Hinduja Group and Siemens have joined hands to innovate the electric commercial vehicles segment in India. While Hinduja’s Switch Mobility Automotive Limited will introduce commercial EVs in India, Siemens will provide an energy-efficient charging mechanism for them. Moreover, the companies will also collaborate to launch new energy management business models, including eMobility-as-a-Service (eMaas), Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) and on-site/off-… read-more
BMW on April 8 launched its updated 6 series Gran Turismo in India, starting at Rs 67.9 lakh. Available in two variants, the vehicle has three models: 630i M Sport, 620d Luxury Line and 630D M Sport, with new exterior and interior changes and 10-year service package. It is also equipped with height adjustable features adaptive to five riding modes. Powered with 2.0L turbo diesel/petrol engines, GT generates 188-261bhp power.
Automaker Mahindra & Mahindra has partnered with Mahindra MSTC Recycling Private Ltd (MMRPL) to provide an end-to-end solution for scrapping of old vehicles. With first-of-its-kind initiative, the automobile giant offers its customer buying new Mahindra vehicle, to scrap the old one at Mahindra dealership, eliminating the need to look for scrapping agency. Notably, last month, the government rolled out scrapping policy to reduce old and… read-more
The world's leading electric car-maker Tesla is planning to start its launch with three showrooms in India. The company has hired CBRE Group Inc to accelerate its search for commercial properties to set up the showroom in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. The Elon Musk owned company may face challenges to capture the Indian market as out of the total 2.4 million cars sold in 2020, only 5,000 were EV.
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French-made car Citroen C5 Aircross is ready to make an Indian debut on April 7. The 5-seater SUV will be sold as a CKD unit i.e. parts of it will be assembled before the sale in Tamil Nadu's CK Birla plant. The car is expected to cost Rs 25 lakh, and the online bookings have already begun at Rs 50,000. The 2.0L-powered engine is available in dual variants: Feel and Shine.
British automaker Triumph Motorcycles has released its heavily-awaited triple engine roadster 'Trident 660' in India. Priced at Rs 6.95 lakh, the broad-shouldered model comes with a 660 cc three-cylinder, liquid cooled engine producing 64 Nm torque, and two riding modes - road and rain. Besides encompassing Michelin Road 4 rubber-wrapped Aluminium wheels, the new model is a reminiscent to 'Daytona 675'. Currently, the bike is available across… read-more
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Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), owned by the Tata Group, is aiming to launch 10 new products in 2022. The new products will include both, new generation cars and SUVs, and the upgraded version of existing models. Rohit Suri, president and director, JLR, stated that the models will have new facelifts, body designs, and power trains. Notably, the luxury British automaker aims to be an all-electric car brand from 2025.
Tractor manufacturing giant Sonalika tractors reported sharp growth in their annual sales after selling 1,39,526 units in the FY21 with a 41.6% growth in the domestic market. Reportedly, about 13,093 tractors were sold in March 2021 which is triple the number sold in March 2020, registering a 135% growth in their Rotavator business. Elated by the success, Deepak Mittal, MD, Sonalika Group thanked his team and distributors.
General Motors has decided to return with its all-electric 2022 GMC Hummer SUV on April 4. Surpassing its previous models, the Hummer EV will be equipped with 18 cameras to tread in different terrains including two-foot deep water and 18-inch steps. The pick up-oriented model also features a foldable roof with interiors fitted with 13.4-inch infotainment and a 14-speaker audio system. Besides, it promises to cover 563 Kms in a single charge… read-more
US-based e-vehicle (EV) startup Humble Motors has unveiled the world's first solar-powered SUV named 'Humble One'. With 80-square feet engineered photovoltaic cells, the concept model can cover 96 Km a day. Besides, showcasing an aerodynamic structure and 1020hp output, the model dons of 0.25 drag coefficient. Interestingly, while the car maker has not revealed its charging time details, the company has received pre-order bookings worth $20… read-more
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