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How coronavirus has hit the global auto industry: a timeline

How coronavirus has hit the global auto industry: a timeline

Not a day passes by without an automaker either suspending operations or operating with minimal workforce to keep Cor...

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Bye-bye BS4, Hello BS6

Bye-bye BS4, Hello BS6

The biggest emission change in a decade is upon us, and starting today, new cars will be substantially cleaner. But w...

Government extends validity of vehicle and driving documents amid COVID-19 pandemic

Government extends validity of vehicle and driving docume...

The extension issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is valid for driving licenses and vehicle registr...

Mahindra begins manufacturing face shields at Kandivali plant

Mahindra begins manufacturing face shields at Kandivali p...

The carmaker has begun manufacturing face shields based on a design from the Ford Motor Corporation.                    

New Delhi air quality improves in lockdown

New Delhi air quality improves in lockdown

The 21 day lockdown across India has resulted in an improvement of the air quality in the national capital and major ...

Maruti Suzuki to commence production of ventilators and masks as coronavirus cases surge

Maruti Suzuki to commence production of ventilators and m...

Maruti Suzuki and its component suppliers will manufacture medical devices as well as personal protective equipment a...

Tata Motors to set up new subsidiary for passenger vehicles

Tata Motors to set up new subsidiary for passenger vehicles

The move towards subsidiarisation of PV business is the first step in securing mutually beneficial strategic alliance...

Kia Motors appoints Ho-sung Song as its new president

Kia Motors appoints Ho-sung Song as its new president

Ho-sung Song, who replaces Han-woo Park, will spearhead the advancement of ‘Plan S’, Kia's mid- to long-t...

Supreme Court grants conditional extension for BS4 registration deadline

Supreme Court grants conditional extension for BS4 regist...

Hearing a last-ditch plea by apex dealer body FADA, the Supreme Court has allowed dealers to sell only 10 percent of ...

Plant closures costing Indian auto industry Rs 2,300 crore loss of turnover per day

Plant closures costing Indian auto industry Rs 2,300 cror...

Production stoppages and the country-wide lockdown due to COVID-19 will have far-reaching financial implications for ...

Mahindra, Tesla to help produce ventilators as coronavirus cases spike

Mahindra, Tesla to help produce ventilators as coronaviru...

A number of carmakers - including Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, General Motors and Ford - have been approached to h...

Indian Oil: Over 28,000 fuel stations ready with BS6 fuel

Indian Oil: Over 28,000 fuel stations ready with BS6 fuel

Indian Oil has invested about Rs 17,000 crore to upgrade its facilities to meet the new emissions standards; BS6 fuel...

Coronavirus and its effect on the global auto industry

Coronavirus and its effect on the global auto industry

Multiple manufacturers have reported Coronavirus-related suspensions in production, with major motorsport races and A...

Global car sales 2019: An in-depth analysis

Global car sales 2019: An in-depth analysis

The numbers are in on global new-car sales for the year just gone by. We sift through the data to pick out the major ...

21 out of the of world's 30 most polluted cities are in India

21 out of the of world's 30 most polluted cities are in I...

Switzerland’s latest IQAir - World Air Quality Report ranks India fifth on the list of most polluted countries ...

Excise duty on petrol and diesel hiked by Rs 3 per litre

Excise duty on petrol and diesel hiked by Rs 3 per litre

This is likely to help the government mop up substantial gains as global crude oil prices are currently at a record low.

February car, SUV sales down 8 percent; Coronavirus threat looms

February car, SUV sales down 8 percent; Coronavirus threa...

Overall industry sales declined 19 percent year-on-year in the month of February.                                      

Coronavirus outbreak to impact Indian carmakers’ BS6 production

Coronavirus outbreak to impact Indian carmakers’ BS...

Although Indian manufacturers are exploring alternatives to meet supply chain demands, the current lockdown in China ...

Carlos Tavares adjudged 2020 World Car Person of the Year

Carlos Tavares adjudged 2020 World Car Person of the Year

Tavares is expected to be presented with the award next month; PSA CEO’s accomplishments included the merger wi...

Road safety initiatives in India highlighted at 10th annual RASSI meet

Road safety initiatives in India highlighted at 10th annu...

As the drive to reduce road accidents gathers steam, the industry presents data-driven solutions to tackle the challe...