[More Spy Pics Added] What is Tata Hiding Under this Discover Sport Mule’s Shell? Q501 SUV?

Are these first spy pics of Tata’s much-awaited Q501 SUV? Update – More spy pics from Thrustzone added.. A very mysterious Discovery Sport test mule has been spotted on the roads by a The Automotive India Forum member. It is wearing Tata-trademark test number plates and sports Hexa’s steel wheels, probably smaller tyres and a … Read more [More Spy Pics Added] What is Tata Hiding Under this Discover Sport Mule’s Shell? Q501 SUV?

Land Rover Discovery Enters 5th Gen at Paris Motor Show

The Tata owned Land Rover brand have unveiled the fifth generation version of the iconic Discovery brand. Introduced around a 13 metre high Lego version of London’s tower bridge, the SUV maker. The structure also set a new Guinness World Record for the largest ever LEGO structure for using 5.8million bricks. The new Discovery is … Read more Land Rover Discovery Enters 5th Gen at Paris Motor Show

Vehicle Registrations Hit 1.96 crores in 2015; Is Public Transport the Solution?

Ever wondered how many vehicles were registered last year? 1.96 crores! Yes, that my friend is a huge number. Want to guess where the number stood in the early 90s? Less than 10 lakhs a year. The rising income capacity of urban middle class and the chain reaction of ever increasing options has been a … Read more Vehicle Registrations Hit 1.96 crores in 2015; Is Public Transport the Solution?

Automatic Transmissions to Constitute 15% of New Car Sales in 2020

In a price-conscious Indian market, manual transmissions have been ruling the roost. Yes, in comparison to the previous decade, the market share of automatic transmissions have increased. Things though are still in a very nascent stage. However, folks at ICRA approximately 15 percent of new car sales will have automatic gearbox by 2020. While 90 … Read more Automatic Transmissions to Constitute 15% of New Car Sales in 2020

Supreme Court Lifts Diesel Ban; 1% Environment Cess Announced

The Supreme Court today has finally revoked the ban it had placed on registration of diesel vehicles with an engine displacement greater than 2,000 cc in NCR. Ever since the ban was placed in December 2015, manufacturers like Tata and Mercedes have been facing a tough time because of lack of slightly smaller engines. Mahindra, … Read more Supreme Court Lifts Diesel Ban; 1% Environment Cess Announced