Author: Mohammed Asrar

Volvo launches compact SUV XC60

Volvo Auto India recently crafted a new definition of luxury by unveiling the Volvo XC60. With state-of-the-art technology, unmatched combination of power and style- the Volvo XC60is all set to create a new benchmark in the compact luxury SUV segment in India, the company said. Priced RS.39.5 Lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi), Volvo XC60 is powered by D5 Twin-Turbo diesel …

GM inaugurates Talegaon plant

General Motors recently inaugurate its flexible-engine facility at talegaon near pune. This is GM’s first powertrain plant in the world that enables both petrol and diesel engines to manufacture simultaneously. The facility represents investment of $230 million. It has an initial annual production capacity of 1,60,000 engines and is designed to accommodate future expansion. The new engine plant …

Tata Hispano Hybrid Buses to run in Madrid

Tata Hispano Motors Carrocera SA, Tata Motors’ wholly owned subsidiary in Spain, will be supplying 10 CNG Series Hybrid low-floor city buses, to be built on Tata Motors chassis, to EMT Madrid, a Madrid city public transportation company. The buses will be delivered in 2012. Meant for urban transportation, the Tata Hispano CNG Hybrid is powered with a series …

New TVS Velocity 160

TVS Velocity 160 is expected to be dynamic in a way being made completely fuel efficient depicting a fuel efficiency of 55 kmpl. The bike loaded with latest technology also comes with an electric start accommodated to it. The fuel tank capacity of TVS Velocity 160, the new sports edition from TVS, is 15 litres with a reserve of 2.5 …

BMW’s new baby

BMW X1 launched in India X1, which was first showcased at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. X1 stands on 3 series sedan platform and carries over the precise and nimble handling of the sedans such as 1 series and 3 series. The much expected baby BMW priced starting from Rs. 24 lakhs to Rs. 30 lakhs. In March, …

Mahindra’s new off-roader

Mahindra’s new off-roader is all set to chart a new terrain in the Indian automobile industry. The Thar will be launched in Delhi, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Mangalore and Jaipur by end December and the rest of India by January 2011.The deliveries shall begin from Feb 2011 onwards. The Thar is also available with a DI engine as a base variant. …

Mercedes-Benz unveils new R-Class in India

Mercedes-Benz India has recently launched the all new R-Class in India, Aiming to create new niche in the luxury segment. Combining sedan like performance, all-wheel-drive SUV is a luxurious package with first class seating for up to seven. India is one of the first markets to witness the introduction of the R-Class and will be available in the …