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Honda Cars India Ltd today reported 38.70 per cent increase in its domestic sales at 11,214 units for October 2013.
The company had sold 8,085 units in the same month last year, Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) said in a statement.
During October, the company sold 31 units of its sedan City and 1,472 units of small car Brio. It also sold 60 units of premium sedan Accord.
Besides, HCIL sold 9,564 units of its latest sedan Amaze last month.

When the Honda Fit EV first hit the market, it was welcomed with a collective shrugging of the shoulders by the American public as Honda pretty much underlined it was going to be a strictly a compliance car – and they would only be bringing 1,100 cars to the US.
The Japanese company said the Fit EV would have a staggering MSRP of $36,625 – not that it mattered as you couldn’t buy it – it would be lease only. That lease was for $389/month with nothing down.

Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) plans to roll out hybrid versions of its large sport utility vehicles from 2016 to prepare for tougher environmental regulations, the Nikkei reported, quoting sources.
The automaker intends to develop hybrid systems capable of powering such big vehicles, the newspaper reported.
Toyota plans to add a hybrid version of the Land Cruiser SUV to the line-up and introduce such versions of its international multipurpose vehicles, such as the Fortuner, designed for emerging markets, the business daily reported.

U.S. auto sales to be reported on Friday are expected to be up 12 percent from a year ago as the federal government shutdown did not greatly impact consumer purchases.
Analysts forecast that the largest automakers in terms of U.S. sales will have double-digit percentage sales increases, with the possible exception of sales leader General Motors Co .
Pickup truck sales are expected to again show double-digit gains, but the pace may be slower than in recent months before the usual end-of-year flurry of truck buying, analysts said.

Oct. 30&;Teaching in today&;s classroom doesn&;t always involve textbooks and black boards. For tech-savvy students of the 21st Century, a new hybrid learning system is the freshest way to learn.

Oct. 29&;The Ford Fiesta equipped with a new three-cylinder engine will get the best highway fuel economy of a car with the exception of some diesels and hybrids, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
The tiny 1.0-liter turbocharged engine will give the car 45 miles per gallon in highway driving, 37 mpg in combined driving and 32 in city driving, Ford Motor Co. said.

Oct. 29&;After dipping a toe into the luxury waters with the recent Cadenza, Kia will be jumping in headfirst at the L.A. Auto Show with its K900 flagship.

Consumer Reports released its annual vehicle reliability survey Monday. The magazine predicts the reliability of 2014 model-year cars and trucks based on a survey of readers who own 1.1 million vehicles from the 2011 through 2013 model years.

Here are the top three models in each category.

SUBCOMPACT CARS Honda Fit Hyundai Accent Mazda2

SMALL CARS Scion xB Dodge Dart Subaru Impreza

MIDSIZE CARS Subaru Legacy Toyota Camry Mazda6

COUPES Mercedes-Benz E-Class Infiniti G Audi A5

LARGE CARS Lexus ES Acura TL Toyota Avalon

Oct. 28&;Through the first nine months of the year, Toyota has maintained its sales lead over GM and Volkswagen. [http://bizbuzz.djournal.com/2013/10/28/toyota-stays-worlds-top-automaker...

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