On last day of BS-IV, dealers rush to register vehicles in their own names
Indian auto dealers registered unsold BS-IV stock in their own names as the financial year drew to a close, seeking to minimize inventory losses on expectations that they could sell the vehicles later after marking down the sticker price.
VE Commercial Vehicles sales down 83 per cent in March
New Delhi, Apr 1 () VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) on Wednesday reported an 82.7 per ce...
Lockdown knocks UK daily electricity demand by 10 per cent: grid
Morning peak demand has fallen by nearly 18 per cent compared to before the ...
Maharashtra: Paithan plant produces 21.9 million units of electricity
The Jayakwadi Dam on the Godavari River, which feeds the project, has been at 86 per cent water storage since August last year, allowing the project to work at full steam.
COVID-19 lockdown: Bajaj Auto extends free service, warranty period of all vehicles
"In view of the current situation of a mandated lockdown owing to COVID-19, Bajaj Auto has decided to extend its service and warranty period of all our vehicles.
Government extends validity of vehicle permits till June-end
The decision was taken to facilitate the citizens facing difficulties in renewing the validity of various documents related to the Motor Vehicles Act and the Central Motor Vehicles Rules due to nationwide lockdown in the country and closure of government transport offices, according to the advisory.
Maharashtra: MERC gives major relief to solar rooftop consumers
The commission in its recent order stated that the total capacity of solar rooftop in the MSEDCL area is 460MW. This is way behind the target set by the state government.
Maharashtra: MSEDCL artificially reduced distribution losses, says MERC
The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) in its tariff hike petition had claimed that distribution loss in its area in 2018-19 was 14.7 per cent.
Ashok Leyland March auto sales down 90% at 2,179 units
Hinduja group flagship firm Ashok Leyland on Wednesday reported 90 per cent decline in total vehicles sales at 2,179 units in March.
Over 40 diesel cars, SUVs to go off road in April
Many companies like Maruti Suzuki have decided to move out diesel versions from their line-up as they would have required heavy investments to upgrade to the stricter emission standard, and thus would become highly expensive for consumers.
Automakers stare at a long, dark tunnel, sales in March seen down by 40-80% across segments
Performance in March has eclipsed declines during events such as demonetisation in late 2016, implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) in 2017 and the global financial crisis of 2008, experts said. Passenger vehicle sales are seen at 145,000-150,000 units in March, halving from the year-ago month. Two-wheeler sales are expected to have slipped below a million units.
IISc building indigenous ventilator prototype for COVID- 19 patients
To address this shortage, a team of engineers at IISc here is building a prototype of an electro-mechanical ventilator from scratch, using only components found or made in India, based on guidelines issued by the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. al thousands more may need to be produced very quickly.
Warren Buffett-backed BYD to supply EV parts to rivals
BYD, founded as a mobile-phone battery maker, has been growing by expanding into new businesses over the past two decades. The company started car manufacturing in 2003 and rolled out its first vehicles powered by lithium-iron-phosphate batteries in 2006.
Covid lockdown to impact electricity demand, cash flows for discoms: ICRA
The lockdown has resulted in a shutdown of the industrial and commercial establishments and stoppage of passenger railway services. This has adversely impacted the all India electricity demand, given that these segments constitute about 40% of the all India electricity demand, a statement issued by the ratings firm said.
Tamil Nadu: Tangedco suffers 1,260 crore loss because of lockdown
At present, only one or two thermal units of Tangedco run because power demand has dropped. The peak demand on Monday night was only 11,000MW.
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