BorgWarner strengthens emotor business with XPeng

BorgWarner has begun eMotor rotor and stator production for XPeng Motors, a leading Chinese Smart EV company. The product will be used on the X9 MPV as well as XPeng’s next electric B-class sedan, with start of prod...

Omega Seiki, Attero plan to recycle over 100 MWh of battery in next 3-4 years

In a landmark move for both the electric vehicle (EV) sector and e-waste management, Omega Seiki Private Limited (OSPL), a prominent figure in the electric vehicle industry, and Attero, a distinguished leader in e-w...

Aditya Jairaj is new CEO & MD of Stellanits India

Stellantis India announced the appointment of Aditya Jairaj as CEO and Managing Director with effect from Jan 01, 2024. Aditya currently Deputy Managing Director, Stellantis India and Head – Jeep India, will succeed...

Mahindra SUV Scorpio hits 900,000 units milestone

Mahindra & Mahindra announced that it has achieved a production milestone of 900,000 units for the Scorpio SUV, marking a significant achievement for the brand that created the SUV category in India. For over two de...

Record year for Lamborghini sales globally; India sees 33pc jump at 92 units

The year 2022 saw Automobili Lamborghini break records with best sales figures ever. The company delivered 9,233 cars worldwide, an increase of 10% over the previous year.

Mahindra Rise Sustainability Champion Awards announced

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

PM inaugurates DefExpo22 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat

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

BorgWarner opens new plant in India

BorgWarner has inaugurated another plant in Thiruvallur District near Chennai, India, which provides extensive manufacturing, assembly and storage space. Having two sites operating in close proximity is expected to ...

Sudarshan Venu elevated as Managing Director of TVS Motor Company

TVS Motor Company has announced at its board meeting the elevation of Sudarshan Venu as Managing Director of the company effective May 5, 2022.

MG Motor India collaborates with Attero for EV battery recycling

MG Motor has entered into collaboration with Attero to recycle EV batteries in India. MG Motor India, in partnership with Attero, is on a mission to create a circular and sustainable EV economy in India. In doing so...

Maruti Suzuki, largest car makers are now car crushers

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL), the largest car makers in the country is now all set to become the largest car breakers of the country. The company has set up a vehicle scrapping and recycling unit at Noida in the s...

Motherson company acquires 60pc stake in China joint venture for auto mirrors

Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group BV (SMRPBV) has acquired a majority stake in Nanchang JMCG Mekra Lang Vehicle Mirror Co., Ltd by Ningbo SMR Huaxiang Automotive Mirrors Ltd. (SMR NBHX); which is a 50:5...

Mercedes-Benz prepares to go all-electric by 2030

Mercedes-Benz is getting ready to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow. Shifting from electric-first to electric-only, the world’s pre-eminent luxury car company is accelerating to...

Schaeffler optimises medias online platform with new functions, responsive design

Integrated automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has optimised its medias online platform in order to provide users even faster and more efficiently with comprehensive information. In addition to information...

Ola EV is new, fully electric vehicle only category, available across London

Ola, one of the world’s leading mobility companies, announced that it is launching a new electric vehicle category on its ride hailing platform, which will allow riders to specifically book rides in a fully electric...

Jaya Hind Industries extends tech cooperation with KS Huayu Alutech Germany

Jaya Hind Industries Private Limited, a Dr. Abhay Firodia group company, which has had a 12 year-long successful technical tie-up with KS Huayu Alutech GmbH (KSATAG) announced that the agreement for the manufacture ...

Omega Seiki MoU with C4V to introduce solid state batteries in India

Omega Seiki Pvt. Ltd., part of Anglian Omega Group of companies, announced that it will be bringing advanced chemistry cells to India in association with New York based companyC4V.C4V plans to become the first lithi...

Interview with Vishal Mathur, Senior Vice President, LMD Truck Business, VECV

Vishal Mathur, Senior Vice President, LMD Truck Business – VECV elaborates upon VECV’s Light & Medium Duty (LMD) business in India, the company’s product offering and the several advantages offered by Eicher trucks....

Dr. Anish Shah appointed MD and CEO of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

The Board of Directors of Mahindra and Mahindra Limited announced that Dr. Anish Shah presently the Deputy Managing Director and Group Chief Financial Officer would take over as the Managing Director and Chief Execu...

TVS Eurogrip launches 11 new tyre products for replacement market

TVS Srichakra Ltd., a leading manufacturer of 2 & 3 wheeler and off-highway tyres, announced the launch of eleven new products for the replacement market: eight new high-performance tyre sizes for motorcycles, two f...

Peugeot, Fiat Chrysler reveal logo of Stellantis

Peugeot S.A. ("Groupe PSA") and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. ("FCA") have revealed the logo of Stellantis, the new group that will result from their 50:50 merger.

STELLANTIS is the new group name post merger of FCA, Groupe PSA

As both Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and Peugeot S.A. ("Groupe PSA") move towards the completion of their 50:50 merger as defined in the Combination Agreement announced on December 18, 2019, the two companies have...

Lohia Auto halts production at Kashipur plant

As the Government announced a lockdown across various districts of the country in a bid to tackle the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19), Lohia Auto, an electric vehicle player, announced its closure of its production a...

FCA suspends production in India in response to COVID-19 crisis

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) together with Fiat India Automobiles Private Limited (FIAPL), FCA’s joint venture manufacturing facility in Ranjangaon, announced that it will work with the Government to temporarily ...

Auto Expo- The Motor Show 2020 begins Feb 7-11, 2020

Auto Expo, the biggest extravaganza and much-awaited event, a true representation of India’s automotive industry, is slated to kick-start the excitement of Auto Expo – The Motor Show2020 from February 7 to 11, 2020 ...

Maruti Suzuki BS6 compliant vehicles find wide acceptance

Maruti Suzuki India Limited announced that it has received enthusiastic response from its customers for the BS6 range of vehicles.TheBS6 models offered by the company currently constitute around 70% of the total pet...

STMicroelectronics releases AIS2DW12 accelerometer for PKE fobs

Europe’s leading semiconductor manufacturer, STMicroelectronics has released the AIS2DW12 automotive accelerometer which makes Passive Keyless Entry (PKE) radio fobs tough enough to survive the inevitable drops and ...

Guardians to be jailed, fined for offences by juveniles driving vehicles

Very soon, traffic violations will invite huge penalties for motorists in India as the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by Rajya Sabha.

Airless wheel technology from Michelin, General Motors

Michelin and General Motors have presented a new generation of airless wheel technology for passenger vehicles — the Michelin Uptis Prototype (or “Unique Puncture proof Tire System”) — at the Movin’On Summit for sus...

12th Honda Young Engineer and Scientist’s Award presented

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) presented the 12th Edition of the Young Engineer and Scientist’s (Y-E-S) Award for 2018-19 to 14 students from India’s premium science and technology institute, the IITs, across India.

Hero Electric unveils the third chapter of Super Sikh Run

Hero Electric, manufacturers of electric two- wheelers, unveiled the third chapter of Super Sikh Run in an event at the capital. Over the years Super Sikh Run has successfully managed to carry out Half Marathons whi...

Bombay High Court clears sale of biodiesel as a transportation fuel

The Bombay High Court in a land mark ruling has relieved the restriction of MSHSD control order, 2005, for sale of biodiesel as a transportation fuel into internal combustion engines.

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...

BorgWarner eBooster and Motor Generator Unit combining synergies for future mobility

BorgWarner has presented a smart combination of the company’s eBooster electrically driven compressor and its belted motor generator unit (MGU) on a demonstrator vehicle. Easily integrated into existing propulsion s...

Audi and Umicore develop closed loop battery recycling

Audi and Umicore have successfully completed phase one of their strategic research cooperation for battery recycling. The two partners are developing a closed loop for components of high-voltage batteries that can b...

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...

Maxxis Sanand Plant rolls out first batch of tyres for HMSI

Maxxis India, a sub-company of Maxxis Group, has rolled out its first two-wheeler tyres consignment from the recently set-up Sanand, Gujarat facility to Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI). The company has been ...

Daimler DigitalLife Day, a 2-day digital extravaganza held in India

Following three successive editions in Germany, Daimler DigitalLife Day was held in Bangalore, hosted by Mercedes-Benz Research & Development India (MBRDI). Around 3,000 attended the two-day annual digital extravaga...

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...

Apollo Tyres introduces new products for SUV, motorcycle segment

Apollo Tyres introduced Apollo Apterra HT2 for the growing 4x4 and SUV segment, where as the actiZip F2 & actiZip R3 tubeless tyres has been launched for the motorcycles. Developed jointly by the company’s Global R&...

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...

Land Rover completes unique remote demonstration of the all-new Discovery

Land Rover has debuted an innovative optional new seven passenger seating feature of the all new full-size Land Rover Discovery in an extraordinary skydiving demonstration ahead of its September 28 introduction.

Interview with Ajinkya Firodia,Managing Director, MV Agusta India Pvt. Ltd

Interview with Ajinkya Firodia,Managing Director, MV Agusta India Pvt. Ltd

Interview with Vikram Pawah, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson India

Interview with Vikram Pawah, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson India

Interview with Roy Kurian, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd.

Roy Kurian, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd.Kurian feels the two-wheeler industry in India is evolving big time.

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.

Mitsubishi Motors announces loss due to fuel economy test mess

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has had to pay for the wrong it had done on the fuel economy tests as it has recorded extraordinary loss in its consolidated and non-consolidated financial results for 2015 fiscal...

TVS Eurogrip showcases flotation radial tyres at Reifen 2016

TVS Srichakra, a leading Indian tyre manufacturer has showcased its new product range - flotation radial off-road tyres and a select range of the two-wheeler tyres at the Reifen 2016, Germany.

Apollo Tyres enters 2 -wheeler tyre market

Leading tyre manufacturer Apollo Tyres Ltd announced its entry into the two wheeler tyre market with the launch of their ‘Apollo Acti’ series. The company began its operations as a commercial vehicle tyre manufactur...

‘Think Blue. Factory.’ initiative makes VW India plant greener

Volkswagen Pune Plant recorded promising results in 2015 under its ‘Think Blue. Factory.’ programme that aims at achieving sustainability through environment-friendly manufacturing. Since adopting the programme in 2...

Interview with Dilbagh Gill, Team Principal, Mahindra Racing Formula E Team

Dilbagh Gill has been at the helm of the Mahindra Racing Formula E Team since its inception. In its second season, Mahindra Racing goes into battle as one of a select few manufacturers that is developing its own all...

Volkswagen: Das Auto Scam

It’s the biggest scam to hit the global auto industry. No recall of a car, anywhere in the world, has ever had such a distasteful flavour of deceit and intrigue. Germany based Volkswagen has some of the best brands ...

BMW M Studio now in India; 7 outlets by end 2016

BMW India has launched a brand new 'BMW M Studio' in Mumbai. The first-of-its-kind flagship store is dedicated exclusively to the BMW M brand and its entire range of products. The ‘BMW M Studio’ has been launched i...

VW Group restructured; Sacks employees involved in emission scandal

As a fallout of the massive US emission scandal involving Volkswagen, the Volkswagen Supervisory Board not only restructured the Volkswagen group but also recommended the immediate suspension of some of its employee...

Delphi’s 48-Volt architecture to help auto industry on emissions

For an industry that has tried everything from 300-600 volts with pure electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and big lithium-ion batteries, a widespread 48-Volt strategy may offer the biggest bang for the buck. Europe ...

Right hand drive Ford Mustangs for UK; India a definite market

Almost 2,000 Ford Mustang orders have been taken in the UK since January 2015 as the first right-hand drive cars begin to roll off the production line at Flatrock Assembly Plant in Michigan, North America. The ri...

India’s first ‘lifetime engine warranty’ for consumers from Shell

We have heard of slogans like “fill it, shut it, forget it” for petrol driven motorcycles. Now there should be a “Pour it, forget it” slogan too with Shell Lubricants, the global leader in finished lubricants, annou...

Low Speed Autonomous Emergency Braking is effective says study

Euro NCAP and ANCAP, the independent safety bodies for Europe and Australasia, have announced the advanced publication of effectiveness of low speed autonomous emergency braking in real-world rear-end crashes in the...

GM celebrates with 500 million cars being sold since 1908

Five hundred million! Now this is a number you can surely be proud of! US based General Motors has announced the celebration of 500 million GM-branded vehicles built globally over the past 106 years – the most by an...

Goodyear launches Assurance TripleMax tyres for power braking

Next time when the roads are wet and you brake hard to avoid hitting someone and the car comes to a sudden stop; You owe your life to not just the ABS in the car but also to your tyres, provided you have the new Goo...

Motown India April 2015 issue out on stands

What have we got for you in our April 2015 Issue of Motown India? Well, for starters, we take a look at all the cars and bikes launched in the month of March which includes the Range Rover Evoque which will now be m...

Bosch control units have made transmissions efficient

Compared to manual transmissions, modern automatic transmissions enhance driving comfort and also save on fuel, which is because they independently determine the point at which the engine runs most efficiently. In s...

Interview with Mansi Tripathy, CMO, Shell Lubricants India

Interview with Mansi Tripathy, CMO, Shell Lubricants India; Inputs: Akhil Jha (AJ), VP –Technical, Shell Lubricants India; Karlo Tugaff (KT), Global Associate Brand Manager – Shell Advance, Shell Global Commercial; ...

Interview with Thomas Lich, Senior Expert, Bosch Accident Research (Robert Bosch Corporation, Germany)

Accident Research (AR) in general helps to identify key issues on traffic safety by analyzing in-depth accident data. Such data is collected in four locations in India currently (Status January, 2015). They are Coim...

Bosch bets big on powertrain electrification

Powertrain electrification is picking up pace. The currently low oil price will not change that fact. This was the message underlined by Dr. Volkmar Denner, chairman of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH, ...

Interview with Shivapada Ray, COO, DSK Motowheels

Established in 2012, DSK Motowheels, a part of the DSK Group (Diversified business group with a turnover of over Rs. 5000 crore) forayed into the growing automobile sector by entering the niche segment of powerful a...

New Audi e-fuels project in  Germany

German car maker Audi is active in the development of CO2-neutral, synthetic fuels. The latest project is a pilot plant in Dresden that produces diesel fuel from water, CO2 and green electricity. According to a pres...

Shell seminar on tech superiority in synthetic lubes

Shell Lubricants, the global market leader in finished lubricant solutions organised a National Synthetic Lubes Seminar to showcase its technological superiority in synthetic lubricants. The company had organised a ...

Shell next gen motor oil to power Indian cars

Shell Lubricants, global market leader in finished lubricants, has announced the launch of next generation motor oil in India by the name of Shell Helix Ultra with Shell PurePlus Technology. In a press release, the ...

Faro Edge ScanArm HD comes with fast scanning

FARO Technologies, the world’s leader in 3D measurement, imaging, and realisation technology, has released the all-new Faro Edge ScanArm HD (Laser Line Probe HD). The Faro Edge ScanArm HD combines the power of the n...

India needs to learn from Sainsbury’s initiative

This truck by UK’s supermarket chain Sainsbury’s will make a lot of sense for a market like India where cyclists and pedestrians are victims of road accidents involving trucks and buses. In India, trucks and buses o...

Bosch tells how to choose between diesel & petrol

This is a must read for all those residing in India who have always debated on which powertrain to opt for...diesel or petrol. German component major Bosch has put together a chart for one to understand what it mea...

Composites from Lanxess find new applications

The continuous fibre-reinforced high-performance Tepex composites from Lanxess subsidiary Bond-Laminates are finding new applications in the area of automotive bodywork, says a company report. One example is the use...

Ferrari employees get Rs 3.4 lakh bonus

Ferrari is not only the maker of some of the world’s most exquisite cars that can be driven at very high speeds. The company Ferrari is also about rewarding its employees. According to a company statement, Ferrari h...

GM’s May Barra testifies in US

General Motors CEO Mary Barra testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance in the United States, investigating the GM ignition switch recall. “The issues raised in t...

Hero MotoCorp demonstrates technological prowess

Leading two-wheeler manufacturer in India Hero MotoCorp demonstrated its technological prowess by showcasing several new models at the Auto Expo. The Hero Hastur , an all-new 620-cc motorcycle promises to shake-up ...

A8 L Security meets highest security level

This car is one which our Indian politicians would love to be driven in. Or as a matter of fact every notorious gangster too! Audi has launched the A8 L Security. The high-security version of the luxury sedan meets...

BMW innovations at the CES 2014

Under the BMW ConnectedDrive banner , the German luxury car maker focuses on every aspect of the link-up between the driver, vehicle and outside world. The company is underlining its position in the vanguard of tech...

Interview with Ruediger Schroeder, Managing Director, Kärcher Cleaning Systems Pvt. Ltd.

As I said earlier, the cleaning industry, especially the contract cleaners, are growing very rapidly. The guess is that close to 35-40pc of the total cleaning operations is already outsourced in India. The biggest c...

Interview with Rama Shankar Pandey, MD, Hella India Lighting (HIL)

It is true that the automotive industry has been cyclical and ideally it is best not to forecast anything (growth) at this moment. So a firm has to be very agile and flexible in order to take on these cyclical effec...

Interview with Anirvan Roy, General Manager, Automotive Lubricants, ExxonMobil Lubricants India Pvt. Ltd

I would candidly say that the automotive aftermarket is the major thrust area for us. As compared to the direct market, not only does the aftermarket have a higher consumption capacity but we get multiple channels o...

Apollo Tyres launches its products at Geneva

The Apollo Tyres' pavillion in Hall 1 Stall 1230 of the ongoing Geneva Motor Show saw the launch of

Interview with Anurag Mehrotra, Vice President, Marketing, Ford India Pvt. Ltd

Ford’s vision is very clear. We want to follow the ‘One Ford’, ‘One Team’ and ‘One Plan’. That doesn’t change. We are going to bring global, high-quality, safe and smart products to India. And we are going to make s...

52nd ACMA session on its industry transition held

ACMA, the apex body of the Auto Component Industry in India today hosted its 52nd Annual session

Land Rover and Bowler sign agreement

Land Rover and Bowler, the UK-based manufacturer of all-terrain performance cars and rally raid vehi

JLR commits extra £1 billion to UK suppliers

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is to spend an additional £1 billion with UK suppliers over the next four ye

Union Budget 2012-13 & auto industry

The Annual Budget 2012-13 has been tabled in the parliament and is widely believed to move and shake

Tata Motors launches Divo Luxury Coach and Starbus

Tata Motors has launched the Tata Divo, a luxurious long distance inter-city travel bus and the Tata

N.K Rattan of HMSI resigns

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) has announced that its senior Board member. N. K R

Ashok Leyland showcases customised soutions

Ashok Leyland, the Hinduja Group flagship is showcasing a suite of logistics solutions customised fo

Rolls-Royce  authorised dealer in Chandigarh

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced the appointment of a fourth dealership in India. A new showroom

RR appoints head of biz development for India

RR appoints head of biz development for India

Apollo Tyres partners Ideal Motors in Sri Lanka

Apollo Tyres partners Ideal Motors in Sri Lanka

Onkar Kanwar inaugurates 1st Apollo CV Zone

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

Firefly Energy acquires carbon foam tech

Firefly Energy acquires carbon foam tech

Land Rover awards more than £2 bn in contracts

Land Rover awards more than £2 bn in contracts for Evoque

Nissan will present India-made Micra DIG-S

Nissan will present India-made Micra DIG-S in Europe

Mahindra Navistar unveils MN25 tipper

Mahindra Navistar unveils MN25 tipper

Auto aftermarket in India valued at Rs 33000 crore

Auto aftermarket in India valued at Rs 33000 crore

Fast track loan on Tata Nano in 48 hours

Tata Motors Finance (TMF) has launched a special Tata Nano finance scheme




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