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Tata Motors launches 'styleback' Tigor: Check out prices and features

India, March 29 -- Tata Motors launched its Tiago-based fastback Tigor at Rs 4.70 lakh petrol and Rs 5.60 lakh diesel (Ex-showroom Delhi).

Tigor has been launched in four?variants:

The compact sedan is the freshest entrant in the league of MS?Swift DZire, Hyundai Xcent, Honda Amaze, Ford Figo Aspire and Volkswagen Ameo.

Tata's aggressive pricing may give the competitors a run for their money since their pricing starts at Rs 5.3 lakh.

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Nissan launches new version of Terrano priced between Rs 9.99 lakh and Rs 13.6 lakh

India, March 27 -- Japanese auto major Nissan today launched an all new version of its SUV Terrano priced between Rs 9.99 lakh and Rs 13.6 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The new Terrano isn't much different from the old one launched in October 2013 but has 22 minor changes. Nissan has worked more on the interiors to match the compact-SUV segment competition from Hyundai Creta and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.

Here are the prices:

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Lexus not chasing numbers, says want to establish the brand in India first

India, March 24 -- Lexus, one of the leading luxury carmakers of the world, launched two luxury SUVs and an executive sedan in India.

In the playfield of established German big three - Audi, BMW and Mercedes - Lexus made it clear: "We just want to show the passion we have. There are no sales targets as of now, since we would like to focus on establishing Lexus as a powerful brand in India."

Lexus launched a hybrid SUV RX 450h at Rs 1.07 crore, ... Read More


Lexus enters India with luxury hybrid SUV RX 450h, sedan ES 300h

India, March 24 -- Lexus, the luxury brand of the Japanese giant Toyota Motor Company, made its India debut on Friday with two luxury SUVs and a premium sedan, entering the market dominated by the German big three -- Volkswagen, BMW and the Mercedes-Benz.

Lexus launched the hybrid SUV RX 450h in two variants -- RX at Rs 1.07 crore and RX F-Sport at Rs 1.09 crore, while the executive luxury sedan ES 300h was launched Rs 55.27 lakh (all prices ex-... Read More


Nissan will launch new Terrano on March 27: What it is all about

India, March 23 -- About three and a half years after Japanese carmaker Nissan launched its SUV Terrano, the company will unveil its facelift on March 27.

Terrano was launched to get a significant marketshare in India's growing utility vehicle category, but the SUV's share continues to slip as other carmakers such as Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai continue to launch new models.

Terrano monthly sales dropped below 300 units with Hyundai Creta and Mar... Read More


India a growth machine, beats China in use of AMT, ABS in commercial vehicles: Wabco

India, March 23 -- India beats China in application of AMTs and ABS technologies in trucks and buses, global vehicle-control solutions provider Wabco said.

Speaking with HT on the sidelines of the Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing in Greater Noida on Sunday, Wabco chairman and chief executive officer Jacques Esculier said, "We used to look at China first and then at India. But as this (Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led) government is steering India on g... Read More


Brexit will affect automakers, but aftermarket mostly stable: Messe Frankfurt

India, March 23 -- Automakers in the UK will be affected by Britain's divorce from the European Union, according to leaders from the automotive aftermarket industry.

"Brexit will affect those automakers who are sitting inside the UK and exporting out. There will be a potential cost, and then they will have to decide whether it's safe to remain in UK and do I need to be somewhere else," Raj Manek, managing director of Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs ... Read More


Porsche launches next-gen Panamera at Rs 1.93 crore, 0-100 in 3.6 sec | See pics

India, March 22 -- German performance sports brand Porsche on Wednesday launched its second-generation Panamera sports sedan in two variants -- Turbo at Rs 1.93 crore and Turbo Executive Rs 2.06 crore (ex-showroom Maharashtra).

The new Panamera is powered by a 4.0-litre turbocharged V8 engine that churns out 550hp power and delivers 770 Nm torque, which is 30hp and 70Nm more than the previous edition.

The V8 sends power to all four wheels throu... Read More


Volkswagen begins production of SUV Tiguan in India, launch likely in May

India, March 22 -- Volkswagen India on Wednesday announced starting production of its much awaited premium SUV Tiguan at its Aurangabad facility in Maharashtra.

First showcased at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016, Tiguan will be Volkswagen's first SUV in India, which is the world's fastest-growing auto market riding on the SUV segment.

"The Tiguan will be our premium SUV offering for India and will cater to the unceasing demand in the segment," Michael... Read More


Govt sanctions Rs 128 crore for FAME scheme, no decision on phase II yet

India, March 21 -- The government on Tuesday released Rs 127.77 crore worth of demand-incentives under the FAME-India scheme to boost sales of electric and hybrid vehicles, but is yet to take decision on extension of the scheme as phase I ends on March 31.

"Under FAME-India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India) Scheme of the government, department of heavy industry has extended demand incentives @ Rs 127.77... Read More