Category: News

Honda Recalls City In India

Honda Siel Cars India Ltd. has announced that it would carry out preventive part replacement of Lost Motion Spring in the valve train for 57,853 units of 3rd Generation City, manufactured from November 2008 to December 2009. Lost motion springs, which are compressed by rocker arms in normal engine use, may bend or break over time resulting in abnormal engine noise …

Porsche celebrates millionth Facebook fan special 911 GT3 R Hybrid at Porsche museum

Porsche’s Facebook fan page has reached its one-millionth fan on the social networking site. Celebrating the huge milestone, Porsche museum presented a 911 GT3 R Hybrid with the signatures of more than 27,000 fans of the brand. “The 911 GT3 R Hybrid was chosen for this extraordinary signature-gathering campaign because it impressively embodies the future of motorsport – …

Santro Breaks 5 Lakh Export Mark

Hyundai, positioned second in Indian car market has another feather to it’s already much decorated cap. The reason for bringing such a pleasing situation has been none other than India’s one of the most loved car till date, the Santro. Gathering all the love from India and abroad, Hyundai has reached a milestone of exporting more than 5 lakh Santros, a feat not reached so far …

Volkswagen India Chakan Plant Rolls Out 50,000th Car

Volkswagen has been operational in Chakan for less than 2 years and it has rolled out its 50000th car from this plant today on 15th Feb 2011. VW Group manufactures three vehicles at Chakan – VW Polo, VW Vento and Skoda Fabia. This is a remarkable number for Volkswagen India. The major sellers being the small car Volkswagen Polo and the popular sedan Volkswagen …

Saudi Arabia could be running short on oil

According to a set of documents leaked by Wikileaks and published in British news paper The Guardian, Saudi Arabia could be running short on oil, to the extent that production could slow as early as next year. The documents expose a meeting in 2007 between a US diplomat and Sadad al-Husseini, a geologist and former head of exploration …

Ferrari settles with Ford, changes name of race car to F150th Italia

As reported yesterday, Ford sued Ferrari for trademark infringement and cybersquatting for using its registered F-150 trademark on the 2011 Ferrari Formula One race car called the F-150. Ford wanted Ferrari to stop using F150 on any products in the United States and was seeking $100,000 in damages under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act. Ferrari quickly settled with FoMoCo and …

Mercedes AMG Partner With Italian Motorcycle Manufacturer Ducati

AMG and Ducati will work together closely in future. The initial aim of the cooperation between the performance brand from Affalterbach and the Italian manufacturer of high-performance motorcycles is to develop common marketing activities. The co-operation agreement was signed November 2010, during a press conference at the Los Angeles Auto Show, by Ola Källenius, CEO of Mercedes-AMG GmbH …

Ford to Phase Out Ikon Soon

In a shocking disclosure, Ford India did not sell any Ikon’s in January this year. Under the marketing fundamentals for a product, there are four phases in its life. The first is the introduction or the launching, second is the growth phase, with third counted as a maturity phase and the final being decline. Every product goes through …