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Honda to supply engine-powered backpack sprayers for disinfectant fumigation to govt agencies

Honda to supply engine-powered backpack sprayers for disinfectant fumigation to govt agencies

Apr 07, 2020

All Honda group companies in India, through its CSR arm Honda India Foundation, have already pledged an aid of Rs 11 crore to central and state governments for relief efforts for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Two-wheeler volumes in India to shrink 13% in FY21 with Covid-19 outbreak: Icra

Two-wheeler volumes in India to shrink 13% in FY21 with Covid-19 outbreak: Icra

Apr 07, 2020

Given the rapid spread of the pandemic in India and overseas and possibility of further extension of these lockdowns, revival from the down-cycle is expected to be delayed by at least a few quarters.

Studds Helmet protective glasses & face shields on sale to fight Covid-19

Studds Helmet protective glasses & face shields on sale to fight Covid-19

Apr 06, 2020

Studds have clarified that the glasses can shield can be bought directly from the manufacturer through its social media pages, mail and phone.

Rapido joins hands with Big Basket, Big Bazaar & Spencer’s Retail for essential supplies amid Covid-19 lockdown

Rapido joins hands with Big Basket, Big Bazaar & Spencer’s Retail for essential supplies amid Covid-19 lockdown

Apr 06, 2020

Rapido said that it will be the platform to felicitate these deliveries and the company will not be charging any commission from the its driver partners.

How BS4 to BS6 transition has impacted the pre-owned car business in India

How BS4 to BS6 transition has impacted the pre-owned car business in India

Apr 07, 2020

Pre-owned car prices depreciate anywhere between 20-35% in the first three years, and then the depreciation rate is 5-10% every year, depending on make and model.

Coronavirus: Jaguar Land Rover begins production of reusable 3D-printed face visors

Coronavirus: Jaguar Land Rover begins production of reusable 3D-printed face visors

Apr 06, 2020

Jaguar Land Rover’s intention to make the open-source CAD design files available to Additive Manufacturers and suppliers, so many more protective visors can be printed over the coming weeks.

Steelbird Medical Face Shield to fight Coronavirus: How much it costs and why you should buy!

Steelbird Medical Face Shield to fight Coronavirus: How much it costs and why you should buy!

Apr 06, 2020

Earlier, as a part of its relief measures, Steelbird Helmets announced that it is offering its ambulance service 24X7 free in Baddi and its helpline number is also active for help.

Mahindra unable to invest fresh equity in SsangYong, here’s why

Mahindra unable to invest fresh equity in SsangYong, here’s why

Apr 04, 2020

In a stock exchange notice, M&M said its board of directors held a special meeting to review investment in SYMC and to discuss the approach to capital allocation in the light of the Covid-19 impact.

Digitalisation to help carmakers like Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar beat Covid19 sales slump

Digitalisation to help carmakers like Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar beat Covid19 sales slump

Apr 03, 2020

The digitalisation is not helping carmakers right now but will be a strong tool when we prepare for pandemics or natural calamities in the future.

Coronavirus effect: Corporate executives from MG, Mahindra, Zoomcar donate salaries to contribute

Coronavirus effect: Corporate executives from MG, Mahindra, Zoomcar donate salaries to contribute

Apr 03, 2020

Many of these entrepreneurs are trying to save the juniors from losing jobs and at the same time are helping rebuild the society

Continental Transparent Hood: Car safety feature that allows driver to see through bonnet

Continental Transparent Hood: Car safety feature that allows driver to see through bonnet

Apr 06, 2020

Continental Transparent Hood makes the bonnet ‘transparent’ for a clear view from under the car but how does it work & how does it help. We find out with Dayanand Acharya, Head of ADAS Engineering Systems, Continental India.

March 2020 Bike sales: Suzuki sold 40,636 units, reports 5.7 percent growth last fiscal

March 2020 Bike sales: Suzuki sold 40,636 units, reports 5.7 percent growth last fiscal

Apr 03, 2020

Suzuki Motorcycle India registered 40,636 unit sales including domestic and exports until March 22, 2020, followed by a production halt due to Covid-19.

Lockdown Blues: Hero MotoCorp and TVS report steep sales fall in March 2020

Lockdown Blues: Hero MotoCorp and TVS report steep sales fall in March 2020

Apr 03, 2020

Two-wheeler industry has been under sales pressure over the past few months due to high insurance cost, poor consumer sentiment, particularly in the tier-II, III cities.

MG Motor announces Affordable Ventilator Challenge: To offer Rs 10 lakh grant to winning prototype

MG Motor announces Affordable Ventilator Challenge: To offer Rs 10 lakh grant to winning prototype

Apr 02, 2020

The challenge has been started under the MG Developer Program & Grant which was launched in September 2019, as an initiative undertaken by MG to find and promote innovative ideas in the automotive space.

Impact of COVID-19: 2% production slowdown in China to affect Indian auto sector by Rs 259 crore

Impact of COVID-19: 2% production slowdown in China to affect Indian auto sector by Rs 259 crore

Apr 02, 2020

A recent analysis report by Deloitte states that the pandemic is expected to lead the country towards a major slowdown. Major financial institutions have lowered growth estimates for India by 0.5-1.5 percent.

Coronavirus hits Indian carmakers hard: Most report about 50% sales decline

Coronavirus hits Indian carmakers hard: Most report about 50% sales decline

Apr 02, 2020

The lockdown as well as BS6 sales confusion has lead to a massive downfall in sales numbers across manufacturers.

Covid19 relief measures: Auto industry contributes money, sanitisers, ventilators

Covid19 relief measures: Auto industry contributes money, sanitisers, ventilators

Apr 02, 2020

The auto industry has come out united in the efforts to ensure that the relief measures are done swiftly to get the economy back on track.

JBM deploys 400 vehicles in Sonepat and Panipat for garbage collection amid Covid-19 lockdown

JBM deploys 400 vehicles in Sonepat and Panipat for garbage collection amid Covid-19 lockdown

Apr 02, 2020

JBM says that its 400 vehicles secure the waste from almost 200,000 households every day in these cities, benefitting around 15 lakh citizens.

Car Sales March 2020: Mahindra passenger vehicle sales down by 87% due to coronavirus lockdown

Car Sales March 2020: Mahindra passenger vehicle sales down by 87% due to coronavirus lockdown

Apr 02, 2020

The nationwide lockdown has impacted Mahindra’s overall domestic sales in the month of March 2020 by 90%, while passenger vehicle sales stood at 3,384 unit.

March 2020 Bike Sales: Royal Enfield sales dip 44 percent with Covid-19 outbreak, 32,630 units sold

March 2020 Bike Sales: Royal Enfield sales dip 44 percent with Covid-19 outbreak, 32,630 units sold

Apr 02, 2020

Royal Enfield had announced that it has been successful in clearing off the BS4 inventory across its dealerships and starting March 21, 2020, the company started retailing only BS6 models.

Car sales March 2020: Honda Cars sales plummet by 78% down to 3,697 units

Car sales March 2020: Honda Cars sales plummet by 78% down to 3,697 units

Apr 02, 2020

Due to the nationwide lockdown, the sales of Honda cars have seen a significant drop in the month of March 2020 with annual sales also seeing a drop of 44.5%.

Covid-19 Relief Measures: Mercedes-Benz India to set up 1,500-bed hospital in Pune, here’s how it will be like

Covid-19 Relief Measures: Mercedes-Benz India to set up 1,500-bed hospital in Pune, here’s how it will be like

Apr 02, 2020

After easing of the Covid-19 crisis, the facility will close down and the medical equipment will be donated to the Civil Hospital of Khed.

Skoda India starts production of reusable face shields for healthcare workers, 250 units being produced daily

Skoda India starts production of reusable face shields for healthcare workers, 250 units being produced daily

Apr 03, 2020

The Indian subsidiary also has 3D printers and is exploring ways to make other kits to fight the pandemic.

Mercedes-Benz to set up temporary hospital with isolation wards for COVID-19 patients in Pune

Mercedes-Benz to set up temporary hospital with isolation wards for COVID-19 patients in Pune

Apr 01, 2020

Mercedes-Benz India says that this measure by the company will not only benefit the medical urgency of such challenging times but also benefit the community after closure of the temporary facility.

Nissan appoints Guillaume Cartier as Chairman for Africa, Middle East, and India region

Nissan appoints Guillaume Cartier as Chairman for Africa, Middle East, and India region

Apr 01, 2020

Cartier has replaced Peyman Kargar who is taking up a strategic corporate role at Nissan following three years as AMI Chairman and global head of Datsun.

Coronavirus: Lamborghini begins production of surgical masks and medical plexiglass shields

Coronavirus: Lamborghini begins production of surgical masks and medical plexiglass shields

Apr 01, 2020

As a sign of unity and support for the entire nation facing the Coronavirus emergency, Lamborghini lights up the historic headquarter buildings in Sant’Agata Bolognese every evening with the colours of the Italian flag.

Hero Group announces Rs 100 crore towards Covid-19 relief measures

Hero Group announces Rs 100 crore towards Covid-19 relief measures

Mar 31, 2020

Among multiple Covid-19 relief measures, Hero MotoCorp is providing food packets at shelter homes and the meals are being distributed with the help of NGOs namely ‘Akshay Patra’ in Jaipur and ‘Wishes and Blessing’ in Delhi.

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