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Maruti To Launch Idling-Stop Feature In India

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Maruti To Launch Idling-Stop Feature In India
Always on the top of its mind, fuel-efficiency, Maruti came late this time to introduce the feature of start-stop on its models in India. The same feature is available in international markets, but it took too long for the maker to realize such an addition will work well successfully when launched in this country. They call it as ‘idling-stop’, the feature will add more 2-3 kilometres in the fuel-economy. Its technical expert has programmed to stop the engine as soon as the vehicle stops, and starts when the driver puts down his foot on the clutch. Alongside, a new feature is also deployed to keep the AC working when the engine is killed off. The smart Eco Cool system stores air and re-circulates it to keep the cabin cool during the time engine is switched off. Such a start-stop is also [...]

Volkswagen Deletes Features From Polo GT TSI Silently

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Volkswagen Deletes Features From Polo GT TSI Silently
The bread and butter of Volkswagen, Polo GT TSI, that supported the maker in its tough times is now facing cost-reduction from the list of features. Trimmed to suit the given price tag, VW has taken off the leather from handbrake, and fabric from the door panels. Even tyres are compromised, the performance oriented Apollo are replaced by MRF and JK, which aren’t a proper match up to the quality of former. Though, such a cost reduction does not sound impeccable for a car slotted in the premium segment. Worsening further is the brochure that still depicts the hatchback with those said features available on in the showrooms. Hence, this isn’t the first time this German automaker has opted for the silent deletion in the feature list. Earlier, various advancements were laid off the Polo and [...]

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition Unveiled

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition Unveiled
Finally, Mitsubishi has concluded Lancer with the final edition. Reported at one of the auto shows recently, Lancer wasn’t a beneficiary equation for the brand to sustain further, unlike the profit earning SUVs and hybrids that are a talk of the town. And now the verdict came, Japanese carmaker said to launch the final 1000 cars in its home country before going off the sales floor with Lancer. Based on the Evo-GSR trim, Lancer with 5-speed manual shift receives blackened front grille with garnish of chrome, 18-inch BBS alloy wheels, suspension bits from Bilstein and Eibach, brakes are sourced from the famous Brembo. Lower bumpers and model emblems covered in the gloss black shade contrast the whole deal. Stepped inside the cabin, black leather takes over every nooks and corner, but before [...]

Toyota Camry Facelift India Launch On April 30, 2015

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Toyota Camry Facelift India Launch On April 30, 2015
Toyota Camry, not just an ordinary Toyota car, boasted of opulence and lavish touches from designer offered with the trust of unshakable Japanese engineering, will soon see a new face in India. Toyota Kirloskar Motors has planned to launch the new Camry in India on April 30, 2015. Toyota current-gen of Camry on sale in India since 2012 will receive the mid-life facelift this time. Available in two options only, petrol and hybrid, the car is not an popular buy amongst the sedan buyers of India due to the lack of diesel. The new Camry that is about to hit India was first uncovered at Moscow Motor show in 2014. Styling changes concluded inside and outside. Some are revamped front grille, headlamps, LED lights, and garnish of chrome all over the face. The new bumper inclusive of the chin adds more [...]

Ford EcoSport And Figo Gets Extended Warranty Of Five Years

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Ford EcoSport And Figo Gets Extended Warranty Of Five Years
Sometimes the ad doesn’t sells, but an extended warranty does. Automotive industry has turned responsive to such add-ons, where the marketing perception connects audience with a mode of saving ownership cost. The warranty period is an important tool which these automakers keep hammering the nail with to penetrate deeper. And the max period of five years sounds like a delight in India when it is offered with the star product of Ford, EcoSport. Ford officially announced its two cars, Figo and EcoSport, will now remain available on sales floor with 100,000kms or five years of extended warranty. Earlier, the deal was of 100,000kms or four years whichever is earlier. Ford covers mechanical, electrical and labour loss under the warranty, whereas the regular service, worn and torn and accidental [...]
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