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

    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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    Aug 04, 2023 12:42:00 PM

    Tata Group likely to procure battery from global supplier...

    Envision AESC, currently has partnerships with Nissan UK and the BMW Group, while Mercedes-Benz and Renault Group are...

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    Feb 07, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Hyundai aiming for top spot in Indian EV market

    Its plan to become market leader centers on launching a wide range of electric models.

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    Nov 24, 2022 01:22:00 PM

    Electric Citroen e-C3 launch in January 2023

    Tata Tiago EV rival to get 30.2kWh battery, 85hp motor; likely to be priced from Rs 10 lakh.

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    Aug 15, 2022 11:38:00 AM

    India at 75: Keshub Mahindra – the man who saw it all

    Keshub Mahindra, the chairman and patriarch of the Mahindra Group, has seen the birth of the Indian automobile indust...

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    Aug 14, 2022 01:00:00 PM

    India at 75: RC Bhargava on how Maruti came to be and wha...

    He’s the man who steered Maruti from inception, and four decades on is still at its helm as non-executive chair...

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    Jul 07, 2022 03:44:00 PM

    ‘India plant helped us learn flexible manufacturing...

    With plants having to produce both ICE and EVs together, India CKD facilities are helping Mercedes adapt to a flexibl...

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    May 30, 2022 05:05:00 PM

    Mahindra to launch electric XUV300 in January 2023

    150hp all-electric XUV300 stretched to 4.2 metres using original SsangYong Tivoli body structure and likely to be ren...

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    Apr 23, 2022 10:00:00 AM

    Naveen Soni on the Lexus NX 350h, the prospect of launchi...

    On demand for the recently launched NX 350h SUV, potential for local assembly, prospect of launching an EV, and volum...

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    Sep 20, 2023 03:00:00 PM

    Jeep Compass 4x2 AT review: Doubling down

    In an attempt to appeal to a wider customer base, Jeep has just launched the Compass 2WD diesel with an automatic tra...

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    Aug 26, 2023 10:00:00 AM

    Volvo C40 Recharge review: Panache and power

    Volvo’s second EV in India brings the strengths of its SUV sibling in a more stylish package, but is it worth t...

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    Aug 06, 2023 01:25:00 PM

    Citroen C3 Aircross review: Midsize SUV with a twist

    French design flair makes it stand apart from the crowd, but is that enough in the hyper-competitive SUV segment?

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    Aug 01, 2023 11:00:00 AM

    Honda Elevate review: Was it worth the wait?

    Honda took its time designing its first proper, grounds-up SUV for India. But it appears to be a far more focused eff...

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    Jul 22, 2023 01:10:00 PM

    Audi Q8 e-tron review: Unpretentious appeal

    If effortless long-distance cruising in an EV is what you’re after, you can’t go wrong with the Q8 e-tron.

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    Jun 04, 2023 09:00:00 AM

    Audi Q3 long term review, 8400km report

    First report: The grind of Mumbai traffic is where a compact luxury car really makes a case for itself.

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    Apr 28, 2023 11:45:00 AM

    Tata Nexon EV Max long term review, 2900km report

    Three months and another 1,000km later, the Tata Nexon EV max continues to prove to be stress-free and practical.

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    Apr 09, 2023 01:00:00 PM

    Maruti Suzuki Fronx review: Return of the Boosterjet

    Distinctive SUV styling and the comeback of the 1.0-litre turbo-petrol makes the Baleno-based Fronx a strong contende...

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    Apr 07, 2023 11:31:00 AM

    Ferrari Purosangue video review

    With generous ground clearance and an extra pair of doors, the Purosangue is a Ferrari like no other.

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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 29, 2021 07:00:00 AM

    Déjà Vu: Nazir Hoosein Memorial Drive

    The Nazir Hoosein Memorial Drive was a chance for rally veterans to relive the Himalayan Rally and pay homage to the ...

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    Nov 06, 2021 09:00:00 AM

    Alpine escape with the Audi Q5 Sportback hybrid

    After a week behind the wheel of the Audi Q5 Sportback hybrid, we discover the many benefits and relevance of plug-in...

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    Sep 12, 2021 08:00:00 AM

    0-300kph in a Mercedes AMG GT R

    The new NATRAX high-speed bowl in Indore, for the first time, allows us to do an instrumented 0-300kph. We take you f...

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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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