Articles tagged under: automobile

Maruti to shift manufacturing of Swift model of car from Haryana to Gujarat

January 25, 2018
Maruti to shift manufacturing of Swift model of car from Haryana to Gujarat

Gandhinagar: TOI reported that Maruti's parent Suzuki will be exclusively manufacturing the next-generation Swift at its plant in Gujarat for sale in India and abroad, the shift happening after nearly 13 years of manufacturing in Haryana. The Gujarat plant, which started production in 2016, currently manufactures Baleno that is retailed through Maruti's premium retail channel Nexa. The addition of Swift to the production at Gujarat will help achieve economies of scale and drive in efficiencies i...Read More

Public transport vehicle and car sales down in December, overall Industry grows in double digit: SIAM

January 11, 2018
Public transport vehicle and car sales down in December,  overall Industry grows in double digit: SIAM

Mumbai: Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures(SIAM) has shared the latest figures of automobile market in India: Production The industry produced a total 21,415,719 vehicles including Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Three Wheelers, Two Wheelers and Quadricycle in April-December 2017 as against 19,247,352 in April-December 2016, registering a growth of 11.27 percent over the same period last year. Domestic Sales The sale of Passenger Vehicles grew by 8.13 perce...Read More

Mahindra Electric launches Virtual Reality video drive experience for all-electric e2oPlus

January 03, 2018
Mahindra Electric launches Virtual Reality video drive experience for all-electric e2oPlus

Bengaluru: Mahindra Electric, part of the diversified USD 19 billion Mahindra Group and a pioneer in the development and production of electric vehicles (EVs) in India, has launched a Virtual Reality (VR) based drive experience for its smart and connected all electric vehicle, the e2oPlus. The experience, enabled through VR headsets, highlights the technical features and focuses on the key attributes of the e2oPlus. One of the main objectives of this initiative is to innovatively communi...Read More

Gujarat govt gives loan against tax for Sanand plant which is to be repaid, its not grant: Tata Motors

November 30, 2017
Gujarat govt gives loan against tax for Sanand plant which is to be repaid, its not grant: Tata Motors

Ahmedabad: Apparently in reaction to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's repeated claims in political rallies that the then Narendra Modi led Gujarat government gave Rs 33,000 crore loan to Tata Motors for its Sanand plant, Tata Motors has today issued a statement based on facts attributed to its spokesperson: The investor friendly environment created by the Government of Gujarat (GoG) encouraged Tata Motors to set-up its manufacturing plant in Sanand, with a long-term vision to make it on...Read More

A new family is buying Activa scooter every 9th second, 20 lac sold in 7 months

November 23, 2017
A new family is buying  Activa scooter every 9th second, 20 lac sold in 7 months

Ahmedabad: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI)  has today set a new record by becoming the only brand in Indian two-wheeler industry to cross 20 lac unit sales in just 7 months. Today, a new family is buying their favorite Activa every 9th second! The company said, it took 7 years since its launch (2001 to 2008) for Activa to get 20 lac Indian families, but the latest 20 lac customers (2,040,134 unit sales) have joined in just 7 months from April to October 2017. In just ha...Read More

Tata Motors celebrates rool-out of 100,000th Tata Tiago from Sanand plant in Gujarat

October 27, 2017
Tata Motors celebrates rool-out of 100,000th Tata Tiago from Sanand plant in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Tata Motors team at Sanand facility in Gujarat today celebrated roll-out of 100,000th Tata TIAGO, the 'most popular' hatchback from Tata Motors.Read More

Suzuki ramps up production at Gujarat plant by adding second shift from this month

October 02, 2017
Suzuki ramps up production at Gujarat plant by adding second shift from this month

New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India expects easing of waiting period pressure of its top-selling models Baleno and SUV Brezza, with parent Suzuki ramping up production at the Gujarat plant by adding a second shift from this month, a senior company official said. The Hansalpur-based facility in Gujarat is Suzuki Motor Corporation's first wholly-owned unit in India. It has been producing close to 10,000 units of premium hatchback Baleno a month. The model currently ...Read More

American bike maker UM launches two premium models in Gujarat

September 09, 2017
American bike maker UM launches two premium models in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: American Motorcycle maker UM International's Indian arm UM Lohia Two Wheelers today launched two of its premium models in Gujarat. Renegade Commando Mojave (ex showroom price in Ahmedabad 1,82,355/-) and Renegade Commando Classic (Rs 1,90,814/-) are both of 25 horse power. Both are powered by the liquid cooled, Single Cylinder, 4 strokes, 4 valves and Spark Ignition making it a perfect blend of Practicality and Versatility. Speaking at the launch, Mr. Rajeev Mishra, CEO, UM...Read More

Bid for 01 number as high as value of basic car at Surat RTO auction

April 25, 2017
Bid for 01 number as high as value of basic car at Surat RTO auction

Surat: Surat RTO earned Rs 32,17,263 revenue through auction of 357 golden and silver category numbers for GJ 05 RA series of four-wheelers. Rs 7,48,419 sum was earned through auction of golden numbers while Rs 3,14,300 was earned through auction of 21 silver numbers. Rs 3.18 lakh(which is equal to a value of basic car) was earned for number 01 while number 111 attracted Rs 85,000 bid. Rs 09 earned Rs 42,200 while number 07 and 9000 earned Rs 41,000 in each case. Bids were invited for 7 go...Read More

GM India to wind up Halol plant in Gujarat permanently on 31st March

March 04, 2017
GM India to wind up Halol plant in Gujarat permanently on 31st March

Vadodara: American car manufacturer General Motors will shut down its plant at Halol in Central Gujarat on 31st of March. The company has conveyed this to State government. Negotiations are on for takeover of this plant by Shanghai Automotive Industries Corporation(SAIC) but without existing staff. SAIC is likely to purchase the plant under the brand name of MG Motors India Ltd. The new company will have two Indian and four Chinese directors including former CEO of General Motors China Mr. Rajiv...Read More

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