The electric vehicle bandwagon is picking pace in India now that two of the most dominant Japanese players have joined hands to make electric cars in the country. That, and a couple of key launches made headlines this week. Here is a wrap of all such developments from the auto world.
Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp have agreed to cooperate in selling electric vehicles in India from around 2020.
The bike will be able to generate 47 BHP of power at 8500 rpm and a maximum 45 NM of torque at 4500 rpm
In an interview to Moneycontrol's Swaraj Baggonkar Minoru Kato, President and Chief Executive of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India gives an insight of Honda’s future plans which also include the possibility of a brand new factory, a 150cc scooter and a Royal Enfield.
State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) will float another tender for 10,000 e-cars in March-April next year in line with the government's vision of having all-electric passenger cars by 2030.
Kinetic Group and Norton Motorcycles plan to import a limited number of the British brand's models - Commando and Dominator - to India over the next three months.
Running a BS-IV vehicle on BS-VI fuel is possible which could lead to lower levels of pollution.
As per commercial vehicles dealers discounts have surpassed more than 20 percent of the value of the vehicle which translates to as much as Rs 5 lakh per truck if bought in bulk.
Powered by a 2.0 litre, 4 cylinder turbocharged Ingenium diesel engine the 2018 model year F-Pace is now priced at Rs 60.02 lakh (ex-showroom). Its price when first launched in India last year in October was Rs 68.4 lakh.
Volkswagen's leaders will on Friday probably approve more investment in a plant in eastern Germany to ramp up production of electric cars there, sources said.
Mahindra & Mahindra on Tuesday launched an updated version of its SUV Scorpio with price starting at Rs 9.97 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Leisure bike specialist Royal Enfield will concentrate on the two big upcoming launches – Interceptor and Continental GT – and will not have a new product launch till late 2019.
The Anand Mahindra-led automobile company has also requested Ford if it could use the American automobile giant's existing retail network in Mexico.
The oil demand of the world, however, will not be as robust as the sales of passenger and commercial vehicles
The plant based in Detroit, which would reportedly be the first in the region in more than 25 years, would make vehicles that are suited for off-roading
Utility vehicle and tractor major Mahindra & Mahindra concluded the quarter posting the best-ever margins and net profit. SUV became the hot favorite for consumers even as tractor demand hit the roof.
Coming with retro themed looks, the Imperiale 400 is pleasing to the eyes and is powered by a 373 cc air cooled, single cylinder, fuel injected engine
The company expects India to account for 50 percent of Suzuki Motor Corporation's (SMC) global sales by then, up from the current 30 percent.
The company, with a presence across 35 countries, aims to sharpen its focus on markets like Bangladesh that have been performing well.
Two of India’s most noted bike makers made a product splash at the world’s biggest bike show in Italy.
Speaking exclusively to Moneycontrol News, shortly after announcing the second quarter financial results, Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra said, "Talks have moved ahead very positively (with Ford)".
States are allegedly using flying squads to ‘stop vehicles on highways in an apparent attempt to corroborate their GST revenues’.
Premium hatchback Baleno, which is one of the two runaway hits from Maruti Suzuki, clocked volumes of 14,532 units last month. The Baleno was also the third high-selling model for the industry.
The Mumbai-based company has already amassed unserviced bookings of more than 15,000 units for the Nexon during the last 6 weeks.
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