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Automobile exports from India decline by 5% in 2016

Automobile exports from India decline by 5% in 2016

India's automobile exports across categories fell 5 percent in 2016 dragged down by lower sales of two and three-wheelers in various markets, including Latin America and Africa.

Car sales witness marginal hike; passenger vehicles up 4.48% in October

Car sales witness marginal hike; passenger vehicles up 4.48% in October

Domestic passenger vehicle sales rose 4.48 per cent to 2,80,677 units in October from 2,68,630 units in the same month last year.

Domestic car sales moves to top gear in October led by Maruti, Hyundai

Domestic car sales moves to top gear in October led by Maruti, Hyundai

Riding on peak festive season purchases, domestic car sales moved to top gear in October led by market leader Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai and Tata Motors, which posted strong numbers.

Six Maruti models in top ten list in first half of FY17

Six Maruti models in top ten list in first half of FY17

 Country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India continued its hold on the Indian passenger vehicles segment with six of its models featuring in the top ten selling list in the first half of this fiscal, thereby helping the company maintain its market share.

Domestic car sales up 15% in September; sales of commercial vehicles decline

Domestic car sales up 15% in September; sales of commercial vehicles decline

Total passenger vehicle sales were up 19.92 percent at 2,78,428 units in September, as against 2,32,170 a year ago.

Standard GST rate should be applicable on small cars: SIAM

Standard GST rate should be applicable on small cars: SIAM

Automobile industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures (SIAM) on Thursday said that it has suggested to the government that a standard GST (Goods and Services Tax) rate should be applicable on small cars.

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.