Volvo VEA sketchi-ART technology Volvo Environment Architecture

Volvo Car Group today announced that the VEA (Volvo Engine Architecture) range will launch in autumn (late September) with i-ART technology that cuts fuel consumption in the new diesel engines. Volvo currently uses Ford’s Ecoboost and Duratorq engines on its carlines for which it has to pay heavy royalty fees.

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Mitsubishi Mirage sedan front quarterMitsubishi G4 Concept front

[Left – Theo’s version of the G4 with production car design elements; Right – Concept G4 presented at the Bangkok Motor Show last month]

Bajaj Auto RE60Bajaj is eying about 5,000 units every month of the RE60 which was unveiled last week in Pune in its production guise. Bajaj had showcased a near-production concept at the Delhi Auto Expo in January 2012, and has since then been working on finishing the project.

The RE60 opens up a new class of automobiles in India called the ‘quadricycle’. The vehicle slots between a three wheeler and a proper car and will be marketed as a commercial urban runabout.

Acura concept Auto Shanghai 2013 teaserHonda Concept S Auto Shanghai 2013

[These are teasers of the Acura concept and the near-production Honda Concept S released ahead of the Shanghai Auto Show]

Volvo India Brand Ambassador Mr. Jeev Milka Singh, with Mr. Sudeep Narayan and Mr. Tomas ErnbergSwedish carmaker Volvo has a long association with golf tournaments worldwide and hosts championships all around the globe. With that said, its easy to know why Volvo India announced today that Mr. Jeev Milkha Singh would be their brand ambassador.

Mr. Singh is the only Indian to win two Volvo Golf Tournaments internationally and is the most popular Indian golfer in the world.

BMW TVS tieupTVS Motors today announced a tie up with BMW Motorrad, BMW’s motorcycle division. We saw it coming but today it has become official.

Mr. Stephan Schaller, President of BMW Motorrad and Mr. Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of TVS Motors signed a long term cooperation agreement in an event held in Chennai. As per the collaboration, both the two wheeler makers will jointly develop and produce a new series of motorcycles which have displacement less than 500cc.

Renault Scala Travelogue Edition

Update – Renault have shared a few images of the inclusions which we’ve inserted at the end of the story.