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FAME phase 2 to focus on supply and demand side of EVs

FAME phase 2 to focus on supply and demand side of EVs

Phase 2 proposal calls for financial support of Rs 9,381 crore for five years; phase 1 extended to end-September 2018...

In conversation with Thomas Kuehl, President, Nissan India

In conversation with Thomas Kuehl, President, Nissan India

We speak to the president of Nissan India Operations about the challenges faced by Nissan and Datsun and how he envis...

BMW India boss Vikram Pawah appointed as head of Australia

BMW India boss Vikram Pawah appointed as head of Australia

Will also be part of Indian operations as its new chairman; Hans-Christian Baertels, director of finance and administ...

Bombay High Court: State gov, BMC should act on abandoned vehicles

Bombay High Court: State gov, BMC should act on abandoned...

The authorities should form grievance redressal mechanisms to ensure complaints are addressed and offenders are penal...

Nissan India MD Jerome Saigot resigns

Nissan India MD Jerome Saigot resigns

Saigot had joined Nissan India in 2015 after a successful stint with Datsun in Russia.                                  

Mercedes-Benz India to have a change of guard

Mercedes-Benz India to have a change of guard

Martin Schwenk, CFO, Mercedes-Benz China, to succeed Roland Folger as MD and CEO from November 2018.                  

Skoda hires outsider from Tata Motors as head of engineering for ‘India 2.0’ project

Skoda hires outsider from Tata Motors as head of engineer...

Gorden Calder appointed Vice President and head of the Engineering Centre at Skoda Auto India with responsibility to ...

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.                    

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.