Nitin Gadkari

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Over 95 Lakh Vehicles Older Than 15 Years To Be Replaced, Says Gadkari

Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said, "More than nine lakh vehicles, owned by central and state governments, transport corporations and public sector undertakings, that are older than 15 years will go off the road from April 1 and new vehicles will replace them." On January 30, Gadkari addressed a meeting and confirmed the development, ensuring the safety of people by promoting electric vehicles.

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 05:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Automobiles, Vehicles, Nitin Gadkari, union transport minister, Central Government

Tata Motors

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Tata Motors Announces Price Hike For Commercial Vehicles, In Effect From July 1

Tata Motors has announced a price hike in its commercial vehicle range, starting from July 1, 2022. According to sources, the increase in price will be in the range of 1.5-2.5%, depending upon model and size of vehicle. The decision to hike prices came amid extensive measures to absorb a significant portion of the increased input costs in manufacturing. Furthermore, Tata Motors witnessed a  steep rise in overall input costs.

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 07:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: TATA Motors, Automobiles, Vehicles, Commercial, Price Hike

Daimler Trucks

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Daimler Truck CV Manufacturer Releases 2021 Sustainability Report

Daimler Truck, a publically listed automobiles company presented its first independent sustainability report on June 8. The 2021 report indicates the work of the commercial vehicle manufacturing company, which is based on three subject areas, environment, social and governance. Furthermore, CEO Martin Daum said, we aim for "CO2 neutral solutions for the transport of goods and public to the market". The company aims decarbonization vehicles on… read-more

Wed, 08 Jun 2022 - 08:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Daimler Truck, CEO, Decarbonization, Vehicles, Sustainability Report

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Mahindra & Mahindra

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Mahindra & Mahindra Likely To Enter Electric Vehicle Market With XUV300 SUV

The automobile company Mahindra & Mahindra is all set to enter the EV market, with the latest XUV300 SUV's electric version.  Likely to be released in mid-2023, the vehicle will be the first one of Mahindra's electric vehicle business strategy, 'Born Electric Vision' of EV concept.  The Mumbai-headquartered company has recently partnered with Volkswagen to explore the use of the latter's modular electric drive matrix (MEB) components for… read-more

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 09:17 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Electric Vehicles, SUV, Mahindra and Mahindra, Vehicles, Mid 2023

Courtesy: Zee News


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Registration Renewal Fees For 15-Year-Old Vehicles Increase By 8 Times

As per the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Vehicle owners will have to shell out eight times more fees for the renewal of more than 15-year-old cars, from April 1, 2022. However, the new rules won't be applicable for vehicles registered in Delhi. Notably, renewing the 15-year-old car will cost Rs 5,000 while for two-wheelers, it is Rs 300 and imported cars would be for Rs 40,000. 

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 12:10 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: National, Hike, registration renewal fees, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Vehicles

Courtesy: Zee News

National Highway

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Srinagar-Jammu National Highway Reopens For Stranded Vehicles

A one-way traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway was resumed for stranded vehicles from Jammu towards Srinagar on January 24, after remaining closed for two days, due to landslide and shooting stones. The highway remained shut on January 23 after inclement weather, and took time in restoration as a loaded truck was stuck in mudslide. Following clearance, traffic was resumed for stranded vehicles after the hectic efforts of Traffic Police.

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 - 08:04 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Highway, Vehicles, Strand Road, Restore

Courtesy: Greater Kashmir

Maharashtra government

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10% Of Newly Registered Vehicles To Be EVs By 2025: Maharashtra

To combat climate change, the Maharashtra government has drafted a revised policy for electric vehicles (EV) in the state. Under the policy, 10% of the newly registered will be modified to EVs by 2025 in major cities. Moreover, 1500 charging stations will be positioned in Mumbai. Notably,15% of MSRTC buses will also be converted into EVs. Additionally, all EVs will be spared from road tax and registration fees.

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 09:15 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Electric Vehicle, environment, Battery, Charging Station, Vehicles

Courtesy: Mint

Landslide hits Darjeeling

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Darjeeling Reports Severe Damage At NH 55 Due To Landslide

A landslide has hit almost 40 m of National Highway 55 in Darjeeling's Gairigaon area near Tindharia, due to heavy rain on June 25. Halting the traffic movement between Siliguri and Darjeeling, the official reported the severe damage caused by landslide and stated, it will take time to re-establish the road connectivity. However, no casualty has been reported and vehicles have been diverted via another… read-more

Fri, 25 Jun 2021 - 09:53 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Natural Disasters, landslide, Vehicles, national highway

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Representational image

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Mahindra Becomes First Dealer To Offer End-To-End Vehicle Scrapping System

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

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 06:08 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Scrap Policy, Mahindra, Vehicles, Automobile Service

Courtesy: News18

Traffic In Cubbon Park

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Bangalore Infant Pleas HC To Ban Vehicular Traffic In Cubbon Park

In a rare incident, a case has been filed on behalf of a five-month-old baby in the Karnataka High Court to ban vehicular traffic inside Bangalore’s Cubbon Park. The petition from baby, Kiran Medhi Kumar, had cited a study that mentioned there was a notable decline in pollution when vehicles were prohibited in the park. Accepting the petition, the court has directed the state government and other concerned authorities to respond.

Fri, 25 Dec 2020 - 12:32 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Cubbon Park, Bangalore, Enviroinment, Vehicles, Traffic, Karnataka High Court

Courtesy: Deccan Herald