Scorpio and Kwid Get 0 Stars; Global NCAP Tests Indian Cars Again

The results are finally out! And the situation continues to remain grim. Global NCAP has tested another round of Indian cars which once again has painted the sorry state of affairs with respect to vehicular safety in the country. Products tested included the Hyundai Eon, Maruti’s Eeco and Celerio, Mahindra Scorpio and Renault’s new star seller, … Read more

Kwid Eating into Eon & Alto’s Sales [with Numbers]

The French car maker Renault took over the entry level hatchback segment by storm when they brought the Kwid. It is a deal to beat not just in terms of features and looks but also pricing. Buyers have flocked Renault’s showrooms in hoards and apart from the 40,214 units that have been sold till now, … Read more

BANNED: Swift, Alto, Jazz, i10 Sales Stopped in Assam for Failing in Crash Tests!

State High Court has banned sale of cars such as Swift, i10 and others in Assam since they failed in Crash Tests! Now, this comes as a nasty surprise! According to, Assam has banned sale of small cars that are unsafe to drive! Models which are listed include the largest sellers like Alto, Swift from … Read more

Hyundai May Launch Grand i10 & Eon With AMT

The AMT trend is catching up thick and fast! Apart from the existing cars which are driven by the Automated Manual Transmission, new manufacturers are expected to join the bandwagon plonking this cheaper alternate to Automatic gearboxes on a lot of their cars. A report at Autocar claims that Hyundai is working on an AMT … Read more

Sep 2014: Entry Level A & B Segment Hatchback Sales Comparison Report

Small cars in India still form a major chunk of the market, but its share is diminishing with each passing month. The Alto has seen some ditches in the past, when it gave way to Swift and Dzire as the higher sellers, but it still remains the undisputed champion of the segment.

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