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  • TVS Motor to offer extra salary, extended medical cover to families of employees succumbing to COVID-19 May 13, 2021 02:14 PM IST

    TVS Motor to offer extra salary, extended medical cover to families of employees succumbing to COVID-19

    The ex-gratia is in addition to the standard TVS Motor Company Family Welfare Fund and other statuary benefits applicable to deceased employees and their families

  • Elon Musk says Tesla new self-driving rollout could take a couple of months May 13, 2021 02:02 AM IST

    Elon Musk says Tesla new self-driving rollout could take a couple of months

    Tesla shares were down 4.4% at $589.89 in late afternoon, extending falls after the U.S. safety regulator said it has launched a probe into a fatal crash near Fontana, California, involving one of the company's vehicles.

  • Ford is calling their electric pickup F-150 Lightning; unveiling scheduled for May 19 May 12, 2021 06:55 PM IST

    Ford is calling their electric pickup F-150 Lightning; unveiling scheduled for May 19

    The Lightning brand can trace its heritage back to the 1990’s with the SVT F-150 a proper sport pickup.

  • Bajaj Auto does a Borosil, says will pay salary to family for 2 years, educate children of employees who die of Covid-19 May 12, 2021 06:52 PM IST

    Bajaj Auto does a Borosil, says will pay salary to family for 2 years, educate children of employees who die of Covid-19

    In a Linkedin post, Bajaj Auto said, “Payment of monthly salary of up to Rs 2 lakh per month for 24 months, education assistance for a maximum of two children of Rs 1 lakh per child per annum up to 12th standard and Rs 5 lakh per annum per child for graduation will be offered under the assistance policy”.

  • Mahindra and Mahindra may phase out Marazzo, KUV100 May 12, 2021 04:53 PM IST

    Mahindra and Mahindra may phase out Marazzo, KUV100

    The KUV100 is positioned extremely oddly and maybe at a very odd time as well.

  • Mahindra says no plan to launch Thar SUV in Australia after Jeep threatens lawsuit May 12, 2021 04:04 PM IST

    Mahindra says no plan to launch Thar SUV in Australia after Jeep threatens lawsuit

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles alleges that the design and styling of M&M’s Thar SUV is deceptively similar to the Italian-Amercian carmaker’s iconic off-roader Jeep Wrangler.

  • Maruti Suzuki extends free service, warranty period amid COVID-19 second wave May 12, 2021 03:18 PM IST

    Maruti Suzuki extends free service, warranty period amid COVID-19 second wave

    The extension would be applicable to the free service and warranty period expiring between March 15, 2021, to May 31, 2021, the company said in a statement.

  • SIAM April 2021 auto sales | State lockdown hits vehicle demand May 12, 2021 01:53 PM IST

    SIAM April 2021 auto sales | State lockdown hits vehicle demand

    As per data shared by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturer, passenger vehicles closed April with sales of 261,633 units which was a fall of 16 percent compared to the average monthly sales of three months of January to March when the industry saw 311,194 units

  • 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace facelift unveiled internationally May 12, 2021 12:27 PM IST

    2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace facelift unveiled internationally

    The Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace was launched in India just in 2020 and the updated model should make its way here soon as well.

  • Precision Camshaft looking for partners for electric vehicle ride May 12, 2021 09:32 AM IST

    Precision Camshaft looking for partners for electric vehicle ride

    PCL’s mid-term (3-5 year) plan also includes becoming an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of electric vehicles.

  • COVID-19 impact: Mahindra expects Q1 volumes to drop by 15-20% May 12, 2021 07:41 AM IST

    COVID-19 impact: Mahindra expects Q1 volumes to drop by 15-20%

    Earlier in May M&M preponed the scheduled maintenance shutdown of four working days at its manufacturing plants in a staggered manner. This was originally scheduled for June 2021.

  • Select dealers begin accepting unofficial bookings of Hyundai Alcazar SUV May 11, 2021 07:32 PM IST

    Select dealers begin accepting unofficial bookings of Hyundai Alcazar SUV

    The Hyundai Alcazar is based on the company’s best-selling car, the Creta. The Creta is a 5-seater SUV, so Hyundai has had to make changes to allow for a third row of seats.

  • XUV900: Mahindra and Mahindra's first SUV coupe is in the works, says report May 11, 2021 05:34 PM IST

    XUV900: Mahindra and Mahindra's first SUV coupe is in the works, says report

    Mahindra had first showcased the concept in 2016 as the XUV Aero concept, but lacked the confidence then to see it into production.

  • COVID-19 impact | Rising costs, closed showrooms begin to hurt motorcycle makers May 11, 2021 04:31 PM IST

    COVID-19 impact | Rising costs, closed showrooms begin to hurt motorcycle makers

    As per data shared by an apex dealer association, only 8.65 lakh two-wheelers were registered in April, far less than the typical average of 1.2 to 1.3 million units clocked in a month.

  • Harley-Davidson offers big discounts on Model Year 2020 motorcycles May 11, 2021 02:11 PM IST

    Harley-Davidson offers big discounts on Model Year 2020 motorcycles

    The deals are available on only four bikes, of which there are only limited stocks.

  • COVID-19 relief efforts | Auto companies step up aid to tackle the pandemic May 11, 2021 12:23 PM IST

    COVID-19 relief efforts | Auto companies step up aid to tackle the pandemic

    Automotive companies have stepped up efforts to tackle the pandemic after. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs released a circular that now allows spending on make-shift COVID-19 hospitals, temporary relief camps and other initiatives as CSR activity.

  • Isuzu D-Max range finally re-launched in India starting at Rs 16.98 lakh May 10, 2021 07:53 PM IST

    Isuzu D-Max range finally re-launched in India starting at Rs 16.98 lakh

    The D-Max V-Cross has already been refreshed internationally with a facelift. In India, however, the company has brought back the older model with only upgraded engines. There is however a new entry-level to the V-Cross called the Hi-Lander.

  • Yamaha Motor to suspend production at two Indian plants due to COVID-19 May 10, 2021 06:52 PM IST

    Yamaha Motor to suspend production at two Indian plants due to COVID-19

    TOKYO Yamaha Motor Co said on Monday it will temporarily suspend its motorcycle production at two plants in India to protect employees from a ..

  • Meet Combat Wraith, the only motorcycle with two sets of foot controls; price starts at Rs 1.14 crore May 10, 2021 05:35 PM IST

    Meet Combat Wraith, the only motorcycle with two sets of foot controls; price starts at Rs 1.14 crore

    The Wraith is also one of the rare motorcycles on the street that features a girder double-wishbone front suspension and an offset cantilever rear monoshock.

  • Automakers bet on extended warranty periods and schemes to woo customers May 10, 2021 03:31 PM IST

    Automakers bet on extended warranty periods and schemes to woo customers

    There is also a choice of warranties coming out of the used car market, another sector that has been growing considerably well in the recent past.

  • Two-wheeler makers plan Rs 2,000 capex for FY22; multiple launches in the pipeline May 10, 2021 01:12 PM IST

    Two-wheeler makers plan Rs 2,000 capex for FY22; multiple launches in the pipeline

    Two-wheeler majors such as TVS Motor Company, Hero MotoCorp and Bajaj Auto will spend about Rs 2,000 crore in FY22 as capital expenditure despite the uncertainty of demand because of COVID-19.

  • India’s EV sales may not even touch 1% in next 3 years: Hyundai May 10, 2021 01:05 PM IST

    India’s EV sales may not even touch 1% in next 3 years: Hyundai

    The sale and adoption of EVs is decided by a number of factors in the eyes of the public. High cost and driving range form the major part of the decision if charging infrastructure is not taken into account.

  • Auto showrooms remain shut crippling retail sales in April 2021 May 10, 2021 10:53 AM IST

    Auto showrooms remain shut crippling retail sales in April 2021

    All automakers have simultaneously cut back on their production with several factories kept shut to avoid piling up of inventory

  • COVID-19: Hero MotoCorp extends shutdown of plants across India till May 16 May 09, 2021 06:14 PM IST

    COVID-19: Hero MotoCorp extends shutdown of plants across India till May 16

    The shutdown also includes the Global Parts Center (GPC) in Neemrana and R&D facility – the Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur, Hero MotoCorp said in a statement.

  • India topped 2020 vehicle imports into S Africa despite COVID-19 impact: Report May 08, 2021 01:41 PM IST

    India topped 2020 vehicle imports into S Africa despite COVID-19 impact: Report

    The Automotive Export Manual report released here on Friday by the Automotive Industry Export Council said that India has been established by several global brands as a production hub for entry-level and small vehicles, and most of the vehicles imported from India fell into these categories.

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