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Maruti Suzuki India’s growth is 33 pc current FY 2022-23

Hyderabad: Maruti Suzuki India Limited Senior Executive Officer, Marketing & Sales Shashank Srivastava on Friday said that the company growth was 33 per cent during the current financial year 2022-23 (FYH1) Speaking to the newsmen on the…

Iran bans import of French cars

Tehran: Iran has banned the import of French cars, a government spokesman announced. Omid Qalibaf, spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, said on Thursday his ministry has banned the import of French cars because of "the…

Tesla recalls 30k model X cars over airbag issue

Washington: US automaker Tesla will recall 29,348 Model X cars over an issue that may cause passenger air bags to function incorrectly, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. "The restraint control module (RCM) calibration may…

Maruti Suzuki Q2 net profit at Rs 2061.5 Cr

New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki on Friday said it has reported a net profit of Rs 2061.5 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2022, as against Rs 475.3 crore reported in the same quarter last year. The company sold a total of 517,395 vehicles during…

Skoda records double digit sales growth in Sep 2022

Kochi: On the heels of its biggest year in India, Skoda Auto India achieved sales of 3,543 units in September 2022. Compared to the 3,027 cars it sold in September 2021, the Czech-based company with high levels of localisation and manufacturing,…

Gulf Oil India launches EV fluids for electric vehicles

 Mumbai: Gulf Oil Lubricants, a Hinduja Group company, announced its exclusive partnership with Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL) and Switch Mobility for a special range of EV fluids. With this tie up, Gulf Oil will officially supply EV fluids to…

Car airbags deadline extended by a Year

New Delhi: Extending the deadline for mandatory six airbags in passenger cars, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the proposal will now kick in from October 1, 2023. In a series of tweets, Gadkari said the safety of all…

Ram Charan is now new Brand Ambassador of Hero MotoCorp

Hyderabad: Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, on Thursday announced the appointment of Tollywood superstar Ram Charan as the new Brand Ambassador. The energized high-decibel campaign of Glamour XTEC - Gazab…

Hyundai launches new SUV, VENUE N Line

New Delhi: Auto major Hyundai on Tuesday launched India’s compact Sporty SUV – Hyundai VENUE N Line in Haryana's Gurugram. Hyundai VENUE N Line delivers a sporty and fun driving experience that is amplified by exhilarating performance, sporty…

MG Motor India launches advanced SUV

Gurugram: MG Motor India on Wednesday launched an advanced Gloster. Starting at Rs 31.99 lakh, the SUV comes with new safety and technology enhancements. It would be available in deep golden, metal black, metal ash and warm white colors, a company…

Ashok Leyland’s modular truck with H6 Engine launched

Mumbai: Commercial Vehicle major, Ashok Leyland launched AVTR 4825 Tipper powered by its H6 Engine. AVTR is the India’s first modular truck platform offering the entire range from 19T to 55T GVW trucks, and has been received exceedingly well by the…

Nitin Gadkari: Auto industry must balloon

Mumbai: Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said he wanted to see the auto industry become worth Rs 15 lakh crore by the end of 2024. 'The size of the automobile industry is Rs 7.5 lakh crore. It has maximum employment…

Tata Punch achieves a new milestone

Mumbai: Auto major, Tata Motors on Thursday rolled out the 1,00,000th unit of Tata Punch, India’s first sub-compact SUV, from its manufacturing facility in Pune. The Tata Punch has set a new benchmark in the industry, by becoming the first SUV to…

Royal Enfield announces launch of Hunter-350 motorcycle

Kochi: Royal Enfield, the global leader in the mid-sized (250cc-750cc) motorcycle segment, has launched the new Hunter-350, a ‘two-wheeled double-espresso’ for motorcycling. Engineered and designed for the urban hustle, the new Hunter 350 is a…

Volkswagen Virtus bags ‘India Book of Records’

Kochi: The recently-launched new Volkswagen Virtus has created a national record at the ‘India Book of Records’ by being the only sedan to be delivered to 150 customers by a single dealership in one day. The national record has been awarded to our…