Honda has showcased a brand new concept car at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show, without divulging much information. The Honda Concept B sedan is developed specifically for the Chinese market. It is aimed at the younger customers and is ‘cool’ and ‘practical’. Honda has confirmed that the production model will be launched in two years and it plans to have a hybrid variant (FUNTEC)...

The near production version of the Maruti Ciaz has premiered at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show, as the Suzuki Alivio. To be launched later this year as the replacement to the SX4 sedan, Concept Alivio is a further refinement toward production model. Suzuki has confirmed that the car would receive a 1,586 cc DOHC 16-valve four-cylinder petrol engine with a newly developed six-speed automatic transmission. The...

The China-made Chevrolet Trax Changku has made its debut at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The Trax Changku will be manufactured by Shanghai-GM. It is based on the existing Buick Encore that is also made in the same manufacturing facility and sold in China. While the Encore is aimed at families, GM positions the Trax Changku to target the youngsters. The Trax gets a single 1.4-liter four-cylinder DOHC...

GM has unveiled the all-new next generation Chevrolet Cruze at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. Designed taking cues from the Chevrolet Tru concept showcased here two years ago, the model sports a “dual-mesh” grille and peeled headlamps. Steeply raked front windshield, chrome trim and short overhangs are a few of the different design features compared to the current Cruze, on the replacement. The...

Chinese auto news website AutoHome.com.cn have shot an image of a banner of the Hyundai ix25 from the Beijing auto show grounds, revealing the first look of the Ford EcoSport competitor. The Hyundai ix25′s public debut is to be staged at the Beijing Auto Show tomorrow, on the first day of the exhibition, reserved for the media. The Hyundai ix25, as per our sources, will also be manufactured in...

Skoda Auto India is working on giving the Rapid a comprehensive mid-life facelift. The Rapid, which happens to be the volume-seller for the company, manages about 1,000 odd units every month, while the newly-launched Honda City sells in the region of 7,200-9,000 units/month. Current Rapid borrows its front fascia design from the now-discontinued Skoda Fabia. According to a report on the Economic Times,...

Italian manufacturer Alfa Romeo has made its re-entry into the US market with the Alfa Romeo 4C. The 4C made its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and has been wowing Europe since then. The brand by itself was set to re-enter USA last October, but a restructuring of Fiat’s European projections put that on the hold. The 4C is a mid-engined two-seater coupe that houses a turbocharged 1.8-liter...

The 2015 Subaru Outback was unveiled at the New York Auto Show yesterday. The new Outback is based on the popular Subaru Legacy. The Outback retains the same powertrain as the Legacy – it is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder boxer engine that makes 175 hp at 5,600 rpm and 236 Nm at 4,100 rpm of peak torque. A CVT gearbox will be offered as standard. The Outback can also be ordered with a...