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Public comments invited on BS-VI level emission norms for Quadricycles

Public comments invited on BS-VI level emission norms for Quadricycles

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has invited suggestions and comments for the proposed amendment of Rule 115 to mandate BS-VI level emission norms for Quadricycle with effect from 1st April

Dec 27, 2019, 13:26 PM IST
Petrol, diesel prices up again across all major cities

Petrol, diesel prices up again across all major cities

In Delhi, petrol prices rose to Rs 74.74 a litre on Friday as against Rs 74.68 on Thursday, while diesel price climbed to Rs 67.24 per litre on Friday from Rs 67.09 a litre on Thursday, according to

Dec 27, 2019, 10:40 AM IST
Auto Expo to showcase industry's vision of moving towards clean and green mobility

Auto Expo to showcase industry's vision of moving towards clean and green mobility

The theme of this edition is `Explore the World of Mobility` which resonates the message of technology, capability and vision of mobility for tomorrow - safer, cleaner, connected, bespoke and shared

Dec 23, 2019, 13:05 PM IST
Auto sales plunge by 12% in November; some segments show positive growth

Auto sales plunge by 12% in November; some segments show positive growth

Passenger car sales dipped by 10.83 per cent to 1.6 lakh from 1.79 lakh in November last year. However, utility vehicle sales gained by 32.7 per cent to 92,739 from 69,884 in the same period.

Dec 10, 2019, 14:04 PM IST
Fiat Chrysler to recall nearly 700,000 SUVs for electrical fault risk

Fiat Chrysler to recall nearly 700,000 SUVs for electrical fault risk

 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Thursday it will recall nearly 700,000 sport utility vehicles worldwide because a faulty electrical connection could prevent engine starts or contribute to a

Nov 21, 2019, 18:40 PM IST
Festive boost: October vehicle registration up four percent

Festive boost: October vehicle registration up four percent

Although the overall record was positive, registration of commercial vehicles registered a de-growth of 23 percent. Registration of personal vehicles rose by 11 percent in October, compared to a year

Nov 19, 2019, 20:27 PM IST
India's September passenger vehicle sales dive 24% as slowdown persists

India's September passenger vehicle sales dive 24% as slowdown persists

Passenger vehicle sales dropped to 223,317 units in September, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) data showed, while passenger car sales dived 33.4% to 131,281 units.

Oct 11, 2019, 12:09 PM IST
Maruti Suzuki launches S-Presso SUV at Rs 3.69 lakh

Maruti Suzuki launches S-Presso SUV at Rs 3.69 lakh

Maruti Suzuki S-Presso is powered by a 1 litre petrol engine which is BS VI compliant and it will be exported to the whole world.

Sep 30, 2019, 12:36 PM IST
Maruti Suzuki reduces Baleno RS prices by Rs 1 lakh

Maruti Suzuki reduces Baleno RS prices by Rs 1 lakh

The Baleno RS is now priced at Rs 7.88 lakh after the discount. On Wednesday, following the announcement of reduction in corporate taxes by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Maruti Suzuki had

Sep 28, 2019, 08:07 AM IST
Maruti Suzuki cuts price of select models by Rs 5,000 to revive demand

Maruti Suzuki cuts price of select models by Rs 5,000 to revive demand

Welcoming the government`s initiative to revive demand in the automobile industry, Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday announced to proactively and voluntarily share the benefits of corporate tax

Sep 25, 2019, 12:19 PM IST
Cabinet to soon decide on vehicle scrappage policy: Sources

Cabinet to soon decide on vehicle scrappage policy: Sources

The new Scrappage policy aims at discontinuation of 15 year old Petrol vehicles and 10 year old  diesel vehicles from operating on the roads.

Sep 23, 2019, 17:11 PM IST
KTM 790 Duke 799 cc bike launched in India at Rs 8.63 lakh

KTM 790 Duke 799 cc bike launched in India at Rs 8.63 lakh

The 799 cc bike produces a maximum power of 103 hp and torque of 87 Nm. The bike is powered by a 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, parallel twin engine.

Sep 23, 2019, 14:57 PM IST
Maruti Suzuki rolls out 1 millionth car for export from Gujarat’s Mundra Port

Maruti Suzuki rolls out 1 millionth car for export from Gujarat’s Mundra Port

With shipments to more than 125 countries, the cumulative exports crossed over 1.8 million units, Maruti Suzuki India said.

Sep 19, 2019, 14:14 PM IST
Mahindra to observe no production days for upto 17 days in second quarter

Mahindra to observe no production days for upto 17 days in second quarter

Mahindra and Mahindra said that as part of aligning its production with sales requirements, it would be observing No Production Days during the second quarter of the Financial Year 2019-2020.

Sep 16, 2019, 13:06 PM IST
India will become an auto manufacturing hub in next 5-6 years: Nitin Gadkari

India will become an auto manufacturing hub in next 5-6 years: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari also said that that he has discussed the issue of GST reduction on automobiles with the Finance Ministry.

Sep 11, 2019, 13:31 PM IST
Uber, Ola, metro trains, BS VI responsible for auto sector slowdown: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Uber, Ola, metro trains, BS VI responsible for auto sector slowdown: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also responded to a plethora of questions ranging from the slump in the economy to the slowdown in the automobile sector, among other political issues.

Sep 10, 2019, 19:06 PM IST
IRDAI mulls idea to link your insurance premium to traffic violations

IRDAI mulls idea to link your insurance premium to traffic violations

A High Powered committee has requested IRDAI to examine the establishing of a system of linking of motor insurance premium with traffic violations.

Sep 09, 2019, 17:02 PM IST
Ashok Leyland to observe non-working days in 7 plants amidst weak demand

Ashok Leyland to observe non-working days in 7 plants amidst weak demand

Ashok Leyland will observe 16 non-working in Ennore, 5 non-working days in Hosur 1,2 and CPPS, 10 non-working days in Alwar, 10 non-working days in Bhandara and 18 non-working days in Pantnagar.

Sep 09, 2019, 12:55 PM IST
Reverse Gear: August auto sales slump 23.55%

Reverse Gear: August auto sales slump 23.55%

The industry which is suffering from high GST rate and lack of adequate liquidity had recorded a slump of 18.71 per cent in July, the highest monthly sales de-growth in the last 19 years.

Sep 09, 2019, 12:26 PM IST
Escorts announces India's first hybrid concept tractor

Escorts announces India's first hybrid concept tractor

Escorts claims that the hybrid tractor can be an eco-friendly and cost-effective option with power of 70HP to 75 HP, maxing out at 90HP with the hybridization option. 

Sep 07, 2019, 14:59 PM IST