BYD rolls off 7 millionth New Energy Vehicle

On March 25th, BYD, the world's leading manufacturer of new energy vehicles and power batteries, became the world's first automaker to roll off its 7 millionth new energy vehicle, the Denza N7, symbolizing another g...

iVOOMi rebrands as “iVOOMi co-powered by Intex”

iVOOMi, a leading electric two-wheeler manufacturer, announced its rebranding as “iVOOMi co-powered by Intex”. With a purpose of going highly ambitious with much larger goals to achieve ahead, the company declared t...

Greaves Cotton champions women and inclusion

Greaves Cotton Limited announced the launch of a stirring Rap Anthem video titled '#CountMeIn' celebrating International Women's Day 2024.

XLRI Delhi-NCR to set up India’s first dedicated school of automobile design, management

Driven by a strong post-pandemic revival, evolving consumer tastes and need for sustainable mobility solutions, India's automotive sector is poised for its next phase of growth. A critical component will be the capa...

ZF Group inaugurates 19th manufacturing plant in India

ZF, the third largest supplier of automotive systems for passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, and industrial technology, has inaugurated its manufacturing plant in Oragadam, Tamil Nadu.

ASDC advocates skilling for EV industry at Bharat Mobility Global Expo -2024

Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC), operating under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, made a remarkable presence at India's inaugural Bharat Mobility Global Expo – 2024.

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.

HMI completes acquisition of General Motors India Talegaon Plant

Hyundai Motor India has completed acquisition and assignment of identified assets at General Motors India’s Talegaon Plant in Maharashtra. The acquisition has been completed post fulfilment of certain conditions and...

LMG Manufacturing GmbH inaugurates i-Force plant in Hoym, Germany

The aluminum die-casting specialist LMG Manufacturing inaugurated its new production hall in Hoym/Seeland after just ten months of construction.

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility commences production at new facility in Sanand

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd. (TPEM), a subsidiary of Tata Motors, announced the start of production of passenger vehicles from its new factory in Sanand, Gujarat. This event marks a significant milestone fo...

Hyundai Motor India commits additional Rs 6180 Crore for Tamil Nadu

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), announced Rs 6 180 crore investment plans in the state of Tamil Nadu (this includes Rs 180 crore towards a dedicated ‘Hydrogen Valley Innovation Hub,’ in association with IIT- Mad...

Indian auto component industry grows 12.6pc to Rs. 2.98 lakh crore

Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body representing India’s Auto Component manufacturing industry announced the findings of its Industry Performance Review for the first half o...

 Fujitsu optimises installation of EV charging infrastructure in India

Fujitsu has announced the launch of pilot modeling activities to optimise the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in India. The initiative leverages Fujitsu’s Fleet Optimisation solution, w...

Cashless medical treatment to all injured accident victims soon, says Govt

Union Ministry of Roads Transport & Highways (MoRTH) is planning to introduce cashless medical treatment to all injured accident victims across the nation within the next three to four months.

BYD rolls off 6 millionth new energy vehicle

BYD, the world's leading manufacturer of new energy vehicles and power batteries, achieved a historic milestone as its 6 millionth new energy vehicle rolled off the production line. This momentous occasion, marking ...

Christopher Marsh to head Surface Solutions Business in Continental India

Christopher Marsh took charge as the head of the Surface Solutions business and the Pune Plant in India on October 01, 2023. He succeeds Landry Tchapda who now at the end of his assignment has been assigned another ...

Hyundai Motor, Kia strengthen power semiconductor supply

Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Corporation signed a strategic partnership with Infineon Technologies AG,a global semiconductor leader, to secure power semiconductors in support of the growing electric vehicle demand ...

Indian automotive industry could reach $1 trillion by 2035: Arthur D. Little Report

India's automotive industry can become a global hub for design, development, and production, appealing to international mark. The Indian automotive industry can drive investments and collaboration, paving the way fo...

Premium electric motorcycle startup Raptee raises $3 million

Premium electric motorcycle startup, Raptee has raised $3 Million in a Pre Series A round led by deep-tech VC fund Bluehill Capital

Hero Electric to diversify into premium EV bike market under A2B brand

Hero Electric, India's leading electric two-wheeler company and a leader in city speed e-mobility, shared its plans to create differentiated brands for market categories. In line with that strategic vision, the comp...

Michael Perschke joins Goldstone Technologies Board

Michael Perschke, former Managing Director of Audi India, has been appointed to the Board of Goldstone Technologies (GTL), a pioneering Indian company specialising in business intelligence, data analytics and EV Tec...

Hyundai Motor India signs purchase  agreement at GM India Talegaon Plant

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) has signed an Asset Purchase Agreement (APA) for the acquisition and assignment of identified assets related to General Motors India (GMI)’s Talegaon Plant in Maharashtra.

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...

Temasek to invest Rs 1200 crore in Mahindra’s EV subsidiary

Mahindra & Mahindra and Temasek, the Singapore-headquartered global investment firm, have executed a binding agreement for Temasek to invest Rs. 1200 crore into MEAL (Mahindra Electric Automobile Limited), the four-...

S&P Global Mobility India forecasts growth amidst snarled infrastructure

While the Indian automotive industry is poised to continue its growth trend in the future, it will be challenged by infrastructure hurdles, particularly within cities. Urban centers are India’s growth engines; howev...

Magenta Mobility appoints Vishal Sharma as National Head - Asset

Magenta Mobility, an integrated electric mobility solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Vishal Sharma as its National Head - Asset.

Seven automakers unite to create charging network across North America

Seven of the world’s leading automakers – BMW Group, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz Group, Stellantis NV – are creating a joint venture to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles in North ...

Mobec launches India's first portable ev charging franchise network

Mobec, India's fastest-growing network of portable EV charging solutions, has announced the launch of its pan-India franchise network.

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.

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...

Maharashtra, Gogoro to manufacture, deploy smart battery infrastructure

The Indian State of Maharashtra and Gogoro Inc, a global technology leader in battery swapping ecosystems that enable sustainable mobility solutions for cities, announced that the Maharashtra government had presente...

Schaeffler India inaugurates new manufacturing hall in Savli, Vadodara

Global leading industrial and automotive supplier, Schaeffler India Limited announced the inauguration of manufacturing hall 2 at its manufacturing facility at Savli, Vadodara Gujarat.

Indian Automobile Industry valued at $ 108 Billion in 2022-23: Primus Partners

Primus Partners Pvt. Ltd. (Primus), a pioneer in the realm of management consulting services reported that the automobile industry registered an astounding employment figure of over 1.9 crore++ occupying paramount i...

SMEV asks for contingency support from Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV), the registered association representing Indian manufacturers of electric vehicles , has in its latest communication reached out to the Minister of Commerce and I...

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...

SMEV petitions NGT to support Green Tax on ICE 2 wheelers

The Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV), the registered association representing Indian manufacturers of electric vehicles, has petitioned the National Green Tribunal (NGT) expressing concerns that ...

EV battery manufacturing to drive demand for 2,400 acres of land by 2030:CBRE

CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd., India’s leading real estate consulting firm, has announced the findings of its report, ‘Electric Vehicles in India – New Wheels on the Roads’. The report focuses on the real estate strateg...

SAIC of China to give up majority equity stake in MG Motor India

MG Motor India, an iconic British automobile brand and part of Chinese auto major SAIC has announced its strategic 5-year business roadmap to Indianise the business operations for sustainable growth and meaningful ...

Mobec successfully raises $1 mn during ongoing seed fundraise

Mooting the idea of providing mobile-tech charging for passenger electric vehicles, anytime and anywhere, Mobec Innovations Pvt Ltd, India’s first full-stack M-CAAS (Mobile-Charging as a Service) green company, has ...

JLR to invest 15 billion UK pounds over next five years

JLR announced plans to accelerate its transition to become the world’s leading modern luxury car manufacturer revealing its Halewood plant, in the UK, will become an all-electric production facility and its next gen...

Tsutsumu Otani is new President, CEO, MD of Honda 2 Wheelers

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced the new top management in Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI). Tsutsumu Otani will be taking on new responsibility as the President, CEO & Managing Director of Honda Motorcycle &...

Al-Abdullah Group invests $50 million in Kabira Mobility

Kabira Mobility, an electric bike manufacturer in India known for its KM3000 and KM4000 models, announced that it has secured a $50 million investment from its strategic investor, Al-Abdulla Group (Qatar) at an undi...

Kabira Mobility, Al-Abdulla Group to make Rs 300 cr Investment in EV plant

In a joint venture partnership with Al-Abdullah Group, Qatar, Kabira Mobility, the company behind KM3000 and KM4000, India’s fastest and longest riding bikes on road, announced its investment of Rs 300 crore in the ...

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.

Mercedes-Benz hosts first Sustainability Dialogue in India

Mercedes-Benz hosted the first edition of its Sustainability Dialogue in India. The 2023 edition of the dialogue focused on ‘Sustainable Mobility – Accelerating Towards a Green, Inclusive and Safe Future’ to emphasi...

Maharashtra alliance to build $2.5 billion battery swapping infrastructure

The Indian State of Maharashtra announced a strategic energy partnership with Gogoro Inc. and Belrise Industries (erstwhile known as Badve Engineering Ltd) to establish an unprecedented battery-swapping infrastructu...

Maharashtra alliance to build $2.5billion battery swapping infrastructure

The Indian State of Maharashtra announced a strategic energy partnership with Gogoro Inc. and Belrise Industries (erstwhile known as Badve Engineering Ltd) to establish an unprecedented battery-swapping infrastructu...

59 products launched, unveiled on Day 1 of Auto Expo 2023

On the first media day at the Auto Expo 2023 in Greater Noida, vehicle exhibitors in total launched and unveiled over 59 products, including both global and India premier.

EV startup Weber Drivetrain partners with Wuxi Lingbo Electronic Technology

Weber Drivetrain, a technology-driven EV startup for sustainability has announced a strategic Technology Transfer (TT) partnership with China-based Wuxi Lingbo Electronic Technology. Under this collaboration, Weber ...

Altair leads seed funding for Xscape Photonics with $10 Million investment

Altair, a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI), has invested $10 million in Xscape Photonics, a start-up that developed patented technology for photonic chips for ultrahigh-bandwid...

Indian Auto Component Industry grows 34.8pc in first-half of 2022-23

Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body representing India’s auto component manufacturing industry has announced the findings of its Industry Performance Review for the first ha...

Cummins to unveil Destination Zero product range at Auto Expo 2023

Cummins Group in India, a leading power solutions technology provider, said it would present its Destination Zero decarbonisation strategy and product range at the 16th Auto Expo in the Indian capital New Delhi next...

Mahindra to locate EV manufacturing plant in Pune, Maharashtra

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M Ltd.), one of India’s leading automotive companies, has announced that their investment of Rs. 10,000 crore for electric vehicles has been approved under the Maharashtra Government’s industr...

Marquardt Group expands in India, launches global R&D Centre in Pune

Marquardt India, a leading manufacturer of electromechanical and electronic switches and switching systems for automobiles and other sectors opened its global R&D centre in Pune. The centre with skilled engineers is...

Uber introduces new tech features, strengthens safety support

App based taxi service provider Uber has announced the launch of new and expanded technology-led safety features and strengthened customer support in India. The company that celebrates ‘standing for safety’ as its c...

Schaeffler Group inaugurates software technology centre in India

Schaeffler, leading global supplier to the automotive and industrial sectors, is expanding its software and electronics expertise. The company has inaugurated a new centre of competence in software development in Pu...

Ultraviolette gets further funding from Qualcomm Ventures, Lingotto (Exor)

Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt. Ltd., an innovator in sustainable mobility, has announced investments from Qualcomm Ventures and Lingotto to expand the Series D round.

BorgWarner produces 1,000,000th inverter, 13,500,000th viper power switch

BorgWarner, a global leader in delivering innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the vehicle market, recently announced major milestones at two of its production facilities. Its Suzhou facility produced i...

Honda Cars India reaches 2 million production milestone in India

Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, announced that the company has reached the 2 million-unit milestone in cumulative production of Honda cars in India.

Filipino distributor Terrafirma Motors of Columbian Group inks deal with Hero MotoCorp

Philippines based Columbian Group of Companies, distributors of commercial and passenger vehicles will soon be assembling and distributing Hero MotoCorp motorcycles in Philippines. A partnership has been formed betw...

PM highlights significance of mobility sector at 62nd SIAM Annual Convention

Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the apex automobile industry body, organised its 62nd Annual Convention at New Delhi. Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi in his message highlighted the significa...

Kalyani Powertrain to drive growth at Bharat Forge

Kalyani Powertrain Limited (KPTL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharat Forge Ltd., is all set to drive the company’s vision for sustainable development, by investing in cutting-edge technologies. KPTL was founded i...

Ultraviolette raises series D investment from European investor Exor Capital

Ultraviolette Automotive Pvt. Ltd announced that it has raised a fresh round of capital from a fund managed by Exor Capital. This investment is part of an ongoing (Series D) round of funding, with Exor Capital as th...

Tata Motors Electric Mobility acquires Ford India’s Sanand plant

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Limited (TPEML), a subsidiary of Tata Motors Ltd, and Ford India Private Limited (FIPL), have signed a Unit Transfer Agreement (UTA) for the acquisition of FIPL’s manufacturing plant...

TVS Motor Company sales grow by 13% In July 2022; 2W sales up 14pc

TVS Motor Company registered a growth of 13% in July 2022 with sales of 314,639 units as against 278,855 units in the month of July 2021.

Hero Electric to set up 2nd manufacturing unit in Ludhiana, Punjab

Hero Electric, India’s largest electric two-wheeler company, performed the ground-breaking ceremony of its second plant in Ludhiana, Punjab.

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...

Nalin Jain appointed Executive Director – Finance and IT at Skoda Auto Volkswagen India

Nalin Jain has been named as the Executive Director - Finance and IT of Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited (SAVWIPL). He succeeds Martin Mahlke who successfully steered the financial strategy for the Group’...

UK investor BII, Mahindra to invest in new 4W passenger EV company

British International Investment (BII), the UK’s Development Finance Institution and impact investor and Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) have executed a binding agreement to invest up to Rs. 1,925 crore each into a wholly...

Yadvinder Singh Guleria is Chief Commercial Officer of Royal Enfield

Royal Enfield has announced the appointment of Yadvinder Singh Guleria as the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

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.

In a first, electric car Nexon EV from Tata Motors catches fire

A Tata Nexon electric car caught fire in Vasai area in Mumbai, Maharashtra late June 22, 2022. Incidentally, the Nexon EV is the highest selling electric car in India. Though in the recent past there have been sever...

BHTC inaugurates manufacturing facility and R&D centre in Pune

Behr-Hella Thermocontrol GmbH (BHTC), a global technology leader in the field of Automotive Displays / HMI Solutions and climate control and thermal management, has announced the launch of its state of the art, full...

Ellysium Automotives launches EVeium EV two-wheeler brand in India

Ellysium Automotives, the auto arm of United Arab Emirates based group company META4 Group, has announced the launch of its EV two-wheeler brand in India – EVeium.

iCreate launches EVangelise’22, India’s largest EV innovation challenge

iCreate (International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology) India's leading innovation-based start-up incubator announced the launch of EVangelise’22 - India’s largest EV innovation challenge, in partnership ...

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 ...

Mitsubishi Electric to invest Rs 220 crore in new factory in India

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has announced that it will invest approximately Rs 220 crore or 3.1 billion yen, in its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt. Ltd. to establish a new factory in India.

Ellysium Automotives part ways with UK e mobility brand One Moto

Ellysium Automotives has announced revoking association with British automotive brand One Moto. The brand which was determined towards establishing a manufacturing unit in India in light of ‘Make in India’ mission d...

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 ...

Nissan Motor India inaugurates new corporate headquarters in Gurugram

Nissan Motor India Ltd inaugurated its new Corporate Headquarters in Gurugram, one of India’s largest hubs for international businesses.

Indian EV industry can leverage from Korea’s battery expertise

The Indian auto industry can leverage and partner with South Korea to develop the electrical vehicle (EV) market in India and through collaboration ,it can emerge as leaders for a large part of the world. This was s...

Volkswagen, Mahindra to partner for MEB electric components in Chennai

Volkswagen and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) are exploring the use of MEB electric components for Mahindra’s new “Born Electric Platform”. Both parties announced that they have signed a partnering agreement to eval...

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...

Cummins India powers employee upskilling in collaboration with BITS Pilani

Cummins India, in collaboration with the Work Integrated Learning Programmes (WILP) Division of BITS Pilani, is fostering a culture of continuous learning and upskilling amongst employees through bespoke learning pr...

Yamaha Motor invests in Malbork, an EV service provider

Yamaha Motor Moto Business Service India (MBSI) announced its entry into the EV segment for 4 - wheeler asset management services by partnering with Malbork, a Bangalore based all electric sustainable energy powered...

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...

TVS Motor Company acquires Swiss E-Mobility Group AG (SEMG)

TVS Motor Company announced the successful acquisition of a 75% stake in the Swiss E-Mobility Group (SEMG). The acquisition reaffirms TVS Motor Company’s commitment to expansion in Europe through a portfolio of prem...

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...

Skoda Slavia mid-size sedan rolls off production line in Chakan

As part of the India 2.0 project, Skoda Auto India has announced the commencement of production of its premium mid-size sedan, the Skoda Slavia, from its plant in Chakan, Pune in the state of Maharashtra.

Hero MotoCorp to invest Rs 420 crore in Ather Energy

Hero MotoCorp has announced a new investment of up to Rs. 420 crore in Ather Energy.

Record-breaking 2021 for Automobili Lamborghini with 8,405 cars delivered

Automobili Lamborghini ended 2021 with a remarkable all-time record: 8,405 cars were delivered worldwide, making it the company’s best year ever on that front. Sales were up by 13% on 2020 due to a targeted and moni...

David Slump appointed as new CEO of Marelli

Leading global automotive supplier, Marelli, announced that following almost four years with the Company, Beda Bolzenius will stand down as CEO and President and he will be succeeded by David Slump, a 30-year indust...

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...

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.

Honda 2Wheelers India commences global engine manufacturing from Gujarat plant

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. commenced the manufacturing of global engines from its 4th factory at Vithalapur (Ahmedabad district), Gujarat. Powering its 250cc (& above) category two-wheelers, the de...

Sports icon Sachin Tendulkar invests in Spinny car rental platform

Spinny, the pioneering full stack online-to-offline user car retail platform, has partnered with Indian sporting legend Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin is a strategic investor in the company, as well as lead brand endorser...

Hero Electric sells 7000 high-speed E2W in November 2021

Hero Electric, India’s largest electric two-wheeler company, continued its growth momentum with record sales of over 7,000 units in November 2021, according to the most recent report by JMK Research and VAHAN dashbo...

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...

Spinny raises USD 283 million in Series E round of funding

Spinny, a used car retailing platform in India, has announced the closure of a USD 283 million Series E funding round from new and existing investors. The round was led by Abu Dhabi based - ADQ, Tiger Global and Ave...




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