Volkswagen Taigun vs Rivals: Price Comparison

Prices for the Volkswagen Taigun have been finally announced and while they aren’t exactly aggressively, they do look competitive. Just how much? Let’s compare the new Taigun with each of its rivals to find out. View Photos The Volkswagen Taigun is priced between Rs. 10.50 lakh and Rs. 17.50 lakh (ex-showroom) The Volkswagen Taigun is finally here after a wait of over 1.5 years. The model has been eagerly anticipated and promises a whole lot of fun to drive dynamics, peppy engines, and a feature-loaded cabin. It looks good too,…

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FADA Requests Government To Monitor Ford India’s Dealer Compensation Structure

The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA) has requested the government to formulate a task force for monitoring the compensation structure Ford is working on for its dealer partners across the country. View Photos Ford announced its exit from the Indian automotive market a few weeks ago Ford walking out of the Indian market has raised several concerns both for it existing customers and dealer partners. While the company has promised to continue with its aftersales service and parts availability for car owners, its dealer partners are still in the…

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Semiconductor crisis may remain a concern till June 2022: MG Motor India

MG Motor India said on Thursday that the company is expecting the semiconductor shortage may remain a cause of concern for the Indian automobile sector till the first half of 2022. A top company executive said that it is also going to expand its presence in the electric vehicle space by launching a new car in the below Rs 20 lakh category. This comes after the company captured over 90 per cent market-share in the above Rs 20-lakh category electric vehicles within a span of one year through the launch…

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KTM India Launches Pro-XP Experimental Program For Customers

The KTM Pro-XP program will offer a range of curated riding experiences across trail, track and tarmac ranging from single-day events to multi-day tours. View Photos KTM India announces curated riding experiences for KTM customers KTM India has launched its β€œKTM Pro-XP” riding program, which offers a range of riding experiences for KTM owners. The riding program will include several different experiences for KTM owners, ranging from off-road, adventure, street and track. All riding experiences will be specially curated and led by KTM master trainers, and range from long-distance tours,…

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Ducati Scrambler Desert X To Make Its Global Debut In December 2021

Ducati has confirmed that it will take the wraps off the production version of the Scrambler DesertX in December 2021. In fact, the company will begin revealing new models for next year, September 30, 2021 onwards. View Photos Ducati will take the wraps off the production version of Scrambler DesertX in December 2021 Ducati has confirmed that it will reveal the production version of the Scrambler DesertX off-road motorcycle in December 2021. It was at EICMA 2019 that Ducati revealed the Scrambler DesertX as a concept motorcycle, but had confirmed…

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Volkswagen Taigun: Variants Explained In Detail

Volkswagen has finally launched the all-new Taigun compact SUV in India, priced at β‚Ή 10.50 lakh to β‚Ή 17.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new SUV comes with the option of either a 1.0-litre TSI or a 1.5-litre TSI turbocharged petrol engine, while transmission options include a 6-speed manual along with a 6-speed torque converter and 7-speed DSG automatic transmission. Based on the two engines, Volkswagen offers the SUV in two main options – Dynamic line and Performance Line, powered with the 1.0-litre TSI and 1.5-litre TSI engines, respectively. While the…

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Volkswagen India Expects Twofold Growth In Used Car Business By 2025

Volkswagen India is aiming for 2.5 per cent market share in the used car business by 2025. View Photos Volkswagen India operates in the used car space through its Das WeltAuto franchise. Skoda Auto and Volkswagen India have kicked off their second innings in India and we expect to see an array of new localised models from both carmakers. The heavily localized MQB-A0-IN platform will form the base for its India 2.0 strategy and after the Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun, both companies are expected to come up with their…

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F1: Haas Confirms Mick Schumacher & Nikita Mazepin As Its Drivers For 2022 Season

Despite some tension between Schumacher and Mazepin on the track, the German was never really in danger of leaving the team. By Sahil Gupta | Updated: 23-Sep-21 04:30 PM IST 0 Views View Photos Haas has confirmed that it is retaining its drivers for the 2022 F1 season Haas has confirmed what many believed in the paddock was enviable – it is continuing with its driver pairing of Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin for the 2022 season. Both the drivers were tipped to retain their seats at the American team…

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This battery idea from 1970s could help EVs take lead in auto industry

There’s no shortage of excitement for electric vehicle battery startups or multibillion dollar investments in the industry, as companies, backers and scientists look for the winning play. China, though, is already moving on to the next leg in the race β€” one that isn’t dependent on a big, bold breakthrough β€” with sodium-ion batteries. Done right, this technology could lead to widespread adoption in a market largely dependent on subsidies and where EV sales are still a fraction of all cars. China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., or CATL, the world’s…

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Volkswagen drives in Taigun, eyes 10% share of mid-sized SUV market

German auto major Volkswagen (VW) is targeting to corner around 10 per cent of the fast growing mid-sized SUV market in India by next year as it launches its new model Taigun, according to a senior company official. The company on Thursday launched the Taigun at an introductory price range of Rs 10.49-17.49 lakh, to take on the likes of market leader Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. The Taigun is VW’s first product under its India 2.0 project, through which the VW group had in 2018 announced a target of…

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