Come October and the Himalayas will resound to the thunder of revved engines, as Maruti Suzuki India Limited(MSIL)’s hallmark adventure motorsport event – Raid de Himalaya begins. In its endeavour to take Indian motorsports to a whole new league, ExxonMobil Lubricants Pvt Ltd, a wholly-owned affiliate of ExxonMobil Corporation, reaffirmed its partnership with MSIL earlier […]
Here’s a look at the some of the news on the side lines in the automotive industry in India. Lamborghini re-launches restoration centre – Polo Storico Automobili Lamborghini is re-launching its restoration centre under the name of Lamborghini Polo Storico. The new department includes the brand’s historical archives, the vehicle restoration centre, vehicle certification, and […]
Advertorial You often hear, “put yourself in my shoes and then you’ll know how it feels like”. While it is true that you’ve got to put yourself in the other person’s shoes to truly understand what she or he feels like, integrating this philosophy into a vehicle designing system increases the complexity manyfold. Then, there’s […]
Tata Motors has bagged two awards at the CII Design Excellence Awards of 2014. The automaker’s best selling passenger car, the Zest compact sedan, and the Ultra commercial vehicle won top honours. The Design Excellence Awards were instituted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in 2011, as a means for boosting national competitiveness in […]
The Buddh International Circuit would play host to the 17th JK Tyre Racing Championship this weekend. The 17th edition of the country’s longest running Racing Championship, to be held on November 8 and 9, 2014, will witness 75 young drivers from across the country race on the 5.15 km long Buddh International circuit race track in […]
This was something bound to happen sooner than later. An Android Operating System based car infotainment device. Clarion has just launched the AX1 android-based touchscreen double-DIN infotainment system for the Indian aftermarket, while also providing it as OEM fitment for some global manufacturers. The system is priced at Rs. 55,000 in India.
The concept of self-drive car rentals is slowly gaining pace in India with companies such as Carzonrent’s Myles car rental service, Zoom car and others adding to their self drive fleets. The latest is a fleet of Tata Nano Twists that have been added to Carzonrent’s offering. The service called “Myles-City Drive” has first been […]
Tata Motors has announced the appointment of Mayank Pareek as President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (PVBU). He will join the company on 1st October, 2014 and will take over from Mr. Ranjit Yadav, who will now head the International Business for Passenger & Commercial vehicles.
Nissan India has named Guillaume Sicard as president of Nissan India. He takes over from Kenichiro Yomura. He takes over from October 1. He has been the deputy president of Nissan India since July 2014.
Eco-friendly tyres are soon to be a reality. You could soon be driving on tyres made from rice husk! Rice husk waste once headed for landfills is now helping The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company produce fuel-efficient tires. Goodyear announced it will utilize ash left over from the burning of rice husks to produce electricity […]