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July 31 2014
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Ford launches KA hatchback in Brazil

Ford, the American auto maker, showcased the Ford Ka hatchback concept model in 2013. Now the company has launched the Ford Ka or new Figo in Brazil. This new model is expected to replace the current Ford Figo in India. [...]

July 30 2014
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Diesel vehicle quality and satisfaction levels near petrol vehicles in India - JD Power VDS

According to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2014 India Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), which is based on evaluations from 8,312 original owners who purchased a new vehicle between July 2010 and September 2011; in 2014, owners of diesel vehicles reported 234 PP100 (234 Problems Per 100 vehicles) overall, which is 22 PP100 higher than the number or problems reported by owners of petrol vehicles, compared with a gap of 71 PP100 in 2012. [...]

July 30 2014
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July 2014 - At a glance

Here is a collection of hand-picked top stories from carsizzler.com for the month of July that sum up the auto industry on the whole. [...]

July 30 2014
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Volvo S60 and XC60 to get new 2.0L diesel engine

Volvo Cars had launched the facelift version of its S60 and XC60 models earlier this year at Rs 29.90 lakhs and Rs. 40.50 lakhs respectively. The Swedish car maker will now offer the D4 variants of the S60 sedan and the XC60 SUV with a new 2.0-litre diesel engine. [...]

July 30 2014
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Nissan revealed Note Nismo hatchback in Japan

Nissan has revealed the sporty hatchback, the Note Nismo in Japan. The Note Nismo will be available in two versions - Nismo and Nismo S. Nismo is the motorsports and performance division of Nissan Motors which will launch its Note Nismo this year in the country. [...]

July 29 2014
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Royal Enfield Reunion North set to thump its way into Manali

Royal Enfield has organized REunion North in the scenic town of Manali, Himachal Pradesh from 1st August 2014 to 3rd August 2014. The riders can register for the weekend long event from Delhi-NCR, Chandigarh, Amritsar and other major cities and towns of north India. The Reunion will provide the riders to spend a weekend while riding the beautiful scenic destinations through challenging yet fun routes. [...]

July 29 2014
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112th edition of Mahindra Great Escape concluded in Lonavala

The 112th edition of the Mahindra Great Escape of Season 4 which was held under Mahindra Adventure has concluded successfully in Lonavala. The event saw more than 80 4WD Mahindra vehicles the challenging the toughest route. During the event, Mahindra customers from Lonavala, Mumbai, Pune and other neighboring areas participated. [...]

July 29 2014
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Fiat India to launch Punto Evo on August 5th, 2014

Fiat India has officially announced the launch date of the upcoming Fiat Punto Evo which has been scheduled for the launch on 5th August this year. The Fiat Punto Evo will be offered in both petrol and diesel variants in Active, Dynamic and Emotion trims. [...]

July 29 2014
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Jaguar XE to be most fuel efficient Jaguar model till date

Jaguar Land Rover has earlier revealed few details and images of the upcoming Jaguar XE sedan which will be launched next year. The XE sedan was also showcased at the Geneva Motorshow and will be the first Jaguar car which will be built on the company?s all new advanced aluminium architecture, on which the future Jaguar range will also be built. [...]

July 29 2014
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Lexus launches the NX Compact Crossover SUV in Japan

Lexus has launched the NX compact crossover SUV in Japan starting at 4,280,000 yen (around Rs. 25 lakhs). The Lexus NX is the company?s first compact crossover SUV and is available in two variants - the NX 200t with a turbo engine, and the NX 300h with a hybrid system. The company aims to sell 700 units of the SUV per month in the country. [...]

July 29 2014
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Mercedes-Benz officially unveils Vito

Mercedes-Benz has officially unveiled the mid-size van, the Vito model series. The new Vito will also be offered as a passenger variant, the Vito Tourer in two trims namely, Versatile Vito Tourer PRO and the Premium Vito Tourer SELECT. [...]

July 28 2014
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Suzuki Motorcycle commences bookings for Gixxer, launch on 10th August

The Suzuki Gixxer motorcycle was first unveiled in January this year in the presence of Bollywood Actor, Salman Khan. The 150cc motorcycle is expected to be launched on August 10, 2014 to treat the younger audiences in the country. As the pre-bookings are open across all the company?s dealerships in the country, the deliveries will commence immediately after the launch. [...]

July 28 2014
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Clash of the Clans - Honda City vs Honda Mobilio

Honda is on a roll, especially ever since it tasted success with the EarthDreams technology and the 1.5-lt i-Dtec engine. Having powered the Honda Amaze with this engine, Honda has equipped the in-demand City and now the new MPV Mobilio with the same. There was a time when Honda had few products in its portfolio in India, but after the launch of Mobilio, the manufacturer has for the first time two different products (with the same engines in the same state of tune) in the same price range, the Mobilio and the City. [...]

July 28 2014
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Mercedes-Benz AMG GT video teaser unveiled

Mercedes-Benz AMG cars have been world famous from its time of existence. To keep up the name of the super car and the brand?s image, the company keeps coming up with new launch and new updates. To support the same, Mercedes-Benz, the German automobile manufacturer, has teased the video of the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT. [...]

July 28 2014
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Maruti Suzuki India increases the production of Celerio AMT variant

Since it's launched at the Auto Expo 2014 this year, the demand for the Maruti Suzuki Celerio AMT (Automated manual Transmission) variant has increased stupendously. To meet the rising demand of the Celerio AM for the customers in India, the company has increased the production capacity of the hatchback. [...]

July 28 2014
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BMW X5 'Expedition' launched at INR 64.9 lakhs

BMW India, the German luxury car maker, has launched the 2014 X5 SUV with a new entry-level variant named as 'Expedition' in India. For the cost-effective customers in the country, the company has launched this new variant at INR 64.9 lakhs (ex-showroom), which is Rs.6 lakhs cheaper than the regular X5 priced at INR 70.9 lakhs. [...]

July 28 2014
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Mercedes-Benz India registers a strong 25% half-yearly sales growth

Mercedes-Benz India has recorded a strong sales growth in the period between Jan-June 2014. The company?s sales grew by 25% year-on-year growth by selling 4717 units during the period. This has been due to the flagship S-Class sedan and the ML-Class SUV and the NGC (New Generation Cars) portfolio comprising the A-Class and B-Class. [...]

July 28 2014
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DC Design Avanti getting ready for exports

The DC Avanti has been spotted recently undergoing testing by IAB in Chennai and while it doesn't seem that the Avanti gets any major exterior upgrades, we have come to know from DC Design's vendors that the Avanti is being readied for exports to other markets. [...]

July 25 2014
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Lamborghini to feature rainbow colors in its Aventador art car

Haven't the bright colors of car attracted your eyebally? Generally, the luxury carmaker's car attracts most of the buyers in bright colors. When the Lamborghini attracted most of its buyers in colors like yellow, orange, green and many others, the Technicolor Aventador Roadster created by Franco-American artist and musician Duaiv also was impressive to many. [...]

July 25 2014
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Aston Martin super saloon Lagonda images teased

Luxury supercar maker, Aston Martin, has revealed two teaser images of the 'limited series production' of its new Lagonda saloon. The company's actual full name is 'Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.' and to justify the latter part, which is hardly used, the super sedan will, therefore, will be produced. [...]

July 25 2014
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Volvo XC90 to have world's first safety feature

Volvo is planning to reveal its XC90 SUV with the world's first safety feature - auto brake at intersections along with 'anti accidental road departure safety system'. The company will unveil its SUV with new safety features next month. [...]

July 25 2014
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BMW ActiveHybrid 7 - In images & Videos

BMW India has launched the BMW ActiveHybrid 7 at Rs. 1.35 Crores (ex-showroom) in India. The BMW ActiveHybrid 7 is the company?s first hybrid sedan and also India?s first hybrid luxury sedan and is therefore, one of the most fuel efficient vehicles in the luxury segment. [...]

July 24 2014
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Ford Fiesta is the UK's bestselling car

Topping the sales in Britain for the last four years, the Ford Fiesta is now considered as the UK's bestselling vehicle of all time. The car was launched in 1976 and has registered total sales of 4,115,000 units this month. [...]

July 24 2014
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Porsche Macan - In Images and Videos

Porsche has just launched the Macan SUV in India at Rs. 98.18 lakhs (ex-showroom). The Macan SUV is based on the Audi Q5 and is available in both petrol and diesel engines. While we earlier thought that the Macan will be more aggressively priced, we believe a lot of standard equipment in the Macan resulted in a lofty price-tag. [...]

July 23 2014
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Maruti Suzuki announces to train over 5 lakh people at Maruti Suzuki facilities

Maruti Suzuki India has announced to train over two million people in safe driving at the company?s driving training facilities in the country. The company has started its safe driving initiative with Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) in partnership with Delhi Government in 2000, said the two million milestones has been achieved this month. [...]

July 23 2014
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Porsche India launches Macan at Rs. 98.18 lakh

Porsche India, Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer, has launched the Macan SUV in India in diesel and petrol variants at a starting price of Rs. 98.18 lakh (ex-showroom Maharashtra) for the base diesel model and Rs. 1.08 Cr (ex-showroom Maharashtra) for the Macan Turbo petrol. [...]

July 23 2014
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VW Pune plant rolls out 400,00th car with 1.5-litre TDI engine

As we recently mentioned about the VW new Polo launch in India, it comes as a surprise to all of us on hearing another milestone it reached in no time. In a span of over five years, the Volkswagen Pune plant could manage to roll out over four lakh cars. The 400,000th car, which was rolled out was a Polo Highline for the domestic market, which came powered by a new 1.5-litre TDI engine. [...]

July 23 2014
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Toyota Kirloskar Motor foresees 6-7% sales growth this year

Toyota Kirloskar Motor launched couple of new products like next gen Corolla Altis and Etios Cross to serve the Indian auto market. The company during January-April period this year experienced decline in sales but gradually witnessed a marginal increase in May, thereby, expecting the sales to grow in future by 6-7% during 2014. [...]

July 23 2014
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Maserati limits annual production to 75,000 units to retain exclusivity

There is no limit to the steps taken by the big and luxury companies these days to retain the exclusivity of their product. The exclusivity can be seen in interiors, wheels, color or the design. Every carmaker these days has to deliver the product, which makes the buyer stand out of the crowd for which they pay huge sum of money to the luxury car manufacturers. [...]

July 23 2014
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Mitsubishi recalls Lancer sedans due to faulty airbags

The word 'recall' in the automotive industry has been used always and will never have an end. After car makers recalled their models like BMW, Ford, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Toyota and many others, Mitsubishi will also recall its vehicles due to faulty propellant fitted in Takata airbags. Hence, the recall of 2004 and 2005 Lancer sedans with Takata passenger- side airbags were recalled. [...]

July 23 2014
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Lapped - Mercedes Benz CLA 45 AMG on BIC

The fact that the 1991-cc AMG engine under the CLA45 AMG's hood has already made a lot of noise for being the most powerful inline-4 series production turbo engine, we were keen to get our hands on the CLA AMG and take it close to its limits to gauge the full potential of the 355 bhp powerplant. [...]

July 23 2014
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Mercedes Benz CLA 45 AMG launched at Rs. 68.50 lacs

German luxury carmaker Mercedes Benz has launched the CLA 45 AMG sports sedan in India at Rs. 68.50 lacs ex-showroom Delhi. The 5-door CLA 45 AMG is powered by Mercedes Benz' award winning 1991-cc engine that is the most powerful 4-cylinder series production engine in the World. [...]

July 21 2014
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Toyota Vios India bound?

As all Toyota cars, the Vios is also a practical car in the first place than anything else. Compared to the Indian Honda City, the Vios is 30mm shorter in length being 4,410mm but at the same time it is wider by 5mm at 1,700mm. The Malaysian version of the Vios is also shorter than the current Honda City in India by 20mm. [...]

July 21 2014
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Tata Motors appoints TML TRUCK RUS as new distributor in Russia

Tata Motors, India?s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, has announced the appointment of LLC ?TML TRUCK RUS? (Russia), as the official distributor of Tata Motors? commercial vehicles in the Russian Federation. The ?TML TRUCK RUS? will ensure the highest level of sales and service in the country. [...]

July 21 2014
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Audi India rolls out A3 Sedan from Aurangabad plant

Audi India has rolled out its Audi A3 from Aurangabad plant in the state of Maharashtra. The new Audi A3 is the six model which will be produced at the company?s plant in India, other being produced at this plant are the Audi A6, the Audi A4, the Audi Q5, the Audi Q7 and the Audi Q3.The Audi A3 Sedan is expected to be launched in India very soon. [...]

July 21 2014
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Tata Zest booking commences at Rs. 21,000

Tata Motors is all set to launch its upcoming sedan, Tata Zest in India this August. The company has started accepting booking for the Zest at a minimum booking amount of Rs. 21,000. The customers can also book the Zest on the company?s official website and can select between the two engine options, petrol and diesel. [...]

July 21 2014
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TVS Tyres conducts two-wheeler tyre safety camp in Badarpur

TVS TYRES has conducted two-wheeler tyre safety camp in Badarpur. The company's trained personnel will carry out Tyre assessment of more than 60 two wheelers (100 cc bikes) while giving maintenance and safety tips for two-wheeler owners. The Product range showcased is 2.75-18 Jumbo GT & Jumbo PT, 4.00-8 Gaya & 4.50-10 Toofan. [...]

July 21 2014
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VRDE inaugurates ABS test facility in Ahmednagar

As the number of accidents is increasing day by day, ABS as a feature is very important safety equipment for an automobile. Therefore, the unit of Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) named as Vehicle Research and Development Establishment (VRDE) in Ahmednagar recently inaugurated the new ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) testing facility. [...]

July 21 2014
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Skoda launches eight Black Edition models in a single day

Skoda Auto has launched eight models in a single day with 'Black Edition' theme. This Black Edition model will be available on every single car on sale in International markets with black or white body paint. The Skoda Citigo, Roomster and Rapid will be offered in black paint whose price is worth Rs. 1.23 lacs extra and Rs. 3.30 lacs for additional features. The customers also get benefits of Rs. 1.77 lacs for different models. [...]

July 21 2014
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Delhi wins MyCityMyZest contest

Tata Motors has concluded the MyCityMyZest twiitter contest with tweets from Delhi being the highest. Around 61,156 tweets by 1,120 people have been recorded which resulted in Delhi winning the contest. The city will witness the first exclusive preview of the upcoming sedan, the Zest from Tata Motors. [...]

July 18 2014
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Ferrari shuts its operation in India temporarily

Distributors these days are creating a havoc situation for the auto manufacturers resulting in affected sales, after sales services and customer relationships. This problem doesn?t restrict to the mass carmakers but to the luxury carmakers as well. After hearing complains from Nissan?s dealership centre, Nissan Hover Automotive, marketing and distributing partner resulting in the company taking full control on these functions. [...]

July 18 2014
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Nissan Evalia facelift launched at Rs. 8.49 lacs

Nissan Motors India has silently launched its MPV Evalia facelift in the country with a starting price of Rs. 8.49 lacs. The Evalia facelift looks refreshed and attractive than before. The major change on the exteriors is the new front grille with Nissan logo in the centre. [...]

July 18 2014
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New Skoda Fabia sketch revealed, to launch early 2015

Like the first impression always creates a first image, the first sketch of the car gives the idea for the future design as well. The new Skoda Fabia sketch has been revealed which will make its first appearance at the Paris Motor Show in October this year. [...]

July 18 2014
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Maruti Suzuki signs MoU with Muthoot for 100% finance option

Maruti Suzuki India signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Muthoot Group to provide 100% finance option to its customers. The MoU was signed between the VP, sales of Maruti Suzuki, Tarun Garg and MD of Muthoot Group, George Alexandar to provide the benefit with such as ?Muthoot Maruti Gold to Car Scheme? (MMG). [...]

July 18 2014
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BMW recalls 16 lac units of 3 series worldwide

BMW, the German car manufacturer, is recalling its models due to defective airbag inflator. The company has announced to recall around 16 lakh units of its sedan, BMW 3 Series worldwide because of the defective Takata airbag. [...]

July 17 2014
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BMW India launched 1 Series M performance Limited Edition

It?s no end from the luxury automaker side in providing different models to the customers from time to time. BMW India yet again has made its all-new BMW 1 Series M performance limited edition available to the Indian market. The BMW 1 Series was unveiled by Sachin Tendulkar and Armaan Ebrahim in September last year. [...]

July 17 2014
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Audi celebrates 25th anniversary of its TDI engine

After the successful years with the TDI engine technology, Audi, the luxury carmaker, is celebrating the 25th anniversary with the 2014 A7 3.0 TDI Competition model. Originally, this technology was introduced at the 1989 Frankfurt Motor Show in a version of the Audi 100 sedan, the TDI engine produces 120 PS of power and 265 Nm of torque. [...]

July 17 2014
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Mahindra offers exciting scheme for Bank Employees

With the motto of increasing the sales number, the auto companies are offering discounts and benefits for the customers. Mahindra & Mahindra, the Indian auto major, has also come up with a special discount scheme especially for the bank employees where the bank employees gets up to INR 26,000 discounts/benefits on purchase of Mahindra four-wheeler range of vehicles. [...]

July 17 2014
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Scania delivers Metrolink bus coaches in Chennai

Scania India, a commercial vehicle manufacturer, has dispatched its first Metrolink bus to Parveen Travels in Chennai. Along with this, the company has also inaugurated its first authorized dealership and service outlet in the state which is owned by SDR Auto Pvt. Ltd. [...]

July 17 2014
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Hyundai : The Empty Car Convoy

The Empty Car Convey is Hyundai's attempt to showcase future technologies like ASCC(Advanced Smart Cruise Control), AEB(Automatic Emergency Braking System), and LKAS(Lane Keep Assist System) to the new Hyundai Genesis 2015, which makes the car safe on the roads. [...]

July 16 2014
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Smart features for next-gen smart cars

Cars, just like other electrical and communication devices, are becoming smarter and smarter everyday. We have also learnt that future cars will not only run on hybrid energy and alternate fuels, but will also drive themselves. While we wait for such an era to dawn upon us, we ourselves will have to get used to some of the features that those cars would offer us. [...]

July 16 2014
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HCIL announces to replace Passenger Side Air Bag inflator of Accord and CR-V

Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) has announced that it will replace the Passenger Side Air Bag inflator of 1,085 units of Honda Accord and 252 units of Honda CR-V which were manufactured in the year 2003 & 1 unit of CR-V manufactured in year 2002 as part of Honda?s global recall regarding a defect related to passenger air bag announced in June 2014. [...]

July 16 2014
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Mahindra Adventure wins 'Rally of Coimbatore 2014'

Mahindra Adventure, a unique concept to showcase the off-roading capabilities of Mahindra vehicles, on the Mahindra XUV500 has won the 'Rally of Coimbatore 2014'. After winning the first round of the IRC, the Rally of Maharashtra, team Adventure now has secured the first and the third positions in the Rally of Coimbatore. [...]

July 16 2014
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Crash tests will be made mandatory in India soon

The government of India will soon make it mandatory for all the automakers to equip their cars with safety feature like ABS, Airbags and that every car in the country should undergo stringent crash test before they are made available to the customers. [...]

July 16 2014
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Aston Martin unveils V12 Vantage S Roadster

Aston Martin, the British car maker, has announced its new V12 Vantage S Roadster sports cars which shares its design cues from its sibling V12 Vantage S Coupe such as ventilated hood, carbon fiber components and black or titanium silver accents. The V12 Vantage S Roadster is also said to be the fastest and most capable roadster till date. [...]

July 16 2014
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Michelin India announces Drivers Wanted 2014 contest

Michelin has announced the ?Drivers Wanted 2014? contest in India where four lucky winners will get an all-expense paid trip to Malaysian Sepang International F1 Circuit in August 2014 along with more than 500 Michelin customers, journalists and social media commentators from 16 countries. [...]

July 15 2014
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Volkswagen India launches the new Polo at Rs. 4.99 lacs

Volkswagen India has launched the new Polo for the Indian market starting at Rs. 4.99 lacs. The new Volkswagen Polo will be available with three-cylinder 1.2-litre MPI, four-cylinder 1.2-litre TSI and the all new four-cylinder 1.5-litre TDI engines. As rated by NCAP, the new Polo has achieved a 4-Star NCAP safety rating for adult occupant protection. [...]

July 14 2014
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Kawasaki launches Ninja ZX-14R Limited Edition

To celebrate 30 years of Ninja 900 in the country, Kawasaki has launched the Limited Edition Ninja ZX-14R on the occasion of its 30th Anniversary. The Ninja ZX-14R will be limited to 300 units only which will be offered in the same color - Firecracker Red and Metallic Gray stone. [...]

July 14 2014
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Hero MotoCorp launches Passion Pro TR in India

Hero MotoCorp India has quietly launched the Passion Pro TR in India which was first unveiled at the 2014 Auto Expo. The power to the Passion Pro TR comes from the same tried and tested 97.2cc engine which produces 7.8PS of power at 7,500 rpm and 8.04Nm of torque at 4,500 rpm. [...]

July 14 2014
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E-rickshaws to be out of boundation of Motor Vehicles Act

The battery operated E-rickshaws recently have been in the news of dishonoring the rules of Motor Vehicles Act. Now on, all the battery-operated vehicles with engines of up to 650kW are likely to be out of the boundation of Motor Vehicles Act as appealing in the proposal by the road transport ministry. [...]

July 14 2014
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Honda's CB300F launched in the US market at USD 3,999

Honda released the sketches of the CB300F at the beginning of the year, now the company has unveiled the CBR300R naked version in the US. The recent news from the company is the official launch of the CB300F in the US market which carries a price tag of USD 3999 (approx. INR 2.4 lakhs). [...]

July 14 2014
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Maruti Suzuki launches Ritz Elate Limited Edition

Maruti Suzuki India has launched the Limited Edition Ritz Elate with an additional cost of Rs. 20,000 over the regular model. The Ritz Elate will be available in both petrol and diesel variants. The Ritz Elate will be available in limited numbers and is a body kit with added features and styling. [...]

July 14 2014
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Mercedes-Benz aired first Indian TVC of CLA 45 AMG

Hitting the roads this July 22nd, Mercedes-Benz, the German carmaker is not planning small but big enough to promote India?s first ?Compact Performance Sedan?. Recently, the company released its first ever India-specific AMG TV commercial, which is titled as ?Ah My God? to promote the AMG car. [...]

July 14 2014
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Self Driving Cars - Safety Features and Contemplation

We know that Google has been testing self-driving cars that have logged lakhs of kilometers without having crashed and manufacturers like Nissan are sure that such cars can hit the market as soon as 2020. There have also been studies that have blamed human error as the major cause of a car-crash. [...]

July 14 2014
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Audi India to launch A3 on 7th August

Audi India is all set the launch its entry-level compact luxury sedan ? Audi A3, on 7th August 2014. The Audi A3 will be placed against the already ruling the segment ? the Mercedes-Benz B-Class, BMW 1 Series and the Volvo V40 Cross Country. [...]

July 14 2014
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Mahindra & Mahindra launched e2o in Bermuda

Mahindra & Mahindra with its electric car, e2o is trying to cater to the different countries so as to spread the electric vehicles among the consumers. The company recently launched its e2o electric car in Hamilton, Bermuda with a price tag of 22,995 (INR 13.82lakhs, ex-showroom). [...]

July 11 2014
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Exclusive Short Drive - New VW Polo 1.5 TDI

The engine is a refined unit and drive-pleasure is something that reaches the next level with the new Polo. The best part is that even the diesel Polo feels light on its feet and it's the low-end torque only that convinces you that ..... [...]

July 11 2014
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Skoda honored with 'Carmaker of the Year' award

It?s a celebration time for all the car makers around the globe as the sales figures have been rising steeply for one and all, be it luxury car maker or the mass producers. After Mercedes-Benz, Bentley, Jaguar Land Rover recorded highest ever sales in the 2014 first quarter, the Czech car manufacturer, Skoda isn?t behind in making another record-breaking sales. [...]

July 11 2014
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2015 Audi TT and TT S prices announced in Germany

The luxury car maker, Audi has announced the prices of its 2015 Audi TT and TT S model in the German market. With their authentic design and the unparalleled qualities delivered with the improved power to weight ratio contributes to the remarkable models added to the Audi?s portfolio. [...]

July 11 2014
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Video - Lamborghini Crash in Delhi

At some point of time, we all use the valet facility at any five star. But this Lamborghini owner will not only repent why he gave his precious car to the valet, but will never ever trust on any valet service next time onwards. Here's a CCTV footage of the video that shows at what speed the Lambo crashed. [...]

July 10 2014
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Review - BMW 7-Series 730Ld

The 7-Series is the flagship model of the Bavarian auto manufacturer, BMW. The current generation is the fifth and the model under review is a facelift of the same to keep the 7-Series fresh in the Indian market. While you may call it a facelift, BMW has revised the interiors, engine, entertainment package, the overall height and much more to sustain an arduous competition from German rivals. [...]

July 10 2014
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BMW and Daimler join hands to build Wireless Car Charging System

BMW India and Daimler have joined hands in the development of the wireless car charging system in India. In India, there are not enough charging station faced which will now help people to go for electric vehicles and which in turn will save fossil fuels and reduce the pollution in the country. [...]

July 10 2014
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Jaguar Land Rover records strongest ever half year sales

Jaguar Land Rover has recorded its strongest ever half year sales by selling 240,372 units of vehicles between January to June 2014. The company has registered a growth of 14% as compared to the same period last year. JLR has delivered more vehicles in the past six months than in the whole of 2010. [...]

July 10 2014
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Renault India launches Duster Second Anniversary Edition at Rs. 8.88 lac

Renault India, the French automaker, has been successful in reaching one-lakh units mark of its popular SUV ? Duster, in less than two years time. On the occasion of first anniversary, the company had launched the one lakh limited edition Duster model in June last month. Now the company has launched another edition of the Duster to celebrate the second anniversary in India ?the Duster Second Anniversary Edition. [...]

July 10 2014
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Hyundai's four dealerships terminated in South India

Hyundai Motor India has shut the doors of four of its dealerships in South India due to the poor quality of services. The company?s dealership in Madurai (SKBR Hyundai), Vellore (Susee Hyundai), Salem (Ramani Hyundai) and Coimbatore (Suryabala Hyundai) are being shut down. [...]

July 10 2014
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Fiat Punto facelift AMT launched in Indonesia

When the Fiat Punto Evo facelift is set to launch anytime in the Indian market, the company recently launched its hatchback, 2014 Punto in Indonesia (unlike the upcoming Indian Punto) at a starting price of IDR 249 million (Rs. 12.80 lakhs approx.). [...]

July 09 2014
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Suzuki slashes Inazuma prices by Rs.51,000 in Indonesia

With the automakers offering discounts on the stocked products, the facelift models arriving of the existing models and the enormous slashing of the price of the unsold products are the various ways adopted by the automakers in order to increase their sales number. [...]

July 09 2014
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Tata Motors to offers Zest, Bolt & Nano in European markets

Tata Motors, as an automaker has always tried its best to deliver the refine products to its buyers. With the time not favoring the company, Tata Motors is again trying with its efforts of reshaping the brand image and improvise on the customer?s perception about Tata cars in their minds. [...]

July 08 2014
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Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class with Multibeam LED Lightning system

In today?s world, everything is getting advanced, be it automotive industry. The cars, features and even lights have upgraded to a much advanced level than before to provide the best of the services to the buyers. Gone are the days when the cars had normal headlamps but today?s luxury cars are featuring LED headlamps. [...]

July 08 2014
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DICV commences production of LHD FUSO trucks

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) has started the production of Left-Hand Drive (LHD) FUSO trucks at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Oragadam. These LHD trucks will be exported to international markets like Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. [...]

July 08 2014
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Nissan India to launch Leaf electric vehicle soon

Nissan India is planning to launch the Leaf in India. Nissan Leaf produces zero-emission and is an all-electric vehicle and comes with lithium-ion battery pack placed in the centre. The batteries are 95% recyclable and can cover a maximum distance of 124 miles or 199 kms when fully charged. [...]

July 08 2014
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Hyundai Grand i10 crosses 1 lakh mark in10 months span

Within just 10 months of its launch, Hyundai Grand i10 has crosses one lakh mark in India. This small car has been considered in the list of top 5 best selling car in India and has also been considered as the fastest car to reach such a sales level in no time. [...]

January 01 1970
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Nissan to launch GT-R in India soon

Nissan India, as a part of its brand building strategy, will launch its performance flagship model - GT-R in India. On contemplating for the past few years for the launch of GT-R in India, the company now feels the right time that the country should get the iconic two-door sports coupe. [...]

July 07 2014
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Honda Mobilio to launch on 23rd July

Honda Cars India is all set to launch its upcoming MPV - Honda Mobilio , on 23rd July 2014. The company recently declared that the Mobilio would be launched in New Delhi on July 23 while on July 24 it will be launched in the Mumbai. [...]

July 07 2014
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Locally manufactured Jaguar XJ sedan priced at Rs. 92.10 lakhs

Without a doubt, the company?s first locally manufactured car had a reason for a celebration and therefore, Jaguar India recently hosted a customer centric event in Pune. The luxury XJ saloon carries a starting price of Rs 92.10 lakhs for the Premium Luxury variant and Rs 98.69 lakhs for the Portfolio variant. [...]

July 07 2014
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Hyundai Grand i20 - Expected Details

After the "Grand" success of Grand i10, Hyundai has ambitious plans for the i20 as well. From the images leaked by Autocar India, the Hyundai Grand i20 appears to be a larger version of the Grand i10, especially when it comes to the side-silhouette. [...]

July 07 2014
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Yamaha India aims to achieve 8 lakh mark by 2014

With the aim of expanding its manufacturing capacity in the country, India Yamaha Motors Pvt. Ltd. has signed an agreement with Tamil Nadu government to set up its new manufacturing plant in the state. This will give a tough competition to its rivals like Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto and TVS Motors. [...]

July 07 2014
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Toyota launches Avanza MPV at AED 54,900

After India-made Maruti Suzuki Ertiga launched in the UAE, Toyota has also launched its Avanza in the UAE market. Placed below Toyota?s Innova in the global portfolio, the 7-seater MPV is manufactured at Daihatsu plant in Indonesian from where it will be made available in the UAE market. [...]

July 07 2014
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India-made Maruti Suzuki Ertiga enters UAE market

The MPV segment in the UAE has been growing at notable rate, which showed a growth of 28% last year. Maruti Suzuki has also expanded its MPV business in the UAE market by launching the Suzuki Ertiga at a starting price of AED 49,900 (around Rs. 8.10 lakhs). [...]

July 07 2014
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Upcoming VW Polo - Images

German carmaker, Volkswagen will launch the facelifted VW Polo hatchback in India on 15th July. The manufacturer has therefore started to accept bookings and cars have started to dispatch from the plant to the dealerships in the country. [...]

July 05 2014
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Tata's Revotron engine to offer 3 drive modes

Both the Zest and Bolt are extremely important products for Tata in India and to a certain extent will decide the company's future. While Tata has been mostly relying on the diesel variants of its cars to cash-in, this will be the first time the Indian car manufacturer will rely so heavily on a petrol engine. [...]

July 03 2014
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Anish Shah of GE Capital to join Mahindra

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) has appointed Anish Shah as President ? Group Special Projects from August 1, 2014. He will also be inducted into the Group Executive Board. Before joining Mahindra, Anish was President and Chief Executive Officer for GE Capital India. [...]

July 03 2014
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Toyota launches Etios Xclusive Limited Edition at Rs. 5,98,140 lakhs

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. has launched the new Etios Xclusive limited Edition, known for its Quality, Durability and Reliability. The company will produce only 900 exclusive units which will be on sale across the country. The bookings for the sedan have commenced from today and the deliveries will begin from 11th July 2014. [...]

July 03 2014
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Honda City prices increased

Honda Car India Limited has increased the prices of its bestselling C-segment sedan, the Honda City in India. The company saw a growth of 75% in June 2014 with Honda City contributing over 7,700 units out of total domestic sales of 16,000+ cars. [...]

July 03 2014
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Renault India price hiked by 1%

Even when the buyers are happy about the continuation of the excise benefits, it is still likely that some of their dream car can still become a costly affair to buy. After Ford has increased the price of EcoSport marginally, effective July 1 2014. [...]

July 03 2014
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Force Motors sponsors Rainforest Challenge India

Force Motors has announced that it will be the Title Sponsor of Rainforest Challenge India - ?Force Gurkha RFC India 2014?. The company will promote its Extreme Off-Roader Vehicle, ?Force Gurkha?, and will launch it in September this year. [...]

July 02 2014
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Two-Wheeler's Sales Figures for June 2014

The two-wheeler segment in Indian auto industry has performed quite well during June 2014. Let's look at the sales summary of the two-wheeler manufacturers in India and how they have performed during the month. [...]

July 02 2014
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Mahindra Reva organized e20 Rally in Bangalore

There was a time when Bangalore was known as the Green City. With the passage of time, the city is surrounded and choked by the populating gases with around 1.6 lakh trees been cut down in the name of urbanization development. With such scenarios, people in Bangalore have started considering buying electric vehicles over other fuel (petrol and diesel). [...]

July 02 2014
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Ford EcoSport assembly begins in Vietnam

Ford Motors has started assembling its compact SUV, EcoSport at its Vietnamese plant in Hai Duong. With its kits being sourced from Thailand, Hai Duong becomes the company?s fifth plant to built EcoSport after facilities available in Chennai (India), Chongqing (China), Camcari (Brazil) and Rayong (Thailand). [...]

July 01 2014
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Daimler begins export of new FUSO trucks to Indonesia

Daimler India has started exporting its robust DICV-made FUSO trucks to Indonesia, which is being the key strategic market in the continent. FUSO is the market leader in the country and has a market share of 45.4%. The company has sold over 280,000 units of trucks in Indonesia across light-medium and heavy duty segments. [...]

July 01 2014
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Jaguar F-Type available for rent in Europe

Earlier we wrote about Mercedes-Benz India offers two of its luxury sedans C -Class and E-Class on rent for Rs. 6,500 and Rs. 9,500 per day respectively. Now the Jaguar, a British car manufacturer, is also offering its F-Type coupe on rent only in the European markets. [...]

July 01 2014
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New Ford Endeavour based on Everest Concept to launch late 2015

With every company adopting the idea of locally assembling the parts in order to keep the price competitive, Ford, the American automaker, has also planned to launch its new SUV - Endeavor in India by late 2015 which will be assembled locally to increase its sales and give a tough competition to the likes of Toyota Fortuner, Hyundai Santa Fe and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport in the country. [...]

June 30 2014
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Made-in India Hyundai Eon reaches Sri Lanka at INR 10.1 Lakhs

The Indian- made Hyundai Eon just doesn't serve the Indian market now, it has reached the shores of Sri Lankan market at a starting price of 2.195 million Sri Lankan Rupee (INR 10.1 lakhs). This small hatch is exported from the Hyundai?s Chennai plant and sold with the help of its local distributor Hyundai Lanka Private Limited in the country. [...]

June 30 2014
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Review - Yamaha Alpha

Yamaha recently realized the market potential for scooters in India. The company has set out targeting each of its products towards a set of buyers. The Ray Z is for men, the Ray for women and third, the Alpha is presented as a 'family scooter'. [...]

June 30 2014
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Hyundai offering discount benefits to government employees

In order to boost the sales, South Korean carmaker, Hyundai recently announced a new campaign 'price of India'. The company under this scheme is offering a benefit of up to Rs.30,000 to the government employees including the central government and state government along with the PSUs and public sector bank employees on buying a new Hyundai car. [...]

June 30 2014
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Yamaha FZ V2.0 launched at Rs. 76,250

We have earlier reported that the Yamaha Motors India is planning to launch the FZ series of bikes with MPFi engine. Now the company has finally launched two new models of the Yamaha FZ series - FZ version 2.0 and FZ-S version 2.0 in India. Both the bikes are mounted with a newly designed air-cooled 149cc 4-stroke, SOHC, single cylinder fuel injected engine. [...]

June 30 2014
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McLaren unveils 650S GT3 supercar at Goodwood

With the honor of collecting 3 championship titles, 51 race victories and 71 podiums have finished till now, McLaren, the British supercar maker?s 12C GT3 from the last three years has been representing marque in competitions. But now the scenario seems to have changed as McLaren recently revealed its latest racing equipment, the McLaren 650 S GT3 at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed. [...]

June 30 2014
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Volvo cars to have Android Auto based on SPA

Volvo Cars will add Android Auto app to its next generation of cars which will be available to drivers through its new ground-breaking user interface. For this, the company has joined the Open Automotive Alliance which will bring together one of the world?s most progressive car companies and the world?s most popular smartphone platform, developed by Google. [...]

June 28 2014
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Garmin's new PNDs get unprecedented features

Known for its satellite navigation systems globally, Garmin's 2014-range of PNDs (Portable Navigation Devices) is equipped to do all this and more. The company has launched 3 PNDs, nuvi 55LM, nuvi 65LM and n?vi 2567LM at Rs.10,990, Rs.14,990, and Rs.17,990 respectively. [...]

June 27 2014
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Ford India offers Free Monsoon Ready Service Camp

As the monsoon plans to greet the entire Indian subcontinent soon, automakers in India are gearing up to start camps and service schedules to keep their vehicles in top-notch condition. As we know, driving in the monsoon is a little tricky than ususal, maintaining cars is also a must in this weather. [...]

June 27 2014
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Volkswagen Polo facelift to launch on 15th July

Volkswagen India is all set to launch the facelift Polo this July which will come with cosmetic changes and updates features. Many spy shots of the hatch were also spied in the country which revealed its interiors as well as the exteriors. [...]

June 27 2014
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Mercedes-Benz to produce CLA at Nissan's Mexico Plant

With the aim of either sharing the investment or sharing one's plant to produce another company's vehicle, the trend of two companies coming in a joint venture to produce a particular vehicle is on the go. On the same lines, Daimler, a German multinational automotive corporation, will soon approve the production of the Mercedes-Benz product at the Nissan production plant in Mexico. [...]

June 26 2014
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2015 Ford Edge officially revealed

Ford Motors, an American car manufacturer, have officially unveiled the second generation Ford Edge. The 2015 Ford Edge is expected to launch early next year which has been completely redesigned and will feature a host of enhancements. [...]

June 25 2014
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Ferrari First Tailor- Made Centre opened in Shanghai

Ferrari has opened a centre in Shanghai, China, to offer tailor-manufactured personalized cars to the customers in the city. To mark the center's inauguration, the company launched two of its new products - special edition of the F12 Berlinetta and the FF. [...]

June 25 2014
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Yamaha India to hire women workforce for its new Chennai plant

Yamaha Motor India has been following the principle of Right to Equality when it comes to hiring workforce. With the company?s initiative started in 2012 in association with the Government of UP in organizing a special program, which offered 3 years job training for women, provided a technical college degree after which they can opt as a full time employee with the company. [...]

June 25 2014
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Ford China opens 88 new dealerships in single day

Ford Motors, an American automaker, is trying to have a lead in this competitive market by extending its presence that was untouched till date. This will not only increase the sales but also help in providing with superior services and job opportunities to the local people. [...]

June 25 2014
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Honda Mobilio India Trailer Film aired

Honda Cars India has already started promoting the upcoming MPV, the Mobilio, at many shopping malls in major cities across the country. Adding to this, the Japanese giant has come up with another promotional campaign, a two and a half minute trailer film, starring the famous Bollywood Host and comedian, Kapil Sharma. [...]

June 25 2014
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Toyota Reveals Exterior, Japan Price of Fuel Cell Sedan

Toyota unveiled the concept of its hydrogen fuel cell sedan at the Tokyo Motor Show last year, has now revealed the exteriors and Japan pricing of the sedan. Toyota will first launch the sedan in Japan, followed by the launches in the U.S. and European markets by 2015. [...]

June 25 2014
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Honda recalls Accord sedan in India

Yet another car manufacturer, Honda Cars India, will be recalling the Honda Accord sedans which were manufactured between August 2000 and December 2005 worldwide. This is due to a faulty airbags that could explode in certain situations. There are around 2 lakhs of vehicles will are being recalled in India and around one million units in North America and Japan. [...]

June 25 2014
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Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG to launch soon

After launching the Edition 1 of its hatchbacks - A-Class and B-Class, Mercedes-Benz India is now planning to another AMG model to its AMG portfolio in India. The three pointed star, has updated its Indian website by adding CLA 45 AMG model and the technical specification of the car. [...]

June 24 2014
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Mahindra Reva to use Tesla Technologies for Electric Vehicles

In India, the electric car makers don?t seem to be interested in investing and bring their technology in the Indian market, as the population here is not very keen to accept such vehicles. In India, electric automaker, Mahindra & Mahindra have been searching for opportunities to broaden and acquire the segment on Indian roads. [...]

June 24 2014
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Pulsar Mania Week to start on 25th June in Mumbai

Bajaj Auto is organizing the ?Pulsar Mania Week? to celebrate Pulsar Maniacs in Mumbai. The event will start on 25th June 2014 with a decorated Caravan travelling across various locations in the city distributing free Carnival passes, offering Test Drives and showcasing the New Look Pulsars between 25th to 28th June. [...]

June 24 2014
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Mercedes-Benz India launches Edition 1 of A-Class, B-Class

Mercedes-Benz India launched the A-Class and B-Class one year ago. To celebrate the first anniversary of the duo, the German car maker has finally launched the limited editions of its hatchbacks ? A-Class and B-Class. The limited editions of the cars are called Edition 1 which will be limited to only 100 units per model. [...]

June 24 2014
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Hero Leap hybrid scooter to be launched in 2015

The auto makers in India are expanding their portfolio by including hybrid vehicles in the country. A car manufacturer like Toyota Kirloskar Motors already offers its hybrid vehicles in India namely ? Toyota Prius and Toyota Camry Hybrid. [...]

June 24 2014
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Honda pips Maruti Suzuki as most fuel efficient carmaker in India

A country like India is obsessed with ?Kitna Deti Hain?? tagline or mileage rather than the giving more weightage to the price, engine or features of a car. Due to this, the car manufacturers in India are coming up with latest technologies to make their cars more fuel efficient than others in the market. [...]

June 23 2014
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Bajaj Pulsar SS400 Caught Testing at Rohtang Pass

Bajaj Pulsar SS400 (Super Sport 400) and the Bajaj CS400 semi-cruiser concept were unveiled by Bajaj at the 2014 Auto Expo. According to Mr. Srinivas.K, President of Bajaj?s motorcycle business, the Super Sport 400 will be launched this year. [...]

June 23 2014
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Yamaha joins hands with Dream Runners Foundation

Yamaha Motor India in association with Dream Runners Foundation has flagged off the Dream Runners Half Marathon 2014 (DRHM 2014) at Elliot Beach, Chennai on Sunday, 22nd June 2014. The marathon was organized to support SNEHA (Suicide Prevention Helpline), a Chennai based NGO that fights against mental depression and prevention of suicides. [...]

June 23 2014
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Hyundai Tucson 'The Walking Dead Edition' revealed

It?s great news for the die-hard fans of the hit ?The Walking Dead? series. With the Hyundai special edition Tucson completely dedicated to the post-apocalyptic horror drama series, one can get the experience of walking in the dead series scene surviving through the Zombies. [...]

June 23 2014
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Escalation in vehicle prices from July

With the new Modi-led government into action, buying a new vehicle can be a pricey affair than before. The excise duty cut on vehicles which was announced by the previous government in an effort to help the industry cope up from the economic slowdown is going to expire on 30th June. [...]

June 23 2014
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2016 Skoda Superb sketches revealed in Beijing

Skoda Auto has recently revealed an official sketch of its next gen Skoda Superb in an event held at Czech Republic embassy in Beijing, China. The sketch carries cues of Skoda's new design language based on the Vision C Concept that was showcased at the Geneva Motor Show in March this year. [...]

June 23 2014
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Suzuki Motorcycle registers 15,000 bookings for Let's

Earlier we wrote about that the Suzuki Motorcycle India has started accepting the bookings for its Let?s automatic scooter in April. The company has now recorded around 15,000 units of bookings since its launch tin May this year. The company?s had set a target of 5 lakh units sales in the current fiscal year, and by seeing the response of the customers, it will become easier for the company to achieve its target. [...]

June 23 2014
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Volkswagen to unveil Polo facelift in mid-July

The Volkswagen Polo has been an important model of Volkswagen?s Car portfolio in India as well as in other markets. The German car maker is all set to launch the Polo facelift, which is expected to go on sale in the country by mid-2014. [...]

June 20 2014
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Honda Mobilio bookings start at INR 50,000

As we have earlier said that the Honda Cars India have started displaying it?s soon to be launched seven-seater MPV, Honda Mobilio, at malls and dealerships across the country. The Japanese giant has now started accepting the bookings of the Mobilio at a booking amount of Rs. 50,000 at your nearest Honda dealerships. [...]

June 20 2014
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Ssangyong Hybrid Korando C EV-R showcased in Korea

With the rising fuel prices and increasing pollution level the country, car manufacturers these days are coming up with new hybrid and other eco-friendly vehicles. A car manufacturer like Toyota already offers Camry Hybrid and Prius Hybrid in India. [...]

June 20 2014
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Ford Motors' contribution to save water

Ford Motors India took an initiative to conserve water in an eco- friendly way. According to Ford?s 15th Annual Sustainability Report, the company?s target goal of reducing the per vehicle water use has been achieved two years ahead of what it was scheduled. [...]

June 20 2014
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Harley-Davidson India launches new H-D smart phone app

Harley Davidson India for the first time has launched a new H-D India smart phone application for iOS and Android smart phones in the country. The new app allows its customers to stay connected with the events, updates and other useful information about the motorcycle and the rides. [...]

June 19 2014
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Maruti Suzuki Installs Solar Power at its Manesar plant

Many Indian car manufacturers have started installing solar power roofs on their respective manufacturing plants and facilities. Yet another car maker, Maruti Suzuki India is also following the government?s vision of adopting and strengthening the usage of Solar Power in the country. [...]

June 19 2014
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Vespa releases its official TVC globally

Piaggio Vespa is always known for its uniqueness and exclusivity. Whether we talk in terms of pricing, designing or color, this sophisticated two-wheeler has set its standard level apart from the others in the market. [...]

June 19 2014
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Delhi Government take action against e-rickshaws in Delhi

Delhi Government is in the move to take strict action against the e-rickshaws moving around the capital of India. The government, city administration and traffic police have decided to clamp down on the manufacturers, dealers and operators who had failed to meet the three months deadlines of attaining few approvals. [...]

June 19 2014
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2015 Peugeot 508 facelift unveiled

Borrowing the design cues from the 108 and 308 models, Peugeot has revealed the new 2015 508 facelift which will be showcased at the forthcoming Moscow and Chengdu Motor Shows in August and later at the Paris Motor Show this year. [...]

June 19 2014
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Datsun Go Plus to rival Dzire, Amaze

Datsun has been off to a decent start with kickass pricing of the Go hatchback that now needs good support from sales and marketing to multiply sales numbers. In a recent conversation with the Head of Product Planning... [...]

June 18 2014
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2014 Nissan Sunny - First Drive Report

Launched in India in 2011, Nissan Sunny drew a lot of attention with its luxury-car rivaling rear room and cabin space. While the Sunny never had any inherent weaknesses, it was just the understated exteriors that made some buyers shy-away from this vastly practical mid-segment sedan. [...]

June 18 2014
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Skoda to launch facelifted Yeti by the end of 2014

Skoda India has launched the new versions of most of its products except the Yeti in India. Skoda Yeti has been on sale in few places in the global market and now the company is planning to launch to the yeti facelift in India by this festive season. [...]

June 18 2014
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Isuzu D-Max V-Cross Pickup Trucks launched in Malaysia

The Malaysian wing of Isuzu has launched the new D-Max V-Cross range of pickup trucks. The new D-Max V-Cross pickup is powered by a 3.0-litre 4JJ1-TCX diesel engine with VGS (Variable Geometry System) turbocharger and is based on the second-generation D-Max pickup trucks launched in Malaysia last year. [...]

June 18 2014
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Fiat organizes Monsoon Check-up Camp

Italian car manufacturer, FIAT has organizing a monsoon check-up camps for its valued customers. Since quite some time, the brand in the country failed to win hearts of the customers due to bad after-sales services. [...]

June 18 2014
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Honda records 2,500 bookings of City in Philippines

Honda Cars India launched the 2014 Honda City in India this year in January and later in April has launched the sedan to Indonesian and Philippines market. Since then, the Honda City is doing well in the market and was able to register 2,500 bookings. [...]

June 18 2014
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SIAM seeks support from Modi government to continue low excise duty

Due to the slowdown in the Indian auto industry and to continue low excise duty on vehicles, SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers) held a series of meeting with ministers of the new Modi-led government to discuss the continuation of the reduced excise duty on the vehicles, new foreign trade policy and to enhance the export incentives for the vehicles. [...]

June 18 2014
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Bentley Continental GT3-R introduced in UK

Bentley has introduced the limited edition Continental GT3-R which is inspired by the Continental GT3 race car. The Bentley GT3-R is now lighter in weight by 100kg than the Continental GT V8 S and now offers more power. [...]

June 17 2014
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TVS Max 125 launched in Indonesia

A blend of Indian commuters, the TVS Star City + and Phoenix 125, TVS Max 125 has reached the shores of Indonesia at the Jakarta Fair. The bike will be available in two variants- one for the urban environment and the other for an on-off road version to tackle rough terrain. [...]

June 17 2014
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GM working on 'Amber' project to increase its sales

General Motors is working on a project where the company will built three new products to increase its sales. For this, the US carmaker is working on a new project codenamed ?Amber? project, a new platform which will help in building three new car models in different segments ? a premium hatchback, a compact sedan and a compact SUV. [...]

June 17 2014
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MINI Launches MINI Direct Store on eBay

MINI brand in the UK has launched an online store on eBay which will provide its customers to buy MINI merchandise like apparel, luggage, kid?s toys and bike, accessories and parts online. The new MINI Store on eBay is called MINI Direct where around 1,300 items are listed. [...]

June 17 2014
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Hero Motocorp to enter US market by 2015 through EBR

Hero Motocorp?s international expansion spree is on the go. With recent news about them entering into Brazil, they are all set to grab another big one, this time being the US market where the company will enter the market by 2015 with the launch of Hero EBR. [...]

June 17 2014
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Audi launches A6 Spring Edition at Rs. 39.67 lakh

Few days back, the German automaker, Audi India launched the A4 Celebration Edition at Rs. 29.45 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi. Now the brand with the four rings has launched another edition of Audi A6 known as the A6 Spring Edition priced at Rs. 39.67 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. The Audi A6 Spring Edition is cheaper by Rs. 2.20 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi. [...]

June 17 2014
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Formula One World Champion, Michael Schumacher is back!

Formula One World Champion, Michael Schumacher met with a devastating ski accident in the French Alps on 29th December last year. The 45-years old champion had hit his head on a rock while skiing off piste where he was immediately taken to a hospital. He has been in come since then. [...]

June 16 2014
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Yokohama participated in Indian Rally Championship at Nashik

Japanese tyre manufacturer, Yokohama, for the first time had introduced its own team named ?Team Yokohama? for Indian Rally Championship (IRC). The company participated for the IRC which was held at Nashik from June 13-15, 2014 by the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India where the team colors were revealed during the first round itself. [...]

June 16 2014
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Royal Enfield inaugurates its new showroom in Manipur

Royal Enfield Motorcycles has inaugurated its new showroom in Imphal, Manipur known as Sanamahhi Motors. The new showroom, Sanamahhi Motors was inaugurated in the presence of Hemochandra Singh, Minister of PHED and Labour and Employment, who was the Chief Guest for the event where he also flagged off a Royal Enfield road show. [...]

June 16 2014
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Maruti Suzuki offers heavy discounts to gear-up the sales

Due to the economic slowdown, the auto industry has seen a great fall in the sales of the cars in the recent time. It has impacted drastically with customers not preferring to even think of buying new vehicles. Hence, companies are trying to offer discounts on various models whose sales are most affected. [...]

June 16 2014
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Suzuki Inazuma price slashed by Rs. 1 lakh

Japanese motorcycle maker, Suzuki Motorcycle India has slashed the price of its Inazuma motorcycle in India by Rs. 1 lakh. The Suzuki Inazuma which was launched in the country this year in January at Rs. 3.25 lakhs (on-road Delhi) is brought via CKD route and is assembled at the company?s Gurgaon plant. [...]

June 15 2014
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Review - Volvo S60

Volvo first launched the S60 in the year 2000, however it was the second generation that was globally introduced in 2010 that came to India. In the year 2013, Volvo showcased the 2014 S60 and polished its already striking looks to new highs. [...]

June 13 2014
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Honda Mobilio reaches Honda Training Centre

Honda is all set to take a shot at the budget MPV segment with the Mobilio that the Japanese carmaker plans to launch in the third week of July. As the launch nears, we've got an update that the Mobilio has reached Honda's training center where it will be introduced formally to Honda's sales staff. [...]

June 13 2014
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Hero MotoCorp to enter Brazil by 2016

Hero MotoCorp is trying to expand its footprints across the globe. The company has plans to enter Brazil by 2016 as it finds the increasing demand in the fast growth South American market. [...]

June 12 2014
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Increased Demand of Compact Sedan pushes Alto to third position

Maruti Suzuki Alto, the cheapest small car from Maruti Suzuki has been the hottest selling for the past two decades. We can now see the shift of growing preferences for more expensive cars where the recent reports states that, Alto has lost the number one position charm with big cars like DZire and Swift hatchback. [...]

June 12 2014
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Suzuki commences booking for the Gixxer in India

Suzuki Motorcycle India showcased the 150cc motorcycle, Gixxer, at the Auto Expo 2014 which is expected to roll out in the couple of months. The company will start dispatching the Gixxer at all its authorized dealership in the county. [...]

June 12 2014
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Tata Motors May sales declined by 24%

Tata Motors? total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in May 2014 declined by 24% with 37,525 units of vehicles sold as compared to 49,304 vehicles sold in May 2013. [...]

June 11 2014
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TVS Draken 250cc Street-Fighter concept showcased in Indonesia

After Draken-X21 concept received tremendous response at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, TVS Motors, one of the largest two-wheeler manufacturers in India, decided to showcase its newly developed concept in Jakarta in Indonesia, being one of the prime markets of TVS in the International markets. [...]

June 11 2014
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Jaguar Land Rover India enters Nagpur

Jaguar Land Rover has announced the opening of its first new showroom in Nagpur, Maharashtra. The new dealership in the city is spread over a total area of 50,000 sq.ft. and the state-of-the-art facility can display up to 8 cars. [...]

June 11 2014
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Mahindra First Choice Wheels records 50% growth in FY 2014

Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd. (MFCWL), India?s No.1 multi-brand certified used car company, has announced its sales growth for financial year 2014. The MFCW has registered a 50% growth in online sales through its eDiig platform, India?s leading automobile exchange platform. [...]

June 11 2014
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Ford Fiesta facelift arrives at dealership in Kerala

Ford Fiesta facelift will be launching by mid-June 2014 and the sedan has been spied several times in India. This time, the Ford Fiesta facelift spy shots have been shot at the company?s dealership in Kerala which revealed the exteriors and the interiors of the car. [...]

June 10 2014
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Rolls-Royce to enter Cambodian market soon

Rolls-Royce has entered Cambodian market, one of the poorest countries, by announcing to open its showroom in the country. The company has made an agreement with HGB Group Co. Ltd and the new showroom is expected to be opened next month. [...]

June 10 2014
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BMW delivers first eight BMW i8 to the customers

German car manufacturer, BMW has delivered first eight hybrid supercars, BMW i8 to the customers during a special event held at BMW Welt, Munich. The keys of the super cars were given to eight lucky customers by Roland Kruger, Head of Sales and Marketing, Germany along with Helmut Schramm, Head of Production Electric Vehicles at the company?s Leipzig plant. [...]

June 09 2014
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Dubai police adds another supercar to its super patrol cars? fleet

For the matter of safety to prevent any kind of crime, Dubai Police isn?t leaving any stone unturned when we talk about having the best of the vehicles in its fleet. Recently, one of the event showcased Dubai Police?s latest luxury additions in the form of a three- wheeler featuring all the needed requirements along with the signature of Dubai Police- colors of white with green accents. [...]

June 09 2014
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Harley Davidson design bikes specially for Women

The American iconic motorcycle maker, Harley Davidson has designed two bikes specially designed for women. These two bikes are namely ? Harley Davidson Street 500 and Harley Davidson Street 750 are the first new bikes especially for women in 13 years. [...]

June 09 2014
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Autocross 2014 - Maruti Suzuki tops 8 out of 10 categories

The inaugural edition of Maruti Suzuki Autocross was held at Yelahanka, Bangalore. Supernova Arena played host to the roaring engines, screeching car halts and cheers of excited fans who gathered to taste some action packed motorsports moments at the Maruti Suzuki Autocross. [...]

June 06 2014
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