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Suzuki defers production at new Maruti plant

Maruti’s parent Suzuki has decided to defer the start of production from a new car plant in Gujarat — being built with an investment of Rs 3,800 crore — till next year as a slowdown in demand due to the coronavirus is likely to keep buyer sentiment low.

Luxury cars bring attractive offers to encourage sales

The spec sheets are in real danger of being outdone by the swelling list of purchase offers.

Toyota to resume manufacturing operations from Tuesday

After weeks of lockdown and partial lifting of restrictions across the country, the company will re-start production at the facility from May 26 in a phased manner, in concurrence with the directives of both, the state and the central governments, TKM said in a statement.

Mercedes Benz offers customised finance options to lure customers back

Also, the company is providing ‘Step-Up 2020’ option, under which a customer can pay small sum as EMIs for the first six months of the contract and regular EMIs starting from the seventh month.

Suzuki Motor resumes production at Gujarat plant

Suzuki Motor Gujarat had suspended production at the Hansalpur (Gujarat) plant on March 23 to check the spread of COVID-19. The facility, which rolls out two models, Baleno and Swift, currently has an installed production capacity of 5 lakh units per annum.

Watch: Indian cars among top performers in Global NCAP’s crash test

You can, at least in part, credit Global NCAP’s crash tests for being the genesis of the automotive safety movement in India. Released in 2014, the results of the very first crash tests by the agency on five made-in-India and made-for-India cars made headlines nationwide and brought the topic of automotive safety to the fore. The results were a wake-up call for all stakeholders. And there has been progress since. The government that had long dragged its feet on safety, among other initiatives, introduced far superior crash test requirements; many carmakers have incorporated safety features such as airbags well before they’ve been mandated by law and buyers simply want safer cars. So far Global NCAP has tested 33 Indian cars, here are the top performers.

Maruti Suzuki ties up with Cholamandalam Investment & Finance; launches 'Buy-Now-Pay-Later Offer'

The new solution 'Buy-Now-Pay-Later Offer' is aimed to provide customers with easy financing options. Under the partnership, the companies are also offering a two-month deferment of Equated Monthly Installment (EMI) to car customers who currently are under resource crunch amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nissan introduces online booking process amid coronavirus pandemic

The company's SUV Kicks and entire Datsun range can now be booked online, Nissan India said in a statement.

JLR resumes production at Solihull plant in UK after temporary suspension due to COVID-19

The first Range Rover made under new social distancing measures drove off the production line at the company's manufacturing plant in Solihull on Wednesday, JLR said in a statement.

Hyundai Motor India launches new version of mid-sized sedan Verna

While the 1.5 litre petrol version is priced between Rs 9.3 lakh and Rs 13.85 lakh, the 1.5 litre diesel option is tagged at Rs 10.65 lakh to Rs 15.09 lakh. The petrol 1-litre turbo engine version is priced at Rs 13.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

Piaggio re-opens Vespa, Aprilia dealerships in Karnataka

Piaggio re-opens Vespa, Aprilia dealerships in Karnataka

The dealerships are now open in Bengaluru, Mysore, Belgaum, Mangalore, Bijapur, Davangere, Shimoga and Udupi, Piaggio India said in a statement.

Fiat, Tata Motors JV plant resumes operations at Ranjangaon

Fiat, Tata Motors JV plant resumes operations at Ranjangaon

FIAPL's management has developed and implemented a comprehensive programme of safety measures to protect over 3,000 direct and indirect employees, their families and surrounding communities from the spread and transmission of COVID-19.

Nissan Motor launches SUV Kicks' facelift edition in India; prices start at Rs 9.49 lakh

Nissan Motor launches SUV Kicks' facelift edition in India; prices start at Rs 9.49 lakh

The new Kicks includes features such as vehicle stability management system, electronic stability control, traction control system, and a hill start assist, and cruise control, among others, the company said.

Renault launches AMT version of Triber in India, prices start at Rs 6.18 lakh

Renault launches AMT version of Triber in India, prices start at Rs 6.18 lakh

The company has opened booking for the Triber EASY-R AMT, which will be available in three variants RXL, RXT and RXZ at a price difference of Rs 40,000 above the respective manual transmission versions, Renault India said in a statement.

Maruti Suzuki to resume operations at Gurugram plant on May 18

Maruti Suzuki to resume operations at Gurugram plant on May 18

All activities will be carried out strictly in accordance with the government regulations and guidelines and observing the company's own concern for the highest standards of safety.

Honda gearing up to drive in all new City amid coronavirus pandemic

Honda gearing up to drive in all new City amid coronavirus pandemic

The company plans to sell the fifth generation City alongside the fourth (current) version in order to give more buying options to the customers.

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