Mercedes-Benz has inaugurated a new dealership in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. This facility is the 67th dealership in our country, also the highest number by any luxury car manufacturer in India.
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The 1.0-litre engined Hyundai Eon has been launched in Nepal. Launched for the Indian market in May this year, the car is externally the same as the 800cc version but as the name suggests is powered by a 1.0-litre engine offering more power and torque.
Those lucky guys!
Yes, (after cleaning up my vocabulary), these are the only three words that come to mind as I write this story that Malaysia will get the RHD spec 2016 Ford Mustang by the middle of next year. When Ford had unveiled the 2015 Mustang in December 2013, it said that the car was being integrated into the ‘One Ford’ programme and for the first time would be produced in RHD configuration for right-hand drive markets.
Iconic British small car brand Mini, which is now a part of the BMW Group, arrived in the Indian market back in 2012. Since then, the brand has enjoyed immense attention, especially among the younger breed of premium car buyers.
The Mercedes Maybach S600 has been teased one final time before it makes its official debut at the LA and Guangzhou Auto shows later this month. The teaser shows the majestic double M that will adorn the side of the car when it is unveiled.
The damp winds of change are blowing strong for car companies who make use of India as an export base and it appears that they have been caught out in the open without any shelter. What was once their largest market for small ‘Made in India’ cars has now stagnated making manufacturers look beyond Europe to fill their export quota log books. In this regard they have been pressing the Centre to ink FTA (Free Trade Agreements) with various developing nations.
As a part of Isuzu’s Global outreach program to assist local communities during times of crisis, Isuzu has donated five D-MAX pickup vehicles to the Andhra Pradesh Government. The cars were handed over at the Collectorate of Vishakapatnam in the presence of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N Chandrababu Naidu. The vehicles will be used by Greater Vishakapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) to carry out disaster relief activities in the region.
Toyota is celebrating the first anniversary of the Camry Hybrid in India. The company has sold 541 units of the hybrid car in our country till date and is so pleased with its performance that they plan to introduce more such vehiclesin the Indian market.
Suzuki will launch the new Alto for the Japanese market on December 22. The set of images reveal the car’s new design, however, the prices of the different variants are still not known.