Hyundai Launches Elite i20 Automatic for Rs 9.02 lakhs; No ABS!

The Hyundai i20 just got glammed up even more. Not only does it get a bigger engine, but also an automatic gearbox. The convenience of an automatic was a sorely missed feature in the premium hatchback. Priced at Rs 9,01,812 (ex-showroom, Delhi), it is placed on the higher side than the competition. However, the Elite … Read more

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

Mahindra Launches XUV 500 Automatic in Australia

Mahindra has started spreading its wings in Australia. While the XUV 500 has been available Down Under for some time now, the Indian SUV specialists have launched its automatic version, starting at 31,900 Australian Dollar (Rs 15.67 lakhs). Available both in the front wheel drive and four wheel drive variants, the SUV gets a 6 … Read more