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British aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce to temporarily close factories, cut benefits - FT

British aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc plans to temporarily close factories, reduce working hours and cut benefits as part of new cost-cutting measures, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

27 Oct 2020 8:11 am
Tata Motors bags supply order for 6,413 Tata Ace Gold mini trucks from Andhra govt

Tata Motors on Friday said it has bagged a supply order for 6,413 Tata Ace Gold mini trucks from the Andhra Pradesh government. The company won the supply mandate after the Ace Gold Gold emerged as the top bidder for its low cost of operations and durability, among others, Tata Motors said in a release.

23 Oct 2020 8:36 pm
Andhra revises traffic violation penalties for better enforcement

The Andhra Pradesh transport department on Thursday raised the penalties for a range of traffic violations for better enforcement of the provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act.

22 Oct 2020 9:20 pm
Elon Musk led Tesla release of new ''self-driving'' software closely watched by U.S. regulator

The U.S. auto safety regulator on Thursday said it was closely watching Elon Musk led Tesla Inc`s release of a software version intended to allow its cars to drive themselves, saying it would not hesitate to take action to protect the public.

22 Oct 2020 8:35 pm
Buy a Tata Motors car with EMI at just Rs 789, bumper HDFC Bank financing offer unveiled

Tata Motors is offeringflexible EMI optionsto its customers, wherein they canpay minimum EMIamountfor three months every year.

21 Oct 2020 3:24 pm
Honda Motorcycle unveils saving offers up to Rs 11,000, says festive season has led to increase in booking, enquiries

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) on Tuesday said it is witnessing an upsurge in bookings and enquiries with the onset of the festive season and announced saving offers of up to Rs 11,000 on retail finance of its brand of two-wheelers.

20 Oct 2020 9:42 pm
M&M is offering customized finance packages to customers: Veejay Nakra, CEO, Automotive Division

Veejay Nakra, CEO - Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, talks about the response the company is getting on Thar, waiting-period for customers, companys strategy to strengthen the SUV portfolio, finance schemes and launches that can be made in future among others during an exclusive chat with Swati Khandelwal, Zee Business.

15 Oct 2020 8:32 pm
BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe priced at Rs 39.3 lakh on launch; Check features of this sedan here!

German car maker BMW has launched its most 'economically priced' Sedan 2 Series in India. The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe launched today is available at an ex-showroom price of Rs 39.3 lakhs. The price of the top model of this 2 Series sedan is Rs 41.4 lakhs.

15 Oct 2020 2:32 pm
Elon Musk's Tesla and its 'Starman' driver flew past Mars

In February 2018, SpaceX launched its reusable heavy-lift launch vehicle -- Falcon Heavy for the first time along with a cherry-red Tesla Roadster with a mannequin called Starman behind the wheel

11 Oct 2020 8:49 am
MG Gloster: Top 5 things to know about this premium SUV

MG Motor India showcased an on demand four-wheel drive that extends multiple driving modes in the MG Gloster on launch of the much-awaited SUV.

9 Oct 2020 2:03 pm
Hero MotoCorp launches Maestro Edge 125 Stealth priced at Rs 72,950

The country's largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp on Wednesday said it has launched a new trim of its Maestro Edge scooter range priced at Rs 72,950 (ex-showroom Delhi)

8 Oct 2020 3:30 pm
BMW G 310 R, G 310 GS BS6 bikes launched in India; price starts at Rs 2.45 lakh; check booking amount

BMW Motorrad today launched BS6 G 310 R and G 310 GS bikes in India. The G 310 R is priced at Rs 2.45 lakh while G 310 GS will be available at Rs 2.85 lakh. Interestingly, the prices of both the models have been kept below its BS4 counterparts

8 Oct 2020 1:45 pm
Tesla's quarterly report could land Musk another $3 billion

Tesla`s upcoming quarterly report could put another $3 billion (2.32 billion) in Chief Executive Elon Musk`s pocket.

7 Oct 2020 8:29 am
Companies auto sales recovery 'tactical' due to pent-up demand, not sustainable: MG Motor India

The recovery seen in auto sales in the past couple of months is not a sustainable one and there is a question mark on how the industry would fare next year as the sector is hugely linked to the economy, according to MG Motor India President and MD Rajeev Chaba

6 Oct 2020 3:12 pm
Electric SUV from MG Motor India hits Coimbatore roads

Car-maker MG Motor India has now Initiated the expansion for the electric SUV - MG ZS - in 10 cities, including Coimbatore.

2 Oct 2020 8:17 pm
Honda Cruiser bike H'Ness CB 350: Priced at Rs 1.9 lakh, here is what you get

Honda CB 350:After the Unlock 5 guidelines being implemented across India, auto companies have started to launch their long awaited vehicles both bikes and cars.

2 Oct 2020 8:11 pm
Maruti S-PRESSO: As many as 75000 units of this mini SUV sold since launch

Maruti Suzuki India Limitedsmini SUV S-PRESSO has sold as many as 75,000 units. Today, thevehicle has completed one year since its launch, the company said in a media release. The company launched this car to cater to the requirements of the urban Indian.Maruti Suzuki S Presso price in Delhi is Rs 370 500 - ex-showroom - as per the official website

2 Oct 2020 7:49 pm
Total Royal Enfield sales up 1 pct in September at 60,041 units

Royal Enfield posted a one per cent increase in its total sales at 60,041 units - its domestic sales saw a growth of two percent, Royal Enfield revealed in a statement.

2 Oct 2020 7:46 pm
Hero Motocorp beats analysts September sales estimates by massive margin; puts GenNext leaders in place

The worlds largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters registered record sales of 715,718 units in September 2020 exceeding the expectations of 675,000. These figures were the highest sales in a single month in the calendar year of 2020. This translates into a growth of 16.9% over the corresponding month of the previous year (September 2019), when the company had sold 612,204 units

2 Oct 2020 2:18 pm
Big Move! Police will not trouble Good Samaritans who save someone's life in road accident!

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has published rules for the protection of Good Samaritans. The rules provide for the Rights of Good Samaritan which include that a Good Samaritan shall have the rights as detailed in the rules and shall be treated respectfully without any discrimination on the grounds of religion, nationality, caste or sex

2 Oct 2020 2:05 pm
Honda H'Ness CB350, Royal Enfield Classic 350 rival, launched; See price, features and more

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) today launched its new cruiser, the Honda H'NessCB350. This retro style motorcycle is a premium product of the company and it will be sold by Hondas Big Wing network. It will make youforget the Royal Enfiedl Bullet bike.

1 Oct 2020 9:36 pm
Good demand is expected in construction & CNG truck segment: Vinod Aggarwal of Volvo Eicher

Vinod Aggarwal - Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles Ltd, talks about the demand in the commercial vehicle segment.

29 Sep 2020 9:03 pm
Rs 3 lakh cr PLI scheme for 10 sectors, including automobile, auto components, speciality steel and more to boost domestic manufacturing

In a major push to domestic manufacturing in the country, the government proposes to pump in over Rs 3 lakh crore through an umbrella production linked incentive (PLI) scheme that will run simultaneously in 10 identified sectors for a period of five years

29 Sep 2020 3:31 pm
EV start-up Odysse to double product portfolio by end-2021: CEO

Electric two-wheeler start-up Odysse is looking to double its product portfolio by the end of next year besides expanding the dealership network to 25 cities as it seeks to tap the growing EV market, according to its Chief Executive Officer Nemin Vora

23 Sep 2020 2:25 pm
Cabinet note ready for vehicle scrapping policy: Modi Govt

The Narendra Modi government on Saturday said a Cabinet note has been formulated for the vehicle scrapping policy.

19 Sep 2020 3:05 pm
Kia Sonet launched in India today; price starts at Rs 6.71 lakh

Kia Motors India today launched its first-ever compact SUV - Kia Sonet in India. The Sonet entry-level HTE smartstream G1.2 5MT variant debuts at a competitive price of Rs 671,000 (ex-showroom, pan-India), the company release said.The company has received over 25,000 bookings so far, the release further said

18 Sep 2020 2:37 pm
No plans to bring EV platform to India in near future: Volkswagen

German automotive major Volkswagen Group on Thursday said it has no plans to bring its MEB platform, the backbone of its global electric vehicle (EV) offensive, to India in the near future as the market is not yet mature and the EV infrastructure is not developed

18 Sep 2020 1:51 pm
Toyota Group targeting investment of Rs 2000 cr in coming years, Toyota Kirloskar Motor MD says

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) on Tuesday said that it was deeply committed to India and its national objectives. The statement was made by Masakazu Yoshimura, Managing Director at TKM. Toyota Kirloskar Motor is an Indian arm of the Japanese company Toyota Motor Corp

17 Sep 2020 2:10 pm
Better days ahead for Ashok Leyland with new LCV launch; Know What Bada Dost would mean for company

Hinduja Group company Ashok Leyland has seen some great action on the stock markets today. What is the reason behinds this heightened interest of the markets on this company's stock? What are the fundamental triggers? Zee Business Kushal Gupta has a detailed research report on this!

16 Sep 2020 3:26 pm
JBM Auto will complete delivery of 116 BS-VI buses to DIMTS by Q3FY21: Nishant Arya, ED

Nishant Arya, Executive Director (ED), JBM Group, talks about COVID-19 impact in Q1FY21, fund-raising plans, bus order from Delhi, expected demand during the festive season and issues the company is facing including supply-chain issue among others during a candid chat with Zee Business' Mansee Dave,

15 Sep 2020 2:33 pm
Audi rolls out new version of app for customers, enthusiasts

German luxury car maker Audi on Wednesday rolled out an enhanced version of its 'myAudi Connect' app in India for its customers while also catering to potential customers and Audi fans.

12 Sep 2020 9:43 am
Ford India launches top-end variant of Freestyle starting at Rs 7.69 lakh

Ford India on Wednesday launched a top-end variant of its compact utility vehicle Ford Freestyle at introductory prices of Rs 7.69 lakh and Rs 8.79 lakh (ex-showroom) ahead of the festive season.

12 Sep 2020 9:38 am