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Nissan 370Z in India test drive

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Nissan 370Z in India test drive
Riding bikes and not driving cars is my favourite hobby for the weekend. Yes, inspite of the fact that I write about cars so much, I am not interested in them as I am in bikes. The thrills of open air riding and cutting lanes (of course with the turn signals on), riding past heavy traffic has a charm of its own. Last weekend, I happened to ride a Suzuki GS150R and also a Yamaha Enticer. Both are totally in a different world of their own however just the very fact that I get to ride these machines is what gets me excited. So when the chance came for driving a sports car machine in India, I was game for it. The machine needs no introduction as it is a world famous one. Yes, you guessed it right. [...]

New Rs 500 crore engine plant for Toyota in India

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New Rs 500 crore engine plant for Toyota in India
Toyota Kirloskar Motors, on seeing the unprecedented demand for its Toyota Etios sedan, has stepped on the gas and are constructing a new engine plant at its existing Bidadi plant. The Etios sedan currently has long waiting periods of 5-6 months and this is causing the customer interest to wane away. Moreover, the Toyota Etios hatchback, named as Toyota Liva would be launched in April 2011 and if orders for the sedan can be taken into account, the hatchback would be a much more desirable thing. Currently the 1.5 liter engine for the Toyota Etios sedan comes directly from Tokyo. Once the new engine plant comes up in Bidadi, localization for the Etios twins would be up to 90%. The company may [...]

No JLR in London Stock Exchange

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No JLR in London Stock Exchange
Tata Motors have strongly refused that they wouldn’t be listing their English acquisition, Jaguar Land Rover in the London Stock Exchange. Earlier on we had reported how the company had big plans to list JLR in the stock exchange program but now Tata Motors have strongly stamped their feet claiming that as of now, there are no such plans and if at all, there is one, the media would definitely be in the loop. To increase its profitability in India, Tata Motors have chalked out a new plan for Jaguar Land Rover. The Indian company is thinking of procuring components from their Indian suppliers for the English brand. Apart from the investments ranking in millions that Tata is thinking of pouring [...]

New Tata Indica BS4 to be launched soon

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New Tata Indica BS4 to be launched soon
One of India’s largest passenger car manufacturers, Tata Motors have announced that they would launch a new version of their popular Tata Indica car, a BS4 version to be exact, very soon. The new BS4 version would be a common rail direct injection diesel engine. Tata Motors have gone so far as to tell the media that this version would be the most fuel efficient engine in India. Now that is a claim that would only be substantiated once the car comes in the market and we test drive it. Moving further, Tata Motors have disclosed that the new engine would pack in 70 Ps of peak power at 4000 rpm and a good 140 Nm of torque from as low as 1800-3000 rpm. They also said that there has been an [...]

Rolls Royce aims for a century

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Rolls Royce aims for a century
With the advent of car companies muscling their way into India, it is imperative that the current companies maintain their lead. Not one to be left behind is the BMW owned luxury brand, Rolls Royce. For this very fact, Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Muller-Otvos has declared that the company would settle for nothing less than 100 units for the year 2011. The company has recorded a record growth of 600% in the year 2010 and wants to extend this streak to 2011 as well. With China been in the forefront of the company’s operations, India is scheduled to be one of the fastest growing markets for Rolls Royce. As of now, the company only has dealerships in India in two places, Delhi and Mumbai. The first [...]
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