Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicAutomobile industry

Topic: automobile industry

Indian cars no longer dependent on foreign designs. Maruti promises to boost it further

As the world’s third-largest car market after China and the US, India could also become a hub for enhanced design and engineering facilities.

AMT, IMT, CVT, DCT — why you must know your automatic car before you buy one

Over 10% of all passenger cars sold in India had some form of automatic transmission or another. But all automatics are not created equal.

Remember Skoda’s Laura? Car names can go horribly wrong and no one wants to be bold anymore

Not just lawyers, in order to avoid a repeat of the ‘Laura incident’, most car companies employ teams of linguists across the world.

Scorpio-N ticks all boxes in the city. Want an old-school offroader? Go for the Thar

Mahindra is so confident about the Scorpio-N that when they announced the price, they did it from the top variant down.

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

India has a sunroof obsession and new Hyundai Venue confirms it. But please mind your head

Hyundai might want to 'give customers what they want’, but evidently, they want to stick their heads and bodies out of sunroofs. And that's dangerous.

Musk or Buffet? The tussle between two EV giants continues

Over the last couple years, BYD has improved their strategy and is giving Tesla a run for their money. The two continue to fight over a greater share in the auto market.

India loves French jets, but their cars? Good thing Citroen C3 is a mass market product

Citroen India says the price of C3 will be a ‘surprise’. Anything under Rs 5 lakh would mean the hatchback will take on the likes of Maruti-Suzuki Celerio and Tata Punch.

BMWs are changing—it’s all happening under the hood. And it feels like the movie Tron

The ferocity of the new BMW i4 when you ‘push the pedal to the metal’ is like the 3-series. Plus, it sounds like it's from the movie Tron.

Dear Rahul Gandhi, Ford, Fiat quit India due to market conditions, not Modi’s politics

Rahul Gandhi’s reasoning on foreign automakers’ exit from India is an extreme stretch of imagination.

On Camera

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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