Hormazd Sorabjee

    Autocar India

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    Our editor has been writing about cars for over 30 years. He has driven everything on wheels from a 65-ton battle tank to a Formula 1 car and still can’t get enough. His dream is to drive from the Autocar UK office to Autocar India HQ.

    Stories By Hormazd Sorabjee

    Feb 28, 2024 01:19:00 PM

    Skoda board member Martin Jahn confirms mass market EV fo...

    Electrification is a key pillar of Skoda India’s future growth; is exploring all options to get into the mainst...

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    Feb 21, 2024 07:53:00 PM

    Mahindra, JSW in fray for stake in VW Group’s India...

    VW Group is looking for a partner in the country to share risks and collaborate on future product development.

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    Feb 20, 2024 08:00:00 AM

    Why Suzuki is ditching Toyota’s hybrid tech in favo...

    Maruti Suzuki is developing its own cost-effective ‘series’ hybrid solution for its small cars; Toyota...

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    Feb 19, 2024 08:30:00 AM

    Volkswagen Group scouting for partners in India

    German automaker open to diluting stake in local subsidiary Skoda Auto Volkswagen India to a suitable partner.

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    Feb 08, 2024 01:08:00 PM

    Maruti to launch 35kpl+ Fronx hybrid in 2025

    To be powered by Suzuki's in-house series hybrid tech.

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    Dec 03, 2023 09:00:00 AM

    Lexus India banks on next-gen EVs to drive growth

    Japanese carmaker will be aiming to ‘out-tech’ its German rivals with next-gen BEV range.

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    Oct 26, 2023 09:55:00 AM

    EXCLUSIVE! Toyota’s IMV 0 platform could spawn affo...

    Conceived to be a cheaper Hilux pick-up alternative with multiple customisation possibilities, this platform is also ...

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    Oct 23, 2023 12:30:00 PM

    No silver bullet to lower emissions, says Toyota

    Toyota is investing Rs 4.43 lakh crore in future technologies; believes multiple paths needed to effectively meet dec...

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    Sep 01, 2023 06:00:00 PM

    EXCLUSIVE! VW, Skoda in talks with Mahindra for low cost EV

    Building on the strong EV component partnership with VW, Mahindra is now planning on co-developing a budget EV with S...

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    Jan 23, 2024 08:45:00 PM

    Tata Punch EV review: Feels like a mini-Nexon EV

    The Punch makes the transition to electric power, with two electric motor options, fresh styling and lots of features...

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    Jan 15, 2024 08:00:00 AM

    Mercedes-Benz EQB long term review, 9,400km report

    First report: Range is the acid test of any EV and our new long-termer was immediately dispatched on a long-distance ...

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    Jan 13, 2024 08:00:00 AM

    Kia Seltos long term review, 5,000 km report

    First report: The newly facelifted Seltos joins our fleet with plenty of good looks, an upmarket cabin and an ADAS su...

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    Dec 31, 2023 09:20:00 PM

    Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5,000km long term video

    We've been driving the Maruti Suzuki Jimny in the city, on the highway and even over some off-road sections. Here's o...

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    Dec 09, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Mercedes Benz G 400d review: Greater G

    Is the iconic luxury off-roader better with a more powerful diesel engine?

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    Dec 06, 2023 05:03:00 PM

    Lamborghini Revuelto video review

    The new flagship comes with many unique and diverse firsts for Lamborghini like plug-in hybrid tech.

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    Dec 01, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Lamborghini Revuelto review: Effortless 1015hp hybrid sup...

    Driving Lambo’s first series-production hybrid supercar around the Vallelunga racetrack leaves us in shock.

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    Nov 18, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Maruti Suzuki Jimny long term review, 5500km report

    Enroute to Mahabaleshwar, the SUV tackles the pothole-ridden highway well, but we also discover some shortcomings.

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    Oct 28, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Audi A8L long term review, 1,200km report

    First report: Audi’s flagship sedan enters our fleet and turns a driving enthusiast into a relaxed rear-seat pa...

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    Jan 02, 2024 08:00:00 AM

    Setting the first ever EV BIC lap record with a Porsche T...

    The 761hp electric sedan made it around the 5.125km circuit just 10.459sec behind the 911 GT3 RS.

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    Jan 01, 2024 07:00:00 AM

    How the Porsche 911 GT3 RS lapped the BIC in under 2 minu...

    Narain Karthikeyan beats his previous lap record with 175hp less.

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    Dec 15, 2023 06:56:00 PM

    ‘No one knew what Maruti 800’s launch would l...

    On the 40th anniversary of the iconic car, the chairman of Maruti Suzuki gets candid on some rare, behind-the-scenes ...

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    Jul 15, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Feature: A lap of Jordan in a Mercedes Benz E Class

    From structures that date back to the 2nd Century to modern-day skyscrapers, our journey through Jordan felt like tra...

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    Feb 19, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Feature: Drifting and sliding Audis on ice

    Driving high-performance cars on a low friction, frozen surface is more about technique than pure car control.

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    Jan 22, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Lamborghini Huracan Sterrato First Look: The Ideal superc...

    Want to traverse broken roads but don't fancy a big, bulky SUV? The Huracan Sterrato might be for you.

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    Aug 12, 2022 06:33:00 PM

    India at 75: 10 most significant cars since Independence

    A list of the cars that defined the Indian market and the way consumers looked at cars over the past 75 years.

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    Aug 11, 2022 06:16:00 PM

    75 years of Independence: 10 leaders who shaped the autom...

    From our first prime minister to the Supreme Court of India, the list looks at names that changed the course for the ...

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    May 24, 2022 04:12:00 PM

    Auf Wiedersehen! Bidding farewell to the VW Polo

    Twelve years separated the first and last Polos in India, and we chart the journey of the car that laid the foundatio...

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    Dec 14, 2023 09:00:00 PM

    Maruti 800 @ 40

    Celebrating four decades of India’s favourite car that became a giant and changed Indian roads forever.

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    Jul 14, 2023 12:25:00 PM

    Maruti Zen at 30

    Remembering the Maruti Zen and Auto India magazine, which were born at the same time, exactly three decades ago.

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    Apr 27, 2021 07:28:00 PM

    Farewell to a people’s man who led a people’s...

    Decisive, visionary, and passionate, Jagdish Khattar transformed Maruti from a monopolistic monolith into an agile co...

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    Aug 10, 2015 11:58:00 AM

    What's in a name?

    Suzuki’s all-new hatchback has been christened the Baleno for Europe but in India, Maruti should call it the Zen.

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    Dec 14, 2013 04:38:00 PM

    The car that put India on wheels

    The Maruti 800 was born 30 years ago and changed the face of motoring in India forever.

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    Nov 20, 2013 04:49:00 AM

    Secret City

    The all-new Honda City is the industry’s best kept secret and the most awaited launch today. Can’t wait f...

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    May 31, 2013 10:09:00 PM

    Everest by road

    Back in 1994, we drove five Mahindra Armadas right up to the base camp of Mt Everest as part of a 13,000km voyage acr...

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    Feb 21, 2013 06:00:00 PM

    Ratan Tata's biggest achievement

    Ratan Tata's most significant contributions.

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