Articles tagged under: Automobiles

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

Electric buses on Ahmedabad BRTS route from January 2019; Flash charging buses also on cards

July 27, 2018
Electric buses on Ahmedabad BRTS route from January 2019; Flash charging buses also on cards

By Japan K Pathak Ahmedabad: The city of Ahmedabad will see operations of electric buses on Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) corridor in the month of January next year. Karthik Athmanathan, Head EV & eMobiliy Solutions, Ashok Leyland Ltd speaking to media persons on the sidelines of CII Expo and Conference on e-Mobility here today in reply to a question said this. He said, 'we have letter of allotment for 50 electric buses for Ahmedabad. The contract needs us to start running them in the...Read More

RTO drive against fancy noisy modified silencers of bikes in Surat

June 21, 2018
RTO drive against fancy noisy modified silencers of bikes in Surat

Surat: RTO in Surat has issued notices to dealers over noisy silencers fitted in bikes. Dealers who have not produced trade certificates have attracted notices. RTO in Surat has this week seized two bikes with noisy silencers. Owners of both bikes told RTO officials that they had made change in the bikes without passing(RTO approval) through dealers. The owners of bikes were served memos. It has come to notice that dealers charge Rs 2500 to 12,500 additionally for fitment of fancy - nois...Read More

Uno Minda Group commissions Rs 450 crore alloy wheel & 4W switch plants in Gujarat

May 21, 2018
Uno Minda Group commissions Rs 450 crore alloy wheel & 4W switch plants in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Auto manufacturer UNO MINDA Group has opened two new manufacturing plants in Ahmedabad, Gujarat today,said a statement issued by the company. The two new plants namely Minda Kosei Aluminum Wheels Ltd. (MKAW) and Mindarika Pvt Ltd (MRPL) will manufacture Alloy wheels and Switches & HVAC system respectively. The plants were inaugurated by Kenichi Ayukawa, MD & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), along with Mr. NK Minda, Chairman & MD Minda Industries Limited (MIL). The first ...Read More

Electric buses on Rajkot BRTS track soon

April 13, 2018
Electric buses on Rajkot BRTS track soon

Rajkot: Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) track in Rajkot will soon have movement of electric buses. As many as five electric buses will run on BRTS track between Madhapar Chokdi and Gondal Chokdi as per the municipal commissioner Banchhanidhi Pani. Pani said the buses will be available through the Airport Authority of India(AAI) as per a pact signed with the Rajkot Municipal Corporation(RMC). Total value of the buses will be Rs 2 crore. The buses are likely to start running on track i...Read More

Two youths from South Gujarat complete 1100 km reverse car journey

March 23, 2018
Two youths from South Gujarat complete 1100 km reverse car journey

Bardoli: Two adventurous youths from Bardoli town in South Gujarat have claimed to have completed a 1100 km reverse car journey in 3 days 8 hours and 20 minutes. Owner of Bardoli based Dhumketu Entertainment Sagar Thakkar and Kanaksinh Barsadia started driving car in reverse from Jodhpur in Rajasthan on March 18 and passed through Sirohi, Udaipur, Modasa and further on toward Mumbai. Both youths were felicitated by local municipality president, local police inspector, local BJP presi...Read More

50 electric buses to be put on BRTS route; no hike in fare

March 21, 2018
50 electric buses to be put on BRTS route; no hike in fare

Ahmedabad: There won't be any increase in the fares of the BRTS buses in the city, Mayor Gautam Shah today said. He also said that Letter of Intent (LOI) for 50 electric buses for running on the BRTS routes has been issued under the permission of union government. Shah, after the board meeting of Ahmedabad Janmarg Ltd, a special purpose vehicle under the AMC, said that a decision in the meeting was taken that the fares of Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) buses won't be increased as it wo...Read More

Audi car owners protest in Vadodara with black flag against poor and costly service

March 11, 2018

Vadodara: Over a dozen owners of Audi cars staged protest here near Chakli circle of city over charges for service of car. The car owners set up black flags next to cars. 'My car is in service station for last two months. The problem is actually two-year old. In January 2016 I complained for brake problem, they didn't respond well. We are 12 owners here also protesting against high charges like Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh levied by Audi everytime we leave our car here for repair. They don't give ...Read More

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