Not all big cars are created equal: Half of cars sold in India really not SUVs

New Delhi: Sports utility vehicles (SUVs) are wildly popular in India, with the segment now accounting for every second car sold. But going by the official definition of an SUV, such vehicles account for only about a 10th of the total sales volume. That’s because just a third of the 47 models with SUV branding … Read more

toyota: Toyota suspends dispatch of three models in India due to ‘irregularities’ in diesel engine

New Delhi: Toyota Kirloskar Motor is temporarily suspending the dispatch of its three models — Innova Crysta, Fortuner and Hilux — in the country after “irregularities” were found in the certification tests for the diesel powertrain. Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO), a company affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), on January 29, 2024, announced that irregularities … Read more

hyundai: Hyundai Motors India anticipates SUVs to dominate two-thirds of sales in 2024

Korean auto major Hyundai Motor India expects nearly two-thirds of its sales to come in from SUVs in the ongoing calendar year with a refreshed portfolio of products in the segment. The company, which launched a refreshed version of best-seller Creta I in petrol and diesel Tuesday priced between Rs 10.99-19.99 lakh (ex-showroom), registered 60% … Read more