Oct 19, 2015 10:18 PM IST
Hatchbacks in India are often considered a basic form of four-wheeled personal transport. The last decade has seen some high-end hatchbacks enter the market too, but very few of them serve the needs of the performance junkies. Now, Fiat - a manufacturer who's laid low for quite some time now, has decided to do something about it.
- Sep 07, 2015 02:15 PM IST
"The partnership with Fontana Gruppo would enable the fasteners business of Bagla Group to acquire necessary technological expertise, size and scale, to become the largest fasteners manufacturer in India," the company's chairman Rishi Kumar Bagla said.
- Sep 07, 2015 09:17 AM IST
GM's board rebuffed a merger proposal from the Italian-American carmaker earlier this year. That has not stopped Marchionne from wooing his bigger competitor as he seeks to reduce the number of players in the industry and share the prohibitive costs of building greener and more intelligent cars.
- Aug 14, 2015 02:51 PM IST
The company is targeting to address needs of those customers who are looking for a pure SUV in the compact segment, which at present is dominated by crossover models.
- Aug 04, 2015 10:10 PM IST
The Italian giant Fiat has driven in the Abarth 595 today. The 3-door hatchback which is a replacement of the Fiat 500 has been priced at just below Rs 30 lakh ex-showroom Delhi.
- Jul 31, 2015 08:45 AM IST
The rosy results come as the carmaker will be required to pay millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle allegations of mishandling nearly two dozen recalls.
- Jul 28, 2015 07:38 PM IST
Coming down hard on carmakers found to be restricting sale of spare parts in open market, fair trade regulator CCI on Tuesday imposed a penalty of Rs 420.26 crore on Hyundai Motor India and asked two others -- Reva and Premier -- to 'cease and desist' from anti-competitive practices.
- Jul 27, 2015 09:17 AM IST
The move comes on the heels of Pearson's sale of the Financial Times newspaper to Japanese media group Nikkei, announced this week as its focuses on its education business.
- Jul 27, 2015 08:03 AM IST
US regulators are expected to announce the fine on Monday under a settlement that will require the company to accept an independent audit of its recall process for an extended period, the newspaper said, citing people familiar with the matter.
- Jul 25, 2015 02:58 PM IST
Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall about 1.4 million cars and trucks in the US just days after two hackers detailed how they were able to take control of a Jeep Cherokee SUV over the Internet.
- Jul 23, 2015 04:55 PM IST
"Based on the vision to sell two million vehicles annually by 2020, we are starting various initiatives. Nexa outlets is one such step lined up in that direction," MSI Managing Director and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa told reporters here.
- Jul 08, 2015 06:35 PM IST
The S-Cross will be launched in early August and will be sold and delivered at the network of Nexa showrooms, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.
- Jun 09, 2015 10:22 PM IST
Marchionne's proposal was "very much vetted with management and our board, and after we reviewed that we are committed to our planâ€¦and we have strong support," Barra said during a briefing for media ahead of the automaker's annual meeting.
- May 30, 2015 03:26 PM IST
The hatchback crossover segment in India started about a year back and since then it has caught on the fancy of the Indian consumers. So much so that it has even forced global manufacturing giants such as Volkswagen, Fiat, Toyota and Hyundai to join the bandwagon and cater to the whims of the Indians.
- Feb 12, 2015 08:55 AM IST
Overdrive has a hot date with the Abarth 500
- Jan 19, 2015 01:44 PM IST
The direct exports for the company have gone up from Rs 500 crore to Rs 1000 crore in the2014 and would jump considerably in 2015 too, says John Flintham, Senior MD & CEO of Amtek Auto.
- Dec 16, 2014 01:56 PM IST
As the year rolls around to a close, carmakers, like every year, have come out with a slew of mouth-watering discounts in a bid to clear their year-end inventory.
- Nov 15, 2014 04:06 PM IST
Carrying a hatchback with a rugged body kit seems to be an easy route for manufactures to get a peace of the cross over action. After Volkswagen and Toyota it is Fiat's turn and it has done it with the Punto based Aventura.
- Mar 05, 2014 04:25 PM IST
The petrol Linea claims a fuel efficiency of 15.7kmpl and the diesel 20.4kmpl.
- Mar 04, 2014 09:38 PM IST
After a six-year sales slump, Europe's car market is finally showing signs of recovery as even the countries hardest hit by the euro zone debt crisis move out of recession. Industry data on Monday showed car sales in Germany, Italy and Spain rose last month, although they dipped in France.
- Feb 07, 2014 09:46 AM IST
Unlike the Volkswagen Cross Polo which was available as only a single variant Toyota is offering the Etios Cross with a choice of both the 1.2 and 1.5-litre petrol engines
- Feb 06, 2014 08:41 AM IST
Perhaps the most pleasant news of all was the confirmation of the news that Abarth is coming to India
- Nov 26, 2013 04:21 PM IST
Arvind Saxena, who is now looking after Volkswagen's passenger car business in India, spoke to CNBC-TV18 about his journey so far and what lies ahead.
- Sep 24, 2013 08:39 AM IST
The offering will be underwritten by JPMorgan. The size of the offering was not mentioned in the filing papers.
- Sep 17, 2013 04:47 PM IST
Registrations fell to 686,957 cars in August, a slow holiday month, as sales slid further in France, Italy and Germany, taking the European decline for January-August to 5.2 percent.