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Ashok Leyland trucks. (File Photo | Reuters)
Ashok Leyland first-quarter profit falls about 62 percent to Rs 1.11 billion

Ashok Leyland Ltd posted a sharper-than-expected 61.7 percent fall in quarterly profit on Friday as the commercial vehicle manufacturer recorded an exchange loss on swap contracts.

21 Jul 2017

Ducati unveils Scrambler Desert Sled

Italian superbike maker Ducati on Thursday launched the Scrambler Desert Sled model in India at a starting price of Rs 9.32 lakh (ex-showoom).

21 Jul 2017

CEO of German carmaker Porsche, Oliver Blume, poses prior to the company's annual news conference in Stuttgart, southern Germany March 11, 2016. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File Photo
Porsche may ditch diesel engines - CEO

Porsche CEO Oliver Blume said that they would decide at the end of the decade whether diesel had a future at Porsche.

18 Jul 2017

A detail of a commuter's Harley-Davidson motorcycle is photographed in Melbourne, Australia, June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo
Harley-Davidson cuts shipments forecast; shares slip 10 percent

The motorcycle maker cut its full-year shipments forecast, underscoring slowing demand as the company's loyal baby boomer customer base ages.

18 Jul 2017

A sign for General Motors Co. car-sharing operation, Maven hangs on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S. (File photo | Reuters)
General Motors teams up with Uber to expand car-sharing operation 'Maven' to Australia

The leasing agreement will allow Uber drivers to rent cars produced by GM's Australian manufacturer GM Holden, the company said.

15 Jul 2017

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Mahindra launches commercial vehicle Jeeto Minivan at Rs 3.45 lakh

The vehicle comes is meant for urban and semi-urban last mile transportation.

13 Jul 2017

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Daimler reduces prices of BharatBenz commercial vehicles by up to 2.5 percent

The decrease in prices of BharatBenz range of commercial vehicles is between 0.4 and 2.5 per cent, depending on state and model, the company said in a statement.

12 Jul 2017

Tata Motors. (File photo | Reuters)
Tata Motors global sales decline by 1.71 percent in June

Tata Motors today reported a 1.71 per cent decline in global sales in June at 90,966 units, including that of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) vehicles. The company had sold 92,551 units in June 2016.

12 Jul 2017

Tata Motors. (File photo | Reuters)
Tata Motors expands small commercial vehicle range in Ace brand

The company is introducing three new products priced between Rs 3.08 lakh and Rs Rs 4.78 (ex-showroom Mumbai).

11 Jul 2017

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Passenger vehicle sales decline by over 11 percent in June on pre-GST jitters

This is the first decline in six months as dealers avoided picking up fresh stocks from companies ahead of GST implementation with a view to avoid transitional loss.     

10 Jul 2017

Google Maps app on a smartphone. (File photo | AP)
Google Maps' speed limit check available only in two areas

The feature is currently available only in San Francisco Bay Area in the US and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, a post shared by Android Auto Team stated.

09 Jul 2017

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Tata's Tiago begins to flex muscles 

The Tiago was Tata Motors’ attempt to reinvent its design philosophy and it finally seems to be bearing fruit.

09 Jul 2017

Tesla Model S falls short in crash test yet again

Despite changes made to the vehicles produced after January, the Model S was again only able to attain an acceptable rating in the small-overlap test conducted in February.

06 Jul 2017

A Volvo XC 90 during an interview with Volvo Cars CEO Hakan Samuelsson at Volvo Cars Showroom in Stockholm, Sweden, Wednesday, July 5, 2017.  | AP
Volvo is first major carmaker to forgo traditional engines

Volvo will begin producing electric motors on all its cars from 2019, becoming the first major automaker to forgo traditional engines that rely exclusively on internal combustion.

05 Jul 2017

Flags with the Opel company logo wave outside the automaker's assembly plant in Antwerp . (Reuters)
EU approves Opel takeover by France's Peugeot PSA

The EU's competition authority on Wednesday approved Germany's Opel takeover by France's Peugeot PSA that will create Europe's second-largest carmaker after Volkswagen.

05 Jul 2017

Employees work at the production line of Volkswagen Tiguan cars in the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany. (File | AP)
Volkswagen lainches SUV Tiguan in India

The Tiguan will be available across all Volkswagen dealerships in India, in two trims Comfortline and Highline.

24 May 2017

ISUZU’s new ‘mu-X’
Travel long in comfort with ISUZU’s new ‘mu-X’

ISUZU launched the ‘mu-X’ SUV car, which goes with the tag line ‘All muscle, all heart’, at The Lalit Ashok.

20 May 2017

'Vibrating Jacket’ for long distance bike riders.
Vrooming free of physical problems

Sangeeth P N has developed a ‘Cooling Helmet’ and ‘Vibrating Jacket’ for long distance bike riders.

17 May 2017

Kenichi Ayukawa Managing Director CEO Maruti Suzuki and R S Kalsi Executive Director Marketing Sales Maruti Suzuki at the launch of New Maruti Suzuki Dzire car during a press conference in New Delhi on Tuesday. | PTI
Maruti rolls out all-new Dzire at Rs 5.45 lakh

Maruti Suzuki on Tuesday launched the latest version of its popular sedan Dzire with prices starting from Rs 5.45 lakh and attractive fuel efficiency.

17 May 2017

A worker fixes the Hyundai logo on a vehicle at a plant of Hyundai Motor in Asan, south of Seoul. (File photo | Reuters)
South Korea orders Hyundai, Kia to recall over 240,000 vehicles after whistleblower report

The transport ministry also asked prosecutors in Seoul to investigate whether or not the automakers allegedly covered up the five flaws, which affect 12 models.

12 May 2017

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China, India plans for electric cars threaten to cut petrol demand: Sources

Electric cars currently make up less than 2 percent of the global car fleet, and any faster-than-expected growth in that percentage will materially impact oil demand and the refining business.

12 May 2017