July 04, 2015

Pixis 'Mega' adds stature to Toyota's mini-vehicle lineup

Offering substantial storage space and capable of seating four adults* comfortably, Toyota's new Pixis Mega is a mini-vehicle that stands above the rest in its class. Available at more than 200 Toyota dealerships throughout Japan, the Pixis Mega brings excellent driver

JLR India announces launch of special edition XF Aero-sport @ Rs. 52 lakh

Jaguar announced the launch of its exclusive XF Aero-sport at Rs. 52 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai, Pre- Octroi). This special edition variant powered by a 2.2-litre diesel engine offers a range of exterior upgrades, further enhancing the unique visual appeal of the luxury saloon.

First Lotus Evora 400 drives off the assembly line at Hethel

In a small celebration with a selection of senior management, manufacturing and engineering staff, the first new Lotus Evora 400 has driven off the assembly line at Hethel.

"Today is a very significant stage in our long term plan, which we set-out more than a year ago. With the

July 03, 2015

Scania expands its offering in Japan

After five years selling tractor units in Japan, Scania has now expanded its offering to include rigid trucks. Rigids account for more than 80 per cent of the Japanese truck market.

For the past five years, Scania Japan has delivered a range of tractor units, including heavy-haulage

Daimler puts new safety technology on the road in all its commercial-vehicle divisions

The commercial vehicle divisions of Daimler AG are forging ahead with the development of safety and assistance systems for deployment in trucks, buses and vans. The ambitious goal is to avoid dangerous situations and thus to realise the vision of accident-free

Subaru to offer Limited Edition Series.HyperBlue BRZ and WRX STI models

Subaru of America, Inc. has announced the 2016 Series.HyperBlue limited edition available exclusively on BRZ and WRX STI models. As a follow up to the 2015 Series.Blue BRZ, the 2016 Series.HyperBlue cars feature exterior paint in Subaru's

Sporty new Chilli model adds spice to Kia Picanto range

Two sporty Chilli models have been added to the Kia Picanto range, which now features EU6-compliant engines. The Chilli variants are part of the Picanto Originals series, a rolling programme of high-specification, value-priced models changed at frequent intervals

July 02, 2015

New Board of Directors appointed at Scania

Andreas Renschler has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board of Scania AB. Other new names in the Board of Directors are Per Hallberg, Annika Falkengren and Markus S. Piech. At the statutory meeting of the Board of Directors Per Hallberg was appointed

FCA invests US$ 280-million in Indian JV; expands Jeep production footprint

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) has announced its intent to invest approximately US$ 280-million in its manufacturing Joint-Venture (JV), Fiat India Automobiles Private Limited, with Tata Motors Limited. The investment in the manufacturing facility in Ranjangaon, India,

Volvo Cars reports global sales up 7.9 per cent in June '15

Volvo Cars posted a 7.9 per cent increase in retail sales for the month of June, selling 46,520 cars globally. Europe was the growth driver with an 18.7 per cent increase, including Sweden. The all-new Volvo XC90 is a global success story with 45,000 orders already in

July 01, 2015

A smarter way to get from A to B: the new smart forrail

The new smart forfour is a pretty effective point-to-point machine.

It can drive from London to Aberdeen non-stop for as little as £39. Its four occupants will be comfy on the 540-mile journey too, even if they're significantly taller than the car is wide. The smart forfour

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