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Abandoned Cars Issue will be Solved

Posted On : 04-Dec-2018

Mumbai, December 03, 2018 :  'Dead Vehicles' become a big problem for Mumbai Traffic Police Department because it takes a lot of parking space and there is not enough space at the police stations to tow away dead vehicles. They have to be taken in junkyards, but the BMC is unable to auction them regularly to clear these yards and make space for more. Joint Commissioner of Police (T

Tesla on model 3 production, called laborer

Posted On : 29-Jun-2018

SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc is not producing enough Model 3s per shift to reach the 5,000 per week target that Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said it would reach by Saturday, three line workers at the company's Fremont, California, assembly plant told Reuters this week. The company was able to assemble and paint 210 Model 3s during the first of two 12-hour shifts on Wednesday, one

Lechlach and Exide to Build Energy Systems for India EV Market

Posted On : 29-Jun-2018

Automotive battery maker Exide Industries today announced the signing of a contract with Swiss-based firm Leclanche SA for setting up a joint venture company to build lithium-ion batteries and supply energy storage systems for India's electric vehicle market. NEW DELHI: Automotive battery maker Exide Industries today announced the signing of a contract with Swiss-based firm Leclanche SA for

Tata Motors says that there is no big concern for the tower EV supplied to EESL

Posted On : 29-Jun-2018

New Delhi: In response to the media reports that the government has canceled the sale of Tata Motors, the company said Thursday that it will not be able to sell its products. Tiger EVs to EESL in the specifications provided in the tender. Based on our interaction with the customers and EESL, we have not heard range as a major concern, Tata Motors said in a statement.

Undecided about EV ride? Tata has all the answers

Posted On : 29-Jun-2018

Mumbai: The Tata Group is planning to adopt a 'One Tata Approach' to deliver cleaner mobility solutions for the future, with its automotive unit Tata Motors spearheading the initiative. The salt-to-software conglomerate is considering setting up a working group of key executives from Tata Motors, Tata Power, Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Realty and Tata Finance to offer a complete tur

E-car removed to influence development: Hyundai

Posted On : 29-Jun-2018

New Delhi: The country's second largest car maker Hyundai has come strongly against the removal of consumer benefits from electric cars and said that this step will slow the electrification speed. Y K Koo, MD of Hyundai India, said that new technologies, especially the clean-fuel drive trains, requires government subsidies to gain traction. "I do not want to make profit from the sal

When Elon Musk tweeted his private phone number for all

Posted On : 21-Dec-2017

LONDON: If you ever wished to directly make contact with SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, you just skipped your chance. In a Twitter faux pas, Spray has accidentally revealed his private contact number on the micro-blogging site.   The billionaire intended to talk about the number with Ouverture Virtuelle (VR) Co-founder Steve Carmack late on Wednesday perhaps as a private direct message

Auto stocks rally on rural hopes, earnings outlook

Posted On : 20-Dec-2017

ET Intelligence Group: Auto stocks reform 3-6 percent on Tuesday on buying support from institutional buyers who had been attracted to the attractive relatives valuations against the foundation of  higher earnings awareness, compared with stocks trading at a similar worth, but with dimmed profits outlook. Further, some of the stocks dependent on rural economy caught the investors Auto stoc

Subaru CEO returns his pay after inspection scandal

Posted On : 20-Dec-2017

Tokyo: The CEO of Japan automaker Subaru said Thursday he and all other executives would return part with their pay until next March following an inspection scandal at the company. Last month Subaru recalled 395, 000 vehicles from the domestic market after announcing in March that it had allowed uncertified staff to execute inspections of choices. "All executives will voluntarily return

Ratan Tata and N Chandrasekaran roll out the first batch of Tata Tigor EVs from Sanand factory

Posted On : 06-Dec-2017

MUMBAI: The Tata Motors chairman N Chandrasekaran and Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata, on Wednesday, rolled out the first batch of Tigor EV out of Tata Motors' Sanand manufacturing unit in Gujarat. Tata Motors had qualified as L1 bidder and received the tender of 10,000 electric powered motors floated by means of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) in September 2017. For phase 1, Tata Motors is

List of BS-III bikes and scooters you can buy at huge discounts

Posted On : 06-Dec-2017

NEW DELHI: On Supreme Judge has passed the view to banning sale of BS-III vehicles from Apr 1, 2017. Post common sense, two-wheeler manufacturers started out giving huge discounts to offset losing the BS-III inventory. Over 6. 71 lakh two-wheelers are on discount and today is the last day to avail the discounts. India's most sold scooter Honda Activa has been sold-out as per confirmation by ma

FCA Jeep dealer caught up in verbal fight

Posted On : 06-Dec-2017

NEW DELHI: It seems bad time is not finishing for Fiat Chrysler's India arm Jeep. The automaker recently recalled around you, 200 units of their latest SUV Jeep Compass for replacement of prominent passenger airbags. And now with all this, a current video of a South Delhi Jeep dealer is going viral on interpersonal media, obviously for an incorrect reason. The consumer recently bought the J

Ashok Leyland, Hino Motors renew partnership for Euro VI engines

Posted On : 02-Dec-2017

New Delhi: Ashok Leyland and Hino Motors Japan have entered right into a Mutual Cooperation Agreement, in which Ashok Leyland will make use of Hino’s engine era for its Euro-VI improvement and will also help in improvement of Hino’s engine elements shopping in India for worldwide operations. Ashok Leyland will enhance its competitiveness by means of mutually growing engines for BS-V

Government forms panel to lay down diesel use rules for tractors

Posted On : 02-Dec-2017

New Delhi: The oil ministry has exhilarated excessive-degree committee to assist body fuel financial system regulations for tractors to moderate their diesel consumption that constitutes almost 7.7 percent of India's annual diesel use. The nine-member Steering Committee, headed with the aid of an extra secretary within the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, will publish a period in-between

Mahindra Farm Equipment Sector posts 32% domestic growth in November 2017

Posted On : 02-Dec-2017

New Delhi: Mahindra & Mahindra's Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of 20 billion Mahindra Group, today announced its tractor sales numbers for November 2017. Domestic sales in The fall of 2017 were at twenty-one, 046 units, as against 15, 918 units during November 2016. Total tractor sales (domestic + exports) during November 2017 were at 22, 754 products, as against 17, 262 units for th

Rockwell Automation acquires Odos Imaging

Posted On : 02-Dec-2017

Rockwell has acquired Odos Image resolution, a Scottish technology company that provides three-dimensional, time-of-flight sensing systems for professional imaging applications. Rockwell Software will apply this technology to sensing products to deliver methods to an extensive range of demanding professional applications including automotive and general assembly, packaging and material handling

Govt dilutes stand on mandatory AC cabins for truck drivers

Posted On : 02-Dec-2017

NEW DELHI: The shipping ministry has diluted its in advance stand for obligatory air-conditioned cabin in vehicles for drivers after receiving objections from automobile producers. Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari had introduced the concept of air-conditioned cabins to offer correct riding condition for truck drivers or even the ministry has vehemently argued for this during a parliamenta

Future trends in Automotive Design

Posted On : 01-Dec-2017

The actual say about people applies in case of automobiles as well: "First impressions is the last impression in front of customer make all the big difference." Globally, vehicle design is a strategic differentiator to draw customers into a brand. Though car design in India is at a nascent level, automobile companies in the country are ramping up their design functions to match evolving

12%, 18% GST rates to be merged, 28% on luxury, sin goods: FM Arun Jaitley

Posted On : 01-Dec-2017

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley nowadays hinted at merging 12 and 18 in step with cent tax charges below GST once sales collections choose up and said the pinnacle 28 in keeping with cent slab would be for a totally skinny list of luxurious and sin items. The Goods and Services Tax (GST), rolled out on July 1, 2017, currently has 4 tax slabs of five, 12 ,18 and 28 in keeping with a cen

Germany clears $1.19 bn in diesel pollution funds for cities

Posted On : 01-Dec-2017

BERLIN: Germany federal government  launched 1 billion euros ($1.19 billion) of promised funding to help municipalities address diesel pollutants but environmentalists doubt the flow will assist prevent bans of polluting cars. Driving bans have become something but much less likely with the one's choices," DUH handling director Juergen Resch advised Reuters."The tasks deliber

Divgi-TTS plans 6 & 7-speed DCTs for BS-VI vehicles, develops components, systems for EVs

Posted On : 01-Dec-2017

New Delhi: Divgi TorqTransfer Systems (Divgi-TTS) is eyeing possibilities within the six and seven-speed dual seize transmissions (DCT) area with a view to being created because the country transits to BS-VI emission norms by way of April 2020. The 1.2-1.5L SUV and premium hatchback segments will need to shift to 6-pace transmissions up from the modern-day five-pace manual transmissions. This w

Top 4 cars under Rs 5 Lakh

Posted On : 30-Nov-2017

New Delhi: Entry-level segment automobiles have always been the best-selling cars in the country. The compact level the car, fuel efficiency are its key offering points and it also competes one's wish to own a car as many in this space are usually the first-time customers. Entry-level cars are usually within your price range of Rs 3 lakh - 5 lakh (ex-showroom). The market size for micro-siz

Rates of motor vehicle tax to be rationalised in Haryana

Posted On : 30-Nov-2017

Chandigarh: The Haryana government nowadays determined to rationalise the fees of motor vehicles tax to be levied on passenger motors of different states whilst coming into and plying in Haryana. The rationalization in quotes was finished via giving ex-submit facto approval to the draft notification to amend the notification dated September 29, 2017, at an assembly of the nation cupboard which

Irda caps insurers payment to dealers

Posted On : 30-Nov-2017

MUMBAI: The motor coverage enterprise is undergoing a shakeup with the sector regulator bringing to an end the long time-vintage practice of widespread coverage businesses paying fee camouflaged to vehicle distributors for promoting their regulations. With Irda guidelines, they had been now established and brought underneath the regulator compass. They can choose to paintings with agents or wit

Top 10 selling passenger vehicles in October 2017, Alto reclaims the top slot

Posted On : 30-Nov-2017

NEW DELHI: The USA biggest selling vehicle Maruti Suzuki Alto recover its top slot within the month of October 2017 after two months. In past two months, the elder sibling Dzire degrade the Alto with prodigious sales in September (31,427) and August (26, one hundred forty). Maruti Suzuki offered 19,447 gadgets of the Alto in the month of October 2017, posting a marginal boom in income, compared

Ashok Leyland bags 2017 Deming Prize for Hosur Unit II

Posted On : 30-Nov-2017

New Delhi: Ashoka Leyland is a bellwether of  Hinduja Group received the prestigious award 2017 The Deming Prize. It is one of the highest awards in Total Quality Management. It is a global award, which is the oldest and most widely recognized award in the world, given to companies that have established customer oriented business objectives and strategies, and implemented Total Quality M

PM to unveil 400 Tata Nano electric for Ola

Posted On : 29-Nov-2017

In just a bid to reduce pollution and carbon release levels, our government has already cleared its stand on the implementation of electric powered vehicles. Seeing this, various carmakers are joining hands to roll out electric vehicles in India. Recently, Landa also partnered with Mahindra & Mahindra to source the e2o cars in Nagpur. This pilot task will commence with a 200-strong fleet, i

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 breaks Nurburgring fastest lap record

Posted On : 29-Nov-2017

Jaguar’s SVO-developed XE SV Project eight is now the sector’s fastest 4-door vehicle, following a manufacturing-reason prototype’s record lap of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The manufacturing is restrained to three hundred units on the market worldwide, and it is priced from £149,995 in the UK. Mark Stanton, SVO Director, stated: “The SVO design and engin

TVS to launch Apache RR 310

Posted On : 29-Nov-2017

NEW DELHI: Home-grown automaker TVS Group will release its a lot-awaited Apache RR 310 on 6 December 2017. First showcased at the Auto Expo 2016, the TVS Apache RR 310 became first known as the Akula Concept. The sports bike shares the same engine and body as of the BMW G310 R. TVS Motor Company has been capable of mark a dent in the scooter segment with it Jupiter model, that is now maximum

Petrol, diesel cars may be on their way out

Posted On : 29-Nov-2017

India is zipping in advance on its course to include electric vehicles as automakers in addition to the authorities are gearing up to deliver electrically powered mobility to the U.S and fast. Next year, a number of electric powered automobiles will hit the road and you may get to look greater charging stations. Government leads the way Though M&M is already promoting electric powered au

Electric vehicle sales: Only 5 states excel, Gujarat tops

Posted On : 29-Nov-2017

NEW DELHI: Gujarat, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra have emerged because the top five states in electric powered car (EV) income, the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) stated on Thursday. "The study become performed on all electric 2 wheelers and 4 wheelers which have been offered for the duration of 2016-2017 and are correctly running in the noted

Its presence in the sport is no longer guaranteed after 2020

Posted On : 28-Nov-2017

Since Formula 1’s inaugural season in 1950, Ferrari has received 227 races, sixteen constructors’ championships, and 15 drivers’ titles. But if it may come to a settlement with the new proprietors, Liberty Media, it may pull out of the game. NBC Sports reports that CEO Sergio Marchionne said Tuesday that Ferrari will withdraw from F1 if it doesn’t just like the adjustmen

RingBrothers Debuts hellcat- powered 1972 Amc javelin amx

Posted On : 28-Nov-2017

When the entirety is unique, not anything is unique. Custom, massive-dollar builds based on Camaros, Mustangs, Chargers, Corvettes, and Challengers clog show halls around the U. S  giving upward push to an unlucky normalization of the restored muscle car. Thankfully, there are nonetheless a handful of shops whose thinking is decidedly “out of the box,” growing exquisite builds

Chinese-made cars are already here are Indian cars next

Posted On : 28-Nov-2017

India's Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Preparing to release an off-street automobile inside the U.S  will take a "considerate" technique to advertising on-avenue passenger vehicles subsequent, agency officers said Monday. Mahindra tried to enter the U.S. Market in 2006 the use of impartial distributor Global Vehicles U.S.A. To promote compact diesel pickups imported from India.


Posted On : 28-Nov-2017

Formula 1 is set to introduce new engine rules in 2021, and when it does, there’s a good chance Aston Martin will become an engine supplier. We first heard the British automaker was interested back in September, but F1 teams recently met with the FIA and potential engine suppliers to talk about new rules. Martin has taken several steps toward making its participation


Posted On : 28-Nov-2017

Here is some bad news for automakers investing heavily in electric motors for the destiny: This week, House Republicans proposed repealing the $7,500 federal EV tax credit score, a flow that might avoid already low income of electric cars. Automakers are preparing more electric powered automobiles to get beforehand of the opposition, and EV income mandates in some states best add to the pressur

Auto driver refuses fare, kicks senior citizen in the face in Mumbai

Posted On : 27-Nov-2017

A great autorickshaw driver assaulted a 65-year-old man and expelled him in the face after he refused service on Wednesday in Andheri. The driver has busted soon after. Laxman Aavhad, 65, was waiting for an autorickshaw at Sakinaka junction around noon on Wednesday. Despite failing to get an auto for a long time, the resident of Marol, Maroshi Road in Andheri (East), kept trying. This time, a 4

Automobile Industry in India

Posted On : 27-Nov-2017

The Indian auto industry is one of the most significant in the world. The industry makes up to 7 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Item (GDP). The Two Wheelers segment with 80 percent market share is the leader of the Native American Indian Automobile market owing to a growing middle school and young inhabitants. Moreover, the growing interest of the companies in exploring the rural mark

The Safest Cars And Trucks For 2017

Posted On : 27-Nov-2017

Inside the half-century, since Rob Nader brought attention to the subject along with his milestone book "Unsafe any kind of time Speed, inches cars and trucks have literally been a reinvented type. Elemental improvements like breakaway steering wheels, padded dashes, lap belts, and crumple-zone construction paved the way for more advanced protection features like three-point wirings, and fron

Budget 2017-18: Impact On The Indian Automotive Industry

Posted On : 27-Nov-2017

Yearly when it is time for the Union Finances, there is a source of speculation and expectancy on what various industries can anticipate. But truth be told that's usually more of a wish list rather than realistic anticipations. When it comes to the automobile sector it has traditionally recently been a demand for the reduction of indirect fees that hurt the industry's growth prospects.

Bikes, autos have to be included in odd-even for impact

Posted On : 27-Nov-2017

Fresh Delhi: Odd-even restrictions have to apply to two-wheelers and three-wheelers for the scheme to succeed, says a researcher at the New York-based Columbia University or college, doubting its efficacy in the long run. Regarding V Faye McNeill, associate professor of Chemical substance Engineering at the start, the impact of the odd-even scheme burns out eventually as individuals find ways s

Impact of GST on Automotive Industry

Posted On : 25-Nov-2017

The 14-year-long journey of Merchandise and Service tax (GST) finally culminated on July 1, 2017, with the implementation of the biggest tax reform of India in 70 years of independence. While the govt of India under the leadership of Prime Narendra Modi hailed as soon as of 'Good and Simple Taxation System' for the benefit for common people, small traders and industry as a full; the opposi

Royal Enfield maker beats Bajaj Auto, Hero MotoCorp in market capitalisation

Posted On : 23-Aug-2017

The most recent 10 years turned out to be a distinct advantage for Royal Enfield producer Eicher Motors.  The organization's market capitalization, which was only 12 for each penny of Bajaj Auto and 6 for every penny of Hero MotoCorp in May 2008, outperformed that of Bajaj Auto on Monday interestingly.  On July 31, 2017, Eicher Motors showcase capitalization remained at Rs 81,7

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