Hyundai Motor India has marked its 5 Millionth Car Milestone with the rollout of the Super Performer brand – ‘The Next Gen VERNA’ for Domestic Market. Hyundai rolled out its 1st Millionth Car, Santro, in 2007 in just 8 years and 7 months post commencement of commercial production in 1998 and continued the trend of… continue reading.
As a strong indication of its growing presence in North America, Mahindra Automotive North America (MANA) opened a new North American HQ and manufacturing operation, the first such new OEM facility in Southeast Michigan in over 25 years. The expansion is part of a $230 million investment in Southeast Michigan that also includes a recently-opened… continue reading.
Mahindra Group and Ford Motor Company have agreed to explore a strategic alliance, designed to leverage the benefits of Ford’s global reach and expertise and Mahindra’s scale in India and successful operating model. The agreement between the two companies will allow each to leverage their mutual strengths during a period of unprecedented transformation in the… continue reading.
Japanese car maker, Nissan has reached a new milestone with 150 million vehicles produced globally. It took 73 years for Nissan to produce its first 100 million vehicles after the company was founded in 1933, and another 11 years to build the last 50 million. Nissan sees this achievement as the result of 84 years… continue reading.
The Volkswagen Group is launching the most comprehensive electrification initiative in the global automotive industry with its “Roadmap E”. Volkswagen is aiming to electrify its entire model portfolio by 2030 at the latest. This means that, by then, there will be at least one electrified version of each of the 300 or so Group models… continue reading.
Just a year on from the presentation of its future-focused NEXT 100 vision vehicles, the BMW Group is introducing the electric mobility of the much more immediate future at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt. The BMW i Vision Dynamics is a four-door Gran Coupe with a range of 600km, a top speed of… continue reading.
Nissan India has launched NissanConnect – an integrated information and communication platform that connects with the customer’s smartphone to provide an enhanced driving experience. Inspired by Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility vision of making driving more confident, efficient yet exciting, Nissan Connect transforms the car into a more responsive partner, providing security and convenience. NissanConnect, developed specifically… continue reading.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform
BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment. The development partners intend to leverage each other’s individual strengths, capabilities and… continue reading.
Volvo Cars, the premium Swedish car maker, has announced that every Volvo it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor, marking the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine and placing electrification at the core of its future business. The announcement represents one of the most significant moves by any… continue reading.
Ford’s 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine has been voted the 2017 International Engine of the Year “Best Engine Under 1.0-litre” for the sixth year in a row – meaning the compact and powerful three-cylinder petrol engine remains undefeated in its category since launch in 2012. Judges praised the engine’s combination of performance, fuel-efficiency and technology. The 1.0-litre… continue reading.
General Motors India announced that it will focus on its growing vehicle export manufacturing operations and cease sales in the domestic market by the end of 2017. The decision, which follows a comprehensive review of future product plans for GM India, is part of a series of actions taken by General Motors to address the… continue reading.
Minda iConnect Pvt Ltd, the connected vehicle and telematics arm of UNO MINDA Group, and Microsoft India today announced a strategic collaboration to drive connected vehicle technologies for the automotive industry in India. With this collaboration, UnoMinda and Microsoft aim to enhance in-vehicle connectivity and efficiency to provide an enriched driving experience to automotive users… continue reading.
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world’s largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within two… continue reading.
Korean car maker, Hyundai, has just inaugurated its Global Quality and Training Centre in India, located in Faridabad (Haryana). The facility is called the India Quality Centre (INQC) and is one of the 5 Hyundai Quality Centres Worldwide. The INQC has been established to improve product quality by studying the needs of the customers. The… continue reading.
The Jaguar F-PACE is officially the best and most beautiful car in the world after double success at the 2017 World Car Awards, scooping the prestigious World Car of Year and World Car Design of the Year titles. The performance SUV is the fastest selling model Jaguar has produced and is only the second vehicle… continue reading.