The Chevrolet Trailblazer has been officially unveiled for the Indian market. It is expected to be launched later this year and will be offered only with the option of a diesel engine. It was showcased at the 2014 Auto Expo along with the Spin MPV.
Mercedes-Benz is going to launch the S-Class Coupe in India tomorrow. The two-door coupe will be introduced in two versions – a standard S 500 Coupe and a performance-oriented S 63 AMG coupe.
Earlier this year, General Motors had announced that it will bring the Spin multi-purpose utility vehicle (MPV) to India. And today, the company has officially unveiled the Spin MPV in a press conference held in New Delhi.
The 2015 Automotive Hall of Fame has inducted Ratan Tata into its ranks. The website describes his achievement in the following words, “Founder of Tata Motors and Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons, returned Jaguar and Range Rover to eminent status and profitability, preserving the auto industry in the United Kingdom.”
Mahindra has launched the new generation Scorpio with an automatic gearbox, at Rs 13.13 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The two new variants are based on the top of the line S10 variant of the Scorpio, and are available with the six-speed automatic gearbox in either two-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive guise.
Maruti Suzuki’s upcoming premium hatchback, internally called YRA, has been spotted undergoing altitude testing in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. One of test mules seemed to be an entry-level version of the hatchback, as it sported basic black steel wheels instead of alloy wheels.
A mysterious new test mule of the Hyundai Elite i20 has been spotted testing in Europe. As the i20 is still a new car in Europe, we think that this test mule might be a prototype of the upcoming performance-oriented version of the premium hatchback, expected to be christened i20 Turbo.
Mitsubishi has announced that it will cease production at its facility in Normal, Illinois and will import cars into the US from its plants in Japan and Thailand. The company has said that the move to cease production comes on the back of dwindling output.
Toyota is likely to replace its 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine in the Camry with a smaller capacity four-cylinder turbocharged engine. The mill is the 2.0-litre unit found in the new Lexus IS 200t that made its debut earlier this year.
Volkswagen Finance India Private Limited has appointed Andreas Kutzner as their new CEO and managing director.