India to become top EV producer in due course: Gadkari

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said that India will become the top electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing hub in due course of time. Continue Reading

Hot updates from automotive field

Despite the Covid outbreak, all hopes are not lost for automotive industry, if one is to go by inputs from stakeholders. ‘NT’  compiles latest data from the sector, which is one of the leading contributors to the economic growth. Continue Reading

Pandemic changed vehicle buying habit, says survey

With the objective of understanding vehicle purchase behaviour and changing perceptions in the wake of Covid-19 in India, a survey was released through a virtual panel discussion led by stalwarts of the industry. Continue Reading

How will smart cities support electric vehicles?

With electric vehicles being the order of the day, a team of researchers had earlier studied as to how this might change driver behaviour. Also, they have co-related the same with wireless charging roads too. Continue Reading

Things looks rosy for Indian auto industry

The Indian auto industry is expected to see stronger growth in 2021-22, after recovering from the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, with electric vehicle sales, especially two-wheleers, also likely to see positive movements, according to Nomura Research Institute Consulting & Solutions India. However, in the personal vehicles segment, the levels reached in 2018-19 would be reached only in 2023-24, it added. Continue Reading

Ola keen to build electric two-wheeler business

Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal on Friday said the company is focused on aggressively building a global electric two-wheeler business, and will also play across different vehicle segments over the next few years. Continue Reading

BGAUSS electric scooters come to Chennai

Electrical equipent manufacturing company RR Global marked its entry in to electric scooter segments thorugh its brand BGAUSS and has opened its first dealership in the Chennai. This marks the entry of electric scooters B8 and A2 models and its five produc variants for the EV customers in the city. Continue Reading

Ampere Electric Vehicles’ new festive scheme

Electric Mobility division of Greaves Cotton Limited, Ampere Electric Vehicles, as part of its festive season celebration announced the launch of its first-ever festive scheme ‘Amp-Up’ offer wherein consumers get best-in-class benefits on purchase of Ampere Vehicles. Continue Reading

TN govt announces 100% tax exemption to EVs; CM releases new policy

The State government has announced 100 per cent motor vehicle tax exemption for all electric vehicles – two wheelers, cars, auto rickshaws, buses and light goods carriers – till 31 December 2022. Continue Reading

Will rural sector buck the trend and help revive auto sector?

ACMA, an apex body representing the interests of the Indian auto component industry, announced that around one million jobs could be lost if the slowdown, that has set in unnoticed last year, persisted. Continue Reading