Despite auto slump, Kia Motors hits the gas on new car launches in India

MUMBAI : Kia Motors will continue with its ambitious product introduction plans for India, undeterred by the worst slump in sales in nearly two decades in the world’s fourth-largest automobile market. The South Korean automaker and the latest entrant to the Indian market plans to introduce half a dozen new vehicles over the next three years, said Kook Hyun Shim, chief executive officer and managing director of Kia Motors India. A key focus will be on the utility vehicle segment, which is largely dominated by Hyundai Motor India Ltd, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd…

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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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Snapdeal launches Miniso products on its platform

BENGALURU: Online marketplace Snapdeal said on Monday it has launched over 150 products of Japanese low-cost brand Miniso on its platform. The products will be spread across categories like beauty, baby care, home furnishing, stationery, mobile accessories, and decor. Popular products include towels, brushes, concealers, power banks, and storage boxes, the company said in a press statement. Miniso products have been priced in the ₹190 to ₹790 range on Snapdeal. With the new partnership with the Japanese retailer, Snapdeal has expanded the selection of value priced international brands available on its portal. Miniso buyers 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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Korean Brand Launches Kit Kat Makeup Line That Actually Looks Delicious

Korean makeup brand Etude House has launched their new eye shadow palette collaboration with Kit Kat. Food has always been a common theme for K-beauty products and this isn’t the first time Etude House has carried on this theme. Last year, the company released an adorable soft drink lip tint collection that captured the attention of many Korean beauty fanatics. Etude House’s most recent candy-inspired collaboration comes in two different “flavors” — Original, which comes in the classic red packaging, and Strawberry Tiramisu, which comes in a pink case. According to a…

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Microsoft launches e-commerce portal for Telangana’s handloom weavers

In a bid to empower handloom weavers in Telangana, Microsoft India on Saturday announced the launch of a new e-commerce portal that will help the weavers optimise operations and engage better with customers. The “re-weave.in” will host signature collections created by the weaver communities, and showcase traditional designs and products created from natural dyes. “With the introduction of our new e-commerce platform, digital empowerment centres and the new design curriculum, the weavers will be able to build on the rich handloom heritage of India and also reach out to a…

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New car launches in January 2019

It is that time of the year when most of us would be busy making New Year resolutions and future plans.  Some of the top car manufacturers in the country are planning to start the year on a high new with the launch of five new models, namely – Nissan Kicks, Tata Harrier, Toyota Camry, Mercedes-Benz V-Class and the new Maruti Suzuki Wagon R. Read below to find out more about the new car launches in January 2019. Tata Harrier The much-awaited premium SUV from Tata Motors, the Harrier is…

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