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  • Negative outlook for automotive dealership segment: ICRA Nov 11, 2019 05:08 PM IST

    Negative outlook for automotive dealership segment: ICRA

    The on-going downturn in the automotive industry has severely impacted the profitability of automobile dealerships which is expected to be at a five year low, Icra said in a statement.

  • Reporter's Take | Is your car’s safety stuck in red tape? Jan 08, 2019 04:01 PM IST

    Reporter's Take | Is your car’s safety stuck in red tape?

    Uttaresh Venkateshwaran is in conversation with Moneycontrol's Swaraj Baggonkar to discuss why policy initiatives to shore up safety on Indian roads has been tangled up in red tape, much the detriment of commuters.

  • HCL Technologies to buy German IT & engineering co H&D international Jun 27, 2018 02:51 PM IST

    HCL Technologies to buy German IT & engineering co H&D international

    H&D has a strong footprint in the German and Central European automotive markets and is the IT services provider to one of Germany’s biggest car manufacturers

  • Nissan moves India MD to advisory role, reshuffles two more portfolios Sep 25, 2017 01:57 PM IST

    Nissan moves India MD to advisory role, reshuffles two more portfolios

    The latest shake-up in roles is believed to be aimed at putting the company back on growth path.

  • This week in Auto: Tata launches Nexon, Mahindra-Ford explore partnership Sep 23, 2017 01:18 PM IST

    This week in Auto: Tata launches Nexon, Mahindra-Ford explore partnership

    Here is the list of all the important developments of the week from the automotive world

  • Minda's R&D focus & next-gen product innovation plans to give it more wheels Sep 20, 2017 11:48 AM IST

    Minda's R&D focus & next-gen product innovation plans to give it more wheels

    On the face of it, the company merits attention owing to a number of reasons. It has marquee clients in its kitty and an even spread of clientele. It is putting a premium on its R&D work to develop technologically advanced products and bring a turnaround at its joint venture Minda Furukawa.

  • Govt to hold meeting with stakeholders to final Vehicle Scrappage Policy Aug 29, 2017 04:58 PM IST

    Govt to hold meeting with stakeholders to final Vehicle Scrappage Policy

    Vehicle scrappage policy intends to replace commercial vehicles that have been operational for more than a decade by reducing acquisition cost of new vehicles, provide tax benefits and promote fuel efficient traffic

  • Vehicle interior specialist IAC to invest Rs 100 crore in India, increase capacity Aug 16, 2017 03:47 PM IST

    Vehicle interior specialist IAC to invest Rs 100 crore in India, increase capacity

    The Rs 100 crore investment will be done across three locations — Pune, Manesar and Nashik.

  • Auto weekly wrap: Merc gets cheaper, M&M charts roadmap for EV push May 27, 2017 12:20 PM IST

    Auto weekly wrap: Merc gets cheaper, M&M charts roadmap for EV push

    Here is a look at the key developments in the automotive space that happened this week

  • Starting June, Tata Motors will move to performance-based salary structure May 26, 2017 01:52 PM IST

    Starting June, Tata Motors will move to performance-based salary structure

    This is part of the company’s attempt at restructuring operations, which also involved doling out voluntary retirement packages that led to the headcount falling by 1,300 during the final quarter of last year.

  • Mercedes', BMWs get cheaper by up to Rs 7 lakh before GST rollout May 26, 2017 08:51 AM IST

    Mercedes', BMWs get cheaper by up to Rs 7 lakh before GST rollout

    Prices have gone down in the range of Rs 125,000 to Rs 700,000 for all those models which are locally assembled in India. For those which are fully imported price reduction will follow soon.

  • Precision Camshafts in the market for buyouts, hopes to seal one this year May 25, 2017 05:04 PM IST

    Precision Camshafts in the market for buyouts, hopes to seal one this year

    The Solapur-based company which makes 150 varieties of camshafts that go in the heart of a car’s engine said that it is looking for companies that are into critical components business for a takeover.

  • BS 3 fire sale: Car & bike makers suffered a toll of Rs 500 cr on discounts in March May 25, 2017 01:27 PM IST

    BS 3 fire sale: Car & bike makers suffered a toll of Rs 500 cr on discounts in March

    The two-day fire sale during end of March that saw liquidation of more than 3 lakh vehicles resulted in a combined loss of more than Rs 500 crore to vehicle makers on account of discounts and provisioning.

  • Can electric vehicles drive India's mobility needs? May 23, 2017 04:09 PM IST

    Can electric vehicles drive India's mobility needs?

    In the last two months, the auto sector has seen a few headline-grabbing developments almost all of which related to India's push in electric vehicle space. With the noise building around a greener fuel, are electric vehicles the future of India?

  • GST impact: Maruti could cost you more, while a Merc might be cheaper May 22, 2017 04:58 PM IST

    GST impact: Maruti could cost you more, while a Merc might be cheaper

    Small petrol cars will become expensive by 1% while prices of small diesel cars will rise by 3%. There is good news for large cars & SUV buyers as prices could go down in the range of 3.5-9 %

  • Maruti draws up plan to sell 3 mn units every year by 2025, develop Global Car May 22, 2017 12:07 PM IST

    Maruti draws up plan to sell 3 mn units every year by 2025, develop Global Car

    The 'Global Car' will be developed by Indian engineers from Maruti Suzuki in India, according to sources.

  • A look-back at GM India's forgotten but iconic models under Opel, Chevrolet May 22, 2017 09:35 AM IST

    A look-back at GM India's forgotten but iconic models under Opel, Chevrolet

    Here is a look of some of GM’s forgotten models which did not do as well as they were hoped to.

  • This week in auto: Volvo is here to stay, GM is almost gone, bad news for Bajaj May 20, 2017 11:21 AM IST

    This week in auto: Volvo is here to stay, GM is almost gone, bad news for Bajaj

    A round-up of the top news stories from the world of auto.

  • Bajaj Auto fears hit on margins from higher input costs, but says won't hike prices May 19, 2017 12:50 PM IST

    Bajaj Auto fears hit on margins from higher input costs, but says won't hike prices

  • Truck, bus makers may find relief under GST as scrappage policy enters last mile May 19, 2017 09:19 AM IST

    Truck, bus makers may find relief under GST as scrappage policy enters last mile

    Tax exemptions for the proposed scrappage scheme for old trucks and buses was being worked upon by the GST council

  • Volvo expects to launch more cars after starting local assembly operations May 18, 2017 03:03 PM IST

    Volvo expects to launch more cars after starting local assembly operations

    The assembly plant - one of only two set up by Volvo globally - will import vehicle kits in knocked down forms and assemble them. This will result in substantial reduction in taxes.

  • Bajaj Auto Q4 net profit falls 13.45% to Rs 862 cr on poor exports, BS-3 ruling May 18, 2017 02:30 PM IST

    Bajaj Auto Q4 net profit falls 13.45% to Rs 862 cr on poor exports, BS-3 ruling

    The Pune-based company clocked consolidated net profit of Rs 862 crore for the quarter as against Rs 996 crore

  • Maruti requests parent Suzuki to advance production deadline in Gujarat to 2018 May 18, 2017 11:42 AM IST

    Maruti requests parent Suzuki to advance production deadline in Gujarat to 2018

    Each of such production lines will have an installed capacity of 250,000 units a year translating to 750,000 units a year on all the three lines combined

  • This week in auto: Duster fails crash test, Royal Enfield shows interest in Ducati May 14, 2017 03:03 PM IST

    This week in auto: Duster fails crash test, Royal Enfield shows interest in Ducati

    The top motown stories of the week gone by.

  • Here is how Honda's India boss plans to take on Hero in its backyard May 13, 2017 10:55 AM IST

    Here is how Honda's India boss plans to take on Hero in its backyard

    Minoru Kato, the newest head of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India, knows that it needs to build muscle in the rural pockets where market leader Hero is a household name.

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