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Royal Enfield Still In The Hunt For Ducati With $1.8 Billion Bid

Amidst several rumours, a recent report suggests that Royal Enfield parent Eicher Motors is closing in on its bid for buying Ducati and the Monster motorcycle could soon be a part of the Indian company’s stable gaining to access to the Italian brand’s technologies, brand equity and global presence. We told you earlier this year about Royal Enfield’s parent company ... Read More »

Honda unveils Jazz Privilege Edition at Rs 7.36 lakh

CHENNAI: Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) on Friday announced the introduction of ‘Privilege Edition’ of its premium hatchback, Honda Jazz. The new edition comes with an advanced infotainment system, enhanced interiors and exteriors, and new safety and technology features. The price of the Honda Jazz Privilege Edition starts at Rs 7.36 lakh for the V MT petrol and goes up ... Read More »

Suzuki releases new Swift Sport dynamic video ahead of Frankfurt Show reveal

Suzuki Motor Corporation is to launch the third-generation model of its Swift Sport at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September and has released a new preview video in the run-up to the event. Featuring the new car, its predecessor and rallying variants, the film shows the sporting traits Suzuki wants to emphasise with the new model. The Japanese brand has previously said that the ... Read More »

MSIL set to beat safety cut-off

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., (MSIL) is targeting to ensure 80% of its models comply with the new advanced safety norms for existing vehicles by October 2018 — a full year before the stricter norms come into effect. As per the Indian government’s roadmap for vehicular safety, new models will have to comply with full frontal impact and offset frontal impact ... Read More »

Mercedes India aims for double-digit growth in 2017

After recording flat growth in sales in 2016, Mercedes-Benz India is targeting double-digit growth in the current year on the back of its flagship E-class model unveiled earlier this year, apart from a slew of new product introductions. Speaking to The Hindu on the sidelines of the introduction of the new GLA — a luxury compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) ... Read More »

Volvo set to electrify all new models from 2019

Volvo is taking its commitment to electrification one step further, by announcing that from 2019, every model it launches will have an electric motor. The decision comes as Volvo is focusing on reducing the carbon emissions of both its products as well as its operations, with the aim of climate neutral manufacturing operations by 2025. “This is about the customer. ... Read More »

Up, down and sideways

The evening sun was just beginning to cast shadows and glint off the small lake near where the crowd stood, as the cars were readied for BMW’s xDrive off-road experience. The idea of the event: to showcase the prowess of BMW’s X series SUV line-up, or as BMW prefers to call them—Sports Activity Vehicles. On offer for our driving pleasure ... Read More »