Sunday, 29 April 2012

Mahindra XUV 500 to be exported to Australia, Chile and Italy

Mahindra XUV 500, a global premium SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) from the stable of India's largest utility vehicle maker, Mahindra & Mahindra will soon be running on foreign countries' roads. Mahindra has recently made announcement that this hit SUV will be launched in Australia, Chile and Italy. In early, the popular SUV will be exported to these countries from India as CBU.

Mahindra XUV 500Mahindra XUV 500 premium SUV is a global vehicle designed for international markets and already exported to South Africa. To fill up the gap between demand and supply the company is soon starting the production capacity for the XUV 3000 units to 4000 units. After sometime the company has plans to produce 5000 units a month. Mahindra XUV 500 review intimated that Mahindra XUV 500 price for these foreign countries will different to the Indian version.

Mahindra XUV 500 Front SeatsBeside this, Mahindra XUV 500 features may also see a change for these overseas markets, but specifications and engine will become the same. Mahindra XUV 500 pictures for South Africa exporting version seems just like the Indian version. With it, Mahindra XUV 500 mileage will also be similar to the India available model.

Mahindra XUV 500 Rear Angle ViewIndia available version of the XUV 500 comes packed with a 2.2L, mHawk140, diesel power train makes out 140 bhp of sheer power along with peak torque of 330 Nm. From features wise it offers three variants such as W6, W8 and W8 4wd. All the variants are available between Rs. 11.10 lakh to Rs. 13.43 lakh at ex-showroom Delhi. Since launch, the SUV 500 is giving tough competition to Force One, Tata Safari, Tata Aria, Mahindra Scorpio and some luxury brands such as Ford Endeavour and Skoda Yeti.

Friday, 27 April 2012

Chevrolet Tavera will get younger sibling Enjoy against Ertiga

General Motors India Limited has recently made announcement that now its Chevrolet Tavera will get a younger sibling Chevrolet Enjoy very soon to rival the much popular Maruti Eritga MPV. This month Maruti Suzuki India has launched its first and hit compact MPV in domestic market between Rs. 5.88 lakh to Rs. 8.44 lakh, and at price range it is giving tough competition to Chevrolet Tavera, Mahindra Xylo and Toyota Innova.

Chevrolet TaveraAnd now, as an answer to the Ertiga GM India will launch the Chevrolet Enjoy compact MPV that is expected be offered under the Chevrolet Tavera price. Right now, Tavera price is more than Ertiga and it full size MPV, but Enjoy is speculated a right answer to the Ertiga by GM India. Thus, after some time Chevrolet Enjoy will be offered to the Indian MPV buyers very soon.

Chevrolet Tavera HeadlightOn the hand, few months ago GM has also launched the new Chevrolet Tavera Neo 3 against the Xylo and Innova which is doing well but it can't beat the Eriga. Chevrolet Tavera features for new version are impressive along with mind blowing interior space. With it, exterior appearance of the MPV has also been made attractive using two tone colour paint. The new Chevrolet Tavera pictures look more impressive than old model

Chevrolet Tavera Front SeatsAll the new Chevrolet Tavera is being offered between Rs. 6.36 lakh to Rs. 10.34 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi). It is available in two diesel engine configurations such as 2.5L, 4-Cylinder Direct Injection Turbo Diesel and BS-IV 2.0L TCDi, four-cylinder engine. The new Chevrolet Tavera mileage is certified 11.5 Kpml in city and 14.8 Kmpl on highway by ARAI. Overall, it is noticed that Tavera will live continue against full size MPVs in India, while the Enjoy will position against compact MPVs.

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Chevrolet Sail launch in India in festive season of this year

Good news for the Chevrolet Sail enthusiasts that this new launching premium hatchback from the stable of GM India, will be running on the Indian roads in festive season of Diwali this year. It is too confirmed that Chevrolet Sail will be served in both petrol and diesel models with a large number of variant choice. Meanwhile, Chevrolet Sail price will be joining the premium hatchback segment at Rs. 5 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh.

Chevrolet SailAhead of the launch and after Chevrolet Sail pictures, it is intimated a competitor of Hyundai i20, Skoda Fabia Scout, Renault Pulse, Maruti Swift, Volkswagen Polo, Fiat Grande Punto and so on popular big hatchbacks. Because, the announced and spied Chevrolet Sail features prove it a premium hatchback as well as good competitor of all these above same segment cars.

Chevrolet Sail Steering WheelAbout the Chevrolet Sail mileage, GM has already made announcement that it will class-leading because, petrol version of the vehicle will carry already test and well admired 1.2 litre S-TEC II petrol powerplant, while diesel model will have the world famous Fiat made 1.3 litre multijet diesel engine under the cap.

Chevrolet Sail Gear KnobChevrolet Sail will be placed as successor of popular hatchback Chevrolet Beat and it will be replacing the flop Chevrolet Aveo U-VA hatchback into the Indian domestic market. Whereas, GM India has plans to bring this symbolic Sail brand in sedan segment that might get launch in India by the start of next year against Toyota Etios, Volkswagen Vento, Tata Indigo CS, Nissan Sunny and Maruti Swift Dzire.

Chevrolet Sail Cross Side ViewAlong with Chevrolet Sail hatchback and sedan, the American car maker has plans to launch the new Chevrolet Captiva SUV and Chevrolet Enjoy MPV in India by near future which have already been displayed at the 2012 Delhi Auto Expo.

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Ford Ecosport pictures, features and specs officially unveiled!

Ford India has officially displayed the much awaited and tremendous power having compact SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) Ford Ecosport on its official website. The new Ford Ecosport enthusiasts now can watch the Ford Ecosport pictures for the production model through 360 degree view on the website. With it the American auto giant has also unveiled the Ford Ecosport videos which are indicating its brightness.

Ford EcosportFord India will launch the Ford Ecosport in India during upcoming mass festive season of Diwali and ahead of launch the seeks to make it more and more popular at global stage so, it has recently displayed this compact SUV at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show. In Indian domestic market Ford Ecosport price would be offered between Rs. 7 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh, and it may give a rigid competition to Toyota Innova, Force One, Mahindra Scorpio and Renault Duster.

Ford Ecosport DashboardThe company claimed that Ford Ecosport features and Ford Ecosport mileage will become class-leading. The company has putted the latest developed 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol drivetrain that makes top power of 118 PS and peak torque of 125Nm which is similar to a traditional 1.6L petrol engine. Beside this, it is up to 20 per cent fuel efficient than a 1.6L traditional petrol powerplant. The company plans to offers a 1.5L TDCi diesel engine model too.

Ford Ecosport Cross Side ViewAhead of the launch all the displayed major features and specs of the Ford Ecosport are:-

* Quietest cabin in its class such as Fiesta

* SYNC technology to connect the mobile phone that reads text messages and can browse audio tracks and makes phone calls

* Hill Launch Assist

* Electronic Stability Program, Traction Control and ABS etc safety features

* Keyless Entry and Push-Button start which are not available in Fiesta

* 200mm ground clearance

* 550mm water wading capability

* 346 liter trunk capacity, 560 liters after folding seats

* 20 storage spaces around the cabin

* 1-liter petrol powerplant that makes 120PS power and 170Nm torque at as low as 1,500 RPM

* 20kmpl of mileage

* 6-speed PowerShift automatic transmission system

* 5-speed manual as optional

Monday, 23 April 2012

Get free checkup and discount for Toyota Etios and Liva during Summer Holiday Campaign 2012!

If you are an owner of Toyota car such as Toyota Etios compact sedan, Toyota Etios Liva hatchback, Toyota Innova MPV etc. than contact to your nearest authorized dealer of Toyota cars to avail the benefits of free car checkup and discount on genuine accessories because, Toyota Kirloskar is organising a large Summer Checkup campaign for all Toyota car Customers in the country.

Toyota Etios LivaToyota Summer Holiday Campaign 2012 which offers free checkup and discounts on Toyota cars in India will be running between 16th April 2012 to 15 May 2012 across Toyota dealerships in India in the East, West and Southern parts of the country while the campaign for Northern India will run from 15th May to 14th June. Along with free checkup and discounts on genuine accessories, you may also get discount on Toyota Etios price and Toyota Etios Liva price along with other benefits.

Toyota EtiosWith buying accessories on discount you may increase you Toyota Etios features and other Toyota cars' features. Apart from this, during the campaign, the company is offering free knowledge of service for Toyota cars to make them perfect during long journey, ensuring safe, comfortable and trouble free drives.

Toyota Etios Front SeatsAt the Toyota dealership, Toyota car owners will get a free 20 point checkup along with some special offers like free UV Protection on parts package, discounts on accessories, insurance renewals etc. With a daily lucky draw offer is also available for participating customers. After getting this Summer Holiday Campaign 2012 you may increase the life of your Toyota car. The owners may also go for free check up of their Toyota Etios mileage and other Toyota cars' mileage in this Campaign.

Friday, 20 April 2012

Hyundai Eon will go for export by next month

Hyundai Motors India Limited, the country's largest passenger car maker has planned to export its popular entry level small car Hyundai Eon to other Asian countries very soon. It is reported that the Korean auto major will be exporting the Hyundai Eon small car to many of Asian countries by next month. With a large series of passenger cars in India the company manages the numbers second position whereas MSIL is the numero uno.

Hyundai EonIndia has been a export hub for Hyundai cars because, already company is exporting its hatchbacks Hyundai Santro Xing, Hyundai i10, Hyundai i20, sedan Hyundai Accent and So On to other Asian countries from here. Right now, Hyundai India is exporting its cars to a total of 115 countries across the world. And now, the Eon will also be offered to these countries by next month.

Hyundai Eon Front SeatsWith launch of Hyundai Eon in these countries the company seeks to grow its export capacity because, the company is speculating a drop of 10 per cent this year with total sales of 220,000 units as compared to 242,330 units last year. Beside this, the demand for Hyundai cars in Europe is also expected to a downfall. On the other hand, Hyundai India seeks to achieve 10 per cent increase in sales this year with total sales of around 410,000 units.

Hyundai Eon Courtsey LampsWith a starting price tag of Rs 2.74 lakh at ex-showroom Delhi, Hyundai Eon has done very well in India and ever since the launch it has been reporting the sales of round 11,000-12,000 unit. Whereas, Hyundai Eon price in various Asian countries will be different. Beside this, Hyundai Eon features might also see minor changes. Hyundai Eon review written on exporting title is reporting that Hyundai Eon pictures are indicating some changes in body design for exporting version.

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Maruti Swift Alpha price, features and specifications

Maruti Suzuki India Limited has surprised the Indian car buyers with launch of two new cars in India this month. After successfully launching of the much popular Maruti Ertiga, the company has also launched the limited edition for its bread butter premium hatchback Maruti Swift. The newly launched limited edition of the Maruti Swift is called Alpha that comes packed with some of extra features.

Maruti SwiftTo promote the petrol version of the Maruti Swift, the company has offered this extra features packed Alpha limited edition in VXI variant. Maruti Swift price for the newly launched Alpha variant is similar to the regular VXI variant but it carries extra features. And in the latest written every Maruti Swift review, the Alpha limited edition is very well admired which is expected report a good sales response.

Maruti Swift Steering WheelDuring showing Maruti Swift pictures for the Alpha variant it seems just like the regular VXI variant but features are more. Maruti Swift features which have been offered as standard for Alpha variant are Bluetooth Capable Music System for mobile phone pairing, Interior Style Kit, Design Floor Mats, Speakers, Door visors, Comfi Range accessories, Mud flaps, Door sill guard, Rear spoiler and so forth.

Maruti Swift Side AC ControlIt is reported that one can save up to Rs 8,000 by purchasing Maruti Swift Alpha limited edition instead of purchasing the same equipment from aftermarket accessory stores. It comes packed with 1.2L, 1197cc K-series petrol power train. Maruti Swift mileage for this Alpha limited edition is also similar to the regular VXI variant.

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

New Maruti Swift and Dzire's production to be boosted

Very soon a long waiting period for popular Maruti cars in India such as Maruti Swift, Maruti Swift Dzire, Ritz, A-Star, Wagon R, Alto and so forth will not be available to see because, India's biggest passenger car maker MSIL has made announcement about the assembling of over 17.5 lakh cars per year. Maruti Suzuki's new facility coming up in production very soon and its annual capacity expected to touch the production mark of 17.5 Lakh within two years of period.

New Maruti SwiftBasically, the demand for new Maruti Swift and Swift Dzire is more in the market than other models. So, the company would pump the production of these most popular cars as well as Maruti Ertiga MPV's production. Maruti Swift has played a tremendous role in the Indian auto market since launch and always keeps in a long waiting period.

Maruti Swift Steering WheelEspecially people are taking interest to buying diesel version of the Swift and Swift Dzire, and for that company will also produce 1.5 lakh 1.3L diesel engines at its facility. After that 1 lakh diesel engines will also be produced in extra every year. So, the gape of between demand and delivery will see a decrease which is very good to Maruti car buyers.

Maruti Swift Wheel and TyreOn the other hand, MSIL has revised new Maruti Swift price along with other car models with an hike after announcement of union budget 2012 and the new Swift is now priced at range of Rs. 4.44 lakh to Rs. 6.47 lakh ex-showroom Delhi. After getting a big hike in price, the demand for the new Swift still high because, the new Maruti Swift features and specs are decent in the segment, while new Maruti Swift mileage is too impressive.

Maruti Swift Rear AngleThe next generation version of the Swift is very well designed and after watching new Maruti Swift pictures and reading Maruti Swift review, buyers are more interest in its than other same segment rivals. In the Indian domestic market the new Swift has played out the Hyundai i10, Ford Figo, Nissan Micra, Skoda Fabia, Volkswagen Polo, Chevrolet Beat etc. rivals.

Monday, 16 April 2012

Honda City to dominate the segment again: HSCIL

Honda City, which has been an illustration of style statement and awesome performance along with the synonym of ‘true sedan’ due to distinctive blend of avant-garde technology, advanced styling and premium features for Honda car lovers since launch in 1998, to be dominating the segment again. Right now, due to the lack of diesel model City is facing tough competition to Hyundai Verna and Nissan Sunny. But, Honda hopes that after getting diesel engine model Honda City will again dominate the segment.

Honda CityHonda has developed its 1.6 Liter i-DTEC 'EarthDreams’ diesel engine which was displayed at Geneva Auto show that is expected put in overseas market running Honda cars. But for the Indian auto market running Honda cars the company will start producing the new 1.4L and 1.5L engines which are expected to be offered in whole range of available Honda cars in India including the City sedan.

Honda City DashboardOn the internet every Honda City review is noticing that the HSCIL Honda is targeting volumes sales of 100,000 diesel cars. The new small capacity diesel engine for the City will come in production by the end of this year and will be fitted by the mid of next year. Whereas, Honda City price for diesel version of will become more than available petrol model but, due to high fuel economy and good power buyers will first for it.

Honda City AirbagHonda City's 2012 version is decent and offers all variants between Rs. 7.20 lakh to Rs. 10.43 lakh at ex-showroom Delhi. Thus, diesel version of the vehicle would start from Rs. 8 lakh for basic model and may go for Rs. 11 lakh at ex-showroom Delhi. The expected Honda City features for diesel version as standard are Air Conditioner with Heater, Power & Tilt Steering and ABS with EBD. The company not unveiled the Honda City pictures for diesel model yet, but it would carry the same body design as petrol model. Beside this, Honda City mileage would also impressive in the segment. So, HSCIL hopes that the City will dominate the segment again.

Friday, 13 April 2012

Maruti Ertiga to be exported to Indonesia by May!

Maruti Ertiga, which was got much popularity in India before getting launch, has finally been launched in India at competitive price range of 5.88 lakh to Rs. 8.44 lakh ex-showroom Delhi. And the beast is expected to remark buzz sales very soon. Now, overwhelming Maruti Suzuki is planning to offer this hit MPV to the Indonesian buyers too by next month.

Maruti Ertiga
Maruti Suzuki officially has announced that the latest launched Maruti Ertiga will soon be launched in Indonesian market too. But, Maruti Ertiga price might see a change in that market as compared to its Indian market's price. With a competitive price range of 5.88 lakh to Rs. 8.44 the company offered seven variants of the Ertiga to Indian buyers. And, Maruti Suzuki will offer the Indian version to the Indonesian customers.

Maruti Ertiga Front Low Angle View
With launch of the Maruti Ertiga in Indonesia, Maruti Suzuki seeks to increase market share in that market. Right now, the company has about 3 per cent market in Indonesian passenger car segment. The company will be exporting first batch of Ertiga to Indonesia in May this year.

Both petrol and diesel models to be offered to Indonesia which have seven variants. Maruti Ertiga petrol model has four variants such as LXI, VXI ABS and ZXI. Meanwhile, Ertiga diesel offers three variants likes of LDI, VDI and ZDI. With a large series of variants from features wise Maruti Ertiga is speculated to eat the market share of Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Chevrolet Tavera and new launching Ford Ecosport.

Ford EcosportThe Indonesian version of the Maruti Ertiga features a 1.4 liter K14 VVTI engine for petrol model, makes peak power of 95PS at 6000 RPM and maximum torque of 130Nm at 4000 RPM. Meanwhile, diesel version that comes equipped with Fiat made 1.3L, 1248cc, turbocharged DDIS engine belts out max power of 90 PS at 4000 RPM and top torque of 200Nm at 1750 RPM. Maruti Ertiga mileage would also become class-leading in that market. Beside this, Maruti Ertiga features for Indonesia launching version will also similar to the Indian version.

Hyundai Eon competitor coming soon!

Hyundai Eon, the entry level global small car from the stable of Hyundai Motors might face tough competition to new launching Datsun's small car. Recently, Nissan which is reviver of Datsun brand has announced that it will launch sub-Rs 4 lakh cars in India under its Datsun brand.

Hyundai EonThe company reported that the new Datsun small car will give rigid competition to Maruti Alto, Wagon R, Hyundai Eon, Santro and Tata Nano. Currently, India's entry level small car market is showing high growth and all the car makers of India taking interest in this segment. So, Nissan India will also enter this segment very. The new Datsun small car will be available between Rs 3 lakh to Rs. 4 lakh which is expected to provide a rigid competition to Eon, Alto, Nano and Chevrolet Spark. Right now, Hyundai Eon price, Tata Nano price and Maruti Alto price are also under Rs 4 lakh.

Hyundai Eon Front SeatsThe Japanese second largest automaker, Nissan is reviving the Datsun brand and has plans to launch two Datsun cars in India, Russia and Indonesia, because countries have buzz demand for entry level small cars. And all these new launching Datsun cars will be offered as entry level. The company will start these new Datsun cars launch by the end of year. The first entry level small car of Datsun will be offered under the starting price range of Nissan Micra. So, a tough competition will be available to see in Indian small car market.

Hyundai Eon Courtsey LampsOn the other hand, Hyundai India that manages the position of number second largest car maker in the country, will try to bring something new. Already Hyundai Eon has been popular and now the company has started its export for various countries. It is too concerned that this beautiful small car would be capable to take on the sales mark of the Maruti Alto by near future.

Thursday, 12 April 2012

Hyundai Verna to power India made 1.6L diesel engine!

The Indian version of global sedan, Hyundai Verna fluidic will soon be running on the roads packed with India made diesel engine! Right now, it comes packed with imported 1.4L and 1.6L CRDi diesel engines and now, the Korean auto major has finally planed to grace it with India made powerplant. After getting India made diesel engine, Hyundai Verna price may also see a decline in domestic market.

Hyundai VernaWith an investment of Rs 500 crore Hyundai Motors India Limited is going to set a diesel engine manufacturing plant in India. The new diesel powertrain making facility is expected to locate at the Hyundai's existing near Chennai, while it may also go for Gujarat. Along with 1.6L diesel engine of Hyundai Verna, the company will also produce 1.1L and 1.4L diesel engine in this factory for popular hatchback i10 and i20 respectively.

Hyundai Verna Front SeatsAt present, Hyundai Verna features the 1.4L and 1.6L CRDi diesel engines and makes max power of 90 ps and 128 ps respectively. But the new developing all the diesel engines such as 1.1L, 1.4L and 1.6L would be having different power and mileage than current engines. So, packed with India made 1.6L diesel engine Hyundai Verna mileage would also be showing changes.

Hyundai Verna Tail LightOn the other hand, Hyundai has also launched the re-freshed version for its premium hatchback Hyundai i20 which is remarking buzz response from buyers. And now, the company is planning to offer an SUV to the buyers at surprising price range to give stiff competition to newly launched Maruti Ertiga.

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Maruti Ertiga ZXI is offered as the top-end variant of petrol model!

In terms of variants the newly offered Maruti Ertiga will also follow Maruti's another popular car models such as Swift hatch, Swift Dzire compact sedan. Maruti Ertiga ZXI is the top-end variant of petrol model while ZDI is the top-end variant for diesel version of the MPV (Multi Purpose Vehicle) that will carry more features than other variants. Maruti Ertiga ZXI features the high-end tweaks and specs which ensure to make it major competitor of Toyota Innova and Chevrolet Tavera.

Maruti Ertiga ZXIMaruti Suzuki India Limited is offering the Maruti Ertiga in both petrol and diesel models which expected to be available in six variants such as LXI, VXI and ZXI for petrol model LDI, VDI and ZDI for diesel model. Maruti Ertiga price would start at Rs. 6.50 lakh for the base variant of petrol model while the top-end variant of diesel model may go for Rs. 9.50 lakh at ex-showroom Delhi.

Maruti Ertiga ZXI Gear KnobMaruti Ertiga ZXI is offered as premium variant of the MPV that comes engaged with standard features of Air Conditioner, Power Steering, Adjustable/Tilt Steering, Child Safety Locks and special features of CD player, USB and aux-in port support, Antilock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and So On.

Maruti Ertiga ZXI Boot OpenAlong with Maruti Ertiga ZXI the other variants are packed with the latest and powerful 1.4 liter K-Series power train which has displacement of 1372cc, delivers a massive power of 95 bhp at 6000 rpm along with a peak torque of 130 Nm at 4000 rpm. Maruti Ertiga mileage for petrol model is reported best-in-class.

Monday, 9 April 2012

Hyundai Eon emerges best selling small cars in India!

Right now Indian passenger car buyers are going for fuel economical car due to sky rocketing fuel prices. So, the graph of the small cars in terms of sales is increasing with unexpected growth. Hyundai Motors India Limited has announced the sales figures for the Month of March this year and the small car Hyundai Eon reported buzz sales response in this month.

Hyundai EonNot only Hyundai Eon but other entry level fuel efficient small cars such as Tata Nano and Maruti Alto have also reported high sales figures and emerged best selling small cars in India. All the Indian car makers have announced the sales figures month of March and Maruti's Alto, Tata's Nano and Hyundai's Eon have driven the sales mark of these companies.

Hyundai Eon Steering WheelThe demand for below Rs. 3.5 lakh priced small car was tremendous in last month. Hyundai Eon price is between Rs. 2.74 lakh to Rs. 3.76 lakh at ex-showroom Delhi. And, the Korean auto major sold 12500 units of the Eon during the month of March this year which is more than sale of big hatchbacks Hyundai Santro (5,359 units) and i10 (10,157 units) during the same month.

Hyundai Eon StereoOn the other hand, Maruti sold 35245 units of Maruti Alto in March this year while, Tata sold 10475 units of Tata Nano in the month of March 2012. Category wise the sales graph of A segment small car reported a growth of 11.18 per cent at total sales of 62385 units in March this year. Overall, due to rising fuel prices Indian customers are looking for fuel economical small cars and a bad effect on big hatchback was available to see during last month.

Friday, 6 April 2012

Chevrolet Beat to be equipped with a low cost navigation system very soon!

It seems that Chevrolet Beat price for high-end version which comes equipped with costly navigation system may go for decline. Because, GM India would soon offer low cost navigation system Chevrolet Beat which would cost around $50 only that will be many fold cheaper than the current $1000-2000 priced navigation system.

Chevrolet BeatGeneral Motors is developing this low cost navigation system for American Chevrolet Beat (Spark) which would cost around $50 only. Chevrolet Beat is known with name of Chevrolet Spark in that market that will soon get it. The company is planning to equip this low cost navigation system to all the variants of this entry level hatchback.

Chevrolet Beat Steering WheelAlong with this cheaper navigation system, General Motors may also sell a smartphone application called GoGoLink, which has been developed by London-based Engis Technologies. The customers who wish to equip this application in his car will have to have pay more $50. The newly developed application will sync with the car’s entertainment system. The company reported that new offering both technologies will increase desire of customers.

Chevrolet Beat Top ViewSo, GM India would also offer these new tweaks into the Indian version of this popular Chevrolet small car. Already, Chevrolet Beat features are known as premium but after getting smartphone application along with low cost navigation system it would make direct competition to high-end hatchback such as Hyundai i20, Renault Pulse, Skoda Fabia etc.

Chevrolet Beat Rear ViewWhereas, first of all the GM India will launch its much awaited Chevrolet Sail brand in India in both sedan and hatchback version. And, they also might come already packed with these new technologies.

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Toyota Etios series of cars exported to South Africa

Toyota's Etios series cars such as Toyota Etios sedan and Toyota Etios Liva hatchback which are specifically developed for India and other price sensitive emerging markets will soon be offered to South African buyers. Toyota Kirloskar Motors has recently started a shipment of Toyota Etios series cars to the South Africa. The company has plans to launch these Toyota cars in South Africa on 21st May, 2012. The Etios series cars will be sold from 198 outlets in South Africa.

Toyota EtiosThe company is exporting the petrol variants of Toyota Etios sedan and Liva hatchback to the SA from its Bangalore facility, where the production capacity has been grown up from 80,000 units to 1,20,000 units per annum. Toyota Etios price for sedan and hatchback version is different from Indian version. The recently, unveiled Toyota Etios pictures are indicating the there are not difference in body design but features have fully different.

Toyota Etios Central ControlToyota Etios features for SA launching sedan and hatchback models have been made different to the Indian version. SA model will not get the flat bottom steering wheel, they have a different suspension configuration for high speed driving, different tyres, black grill for basic model while the higher level gets a chrome end so forth. In the South African market Toyota Etios will give competition to Ford Figo and Volkswagen Vivo Back.

Toyota Etios Rear SeatsToyota seeks to sell 180,000 Toyota cars in India this year including 80,000 units of Etios. The company targets to sell 27-28 per cent petrol cars in semi urban and rural areas and rest will be diesel. It will launch an special edition for Etios sedan and Liva hatchback to boost sales.