Oct 31, 2021 08:03 AM IST
Moore’s Law says the number of transistors on microchips doubles every two years. Yet carmakers have been using tried-and-tested (and cheaper) technology that chip makers are no longer investing in.
- Sep 23, 2021 10:14 AM IST
A shortage of semiconductors is just part of the problem, Alixpartners said in a new forecast. High prices and tight supplies of commodities such as steel and plastic resin are driving up costs and forcing automakers to curtail production.
- Sep 05, 2021 12:36 PM IST
Automakers have witnessed robust demand so far and are now looking to spruce up supplies to dealers in order to serve customers during the peak of festive period in October.
- Jun 20, 2021 10:31 AM IST
Auto firms, which were forced to down shutters temporarily due to lockdowns and curfews, expect business activity to pick up going ahead with the opening of dealerships across states.
- Feb 18, 2021 09:26 AM IST
For decades, companies have focussed on a shortened production timeline to gain from efficiency and cost savings
- Jan 14, 2021 03:19 PM IST
Strong demand for gaming systems, PCs and other electronics by a world stuck indoors has dried up supplies of semiconductors, forcing carmakers to scramble for the chips
- Mar 26, 2020 07:50 AM IST
Automakers are fearful of being tagged as seeking a new government bailout so soon after the 2009 government-funded auto restructurings. Detroit has not sought industry-specific assistance, instead making the case that the entire economy needs urgent access to liquidity.
- Mar 23, 2020 07:36 AM IST
The move comes after automakers shut plants last week in Europe, the United States, Canada and Mexico as the global death toll from coronavirus exceeded 13,000.
- Mar 18, 2017 06:00 PM IST
Porsche SE is the group through which the billionaire Porsche and Piech families control 52.2 percent of the voting shares in Volkswagen (VW), which is still dealing with the effects of its diesel emissions scandal.
- Mar 08, 2017 09:26 AM IST
To tame high vehicular pollution, the government last year decided on stricter emission norms of Bharat Stage (BS) VI, equivalent to Euro VI, from April 1, 2020 from BS IV now, thereby skipping BS-V altogether.
- Jan 05, 2017 08:23 AM IST
Shares of General Motors Co rose 5.5 percent and Ford Motor Co stock rose 4.6 percent, far outpacing the wider Dow Jones Industrial Average, which was up only 0.3 percent.
- Oct 20, 2016 12:16 PM IST
The announcement made late yesterday by Tesla CEO Elon Musk marks the Silicon Valley automaker's next step toward selling cars that can navigate the roads without the help of a human.
- Sep 23, 2016 11:41 AM IST
A CNBC-TV18 analysis has revealed that in the last fiscal the country's top four automakers Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Mahindra and Mahindra and Hero Motocorp together created over 13,000 new jobs, but overwhelming new recruits were on a contract or temporary basis.
- Sep 15, 2016 01:38 PM IST
Watch accompanying video of CNBC-TV18's Farah Bookwala Vhora, wherein she did a ground check to understand the offers and schemes on offer by automakers and two-wheeler companies and if those are good enough to get buyers racing to the showrooms.
- Jul 20, 2016 08:28 AM IST
Instead, experience with automation in other modes of transportation like aviation and rail suggests that the strategy will lead to more deaths like that of a Florida Tesla driver in May.
- Jun 10, 2016 08:12 AM IST
Growth in total auto exports from India slowed to about 1.9 percent in the year to end-March compared with 15 percent growth in the previous 12-month period, due to falling sales to Africa.
- Jun 06, 2016 08:56 AM IST
The new Road Safety Bill may also provide for a penalty of up to Rs 5,000 on individuals for use of unauthorised components and other manufacturing or maintenance-related violations, such as in fog lights, pressure horns, extra lights, roof-top carriers and metallic protectors.
- May 13, 2016 09:56 PM IST
After three years of supernormal profits on the back of a weaker currency, Toyota Motor, Nissan Motor and Honda Motor now face a reality check as the yen has turned around.
- Apr 18, 2016 11:10 AM IST
Toyota Motor Corp says it has stopped production at a factory in Kyushu, where the quakes struck late Thursday and early Saturday, killing at least 42 people and leaving nearly 1,100 people injured.
- Apr 08, 2016 08:33 PM IST
They will be forming a core group to re-engage with their lawyers and will reach out to government departments, say sources.
- Apr 06, 2016 11:12 AM IST
Tesla's Model 3 got orders of over $ 10 billion in 36 hours. Does this mean that the demand for crude oil will diminish? Here is the broad picture.
- Feb 21, 2016 11:30 AM IST
The step would help curb vehicular pollution in the national capital and other metros, he said. India has decided to leapfrog directly from Euro IV emission norms for petrol and diesel to Euro VI standards and the oil PSUs will invest Rs 28,750 crore for the transition
- Feb 09, 2016 09:51 PM IST
Speaking of infrastructure, the outlay in Budget 2016 is a big concern for companies making medium and heavy commercial vehicles, especially if they are to repeat the 30 percent volume growth clocked in 2015, or push 2016 sales to a five-year high above 240,000 units
- Feb 02, 2016 08:10 AM IST
China previously allowed global brands to sell cars without local certification in many cases, as long they were approved under international standards. Chinese rules essentially apply older standards to features such as bumper strength, brake performance and the size and positioning of lamps and mirrors.
- Jan 28, 2016 09:11 AM IST
Volkswagen AG plans 15 new-energy models over 3-5 years, its China chief told a green car conference in Beijing on Saturday, predicting - like the government - that Chinese production of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles would grow almost six times to 2 million annually by 2020.