Skoda Rapid Onyx Launched in India

Skoda Rapid Onyx prices start at INR 9.75 Lakh… Skoda Rapid was launched in India in the year 2011. Though having a slightly similar look as the Fabia hatchback of those days, it had no relation to it at all. Actually, it was based on or rather, a badge-engineered version of VW Vento sedan. Apart from … Read more Skoda Rapid Onyx Launched in India

Skoda Rapid Facelift Launched at Rs 8.35 lakhs; Gets More Powerful Diesel Mill

The new Skoda Rapid has been launched at Rs 8.35 lakhs (ex-showroom Maharashtra). Essentially a mid-life facelift, the car gets a retuned diesel mill and new appearance. Aimed to be a premium mid-size sedan, with the new Rapid, Skoda is trying in increase its volumes. It’s cousin Vento though still continues with the old 105 … Read more Skoda Rapid Facelift Launched at Rs 8.35 lakhs; Gets More Powerful Diesel Mill

Maruti tops JD Power Asia 2016 India Customer Service Index

Buying a vehicle is not just about purchasing one but considering several other factors. While in cities like Delhi, parking is a consideration, a pan-India consideration is after sales service. That is one major factor on which the Maruti Suzuki has been collecting numbers on. However, the 2016 India Customer Service Index study has another … Read more Maruti tops JD Power Asia 2016 India Customer Service Index

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