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Old 14th February 2008, 16:45   #751
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In early Sep 06, prior to Verna, I had gone to Hyundai for a Santro. At that time, the Accent had vibes of soon to be phased out car. But one year later when Verna started to go down, Hyundai revived the Accent so as to keep the buyer with Hyundai. So more Accent advertising and lesser prices mean what= they want to sell Accent, sell Verna, or sell anything even if it is an Accent.

Is recent promotion and sales of Accent coincidental with Verna decline, or a consequence of that.
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Besides, I just noticed that there are very very few NHC ownership reviews on this forum - I wonder why? It would benefit all if there were some detailed reviews rather than one line assertions.
Simple, most NHC are bought by practical people for whom the car is nothing but an meansfor travelling from A to B at the lowest cost. They're hardly likely to even visit a site like team-bhp, much less post a review here.
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I am not that much fortunate. I take lot of care of my NHC. One of the head light used to get fog after pressure wash. Dealer replaced it under warranty. Till now my NHC clocked only 18500 kms in 3 years. Now I am getting sound from the steering and service technician told me that my EPS motor is having problem and may fail after some time. Unfortunately I did not opt for extended warranty. I am not sure whether it is a common problem in NHC or mine is a special case. Service technician told that EPS may fail if we drive rashly on bad roads.

Do you work for Overdrive, that mileage seems really unbelievable.
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Old 3rd March 2008, 20:43   #754
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GM posts 80% jump in car sales Feb,08 , as has been reported in Economic times and other business papers dated 1st march. The February 2008 sales comprise of 1,681 units of Chevrolet Tavera, 1,102 units of Chevrolet Aveo, 360 units of Chevrolet Optra, 2,229 units of Chevrolet Spark and 191 units of Chevrolet Captiva . Good show indeed . Spark is adding to GM growth.
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Any clue how did HONDA managed to beat Maruti's SX4 with that huge margin for the Jan'08.

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Honda Siel Cars India (HSCI), the leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, posted a 7% growth to 3,774 units in February 2008, against 3,521 units sold during the same month last year.
According to Economic Times.
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The actual model wise break up is:
City ZX: 2310; Civic: 1113; Accord: 9; CRV: 342

That's from Honda Siel India web site.
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GM posts 80% jump in car sales Feb,08 , as has been reported in Economic times and other business papers dated 1st march. The February 2008 sales comprise of 1,681 units of Chevrolet Tavera, 1,102 units of Chevrolet Aveo, 360 units of Chevrolet Optra, 2,229 units of Chevrolet Spark and 191 units of Chevrolet Captiva . Good show indeed . Spark is adding to GM growth.

i heard GM could sell only 300 units of Aveo in Jan 08? is that true?
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Any idea how Fabia is doing? Would be interesting to see if folks are willing to pay a premium to buy a European "Super Hatch"

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I see lots of Fabia these days in Pune. Infact more than Fusion
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that mileage seems really unbelievable
Not really. I picked up a 3 year old Getz with 17400 on the odo. Infact, I came across a lot of used cars (Getz, Santro, Swift, Accord etc) with less than 20k on the odo and more than 2-3 years old.
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I see lots of Fabia these days in Pune. Infact more than Fusion

Selling more than Fusion is not much of an achievement.
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Selling more than Fusion is not much of an achievement.
I agree somewhat. Fabia is also selling because of the Indian consumer 's enthusiasm for latest cars and mindset that they of having acquired the latest model as soon as it has been launched. The sales figures will surely go down or at least stabilize in the coming months as soon as reports start coming in and rationalization occurs. Many new cars sold high units in the initial months due to media hype, clever marketing and the need to acquire it first.
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I have not seen many of them in Bangalore - I guess the high end model in Bangalore will end up being costlier than City / SX4 and the likes. Unlike the Octavia, customers have too many choices at this price point.

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Selling more than Fusion is not much of an achievement.
Lol I know, its just that there was comparison aired on Radio Mirchi(its an advert) while I posted
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The sales figures to be reserched this month would be the fabia and the fusion.we see lots of fabia at different parts of the country due to the new and latest entrant fobia about fabia.this month i have a feeling that fusion would overtake fabia if the guys at ford work hard.
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