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100,000 KB-Series engines produced by MSIL in 10 months

Maruti is extremely delighted. 100,000 KB-Series engines have rolled out of its Gurgaon plant into cars in India and abroad since operations began ten months ago. The KB Series engine powers the Ritz and the A-Star (sold in Europe as the Suzuki Alto

New 1.0-liter Chevrolet Spark production begins in South Korea

GM Daewoo Auto & Technology Co., the South Korean unit of General Motors Corp has made it official that the new Spark (which will be named groove) will be introduced into the South Korean market in September. The company said it has initiated production

My thoughts on the Tata Indigo DICOR

I've been driving the Tata Indigo DICOR (CRDI engine) recently, and I must say, I'm not very comfortable. That does not mean it’s a pathetic excuse for a car, it does have its strengths, which are not strengths for a car lover like me. What Tata

Fiat Grande Punto facelift revealed

One of our favorite Fiats, the Grande Punto, has got an adorable face lift, an almost different front end and a few more changes on the rear (visible in the images). We have been having a watchful eye on the face lifted model for the last few months. This

Honda Jazz Carré Blanc launched in France

Based on the elegant finish, The Honda Jazz Carré Blanc is a special edition model launched in France. Only 250 copies will be made available from September this year. The Carre Blanc will only come with the 1.4 i-VTEC petrol engine. The special

Fiat Nano test mule spotted testing in Brazil

It was only a matter of time before we received confirmation. Our friend in Brazil, Marlos Vidal, says Tata Nanos are running around Fiat's largest production production plant in Betim, Brazil. Marlos explains the car that is doing rounds, is a prototype,

Indian Autos Blog v2.0 launches later today

We decided not to hold this back any longer. We published our first post a year and 2 days back, and though last Sunday was officially our 1st anniversary, we consider today as our birth day. To celebrate this occasion, we're giving the blog a face-lift.

Is the potential of the electric car industry in India overlooked?

How fast is technology is moving? Put simply, what I found in cars even three years back, have become irrelevant in today's cars. Take the case of the Tata Nano. Before its introduction, many assumed it would have a carburreted engine with ice-age

Now produced and sold in Brazil – Honda City

Honda has began producing and selling one of its most popular model in Brazil. The Honda City will be not only be produced, but Mexico and other parts of South America will be export countries. The City is the third model to be produced at the HAB

Renderings – Chevrolet Agile Official

GM has released official renderings of the new Chevrolet Agile for the first time. The Agile, remember is a subcompact hatchback that will be manufactured in Argentina for the whole of Latin America. The Chevrolet Agile might also be souped-up to be

2009 Suzuki Alto (A-Star) launched in Australia

Suzuki wants to take on the competition in the sub-compact car segment in Australia and what a way to embark on the challenge. Last week, Suzuki released its global city car Alto down under. For the price as low as $12,490 the car becomes the cheapest

Mitsubishi bringing Colt to Auto Expo 2010?

When Mr.Ravi Santhanam said there would be a "bond-like" car from the house of Mitsubishi shortly, I was startled. Disbelief could not be felt stronger. You know why. Sources close to Mitsubishi have told Indian Autos Blog that the small car

Is Ford getting unnecessarily excited about its small car?

If you ask me, Ford's getting too excited about prospects of its small car in India. I know, it is a Monday morning and people reading my blog need to leave with a lot of positive energy (which is always the idea). But on this Monday morning, I'd like