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Top 5 SUVs in January 2017; Vitara Brezza reports 8932 units of sales

The segment of utility vehicles is growing in the Indian automobile industry despite demonetisation and heavy diesel vehicle ban in the few cities. In the period of April 2016 to January 2017, the UV segment has witnessed for 32.04 percent growth and addressed has the highest segment among all categories. The PV market sold a total of 6,18,427 units of utility vehicles in the April to January period. In the same period of the previous year, the UV category received 4,68,236 units.

Upcoming Cars in India in 2017

The Indian passenger car industry welcomes 2017 New Year with the variety list of upcoming cars from the different auto manufacturers. The top upcoming cars like Maruti Ignis, Maruti Baleno RS, Volkswagen Tiguan, Next-gen Hyundai Verna, Tata Hexa, Hyundai Grand i10 Sportz (CNG) and Volkswagen Passat have been scheduled to launch in the early months of 2017. Besides, some of the companies announced the launch dates, Maruti Ignis to launch on January 13 and the Baleno RS planned to introduce in February month.

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5 Upcoming fast and furious trends in car tech

What’s the difference between a good movie and a great movie? A good movie will keep you entertained for 2 hours, while a great movie will change your life. We’re not even being dramatic here – just have a look at the “Fast and Furious” franchise: not only did it spark the passion for car tuning in millions of people, but it also impacted one of the biggest industries in the world. The automotive industry was forever changed by the Fast and Furious movies, as people started wanting more from their cars. To this day, those movies continue to shape the auto industry.

Top Fuel Efficient Diesel Cars in India

The huge list of passenger cars available in the Indian market and also the automakers introduced the different types of cars in the country’s automotive space. In India, Maruti Suzuki is the biggest automaker in the car space and offering the variety of diesel and petrol models. Being a leading carmaker, Maruti Suzuki dominates the fuel-efficient segment with the different portfolio.

Best and affordable cars in Diwali season

Diwali is the sentiment for the Indian customers purchasing the vehicles as well as essential belongings as it is one of the India’s biggest festivals. In the country, the huge list of the cars available in different categories including luxury cars, sedans, compact SUVs, electric cars, as well. Moreover, the carmakers have introduced the special editions along with the new cars in the domestic markets. Here is the list of best and affordable cars offered in Diwali season to ease the customer’s choice.

EPCA to ban sales of BS-III vehicles in India from April 2017

The EPCA - Environment Protection Control Authority has proposed that the sales of BS-III vehicles to be stopped in the country from April 2017. The Indian automotive industry is planning to introduce the new emission norms in the domestic market soon, now the organisation has made the amazing suggestion. The Indian government and Indian auto industry don’t want to take these kinds of steps, but that would create massive disorder. By the way, the Indian automakers to produce the vehicles that meet BS-IV emission norms, from April 2017.

India to Implement BS VI (Bharat Stage VI) Emission Norms From 2020

Air pollution is the major concern in India and the World Health Organisation has been rated that the several cities in the country are harmful to living. As of that reason, the government has been implementing several methods to control the emission standards as well reduce the pollution in the country. In the part of this, the government has decided to implement the Bharat Stage VI emission norms in the Indian-bound vehicles from April 1st, 2020.

Indian car industry worth Rs. 3 lakh crore annually

The automotive industry estimates that the total Indian car market is worth around Rs. 3 lakh crore per a year. Both used cars and new cars come under the category of the Indian car market and worth of Rs. 1.20 lakh crore and Rs. 1.80 lakh crore respectively. The utility vehicles are not included in the segment of cars and the Indian customers looking for best-in-class and affordable models.

SC allows over 2000cc diesel vehicles in Delhi, imposes 1% new tax

The Supreme Court has announced that the above 2000cc diesel vehicles allowed in Delhi and NCR from 12th August 2016 while the automakers to pay 1 percent green cess. The SC has been passed the order of heavy diesel vehicles ban in Delhi in December 2016 due to reducing the emission levels.

Upcoming Hatchbacks and Sedans for H2 of 2016

The second half of this year is expected to see the number of launches in both hatchback and sedan segments in the domestic market. Almost ten to twelve new cars will be introduced to target the existing respective segment-based models. The upcoming hatchbacks, Volkswagen Polo GTI, Baleno RS, Maruti Ignis and Mini New Clubman whereas the sedans, new Audi A4, new Hyundai Elantra, new Volkswagen Passat, Honda Accord Hybrid, Jaguar XF, Mercedes-Bez E-Class, new Toyota Etios, Mercedes CLA facelift with AMG, Skoda Octavia RS, as well.