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         Passenger vehicle sales rise 38% in June; car sales up 34%    
 
 
New Delhi: Domestic passenger vehicle sales rose 37.54 per cent to 2,73,759 units in June this year from 1,99,036 units in the corresponding month last year.

 
         Hyundai crosses 8 mn cumulative production milestone in India    
 
New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) today said it has crossed 8 million cumulative production milestone since its inception nearly 20 years ago. The company achieved the landmark with the rolling out of a unit of its newly refreshed SUV Creta, HMIL said in a statement. The target is to achieve 10 million units in first half of 2021, it added.

 
         India could have 10 million CNG vehicles on roads by 2025: Report    
 
 
NEW DELHI: India could have one crore CNG vehicles on the roads by 2024-25 if an additional 5,000 filling stations are added, thereby providing answers to calls for alternative sustainable and eco-friendly mobility, according to a report.

 
         Apple signs deal with Volkswagen for driverless cars    
 
 
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple and Volkswagen struck a deal late last year that let the technology giant equip VW vans with selfdriving technology to transport Apple employees between offices, according to a person familiar with the matter.

 
         Toyota Yaris launched at a starting price of Rs. 8.75 lakhs    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Japanese carmaker Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) on Friday officially launched its mid-segment sedan Yaris at a starting price of Rs. 8,75,000, reports ET Auto.

 
         Honda drives in new Amaze; to launch six new models in three years    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Honda Cars India will launch six new products over the next three years as part of its strategy to claw back to a dominant position in the passenger vehicles segment, a top company official said.

 
         Tesla sets up Shanghai firm as it expands China presence    
 
 
SHANGHAI: Tesla has set up a company in Shanghai focusing on technology development in China, a crucial market for the US firm as the country plans to scrap ownership limits for foreign automakers.

 
         Volkswagen to recall 410K cars over faulty seat belts    
 
 
NEW DELHI: German carmaker Volkswagen said Friday it would recall 410,000 cars from its own brand and Spanish subsidiary Seat over faulty seat belts, warning customers not to use the middle seat in the meantime.

 
         Terra Motors raises 10 million dollar fund to expand in Asian market    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Japan-based Terra Motors, an electric vehicle startup company, on Tuesday announced that it has secured USD 10 million from foreign investors, to accelerate their global expansion.

 
         CarToq emerges as the largest, most-engaged automobile platform in India    
 
 
NEW DELHI: CarToq, India's fastest growing automobile platform, reached a new milestone by becoming the largest digital entity with over 17 million unique audiences every month across its web and social media properties.

 
         Favourable taxation structure pre-requisite to launch EVs in India: Mercedes    
 
 
NEW DELHI: German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz can drive in a fully electric vehicle to India as early as next year depending on a favourable taxation structure for such vehicles in the country, a top company official said.

 
         Toyota to build test track for self-driving cars    
 
 
MICHIGAN: Toyota is going all-in on autonomous vehicles, announcing Thursday plans to open a center this year to test driving scenarios too dangerous to perform on public roads.

 
         Skoda eyes up to 10% growth in 2018    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Skoda Auto India, a part of Volkswagen Group, is looking at a growth rate of 8-10 per cent in 2018 and continue to operate in the premium segment as part of its short-term strategy, a company official said Friday.

 
         China considering cutting duty on imported cars by about half    
 
 
BEIJING: China is considering cutting the import duty on passenger cars by about half as part of the country's plan to further open up the automobile market, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

 
         Triumph Motorcycles India eyes 10% growth    
 
 
CHENNAI: British iconic motorcycle brand Triumph is eyeing 10 per cent rise in sales during the next financial year, a top official said on Tuesday.

 
         Dream job: Harley-Davidson interns get a free motorcycle    
 
 
MILWAUKEE: Harley-Davidson is offering free motorcycles for those who join its summer internship program. Eight college students or recent graduates will have the enviable task of being paid to ride a Harley and share their adventures on social media. And the best part? They'll keep their bikes at the end of the 12-week internship.

 
         BMW expects 50% of sales in India to come from X series SUVs    
 
 
NEW DELHI: German luxury carmaker BMW expects 50 per cent of sales in India to come from SUVs under its X series, according to a top company official.

 
         First years’ service for smallest Rolls-Royce    
 
 
NEW DELHI/GOODWOOD: In the spring of 2017, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars unveiled a seminal new concept in luxury, crafted for one very special customer, St. Richard's Hospital Paediatric Day Surgery Unit in the marque's home town of Chichester, West Sussex.

 
         Volvo Cars plans to assemble two more models in India this year    
 
 
STOCKHOLM: Swedish automaker Volvo Cars plans to locally assemble two more models -- XC 60 and V 90 Cross Country -- in India to strengthen business in the country.

 
         Toyota plans to hike vehicle prices next month    
 
 
BENGALURU: Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is planning to increase vehicle prices from next month in order to partially offset rise in input costs.

 
         China to lift foreign ownership limits on automakers    
 
 
BEIJING: China announced a timeline for lifting ownership limits on foreign automakers Tuesday, meeting a longtime demand of the United States and Europe that President Xi Jinping pledged to fulfil last week.

 
         VW's new CEO asserts authority as sets out on road to reform    
 
 
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen's new Chief Executive Herbert Diess embarked on the most far-reaching shake-up in the carmaker's history on Friday, seeking to unite a company whose feuding factions have often slowed reform.

 
         Paris Motor Show 2018 to be trendsetter in showcasing futuristic technologies in automobile space    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Year 2018 is all set to reveal the biggest trends for the automobile sector as the Paris Motor Show prepares to open in October!

 
         Mahindra Electric, Zoomcar partner to offer self-drive EVs on rent    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Mahindra Electric, part of the USD 19 billion Mahindra Group and Zoomcar, a shared mobility platform, announced the extension of their service of offering electric vehicles (EVs) as shared mobility solution to individuals in New Delhi.

 
         Ford could make electric cars in Germany after 2023    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Ford could make electric cars in Germany after 2023, when the life cycle of Ford's Fiesta model is due to end, the head of the carmaker's German business told a paper, adding he would welcome state subsidies to support the shift.

 
         HMSI recalls 56,194 units of Aviator, Activa 125, Grazia    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) is recalling 56,194 units of its three scooter models - Aviator, Activa 125 and Grazia - to rectify the problem of excessive hardness in a bolt mounted in the front fork.

 
         Tesla recalls early model S vehicles over power steering bolts    
 
 
NEW DELHI:Tesla Inc said on Thursday it was voluntarily recalling Model S sedans built before April 2016 in order to replace bolts in the power steering component.

 
         Jaguar Land Rover to test self-driving valet parking on Britain's streets    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) was showcasing self-driving valet technology on Britain's streets on Thursday which allows a car to find a space and park itself. The firm's Range Rover Sport will also travel on open public roads at up to 48 kmph, as carmakers compete with each other and burgeoning technology companies like Google to deliver the latest advancements to drivers.

 
         Maruti Suzuki Devils Circuit becomes India's leading disruptive sporting property    
 
 
NOIDA: Volano Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., India's leading participative sports firm hosted the Grand Finale of the 'Maruti Suzuki Devils Circuit' in Noida which saw a huge participation of over 8000 runners making it a truly magnificent experience for all.

 
         Chandrababu Naidu to launch Hero Motors plant project Friday    
 
 
AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday will launch a Hero Motors plant project in Chittoor district, giving a major boost to employment in AP.

 
 
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