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India Selected as Baleno Global Manufacturing Hub by Maruti Suzuki

India Selected as Baleno Global Manufacturing Hub by Maruti Suzuki
Suzuki’s new premium hatchback has already begun to make waves in the Indian market and the company is looking to use the Indian facility in order to act as a manufacturing hub for the car globally. The Baleno is to be manufactured at the Manesar facility of the automaker and is to be exported to as many as 100 markets across the world, which includes Japan, via the CBU route. The Baleno is likely to be exported by Maruti to markets across the globe including European, Asian as well as South American markets. Maruti will also rev up production by a great extent as India will be the sole manufacturer and exports are set to start within a couple of month from the October 26 India launch by the company. The Indian edition of the Baleno will have the 1.2 litre K-series petrol engine option and [...]

Celebration Editions Launched by Tata Across its Range

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Celebration Editions Launched by Tata Across its Range
Celebration Editions of most of its cars has been announced by Tata in a bid to usher in the festive season and give a boost in its sales. In terms of mechanics, the cars are pretty much the same, but there are certain cosmetic changes which make it look all the more festive. There is an interior add on pack as well as exterior update. This includes a “Celebration Edition” bade, various stickers as well as bumper corner protectors. The interior changes include steering wheel covers, leather seat covers as well as floor mats among others. Among the beneficiary cars include the Indigo, Nano, Bolt, Zest and the Safari. Tata will look to boost sales as it has not been doing extremely well particularly with the Nano and other small cars. The Bolt has livened spirits to some extent and Tata will [...]

Abarth Punto Evo to be Launched on 19th October

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Abarth Punto Evo to be Launched on 19th October
The Abarth Punto Evo will be launched by Fiat on 19th October here in India. This will make the car the first “affordable performance hatchback” in the nation. The Punto is to be sold with the Abarth badge only like the Abarth 595 and the Abarth Scorpion will be replacing the Fiat logo on the car as well. The paint scheme too will be different on the badge in a bid to keep in line with the sporty lineage of the car. The Punto will be based on the on the basic Fiat hatchback but will use the 1.4 litre turbocharged T-Jet engine which delivers 143bhp in terms of power as well as 200Nm in terms of torque. The car will be a front wheel drive mated to a five speed manual gearbox with other mechanical changes including four disc brakes as well as better suspension. This will mean better stopping [...]

Three New Concept Cars to be Displayed by Toyota in Tokyo

Three New Concept Cars to be Displayed by Toyota in Tokyo
Three new concepts are to be debuted by Toyota at the Tokyo Motor Show. This includes the likes of the FCV Plus, the Kikai and the S-FR. The FCV Plus is being touted as a successor to the Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car of the company. The company is looking to change the game in the automobile industry by making fuel-cell vehicles go from eco cars to energy cars. Not only from the hydrogen tank of the vehicle itself, the car can also generate electricity with the help of hydrogen which is stored outside the vehicle. The car will also not be just a means of transport either and will allow power generation capability to be shared across communities making it that much more useful as compared to traditional cars. The Kikai is a concept car that would take the machinery, which is hidden, and make [...]

New Color Schemes of Honda BR-V Revealed

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New Color Schemes of Honda BR-V Revealed
The colour details for the compact crossover BR-V has been revealed by Honda. With as many as six colour combinations available, the car is likely to take on the Hyundai Creta in markets. Colours added include the Lunar Silver, Crystal Black Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic, Tafetta White, Passion Red Pearl and Metallic. As per Honda, the green, red and the silver options are brand new colour options as well. The BR-V is most likely to get the 1.6-liter i-DTEC motor from Honda. This engine delivers 120 PS in terms of peak power as well as 300Nm in terms of peak torque. The engine is presently undergoing testing in India and has been common in the European cars of the company. In addition to this, the BR-V may also have the 1.5 litre i-VTEC motor which is the same as the one on the Honda City. [...]
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