Home Car reviews oi-Promeet Ghosh By Promeet Ghosh Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2021, 18:42 [IST] Rating: 3.5 Toyota and Suzuki entered into a partnership back in August 2019, with the aim of sharing products and also developing new technologies for the Indian market. Through this partnership, Toyota entered the premium hatchback segment in the Indian market by launching the Glanza, which was essentially a rebadged version of the Maruti Suzuki Baleno. After receiving a positive response for the premium hatchback, Toyota has now gone on to introduce the Urban Cruiser, the second product from the Suzuki-Toyota alliance. The new Toyota Urban Cruiser is based on the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. However, unlike the Glanza where the company just swapped logos, the new Urban Cruiser features a few external tweaks that make it look slightly different from the Vitara Brezza. We got our hands on the Toyota Urban … [Read more...] about Toyota Urban Cruiser Review (Road Test): Is It Different Or Better Than The Vitara Brezza?
Home Four wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2021, 17:06 [IST] MG Motor India announced the Hector production crossing the 50,000 units milestone mark in the country. The MG Hector is the brand's first offering to the Indian market, which has posted impressive sales numbers to cement the brand in the country. The milestone SUV rolled-out from the brand's facility in Vadodara, Gujurat has been manufactured by an all-women crew. The initiative has created a new benchmark while celebrating diversity with women leading the end-to-end production. In this first-of-its-kind development, women-only teams were involved in panel-pressing of sheet metal and welding operations to painting jobs. They also carry out the post-production test runs of the SUV rolling out of the production line. In the brand's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Halol, Gujarat, it features an … [Read more...] about MG Hector Production Cross 50,000 Units Mark: Milestone SUV Produced By All-Women Crew
Home Four wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2021, 15:12 [IST] Nissan India has confirmed that the bookings for the Magnite SUV have crossed the 40,000 units mark. The new milestone was achieved during the early weeks of February this year. The company has received an overwhelming response for the Magnite in the Indian market. A recent report from carandbike also revealed that the company has increased the production of Magnite SUV catering to the growing demand. Nissan has started a third-shift to increase production at its manufacturing facility that employs over 1,000 of its workforce. Mr Rakesh Srivastava, Managing Director, Nissan India speaking to the media publication confirmed the development and stated that the customers have appreciated the product. They have also liked the brand connect and they are willing to wait for their compact-SUV to arrive. He … [Read more...] about Nissan Magnite Bookings Cross 40,000 Units Mark: Production Increased To Meet The Demand
Home Two wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2021, 21:08 [IST] Chennai based two-wheeler manufacturer, Royal Enfield has increased the prices of its entry-level offering, the Bullet 350. The company has increased its prices for the second consecutive month. The Bullet 350 retro motorcycle was updated to meet the BS6 emission standard and retailed at a starting price of Rs 1.21 lakh. However, after consecutive price hikes, the motorcycle now retails at a starting price tag of Rs 1.30 lakh. All prices mentioned are ex-showroom (Delhi). The company has increased its prices by around Rs 3,500 across all variants of the Bullet 350 motorcycle. The top-spec electric-start variant Bullet 350X model retails at Rs 1.46 lakh, ex-showroom (Delhi). Here are the variant-wise new price details of the Bullet 350: Model Colour Old BS6 Price New BS6 Price … [Read more...] about Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Price Increase Announced Again: Here Is The Complete Price List
This follows a production stoppage in early February. A global shortage of semiconductors has paused production at numerous automotive plants, affecting nearly every facet of the industry. However, some makes and models face other supply chain issues, such as the Chevy Corvette C8 . The mid-engine Corvette has faced numerous delays and production stoppages since its introduction in July 2019, and it’s again facing yet another delay, and it’s tied to the transmission. According to a new The Detroit News report, General Motors will shutter production at its Bowling Green, Kentucky, plant where it builds the Corvette from March 1 through March 5. It’s the same problem that plagued the sports car back in early February – an issue with getting transmission parts. GM spokesperson David Barnas told the publication that it’s working closely with its suppliers to mitigate the production impact. The factory plans to return to its normal operations on Monday, March 8. Gallery: … [Read more...] about Chevy Corvette C8 Production Pauses Again Due To Supply Chain Issues