Month: July 2011

2011 Toyota Fortuner facelift unveiled at IIMS Jakarta

Toyota has unveiled the latest update to the Toyota Fortuner at the 2011 Indonesian International Motor Show. This is the very same facelift that will be coming to India. Changes are purely cosmetic, underpinnings remain unchanged. As we mentioned earlier, the new 2012 Fortuner’s facelift design is inspired by the Land Cruisers and follows Toyota’s new design language. …

Spied – Hyundai HA (800cc) yet again

Hyundai Motors India Ltd. (HMIL), the Indian unit of the leading South Korean car maker Hyundai, is all set to launch its most awaited 800 cc small car in the Indian market in November 2011. The all new Hyundai small car will be priced below the Santro Xing model where it will be taking on India’s highest selling …

Ford India Announces Rs.4000 Crores Plant in Gujarat

Ford India has officially signed an agreement with the Government of Gujarat, to set-up manufacturing facility and an engine plant in Sanand, Gujarat. With 7 new models to hit the road in the next 4 years, Ford has decided to hike its capacity significantly. The manufacturing operation will be built on a 460-acre site, with adjacent land protected …

Royal Enfield plans 750cc and 1000cc bikes in India

Royal Enfield has always impressed its buyers in India and regardless of what is going on in the two wheeler industry, the manufacturer’s charm has never seen an obstacle. Recently it was in news concerned with the official launch of Royal Enfield Classic Chrome 500 expected anytime soon and now planning to make higher capacity machines than what …

Nissan to reveal India bound V-platform sedan in August

Japanese automaker Nissan is well contented with the appreciable success achieved by Nissan Micra and is busy celebrating the first anniversary of its global small car Micra. But besides the celebration part the Japanese manufacturer is also building ways to introduce Nissan Sunny sedan in the Indian market. The company will adapt a new, India specific name for …

Mahindra W201 contest held by Anand Mahindra

Anand Mahindra, the Chairman and MD of the Mahindra Group is famous for being active on Twitter. Bogged by so many tweets to his personal page asking for information on the W201, Mr Mahindra was quick to utilize this opportunity to fuel the flame before the imminent launch. Now Mr Anand Mahindra asks tweeters to guess the W201 …

Mercedes-Benz India sets-up Star Lounge in Delhi International Airport

Mercedes-Benz India has opened its first ever star lounge at the New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal 3. The star lounge has the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG on display. Travellers can also purchase exclusive products and merchandise including scale models key chains, polo shirts, golfing items and other accessories. The photograph released by Mercedes has an unlocked SLS …