Representational image of Skoda Octavia RS. (Courtesy: Skoda UK)
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Newly launched Mercedes Benz SUV GLC on display in New Delhi. (PTI)
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Chevrolet reveals the 2021 Tahoe SUV in Detroit, Michigan. (REUTERS)
Porsche Cayenne Coupe. (Photo courtesy: Porsche)
A prototype of the Vinfast Lux V8 sports utility vehicle (SUV) sits on display at the automaker's factory in Haiphong, Vietnam. (Bloomberg)
A prototype of the Vinfast Lux V8 sports utility vehicle (SUV) sits on display at the automaker's factory in Haiphong, Vietnam. (Bloomberg)

Vietnamese car startup aims for what even Toyota, Hyundai didn't succeed at

  • Vietnamese auto startup VinFast looks to enter the US market with a bang.
  • Pham Nhat Vuong, a Vietnamese billionaire, is looking at exporting electric vehicles to the US and has even invested $2 billion of his own fortune to reach that goal.

Honda City (Photo courtesy: Honda)
Volkswagen Nivus
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Lithium co-founder Sanjay Krishnan said the firm will acquire 20 electric buses from BYD and 100 units of MG’s ZS electric SUV.
Lithium co-founder Sanjay Krishnan said the firm will acquire 20 electric buses from BYD and 100 units of MG’s ZS electric SUV.

Lithium Urban eyes EVs from BYD, MG Motor

  • Lithium Urban Technologies plans to add 20 electric buses from China’s BYD and 100 units of the ZS long-range electric SUV from MG Motor India.

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Hey Mercedes! Your 10.25-inch MBUX multimedia companion you can talk to
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Image used for representational purpose. (REUTERS)

Jaguar Land Rover sales fall 3.4% in November

The sales of Jaguar brand were at 11,464 units during the month, down 23.1 per cent per cent from November 2018, Tata Motors said in a BSE filing.

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Svartpilen 250. (Photo courtesy: Husqvarna)
Michelin Energy XM2+ tyres.
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File photo used for representational purpose. (AFP)

How your car may soon turn into a virtual ATM

  • Not everyone thinks the future of vehicles is all about autonomous cars. A few, like Chris Ballinger, feel it is about taking small but significant steps in turning cars into rolling wallets.

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First Look: All new Jaguar XE
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Andhra Pradesh CM Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy at Kia Motor plant.
Andhra Pradesh CM Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy at Kia Motor plant.

Kia officially opens its first production facility in India

  • Kia had invested USD 1.1 billion into having its own manufacturing facility with the construction starting in the fourth quarter of 2017.
  • The plant is equipped with more than 450 robots. Kia also says the facility has helped create over 12,000 new direct and indirect jobs.

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 ZS EV from MG Motor.
Kia Carnival
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The new XE from Jaguar.
From Left to Right- Mr. Rajendra Petkar, Chief Technology Officer, Tata Motors, Mr. Guenter Butschek, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Motors and Mr. Mayank Pareek, President - Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (PVBU).
From Left to Right- Mr. Rajendra Petkar, Chief Technology Officer, Tata Motors, Mr. Guenter Butschek, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Motors and Mr. Mayank Pareek, President - Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (PVBU).

Tata Motors combines forces with Google to bring in Tata Altroz Voice BoT

  • The Altroz will take on Maruti Suzuki's Baleno and Hyundai's Elite i20.
  • Apart from unique looks, Tata Motors is ensuring that Altroz is packed to the brim with features and conveniences.

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File Photo: The logo of Hyundai Motors is seen on a steering wheel of a all-new Sonata sedan.
FILE PHOTO: The McLaren Grand Tourer is seen during a world premiere at the Top Marques fair in Monaco.
FILE PHOTO: The McLaren Grand Tourer is seen during a world premiere at the Top Marques fair in Monaco.

McLaren looks to India and hybrid cars to stay on track

Sales of McLaren's carbon fibre and aluminium sports cars, which start at about $200,000 in the United States, have fallen in the United Kingdom, its largest market.

FILE PHOTO: Cars are seen parked at Maruti Suzuki's plant at Manesar, (REUTERS)
Mercedes Benz GLC
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FILE PHOTO: Cars are seen parked at Maruti Suzuki's plant at Manesar, (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Cars are seen parked at Maruti Suzuki's plant at Manesar, (REUTERS)

Maruti Suzuki to raise prices of its cars from January 2020

The price increase will vary for different models. Over the past year, the cost of the company's vehicles has been impacted adversely due to the increase in various input costs.

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Image used for representational purpose. (REUTERS)

Car sales in November resume downward spiral

  • Year-on-year change for the month of November saw every major manufacturer reporting negative figures.
  • October had come as a respite but that can now be squarely attributed to festivities which tend to provide temporary bursts to sales.

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