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Auto production, sales in China dips to 4.4 per cent in May

The automobile production and sales in China has dropped 4.4 per cent in May from April this year, marking the second month-on-month decline in a row in the world`s biggest automobile market, an industry group said today.

US plans to create nationwide licence plate database

The US plans to create a nationwide database of license plate numbers of registered automobiles in the country to help authorities catch fugitive undocumented immigrants.

India 7th largest vehicle producing nation

The government on Monday claimed that India has become the seventh largest vehicle producing nation in the world, six years ahead of the set target.

Curbs on steel imports lifted; auto industry breathes easy

The government on Friday removed restriction on imports of hot-rolled steel, which is mainly used in the automobile and consumer durable industries, giving a big relief to these sectors from rising raw material prices.

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.

China`s first automobile wind tunnel set up

China, aspiring to be the world`s
top auto maker, has established the country`s first automobile
wind tunnel in Shanghai, signalling a major breakthrough in
indigenous vehicle development and production.

Pawan Goenka is new automobile society president

"Growth with responsibility" will be the mantra of new SIAM(Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers) President Pawan Goenka who took charge of the organisation Friday.

Hyundai to introduce Santa Fe next year, 800cc car by 2011

Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor plans to launch its sports utility vehicle -- Santa Fe – in India by next year.

Car exports on uphill drive with 22% jump in July

Passenger car exports from India grew by 22.44 percent in July, riding on the back of a scrappage programme by some European countries which incentivised buying of new cars in exchange of the old ones.

Auto industry posts healthy growth in July; to continue trend

The domestic passenger car segment grew for the sixth consecutive month with July sales posting a robust 30.91 percent jump on account of low-base during the same month last year, which is expected to fuel the momentum for the next 2-3 months as well.