Category: News

Yamaha-Mahindra tie up confusion cleared

We had reported earlier that Yamaha and Mahindra 2-wheelers were looking to get into a business partnership. Yamaha Motor India has recently denied reports of its rumoured business tie-up with Mahindra 2 Wheelers, the 2 wheeler division of Mahindra Automotive India. Yamaha Motors announced that it is very committed to the Indian market and has plans to make …

Maruti to clear Swift pending orders by April 2012

Earlier in August this year, when Maruti Suzuki launched their new Swift hatchback in India, thousands of people flocked to Maruti dealers in order to book the new Swift. Within less than a month from its launch, Maruti Suzuki had collected over 100,000 orders for their new Swift. At the same time, workers at Maruti Suzuki plant had …

Buddh International Circuit wins Global Award

 Buddh International Circuit, which played host to India’s first Formula One Grand Prix on October 30, has been awarded the ‘Motorsport Facility of the Year’ award at the Professional Motorsport World Expo 2011, held in Cologne, Germany. Boris Lazaric, COO Construction, Jaypee Sports International (JPSI) collected the award on behalf of JPSI on November 15. The other contenders …

Maruti to double its driving schools to 400 by 2014

The country’s leading car-maker Maruti Suzuki India is aiming to more than double its driving schools to 400 by 2014, to train larger number of people on road safety. The company has a network of 6 Institutes of Driving and Traffic Research (IDTR) and 192 Maruti driving schools. Various state governments have joined hands with MSI in setting …

GM India showcases Beat BEV concept car in Bangalore

General Motors (GM) India, showcased Chevrolet Beat Battery Electric Vehicle(BEV) in Bangalore on Monday(14/11/2011), leading a ‘Tailored for India programme’, in a bid to demonstrate the effectiveness of BEV technology in the country. The vehicle was conceptualised at GM’s Bangalore-based R&D(Research & Development) centre, will be used to address potential cost savings to help make BEVs more affordable …

Petrol prices slashed by Rs. 1.85/- per litre

Finally there is some good news for all of us, after several hikes in petrol prices. Now State-run oil firms will cut petrol prices, excluding local tax, by 1.85 rupees per litre from Wednesday, reports said. This is the first reduction in prices in nearly three years. The price of petrol has been slashed by Rs 1.85 per …

Maruti hikes diesel cars prices by Rs.10,000/-

India’s largest auto maker, Maruti Suzuki has hiked prices of its diesel cars by up to Rs10,000 with effect from on Monday. Sources informed that there has been a critical upswing in the inputs cost and an adverse appreciation in the Japanese currency yen that had made imports costlier and forced this hike. The company has sent mails …