General Motors may not be very popular in India but back on its home turf, the American car make has quite the fan following because of the iconic cars like the Chevy Camaro that the company has put forward. But changing times call for changing measures. The world today has moved on to the school of thought which aims at getting the maximum fuel efficiency out of its cars and to cater to those needs, GM has quite the plans.
Maruti Suzuki is the leading car manufacturer with plenty of cars targeting a majority of prospective buyers but in the recent years manufacturers like General Motors (Chevrolet) and Hyundai have also strengthened their presence in our market. Talk about GM (Chevrolet) and you would immediately recall the very successful Beat. Now after a long while General Motors is once again planning to present something new and affordable to the Indian automobile space, in the form of Chevrolet Sail sedan and Chevrolet Sail U-VA hatchback. After the Sail twins the company would shift its focus to the MPV segment as it is [Read more...]
Updated on 21 Feb 2013 Chevrolet Trax has bee launched in Korea, Chevrolet Trax India launch is also expected soon. Updated on 16 Aug 2012 In May 2012 we published a news about Chevrolet, part of General Motors considering bringing their compact SUV Chevrolet Trax to compete with Renault Duster and Ford EcoSport in the compact SUV segment. The news leaked out when a French magazine presented a couple of partially rendered images of an upcoming SUV which later turned out to be the Trax. Until now, the company had only released the official pictures of this new SUV and the actual [Read more...]
Petrol prices are stable since a couple of days but who knows when a hike would step in. New car buyers who run their cars for long commutes on regular basis have been considering diesel vehicles as petrol cars incur higher running costs. So here is a post for all the readers who are planning to buy a diesel hatchback or small car below Rs. 5.50 lakh. Tata Indica eV2 image – Tata Indica eV2 Tata Indica eV2 is the cheapest diesel hatchback in the country as of today and comes four different variants priced between Rs. 4.20 lakh and [Read more...]
Gone are the days when people used to flaunt their brutal SUVs and now its time to think smart and in favor of the environment. Chevrolet Beat, our very successful small car, is sold in US under the name Chevrolet Spark and 2013 Spark has been launched at the New York Auto Show. General Motors, the top seller this year, is betting big with the Spark as according to the firm the fuel prices are soaring at a rapid rate and small cars/hatchbacks are the ones that will take the charge now. The Spark launched a day before is not [Read more...]
We have been discussing much about the compact SUV segment which will soon see a couple of major launches. First two vehicle to make entry into this untouched segment is Ford EcoSport and Renault Duster. Yesterday we also brought you a news about Skoda and Volkswagen developing compact SUVs based on Volkswagen’s A0 platform. So in simple terms every manufacturer is silently developing a product which could excel in the compact SUV segment. For a while now we were being reported about Chevrolet’s (General Motors) new compact SUV which was speculated to be in the making, though no strong evidence [Read more...]
Towards the end of January 2012, we brought you a news about a new SUV from General Motors’s stable, Chevrolet Trailblazer. As named the car will definitely blaze a trail in the SUV segment once it is out for sale but until now we had nothing except for concept model pictures previewed at the 2011 Dubai International Show. Chevrolet has unveiled the 2013 Trailblazer production model at a special event in Thailand, ahead of the 2012 Bangkok International Motor Show. Martin Apfel, president, GM Southeast Asia and Chevrolet Sales Thailand, said “True to its name, the Trailblazer will blaze the [Read more...]
Diesel powered cars is the need of the Indian automobile market now-a-days and why shouldn’t they be since diesel cars incur less running cost and also deliver better fuel efficiency. Every automobile giant is working on new diesel engines for our domestic market and as we know even Honda is going to switch to diesel cars soon. General Motors (Chevrolet India), the biggest automobile company in the world, sensed the diesel car demand in our market long back and is now planning to develop diesel engines specifically for the Indian market. These engines will be extremely suitable for the Indian [Read more...]