Coronavirus ‘infects’ Indian Auto expo and travel sector

Automobile industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) said all Chinese companies participating at the expo have confirmed that their exhibit area would be manned by their Indian employees. Continue Reading

Editorial: Hopes high

Battered by a slowdown, the Indian auto industry is desperately pinning hopes on the next financial year for a turnaround, banking on a host of new and upgraded models slated to make their way to the market. Continue Reading

Auto industry all set for a smooth ride in 2020?

Battered by an unprecedented slowdown, the Indian auto industry is desperately pinning hopes on the next financial year for a turnaround, banking on a host of new and upgraded models slated to make their way to the market. Continue Reading

Secondhand-car sales booming amidst automobile decline

Sales of pre-owned cars are estimated to increase to as many as 4.4 million units this fiscal from 4 million in the previous fiscal, according to used car dealer Mahindra First Choice Wheels. Online classifieds platform OLX India has an almost similar sales forecast of 4.4-4.5 million units. Continue Reading

Passenger vehicle sales decline for tenth straight month

India’s domestic passenger vehicle sales fell for the tenth straight month in August, declining 31.57 per cent to 1,96,524 units from 2,87,198 units in the year-ago period. Continue Reading

Hatchbacks, SUVs are automakers’ big bet this festive season

As vehicle manufacturers gear up for a possible revival in sales in the upcoming festival season, most of them are betting on sport utility vehicles or hatchbacks as opposed to sedans to engineer a recovery in the domestic market. Continue Reading