Isuzu Motors India set to deliver 25000 vehicles in FY22-23

Isuzu Motors India Private Limited (IMI), a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited, Japan, celebrated its 10-year anniversary of its operations in India. The celebrations marked the 1st formal get-together of all the co...

Santosh Iyer is new Managing Director, CEO of Mercedes-Benz India

Mercedes-Benz today made an important organisational announcement. After an extremely successful stint in India, Martin Schwenk will assume the responsibility as the President and Chief Executive Officer, Mercedes-B...

MG Motor inaugurates 1st community EV charger in Jaipur

MG Motor India installed and inaugurated the first two residential community chargers in Raj Aangan Society (NRI Colony), Jaipur (Rajasthan). This is in line with the automaker’s plan to install more charging statio...

ASDC joins hands with NPOCA to organise National Automobile Olympiad

The Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) has partnered with National Program on Career Awareness (NPOCA) for its flagship programme, the ASDC National Automobile Olympiad. The Automobile Olympiad is a nation...

Bhago Mobility Solutions acquires stake in Pastiche Energy Solutions

Bhago Mobility Solutions Private Limited (Bhago), the green energy vertical for Modern Automotive Limited (MAL) has announced its latest equity acquisition in Pastiche Energy Solutions (P) Ltd (Pastiche), one of the...

Kinetic Green, AIMA partner to co-develop electric two-wheelers for India

Kinetic Green Energy & Power Solutions, India’s leading EV company, has today announced that they are entering into a collaboration with global electric vehicle giant, Aima Technology Group, to co-design and develop...

Two-wheeler retail sales slide 20pc in December 2021: FADA

The Indian two-wheeler industry took a severe beating in domestic sales in the month of December 2021 as compared to December 2020 for a plethora of reasons that included high cost of ownership, bad rural sentiment,...

Semi conductor shortage puts spoke in car sales wheel in December 2021

With semi-conductor shortage continuing to play spoil-sport, passenger vehicle sales, in spite of huge bookings in December, closed in the red. Dealers, however, saw slight ease in vehicle supply thus giving some ho...

MG Motor India, Clean Max partner for wind solar hybrid energy

MG Motor India has partnered with Clean Max Enviro Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd (Clean Max), Asia’s most trusted sustainability partner, for the supply of 4.85 MW of wind-solar hybrid power to MG’s manufacturing facilit...

Detel owners buy LML brand to form LML Electric India Ltd

LML Ltd, the erstwhile Kanpur (UP) based two wheeler manufacturer owned by the Singhania family is now the property of Yogesh Bhatia controlled SG Corporate Mobility Pvt.Ltd. SG Corporate owns Detel, the flagship b...

ZF equity stake in Brakes India acquired by remaining stakeholders

ZF Friedrichshafen AG (ZF) has divested its entire equity stake in Brakes India, a leading supplier of braking systems in the Indian market and a global supplier of ferrous castings. The acquisition of ZF’s equity s...

Tata Motors rolls out 2,00,000th Nexon compact SUV at Pune plant

Tata Motors has rolled out the 2,00,000th Nexon from its Ranjangaon facility in Pune. Since the 150K roll out in November 2020, the last 50K units have been recorded in less than 6 months, with demand outpacing supp...

Bloodbath in Auto Industry for May 2021, reveals FADA retail data

The retail sales of automobiles plunged for the month of May 2021 with sales falling by as much as (-) 55 per cent on month on month (MoM) basis. The industry witnessed a bloodbath, claimed the Federation of Automob...

Indian auto industry covid-19 relief: Part 4

Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India recently requested Rajeev Chaba, President and Managing Director, MG Motor India and Paytm Founder & CEO V...

Donations, service extensions, plant shut downs in auto industry

Plant shutdowns, donations and service extensions are being increasingly witnessed in the Indian auto industry.

Fiscal 2020-21, April 2021 vehicle registrations down (-) 38pc, (-) 28 pc: FADA

For the financial year 2020-21, the total vehicle registrations in the country were down by (-) 30%. This figure is incidentally even below the fiscal 2012-13 level, thus making it the lowest in the last eight years...

Indian auto companies shut down, divert oxygen for medical purposes

Indian auto companies like JCB India, MG Motor India, Maruti Suzuki and Hero MotoCorp have either shut down or are shutting down their plants for a few days as a result of the prevailing covid-19 conditions. Some of...

Pvt vehicles have 20 years, CVs 15 years for deregistration

While providing strong incentives to owners of old vehicles to scrap old and unfit vehicles through registered scrapping centres, the central government in its much awaited Vehicle Scrapping Policy has proposed that...

TVS Apache crosses 4 million global sales milestone

TVS Motor Company has uncorked the bubbly for reaching the 4 million global sales milestone for its premium motorcycle brand, TVS Apache. Launched in 2005, the TVS Apache series is the fastest-growing premium motorc...

Honda Amaze crosses 4 lakh cumulative sales milestone in India

The Honda Amaze sedan from Honda Cars India has cumulatively sold 4 lakh units since its first introduction in the country in 2013. The Amaze, now in its second-generation, is currently Honda’s largest selling model...

BMW Group India recommences operations at plant, dealerships

BMW Group India has restarted operations on June 1, 2020 in accordance with government guidelines. Consumers can once again safely explore and experience the complete range of BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad products at ...

Indian auto industry stares at Rs 48,300 crore loss for 21 days closure of plants

The auto industry will be very adversely impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The shutting down of plants temporarily by all auto OEMs and component manufacturers across the country will trigger a loss of more t...

Auto Industry hit by coronavirus fears, as companies worldwide halt production

The global auto industry is in a recession, while the Indian auto industry has been bombarded with woes of its own. And to make matters worse for everybody, the coronavirus fears have now forced several companies to...

Mahindra announces further leadership changes

After the company announced some major board level changes and other high level management changes on December 20, 2019, Mahindra & Mahindra has now announced further leadership changes.

EV Motors India launches 1st public EV charging outlet ‘PlugNgo’

Electric vehicles start-up EV Motors India has joined hands with DLF, Delta Electronics India and ABB India to launch of its first public EV charging outlet ‘PlugNgo’.

Log 9 Materials working on metal-air battery to run EVs

Log 9 Materials, an IIT Roorkee spin-off working in nanotechnology domain is working on a metal-air battery concept to revolutionise the energy sector. The company is making a commercially viable product on this und...

Honda Activa achieves a milestone of 2 crore unit sales in India

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. has announced that Honda Activa has now become the highest selling brand by achieving a milestone of 2 Core plus unit sales in the country. The iconic scooter was first ...

Honda 2Wheelers India launches ‘Honda Joy Club’

Entering its milestone 18th year in India, Honda 2Wheelers India announced its Honda Joy Club – its first ever customer loyalty programme. It is the biggest and 1st digital loyalty programme in the history of Indian...

Motherson acquires Reydel Automotive Group for USD 201 million

Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL), the flagship company of the Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG), through its step down subsidiary Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group B.V. (SMRP BV), has announced th...

Paracoat Products introduces new era of safety, security, environment protection

Paracoat Products Limited, a leading auto component manufacturer and trend setter in the NVH (Noise, Vibration and Heat) Solutions sector, cemented their reach in the Indian component sector with the launch of three...

Interview with Ankit Khatry, co-founder, Emflux Motors

Interview with Ankit Khatry, Co-founder, Emflux Motors. The electric motorcycle will have a range of 200 km in city ride condition, can accelerate from 0 - 100 kmph in 3.0 Seconds and can achieve a top speed of 200 ...

Twenty years on, the Honda City is still a city favourite

But many car brands have only matured with time, one of them being the Honda City from Honda Cars India Ltd, which has kick-started its celebrations to commemorate 20 successful years of Honda City in India.

BS -VI grade auto fuels rule kicks in Delhi NCT from April 1, 2018

Taking into account the serious pollution levels in Delhi and adjoining areas, Petroleum Ministry in consultation with Public Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) has decided for advancing of BS-VI grade auto fuels in NCT...

Additional cess on cars could take prices above pre-GST levels

The government has announced a graded duty revision on cars, as part of the GST (Goods & Service Tax) council’s rate revision. As part of this graded increase, an additional cess of 2% has been levied on mid-size c...

Auto industry leaders critical of intermittent regulatory uncertainties

Several auto industry leaders blasted the Indian government for intermittent regulatory uncertainties and urged the government to come out with clear and firm policy guidelines.

Govt increases cess on luxury  cars to 25% under new GST regime

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleared an ordinance to increase the cess on mid-size, large cars, luxury cars and SUVs from current 15% to 25% under the new GST regime. The cabinet gave it...

SC bans BS III vehicles; Industry saddled with 8.2 lakh vehicles

The Supreme Court has banned sale of Bharat Stage III (BS-III) vehicles after March 31, 2017. This ruling will have an adverse effect on the Indian automobile industry which currently has an unsold inventory of near...

Bajaj Auto first to comply with BS IV emission norms

Bajaj Auto has announced that it is ready to comply with EPCA’s direction of neither selling nor registering any pre – BS IV vehicle from April 1, 2017. The company announced that all its two and three-wheelers manu...

Tesla in India by the summer of 2017, tweets Musk

Wonder what is more important, Elon Musk, Founder and CEO of Tesla Motors in California tweeting that Tesla could launch in India in the summer of 2017, or an unknown Ishan Goel tweeting to Musk asking him of his pl...

Kia plant in India likely to be part of Hyundai Group US$ 73 billion global investments in 2015-18

Hyundai Motor Group has earmarked around US$73 billion in facilities and R&D between 2015-2018. The US $44 billion Kia Motors Corporation, a leading car manufacturer based in South Korea and a company which is part ...

JLR partners with Noodle of Gorillaz for inspiring next gen engineers

Leading luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover of UK and part of Tata Motors group, has announced its new global ambassador Noodle, Japanese guitarist and founder member of virtual British band Gorillaz.

TWO-WHEELER SPECIAL: Standing Tall On Two Wheels

The Indian two-wheeler industry is gleefully hoping that the remaining months of the current fiscal 2016-17 will see a spurt in demand for two-wheelers.

Automotive business thrives in South India: 2016

‘Kabali’, the blockbuster Tamil movie starring south Indian superstar Rajnikanth got off to a roaring start in July 2016 across cinema halls in India. While Rajnikanth is, without doubt, a showstopper and a star to ...

Cabinet approves Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill 2016

The important provisions include increase in compensation for Hit & Run cases from Rs. 25000 to Rs. 2 lakhs. It also has provision for payment of compensation upto Rs 10 lakh in road accidents fatalities.

Honda Activa breaks 17 year monopoly of motorcycles

Having ushered in the first wave of scooterisation 15 years ago, Honda Activa scooter has created a new history. Ending the 17 year long monopoly of motorcycles, Honda’s Activa (an automatic scooter) is now ruling t...

OK Play launches iCAT approved ‘E-Raaja’

OK Play India has launched the E-Raaja, India’s 1st 100pc indigenously designed and developed green e-rickshaw at EV Expo. OK Play India Ltd, a BSE listed company, is a leader in the field of Roto-Moulding technolo...

Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt to move from Daimler to Volkswagen

The Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG, Hans Dieter Pötsch, has asked the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, Dr. Manfred Bischoff, to release the Member of the Board of Management for...

Lamborghini factory attains CO2 neutral certification

Automobili Lamborghini has inaugurated new trigeneration and district heating systems, two of the main projects that lead to the Sant'Agata Bolognese company's attainment of CO2-neutral certification for the entire ...

Increase in  penalty in proposed Road Transport & Safety Bill

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has proposed a draft Road Transport & Safety Bill which after wide public consultation has been circulated to the concerned Ministries for their comments before bringing it to t...

Honda Cars to invest Rs. 380 cr for Tapakura plant expansion

Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL) will be investing Rs. 380 crore in its Tapukara plant in Alwar district, Rajasthan to expand the annual production capacity of the plant from the current 1,20,000 units per annum to 1...

Union Budget reactions from the Indian auto industry

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the General Budget for the year 2015-16 in Lok Sabha on February 28, 2015.

Uno Minda, Kosei Aluminum JV for alloy wheels

Nirmal Minda controlled Uno Minda and Kosei Aluminum Co. ltd. a leading Japanese alloy wheel manufacturer have entered into a joint venture agreement to manufacture and sell alloy wheels in India. The JV ceremony to...

Cars and computers are intertwined: Volkswagen at CES

"The two inventions of the century, the car and the computer, are gradually converging. We need to design future mobility to be even more intelligent and networked," noted Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswa...

Jaguar Land Rover 1st overseas manufacturing facility

Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover has opened its inaugural overseas manufacturing facility in China. The Range Rover Evoque will be the first model to be built under the first Chinese-British automotive joint vent...

Honda’s highest ever sales of 3721935 two-wheelers

Having cut off all links with the Hero group, Honda seems to be on a path of rapid growth in sales. Recording its most successful year in India, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) closed the financial...

Bosch sponsors 1st ever driverless car experience

More than 90pc of all accidents are caused by human failure, according to the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS). Demonstrating its dedication to accident-free driving, Bosch is sponsoring the Driverless...

Interview with Manohar Bhat, Vice President (Marketing) Maruti Suzuki India Limited

We are organising motorsports activities to promote the talent in the country and also to enhance the brand equity of our company. This is because when you promote any talent, it has a positive rub-off effect on the...

Toyota recalls Corolla Altis and Camry in India

In line with recall announced by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) globally, Toyota Kirloskar Motor

Karl Slym appointed as the new MD of Tata Motors

Tata Motors has appointed Karl Slym as Managing Director.

Nissan India announces senior management changes

Nissan Motor Limited has announced changes to its senior management team in India and in the region

Interview with Sumit Arora, Research Director—Automotive, Ipsos Marketing

Interview with Sumit Arora, Research Director—Automotive, Ipsos Marketing

Apollo Fleet of the Year Awards

At the recently instituted Apollo Fleet of the Year awards ceremony, Satish Sharma, Chief, India Ope

Anand Mahindra appointed as honorary envoy

Anand Mahindra, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Mahindra Group, has been appointed Honorary Amb

EU makes ESP mandatory for vehicles

From 1st November 2011, all new car and light commercial vehicle models in the EU must be equipped

Anant Talaulicar awarded President's Award 2011 by

Anant Talaulicar, Managing Director of the Cummins has been awarded the President's Award of SIAM

Ashok Leyland–Nissan to sell 55,000 LCVs in 1st yr

Ashok Leyland, the Hinduja Group flagship, has commercially launched in Maharashtra DOST

SIAM focus on mobility

The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) organised its Annual Convention 2011 marking a

ACMA & JD Power present a new Study

ACMA has unveiled a joint study by M/s JD Power Asia Pacific presenting ‘Insights into Supplier-OEM

Mahindra launches ‘Genio DC’ in Bangalore

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. has announced the launch of the Genio DC, its premium next generation

Onkar Kanwar inaugurates 1st Apollo CV Zone

India’s 1st full-service commercial vehicle tyre outlet was inaugurated on the outskirts of Delhi,

Atul Auto ties up with Bangladesh company

Atul Auto ties up with Bangladesh company

Kou Kimura is new CEO & MD of Renault-Nissan India

Kou Kimura is new CEO & MD of Renault-Nissan India

K. Muramatsu appointed as new prez & CEO of HMSI

Keita Muramatsu has been appointed as the new President & CEO of HMSI

Firefly Energy acquires carbon foam tech

Firefly Energy acquires carbon foam tech

Michelin opens its 1stMTSC in Punjab for truckers

Michelin opens its 1stMTSC in Punjab for truckers

Volvo Buses India buys out its JV partner’s stake

Volvo Buses announces the 100 pc buyout of Azad Group share, its JV partner since 2008

ŠkodaAuto India rolls out 1,00,001st car

Skoda India has rolled out the 1,00,001st car from its plant at Aurangabad

In US 1st yr, Mahindra sales could fetch $ 750 m

Making its intention clear that it wants to seriously do business with the Mahindras, US based Globa

Yamaha’s safety initiative

NEW DELHI: After conducting its Yamaha Safe Riding Science (YSRS) training events in Chennai, Pune a

GM India celebrates 2nd anniv of Talegaon Plant

PUNE: General Motors India today marked the completion of two years of successful operations of its

Mahindras finally get cosy with SsangYong

MUMBAI: For the Mahindras, it’s yet another feather in its cap. Going the Tata way of acquiring auto

German envoy visits Volkswagen India Chakan Plant

PUNE: The new German Consul General in Mumbai, Dr. Leopold-Theodor Heldman today visited the Volkswa

German envoy visits Volkswagen India Chakan Plant

PUNE: The new German Consul General in Mumbai, Dr. Leopold-Theodor Heldman today visited the Volkswa

Gestamp 1st wholly owned facility in Pune

CHAKAN (PUNE): Gestamp Corporation, a leading global player in automobile components, steel service




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