Force Motors has re-established its supremacy in the 2015 edition of the Rainforest Challenge India, by claiming the first two positions of the podium. This is the second time in as many years that the company’s factory team - Team Gurkha, scored a victory in the extreme off-road challenge, which was held in Goa from July 24 to July 31.
Fiat India is going to launch the Abarth 595 Competizione tomorrow. This performance-oriented version of the Fiat 500 hatchback will be imported into the country as a completely built unit (CBU), marking the foray of Abarth into the Indian market.
Volkswagen India sold 4,029 units in July 2015, reporting an 18 per cent increase for the month. The company sold 3,409 units in the same month last year.
India’s leading utility vehicle maker Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. has announced its sales numbers for July 2015. In fact, the brand sold 34,652 units during July 2015, slightly less than July 2014’s numbers which stood at 35,567 units.
Tata Motors has recorded strong growth in certain key segments in July 2015, with passenger car sales and exports growing by 27 and 16 per cent respectively. The total sales, meanwhile, including passenger and commercial vehicles stood at 40,154 vehicles in July 2015, growing by 1 per cent over 39,629 vehicles sold in July 2014.
Maruti Suzuki kicked off the Dakshin Dare Rally event yesterday from the Orion Mall in Bangalore. This year it will be the seventh edition of the southern motorsports event.
Following its launch in the Indian market, the Hyundai i20 Active is headed for its European debut at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. The rugged looking hatchback was recently spotted in Spain, undergoing testing and contrary to earlier reports indicating that it will be called the i20 Cross, it’s now being said that the car will be labelled i20 Active when it arrives in the UK in 2016.
Mitsubishi has fully redesigned the Pajero Sport, seven years after the arrival of its predecessor in Thailand. With sales expected to start in Thailand later this year, the Japanese carmaker plans to introduce the new Pajero Sport sequentially in Australia, the ASEAN nations, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Russia and, as with its predecessor, to sell the new model in up to 90 countries.
Volvo India recently inaugurated a new dealership in Kolkata, West Bengal. This facility, called, the new OSL Scandinavian showroom, is the manufacturer's first exclusive dealership in Kolkata.