Car News That Mattered This Week (October 30 - November 3): : New Launches & Unveils, Spy Shots, And More

Modified On Nov 04, 2023 08:28 AM By Shreyash for Volkswagen Taigun

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Apart from two new launches from Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen introduced another special edition, while Skoda took the wraps off its new-generation sedan

November began with a strong start, thanks to two new launches from Mercedes-Benz, while Volkswagen introduced yet another special edition of its SUV. As the week unfolded, Tata made a significant announcement for its future EVs, and in the same week, Skoda unveiled the new-generation version of one of its premium sedans. Let’s have a look at the top highlights of the 4-wheeler industry this week.

Volkswagen Taigun Trail Edition Launched

Volkswagen Taigun Trail edition

Showcased in early 2023, the off-road-focused 'Trail Edition' of the Volkswagen Taigun has now been launched in India. This special edition is based on the GT variant of the Taigun and is only available with the 6-speed manual transmission option. It features cosmetic updates inside and out, along with a new feature as well. We have also compared the Taigun Trail Edition with the Hyundai Creta Adventure Edition in a series of images.

Tata Partners With JLR For EV Development

Tata Avinya

Tata's electric subsidiary, Tata Passenger Electric Mobility (TPEM), has announced a partnership with Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) to share EV platform technology. Tata will utilize JLR's Electrified Modular Architecture platform for the development of the Tata Avinya.

Mahindra Thar.e Patent Surfaced Online

Mahindra Thar EV patent image

The electric version of the Mahindra Thar, known as the Thar.e, was first showcased in South Africa on India's 77th Independence Day. Now, some patented images of the Mahindra Thar EV have surfaced on the internet, revealing a design similar to the concept.

Tata Motors Wins Singur Plant Case

Tata Sanand plant

After a long legal battle, Tata has finally won the Singur plant case and has been awarded a substantial sum by the West Bengal government. Tata's Singur plant was originally intended for the manufacturing of the Tata Nano, but disputes between Tata and the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation Limited (WBIDC) prevented Tata from doing so. 

Bharat NCAP Crash Tests To Start Soon

Tata Safari Crash Test

In August 2023, India's homegrown car crash testing facility, the Bharat New Car Assessment Program (BNCAP), was announced. Earlier reports indicated it would begin on October 1, but recent reports have now stated that BNCAP will start crash testing India-specific cars from December.

Tata Curvv Spied Again

Tata Curvv side spied

We got some fresh spy shots of an upcoming SUV-coupe, the Tata Curvv. This time, we had a close look at the profile of the Curvv’s test mule and we got to see some new design details.

Two New Launches From Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz GLE facelift
Mercedes-AMG C 43

Mercedes-Benz brought out not one but two new cars in our market in the last week. One is the facelifted version of the Mercedes-Benz GLE, which has received subtle design changes inside and out, along with updated powertrains. The other is the Mercedes-AMG C43, which is now available in a more practical 4-door sedan avatar.

2024 Skoda Superb Unveiled Globally

4th-gen Skoda Superb

The Czech automaker, Skoda, finally took the wraps off the fourth-generation Superb globally. The new Superb gets a host of new powertrain options, including petrol, diesel, mild-hybrid and plug-in hybrid. We have also compared the 2024 Skoda Superb with its previous version in pictures.

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