Hyundai ix25 will be unveiled officially in a few hours, at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, which opens its doors from 20th April 2014. But, before it could be revealed officially, the brochure scans of new Hyundai ix25 have surfaced online, revealing the first images of the Hyundai compact SUV.
Mahindra will setup a new plant in Tamil Nadu to manufacture its new range of vehicles next year. This will be Mahindra’s ninth plant in India, which will start operations in 2015-16 with investment of about Rs. 4000 crore, spanned over 7 to 8 years. This is just part of a major capacity expansion plan and product development strategy for a total worth of about Rs. 10,000 crore in next three years.
For financial year 2013-14, Indian auto industry saw Maruti Suzuki Alto emerge as the best selling car with sales of over 2.58 lakhs. This was followed by three Maruti Suzuki products – Swift hatchback with 1.98 lakh sales, DZire sedan with 1.97 lakh sales, and Wagon R hatchback with 1.56 lakh sales. The top 5 list finished off with Mahindra Bolero on the last spot with 1.07 lakh sales.
FIAT Group Automobiles India Pvt. Ltd (FGAIPL) has undertaken a massive after sales initiative across India. FGAIPL will set up free summer check up camps at its exclusive dealerships across India that will start on 18th April 2014 and end on 20th April covering all the states. This move is in continuation with FIAT’s strategy to reach out to a wide base of FIAT customers located across India and reiterate its commitment to the Indian market.
Skoda India has delivered 1,700 vehicles to customers in March 2014. When compared with 2,300 vehicles sold in March 2013, last month’s sales equate to 26% sales decline. In fact, Skoda has registered a sales decline here even for the first 2 months of 2014. Skoda India sold 1,600 cars in January 2014 as compared to 2,400 cars in January 2013 equating to 32.5% sales decline. In February, Skoda India sold 1,300 vehicles. When compared to 1,800 cars sold in 2013 February, this equates to 28.2% sales decline.
Skoda UK’s 2 year partnership with UK Cycling Events will see 4 Octavia Estates used as support vehicles for cyclists. Skoda Octavia Estates also serves as Tour de France’ official lead car to offer riders assistance through cycling routes. Support vehicles transport equipment, support personnel and offer cyclists a lift back to event HQ.