62 year-old Matthias Müller has been appointed CEO of Volkswagen AG with immediate effect. This was decided by the Supervisory Board at its meeting in Wolfsburg. Müller is currently Chairman of Porsche AG in Stuttgart. He will continue in this function until a successor has been found. The interim Chairman of the Supervisory Board of… continue reading.
American car maker, Tesla Motors has just opened its first European assembly plant in the city of Tilburg, the Netherlands. The EV producer will assemble the Model S and the upcoming Model X in the new factory with parts delivered directly from the Freemont plant of Tesla. Initially the plant will see production of 450… continue reading.
The legendary Japanese car maker, Honda has unveiled the production version of their fuel cell vehicle ahead of its debut at the Tokyo Motor Show. Right now the car is being called the FCV, but that could change, and the concept features a strange design, which is extremely aerodynamic but not very pleasing. We can… continue reading.
American EV maker, Tesla has finally unveiled the Model X electric SUV at a special event in its Fremont factory, California. Tesla claims the machine has a drag coefficient of 0.24, thanks to its sleek profile and an active rear spoiler that deploys to one of three preset positions when the car is in motion…. continue reading.
French car maker, Renault has launched its highly awaited Kwid hatchback in India at a starting price of Rs 2.56 lakhs. It will compete with the Maruti Alto, Hyundai Eon and Datsun Go, among others. The biggest differentiator – and perhaps what could be its biggest selling point – of the Kwid is its SUV… continue reading.
The little hatchback from the American manufacture has done tremendously well in India. Now after 4 years since its launch, Ford has come out with a brand new version of the car and it gets a lot of new stuff including design, interior setups and engine power. Built on Ford’s latest global platform, the all-new… continue reading.
Setting the growth momentum for the upcoming festive season, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) has created a new yardstick for success. India’s most loved scooter, the Activa, has dethroned all motorcycle models to become the first two-wheeler to cross the 1 million sales mark in just 5 months of this fiscal year. The Activa… continue reading.
The German luxury car manufacturer, Audi has rolled out yet another customer-focused initiative – the Audi Mobile Terminal – a fully functional mobile showroom. Based on the Audi Terminal concept, the Audi Mobile Terminal is a portable showroom, designed to provide a full Audi experience to customers – whether in a metropolis or a smaller… continue reading.
The Mahindra Group, has made its debut into the dynamic and rapidly growing world of Indian e-commerce with the launch of its website – M2ALL.com. This e-marketplace offers an exciting range of Mahindra products and services, and has just begun taking bookings for the new Mahindra TUV 300 compact SUV. Customers of M2ALL can browse… continue reading.
Nissan reached an important milestone with the inauguration of Ritu Nissan, its 200th retail outlet at Andheri West in Mumbai. Located strategically in the heart of Mumbai, this well-equipped, state-of-the-art showroom will provide sales and service support for both Nissan and Datsun brands. Nissan has established a significant retail presence across the country in the… continue reading.
India Yamaha Motor (IYM), has inaugurated its third manufacturing facility at the industrial park situated at the outskirts of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The plant was inaugurated during the opening ceremony of the Global Investors Meet 2015 by the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Ms. J. Jayalalithaa in the presence of Mr. Hiroaki Fujita, Chairman, IYM and other… continue reading.
Continuing its acceleration in the fast lane of performance motoring in India, the legendary German car-maker, Mercedes-Benz, has launched the new generation of its highest selling AMG model ever, the all new AMG C 63 S. This is the tenth high performance AMG model to be launched in the Indian market. The all-new AMG C… continue reading.
The all-new Jaguar F-PACE has been revealed to the world with a spectacular gravity-defying performance on the eve of the Frankfurt Motor Show. The F-PACE showcased its dynamic performance credentials by completing the world’s largest 360 degree loop and – in celebration of Jaguar’s 80th anniversary- lit up the city’s skyline with its dramatic C-X17… continue reading.
The new BMW M6 Coupe Competition Edition was presented at the 66th Frankfurt International Motor Show. The exclusive Competition Edition stands for exceptional individuality, thanks to its special paintwork colours, components made of high-tech carbon fibre, fine leathers with coordinated contrast stitching and a range of unusual details. The Competition Edition gets a 4.4-litre V8… continue reading.
Land Rover has further enhanced the visual appeal and capability of its latest premium, compact SUV with the launch of the Discovery Sport HSE Dynamic Lux. The Discovery Sport HSE Dynamic Lux features a number of exterior enhancements, including Narvik Black exterior details, body-coloured mouldings and door claddings and 20” Gloss Black wheels. However the… continue reading.