While Dodge announced the 1 of 1 program for the Viper at the start of the year, we got to see it firsthand at the NYIAS. The bespoke example showcases the opportunity of owing an exclusive Viper GTC, personalised for one’s taste.
After showcasing the Cross Blue concept in 2013, which was followed by the Cross Blue Coupe, Volkswagen has now showcased the Cross Coupe GTE at the ongoing 2015 New York Auto Show.
The 2016 Ford Focus RS has been unveiled for the American market. It is the same car that was shown at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show last month and is the third generation model of the Detroit-based automaker’s performance hot hatchback. This will also be the first time the car is being offered in the US market.
Isuzu Motors India (IMI) has announced a reshuffle in its top-level management. The company has delegated Mr Naohiro Yamaguchi, MD of the company’s operations in India. Besides this, the company also announced the appointment of the Mr Hiroyasu Miura as the chairman of IMI and that of Mr Taizo Nakahigashi as the CEO of Isuzu’s operations in Malaysia.
Chevrolet India has donated 150 One World Futbols to the government school in Navlakh Umbre, outside Pune City as part of a larger Chevrolet ‘Day of Play’ global initiative. It aims to bring to life the concept that where there’s play, there are beautiful possibilities. The inaugural ‘Day of Play’, which kicks off in India, will be undertaken by other Chevrolet markets globally through April 2015.
Volkswagen India sold 4,577 units in March 2015 as compared to 3,739 units in the corresponding period last year recording a 22 per cent increase in sales. The Volkswagen Polo hatchback made a significant contribution to the increase in sales in March this year.
Volkswagen Motorsport India has announced the list of 22 drivers who will compete in the recently announced 2015 Vento Cup series. Sixteen new drivers have been added to the grid and they will race alongside the six drivers from last year’s Polo R cup.
Honda Cars India sold 22,696 units last month showing a 23 per cent hike in total sales. They had sold 18,426 units in March 2014. The company has announced that its March 2015 sales report is its highest ever monthly domestic sales for the financial year.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor has registered a growth of 62 per cent in March. The company sold 13,333 units in March 2015 in the domestic market as compared to 8,206 units in March 2014 on the basis of which it has shown a growth of 10 per cent in FY 2014-15 when compared to FY 2013-14.
Ailaa! Yes, you have read it right! The Master Blaster will succeed the free-speaking giant on what is considered one of the world’s best motoring shows. This puts to an end to the controversy that began with a slap over an unserved dinner and put a large and talented editorial team’s job at ‘steak’.