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Skoda brings Octavia’s hi-power RS version to India with 250 kmph speed

Czech automaker Skoda has dispelled the uncertainties around the introduction of its performance sedan range, the Octavia RS series, by bringing the RS 230 to India.The model is the most powerful car launched by the company in India and comes with a 2-litre TSI turbocharged, four-cylinder petrol engine with

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Maruti Suzuki to rebrand its car showroom network in India

After introducing a separate showroom network for its higher-end cars by the name of NEXA, India's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki said it will not overhaul, transform and rebrand its remaining car showrooms in the country.The Company targets to set up over 80 showrooms under the ARENA brand by March 2018.Progressively,

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Tata Power to set up electric vehicle charging stations in Mumbai

Tata Power announced its plan to set up electric vehicle charging stations across Mumbai, and has set up the first one at its compound in Vikhroli."These chargers would facilitate electric car users to charge their cars (Battery Electric Vehicles such as the Mahindra e2O, Nissan Leaf, etc) at any time

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Mahindra launches fuel-efficient van under Jeeto brand to take on Maruti Suzuki Omni

Automaker Mahindra & Mahindra launched a new minivan based on its Jeeto platform, priced at Rs 3.45 lakh before taxes.At the price, the van is likely to appeal to semi-commercial users, such as schools, institutions and shops. The company already has a similar offering on its Maxximo platform, priced at

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ISRO offers space tech to electric vehicle makers in India

Indian Space Research Organization could soon help Indian e-bikes overcome their biggest drawbacks -- low mileage per charge and limited speed.Costing between Rs 35,000-50,000, most of these bikes have a top speed of 25 km per hour and a range of 30 to 50 km per charge.That could change soon,

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SKODA launches app with spare part prices, service charges for its cars

ŠKODA Auto India, a Volkwagen Group company said it has launched a mobile application for its customers.The App, named 'MyŠKODA', connects ŠKODA Owners with ŠKODA India's digital ecosystem and provides access to the entire service history of their vehicle. It also lets the customers to know the cost of various parts and

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Maruti Suzuki exports cross 1.5 million cars

Maruti Suzuki India, the country's leading passenger vehicle maker, said it has attained cumulative exports of 15 lakh (1.5 Million) from its vehicle exports to over 100 countries including Europe, Latin America and Africa.Early this year the Company’s premium hatchback Baleno manufactured exclusively in India became the first car to

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M&M seen holding SUV, tractor market share despite rising competition- CRISIL

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd is likely to maintain its market position in its core SUV and tractor markets despite the entry of new competitors, ratings company Crisil said."Cost-efficient operations, development skills, broad product portfolio, and increased production capacity will enable the company to maintain its leading market position in the

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