Auto sales keep falling in November, may not recover anytime soon
Vehicle sales across categories remained in the negative zone for over a year now.
By 2025 India will have 22 million obsolete vehicles. Where will they go to die?
The Indian auto and its component industry that manufactures...
Festive October a quirk amid auto slump
Auto sales picked up pace in October as more and more headed out to purchase vehicles amid the festiv...
Reinventing the wheel: The constant transformation of India’s auto sector
Today, sustainable manufacturing has become an important strategic tool for auto companies to differentiate themselves from their competitors, experts believe.
RCEP should not lead to job losses, hurt Make in India: SIAM
Trade ministers of RCEP countries will discuss issues related to investment, e-commerce, rules of origin and trade remedies in a meeting in Bangkok on October 12.
Monsoon, BS VI switch, govt steps to push auto sales in second-half of FY20
A slew of measures by the govt coupled with easing of liquidity conditions and revival in rural demand has kindled hopes of rise in sales of commercial vehicles. Data from SIAM showed sales of CVs declined 23% between April and Sept FY20.
Corporate tax cut to push local manufacturing in auto sector: SIAM
The government slashed effective corporate tax to 25.17 per cent inclusive of all cess and surcharges for domestic companies.
What India's proposed scrappage policy mean for auto industry, vehicle owners
The transport ministry has issued draft guidelines for setting up authorised vehicle scrapping facilities, a move that will help legalise th...
Up and down: Vehicle sales data a two-way street
Conundrum ensues as data on vehicle registration from VAHAN dashboard by SIAM & FADA show divergence.
Suzuki Motorcycle India overtakes Hero MotoCorp to be 3rd largest scooter maker in first half of current fiscal
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) continues to be the undisputed leader in the segment followed distantly by Chennai-based TVS Motor Company.
Auto sector slowdown may wipe out a million jobs: SIAM
Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers President Rajan Wadhera reiterated the demand for lowering of GST on autmobiles from 28 percent to 18 percent.
Cut GST on automobiles to spur demand, says Rajan Wadhera, President, SIAM
Rajan Wadhera says the industry’s ability to provide large discounts is limited and that it has already pulled out all stops in offering attractive deals to consumers.
September vehicle retail sales up but dispatches from cos slip
Retail of cars, improved 8% on year last month while that of two-wheelers was up 6.5%.
SME digitisation platform GlobalLinker signs MoU with Thailand
GlobalLinker estimates that the MoU will bring over 40,000 SMEs from Thailand & India on board the platform.
SIAM expresses concern over proposed increase in registration charges
As per the recent draft notification issued by Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, registration charges of new vehicles would go up by 10-20 times depending upon the vehicle category from the present level.
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