Day: February 9, 2021

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China auto sales declined 6% in 2020

BEIJING — China’s sales of SUVs, minivans and sedans fell for a third year in 2020 as the coronavirus hurt already weak demand in the industry’s top global market, an industry group reported Wednesday.

Sales declined 6% compared with 2019 to 20.2 million, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. Sales of commercial vehicles rose 18.7% to 5.1 million.

In December, sales rose 7.2% over a year earlier to 2.4 million, down from November’s 11.6% growth. Sales of trucks and buses rose 2.4% to 456,000.

Even before the coronavirus hit, demand was hurt by consumer unease about possible job losses due to a slowing economy and Beijing’s tariff war with the United States.

The downturn hurts global manufacturers that are looking to China to drive revenue at a time of flat or declining demand in the United States, Europe and Japan.

It squeezes cash flow for global and Chinese

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2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports deliveries start in India

a group of people standing around a motorcycle: 2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports deliveries start in India

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2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports deliveries start in India

– First motorcycles delivered in Mumbai and Bengaluru

– Available in two transmission options (Manual and DCT)

– Prices start from Rs 15,96,500

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has commenced the deliveries of the 2021 Africa Twin Adventure Sports in the country. The first motorcycles were handed over to their respective owners at Honda’s premium big-bike dealership – Honda BigWing Topline in Mumbai and Bengaluru.

Speaking on the delivery commencement, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Director – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, said that the company is proud to offer the latest year model from the global line-up here in India.

a motorcycle parked on the side of a mountain: Right Front Three Quarter

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Right Front Three Quarter

The motorcycle is available in two variants – Manual and Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT) – and they have been priced at Rs 15,96,500 and Rs 17,50,500, respectively (ex-showroom,

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Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing vs. AMG E63 S, BMW M5, Audi RS7

The Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing is finally here, and the spiritual successor to the CTS-V we loved so much is an even heavier shot across the Atlantic than we expected. Its 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 kicks out a (frankly ridiculous) 668 horsepower and 659 lb-ft of torque. That’s not just “a lot,” it’s enough to put the the European super-sedan aristocracy—the BMW M5 CS, Mercedes-AMG E63 S, and Audi RS7—to shame.

Before we get started, it’s worth noting that both the CT5 and its smaller sibling, the CT4, are what we generally refer to as “tweeners,” meaning their specs land them between established segments. Say, their overall length and wheelbase places them in one segment, but their pricing puts them in another. The non-V CT5’s base price, for example, is $37,990, while the BMW 5 Series starts at $55,195—and even the smaller 3 Series runs $42,245 to start. This, despite the fact

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