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Staying cool: Paying attention to the small details will spare you the roast of the sun
Staying cool: Paying attention to the small details will spare you the roast of the sun

‘Hot wheels’ take on a whole new meaning

Debabrata Sarkar

Beat the heat this summer. Here are some tips to make sure your ride is cool and comfy »

A classic, war inspired

The Royal Enfield limited edition motorcycle in New Delhi. - RAMESH SHARMA

Our Bureau

Royal Enfield has introduced its new gear collection inspired by the Despatch Riders of the W... »

Renault’s burly kid targets entry-level buyers

First Look The Kwid’s package has shock value, but the fight will still be a tough one

S Muralidhar

But will the Kwid help the carmaker plug the hole in its portfolio? »

2 new limited edition Bonnevilles: a triumph in re-design

Street Tracker

Our Bureau

Triumph Motorcycles has joined hands with two other iconic lifestyle brands to produce one-of... »

Renault throws down the gauntlet with Kwid

MURALI GOPALAN

Made-in-India compact to take on Maruti and Hyundai »  

Auto Focus

Porsche 911 Carrera Black Edition due to hit showrooms soon

Our Bureau

Porsche has created a special series of the 911 Carrera: the Black Edition. The combin... »

Auto Focus

Get set go: Mayank Pareek, President, PVBU, at the launch of the new GenX Nano in Mumbai. - PAUL NORONHA

‘Nano is a smart motoring solution’

MURALI GOPALAN

Mayank Pareek is confident GenX will do the trick »

Industry

GSX-S1000

Suzuki launches two roadsters for the Indian market

OUR BUREAU

Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of one of the world’s lea... »

‘Nano is a smart motoring solution’

Get set go: Mayank Pareek, President, PVBU, at the launch of the new GenX Nano in Mumbai. - PAUL NORONHA

MURALI GOPALAN

Mayank Pareek is confident GenX will do the trick »

Yamaha sales slow down in Indonesia

Masaki Asano, MD, Yamaha Sales, with the Fascino. - SHASHI ASHIWAL

Our Bureau

Stays flat in India in the first quarter »

Mercedes gets back in form as sales soar

Future ready: Eberhard Kern, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, believes
the year will only get better for Mercedes. - KAMAL NARANG

V RISHI KUMAR

AMG centres strive to increase bonding with customer »

Rolls-Royce’s Wraith gets ‘Inspired by Fashion’

Our Bureau

Luxury carmaker Roll-Royce Motor Cars has unveiled the latest of its customised cars. The carmaker and the world of Haute Couture have long been bound by a common philosophy — to take the very fin... »

Toyota on a roll with new teamwork model

Multi-faceted: Naomi Ishii MD, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, believes that the key idea is to be an automobile person and not be someone confined to manufacturing, materials or finance. - KAMAL NARANG

MURALI GOPALAN

All functions are now aligned towards creating a strong company, says the MD »

India will play larger role in Suzuki roadmap

Strong run: Celerio has been doing well in India. - S SUBRAMANIUM

OUR BUREAU

New models such as the Ciaz and Celerio are doing well »

Small mobility solutions hit the permit speed bump

R Ramakrishnan, Tata Motors’ Commercial Vehicles Business Unit

MURALI GOPALAN

They are ideal mobility solutions for India’s crowded cities and towns. Small vans such as the Tata Magic and Mahindra Maxximo are easing the pressure on public transport by ferrying groups of peo... »

With Sachin in tow, BMW pitches India roadmap

In good company: Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India, Sachin Tendulkar and Robert Frittrang, MD, BMW Plant,Chennai, at Mahindra World City, near Chennai. - Photo: BIJOY GHOSH

R BALAJI

The Master Blaster wielded a wrench with equal ease as the willow he is familiar with. This was the sight participants were treated to as Sachin Tendulkar tightened the bolts on a BMW 520 Diesel l... »

Raising a toast to the Maruti Suzuki Swift

S Muralidhar

A little over a decade ago a bunch of bleary-eyed motoring journalists, including yours truly, were up at 3 in the morning to test drive a secretive new car from Maruti. The location was the empty... »

2015 Tata Nano GenX review

S Muralidhar

The Tata Nano finally gets a hatch door and an automated transmission. Now, it is a true city car, not a compromise »

Ghosn and the journey of frugal engineering

‘India is not growing as we expected’

Smile! You are on Transcend’s DrivePro 220 video recorder

Yamaha wants India to step it up

VW codes new GTI for Gran Turismo 6

Sprocket List: summer road trip essentials

‘Future Tracks’ is the new mantra

Suzuki launches the faired Gixxer SF

Porsche 911 Carrera Black Edition due to hit showrooms soon

Our Bureau

Porsche has created a special series of the 911 Carrera: the Black Edition. The combination of black paintwork and black interior emphasises the timeless elegance of the sports car. ... »

Suzuki launches two roadsters for the Indian market

GSX-S1000

OUR BUREAU

Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of one of the world’s leading two-wheeler manufacturers Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, introduced two new motorcycles today... »

From the driveway into your closet

Auto inspiration: The Bentley Suite at the St. Regis Istanbul is said to be
inspired by the curvaceous Continental GT

Elizabeth Mathew

In November last year, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne was outspoken about Ferrari’s stance as a luxury brand more than an automaker. “I actually think cars are almost incidental t... »

Baby Jag takes a swing at the German Trio

Signature style: Even if the logo were to be camouflaged, the XE would be instantly recognisable as a Jaguar. - Photo: S MURALIDHAR

S Muralidhar

The Jaguar XE has been under development for sometime now and there are great expectations from this mass-market luxury car both within the company and amongst its potential customers. The new Bab... »

Ford on wooing spree with Aspire

High hopes: Ford CEO Mark Fields along with Gujarat CM Anandiben
Patel at the launch of Ford Aspire in Sanand, Gujarat. - PTI

S RONENDRA SINGH

Company kicks off roadshows for compact sedan due to debut soon »

M&M has young transporters queuing up at IIM-A

Nalin Mehta, MD & CEO , M&M’s Truck and Bus Division

MURALI GOPALAN

India’s top management school has specific case studies for this programme »

GM upbeat on India but will have its work cut out

Our Bureau

For a company that has been around in India for nearly two decades, it is astonishing how General Motors has just not been able to create an impact. With sales of barely 60,000 units annually,... »

Honda banks on youth to power Jazz sales

All that jazz: The third-generation Jazz premium hatchback - in production at the brand's Tapukara plant in Alwar, Rajasthan - has a lot going in its favour, believes Jnaneswar Sen, Senior VP, Honda Cars India. - Photo: RV MOORTHY

MURALI GOPALAN

It may not have set the sales charts afire at the time of its launch in 2009 but things could be very different this time around for the Jazz.“The market has since evolved and this is a... »

Now, more electrifying!

New energy: The seventh generation Camry has always been a nice place to be in and with the facelift, is now targeting a younger audience. - Photo: S MURALIDHAR

S Muralidhar

The Toyota Camry has usually had a niche audience in India. Buyers are often in the 40 to 60-year-old category and many of them would also have experienced the comfort and reliability of the ca... »

Buying a used car with your smartphone!

Size matters SUVs account for 47 per cent of the traffic with Luxury and midsize
cars contributing 9 per cent each, mini vehicles account for 13 per cent

Amrit Ramakrishnan

Last year 32 lakh units were sold — 23% more than new cars »

ZF on the move with India operations

The E just dropped its top!

Tatas woo buyers with automatic Nano

‘There is strong momentum now in India’

India to be Honda’s top 2-wheeler market next year

Bike sales wobbly in rural India

VW eyes right cost, quality mix for India

Synergies with the auto division was a critical part of the new tractor’s journey »

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