Mahindra KUV100 Price – AutoPortal gets all the facts

The Mahindra and Mahindra Limited is launching their compact SUV the KUV 100 in a day or two. This sub-4 metre car has created a lot of interest among the prospective customers. Aimed at the young middle class customers the company has made sure that the car is a trendy one with affordable prices giving decent mileages. The launching date will be 15 More

Mahindra KUV 100: Specs & feature comparison with its likely rivals

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NEW DELHI: We are just 10 days away from what is a highly anticipated launch from Mahindra & Mahindra of KUV100, where 'KUV' stands for 'Kool Utility Vehicle.' While Mahindra calls it a compact SUV, it is expected to compete with the heavyweights in the hatchback segment. This would be only the second product ever in the Mahindra line-up to have a monocoque chassis, the first one being the XUV500. While XUV500 has proper SUV credentials, we expect KUV100 to be more tuned towards taming the...
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Toyota’s new R&D company hires technical team

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Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp's research and development company, Toyota Research Institute (TRI), said it hired a team of scientists and engineers to help drive research into artificial intelligence and robots. The world's top-selling automaker announced plans in November to set up TRI with a focus on developing artificial intelligence technologies such as self-driving cars. TRI also named John Roos, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, as chairman of an advisory board that will guide its ...
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US auto sales on pace for record year in 2015 after strong December

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DETROIT: Automakers on Tuesday reported strong US sales in December, indicating that 2015 would smash records, and most forecasters said the new year will be even better. General Motors Co said sales will end at 17.8 million vehicles on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis for the year, topping the previous record of 17.35 million vehicles in 2000 as low gasoline prices, easy credit and moderate economic growth boosted the industry. More:- http://auto.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/indust...
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Bajaj Auto sales marginally down in December

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NEW DELHI: Bajaj AutoBSE 0.32 % today reported a marginal decline in total sales in December at 2,89,003 units as against 2,89,244 units during the same month last year. However, motorcycle sales during the month increased by 1 per cent to 2,47,782 units as against 2,46,233 units in the same month in 2014, the company said in a regulatory filing. Bajaj Auto's commercial vehicles sales stood at 41,221 units compared with 43,011 units in the year-ago period, down 4 per cent. < .. Read more a...
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Hero Cycles sells record 6 lakh units in December

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NEW DELHI: Bicycle manufacturer Hero Cycles sold over six lakh units last month, an increase of 20 per cent as compared to December 2014. The sales registered in December 2015 is the highest one-month sale in the history of the bicycle industry by any cycle company in India, Hero Cycles said in a statement. "Riding on strong sales in rural and semi urban areas, and strong growth in the premium cycles segment, the company witnessed 20 per cent growth in month on month sales in .. Read more at:...
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Renault domestic sales zoom over two-fold in December

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NEW DELHI: Carmaker Renault India today said its domestic sales surged over two-fold last month to 10,292 units compared with 3,956 units sold in December last year. During the calender year, Renault India sold 53,847 units as against 44,849 units in the preceding year, registering a cumulative growth of 20.1 per cent. "With substantial efforts and developments on product, network and customer engagement, Renault India has entered a new phase of growth in India and is gearing .. Read more at:...
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Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: November 2015

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At first blush, November's sales totals may not look too rosy. With the top seven automakers reporting numbers, sales increased just 1.8 percent over November 2014. But November 2014 was a tough act to follow: The industry landed its second best sales month of 2014 in annualized terms, according to Autodata Corp. News from:- https://www.cars.com/articles/top-10-best-selling-cars-november-2015-1420682846814/
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Best 7-seater cars to buy in 2015/16

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Here is our list of the top 10 best 7-seater cars to buy, from MPVs to large SUVs and off-roaders If you’re looking for a 7-seater car to buy, you’ll be pleased to know the days of boring MPVs are long-gone as there is now a range of exciting SUVs and off-roaders on the market with seating for seven occupants. We have compiled a list of the top 10 best 7-seater cars to buy right now and it just highlights the wide choice available within the sector. All these cars have 7 seats, from the supe...
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Luxury cars get cheaper as makers line up models

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India has become a top-rated destination for luxury car production, as it plays host to Jaguar Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi. All of these added a string of models to their production lines. About two dozen luxury car lines get assembled in India of the marquee German and British brands, some of which are not produced anywhere else but in their home country. The increased localisation has led to a reduction of Rs 2 lakh to Rs 90 lakh in their sticker price, due to lower taxes. Most o...
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