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The new Honda City has been photographed road testing in Brazil by Noticias Automotivas reader Mr. Nattan Sanches. The new City will launch in Brazil shortly after the new Jazz (which it is based on) is launched in late April. The prototype of the mid-segment sedan was sporting very little camouflage. Honda introduced the third generation City in Brazil in August 2009 and produces it at its Sumare...

Hybrid vehicles return a bigger saving on fuel in countries like China and India than in the US, a study confirms. The Mahindra XUV500 diesel hybrid was showcased at the Auto Expo 2014. The study, conducted by scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), says that while hybrid vehicles are roughly around 40 percent more fuel efficient than...

The Honda Activa 125 made its premiere at the Auto Expo in February. Indian Autos Blog is now informed that Honda Two-Wheeler’s dealers have started accepting bookings for the Activa 125, ahead of a market launch which will take place by the end of this month. The Honda Activa 125 has commenced bookings for INR 5,000. The booking amount is INR 5,000. The dealers also inform us that there would...

Honda has applied to patent the Brio-based Honda Mobilio in China. A report on Chinese portal auto.sohu says that the Honda Mobilio MPV is meant only for the Asian markets. The car is already on sale in Indonesia and is set to be launched in India before the end of the year (production starts in the July-September period). The Mobilio made its debut at the Indonesian International Motor Show back...

Honda’s small car, Brio, has been in the Indian market for about two and a half years now, and that amount of time has qualified it to receive a facelift. A top Honda India official confirmed the facelift, but declined to provide a launch timeline. In this rendering presented by Geijutsute, the Brio is seen with Honda’s new front face which the company refers to as the Solid Wing Face (seen...

Honda’s Modulo kit for the Honda Mobilio has been leaked ahead of its official unveiling in Indonesia. The Modulo kit offers a number of accessories on both the inside and the outside of the MPV. The accessories also come in packages, like the Prestige+ package that offers a front grille, hood top garnish, door mirror cover and tail light garnish for Rp 2,143,000 (Rs 11,310). A report on Autonetmagz...

The Honda City was blazing on all fronts even before deliveries began for the petrol variant towards the end of February. Now, the sedan has overtaken the Amaze compact sedan and has allowed the company to register its highest ever sales in India. The City had sold 9,518 units in March 2014, making up more than 50 percent of Honda’s sales. For the year ended March 31st 2014, Honda had sold a...

The India-made Honda City has been launched in the hill nation of Nepal. Prices for the 4th-Generation City starts at Rs 21.40 lakh. We had earlier reported that the India-made sedan would be exported to Nepal. A report on Himalayan Times says that the City gets a base price tag for the E MT variant of Rs 21.40 lakh, with the top-end VX CVT costing Rs 29.71 lakh. The mountain country of Nepal gets...