Articles tagged under: Automobiles

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India inaugurates new 3rd Assembly Line at its Gujarat plant

January 08, 2024
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India inaugurates new 3rd Assembly Line at its Gujarat plant

Gandhinagar: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI)  today inaugurated a new 3rd assembly line at its fourth two-wheeler plant at Vithalapur in the state of Gujarat (India) adding a capacity of 6.5 lakh units.  HMSI’s Vithalapur facility is Honda’s largest scooter-only plant in the world. Honda’s best-selling two-wheeler, Activa, and other scooter models like Dio, Activa 125 and Dio 125 are manufactured at the Vithalapur facility. HMSI’s Gujarat plant also has a dedicated engin...Read More

Wardwizard Innovations & Mobility Ltd to invest Rs 2,000 crore to develop EV ancillary cluster in Vadodara

October 26, 2023
Wardwizard Innovations & Mobility Ltd to invest Rs 2,000 crore to develop EV ancillary cluster in Vadodara

Vadodara: Wardwizard Innovations & Mobility Ltd., a manufacturer of electric vehicles under the ‘Joy e-bike’ brand in India, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Gujarat to invest Rs. 2,000 crores in the development of an Electric Vehicle Ancillary Cluster by 2024. The agreement was signed by Mr. S.J. Haider, Additional Chief Secretary of the Industries and Mines Department, and Mr. Yatin Sanjay Gupte, Chairman and Managing Director of Wardwizard Innovations ...Read More

Vietnamese EV maker VinFast Auto shortlists Gujarat, Tamil Nadu to setup its plant

October 06, 2023
Vietnamese EV maker VinFast Auto shortlists Gujarat, Tamil Nadu to setup its plant

Gandhinagar: VinFast Auto Ltd., the emerging electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer aspiring to be Vietnam's counterpart to Elon Musk's Tesla, is reportedly considering establishing a production facility in India. This strategic move aligns with the company's broader expansion strategy and reflects the increasing interest in the Indian EV market. The proposed Indian facility is likely to be located in either Tamil Nadu or Gujarat, a newspaper report said. According to a source familiar with the m...Read More

Gujarat’s Automotive Evolution: From Zero to a $3 Billion Hub

September 23, 2023
Gujarat’s Automotive Evolution: From Zero to a $3 Billion Hub

Gandhinagar: Gujarat’s automobile sector is valued at USD 3 billion. With an annual export of over 8 lakh vehicles, Gujarat has proven itself as a vital contributor to India's automotive landscape. The state's journey towards becoming an automotive hub began with the establishment of the Tata Motors manufacturing plant in Sanand in 2009, acting as a magnet for both domestic and international players. The evolution of Gujarat's Automobile Sector is closely tied to the Vibrant Gujarat Glo...Read More

Gujarat based EV manufacturer ABZO launches its first e-motorcycle VS01

September 10, 2023
Gujarat based EV manufacturer ABZO launches its first e-motorcycle VS01

Gandhinagar: Gujarat headquartered electric automobile manufacturer, ABZO Motors, on Saturday announced the launch of its first electric motorcycle (e-bike) – ABZO VS01 in Gujarat. The e-bike is launched in one variant and will be priced (based on Kms per charge) between Rs 1.8 lakh and Rs 2.22 lakh approximately. The company informed that - ABZO VS01 will have a 72 V 70Ah Lithium-ion Battery which gives a mileage of 180 km at full charge. The e-bike will have front and rear LED lights, 17-...Read More

A youth in Gujarat creates a Lamborghini inspired car for a mere Rs 12 lakh

August 21, 2023
A youth in Gujarat creates a Lamborghini inspired car for a mere Rs 12 lakh

Ahmedabad: A youth from Bavla near Ahmedabad who has only completed class 10 education has managed to create a car worth as per his estimate approximately Rs. 20 crores, all for a mere cost of Rs. 12 lakhs. Dhaval Tanna, hailing from Bavla, Ahmedabad, completed his class 10 education and pursued a multimedia course in ITI, a field seemingly unrelated to automobiles or mechanics. However, his passion for innovation drove him. In July 2022, he embarked on the journey of building a car. By July 20...Read More

Gujarat govt declares important update on HSRP number plate fitment

August 14, 2023
Gujarat govt declares important update on HSRP number plate fitment

Gandhinagar: In order to provide more convenient service to the citizens of the state, by decentralizing the operation of High Security Number plate (HSRP) fitment in vehicles, the Government of Gujarat has decided that the vehicles sold before April 01, 2019 will be able to get HSRP number plate fitted through authorized dealers of concerned vehicle manufacturer instead of the RTO/ARTO office, same way as it happens in the case of the new purchased vehicles. More information regarding this can ...Read More

Gujarat sees 35% surge in vehicle sales in July 2023

August 09, 2023
Gujarat sees 35% surge in vehicle sales in July 2023

Gandhinagar: The state of Gujarat has experienced a 35% increase in vehicle sales for July, driven by strong demand for two-wheelers, three-wheelers, cars, and tractors. The Federation of Automobile Dealers' Association (FADA) attributed this growth to factors such as a favourable monsoon, the upcoming festive season, and the reopening of schools and colleges. Hitendra A. Nanavati, FADA's Gujarat chairman, remarked, "Gujarat has shown a remarkable growth of around 35% year-on-year in July,...Read More

Ahmedabad family to make road journey to London in vintage car

August 07, 2023
Ahmedabad family to make road journey to London in vintage car

Ahmedabad: In celebration of his 50th year of life, Daman Thakore, a businessman and a travel enthusiast from the city, is embarking on a unique journey with his vintage 1950 MG YT called Lal Pari, a car he dearly loves. Daman will travel from Ahmedabad to the Abingdon factory in London that manufactured this car, accompanied by his 75-year-old father, 21-year-old daughter, and a group of friends and family. This adventurous journey will cover around 12,000 km through 16 countries. As ...Read More

CEAT Inaugurates its largest Truck Service Hub in Gandhidham, Gujarat

April 25, 2023
CEAT Inaugurates its largest Truck Service Hub in Gandhidham, Gujarat

Gandhidham: CEAT Limited, a leading tyre manufacturer, today announced the inauguration of its largest Truck Service Hub in Gandhidham today. This service hub is being launched in association with one of CEAT's esteemed dealers, Bharat Tyres Gujarat Pvt Ltd. CEAT is all set to inaugurate three more such Truck Service Hubs later this month in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Karnataka respectively. The newly inaugurated centre in Gandhidham has 6 truck alignment bays for multiple trucks to be ...Read More