March 04, 2013

New Skoda Octavia awarded 'Design of the Year'

The new Skoda Octavia is named the winner of the Czech 'AutoDesign Awards 2013'. The most recent Skoda model receives the prestigious award for the 'Best Design of the Year'. The new Skoda Octavia won in the overall rankings and the mid-class category running against

Ford Motor Company US February sales up 9 per cent, best February in six years

Ford Motor Company's US February sales grew  9 per cent with 195,822 vehicles sold. This marks Ford's best February sales in six years - with cars up 6 per cent, utilities up 21 per cent and trucks up 4 per cent.

"As more new vehicle buyers continue returning to the marketplace,

Audi celebrates its association with 15th Vintage & Classic Car Rally

Audi celebrated its association with 15th Vintage & Classic Car Rally in Jaipur. The car rally organised by Rajasthan Tourism & Rajputana Automotive Sports Car Club, Jaipur along with Audi India/Audi Jaipur was inaugurated by Michael Perschke, Head, Audi India.

Cadillac US sales jump 20 per cent in February

More than six of 10 Cadillac customers in February traded in something other than a prior model Cadillac, evidence the luxury brand is attracting new customers with its expanding product line.

Cadillac sales were up 20 per cent in February, the fifth consecutive

Volvo Cars of North America announces February sales, 7.5 per cent down

Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported US sales of 4,867 units, a 7.5 per cent decrease from February 2012. Year-to-date sales are up 0.2 per cent over the first two months of 2012.

The S60 sports sedan, one of two mid-size luxury vehicles to earn IIHS'

Nissan North America reports February 2013 sales, 6.6 per cent down

Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) reported February US sales of 99,636 units, down 6.6 per cent from last year's record-setting February total of 106,731. Nissan Division sales in February totaled 90,489, down 7.2 per cent from the prior year, which also set a February

March 03, 2013

Volvo's world first plug-in diesel hybrid received the government's Plug-In Car Grant approval

The world's first diesel plug-in hybrid, the Volvo V60 D6 AWD, has received approval for the Government's Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) which is designed to offer incentives for buyers to choose new ultra-low carbon cars. In this scheme, buyers will receive a £5,000 grant towards

March 02, 2013

Hyundai Motor America reports best-ever February sales

Hyundai Motor America announced an all-time February sales record of 52,311 units; up two per cent over last year's all-time record February and up a similar amount for the year.

"Our performance was led by the all-new Santa Fe and the award winning Elantra, both of which

Ford India sells over 7,200 cars in February, exports up 16 per cent

Ford India sold 7,253 vehicles in February in combined domestic sales and exports amid persistently difficult domestic market conditions. At the same time, due to an improving external environment and strong demand for the award-winning Ford Figo, Ford India regained

Tata Motors February sales at 61,998 nos.

Tata Motors' total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in February 2013 were 61,998 vehicles. The company's domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for February 2013 were 58,002 nos.

Cumulative sales (including

March 01, 2013

Volvo Cars appoints Lars Danielson as Senior Vice-President, Volvo Cars China Operations

Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) has appointed Lars Danielson as Senior Vice-President, Volvo Cars China Operations. He succeeds Freeman Shen, who held this position since October 2010.

In his new role, Lars Danielson will ensure a full and smooth integration

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