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Policies in auto sector cannot only be driven by NGOs, activists: Tata Motors

Policies in auto sector cannot only be driven by NGOs, activists: Tata Motors

The auto major said the industry should be made a stakeholder while dealing with the policies as it has the right expertise and technical knowledge about the industry.

Diesel vehicles ban: Auto industry lost Rs 4,000 crore in 8 months

Diesel vehicles ban: Auto industry lost Rs 4,000 crore in 8 months

The Supreme Court, had earlier this month lifted the ban on the registration of such diesel vehicles with one percent environment cess.

M&M recalls SUV Rexton to rectify faulty rear driveshaft

M&M recalls SUV Rexton to rectify faulty rear driveshaft

 Mahindra & Mahindra is recalling in India an unspecified number of its SUV Rexton manufactured on or before September 2014 to rectify faulty rear driveshaft.

Honda Motorcycle, Scooter sales rise 22% to 4,27,384 units in June

Honda Motorcycle, Scooter sales rise 22% to 4,27,384 units in June

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI), a subsidiary of Honda Motor Company, reported 22.52 percent increase in total sales at 4,27,384 units in June.

Domestic car sales decline marginally in May

Domestic car sales decline marginally in May

New Delhi: Domestic passenger car sales dipped marginally by 0.86 percent to 1,58,996 units in May from 1,60,371 units in the year-ago month.

Petrol cars in top-gear as diesel faces pollution crackdown

Petrol cars in top-gear as diesel faces pollution crackdown

Car buyers seem to have begun lapping up petrol variants in a big way with the diesel vehicles facing wrath of the courts on pollution concerns, prompting automakers to recalibrate their production strategy.

Automakers may face Rs 100 crore fine for violating safety rules

Automakers may face Rs 100 crore fine for violating safety rules

Automakers may have to cough up a stringent penalty of Rs 100 crore and compulsorily order a recall for faulty designs and absence of necessary safety features in their vehicles.

'No one will invest in Indian auto sector if 30% environment cess is levied'

'No one will invest in Indian auto sector if 30% environment cess is levied'

 No one will invest in India and the country's image as an investment destination will be completely thrown out of gear if an environment cess to the tune of 30 percent were to be imposed on diesel cars and SUVs, according to auto industry body SIAM.

Car sales grow after 3 months in April; up 1.87%

Car sales grow after 3 months in April; up 1.87%

Snapping 3-month declining streak, passenger car sales in India rose 1.87 per cent in April on popular new models like Maruti Baleno and Renault Kwid, although a subdued rural market continued to affect the overall sentiment.

Ban on big diesel cars not going to reduce air pollution: SIAM

A day ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on ban on big diesel cars and SUVs in the Capital and NCR, auto industry body SIAM today said such restriction is not going to achieve the desired objective of reducing pollution and will only vilify diesel technology.

Auto industry misses output target for FY16 by 18 %

Auto industry misses output target for FY16 by 18 %

Auto industry missed the target of producing 4.1 million passenger vehicles last fiscal under the Automotive Mission Plan 2006-16, although it exceeded the cumulative production target of 27.75 million units for the 10-year period by 1 percent.

SIAM slashes vehicle growth forecast on new anti-pollution steps

SIAM slashes vehicle growth forecast on new anti-pollution steps

The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) nearly halved on Friday its growth forecast for passenger vehicle sales in the current financial year to 6-8 percent, saying demand could weaken after the country introduced new measures to curb pollution

Car exports from India decline nearly 4% in April-February period

Car exports from India decline nearly 4% in April-February period

Passenger car shipments from India declined 3.71 percent to 4,84,602 units in April-February period of this fiscal due to challenges in top export markets like Algeria, Europe and neighbouring countries.

Maruti Suzuki India retains top slot in passenger vehicle segment in January

Maruti Suzuki India retains top slot in passenger vehicle segment in January

According to the latest data from the SIAM, in the top 10 best passenger vehicles, Maruti's Alto retained the top position last month, with 21,462 units, as against 22,889 units in January 2015.

SIAM says no to import duty cut in EU FTA; Volkswagen in favour

SIAM says no to import duty cut in EU FTA; Volkswagen in favour

With steps being taken up to resume India-EU FTA talks, automobile industry body SIAM Tuesday asked the government not to give in to the 28-nation bloc's demand to reduce import duties on fully-imported cars, even as German car maker Volkswagen came out in favour of such a cut.

Budget 2016: Auto sector wants excise on large cars to be reduced to 20%

Budget 2016: Auto sector wants excise on large cars to be reduced to 20%

Automobile industry body SIAM wants the government to reduce excise duty on large cars and SUVs to 20 per cent from the current rates of up to 30 per cent in the upcoming Budget.

Car sales hit speed bump in January, snap 14-month rising streak

Car sales hit speed bump in January, snap 14-month rising streak

Despite low interest and fuel costs, domestic passenger car sales stood flat in January, industry data showed on Friday.

Soon, scrapping your old car may get you discount for buying a new one

Soon, scrapping your old car may get you discount for buying a new one

Soon, if you scap your old car, you may get to see concession of as much as 50 percent on excise duty on buying a new car

Maruti maintains leadership position; has 6 out of top 10 best-selling PVs in November

Maruti maintains leadership position; has 6 out of top 10 best-selling PVs in November

Maruti Suzuki India maintained its leadership position in the domestic passenger vehicle (PV) market in November, with three of its models featuring in the top 10 selling brands last month.

Mathematical model predicts dengue epidemic in urban areas

The model uses a Susceptible-Infected-Recovered (SIR) approach to disease spread and the network consists of the city's neighbourhoods where local populations are assumed to be well-mixed.