Launched on 23rd of June 2014, within 7 days of launch, Honda has amassed a total of 8,800 bookings for their Mobilio MPV. Launched at a base price of INR 6.49 lakhs for the petrol variant and at INR 7.89 lakhs for its diesel counterpart, Mobilio competes with Maruti Ertiga and Toyota Innova in the segment.
After Italy and Dubai, cops in Indonesia too will get a chance to patrol in a Lamborghini. A Lamborghini Aventador and a Gallardo have been now added to the Indonesian Police supercar range. These two exclusive cars were put on display at a shopping mall in Jakarta recently, before they enter official service.
World’s largest two wheeler manufacturer, Hero MotoCorp is getting ready to launch three new motorcycles in the next 45 days. These will most probably be in the form ofÂ â€“ Passion Pro TR, Splendor Pro Classic and Xtreme Sports. Timing of launch is in tandem with the approaching festive season, when motorcycle sales peak.
In a bid to introduce innovative, comfortable and affordable urban transportation, the Government of West Bengal has taken possession of a fleet of 30 front engined, low floor buses from Ashok Leyland. Aptly called â€˜JanBusâ€™ or Peopleâ€™s Bus, these buses have been officially handed over to the State Transport Minister, Madan Mitra, which also marks its global launch.
Mahindra and Mahindraâ€™s XUV500 has been a resounding success ever since it was launched almost three years ago in September 2011. This Sports Utility Vehicle, the recipient of a host of awards, has now reached a major milestone with sales reaching the 1 lakh unit mark in India thus adding one more feather in the Mahindra cap.
Yamaha Motors makes its debut in the 125cc scooter category with a new scooter codenamed 04X as on date. This 125 cc scooter will add to the current Yamaha lineup of 113cc Ray, RayZ and Alpha models and comes in at a time when demand for scooters is speeding faster than motorcycles in the country.
Breaking away from their traditional niche or premium segment, Honda India now aims at the mass market with the launch of two new cars in the entry level hatchback and SUV segment. On cards are sub Brio sized hatchback and a Ford EcoSport competitor, launch of which are not very far as development has already commenced.
Jaguar is readying for global debut of entry level XE sedan on September 8th in London. Prior to the unveil, Jaguar has now teased the most powerful XE variant, the XE S in a new teaser.