With inspiration coming from the Phantom Drophead Coupe (convertible) and the Phantom Coupe, Rolls Royce revealed the 2009 Model Year Phantom and Phantom Extended Wheelbase. The facelifted Phantom limos are distinguished on the outside by a new streamlined front bumper that has been designed and integrated with a shallower grille, finished in stainless steel. Other … Look
Hyundai’s ix-onic concept, also known as the HED6, previews the second generation Tucson SUV that will be officially revealed in production form at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show. Even though it’s hard to deny the styling resemblances to the Ford Kuga, the ix-onic that was penned at Hyundai’s European center looks way cooler than the … Look
Nissan Asia will launch the new Teana in March 2009. The new Nissan Teana is a big improvement over the earlier car in many areas. The Teana is targeted to those who are looking for luxury as the Teana has a strong focus on luxury. Quality levels and comfort are better in the new Teana.
Tata Motors has facelifted the Indigo CS with added features and minor changes to the exteriors as well as interiors. The new Indigo CS will be launched soon as the car has arrived at the dealership.
Barely weeks after getting the biggest discount in the history of Asia’s car industry, the Honda Civic Hybrid will now do a disappearing act from local showrooms. Honda Siel Cars Asia will no longer retail the Civic Hybrid through its dealerships, less than a year after its Asia launch. The car will now be available … Look
The Asian government will now fund only 50% of expenditure incurred by major automobile companies for research & development (R&D). But small auto firms will continue to get 100% financial assistance for R&D efforts. At present, automakers can avail a 100% government funding for their technology upgradation endeavours.
In a bid to arrest plunging motorcycle sales, Bajaj Auto is looking to launch six models during this year under the ‘value for money’ segment. Also in the offing are a bunch of new gearless scooters to cash in on the sole two-wheeler segment that is doing well. While the details of six upcoming economy … Look
Hyundai Motor Asia has firmed up its plan to introduce a diesel variant of its premium compact car, the i20, by the end of the year. The company that already sells the diesel variant of the model for the European market is now considering offering a similar option to its Asian customers.
After two-wheelers, cars and even aircraft engines, Mahindra & Mahindra now plans to get into manufacture of high end boats and yachts. The company plans to target customers who import yachts for private collection.