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Delivery of Polo Stopped by Volkswagen India with Immediate Effect

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Delivery of Polo Stopped by Volkswagen India with Immediate Effect
It appears that things are going from bad to worse for Volkswagen. After the debacle on the emission software front, the company has stopped delivery of all models of the Polo in India citing ‘technical reasons’. The automaker has asked for stopping delivery with immediate effect and it is limited to a certain number of cars which belong to a particular production period. As per the Volkswagen management, it has put deliveries on a temporary hold due to technical reasons and is presently evaluating the same. The delivery for those cars which are not affected by this will go on as per schedule. The company has also made it abundantly clear that it has nothing to do with the emission scandal that has rocked it presently. The company though is yet to make it clear what exactly the technical [...]

Tata Motors Witnesses Marginal Dip in Passenger Car Sales

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Tata Motors Witnesses Marginal Dip in Passenger Car Sales
The domestic passenger car sales of Tata Motors have seen a fall of two per cent for the month of September 2015. In a similar period last year, the company had sold 11931 units while this year, the sales were limited to 11774 units. The sales of the company are likely to see a revival with the launch of new products. The GenX Nano as well as the Bolt Hatchback did act as a sales boost for the company and were the reason for the respectable figures from the company. In fact, when it comes to the small car segment, there was an actual jump in sales with number going up from 9766 units in September 2014 to 10226 units in September 2015. However, the sales of the utility vehicles appear to have taken a significant hit of 28 per cent and only 1548 units were sold by the company in the last month. Tata [...]

Etios Liva Sportio Edition Discontinued by Toyota

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Etios Liva Sportio Edition Discontinued by Toyota
The Sportio edition of the Etios Liva hatchback has been discontinued by Toyota. The petrol version of the car had a 1.5-litre engine that was more powerful with the diesel also featuring some cosmetic changes that made it look sportier. The idea behind the launch of the Sportio models was to have stronger accessories vertical at company dealerships and the cars had additional body kits, decals as well as a special badging. The Sportio edition had been designed in conjunction with Toyota Racing Development (TRD) and was meant to showcase the various accessories that could be picked up at the showrooms by customers. However, the hatchback didn’t meet the success that the company had planned for it and it is likely that this was the reason for the company to stop sales for this particular [...]

Base and Automatic Variants of Scala Discontinued by Renault

Base and Automatic Variants of Scala Discontinued by Renault
The base RxE variant as well as the automatic variants of the Scala has been discontinued by Renault in India. Launched in 2012 with as many as five variant options, now only two options of the Scala are available in the market. The initial variants on offer included the RxE and RxL with manual transmission, the RxL which came with a CVT Automatic gearbox and two diesel models. However, the present line up has one diesel and one petrol option. The petrol engine delivers 98bhp in terms of power as well as 134Nm of torque while the diesel is the 1.5-litre dCi K9K engine that delivers 85bhp of power as well as 200Nm of torque. Both the engines are mated to a five speed manual transmission. The fuel efficiency of the Scala Diesel is pegged at 21.64kmpl while the petrol Scala has a fuel efficiency [...]

Fiat Egea Spotted Without Camouflage Prior to its Launch

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Fiat Egea Spotted Without Camouflage Prior to its Launch
Fiat is getting all set to launch its Egea sedan next month and the car has just been spotted without camouflage for the first time giving more insight into the looks of the car. The Egea looks quite good and is set to replace the Bravo. Already under production, the Egea looks like an evolutionary advancement over the Bravo and is already set for production in Turkey. In terms of design the Egea features the Fiat front grille, axe shaped headlamps and muscular bonnet. The car also looks like it has 17 inch wheels on the side with a small boot opening and a high bumper. The car is to be offered in two petrol as well as diesel engine options which would deliver an output in the range of 95 to 120bhp with two transmission options also likely, that is the six-speed Auto Transmission as well as [...]
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