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Volkswagen’s Pune Manufacturing Facility Rolls Out 5 Lakh Cars

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Volkswagen’s Pune Manufacturing Facility Rolls Out 5 Lakh Cars
Always glorious to call everyone for a celebration. Volkswagen India celebrated the roll-out of 500,000 lakh from its Pune facility in India. The car with 500,000 number is painted red and is a Polo GT TSI (high-performance variant) fuelled by a petrol engine with a 7-speed DSG gearbox, manufactured for the domestic market. The journey of Volkswagen India at its Pune manufacturing facility dates back to March 2009. And since then without stopping the maker had attained this height of business. Working on the statistics, Volkswagen India has sold more than 400,000 cars in the domestic and 32-export markets around the world since the factory turned operational. Vento & Polo in both left and right hand drive trims are produced, alongside the Skoda Rapid. Skoda Fabia was also manufactured at [...]

Volkswagen Vento Facelift Unveiled

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Volkswagen Vento Facelift Unveiled
If the change is need of the hour, do it on time. That’s is better exemplified by the Volkswagen with its Vento. Since eight months it received the update, the maker now revealed a fresh facelift for that sedan in India. Talking from the front, grille has grown like that of new Passat. The headlamps too get a revision. A new bumper with chrome inserts, fog lamps and cornering lights are also found. The rear isn’t left with some miniscule details thrown complimentary. Indeed, the revised bumper with chrome strip, chrome touches for exhaust, door handles and revised tail lamps are some of the tricks seen used here. And those 15-inch alloy wheels add more charm to the entire deigning. Moving inside, the cabin was airy and easy on eyesight, unlike the dark and aggressive toned of those usual [...]

Pre-Launch Preparation For New Jazz Is In Full Swing At Honda

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Pre-Launch Preparation For New Jazz Is In Full Swing At Honda
The new Jazz is ready to jazz up the scenario for Honda Cars India as soon it will launch by July 2015. For the overflowing demand, Honda has readied manufacturing facility to cope up with them. The facility at Rajasthan has seen the huge investment of Rs 380 crore to pace up the number of cars rolled out from 120k units to 180k units every year from 2016. Another facility at Noida too is running at full force, and the maker is operating two shifts to manage the production in either of the manufacturing units. So, as a result to make slot for new Jazz, Honda will prioritize the model against the existing one to serve the purpose. Apparently, it seems the Brio will get set at backburner to accommodate the new Jazz, as the maker sold only 800 units of this compact car during the past month due [...]

Fiat 595 Competizione Abarth Teased: Launch Soon

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Fiat 595 Competizione Abarth Teased: Launch Soon
Earlier, a decade back, there were apparently a handful of cars to name from the premium hatchback segment in India, but now many of them had came through a long way to suit pockets and desire of every size. Fiat, being Italian in its genes, is extremely focused on the performance, where with the 595 Competizione Abarth it will show the Indian fraternity what does it means. Stated to go with the launch soon, a teaser of the same is waived at the official website. Fiat 595 Competizione Abarth is actually the most powerful version of the Abarth 500 and will get unleashed with the 1.4-litre turbocharged T-Jet petrol engine 158bhp and 230Nm of torque. This seamless power is channeled through a manual transmission for the lovers of speed, but the sophisticated ones can go with the automated manual [...]

Skoda Snowman Spotted At Nurburgring

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Skoda Snowman Spotted At Nurburgring
Obvious with the Skoda’s face, there is nothing new on offer from this Czech-based carmaker in the pipeline. The only fresh excitement that came to the desk is this Snowman, which is nothing more than the Yeti planted by spacious cabin and more seating options. A test mule is found doing test rounds uncovered where one can easily speculate the seating capacity of seven people. Apparently, there aren’t many reports to fall upon, but since all new Skodas are using the MQB platform underneath, it too will ride an extended version of the same. Hence, just like other details, engine options are under the cover. But major sources of industry have said the Snowman to use petrol and diesel engine options with power ranging from 140-184PS. Front-wheel is standard but an all-wheel trim will make [...]
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