Hyundai has beaten all to become the first automaker to launch Android Auto on production vehicles. The Korean brand has revealed that the smartphone based intuitive interface will debut on the 2015 Sonata with navigation facility, and will later become available on other Hyundai USA models.
Mahindra has a considerable amount of presence in the Australian market as a utility vehicle maker. So it comes as no surprise that the new XUV500 is scheduled to launch in the land down under, just a day after its debut in India.
German auto giant Volkswagen is expanding its production capacity in China with the addition of a new vehicle plant. Located in Changsha, southern China, this new production facility is VW’s 119th global facility and its 20th in China.
Audi Japan has revealed an ultra-exclusive model of the A8. With only five units to be built, this new model is called the A8 L Chauffeur special edition and features several updates both for the exterior and the interior.
Introduced in 2009, the X1 is the smallest and the most affordable crossover model BMW makes. It’s also one of the products that is about to be refreshed soon with a heavy dose of styling and mechanical upgrades.
Five years after the start of exports from India, Nissan has just announced that it has exported 500,000 cars to over 106 countries. With the Micra hatchback labelled as the most exported car, Nissan is the second largest exporter of passenger cars from India, after Korean auto giant Hyundai.
It looks like the new Mercedes C-Class range is about to get bigger with the addition of a new coupe model. The carmaker has been caught running prototypes of the C-Class coupe which is scheduled to go on sale later this year, as a 2016 model.
It is a common practice for carmakers to introduce technology, previously reserved only for high end cars, to their hatchback range. The latest manufacturer to adopt this practice is Volkswagen which is expected to introduce gesture control on the 2016 Golf.
Toyota started testing the next-gen Innova in India this year and the tests continue in Thailand as well. A fully camouflaged model of the new car was spied testing in Thailand recently.