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Hero Launches Diesel Motorcycle In India

February 3rd, 2014 | by Jo Borrás

Hero motorcycles has unveiled a new diesel motorcycle concept called the RNT, that combines diesel efficiency and extreme utility AND hybrid electric drive!

ZBee Electric Tuk Tuk Begins Series Production (w/ video)

July 18th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

As anyone who’s spent time in Southeast Asia will surely tell you: tuk tuks are a thing. In case you don’t know, a Tuk Tuk is, essentially, a 3-wheeled Vespa scooter with a utility/van body strapped to the back – and they are EVERYWHERE in Asia. This one isn't a smoke-producing 2-stroker, though. It's electric!

Small-Engine SUVs Prove Popular In India

June 3rd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

A decade ago America was inundated with SUVs are soccer moms and insecure men sought to drive the biggest vehicles their budgets would allow. Today Americans are turning towards fuel-efficient SUVs after dancing with the devil of gas-guzzling SUVs, but other countries like India have managed to skip the growing pains of V8 SUVs and go right into more efficient four-cylinder crossover models

VW Building $8,000 Budget Car For China

February 14th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Times are still tough for many people, and buying a new car is simply out of the picture. China, however, is seeing an almost meteoric rise in car sales year after year, and a new interest in low-cost auto manufacturing could send sales through the roof. Volkswagen has announced its intention to build a budget car for Chinese consumers with a starting price around $8,

India’s Tiny Vans A New Wave Of Automotive Ingenuity

December 11th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The Ford Model T was really only remarkable because it was produced in such large numbers. Painted just one color (black!) and available with only the most basic of options, the Model T was a very humble vehicle built en masse. Today, America lacks such simple, basic transportation...but over in India automakers are producing a new generation of cars that harken back to the era of the Model T both in simplicity and broad appeal

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