Automobiles

Vehicle registration plummets by 88.87% in May 2020: FADA

FADA said that demand Trend in first 10 days of June shows extremely weak consumer sentiment.

Jun 11, 2020, 16:35 PM IST

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-ago period and that of two-wheelers and three-wheelers were up 5 percent and 4 percent.

Nov 19, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

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

Tough time will pass, says Nitin Gadkari on slowdown in Indian economy

Union minister Nitin Gadkari said that the Centre is committed to push the growth rate and is taking measures to boost the flagging economy.

Sep 15, 2019, 08:16 AM IST

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

Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill 2019: Insurance compensation increased 10 times from Rs 50,000 to Rs 5 lakh

Insurance firms have to pay claims within a month, if the victim’s family agree to accept Rs 5 lakh compensation.

Aug 01, 2019, 10:37 AM IST

Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2019 passed: Check out complete list of penalties

Stricter provisions are being proposed in respect of offences like juvenile driving, drunken driving, driving without licence, dangerous driving, over-speeding, overloading etc.

Aug 01, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

Now, microdots in vehicles to check theft, trace stolen vehicles

Microdot technology involves spraying the body and parts of the vehicle or any other machine with microscopic dots, which give a unique identification. Use of this technology will help check theft of vehicles and also use of fake spare parts.   

Jul 29, 2019, 18:16 PM IST

Auto prices to get costlier as government proposes hike in registration charges

The draft added that in case of delay in applying for renewal of certificate of registration, an additional fee of Rs 300 for motor cycles and Rs 500 for cars shall be levied.

Jul 29, 2019, 17:07 PM IST

Women more vulnerable in car accidents than men: Study

 Belted female occupants have 73 per cent greater odds of being seriously injured in frontal car crashes compared to belted males.

Jul 11, 2019, 17:18 PM IST

Revision of rates left to GST Council's discretion: CBEC Chief

The decision on revising the tax rates fixed on various goods and services has been left to the discretion of the GST Council, Central Board of Excise and Customs Chairperson Vanaja Sarna said on Monday.

May 29, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

GST rates will help stimulate demand in auto sector: SIAM

Auto industry body SIAM on Friday welcomed the GST rates for automobiles saying the new tax rates would help in stimulating demand.

May 19, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

Decision to end alliance with Kawasaki won't impact biz: Bajaj

Bajaj Auto on Monday said its decision to end decade-long alliance with Japan's Kawasaki for sales and services in India would not have an adverse impact on the overall performance of the company.

Mar 27, 2017, 20:25 PM IST

General Motors recalls 4.3 million vehicles over air bag-related defect

General Motors Co said on Friday it will recall nearly 4.3 million vehicles worldwide due to a software defect that can prevent air bags from deploying during a crash, a flaw already linked to one death and three injuries.

Sep 09, 2016, 23:41 PM IST

Next-Gen Audi A5 Sportback spotted testing

The next generation of the Audi A5 Sportback has been spotted testing in India. The snapped mule wore minimal camouflage, enabling us to get a good look at the design.

Sep 06, 2016, 12:35 PM IST

Honda preparing to unveil new seven-seater SUV

Honda has been a popular name when it comes to economy cars globally but the Japanese carmaker’s stock has been dwindling over the past few financial quarters.

Sep 06, 2016, 12:13 PM IST

Buying a car becomes costlier in India, again!

The GDP might be ‘climbing,’ but so are the grain prices; even fuel rates are going through the roof and it’s now time for car buyers to bear the brunt of the Modi government’s policies, again.

 

Jun 03, 2016, 09:39 AM IST

Indian small cars to benefit from Sri Lanka import duty changes

Sri Lanka has reduced import duties on 800 and 1,000cc cars while increasing duty on higher engine capacity cars, a move likely to benefit India-made smaller vehicles.

May 28, 2016, 21:15 PM IST

E-vehicle maker Clean Motion to invest $10 million in India

Sweden-based electric vehicle maker Clean Motion plans to invest USD 10 million (about Rs 66 crore) in India over the next three years to expand operations including setting up of an assembly unit for its Zbee three- wheelers in the country.

May 01, 2016, 18:13 PM IST

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.

Apr 10, 2016, 14:13 PM IST