The BR-V is Honda’s new small SUV that is built on the same platform as the Brio, Amaze and Mobilio. In case you are wondering, BR-V expands to ‘bold runabout vehicle’ and Honda admits that this car is meant for an urban clientele and not for those looking for mud-plugging abilities. That said, it fits right into a segment where off-road prowess is rarely sought after. The BR-V rivals the Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster and Nissan Terrano, and here’s a look at how it hopes to differentiate itself.
In the race to capture the burgeoning global smartphone market, British automotive brand Jaguar Land Rover, currently owned by Tata Motors, is all set to launch smartphones and accessories by early 2017.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley’s call to levy an ‘infrastructure cess’ of up to 4% is set to cause a hike prices of mass market vehicles by up to Rs 2,000 more, while big diesel SUVs and sedans may get costlier by over Rs 1 lakh.