Hero MotoCorp Registers 12 Per Cent Drop

Two-wheeler big Hero MotoCorp reported a decline of 12.49 per cent in complete volumes with 616,526 models bought in June 2019. As compared, the producer bought 704,562 models in June 2018. That stated, it’s the second consecutive month this fiscal that world’s largest two-wheeler maker has bought over six lakh models in month-to-month gross sales this fiscal. The corporate continues to register a decline in volumes, not too totally different from the general market sentiment when it comes to gross sales. Hero had about 4 new product launches in the previous few months together with the XPulse, Xtreme 200S, Maestro Edge 125 and the brand new Pleasure 110. Hero MotoCorp additionally rolled out the corporate’s and successfully India’s first BS6 compliant two-wheeler with the brand new Splendor iSmart that obtain the BS6 certification (Sort Approval Certificates) from the Worldwide Centre for Automotive Expertise (ICAT). Hero additionally introduced the appointment of....





New BMW X6 leaks out forward of tonight's official reveal

Newest Porsche Cayenne Coupe rival is seen to undertake evolutionary styling method in new pictures, and is on sale later this 12 months BMW is ready to drag the covers off its new X6 late this night, however what appear like press pictures of the coupe-SUV have leaked out already. Revealed first on Instagram earlier than quite a few BMW fan websites picked it up, the photographs present the brand new X6 will proceed the design theme of the final era mannequin, however with element adjustments mirroring the remainder of the agency’s now totally up-to-date X lineup.  The front-end will get a extra aggressive interpretation of BMW’s SUV face, whereas the roofline tapers and slopes down on the rear in true coupe type. On the again, the stretched LED tail-lamps are closely impressed by the X4.  Particulars, in addition to the inside, stay below wraps, however we all know that a lot of the automotive’s mechanical....



Chevy Silverado by Callaway

Chevy has been promoting the Silverado for many years now. Though the corporate retains updating the product regularly, and it serves fairly nicely for the final people, it doesn’t have sufficient to please fanatics. The Silverado has some actual highly effective vehicles within the type of the heavy obligation ones, however there isn’t any truck that’s ’quick’; not even within the mild pickup class. Ram and Ford have that lined with the Insurgent TRX and the F-150 Raptor, however Chevy lags behind right here (no, I don’t rely the Path Boss as a quick one). So, it was crucial for an aftermarket producer to take over the reins and provide prospects what they’re on the lookout for, and, Callaway has taken that place.





Royal Enfield Posts 22 Per Cent Drop In Volumes

It’s yet one more month of disappointing gross sales for Royal Enfield with the producer reporting a 22 per cent decline in volumes for June 2019. The Chennai-based bike maker bought a complete of 58,339 items final month, versus 74,477 items that had been bought throughout the identical month final 12 months. With the general adverse shopping for sentiment throughout the auto trade, Royal Enfield has been posting adverse development for the reason that begin of 2019 with volumes removed from beneficial. The gross sales have additionally affected father or mother firm Eicher Motors’ shares because of this. With respect to home gross sales, Royal Enfield bought 550,082 items in June 2019, as a drop of 54 per cent as in opposition to 72,588 items bought throughout the identical interval final 12 months. Exports although noticed a beneficial rise in the course of the earlier month with 3257 items shipped,....



Elon Musk’s Boring Firm ramps hiring as Vegas tunnel venture will get critical

The Boring Firm, Elon Musk’s high-speed tunnel system endeavor, is seeking to broaden its workforce as development plans for a Las Vegas Conference Heart Loop edge nearer to changing into a actuality. Musk and Boring alike not too long ago introduced consideration to the corporate’s job board, indicating that engineering, operations, and manufacturing positions are open for candidates to use instantly. Civil engineers, development managers, architects, and tunnel boring machine operators are just some of the roles needing to be crammed. If chosen for one of many positions, most new hires can count on prolonged hours, weekend work, and touring necessities of as much as 20%, in line with the postings for Las Vegas openings. Tunnel mechanics, nonetheless, could journey as much as 90% of the time, which can point out Boring’s intention for some hires to be concerned with a number of of the corporate’s ongoing tasks other than....





Honda E 2019 prototype

The electrical Honda E has been right-sized for brisk, city, enjoyable driving on the expense of vary. Does it ship and is it well worth the compromise? What are you paying for if you purchase an Apple iPhone? A mixture of fashionable design, cutting-edge options and flexibility that units the iPhone other than rival smartphones? Or are you paying a premium for kind over operate, spending further for that Apple emblem regardless of different, technically superior telephones being accessible for considerably much less cash? I pose that query as a result of Honda bosses moderately fancy the E, their succinctly titled forthcoming electrical metropolis automotive, because the automotive equal of an Apple product. By that, they imply that it mixes beautiful design with very good performance, to the purpose that individuals might be ready to pay a premium – possible someplace simply over £30,000 – for it. And there’s little....



Bajaj CT 110 Silently Launched In India; Costs Begin At Rs. 37,997

Bajaj Auto has silently launched the CT 110 in India with the kick-start variant priced at Rs. 37,997 and the self-start variant is priced at Rs. 44,352 (ex-showroom, Delhi). It’s the latest addition to Bajaj Auto’s CT commuter bike vary and it will get a bunch of beauty updates akin to tank pads, new graphics, blacked out bits such because the engine, handlebar and the grab-rails together with a tinted visor and a barely greater seat. The CT 110 additionally will get rubber covers for the telescopic forks and the mirror stalks as properly. Additionally Learn: Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear Launched In India (The Bajaj CT 110 will probably be positioned between CT 100 & Platina 100) The largest replace in fact is the truth that the Bajaj CT 110 will get Platina 110’s 115 cc DTS-i engine which makes eight.6 bhp and 9.81 Nm of peak torque whereas....





Daniel Craig Seen Driving The Aston Martin Collection II V8 Vantage For Subsequent Bond Movie

The present zero07, Daniel Craig was not too long ago seen driving a basic Aston Martin Collection II V8 Vantage for the upcoming James Bond. The picture and the video posted by the film franchise’s official social media deal with present the British Actor driving within the basic Aston Martin, earlier than getting out and stylishly stroll forward for a shot. It seems to have been shot someplace in London. Whereas the video solely offers us a view of the rear part of the automotive, the promotional picture of Daniel Craig as zero07 reveals the entrance of the automotive, albeit partially. Daniel Craig and the @astonmartin V8 on location for #Bond25 pic.twitter.com/cPgfMSlUYm — James Bond (@zero07) June 30, 2019 The Collection II V8 Vantage is likely one of the three Aston Martin fashions which have been confirmed to be part of the unnamed 25th James Bond film, the opposite two....



Bentley EXP 100 GT Teased Forward Of Official Reveal

Bentley Motors will reveal the way forward for grand touring to the world on July 10, 2019 which additionally marks the corporate’s official 100th birthday. The automotive that the corporate will showcase will exhibit the way forward for the model and it is known as the Bentley EXP 100 GT. The brand new idea automotive shall be a zero emissions automotive, nonetheless, will or not it’s all electrical or fuelled by hydrogen is one thing that the corporate has not let on. In keeping with the corporate, the Bentley EXP 100 GT shall be a ‘good mix of know-how and craftsmanship’ and it exhibits within the teaser picture supplied too. The silhouette seen right here offers us an concept that it’s extra coupe-like and that sloping roof will herald a bit extra model to the general look of the automotive. The distinguished wheel arches too can’t be sidelined and we’ve....





How Revolutionary is the Audi e-tron Actually?

Slideshow: Audi’s e-tron is an indication of the model crossing over into the world of EVs.



Tata Harrier Now Accessible With Twin Tone Color Choices; Priced At Rs. 16.76 Lakh

Tata Motors has introduced that it has bought greater than 10,000 items of the Harrier SUV because the automotive’s launch in January this yr. In fact, it is a matter of celebration and as a part of the celebrations, the corporate launched twin tone color choices on the Harrier. The twin tone choices will probably be accessible in two colors Calisto Copper and Orcus White on top-of-the-line XZ variant. The black distinction roof will additional improve the enchantment for Harrier. The Tata Harrier vary begins at Rs. 12.99 Lakhs and the twin tone choices will probably be priced at Rs. 16.76 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) Additionally Learn: Automobile Gross sales June 2019: Tata Motors Registers 27 Per Cent Drop In Gross sales The replace comes about six months into the launch of the Harrier in India. Commenting on the introduction of the twin tone choices, Sibendra Barman – Vice President, Gross sales....





why petrol compact SUVs rule the classifieds

Extra dependable than a Freelander: a £595 Mitsubishi Shogun Stats say 70% of used automobile patrons are giving diesels and saloons the chilly shoulder I do love stats which inform a narrative, and a few I’ve come throughout just lately are relatively related to what’s occurring within the present used automobile market. In response to some figures from Indicata, petrol engines dominated the checklist of the fastest-selling used vehicles for April, accounting for 70% of the highest 10 compiled by Indicata.  So sure, petrol is the gasoline that the used automobile purchaser really understands – and so they stay frightened of diesel. Forecourt gross sales employees will let you know of the reluctance they encounter with regards to oil-burners. The fashions on the high finish of the quick sellers checklist embrace the Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Ford Ecosport and Vauxhall Mokka. The used automobile market is due to this fact....



The Subsequent-Gen "AM9" Aston Martin Vanquish Will Provide One thing Most Supercars Don’t Have These Days

Aston Martin’s objective to reinvent itself as a bonafide purveyor of high-end efficiency vehicles isn’t slowing down anytime quickly. As if the inevitable arrivals of the Valkyrie and Vulcan hypercars aren’t sufficient, the British automaker can also be scheduled to launch the mid-engined Vanquish supercar, full with…a guide transmission. Oh, sure. Individuals who like to be accountable for their supercars on the street can check their driving expertise anew as soon as the next-generation Vanquish arrives, presumably round 2022. There’s no phrase but on what sort of guide gearbox Aston Martin plans to make use of on the mid-engined Vanquish, nevertheless it’s a guide gearbox nonetheless. That alone is motive sufficient to get excited in regards to the potentialities, particularly when each efficiency automotive maker value its salt has all-but-abandoned the guide transmission in any of their exotics.





Tesla Mannequin three Is Norway's High Promoting EV In June 2019

Nearly half of latest vehicles bought in Norway within the first six months of 2019 have been powered by absolutely electrical engines, up from simply over 1 / 4 in the identical interval final yr, making certain the Nordic nation retains its prime international rating in electrical car gross sales. Tesla’s Mannequin three was Norway’s top-selling car, the Norwegian Highway Federation stated when asserting the newest gross sales information on Monday. In complete, 48.four% of all new vehicles bought from January to June have been electrical, surpassing the 31.2% seen for the complete yr 2018, and making oil-producing Norway the worldwide chief in per-capita electrical automotive gross sales by a large margin. Looking for to finish the sale of diesel and petrol engines by the center of the subsequent decade, Norway exempts battery-driven vehicles from the heavy taxes imposed on autos powered by fossil gasoline. It additionally gives advantages reminiscent....



Aston Martin's Greatest Investor Considers Buying One other three% Stake

The most important investor in Aston Martin is contemplating shopping for one other three% stake, providing to extend its holding after shares within the luxurious carmaker crashed virtually 50% since its itemizing 9 months in the past. Strategic European Funding Group, a part of the Italian non-public fairness group Investindustrial, owns 31% of Aston Martin. It solely desires to purchase a most three% stake however has to make a proposal to all shareholders as a consequence of its already massive holding. It has secured agreements from current shareholders reminiscent of a bunch of Kuwait-based buyers to again the transfer. It’s providing to pay 10 kilos ($12.68) per share, the worth at which the shares closed on Friday. It should decide by July 29. Aston Martin has struggled because it listed in October final yr. Its shares fell on the opening day and are actually down 47 %. The corporate’s current....





New Audi S8 receives 563bhp mild-hybrid petrol V8

S8’s four.Zero-litre V8 twin turbo will pump out 590lb ft Flagship efficiency saloon retains petrol powerplant, beneficial properties rear-wheel steering and predictive suspension Audi has revealed the flagship of its A8 vary – the brand new S8 – packing a mild-hybrid 563bhp four.Zero-litre twin-turbo V8 and an revolutionary new suspension system.  Not like the just lately revealed S6 and S7, which now make use of diesel engines, the S8 retains the large-capacity petrol V8 shared with Porsche and Bentley. It places out 563bhp and 590lb ft of torque, though the agency has but to launch efficiency particulars past a 155mph restricted prime pace.  Audi’s 48V mild-hybrid system can be introduced in, that includes a starter alternator and small lithium ion battery to permit coasting and prolonged stop-start use, boosting effectivity along with cylinder deactivation.  One other new system is so-called ‘predictive energetic suspension’. It provides electromechanical actuators to the adaptive....



Extra 2020 Honda Match illustrations.

I feel these look fairly horrible.However sadly, they appear to be fairly near the prototypes now we have seen driving round.Though the prototypes don’t present these bizarre bulging fender shapes across the wheels.And the C-pillar remains to be a thriller.I do have excessive hopes for the brand new Match.Abroad, it will likely be provided as a daily hatchback, or a raised model comparable to what Subaru and have been doing.Which could possibly be cute on the small Honda.However particularly, Europe can be getting a Hybrid model. Which ought to actually be provided within the US.As current Hybrids from Honda have been fairly unbelievable vehicles.I actually assume a 55/60MPG Match would work right here very nicely…





Watch Niki Lauda's Race-Prepared, 500+ HP 1975 Ferrari 312T System 1 Automobile Tear Up the Monitor

The person himself could have handed, however the legend of Niki Lauda lives on by means of the machines that bore him to glory. Automobiles just like the complicated Ferrari 312T that Lauda drove on his approach to the 1975 System One Drivers’ Championship, an Antikythera mechanism of a race automobile with a transverse gearbox and a flat-12 engine from the individuals who know flat-12 engines. When such a factor crosses the public sale block many years later, like Chassis #022 will throughout Gooding & Firm’s Pebble Seaside Auctions in August, it is truthful to wonder if the outdated automobile’s nonetheless acquired it. Properly, marvel no extra. Gooding & Firm was sort sufficient to cross alongside this unique video of the 1975 Ferrari 312T prancing round The Ridge Motorsports Park in Washington State, trying and sounding as if it had pushed by means of a time warp, able to do....



Is GM Creating the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette For All of the Fallacious Causes?

July 18, 2019: Bear in mind the date? If you’re a automobile fanatic, you certain will. In any case, individuals have been anticipating this for nearly 5 many years now. Lastly, the mid-engined Corvette C8 will probably be making its official debut in lower than three weeks, and we now have been holding an eye fixed out for each little bit of knowledge there may be surrounding it. And, right here we’re with one other scoop. However, this time, it’s extra of a revelation from a veteran who has shared some critical considerations concerning the C8 proper earlier than its launch. Might this launch get any extra attention-grabbing?





2019 Kia Picanto GT Line – RM57,888

So far as compact automobiles go, the Kia Picanto has all the time stood out for the appropriate causes, and the introduction of the GT Line variant makes it an much more compelling proposition. Our man Jonathan Lee finds out if it’s a worthy various to the likes of the Proton Iriz and Perodua Myvi. The GT Line sits above the EX within the native Picanto line-up, and at RM57,888 on-the-road with out insurance coverage, prices RM8,000 greater than the EX. It’s powered by the identical 1.2 litre Kappa II engine – providing 84 PS and 122 Nm – and four-speed automated transmission, however there’s numerous additional goodies for the additional dosh requested. Exterior-wise, there’s a brand new entrance bumper with a bigger decrease apron and built-in fog lights, deeper aspect skirts and an aggressive rear diffuser design with twin exhaust ideas. The look is additional enhanced in contrast highlights....



Volkswagen plans wi-fi updates, Audi offers us the heads-up and extra

Volkswagen ID three shall be up to date wirelessly, however solely when the time is true Our reporters empty their notebooks to spherical up per week in gossip from throughout the automotive business On this week’s wander by the backstage space of motoring, we discover out why Hyundai engineers have to get off the bus, how Audi’s altering cockpit design, and extra.  VW’s breath of contemporary air Volkswagen’s ID vary of electrical automobiles have been designed to be upgradable throughout their lifespan however, whereas over-the-air distant updates are doable, VW gross sales boss Jürgen Stackmann says such upgrades will most likely be executed at a supplier to start with. “We have to be completely certain of [over-the-air upgrades],” he stated. “We’re not a start-up firm, so we will’t take these dangers.”  The way forward for Audi’s sprint design Audi’s signature Digital Cockpit will ultimately get replaced by an augmented head-up....





New AIM-260 Missiles Are So Secretive They Will Require A Customized Storage Bunker At Hill AFB

Massive information hit in late June that the USAF and the Navy have been nicely on their solution to secretly creating an all-new beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile meant to switch the AIM-120 AMRAAM. The missile is formally referred to as the AIM-260 Joint Superior Tactical Missile, or JATM. The trouble has been fast-tracked in an effort to counter speedy developments in long-range air-to-air missile capabilities amongst America’s peer state rivals and particularly China. You may learn all about this new missile in our current article on it linked right here, however Air Power funds paperwork courting again to March of 2019 seem to have been the primary supply to element this system and underline simply how essential the Pentagon thinks the secrecy surrounding it’s to nationwide safety.  The USAF’s Fiscal Yr 2020 navy building funds plan, dated March of 2019, particulars the necessity for $6.5M to construct a “Joint Superior Tactical....



These Are the Sights and Sounds of the 2019 Pikes Peak Worldwide Hill Climb

At 14,115 ft in elevation, the Pikes Peak summit is solely the 39th highest in america. That being mentioned, it boasts one distinctive function that units it other than the remaining whereas incomes it a particular place in our hearts: you may drive a freaking race automotive to it. This previous weekend marked the 97th working of the Pikes Peak Worldwide Hill Climb, and The Drive was there to witness the extreme, dramatic, and downright life-threatening problem that’s racing a automotive or bike by 12.42 miles of double-apex, off-camber, and lowering radius activates the facet of a darn mountain. And let’s not overlook the dozen or so hair-raising hairpins. In complete, racers have to barter 156 turns to get to the summit. The sights and sounds we skilled had been nothing in need of unbelievable, with a roster of racing equipment extra various than the dish choice at your native,....





Hyundai Santa Fe TM – worthy SUV, at a worth

It’s laborious to put in writing a evaluate of an SUV as of late with out acknowledging simply how large of a job these soft-roaders have performed in reshaping the automotive panorama. Beforehand the reserve of bit gamers, the market has seen a wave of huge names be a part of the occasion lately, as an increasing number of clients search sensible household vehicles that don’t appear to be they’ve had their soul sucked out of them (we’re taking a look at you, MPVs). Many could not know this, however Hyundai was there proper initially of the SUV craze, with the unique 2000 Santa Fe taking over class progenitors Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4. Sure, the bulbous first technology was aesthetically challenged at greatest, however subsequent fashions have advanced it right into a good-looking and genuinely credible competitor – one with an precise popularity amongst family-minded consumers. However the inflow....



Porsche 911 GT3

The Porsche 911 GT3 has been round since 1999, persevering with Stuttgart’s behavior of unleashing high-performance spec iterations of its iconic sports activities automobile initially began within the ‘70s with the unimaginable Carrera RS. Now, with the approaching arrival of an all-new 911 (also called the 992 era) by the top of 2018, we’ve been ready for particulars on the subsequent GT3. Fortunately, it appears to be like like we received simply that, as our spy photographers snapped just a few pictures of a attainable undercover 992-spec GT3 out and about present process some chilly climate testing. As such, we drew up a fast speculative evaluate on what to anticipate. Replace 07/01/2019: Contemporary on the heels of the 718 Cayman GT4, the 911 GT3 has been noticed on the Nurburgring and engineers work to dial in all of the high quality tuning wanted to lift the bar but once more.....





Be Prepared for the Street

TheDrive and its companions might earn a fee if you buy a product by one in all our hyperlinks. Learn extra. Being on the open highway throughout an emergency might be harmful when you aren’t well-prepared. Break downs, flat tires, medical points, or practically something can come up and derail your plans, placing you or passengers doubtlessly in hurt’s means on the identical time. That’s the reason auto emergency equipment is nice to maintain round in a automobile for whenever you want it essentially the most. Better of all, you do not have to make your individual equipment to remain secure. As a substitute, there are many choices on the market to think about if you’d like one thing you may simply stick in your trunk or beneath a seat for the subsequent time you might be caught on the aspect of the highway. Here is a take a look....



Is Mazda’s Premium Push Prudent?

Whereas Mazda’s autos are sometimes praised for being good-looking and taking part in host to fascinating driving dynamics, the latter half of that association has grow to be much less necessary in recent times. Bear in mind the final time you noticed a Zoom-Zoom advert? Neither will we. That’s as a result of Mazda isn’t the identical model anymore. Whereas a few of its budget-minded efficiency […] The publish Is Mazda’s Premium Push Prudent? appeared first on The Reality About Vehicles.





A story of trials, tribulations, and grit that continues to at the present time

Sixteen years in the past, engineer-entrepreneurs Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning included an organization that was, for essentially the most half, a official lengthy shot. Named Tesla Motors, the corporate occupied an workplace that had three desks and two small rooms in a decrepit constructing located at 845 Oak Grove Avenue in Menlo Park, CA. The duo had a loopy enterprise concept: they wished to make electrical vehicles, and so they wished to show it right into a enterprise. On the time, the concept was virtually insane, as EVs weren’t even a part of any official conversations within the auto market. Tarpenning and Eberhard had an idea for a Lotus-based electrical sports activities automotive, however discovering an investor who might pony up the $7 million required to construct a prototype was insanely difficult.  Tesla’s Roots Throughout this time, Elon Musk was nonetheless busy trying into the concept of sending mice....



Mazda Recollects 2019 Mazda3 for Threat of Wheel Departure

Mazda has filed a recall for 25,003 of its 2019 Mazda3 automobiles resulting from a threat of the wheels falling off. Lug nuts had been discovered to have loosened and are available off the automotive, although there have been no reviews of accidents or accidents so far. Having personally had wheels depart my automobiles greater than as soon as, I […] The put up Until the Wheels Fall Off: Mazda Recollects 2019 Mazda3 for Threat of Wheel Departure appeared first on The Reality About Vehicles.





Mazda Remembers 2019 Mazda3 for Danger of Wheel Departure

Mazda has filed a recall for 25,003 of its 2019 Mazda3 automobiles resulting from a danger of the wheels falling off. Lug nuts have been discovered to have loosened and are available off the automobile, although there have been no reviews of accidents or accidents up to now. Having personally had wheels depart my automobiles greater than as soon as, I […] The put up Until the Wheels Fall Off: Mazda Remembers 2019 Mazda3 for Danger of Wheel Departure appeared first on The Fact About Automobiles.