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The best 2018 April Fools' Day automotive pranks

The best 2018 April Fools' Day automotive pranks

From a portable 3D printer that can churn out spare parts to an all-electric tractor, manufacturers went quite the di...

Maruti Suzuki ends fiscal 2018 with record sales

Maruti Suzuki ends fiscal 2018 with record sales

Indian car manufacturer announces 13.4 percent rise in car sales; brand is 2.2 lakh units away from expected sales by...

Pune mall installs tyre killers to deter wrong-way driving

Pune mall installs tyre killers to deter wrong-way driving

Installed at the roads around Amanora Park Town mall, it is meant to help prevent accidents.                            

New cars to roll out soon with factory-fitted number plates

New cars to roll out soon with factory-fitted number plates

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s announcement means carmakers take over the function from state-run RTOs; intende...

BS-VI fuels go on sale in Delhi

BS-VI fuels go on sale in Delhi

Delhi becomes first city in India to retail Bharat Stage-VI grade petrol and diesel; 13 other cities likely to get hi...

Goodyear showcases oxygen-producing tyre at Geneva

Goodyear showcases oxygen-producing tyre at Geneva

3D-printed Oxygene concept tyre has living moss inside its sidewall for producing oxygen through photosynthesis; abso...

JLR CEO says transition to EVs will be costly

JLR CEO says transition to EVs will be costly

Still believes in diesel but says simultaneous investment in internal combustion engines and EVs will stretch JLRR...

Government plans to ban sale of non-ISI helmets

Government plans to ban sale of non-ISI helmets

The new policy states only ISI-certified helmets are to be sold in India. However, there is still some confusion rega...

HondaJet sales to expand to India

HondaJet sales to expand to India

Honda Aircraft Company enters Indian business aviation market; Arrow Aircraft Sales and Charters appointed authorised...

SCOOP! Michael Perschke to head new Mahindra EV subsidiary

SCOOP! Michael Perschke to head new Mahindra EV subsidiary

New startup company will be independent of Mahindra Electric; will focus on high-end of EV market                      

Mumbai-Pune to get Hyperloop One connectivity by 2025

Mumbai-Pune to get Hyperloop One connectivity by 2025

Tube-based transport system promises to cut travel time between the two cities to just 25 minutes.                      

Hyundai introduces Swachh Can at Auto Expo 2018

Hyundai introduces Swachh Can at Auto Expo 2018

The portable dustbin holds trash like wrappers and tissues; fits into the cup-holder.                                  

Budget 2018: What carmakers want

Budget 2018: What carmakers want

Auto industry demands reduction in tax rates and stability in policymaking.                                            

BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen admit using caged monkeys in diesel emission tests

BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen admit using caged monkeys in ...

German manufacturers have admitted to financing study designed to show emissions had decreased by forcing animals to ...

Why many automakers are giving Auto Expo 2018 a miss

Why many automakers are giving Auto Expo 2018 a miss

Manufacturer participation in India’s largest motor show has seen a sharp dip vis-à-vis the 2016 edition. ...

Auto Expo 2018 to see 24 new launches

Auto Expo 2018 to see 24 new launches

With the Auto Expo dates coming closer, Arun Malhotra and Sugato Sen from SIAM discuss what one can expect from the h...

SIAM: PV sales to end 2018 fiscal with flat growth rate

SIAM: PV sales to end 2018 fiscal with flat growth rate

We see passenger vehicles growing at 9 percent, close to 9.2 percent, in 2017 fiscal; SUVs to continue leading the gr...

Skoda Auto India appoints Gurpratap Boparai as MD

Skoda Auto India appoints Gurpratap Boparai as MD

Boparai was previously the CEO of Fiat India; has 25 years of automobile industry experience.                          

Triumph opens new dealership in Gurugram

Triumph opens new dealership in Gurugram

Spread across 5,000 square feet and three floors, it is one of Triumph’s largest dealerships in India.            

SIAM estimates mass-scale electric mobility in India by 2047

SIAM estimates mass-scale electric mobility in India by 2047

A new white paper on EVs in India states mass electric mobility will happen 30 years from now.