Swedish carmaker, Volvo, controlled by China's Geely, will gradually branch into web sales and spend more on digital advertising, as part of the changes it intends for its global marketing strategy.
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On the occasion of its seventh anniversary in India, Volkswagen India is offering various discounts on the Polo, Vento and the Jetta.
Domestic cars sales for November saw a growth of 9.52 per cent. A total of 1.56 lakh units were sold in November 2014 as compared to 1.42 lakh units in the corresponding period last year. SIAM, who released the numbers last week have attributed the growth to a variety of factors the most prominent of which was the news that the relief in excise duty would continue till December 31.
The 2016 Skoda Superb has been revealed in a sketch just a few days after cars were spotted covered in what can only be described as the ‘most revealing’ camouflage to date. Based on the Vision-C concept, which was unveiled at the 2014, Geneva Motor Show, this car is expected to be lighter, longer and most likely more luxurious than the current model.
The Volkswagen Group, it seems, has had a stellar sales run so far this year. According to the latest sales numbers, the company has delivered over 9 million vehicles from January to November for the first time ever, this year.
Joining the long list of automakers who are about to announce an upward revision in prices starting next year, Hyundai has announced that it will be increasing the prices across all its models by up to 25,000. The revised prices will be effective from January 2015.
Mercedes-Benz has inaugurated a new dealership in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. This facility is the 68th dealership in our country, also the highest number by any luxury car manufacturer in India.
British sports car firm Aston Martin is celebrating the 60th anniversary of Aston Martin Works – the historic home of the company with a heritage now stretching back 60 years. To celebrate the milestone, Aston Martin has unveiled a limited edition Vanquish. Only six examples of this new model will be commissioned, the firm says.
European safety body Euro NCAP has awarded the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron the maximum 5-star rating for crash safety. This puts the plug-in hybrid model from Audi among the safest cars in its class.
Every government that comes to power talks about reducing the carbon footprints by increasing the use of electric and hybrid vehicles in India. But none of them have been competent enough to form a stringent policy to support electric vehicle manufacturers.