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A General Motors logo is seen on a vehicle for sale at the GM dealership in California. (File photo | Reuters)
General Motors to recall over 2.5 million vehicles in China over Takata airbags

GM and its joint venture partner Shanghai GM will start withdrawing vehicles fitted with the potentially faulty airbags beginning next month and will include Chevrolet and Buick cars, sources said.

18 Sep 2017

Models pose for photographs with a Genesis G70 during its unveiling ceremony in Namyangju, South Korea, September 15, 2017. | Reuters
Hyundai launches new Genesis sports sedan in SUV-driven market

Starting from $33,000, the sporty four-door offers bang for the buck as it takes on rivals including affiliate Kia Motor's Stinger sedan and BMW's 3 series.

15 Sep 2017

Redi-GO (Photo | Datsun)
We’ll focus on expanding our reach to the hinterlands: Datsun India

The company, a subsidiary of Japanese car maker Nissan, plans to grow in India and targets a five per cent market share by 2020.

15 Sep 2017

The Toyota logo seen during the 87th International Motor Show at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland March 6, 2017. (File|Reuters)
After increase in tax, automakers raise prices of high-end vehicles

Carmakers have finally started raising prices of large and high-end automobiles, passing along the increased tax burden on mid-sized, large and SUV models.

15 Sep 2017

The logo of Mahindra and Mahindra is seen at a showroom in Mumbai. (Reuters)
Mahindra & Mahindra launches Jeeto Minivan for urban customers

Automobile major Mahindra  & Mahindra launched Jeeto Minivan in  Hyderabad on Monday catering to urban and semi urban customers for last mile connectivity.

12 Sep 2017

The VW sign of Germany's Volkswagen car company is displayed at the building of a company's retailer in Berlin. ( file photo | AP)
Volkswagen to electrify entire range by 2030

By the end of next decade, VW vows to offer "at least one electrified version of each of the 300 or so group models", the firm said in a statement.

12 Sep 2017

A woman walks past a Mahindra e2o electric car during a media preview in Bengaluru, India, June 8, 2017. | Reuters
India's auto industry gears up for government's electric vehicles push

Engine-maker Cummins India is investing in research on electric mobility solutions for India, while Hyundai Motor Co has begun talks with some of its suppliers.

11 Sep 2017

Ferrari  GT. (Photo courtesy: Twitter@Ferrari)
Mythical, magic, unique: Auromobile premier Ferrari turns 70 in style

It's the black prancing horse's 70th birthday and gleaming Ferraris are out in force in Italy this weekend to celebrate.

09 Sep 2017

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Festive season bonanza: Automakers line up discounts up to Rs 71,000

India’s automakers are lining up a slew of new launches, offers, and discounts up to as much as Rs 71,000 for the upcoming festival season.

09 Sep 2017

Employees work inside Maruti Suzuki's engine plant. (File photo | Reuters)
Maruti Suzuki to set up lithium battery plant in Gujarat

Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) has finally decided to set up its lithium ion battery plant in Gujarat in an alliance with Toshiba Corporation and Denso.

09 Sep 2017

Lexus detaches from Toyota operations
Lexus comes out of Toyota’s shadow for independent operations in India

Lexus debuted in India in March 2017, with a hybrid-focused line-up of vehicles featuring the ES300h and RX450h.

02 Sep 2017

GoBumpr founders
Pitstop for success

GoBumpr runs a service across five cities with a growth rate they claim to be 30 to 40% per month.

31 Aug 2017

Stop car thefts remotely with this neat IoT device

Worried about your car being robbed? Let’s Track is a device that can track and lock your vehicle if its stolen

29 Aug 2017

Hyundai Verna.
Get set for Hyundai’s new family car, next Diwali

Hyundai Motor India will roll out its new compact family car in the country in 2018. The new car will be priced between the range of Eon and Grand i10, two of Hyundai’s best selling models.

28 Aug 2017

Maruti Swift.
Maruti lets you design Swift with 'i Create'

Auto major Maruti Suzuki has introduced the personalisation concept ‘i Create’ for its popular hatchback Swift, which offers numerous options available for interiors as well as exteriors.

26 Aug 2017

The Street Scrambler has over 150 personalised accessories to choose from | Photo: Triumph Motorcycles website)
Triumph launches Street Scrambler in India with better engine capacity

Triumph a UK based motorcycle manufacturer has launched a new range of bikes named Street Scrambler in India, costing aroud Rs.8.10 Lakh.

24 Aug 2017

A Fiat car is pictured at the economy ministry in Berlin. (File photo | Reuters)
China's Great Wall interested in bidding for Fiat Chrysler: Company sources

In a statement, Fiat Chrysler said it had not been approached by Great Wall Motor, and was busy with implementing its current five-year business plan.

21 Aug 2017

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R. (Photo courtesy: Twitter@rohinnagrani)
Mercedes-Benz launches AMG GT R, GT Roadster in India

With these launches, Mercedes-Benz now has 12 AMG models in India.

21 Aug 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel | AP
Chancellor Angela Merkel promises 1 million electric cars on German roads by 2020

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reaffirmed the goal of 1 million electric cars running on German roads by 2020, the media reported.

17 Aug 2017

Tata Motors. (File photo | Reuters)
Tata Motors eyeing India's electric vehicles market with great interest: Group chief executive

Tata Motors has already launched hybrid fuel cell commercial vehicles to show it interest in the electric vehicle segment, Tata Group Chief Ethics Officer Mukund Rajan said.

16 Aug 2017

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New generation of Chinese maglev train completes pilot run

A new generation of Chinese middle-to-low-speed magnetically levitated train has completed
a test run in Shanghai and is expected to enter the market in a year, an official said today.

13 Aug 2017