Friday, January 31, 2014

Ashok Leyland Focal Point of Hub Existing Models from LCV Stable

Hinduja Group lead organization Ashok Leylandbse 1.55 % today said it might concentrate on existing models from its Light Commercial Vehicle stable through the following few years.

"The theme of Japanese quality at Indian cost has been driving our Indian philosophy. It feels like we just had a heavy meal (with the launch of new products through joint venture Nissan Motor India).

"Our focus in the next couple of years will be in (introducing) variants of these models," company Non-Executive Vice-Chairman V Sumantran said.

Sumantran said the organization might present another variant of its greatly prevalent LCV 'Dost at the Autoexpo 2014 in Delhi earlier. "We will be launching a tipper version of DOST in Auto Expo".

Ashok Leyland focal point of hub existing models from LCV stable

Sumantran and senior company officials revealed the organization's most recent LCV truck - PARTNER and LCV transport - Mitr as a component of reinforcing its portfolio in the LCV section.

The launch of today's new items accompanies the launch of DOST, Stile under the Ashok Leyland-Nissan Motor India Joint Venture. Ashok Leyland has three Jvs with Nissan Motor India.

On the costs of today's items, he said PARTNER LS variant is valued at Rs 8.89 lakh while the top model LX with force guiding and a cooling taxi is estimated at Rs 9.19 lakh (Ex-showroom Chennai).

The Mitr standard transport (a 26 seater) with force guiding is offered at Rs 12.49 lakh (Ex-showroom Chennai). Its school variant standard transport might be started in a month.

In the LCV truck stage, he said the organization has DOST (under the 2.5tonne classification), in the 3.5 tonne to 4 tonne class, it has PARTNER, above eight tonne classification BOSS, then in the 16tonne classification CAPTAIN, he said.

He said the business sector size for LCV trucks (in 3.5tonne GVW classification) was 30,000 units a year while for LCV transport it was around the range of 35,000 unit a year.

"With these launches we have completed phase I of our journey in LCV segment. We have reached an important milestone," he said.

Renault Koleos Facelift Unveiled at Rs 22.33 Lakh

Renault India has sparklingly revolved in limelight since its Duster SUV launched in the Indian market with good scale of follower’s affinity. With true spoken words, the Renault Duster escalated the popularity credit and made the carmaker's fortunes turnover in the market, the organization, empowered by the pattern, is looking to provide for them a portion of the models it had started here prior a crisp jolt. One such illustration is the Renault Koleos SUV. This premium delicate roader was started here first in 2011 and now, the maker has acquainted a facelift with re-light investment in the auto.

Renault Koleos launched at Rs 22.33 lakh

The Renault Koleos facelift sees another reflexive dark grille in advance with loads of chrome and new five-spoke composite wheels. Likewise, while prior the auto was accessible just as a four-wheel-drive automatic by Renault recently has launched a 4x2 manual and a 4x4 manual variant also. All forms come fueled by a 2.0-litre diesel engine, which the carmaker will now amass at its Chennai plant.

The company has endeavored to play the competitive model card with the new base two-wheel drive manual variant and this form skips some characteristics from the top-end auto. The compounds on the base Koleos are single tone instead of the double tone ones on the higher variants. The base form likewise misses the BOSE sound framework, ESP, Hill Start Assist, Hill Descent Control, side and shade airbags, electric seat tallness change and calfskin upholstery in the lodge.

The Renault Koleos facelift is estimated at Rs 22.33 lakh for the 4x2 base manual variant, Rs 25.13 lakh for the 4x4 manual and Rs 26.19 lakh for the top-close 4x4 immediate variant.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Maruti Suzuki Best Known for Unique Ambiance of Car Mileage Phenomenon

From the days of inception, its spree with Maruti 800, the down home car real has cars, Mpvs, Suvs & premium vehicle to its wide autos portfolio. Regardless it manages Indian ways with its grand extent of autos and around 40 for every penny of piece of the overall industry is an accurate implication of the same. After the revolutionary Maruti 800, a few auto models like Maruti Omni, Maruti Zen, Maruti Gypsy and Maruti 1000 were fit to ready to affect the memorable figures and biotic hearts of the individual comrades. Strolling as an inseparable unit with the worldwide business sector Maruti soon started to produce upmarket and trendier autos like the Maruti Swift, Maruti Swift Dzire, Maruti A-Star, Maruti Zen Estilo, Maruti Ritz and Maruti Wagonr. also ofcourse the top of the line auto Maruti Alto.

Known to offer extraordinary fuel effective autos at lucrative cost, Maruti Suzuki has not just had the ability to support in the long run additionally contend with the planet's heading auto creators like Toyota, Hyundai, General Motors, and so forth. Organization's rationality to furnish shoppers with greatest profits in competitive value range has kept it afloat in the nail gnawing rivalry of survival.

Maruti’s journey can be summarized as:

· Revolutionary Maruti 800's launch runs unchallenged for more than 2 decades. 
· Hyundai's Santro puts an imprint in Maruti's incomparability in hatchbacks in the late 90s. 
· Maruti recoups with Wagonr and Alto with the recent ending up being the top rated auto of the nation. 
· A corner fragment of premium portal is made with Swift while Maruti Swift Dzire challenges tried and true cars with its reduced styling and competitive cost. 
· Maruti Kizashi lets the organization down with poor reaction. 
· Maruti launches Ertiga, an alternate corner section framed, and months of development bookings indicate on the unfathomable triumph that holds up ahead.

Unwavering quality, reliable and value for money are the words which characteristically come while tending to Maruti Suzuki. Continually keeping an eye on what's to come and outlining client well disposed & intentional vehicles, Maruti has of late presented a LUV (Light Utility Vehicle) Maruti Ertiga which has months of development bookings lined up and the individuals mover is practically sure to stamp its name in the record books with its staggering interest.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Unveils C-Class Grand Edition

German luxury car producer Mercedes-Benz today started new C-class Grand Edition, both in petrol and diesel variants, estimated at Rs 36.81 lakh and Rs 39.16 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai) separately in the local business.

The auto significant, which reported a 32 for every penny development in volumes at 9,003 in the last schedule year over 2012, likewise took off the 50,000th auto from its Chakan plant in Pune.

Mercedes Benz presently produces C, E, S, ML and GL class models from its Chakan plant, which has a limit to prepare 10,000 vehicles a year.

Mercedes Benz unveils C-class Grand Edition

The Grand Edition approaches on the heels of the launch of the leader S-class extravagance cantina, which hit the business sector not long ago.

"Touching the 50,000 cars marks the beginning of a next growth chapter for us. We are committed to the India story and the domestic market potential. We will also continue increasing our investments in the plant and infrastructure here," Mercedes-Benz India managing director and chief executive Eberhard Kern said in a release here.

Kern also said that the current capacity will be doubled by March this year adding, "We will soon commence local assembly of newer models, making the company 'future ready".

Meanwhile, commenting the Grand Edition roll out, Kern said, "The C-class Grand Edition embodies Mercedes-Benz's uncompromising style, design and performance."

The C-class remains one of Mercedes-Benz' successes in the intense section level extravagance vehicle portion with more than 19,000 units sold till date, Kern said.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Honda Greatest Offering of Upcoming Resolution in India 2014

Honda already has their plate full with the Amaze diesel yet the company is on a comeback mission of credulous scope and has now avowed that it will launch three new models in India 2014. At Tokyo Motor Show, in addition to different vehicles Honda showcased the India-particular Mobilio MPV, the Fit/jazz and the fresh out of the box new Vezel minimal SUV. Also only a week after that Honda took the wraps off the shiny new City car. This is set to be a monstrous attack available as all these items offer what is sought after in the Indian market. Honda will start them over 2014 and here is a brisk review on top of needed launch dates and assessed costs. Meanwhile, Honda is speculated to showcase the new City, Jazz, Mobilio, Vezel and the new Accord/hybrid at the coming up Auto Expo 2014.

New Honda City:

New offering form Honda will impressively captivate the vision as the company going to introduce petrol that get the same 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine as before, whilst the diesel will borrow the 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine from the Amaze. Meanwhile, it will be go on air in January 2014 under expensive price tag of about Rs 8.5-11.5lakh.

Honda Mobilio:

Honda’s first MPV better known as Honda Mobilio for Indian market which will surely change the graph of people’s attraction. Meanwhile, Honda plans to introduce Mobilio after the new City on road and most probably it go on sale from end of the first quarter or in early Q2. Even though, the price expected to be between Rs 6.5 and 9 lakh.

Honda Vezel:

the production version of Honda’s Urban SUV Concept will be seen in new Honda Vezel and brilliantly possess a 1.5-litre direct injection petrol engine from the City, simultaneously boasts probably the 1.5 diesel from the Amaze correspondingly. Apart from it will soon hit India by the end of 2014 or maybe by early 2015 underneath price tag of around Rs 6.5-10lakh.

Honda Jazz:

Honda Jazz will soon uncover in both version includes diesel engine Jazz expectd to go on sale in the middle year 2014 or possibly in the third quarter after the Mobilio. Moreover, it expected to launch under price tag of range from Rs 5.5 to 8.5lakh.

Ford to Uncover New Compact Car Concept at Auto Expo Show

Ford Motor Co will showcase a worldwide compact idea car at the New Delhi automobile expo very soon in the February, highlighting a configuration heading that could lead the organization's exertions to tap developing interest for little autos in India and other rising markets.
Meanwhile, the concept of compact car will furnish a flash into the sort of vehicle that Ford hopes to assume a vital part in the Asia Pacific district, set to record for almost a third of the organization's worldwide deals volume by mid-decade, it said.

However, the company wisely stated a statement that, "The concept (car) will showcase Ford's vision for the future in the competitive compact-car segment in India and other dynamic emerging markets."

Passage anticipates that reduced auto deals will twofold from a year ago to in the vicinity of 2 million vehicles in 2018 in India, where automakers sold 2.7 million traveler vehicles in monetary 2013.

Ford to uncover new compact car concept at Auto Expo Show

The littlest auto around Ford's current Indian items is the Figo hatchback. It was not clear if the potential new vehicle might be a supplanting for the Figo or proposes an extra item.

The reduced auto portion made up very nearly a third of 2013 aggregate deals in India, Ford said.

Most Indians like to drive shabbier, fuel-productive little autos, in a nation where ways are stoped up with activity and stopping in huge urban areas is difficult to get a hold of.

Offers of littler autos, rejecting the ultra-modest Nano from Tata Motors, have climbed somewhat so far this financial year that began in April, versus a close to 6 percent drop sought after for traveler vehicles, information from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers shows.

Ford India is riding on powerful interest for its Ecosport compact sport- utility vehicle, which was launched in the nation a year ago.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Maruti Celerio Prices Possibly will Shine at INR 3.9 Lakhs

Few hours back, we reported that the Maruti Suzuki Celerio AMT variant could have a sticker of INR 4.9 lakhs, which might make it the shabbiest programmed auto to be on special in the country. Moreover, it speculated that this upcoming hatchback Maruti Celerio price could be INR 3.9 lakhs.

It may be noted that while the high-close variants might be outfitted with the abundantly advanced Automated Manual Transmission (AMT), the section level models will accompany an expected 5 pace manual transmission.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio

The Maruti Celerio will make its open introduction at the quick approaching Auto Expo 2014 and will go marked down before long. The soon-to-be-started hatchback will displace the Astar and the stopped Estilo in Maruti's item portfolio.

In our prior report, we specified that the top end variants might be provided with characteristics and gear, for example, electric mirrors guiding mounted controls and a twofold DIN framework with Bluetooth connectivity. Nonetheless, securely need the section level models, in common Maruti style, to accompany aircon, powersteering and front power windows just.

Controlling the Maruti Celerio will be a 1.0 litre, three pot, K10 petrol motor that could have a max force of 69ps (versus 67ps for Astar), While the AM furnished variant has a guaranteed fuel mileage of 23.1 kmpl, the manual variants, in most probability, will do with a somewhat lower fuel effectiveness. Hence, bookings for Maruti Celerio are now underway.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Tata Motors Maps to Introduce Automatic Version of Nano

Tata Motors is plans to introduced an automation rendition of the country's most reasonable auto as a major aspect of its continuous exertions to resuscitate the brand. India's biggest car organization is working with an Italian part creator to advance a grip less variant of the Nano dependent upon the practical grasp less transmission innovation, otherwise called AMT.

Karl Slym, managing director at Tata Motors simultaneously calling the response for Nano's new Twist variant "euphoric", Slym said the company booked more than 400 Twists in Bangalore alone in the first week of its debut. "Going ahead, we are developing Nano not as a label, but a strong product that it is capable of performing on its own in the Indian market," he said.

Tata Motors plans automatic version of Nano

As per specialists, AMT might keep the value low and permit Tata Motors to pull in junior urban purchasers and ladies to the grip less Nano, which might be the planet's most competitive programmed auto. "Offering an automatic variant in Tata Nano can prove to an excellent strategy as it may help them grabbing in some of additional volumes, targeting yet another set of emerging consumer base that is looking for extra comfort and driving pleasure at reasonably low-cost pricing point," Amit Kaushik, principal analyst (autos) at global consultancy firm IHS Automotive, said.

"Automatic version may also help them target potential lady drivers and urban customers looking for the convenience driving in rush hours," he added.

For Nano, in any case, it is wagering on additional savvy AMT to make it monetarily feasible, industry insiders said. Nano right now offers in the value reach of Rs 1.50 lakh to Rs 2.65 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Organization executives said a grasp less auto at a moderate sub-Rs 3-lakh value focus could carry a ton of first-time auto purchasers into the Tata fold.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Tata Motors Unveils Vista VX Tech at Rs 5.99 lakh

Auto significant Tata Motors today started another variant of its premium hatchback "Vista" and said it plans to expand piece of the overall industry from the present nine for every penny in traveler autos and vans section. "Our market share at the national level is close to about nine per cent of passenger cars and vans included. With this new product obviously we are looking at increasing our share," Tata Motors Ltd Senior Vice President Passenger Vehicle Unit (Commercial) Ankush Arora told reporters here. He said "In the last few months our share has certainly gone up, with the introduction of CNG product in the select market, and with the introduction of Nano Twist and the Vista Tech we see our share going up in the coming months."

Tata Motors launches Vista VX Tech at Rs 5.99 lakh

Hereby, the company recently introduced the launch of new Tata Vista VX Tech evaluated at Rs 6.12 lakh, (ex-showroom Bangalore) and Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Commenting on sales of Vista, Arora said "Currently we are doing about 3,000 to 3,200 units of Vista every month; we are certainly looking at increasing the volume with the launch of Vista Tech."

Without putting any numbers he said "....our expectation is that with the Vista Tech- that number will increase, and Vista Tech would add incremental volume to that base line number."

Simultaneously, the Vista scope will now have three variants - LS, LX and VX.

In the mean time in Hyderabad on the launch, Ashesh Dhar, National Sales Head (South and East), Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors, said that new 'Vista VX Tech' has best-in-class characteristics and most recent innovation, which offer incredible driver encounter and come pressed with high-end features at par.

He said Tata Motors has shut 8 for every penny piece of the overall industry in the Passenger vehicles market. Dhar further said Vista is the fourth biggest brand in Andhra Pradesh."With new launches scheduled at Auto Expo (at Delhi in February), we do expect newer launches to contribute to larger volumes and better market share. This year's big for Tata Motors," Dhar said.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Toyota Plans to Launch New Version, Discontinues Corolla Altis Production

Legend automobile producer Toyota Kirloskar Motor has ceased preparation of its chief car Corolla Altis from in the not so distant future as it riggings up to take off another form in the following 4-5 months.

Consistent with industry sources, the company will showcase the model with included characteristics throughout the approaching Auto Expo in New Delhi one month from now.

"The company has stopped the production of the Corolla Altis from  January. It is now preparing to launch a new version, which has already been rolled out in many coun try”. TKM is as of now offering the model in both petrol and diesel variants in the nation. According to the organization's authority site, the petrol rendition is estimated between Rs 12.54 lakh and Rs 16.89 lakh, while the diesel auto costs Rs 13.26-16.74 lakh (ex-showroom, Guwahati).

Toyota stops Corolla Altis production; to launch new version

"The company will first showcase new Corolla Altis at the upcoming Auto Expo in the National Capital. The commercial launch of the model is likely to take place around May-June," the source said.

Consistent with Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, TKM sold 2,972 units of the Corolla Altis in the April- December period this financial in the Indian business, down 29.47 for every penny from the year-prior period.

More resiliently, steady with industry sources, the new form of Corolla Altis is liable to be controlled by the same 1.8 litre petrol with some included characteristics. The diesel variant is liable to be more capable than the existing 1.4 litre one.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) will handle the new Corolla Altis at its second plant in Bangalore that has a preparation limit of 2.1 lakh units for every year.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) had initially started the Corolla in India in 2003. The existing form of the Corolla Altis was presented in 2008.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Mahindra-Ssangyong Plans Compact SUV may Hit Market by End Year 2015

India's leading and biggest utility vehicle producer, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is presently working on a new concept to phase turn into sports utility vehicle in the long way.

Additionally, the agreement to the undertaking, it has been codenamed S102 and will be one of the first items to leave Mahindra-Ssangyong's joint stage venture. The S102 is dependent upon Ssangyong's X100, and will be universally launched in the first 50% of 2015. The Mahindra's posterity is prone to go into the business sector by close of 2015 or starting 2016. This new model is relied upon to be produced in Nashik.

Mahindra-Ssangyong plans compact SUV to take on Ford EcoSport

What is intriguing is, Mahindra-Ssangyong is improving a minimal 1 litre turbocharged petrol motor with variable valve timing and immediate infusion in accordance with Ford's Ecoboost motor, which can transform proportionate force of a much greater vehicle, yet can convey higher fuel proficiency.

"We are jointly developing engine family comprising of 6 different engines, but the big one is the new product based on X100 platform. I think people, begin to see the value of it and that will only grow," said Goenka. On the Ecoboost competing engine, Goenka says, both the companies in the process of making the decision, and if go ahead is given, it will be ready in three years time. Goenka said part of the development of the engine will happen out of India, and partly in South Korea.

"We are just in the process of making the decision, to develop the technology for a series of engines that we talked about. If it was for Mahindra or Ssangyong alone, we probably would hesitate to do it, as the total amount of money required for doing the direct injection petrol is quite high. But if we pool ourselves together, then we can do it," added Goenka.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Honda Uncovers SX Variant of Amaze in India at Rs 6.22 Lakh

Honda Car India Limited (HCIL) has recently launched another variant of the Amaze conservative car in India. The SX variant sits above the present S trim and is accessible in a decision of petrol and diesel energizes, however just with manual transmission. The main distinction between the S and SX are twin airbags as additionally ABS which come as standard on the last. The presentation of SX expansions the in general number of Amaze variants to 12 with four in petrol and diesel and two in petrol immediate. Costs for the petrol SX begin from Rs 6.22 lakh while the diesel SX retails for Rs 7.12 lakh, ex-Delhi.

Honda uncovers SX variant of Amaze in India at Rs 6.22 lakh

Herewith, the Amaze has been a runaway triumph for Honda in India mostly due to the 100ps 1.5l motor. Honda claims a fuel effectiveness of 25.8kmpl from this diesel motor. The petrol motor is a natural 88ps 1.2l engine from the Brio. While the diesel comes mated to a manual transmission, the petrol additionally accompanies an immediate gearbox choice.

Announcing the new variant, Jnaneswar Sen, senior vice president, marketing & sales, HCIL said, “Honda Amaze has witnessed great success in Indian market by selling more than 60,000 units ever since its launch in April 2013 and has been a game changer for Honda.  It is our constant endeavour to study customers’ needs & aspirations and introduce features that enhance the overall ownership experience. We are pleased to introduce “SX” variant of the Amaze with added safety features. The S variant has been the most popular variant in the Amaze range and with the addition of SX variant, we are confident that this new variant will appeal and bring delight to the customers seeking safety features at the volume range.”

Hyundai Ready to be in Spotlight With Upcoming Car 2014

Hyundai being one of the leading giant of automobile sectors is ready to offer date with 2014 by means of powerful engine with wonderful signature at par.

Here’s find out the coat of arms of Hyundai upcoming cars in India 2014 in moments of jiffy as mentioned below:

· Hyundai New Santa Fe: This will be the third-generation model which comply fully SUV with its even higher price by all means in true term on parity. It has been expected to be introduced in month of February 2014 under price tag of Rs 22.00 L - 26.00 L.

· Hyundai Sonata Diesel: the company expected to be launched in month of March under price tag of Rs 20.00 L - 22.00 L respectively. Additionally, the company’s new Sonata faces devoid of diesel engine.

· Hyundai New Tucson: The Company has all set to roll out the all-new Tucson (named iX35 in the international market) in the Rs 18 - 20 lacs in March with great strong leap of efficient engine productivity.

· Hyundai New Elantra: Hyundai Elantra is one of the best cars which has been on the latest iteration of the Elantra expected to be launched in the middle of the 2014 under price tag of Rs 12.80 L - 16.20 L

· Hyundai i30:  Hyundai has successfully round the corner once again with its sensational power of “i” namely the i10 and the i20. In fact, with the i20, they have shown that Indian automobile markets are now really ready to counter the premium package.  Furthermore, it is expected to be introduced in December 2014 with price range between Rs 6.50 L - 8.00 L.

Hyundai New Sonata: Hyundai has worked to give its fluidic design a more mature look that is well suited to its flagship sedan for its upcoming 2015 model of the Sonata, which speculated to be launched in December 2014 with price tag of Rs 20.50 L - 23.00 L.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Honda to Brighten up Sedan Segment With Diesel City

Japanese auto giant Honda has recently plan to make the sedan section in the India market keeps rolling out with the launch of the diesel adaptation of its head brand City to undertake its closest contenders. 

"This is the first diesel version of City introduced by Honda," senior VP (marketing and sales) of Honda Cars India Jnaneswar Sen said at the launch of fourth Generation City.

Meanwhile, Sen said auto might be hollowed against models of Volkswagen Vento, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Swift Desire where the diesel variants were accessible in addition to petrol forms.

Honda to jazz up sedan segment with Diesel City

He said that the diesel form of City might help the organization in picking up piece of the overall industry.

Sen said that the City model launched 16 years back had as of recently crossed the deals figure of 4.3 lakh units the nation over, including that Honda was needing 58 for every penny bargains to produce from Tier II and Tier III urban areas.

Moreover, the company might additionally expand the dealership quality by 35 for every penny by 2015 to infiltrate more into the Indian market.

Honda's Rajashthan producing unit might begin its mechanical production system from this quarter, while third movement might begin at its Greater Noida plant.

Both the plants were having a limit of 1.2 lakh units each.

At present, the Honda Amaze model was the biggest offering auto of the company.

Tata Motors Global Sales Turn Down 20 Percent in December - Autoinfoz

Once again, blazing news sparks out from the well-renowned auto major Tata Motors who has recently proclaimed about the global vehicle sales coat of affairs, which includes specifically Jaguar Land Rover that has turn down by 19.95 per cent to 79,220 units in December 2013, on comparison to the year-ago period respectively.

Meanwhile, the company had sold 98,968 units in the corresponding period of year 2012 on parity.

Tata Motors global sales decline 20% in December

More resiliently, all passenger vehicles global sale escalation in December 2013 marked at 49,721 units, simultaneously, the company has been augmented by an increase of 5.95 per cent, from 46,925 units in December 2012 correspondingly, in accordance to the stated statement by the Tata Motors said.
On the other hand, sales of luxury brand Jaguar Land Rover has been prolifically risen by 24.66 per cent to 40,244 units during month of December 2013 in comparison to the 32,282 in the same month of 2012 sharply by far.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Toyota Introduces Pep up Versions of Etios, Etios Liva

Toyota Kirloskar Motor has recently revived adaptations of its vehicle Etios and hatchback Etios Liva, estimated between Rs 4.53 lakh and Rs 8.30 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The organization presented new evaluations, VD and VD (Safety Package) as awesome variants in Etios Liva Diesel, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) said in a proclamation.

Toyota introduces pep up versions of Etios, Etios Liva

"This is to cater to the premium diesel customers," it added. The new versions will now sport features like dual front airbags, tachometer, rear defogger and wiper among others. "We constantly work towards adding exciting and new features to our product line up with the aim of providing product excitement," TKM Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, N Raja said.

Moreover, the company has likewise acquired inner part changes in G and GD reviews in Etios and Etios Liva. The petrol form of Etios car is valued between Rs 5.53 lakh and Rs 7.23 lakh while the diesel rendition conveys a retail sticker in the extent of Rs 6.82 lakh and Rs 8.30 lakh.

Etios Liva is evaluated between Rs 4.53 lakh and Rs 6.23 lakh for the petrol form, while the diesel variants are valued from Rs 5.92 lakh to Rs 7.12 lakh (all costs ex-showroom Delhi).

Ford India Reduces Classic Price by Up to Rs. 1 Lakh

Ford India is attempting to liven up its fair sized vehicle Ford Classic by cutting costs by Rs 70,000 to Rs 1 lakh crosswise over variants, with the section level beginning at Rs 4.99 and value beat most variant taking a toll Rs 7.6 lakh, said individuals acquainted with the improvement. The American carmaker had repositioned the old Fiesta car as Classic in mid-2012.

Ford India cuts Classic price by up to Rs 1 lakh

This repositioning might mean the Classic will now be hollowed against sub-4 metre cars like Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Honda Amaze and the approaching sub-4 metre vehicles from Hyundai and Tata Motors. The merchants were insinuated about the choice a week ago and the new costs will be pertinent promptly. The point when reached, Ford India affirmed the improvement.

Vinay Piparsania, official executive of advertising, bargains and administration at Ford India, said the new method is in tune with the organization's 'Go Further' worldwide promise. "At Ford India, we are committed to deliver on customer expectations by continuous improvements in the value proposition of our products. Ford India has repositioned the Classic starting at Rs 4.99 lakh by optimising efficiencies. The repositioning will make the Classic an even more compelling offer by further enhancing the ownership experience," said Piparsania.

Even more, experts say the repositioning of the Classic insights at a conceivable repositioning of the Fiesta also. The new Fiesta will now be contending all the more forcefully with Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Volkswagen Vento. Holiday, notwithstanding being a runaway victory universally, fared defectively in India due its premium sticker. The offers of the new Fiesta in 2013 were considerably lower than Mercedes Benz C Class, Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series, which sold upwards of 4,000 units. Portage India sold more or less 1,450 units of the new Fiesta in 2013 against 2,180 units in 2012, a drop of over 30% on parity.

Hyundai Uncovers Diesel Version in Comparison of Honda City

Fusion keep rolling out in the mid- size car space, with renowned segment pioneer Hyundai Motor readying a hostile to hold its initiative position after Japanese rival Honda Motor started its fourth-era greater, characteristic stuffed and forcefully evaluated City vehicle. Expecting reestablished rivalry, Hyundai Motor India quietly presented another top-end variant of the Verna, called SX (O), individuals with information of the matter said. The SX (O) accompanies characteristics, for example, projector headlamp, 16-inch precious stone cut combination wheels, lit up force window switches and security escort headlamps.

Hyundai uncovers diesel version of Verna to counter radiance of Honda City

Hyundai plans to accumulate yet an alternate new diesel variant of the Verna, CX, in the following not many days with a 1.4-litre diesel engine. Moreover, Hyundai Motor India's spokesperson said: "At Hyundai, we continuously improve the price-value equations by refreshing all our existing models to offer modern premium image."

Verna has sold more than 2.37-lakh units since its presentation in 2006. The auto took the authority position in the medium size vehicle portion post the launch of the Fluidic Verna in 2011.

Meanwhile, Hironori Kanayama, president and chief executive of Honda Cars India said: "I think we should aim at double-digit growth in 2014. We have to achieve segment leadership with the new City and our growth should not slow down." 

Hereby, the new CX is liable to be positioned between the EX and SX variants. The new diesel Verna will gloat of characteristics like electro-chromatic mirror, back stopping Polaroid with stopping sensors, 2 DIN sound with bluetooth and controlling controls, completely programmed temperature control, electrically movable and foldable outside mirror with turn pointers, electronically monitored slowing mechanism and driver-side airbag.

Mercedes-Benz India Looks Forward to Launch New Cars in 2014

German luxury carmaker Mercedes Benz plans to introduce impressive with coat of arms like eight new cars in very soon as a component of measures to precede with the twofold digit development that it saw a year ago.

Separated from new items, the organization will grow system vicinity in littler urban areas in diverse parts of the nation.

"2013 was the most successful year for Mercedes Benz in India. Our sales grew by 32 per cent in 2013 as compared to previous year. In 2014, we are aiming at double digit growth," Mercedes Benz India Managing Director and CEO Eberhard Kern told PTI.

Mercedes Benz India: Expect to launch 8 new cars in 2014

"You can expect a similar number of launches this year as we did in 2013. We have lined up a number of launches in 2014. It's a kind of work in progress," Kern said.

The company had started eight items in 2013. Kern said the organization will settle on new starts presently, incorporating minimized games utility vehicle GLA and car CLA Class.

Highlighting the importance of the fast growing compact luxury SUV segment, he said: "It is a big and growing segment and today we have portfolio gaps there. By 2015, we will plug most of them."

While he didn't unveil any timetable, Kern said the following era minimized SUV GLK will likewise be started in India, separated from arrangements for the new era C-Class vehicle, which will be presented by Mercedes Benz internationally in left hand drive advertises first in the not so distant future.

The point when inquired as to whether the organization has chosen to provincially collect either the A-Class or the B-Class smaller autos, Kern said a choice is yet to be taken however the firm is pondering to gather more models in India.

It at present collects vehicles - C, E, S class; Suvs - ML and GL models at its assembling plant in Pune.
Mercedes, which sold what added up to 9,003 autos a year ago, is looking to expand the prosperity of its two minimal auto displays, A Class and B Class, in the present year.

Similarly, the company is right now stretching handling limit of the plant to 20,000 units from the present 10,000 units and it will be finished in the following over two months.

Mercedes is likewise taking a gander at fortifying the merchant system in level II and III urban areas the nation over as it attempts to upgrade vicinity in these districts.

Pajero Sport's Automatic Variant to be Launched next fiscal

CK Birla Group company Hindustan Motors has recently proclaimed a concurrence with Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors to start programmed variant of the premium games utility vehicle 'Pajero Sport' throughout next monetary, a top official has said.

"The company has finalised an agreement with its long time collaborator Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Japan to launch an automatic version of the renowned SUV Pajero Sport...," Hindustan Motors Chairman, C K Birla said at the company's annual general meeting, held at Kolkata recently.

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

The manual adaptation of SUV Pajero Sport was started in March 2012 and it was one of the progressive models for both Mitsubishi Motors and Hindustan Motors.

In addition Pajero, Hindustan Motors has been retailing other premium Suvs Outlander, Montero, car 'Cedia'.

"It has also been decided to launch another model from Mitsubishi stable. Both the launches are slated for next fiscal," he said.

Remarking about the company's Tiruvallur plant close Chennai, Birla said the organization has chosen to demerge and exchange the office as a "going concern" to its completely possessed subsidiary Hindustan Motor Finance Corporation Ltd through a plan documented with the Calcutta High Court.

"...the company was examining other options to meet the goals of continuing the operations. The company was in discussions with different interested entities and hoped for a strong support from West Bengal government which was equally interested in reviving the company," he said.

He said the company’s amassed misfortunes surpassed its "networth" at the finishing of the fiscal year finishing September 30, 2013.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

New Mercedes S-class unveiled in India at Rs 1.57 crore

Mercedes-Benz has recently sizzled out the Indian automobile industry with its all-new 2014 S-class (W222) car in New Delhi at Rs 1.57 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the S 500 petrol, the main variant on offer at launch. Each one top notch S 500 variant will be foreign made as a CBU from Germany. Mercedes-Benz has additionally expressed that every one of the 125 units of the constrained Launch Edition of the new S-class car have recently been sold, and that all requests put from this time forward will be conveyed just in April, 2014.

Mercedes-Benz S Class

For five eras, the S-class has been Merc's mechanical warhorse, appearing the most recent and most progressed in device wizardry. The new Mercedes-Benz S-class has the challenging undertaking of trading the old S-class, as well as of grabbing the cudgel from the now old Maybach extravagance brand. Within, as you may envision for a S-class, the auto is pressed to the gills with progressed tech. A 24-speaker Burmester sound framework, leaning back, rubbing, warmed and cooled seats, Bluetooth and Wifi connectivity, night vision help, adjustable voyage control, full LED headlamps, a surrounding sunroof, four-zone atmosphere control and an air suspension to name a couple. Additionally, since just the long wheelbase form is sold in India, legroom at the back is very extraordinary.

Under the hood of the Mercedes-Benz S 500 vehicles sits a twin-turbocharged 4,663cc V8 petrol motor that puts out 453bhp and 71.38kgm of torque, and it is mated to a seven-velocity programmed gearbox.

Mercedes-Benz likewise means to present a mainly amassed diesel form – the S 350 CDI – at a later organize, which will be estimated essentially lower, however the auto could just be accessible in the last 50% of 2.

Mercedes to Bring Together S-class in Pune from April Expected to Get Double Capacity

German premium carmaker Mercedes Benz will begin collecting its S-Class autos at its Pune plant in April, a top official of its Indian unit has said. The organization likewise plans to present new models in the nearby market in the not so distant future as a feature of system to recapture top position in its extravagance auto section.

Mercedes-Benz India, which sold 9,003 units in 2013, a 32% development from a year back, is the No. 2 extravagance carmaker in India after Audi, an alternate German organization that sold a thousand more units. In the second 50% of 2013, Mercedes had taken the top opening and is currently planning to outpace the business pioneer again on the once more of its new starts.

Mercedes to assemble S-class in Pune

The new S-Class, started in India on Wednesday with a Rs 1.57-crore (ex-showroom Delhi) sticker, is at present transported in into the nation. Something like 70% of the Mercedes Benz autos sold in India are by regional standards amassed.

"We have made huge investment in India for a local assembly and production plant. With a body and paint shop, we are able to churn out a substantial production from our Pune plant," Mercedes-Benz India CEO and MD, Eberhard Kern, said. "The annual capacity has also been doubled to 20,000 units to meet our sales targets of the future."

Mercedes, which had presented eight new models in India a year ago, is planning to improve its nearby gathering operations to decimate rivalry and fill the SUV shortfall in its portfolio. In India, it gathers four cars models include C-Class, E-Class, ML-Class and the GL-Class. Meanwhile, the company is planning to present its universally great GLA SUV and the CLA sports vehicle in India to tap its developing well-off class.

"We are contemplating to get some new product in 2014 and backed by a strong product in 2014 and backed by a strong production infrastructure in place some pleasant product surprises should be expected soon," Kern said. "We managed to outsell our competitors on most of the segment we operate, and that to despite not having a full range of SUVs in our portfolio."

Hyundai, Tata Motors and Ford Introduce sub-4 metre Sedans to Counteract Maruti Swift

Indeed as interest for utility vehicles is unrealistic to decrease in 2014, the Indian traveler vehicle business sector is required to witness an in number resurgence from the sub-4 metre car portion, as more up to date shows by Hyundai, Ford and Tata Motors are slated to be started in the impending months. The Sub-4 metre fragment (Rs 5.52 to Rs 8.5 lakh) saw rivalry at long last rising when Honda Amaze was started.

Hyundai India

It is relied upon to get more intense with the South Korean auto producer Hyundai Motor India readying to start its vehicle dependent upon its fruitful Grand i10 stage. What's more close on the heels is Tata Motors, sub-4 metre X1 stage based smaller vehicle code-named Falcon 5 which will rival other heading auto creators to assume undisputed business pioneer Maruti Suzuki's Swift Dzire, which still keeps on posting record numbers.

Tata Motors India

Rakesh Srivastava, senior VP, bargains and showcasing, Hyundai Motor India says the sub-4 meter car portion is the first stage up decision for the clients of smaller autos as it is quite high on quality recommendation with forcefully valued products. "The segment has current volumes of 31,000 units a month and is growing in strong double digits. Hyundai with its strong performance in bigger sedan segment would like to have a sizeable presence as the new product would be a strong choice for any aspiring customer.
Ford Motors India

The consultancy however says, the compact sedan segment will face competition from compact SUV space. "The growth is expected to continue in 2014 and 2015 due to introduction of new models from Hyundai, Ford and Tata. However the growth rate may slowdown to single digit as on one side there is consumer shift from hatchbacks to sedans but simultaneously many sedan consumers are moving to compact SUV segment," cautions Puneet Gupta, associate director, IHS Automotive.

While Tata Motors was the first to turn out with a sub-4 meter Indigo CS (reduced vehicle), it was the business guide Maruti Suzuki with its Dzire that has ruled the portion since 2007. In the course of the most recent six years Maruti Suzuki has sold over 6.6 lakh Dzire and gloated a holding up record, before new limit got requisitioned.

Honda Ensigns New Version of City at Rs 7.42 Lakh

In the wake of tasting triumph with their section into the diesel auto space with the 'Amaze', Japanese auto creator Honda started a diesel variant of their leader "City" display in India.

However, the company likewise presented an all-new form (petrol) of the auto with costs beginning from Rs 7.42 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).  The diesel rendition costs will begin from Rs 8.62 lakh to  to Rs 11.1 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), the organization said in an articulation on Tuesday.

Honda City 2014

More naively, unlike other major automobile giants, Honda has been enlisting high development in deals driven basically by their Brio Hatchback and Amaze.

The organization sold 5,493 units in the local market in the month of December 2013 as against 4,242 units sold throughout December 2012, enrolling a deals development of 30 for every penny.

“With the best of both petrol and diesel technologies available in Honda City, we are very confident about the success of the model, which will significantly contribute to our business growth in India,” Hironori Kanayama, President and Chief Executive Officer of the auto major reportedly said.

Meanwhile, the company sold what added up to 73,000 units in FY13 and is intending to offer 1.2 lakh autos in the present monetary (FY14).

Notwithstanding, the company had launched the original Honda City in India in 1998 and has so far sold 4.3 lakh units of the car.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Maruti Suzuki Upcoming Cars Resolution Setup in 2014

India’s leading passenger car maker, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) is one of the most exclusive auto companies, which have been valuably rolled out a number of models in the market since its inception. Ultimately, the company ravishingly represents creative means to bring out some of the revolutionary changes in the automobile sector by means of wonderful signature in terms of automobile facets. However, FY 2014, the company is cognitively ready to mark a unique foothold by way of its amazed bouncer in blinks of eyes, although, liable to evoke the limelight on the big circular stage of Delhi Auto Expo 2014 at par.

Here’s find out some of the impressive upcoming cars offering from badge of Maruti brand as mentioned below:

Maruti Suzuki Celerio: This one of the most awaited introduction so far in the life-cycle of Maruti Suzuki whose biggest endeavor is rolling out globally with its upcoming hatchback (codename: YL7) that amazingly defines new revolutionary technological change by wonderful signature of automatic transmission with no clutch gears car which will make its world debut at the New Delhi Auto Expo 2014 respectively.

Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha: The XA Alpha primarily defines realm concept Sports Utility Vehicle for the first time was introduced during the 2012 New Delhi Auto Expo held in January which is speculated to be introduced soon.

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Diesel: Maruti Alto has been one of the most loving and highly affordable cars in the Indian passenger car market which once again expected to be launch soon in this year which surely go beyond revenue statistics correspondingly.

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R Diesel: The company is all set to define its resolution distinctively at par with most awaited introduction of diesel version of Wagon R that successively raises demand for passenger cars has seen a surge in the recent times.

Maruti Suzuki Swift Sport: Maruti Suzuki Swift is truly a cash bouncer for the company that eventually defines new language being in the limelight, although, once again company is expected to re-launch Maruti Suzuki Swift Sport which will rolling out fuel efficient cars in various segments on parity.

Get Best Audi RS7 Sportback Car - Prices & Features

Here you will get the overview of Audi RS7 Sportback, Find Audi RS7 Sportback feature, model mileage in city, safety features and other specifications of Audi RS7 Sportback car model in India. You can also browse the Audi RS7 Sportback colors, features, detailed specifications, picture gallery and Audi RS7 Sportback car reviews.

Audi RS7 Sportback Overview

Exshowroom Price (Delhi Rs.) 12,800,000
Transmission Type V Type Engine
Engine Displacement(cc) 3998
Maximum Power 553bhp@5700-6600rpm
Maximum Torque 700Nm@1750-5500rpm
Mileage-City(kmpl) 5.6
Mileage-Highway(kmpl) 9.0
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Tank Capacity(litres) 65
Seating Capacity 4

List of Features in Audi RS7 Sportback

Air Conditioner Yes
CD Player Yes
Anti-Lock Braking System Standard
Power Steering Yes
Power Windows Yes
Leather Seats Yes
Central Locking Standard

Monday, January 6, 2014

Need to Buy Latest Maruti Clutch-Less Car in India

Once again, most sizzling news blowing from the house of country’s biggest carmaker Maruti Suzuki will soon present revolutionary engineering permitting allowing manual gears to be used like automatic transmission without engaging the clutch on parity.

Likewise, the enhanced engineering won't influence fuel productivity or the cost of the auto. Maruti will be the first in India to presentation this immediate manual transmission (AMT), an innovation inferred from the celebrated around the world F1 motorsports stadium that is relied upon to be a defining moment in the little auto fragment, subsequently enhancing the in general driving background.

Presented in its approaching worldwide hatchback (codename: YL7), which will make its planet debut at the New Delhi Auto Expo 2014, it permits the driver to straightforwardly change gears without captivating the grip. Maruti is set to name the new offering Celerio in India, it is learnt.

Maruti to introduce a new clutch-less car at Delhi Auto Expo 2014

"It gives the comfort of an automatic transmission and the fuel efficiency of a manual transmission," said a senior Maruti Suzuki executive, requesting anonymity.
"Customers can change gears like any automatic transmission car but the cost of this will be like a regular manual-geared car," he added.

Meanwhile, officially however, Maruti Suzuki finished not react to an inquiry refering to that the organization does not remark on its future models. These autos won't have the third grip pedal, and the water powered framework will permit the driver to change gears without utilizing the grasp, either consecutively or completely immediately. The most amazing focal point of this engineering is that it will convey high fuel mileage like manual transmission autos. At present, auto transmission autos bargain an extraordinary arrangement on fuel effectiveness.

Though, the new car is relied upon to be a shade more exorbitant than the normal physically worked rigging autos, however route shabbier than the automatics that are valued very nearly 25 for every penny higher. Programmed riggings have neglected to make an effect in conservative autos and hatchbacks because of their higher costs however they are a huge hit with bigger vehicles and luxurious cars.

Friday, January 3, 2014

Honda SUV Cars in India

Honda is going full tilt leveraging the Brio stage for India. We as of recently realize that the Mobilio MPV is relied upon to presentation at the Auto Expo with bargains prone to begin towards the center of 2014. Anyhow as we said in our 2014 SUV see in the ballpark of a month prior, Honda is additionally prone to start a SUV dependent upon the Brio in 2015, most likely towards the closure of the year.

Honda May uncovers Brio Based SUV in India

The SUV is prone to impart the 2650mm wheelbase of the Mobilio MPV, which is in the ballpark of 250mm more drawn out than the Amaze vehicle.

The in general length of the auto might really be over 4 metre, which implies Honda will think that it hard to value the SUV under Rs 6-7 lakh range where its main equal, the Ford Ecosport right now lives. Be that as it may, it may very well have the capacity to match the costs with the Mahindra Scorpio.

The SUV is liable to impart the 2650mm wheelbase of the Mobilio MPV, which is something like 250mm more extended than the Amaze car.

In the event that Honda runs with the full Mobilio wheelbase, anticipate that the SUV will be significantly a greater number of roomy than the Ecosport inside however like the Ford, it will come just in a front-wheel drive arrangement. Under the hood will be powertrains we are acquainted with.

The petrol variant will get the 118ps 1.5-litre i-VTEC and the 100ps 1.5-litre i-DTEC. Want both manual and programmed gearboxes on offer however the diesel motor is liable to come just with a manual gearbox.

Tata Motors Penalty Rs 1.25 Lakh for Selling Faulty Car

A consumer forum here has steered Tata Motors to pay Rs 1.25 lakh as recompense to one of its clients whose auto improved various abandons inside the first year of its buy.

The New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum found that the complainant couldn't determine any delight or fulfillment in the wake of buying the new auto "due to imperfections in the car” and “shortcoming of quality checks"  by the company. Depending on the work receipts or work cards set on record by the complainant, the gathering likewise noted that the motor of the auto and in addition some different parts must be changed in the precise first year of procurement in 2005.

Tata Motors penalty Rs 1.25 lakh for selling faulty car

"The change of engine and so many parts in a new car is never expected. The complainant has failed to derive any pleasure and satisfaction after purchasing a new car, due to numerous imperfections in the car due to shortcoming of quality checks by opposite party (Tata Motors). Holding opposite party guilty of gross deficiency, we award a total compensation of Rs 1 lakh to complainant," a bench presided by C K Chaturvedi said.

New Nissan Sport Sedan concept goes Viral Now a day's

Once again, big celebration about to coming soon by means of wonderful signature of Nissan Sport Sedan concept which will be introduced at this month's Detroit motor show, however, as per his makers point of view "previews a new energetic design direction that amplifies Nissan's legendary approach of applying sports car principles to a sedan."

New Nissan Sport Sedan concept goes viral

The teaser picture discharged in the meantime of the report gives signs in the matter of how the creation auto will look, and hypothesis prescribes the auto will offer an exaggerated perspective of how the following era Nissan Maxima will show up.

The present era Nissan Maxima is implicit Tennessee, USA and is marked down since 2008. It imparts much of its structural engineering to the present Nissan Murano SUV and is expected for supplanting around 2015.

Be that as it may, despite the fact that the Maxima isn't sold in India, the notion is still pertinent as it is liable to impact other future Nissan plans.

Also, Nissan reported it will reveal to its two radical games auto notions that were initially disclosed at the Tokyo engine indicate 2013, the Nissan IDX Freeflow and Nissan IDX Nismo.

Tata Motors Setting up to Revamp Nano

Tata Motors has put more than $1 billion in the Nano extend and the focus at which it will begin getting a return appears to be subsiding. In the previous 4 years, Tata has sold 242,431 Nanos, less than the 250,000 twelve-month number it was gazing toward to accomplish toward the time of the 2009 launch.

Ratan Tata's dream, in which families problematically roosted on a bike would joyfully press into a Nano, hasn't exactly worked out that way. Presently the organization is revamping the thought, attempting to move far from the exorbitant buildup that welcomed the start. Around then it snatched universal consideration as the planet's shabbiest auto and the organization was euphoric to ride the wave of elation.\

Tata Motors setting up to revamp Nano

"We are on the fast journey in making the transformation, making sure all the fundamentals are in place, in trying to create aspiration around the brand, but a slow journey in making sure we don't mess (up) on the fundamentals," a company spokesperson said. "We should see a tipping point in the next six months' time."

The Nano maker ends up in an odd circumstance. From one perspective, its daring offered for Jaguar Land Rover has paid off big time. Not just has the British unit been turned around, it’s been the salvation of the parent as its Indian traveler items (and urgently its business vehicles) have been side-swiped by the droop.

Then, the Tata Motors dreary lineup hasn't got anybody's beats dashing, even more given this setting, the organization's being careful of the Nano, an auto that could turn into one of the incredible car symbols when its showcased right and creates record-breaking sales.

"With the power steering, the overall usability of the car will improve (but) having said that the changes are just incremental in nature. In order for the Nano to take off, they need to make big changes and introduce them for once in the market," Sorabjee said.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Toyota Prius is Top New-Car Value, Consumer Reports Says

Customer Reports has discovered the Toyota Prius to be the best general esteem for the car dollar and the Nissan Armada the most noticeably awful in its yearly Best New-Car Value dissection.

This is the second straight year that the Prius has bested Car's best-worth record, which concentrates on the autos that give the most quality for cash. The well known half breed has the right blend of execution, dependability and low assessed five-year possession expenses of 47 pennies for every mile.

A year ago, the Prius unseated the perpetual best-quality guide, the Honda Fit.

Toyota Prius

As per Cr examination, the Prius' 44 mpg general is the best mileage of any non-module auto that Consumer Reports has tried.

The Armada, an extensive SUV that gets just 13 mpg general and scored crudely in Consumer Reports' twelve-month dependability overview, costs a robust $1.20 for every mile, as per Cr's examination.

In making its yearly Best and Worst New-Car Values record, Consumer Reports mines its execution, dependability, and holder take information to figure a quality score for more than 200 separate vehicles going from little autos as the Hyundai Accent and Honda Fit to extravagance cars, for example, the Cadillac XTS and BMW 750li.

The scores were computed dependent upon the five-year holder take for every vehicle, on top of Consumer Reports' street test score and the associations anticipated dependability score from the most recent Annual Auto Survey. In short, the better an auto performs in Consumer Report’s way tests and unwavering quality appraisals, and the less it expenses to claim over the long haul, the better resiliently.

Renault Koleos Facelift Get Underway in Second Week of January

Renault is planning to introduce the facelifted Koleos in the second week of January. Disparate the existing car that was available just as a 4x4 automatic, the upgraded Koleos will additionally have 4x2 and 4x4 6-rate manual variants notwithstanding the 4x4 immediate.

Dealerships will appropriate the auto around tenth January however the merchants we spoke to can't affirm the variant that will be accessible for test drives yet. We hear that ex-showroom costs will begin from Rs 24 lakh for the 4x2 variant and the top close 4x4 Automatic variant will cost near Rs 35 lakh on-way.

Renault Koleos Facelift

The facelifted Koleos gets minor invigorates like the new family grille with the vast Renault Lozenge, new amalgam wheels and a chrome plate running along the entryway ledges.

Powering the Koleos is the same 2.0-litre dci engine from in the recent past. The SUV now improves 150 PS of force in the 4x2 variant and an additional 23 PS in the 4x4 variants as per Renault merchants. The Koleos has dependably been an exceptional taking care of SUV that appears made for the thruway so this included snort will without a doubt help its cause.

Renault Koleos Facelift

Since its start in 2011, the Koleos has neglected to make an imprint on Indian auto purchasers in view of its understated less-forcing styling that is an absolute necessity has for a SUV, its steep cost and the vicinity of additional created SUVs like the Toyota Fortuner. The Renault mark likewise wasn't as built then. Yet things have changed now after the triumph of the Duster and Renault must trust a spot of it to rub off on the Koleos as well. With the 4x2 manual's value anticipated that will begin from Rs 24 lakh (to the extent that the friendly Automatic's expense) however, its set to be an intense test to make the Koleos a victory.

Luxury Features Becomes Core Part to Low-priced cars in an Offer to Push Deals

The Indian customer today is spoilt for decision as carmakers continue increasing present expectations on luxury, lavishness and security as they try to restore the hailing business. Emphasizes once found just in the extravagance portion are going into the reasonable finish of the business without much of an expansion in costs.

In the course of the last three-to-five years, autos have ended up costlier by 5-10 for every penny yet the level of characteristics included are comparable with a 20-25 for every penny increment, specialists said. These includes Bluetooth empowered sound frameworks that combine consistently with the driver's phone, some of them even store contact records; side reflects that withdraw at the touch of a bind; back aerating and cooling vents; cooled glove boxes and disposition lighting. These characteristics are currently getting standard on autos evaluated as low as Rs 2 lakh.

Carmakers add luxury features to low-priced cars

The pattern is remarkable to rising markets, for example, China, India and Indonesia, dissimilar to the more develop markets of Europe and the US, where individuals are agreeable with a useful auto at the easier end, said specialists.

The Indian market has advanced from the auto as the essential mode of transport at the most minimal cost in the 1990s, to esteem for cash from the mid-2000s until something like 2010, specialists said. Right away, purchasers are taking a gander at elements past that as brand quality, style remainder or high-tech extra characteristics.

The capabilities are extensively isolated into four classes — security, solace, accommodation and configuration embellishments. A case of an auto being stacked with goodies at somewhat additional charge is Ford's Figo.

Meanwhile, the companies launched the premium hatchback at Rs 3.5-4.8 lakh in March 2010 and provided for them it a facelift two years after the fact with a Rs 34,000-80,000 expansion in cost and more than 100 upgrades, incorporating ABS, electronic brake power dispersion and controlling mounted sound controls.

Four years back, characteristics, for example, ventilating, force controlling, force windows, focal locking and keyless passage were available in 35-70 for every penny of autos. This is presently up to 85-95 for every penny. Others set to achieve such omnipresence incorporate electrically balanced outside back perspective mirrors, controlling mounted sound controls, sound frameworks reconciled with the dashboard, back stopping sensors, push-bind beginning and wellbeing characteristics, for example, airbags and ABS.

Honda Pronounces its Bloc of Vehicles for Tokyo Auto Salon 2014

Right after the whole car planet gets occupied with the exceptionally expected Detroit Auto Show on January 13, Japan will have the Tokyo Auto Salon 2014, which is effectively around the greatest execution and styling shows over the globe. Clearly, Japanese automaker Honda will be in full participation at the approaching show and will have a reach of autos and cruisers. 

Honda's Tokyo Auto Salon line up will likewise incorporate custom forms of the new Vezel smaller hybrid and the new gen of the Fit (otherwise known as Jazz). Likewise on showcase might be the new N-One Modulo Concept. 

Herewith, mentioned below is the list of vehicles introduced by Honda that firmly reveals all the Honda upcoming vehicles coming to the Tokyo Auto Salon 2014 as follows:

Honda pronounces its bloc of vehicles for Tokyo Auto Salon 2014

  • In terms of Cars section:
  1. VEZEL Modulo Concept
  3. N-WGN Macaron Color Collection
  4. N-ONE Modulo Concept
  5. N-BOX + ELEMENT Concept
  6. FIT Special Customize
  8. MUGEN Odyssey Absolute
  • In respect to Motorcycles:
  2. CBR1000RR SP
  3. A customized concept model of the GROM
  4. Little Cub 55th Anniversary Special.
  • In the meantime of Racing Bikes:

  1. RC213V
  2. CR-Z GT
  3. SF13
  4. Four racing machines which will be used in the N-ONE One-make Race starting in 2014.