Mandatory installation of front seat airbags in existing cars deferred till Dec 31

The mandatory installation of dual airbags on the front seats of existing car models by four months from August 31 to December 31, 2021. 

Jun 28, 2021, 00:07 AM IST

Festive demand lifts domestic passenger vehicle sales by nearly 5% in November

As many as 2,64,898 passenger vehicles were sold in November as against 2,53,139 units in the same month last year, SIAM said in revised numbers.

Dec 11, 2020, 17:54 PM IST

India’s passenger cars sales dip 57.98% in June: SIAM

Two-wheelers and three-wheelers saw a dip in sales by 38.56% and 80.15% respectively in June 2020.

Jul 14, 2020, 11:27 AM IST

Govt working on financial package for all sectors, says official

The demand for a package to stimulate the economy has been growing from various quarters, including industry bodies and MSME sector experts.

May 07, 2020, 18:22 PM IST

December auto sales decline by over 13%; car sales down 8.40%

Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Friday (January 10) released the December sales data citing slump in December 2019 vehicle sales by 13.08%.

Jan 10, 2020, 16:03 PM IST

Auto sector slowdown may wipe out a million jobs: SIAM

The slowdown has forced the value-chain operators across the automobile industry to reduce production and downsize workforce.

Sep 06, 2019, 13:29 PM IST

Govt to award construction work worth Rs 5 lakh crore to boost auto sector: Nitin Gadkari

Speaking at the 59th SIAM Annual Convention, Gadkari said that the Finance minister is trying to resolve the difficulties and issues faced by the auto industry.

Sep 05, 2019, 12:25 PM IST

Will make recommendation to FM to lower taxes on fuel to help Auto Industry: Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari also acknowledged that the auto sector is going through a slowdown and said it has impacted nation’s overall progress.

Sep 05, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

Passenger car sales decline by 35.95% in July: SIAM

Motorcycle sales decline by 18.88 percent and that of scooters declined by 12.10 percent.

Aug 13, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

Passenger vehicle sales dip 18.42% in April-June quarter

The industry produced a total 7,215,513 vehicles including passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, three wheelers, two wheelers and quadricycle in April-June 2019 as against 8,064,744 in April-June 2018, registering a de-growth 10.53 percent over the same period last year.

Jul 10, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

Passenger vehicle sales drop 20% in May; car sales down 26%

Domestic car sales were down 26.03 percent to 1,47,546 units as against 1,99,479 units in May 2018, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Tuesday.

Jun 11, 2019, 18:05 PM IST

Alto best selling PV model in February; Maruti makes clean sweep of top six spots

Alto overtook MSI's compact sedan Dzire which was the best selling model in the same month last year.

Mar 22, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

SIAM seeks increase in customs duty for commercial vehicle CBUs

Customs duty on two-wheeler and cars currently ranges from 50-100 per cent.

Jan 25, 2019, 16:03 PM IST

PV sales dip in December, see fifth monthly decline since July

Similarly, domestic car sales declined 2.01 percent to 1,55,159 units, compared with 1,58,338 in December 2017.

Jan 14, 2019, 16:26 PM IST

PV sales decline 2.46% in August, car sales down 1%

Motorcycle sales last month grew by 6.18 percent to 12,06,512 units as compared to 11,36,322 units in August 2017.

Sep 11, 2018, 11:43 AM IST

Passenger vehicle sales drop first time in 9 months in July

Domestic car sales also declined marginally to 1,91,979 units compared to 1,92,845 in July 2017.

Aug 10, 2018, 15:56 PM IST

Passenger vehicle sales rise 20% in May

Motorcycle sales last month rose 15.16 percent to 12,21,559 units as against 10,60,744 units a year earlier.

Jun 11, 2018, 12:20 PM IST

Passenger car sales marginally lower in January: SIAM data

According to the data, the sales of overall commercial vehicles surged by 39.73% to 85,660 units in January.

Feb 12, 2018, 23:09 PM IST

Auto Expo: Autonomous driving, gaming zone key attractions

The expo, from February 9-14, will see 24 new launches and unveiling of over 100 vehicles. Besides, there will be 12 startups participating in the event, the majority being in the electric vehicle space.

Jan 31, 2018, 10:23 AM IST

Auto Expo: Autonomous driving, gaming zone key attractions

The expo, from February 9-14, will see 24 new launches and unveiling of over 100 vehicles.

Jan 31, 2018, 08:40 AM IST