Hypercar TOYOTA - Toyota GR010 Hybrid 7. Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi, Jose Maria Lopez 8. Sebastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima, Brendon Hartley Toyota has been WEC's mainstay in the top class for several years and was 'rewarded' for its persistence by getting a clear run at three consecutive Le Mans wins, while preparing for the new Hypercar era with the GR010 Hybrid. In anticipation of fellow factory competition from the likes of Peugeot (2022) and Ferrari (2023) Toyota will once again be its own biggest rival, with an another intra-team battle anticipated between the world championship-winning #7 crew and the Le Mans winners in car #8, all of which remain on board for the new campaign. For Toyota, getting a handle on its all-new car, weeding out potential reliability issues, will be key in holding off the competition, particularly from Alpine. ALPINE - Alpine A480-Gibson 36. Andre Negrao, Nicolas Lapierre, Matthieu Vaxiviere Alpine steps up from LMP2 to … [Read more...] about WEC 2021 team-by-team season preview
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Land Rover has taken the wraps off the 2014 Discovery facelift which will receive its first public outing in a few days at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Land Rover has taken the wraps off the 2014 Discovery facelift which will receive its first public outing in a few days at the Frankfurt Motor Show. It's quite difficult to spot the exterior differences but Land Rover has modestly revised the front bumper, grille and headlights which now have different LED daytime running lights. Alloy wheels have also been redesigned while the "Land Rover" badging on the hood has been replaced by the "Discovery" lettering as seen on recent Range Rover models. Powering the 2014 Land Rover Discovery is the same 3.0-liter SDV6 with 256 HP (188 kW) at 4,000 rpm and 600 Nm (442 lb-ft) at 2,000 rpm, but the engine is now more eco-friendly as CO2 emissions have been reduced from 230 g/km to 213 g/km, while fuel consumption has been improved to 35.3 mpg UK (29.3 mpg US or 8 liters / 100 km). The … [Read more...] about 2014 Land Rover Discovery facelift officially unveiled
Home Two wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Published: Friday, April 30, 2021, 10:15 [IST] Bajaj Auto Limited has announced Rahul Bajaj has stepped down as the Non-executive Chairman of the company. He will end his duties from the roles on April 30, 2021. The company has appointed Niraj Bajaj as the new Chairman of Bajaj Auto Ltd. The company has also announced that Rahul Bajaj has been appointed as the Chairman Emeritus of Bajaj Auto. He will be serving in that position for a period of 5 years starting from May 1, 2021. According to the statement released by the company, Rahul Bajaj has decided to resign due to his age. He has been part of the company and driving force for five decades since the year 1972. In its official statement, Bajaj Auto said, "Rahul Bajaj has made a huge contribution to the success of the Company and the Group over the last five decades. Considering his tremendous … [Read more...] about Rahul Bajaj Resigns As Chairman Of Bajaj Auto: Niraj Bajaj To Take Over The Position
Home Two wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Published: Thursday, April 29, 2021, 16:35 [IST] Electric motorcycle manufacturer, Revolt Intellicorp has raised Rs 150 crore. According to the company, the latest funding will help in sales expansion to 35 cities across the country. The latest funding has been backed by RattanIndia Enterprises. After the latest funding, Rattan India Enterprises will hold an equity share in the company. Also, Rajiv Rattan will join as non-executive chairman of the board of the company. Apart from sales expansion in India, the company is also looking to expand its reach to South Asian markets. Revolt Intellicorp electric motorcycles have covered over 18 million kilometres on-road and processed 329 million data records to date. The company will also be using AI, to upscale and provide an in-house developed contactless experience for its customers. Commenting on the … [Read more...] about Revolt Electric Motorcycles Sales Expansion To 35 Cities: Raises New Funding Of 150 Crores
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?