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

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

Mahindra announces further leadership changes

After the company announced some major board level changes and other high level management changes on December 20, 2019, Mahindra & Mahindra has now announced further leadership changes.

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

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

Kinetic Engineering Limited records a 48% growth in Q2 revenues

Kinetic Engineering Limited, part of the Kinetic Group of Companies headed by Arun Firodia which transformed its business from two-wheelers to auto component systems since 2009, has in a board meeting held on Decemb...

Who’s sold more, who’s sold less? Indian Auto industry figures Sept 2017

Here are some interesting facts about the Indian automotive industry in terms of domestic sales and exports. These figures have been culled out from the production, sales and exports figures for the month of Septemb...

JBM Group denies recovery of Rs 7 crore cash and gold in I-T raids

Immediately after a news agency reported that Income Tax officials had raided the premises of SK Arya controlled US $ 1.2 billion JBM Group (Jai Bharat Maruti) and had recovered around Rs 7 crore cash and three kilo...

Dr. Abhay Firodia appointed President, SIAM

Dr. Abhay Firodia, Chairman, Force Motors has been appointed President of SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers) by the apex body's executive committee on September 7, 2017. Dr. Firodia will succeed Vinod...

Auto industry leaders critical of intermittent regulatory uncertainties

Several auto industry leaders blasted the Indian government for intermittent regulatory uncertainties and urged the government to come out with clear and firm policy guidelines.

56th SIAM Annual Convention debates ‘Building the Nation, Responsibly’

Based upon the theme of ‘Building the Nation, Responsibly’, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) held its 56th Annual Convention. Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant G Ge...

ACMA 56th Annual session focuses on ‘Winning with Quality and Innovation’

Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body of the Auto Component Industry in India, hosted its 56thAnnual Session & National Conference in the Capital with a session that focussed ...

Automotive business thrives in South India: 2016

‘Kabali’, the blockbuster Tamil movie starring south Indian superstar Rajnikanth got off to a roaring start in July 2016 across cinema halls in India. While Rajnikanth is, without doubt, a showstopper and a star to ...

Automotive industry grins and bears it, as usual

As has always been happening in the past, the Indian automotive industry has been left with no other choice, but to grin and bear it and pretend everything is hunky- dory. An additional 1 per cent tax will now be co...

Govt mulling creation of new Transport Department, says Gadkari

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has stated that the Government has been mulling the option of creating a new department of transport which will be headed by a new Secretary. The new depa...

SPECIAL REPORT ON INDIAN TYRE INDUSTRY: An Un-Tyre-ing Journey

The Rs 50,000 crore Indian tyre industry today has a few reasons to smile and a few reasons to frown. On the one hand, after a lull in the industry while the demand for tyres in 2015-16 is seeing a growth coupled wi...

South India Special Part 1: Tamil Nadu

Five states comprising Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and the newly formed state of Telangana make up South India. Among these, it’s Tamil Nadu that is way ahead when it comes to its contribution to t...

House Full at Auto Expo –The Motor Show 2016

Despite the absence of a few big names like Harley-Davidson, Bajaj, Daimler India Commercial Vehicle (DICV) and Royal Enfield, the entire space at the Auto Expo-The Motor Show 2016 to be held at the India Exposition...

Daimler, Renault-Nissan Alliance to develop 1-ton pickup trucks

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG will expand their five-year strategic cooperation into the pickup truck segment said a press note from Renault. Together, Nissan and Daimler will develop a 1-ton pickup tru...

Union Budget reactions from the Indian auto industry

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the General Budget for the year 2015-16 in Lok Sabha on February 28, 2015.

Govt would invest heavily in road transport system

Sounding extremely optimistic about the Indian automobile industry, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, stated that the Indian auto industry has the ability to convert the various challenge...

Tool down stir at Shriram Pistons Pathredi plant

For several days there has been a an absolute tool down strike at the Shriram Pistons & Rings’ (SPR) Pathredi (Bhiwadi district, Alwar) plant in Rajasthan in North India which is threatening to snowball into a maj...

Shriram Pistons management appeals for normalcy

With the ongoing elections in the country, workers at automotive plants seem to be on a disruption mode. While the Toyotas and the Bajajs are facing severe hardship on this front, it now seems to be the turn of Shri...

Renault, Nissan Alliance convergence plan

The Renault Nissan Alliance is implementing a convergence plan which will result in a minimum Euro 4.3 billion (Rs 36,542 crore approx.) annual synergy goal by 2016. The convergence will happen in four key areas: En...

Dr. Sumantran steps down from VC post in Hinduja

Dr. V Sumantran has stepped down from the Vice Chairman post in Hinduja Automotive Ltd, the holding company of Ashok Leyland effective March 31, 2014. Dr. Sumantran has also stepped down from his position on the Bo...

Ashok Leyland launches PARTNER and MiTR

Ashok Leyland has launched two new offerings in the Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) segment, the PARTNER truck and the MiTR bus. The two are products of the Nissan-Ashok Leyland joint-venture. PARTNER has a Gross Ve...

Gopal Mahadevan new CFO of Ashok Leyland

Gopal Mahadevan has taken over as the Chief Financial Officer at the Hinduja Group flagship, Ashok L

JCB's 4th manufacturing facility in India

Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot laid the foundation stone for JCB India’s fourth manufactur

Ashok Leyland manufacturing units bag NECA’12

Ashok Leyland manufacturing units bag NECA’12

National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 soon

The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 is expected to be launched by Prime Minister Manmoh

Ashok Leyland launches placement scheme

Ashok Leyland launches placement scheme

JCB signs land purchase agreement in Jaipur

JCB, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of construction equipment, signed a land purchase agre

Krishna Group inks JV with Landi Renzo S.p.A

Krishna Group, an Indian auto interior manufacturing company, is forming an equity joint venture (JV

N.V.  Balachandar is HR Head, Ashok Leyland

Ashok Leyland has announced the appointment of N. V. Balachandar as the new Executive Director – Hum

Ashok Leyland appoints Sam Burman as its CTO

Ashok Leyland has appointed Sam Burman as its Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, a new position in th

Ashok Leyland showcases customised soutions

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

Ford opens record outlets in one day

Ford India has inaugurated 45 new sales and service outlets in 35 locations across the country, an u

Apollo's Chennai unit produces millionth TBR tyre

This week Apollo Tyres’ iconic tyre manufacturing facility in Chennai produced its millionth truck-b

Dr. Sumantran is Vice Chairman of Ashok Leyland

Dr. Sumantran becomes Vice Chairman of Ashok Leyland

Anant Talaulicar awarded President's Award 2011 by

Anant Talaulicar, Managing Director of the Cummins has been awarded the President's Award of SIAM

Ashok Leyland–Nissan to sell 55,000 LCVs in 1st yr

Ashok Leyland, the Hinduja Group flagship, has commercially launched in Maharashtra DOST

Ashok Leyland and Nissan roll out Dost

The Hinduja Group flagship, Ashok Leyland and Nissan Motor Company have rolled out Dost

Ashok Leyland to provide U-Trucks to KPCL

Hinduja Group flagship Ashok Leyland and Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited (KPCL) have recently

Nissan produces 100,000th Micra in India

Nissan produces 100,000th Micra in India

HMSI inaugurates its 2nd plant in Rajasthan

HMSI inaugurates its 2nd plant in Rajasthan

Power Cruze power steering fluid

RTSSL rolls out ‘Power Cruze’ power steering fluid

Premier rolls out 3 high-tech CNC machines

Premier Ltd. (formerly known as Premier Automobiles Ltd.), showcased three new CNC machines

Ashok Leyland announces key changes

Ashok Leyland announces key changes in senior management

Forms and Gears gets into auto components

Forms and Gears gets into auto components

John Deere to build new factory in India

Deere & Company will increase its capacity to build agricultural tractors in India

Ashok Leyland appoints Nitin Seth as new ED

Ashok Leyland, announced the appointment of Nitin Seth to the position of Executive Director – LCV

Reji Varghese is new President & MD of Delphi

Reji Varghese is new president and managing director, Delphi India.

Ashok Leyland launches U-Truck platform-based CVs

CHENNAI: The Hinduja Group flagship firm, Ashok Leyland Limited, has announced sale of vehicles on t

Dheeraj Hinduja is Chairman of Ashok Leyland

CHENNAI: Dheeraj G Hinduja has been appointed Chairman of the Hinduja Group flagship, Ashok Leylan

ZF inaugurates truck transmission plant in Pune

PUNE: ZF, which has been doing business in India for roughly three decades, has now established an

Ashok Minda Group acquires Aksys, plant Koengen

NEW DELHI: Noida-based auto component major, Ashok Minda Group has announced the completion of acqui

New Holland’s 150,000th tractor in India

NEW DELHI: New Holland Fiat (India) Pvt. Ltd., a majority owned subsidiary of CNH Global (Case New H

Ashok Leyland - Nissan JV on schedule

CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU):The Hinduja Group flagship, Ashok Leyland and Nissan Motor Company have announc




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