Articles tagged under: Automobiles

Foundation stone laid for Rs 650 crore JCB plant in Gujarat

March 26, 2019
Foundation stone laid for Rs 650 crore JCB plant in Gujarat

Vadodara: JCB, the leading manufacturer of Earthmoving & Construction equipment in India, is to invest Rs. 650 Crores in a new plant in central Gujarat. The new factory will be located in Halol close to Vadodara and will manufacture parts for global production lines as the company prepares to meet increased demand. JCB Chairman Lord Bamford laid the foundation stone for the new plant which will be JCB’s sixth factory in India – a country which has been JCB’s biggest single mar...Read More

GTU Motorsports team wins Formula Bharat 2019 at Coimbatore

January 28, 2019

Gandhinagar: A team of 24 students and mentor Parth Sejpal had represented GTU at Formula Bharat and being the only team from Gujarat has won the First Prize at Formula Bharat leaving behind 74 Combustion vehicle team and 16 electric vehicle teams from all over India including teams from IIT Madras, IIT Khadagpur, IIT Delhi, NIT Kurukshetra, VIT Chennai, COEP Pune and many more who are also going International for Student Formula. GTU Team also received award for 1.) Best Fuel Efficiency ...Read More

Surat Auto Expo 2019 to have more brands in display than Delhi Auto Expo

January 24, 2019
Surat Auto Expo 2019 to have more brands in display than Delhi Auto Expo

Surat: Surat will host Auto Expo once again during 25-28 January this year. Local chamber of commerce organizes Auto Expo once in two years. According to chamber president Hetal Mehta, Surat Auto Expo will this year have more brands in display compared to Delhi Auto Expo. Four-day expo will remain open during 10 am to 7 pm. Public entry will end at 6 pm. Five new vehicles including Yamaha, BMW sports bike, Nissan Kicks, Mahindra SUV 300 and Tata Harrier will witness regional launch during t...Read More

Tata plans lithium ion battery manufacturing in Gujarat

January 18, 2019
Tata plans lithium ion battery manufacturing in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Tata group Chairman N Chandrasekaran on Friday said the conglomerate plans to invest in lithium ion battery manufacturing in Gujarat. Speaking here at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, he said group firm Tata Chemicals is also looking to enhance its soda ash capacity to one million tonnes annually. “Many of our group companies like Tata Chemicals and Tata Motors have very significant presence here. We look forward to continuing our investment in the state,” Chandrasekaran sa...Read More

Pal-V, the Dutch company making world’s first flying-car, to be part of Netherland delegation for Vibrant Gujarat

January 10, 2019
Pal-V, the Dutch company making world’s first flying-car, to be part of Netherland delegation for Vibrant Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Pal-V, the Dutch company which is expected to deliver world's first flying car (a car cum aircraft) by the end of this year or in the early 2020 will also be the part of the delegation from The Kingdom of Netherlands led by Menno Snel, Minister of Finance for Taxation & Customs that will be visiting Vibrant Gujarat 2019 all set to kick off from January 18-20, 2019 at the Mahatma Mandir Exhibition cum Convention Centre,Gandhinagar. The flying car with an expected maximu...Read More

DoE office memorandum asks Govt offices in Delhi/NCR to switch to electric vehicles; charging station opened in North Block

January 09, 2019
DoE office memorandum asks Govt offices in Delhi/NCR to switch to electric vehicles; charging station opened in North Block

New Delhi: Marking the adoption of e-mobility, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India has signed an agreement with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an entity under Ministry of Power for deployment of 15 Electric Vehicles for their officers. Also, 28 charging points (24 Slow charging points, 4 Fast Charging Points) have been installed at North Block for charging these vehicles. With these 15 EVs, Department of Economic Affairs is expected to save over 3...Read More

Tata Motors rolls out 500,000th passenger vehicle from its Sanand facility

October 24, 2018
Tata Motors rolls out 500,000th passenger vehicle from its Sanand facility

Mumbai: Operating at 100% capacity utilization, Tata Motors successfully rolled out its 500,000th passenger vehicle unit on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from its Sanand factory located outside Ahmedabad. According to company statement, the Sanand facility plays a vital role in its passenger vehicles portfolio, manufacturing the widely popular models - Tiago andTigor; the latter was recently launched in an all-new avatar. The company said, 'keeping up with the Government of India’s vision t...Read More

Honda to expand capacity of its Gujarat two-wheeler plant with fresh investment of Rs 630 crores

October 04, 2018
Honda to expand capacity of its Gujarat two-wheeler plant with fresh investment of Rs 630 crores

New Delhi/Ahmedabad:Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd., the 100% subsidiary of Honda Motor Company, Japan today announced that it will expand the annual production capacity of its 4th two-wheeler production plant situated in Gujarat. Honda 2Wheeler’s fourth production plant is located at Vithalapur in Gujarat near Ahmedabad. Inaugurated in February 2016 with a production capacity of 0.6 million units initially, the factory was expanded to 1.2 million capacity in June 2016. Th...Read More

Maruti Suzuki India sets up Rs 3.3 crore health facility at Bechraji

September 26, 2018
Maruti Suzuki India sets up Rs 3.3 crore health facility at Bechraji

Mehsana: Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said it has set up a Rs 3.3 crore polyclinic health facility through Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) fund close its car manufacturing plant at Becharaji (Mehsana) in Gujarat in partnership with Zydus Hospitals. The health facility would be managed and operated by Ramanbhai Foundation through Zydus Hospitals. Equipped with healthcare diagnostic equipment, amenities like X-Ray, TMT machine, minor OT, ECG, pathology laboratory, ultrasound, fully equipped ambu...Read More

Here are the announcements made by Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani in Independence Day speech

August 15, 2018
Here are the announcements made by Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani in Independence Day speech

Surendranagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani while speaking in Independence Day function in Surendranagar district today made several new announcements: - Vanod in Patdi taluka of Surendranagar district will get a new Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation(GIDC) estate over 350 hectare land. It will be located just 15-20 km away from Hansalpur - Bechraji based auto ancillary industry hub. According to Rupani the new GIDC estate will benefit entire Gujarat. - Fourth phase of Gu...Read More