September 29, 2014

The Mercedes-Benz Style Eyewear Autumn/Winter Collection

Light materials, full-rim frames and fascinating colours are the current design trends for glasses. The Mercedes-Benz Style Eyewear Autumn/Winter Collection comprises five new sunglasses and nine new corrective glasses. A proven innovation is the

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars appoints new Head of Interior Design

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced the appointment of Daniel Starke as Head of Interior Design.

Starke began his career in the automotive industry with Volkswagen and Audi, before moving to the Interior Design team at BMW in 2001. He was appointed

250,000th Mercedes-Benz rolls-off the line at the Kecskemet Plant, Hungary

Just two and a half years after its opening, the youngest Mercedes-Benz plant in Kecskemet, Hungary, saw its 250,000th vehicle rolled-off the line. The milestone vehicle, a right-hand drive, polar-silver CLA 45 AMG, is destined for a customer in Japan.

GM Foundation donates US$ 50,000 to help build 'Smart Homes' for injured US military veterans

The General Motors Foundation donated US$ 50,000 to the Steven Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to help build specialized, adapted homes for injured US military veterans. GM's Customer Care and Aftersales Veterans Group also gave US$ 126,000 toward the

Tata Motors appoints Mayank Pareek as President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit

Tata Motors announced the appointment of Mayank Pareek as President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (PVBU). He will join the company on October 1, 2014 and will take over from Ranjit Yadav, who will now Head the International Business for Passenger & Commercial

Seat produces Ibiza number 5-million, celebrates 30th anniversary

Seat's Martorell production plant is celebrating - the facility's Line 1 has produced its Ibiza number five-million. And the Spanish brand's most iconic model has reached this milestone on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.

Employees on the line of the best-selling car, together

HMSI flags-off Big Bike Weekend Ride for GODS

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) organised a 'Big Bike Ride' for Group of Delhi Superbikers (GODS) this morning to promote fun and safe riding. Bike ride was flagged-off at Mahipalpur, Delhi.

"Road safety has been Honda's prerogative across global platform. As

September 26, 2014

Chevrolet introduces 2015 Colorado Sport Concept

With a pair of mountain bikes mounted and a weekend's worth of gear stowed, Chevrolet's Colorado Sport concept is ready for adventure. It was unveiled at the State Fair of Texas, demonstrating the lifestyle-oriented versatility of Chevy's all-new midsize pickup.


Robert Engstler is the new European Regional Director of Bentley Motors

Bentley Motors has announced that Robert Engstler will become Regional Director for Europe, with effect from October 1, 2014. He will succeed Bart Gerris, who will take up another position within the Volkswagen Group. 

Robert Engstler will report directly to Kevin Rose,

Ford recalls 2013-2014 Ford C-Max, Fusion, Escape and Lincoln MKZ

Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall for approximately 850,000 (actual 850,050) 2013-2014 Ford C-Max, Fusion, Escape and Lincoln MKZ vehicles in North America for a potential issue with the restraints control module.

In the affected vehicles, the restraints

Ford adds 1,200 jobs to support Transit Van

Ford Motor Company already has fulfilled its commitment to the UAW to create 12,000 US hourly jobs by 2015, announcing 1,200 new jobs and a second shift at Kansas City Assembly Plant, where the all-new Ford Transit is built.

"The job growth we have created

Renault Samsung Motors exports Nissan Rogue to North America

Renault and Nissan management participated in the launching ceremony of the first shipment of Nissan Rogue vehicles to North America. A total of 4,000 vehicles, due to start sales as of October in the United States and Canada, were shipped from Busan

September 25, 2014

Gulf States Toyota unveils the 2015 Toyota Tundra Bass Pro Shops Off-Road Edition

Gulf States Toyota introduced the new 2015 Toyota Tundra Bass Pro Shops Off-Road Edition at the 2014 State Fair of Texas. This marks the first retail vehicle collaboration between Toyota and Bass Pro Shops, the nation's premier outdoor retailer.

With the capability to handle

JAC-Navistar rolls-off first engine production line in Hefei, China

Navistar International Corporation announced that Anhui Jianghuai Navistar Diesel Engine Co., Ltd. (JND), the company's joint-venture with Chinese truck maker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd. (JAC), has begun engine production at its new facility in Hefei,

September 24, 2014

Lalique for Bentley Blue Crystal limited edition fragrance @ £3,500

The men's fragrance collection from Bentley is now enhanced by the creation of a limited Blue Crystal edition by renowned French crystal manufacturer Lalique.

Perfumer Mylene Alran, who also created the fragrance for the first Lalique for Bentley Crystal Edition,

Piaggio launches Vespa Elegante limited edition scooter @ Rs. 78,999

Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. launched its new series 'Vespa Elegante', a versatile premium limited edition Vespa. Targeting the discerning youth of today, seeking a differentiated premium product offering, Vespa Elegante marks a new grade in style and elegance in the

Renault launches Duster AWD @ Rs. 11.89 lakh

Renault India launched the exciting Duster all-wheel-drive (AWD), delivering on its promise of revolutionising the automobile industry.

The new Renault Duster AWD delivers the comfort and sophistication of a sedan along with the robust ruggedness,

BMW Group UK encourages girls to go technical

Girls have an exciting and unique opportunity to follow Mini production from body panels to engine building to a completed car rolling off the line on BMW Group UK's 2014 Girls Go Technical programme. The programme encourages young females aged between

All-new Ford Mondeo first to offer pedestrian detection technology

Ford Motor Company announced the all-new Ford Mondeo will be its first car globally to offer a new pedestrian detection technology that could help reduce the severity of accidents or help drivers avoid them altogether.

Additionally a new high-power diesel engine will lead a range

Nissan showcases e-NV200 VIP Concept for VIPs

Nissan created a new zero emission concept for VIP transportation - the Nissan e-NV200 VIP Concept.

Designers have upgraded the all-electric e-NV200 Evalia people carrier into a zero emission van perfect as shuttle transport for VIPs. The benefit of being

Hyundai Motor unveils its first multi-purpose LCV for the European market

Hyundai Motor Company revealed the H350 and H350 passenger bus, its first light commercial vehicle (LCV) designed specifically for the European market. An efficient, safe and stylish vehicle, the H350 provides a versatile, practical and convenient option for commercial

Scania starts gearbox cooperation with Man

Scania is starting extensive cooperation with Man regarding gearboxes for heavy commercial vehicles. Man will gradually introduce Scania's current gearbox range from 2016 and the companies will cooperate on future generations. This will mean faster delivery

September 23, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 heralds a new era in long distance traffic

The technology of tomorrow is already a reality at Daimler Trucks, in the shape of the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025. The autonomously driving truck was presented on the eve of the 65th International Motor Show for commercial vehicles in Hanover, Germany. Its perfect

Cadillac expands to become separate business unit, adds New York headquarters

As part of the continued expansion of Cadillac, General Motors announced a strategic realignment that will establish the flagship brand as a separate business unit. In addition, the new Cadillac organization will expand to New York with a new global headquarters opening

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars welcomes new apprentices and graduates

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars welcomed this year's successful intake of apprentices and graduates to the company's headquarters and manufacturing plant at Goodwood. Eleven new apprentices and 13 graduates toured the home of Rolls-Royce Motor

Cadillac appoints Jim Bunnell as US Vice-President of Sales

Cadillac announced the appointment of James (Jim) Bunnell as US Vice-President of Sales, effective October 1, 2014. He will report to Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen.

"The addition of Jim to Cadillac's leadership team is one of the key steps we

Franciscus van Meel assumes management of BMW M GmbH

Franciscus van Meel (48) will take over as Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW M GmbH from January 1, 2015. He is the successor to Dr. Friedrich Nitschke (59) who will be retiring at the end of the year.

Francisus van Meel, who will already be joining the BMW

September 22, 2014

Draw 'Dream Car' to win iPad and trip to Japan

Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announces the US launch of this year's Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, which is designed to inspire creativity in youth and encourage an interest in the automotive industry. Across the nation, youth, ages 4-15, are invited to create and submit

Hyundai partners with Bisimoto to create 708 hp flex-fuel 2015 Sonata

For the third year in a row, Hyundai is partnering with the powertrain gurus at Bisimoto Engineering, this time to create a 708 hp Sonata for the 2014 SEMA show in Las Vegas. Bisimoto's team specializes in extracting huge output from Hyundai's engines, like the 1,000 hp Bisimoto

World premiere of Volkswagen Tristar at IAA, Hannover

Multifunctional like a Swiss Army knife. Variable, reliable and an all-rounder - on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the first Syncro concept car, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles presents the Tristar, an unprecedented combination of all the good features of the

September 21, 2014

14th Family Fun Car Rally to promote safe driving

14th Family Fun Car Rally, a family drive event exclusively for Skoda car owners, was flagged-off from Tivoli Gardens, Chattarpur by Rishi Rana, ACP Delhi Traffic Police. Around 100 decorated cars came together to promote safe driving and traffic sense among Delhi people,

Maserati and Bulgari launches limited edition chronograph, celebrates joint anniversary

Founded by Alfieri Maserati and two of his six brothers, Ettore and Ernesto, in Bologna on December 1, 1914, the eponymous car manufacturer now based in Modena is celebrating its centenary in 2014. A momentous year, that also sees Bulgari toast its 130th

September 20, 2014

GMC introduces 2015 Sierra Elevation Edition

GMC introduced the 2015 Sierra Elevation Edition, a new entry to the sport pickup truck market. The Elevation Edition, which goes on sale later this year, offers a combination of style and content unavailable from competitors in the sport truck segment.

"Much in

September 19, 2014

Daimler Trucks launches all-new Fuso trucks in Indonesia

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), part of Daimler Trucks, is further pursuing the internationalisation of its business activities. At the Indonesia International Motor Show 2014, Daimler's commercial vehicle subsidiary unveiled

New top-end Cadillac to be built in Detroit in 2015

Cadillac announced it will elevate its growing portfolio with a new, top-end, high-technology car. The as-yet unnamed Cadillac will go into production in the fourth quarter of 2015 at the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant.

The addition of this new Cadillac is part

September 18, 2014

Hyundai announces Shah Rukh Khan as brand ambassador for Xcent

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) announced Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan as the brand ambassador for Xcent - the real family sedan. Endorsing Hyundai's flagship products for 16 years, Shah Rukh Khan's long- standing association with Hyundai truly personifies

Toyota names Scott C. Vazin as VP, Corporate & Regional Communications

Toyota's North American reinvention got another boost as the company announced the appointment of Scott C. Vazin as Vice-President of Corporate and Regional Communications, effective September 22, 2014.

"I'm delighted that Scott Vazin will join Toyota,

Daimler and Kuwait Investment Authority celebrate the anniversary of their 40-year partnership

Daimler AG and the State of Kuwait's sovereign wealth fund, the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA), underscored their 40-year partnership at a festive ceremony.

"During the last 40 years, Kuwait became Daimler's most reliable partner despite all

September 17, 2014

General Motors to add third shift, 750 jobs at Wentzville Assembly

General Motors (GM) will add a third shift at its Wentzville Assembly plant, creating an estimated 750 new jobs, to build the all-new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickups and Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans.

Dealers have ordered nearly

September 16, 2014

JLR India launches locally manufactured Jaguar XJ 2.0L petrol @ Rs. 93.24 lakh

Jaguar India announced the launch of the locally manufactured Jaguar XJ 2.0L Petrol LWB Portfolio at a price of Rs. 93.24 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai, Pre Octroi).

"We are excited to introduce the locally manufactured Jaguar with a 2.0L petrol engine, a first in its segment,

Bentley announces new Mulsanne Speed - world's fastest ultra-luxury driving experience

Bentley redefines the fastest ultra-luxury driving experience in the world with a new pinnacle flagship. The new Mulsanne Speed is tailored for the driver, with 537 ps (530 bhp/395 kW), 1,100 Nm (811 lb ft) and selectable sports suspension and steering on demand.

The re-engineered

September 15, 2014

Ferrari Apprentices graduate to Ferrari Service Technicians

Ferrari North Europe welcome 10 new Ferrari Technicians to the official Ferrari dealer network, all of whom have recently completed a 3-year Ferrari Apprenticeship. With a 100% conversion ratio from Apprenticeships into full-time employment, this reinforces Ferrari's

Volvo Cars appoints Jonathan Goodman as Senior Vice-President Corporate Communications

Volvo Car Group has appointed Jonathan Goodman as its new Senior Vice-President Corporate Communications, taking up his position in November.

Jonathan Goodman succeeds Anders Karrberg who has been acting SVP since Bodil Eriksson took on

HCIL flags-off the 'Longest Drive through Amazing India'

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) flagged-off its 'Longest Drive through Amazing India' drive with the family sedan Honda Amaze. The drive will cover a distance of over 23,000 km covering the length and breadth off the country. Moving through 250 cities and towns across

September 14, 2014

Yamaha flags-off 'Mission 10000 KM'

Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. flagged-off its 'Mission 10000 KM' with Bollywood star and brand ambassador, John Abraham and Miss India 2014 Koyal Rana at National Stadium, New Delhi.

"With such offerings and various customers connect initiatives like

September 13, 2014

Maserati opens the Peterborough showroom with exclusive art exhibition

Marshall Motor Group is celebrating the opening of its new state-of-the-art Maserati showroom with an exhibition of exclusive art works from some of Britain's most iconic artists.

At a special event for one night only guests were given the opportunity to see the collection

September 11, 2014

Audi India introduces Audi Q3 Dynamic @ Rs. 25.49 lakh

Audi announced the launch of the Audi Q3 Dynamic with Audi Drive Select in the Indian market.

"The Audi Q3 is the only true compact luxury SUV in India which offers quattro all-wheel-drive. The legendry quattro technology not only adds to the off-road capability

Renault India appoints Rafael Treguer as new VP - Sales & Marketing

Renault India Pvt. Ltd. announced the appointment of Rafael Treguer as Vice-President Sales & Marketing - Renault India. Rafael brings with him more than 20 years of international experience in multi-dimensional roles within the Renault group.

Rafael Treguer joins Renault

September 10, 2014

Maruti Suzuki organizes Women Car Rally in New Delhi

Maruti Suzuki flagged-off an all women car rally in New Delhi.With a singular motive of encouraging women participation in motorsports, the company is spearheading such multiple intra city rallies. The one-day event saw an overwhelming response with 80 Maruti Suzuki

World debut of the new Mercedes-AMG GT in Affalterbach

As exciting as crossing the finish line in a car race - that was how Mercedes-AMG presented its new GT V8 sports car, the second vehicle to be entirely developed under its own direction. None other than current Formula 1 points leader Nico Rosberg piloted the breath-taking

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