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TVS Motor enters super-premium segment, unveils Apache RR 310 at `2.05 lakh

TVS Motor Company entered the lucrative super-premium bike segment with the launch of its TVS Apache RR 310 bike.

The new sport bike will be sold in domestic and international markets by end December.

The TVS Apache RR 310 is set to change the entry-level performance motorcycle segment with a superbly built, beautifully designed with superior engineering.

Mahindra launches XUV500 petrol at Rs 15.49 lakh

Mahindra and Mahindra, which lost race as India’s biggest utility vehicle maker by sales to archrival Maruti Suzuki, expanded its sports utility vehicle portfolio to boost sales.

The Mumbai-based auto major has introduced a new petrol variant of its premium SUV, the XUV500 with a price tag of Rs 15.49 lakh at Delhi showroom. The XUV500 petrol will take on the Jeep Compass petrol which comes with a 1.4-litre turbo engine good for 163hp and the 1.6-litre petrol Hyundai Creta.

Land Rover Discovery Sport is now sportier & more fun

The new Land Rover Discovery Sport TD4 combines design excellence, engineering, and exceptional versatility to create a premium sports utility vehicle that fits multiple roles.

You can drive the Discovery Sport with ease to work, take the family out over the weekend in safety and luxury, and when the going gets slushy, rocky or slippery, you can just rely on the SUV’s off-road modes to enjoy the long drive without any hassle.

The Discovery Sport is cleverly packaged SUV that is practical, comfortable and definitely good to drive.

Tata Motors beats Mahindra to become third largest carmaker

The strategy of new generation cars has helped Tata Motors to regain its third largest carmaker position  in the country ahead of the targetted year  of 2019. With demand rising for its new cars such as Nexon SUV, Tigor sedan and Tiago hatchback, Tata Motors beat rival and utility vehicle specialist Mahindra to fourth position last week-end. Maruti Suzuki, which sells one out of two cars bought in the country, is the dominant market leader, followed by Korean brand Hyundai.

30 automakers find Delhi expo expensive, to give it a miss

About 30 top-notch car and bike manufacturing companies will not participate in the prestigious biennial Delhi Auto Show staring February 7, 2018. These include biggies such as British iconic luxury sports carmaker Jaguar Land Rover, Audi, Skoda, Volkswagen, Harley Davidson, Bajaj Auto, Ford, Ashok Leyland and Nissan, among others.

India-bound all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler SUV unveiled in Los Angeles

Jeep, the iconic American sports utility vehicle maker, on Wednesday unveiled its all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler SUV in Los Angeles.

Built in Toledo, Ohio, it will arrive in showrooms in January 2018. It will be introduced in India sometime in second half of next year, close to the festive season through CBU (completely built unit) route.

The SUV brand has no plans as of now to manufacture this model at any other factory.

Vehicle sales show growth in all segments

With demand picking up post demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime settling down, the Rs 4.5 lakh crore Indian automobile industry in Asia’s third biggest economy has shown a growth trajectory in practically every segment, bringing cheers to the automakers.

Middle income Boost

Last week, the Centre, enhanced the carpet area of houses under the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) for the middle-income group (MIG) category under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U).

Experts believe it to be a big boost for the affordable housing segment, as well as the PPP model for affordable housing projects.

M&M ties up with Uber, to invest Rs 600 cr in EVs

Mahindra & Mahindra on Friday said it will invest Rs 600 crore over the next two-three years in electric vehicle business as it teamed up with Uber to explore deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) on the cab aggregator’s platform in several cities across India.

Honda creates history, sells over 2 m Activa units in April-October

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) have set a new country record in the two-wheeler industry.

The country’s second largest two-wheeler maker by sales, whose iconic model Honda Activa accelerated scooterisation in India and was the top two-wheeler in the country for several months in a row, is now the only model to cross 20-lakh unit sales in just seven months between April and October this year in the fiercely competitive Indian two-wheeler industry.

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