Top 5 Cars News Of The Week: Hyundai Venue Mild-hybrid, Kia SP2i Sans Camo, Skoda Karoq India Launch And More

This week’s news was mainly dominated by SUVs. Hyundai is considering a mild-hybrid variant for the Venue, while the Kia SP2i was spotted sans camo outside India. Talking about spy shots, the XUV300 Diesel AMT was also spotted this week and Skoda has confirmed that its midsize SUV Karoq will make its way here. Last but not the least, Volkswagen launched another special edition for the Polo, Ameo and Vento this week. Hyundai Considering Mild-hybrid Tech For Venue Turbo: Korean giant Hyundai is claiming that the Venue turbo’s fuel efficiency…

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Top 5 upcoming cars in India 2019: Hyundai Venue, MG Hector, Tata Altroz and more

The Indian car market has already seen several big launches in 2019. The likes of Maruti Suzuki India, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors, Honda Cars India and Ford India have either introduced new products or driven in facelifts. Some of the important launches this year have been 3rd-generation Maruti Suzuki WagonR, 2019 Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Maruti Suzuki Alto facelift, Ford Figo facelift, 2019 Ford Endeavour, Mahindra XUV300, 10th-generation Honda Civic and Tata Harrier. Even after so many launches, there is no halt to the flow of new vehicles in India…

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Rare cars that you can actually buy new: Mahindra Scorpio Getaway to Force Gurkha Expedition

Among the vast number of car models available in the Indian auto market, it is quite obvious for some of them to be barely visible. This is more so with cars that are placed in a niche segment or are in a price range which is inaccessible by the masses. We are talking about cars that one barely sees on road and many may not be even aware of any such vehicle being on sale. Let’s take a look at 8 such cars that are hard to spot in the…

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Citroen to launch three new cars in India after C5 Aircross

Citroen has revealed that it will launch the C5 Aircross SUV in India towards the end of next year. The SUV will be a rival to the Jeep Compass, Tata Harrier, Hyundai Tucson and the upcoming Kia SP2i and MG Hector. Apart from the Citroen C5 Aircross, the company will launch one new product every year from 2021 till 2023. The new vehicles will be manufactured and introduced first in India before being launched in the international markets. It isn’t clear whether these will be all-new nameplates or new-generation versions of the existing models. However, our understanding is that the…

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New Ford Cars To Have In-Car Alexa Personal Assistant

Ford has collaborated with Amazon for In-Car Alexa personal assistant. The app will work in line with other voice based personal assistants revealed by BMW & Mercedes Benz. The Alexa voice assist system will be consolidated with the Microsoft Sync 3 ApplLink. Amazon is training Alexa to comprehend various languages, including Indian dialects. Ford India could introduce this feature in its cars by 2020. All Ford Cars will now come with In-car Alexa personal assistant. With connectivity features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto being offered with most of the cars…

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Mahindra sells 1.77 lakh cars in Apr-Dec 2018

Mahindra’s year-to-date sales starting April 2018 have increased marginally over the corresponding period in 2017. Mahindra managed to sell 177,074 units in these nine months compared to the 176,875 units last year. The December sales, at 15,091 units, are actually 3 per cent lower than those of December 2017. The year 2018, overall, has been a tough one for the automotive market, especially the latter half. After the mid-year sales rally, the market has shrunk again owing to fiscal tightening, rising fuel costs and low market sentiment. Yet, Mahindra’s steady…

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Highest selling cars of India in 2018

We saw the highest selling cars in India in 2016 and then in 2017. As the Indian automotive sector is ready to welcome the changed of 2019 we take a look back at all the cars that found the highest takers in the previous year. These are the cars that made a mark in the Indian car market. And looking at these numbers gives us an insight into automotive consumer behaviour in the country. So here is a detailed report of the highest selling cars of Indian in 2018. 1. …

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