Excise Duty announced back in February 2014 entailed reduction from 12% to 8% on small cars, two wheelers and commercial vehicles. Excise duty reduction on mid & large segment cars went from 24% to 20% and 27% to 24%, respectively, and on SUVs from 30% to 24%. Reduction for Chassis (Truck) went from 13% to 9%, and Chassis (Bus) from 14% to 10%.
French automakers Renault owned subsidiary, Dacia launched Duster internationally in 2010. It arrived in India in July 2012 under the Renault nameplate. Ever since its launch, the Duster has been making waves across the SUV sector bringing in extensive sales for the company, even crossing the 1 million milestone in April 2014.
Renault Scala Travelogue Edition is the latest offering in India to ‘Drive the Change’. Renault Scala’s newest avatar features enhanced infotainment, connectivity and convenience offerings,…
France’s national firefighters day, June 14 coincided with its recruitment campaign to call on volunteer firefighters ? “Sapeur-pompier + Volontaire = moi aussi!” (firefighter + volunteer = me too!).
One of the best selling SUVs in India available at a starting price of under Rs 10 lakhs, Renault Duster will soon get the much awaited 4×4 variant. At the Delhi Auto Expo, Renault India had confirmed Duster 4×4 India launch, and now it is revealed that the launch could take place as early as October 2014.
Completely owned subsidiary of Renault, Romanian automaker Dacia, has received resounding response to their cars in France. Ever since launch of the Logan model in 2005, the company has sold a total of 600,000 cars in the country and is currently the fourth largest auto brand in the French market.
Despite economic constraints and continuing slowdown where auto sales are concerned, automakers in India are eagerly looking forward to the months ahead. Automakers such as M&M, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai and Renault-Nissan have set apart INR 10000 crores on catering to the changing needs of customers demands and are ready to introduce new products, new platforms and a host of updates.
CEO of Renault-Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, is quite optimistic about the arrival of self driving cars on roads earlier than estimated. Such is Ghosn’s enthusiasm, that he has estimated these self driving cars to hit roads as early as 2018, with commercialization across Europe by 2020.
Automobiles and anything related to it is now customer centric every step of the way with manufacturers going that extra mile to engage with people. It comes as no surprise that Renault and Mobil 1 have presented very similar videos on that front.
June 5th marks the 42nd anniversary of World Environment Day and Renault is taking the opportunity to draw attention to its carbon footprint reduction and global warming prevention efforts.