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Passenger vehicle sales rise 9% in May

Passenger vehicle sales rise 9% in May

Passenger vehicle sales in India rose by 8.63 percent in May, mainly driven by strong sales of utility vehicles.

Passenger vehicle sales in India to grow 7-9% in FY18: SIAM

Domestic passenger vehicle sales are expected to grow by 7-9 percent in 2017-18, with 7th Pay Commission payout and better rabi output likely to support growth, according to auto industry body SIAM.

Passenger vehicle sales in India crossed the three million milestone for the first time in 2016-17

Passenger vehicle sales in India crossed the three million milestone for the first time in 2016-17

Motorcycles sales last month were at 9,15,199 units as against 9,46,754 a year earlier, down 3.33 percent.

NGT asks Centre to clarify status of plea on BS-IV norms in SC

NGT asks Centre to clarify status of plea on BS-IV norms in SC

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre to clarify whether parallel proceedings were going on in the Supreme Court on a plea related to the scheduled introduction of BS-IV norms from April 1.

2018 Auto Expo to be held from February 9 to 14

2018 Auto Expo to be held from February 9 to 14

While the Motor Show will be organised at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida, from February 9 to 14, 2018, the Components show will be held at the Pragati Maidan in New Delhi from February 8 to 11.  

Six Maruti models among top 10 best-selling PVs in Feb

Six Maruti models among top 10 best-selling PVs in Feb

Maruti Suzuki India retained its leadership position in the domestic passenger vehicle market last month, with six of its models featuring in the top 10 selling brands.

Car sales grow 4.9% in February, passenger vehicles up 9%

Car sales grow 4.9% in February, passenger vehicles up 9%

Domestic passenger vehicle sales rose 9.01 percent to 2,55,359 units in February, from 2,34,244 in the same month last year.

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.