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...

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...

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) ...

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...

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...

Hero MotoCorp sells 4.46 lakh units of 2 wheelers in July 2022

Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, sold 445,580 units in July 2022.

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.

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...

Schaeffler India Inaugurates first aftermarket experience centre in Pune

Integrated automotive and industrial supplier, Schaeffler India has inaugurated its first aftermarket experience centre in Pune. The Aftermarket division of Schaeffler is responsible for the spare parts business of ...

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.

Volvo Group launches green castings for engines globally from India

Volvo Group is committed to becoming a climate neutral company by 2040 and this includes its supply chain and global suppliers from India. As a key milestone in this journey, Volvo Group in India launched the first ...

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.

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...

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 ...

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.

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.

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...

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...

Dr. Lakshmi Venu takes over as Managing Director of Sundaram-Clayton

Dr. Lakshmi Venu has taken over as the Managing Director of Sundaram-Clayton Limited (SCL), one of India’s leading auto components manufacturer at the board meeting held on May 6, 2022. Dr.Venu was the Joint Managin...

Advik Hi-Tech, Pure Hydrogen JV in India to produce hydrogen fuel

Indian global automotive components manufacturer Advik Hi-Tech Private Limited”) has announced that it has signed a Joint Venture (JV) with Australian clean energy Company Pure Hydrogen Corporation Limited.

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.

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...

Bridgestone India Inaugurates Institute for Mobility Solutions

Tyre major Bridgestone India has inaugurated a first-of-its-kind Mobility Solutions Institute in India. Through this state-of-the-art facility, the company aims to enable their various stakeholders, employees, deale...

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 ...

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, ...

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...

Auto Expo shows, ACMA Automechanika kick start from 2023 onward

Major automotive shows like the Auto Expo-The Motor Show, Auto Expo- The Components Show and the ACMA Automechanika will now be coming back to life after a couple of years disruption caused by the covid-19 pandemic...

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...

Skoda Auto Volkswagen India commences exports of Volkswagen T-Cross

Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited (SAVWIPL) has marked another important milestone in its INDIA 2.0 journey with the commencement of the export of the Made in India Volkswagen T-Cross. The Volkswagen T-Cro...

R Gopalan appointed as Chairman of Board of Sundaram-Clayton Limited

Sundaram-Clayton Limited (SCL), a leading auto component manufacturing and distribution group, announced that R Gopalan, Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company has been appointed as Chairman of the Board ...

Mercedes-Benz introduces EV module for its popular ADAM course

Mercedes-Benz, the country’s largest luxury car maker, reiterated its commitment of continuing to develop the future talent pool in the country and make them industry ready, through its academic upskilling initiativ...

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,...

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.

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.

LML Electric ties up with Saera Electric, makers of Yogo bikes

LML Electric, a company owned and controlled by Yogesh Bhatia (the man behind Detel electric bikes) has announced a strategic partnership with New Delhi based Saera Electric Auto, a sister concern of Satra Group of ...

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.

Renault India achieves 1 lakh exports milestone

Renault India marks the beginning of 2022 on a high note by achieving a new milestone of 1 Lakh exports.

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...

Eishin Chihana appointed new chairman of Yamaha Motor India Group

India Yamaha Motor (IYM) Pvt Ltd. has announced that Eishin Chihana has taken charge of the Group’s India operations as its new Chairman. Eishin Chihana has been associated with Yamaha Motor Company and its group co...

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.

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...

Napino Group partners with Kerdea Technologies Inc. for O2 sensor

Napino Auto & Electronics Ltd, a leading automotive component designing & manufacturing company, has announced partnership with Kerdea Technologies Inc. a US based company with proprietary O2 Sensor (resistive techn...

Valeo’s 2nd gen LiDAR in new Mercedes-Benz S-Class with level 3 automation

France based Valeo has announced that the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class, capable of reaching Level 3 automation, is the first car in the world to be equipped with its LiDAR, the second-generation Valeo Scala.

Skoda Auto India begins production of the new Kodiaq

Skoda Auto announced the start of production for the new Kodiaq at its manufacturing facility in Aurangabad, Maharashtra.

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...

BMW Group hands over one-millionth electrified vehicle

Even as India gets ready to buy the premium electric car from BMW, the BMW iX that will be launched in the coming days in the country, globally there is reason for BMW to celebrate. BMW Group celebrated the delivery...

Raasta Autotech appoints Ashok Taravath as Chief Operating Officer

Raasta Autotech Pvt. Ltd. (Raasta Autotech), a one-stop Car & Bike solution provider has appointed Ashok Taravath, a seasoned leader with a track record of driving sales and operations across multiple industries and...

Hero Electric is most preferred Indian EV brand, says JMK research findings

Hero Electric, India’s largest electric two-wheeler company, is the most preferred brand in the Indian EV market today, according to the latest JMK research findings. To celebrate the same, Hero Electric launched i...

Royal Enfield Thailand CKD unit commences operations

Royal Enfield announced commencement of operations of its exclusive local assembly unit and CKD facility in Thailand, one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturing hubs. Set up in partnership with GPX, this an...

Global leader in Motion Plastics, Igus, announces strong growth plans for India

Igus, the global leader in motion plastics, has announced an aggressive growth plan and strategy in the backdrop of 20 successful years of operations in India. As the 9th largest market globally and the 3rd largest ...

TomTom unveils new world-class office space in Pune

TomTom (TOM2), the geo location technology specialist, announced the opening of its new office space in Pune, Maharashtra. Spread over 100,000 square feet, the state-of-the-art facility can accommodate up to 1000 em...

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

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

TVS controlled Norton Motorcycles gets new global headquarters

Norton Motorcycles has announced the completion of its new global headquarters. The all-new facility houses state-of-the-art manufacturing capability and the company’s new global design and R&D hub. It forms a key p...

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...

Piaggio wins patent infringement suits against Mahindra owned Peugeot Motocycles

The Piaggio group has won the first-instance European patent infringement suits against Peugeot Motocycles in Paris and Milan. Peugeot Motocycles is a 100 per cent subsidiary of Mahindra Two Wheelers, which in turn ...

Schaeffler showcases innovations in field of e-mobility

Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has presented its vision of sustainable mobility in its “On Track to Sustainable Mobility” showcase at IAA Mobility 2021. Along with product innovations such as its 3-in...

Govt announces PLI Auto Scheme; Incentives worth Rs 26058 crore

The Government has approved a Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for the Indian auto industry and also the drone industry to enhance India’s manufacturing capabilities

HOP Electric plans 2nd manufacturing facility; signs 30 new channel partners

Electric two-wheeler manufacturer HOP Electric Mobility, having recently launched two unique products HOP Leo and HOP LYF, is now planning to expand its presence in multiple states and also set up a second plant.

Ampere Experience Center unveiled for electric vehicles

Ampere Electric, the e-mobility arm of Greaves Cotton and one of the leading players in the electric 2-wheelers and electric 3-wheelers has unveiled its first Ampere Experience Center in Ranipet in the southern stat...

Mahindra inaugurates state-of-the-art Mahindra SUV Proving Track

From silk saris to a silky smooth track for testing vehicles. The age-old city of Kanchipuram, in Tamil Nadu, is known for its magnificent temples and the exquisite silk wear that includes the traditional saris. Now...

Ford recruits robot test drivers for tough conditions test

Ford’s state-of-the-art Weather Factory has never been busier. Used to simulate a range of extreme conditions under one roof, it has enabled engineers to test vehicles in a way that is less impacted by travel limita...

Mahindra unveils new logo for SUV portfolio

Mahindra & Mahindra has unveiled its new visual identity including a brand-new logo that will differentiate its SUV portfolio. The all-new visual identity is in tune with the company’s focus to be makers of sophisti...

Motherson, Marelli to get into smart illuminated exterior body parts for cars

Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group BV (SMRPBV), (a Motherson Group company), has signed an MOU with Marelli Automotive Lighting to explore a new technological partnership focused on smart illuminated ext...

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...

10,000th Tata Safari rolls out of manufacturing facility

Automobile major Tata Motors has rolled out the10,000th unit of the all new Safari from its manufacturing facility in Pune. Despite all restrictions, after the 100th rollout in February 2021, the last 9,900 units o...

Anand Group, Mando Corp set up JV company for EV components

Auto component manufacturers Anand Group of India and South Korea based Mando Corporation have announced the setting up of a new joint venture company called Anand Mando eMobility Private Limited for manufacturing a...

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...

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.

From Willys military Jeep to electric tech, 80 years of Jeep brand

On July 15, 1941, the former Willys-Overland Co. signed a contract with the U.S. War Department to begin production of the first military Jeep vehicle. Eighty years later, the Jeep brand thrives around the world wit...

Ola Electric raises US$100 million debt from Bank of Baroda

Ola Electric and Bank of Baroda have signed the largest long-term debt financing agreement in Indian EV industry. This 10-year debt of US$100 million is towards the funding and financial closure of the Phase 1 of th...

Hero Electric raises Rs.220 crore from GII and existing investor OAKS

Hero Electric Vehicles has announced the first part of their Series B funding of Rs.220 crore. Gulf Islamic Investments (GII) led the round along with participation from OAKS.

Nissan unveils EV36Zero in UK, a one billion pound Electric Vehicle Hub

Nissan has unveiled Nissan EV36Zero, a one billion pound (Rs 10,000 crore approx.) flagship Electric Vehicle (EV) Hub creating a world-first EV manufacturing ecosystem.

ZF equity stake in Brakes India acquired by remaining stakeholders

ZF Friedrichshafen AG (ZF) has divested its entire equity stake in Brakes India, a leading supplier of braking systems in the Indian market and a global supplier of ferrous castings. The acquisition of ZF’s equity s...

Toyota Kirloskar Motor, ACMA sign MoU for training programmes

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA).

Nissan Magnite exported to Nepal, Indonesia, South Africa

Nissan India has announced the exports of the all-new Nissan Magnite in Indonesia, South Africa and Nepal. Since the launch of the all-new Nissan Magnite in December 2020, Nissan India has produced 15,010 sub-compac...

Schaeffler Steer-by-wire tech Space Drive for DTM racing cars

Leading automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler is the official “Series and Innovation Partner” to the DTM racing series and will bring the steer-by-wire technology Space Drive to the starting grid in three DT...

Cars24 plans US $100m investment in key overseas markets

Cars24, a leading e-commerce platform for pre-owned vehicles and operating in over 130 cities in India is set to further strengthen its foothold in the Southeast Asian and Middle East markets in 2021. The company r...

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

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

Pratap Bose lead Mahindra new Global Design Organisation

Mahindra Group has announced the appointment of Pratap Bose, a former senior employee of Tata Motors, as the Executive Vice President and Chief Design Officer to lead its newly formed Global Design organisation.

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...

Varroc Engineering, Candera sign MoU on TFT instrument cluster tech

Varroc Engineering Limited (Varroc), a global Tier-1 auto component manufacturer, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Candera GmbH for a strategic association to integrate the Human Machine Interface...

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...




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