Tata Group hosted the Honorable Premier of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Li Keqiang at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in Mumbai yesterday. Here the Premier took a look at the Range Rover Evoque and Jaguar XF on display. Late last year, JLR and China’s Chery Automobile signed a JV with an investment of RMB 10.9 billion, and sees a manufacturing plant being setup in Changshu.
A young trainee accountant, has managed to cause an uproar on twitter, where she posted about knocking a cyclist off while driving. Her tweet not only mentions the crime, but also arrogance boasted by the 21 year old, as she has the right of way because the cyclist does not pay roadtax, #bloodycyclists.
The first India Bike Week drew the attention of 6,400 biking enthusiasts and 3,000 bikes from across India. This event, which was held at Hill Top in Vagator, Goa is all set to hold its second round on the 17th and 18th of January 2014 at precisely the same venue.
Ford EcoSport one of the most anticipated launches for 2013 will open the order book on 1st June. While bookings open early, launch is scheduled for later in June. The SUV in a sub four meter category is here to compete where price and performance, features and functionality are concerned.
Renault Megane RS Red Bull Racing RB8 limited edition hatchback has been announced, to celebrate Renault-Red Bull dominance in F1, which now stands at three years unbeaten winning streak. This new car is priced from €30,000 (INR 21.54 lakhs). To keep it limited in number, sales will be withdrawn on 30th Sep 2013.
As was confirmed in early 2013, BMW and Toyota have signed a four-point JV, to introduce better technology for their vehicles, increasing the use of fuel cell technology in their cars, electric drive trains and lightweight technologies. Under this JV, it is now reported that the first car is expected to be shown at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, in November this year.
BMW 1 Series Gran Turismo in an all new avatar with third row seating and seven seats was espied while on test. The model in spy shots here, looks very similar to the Concept Active Hybrid, a 5 seat model, which was shown at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.
Hosted by Hyundai Motors India Limited in association with International Cricket Council, the ICC Champions Trophy preview will be held in Mumbai on 23rd and 24th May at Inorbit Malad followed by a showing at Chennai at Ampa Skywalk on May 25th 2013. Facebook fans can trail trophy display updates online and will receive an invite for trophy tour activities. Twitter too will provide updates.
Back in April 2013, BMW announced that they will begin local production of MINI at their plant in Chennai. This makes BMW Chennai plant as the first and only one to produce the iconic MINI, outside of Europe. Today, they reveal that the first locally produced MINI Countryman has rolled off the production line.