Techie jumps out of auto to foil abduction bid in Thane

A 24-year-old software professional suffered serious injuries, when she jumped to safety from a moving auto-rickshaw here after the driver allegedly tried to abduct her, police said.

Karnataka minister gives car for accident victims, takes auto

Karnataka Health Minister UT Khader Sunday came to the aid of an old couple, involved in an accident, sending them to a hospital in his official car and himself taking an auto to reach his destination.

2 killed, 8 injured in accident in Bareilly

Two persons were killed today and eight others injured when an auto was hit by a speeding truck in Fatehganj Paschimi area here, police said.

Mumbai teen allegedly gang-raped by 3 auto-rickshaw drivers

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four men in suburban Borivali last night, the police said here Tuesday.

Delhi government likely to raise auto, taxi fare post CNG price hike

In the wake of hike in CNG prices, Delhi government tonight hinted at a hike in auto and taxi fares soon.

Delhi road rage: Auto driver beaten to death

In yet another shocking incident of road rage in the national capital, an auto driver was beaten to death by two persons after scuffle over a minor road accident.

Promos move on - using autos, cabs to steer a hit

It`s advertising on the move, as clever and gimmicky as they come. Buses are passe and producers are now hitching a ride on Mumbai autorickshaws and looking at taxis too to drive their movies to the masses.Ekta Kapoor is amongst the recent Bollywood filmmakers to innovate and has used autorickshaws to promote her ready-to-release "Ragini MMS" with teasers like "Ragini Ka MMS Dekha Kya?" and "Ragini Yahan Baithi Thi".

Delhi: Travel in a taxi, pay for an auto

Commuters in the city will now
have the option of travelling in taxis with almost the same
fare as that of autorickshaws.

Auto fuel retailers to go on indefinite strike from Sep 20

The Federation of All-India
Petroleum Traders said it will go on an
indefinite strike Sept 20 to press for demands such as
raising the commission on fuel sales and a uniform rate for
petroleum products across the country.

Auto, taxi fares hiked in Delhi

The Delhi government announced a steep hike in auto and taxi fares.

Delhi auto, taxi drivers protest CNG price hike

Delhi autorickshaw and taxi drivers Thursday protested the hike in CNG prices.

Nine killed in auto-lorry collision in Andhra Pradesh

Nine persons, including two
women, were killed on Saturday and another injured when the auto
rickshaw in which they were travelling collided with a lorry
in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.

Auto phase-out without alternative not viable: Dikshit

The national capital will come
to a "standstill" if auto-rickshaws are phased out without a
better alternative, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said
today.

Nissan`s LCV plans on schedule; to roll out in mid-`11

Nissan Motor India would commence production of LCVs under its joint venture with the domestic commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland by mid-2011 as planned, a top company official said on Monday.

Indian auto sector to grow by 10-12% in 2010: Fitch

The Indian auto industry is likely to see a growth of 10-12 percent in sales in 2010, but companies will come under margin pressures as competition hots up in the market, according to global rating firm Fitch.

Maruti to hike prices soon

The country’s largest passenger car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. is planning to hike prices on rise in input costs, a company official said.

Ford motors in Leningrad region to shift to 5-day workweek

Ford motor works in Leningrad region will return to a 5-day workweek from Monday.

Tata Motors plans Nano`s US launch in three years

Tata Group Chief Ratan Tata on Tuesday said the company will consider launching `Nano` in the US in the next three years and is currently developing a bigger engine for the same.

Maruti plans to double output by 2015 to maintain dominance

The country`s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki on Tuesday said it plans to have an output of 15 lakh units by 2015 to maintain its 50 per cent market share in the Indian car market.

BAL registers 85 per cent growth in two-wheeler sales

At 220,429 two-wheelers sold in December 2009, Bajaj Auto Ltd (BAL) registered a 85 per cent growth in sales over December 2008, when it sold 119,215 units, a company release said.

Toyota Kirloskar registers highest yearly and monthly sales

Toyota Kirloskar Motor today announced that it has recorded the highest sales for a calendar year with a 107 percent growth at 55,497 units in 2009.

Tata Motors Dec sales more than doubles at 51,627 units

The country`s largest auto maker Tata Motors today said its total sales during December last year more than doubled to 51,627 units, up from 25,219 vehicles sold in December 2008.

Economy off to promising start; exports, auto sales soar

A slew of feel-good news greeted India Inc on the New Year Day with November exports showing signs of scripting a turnaround story and December auto sales zooming, further cementing hopes of a gala 2010.

In New Year, Ford gears up to increase prices

Come January and those of you were planning to get a new car may have to shell out more as a steep rise in input costs has forced the car-makers hiking prices in the New Year.

PM may discuss freeing auto fuel prices on Jan 13

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may deliberate on freeing auto fuel prices when he reviews the financial health of state-run oil firms with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Oil Minister Murli Deora on January 13.

TVS likely to foray into above 200 cc bike segment

Chennai-based TVS Motor today said it may venture into the above 200 cc segment in the bikes market as the company looks to increase its footprint in two-wheeler business.

VW chief sees sunnier outlook for industry in 2010

The head of Volkswagen, Europe`s biggest automaker, forecast a slight uptick in sales in the sector next year driven by demand in China, Brazil and India, in an interview to be published Monday.

Hyundai Motor announces China truck venture

Hyundai Motor Co said Sunday it has agreed to launch a USD 400 million truck manufacturing venture in China with a local partner as it seeks further inroads in the world`s biggest auto market.

Hyundai to set up joint venture in China

Hyundai Motor has signed an initial agreement to create a commercial vehicle joint venture with China`s Baotou Bei Ben Heavy-Duty Truck Co with a total investment of $400 million.

Volkswagen to end deal spree

Volkswagen is unlikely to make further strategic deals in the near future, its CEO signalled, suggesting an end to the company`s recent spree which included the taking of a stake in Suzuki.