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One patent filing suggests it’s possible
In March, Toyota got Southeast Asia hyped up with the unveiling of an Innova EV. Granted, the clean-running MPV shown off at the 2022 Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) was only in its conceptual phase, but still.Patent filings in India,
Spot the difference
Earlier, we reported that the new Suzuki Ertiga had been launched in the Indian market sporting some aesthetic tweaks inside and out. Well, its more rugged sibling, the 2022 XL6 (known as the XL7 within our borders) has surfaced as well. The
Recently launched in India
The Suzuki Ertiga has long been a staple in the local MPV segment. That said, its competitors-the Toyota Avanza and the Mitsubishi Xpander-have stepped their games up over the past few months with a next-generation release and a refresh,
It’s got the same Himalayan chassis with an exciting new design
Royal Enfield has made a name for itself by building a bunch of stylish classic bikes over the years. The Indian motorcycle manufacturer's latest creation, however, veers a bit away from that signature RE design.Say hello to the Scram 411,
Could the local auto industry one day go this route?
Yes, there are similarities between the Indian auto industry and what we have here in the Philippines. As far as manufacturing is concerned, though? The subcontinent is miles ahead of us, with dozens of major car manufacturers heavily invested in the region.
And yes, it has seven seats
The versatility to seat seven passengers and decent ground height-tick these two boxes, and your vehicle at least has a shot at making it in the Philippine market. With that in mind, we think Kia Philippines should seriously consider bringing in
The ‘rickshaws’ will use Honda’s swappable batteries
With India transitioning to electric vehicles to cut down on emissions and reduce pollution, electric tricycle taxis-or 'rickshaws'-have emerged as an essential means of transportation in highly urbanized parts of the country.In order to contribute to India's electrification
The brand never really gained its footing in the market
After more than 25 years, Ford is finally throwing in the towel in India. The carmaker made the announcement yesterday, calling it a "difficult but necessary" move aimed at long-term growth.According to a report by CNN, the American car manufacturer
Toyota Kirloskar Motor’s Karnataka plants will also remain closed until May 14
The pandemic situation in India is arguably at its lowest point at the moment. COVID-19 cases continue to rise and hospitals continue to grow overwhelmed by the day, making it more and more difficult to address the oxygen shortage.And as
The country is currently battling the world’s biggest surge in COVID-19 cases
As you may have seen in the news, India is currently battling the world's biggest surge in COVID-19 cases-a week ago, it was logging over 300,000 new cases in a day. Hospitals are already overwhelmed, and there is
This one has seven seats
The Suzuki S-Presso, Kia Sonet, Nissan Magnite. Over the past few years, we've seen a good number of promising rides come out of the Indian market. We say "promising" because vehicles over there are built to take on less-than-
Just nine years after exporting its first million
Suzuki Motor Corporation subsidiary Maruti Suzuki has just marked a massive milestone in India: It has officially exported two million units as of February 27, 2021. That's a helluva lot of Suzukis.The company began its exports in 1986 with the
This wasn’t the case for India, though
Car sales took a big hit in Southeast Asia last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And yes, water is wet.According to a report by Nikkei Asia, sales in the region dropped by 29% as COVID-19 wreaked havoc across
Will we eventually see the EV giant arrive in other Asian markets such as ours?
It isn't just fart-sounding car horns that Tesla has been busy with these days. It looks like the EV giant is preparing to enter another big Asian market in India in 2021.According to reports by Reuters and The Indian
Are we getting this?
Back in October, Nissan captured the attention of budget-minded buyers everywhere with the release of the Magnite in India. At the time, we said the tiny crossover looked like a perfect fit for Philippine roads on account of its incredibly compact
That was quick
India is a motorcycle country, but that doesn't mean a hell of a lot of people over there aren't buying cars. Case in point? One Suzuki manufacturing plant in the country managed to hit the one million vehicles produced milestone
Want our market to get this?
Well, here it is-the Nissan Magnite. We finally get a full look at Nissan's brand-new subcompact crossover, and frankly, it's still as promising a proposition as it was when the company first announced it.Actually, scratch that-we'
It’s set to be unveiled in a few days
It doesn't take a genius to tell whether a car viable for Philippine roads or not. If a vehicle is compact enough to zip around tight streets and tall enough to take on less-than-stellar surfaces and mild flooding, it'
The brand is ceasing sales and production in the country
Looks like the Indian motorcycle market, one of the biggest on the planet, will have one less brand to choose from soon.According to a report by Nikkei Asian Review, Harley-Davidson has announced that it will soon exit India following lackluster
The latest collab between the two carmakers
Well, the Toyota Urban Cruiser has finally dropped in the Indian market, and it's indeed a rebadged Vitara (or Vitara Brezza, as the subcompact crossover is called over there). Minus the shadows draped over the teaser released earlier this month, it'
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