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Suzuki-Toshiba to set up lithium-ion battery plant in Gujarat

Suzuki-Toshiba to set up lithium-ion battery plant in Guj...

Slated to be ready by 2020, Suzuki-Toshiba joint venture will manufacture lithium-ion battery packs for India as well...

Andhra Pradesh to get India’s first Hyperloop

Andhra Pradesh to get India’s first Hyperloop

Hyperloop will connect Amaravati and Vijayawada; estimated travel time to be 6 minutes.                                

Consumers get freedom to choose auto insurance company

Consumers get freedom to choose auto insurance company

IRDA allows all insurance companies to sell vehicle insurance at dealerships without tying up; insurance companies fr...

China plans to ban petrol and diesel cars

China plans to ban petrol and diesel cars

In a bid to cut emissions, China has outlined an aggressive plan to ban petrol and diesel cars.                        

SCOOP! VW Group to discontinue 1.5 litre diesel by 2020

SCOOP! VW Group to discontinue 1.5 litre diesel by 2020

No more small diesel engines for VW, Skoda model range in India after BS-VI emission regulations come into force in 2...

SAIC announces over Rs 2,000 crore investment in India operations

SAIC announces over Rs 2,000 crore investment in India op...

Chinese carmaker in final stages of acquiring GM factory in Halol. Will increase capacity to 80,000 units per year. T...

Mid-size, luxury cars, SUVs to get pricier as GST council hikes cess

Mid-size, luxury cars, SUVs to get pricier as GST council...

Cess on mid-sized vehicles now at 17 percent (up 2 percent), on large vehicles at 20 percent (up 5 percent) and on SU...

Fiat’s 1.3 Multijet diesel to bow out by end of decade

Fiat’s 1.3 Multijet diesel to bow out by end of decade

With Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors switching to in-house diesels to meet BS-VI norms, Fiat’s long-standing dies...

Volvo India MD Tom von Bonsdorff to return to Europe

Volvo India MD Tom von Bonsdorff to return to Europe

Tom von Bonsdorff will take on a new project at Volvo in Finland.                                                      

Luxury cars, SUVs to get pricier as govt approves GST cess hike

Luxury cars, SUVs to get pricier as govt approves GST ces...

Large cars and SUVs to get dearer as additional cess ceiling raised by 10 percent to 25 percent.                        

FCA not approached by Great Wall for the Jeep brand

FCA not approached by Great Wall for the Jeep brand

Fiat Chrysler has denied that it has been approached by Great Wall Motors, with the Chinese brand looking to buy the ...

Tata Motors unveils new brand identity

Tata Motors unveils new brand identity

New cost-competitive AMP platform to lead growth strategy; five- and seven-seater SUVs in pipeline for an FY 2018 (Ap...

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                                          

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 is world’s first compression ignition petrol engine

Mazda’s Skyactiv-X is world’s first compressi...

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.