Skip to main content

india

  • 0
    Report: DC Design plans Avanti facility in India by 2014
    1367236800

    According to a story in the Economic Times of India, the DC Design Avanti is on its way – but it's going to take a couple of years. Company founder Dilip Chhabria told the paper that he plans to have a manufacturing facility in the Sanand, Ahmedabad district in Gujarat state, India by next ...

  • 0
    Video: Indian kids joyride in Ferrari F430
    1365714900

    Cars and kids. A lot more people out there have both when they should probably have neither, and this is apparent with this latest video coming out of India. While we can't say for sure who these kids and this beautiful Ferrari F430 belong to, it's at least the worst display of adult supervision ...

  • 0
    Followup: Ford bondage ads reportedly trigger firings at Indian ad agency
    1364409000

    You will probably remember the ads for the Ford Figo hatchback in India, the ones that showcased the extra large boot of the little hatchback by joking that you can fit three of your enemies in the trunk. One of the ads had Michael Schumacher in the front seat, obviously pleased about having ...

  • 0
    Video: Anti-DUI campaign puts the fear of god into drunk drivers in India
    1361319240

    The Hindu religion is said to have something like 330 million deities – that's nearly as many gods as there are residents in the United States. Another startling number is the amount of road fatalities in India attributed to drunk driving: 70 percent. Combining the former with the latter, ...

  • 0
    Report: Renault appoints Dacia Logan creator to head its Nano-rival program in India
    1356789420

    After watching the Tata Nano post sales numbers smaller than its engine displacement, Renault gave up on its much publicized intention to build a truly inexpensive car to rival it. Then, a month ago, reports emerged that Renault was resuming work on a couple of low-priced cars for emerging ...

  • 0
    Report: Harley-Davidson to produce an India-market bike for 2014
    1356707700

    India remains one of the world's largest markets for motorcycles, and word has it Harley-Davidson may be preparing to take on the onslaught of low-cost, low-displacement machines popular with buyers there. The Indian automotive site Zigwheels reports the Wisconsin-based motorcycle manufacturer ...

  • 0
    Report: Volkswagen incites negative buzz by including 'vibrator' in new print ad [w/video]
    1347460140

    Volkswagen isn't afraid to do ads that are a little different... or even a lot different; this is no secret, nor is it new. An ad in various national papers in India, though, including the Times of India, might have gone a black box too far in search of a buzz-worthy response. First, some ...

  • 0
    Official: Renault gives rhinoplastic upgrade to Versa for Indian market
    1347280140

    What do you call a Nissan Versa with a new nose and a home in the Indian car market? A Renault Scala. Given a chrome grille insert, the blacked-out crossbar common to Renaults and a few other "status-enhancing" tweaks, the Scala is Renault's fifth offering in India and rounds out its segment ...

  • 0
    Report: Ratan Tata hopes to restart Nano sales after fiery start [w/video]
    1345814100

    When India's Tata introduced the Nano in 2009 at about $2,500, it was a hot seller. It was expected to set the world on fire with demand for cheap wheels. In fact, a year after its rollout, the Nano almost did set the world on fire after at least three units burned to a crisp. Sales plummeted to ...

  • 0
    Big Daddy Customs turns Tata Safari into Land Rover Evoque
    1342893840

    India's Big Daddy Customs has made a Moon Rover. What's that? It's a Tata Safari SUV (pictured at right) made to look like a Range Rover Evoque, but only really from the front, at a low angle, ideally in low light and assuming you'd never seen a real Evoque or the donor vehicle before. To get an ...

  • 0
    Report: Mahindra gives up altogether on small diesel pickup for U.S.
    1342035780

    With apologies to the Beatles, it's been a long and winding road for those waiting to get their hands on the steering wheel of a small, diesel-powered pickup from Mahindra. Here's the good news: Something definitive has finally been heard from the Indian automaker. Here's the bad news: It's bad ...

  • 0
    Report: Suzuki cozying up with Fiat?
    1337871480

    Fiat and Tata has reportedly stepped away from a tieup in the Indian market that saw Fiats being built in India, using engines shared with Tata and Maruti models, and being sold through Tata dealers. Neither company commented, but according to analysts, the issue was that in addition to Tata was ...

  • 0
    Report: Honda projects 30 percent of motorcycle sales to come from India by 2020
    1337812140

    Honda recently released its financial report for the the manufacturer's motorcycle division. Not surprisingly, two-wheel-friendly Asia accounted for a lofty 79 percent of the company's total sales in 2011. The entirety of North America, meanwhile, soaked up just 1.6 percent of the brand's total ...

  • 0
    Report: GM to axe 100 R&D positions
    1335904200

    General Motors has confirmed it will cut 100 research and development positions at its Warren, Michigan, Technical Center and will close another R&D lab in Bangalore, India. The cuts are about a 25-percent reduction in the Warren facility and are part of a "global restructuring." "These moves ...

  • 0
    Official: Maruti Suzuki stretches Swift into new Ertiga
    1334676600

    With over a billion people, the Indian market holds huge potential for any automaker. In fact, Suzuki makes a dedicated range of vehicles on the subcontinent specifically for the local market under the Maruti banner, and this is their latest. Dubbed Ertiga, it's essentially a lengthened Swift ...

  • 0
    Official: DC Design Avanti rolls up in New Delhi
    1325793480

    DC Design, an Indian firm better known for creating one-off customized vehicles based on anything from the Tata Nano to Rolls-Royce coupes, has officially pulled the covers off its first production supercar at the New Delhi Auto Expo. Called the Avanti, we can't help but wonder what esteemed ...

  • 0
    Report: Latest group that Jeremy Clarkson has offended? Indians
    1325278860

    Pretty much every time Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson opens his mouth these days, someone takes offense, which does make it hard to tell whether Clarkson is actually offensive. The latest complaints have come after the Top Gear Christmas special, in which Clarkson and his posse go to India on a ...

  • 0
    Official: i1 Super Series puts F1 drivers in Radicals across Asia
    1325163540

    New racing series are popping up all the time in different locations around the world. So what makes the new i1 Super Series special? Somehow, the organizers have managed to attract an enviable roster of former F1 drivers to participate. The series, originally known as the Indian Racing League ...

  • 0
    Video: Top Gear teases India special
    1324312200

    We're all for anything Top Gear UK, so we were thrilled to stumble upon this 30-second teaser for the show's trip to India. It appears Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond will be embarking on a trade mission. And yes, you read "trade mission." The UK's big three will apparently ...

  • 0
    Video: Indian talent show goes overboard with Suzuki
    1322266380

    The show's called India's Got Talent, and we're certainly prepared to say that India's got The Warriors of Goja but we're not sure if what they have is called talent, bravery or just plain crazy. The aforementioned warriors put on a lengthy display of what, in a circus, would be called 'amazing ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle