Honda Mobilio maraudes Toyota Innova in August

August auto sales numbers reveal that Toyota Innova, arguably the most successful and longest reigning people mover in India, may have finally met its match in the just launched Honda Mobilio. Powered by the scorching sales of Mobilio, Honda Cars India said its August sales...

Volkswagen launches the hyperconnected Vento Konekt

Volkswagen India has launched Vento Konekt, whose speciality is the multitude of connectivity options in the car. Available on Comfortline and Highline variants of the Vento, the Konekt package includes a Blaupunkt infotainment system, with GPS navigation and hands-free, Bluetooth-enabled telephony. “Integrated into the centre...

Ford doubles May sales as Exports rise steeply

Ford India more than doubled its sales in May, selling 12,288 vehicles in combined domestic wholesales and exports, compared with 5,993 units sold in the corresponding period last year. The increase was largely the result of strong exports.   The company exported 6,235 vehicles, against...

Ford reopens booking for EcoSport

Ford India said it has re-opened bookings for all variants of its most awarded, urban SUV Ford EcoSport. Ford India had stopped bookings for EcoSport after the waiting time got too long due to high demand. “With 50,000 EcoSports delivered, we have significantly reduced the...

Maruti Suzuki recalls 1 lakh vehicles

Maruti Suzuki India Limited today announced that it will replace ‘fuel filler necks’ of 103,311 vehicles (42,481 units of DZire, 47,237 units of Swift and 13,593 units of Ertiga) manufactured between 12th November 2013 and 4th February 2014. The move is limited to vehicles within...

Car sales to decline this year :ICRA

Indian passenger vehicle industry’s domestic volumes may likely decline by 6-7% in 2013-14 but grow by 2-3% in 2014-15, as demand weakness continues to impact not just the small car segment (that accounts for 55-60% of industry volumes), but also the UV segment that had...