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HPCL, AGS TTL launch contactless fuel payment solution      

HPCL, AGS TTL launch contactless fuel payment solution      

HP-Fastlane uses RFID technology to identify a registered vehicle; uses prepaid wallet for payment.                    

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MoRTH approves quadricycle as new vehicle category

MoRTH approves quadricycle as new vehicle category

The category gets its own set of rules and regulations for safety and size; Bajaj Qute’s India launch awaits AR...

Maruti Suzuki produces its 20 millionth vehicle

Maruti Suzuki produces its 20 millionth vehicle

India's biggest carmaker reaches major production milestone in 34 years and 5 months; 20 millionth car is a Swift.      

Number plates could go digital soon

Number plates could go digital soon

In a first-ever move, California begins testing digital number plates; claimed to ease the registration process and c...

Fuel prices in India have not been slashed

Fuel prices in India have not been slashed

What was earlier reported as a drop of roughly 60 paise in petrol and diesel prices has now been termed a "clerical e...

ICAT Centre II for automotive testing inaugurated

ICAT Centre II for automotive testing inaugurated

New facility gets labs for noise vibration and harshness, electromagnetic compatibility, passive safety and tyre test...

Delhi-Meerut, Eastern Peripheral Expressways inaugurated

Delhi-Meerut, Eastern Peripheral Expressways inaugurated

Both are meant to curb traffic and pollution in Delhi and NCR; completed Delhi-Meerut Expressway to reduce travel tim...

Idling cars with keyless ignition caused 28 deaths

Idling cars with keyless ignition caused 28 deaths

Carbon monoxide poisoning occurs when owners leave their cars running for a long time in a closed space.                

Delhi-based autos, cabs to have mandatory QR code

Delhi-based autos, cabs to have mandatory QR code

Decision taken by Transport Department to make passengers’ journey safer; Himmat Plus app will display driver d...

Ex-VW head Winterkorn charged for role in emission scandal

Ex-VW head Winterkorn charged for role in emission scandal

US attorney general claims knowledge of emissions cheating went 'to the top' of Volkswagen; Winterkorn is the ninth p...

Sales analysis 2017-18: the carmakers, cars and SUVs that topped the charts

Sales analysis 2017-18: the carmakers, cars and SUVs that...

We look at India's largest automakers and tell you who sold how much in our comprehensive sales analysis.              

New Bosch tech makes diesel engines far less polluting

New Bosch tech makes diesel engines far less polluting

Uses existing hardware to bring down NOx emissions to even below next-generation limits.                              

Government may soon levy a uniform road tax

Government may soon levy a uniform road tax

In a bid to curb road tax evasion, the central government plans a common road tax for the entire nation across states.  

Castrol launches new-gen Magnatec range of engine oil

Castrol launches new-gen Magnatec range of engine oil

New lubricant uses Dualock technology to lower engine wear by up to a claimed 50 percent and improve fuel efficiency.  

First child car seat with in-built airbags introduced

First child car seat with in-built airbags introduced

The child seat from Maxi-Cosi is suitable for children aged between four months and four years; two airbags deploy at...

VW Group may replace CEO Matthias Muller

VW Group may replace CEO Matthias Muller

VW says change in management structure may include "change in position of the chairman of the Board of Management"; M...

Carmakers end FY2018 on a strong note

Carmakers end FY2018 on a strong note

New models and refreshes help Maruti, Hyundai, Mahindra, Tata and Honda register growth in 2017-18 passenger vehicle ...

Survey: 60 percent of Indians use cell phones while driving

Survey: 60 percent of Indians use cell phones while driving

Nissan survey reveals three in five Indian drivers use their phones while driving; 60 percent of respondents admitted...

In conversation with Amitesh Kumar, Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic)

In conversation with Amitesh Kumar, Joint Commissioner of...

Talking about traffic safety, the technology involved to implement CCTVs and the e-challan system and more.            

US set to relax fuel efficiency laws

US set to relax fuel efficiency laws

The change is part of US President Donald Trump’s ‘business first’ policy; previous government̵...