Vote on Account 2014: Guide to indirect taxes
Feb 24, 2014 at 12:52 | Source:
Proposal: Any service provided by cord blood banks for preservation of stem cells is exempted from service tax. Impact: A stem cell preservation package costing Rs 80,000 is likely to cost Rs 71,200 only. P: Excise duty on select goods such as washi...
Hyundai joins compact sedan race with Xcent in muted Indian market
Feb 05, 2014 at 04:07 | Source:
NEW DELHI: South Korean auto-maker Hyundai Motor on Tuesday unveiled the Xcent, its much-awaited compact sedan aimed at tapping growing demand for affordable cars in an otherwise muted Indian market. Compact sedans, which are typically less than fou...
Hyundai, Tata Motors, Ford turn to compact sedans to counter Maruti's Swift
Jan 08, 2014 at 06:37 | Source:
MUMBAI: Even as demand for utility vehicles is unlikely to abate in 2014, the Indian passenger vehicle market is expected to witness a strong resurgence from the sub-4 metre sedan segment, as newer models by Hyundai, Ford and Tata Motors are slated t...
Honda plans to bring globally successful MPV Freed to India
Dec 20, 2013 at 05:42 | Source:
NEW DELHI: After challenging market leader Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire with Amaze in the compact sedan segment, Japanese carmaker Honda plans to take on the country's best-selling multi-purpose vehicle Toyota Innova by driving in a second utility vehic...
Hyundai Grand i10 awarded Indian Car of the Year for 2014
Dec 20, 2013 at 05:42 | Source:
NEW DELHI: Hyundai Motor's all new hatchback, the Grand i10 won the coveted Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) for 2014, while Royal Enfield Continental GT was awarded the prestigious Indian Motorcycle of the Year award. Hyundai's Grand i10 earned the c...
Tata Motors plans to launch a new hatchback sub-4 metre sedan
Nov 20, 2013 at 04:27 | Source:
MUMBAI: In a bid to stir up some excitement to the brand, Tata Motors, India's fourth-largest passenger vehicle maker, is planning to launch a new hatchback and a sub-4 metre sedan powered by an all-new 1.2 litre turbocharged petrol engine in 2014 to...
Fiat India launches Linea Classic for Rs 5.99 lakh
Sep 26, 2013 at 14:47 | Source:
New Delhi: Fiat India has launched its new entry-level sedan car, Fiat Linea Classic, in India at the starting price of Rs 5.99 lakh ex-showroom Delhi . The Linea Classic is available in both petrol and diesel engine options in the form of the 1.4-l...
The new 2013 Suzuki Swift facelift debuts at Frankfurt Auto Show
Sep 17, 2013 at 13:57 | Source:
New Delhi: The Swift refresh has now made its motorshow debut at the ongoing 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show and here, we have put together all the details of the updated Suzuki. Also seen in the next page are some official pics of the Swift facelift. The...
Hyundai to drive in new compact sedan, mini SUV in next two years
Sep 11, 2013 at 05:57 | Source:
KOLKATA: In the next two years, Korean auto major Hyundai Motor Co's Indian subsidiary will plug two critical gaps in its portfolio, first introducing a compact sedan in 2014 and then a mini sports utility vehicle in 2015. A source in Hyundai Motor I...
Hyundai aims to beat hatchback king Maruti Swift with expanded i10 range
Aug 12, 2013 at 14:32 | Source:
The country�s second-largest carmaker Hyundai hopes to beat the Maruti Suzuki Swift, the top-selling premium hatchback for eight years, with its newly expanded i10 family. With the launch of the Grand i10 on September 3, a completely new model and...
Nissan and the art of price ladders in India
Jul 24, 2013 at 20:02 | Source:
The Hindu BusinessLine
From Andy Palmer’s point of view, the revival of the Datsun brand goes hand-in-hand with India’s growing youth power. “We are very much focused on the retention of today’s youthful and aspirational Indian customers. Given tha...
Top 10 cars of 2013: Maruti Suzuki leads with Alto 800
Jul 16, 2013 at 16:22 | Source:
After an average but relatively slow 2012, the Indian automotive industry was expecting a better 2013. Some exciting launches at end of the 2012 also promised the same. But the slowdown isn't finished yet and it's becoming worse. We have the sales r...
Mahindra Mahindra: Building engineering prowess as an automaker
Jul 02, 2013 at 06:46 | Source:
MUMBAI: It was an admittance of something gone wrong, but embedded in it was something being done right. In March 2013, automaker Mahindra & Mahindra announced it was recalling about 20,000 of its XUV500s because of snags in their fluid hose, front p...
Mahindra Mahindra to take on Maruti Swift, Honda Amaze with Verito Vibe
Jun 06, 2013 at 12:21 | Source:
MUMBAI: In a bid to sweat out its sole car platform, India's largest utility vehicle maker Mahindra & Mahindra has launched a new compact hatchback — Verito Vibe, its second car offering in a segment that is dominated by Maruti Swift. Verito Vibe w...