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Tata Motors denies rumours of talks with Ford for buyout of PV division

New Delhi, Feb. 23 -- Tata Motors on Wednesday denied of having any talks with the American auto major Ford Motor Company over a buy out of the passenger vehicles division of the Indian carmaker.

"We categorically deny any rumours related to Ford. The information is false and baseless," Tata Motors tweeted late Wednesday, shortly after CNBC-TV18 reported that "Ford is keen on expanding its business presence in India and mulling an equity deal wi... Read More


The typical Indian solution- Jugaad

India, Feb. 23 -- By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A typical solution for all problems "Jugaad," a colloquial Hindi and Punjabi word. Universally accepted. Funnily the interpretation or the meaning of the word jugaad means different to different people. For some it is an innovative fix, for some it is creativity with meagre resources, for some it is fixing of a problem bending rules, the list is endless. Every time I go to Tirupat... Read More


Maruti Suzuki plans to invest another Rs 1,900 crore on Rohtak centre: Report

India, Feb. 23 -- Maruti Suzuki India, India's leading passenger vehicle manufacturer, is reportedly planning to invest other Rs 1900 crore till March 2019 on enhancing the R&D centre in Rohtak, Haryana for cutting time of new product development and to expand infrastructure for evaluating vehicles' safety. The automaker has already invested around Rs 1,900 crore on the first phase of development at the R&D centre that houses various facilities, ... Read More


Elderly lady fights off would-be rapist

Midrand, Feb. 23 -- In an unexpected turn of events for a would-be rapist in Bohlokong near Bethlehem, an 83-year-old woman fought him off and called for help from the community. The 32-year-old man is now expected to appear in the Bethlehem Magistrate's Court on attempted rape charges after he attacked the woman in her house. According to police, the man entered the old woman's house while she was sleeping on Saturday morning. He found her in be... Read More


Amid extradition talks, Vijay Mallya appears in UK for launch of Formula One car

New Delhi, Feb. 23 -- Beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya was on Wednesday seen at an event in UK promoting a new Formula One car launched by his team Sahara Force India.

Mallya, who is wanted in India for Rs 9,000 crore loan default, shifted to Britain last year to evade court proceedings in the case.

In a photograph uploaded by official Formula One website, Mallya, who was dapped in a suit, was seen 'very relaxed'. He was accompanied by two ... Read More


Renault Kwid 1.0-litre RXL trim launched in India at Rs 3.54 lakh

India, Feb. 23 -- Renault India has added an RXL trim of the Kwid powered by the 1.0-litre petrol mill in India. The manual version is priced at Rs 3.54 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi), while the AMT variant costs Rs 3.84 lakh.

Renault introduces 1.0-litre Kwid RXL variant at Rs 3.54 lakh

Apart from the three-cylinder, 800cc petrol engine powered Kwid, Renault had started offering another model powered by a 1.0-litre mill last year. This was to en... Read More


Volkswagen to introduce three new cars in India for 2017

India, Feb. 23 -- Volkswagen India will launch three new products in 2017. The German manufacturer's Indian portfolio will be joined by the new Tiguan, an all-new Passat and the GTi this year. With the introduction of new models, Volkswagen intends to create a 'robust' portfolio providing the customers a variety of product options. Tiguan

Volkswagen to introduce three new cars in India for 2017

The Tiguan SUV was introduced in 2007 and is in i... Read More


Jaguar F-Pace SVR caught testing with camouflaged exteriors

India, Feb. 23 -- What you see in the pictures is a camouflaged Jaguar F-Pace SVR that's been spotted on test in Spain.

Jaguar F-Pace SVR caught testing with camouflaged exteriors

The prototype seen here has large air intakes which help feed cold air into the engine bay that holds a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 motor which is rumoured to make around 500bhp. With the substantial increase in power, expect the F-Pace SVR to get a stiffer suspension a... Read More


Locally manufactured Jaguar XF launched in India at Rs 47.5 lakh

India, Feb. 23 -- Jaguar Land Rover has launched the made-in-India XF sedan at Rs 47.5 lakh. The carmaker has started locally producing the executive sedan at their Pune plant.

Jaguar Land Rover launches made-in-India XF at Rs 47.50 lakh

The new Jaguar XF is offered in both petrol and diesel options. The petrol version is powered by 237bhp 2.0-litre mill, while the oil-burner gets a 177bhp 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel engine. The sedan continues t... Read More


All-new Ford Focus spotted on test

India, Feb. 23 -- Ford is hard at work developing an all-new Focus for next year. The brand has been selling the current-gen Focus for nearly seven years, after all.

All-new Ford Focus spotted on test

The all-new Focus will debut early next year as a 2019 model. Ford hasn't said anything about this new model although first prototypes have been spied in Europe. The new Focus won't cost much more than the current model but will offer more space... Read More