Here is a complete round-up of all major news breaks in the automotive space this week
First showcased as a prototype in 2016, the Duke 790 was unveiled a year later at the 2017 EICMA.
Given the unique position of Endurance Tech in auto component segment and its track record, it deserves premium valuations.
While the India-spec variant does look similar to the international one, it will be slightly larger and will also sport a few subtle changes to the design
As of March 2018, there were 56,000 electric vehicles on the roads in the country, of which e-cars were a paltry 1,200 units, while the rest 54,800 units are two-wheelers, according to the data from the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles, the apex industry lobby for the e-vehicles industry.
According to the website, the rear-wheel-drive model has a "mid range" battery, a range of 260 miles, 50 miles less than the long-range battery that the more expensive Model 3 is equipped with.
With help from 8,000 engineers stationed at its research centre in Chennai, Nissan's international range is being tuned to suit Indian tastes.
The first of the two new launches will hit the market on October 22
Take a look at the 2019 Porsche launched in India in three variants -- Cayenne, Cayenne E-Hybrid and Cayenne Turbo.
The concept vehicle showcased that the 2018 Auto Expo was highly appreciated and Tata Motors announced that 80 percent of the design would make it to the production spec SUV.
The Cayenne accounts for almost 45 percent of the Porsche product portfolio in India.
Mahindra will develop and supply a low-displacement petrol engine to Ford India for use in its present and future vehicles, starting 2020
The definitive agreements on powertrain sharing and connected car solutions reinforce the progress made in the strategic alliance between the two companies, first announced in September 2017 and followed up with five agreements in March 2018.
Activa, which pushed Hero Motocorp's flagship Splendor to second position in May 2017, has retained top spot as largest selling two-wheeler brand in the country. It is also the largest selling two-wheeler globally.
The company could also look at manufacturing SUV mu-X in India depending on domestic and export demand.
German automotive technology giant Bosch is said to be working on a range of new features that will be integrated with everyday technology
Car manufacturers have complained increasingly loudly about new regulations, including bans on older diesel vehicles in German cities and broader EU measures to cut car emissions
Like the new 2019 Versys 650 launched recently, the new Z650 and Z900 retain the styling of its predecessors, apart from some graphic changes.
Musk tweeted that the new chip would improve the performance of Tesla's Autopilot between 500 percent and 2000 percent.
"Audi AG has accepted the fine" investigators levied for "deviations from regulatory requirements in certain V6 and V8 diesel aggregates and diesel vehicles", the group said in a statement, adding that "the fine will directly affect Volkswagen AG's financial earnings" for 2018.
While Duke 125 is manufactured at Bajaj's Chakan plant, it is primarily exported to the European market
Rajasekharan, who comes from Suzuki Motorcycle India where he was executive vice-president for sales and marketing from July 2016, will be based in Gurgaon where the company is headquartered
Bajaj now commands a share of nearly 16% in the 110cc segment up from nearly 13% it had before the price cut
With KTM Duke holding the title of fastest 200cc bike in India at 138 kmph, Ultraviolette Automotive's electric bike surpasses it and also boasts of a range of over 150 km, the report said
The decision to offer only two variants with CNG is with a view towards keeping all Santro variants within the overall price bracket