India Automobile News

Hero MotoCorp adjudged 'Indian MNC of the Year' by All India Management Association
New Delhi , Apr 28 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Pawan Munjal, Chairman, MD and CEO, Hero MotoCorp Ltd., was today felicitated by the All India Management Association (AIMA) for the rapid global expansion of Brand Hero. Read Full Story

Tata Safari Storme to replace Maruti Gypsy in Indian Armed Forces
New Delhi , Apr 27 : Tata Motors on Thursday signed a contract for the supply of 3192 units of the Tata Safari Storme 4x4 to the Indian Armed Forces, under a new category of vehicles - GS800 (General Service 800). Read Full Story

Tata Motors announces readiness of SCR, EGR technologies for BSIV compliant engines
New Delhi , Apr 26 : Tata Motors have announced readiness of SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) and EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) technologies for BSIV compliant engines, powering its range of commercial vehicles. Read Full Story

Innovative 'Comebackpedia' by Hyundai scores big in meme marketing
New Delhi , April 15 (ANI-Businesswire India): Hyundai Motor India Ltd, (HMIL) the country's car exporter and second largest passenger car manufacturer, received an overwhelming response for its first-of-its-kind innovative digital campaign 'Comebackpedia' on the newly launched 2017 Grand i10. Read Full Story

Tesla to unveil semi-truck in September
New York [USA], Apr. 14 : American automotive and energy storage company Tesla is all set to unveil its most anticipated range of the semi-trucks in September. Read Full Story

Hyundai's Innovative 'Comebackpedia' tops meme marketing
New Delhi , Apr 13 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Hyundai Motor India Ltd, (HMIL) the country's car exporter and second largest passenger car manufacturer, received an overwhelming response for its first-of-its-kind innovative digital campaign 'Comebackpedia' on the newly launched 2017 Grand i10. Read Full Story

Trak N Tell launches all-inclusive vehicle security system, 'Intelli7+'
New Delhi , Apr. 12 : Vehicle telematics solutions provider Trak N Tell on Tuesday launched the Intelli7+, a comprehensive vehicle and passenger security system equipped with state-of-the-art features Read Full Story

Mahindra First Choice Wheels launches India's first certified pre-owned electric vehicle program and retail outlet
New Delhi , Apr. 9 : Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd. (MFCWL), India's multi-brand certified used car company on Sunday inaugurated India's first certified pre-owned electric vehicle outlet - Car Connect, located at HSR Layout in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Soon, your car could be powered by sugarcanes
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr. 5 : Sugarcanes could soon be used to power cars. A team of researchers has brought an oil-free future closer to the reality. Read Full Story

Eyeing lucrative offers, Delhiites throng showrooms to buy BS III vehicles
New Delhi , Mar 31: With auto companies scrambling to liquidate stocks after being hit by the Supreme Court order to ban BS III vehicles from April 1, people in the national capital are swarming in showrooms in huge numbers to buy the massively discounted vehicles. Read Full Story

Tata Motors brings a new era of Style with Tata TIGOR
Kolkata Mar 31 : Tata Motors on Friday announced the commercial launch of its new 'StyleBack', Tata TIGOR, meant for the young and fast-paced generation. Read Full Story

Tata Motors announces Joint Venture with Jayem Automotives for special performance vehicles
New Delhi, Mar 31: Automobile major Tata Motors on Friday announced the launch of JT Special Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., a 50:50 joint venture with Jayem Automotives Pvt. Ltd., for the development of special performance vehicles based on the latest series products. Read Full Story

Tata Motors, Jayem Automotives announces joint venture for performance enhancement
New Delhi , Mar 31 : Tata Motors on Friday announced the launch of JT Special Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., a 50:50 joint venture with Jayem Automotives Pvt. Ltd., for the development of special performance vehicles based on the latest series products. Read Full Story

India Yamaha Motor introduces BS IV fleet of its scooters and motorcycles
New Delhi , Mar 30 : Adding special value and innovation to their existing product line up, India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. has announced the new variants of its range of motorcycles and scooters. Read Full Story

Tata launches Tigor, new sub four metre sedan
New Delhi , Mar.30 : Tata Motors hase come out with an all new sub four metre sedan, Tigor, targeted at a younger car buyer. Read Full Story

Honda launches new 2017 edition of DIO at Rs. 49,132
New Delhi , Mar 30 : Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India on Thursday announced the launch of new 2017 edition of its youthful moto-scooter DIO with new style, colors, convenience and BS-IV and AHO compliance at Rs. 49,132 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). Read Full Story

CSE welcomes Supreme Court judgement on sale of Bharat Stage III vehicles
New Delhi, Mar 29 : Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed Wednesday's judgment of the Supreme Court bench comprising Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta, directing the automobile industry to stop the sale of Bharat Stage III (BS-III) vehicles from Apr 1, 2017 anywhere in India. Read Full Story

Tata Motors launches Tata TIGOR
New Delhi, Mar 29 : Tata Motors on Wednesday announced the commercial launch of its new 'StyleBack', Tata TIGOR, meant for the young and fast-paced generation. With its stunning, break-free and revolutionary design, the Tata TIGOR is set to build on Tata Motors' existing passenger vehicle portfolio and address needs of the ever evolving customer. Read Full Story

SC orders BS-III vehicles not be sold from April 1 onwards
New Delhi , Mar 29 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday imposed a ban on sale of BS-III vehicles from April 1 when the Bharat Stage (BS)-IV emission norms for vehicles will come into force. Read Full Story

SC bans sale of BS III vehicles from April 1
New Delhi, Mar 29 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a ban on the sale of vehicles using older technologies, starting April 1, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Limited Edition Ducati Diavel Diesel launched in India
New Delhi , Mar 27 : Unveiled at the Milan Men's Fashion Week 2017, the Ducati Diavel Diesel is now available on special order at Ducati dealerships across the country. One of the most successful Ducati models in India, the Diavel has now donned an exquisite avatar, as a result of a creative collaboration between the Ducati Design Center and Andrea Rosso, Diesel Licensing Creative Director. Read Full Story

In two weeks Honda WRV booking crosses 4500: CEO
Kolkata, Mar 25 : Japanese automobile maker Honda, which has recently launched its first subcompact crossover, the W-RV, in India has received 4500 bookings in two weeks, said the CEO Honda Cars India Ltd at the launch in Kolkata. Read Full Story

Volvo cars prices set to increase across carlines in April
Kolkata, Mar 24 : Volvo Auto India on Friday announced there will be a revision of prices across its car range. Read Full Story

Honda Cars India to increase prices of its models from April 2017
New Delhi, Mar 24 : Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) on Friday announced a proposed price increase on its models by upto Rs 10,000. Read Full Story

Volkswagen announces the start of production for Tiguan in India
Mumbai, Mar 22 : Volkswagen, Europe's leading car manufacturer, today announced the start of production for its premium SUV Tiguan at its Aurangabad facility in Maharashtra. Read Full Story

Western Honda launches all-new sporty lifestyle vehicle 'Honda WR-V' in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 21 : Western Honda, an authorized dealer for Honda Motors India, along with Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) today introduced the new sporty lifestyle vehicle Honda WR-V, based on the globally successful Jazz Platform. Read Full Story

Suzuki two-wheelers become BS-IV compliant
New Delhi , Mar. 18 : Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of the two-wheeler manufacturer Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, launched the Bharat Stage IV compliant, Let's scooter and Hayate EP motorcycle. Read Full Story

Tata Motor unveils India's most powerful 'T1 Prima' race truck
New Delhi , Mar. 15 : Tata Motors will showcase an all-new powerful 1000 bhp T1 Prima race truck in Season Four of the T1 PRIMA Truck Racing Championship, to be held later this week. Read Full Story

Tata Motors signs MoU with Volkswagen Group and Skoda for joint projects
Mumbai/ Kolkata, March 10 : Tata Motors Friday announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a long-term partnership with Volkswagen Group and Skoda, to explore strategic alliance opportunity for joint development of products. Read Full Story

Tata Motors Group global wholesales at 103,064 in February 2017
Kolkata/Mumbai, Mar 9 : The Tata Motors Group global wholesales in February 2017, including Jaguar Land Rover, were at 103,064 nos., higher by 3%, over February 2016. Cumulative wholesales for the fiscal were 1,025,301 nos., higher by 9%, over FY15-16. Read Full Story

Volvo Cars reveals new XC60 premium SUV
New Delhi , Mar 7 : Volvo Cars, the premium car maker on Tuesday revealed the long-awaited new XC60 premium SUV at the Geneva Motor Show. Read Full Story

Style meets bold elegance at the Tata Motors Pavilion at 87th Geneva International Motor Show
Geneva, Mar 7 : In its 20th year of participation at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, Tata Motors proudly presents special editions of its next generation product line-up, India's first 'Styleback', the Tata TIGOR and the bold, elegant and sporty compact SUV, the Tata NEXON. Read Full Story

TAMO showcases its startup innovation, 'RACEMO' at 87th Geneva International Motor Show
Geneva, Mar 7 : As a core element of its new Passenger Vehicle strategy, Tata Motors recently introduced its new sub-brand - TAMO, an incubating center of innovation working towards new technologies, business models and partnerships in order to define future mobility solutions. Read Full Story

All-new KTM Dukes launched in Vijayawada
Vijayawada, Mar 6 : Bajaj Auto Ltd. announced the launch of the all-new KTM Duke range comprising the 390 Duke, 250 Duke and 200 Duke. KTM, Europe's No.1 Motorcycle brand has been fastest growing sports motorcycle brand in the country since its launch in 2012. Read Full Story

Tata Motors launches TIAGO AMT for 'peppy drive experience'
Mumbai/Kolkata, Mar 6 : After the overwhelming success of TIAGO in the passenger vehicle market, Tata Motors has launched a new variant of the Tata Tiago, to offer its customers a "pleasurable drive experience." Read Full Story

Tata Motors unveils TIAGO AMT at Rs. 5.73 lakh
New Delhi , Mar 6 : After the overwhelming success of TIAGO in the passenger vehicle market, Tata Motors has quickly come back with a new variant of the Tata Tiago, to offer its customers a pleasurable drive experience. Read Full Story

Tata Motors launches TIAGO AMT
New Delhi, Mar 6 : After the overwhelming success of TIAGO in the passenger vehicle market, Tata Motors has quickly come back with a new variant of the Tata Tiago, to offer its customers a pleasurable drive experience. Read Full Story

Suzuki India records 44 percent increase in two-wheeler sales in February
New Delhi , March 4 : Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of leading two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, recorded a 44.5 rise in their February 2017 domestic-sale figures. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki forays into high performance segment with Baleno RS
New Delhi, Mar 3 : India's automobile market leader Maruti Suzuki India Limited marked its entry into a high-performance segment with the Baleno RS here on Friday. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza records another milestone; sells over 100,000 units
New Delhi, Mar 3 : Maruti Suzuki India Limited's (MSIL) on Friday said its top-selling urban compact SUV Vitara Brezza has crossed one lakh cumulative sales milestone in the domestic market. Read Full Story

Honda opens pre-bookings ahead of new car launch
New Delhi , March 2 : Leading car manufacturer Honda Cars India Ltd. is all set to launch its new model Honda WR-V on March 16, 2017. Ahead of this, HCIL commenced the pre-bookings of the WR-V model at all authorised Honda dealerships across the country with a booking amount of Rs 21,000. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki's Vitara Brezza records another milestone; sells over 100,000 units
New Delhi , Mar 2 : Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday announced that its top-selling urban compact SUV Vitara Brezza has crossed one lakh cumulative sales milestone in the domestic market. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki sells 130,280 units in February
New Delhi, Mar 1 : Maruti Suzuki India Limited, leader in passenger vehicles,on Wednesday said sold a total of 130,280 units in February 2017. Read Full Story

The 1930 Studebaker 'Killer' car which Godse drove before eliminating Bapu
By Aakash Kumar, New Delhi , Mar. 1 : On a bright Sunday (February 26) afternoon, when over 90 vintage vehicles and 25 classic motorcycles were displayed during the 51st edition of The Stateman Vintage & Classic Car Rally at the national stadium, there was something peculiar about a blue soft-roofed Studebaker, having name 'Killer'. Read Full Story

Tata Motors sales at 47,573 in February 2017
Mumbai, Mar 1 : Tata Motors passenger and commercial vehicle total sales (including exports) in February 2017 were at 47,573 vehicles, higher by 2% over 46,674 vehicles sold in February 2016. Read Full Story

Mahindra's Auto Sector Sells 42714 vehicles during February 2017
Mumbai, Mar 1 : Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India's leading SUV manufacturer, today announced its auto sales performance for February 2017 which stood at 42,714 vehicles compared to 44,002 vehicles during February 2016. Read Full Story

Nissan India sales increase by 25% in February 2017
New Delhi, Mar 1 : Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. reported domestic sales of 4,807 units in February 2017 against 3,850 units sold the same month a year ago. Read Full Story

Honda Cars India registers 9.4% growth in domestic sales in February 2017
New Delhi, Mar 1 : Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered monthly domestic sales of 14,249units in February 2017 against 13,020 units in the corresponding month last year, registering a growth of 9.4%. Read Full Story

Renault India registers monthly sales of 11,198 units in Feb
New Delhi, Mar 1 : Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive brands in India, on Wednesday said it has registered a growth of 26.8%with monthly sales of 11,198units in the month of February 2017 as against 8,834 units in the corresponding month last year. Read Full Story

Volvo Cars' new XC60 SUV will automatically steer you out of trouble
Kolkata, Mar 1 : Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that the new XC60 SUV - which will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show - will feature three new advanced driver assistance features aimed at keeping the driver out of trouble. Read Full Story

Mercedes-Benz introduces new 'Made in India' E-Class car
New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz today, redefined the luxury executive sedan segment with the launch of the first ever right hand drive (RHD) long wheelbase (LWB) version of the new E-Class luxury business sedan. Read Full Story

Droom's Orange Book Value crosses 100 million queries within 14 months of launch
New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Droom, India's pioneering online automobile transactional marketplace, is riding high on the success of its Orange Book Value (OBV), an algorithm-based benchmark pricing engine, which has received over 100 million queries in 14 months. Read Full Story

51st edition of India's oldest vintage car rally draws attention of many
New Delhi , Feb.26 : The 51st edition of The Statesman Vintage and Classic Car Rally was hosted in the national capital on Sunday with a large turnout of Delhi-NCR's antique car aficionados and curious onlookers on a bright, sunny day. Read Full Story

Lamborghini Aventador S to be Launched in India on March 3
Chennai, Feb 22: The Lamborghini Aventador S Coupe is set to be propelled in India on March 3, 2017 in Mumbai at a value upwards of Rs.5 crore, ex-showroom. Read Full Story

Yamaha Motor celebrates 'Yamaha Motor Innovation Center'; shapes and ideas for new dimensions
New Delhi , Feb 22 : Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. has conducted an inauguration ceremony today for the Yamaha Motor Innovation Center (originally known as the New Design Building), which will become the focal point for cutting-edge design initiatives that drive product design development and new innovation. Read Full Story

Mahindra announces nation-wide Mega Service Camp 'M-Plus' for its range of personal vehicles
Mumbai, Feb 17 : Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. (M and M Ltd.), India's leading SUV manufacturer, has announced a free nation-wide mega service camp, named M-Plus, for its range of personal vehicles. Read Full Story

Maruti Suzuki amongst 'most preferred brand' of Indian automobile buyers, says Droom
New Delhi , Feb. 17 : Maruti Suzuki Swift, one of the most complete cars from the house of Maruti Suzuki, emerged as the most popular car amongst Droom consumers for the second consecutive year. Read Full Story

Mahindra provides first-of-its-kind service support in the Indian trucking industry
Mumbai, Feb 15 : Mahindra Truck and Bus Division (MTBD), a part of the USD 17.8 billion Mahindra Group, today announced the first-of-its-kind service support initiative for the Indian trucking industry, with the successful implementation of its Delhi-Mumbai Service Corridor. Read Full Story

Bajaj Auto initiates BS IV norms compliance in all vehicles
New Delhi , Feb 15 : Two and three-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto on Wednesday announced that it is ready to comply with EPCA's direction of neither selling nor registering any pre BS IV vehicle from April 1, 2017. Read Full Story

Honda launches fourth generation 'Honda City 2017' from Rs. 8.49 lakh onwards
New Delhi , Feb 14 : Japanese car maker Honda on Tuesday unveiled its fourth generation 'Honda City 2017' that has stylish and sporty exterior designs with enhanced safety features and advanced high tech infotainment system with price starting from Rs. starting from Rs. 8.49 lakh to 13.52 lakh (Ex-Delhi) for petrol variants and Rs. 10.75 lakh to 13.56 at (Ex- Delhi) for diesel variants. Read Full Story


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