Expect traffic hassles during Auto Expo: Police

Delhiites can expect traffic
hassles near Pragati Maidan as a large turnout of people are
expected for the Auto Expo for the next one week.

Auto expo sees over 2 million visitors, 25 new launches

The seven-day Auto Expo, which drew to a close on Monday, had over 2 million enthusiasts passing through its doors to catch the buzz surrounding some of the most advanced cars showcased by global majors.

Honda`s small car to have 80% localisation

Japanese auto major Honda on Monday said its small car, scheduled for launch in 2011, will have around 80 per cent components made in the country.

Volkswagen`s Polo to come with customised features

German auto major Volkswagen on Monday said it will offer package options to customers of its soon-to-be launched small car Polo, which will include features like accessories, safety and sports.

Police stops music at auto expo to manage weekend crowd

Music shows and public performances were halted at the ongoing Auto Expo on Sunday as massive weekend crowd at the exhibition became "unmanageable", police said.

Vintage cars showcased at Delhi Auto Expo

Vintage cars, some of which are hundred years old, have become a major source of attraction at the ongoing Auto Expo 2010 in New Delhi.

HMSI plans to launch two bikes next fiscal

Two-wheeler maker Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) today said it may introduce two new bikes in the country during the next fiscal as it aims to clock sales of 15 lakh units in 2010-11.

Nissan to offer nine models in India soon

Nissan Motor Co will soon offer a line-up of nine vehicles in India including five built locally as it aims to catch up with rivals in the fast-growing market, the head of its Indian operations said.

Volvo raises vehicle prices by 3-4 percent

Volvo Trucks India on Wednesday said it has increased prices of its vehicles by 3-4 percent starting this year on account of rising input costs.

Ashok Leyland unveils hybrid bus

Hinduja group`s flagship company Ashok Leyland on Wednesday unveiled the country`s first electric plug-in CNG hybrid bus, HYBUS, at the Auto Expo here.

Indian auto market – a war zone of small cars

The 10th Auto Expo, started here on Tuesday, set the stage for a prolonged war between global auto giants such as Toyota, Volkswagen and Honda in India, one of the fastest growing auto markets in the world.

Small, green cars set to rule at Auto Fair

Keen to boost sales, global automakers unveiled fresh plans at the Auto Expo that opened on Tuesday in Delhi.

Merc to launch Rs-2-cr AMG Desert Gold soon

The German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz India on Tuesday showcased two new cars--SLS AMG Desert Gold and the hatchback coupe Concept Fascination—at the going 10th Auto Expo here.

GM seeks incentives for green cars

General Motors India on Tuesday sought incentives for owners of cars driven on alternative fuel and tax rate cuts to encourage adoption of such eco-friendly vehicles.

Renault to resume investment in India

France`s Renault is resuming investment in its passenger car line-up in India, Katsumi Nakamura, executive vice president and leader of its Africa-Asia management committee said on Tuesday.

BMW launches three luxury brands in India, plans investment

German luxury car maker BMW on Tuesday launched BMW Gran Turismo, BMW X6M and BMW 760Li and plans to ramp up capacity of its manufacturing plant at Chennai.

Tata Motors showcases `Aria`

Tata Motors on Tuesday previewed `Aria`, a cross-over between a multi-utility and sports utility vehicle, at the Auto Expo here and billed it as a four-wheeler built for Indians by Indian engineers.

Honda to launch new compact in India by 2011

Japan`s Honda Motor said on Tuesday it would begin selling a new compact car in India in 2011 as it seeks a foothold in the fast-growing segment.

10th Auto Expo to start Tuesday in Delhi

The seven-day 10th Auto Expo this week could attract around 20 lakh visitors, higher than those at similar events held last year in Shanghai and New York, organisers said Monday.

Auto Expo: Launch of three hatchbacks to increase competition

The highly competitive entry level and hatchback segments in the Indian automobile industry is expected to go on an overdrive this year Milestones for auto sector with the launch of three more cars in these categories.

Mahindra to showcase electric vehicle at Auto Expo

Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra plans
to showcase its much-awaited electric vehicle at the Auto Expo
scheduled to take place next month in the national capital.

New Logan to be launched at Auto Expo

Carmaker Mahindra Renault on Tuesday said it will launch a new variant of its sedan Logan at the upcoming Auto Expo in the Capital.

Delphi to showcase auto components in Delhi Expo

Global auto component maker Delphi on Monday said it will showcase a number of its automotive technologies during next month`s Delhi Auto Expo including SD card-based navigation and generic body control module designs.

Curtains come down on seventh Auto Expo

New Delhi, Jan 20: Curtains came down on the seventh
Auto Expo, dubbed as Asia's largest auto show, with over a
million people thronging the fair amid rollout of new vehicles
and unveiling of future models.

Audi plans to drive `TT Coupe' into India

New Delhi, Jan 19: Almost five years after it aborted a planned foray into the Indian market with sister concern Skoda, German luxury car maker Audi AG is again preparing to drive into Asia's fourth-biggest car market with the Rs 35 lakh two-door `TT Coupe'.

China's Lifan plans to make bikes in India

New Delhi, Jan 18: Chinese two-wheeler maker Lifan plans to set up a motorcycle manufacturing plant in India this year, which will mark the entry of the first Chinese company in the world's second-largest two-wheeler market.

Honda 'City', Bajaj 'Pulsar' bag ICICI-overdrive award

New Delhi, Jan 17: Honda Siels's mid-size car 'City'
and sports-utility-vehicle 'CR-V', Bajaj Auto's 'Pulsar',
Honda Motorcycle and scooter India's 'Eterno' topped the list
of fifth ICICI Bank and overdrive awards here.

Toyota pin hopes on new car

Cologne (Germany), Jan 17: Toyota driver Olivier
Panis warned today that the Japanese stable were pinning their
hopes of catching up with the formula one pacesetters in their
new TF104 car.

Nissan to re-enter India with 'X-Trail' this year

New Delhi, Jan 16: Japanese automaker Nissan Motor
Co. Today said it would launch Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV)
"X-Trail" by the middle of this year, marking the company's
re-entry into India.

Bajaj Tempo to enter heavy truck market next year

New Delhi, Jan 16: Bajaj Tempo Ltd today said it
would enter the domestic heavy truck market early next year in
technical alliance with Germany's man, for which it would
invest Rs 400 crore to set up an engine and a truck
manufacturing unit.