New car launches in August – Kia Seltos, Renault Triber, Hyundai Grand i10

As we move closer to the festive season, car manufacturers in the country are gearing up with new product launches. New car buyers will soon have more options to choose from across different body styles ranging from the likes of a hatchback to the premium sedan. Here below are five new cars which are due for India launch in August – Kia Seltos Kia Seltos is due for India launch on 22 August. Bookings for the SUV commenced earlier this month on 16 July and interested customers can book the…

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Beating slowdown blues with new car launches

Since the beginning of 2019, India’s automobile market has been faced with a slowdown. In May, passenger vehicle sales fell by 20.6 percent to 239,347 cars compared to a year earlier, according to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers. It was the biggest fall since a 22 percent decline in September 2001. In April, sales fell by 17 percent. Yet, in June, auto makers launched at least four new vehicles: Renault’s Triber (a budget MPV), Kia’s Seltos (a subcompact SUV), Toyota’s Glanza (a premium hatchback), and MG Motors’ Hector (a…

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Maruti Suzuki To Launch 2 All-New Car Brands In India – Report

Maruti Suzuki will reportedly introduce Nexa as a separate car brand by 2022-23; will likely offer premium vehicles Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) inaugurated the Nexa premium dealerships in 2015 and the first product was the S-Cross. Despite the initial hiccups, it did get going well following the arrival of Baleno hatchback and four years on, it is significantly contributing to the brand’s sales tally every month. Maruti Suzuki is consistently expanding Nexa’s reach and it has been paying them good dividends. Along with it, the regular Arena as well…

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Pre-Owned Car Market Bigger Than New Car Market: Study

The pre-owned or second-hand car market has been growing steadily over the past decade. Though there’s still a long way to go for it to become organised, there’s been a significant change in the way this market has grown over the years. A study done by Mahindra First Choice Wheels and published in the third edition of the “Indian Blue Book” points out to this very fact. The study says that in FY2018-19, the pre-owned car market has grown steadily and has crossed the 4 million unit mark making it bigger than…

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Buying a new car on loan: Should you go for used vehicle or rent one? Find out now

With loans available easily, the number of cars in India has been increasing virtually by the hundreds every day. If you are also planning to buy a car, then you should also consider the pros and cons before finally arriving at a final decision. This applies to all in general, and especially so to those who go for purchases to raise their status – yes, car buys as a status symbol are now very much a reality in India. And even if you are planning to buy a car on…

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New car launches in India in March

Before stepping into the second quarter of 2019, car manufacturers in the country are gearing up to launch the last batch of new cars for Q1. The upcoming cars, namely the Honda Civic, Ford Figo and the Porsche Macan, have already created a buzz among enthusiasts and buyers. The new 10th generation Civic will be more-or-less similar to the concept version last seen at the 2018 Auto Expo event in the country. Meanwhile, the new Ford Figo and the Porshe Macan will be introduced with fresh cosmetic and feature upgrades. Read below to find out more…

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Shivrajkumar gifts his wife Geetha a new car

Actor Shivrajkumar gifted his wife Geetha a new car. The car is reportedly is one of the favorite cars of Geetha. Shivarajkumar bought this car on Puneet Rajkumar’s birthday. Both Puneeth and Shivarajkumar are very fond of cars, and also they are crazy about bikes. Shivarajkumar had given his daughter a car at her wedding, a Volvo S90 worth of Rs 71 lakh. Shivarajkumar gifted his wife a brand new Toyota Innova car. The actor already owns 5 cars including Fortune, two Innova, and Nissan Tiida. Most star actors of Sandalwood…

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BMW and Daimler invest €1bn in new car venture

BMW and Daimler have unveiled a joint venture covering new-generation services such as driverless vehicles, ride-hailing, and pay-per-use cars. Normally fierce rivals, the firms are investing €1bn (£880m) in the project, which will also help drivers find parking and electric charge points. It comes as carmakers face competition from mobility services providers such as Uber and other technology firms. The two German firms said they were open to buying tech start-ups. Established ride-hailing firms have been expanding. China’s Didi Chuxing aims to expand its business in Latin America and Uber…

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