American automaker Ford emphasised its growth propositions in the Middle East and Africa in a dramatic manner with the introduction of the new Mustang on Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.
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The newly introduced Mercedes-Maybach S600 made its Asian debut at the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show. First shown in Los Angeles last week, this new model marks the resurrection of the Maybach after the brand was discontinued in 2012.
The third generation of the Chevrolet Sail has made its debut at the Guangzhou motor show in China. The new car is expected to be launched this year in China, while the same version might also be introduced in the Indian market next year.
Fiat India’s rapid expansion plans over the course of the last one-and-a-half years looks to be working for it, as it is expected to see a 50 per cent growth in market share. This was shared by Nagesh Basavanahalli, president of Fiat India during the launch of the Avventura in Kolkata recently.
The automated manual transmission (AMT) gearbox has found quite alot of takers in India. Maruti Suzuki had taken a note of it when they launched the AMT Celerio at the start of this year and quite recently also introduced the refreshed Alto K10 with the AMT gearbox. However, it seems like there is no stopping them as there as reports suggesting that a WagonR with an AMT gearbox will also be offered soon, but only in the Stingray model.
Ford India has recalled 3,072 units of the diesel Fiesta sedan for the glow plug control module issue. Vehicles manufactured between October 2010 and November 2011 are part of this recall.
Toyota has showcased the facelifted Camry at the ongoing Guangzhou Auto Show. The company will launch the vehicle in China next year when it is expected to be introduced to the Indian market as well.
Audi unveiled the A3 sedan at the 2014 Auto Expo in India at the start of this year, where it was accompanied by its open top sibling - the A3 Cabriolet. The carmaker will launch this two-door four-seater vehicle for the Indian market in the coming month.