Google begins testing self-driving prototype cars in Austin, Texas

Google Inc has begun testing its self-driving cars in Austin, Texas, expanding efforts to gather information on how the prototypes interact with traffic, road conditions and people, the company said early Tuesday.

India inks landmark cross border pact; more nations to join

India Monday achieved a milestone with the signing of a motor vehicles pact with Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh enabling seamless transit of passenger, cargo and vehicles with the first stage of the USD-8 billion road connectivity project set to begin in October.

Nifty ends below 8,550-level in volatile trade

Among major losers are Hindalco 2.24 percent, Hindustan Unilever 1.68 percent, SBI 1.53 percent, Tata Steel 1.28 percent and Infosys 0.99 percent.

Car sales slow in February; Maruti, Hyundai post single digit growth
Car sales slow in February; Maruti, Hyundai post single digit growth

Car sales in India were at a slow lane in February with main players Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai posting single digit growth during the month while others like GM India and Mahindra & Mahindra saw decline in sales.

JK Tyre shares surge over 16% on stellar Q3 results

Stocks of JK Tyre & Industries today soared over 16 per cent after the company reported 55.53 per cent jump in consolidated net profits for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014.

Auto industry body wants excise duty reduction in Budget

Automobile industry body SIAM wants Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to reduce excise duty on automobiles in the upcoming Budget to help the sector combat demand slowdown.

TVS Motor to replace Arvind from NSE's Nifty Midcap 50

TVS Motor Company will be included in the NSE's Nifty Midcap 50 index, replacing textiles major Arvind Ltd from next month.

John Kerry tours new Ford plant in western India

US Secretary of State John Kerry Monday toured a state-of-the-art $1 billion Ford Motor company plant due to open in western India, which will double the American automaker`s annual output in the country.

Bajaj Q2 Net down 29%; hit by one-time charge on Pantnagar unit

Bajaj Auto on Tuesday reported a 29.41 percent decline in net profit at Rs 590.9 crore for the three months ended September, hit by a one-time expense of Rs 340.29 crore related to Pantnagar plant in Uttarakhand.

GM halts delivery of new pickups over faulty air-bags

US auto giant General Motors on Friday urgently halted deliveries of two 2015 flagship model pickup trucks after discovering a fault in their airbag safety system.

Rate sensitive stocks down post RBI policy

Interest-sensitive realty, banking and auto stocks fell up to 6 percent on Tuesday after the Reserve Bank kept interest rates unchanged in its bi-monthly monetary policy.

Indian auto industry can touch $300 bn mark by 2026: Study

It said commercial vehicle sales will rise to 3.9 million units from 0.7 million in FY14; of two-wheelers, to 55.5 million units from 16.9 million.

Govt looking at extending excise duty concessions to auto sector

The government is looking at the proposal for extending excise duty concessions to the automobile sector beyond December, a move that would provide further relief to automakers.

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.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio to launch diesel and CNG variant soon

Maruti Suzuki's hatchback car Celerio, which hit the Indian roads in February 2014, will soon launch its diesel variant in the country this fiscal.

Ford India sales up 83% in April

Ford India Thursday reported 82.9 percent increase in total sales at 13,297 units in April 2014.

Car sales revive marginally in March on excise duty cut

Hyundai Motor India Ltd's (HMIL) domestic sales rose by 3.38 percent to 35,003 units from 33,858 units in March, 2013.

Toyota to spend $3.5 bn on share buy-back

Toyota is to buy back as much as 1.89 percent of its shares for 360 billion yen (USD 3.5 billion), raiding a growing corporate cash chest for the first time in five years, the Japanese carmaker said Wednesday.

Nifty pares initial losses to regain 6,500-mark, up 11 points

Fag-end bouts of value buying in key counters of Pharma, FMCG, Auto and infra lifted the benchmark to regain 6,500 level, gaining a modest 11.10 points at the National Stock Exchange (NSE) here on Friday .

Tax experts hail cut in excise duty

Tax experts have hailed Finance Minister P Chidambaram's decision to slash excise duty, saying the move will give the much-needed boost to auto, capital goods and whitegoods sectors which have borne the brunt of slowdown.

From Zee Media Corp., an offering that is UNCONDITIONALLY AUTO

Zee Media Corp. has pulled out all the stops to bring out a brand new initiative that focuses on 360-degree coverage of all things automotive.

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.

Maruti, Honda, Hyundai domestic car sales up in August

While the car makers struggled, two-wheeler makers such as Hero MotoCorp and Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India reported sales growth in August this year.

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.

Maruti launches limited edition Alto K10 Knightracer

Maruti Suzuki unveiled a limited edition of Alto K10, the Alto K10 Knightracer here on Thursday.

Nissan too plans to up prices from Jan

After the biggies, Nissan India today said it is planning to increase prices across all its vehicle models from January.

Now, a car with windscreen that helps prevent wrinkles

Japanese motor giant Honda has designed the first car that would be marketed exclusively for women.

Ford India sales down 8% in September

Domestic sales also declined marginally to 7,794 units in September this year as against 7,801 units in the same month last year, Ford India said in a statement.