Motorsports to shift from fuel driven cars to electric cars soon, Volkswagen to reveal its electric variant in June 2018.Technology has favored the sports enthusiasts and challenges to manufacturers equally to manufacture suitable cars. Volkswagen is adding its electric car variant in June 2018.
International oil prices dropped by 2 percent, significantly drilling activities in the United States of America rose, indicating the ease of tension in the Middle East after combined air strikes on Syria during the last week.
The oil prices had gone up by 10 percent soon after the attack launched on Syria suspected of three chemical weapon production facilities in retaliation for a poisonous gas attack during the first week of April.
The combined attack of 105 missiles by US, France, and Britain caused enough reasons for the increase in oil prices.
Royal Enfield makers of the "Bullet" motorcycles from "Eicher" Motors are soon to showcase its flagship 650 cc cylinder bike, a challenge to the Harley Davidson, Triumph and Ducati, This will be an offer to cover the 2.5 million Royal Enfield Bullet motorcycle owners in India. Locally manufactured 650cc bike to be available soon and aggressively priced, this is a new segment of the market.
Mr. Sidharth Lal, MD, and CEO if EICHER Motors said that this is a new phase of the history of Royal Enfield, twin cylinder bike developed by the company.
Delhi High Court on Friday directed Delhi Police to ensure the safety vehicles and drivers of Ola and Uber, the app-based cab companies, in view of the recent violence against them.
Maruti Suzuki Gypsy was a cult during its heydays.But later it lost its edge and it slowly disappeared.But now Suzuki is about to relaunch the model.The new Maruti Gypsy 2018 should be launched by early 2018. It is reckoned that this will be unveiled at the 2018 Auto Expo, and that is where it could get unveiled. The aggressive styling of the new Gypsy looks aggressive. The concept of course looks bigger and a lot more muscular. The front grille has vertical slats and the head lamps are well-chiselled. The design of the front bumper looks new and fresh.
Cars are no longer considered a luxury.In our hectic day to day life they have become a necessity.If you have a car, you will need a compulsory car insurance. There are various ways to save money on car insurance and get the best deal for you.Here are things to be kept in mind before taking a car insurance.
1. Compare different insurance costs when you are doing your research.
2. Visit as many insurers possible, as the prices differ.
3. Different companies over different and varying quotes.
Cars were once used to be considered a luxury and it was primarily seen as a mode of transport.Later on it became status symbol and people began to flaunt it for their looks and features.The most expensive cars in the world are about so much more than transportation. They are essentially rolling art pieces encapsulate the priorities of the one percent, and in that universe, flamboyance and swagger take precedence over practicality and efficiency. Here are the most expensive cars in the world published by an automotive magazine.
1. $4.8 million——Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita
Maruti Suzuki reigned supreme in Indian automobile market for ages before the foreign cars began their invasion.They may have lost their monopoly,but still they hold on as a brand.In the entry level segment,there is stiff competition.Now they have come out with Ignis.It was rumoured to rival against the Mahindra KUV100 in the mini-SUV segment. However emerging reports indicate that the Ignis may actually rival Renault India's popular entry-level hatchback, the Kwid.A report says the Ignis will counter Renault's Kwid.
The hugely popular motorcycle brand Royal Enfield has opened its its first exclusive brand store in Australia in Melbourne.This is as a part of its growth strategy in Australia and focused international thrust of expanding the mid-sized motorcycle segment (250-750cc).
Automobile giant Volvo has launched the world's largest bus chassis at the FetransRio exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.The new bi-articulated chassis, Gran Artic 300, is 30 meter and can carry up to 300 passengers. Volvo is a leading supplier of buses for high passenger capacity transport systems, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). The new Gran Artic 300 has been developed in Brazil especially for BRT systems - high demand transportation systems where buses run on dedicated lanes. The bus will be able to carry up to 30 passengers more than the preceding model.
Splendor, the country’s most sold motorcycle, reclaimed its position as the most sold two-wheeler, helped by a revival in rural markets and festive demand in October. Last month, country’s largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp sold 254,813 Splendors, about 4,000 more than the 250,681 Activas sold by its rival Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI), data from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (Siam) showed. Splendor is the largest selling motorcycle brand from Hero and till date the company has sold close to 29 million of them in India.
Bajaj Chetak was easily the most common two wheeler in Indian streets during the 70 s and 80 s. The company stopped the production of the Chetak in 2006. Bajaj in 2002, updated the scooter, which was then available with a four-stroke engine.Now seeing the rising demand of scooters in the country in the recent past, Bajaj is reportedly planning to relaunch the Chetak.Rumoured to be launched sometime in 2017, the Chetak is expected to an all-new design and modern features to attract the customers and give competition to the already powerful Honda Activa 125 and TVS Jupiter in the market.
Indian automobile giant Bajaj Auto has announced that it has started the production of the most powerful bike in its own stable till date.It will be a 400cc motorcycle and the launch is expected around the middle of next month.Exactly 15 years back in November 2001 it had launched Pulsar which went on to define the sports motorcycle market in India.Our new bike will set new benchmarks in its segment,” Bajaj Auto President (Motorcycle Business) Eric Vas said in a statement.
Automobile giant Hyundai has set an ambitious target of achieving sales of 10 lakh cars per annum by 2020. And in order to achieve this Hyundai has reportedly decided to reintroduce its needs bestseller model Santro.The Santro would be brought back in a new avatar. As per reports, the new Santro is already in the works in South Korea and should be expected to hit India in a year or so. Santro is likely to be launched in early 2018 and will replace the struggling Hyundai i10. Santro is expected to be priced between Rs 3 lakh to Rs 4 lakh.
Popular two wheeler manufacturers Vespa has come out with their Vespa 946. The luxury scooter is priced at Rs 12,04,970. The 946 is a throwback to the 1946 model, the MP6. Its carefully crafted body beautifully blends that classic aura with the modern bits of technology.Its 150cc single cylinder makes 11.6PS of power and 10.6Nm of torque. It's enough to get you to the official top speed of 92kmph but with just the rider, it can shoot to triple-digit and beyond. 12-inch alloy wheels get the scooter rolling and 220mm discs on both ends get it back to a stop.
As fossil fuels become depleted by the day,alternative energy sources have to be found.According to a new report electric vehicles could account for two-thirds of all cars on the road by 2030 in wealthy cities such as London and Singapore due to stricter emissions regulations, falling technology costs and more consumer interest.The research report was presented at the Future of Energy Summit in London on Tuesday by consultancy McKinsey & Co.
Royal Enfield Bullet, Jawa, Yezdi, Yamaha RD 350, old BSAs were the favorite motorcycles of a bygone generation.Now in the 21 century, except Royal Enfield Bullets, all other bikes have disappeared. Since bikes like RD 350, Yezdi had two-stroke engines with large displacement which made them consume a lot of fuel. But the Royal Enfield's imperious comeback made Mahindra, the Indian four-wheeler brand sit up and take notice. In the latest move, they have completely bought both Jawa as well as BSA, the brands which are now dead in India.