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Growth strategy: The 110cc Honda Dream Yuga, from Honda’s Dream
Series, was aimed at the mass commuter segment. - CV SUBRAHMANYAM
Growth strategy: The 110cc Honda Dream Yuga, from Honda’s Dream Series, was aimed at the mass commuter segment. - CV SUBRAHMANYAM

Honda plans bike strategy in rural drive

Murali Gopalan

 September was a memorable month for Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India with sales touching a... »

Volkswagen prepares 10-year blueprint for India

Our Bureau

Thierry Lespiaucq has been in India for less than six months but has already figured out that... »

Woman power on the rise in auto sector

Lady like: Specific models targeting women are on the cards. - MOHAMMED YOUSUF

Our Bureau

Women are progressively dominating the car-buying process according to latest research on use... »

Refanged and more sting in its tale

S Muralidhar

In the decade since the Scorpio was launched, Mahindra & Mahindra’s (M&M) automotive... »
NEW LAUNCHES

Nissan unveils Terrano anniversary edition

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To celebrate Nissan Terrano‘s one year anniversary in the Indian market, the company has lau... »

From the farm to factory

Farrokh N. Cooper, Chairman and MD, Cooper Corporation Pvt. Ltd, is the
third generation running the business. - PAUL NORONHA

Murali Gopalan

 The year was 1968 and a young Farrokh Cooper was looking forward to an exciting future in farming. After all, this was his passion and he had just graduated with a degree in agriculture.»

Small vehicles to drive Ford’s Vision 2020

President and CEO of Ford Motor Company Mark Fields

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CEO sees future growth from the growing acceptance of compact cars »

M&M, Peugeot will have their work cut out

Murali Gopalan

It is going to be a challenge to put the scooter script in place »

Luxury motoring for the tree-hugger

S Muralidhar

People want to go green today. The urge to leave behind a smaller carbon footprint is growing amongst the urban elite. We say that because going green doesn’t come cheap, especially in the worl... »

A Porsche that will adorn your living room

Our Bureau

Porsche Driver’s Selection, the German supercar maker’s online shop, is expanding its Masterpieces Collection launched in 2013 with an exclusive rim wall clock. Like all products in the collec... »

A new Raging Bull takes centre-stage

S Muralidhar

Heading out on a bright Sunday afternoon in Bangalore, we were being put through the experience that’s part of everyday life for celebrities hounded by the paparazzi. Only in our case, they tur... »

The Scorpio magic still endures

Murali Gopalan

It was truly the takeoff brand for Mahindra & Mahindra in the SUV space and continues to be relevant a good 12 years after its debut. At that point in time, the company had earmarked (... »

Creating fuel from waste

Our Bureau

One of the world’s largest tyre companies, Goodyear, announced an innovation that uses ash left over from the burning of rice husks to produce electricity as an environmentally friendly source... »

Piaggio showcases Vespa Elegante Limited Edition

Vespa Elegante

Our Bureau

Piaggio Vespa has unveiled the Elegante, a premium variant of the standard Vespa. To make this limited edition more visually appealing, Vespa has announced two new metallic colour schemes. Accordi... »

Yamaha announces Fazer FI Version 2.0

Fazer FI Version 2.0

Our Bureau

After launching the revamped version of its premium 150cc naked bike, FZ-S FI Version 2.0, Yamaha has now announced the redesigned semi-faired twin of the same, the Fazer FI Version 2.0. ... »

AMP 2026: Get the ecosystem in place first

China calls, no news on auto front

A change of heart

Setting sights on the new Yeti

After nearly a decade of running, Swift going strong

Suzuki launches new generation Hayate

Maruti takes aim at rivals with loaded Ciaz

Daimler Financial spreads leasing mantra

NEW LAUNCHES

Hero MotoCorp launches two 100cc motorcycles

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Sticking to its commitment to bring new products more often, Hero Motocorp has brought in two different styles of motorcycles in the 100cc segment, which is essentially the commuter segment. »

Bajaj to keep an eye on Discover 150 till year-end

 The Discover 150 notched up sales of 28,000 units in September

Murali Gopalan

If things go well, there will be more action in the 125cc space beginning next year »

Rapid gets a boost under the bonnet

Blacked out The top-of-the-line Elegance variant now features blacked out headlamps and foglamps, a black grille, black wing-mirrors and black alloy wheels. DEBABRATA SARKAR

Debabrata Sarkar

In the four years that the Rapid has existed, Skoda has let it follow its natural course and not bothered with much more than some eye-catching options. While this seemed like a good ploy, it sort... »

Triumph storms into the touring scene with the Thunderbird LT

Our Bureau

With the launch of their new Thunderbird LT, Triumph Motorcycles have now added a classic touring motorcycle to their cruiser portfolio in India. Te Thunderbird LT will be up against the Harley... »

Bentley adds more speed to the Mulsanne

Our Bureau

Bentley will now make the experience in the driver’s seat as exciting as it is luxurious in the rear seat, with a new flagship, the Mulsanne Speed. Making this new luxury car a bit more of a dr... »

No reason for India to worry about FTAs

Positive outlook India’s FTA drive can create new ventures for
component makers RAMESH SHARMA

AMMAR MASTER

 It is inevitable that India will sign more free trade agreements (FTAs) to actively engage with an increasingly globalised world. This is imperative to place the country on a level playing field w... »

ThyssenKrupp offers new solutions to carmakers

Environmental innovation Sustainability is key to the solutions provided by InCar, a project by German
steelmaker ThyssenKrupp AG

Murali Gopalan

 Its automotive business accounts for a fourth of its €40 billion turnover. For German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp AG, InCar plus was only a logical extension of its expertise in the auto space.»

Will Peugeot boost Mahindra’s mojo?

Peugeot’s scooter

Sabyasachi Biswas

It might be some time before Mahindra and Mahindra’s plans of buying Peugeot’s scooter business actually falls in place, but the move is certainly debatable. Sure, scooter sales have been growing... »

Bajaj Auto launches KTM RC200 and RC390 in India

KTM RC200

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In a bid to introduce entry-level supersport motorcycling in India, Bajaj Auto has now brought in KTM’s RC 390 and 200 to the Indian market. The fully faired RC 390 and RC 200 share their four-... »

Merc’s GLA packs luxury frills and driving thrills

Classic crossover The GLA’s design has a crossover feel to it, with a low roofline and steeply raked windscreen. There’s also a clear reference to the
A-Class platform. S MURALIDHAR

S Muralidhar

Mercedes-Benz’s portfolio has missed a compact sports utility vehicle for years now. Despite having considerable depth in its SUV line-up with the GL-Class, the ML-Class, their AMG count... »

Can India make a driverless car?

ZF Friedrichshafen to acquire TRW Automotive

Baby Jag looks set to take on older rivals

Specialise before going global, Bajaj tells suppliers

India, Japan set to take auto story forward

Yamaha Motor introduces ‘RevTranslator’ App

Honda scooter sales reach new highs

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

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