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    Tata Nexon EV crosses 2,000 sales mark in record time of three months

    After rolling out the 1000th Nexon EV in August this year, the compact SUV clocked in another 1,000 sales units in a record time of three months, the company said. The Nexon EV has emerged as the best-selling electric car in the country, the automaker added.

    Nissan forays into compact SUV segment, drives in Magnite at Rs 4.99 lakh

    The model, which comes with both manual and automatic transmissions, is going to compete with the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Kia Sonet, Mahindra XUV300 and Honda WR-V.

    CERCA at IIT Delhi turns 1948 Beetle electric

    The Centre of Excellence for Research on clean Air (CERCA), IIT Delhi, on November 16, launched its maiden initiative on electric mobility with the retrofitting of an old vintage 1948 Beetle car into an electric vehicle.

    Porsche appoints Manolito Vujicic as head of India operations

    "His (Vujicic) extensive experience in the retail business and network development will be crucial for the coming years. We have ambitious plans for the market and I am certain that he is the right candidate to lead the local team into the next phase for Porsche in India," Chief Executive Officer of Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE Manfred Braeunl noted.

    Kia Motors reports 50% rise in November sales

    The automaker dominated the compact SUV market in the country with sales of 11,417 units of Sonet last month, Kia Motors India said in a statement.

    MG Motor reports best ever monthly sales of 4,163 units in November

    The automaker, a wholly-owned arm of China's SAIC Motor Corp, sold 4,163 units last month, up 28.5 per cent as compared to 3,239 in November 2019.

    As cars roll out of factories, companies dole out increments

    Market leaders like Maruti Suzuki, Hero Motocorp, Royal Enfield, TVS Motors, Hyundai, Kia and MG Motors have been handing out annual increments to employees over October and November. Maruti Suzuki announced salary increments across cadres in October.

    China grants Tesla green light to start selling Shanghai-made Model Y SUV in the country

    The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology published the approval on its website on Monday. The U.S. electric vehicle maker is expanding its car factory in Shanghai, where it is making Model 3 electric sedans.

    Nissan India announces expansion of dealership, service station network

    In the run-up to the launch of the all-new Nissan Magnite next month, Nissan India has further strengthened customer-centric services with highly-trained channel partners, an end-to-end digital ecosystem and virtual showroom with vehicle configurator, Nissan Motor India said in a release.

    All new Thar gets 4-star safety rating from Global NCAP: M&M

    The Thar has set a new benchmark in safety with highest ever rating for a body-on-frame SUV tested by Global NCAP so far, M&M said in a statement.

    Priyesh Kumar to lead sales vertical at Volkswagen India

    The company has also appointed P Ravichandran, currently head of after sales, as the head of dealer development with effect from December 1.

    Mercedes Benz ties up with SBI for car finance

    Mercedes Benz ties up with SBI for car finance

    The collaboration will give Mercedes-Benz India access to the unparalleled market penetration of SBI's HNI customer base, while the bank's customers will enjoy exclusive benefits on booking its luxury cars, the company said in a release.

    Hyundai's new i20 receives 20,000 bookings within 20 days of launch

    Hyundai's new i20 receives 20,000 bookings within 20 days of launch

    HMIL Director (Sales, Marketing & Service) Tarun Garg said,"We have received an overwhelming response to the all-new i20 with 20,000 bookings in 20 days and more than 4,000 customers having taken delivery of this latest blockbuster product from us during Diwali season."

    Volvo drops ten new cars multiple times from a height of 30 metres to improve safety

    Volvo drops ten new cars multiple times from a height of 30 metres to improve safety

    To allow rescue services to prepare for any possible crash scenario and to simulate the forces that erupt in the most extreme crashes, beyond what can be simulated with ordinary crash testing, Volvo Cars recently took equally extreme measures. For the first time, it dropped several new Volvos multiple times from a crane, from a height of 30 metres.

    Top five cars that you can buy in India today which come with an air purifier

    Top five cars that you can buy in India today which come with an air purifier

    According to a PTI report, Hyundai Motor India has launched all-new versions of its premium hatchback i20, priced between Rs 6.79 lakh and Rs 11.17 lakh. The model comes with ten first in segment features like hill assist control, multi-phone Bluetooth connectivity, air purifier and tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) among others. The new i20 also comes with a Bose sound system, electric sunroof, smartphone wireless charger and 50 connected features.

    Honda unveils the next-gen 2022 Civic sedan which mirrors the design of the Accord

    Honda unveils the next-gen 2022 Civic sedan which mirrors the design of the Accord

    Honda has unveiled the next-gen 2022 Civic sedan. The new Honda Civic sports a striking resemblance with the Accord, with smooth body panels, long shoulder lines that run the length of the car, and the window line that bumps up at the C-pillar. While riding on the same platform as the current model, the 2022 Civic will have all-new styling for the exterior and interior, better tech, more safety features, and even a few fresh exterior paint options.

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