Up to Rs 4.5 lakh off on Volkswagen SUVs and cars

Volkswagen has just announced the introduction of the Corporate Edition for the diesel variants of the Polo, Vento, Ameo and Tiguan. The Corporate Edition benefits will be limited to select variants of the aforementioned cars. It is also worth noting that the Corporate Edition models will only be available to corporate individuals, individuals from MSME (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) and government employees, lawyers, architects and chartered accountants, to name a few fields. Coming to the actual benefits offered under the Corporate Edition scheme, for the Polo hatchback there are discounts and…

Maruti may still make large diesel cars after BS-VI rollout

New Delhi: The country’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki India, may not completely phase out diesel passenger vehicles after stricter Bharat Stage VI emission norms kick in next year. Maruti, which gets a fifth of its total sales from diesel cars, had earlier announced plans to phase out diesel cars after the BS-VI rollout in April 2020 due to cost implications. Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director, Maruti Suzuki India “What we had announced was that for smaller diesels, we will move out because converting a BS-IV vehicle into BS-VI vehicle in diesel is expensive,” Shashank…

New car launches in the coming months

It is rather typical of carmakers to bring a number of new models to the Indian market in the run up to the festive season and 2019 will be no different. There are at least six new models coming – three all-new cars, three facelifts and a new variant – that will arrive in showrooms in the next couple of months. Despite the current downturn in the industry, the fact that car manufacturers are carrying on with their launch plans provides a silver lining to what is a dreary sales report.…