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For Bosch, diesel may be down but not out

Murali Gopalan

Steffen Berns admits that the diesel car craze in India is on the wane. Yet, the Managing Dir... »

Bajaj, Hero & TVS hold their own

Rajiv Bajaj stands next to the Bajaj Discover 150S and Discover 150F. PAUL NORONHA

MURALI GOPALAN

It may seem hard to believe this but there was a time in the 1990s when LML was a reasonable forc... »

Tata, M&M keep Brand India on top

Ratan Tata launching the Tata Nano in 2008. S. SUBRAMANIUM

Murali Gopalan

 As independent India ushers in its 67th anniversary, it will also be marked a... »

Painting the town red with pedal power

Rugged ride The 600SX MTB comes with an aluminium frame and preload-adjustable front forks, that can take a good beating from potholed roads. S MURALIDHAR

R Balaji

Commuting on a flame red Ducati 600SX – a mountain bicycle from the legendary motorcycle manufac... »

The Janus Perspective at Le Mans

Core lessons: Automobile companies have always learnt from motorsports,
especially from gruelling ones like Le Mans.

V Sumantran

The annual Le Mans race has a unique position in motorsports. As the oldest race for sportscar e... »

Varron gears up for Nagpur plant

Our Bureau

Shrikaant Sawaiikar is not kidding when he says that virtually all the big names in the automobile industry are his potential clients in the near future. The Chairman and Managing... »

SCV market – strong growth ahead

WILFRIED AULBUR

WILFRIED AULBUR

The segment is expected to continue its steady growth, especially in the cargo section »

Getting the zest back at Tata Motors

Driving ahead Tim Leverton and team are looking forward to market acceptance for the new Zest S MURALIDHAR

Murali Gopalan

Market response to the new car will be acid test for the company  »
AUTO PAST

How the Porsche 911 got its name

 Our Bureau

For five decades, the Porsche 911 has been viewed as the most iconic sports car. And it has been the centrepiece of the Porsche brand. More than 820,000 units of the 911 have been produc... »

When a beast comes of age

New looks The major cosmetic changes on the FZ-S Version 2.0 include a
new head and tail-lamp design, a split seat and a new muffler. SABYASACHI BISWAS

Sabyasachi Biswas

Yamaha’s bestselling street bike gets a cosmetic and cardiac makeover. Is the FZS FI the best 150 to own? »

Fuel price hike will be acid test for Indonesia

AMMAR MASTER

Light vehicle sales will, however, weather the storm »

Self-driving cars are no longer a pipedream

New dimension Using sensor technology, driver assistance systems can monitor the
area around the vehicle, giving the driver warnings and support.

Suppliers will have to get ready for new challenges »

India ops to feed Honda’s African expansion

New direction Yoshiyuki Matsumoto, Managing Officer, Honda Motor Company, with the recently launched
Mobilio PAUL NORONHA

Murali Gopalan

Will also help company’s diesel drive in ASEAN, says managing officer Matsumoto »
AUTO PAST

How did the galloping horse come to be?

Sabyasachi Biswas

When the Ford Motor Company was about to go into production with the first Mustang, the company believed that there was no other in North America that looked like theirs. The company, form the... »

Time to take on the rains, again

Drive safe Braking distance increases over wet surfaces, so make sure the
tyres are in good condition and properly aligned SUSHIL KUMAR VERMA

Debabrata Sarkar

How to keep your car moonsoon-ready »

Tata needs two-hub strategy in ASEAN

Tasty Zest has the potential to stir up buyer appetite

Renault carves out a key role for India

‘Sentiment has clearly improved now’

“The Zest will really speak for itself”

Limited edition variants of Toyota Etios Sedan hit the road

Transformers – The cars that made the movies

Business still prevails over politics in Thailand

Honda on region-specific drive

Murali Gopalan

New approach aimed at increasing growth potential »

For PSA, India can wait

Carlos Tavares, CEO, PSA

Our Bureau

French automaker to focus on Chinese market for now »

Small footprint, big-hearted performance

S Muralidhar

Mercedes-Benz’s new CLA 45 AMG packs a punch with its powerful 4-cylinder engine. Is it the one? »

Fiat gets its India house in order, ready for takeoff

Nagesh Basavanhalli, President & Managing Director of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India, was categorical that a strong foundation had to be in place first before getting into the product launch phase.

Murali Gopalan

Nagesh Basavanhalli is determined to see his company regain customers’ trust   »

Power and responsibility in one snazzy package

Driving Experience Control switch and eDrive button allow driver to choose from five driving modes; range of up to 37 kms on electric power alone; combined range- up to 600 kms in Comfort mode S MURALIDHAR

S Muralidhar

Polar bears can breathe easy now that the i8 is here. But is it the sportscar for you? »

Harvesting agri waste – the Ford way

John J. Viera, Global Director- Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental
Matters, Ford Motor Company - BIJOY GHOSH

R Balaji

The company believes that alternative fuel is the future »

Nissan surges ahead of ally Renault in Q1

Lesser imitation Scala, Renault's clone of the Nissan Sunny. S MURALIDHAR

Our Bureau

All eyes are on the Terrano as it races the Duster’s sales »

Honda introduces refreshed colour schemes for CB Shine

Our bureau

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd (HMSI) has introduced a style upgrade for CB Shine, their bestselling 125cc motorcycle. The CB Shine will npw be available in two new colours... »

Is this the entry luxury car you’ve been waiting for?

S Muralidhar

Audi doesn’t skimp on features for the A3. Hope the price will be equally attractive. »

Toyota readies new efficiency drive

New reign Naomi Ishii, MD, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, at the launch of the
Corolla Altis - GRN SOMASHEKAR

Murali Gopalan

MD Naomi Ishii focuses on enhancing operations across the system »

Bajaj gears up to create mindshare for Discover

Mobilio now part of the joint family

Let's get the basics right!

How we can prevent deaths on our roads

Gearing up for new growth

Mercedes-Benz India drives in with the new CLS 350

Supercomputers in cars still miles away

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