We are just a few days away from the end of 2013 and just three months away from the end of FY 2013-2014. While it has not been a great year to talk about Automobile sales per se, the new fiscal 2014-2015 might be the answer to struggling automotive majors who have had their act cut out in 2013.
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Volkswagen has introduced its Vento sedan as the ‘Polo Notch’ in Philippines market. This is the third car from the German autoamker three months after it officially entered the Philippine motoring industry, with its official distributor, Automobile Central Enterprise, Inc. (ACEI). The Polo Notch is exported from India and is being made in VW’s Chakan plant at Pune.
Maruti Suzuki India is looking for possibilities of bringing up an assembly facility in Sri Lanka. The company is looking at areas in the country which seem appropriate for setting up the plant.
The sedan version of the popular Hyundai hatchback, the Grand i10 has been spotted again. Owing to the ‘Auto’ badge on the front fender, we can say that this one was equipped with an automatic gearbox. The car was spotted in Chennai, near Hyundai India’s manufacturing plant by Motor Vikatan reader, Mr. Chola.
The second edition of the Valley Run 2014 will be held on January 25 and 26 at the Aamby Valley Airport. India’s biggest drag racing event will also see the Super Car Club participate.
Suzuki Motors have no immediate plans to expand its investments in Maruti Suzuki India in near future. However the company might plan to do it looking at the conditions of the Indian car market.
Ever imagined an automobile manufacturer facing a lawsuit for claimed fuel economy figures? Well, not so lucky Hyundai and Kia find themselves at the receiving end of customers.
With a new facelift expected to arrive in April next year, the Skoda Rapid will be getting a special edition to keep the car updated. The new edition to be called ‘Rapid Ultima’ will be launched by February and is expected to be priced more than the existing ‘Elegance’ variant.
The Indian Automobile Industry in struggling with every manufacturer reporting a downslide in their sales, with multiple models getting axed, it’s getting difficult by the day. However, Maruti Suzuki India seems to have an answer, the company is planning to reach out to one lakh villages across the country.
The upcoming SUV from Audi, the Q7, was spotted testing with cladding hiding all the details of the changes being done. This prototype of the vehicle is slightly different from the one previously spotted.