Vintage cars at the 2010 Auto Expo

The Auto Expo every year is all about new and concept cars and the latest technology in automobiles But this year the Heritage Motor Club of India is out to ensure that Auto Expo 2010 is not, the HMCI Pavilion, spread over 22,000 sq. ft. of covered area, and located near the main entry at Gate 2 (Bhairon Marg), will display over 75 Vintage & Classic Automobiles.

Visitors to the pavilion will see how auto-engineering has evolved over a century, visitors call look foward to seeing yesteryear beauties such as Jaguar XK120, Buick Series 90L, Mercedes 180 Pontoon and a Mustang 1966.

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India bound Toyota Etios sedan video

First for India, Toyota Etios a small sedan specifically created for Indian market will be revealled at India’s Delhi expo on January 6 2010. The entry level four-door, engineered to compete with Suzuki’s Swift sedan. The Toyota Etios will be Powered with a 1.4-liter diesel that’s used in the Yaris, and either a 1.2-liter or 1.3-liter engine.

Toyota has big plans for the Etios, in India and other markets. Toyota will begin production on the subcontinent, and once the company gets that operation where it wants it to be, Etios next destination for assembly is said to be Brazil. If you’re in India, get to the Delhi Auto Expo 2010 for the Toyota invasion.

Auto Expo 2010 EXHIBITORS

EXHIBITORS – VEHCILES
EMAIL ADDRESS
PRODUCTS

1 ASHOK LEYLAND LIMITED
tta@ashokleyland.com
Buses, Trucks, Defence & Special Vehicles, Engines

2 AUDI INDIA
kshitij.saxena@audi.in
Cars

3 BENTLEY MOTORS LTD
jim.shaw@bentley.co.uk

4 BMW INDIA PVT. LTD.
Benjamin.Nagel@bmw.in

Cars
5 EICHER TRUCKS & BUSES
(VE COMMERCIAL VEHICLES LTD)
hdhir@eicher.in;smahajan@eicher.in
Buses, Trucks

6 GENERAL MOTORS INDIA PVT LTD
gmi.cac@gm.com;gaurav.gupta@gm.com
Cars

7 HARLEY – DAVIDSON INDIA
anoop.prakash@harley-davidson.com
Motocycles, Apparels

8 HERO HONDA MOTORS LIMITED
viveksyal@herohonda.com
Two – Wheelers, Spare Parts

9 HONDA MOTORCYCLE AND SCOOTER INDIA PVT LTD
ashish.yadav@honda2wheelersindia.com
Scooter, Motorcycle

10 HONDA SIEL CARS INDIA LTD
saba@hondacarindia.com
Concept Cars, Cars

11 HYUNDAI MOTOR INDIA LTD
nalini@hmil.net
Concept Cars, Cars

12 INDIA YAMAHA MOTOR PVT LTD
backoffice@yamaha-motor-india.com
Motorcycle (Indian and Imported), Spares & Accessories, Parts

13 INTERNATIONAL TRACTORS LTD
sonalika@sonalika.com
Sheet Metal Pressed & Fabricated Comp, Gears & Shafts, Plastic Molded Components

14 KRANTI AUTMOTIBLES LTD
nandi@bol.net.in
Product Leaflets, Coffee Machine, Water Dispenser, Reception Chair, Reception Table

15 MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA LTD (AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR)
nene.madhav@mahindra.com
SUV & MUV’s, Heavy Vehicles, Two Wheeler

16 MARUTI SUZUKI INDIA LTD
sanjeev.handa@maruti.co.in
Passenger Cars

17 MERCEDES-BENZ INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
amit.a.jain@daimler.com
Luxury Cars

18 SUZUKI MOTORCYLCE INDIA PVT LTD
sanjeev.handa@maruti.co.in
Motorcyle

19 RENAULT INDIA
ashish.sinharoy@renault.com
Cars

20 ŠKODA AUTO INDIA PVT. LTD.
tarun.jha@skoda-auto.co.in

21 TATA MOTORS
dickie.khambatta@tatamotors.com
Passenger Cars, Utility Vehicles, Trucks, Commercial Passenger Carrier, Defence Vehicles

22 TOYOTA KIRLOSKAR MOTORS PVT LTD
sanjayg@tkm.co.in
Cars, Motorized Mobile Unit

23 TVS MOTOR COMPANY LIMITED
bvsridhar@tvsmotor.co.in
Two Wheelers, Three Wheelers (Probable)

24 VOLKSWAGEN INDIA
ajit.srinivasan@volkswagen.co.in
Luxury Cars

25 VOLVO TRUCKS
sohanjeet.randhawa@volvo.com
Volvo City & Inter – City Buses, Volvo Trucks, Volvo Penta Engine

EXHIBITORS – ELECTRIC VEHICLES
EMAIL ADDRESS
PRODUCTS

26 REVA ELECTRIC CAR COMPANY PVT LTD
sirisha.g@reva.ev.com
Reva NXR Electric Car, Reva NVU Electric Car

27 TARA INTERNATIONAL
info@tarainternational.us
Battery Operated Electric Vehicles (Evs) 2/3/4/ Wheelers

28 ELECTROTHERM (INDIA) LIMITED (Yo-bike)
ashav.jadawala@electrotherm.com;ramavtar.tyagi@electrotherm.com
Battery Operated Electric Vehicles

29 EMMEL VHEELERS
admin@emmelvheelers.com
Battery Operated Electric Vehicles

30 HERO ELECTRIC (BRAND OF HERO EXPORTS)
agarg@heroelectric.in
Electric Bikes

EXHIBITORS – SPECIAL VEHICLES
EMAIL ADDRESS
PRODUCTS

41 METALTECH MOTOR BODIES PVT LTD
csmudgal@metaltechmotors.com
VVIP Armoured Cars

42 DILIP CHHABRIA DESIGN PVT LTD
kanchan@dcdesign.co.in

43 TRATEC ENGINEERS PVT LTD
marketing@tratec.in
Hydraulic Modular Trailer (G Series), SPV

EXHIBITORS –
VEHCILESEMAIL ADDRESSPRODUCTS

1 ASHOK LEYLAND LIMITEDtta@ashokleyland.comBuses, Trucks, Defence & Special Vehicles, Engines

2 AUDI INDIAkshitij.saxena@audi.inCars

3 BENTLEY MOTORS LTDjim.shaw@bentley.co.uk

4 BMW INDIA PVT. LTD.Benjamin.Nagel@bmw.inCars

5 EICHER TRUCKS & BUSES (VE COMMERCIAL VEHICLES LTD)hdhir@eicher.in;smahajan@eicher.inBuses, Trucks

6 GENERAL MOTORS INDIA PVT LTDgmi.cac@gm.com;gaurav.gupta@gm.comCars

7 HARLEY – DAVIDSON INDIAanoop.prakash@harley-davidson.comMotocycles, Apparels

8 HERO HONDA MOTORS LIMITEDviveksyal@herohonda.comTwo – Wheelers, Spare Parts

9 HONDA MOTORCYCLE AND SCOOTER INDIA PVT LTDashish.yadav@honda2wheelersindia.comScooter, Motorcycle

10 HONDA SIEL CARS INDIA LTDsaba@hondacarindia.comConcept Cars, Cars

11 HYUNDAI MOTOR INDIA LTDnalini@hmil.netConcept Cars, Cars

12 INDIA YAMAHA MOTOR PVT LTDbackoffice@yamaha-motor-india.comMotorcycle (Indian and Imported), Spares & Accessories, Parts

13 INTERNATIONAL TRACTORS LTDsonalika@sonalika.comSheet Metal Pressed & Fabricated Comp, Gears & Shafts, Plastic Molded Components

14 KRANTI AUTMOTIBLES LTDnandi@bol.net.inProduct Leaflets, Coffee Machine, Water Dispenser, Reception Chair, Reception Table

15 MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA LTD (AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR)nene.madhav@mahindra.comSUV & MUV’s, Heavy Vehicles, Two Wheeler

16 MARUTI SUZUKI INDIA LTDsanjeev.handa@maruti.co.inPassenger Cars

17 MERCEDES-BENZ INDIA PRIVATE LIMITEDamit.a.jain@daimler.comLuxury Cars

18 SUZUKI MOTORCYLCE INDIA PVT LTDsanjeev.handa@maruti.co.inMotorcyle

19 RENAULT INDIAashish.sinharoy@renault.comCars

20 ŠKODA AUTO INDIA PVT. LTD.tarun.jha@skoda-auto.co.in

21 TATA MOTORSdickie.khambatta@tatamotors.comPassenger Cars, Utility Vehicles, Trucks, Commercial Passenger Carrier, Defence Vehicles

22 TOYOTA KIRLOSKAR MOTORS PVT LTDsanjayg@tkm.co.inCars, Motorized Mobile Unit

23 TVS MOTOR COMPANY LIMITEDbvsridhar@tvsmotor.co.inTwo Wheelers, Three Wheelers (Probable)

24 VOLKSWAGEN INDIAajit.srinivasan@volkswagen.co.inLuxury Cars

25 VOLVO TRUCKSsohanjeet.randhawa@volvo.comVolvo City & Inter – City Buses, Volvo Trucks, Volvo Penta Engine

EXHIBITORS – ELECTRIC VEHICLESEMAIL ADDRESSPRODUCTS

26 REVA ELECTRIC CAR COMPANY PVT LTDsirisha.g@reva.ev.comReva NXR Electric Car, Reva NVU Electric Car

27 TARA INTERNATIONALinfo@tarainternational.usBattery Operated Electric Vehicles (Evs) 2/3/4/ Wheelers

28 ELECTROTHERM (INDIA) LIMITED (Yo-bike)ashav.jadawala@electrotherm.com;ramavtar.tyagi@electrotherm.comBattery Operated Electric Vehicles

29 EMMEL VHEELERSadmin@emmelvheelers.comBattery Operated Electric Vehicles

30 HERO ELECTRIC (BRAND OF HERO EXPORTS)agarg@heroelectric.inElectric Bikes

EXHIBITORS – SPECIAL VEHICLESEMAIL ADDRESSPRODUCTS41METALTECH MOTOR BODIES PVT LTDcsmudgal@metaltechmotors.comVVIP Armoured Cars42DILIP CHHABRIA DESIGN PVT LTDkanchan@dcdesign.co.in43TRATEC ENGINEERS PVT LTDmarketing@tratec.inHydraulic Modular Trailer (G Series), SPV

New Small Car Concept by Honda to premiere at Delhi Motor Show.

Honda CR-Z concept 2009

Honda CR-Z concept 2009

Honda announced planes to unveil a new small car concept at the 10th Auto Expo automobile show in New Delhi on January 5.

 

According to The Wall Street Journal, “Honda New Small Concept is a concept model of a new small-sized vehicle, which Honda is currently developing especially for India and other emerging nations,” Honda Siel Cars India Ltd. said.

In addition to the small concept, Honda will also exhibit a concept model for a new hybrid called the Honda CR-Z Concept 2009, at the show. The concept model was unveiled for the first time at the Tokyo Motor show in October 2009.

{Source: The Wall Street Journal} {Image Source: Autoblog}

Bridgestone launches GR 90

Bridgestone has launched a new series of tyres in its Turanza range, the GR 90, which will replace the GR80, internationally. The Turanza is available in 14-inch to 18-inch sizes.
The Turanza which was originally developed for fitment on luxury cars is aimed at complementing performance luxury saloons. It aims at delivering supreme ride comfort, good road handling and low-noise characteristics. The asymmetric tread pattern on the tyre ensures superior driving stability. At its launch Bridgestone compared the older GR80 with the GR90 and the results were clear for all to see.

The new range offers better communication from the road and is also quieter. The new tyres will be shipped to India in the First quarter of next year.
{source: Whatcar India }

Tata Motors launches the Grande Mk II


Grande Mark II

Grande Mark II

Tata Motors today launched an upgraded version of the Sumo Grande, The new and improved vehicle is now known as the Grande Mark II.

We begin with the Grande Mark II visual changes, right up front you have chrome on the grille, you get  LED indicators on the outside of the mirror and side rub rails with chrome inserts on the doors to break the monotony of the profile.

Getting inside the car you instantly notice the dashboard which is much better than the previous models and a small steering wheel.

The Grande Mark II gets new suspension which come with softer springs up front, Due to the new short gearing driveability of the car has improved, acceleration is better and so is fuel economy.

The Grande MK II will be available in 3 variants – top of the line Gx, Ex, and Lx with a seating capacity ranging between 7 and 9 seats in front and side facing configurations. The vehicle will be available in three new colours, Walnut Gold, Platinum Beige and Castle Grey.

Most Important of all is that the Grande MK II is priced in the range of Rs 6.43-lakh to Rs 7.50-lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), Grande MK II is cheaper by Rs 25,000 to Rs 30,000 than the available version sumo grande.

Volkswagen launches the Beetle and Touareg

Volkswagen Beetle-----&-----Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen launchs 2 new cars Beetle and Touareg in India.

The Bettle foundly know as the “BUG” was the first peopl’s car. On the design front it retains the original Beetle like its dome shaped front, top & rear, It is a good looking car. It wont fail to turn heads on the street after all it is very cute and stylish. The new beetle will be powered with a 2 litre 4 cylinder petrol engine that develops 115hp and will be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It offers advanced saftey features like four airbags, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), electronic stability programme(ESP) and engine immobilizers are all part of the package.

The Bettle will be on sale immediately, priced at Rs. 20.45 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). It might sound expensive, but it is the people’s car which has written motoring history with its uniquie shape and reliability said Mr. Neeraj garg member of the board of directors.

Download the Beetle Brochure {source: Volkswagen India }

Coming to the Volkswagen Touareg
Volkswagen India also introduced their SUV called the Touareg, It is powered by a 3 litre diesel that makes 240hp and will be mated with a 6 speed DSG gear box and a permanent all wheel drive system. The Touareg will cost you Rs. 51.85 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).

The vehicle has been designed keeping in mind the customers love of traveling to hill regions and weekend retreats. The vehicle offers 45 degree hill climbing ability, 35 degree side slope angle and impressing wadding depth of 500mm, all this in a safe environment with 8 airbags. The Touareg has been designed to meet and even surpass the standards of some of the world’s leading SUV’s.

The Volkswagen Touareg is expected to go up against the likes of the BMW X5 and the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Download the Touareg Brochure {source: Volkswagen India }