Farewell, curvaceous Amby! As Hindustan Motors ends production of India’s iconic #Ambassador, our Bangalore blogger reflects

As E&T news reported last week, Indian car-maker Hindustan Motors has announced the end of production of the Ambassador, India‚Äôs trademark vehicle which has barely changed since its introduction in 1958. Hindustan Motos said weak demand and financial difficulties had been the main reason behind the decision. The Ambassador, though now considered completely Indian, was modelled on the Morris Oxford III manufactured by Morris Motors, an Oxford-based company, between 1956 and 1959. The brand’s decline can be traced back to the 1980s when global automakers started setting up dealerships in India, offering cars with advanced design and better technology. Kavitha … Continue reading Farewell, curvaceous Amby! As Hindustan Motors ends production of India’s iconic #Ambassador, our Bangalore blogger reflects