The sub-4 meter car segment is quite popular in India. This segment includes compact sedan or compact SUV. These small cars seem to be reduced and therefore it is more economical. The most popular examples of these sub-4 meter cars are the Ford EcoSport and Maruti Swift Desire. Korean Caramaker and India’s second largest car maker Hyundai is launching the new Hyundai Carlino compact SUV in this segment by mid-2019. Continue Reading………….
Toyota has suspended the production of Camry Hybrid due to the reduced sale number of premium sedans. Decrease in sales resulted in increased costs and the removal of Saps for the hybrid under new GST rolling. Continue Reading……………….
India’s leading auto maker, Maruti Suzuki, Vitara Braja, Ignis and S-Cross are moving in new areas with models. After achieving success in the compact vehicle segment, the Indo-Japanese car maker now looks at utility-space, which has seen a significant increase in the last 3-4 years. According to media reports, Maruti Suzuki India is working on several utility vehicles and crossover, which it plans to launch in the next four years. The MSI Utility segment will launch a premium size SUV, which will cost between Rs 12 lakh and Rs 18 lakh. The rival of the Tata Hexa and the Mahindra XUV 500, can be officially launched by 2019. Continue Reading………….
Maruti Suzuki is working on a new premium SUV, which will be located above Vita Braja. In terms of value, it will be available in the 10 lakh rupees segment. This SUV will compete with the Mahindra XUV500 and the Tata Hexa. At present, such a SUV in Suzuki’s global portfolio is only Vitara, which is also sold in the UK, which is a right-hand drive market. A year ago, Vitara was also seen in Maruti Suzuki’s factory in India. Continue Reading………….
At the time of the compass launch, the Jeep had told about its more rugged and muscular version, Jeep Compass Trailhock, which will soon be launched in the SUV line-up. The American-based car maker has already started shipping the compass from overseas markets to India, and it has also started the construction of rugged trailhock variants at the FCA plant. Right-hand drive compass has been built in India and till now Trahalhok is being prepared only for export, but India is likely to get variants next year. Trailhock will be present in the top-of-the-range in international markets. It will come with ‘Rock Mode’ for the Jeep’s Active Drive low-range 4WD and Select-TERN 4WD system. Continue Reading………………
BMW India added the new 330 I Gran Turismo Mi Sport Edition to its 3-Series range. With this, petrol-powered GT is now available in two trims – M Sport and Luxury Line. The latest car offers a mix of luxury, sportiness and vastness in a more attractive avatar. The new BMW 330I Gran Turismo M Sport has an ex showroom price of Rs 49,40,000. The new car is powered by the same two liters, four-cylinder petrol engine, which is present in the luxury line version. This motor produces a maximum power of 252 hp and a peak torque of 350 nm. The engine comes metid with eight-speed automatic transmission. Continue Reading……………..
French automaker, Renault aims to increase its market share in India. For this, the brand is pushing for launching new products here and by 2022, there is a goal of introducing four cars in the domestic market, which includes an electric vehicle. With this model, Renault aims to enter the zero emission vehicle market in the country, where Mahindra is currently dominated. Continue Reading……………..