March 31, 2015

Ceat launches Milaze tyres for scooters in India

Ceat Ltd. announced the launch of its new range of Milaze Tyres that is focused towards catering to the scooter segment of two-wheelers in India.Available in sizes3.50-10 TT and 90/100-10 TT, the tyre offers an improved load carrying capacity with high mileage and will

March 29, 2015

The new AMG Selection 2015

From fine leather goods and luxury accessories to functional garments, these are all included in the range of high-quality products in the 2015 AMG Selection. Other new products included in this year are matching accessories for the new sports car Mercedes-AMG GT.

Mercedes-Benz Vans to launch midsize pickup

Before the end of the decade, Mercedes-Benz will expand its product range into a promising segment by launching the first pickup from a premium manufacturer. Due to their versatility, all-round utility, and payload of around one metric ton, pickups are popular

March 28, 2015

Mercedes-Benz location in Sindelfingen celebrates its 100-year anniversary

The Mercedes-Benz location in Sindelfingen has held a grand ceremony to celebrate its 100-year anniversary. Dr. Manfred Bischoff, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, Winfried Kretschmann, Prime Minister of the State of Baden-Württemberg and

Hyundai welcomes £6.6-million UK Government investment in hydrogen infrastructure

Hyundai Motor UK Ltd. has welcomed the British Government's £6.6-million investment announcement in hydrogen infrastructure. The package of measures will see an initial network of 12 hydrogen refueling stations, including a pledge to fund the construction of two

March 27, 2015

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars opens new showroom in the Philippines

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce the opening of its latest Asia Pacific showroom in Manila, the Philippines. The new facility was launched by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Asia Pacific Regional Director, Paul Harris, Asia Pacific Regional General Manager, Michael

Jaguar Land Rover appoints Nick Rogers as new Engineering Director

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart will stand down from the role of Engineering Director with effect from April 2015. Nick Rogers will succeed Dr. Ziebart and assume board-level responsibilities for Jaguar Land Rover's global engineering

BMW India inaugurates its third dealership in Rajkot, Gujarat

BMW India announced the opening of Parsoli Motors, its new dealership in Rajkot. The new Parsoli Motors facility is located near Greenland Circle, NH 8-B, Rajkot Ahmedabad Highway, Rajkot, Gujarat. The dealership is headed by Talha Sareshwala, Managing Director,

Skoda UK appoints new Head of Press and PR

Skoda UK has appointed Pietro Panarisi as its new Head of Press and PR. Pietro is returning to the brand having spent two years as Head of Press and PR at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. In his new role, Pietro will report to Alasdair Stewart, Director of Skoda UK,

Ducati and Lamborghini start joint social project 'DESI'

Ducati and Lamborghini, Italian companies part of Audi AG group, have celebrated a milestone with their joint social project 'Dual Education System Italy' (DESI), which has been created in cooperation with the Volkswagen Workforce Foundation, the Italian Ministry for

Honda to expand motorcycle and automobile production capacity in India

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) and Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL), have each decided to expand annual production capacity in line with the expected continued future growth of the Indian market. HMSI will expand its 3rd motorcycle production plant, and

March 26, 2015

Yamaha launches XV950 Racer

For 2015 the Yamaha Sport Heritage range is further strengthened with the launch of the new XV950 Racer. Aimed at free thinking riders looking for a unique, characterful and sporty motorcycle that refuses to follow convention, this authentic new bike dares to be different

IWC Schaffhausen and Mercedes-AMG launches world's first boron carbide watch

IWC Schaffhausen and Mercedes-AMG marked ten years of their partnership by presenting an innovative new watch and a spectacular race. The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer showcased the new 'AMG GT' edition of the Ingenieur Automatic - the world's

March 25, 2015

JLR India introduces locally manufactured Range Rover Evoque starting @ Rs. 48.73 lakh

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that Range Rover Evoque will be added to its Pune manufacturing facility to support sales growth in the local market. This will be the fourth vehicle at the plant joining the Freelander 2, Jaguar XF and XJ at the Pune factory.


Porsche launches Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS

Porsche is extending the GTS principle to the Boxster and Cayman for the first time ever. These mid-engine sports models from Porsche feature uprated engines and Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) chassis.

The six-cylinder boxer

RX Talent search launched in UK

FirstCorner - the company behind RX Lites - has helped IMG, the organisers of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, launch a UK-wide talent search. The initiative is also being held in conjunction with the UK's official governing body, The Motor Sports Association

Larsson confirms 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship entry

Sweden's Robin Larsson has confirmed he will drive all 13 rounds of the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at the wheel of his privately run Audi A1 Supercar.

Larsson makes the transition to the headline World Championship Supercar

Ford issues three safety recalls in North America

Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 213,000 2011-2013 Ford Explorer and Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles in North America (actual 212,911) for an issue with the spring that controls the interior door handles. If the spring is unseated, the door

March 24, 2015

First 40-ton electric truck for transport on city roads

The BMW Group is partnering with logistics company Scherm Group to deploy a 40-ton pure-electric truck in the city this summer and become the first automobile manufacturer in Germany to use an electric truck of this size to transport materials on public roads.


Mercedes-AMG and MV Agusta team up for 2015 DTM season

Two racing legends for the price of one - Mercedes-AMG will welcome Italian motorcycle brand MV Agusta into the DTM fold for the 2015 season. The logo of the well established motorcycle manufacturer will adorn a Mercedes AMG DTM car this year.

DTM rookie

Skoda expands Kvasiny site; Czech government invests in region's infrastructure

The Skoda Kvasiny plant and public infrastructure surrounding the East Bohemian site are to be modernised and expanded over the next few years. Skoda Auto has signed a memorandum on cooperation in Kvasiny with the Czech Government and Hradec Králové

March 23, 2015

Caterham unleashes three brand new models - Seven 270, 360 and 420

Caterham Cars has introduced three brand new additions to its existing range of iconic sportscars.

The Seven 270, 360 and 480 are all available in the UK immediately. The introduction of these three new variants simplifies Caterham's range to comprise five core models. In addition,

Bosch strengthens its presence in motorcycle markets

Bosch intends to reposition itself in the rapidly expanding global motorcycle market. The technology and services company is about to pool its motorcycle activities from the areas of riding safety systems, powertrain technology, and display instruments into one

Skoda expands DQ 200-gearbox production at Vrchlabi

Skoda continues to develop their production of powertrains. At the Skoda plant in Vrchlabi, the manufacturer will be increasing the production capacity for the DQ 200 dual-clutch transmission from 1,500 to 2,000 gearboxes per day over the next twelve months.

Volvo Cars announces new senior management structure

Volvo Car Corporation (Volvo Cars) has announced significant changes to the structure of its senior management as it continues to position the company for the next stage of its global transformation.

Volvo Cars has simplified its organisational structure

March 21, 2015

Honda exhibits world premiere of new concept model 'Bulldog'

Honda unveiled the world premiere of the Bulldog as an exhibition model (concept model) at the 31st Osaka Motorcycle Show 2015.

The Bulldog promotes a new world of leisure with motorcycles. The model was developed with the concept 'Lovable Touring Partner', and

Tata Motors launches Prima truck range in UAE and Oman

Tata Motors launched a range of next-generation Tata Prima heavy commercial vehicles in UAE and Oman. The launch of the Tata Prima in UAE and Oman marks the introduction of a new range of next-generation commercial vehicles with a series of applications

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announces Annual Global Dealer Awards results

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced the results of the company's celebrated Annual Global Dealer Awards for 2014. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Palm Beach was recognised with an unprecedented three awards, including the prestigious Global

March 20, 2015

Ducati India opens world-class dealerships in Mumbai, Delhi and Gurgaon

Ducati has re-entered and reinforcing its commitment to the Indian market with the opening of world-class dealerships in Mumbai, Delhi and Gurgaon.

Infinity has opened a Ducati dealership in Mumbai, whilst AMP has established dealerships in Delhi and Gurgaon; the latter

Lotus Elise celebrates 20 years with special edition @ £39,900

20 years ago, the Lotus Elise revolutionised the sports car world, setting the benchmark for handling, purity of the driving experience, lightweight and efficiency. Its pioneering and advanced bonded aluminium chassis was a market-leading technological

Strakka Racing signs Max Defourny for 2015 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC

Max Defourny step up to a full championship season of FR2.0 NEC with Strakka Racing. In addition to competing alongside Charlie Eastwood in the NEC championship with Strakka, Defourny will also take in three wildcard rounds in the Eurocup category.


Nissan announces leadership changes in North America

Nissan announced leadership changes within its North American operations coinciding with the upcoming start of the company's Fiscal Year 2015 on April 1, 2015.

The changes announced will positively impact the company's North American operations

March 19, 2015

Mitsubishi Motors announces Rugby sponsorship

Mitsubishi Motors (UK) announced that it has become the main sponsorship partner of Gloucester Rugby. The three-year agreement, which begins July 1, 2015, will see the famous three diamonds Mitsubishi logo appear on the club's playing and training shirts, replica

Seat to hire 100 engineers this year

In 2015 Seat will hire 100 engineers. The announcement was made by Seat's Executive Committee Chairman Jurgen Stackmann during the presentation of results for 2014. The selection process of applicants will begin over the next few days and successful candidates

March 18, 2015

Pedro Matos appointed as Chief Quality Officer at Apollo Tyres Ltd.

Pedro Matos has been appointed as the Chief Quality Officer at Apollo Tyres Ltd. He will be based out of the company's Global Quality and Business Excellence Office in Enschede, The Netherlands and will handle the entire portfolio of quality and business excellence

Mitsubishi dealership raises thousands to help boy walk

A Mitsubishi dealership has raised more than £5,000 towards surgery that will see a six-year-old Bristol boy who has severe cerebral palsy walk, sit and stand unaided.

Bristol Mitsubishi, in Feeder Road, St Philips, held a special fundraising event for Oskar Pycroft, with

Hyundai India launches i20 Active starting from Rs. 6.38 lakh

Hyundai Motor India Ltd. launched the sport styled i20 Active. The launch marks the global debut of i20 Active in India.

The i20 Active possesses stylish design and advanced technology to further redefine Hyundai's automotive excellence in India. The i20 Active

Ford rolls-off 5-millionth EcoBoost-equipped vehicle at Michigan Assembly Plant

Ford has hit a new production milestone with its fuel-efficient EcoBoost engine technology. Late last week, the 5-millionth vehicle with a Ford EcoBoost engine rolled-off the assembly line at Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan.
It was just less than three years

March 17, 2015

Mini Cooper S launched in India @ Rs. 34.65 lakh

The new Mini Cooper S with increased power and enhanced driving thrills meets the aspirations of the performance-oriented Mini fans. The formidable beast under its shining bonnet: the new Mini TwinPower Turbo engine, offers an entirely new understanding

March 15, 2015

Lewis Hamilton wins Australian Grand Prix, his 34th career victory – second in Australia and 13th for the Silver Arrows

Mercedes AMG Petronas kicks-off the 2015 season in style with a 1-2 finish at the Australian Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton took his 34th career victory at Albert Park - his second in Australia and 13th for the Silver Arrows. Nico Rosberg took second position after a race-long

March 14, 2015

New Aston Martin dealership open in Pangbourne, near Reading

Aston Martin has opened its latest new dealership in the UK in Pangbourne, Reading, as dealer partner H.R. Owen further extends its longstanding association with the luxury British sports car maker.

The new dealership, officially opened by General Manager

BMW presents anniversary design of the BMW Z4 GTLM for the 12-hour race

On March 21, 2015, BMW Team RLL will contest the 63rd staging of the legendary 12-hour race of Sebring (US) in the US state of Florida. The endurance classic is also the second race of the 2015 United Sports Car Championship (USCC). BMW Motorsport and BMW

March 13, 2015

Honda Racing's British Superbike team unveils 2015 race livery

Honda Racing's British Superbike team unveiled its new race livery for the 2015 season, as the Louth-based operation prepares to return to the series with a strong three-rider line up of Dan Linfoot, Jenny Tinmouth and Jason O'Halloran.

Unveiled during a private four-day test

Renault announces top management appointments

As of April 1, 2015, Olivier Murguet is appointed Senior Vice-President, Chairman of Americas Region, in replacement of Denis Barbier.

Olivier Murguet becomes a member of Renault Management Committee and reports to Jerome Stoll, Chief Competitive Officer

Ford starts production of 2015 Ford F-150 at Kansas City Assembly Plant

Ford marks the official start of production of the all-new 2015 F-150 at Kansas City Assembly Plant, which joins Dearborn Truck Plant in building the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever.

This means Ford has expanded production of the first mass-produced light-duty

Arnaud Deboeuf appointed Alliance Senior Vice-President of Renault-Nissan BV and Alliance CEO Office

Effective April 1, 2015, Arnaud Deboeuf is appointed Alliance Senior Vice-President, Renault-Nissan BV and Alliance CEO Office. He replaces Christian Mardrus. Deboeuf, 47, will report directly to the Renault-Nissan Alliance Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn.

As announced

Toyota becomes International Olympic Committee TOP Partner

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced it has entered into a sponsorship agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to become part of The Olympic Partner (TOP) program.

The agreement runs through to the end of 2024 in the mobility

March 12, 2015

A heavy-duty marriage

Louise and Lars Laage Jessen are among a number of newlywed couples who have taken part in Scania Denmark's latest campaign that marries the Danish springtime wedding season with Scania vehicles.

For many, the obvious transport choice for their wedding

Renault India launches new generation Duster @ Rs. 8.30 lakh

Renault India introduces the new generation Duster. The new range boasts of superior engineering, all-new safety and comfort features and improved fuel efficiency, made possible by several technical and design enhancements. The new range starts at Rs. 8.30

Skoda begins the production of the third-generation Superb at the Kvasiny plant

The first third-generation Skoda Superb rolled-off the production line at the Skoda plant in Kvasiny - a Superb in 'Business Grey'. The Kvasiny production facilities have been comprehensively modernised and expanded in readiness for the production of the new

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