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Skoda continues to have a successful 2014 as sales and operating profits rise globally

Skoda continues to have a successful 2014 as sales and operating profits rise globally

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Czech manufacturer Skoda continues to show profitable growth. In the first nine months of 2014, deliveries to customers worldwide increased by 13 per cent to 774,100 vehicles. Over the same period, sales revenue went up by 19.3 per cent to 8.8 billion euros. Operating profit rose to 651 million euros; a growth of 75.5 per […]

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Hyundai India cumulative sales up by 11.5% for October 2014

Hyundai India cumulative sales up by 11.5% for October 2014

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hyundai India Ltd (HMIL), India’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter registered a domestic sales figure of 38,010 units and exports figure of 18,000 units with cumulative sales of 56,010 units for the month of October 2014- marking a 11.5% hike for the month as compared to the same period last […]

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Nissan India registers 71.5% growth in sales for October 2014

Nissan India registers 71.5% growth in sales for October 2014

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nissan India today reported sales in India of 4,106 vehicles in the month of October 2014. The company registered sales of 29,847 units so far in FY14, marking a growth of 71.5% over the same period last year. Nissan Motor India Private Ltd. (NMIPL), a 100% subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. Japan  was incorporated in 2005 […]

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Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd sells 42,776 units during October 2014

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd sells 42,776 units during October 2014

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.  today announced its auto sales numbers, which stood at 42,776 units, during October 2014, against 50,558 units during October 2013. The Passenger Vehicle segment (which includes UVs and the Verito) sold 19,254 units in October 2014, as against 22,924 units sold during October 2013. The company’s domestic sales stood at 40,274 […]

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Honda Cars India registers 18% sales growth in October 2014

Honda Cars India registers 18% sales growth in October 2014

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), registered monthly domestic sales of 13,242 units in October 2014- a growth of 18%, as compared to 11,214 units in the same month last year. The company also achieved the milestone of crossing 1 lac units in the current financial year where it registered an overall growth of 43 % during […]

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Mahindra Two Wheelers clocks 22,404 sales figure October 2014

Mahindra Two Wheelers clocks 22,404 sales figure October 2014

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mahindra Two Wheelers, part of the Mahindra Group, announced its sales numbers for October 2014, which stood at 22,404 units. The sales number stood at 17,565 units for the month of September 2014. Although the two-wheeler maker saw a rise in sales numbers, it was not able to breach last year’s record numbers of 29,696 […]

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Mahindra XUV500 Petrol in the pipeline

Mahindra XUV500 Petrol in the pipeline

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The diesel powered Mahindra XUV500 is doing quite well actually. But now Mahindra is now considering throwing in a petrol engine option in their flagship SUV soon, reminding us of the initial Scorpio days in 2006, when it carried a Renault sourced petrol motor christened as REV116. The Mahindra XUV500 petrol will be initially destined for export markets like […]

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Royal Enfield sales shoot up by 47 per cent in October

Royal Enfield sales shoot up by 47 per cent in October

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chennai based two-wheeler major Royal Enfield is going great guns as it reported a 47.45 per cent increase in its total sales in October at 26,039 units as compared to 17,659 units in the same month last year. Domestic sales have also increased by 47.4 per cent at 25,510 units last month as against 17,306 units […]

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Maruti to increase AMT production to 5000 units in sight of rising demand

Maruti to increase AMT production to 5000 units in sight of rising demand

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Indian car major Maruti Suzuki anticipates a rise in the sales of the automatic manual transmission (AMT) cars because of which the company is planning to increase the total production output to 5,000 units. Maruti is already in talks with its AMT kit suppliers, Magneti Marelli, to increase the supply of the gearbox. Maruti introduced […]

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Honda City based Grace Hybrid launched in Japan

Honda City based Grace Hybrid launched in Japan

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is how a Honda City Hybrid would look like, if and when it’s ever sold in India. Meanwhile, it goes on sale in Japan calling itself the Grace Hybrid. The Grace, however gains a few premium exterior touches over the City, like the LED headlamps/tail-lamps and some shiny alloy wheels. Power-train details are limited […]

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Daimler buys 25 percent stake in MV Agusta

Daimler buys 25 percent stake in MV Agusta

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just a few days back, we brought you the news that Daimler was looking for opportunities to invest in Italian motorcycle manufacturer, MV Agusta. You might remember that Daimler CFO Bodo Uebber stated that it has no plans to make large acquisitions, but might look into small ones. Well, that’s true, because Daimler has just […]

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Jeremy Clarkson gets into another controversy over “Beer” tweet

Jeremy Clarkson gets into another controversy over “Beer” tweet

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Oops he did it again! The notorious Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson is again surrounded by controversies over a tweet which suggests that he may have been drinking and driving. The famous British automotive show, BBC Top Gear, and Clarkson are currently filming in Australia. The controversy arose when Clarkson tweeted from his personal Twitter […]

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Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive debuts

Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive debuts

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive. Wow, imagine saying that whenever fellow oligarchs to your country mansion in the Hamptons ask you what that car’s name is. But, other than the not-so-pithy name, this super-exclusive Panamera has a lot going for it. Developed by the Porsche Exclusive personalization department, this luxury barge is aimed at […]

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Petrol prices fall by Rs 2.41/litre, diesel by Rs 2.25/litre

Petrol prices fall by Rs 2.41/litre, diesel by Rs 2.25/litre

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The good days have started to kick in as fuel prices again see a sharp cut. As announced on Friday, October 31, 2014, petrol and diesel prices will come down by Rs 2.41 per litre and Rs 2.25 per litre respectively. This is the sixth reduction in petrol and diesel prices since August 2014. The […]

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Nissan Kicks Concept rendered in production trim; looks good for India

Nissan Kicks Concept rendered in production trim; looks good for India

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Nissan Kicks Concept was revealed at the recently concluded Sao Paulo Auto Show in Brazil. The concept previews a compact SUV that is reserved specifically for the Brazilian market at the moment, but Nissan has hinted that other emerging markets- read India, might also get something on similar lines. The Concept looks fairly production ready, […]

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