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Auto sales fall in November after festive spike

As per data available with industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), passenger vehicle sales last month declined 0.84% to 263,773 units.

Nissan rolls out 'Red Weekends' programme

During the 'Red Weekends', customers can avail total benefits of up to Rs 1.15 lakh including attractive cash discounts upto Rs 40,000, exchange bonus upto Rs 40,000 and corporate discounts up to Rs 10,000. "During December, customers can visit any Nissan dealership and participate in exciting activities to win branded merchandise and more," it said.

Jaguar XE facelift launched in India, starting price is Rs 44.98 lakh

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) launched the updated version of its luxury sedan XE in India with price starting at Rs 44.98 lakh (ex-showroom).

Tata Motors to add another 100 sales outlets for passenger vehicles this fiscal

"We are expanding sales network. Basically, we are getting into new locations. Idea is that per dealer sales should go up. Dealers are excited with our product range and they are willing to expand their territories by opening new outlets," Tata Motors President (Passenger Vehicles Business Unit) Mayank Pareek told PTI. There was a plan to add 200 new sales outlets this fiscal, he added.

Jaguar Land Rover sales fall 3.4% in Nov

The sales of Jaguar brand were at 11,464 units during the month, down 23.1 per cent per cent from November 2018, Tata Motors said in a BSE filing. Land Rover sales stood at 35,078 units, up 5.5 per cent per cent from the same month last year, it added. Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) on Monday reported 3.4 per cent decline in total retail sales.

Mercedes Benz India hopes to get back on growth track next year

The company, whose sales declined 16% to 9,915 units in the nine months to September, is planning to launch a vehicle every month to attract buyers. Mercedes Benz India managing director Martin Schwenk told ET that the local market saw a turnaround in sentiment during the festive season. The company is optimistic it will be able to sustain the momentum.

MG Motor working on affordable EV concept

MG Motor India managing director Rajeev Chaba said the company had already started working on the project, taking cues from the requirements of local consumers. The concept will be completed in the next one year, and a production model may hit the roads in the next three to four years, he said.

UK’s Triumph Motorcycles retail sales up 10% in India

While the slowdown hasn’t shown a significant impact on Triumph's sales, weak consumer sentiment did result in the motorcycle maker deferring its dealership expansion plan by six months. The company plans to have 20 dealerships in the country in the next 18 months. It has identified Guwahati, Goa and two unspecified locations in the northeast and the south for the upcoming dealerships.

Hyundai initiates feasibility study for fuel cell electric vehicles in India

The company has initiated a feasibility study for fuel cell electric vehicles in the country and promises to being a solution with zero emissions, he added. Fuel cell electric vehicles are free from all kind of green house gas emissions. Earlier this year, Hyundai had launched fully-electric SUV Kona in the country.

Kia to open bookings for luxury MPV Carnival next month

South Korean major Kia would launch a luxury multipurpose vehicle (MPV) early next year, which the company claims will be the first-of-its-kind on Indian roads.

Ashok Leyland announces non-working days for December

Several automobile firms including Maruti and Hero had announced non-working days in the past.

Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV facelift launched in India; prices start at Rs 52.75 lakh

Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV facelift launched in India; prices start at Rs 52.75 lakh

German luxury carmaker Mercedes Benz launched its premium SUV GLC with price starting at Rs 52.56 lakh (ex-showroom all India).

Tata Motors to hike passenger vehicle prices from January

Tata Motors to hike passenger vehicle prices from January

"With BSVI products coming in, prices will increase from January," Tata Motors President (Passenger Vehicles Business Unit) Mayank Pareek told in an interview here. He declined to quantify the increase in prices but said the hike next month would be on a higher side as compared to earlier price revisions taken by the company.

Auto Expo to be held from February 5-12 next year

Auto Expo to be held from February 5-12 next year

While the likes of Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Mahindra & Mahindra and Tata Motors will continue to make their presence felt, notable absentees from the expo will be Honda, BMW and Ford among others.

Discounts in market are not sustainable for the co: ED Shashank Srivastava, Maruti Suzuki

Discounts in market are not sustainable for the co: ED Shashank Srivastava, Maruti Suzuki

The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday said it will increase prices of its vehicles from January to offset rising input costs.Over the past year, the cost of company's vehicles has been impacted adversely due to increase in various input costs, Maruti Suzuki India said in a regulatory filing."Hence, it has become imperative for the company to pass on some impact of the above additional cost to customers through a price increase across various models in January 2020," it added.This price increase shall vary for different models, the company said.

Maruti Suzuki to increase prices from January to offset rising input costs

Maruti Suzuki to increase prices from January to offset rising input costs

This price increase shall vary for different models, the company said. Currently the company sells a range of vehicles starting from entry-level small car Alto to premium multi purpose vehicle XL6 with price ranging from Rs 2.89 lakh to Rs 11.47 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

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