The Central Government has asked all automobile manufacturers (two wheels and four wheels) to upload the data of the vehicles they have sold, to a government portal which will be active from October. This has been put in place to create a digital database of vehicles.
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Mahindra announced that the company will halt the production of utility vehicles for up to four days this month. These no production days will be observed across all its manufacturing plants due to the low demand of utility vehicles.
Skoda has given us all yet another glimpse of the 2015 Fabia which is set to make its debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show in October this year. The Czech automaker has officially released a couple of additional teaser images of the upcoming hatchback model.
Honda is currently developing a 1-litre petrol engine that will go under a new small car, which is expected to make its way to the Indian market in 2017. Once it is launched, this engine will become the smallest in its car range globally.
Global sales of Tata Motors fell by eight per cent as it managed to sell 80,151 vehicles in July as compared to 87,566 vehicles it sold in the same period, last year. The company reported a decline despite its passenger vehicles division and the daughter company, Jaguar-Land Rover (JLR), registering a decent growth in the last month.
Tata Motors has laid out a definitive plan under which it will launch two new cars every year till 2020, with the aim of revamping its product line-up in India. This was revealed by Mr. Girish Wagh, Sr. VP, programme planning and project management, Tata Motors at the launch event of their latest product, the Zest compact sedan.
Toyota GT86 is the Japanese car maker’s entry-level sports car. If rumours are to be true, then the company might be working on a new rear-wheel-drive sports car that will slot below the GT86.
It seems like Maruti Suzuki is having a ball of a time creating records one after another. In order to celebrate 25 lakh Altos on road, the company has launched a limited edition model of the Alto 800, called the Alto 800 Maximum.
Tata showcased the Nano Twist Active as a pre-production concept at the Auto Expo in February this year. A test vehicle of the same which gets an openable boot lid was spotted testing recently and is expected to be launched early next year.
Maruti Suzuki expects that its royalty payments to parent company Suzuki will reduce as more and more co-developed model hit the market. The first model that is expected to follow this trend is a compact SUV which is expected to be based on the XA-Alpha concept.