Author: Mohammed Asrar

Renault’s small car for India

French auto major Renault’s proposed small car to be launched in India post 2013 will be positioned above the ultra low cost car (ULC) that Bajaj Auto is developing for it and alliance partner Nissan, according to a top company official. “Bajaj’s (the ULC) will be much cheaper (compared to the small car that Renault is developing),” Renault executive vice …

Range Rover Evoque India this year

Ranger Rover Evoque will be launched in India by this year. Tata Motors owned British luxury car maker Jaguar and Land Rover (JLR) first unveiled the Ranger Rover Evoque at the Paris Motor Show in September 2010 at a price of £30,000. The 5 door version of the car was launched at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show …

Audi’s support to Lamborghini

The on-and-off Lamborghini Estoque sedan is back on again. Last we heard, it was reported that CEO Stephan Winkelmann prefers to build a sedan variant more than the recently rumored SUV project. Recent reports suggest that the Estoque is back in the product lineup after senior executives at Audi agreed to put their support behind the sedan supercar last week. …

Hindustan Motors looking forward

The Indian car market is attracting a number of foreign manufacturers, the Malaysian national car maker Proton Holdings Bhd is one of them. The company is soon going to tie up with Hindustan Motors (HM) to assemble cars for them under a contract manufacturing agreement. The decision and other details regarding the Protons and Hindustan Motors deal will be announced by the end of …

Snap – HH Karizma ZMR Fi

Hero Honda recentley launched the much awaited tourer bike – Karizma ZMR Fi in Indian Market. Karizma ZMR will be sold along with old Karizma-R model, Hero Honda has decided not to phase out Karizma R Infact give it a small-facelift (Refer 2011 Hero Honda Karizma Spotted Article for more info) and sell both the models side by side. They …

Talking Vehicles by Ford

Ford has certainly been publish about its recent pursuit of implementing new, safer technologies in its vehicles, and the trend continues. The company will be the first to build prototypes for demonstrations across of the US of ‘intelligent vehicles’, or vehicle-to vehicle communications. “Ford believes intelligent vehicles that talk to each other through advanced Wi-Fi are the next …

Firstlook – Mahindra Genio

Mahindra & Mahindra, part of the $7.1 billion Mahindra Group, today said that it is “keen” on exporting its newly launched small commercial vehicle Genio in the future. “We are very keen on exporting this.. when we conceptualised this product, we were also looking at in exporting also…we are confident that it will drive the growth in the …

2011 Kawasaki Ninja 650R

Back in October, 2009 when Bajaj Autos introduced Kawasaki Ninja 250R to Indians, they hardly could have imagined the huge success that this Green Bike achieved. A 250cc bike that costs 1000 for every cc of engine displacement was hardly acceptable by all because of Rs 70000 extra to pay than Americans do for same. But past few …

Spied – New Jaguar XF facelift

Jaguar’s XF, the rival to the BMW 5-series now gets a makeover. This can be confirmed from the images of the disguised car caught testing. The face lift includes a redesigned front end with changes to the grille and headlamps. The rear has also undergone a fair bit of change with new tail lamp design and a new …