Home Four wheelers lekhaka-Athul z By Athul Z Updated: Monday, May 3, 2021, 18:06 [IST] Great Wall Motors' entry into the Indian market has taken a small detour from their initial plans. This change comes as the Government of Maharashtra has frozen all the investments of the Chinese automaker due to ongoing tensions between India and China. Previously, the Chinese automaker had planned a direct entry into the mainstream market with locally-assembled or manufactured cars. However, permissions for further investments have been frozen and delays in FDI approvals have hampered Great Wall Motors' strategy for India. As Great Wall Motors Initial plans to capture the Indian market have crumbled, they have now planned to approach the Indian market through niche segments with the launch of a D-segment SUV and B-segment electric hatchback. Both models will either come in as a CBU or CKD. We expect the upcoming B-segment … [Read more...] about Great Wall Motors Changes India Launch Plan: GWM To Import Cars Instead Of Making In India
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Home Four wheelers lekhaka-Athul z By Athul Z Updated: Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 18:59 [IST] Volvo has announced a price hike for all models except the recently introduced S60 sedan. depending on the model one chooses, the price hike goes up to Rs 2,00,000. This is the first time Volvo has decided to increase the prices of their vehicles in India since 2018 and the new prices are effective from 03 May 2021. The Volvo range now kick starts with the XC40 priced at Rs 41,25,000. Prices go all the way up to Rs 96,65,000 for the XC90 Recharge plug-in hybrid variant. The only other SUV in the Volvo line-up is the mid-size 5-seater SUV, the Volvo XC60 and it range starts from Rs 60,90,000. Volvo also sells two sedans in India, the S60 and the S90. While the former's range starts at Rs 45,90,000, the more premium S90 range starts at Rs 60,90,000. However, Volvo may have pulled the plug on the S90 temporarily as the luxury sedan … [Read more...] about Volvo India Price Hike: Volvo XC40, XC60, XC90 Prices Hiked By Upto Rs 2 Lakh
Home Two wheelers oi-Promeet Ghosh By Promeet Ghosh Published: Monday, May 3, 2021, 14:09 [IST] Like every other manufacturer, Bajaj Auto is also planning to expand its product portfolio in the country. Bajaj is currently selling a wide range of IC engines equipped motorcycles. However, the homegrown two-wheeler has trademarked two new names: Fluor and Fluir India. If these speculations turn out to be true, then we are expecting a new electric bike in Bajaj's EV line up. It has reserved these names for automobiles, land vehicles, two-wheelers, motorcycles, scooters, three-wheelers, electric vehicles, their parts, etc. Both the names that have been trademarked sound similar. However, it is quite early to comment on the new product from bajaj. Speaking about the electric vehicle from the company, the Bajaj Chetak EV. Recently, the company has increased the price of both variants of the electric scooter and the Bajaj … [Read more...] about Bajaj Auto Trademarks Fluor & Fluir Names In India: Could It Be An Electric Two-Wheeler?
Home Four wheelers lekhaka-Athul z By Athul Z Updated: Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 19:45 [IST] Bentley is gearing up to reveal its first-ever EV in 2025. Bentley has committed itself to phase out internal combustion engines completely to become an EV-only luxury car brand. The launch of an all-new electric SUV from Bentley will also lay the foundation for the brand's transition to becoming a complete luxury-EV manufacturer. Bentley has joined hands with Audi once again to develop the fully electric SUV in question. The new electric SUV from Bentley will make use of Volkswagen's Artemis Platform. However, Bentley states that they still have some concerns regarding the weight of the vehicle, as electric vehicles tend to be significantly heavier than their conventionally powered siblings. However, the brand is positive about the rapid advancements in EV technology, which may pave the way for lighter EVs with better … [Read more...] about First Electric Bentley To Be Revealed In 2025: Bentley To Become A Luxury EV Manufacturer
Home Four wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Published: Thursday, April 29, 2021, 12:17 [IST] The Chief Designer of Tata Motors, Pratap Bose has resigned from his post in the company. Pratap Bose is responsible for designing many successful cars in the brand's portfolio. The company states that Pratap is currently serving his notice period. An internal memo was circulated earlier this week within the Tata Group states, "Pratap Bose has decided to leave for better opportunities. He will proceed on leave for his remainder of (his) tenure." Martin Uhlarik, Head of UK Design Centre, Tata Motors will be taking over duties from Pratap Bose in the company. Mr Uhlarik has now been appointed as the Head of Design, Tata Motors with immediate effect. Pratap Bose was responsible for designing some of the important cars from the brand. This includes the Tiago, Tigor, Nexon, Harrier, Altroz and the all-new … [Read more...] about Pratap Bose Resigns As Tata Motors Design Head: Martin Uhlarik To Take Over As The New Design Chief