Passenger vehicle exports rise 6 per cent in April-Dec; Hyundai, Ford lead the pack
Car shipments saw 4.44 per cent growth at 4,04,552 units, while utility vehicle exports saw a rise of 11.14 per cent at 1,33,511 units during the April-December period, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers' data showed.
1/3rd of all passenger vehicles sold are UVs
India’s newfound love for utility vehicles has taken the share of that segment from a mere 13% o...
MG’s electric ZS SUV outsells EVs of M&M, Tata and Hyundai at launch
MG Motors, a subsidiary of Chinese auto major SAIC, has invested over Rs...
Kia Motors eyes full capacity utilisation in India with slew of new models
Kia Motors' manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh has an installed production capacity to roll out 3 lakh units per annum on a three shift basis.
Tata Altroz gets 5-star adult safety rating in Global NCAP test
"The Nexon was the proverbial guiding light for us in this aspect, and the Altroz has followed its footsteps, setting a new benchmark across the industry safety standards," Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Business Unit (PVBU) President Mayank Pareek said in a statement.
US: CDC explains airport screening plans for coronavirus
A top official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spelled out plans to screen airline passengers arriving from central China ...
Fiat Chrysler and Foxconn plan Chinese electric vehicle joint venture
Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler and the parent of iPhone assembler Foxconn are planning to set up a joint venture to build electric cars and develop internet-connected vehicles. Fiat Chrysler is looking to make up ground in the battery-powered vehicle space and is set to launch its first full-electric model - the 500 small car - this year.
Transport ministry to help states set up vehicle tracking system
This comes after states made little progress in setting up these centres, which was to be done following a Supreme Court ruling that mandated all public transport vehicles to have vehicle tracking systems and emergency buttons. The features were mandated from January 1, 2019.
Passenger vehicle sales see sharpest drop in 20 years in 2019
As per data released by industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), commercial vehicle sales in the year under review fell 15% to 854,759 units. Two-wheeler sales declined 14.19% to 18,568,280 units in 2019. While sales of scooters dropped 16.03% to 5,841,259 units, those of motorcycles fell 12.92% to 12,012,896 units.
Tata Motors commences bookings of BS-VI compliant PV range
"Tata Motors has been vigorously working towards a seamless transition to BS-VI. We are delighted to have reached this milestone and are elated to be the first in the business to announce the introduction of an entire range of BS-VI products at once," Tata Motors President, Passenger Vehicles (PV) Business Unit Mayank Pareek said.
5 coaches of Lokmanya Tilak Express derail in Odisha; 15 passengers injured
All passengers had been admitted to a nearby hospital and they are stated to be out of danger. The officials said there was heavy fog at the site but it was not clear what led to the accident.
On Day One, Tejas Express covers Ahmedabad-Mumbai distance in six hours
The train was flagged off by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani from Ahmedabad at 10.45 am, and it arrived at Mumbai Central station at 4.45 pm, almost half an hour before its scheduled travel time. As per the train tickets, it was to depart from Ahmedabad at 9.30 am for its maiden run.
Auto sales at 20-year nadir in 2019: SIAM
In passenger vehicles, an easing in the pace of decline in December, though on a low base, and an improvement in the rolling average in the last three months of the year led the industry to suggest that the worst may be over.
SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL for converting public transport, govt vehicles into electric ones
A Supreme Court bench headed by Justice S A Bobde, sought response of the Centre on a PIL seeking implementation of its policy on gradually switching all public transport and government vehicles to electric vehicles with a view to curb air pollution and CFC emissions.
Over 5000 vehicles stranded as JK highway remains shut
On Monday, heavy rains triggered shooting of stones in Moumpassi, Digdole and Panthiyal areas, forcing suspension of the traffic, the official said. Snowfall in Kashmir side of the highway, including Jawahar Tunnel, since Sunday has resulted in blockade of the highway. "No fresh traffic was allowed from Nagrota in Jammu for Kashmir", he said.
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