Apollo Tyres appoints Vikram Garga as Group Head, Marketing

Apollo Tyres has appointed automotive industry veteran Vikram Garga as Group Head, Marketing for the Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA) region. Vikram Garga would be spearheading the regional marketing team ...

Komaki to set up 45000 charging points across India by end 2023

The electric vehicle division of KLB Komaki, known for producing powerful and sporty electric two-wheelers is now ready to charge up India’s EV infrastructure with high-end peer-to-peer charging points across the le...

Okinawa Autotech to set up third ‘mega’ plant in Rajasthan for EVs

Okinawa Autotech, India’s No-1 selling electric two-wheeler brand has announced the setting up of a mega factory in Karoli, Rajasthan. It will be one of the most comprehensive units and the first such attempt made ...

Okinawa Autotech signs JV agreement with Tacita of Italy

Leading Indian electric two wheeler manufacturer Okinawa Autotech has signed a joint venture agreement with Tacita, an Italian manufacturer of electric performance and cruiser motorcycles. The new company, born from...

Hero Electric, ElectricPe collaborate on charging infrastructure

With 2 million electric vehicles estimated to be plying the roads by 2026, building the charging infrastructure for EVs has become paramount. Addressing the infrastructure demand, Hero Electric, India’s No.1 electri...

Spinny acquires AI-powered car connectivity solutions startup Scouto

Pre-owned car retailing platform Spinny has acquired a 100% stake in AI-powered connected car startup Scouto. The deal will mark one of the first consolidations in the AI-powered used car solutions segment where Spi...

Okinawa Autotech achieves 1,00,000+ domestic sales in 2021

Okinawa Autotech electric two-wheeler manufacturer has surpassed 100,000 domestic sales of its high-speed and low-speed models. The sales momentum this year has primarily been driven by the hugely popular and locall...

Okinawa sets up first experience centre in Dehradun

Okinawa Autotech, a leading electric two-wheeler manufacturer has launched its first ever Experience Centre, Galaxy in Dehradun - the capital of Uttarakhand. At Okinawa Galaxy, customers can experience the products ...

Power Global, Rap Eco Motors tie up for swappable battery technology

Power Global, a leading provider of high-performance clean energy and mobility products for everyday applications, has announced a strategic partnership to supply its eZee swappable lithium-ion battery technology to...

Electric 2 and 3 wheeler makers give thumbs up to FAME II subsidy hike

The electric vehicle industry has welcomed the Indian Government's move to increase subsidy to electric bikes and scooters by 50%, subject to those that meet the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Elect...

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...

Okinawa Autotech aims to clock Rs 465 crore revenue in FY 22

Okinawa Autotech, a leading electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer has announced a range of milestones achieved over the last financial year, as well as the roadmap for the ongoing financial year. The company clocked a...

OLA to deploy ABB robotics, automation solutions at electric scooter factory

Ola, one of the leading mobility companies in the world, has announced that it has selected ABB as one of its key partners for robotics and automation solutions for its mega-factory in India that will roll out the m...

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...

ABB India new robotics facility to cater to automotive industry

ABB India has opened a new robotics facility in Bengaluru in the state of Karnataka in South India to cater to several industries including automotive. ABB is one the leading suppliers of robot, robot systems and ma...

Polaris India appoints Lalit Sharma as new Country Manager; Pankaj Dubey moves on

Pankaj Dubey, who was at the helm of affairs of Polaris India Pvt. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Polaris Inc., since its inception for around 10 years, has moved on to pursue other career opportunities. In his p...

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.

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%.

8th EV Expo 2018 concludes successfully with new launches

Electric vehicle manufacturers like Gonenka Electric Motors, Mahindra Electric, ETO Motors, Soni E-vehicle, Altius Technologies, Geekay E-Bicycles, HIM Technoforge, Thukral Electric Bikes, Champion Polyplast and o...

Icat releases certification with high security features

International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) has launched a new ICAT certification with high security features. This is a first of its kind initiative taken by any automotive certification agency in India f...

Major organisational changes in Bajaj Auto; Rakesh Sharma is new CCO

Leading motorcycle manufacturer Bajaj Auto has appointed Rakesh Sharma the company’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), a post newly created, with immediate effect. The announcement was made through in an internal comm...

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. ...

Vishal Sharma is CEO, Schenker India–India & Indian Sub-continent

Schenker India Pvt. Ltd, part of DB Schenker, the transport and logistics division of the Deutsche Bahn Group, has appointed Vishal Sharma as the New Chief Executive Officer – India and the Indian sub-continent, wit...

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 (...

Okinawa organises e-vehicle awareness campaign

Okinawa Autotech, an electric two-wheeler manufacturing company, kick started its EV awareness drive aiming to sensitise the youth about the advantages of adopting EVs for their day-to-day commuting purpose. Okinawa...

Jeetender Shrma - Managing Director, Okinawa Autotech Pvt Ltd

Roy P. Tharyan, Editor, Motown India interview the Founder & Managing Director of Okinawa Autotech Pvt Ltd at the launch of the Praise e-scooter in New Delhi.

India has huge potential for auto shredding, says Minister

Keeping in mind that the country has more than 7 lakh cars and over 4 lakh trucks and buses which have reached end-of-life stage, the Indian market has a huge potential for auto-shredding. By 2025, around 28 lakh ca...

Hero Motocorp reappoints Pawan Munjal as Chairman, MD &CEO

The Board of Directors at Hero MotoCorp Ltd has reappointed Pawan Munjal as the Chairman, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the company for a period of five years with effect from October 1, 2016. His c...

Mahindra Intertrade,  MSTC Ltd. JV agreement for auto shredding facility

Mahindra Intertrade Ltd., a part of the Mahindra Partners Division of Mahindra Group, and MSTC Ltd. (a Government of India enterprise) have signed a formal joint venture agreement to set-up India’s first-of-its-kind...

SIAM organises 10th Styling & Design Conclave

The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on February 5, 2016 organised the 10th Styling & Design Conclave. The 8th Automotive Design Challenge at Hotel Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort, Greater Noida, De...

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...

Call for use of galvanized steel in Indian auto industry

In order to address the grave problem of corrosion in the country, especially in vehicles and also those that operate in and around the coastal areas of the country, the International Zinc Association (IZA), in a jo...

JK Tyre acquires Haridwar tyre unit of Kesoram Industries for Rs 2200 crore

JK Tyre & Industries has finally confirmed that it is buying Cavendish Industries Ltd (CIL) tyre unit of Kesoram Industries. In a press release, the company stated that JK Tyre & Industries Limited (JK Tyre) and JK...

Apollo launches high mileage car tyre for India

Apollo Tyres has launched their all new Apollo Amazer 4G Life tyre in India. The tyre has been specially designed for increasing mileage and durability of 100,000kms.

Apollo Tyres launches Manchester United Tyre in India

Apollo Tyres in collaboration with Manchester United Football Club from Manchester, UK have launched their limited edition signature Manchester United tyre in India.

Finally, the government gives a Green Push to electric vehicles

The government has formally launched a scheme that provides direct subsidies to the consumer for buying such vehicles ranging from Rs 1800 to Rs 29,000 for two wheelers and Rs 13,000 to Rs 1.38 lakh for cars. A c...

Apollo increases its focus on retreading; Opens 3rd ARZ in Mumbai

Spreading its network further for branded retreading outlets, Apollo Tyres has inaugurated its 3rd Apollo Retread Zone (ARZ) in Mumbai, in the western part of India. Rajesh Dahiya, Group Head, Sales-APMEA (Asia Paci...

Interview with Pawan Sharma, Vice President, Domestic Sales Elofic Industries Ltd

Interview with Pawan Sharma, Vice President, Domestic Sales Elofic Industries Ltd

Pawan Sharma - Vice President, Domestic Sales, Elofic Industries

Automotive filters manufacturer Elofic Industries has diversified successfully into automotive lubes. But the company is keen to become a global player in filters. In an interview with P.Tharyan, Editor, Motown I...

Atulya Sharma appointed Chief Legal Counsel at Apollo Tyres Ltd

Atulya Sharma has been appointed as the Chief Legal Counsel at Apollo Tyres Ltd. He will be based out of the company’s Corporate Office in Gurgaon, and will oversee the Legal and Corporate Secretarial functions. ...

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...

Over 215 research papers to be presented at Pune auto tech meet

Over 215 research papers are expected to be presented at the 14th Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT) to be held at the ARAI campus in Pune in the state of Maharashtra from January 21 to 24, 201...

Modern inspection system for vehicles soon, says Minister

P. Radhakrishnan, Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, has stated that his ministry has decided to put in place a suitably designed Inspection and Maintenance System for vehicles and has sanctioned 10 mo...

ACMA organises meet with African countries

ACMA, the apex body of the auto component Industry in India with support of the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, organised the first ever reverse buyers-sellers meet with...

Spark Minda organises ACMA forum

An interactive session with Ashok Minda – Group CEO, Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group was organised for the members of ACMA - Young Business Leaders’ Forum on August 11,2014 at Minda Management Services Limited, Gurga...

Acma meet on polymer composites

To address the usage of advanced, high performance composites used in making vehicles lighter, safer and more fuel-efficient in synch with the existing global standards, the Auto Components Manufacturers Association...

Autodesk unveils 2015 Design Suites in India

Autodesk, Inc. has announced the release of its Autodesk 2015 Design Suites in India, featuring tighter integration with Autodesk cloud services. The 2015 Design Suites offer customers the ability to collaborate, si...

Mahindra Logistics receives Rs 200 cr investment

Mahindra Logistics of Mahindra Group has received an investment of Rs 200 crore for a significant minority stake from Kedaara Capital, according to a media release from the company. This is the venture capitalists’ ...

ACMA meet on reducing carbon footprint

The Auto Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) organised its maiden national conferenc

Tata Motors inaugurates 2 new PV dealerships

Tata Motors has announced the opening of its two new passenger vehicle dealerships in New Delhi, wit

Apollo's Chennai unit produces millionth TBR tyre

This week Apollo Tyres’ iconic tyre manufacturing facility in Chennai produced its millionth truck-b

Apollo Fleet of the Year Awards

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

Jaypee Greens lays red carpet to  F1 drivers

Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort lays red carpet to F1 drivers

Apollo Tyres partners Ideal Motors in Sri Lanka

Apollo Tyres partners Ideal Motors in Sri Lanka

Apollo Tyres focuses on Dubai as a hub

Apollo Tyres focuses on Dubai as a hub for its Middle East operations

Interview with Satish Sharma, Chief India Operations, Apollo Tyres Ltd

We always have to do a little bit of balancing of how much to grow in Kerala and how much not to grow in Kerala. We started our lives with Kerala and we’ll stick to it. We have 2 plants in the State. You know how st...

Skoda Auto India Aurangabad Plant grabs award

Skoda Auto India, Aurangabad has won “Silver Award” in automobile sector from Greentech Foundation

Hyundai receives EEPC award

NEW DELHI: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the largest passenger car exporter and second largest ca

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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