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...

Maruti Suzuki commences exports of Grand Vitara

India’s leading passenger vehicle exporter Maruti Suzuki has commenced exports of its highly successful premium SUV, Grand Vitara. The first shipment of Grand Vitara sailed to Latin America from the Kamarajar port r...

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...

MG Motor India to upskill over 25,000 students in four years under MG Nurture

MG Motor India signed MOUs with 22 colleges as part of its MG Nurture programme to upskill more than 25,000 students in four years. MG Nurture is an initiative that intends to impart future-ready skills to students ...

Manasi Tata takes over as Vice Chairperson of Toyota Kirloskar Motor

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) announced that Ms. Manasi Tata will take over as the new Vice Chairperson with immediate effect. Furthermore, Ms. Manasi will also take over as the Vice Chairperson of Toyota Kirloskar A...

BorgWarner electric propulsion engineering centre in Bengaluru

BorgWarner has opened a 95,000 square foot electric propulsion engineering centre in the Whitefield neighborhood of Bangalore, India. The team there will work on inverters, DC/DC converters, on-board chargers, integ...

Gestamp showcases latest innovations for present, future mobility

Gestamp, the Spanish multinational Tier 1 supplier, specialised in the design, development and manufacturing of components for the automotive sector, announced its fourth hot stamping line in India at the 16th Auto ...

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.

Sona Comstar acquires 54pc stake in sensors, software company Novelic

Sona BLW Precision Forgings Ltd. (Sona Comstar), one of the leading global providers of automotive technology solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire a 54% equity stake in Novelic, a Serbia-based company found...

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...

Kalyani Group green steel under the brand Kalyani Ferresta

Saarloha Advanced Materials Private Limited (Saarloha), a Kalyani group company, has launched first of its kind in India, green steel under the brand “Kalyani Ferresta” in the presence of Jyotiraditya Scindia, Union...

HYM Drive Systems inaugurates manufacturing facility in Ludhiana

HYM Drive Systems, a joint venture between Hero Motors Ltd. and Yamaha Motors Co. (Japan), has inaugurated its plant at Hero E-Cycle Valley in Ludhiana. Pankaj Munjal, Chairman of Hero Motors Company, inaugurated th...

Brussels plant kicks off production for new Audi Q8 e-tron

On December 14, the first Audi Q8 e-tron drove off the production line at the Brussels plant. It marks the beginning of an era for the new top model in Audi’s electric SUV range. The plant has been a role model for ...

Tata Motors, Everest Fleet MoU for delivering 5000 XPRES-T EVs

Keeping the vision of a clean and green environment alive, Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturer and the pioneer of the EV evolution in India, signed an MoU with Everest Fleet Private Limited for the ...

As wedding bells ring, auto sales see overall growth of 26pc: FADA

Auto retail in November’22 saw an overall growth of 26 per cent, according to Nov 2022 sales data released by the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA).

Two wheelers retail sales grow by 24pc in Nov 2022: FADA

According to Nov 2022 sales data released by the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), the Indian 2W segment showed a huge growth of 24% YoY but fell marginally by 0.9%, when compared to Nov’19, a pr...

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...

Lectrix EV plans 300 dealerships by mid-2023

Lectrix EV, the electric mobility arm of SAR Group, said that it will expand its network in India by adding 300 dealerships by mid-2023. The electric two-wheeler company, which started operations earlier this year, ...

Eaton celebrates success of flagship event EnnovATiON 3.0

Power management company Eaton celebrated the success of its flagship event – EnnovATiON3.0.This first-of-its-kind event is a combination of the words Eaton & Innovation. It is annually hosted by Eaton’s Global Supp...

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...

Mahindra Rise Sustainability Champion Awards announced

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

Grupo Antolin opens Global Design and Business Services office in Pune

Spain based Grupo Antolin, a global supplier of technological solutions for car interiors, inaugurated its new state of the art Global Design and Business Services office in Pune.

Valeo produces 10 millionth front camera system at Wemding site in Germany

Valeo and Mobileye celebrated the production of Valeo’s 10 millionth front camera system containing Mobileye technology, at Valeo's site in Wemding in Germany (Bavaria).

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...

Skoda Auto India marks new peaks with India as growth hub

Skoda Auto India celebrated the last quarter of 2022 with an international congregation in the picturesque backdrop of the Himalayas in Dehradun. The peak-to-peak drive showcased the achievements of the company and ...

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...

Tata Motors celebrates production milestone of 50,000 EVs

India has embraced the EV revolution and this has driven Tata Motors, India’s leading automotive brand to a key milestone – the rollout of 50,000th EV in the country. The company rolled-out its 50000th EV, from its ...

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 inaugurates DefExpo22 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat

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

ASDC Annual Conclave emphasises on building a skilling ecosystem

Speakers and participants at the Annual Conclave of the Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC), the first Sector Skill Council of India, urged upon the need to reinvent people, places, and practices to embrace...

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 ...

Delta emerges as a major player in e-mobility sector worldwide

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, has emerged as a major player in the e-mobility sector worldwide. Over the last few years, as one of the prominent leaders in EV (electric vehicles) ...

Honda Amaze crosses 5 lakh cumulative sales milestone

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, announced that its popular family sedan Honda Amaze has cumulatively sold 5 lakh units since its first introduction in 2013. The car, pres...

TVS SCS to train 2000 rural youth every year to be ‘employment ready’

TVS Supply Chain Solutions (TVS SCS), one of the largest and fastest growing supply chain solutions providers in India, announced the inauguration of its Training Academy at Oragadam, industrial corridor, near Chenn...

PM lays foundation stone for Suzuki electric vehicle battery plant

Maruti Suzuki India commenced the celebrations of ’40 years of Suzuki’s partnership with the people of India’. The commemorative ceremony at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat was graced by Prime Minister of India...

BLive partners with Elocity, Canada to boost EV charging network

BLive, India’s first multi-brand electric vehicle (EV) selling platform, and Elocity, a leading Canada-based pioneer in EV charging technology solutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to partner on ...

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India nurtures Evnnovator

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI) is nurturing Evnnovator, a startup that aims to transform the EV industry by providing a comprehensive EV charging experience to the end-users.

Ather Energy sold 2389 units in July ‘22; registers 24% year-on-year growth

Electric scooter manufacturer Ather Energy sold 2389 units in July ’22, thereby registering a 24% year-on-year growth. The company, it may be recalled, has introduced the new 450X Gen 3- now powered by a 3.7 kWh bat...

Delta reaches 6,000 EV charger deployment milestone in India

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, announced it has cumulatively delivered over 6,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers to customers in India, a substantial milestone to foster the countr...

Toyota Kirloskar Motor , NSDC along with ASDC collaborate

Toyota Kirloskar Motor [TKM] announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) to enhance student skill w...

Porsche India records its best ever half year sales result

Porsche India recorded a 118 per cent sales growth for the first half of 2022 compared to last year with 378 new car deliveries. Overcoming continual challenges that impact the automotive industry worldwide, Porsche...

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’...

Mahle develops superior continuous torque electric motor

Automotive supplier Mahle has developed the most durable electric motor available. The traction motor, which is unique on the market, can run indefinitely with high performance. A new cooling concept makes this tech...

Renault Kiger achieves 50,000 production milestone in India

Renault India has rolled out the 50,000th Renault Kiger from its plant in Chennai and to celebrate this milestone the company has introduced a new Stealth Black exterior colour in the Renault Kiger range.

MG Motor inaugurates 1st community EV charger in Jaipur

MG Motor India installed and inaugurated the first two residential community chargers in Raj Aangan Society (NRI Colony), Jaipur (Rajasthan). This is in line with the automaker’s plan to install more charging statio...

Two-Wheeler Electrification in India: Challenges & Opportunities

India has the world’s largest and fastest growing two-wheeler market. It is the cheapest and quickest form of local travel. Forecasts peg the number of vehicles sold annually to reach 26.6 million units by 2025.

BMW Group vehicle plants to be digitalised using 3D laser scanning by 2023

By early 2023, the BMW Group will have a digital scan of every one of its vehicle plants worldwide. In this way, the company is systematically merging the real and virtual worlds and tapping into the enormous potent...

Flipkart Group commits to Net Zero carbon emissions by 2040

The Flipkart Group, India’s homegrown internet ecosystem, has committed to setting an ambitious Net Zero target, to decarbonise its own operations by 2030 and the larger value chain by 2040.

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...

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 ...

Two wheeler retail sales take a hit in May 2022, says FADA

Retail sales of two wheelers, primarily comprising of IC engine powered vehicles, slumped in the month of May 2022 as compared to May 2019.

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...

Lamborghini Urus achieves record 20,000 units in four years

Automobili Lamborghini has added a new record to its list with its super SUV Urus, as the best-selling model in the shortest time ever.

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 ...

BPCL, Bounce Infinity to set up battery swapping stations across India

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Bounce Infinity have joined hands to fortify the Bounce Infinity’s extensive battery swapping infrastructure. Under this partnership, Bounce Infinity will set-up its b...

Rahul Rajupalepu to lead Stellantis Global Digital Hub in India

Stellantis has named Rahul Rajupalepu as the new Head of its Global Digital Hub in India. He succeeds Karim Lalani, who has taken up a new role as the Chief Technology Officer - North America ICT and Digital within ...

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...

Marelli launches Wireless Distributed Battery Management System

Marelli, a leading global automotive supplier, has expanded its range of battery management technologies for electric vehicles with a new state-of-the-art Wireless Distributed Battery Management System (wBMS).

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...

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...

Hop Electric Mobility raises USD 2.6 million in strategic round

Hop Electric Mobility, India's fastest-growing electric vehicle manufacturer, has closed a strategic round of USD 2.6 million as part of an ongoing USD 10 million pre-series fundraiser. The company has achieved 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 ...

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.

BorgWarner secures global OEM business for Battery Management System

BorgWarner’s battery management system (BMS) has been selected by a leading global vehicle manufacturer to equip the entirety of its B-segment, C-segment and light commercial vehicle platforms. Initially, model year...

Skill-Lync students build full-scale in-house SUV Lyncer S1 prototype

Skill-Lync, an engineering ed-tech start-up, has announced that a team of 10 students and technical engineers have built a full-scale in-house SUV prototype called -Lyncer S1.

Jeep rolls out the all-new Meridian; bookings open at Rs 50,000

Jeep India has announced the start of production of the all-new Jeep Meridian from its JV manufacturing facility at Ranjangaon

Toyota Kirloskar clocks 2 million cumulative wholesales in India

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has announced that the company has achieved a significant milestone of two million cumulative wholesale units, ever since its inception in India.

5th generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class rolls out from Chakan plant

The 5th generation of C-Class commenced roll out from the Mercedes-Benz’s state-of-the-art production facility in Chakan, Pune.

Magenta deploys LEV AC EV chargers under Switch Delhi

Magenta, a leading EV charging company, successfully developed and installed Delhi's first LEV AC EV charger under the state government's plan, which allows for the construction of private EV chargers for a net cost...

HOP Electric Mobility expands to 100+ experience centres in India

Hop Electric, an electric vehicle manufacturer, has reached up to 100+ experience centres across India. In terms of future prospects, Hop Electric Mobility is planning to expand its retail footprint in more than 300...

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 ...

Skoda Auto expands market presence in northern India

Skoda Auto India has stretched its growth story even further by steadily expanding its market presence in northern India. This has resulted in an increase of customer touch points from 25 in 2019 to 51 in 2022 acros...

iVoomi Energy aims to onboard 150 channel partners by April 2022 end

iVoomi Energy, an electric two-wheeler manufacturer, announced its plans to create a significant value chain in the EV ecosystem by expanding its channel partner network and creating opportunities for co-creation. W...

Klaus Zellmer appointed new CEO of Skoda Auto as of July 1, 2022

As of July 1, 2022, the new Chairman of the Board of Management of Skoda Auto a.s. will be Klaus Zellmer, who is currently the Volkswagen brand Board member responsible for Sales, Marketing and After Sales.

Takuya Tsumura is new President & CEO of Honda Cars India

Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) announced that Takuya Tsumura has assumed the office of President & CEO. As part of HCIL organisational changes, the company also elevated Kunal Behl as Vice President, Marketing and Sale...

Maruti Suzuki Board appoints Hisashi Takeuchi as MD & CEO

The Board of Directors of Maruti Suzuki India Limited, in its meeting held on March 24, 2022, appointed Hisashi Takeuchi as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company with effect from April 1, ...

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...

MG Motor India partners with engineering colleges to bolster skill development

MG Motor India announced its plan to extend cars to select engineering colleges in Gujarat. This partnership will enhance technological skill sets in students under the MG Nurture initiative, thereby helping in brid...

Neelanjan Banerjee new Global Head, Lubricant Additives Business, Lanxess

Neelanjan Banerjee will be taking over as the new Global Head of the Business Unit Lubricants Additives at Lanxess Corporation, USA effective July 1, 2022 after a brief work-in period.

Rahul Bajaj, the cowboy of Indian auto industry, is no more

Rahul Bajaj, the industrialist who minced no words in calling a spade a spade, is no more. He was the cowboy of Indian auto industry, who feared no one. Rahul Bajaj, who was ailing for some time, breathed his last o...

Renault, Valeo, Valeo Siemens eAutomotive to develop new-gen automotive electric motor

Renault Group, Valeo and Valeo Siemens eAutomotive announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a strategic partnership for the design, co-development and manufacture in France of a new-gene...

Hero Electric, ReadyAssist tie up for skilling 20,000 mechanics

Hero Electric has partnered with ReadyAssist, a leading 24/7 roadside assistance company for training and upskilling 20,000 mechanics for servicing EVs under its Private Garage Owners (PGO) initiative. With the risi...

National Highway for EV, NHEV. NITI Aayog, Battery Swapping, electric mobility battery standardisation.

The National Highway for EV (NHEV) Working Group members met Advisor NITI Aayog Sudhendu J Sinha (Infrastructure, Connectivity – Transport and Electric Mobility) and discussed the recently announced policy for ‘Batt...

Lanxess makes Siemens a Global Alliance Partner

Lanxess is securing strong support on its growth path and intensifying its long-standing cooperation with Siemens. The companies have now signed a contract for the procurement of technical goods for the global produ...

Kia Carens rolls out from Anantapur plant

Kia India, one of the fastest-growing carmakers in the country, rolled out the first customer car of the three-row recreational vehicle, the Kia Carens, from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Anantapur,...

Toyota Glanza, Urban Cruiser cumulative wholesales of 1 lakh + units

Toyota Kirloskar Motor witnessed a significant new milestone with the Toyota Glanza and the Urban Cruiser, together clocking cumulative wholesales of over 1 lakh units. Launched in June 2019 and September 2020 respe...

India-built Nissan Magnite exported to 15 global markets

Nissan has expanded the number of export markets for its highly popular Magnite compact SUV to 15 in total, following a successful first year on sale.

Essential tech elements in BMW iX electric vehicle from Continental

Technology company Continental is supplying essential elements for an intuitive and attractive user experience in the new BMW iX. In response to vehicle digitalisation, the electric vehicle integrates Continental’s ...

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...

Hero Electric, Mahindra to produce Hero, Peugeot Motocycles e-2 wheelers

Hero Electric and the Mahindra Group announced their collaborative intent wherein the latter Group will manufacture Hero Electric’s most popular electric bikes – Optima and Nyx at their Pitampur plant to meet the gr...

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...

Hero Electric to deliver 1000 e-scooters to Turtle Mobility by end 2022

Hero Electric announced its partnership with Turtle Mobility, a startup offering last-mile delivery connectivity solutions to e-commerce and grocery companies. Hero Electric will deliver 200 scooters by the end of 2...

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...

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...

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.




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