Ola Electric eyes 200 experience centres by March 2023

Ola Electric eyes 200 experience centres by March 2023

Oct 04, 2022

Positioned as the most advanced scooters, the Ola S1 and S1 Pro come with most popular MoveOS features like music playback, navigation, companion application and reverse mode, among others, the statement added.

Karnataka govt announces plans for India’s first EV industrial zone

Karnataka govt announces plans for India’s first EV industrial zone

Oct 04, 2022

The state government’s Beyond Bangalore initiative for the Hubballi-Dharwad-Belagavi cluster consists of five mega pillars - India’s first EV zone, Karnataka Start-up Hub, IT Tech Park, Manufacturing Launchpad, and Five Centres of Excellence.

Auto sales went up significantly in September

Vehicle retail up 10.94%; PV sales grew 9.71% on-year in Sept: FADA

Oct 04, 2022

Maruti Suzuki remained the top player in passenger vehicles with 39.88 per cent market share, followed by Hyundai and Tata Motors with 15.01 per cent and 13.98 per cent market share respectively. 

GM outsold Toyota by about 80,000 vehicles through the first nine months of the year.

GM outsells Toyota in US as industry braces for brakes on demand

Oct 04, 2022

GM said it sold 555,580 vehicles in the quarter through September, 24% higher than last year when inventory shortages hit sales. Toyota's sales fell 7.1% to 526,017 vehicles in the same period.

Car makers such as Maruti, Hyundai, Tata, Mahindra, and several others dispatched a total of 3,54,956 passenger vehicles in September 2022.

Maruti Suzuki sold 1.48 lakh vehicles in September; Hyundai near 50,000 and Mahindra close to 35,000

Oct 03, 2022

Mahindra recorded its highest ever monthly wholesales of 64,486 vehicles in September, a two-fold jump as compared with the year-ago period. It now holds fourth place among domestic carmakers in terms of dispatches to dealers.

Honda Cars India with this initiative aims to enhance the consumer’s ease of buying experience.

Honda Cars offers 'Drive in 2022, Pay in 2023' finance scheme for City, Amaze buyers

Oct 03, 2022

Honda Cars India with this initiative aims to enhance the consumer’s ease of buying experience. The auto maker’s special festive scheme ‘Drive in 2022, Pay in 2023’ is in force with immediate effect and will be available till October 31, 2022.

The latest deliveries fell short of Tesla's production of 365,923 vehicles, which is rare for the automaker which has seen its deliveries higher or similar to production in many of recent quarters.

Tesla's logistical challenges overshadow record deliveries

Oct 03, 2022

Tesla delivered 343,830 electric vehicles, a record for the world's most valuable automaker, but less than the 359,162 analysts on average had expected, according to Refinitiv.

Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam on the Ring Road, in New Delhi.

Delhi car owners take note! Don't forget to carry this document to petrol pumps

Oct 01, 2022

Environment minister Gopal Rai also said that the Delhi government will launch its 24x7 war room starting October 3 to combat pollution and ensure effective and serious implementation of the amended Graded Response Action Plan.

Maruti's best-ever market performance came in 1998 when the company clocked 83 per cent share.

The Maruti joy ride: From iconic brand to bumper stock

Oct 01, 2022

Interestingly, for a very long time, Maruti enjoyed a market share of over 50 per cent. Currently, it stands at a strong 43 per cent and the company is working hard to push it back to 50 per cent.

The minister added it's a matter of pride that Mercedes EQS 580 is made in India.

Nitin Gadkari to Mercedes-Benz: Produce more cars in India so that middle-class can also afford them

Sep 30, 2022

"For last many years as a nation, I'm trying my level best for transition to alternative fuel. Today, 35-40 per cent of the pollution is because of fossil fuels. That's why we're encouraging the automobile industry to make electric vehicle," Nitin Gadkari said.

According to Mercedes Benz, the world’s most aerodynamic car, the EQS 580 4MATIC boasts of a drag coefficient from 0.20.

Mercedes-Benz launches India's first locally-assembled luxury EV; Priced at Rs 1.55 cr

Sep 30, 2022

The company said that India is the first market outside Germany to manufacture the EQS 580 4MATIC. It added that the launch of the EQS 580 4MATIC also underpins Mercedes-Benz’s global vision towards achieving a climate neutral car fleet in the foreseeable future. 

As part of the collaboration, the University of California, research institute Davis Institute of Transportation Studies, established a new India ZEV Research Centre.

India, California agree to collaborate on zero-emission vehicles

Sep 30, 2022

California has the world’s most advanced zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) policies. It has an ambitious 100 per cent ZEV mandate by 2035.

Business Today had earlier reported that the government is likely to miss the October 1 deadline to implement the rule of mandatory six airbags in a car.

Centre to make 6-airbag safety norm mandatory from October 2023, says Nitin Gadkari

Sep 29, 2022

Gadkari cited global supply chain constraints faced by the automobile industry and its impact on the macroeconomic scenario.

Citroen C3 EV could look similar to the ICE version/Representational image

Citroen to debut its electric car, C3 EV, today; check details here

Sep 29, 2022

Citroen C3 Electric debut: The automaker has been teasing the unveiling of the new electric vehicle in the country. It also shared a blurred-out image in one of its teasers.

Tata Tiago electric: The battery and motor pack for Tiago.ev come with 8 years or 1,60,000 kms warranty.

Tata Tiago EV launched in India: Check price, features and other details

Sep 28, 2022

Tata Tiago EV launched in india: Bookings for the Tiago.ev will start from October 10 and deliveries will begin from January 2023. Customers can also reserve their car by paying Rs 21,000 as booking amount at any authorised Tata Motors dealership or the website.

Tesla's China sales jumped nearly 60% in the first eight months of this year, figures from the China Passenger Car Association showed.

Tesla plans to cap production at upgraded Shanghai plant to around 93% of capacity through 2022-end

Sep 28, 2022

Since the plant opened in its second largest market in late 2019, Tesla has sought to run the facility in China's commercial hub at full capacity, and recently upgraded its weekly output by 30%, to a maximum of 22,000 vehicles.

Tata's upcoming Tiago EV is expected to cost around Rs 10 lakh, placing it among the country's most affordable electric cars.

Tata's most affordable electric vehicle, Tiago EV, to launch on Sept 28; all you need to know

Sep 27, 2022

The new Tata Tiago EV, in the brand's electrified line-up, will sit below Nexon EV and Tigor EV, and would be among 10 models the company has promised to launch by 2026.

Grand Vitara launched by Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki starts sales of Grand Vitara; prices start from Rs 10.45 lakh, check details

Sep 26, 2022

The Grand Vitara is powered by the Next-Gen K-series 1.5-litre, dual jet, dual VVT engine The prices for the Grand Vitara start at Rs 10.45 lakh and go on to Rs 19.65 lakh.

In terms of powertrain, the Jupiter Classic comes with the same 109.7cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine as the other Jupiter variants.

TVS launches ‘Jupiter Classic’ to celebrate 'Fastest Five Million Vehicles On Road' milestone

Sep 23, 2022

The new TVS Jupiter Classic will be offered in the top-of-the-line spec with disc brakes and is priced at Rs 85,866 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

An airbag is a vehicle occupant-restraint system which interferes between the driver and the vehicle's dashboard during a collision, thereby preventing serious injuries. (Photo: Autocar India)

6-airbag rule might be deferred as October 1 deadline nears

Sep 23, 2022

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in January 2022 had issued a draft notification proposing six airbags in all cars from 1st October.

The recall covers some 2017-2022 Model 3, 2020-2021 Model Y, and 2021-2022 Model S and Model X vehicles.

Tesla recalls 1.1 mn US vehicles to update window reversing software

Sep 23, 2022

The electric vehicle manufacturer told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it would perform an over-the-air software update of the automatic window reversal system.