Passenger Vehicle Sales Dip In November, See Fourth Monthly Decline Since July

Passenger Vehicle Sales Dip In November, See Fourth Monthly Decline Since July

Domestic passenger vehicle sales declined in November, the fourth monthly decline since July, as spike in interest rates and high fuel prices crimped consumer demand. According to the latest data released by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (Siam), passenger vehicle (PV) sales in November stood at 2,66,000 units as against 2,75,440 units in the year-ago month, down 3.43 percent. PV sales had risen 1.55 percent in October, snapping three months of consecutive decline. In July, August and September PV sales have declined by 2.71 percent, 2.46 percent and 5.61 percent,…

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Honda CB300R Launch in India Confirmed, Bookings Open for Rs 5000

Honda CB300R Launch in India Confirmed, Bookings Open for Rs 5000

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India confirmed that the Neo Sports Café inspired– Honda CB300R will be launched in India. The CB300R will be available for sale through the Completely Knocked Down (CKD) route for the Indian market. The CB300R will be available in two colors – Matte Axis Gray Metallic and Candy Chromosphere Red. Honda has opened bookings for the CB300R across India for Rs 5000. Commenting on the announcement, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Driven by…

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India’s electric vehicle goals being realised on two wheels, not four

India’s electric vehicle goals being realised on two wheels, not four

Hurt by high fuel prices, Vinod Gore, a farmer in Gove village in Maharashtra, ditched his petrol scooter for an electric model, underlining how two-wheelers are driving the country’s goal of electrification of its vehicles. Gore’s electric scooter, built by Indian start-up Okinawa, runs for about 100-120 km (60-75 miles) on a single charge which costs the sugarcane farmer less than 10 percent of the 150 rupees ($2.15) he would otherwise have spent on fuel for the same distance. “I bought it to save money,” said Gore, who paid 75,000…

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Toyota Fortuner Vs Mahindra Alturas G4 SUV Spec Comparison – Price, Features and More

Mahindra recently launched the competitor to Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour – the Alturas G4 flagship SUV in India for Rs 26.95 Lakh (ex-showroom). The top-spec fully loaded 4×4 version is priced at Rs 29.95 Lakh (ex-showroom). With this launch, Alturas becomes the most premium product launch by any Indian manufacturer. Now there is another option available for buyers who are looking for a car that is powerful and can carry a family in comfort. Toyota Fortuner too has been a well sought after car in this segment. Following is…

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Tata Motors, Zoomcar tied up to deploy Tigor Electric Vehicles in Pune

PUNE: Home-grown auto major Tata Motors Thursday joined hands with self-drive rental car firm Zoomcar to offer the electric version of its compact sedan Tigor in Pune city as part of the shared mobility plans. Under this partnership, Zoomcar expects to deploy 500 electric vehicles in over 20 cities with Tata Motors over the next one year, a release said. Shailesh Chandra, president for electric mobility business and corporate strategy, Tata Motors along with Greg Moran, co-founder and chief executive, Zoomcar flagged-off the first batch of 10 Tigor EVs from…

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Tata Harrier Dimensions, Engine Specifications And Features Revealed

The Tata Harrier is one of the most anticipated launches from Tata Motors in recent times and hopes are high from the automaker’s all-new compact SUV. After multiple teasers and a full exterior reveal of the car, the automaker has finally pulled the wraps on the specifications, dimensions and features list of Harrier that will be going on sale in January 2019. The SUV is based on the newly developed OMEGARC platform and be taking on the Hyundai Creta, Renault Captur, Jeep Compass and the upcoming Nissan Kicks. Tata says…

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Maruti launches second-generation Ertiga, price starts from Rs 7.44 lakh

New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India launched the new version of its multi purpose vehicle Ertiga starting from Rs 7.44 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The next-gen Ertiga looks bolder in design and has a host of new features. The new version of Ertiga is longer, wider and taller than the older version and has more cabin space compared to the older version. It is powered with a 1.5-litre petrol engine, which was first introduced with the Maruti Ciaz 2018 facelift version. The diesel version comes with the familiar 1.3-litre engine. Maruti said…

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Teen driver Sophia Floersch fractures spine in Macau Formula Three Grand Prix horror crash

A 17-year-old female teenage driver suffered a fractured spine when her car flew off the track in a horrifying crash at the Formula Three Macau Grand Prix on Sunday. Van Amersfoort Racing’s Sophia Floersch was conscious and stable after the smash when her car became airborne and hurtled into a marshals and photographers’ area. Japanese driver Sho Tsuboi, two photographers and a marshal were also taken to hospital. “All were conscious during transit to the hospital and are now receiving medical treatment. Further updates will be provided as soon as…

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Jawa Motorcycles to debut on November 15 in India .

The Iconic Jawa Motorcycle brand is all set for a reintroduction in India 22 years after closing their operations in the country back in 1996. With Mahindra acquiring the brand licence to produce and sell Jawa motorcycles in Indian sub-continent, the nearly 90 year old Czech brand will restart their India inning once again with a 300 cc motorcycle which is set to launch on 15th November, 2018. While we will know the complete details about the bike tomorrow after the launch, we know for a fact that it’s a…

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Latest Mean Machine from Kawasaki, Launched at EICMA 2018.

Further diversifying their street motorcycle portfolio, Kawasaki has debuted the Z400 in Milan. Of course, it’s styled with a heavy dose of the Sugomi design language, as seen on the Z900, though it doesn’t look as aggressive. The streetfighter is the naked version of the Ninja 400 – everything from the trellis frame, to the sub frame, cycle parts and 399cc twin cylinder motor is shared between the two motorcycles. As for specs, the naked Z400 is claimed to make 45PS and 38Nm torque, compared to the 49PS of the…

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