, the first woman ever chosen to lead a major car company, kicked off her tenure as General Motors CEO Sunday with the launch of a distinctly un-feminine vehicle: a new pickup truck. Barra, named last month to lead the world’s second largest auto maker, doesn’t officially take charge until Thursday. But she was […]

Ashok Leyland to launch 18 trucks

Ashok Leyland to launch 18 trucks

Domestic heavy commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland on Monday announced a product blitzkrieg of 18 new trucks under its recently launched Captain series as it seeks to shrug off a protracted slowdown in the economy with sales sliding for 22 straight months. The firm’s overall sales have declined 21% in this financial year so far […]

Mercedes-Benz S-Class launched

Mercedes-Benz S-Class launched

Mercedes-Benz will launch the all-new W222 series S-Class in Delhi today. We expect Mercedes to price its flagship sedan around Rs 1.3 crore ex-showroom for the S500. It will be available in one version only at the launch. The S-Class has a 24 speaker 1540 Watt Burmester 3DSurround system that comes with a 250GB hard […]

Audi launches RS 7 at Rs. 1.3 cr, unveils A3 plans

Audi launches RS 7 at Rs. 1.3 cr, unveils A3 plans

German luxury car manufacturer, Audi, will launch its compact sedan A3 in India within a few months. The A3 will be showcased at the upcoming Delhi Auto Expo and will be subsequently launched commercially. A3 is expected to be its cheapest sedan. At present, the Q3 S is the cheapest Audi available at Rs. 24.99 […]

New 2014 Honda City: Special Coverage

New 2014 Honda City: Special Coverage

Honda has unveiled the next-generation City in India. World premiered here, the City for the first time will get a diesel engine too, the same unit from the Honda Amaze while the petrol mill will carry forward to the new City. The design is an evolution over the outgoing model but looks more premium. The […]

Undisguised new Maruti small car spotted

Undisguised new Maruti small car spotted

Maruti may be good at keeping its cars under wraps but it is getting increasingly difficult. Pictures of the production version of the A:Wind concept have been posted by Motoroids. Alert snapper Dhananjay caught the all-new hatchback in what looks like an advertising campaign photoshoot.  The Suzuki A:Wind Concept displayed at the 2013 Thailand Motor […]

Hyundai considering replacement for Santro

Hyundai considering replacement for Santro

Hyundai is currently considering replacing the Santro Xing here. However, the Korean carmaker doesn’t want to deviate from the popular and space-efficient ‘tall-boy’ design formula. Reports say, Hyundai is studying the feasibility of launching the Kia Ray in India. Kia Motors is Hyundai’s sister company that sells cars in many global markets, although it’s not […]

Hero to make WSBK debut in this year

Hero to make WSBK debut in this year

Hero MotoCorp announced that it would be participating in the 2014 season of World Superbike Championship.In what can be considered as a monumental move for the Indian two-wheeler fraternity. The country’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer would make its foray into the highly competitive world of WSBK with its partner Erick Buell Racing and the team would […]

At 2014 Auto Expo Bajaj to showcase cruiser concept

At 2014 Auto Expo Bajaj to showcase cruiser concept

Bajaj Auto will showcase a new cruiser concept at the upcoming 2014 Auto Expo reports Motorbeam. The production version of this new cruiser is expected be sold in 2015 and will be positioned above the Avenger, the only cruiser in the company’s portfolio.   However, over the years the Pune-based manufacturer hasn’t made any major […]