Lectrix EV powers up Jumppers with 500 electric vehicles for green fleet

Lectrix EV, one of India’s leading 2WEV companies, has formed a strategic partnership with FYC Tech Pvt Ltd, popularly known as Jumppers, a pioneering last-mile delivery venture utilising an electric fleet.

Prime Minister reviews India's first indigenous alkaline electrolyser by BPCL

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a leading player in the energy sector, marked a significant milestone at the India Energy Week 2024 in Goa. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the operation of the fir...

Big thrust on strengthening  EV ecosystem in Interim Budget 2024-25

Business leaders in the automotive space hailed the Interim Budget 2024-25 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for its clear focus on strengthening the electric vehicle ecosystem at large.

Ground-breaking innovations unveiled as TrafficInfraTech Expo opens its doors

October 11, 2023 marked the inaugural day of the highly anticipated TrafficInfratech Expo with its concurrent shows Parking Infra Tech Expo, Road Infra Tech Expo and Smart Mobility Expo. The event kicked off at Prag...

Indian Govt launches Bharat NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme)

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari launched the Bharat New Car Assessment Programme (Bharat NCAP) in New Delhi aiming to enhance road safety by elevating vehicle safety standards for up to 3...

ED raids at Pawan Kant Munjal res, Hero MotoCorp yield Rs 25 crore

The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) has recovered and seized foreign currency, cash, gold and diamond jewellery (including foreign origin gold) worth 25 Crore (approx.) along with certain incriminating documents inc...

SIAM launches road safety, awareness programme for school children

The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the apex body of the automobile industry, has launched the "Road Safety Education & Awareness Programme" exclusively designed for school students across the cou...

SIAM seminar on circular economy through EPR

In order to drive circular economy, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the apex automotive industry body, organised a seminar on 'Achieving Circularity in the Automotive Industry through Extended...

Valeo inaugurates new assembly line for ultrasonic sensors in Sanand

Valeo, the global automotive technology provider, has set-up a second line in Sanand, Gujarat, to manufacture Ultrasonic Sensors in India.

Hyundai foundation launches ‘Eco-Gram’ Waste Management Program

Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the philanthropic arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), inaugurated a waste management plant in Gurugram.

Simple Energy starts deliveries of Simple One electric scooter

Simple Energy, India's leading electric vehicle and clean energy start-up, commenced deliveries of its revolutionary product, the Super EV - Simple One.

BPCL electrifies more than 5,000 kilometers highway stretches

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a ‘Maharatna’ and a Fortune Global 500 Company, announced the launch of 19 EV Fast-Charging stations at 110 fuel stations along 15 highways in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil...

Rs 14 crore gift from TVS Motor Company for WMG, University of Warwick

A substantial gift of 1.5 million British pounds (approx Rs 14 crore) from TVS Motor Company will help create a crucial new Professorial post in WMG, University of Warwick - the Lord Bhattacharyya Chair in Engineeri...

PM inaugurates DefExpo22 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurated the DefExpo22 at Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Mecwin India to set up components manufacturing plant in Karnataka

Mecwin India, one of the fastest-growing EV startups in the country is going to invest Rs. 50 crore for setting up one of the largest manufacturing plants for EV motors and controllers in Karnataka.

Tata Motors signs MoU for potential acquisition of Ford India Sanand plant

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Limited (TPEML), a subsidiary of Tata Motors Ltd, and Ford India Private Limited (FIPL), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Gujarat (GoG) for the ...

Mecwin India signs Rs 1,500 cr deal with Tatva Group in EV retrofitting space

In its endeavour to revolutionise the promising EV retrofitting segment, Bengaluru-based Mecwin India, the fastest-growing electric vehicle motor manufacturing company, is foraying into the little-explored electric ...

Napino Group forges licensing agreement with EVR Motors

Napino Auto & Electronics Ltd., India’s premier Tier 1 automotive component manufacturing company, has forged a commercial licensing agreement with EVR Motors, an Israeli start-up with a newly designed and patented ...

Shema  E-Vehicle & Solar Pvt. Ltd. (SES)unveils two new electric 2-wheelers

Shema Electric, an Odisha based EV startup, displayed its array of electric two wheelers at EV India Expo 2021. The company unveiled its SES Tuff (High Speed) and SES Hobby (Low Speed) e-scooters. It also showcased...

E-bike sales will continue to increase rapidly in coming years

The India e-bike market was valued at USD 1.02 million in 2020, and it is expected to reach USD 30 million by 2026.

Napino Group partners with Kerdea Technologies Inc. for O2 sensor

Napino Auto & Electronics Ltd, a leading automotive component designing & manufacturing company, has announced partnership with Kerdea Technologies Inc. a US based company with proprietary O2 Sensor (resistive techn...

Simple Energy, IIT Indore develop advance thermal management system

Simple Energy, India's longest-range electric scooter brand and one of the top three EV start-ups, collaborated with the Indian Institute of Technology-Indore (IIT Indore) to develop a novel composite material with ...

Simple Energy to invest Rs 2500 crore in new plant in Tamil Nadu

Simple Energy, India’s longest range electric scooter, also among the top three EV start ups has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu Government for an investment up to Rs 2500 crore for co...

Napino Group, Enedym partner  for SRM technology

Napino Auto & Electronics Ltd., India’s premier Tier 1 automotive component manufacturing company, has announced a strategic partnership with Enedym Inc., a Canada based company with patented Switched Reluctance Mot...

CESL signs agreements for over 30,000 e-vehicles with Goa, Kerala

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a 100% subsidiary of Indian government owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has forged key partnerships on World Environment Day in an effort to further the deploy...

Union Budget 2021-22: There is a buzz in the Electric Vehicle Space

The Union Budget 2021-22 presented by Nirmala Sitharaman may not have given a single sop to the electric vehicle industry but those in this electric vehicle space are upbeat over the indirect measures in the Union B...

ICAT event stresses on new tyre technologies, including airless tyres

Various kinds of modern technologies as well as policies relating to tyres were discussed threadbare at the 4th edition of International Symposium on Automotive Tyre Technology organised by the International Centre ...

Maruti Suzuki, Microsoft introduce HAMS technology for driver training

Maruti Suzuki India in collaboration with Microsoft Research India has developed a smart phone based technology for testing applicants seeking driver’s license. The technology - HAMS (Harnessing Automobile for Safet...

Dassault Systèmes launches Solidworks 2021 for 3D design, engineering applications

Dassault Systèmes, a large software company headquartered in France, has launched Solidworks 2021, the latest release of its portfolio of 3D design and engineering applications.

Tata Motors delivers Tata Tigor EVs to Ministry of Ayush

Tata Motors has delivered Tigor electric vehicles to the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) in Delhi, as a part of its tender with EESL. The first batch of Tigor EVs was ...

Valeo Group appoints Jayakumar G as India Group President, MD

Valeo, the global automotive technology supplier has appointed Jayakumar G as the India Group President and Managing Director. Jayakumar is currently the Managing Director of Amalgamations Valeo Clutches Private Lim...

Mahindra Ecole Centrale develops Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Mahindra Ecole Centrale (MEC) has announced the launch of its first Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) named Black Pearl. Created by MEC students and mentored by their professors, the Black Pearl is a self-propelle...

Maruti Suzuki provides driving training to 50 lakh aspirants

Maruti Suzuki has achieved the milestone of providing state-of-the-art driving training to 50 lakh aspirants, cumulatively. The milestone includes cumulative figures of the candidates being trained in learner, refre...

FADA issues legal notice to UM Lohia, management for dealers’ losses

The Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA) has through its counsel Khaitan & Co, issued a legal notice to UM Lohia and its management, asking them to redress all grievances of dealers relating to the lo...

Indian Army officials to use electric cars in New Delhi

The Indian Army in step with government policies on environmental protection has launched an ecological initiative with employing electric cars for use of its officials in New Delhi in partnership with Energy Effici...

Auto industry hails GST reduction on electric vehicles

Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) welcomed the government’s decision to reduce the GST rate on electric vehicles from the present 12% to 5%.

YVS Vijaykumar - CEO, Mahindra First Choice Services

YVS Vijaykumar, CEO, Mahindra First Choice Services (MFCS) ...

NSDC signs MoU with Renault-Nissan Alliance in India to upskill workforce

In line with the strategy for India, Renault-Nissan Alliance India has signed a memorandum of understanding with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to train its workforce in the Alliance plant in Chennai ...

Maruti Suzuki inaugurates Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Manesar

In a bid to enhance employability of youth, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, has undertaken various skill development initiatives under its CSR programme, the latest being the inauguration of a Centre of Excellence (CoE...

Biju Balendran is Managing Director and CEO, Renault Nissan Automotive India

Biju Balendran is now the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Renault Nissan Automotive India (RNAIPL). Balendran replaces Colin MacDonald, the outgoing MD & CEO, RNAIPL. After successful comp...

Mahindra First Choice Services buys key assets of Carnation Auto

Mahindra First Choice Services (MFC Services) has entered into an asset acquisition agreement with the official liquidator of Carnation Auto (India) Pvt. Ltd. (CAPL). As a result, MFC Services will acquire key asset...

Yamaha NTGP / NPGP 2018 winners announced

India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd. (IYM) has declared the winners of the National Technician Grand Prix (NTGP) 2018 and National Parts Manager Grand Prix (NPGP) 2018 conducted by the company at its Surajpur plant on Nove...

Indian technician wins Jaguar Land Rover Global Award

Sajeesh Kumar, a technician working with Muthoot Motors, a part of the Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG), (also called as Muthoot Blue), won the coveted Global Technician of the Year 2018 Jaguar Land Rover Award at a ce...

SIAM urges government for long term policy roadmap

The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), an industry body representing India’s automobile sector, held its 58th Annual Convention titled “Building the Nation, Responsibly”. During the convention, th...

SEG Automotive expects huge demand for SC60 Start/Stop starter motor

SEG Automotive, the pioneers of Start/Stop technology in vehicles, is confident that its new extra-compact SC60 Start/Stop starter motor it will be able to conquer developing markets like India and China, since it p...

Safe, clean, affordable, shared and smart mobility mooted

There is an urgent need in India for development of mobility that is safe, clean, affordable, shared and smart. And in order to achieve this, several steps need to be taken by the government and other stakeholders. ...

EESL to issue fresh tender for additional 10,000 electric cars

Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy, R K Singh launched the National E-Mobility Programme in India. In line with the Government of India’s vision of 100% e-mobility by 2030, Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (...

Bosch starter motor division in India is SEG Automotive India

It was towards the end of 2017 that Bosch had successfully completed its sale of its subsidiary SEG Automotive Germany GmbH, the former Robert Bosch Starter Motors Generators Holding GmbH, together with all subsidia...

Tata Motors delivers first batch of the Tigor Electric Vehicles to EESL

Tata Motors delivered the first set of Tigor Electric Vehicles (EVs) to state-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) as part of their initiative to procure 10,000 electric vehicles. Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD...

Yamaha Chennai factory achieves 1 million production milestone

India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. (IYM) has reached a major milestone of producing its one-millionth unit from the Chennai Factory on September 22, 2017. The one millionth model rolled out of the IYM’s Chennai factory is...

Maruti Suzuki presents 35 vehicles to Haryana Police

Maruti Suzuki India Limited presented 35 new vehicles to Haryana Police. The vehicles include 20 Ertiga patrolling cars, 8 Ertiga interceptors and 7 Eeco ambulances, all customised to meet traffic police requirement...

10th Honda Young Engineer and Scientist’s Award announced

Honda Motor India Pvt. Ltd. (HMI) presented the 10th Edition of the Young Engineer and Scientist’s (Y-E-S) Award for 2016 to 14 students from India’s premium science and technology institutes, the IITs, across India...

Ratan Tata is Interim Chairman, Tata Sons; Mistry replaced

Ratan Tata is back as the interim Chairman of Tata Sons. The Tata Sons Board took a decision to replace Cyrus P. Mistry as Chairman. This sudden decision which was taken at a Board meeting held in Mumbai on October ...

Shilip Kumar succeeds Jeremy Hunter as President - Henkel India

Henkel, a leading global player in adhesives, home care and beauty care, has appointed Shilip Kumar as the President of its India business. Besides, steering the Adhesives and Beauty care businesses of Henkel Adhesi...

Tata Motors, Boeing celebrate despatch of 5000th Floor Beam for 787 Dreamliner

TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd. (TAL), A Tata enterprise, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors, celebrated the dispatch of the 5000th Advanced Composite Floor Beam (ACFB) to Boeing for its 787-9 and 787-10 ...

INDIAN TYRE INDUSTRY: The fatal Chinese bite

The bite of the Chinese dragon is beginning to get fatal for the Rs 50,000 crore Indian tyre industry. On the one hand while Indian tyre majors are facing a severe shortage of raw material like rubber in the countr...

Kerala ban on diesel cars sends Indian auto industry into tizzy

The latest ruling of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banning diesel vehicles with engine capacities of 2000cc and above has sent the entire Indian auto industry in a state of shock and disbelief. The NGT bench hea...

Record crowds at Auto Expo–The Motor Show 2016 as it concludes on Feb 9, 2016

After setting a new record of more than 2 lakh visitors on a Sunday, the Auto Expo-The Motor Show 2016 saw a surge of visitors on the final day on February 9, 2016. Motown India was one of the media partners to the...

ACMA’s summit focuses on ‘Make Quality & Technology in India’

The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA), the apex body representing the Indian auto component Industry organised the New Delhi Automotive Summit 2016 on the theme “Make Quality & Technology in Indi...

ICAT organises two-day symposium on lighting

The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) organised a two days event, International Symposium on Lighting (ISOL) for the automotive fraternity across the globe on November 23 and 24, 2015 at Epicent...

Will Lionel Messi be able to score a goal for Tata Motors?

Celebrities have been endorsing everything from an underwear to a car, all over the world. They could be film stars, sports personalities including footballers, boxers, cricketers, sprinters, rugby players, golf cha...

SPECIAL REPORT ON INDIAN TYRE INDUSTRY: An Un-Tyre-ing Journey

The Rs 50,000 crore Indian tyre industry today has a few reasons to smile and a few reasons to frown. On the one hand, after a lull in the industry while the demand for tyres in 2015-16 is seeing a growth coupled wi...

Force Motors inaugurates Rs 200 crore plant to make BMW engines

The Firodia family controlled Force Motors has inaugurated a modern Engine Assembly plant in Chennai in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Built at a cost of around Rs 200 crore, the plant has begun assembling...

South India Special Part 2: Karnataka

Karnataka is India’s eighth largest State in terms of area and 9th largest State in terms of population. Some of the prominent cities in the state are Bengaluru, Mysore, Mangalore, Belgaum, Gulbarga, Hubli-Dharwad,...

Bridgestone India, Pune police join hands for road safety

Tyre major Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd. has joined hands with Pune police to promote road safety awareness in the city. The company presented traffic safety (crash) barricades, reflective jackets and traffic light ba...

Michelin Latitude Sport 3 tyre makes India debut

French tyre major Michelin is introducing its internationally acclaimed premium range SUV tyres in India--the Michelin Latitude Sport 3. The new Latitude Sport 3 (LS3) is the third generation of Latitude on-road ...

Ashutosh Khosla replaces Rattan at Force Motors

Ashutosh Khosla , who worked with Piaggio Vehicles, has come in place of Naresh Kumar Rattan who till recently was the Executive Director, Force Motors. The latter resigned from his post in January 2015 after spendi...

Naresh Rattan is Director (Sales & Marketing), Sonalika

Naresh Kumar Rattan who was working as Executive Director, Force Motors has taken over Director, Sales & Marketing, Sonalika Group. The Sonalika Group, controlled by LD Mittal manufactures tractors under the brand n...

Theft proofing vehicles in India: Varroc-Scorpion JV

Varroc, one of India’s leading auto component manufacturers from India, has now officially collaborated with the UK based company Scorpion Automotive Pvt. Ltd., a very well trusted brand in vehicular securities. Bot...

Delphi, Ottomatika offer solutions to automated driving

Delphi Automotive, a leader in advanced driver assistance systems, will partner with Ottomatika, Inc., a company started by Carnegie Mellon University, which provides advanced automated driving software, to jointly ...

Honda aims to be the real ‘Hero'

Now that its entire links with erstwhile Hero Group is over, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) has announced its next wave of strategic expansion. The Japanese company finally enters a new era of ind...

SasMos to supply high quality wiring harnesses

SasMos, a Rs 49 crore high quality wiring harness manufacturer, has established a state-of-the-art ‘Centre of Excellence’ for ISRO’s space grade harnesses. SasMos was founded and promoted by H.G. Chandrashekar in Be...

Krishnakumar Srinivasan heads Eaton Vehicle Group

Power management company Eaton has announced that Krishnakumar Srinivasan has been named president, Vehicle Group, Asia-Pacific. He will be reporting to Ken Davis, president, Vehicle Group. Srinivasan most recently ...

VW India partners with Wings for Life Foundation

Sonepat in Haryana was one of the 32 odd locations around the world that recently came alive with thousands of athletes running for a cause. Wings for Life World Run, a global race for charity, saw more that 50,000 ...

Shriram Pistons management appeals for normalcy

With the ongoing elections in the country, workers at automotive plants seem to be on a disruption mode. While the Toyotas and the Bajajs are facing severe hardship on this front, it now seems to be the turn of Shri...

TAFE group bags 10 awards at PRCI event

Leading Indian tractor manufacturer Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited (TAFE) group bagged 10 awards at the PRCI – 8th Global Communication Conclave held at Mumbai on February 14 and 15, 2014. The Public Relations ...

Isuzu plans localised production at AP by 2016

Japanese automobile manufacturer Isuzu Motors India Private Limited recently held a ground breaking ceremony for its new manufacturing facility at Hyderabad. The plant’s foundation stone was unveiled by Nallari Kira...

Mahindra First Choice inaugurates new workshops

With 25 Company Owned Company Operated (COCO) outlets across the country, Mahindra First Choice Serv

David brown Bharat Forge opens new unit in Hosur

The David Brown- Bharat Forge, the Indian joint venture between leading global gearing expert David

Interview with Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI)

A two-wheeler is a ‘product of need’ rather than a ‘desire’ for the common man. There is lot to be done to improve the state of public transport infrastructure & as a basic necessity to commute from point A to poin...

Tata Motors delivers 5 MPVs to Jharkhand cops

Tata Motors has delivered 5 Mine Protected Vehicles (MPV) to the Jharkhand Police force, to bolster

Interview with Vivek Nayer, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

We were a jeep company around the time of independence. We used to manufacture and market jeeps sourced from Chrysler. That has always been our DNA. So we make rough and tough UVs and SUVs and have been the market l...

Scania India holds ground-breaking ceremony

Scania Commercial Vehicles India has held the ground-breaking ceremony of its industrial site in Nar

BMW Group launches IMAP’12 in India

BMW Group has launched International Management Associates Programme (MAP) 2012. As part of the int

Force Motors appoints Naresh Rattan as COO

Force Motors has announced the appointment of Naresh Kumar Rattan as the Chief Operating Officer- Tr

Ford India breaks ground on new site in Gujarat

Ford India broke ground for its new, state-of-the-art integrated manufacturing facility in Sanand

Vijay Kumar appointed CEO of Mahindra First Choice

YVS Vijay Kumar appointed CEO of Mahindra First Choice

Bajaj Auto and SBI tie up

Bajaj Auto and SBI tie up to provide inventory finance to dealers

N K Minda Group opens design centre in Taiwan

N K Minda Group opens design centre in Taiwan

MindHelix Tech LLP launches ‘Tuk Tuk’ meter

Kochi-based MindHelix Technologies has launched ‘Tuk Tuk’ meter

Eaton Hybrid supplies its technology for buses

Eaton Hybrid Systems supplies its technology for buses

Apollo Tyres introduces its CV brand abroad

Apollo Tyres has formally introduced some of its best-performing comm vehicle tyres in Bangaladesh

Maini & Nacco introduce Yale forklift trucks

Maini Materials Movement Pvt Ltd has announced a strategic agreement with Nacco Material

GM India bags third prize for energy conservation

General Motors India has received the third prize for Energy Conservation

Brand Apollo arrives in Europe

GERMANY: Addressing a large gathering of media from across Europe in Cologne, Germany, Onkar S Kanwa




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