90% car purchase in India is digitally driven: Report

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 16:59
Tracking people’s car research and purchase journey in the country, the “Drive to Decide 2018” report claimed that 90 per cent search, 80 per cent videos and 56 per cent dealer-websites were the key digital touch-points that played a crucial…

Nissan launches ‘Kicks’ in India starting at Rs 9.55 lakh

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 09:55
Automobile major Nissan on Tuesday launched its new SUV “Kicks” in India at an introductory price of Rs 9.55 lakh. The car would offer “1.5H 4K” petrol option with five-speed manual transmission and “1.5K 9K dci” engine with six-speed manual…

Tesla to begin Model 3 deliveries in Europe

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 09:48
Electric vehicle maker Tesla has received the go-ahead to begin its Model 3 deliveries in Europe, less than a week after it announced laying off 7 per cent of its full-time employees to reduce costs and increase profits. “The vehicle…

Audi helps provides a feet of 50 EVs at Davos WEF

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 09:46
Leading car manufacturer Audi has provided a fleet of 50 Audi e-tron cars for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) here. The all-electric cars are fully powered by green electricity. And with mobile charging containers, the company…

TVS Motor logs Rs 178 cr PAT in Q3

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 10:55
Two- and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Co on Tuesday said it closed the third quarter of the current fiscal with 15.5 per cent growth in its net profit at Rs 178.4 crore. In a statement issued here, the company said…

Uber exploring autonomous bikes, scooters option

Monday, 21 January 2019 15:34
Resuming its self-driving programme, global ride-sharing major Uber has hired a “micromobility robotics” team to work on autonomous bikes and scooters. The company is working to develop electric scooters and bicycles which can drive themselves around cities in order to…

Airbus delivers India’s first ACH145 helicopter

Thursday, 17 January 2019 20:22
Aerospace major Airbus’ ACH145 twin-engine helicopter has entered into India’s private and business aviation market, a fully customised version being developed to Adar Poonawalla, CEO and Executive Director of Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by doses.…

Honda Cars India to increase prices from next month

Thursday, 17 January 2019 20:20
Passenger car manufacturer Honda Cars India on Thursday said it will increase the price of its models from February 1, 2019. According to the company, the price increase on the CR-V model will be Rs 10,000 and on other models…

Musk quotes $1 bn to build tunnel under Australian mountain range

Thursday, 17 January 2019 09:35
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has quoted $1 billion to build a commuter tunnel under Australia’s Blue Mountains, which divide Sydney from the countrys vast western interior. The renowned tech innovator was responding via Twitter to a query by New South…

Volkswagen fined Rs 171 cr by NGT panel

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 10:13
A four-member committee formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday penalised German auto giant Volkswagen Rs 171.34 crore for causing air pollution in Delhi due to excess nitrogen oxide emissions. Volkswagen is accused of installing a cheat or…