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Datsun Redi-Go comes with new one-liter engine for 2017

Datsun Redi-Go comes with new one-liter engine for 2017

The Japanese brand acts as the entry-level companion to the Nissan range – much in the way the Dacia brand compliments Renault throughout Europe and other locales. The Nissan sub-brand has now decided to upgrade its Redi-Go model for the Indian market – where it sells three models – with […]

Kia to set up car plant in India for local market

Kia to set up car plant in India for local market

The South Korean automaker has announced it will build an assembly factory worth $1.1-Billion in India, with production starting in 2019 and a yearly capacity of 300,000 units. The country is today the world’s fifth biggest car market, so Kia is investing heavily to produce cars specifically for the local […]

Renault gets artsy and quirky and very colorful

Renault gets artsy and quirky and very colorful

Not long ago the French automaker decided to unveil a Kwid art car that has been painted according to the artistic expression of “Gesturism.” Now they also remembered they started early with colorful models – rekindling the days of the 1994 Twingo art car. The Gesturism movement has been started […]

Report – Renault could deliver affordable Kwid sedan

Report – Renault could deliver affordable Kwid sedan

Following the reveal of the Kwid small crossover, CEO Carlos Ghosn promised an entire family of models based off the company’s CMF-A architecture, but so far they only delivered the Datsun redi-Go, a model that emulates the Kwid. There are now new rumors coming out of India about an upcoming […]

Strong rise of Indian auto sales in April

Strong rise of Indian auto sales in April

Sales of passenger vehicles in India jumped 11 percent in April, the highest jump in five months, thanks to a solid demand for utility vehicles. According to data provided by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, sales of passenger vehicles rose to 242,060 units last month, marking the strongest momentum […]

Large diesels stay banned in New Delhi

Large diesels stay banned in New Delhi

The Indian Supreme Court extended once again the ban of new large diesel vehicles from registration in New Delhi. As India’s cities are topping the worldwide pollution charts, with its capital being right on the first spot, the nation’s Supreme Court has imposed in December 2015 a temporarily ban on […]

India auto sales expectations hampered by extra taxes and diesel ban

India auto sales expectations hampered by extra taxes and diesel ban

India’s automaker association lowered down its sales expectations, after the government imposed a new tax on passenger vehicles and a court extended a diesel ban in the country’s capital. This is the second consecutive month when the Indian automaker association lowers its sales forecast. Demand for passenger vehicles and commercial […]

Large diesels remain banned from registration in New Delhi

Large diesels remain banned from registration in New Delhi

India’s Supreme Court extended a previous ban over big diesel in the country’s capital, as New Delhi fights with high air pollution levels. The nation’s Supreme Court ordered back in December a temporarily ban on the registration of big diesel vehicles in New Delhi and the surrounding region, therefore, cars […]

Rural demand drives 12% sales increase in India

Rural demand drives 12% sales increase in India

The Indian auto market is expected to grow in 2016, as domestic carmakers are counting on customers from the rural areas to invest their newly-found wealth in SUVs and other types of vehicles. According to a representative of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), General Director Vishnu Mathur, the […]