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Fiat, Maruti, Tata in race to replace Kolkata's Ambassador cabs

Fiat, Maruti, Tata in race to replace Kolkata's Ambassador cabs

Afer Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors, now Fiat is set to join the race to replace Hindustan Motors’ Ambassador cars in Kolkata’s taxi segment. Image: Ambassador car. Photograph: Reuters The Ambassador cars, which enjoyed a near monopoly in Kolkata’s taxi segment for decades, is now out of market with Hindustan Motors suspending operations at its Uttarpara plant in Hooghly district of the state. Meanwhile auto majors like Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors have already introduced ..., 2 months ago

Revealed! Maruti's new compact SUV

Here’s a rendering of the Maruti YBA – the codename for the sub-4 meter SUV expected to launch early next year.  Maruti has already started testing prototypes of this vehicle in India, and early spyshots have revealed a few details.  The design of the rear doors and C-Pillar for example seem inspired by the Suzuki iv-4 concept crossover which was showcased first at the Frankfurt Motor Show of 2013. The iv-4 concept however has spawned into the Vitara crossover, which ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

Why PM Narendra Modi keeps mum

Modi’s real problem is not his silence on Hindutva excesses growing in the country. He needs to transform India without the minute-by-minute tweets. Many public intellectuals have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to distance himself from extreme Hindutva elements for coming in the way of his development agenda. They want him to isolate those who feel free to now wear Hindutva ideology on their sleeve. Modi has ignored such pleas for sound political reasons. He knows ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Why BMW Mini's popularity is on the rise in India

While its erstwhile competition mulls a comeback, BMW’s car is going strong in the Indian market Image: BMW Mini. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/ For those in need of a car that would make an unequivocal style statement, options in India have always been limited. There have been understated, even if sophisticated, sedans, flashy cabriolets and over-the-top SUVs, but consumers never had the option of owning a ‘Vespa’-like car. However, BMW is working on changing that.
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Avventura, Cross Polo, Etios Cross: Which one is the best?

Arup Das presents a few pros and cons of the contesting crossovers Image: Fiat Avventura; Photograph: Kind courtesy, Fiat Over a decade ago, Fiat launched what could possibly be defined as India’s first crossover, the Adventure, which was based on the Palio station wagon. It had a bull bar in the front, ski rails on the roof and had side body cladding that made it look like Mike Tyson ready for his next bout. Unfortunately, the Adventure never did the numbers the Italian car maker was ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

It's going to be an uphill drive for Manza

In the first six months of the year, the mid-sized sedan’s sales have dipped 26%   The Manza is struggling to keep pace with rivals in its segment, fuelling the possibility that Tata Motors may put its only mid-sized sedan on the backburner. In the first six months of the year, the Mumbai-based automobile company has managed to sell only 776 units of the Manza, a drop of 26 per cent from 1,054 in the same period last year. The average monthly sales volume for the Manza this year has ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

BIZ BRIEFS: Fiat awards winners

KATHMANDU: Life Automobiles, the authorised distributor of Fiat vehicles in Nepal, has announced the winners of ‘Fiat Facebook Photo Contest’. The contest was announced during the NADA Auto Show 2014 and had run from September 3 to 24. To ...
 Himalayan times2 months ago

Chrysler to unlock luxury brand Ferrari

MILAN: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced on October 29, it would spin off sports car maker Ferrari into a separate company, a move to unlock the luxury brand’s value and distinguish it from its mass-market parent. The spin off aims to raise money to ...
 Himalayan times2 months ago

How Padmini helped Premier drive around hurdles

Despite government controls, Walchand Hirachand Group cracked the market Image: Premier Padmini; Photograph: Mr Choppers/Wikimedia Commons Long before the iPad got invented in Cupertino, California, India had its own ‘Pad’ to enjoy. And, laying hands on one of these in the seventies and eighties was even more challenging than queuing, overnight, outside an Apple store for a new iPad version. Indians who wanted a Pad had to wait not for days or weeks, but years. The wait culminated ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Perks in India Inc get fancy; top talent gets iPhones, Mercs

Last Diwali, Surat-based Hari Krishna Exports created a flutter by announcing expensive gifts like cars, flats and jewellery worth Rs 50 crore for its nearly 1,200 employees. Each employee who passed a ‘loyalty test’, were given a Diwali gift ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
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