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New cars for 2021: Sedans

After a tumultuous 2020, which saw the world grind to a brief halt because of the COVID-19 pandemic, carmakers are ready to come out all guns blazing in 2021. For a prospective car buyer, there will be no shortage of choice next year, with a barrage of new sedans in the pipeline. Here’s a look at what is in store…

Mercedes expects sales to return to pre-COVID normal by 2022

Mercedes India recently revealed its performance figures for 2020, and in line with the rest of the auto industry reeling under the pandemic, it too posted a significant decline. The German marquee pegged last year’s sales at 7,893 vehicles, which is a 42.7 percent drop compared to 2019’s figure of 13,786 units.  
Supply chain issues continue in 2021 …

125 Years Of Autocar

Imagine, if you can, a world without cars, a world where road traffic moves at the speed of the pedestrian, the pedal cycle and the horse-drawn cart. It’s not a silent world: the noises are just different – the shouting of street vendors, the clatter of hooves and iron-shod tyres on cobbled roadways, the jingling of bicycle bells and the…

Hyundai Venue, Grand i10 Nios, Santro variants get a rejig

Hyundai has silently introduced variant rejigs for the Venue, Grand i10 Nios and the Santro. We tell you more about it.
Hyundai India has discontinued a total of 6 variants from 3 models Dealers will only accept bookings of the discontinued variants till stocks last Hyundai recorded its highest ever month of production, by volume, in December…

Suzuki Jimny India assembly begins

Maruti Suzuki has begun assembling the Jimny SUV in India ahead of its launch next year. 50 units of the three-door Jimny have been assembled at Maruti Suzuki’s Gurugram facility from CKD kits imported from Japan. 

Maruti to begin export of Jimny from India soon
Limited trial assembly done on kits imported from Japan
Five door version for India only likely…

Review: 2021 Volvo S60 review, test drive

The new Volvo S60, which will go on sale in January 2021, is a direct rival to the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes C-Class and Audi A4. While the earlier, second-generation car (discontinued in July 2019) was powered by a diesel and a petrol, this new third generation S60 will only come powered by one engine, a 190hp petrol. So what…

Audi A8: Fit For A King

A dozen royal attendants stood guard, their fiery torches lending the red carpet an airstrip-like appearance. The red carpet led to a very ornate dining table at the end of the lawn, and the minute or so it would take me to get there felt like a decade. Feeling entirely overwhelmed by this overzealous display of royalty, I felt compelled…

2021 Audi A4 facelift India assembly begins

The Audi A4 will make a comeback to the German brand’s India line-up in facelift form early next year. The first batch of the 2021 Audi A4 facelift has rolled off the production line at Aurangabad, signalling its launch is imminent. The launch of the updated A4 will also mark the beginning of a new product offensive from Audi.