Top 5 Car News Of The Week: Hyundai Venue BS6 Diesel, Grand i10 BS6 Launched, Maruti Suzuki Swift DualJet, Coronavirus Updates And More

Due to obvious reasons, the automobile industry saw very little action over the past seven days



The countrywide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic means the automotive industry saw very little action over the past seven days. Hyundai India silently launched the BS6-compliant Venue diesel, while Maruti Suzuki could plonk in the more powerful Dualjet engine in the Swift. We have also compiled the effects of the outbreak on the automotive industry in a single piece. Here’s all that happened in the past week:

Coronavirus Update:


The rapid spread of the contagious coronavirus has resulted in governments across the world taking extreme action with most countries including India under lockdown. We are under a nationwide lockdown for 21 days. What does that mean for petrolheads and the automobile industry at large? Our detailed story answers these questions. 

Hyundai Venue BS6 Diesel Launched: 


Hyundai India has silently launched the BS6-compliant Venue diesel, which now gets a new 1.5-litre diesel engine. What are the updated power figures and has the new diesel engine pushed up the prices? Find out here

Hyundai Grand i10 BS6 Launched:


The trustworthy Grand i10 hatchback has been silently updated to meet BS6 emission norms. The manufacturer has also discontinued the CNG variants of the hatchback. Check out the revised variant lineup and the updated price list of the Grand i10 right here

Maruti Suzuki Swift Could Get Dualjet Engine: 


Maruti Suzuki could launch the Swift with its updated 1.2-litre Dualjet petrol engine. The specifications are expected to be similar to the recently launched facelifted Swift. Speaking of which, Maruti could also use this opportunity to give the Swift a cosmetic update. Our exclusive coverage right here

BS6 Maruti Suzuki CelerioX Launched:

The rugged BS6-compliant CelerioX has got a BS6 upgrade. It utilises the familiar 1.0-litre petrol engine that develops 68PS of power and 90Nm of torque. How much premium does it command? Find out.

Bonus: BS4 Vehicle Sales Deadline Extended

The Society of Indian Automotive Manufacturers (SIAM) and the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) had approached the Supreme Court for an extension of the March 31 deadline for selling BS4 vehicles in India. The apex court has granted an extension, but there's a catch

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