August 2012 Auto News

Ford India Appoints Executive Director Marketing, Sales and Service

Ford India Appoints Executive Director Marketing, Sales and Service


31 August,2012 Ford India has appointed Vinay Piparsania as the company’s new Executive Director Marketing Sales and Service. Piparsania had been associated with Ford since 1996. As a .....

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Maruti Suzuki Focuses Big On Utility Vehicles

Maruti Suzuki Focuses Big On Utility Vehicles


30 August,2012 Taking cues from the exponential success of its first multi-utility vehicle Ertiga Maruti Suzuki is now planning to buttress its foothold in the competitive Indian car bazaar by .....

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Verito Sedan Electrified

Verito Sedan Electrified


29 August,2012 In a time and age when fuel prices are spiraling to new heights every day India auto giant Mahindra & Mahindra has decided to step up their game by launching an electric .....

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Quanto The Compact SUV Of Mahindra

Quanto The Compact SUV Of Mahindra


28 August,2012 Mahindra and Mahindra has baptized their new compact SUV as “Quanto” which would be launched in the second half of September 2012. It is indigenously designed and .....

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Audi, SX4 For Olympics Medal Winners

Audi, SX4 For Olympics Medal Winners


27 August,2012 It’s raining rewards for 2012 London Olympics medal winners from Haryana  As a token of appreciation the Haryana Government felicitated the winners from the state with .....

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Toyota Launches The All New Camry

Toyota Launches The All New Camry


24 August,2012 The All New Camry from the stables of Toyota has hit the roads today. The vehicle which used to be imported as a CBU from Japan will be assembled at TKMs plant at Bidadi .....

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Volvo S60 Achieves Top Spot In Severe Crash Test

Volvo S60 Achieves Top Spot In Severe Crash Test


24 August,2012 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety IIHS has ranked Volvo S60 amongst the top two cars which earned the best rating in its new small offset frontal crash test. The test .....

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Honda Accord, Civic The Most Stolen Cars In The World

Honda Accord, Civic The Most Stolen Cars In The World


23 August,2012 If you happen to own a 1994 Honda Accord model or a 1998 Honda Civic then you surely have a reason to worry According to a latest report released by National Insurance Crime .....

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Talking Cars  The New Safety Buzzword

Talking Cars The New Safety Buzzword


22 August,2012 Wish you had a ‘smart’ car that would alert you each time you missed a signal drifted out of your lane or came too close to another car on the highway From what is .....

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Maruti To Resume Production On Manesar Plant From August 21

Maruti To Resume Production On Manesar Plant From August 21


17 August,2012 Maruti Suzuki is all set to resume production at its riot-torn Manesar facility from August 21 albeit on a small scale. The production work at Manesar plant will take off under .....

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Bajaj Launches New Kawasaki Ninja 650 At A New Price Tag

Bajaj Launches New Kawasaki Ninja 650 At A New Price Tag


16 August,2012 After registering astronomical success with 2011 Kawasaki Ninja 650R Indian two-wheeler behemoth —Bajaj Auto rolled out the latest generation Kawasaki Ninja 650-cc sports .....

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Mercedes-Benz Brings In R350 CDI 4MATIC

Mercedes-Benz Brings In R350 CDI 4MATIC


14 August,2012 In a bid to perk up its sales Mercedes has given its first Grand Sports Tourer a diesel engine. Although the Mercedes Sports Tourer has been around since over a year now it .....

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30 new cars in the offing, Hyundai New Elantra debuts today

30 new cars in the offing, Hyundai New Elantra debuts today


13 August,2012 This festive season fasten your seatbelts as the automotive industry gears up to launch a storm with 30 new debuts across segments and markets. From micro small cars and .....

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Competition Watchdog CCI Probes Deep Into The Anti-Competitive Malpractices Of Car Makers

Competition Watchdog CCI Probes Deep Into The Anti-Competitive Malpractices Of Car Makers


10 August,2012 Following a wad of complaints against international car makers for abusing their dominant position for bigger gains the Competition Commission of India CCI has decided to probe .....

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Carnation Aims To Increase Footprint To 200 Outlets In 2 Years

Carnation Aims To Increase Footprint To 200 Outlets In 2 Years


10 August,2012 Used cars seller Carnation plans to expand its reach to 200 outlets from the current 41 in the next two years. We should increase our network to 200 in the next two years which .....

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Car Sales Up 7 Percent In July, Diesel Demand

Car Sales Up 7 Percent In July, Diesel Demand


09 August,2012 Despite tough market conditions car sales in India grew by 6.71 per cent during July mainly on account of low base in last year due to strike at Maruti Suzukis Manesar plant. .....

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 Consolidated Financial Results Of Tata Motors For The Quarter Ended 30th June 2012

Consolidated Financial Results Of Tata Motors For The Quarter Ended 30th June 2012


09 August,2012 Tata Motors on Thursday reported consolidated revenues net of excise of Rs.43324 crores for the quarter ended June 30 2012 posting a growth of 30.1 over Rs.33289 crores in the .....

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Mercedes-Benz Launches Diesel Variant Of R350 At Rs 58.9 Lakh

Mercedes-Benz Launches Diesel Variant Of R350 At Rs 58.9 Lakh


09 August,2012 German luxury auto maker Mercedes Benz on Wednesday launched the diesel version of its premium multi- purpose vehicle R350 priced at Rs 58.9 lakh ex-showroom Delhi. The new .....

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Domestic Car Sales Up 6.7 Percent, Bikes By 4.97 Percent In July

Domestic Car Sales Up 6.7 Percent, Bikes By 4.97 Percent In July


09 August,2012 Domestic passenger car sales jumped by 6.7 percent to 143496 units in July 2012 compared to 134473 units in the same month in 2011. According to the data released by the .....

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Launching Electric Cars In India A Major Challenge: Volkswagen

Launching Electric Cars In India A Major Challenge: Volkswagen


09 August,2012 In a press meet on 8 August German car maker Volkswagen said that launching electric cars in India is a major challenge as it requires big infrastructure. Volkswagen Group .....

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Lockout In The Manesar Unit Of Maruti Costing Rs 90 Crore Per Day: Assocham

Lockout In The Manesar Unit Of Maruti Costing Rs 90 Crore Per Day: Assocham


09 August,2012 Lockout in the Manesar unit of Maruti Suzuki is costing the company over Rs 90 crore per day industry body Assocham claimed. It also said the lockout is affecting over 650 .....

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Tata Motors Supplies 5 Anti-mine Vehicles To Jharkhand Police

Tata Motors Supplies 5 Anti-mine Vehicles To Jharkhand Police


08 August,2012 Tata Motors on Tuesday said it has supplied five mine-protected vehicles to Jharkhand police that will help in improving the combat capability of the force. Tata Motors has .....

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Toyota Kirloskar Motor Registers A Growth Of 7 Percent In July 2012 And Also Launches Liva TRD Sportivo

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Registers A Growth Of 7 Percent In July 2012 And Also Launches Liva TRD Sportivo


06 August,2012 Toyota Kirloskar Motor registered a growth of 7 percent in July 2012. The company sold 14574 units in July as compared to 13592 units in the corresponding month last year. .....

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Toyota To Launch Its All-New Premium Luxury Car Camry In India On August 24

Toyota To Launch Its All-New Premium Luxury Car Camry In India On August 24


06 August,2012 Toyota Kirloskar Motor TKM is all set to launch this month its all-new new premium luxury car Camry in the country and it would be assembled at the companys Bangalore facility. .....

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Maruti Suzuki To Scale Up Safety Measures At Manesar Plant

Maruti Suzuki To Scale Up Safety Measures At Manesar Plant


06 August,2012 Hit by worst ever violence in its history the countrys largest car maker Maruti Suzuki on Friday said it is considering to deploy advanced safety measures for its employees at .....

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