The compact SUV segment is the hardest, most fiercely competitive segment for SUV’s in India. Every manufacturer has launched products in this segment in the last decade.Hyundai now enters this segment with the entry of the Venue. The Venue was launched earlier this year and has been an instant success.
Goa in the monsoons in one of the most magical places to be in India. The beauty of this state in western India reaches another level in this season. Kia Motors India chose Goa as the destination to showcase its first offering in India last week. Media personnel from across
July has been the wettest month in the last 110 years, for areas in and around Mumbai, Thane and Pune. Which is great news! Because the moment Maharashtra doesn’t receive enough rainfall, all sorts of prayers and rituals are observed by the local population to please the rain gods! That’s
THE HISTORY: Jaguar Cars started its business in 1922 as Swallow Sidecar Company in 1922, originally making motorcycle sidecars before moving on to developing bodies for passenger cars. Once under the ownership of S. S. Cars Limited the business extended to complete cars made in association with Standard Motor Co, where
Petrol cars have slowly been making a comeback in the last 2 years. The difference in the price of petrol and diesel has shrunk dramatically in the last 5 years. Earlier the price of diesel per litre was 50% less compared to petrol. That’s not the case any more. Audi
The Nissan Kicks was launched with great fanfare earlier this year. In the 6 months since its launch Nissan India has followed an innovative marketing strategy. Their positioning is very clear. This is a SUV that will appeal to the 25-40 age group. A consumer group that is willing to
What is a Bobber? A bobber, originally called a ‘bob-job’ from the 1930’s through 1990’s, is a style of custom motorcycle. The typical construction includes stripping excess bodywork from a motorcycle; removing the front fender, and shortening the rear fender, which is “bobbed” (as in bobtail), and all superfluous parts removed to reduce weight.
The Audi A4 celebrated its silver jubilee this year. That’s a massive achievement for any consumer product, more so for a car. In an industry where so many new products are launched each year, to still be popular 25 years later is testimony to the love and acceptance of the
In the last year, I have spent a considerable amount of time with the Volkswagen Tiguan having driven it on road trips around Maharashtra. Recently I spent 2 weeks with it again. The Tiguan is one of the favourite SUV’s in my family. The space it offers, driving comfort and
Toyota is well known for making solid, efficient cars that last forever. That’s the reason Toyota is amongst the top 3 auto manufacturers worldwide. Their cars have an everlasting brand value about that. In India so far, the cars that have been bestsellers for them have been the Qualis, Innova