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SIAM: PV sales to end 2018 fiscal with flat growth rate

SIAM: PV sales to end 2018 fiscal with flat growth rate

We see passenger vehicles growing at 9 percent, close to 9.2 percent, in 2017 fiscal; SUVs to continue leading the gr...

Skoda Auto India appoints Gurpratap Boparai as MD

Skoda Auto India appoints Gurpratap Boparai as MD

Boparai was previously the CEO of Fiat India; has 25 years of automobile industry experience.                          

Triumph opens new dealership in Gurugram

Triumph opens new dealership in Gurugram

Spread across 5,000 square feet and three floors, it is one of Triumph’s largest dealerships in India.            

SIAM estimates mass-scale electric mobility in India by 2047

SIAM estimates mass-scale electric mobility in India by 2047

A new white paper on EVs in India states mass electric mobility will happen 30 years from now.                        

Government bans bullbars on vehicles in India

Government bans bullbars on vehicles in India

The government has deemed bullbars illegal and in violation of Section 52 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988; accessory ...

Vintage and classic cars exempt from NGT ban

Vintage and classic cars exempt from NGT ban

Vintage and classic cars registered under the Motor Vehicles Act are exempt from the tribunal's ban on cars older tha...

India looking at 15 percent methanol blend in petrol

India looking at 15 percent methanol blend in petrol

Government set to unveil policy that'll allow blending of petrol with methanol to reduce costs and curb pollution.    

ARAI takes next step toward electric mobility

ARAI takes next step toward electric mobility

In anticipation of India's goal of going all-electric by 2030, ARAI to set up the E-mobility Centre of Excellence in ...

VW emission scandal: former VW executive gets seven-year jail term

VW emission scandal: former VW executive gets seven-year ...

US District Court rules Oliver Schmidt, formerly the firm's US Emissions Compliance Manager, was 'key conspirator' in...

Only 25 percent of occupants use seat belts finds Maruti study

Only 25 percent of occupants use seat belts finds Maruti ...

Weak legal enforcement leads list of reasons for non-compliance of seat belt rules.                                  

Uber flying taxi to be introduced in 2020

Uber flying taxi to be introduced in 2020

The car sharing firm says that a flying taxi service will eventually become more affordable and safer than running a ...

Toyota-Suzuki to launch EVs in India by 2020

Toyota-Suzuki to launch EVs in India by 2020

The two Japanese automakers sign an MoU based on the previous agreement signed in February earlier this year.          

BS-VI fuels to be sold in Delhi from April 1, 2018

BS-VI fuels to be sold in Delhi from April 1, 2018

Earlier set to be implemented in 2020, the rollback of dates is on account of the high pollution levels in the region.  

FIA president Jean Todt calls for greater road safety enforcement

FIA president Jean Todt calls for greater road safety enf...

The UN Secretary General’s special envoy for road safety urged for a joint effort by the Indian government, veh...

NGT directs authorities to ensure parking facilities

NGT directs authorities to ensure parking facilities

Discourages road-side parking in Delhi; wants government authorities, corporations and NDMC to take immediate steps t...

NITI Aayog plans EV charging infrastructure in Delhi-NCR

NITI Aayog plans EV charging infrastructure in Delhi-NCR

Pilot project proposes 135 charging stations across 55 locations.                                                      

Waymo to introduce self-driving alternative to Uber

Waymo to introduce self-driving alternative to Uber

Google parent company Alphabet’s driverless taxi service will launch in the US in the coming few months.          

Odd-even scheme to be reinstated in Delhi from November 13

Odd-even scheme to be reinstated in Delhi from November 13

The scheme was first implemented in Delhi in January 2016 and reintroduced in April 2016; will be put into effect for...

All four-wheelers sold from December 1 to get FASTag

All four-wheelers sold from December 1 to get FASTag

The FASTags will help to increase average speeds on Indian highways and reduce costs to the Indian economy caused by ...

Indian roads set for major overhaul by 2022

Indian roads set for major overhaul by 2022

Government to spend around Rs 7,00,000 crore on road infrastructure; aimed at better connectivity, reduced travel tim...