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GM India appoints Sanjiv Gupta as new head                  

GM India appoints Sanjiv Gupta as new head                  

To replace Kaher Kazem who assumes new role as president and CEO of GM Korea                                          

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Tata-Skoda alliance called off

Tata-Skoda alliance called off

Plans to share the Tata AMP platform disbanded; VW Group likely to develop a low-cost version of the MQB-A platform.  

Mazda’s Skyactiv-X world’s first compression ignition petrol engine

Mazda’s Skyactiv-X world’s first compression ...

Carmaker claims engine ‘cleaner than electric’ in well-to-wheel emission; will replace its Skyactiv-G eng...

India Kawasaki aims at rapid retail expansion

India Kawasaki aims at rapid retail expansion

India Kawasaki Motors (IKM) targets 2,000 units per annum sales by 2020; growth strategy includes new regional market...

Bajaj-Triumph alliance: What to expect

Bajaj-Triumph alliance: What to expect

Look forward to brand new co-developed motorcycles in the 250-750cc category.                                          

Bajaj and Triumph announce non-equity global partnership

Bajaj and Triumph announce non-equity global partnership

The two brands will work together towards a new range of mid-capacity motorcycles.                                      

Large cars and SUVs likely to become pricey again

Large cars and SUVs likely to become pricey again

GST Council proposes hike in additional cess from 15 to 25 percent; Central government to seek legislative amendment ...

Aston Martin appoints ex-Ferrari and Maserati powertrain boss as chief engineer

Aston Martin appoints ex-Ferrari and Maserati powertrain ...

Joerg Ross will lead development of Aston Martin’s engines, gearboxes and electrification process.                

EXCLUSIVE! Hyundai shelves hybrid plans post GST

EXCLUSIVE! Hyundai shelves hybrid plans post GST

Cancels decision to launch Ioniq at Auto Expo 2018; new Verna, Creta facelift to lose out on mild hybrid technology.    

Hyperloop One completes second phase of testing

Hyperloop One completes second phase of testing

The Hyperloop One XP-1 travelled nearly the complete distance of the 500m-DevLoop track; hits speed of 310kph.          

Honda 2Wheelers records highest ever export in July 2017

Honda 2Wheelers records highest ever export in July 2017

Total sales of Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India increased by 20 percent to 5,44,508 units last month.                  

Passenger vehicle sales soar in July

Passenger vehicle sales soar in July

Maruti registers growth of over 22 percent; monthly UV sales cross 25,000 units for the first time.                    

Purchase of Opel and Vauxhall by the PSA Group completed

Purchase of Opel and Vauxhall by the PSA Group completed

The French group has confirmed its purchase of Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors for over Rs 16,000 crore.          

Volkswagen might not sell Ducati

Volkswagen might not sell Ducati

Due to a lack of support from VW’s supervisory board, things point to Ducati staying with the group.              

Toyota plans to introduce a revolutionary electric vehicle in 2022

Toyota plans to introduce a revolutionary electric vehicl...

The Japanese car giant is working on a solid state drive battery which could drastically increase range and reduce ch...

Raghavendra Kulkarni is new FCA aftersales head

Raghavendra Kulkarni is new FCA aftersales head

FCA India president Kevin Flynn says Kulkarni's appointment comes at a right time, especially when they are ready wit...

Combustion engine ban either disastrous or pointless: Aston Martin CEO

Combustion engine ban either disastrous or pointless: Ast...

Andy Palmer believes that the decision will endanger jobs and businesses in the UK                                      

Kia to meet prospective Indian dealers through roadshows

Kia to meet prospective Indian dealers through roadshows

Dealers will be able to learn about the company’s business strategy in India and meet its executives.            

BMW disputes allegation of cartel and emission manipulation

BMW disputes allegation of cartel and emission manipulation

The BMW Group claims to be innocent of fresh emission manipulating charges leveled at the German car industry.          

Nitin Gadkari states no autonomous vehicles for India

Nitin Gadkari states no autonomous vehicles for India

The minister is against self-driving cars to protect jobs.