New model launches marginally boost automobile sales in February

New model launches helped automobile sales in February rise a little over the year-ago period, according to monthly data released by companies on March 1. Cumulative sales of India’s top passenger vehicle makers — Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra and Mahindra, Tata Motors, Honda Cars, and Toyota Kirloskar — increased to 206,418 units in February over 200,322 units in the same month last year. This is an increase of 3 per cent. Hyundai Motor had not released sales figures till the time of going to press. Weak sentiments would have hit sales…

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Maruti Suzuki Launches Mobility And Automobile Innovation Lab

  Maruti Suzuki India Limited today launched a program – Mobility & Automobile Innovation Lab (MAIL) to promote innovation in India in the automobile and mobility space. The initiative will help in identifying innovative and cutting edge solutions through start-ups, which are futuristic and customer oriented. The program will provide a platform to the budding talent in India to showcase their entrepreneurial capabilities at a national level. Explaining about the program, Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India said, “The Indian Automobile industry is constantly evolving. The…

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Nissan, Renault ally on establishment of Alliance Automobile R&D Company in Shanghai

  Gasgoo reported that Japanese automaker Nissan and its French partner Renault have jointly set up an automobile R&D company in Shanghai, local media reported that the new joint venture, dubbed Alliance Automobile Company, was established on February 4, 2019, involving a registered capital of RMB55 million. Its business scope extends to cover the design and R&D of vehicles’ (including new energy vehicles and intelligent-connected vehicles) software and auto parts as well as relevant technology consultation and services, according to the record from Tianyancha, a Chinese business data search platform.…

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All you need to know about DS Automobiles’ asymmetric concept car

  French premium carmaker DS has given the world a peek into the future, with their X E-Tense concept car which was unveiled last year. Posing as an asymmetrical, all-electric autonomous car, DS claims that the X E-Tense is how cars will be by 2035. The X E-Tense is powered by two Formula E electric motors, which gives it a combined power of 536BHP. The vehicle can go up to 1341BHP in circuit mode. This option is given to let the driver choose between a comfortable self-driven experience, or an intense, immersive…

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