Mahindra unveils new visual identity for Born EVs

Mahindra Electric Automobiles Limited (MEAL), a newly set-up subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra, pioneers of the SUV segment in India, unveiled a powerful and distinctive new visual identity for its forthcoming range...

Saffron clad chief evangelist may bring succour to Indian electric 2W industry

The electric two wheeler industry in India is in disarray and in order to bring in a semblance of order, it has wrapped itself in saffron, or so it seems, for the time being, hoping to extricate itself from a sticky...

DriveX with Rs 12–14 crore turnover in FY23 aims 10X YOY growth

In an interview with Motown India’s Roy P Tharyan, the Co-founder & CTO, DriveX, Christopher Sargunam, talks about his company’s short journey since its initial investment from TVS. DriveX has also been co founded b...

Electric two wheeler industry besieged with woes of a strange kind

Usually every industry has a body that represents the genuine grievances, fears and wishes of companies it represents. The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) represents OEMs (vehicle manufacturers) op...

Continental Automotive is making Indian 2 wheelers safer, tech savvy

Matthias Matic, Head of Safety and Motion Business Area, Continental Automotive Technologies GmbH, Germany noted, “Globally most of our business comes from four wheelers, but in India a big portion of our business c...

Mahindra Rise Sustainability Champion Awards announced

Mahindra & Mahindra has announced the winners of the inaugural edition of ‘Mahindra Rise Sustainability Champion Awards’.

Vitesco Technologies inaugurates new Rs 240 cr Talegaon facility in Pune

Vitesco Technologies India Pvt Ltd, part of the Euros 8.3 billion Vitesco Technologies Group based in Regensburg, Germany and a leading international manufacturer of modern drive technologies and electrification sol...

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 ...

MSTI: Where a scrapped vehicle is laid to rest and recycled

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL), the largest car makers in the country is now into the crushing business. Maruti Suzuki Toyotsu India Private Limited is a 50:50 joint venture between Maruti Suzuki India Limited and T...

Detel EV partners with Electric One to strengthen its offline presence

SG Corporate Mobility, the makers of Detel electric bike Detel Easy Plus has joined hands with Electric One, India’s first multi-brand platform offering 2 and 3 wheelers electric vehicles. This tie-up will help Dete...

DETEL STORY: Phones, televisions & now an electric 2 wheeler for masses

Dr Yogesh Bhatia, CEO & Managing Director of SG Corporate Mobility Pvt.Ltd is someone who has been fulfilling the dreams and aspirations of the masses. From being a seller of SIM cards, branded mobile phones and ele...

Pierer Group, Bajaj Auto sign contracts to simplify shareholding structure

As announced on July 26, 2021, the Bajaj Group and the Austrian Pierer Group have simplified the shareholding structure in the operating KTM AG. Bajaj Auto Ltd. and its subsidiary Bajaj Auto International Holdings B...

Bajaj Auto to gain post simplified equity structure in Pierer Mobility

Bajaj Auto’s clout in the global motorcycle market, both in the conventional IC engine space as well as the electric two wheeler space, will increase considerably once the proposed simplified equity structure in the...

INTERVIEW WITH UDAY NARANG Chairman, Anglian Omega Group & Omega Seiki Mobility

In an exclusive interview, Uday Narang, Chairman, Anglian Omega Group & Omega Seiki Mobility talks about his company plans to enter the two and four wheeler electric vehicle space.

Hindustan Motors, Hind Motor Railway Station and the iconic Ambassador

Can you recall any Indian automobile manufacturer that has a railway station named after it? Yes, the iconic Hindustan Motors Ltd. (HML) has one named after it and it goes by the name of “Hind Motor” railway station...

First 100 BYD Tang SUVs set sail for Norway

BYD, the world’s leading New Energy Vehicle (NEV) manufacturer, and one of the first to produce one million electric passenger cars globally, has shipped the first 100 European-specification BYD Tang SUVs for custom...

Jagdish Khattar, his final re-inCARNATION

A couple of days after Jagdish Khattar died on April 26, 2021, India’s leading car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki released half page obituaries in the country’s leading newspapers.

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...

UNION BUDGET 2021-22 & INDIAN AUTO INDUSTRY

The Union Budget 2021-22 presented by Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Finance may have got a standing ovation from the punters of the Indian stock market, but for the Indian auto industry, the direct benefits ...

Interview with KN Gupta, Joint MD, Maclite (Super Nova Autolite Pvt Ltd)

KN GUPTA, Joint Managing Director, Maclite (Super Nova Autolite Pvt Ltd) & MD, SKNG Business Solutions Pvt Ltd reveals in an interview with Motown India Editor Roy P. Tharyan, that the auto industry in India is toda...

CV Raman of Maruti Suzuki answers 23 critical questions for car owners

23 Questions every car owner should be able to answer Interview with CV Raman, Sr. Executive Director, Engineering, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. Raman san answers 23 critical question for car owners.

CV Raman of Maruti Suzuki answers 23 critical questions - Sr. Executive Director, Engineering, MSIL

23 Questions every car owner should be able to answer

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Polaris Sportsman 570 tractor - First Drive

Roy P. Tharyan experiences the new 

ZERO DARK APRIL 2020: Indian Auto Industry staring at Rs 92000 crore loss for 40-day lockdown

If one were to calculate by what SIAM has to say wherein each day of plant closure will trigger a loss of more than Rs 2300 crore in turnover for auto OEMS and component manufacturers, then what we are looking at i...

COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Indian auto industry puts best foot forward

In spite of the fact that the Indian auto industry will be incurring a loss of approximately Rs 50,000 crore in turnover for the 21-day plant shutdown as a result of the countrywide lockdown due to the ongoing coron...

M&M, Maruti Suzuki, Krishna Maruti, Bharat Seats gear up to make ventilators, masks

Unmindful of the huge losses that the auto industry is incurring because plant shutdowns as a result of the country-wide lockdown in the midst of coronavirus or covid-19 fears, several auto companies and auto compon...

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...

NEI aims investment of Rs  100 crores; launches needle bearing

National Engineering Industries Ltd (NEI), part of the CK Birla Group, launched ‘needle bearing’ as a part of its comprehensive range of bearings at Auto Expo Components 2020 in New Delhi.

Naveen Munjal - Managing Director, Hero Electric

Roy P. Tharyan, Editor, Motown India meets up with Naveen Munjal, MD, Hero Electric and asks him about his company's journey in the electric vehicle space. Munjal talks about his company, his products, his plans and...

Gadkari leaves behind a belligerent tone and assures auto industry

For Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, it’s been a journey from taking on a confrontationist attitude to one of being benign and accommodating. At the 59th Annual Convention of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufactu...

GST rate on all electric vehicles reduced from 12% to 5%

The government has announced the reduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate on all electric vehicles from 12% to 5%. The GST rate on charger or charging stations for Electric vehicles is also reduced from 18% to...

Eicher Pro 2049 & Pro 2095XP Truck Review  | Track Review at Pithampur | Motown India - First Drive

The Eicher Pro 2049 and the Pro 2095XP are the latest of th...

Ayyushman Mehta - Managing Director, Mavox Helmets, Sandhar Amkin Indutries Pvt. Ltd.

Sandhar Amkin Industries Pvt Ltd is the latest entrant in t...

Automobile sales and production head south in June 2019

Both production and sales continue to take a hit in the Indian auto industry, as the month of June 2019 too shows no signs of recovery. The downhill drive continues for the industry, according to the latest sales an...

Besides 18-year low, every passenger vehicle player registers negative growth in May 2019

While the month of May 2019 registered an 18-year low in terms of domestic sales for passenger vehicles (PV), the disturbing factor is that each and every of the 17 PV player recorded a negative growth. Such is the ...

Government EV targets need to be practical says auto industry

The Indian auto industry is not too happy with the aggressive road map being laid out by the government in bringing electric vehicles into the country. Both the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) and ...

Kevin Flynn - President & MD, FCA India

Kevin Flynn, President & MD, FCA India in a conversatio...

Mahindra & Mahindra invests Rs 1000 crore + to ready BS VI engines

The good news is that Mahindra & Mahindra is ready with its BS VI engines across its entire diesel and gasoline portfolio. The entire transition will be costing the company upwards of Rs 1000 crore. With its portf...

M&M is ready with BS VI engines  - Special Feature

In a knowledge sharing session held in Mumbai recently, sen...

Honda Cars India commences production of all-new 10th generation Honda Civic

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) has commenced the production of the all-new 10th generation Honda Civic. The car is being manufactured at HCIL’s Greater Noida plant.

YVS Vijaykumar - CEO, Mahindra First Choice Services

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

Cero (Mahindra MSTC Recycling Pvt. Ltd.) is India’s first authorised recycler of vehicles

Cero (Mahindra MSTC Recycling Pvt. Ltd.) has become India’s first authorised recycler for motor vehicles, having received accreditation by the Delhi Government on December 21, 2018. Cero, a joint venture between Mah...

Eicher Pro 3016 AMT truck | Women too can handle it | English & Hindi - First Drive

John Deere completes 20 years in India | Motown India - Special Feature

On completing 20 years in India, John Deere, a world leader...

JOHN DEERE 3028EN TRACTOR | LAUNCH AND DRIVE | Motown India - Tractor Launch

Roy P. Tharyan, Editor, Motown India visits the Pune tracto...

China’s SAIC Motor Corporation to leverage technology prowess to make cars in India

SAIC Motor Corporation, the biggest vehicle manufacturer in China, will soon be starting operations in India through MG Motor India, its fully owned subsidiary. SAIC, which has acquired a massive technological prowe...

Interview with Rajeev Chaba, President & MD,  MG Motor India

Just to give you a perspective of the company, SAIC sells almost 70 lakh cars per year and the Indian market is 30 lakhs per year. So this company is the market leader. They have got various brands and lots of platf...

Interview with Anuj Prasad, Founder & CEO, Desmania Design Pvt Ltd

We are the first ones to build an automotive design studio outside the OEMs. We launched the studio in 2010. It has been a one-of-a-kind studio in India which has a clay modeling facility, and has a facility to make...

Need to create mobility eco-system in sync with nature: PM

In one of most inspiring speeches on mobility and the need to conserve nature, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the need of the hour is to create a mobility eco-system that is in sync with nature. He said he was co...

Interview with Vinod K Sahay, Chief Executive Officer, Mahindra Truck & Bus

Interview with Vinod K Sahay, Chief Executive Officer, Mahindra Truck & Bus / Mahindra Construction Equipment Divisions, Mahindra & Mahindra

Harley-Davidson succumbs to Indian curry, plans 250-500cc bikes for India

Iconic motorcycle manufacturer of the US and a favourite company of US President Donald Trump is beginning to appreciate the flavour of Indian curry. It has just announced its own recipe for the Indian palate wherei...

Vinod K Sahay - Chief Executive Officer, Mahindra Truck & Bus /  Mahindra Construction Equipment Divisions, Mahindra & Mahindra

Vinod K Sahay, Chief Executive Officer, Mahindra Truck & Bus /  Mahindra Construction Equipment Divisions, Mahindra & Mahindra tells Motown India Editor Roy P. Tharyan about the company's new product, t...

Abhishek Jain,  - Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, PPAP Automotive Ltd

Interview with Abhishek Jain, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, PPAP Automotive Ltd. Mr Jain tells Motown India Editor Roy P.Tharyan about his company's technology and the growth his company is hopeful ...

Oleksandr Danylenko & Yevgen Sokolniko - Top management of Boodmo.com

Motown India Editor Roy P. Tharyan interviews Ukrainian entrepreneurs - Oleksandr Danylenko (Co-Founder & Director of Operations and Finance) and. Yevgen Sokolnikov (CEO & Co-Founder) of Smart Parts Online P...

Markus Sternberg - Vice President, Aftersales, General Motors India

  Markus Sternberg, VP, Aftersales, GM India, in an interview with Motown India Editor Roy P. Tharyan talks about the various initiatives undertaken by General Motors India to take care of its customers in the ...

MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA SCALES NEW HEIGHTS---Sunny Side Up

Auto and farm equipment major Mahindra & Mahindra has finally found its place in the sun after several years of perseverance and hard work, the last three years being significant ones that led to the company transfo...

Cero, India’s first auto shredding facility by Mahindras is ready

Mahindras will finally be inaugurating its new auto shredding plant in Greater Noida in Delhi NCR in April 2018. The plant built in Greater Noida in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh is India’s maiden organise...

Peter Schreyer - Chief Design Officer, Kia Motors

In an exclusive interview with Motown India Editor Roy P.Tharyan. the style guru of Kia Motors, Peter Schreyer talks about his new car envisaged  for India, the different things that influence his designing and...

Interview with Parveen Kharb, CEO and Co Founder, Twenty Two Motors

Having worked in some of the leading global automobile brands like BMW, Toyota and Harley Davidson, the chief brains behind Twenty Two Motors had a vision to revolutionise the way urban youth daily commute. With the...

Interview with Pranav Desai, CEO, Laish-Madison Motor Werks Pvt Ltd.

Interview with Pranav Desai, CEO, Laish-Madison Motor Werks Pvt Ltd.Cleveland CycleWerks is not just a motorcycle company but a brand born out of passion keeping in mind the need of riders around the world. They hav...

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 ...

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.

Todd C Morgan  - Sr. VP, Global Product Development, Varroc Lighting Systems, Czech Republic

Roy P. Tharyan catches up with Todd C. Morgan, Senior VP, Global Product Development, Varroc Lighting Systems, Czech Republic. Morgan talks about the new evolving technology in the automotive lighting segment, ...

Interview with Rajeev Mishra, CEO, UM Lohia Two Wheelers Pvt Ltd

In a candid interview, Rajeev Mishra, CEO, UM Lohia Two Wheelers Pvt Ltd talks about his company's ambitious growth plans.

Interview with Ayush Lohia, CEO, Lohia Auto

Ayush Lohia, CEO, Lohia Auto in an interview with P.Tharyan, Editor, Motown India talks about his company's collaboration with UM International and how the two companies are planning to bring in new motorcycle model...

Interview with Jose Villegas, Global Sales & Marketing Director, UM International, LLC

Interview with Jose Villegas, Global Sales & Marketing Director, UM International, LLC

EXCLUSIVE: UM to bring 2 new products by 2018, exploring scooter segment

UM Lohia Two Wheelers, a 50:50 joint venture between UM International, a company based in the US and Ayush Lohia-controlled Lohia Auto, will be introducing at least two new products in India in the next one year. On...

Deepak Jain at the 2017 57th SIAM Annual Convention  - Managing Director, Lumax Industries Ltd.

P. Tharyan, Editor, Motown India interviews Deepak Jai...

Anurag Mehrotra at 2017 57th SIAM Annual Convention - Managing Director, Ford India

P. Tharyan, Editor, Motown India interviews Anurag Meh...

Jnaneswer Sen at the 2017 57th SIAM Annual Convention - Sr. VP Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd.

P. Tharyan, Editor, Motown India interviews Jnaneswer ...

Sumit Sawhney at 2017 57th SIAM Annual Convention - Country CEO & MD, Renault India Pvt. Ltd.

P. Tharyan, Editor, Motown India interviews Sumit Sawh...

Vimal Sumbly at 2017 57th SIAM Annual Convention - Managing Director, Triumph Motorcycles India Pvt. Ltd.

P. Tharyan, Editor, Motown India interviews Vimal Sumb...

Prasan Firodia at 2017 57th SIAM Annual Convention - Managing Director, Force Motors Ltd.

P. Tharyan, Editor, Motown India interviews Prasan Fir...

Vinod Aggarwal at 2017 57th SIAM Annual Convention - MD & CEO, VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd.

P. Tharyan, Editor, Motown India interviews Vinod Agga...

Gurpratap Boparai at 2017 57th SIAM Annual Convention - CEO, Fiat India Automobiles Pvt. Ltd.

P. Tharyan, Editor, Motown India interviews Gurpratap ...

Gadkari makes the Indian auto industry the whipping boy

Suddenly the Indian auto industry is the whipping boy for the Government. Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari told a stunned gathering of leaders from the Indian auto industry that he would ensure that petrol and...

Vimal Sumbly - Managing Director, Triumph Motorcycles India

Roy P.Tharyan, Editor, Motown India, in an interview with Vimal Sumbly, Managing Director, Triumph Motorcycles India Pvt Ltd at the launch of the Triumph all-new Street Scrambler at the Aamby Valley in Pune, Maharas...

Arun Malhotra - MD, Nissan Motor India

Arun Malhotra, MD, Nissan Motor India says his company is banking big time on the new redi-GO with the 1 litre engine. He speaks to Roy P Tharyan, Editor, Motown India

Honda’s Tapukara plant begins to pay rich dividends

Honda Cars India’s “Make in India” initiative is beginning to pay rich dividends not only in its car business but also in its car parts business. A visit to one of its plants in Rajasthan clearly indicated that the ...

Top losers and gainers in Indian passenger cars sales in April 2017

Despite the economy looking up and the Indian car industry showing a positive growth of 14.68 in domestic sales in April 2017 at 277,602 units, five out of 16 companies have show negative sales in April 2017 as comp...

Kia Motors to invest Rs 7072 crore in plant in Andhra Pradesh

South Korea’s leading car manufacturer Kia Motors is investing US $ 1.1 billion in India to build manufacturing plant in the state of Karnataka in South India. The construction of the Kia Motors manufacturing plant ...

Jeep Compass exceeds expectations, says Kevin Flynn of FCA India

"The car is phenomenal. It exceeds our expectations and it will really appeal to the Indian consumer and the real credibility is that we shall be exporting it to very developed markets across the globe," said Kevi...

Interview with Kevin Flynn- FCA India and Gurpratap Boparai- Fiat India Automobiles

Kevin Flynn, President & Managing Director, FCA India and Gurpratap Boparai, CEO, Fiat India Automobiles Pvt Ltd. feel that the new Jeep Compass will really appeal to the Indian consumer and that the company will be...

Kevin Flynn and Gurpratap Boparai - President & Managing Director, FCA India / CEO, Fiat India Automobiles Pvt Ltd.

FCA officials Say the Jeep Compass is a “No Compromise” vehicle

James Lyijynen, Chief Program Engineer, Jeep Compass, FCA Global and Bill Zheng, Head of Design, FCA, APAC are upbeat about the new Jeep Compass that will soon be launched in India. Roy P. Tharyan, Editor, Motown In...

Interview with James Lyijynen- FCA Global & Bill Zheng- FCA APAC

Interview-with-James-Lyijynen--Chief Program Engineer, Jeep Compass, FCA Global and Bill-Zheng--Head of Design, FCA, APAC

James Lyijynen & Bill Zheng - Chief Program Engineer, Jeep Compass, FCA Global / Head of Design, FCA, APAC

Sharad Agarwal - Head, Lamborghini India

Motown India Editor Roy P.Tharyan catches up with Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India during the launch of the 

Interview with Pietro Gorlier, CEO, Magneti Marelli and Saju Mookken, Country Manager & MD, Magneti Marelli India

Interview with Pietro Gorlier, CEO, Magneti Marelli and Saju Mookken, Country Manager & MD, Magneti Marelli India

Mission Possible: Maruti Suzuki’s 600 acre playground aims to keep cars and people safe

Maruti Suzuki’s 600 acres of unique playground in Rohtak near Delhi in the state of Haryana has around 1400 engineers playing ball almost every day of their lives, not to win trophies for themselves, but to keep the...

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...

Sunil Dhingra - Founder & CEO, jazzmyride.com

Sunil Dhingra, Founder & CEO of jazzmyride.com tell Roy P Tharyan, Editor, Motown India, about the progress of his ecommerce business that is doing very well, having tied up with the TVS Group in the recent past...

Amit Ramani - Founder & CEO, Awfis Space Solutions

Amit Ramani, Founder & Editor, Awfis Space Solutions, in an interview with P.Tharyan, Editor Motown India, talks about his project Awfis which is basically an office on wheels or a mobile office, Ramani is keen ...




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