November 26, 2012

BMW X6 launches @ Rs. 78.9 lakh at largest BMW dealership in India - Deutsche Motoren Faridabad

BMW India has launched Deutsche Motoren, BMW Group's largest dealership facility in India. The new facility is situated at Mathura Road, Faridabad and is headed by Yadur Kapur, Managing Director, Deutsche Motoren.

The new BMW X6 was also unveiled at Deutsche

New-generation 911 and Boxster arrive in India; Porsche breaks monthly delivery record in India

Porsche India, the official importer for Porsche cars in the country, has commenced its retail operations with a record breaking performance during the month of October. Since the official start of deliveries to Indian customers on the first of October, the company managed

Audi opens the largest luxury car showroom in Gujarat

Audi has announced the opening of the Gujarat's largest luxury car showroom in Ahmedabad on Sola road. The brand with the four rings has continued its association with the existing dealer partner in Ahmedabad by moving to a larger facility in the city. The entire Audi

HM launches Mitsubishi dealership in Bangalore

"Availability of the much sought Mitsubishi sport utility vehicle Pajero Sport will now be easier as local assembling of its completely knocked down kits has begun in right earnest," said Uttam Bose, Managing Director, Hindustan Motors Ltd., while launching the 41st

Bentley Continental GT Convertible wins Auto Trophy 2012

The Bentley Continental GT Convertible has received the prestigious Auto Trophy award for 'Imported Convertibles over 30,000 euros' as voted for by readers of 'Auto Zeitung' magazine. Over 100,000 readers participated in this year's survey.


Audi introduces Classic Chronograph wristwatch in India @ Rs. 21,499

Audi announced the availability of its high craftsmanship, made in Germany, Classic Chronograph wristwatch at all dealerships.

"A large chunk of luxury car buyers expect their accessories to reflect their style statement along with their car. To cater to this need of

Scion tC named to Top 10 in 2013 Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value Awards

The 2013 Scion tC was honored today as an overall Top 10 recipient in Kelley Blue Book's respected annual 2013 Best Resale Value Awards for its anticipated best sustained value after five years of ownership. Automotive analysts used data from the Kelley Blue Book Official

November 23, 2012

Harley-Davidson India launches Fat Bob @ Rs. 12.8 lakh

As the leisure motorcycle culture in India becomes stronger, Harley-Davidson gave motorcycle enthusiasts another reason to hit the road with the launch of the much awaited Harley-Davidson Fat Bob in India. Assembled at the company's Bawal, Haryana facility,

St. Columbus wins Jet Toys & Skimmer at SAEINDIA AWIM Regional Olympics

St Columbus' school team, New Delhi, won the AWIM Jet Toy & Skimmer Olympics at Gurgaon for Delhi/NCR. This event was supported by Maruti Suzuki and was held under the banner 'A World in Motion (AWIM)'. This is a program to introduce school children to the

November 20, 2012

Ford named as Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer

Ford has been recognised in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list for the second year running.

The prestigious Top 100 list is compiled by the National Apprenticeship Service in partnership with City & Guilds, and was announced at the National Apprenticeship Awards

Land Rover's Gerry McGovern wins British Luxury Design Talent award

Land Rover's Design Director and Chief Creative Officer Gerry McGovern has won the British Luxury Design Talent award at the Walpole Awards for Excellence 2012.

The awards honour individuals and companies who exemplify British excellence by their

Fuso Canter receives 'Top Light Truck Slovakia 2012' award

Over 2200 readers of the Slovakian magazine Transport and Logistics have voted the Fuso Canter 'Top Light Truck Slovakia 2012' from among seven light-duty trucks nominated for the title. This is the second time in succession that the Canter has won the

New appointments at Ducati Corse

Ducati announces the appointment of Bernhard Gobmeier as the new General Manager of Ducati Corse. Utilising his significant experience in the world of motorsport, including more recently his role as Superbike Director with BMW, the position will draw upon the 53-year-old

Jaguar Land Rover shows three new models at Los Angeles International Auto Show

Jaguar Land Rover will draw the world's attention to all things British with the debut of three exciting new luxury models in the US at the 2012 Los Angeles International Automobile Show, November 28-December 9.

"This year's Los Angeles Auto show is one of the most significant

Renault powers Red Bull Racing to third consecutive constructors' championship title

Sebastian Vettel's second place at the United States Grand Prix sealed the third consecutive constructors' championship for Red Bull Racing and Renault.

The result comes after 440 points, seven wins, eight pole positions and seven fastest laps for the duo of Sebastian

ePatrol - BMW Group DesignworksUSA shows futuristic vision of police vehicle of the year 2025

The L.A. Autoshow is not just the place to inspect new models of automotive companies. For the 9th time, it is also the place where the design teams of the top automotive companies enter a creative competition of the most

The one-millionth Fiat 500 rolls-off the production line

The millionth Fiat 500 has rolled-off the Fiat Auto Poland production line. This iconic model launched in 2007, marketed in over 100 countries around the world - from Italy to Brazil, South Africa to Japan and the United States to the Middle East - has also been produced at the

'Bolt Gold' Nissan GT-R charity auction to start from November 22

Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, is taking his passion for speed and performance, and his desire to help others, and applying them to charity. A unique 2013 model year 'Bolt Gold' GT-R will go to the highest bidder in a global online charity auction to be held on eBay from

Volvo Car Corporation ramps up production of the world's first diesel plug-in hybrid

Volvo Car Corporation is now ramping up production of the new Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid ahead of first customer deliveries in early 2013. After the initial batch of 1,000 model year 2013 cars, production will increase to 4,000-6,000 cars from model year 2014.

The assembly

1.0-litre EcoBoost engine coming to North America next year in the new Ford Fiesta

The new 2014 Ford Fiesta on sale next year will be the first vehicle available in the United States with Ford's award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine. Though the car has not yet undergone EPA testing, it is expected to be certified as the most fuel-efficient non-hybrid

New Ford Fiesta debuts MyKey in Europe; enables to set top speed and limit audio volume

The new Ford Fiesta will be the first car in Europe to feature Ford's MyKey technology, which enables parents to place restrictions on younger drivers to promote safety.

Ford-exclusive MyKey technology enables owners to program a key - usually for younger drivers - that restricts

BMW Group takes top prize at the 2012 Corporate Entrepreneur Awards for premium car-sharing joint-venture DriveNow

DriveNow, the premium car-sharing joint-venture by BMW Group and Sixt AG, was acknowledged as the best new corporate venture at the 2012 Corporate Entrepreneur Awards by Market Gravity and Wired Magazine.

More than 200 business leaders and entrepreneurs gathered

500,000th Ford's EcoBoost-equipped vehicle rolls-off line in Louisville

Ford's highly successful, fuel-efficient EcoBoost engine technology hit a big milestone recently with its 500,000th engine being produced just three years after its launch in 2009.

The 500,000th engine was fitted into a 2013 Ford Escape that rolled off the line at Ford's Louisville

November 19, 2012

Ford Motor Company pro bono work shines with Industry Award

Corporate Pro Bono (CPBO) honored Ford Motor Company recently with the CPBO Partner Award for its pro bono partnerships to serve the needs of the local community. This is the first time Ford has received the prestigious honor, which recognises the company's commitment

AISIN named presenting sponsor of 2013 'Drive Green Experience' at NAIAS

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2013 has announced that Tier One automotive supplier, AISIN, has been named presenting sponsor of the 'Drive Green Experience' at the upcoming event, January 14-27, 2013.

"We're pleased to welcome

Daimler Financial Services heads for record year

Daimler Financial Services once again expects to achieve record business results in 2012. In the first ten months of the year, Daimler's financial services subsidiary posted all-time highs for new business and contract volume, and its operating profit (EBIT) rose above

November 18, 2012

McLaren GT confirms production plans for limited run 12C GT Can-Am Edition

Following the successful premiere of the one-off design study at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance earlier this summer, at an exclusive event ahead of the 2012 United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas, McLaren GT has confirmed plans for a limited

Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force - off-road for tomorrow

Is it possible that the Mercedes-Benz G-class will still be around in 2025? A cool design study from Mercedes-Benz demonstrates how the genes of the classic off-roader from 1979 may still assert
themselves in the far future. It is based on the concept of a future

All-new 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander and 2013 Outlander Sport Limited Edition to make North American Debut at Los Angeles Auto Show 2012

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is set to launch a pair of exciting new vehicles - the North American debut of the 2014 Outlander and the eye-catching 2013 Outlander Sport Limited Edition - at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show 2012.

Featuring a fresh

Citroen DS3 hits 200,000 production milestone

The 200,000th DS3 has rolled-off the production line at the Poissy plant in France, a significant milestone for the success of the model, which was the first of the distinctive DS line.

DS3 was launched in Europe in March 2010, followed by

Touring in Finland with the new Porsche 911 Carrera 4 all-wheel-drive models

Snow deserts, icy mountains, frozen lakes and lots of sporty cars - On the training area around the Pasasjarvi Lake near Ivalo and the Arctic Driving Center in Rovaniemi, the Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG is once again offering the opportunity to drive an extensive range of Porsche cars

First 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel engine from Honda's Earth Dreams Technology series

The new 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel engine is the first engine from Honda's Earth Dreams Technology series to be launched in Europe. This new engine will make its introduction in the Civic at the beginning of 2013 and offers a class-leading combination of power

Vauxhall partners with ingenie to offer more affordable car insurance for young drivers

Vauxhall has teamed up with young driver insurance specialist ingenie. The partnership could provide 17 to 25 year-old Vauxhall drivers, of both new and used cars, with more affordable insurance and the benefits of ingenie's black box technology, which acts as a co-pilot.

McLaren Geneva officially opens its doors

The expansion of the McLaren Automotive retail network continues with the opening of the latest retailer in Geneva, which is the seventeenth McLaren retailer in Europe. McLaren Geneva is the second McLaren retailer in Switzerland, following McLaren Zurich which

Shoei launches all-new premium level full-face helmet GT-Air

Shoei has launched an all-new premium level full-face helmet aimed at the high-end sports tourer rider, blending all its latest technology into a functional, comfortable and quiet, but thoroughly modern and sporting design.

The new Shoei GT-Air is designed to provide the

New Honda models to make UK debut at Motorcycle Live 2012

New 2013 models will make their UK debut at Motorcycle Live (November 24-December 2), alongside Honda's current model line-up and a selection of Honda star riders and celebratory friends. The new-for-2013 Honda models have only recently been launched at the

Chevrolet launches full-scale Camaro Hot Wheels Edition

The dream of millions of Hot Wheels fans of all ages will come to life when the Camaro Hot Wheels Edition arrives at Chevrolet dealerships early next year. This is the first time a full-size production Hot Wheels car has been offered for sale by any manufacturer.


From cruising to touring - WK has it covered

WK Bikes return to Motorcycle Live with two brand-new models for 2013 appearing alongside the full range of WK sports bikes, commuters, learner legal machines and scooters, plus a few top-selling models from the quad world from sister company, Quadzilla Quads.

At last year's

Deliveries of Volvo branded trucks in October decreased by 10 per cent

Deliveries of Volvo branded trucks in October decreased by 10 per cent to 10,051 vehicles compared with the same month last year.

In Europe, deliveries decreased by 6 per cent to 4,350 trucks in total compared to October last year. The current slowdown in economic

Alfa Romeo UK joins Mamas & Papas in the drive for child seat safety

More than half of new parents have never been shown how to correctly choose or install a child's car seat, according to new research. The study, conducted by Mamas & Papas and Alfa Romeo for the Safer Seat campaign, also found one in 10 parents choose car

Abarth set for appearance at Motorcycle Live 2012

Abarth will be drawing on its rich two-wheel heritage when it appears at Motorcycle Live 2012, the UK's largest motorbike show.

Although it is best known today for its stunning range of performance hatchbacks, including the 500, 595, Punto Evo and Punto Evo Supersport

Honda Donates 007's Skyfall motorbike to BBC Children In Need auction

Honda (UK) has donated an exclusive 'lot' to the hugely popular and invaluable BBC Children in Need annual fundraising auction - a motorbike which Daniel Craig rode in the thrilling opening chase sequence of the latest 007 adventure, Skyfall.

The modified Honda

Citroen launches new Webstore

Just in time for Christmas, Citroen UK has launched a new online Webstore, selling official Citroen and Citroen Racing merchandise to the general public.

A range of stylish Citroen products are available

Daimler Trucks and Kamaz intensify partnership by signing contract covering the supply of commercial vehicle components

As part of their strategic partnership, Daimler's commercial vehicle division and Russian truck manufacturer Kamaz have signed a contract covering the supply of engines and axles for the Russian company's trucks and buses. As a result, Kamaz will now receive OM 457

Michael Cole appointed as Chief Operating Officer at Kia Motors Europe

Michael Cole, Managing Director of Kia Motors (UK) Limited has been appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer at Kia Motors Europe, based in Frankfurt, Germany, with effect from Monday, November 19, 2012.

Cole has been at Kia in the UK since August 2009

Subaru XV wins 'SUV of the Year'

Subaru UK has announced that its compact crossover, the Subaru XV, has been named 'SUV of the Year' by 4x4 Magazine.

Putting the XV through its paces, both on- and off-road, 4x4 Magazine crowned the XV its class winner in one of the hardest-fought categories in a special

Jeep Wrangler continues to scoop top off-road honours

The legendary Jeep Wrangler has demonstrated its continued success as a serious off-roader after scooping another major honour - 4x4 of the Year, Hardcore class.

The award, which goes specifically to the four-door Wrangler Unlimited, comes from long-established

Pudsey's takeover of the Peugeot lion logo

Peugeot and BBC Children in Need have produced a merged promotional stance to bring awareness to their collective association to raise money for disadvantaged youngsters with mascot Pudsey's takeover of the car manufacturer's famous logo, as part of a partnership with

November 17, 2012

UK's toughest classic car rally LeJog sets off from Land's End

Considered by many as the toughest event of its kind in Europe, LeJog's severe wintry weather conditions that hit the UK in December will see drivers battling it out on an epic 1,400 mile course between Land's End and John O'Groats from December 1 to 4.

Over 60 cars are to leave

TomTom launches Location Based Services platform for rapid application development

TomTom launches its new Location Based Services (LBS) Platform and Developer Portal. TomTom LBS provides developers with the content and tools to rapidly create location-enabled applications for a variety of commercial and consumer markets. Example apps that can

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