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India Wants to Build a Supercar and it Looks Like This


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A startup company (kind of childishly) named Mean Metal Motors is reportedly working on India’s first ever supercar, the M-Zero. No, we don’t trust it either until we’ve seen at least something more than a rendering.

Ford Starts Building New Figo Aspire at New $1 Billion Plant in India


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Ford has kicked off production of the Figo Aspire at the all-new Sanand Vehicle Assembly and Engine Plant in India following a $1billion investment. The new facility doubles Ford’s annual installed capacity in India to 610,000 engines and 440,000 vehicles.

Men Kick And Ram Woman's Car in Asinine Indian Road Rage Incident, Cop Does Nothing!


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What would have been otherwise a non-newsworthy fender-bender quickly turned into a full-blown road rage incident against a female driver in India, all in the presence of a police officer who did nothing to stop it.

India's Hyundai i20 Active Is an SUV Wannabe Hatch [40 Pics]


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This is the Hyundai i20 Active, a crossover-flavored model based on the all-new i20 supermini.

Force Motors Spotted Testing Seven-Door Version of its Trax SUV


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Well, technically the Force Motors Trax is not an SUV, but more of a commercial vehicle with off-road capabilities and seating for people. This particular one can accommodate a heck of a lot of people which can clamber in using any one of its seven (!) doors.

Hyundai i20 Active Arriving in India on March 17, May Be Sold in Europe Too


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On March 17, Hyundai will launch in India the i20 Active, a more rugged version of the i20 supermini, which is sold locally as the Elite i20.

Indian Man Has Been Driving Backwards Since 2003


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I’m not a big fan of going backwards in my car and I struggle to remember the last time I heard someone say how good it feels to reverse.

JA Motorsport's 230HP Super Nano Is the Tata from Hell


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Marketed as the world’s cheapest automobile, the Tata Nano doesn’t have many attractive features except its price tag – not that it helps much when it comes to convincing customers. That’s why Tata Motors has promised to build improved, pricier models.

This Special Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé is Fit for a Maharaja


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Rolls-Royce and royalty have been going hand in hand ever since the inception of the brand in the beginning of the 20th century, so no surprise that the firm has created the bespoke Maharaja Phantom Drophead Coupé.

Datsun Go and Maruti Suzuki Swift Fail Miserably in Global NCAP Test


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A new crash test session from Global NCAP is exposing the worryingly low safety standards of new cars sold in India, the world’s fifth largest producer of passenger cars.

The results are all the more shocking as the cars belong to two respected global carmakers, Nissan and Suzuki.

Big Daddy Custom's Muscle Coupe Used to be a 2008 Skoda Octavia


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India's automotive scene is bursting with ideas these days, with many independent shops getting creative with all sorts of cars.

Datsun Has a Hard Time Finding Customers for its Cheap Cars


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Nissan’s budget brand Datsun hasn’t convinced too many buyers during the first months on its main three markets, India, Indonesia and Russia.

Renault's New XBA City Car for Brazil and India Scooped


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In Western markets, Renault offers the new Twingo, co-developed with Daimler's Smart brand, but for emerging markets like India and Brazil, the French are preparing a different city car.

Dacia Moved Production of UK-Bound Duster from India to Romania


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Right-hand drive Dacia Duster SUVs for the UK market are no longer built in India, as production was moved to the brand’s core plant in Romania.

Jaguar and Land Rover Triple Tata Motors' Profits in the Fiscal First Quarter


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Whenever I read about Tata Motors cashing in on the commercial success of Jaguar and Land Rover I can't help but wonder whether Ford gave up the two brands too easily in 2008.

All-New Hyundai i20 Previewed Ahead of Paris Show [w/Video]


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Following the design sketches released earlier this month, Hyundai has revealed the first official photos of its all-new i20 supermini.

2015 Fiat Punto Evo for India is What You Get When the Doc Pulls Your Face Back


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Grande Punto, Punto Evo and Nuova Punto are just different names representing different markets and…facelift iterations of the same supermini Fiat has been offering since 2005.

Watch a Small Excavator Load itself onto Truck


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Intelligence is our greatest asset as humans and if used properly it can yield impressive results. The operator of a small excavator from India proves that one doesn’t always need big resources to do his or her job properly.

Hotel Valet Causes $335k Damages After Crashing Guest's Lamborghini


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It's a valet's worst nightmare; accidentally damaging a customer's car. Now imagine that automobile being a super-expensive Italian exotic like the Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder – you wouldn't want to be in those shoes, would you now…

Mahindra & Mahindra May Buy a Stake in Reborn Saab


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Apparently, NEVS doesn’t have enough money on its own to keep the restarted Saab production going, and with that thought in mind, the idea of making a 9-3-based EV seems ever more distant. However, it would appear that they may not have to do it alone, as it’s been speculated that India’s Mahindra & Mahindra may be interested in buying a share of its own.