Last year has been a roller coaster ride for car manufacturers in India, who were trying to figure out their future strategy based on the huge price gap prevalent on petrol and diesel fuel. Thanks to this gap, demand for diesel powered cars was increasing while that of petrol cars was declining.
Eicher Motors Limited has announced their financial results for the first quarter January to March 2013. Reporting the best ever quarterly total income from operations, Q1 2013 saw an increase of 3.4% to Rs 1724.3 crores as compared to Rs 1668.2 crores in Q1 2012.
Skoda India contributions in Group sales has been on a decline of late. With contributions from Audi and VW in India accounting for 3,386 units, and 21,300 units respectively, Skoda India sales figures stand at below 9k units (8714 vehicles).
Nissan discontinued Datsun in 1986. But seeing the shift in preference of car buyers today, Nissan is scheduled to premiere their new low-cost brand, Datsun in India this July. Datsun is being brought to life after a gap of over 25 years, and will be offered in markets of India, Indonesia and Russia.
Maruti Suzuki Swift, one of the best selling cars in India. This also means that you get to see this car in plenty on Indian roads. But, for those who own a Swift, and would also want to stand apart from the crowd, BigDaddyCustoms, have an answer.
BMW is offering a specially conjured up Competition Package on their range of BMW M5, BMW M6 Coupe, BMW M6 Convertible and BMW M6 Gran Coupe models as an option from July 2013 onward. These are the company’s four most powerful models in their lineup and with a brand new package option will offer even greater dynamics where, vehicle handling, power and performance are concerned.
Bajaj Auto is gearing up to launch a 375cc new Pulsar in Indian markets before this year draws to a close. This new superbike is expected to draw the attention of sportbikes lovers across the country due to the fact that it is going to be better, bigger and sportier.
You must have seen the tech-laden motorcycles used by cops in developed countries. Gabriel Zuzarte, founder of Road Rage Custom Builds, is working towards developing something similar for Mumbai Police. His first working model will be launched in August 2013.
Catering to Indian buyers, Ford India has ensured that their vehicles are not only good in looks, internal comforts and performance but are highly suited to Indian road conditions, while special emphasis is paid to fuel efficiency and cost of ownership. All these points are not only valid for their new EcoSport, but also for their existing models, like Figo.