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Ather Energy to set up its second EV factory in Hosur as demand for 450X, 450 Plus rise

Ather Energy to set up its second EV factory in Hosur as demand for 450X, 450 Plus rise

Nov 29, 2021

Ather Energy also plans to strengthen its retail operations by expanding to new markets and the company is aiming to expand to around 150 Experience Centers in 100 cities by March 2023. 

India’s youth must lead the effort to decongest our roads, here’s how

India’s youth must lead the effort to decongest our roads, here’s how

Nov 30, 2021

With rising incomes and car ownership being seen as a status symbol in India, the odds are stacked against policymakers trying to find solutions to this problem.

Hyundai Motor India Foundation supports Gurujal society for eco-restoration of 3 ponds in Gurugram

Hyundai Motor India Foundation supports Gurujal society for eco-restoration of 3 ponds in Gurugram

Nov 29, 2021

The Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF) takes charge of eco-restoration of three ponds in Gurugram, Haryana in a joint effort with the Gurujal society.

Vipin Sondhi quits as Ashok Leyland MD, Dheeraj Hinduja to step in as executive chairman

Vipin Sondhi quits as Ashok Leyland MD, Dheeraj Hinduja to step in as executive chairman

Nov 27, 2021

Vipin Sondhi, MD & CEO, Ashok Leyland, has stepped down from his position with effect from December 31, 2021.

Has the Covid-19 pandemic really led to a bicycling boom in India?

Has the Covid-19 pandemic really led to a bicycling boom in India?

Nov 27, 2021

According to the All India Cycle Manufacturers’ Association, bicycle sales increased by more than 25% in June of last year when compared to the same month in 2019.

Fifth edition of Hyundai Great India Drive flagged off: Covers 25 destination for ‘Progress of Nation’

Fifth edition of Hyundai Great India Drive flagged off: Covers 25 destination for ‘Progress of Nation’

Nov 26, 2021

The fifth edition of Hyundai’s Great India Drive is flagged off with the company’s global vision – Progress of Humanity. The drive will cover 25 locations across the country.

MG, CleanMax partner for solar-wind hybrid energy: Meets nearly 50% of total requirement

MG, CleanMax partner for solar-wind hybrid energy: Meets nearly 50% of total requirement

Nov 25, 2021

MG’s production unit in Halol, Gujrat, will now be using wind-solar hybrid power via CleanMax’s Rajkot-based plant to meet 50 per cent of its total requirement.

Delhi Govt bans entry of petrol & diesel transport vehicles till Dec 3: CNG, EVs, allowed

Delhi Govt bans entry of petrol & diesel transport vehicles till Dec 3: CNG, EVs, allowed

Nov 25, 2021

Delhi Government has banned the entry of petrol and diesel transport vehicles in the National Capital from November 27 till December 3. However, EVs and CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) vehicles are allowed.

Hyundai launches 3rd-edition of H-Social Creator program under ‘Beyond Mobility’ campaign

Hyundai launches 3rd-edition of H-Social Creator program under ‘Beyond Mobility’ campaign

Nov 24, 2021

Hyundai Motor India Foundation has announced the 3rd-edition of H-Social Creator Program. The program is targeted at the Indian youth and packs a glimpse of Beyond Mobility campaign.

Magenta to invest Rs 250 crore to set up EV manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu

Magenta to invest Rs 250 crore to set up EV manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu

Nov 24, 2021

Magenta says that it will provide job opportunities to local communities within the region and create around 500 jobs in the next two years in the state.

Psychopaths drive German cars, claims 3Gem’s study

Psychopaths drive German cars, claims 3Gem’s study

Nov 24, 2021

A study conducted on 2,000 British drivers to develop a correlation of their psychotic behavioural traits and the brand of cars they owned reveals – owners of German cars possess high psychopathic characteristics.

Audi India to install up to 100 chargers across country by year-end: More details

Audi India to install up to 100 chargers across country by year-end: More details

Nov 24, 2021

With five electric vehicles on sale in the country, Audi India is working to install 100 charging points in 75 different cities spread across the country.

MSTI opens Vehicle Scrapping & Recycling unit in Noida: 200-minute process explained

MSTI opens Vehicle Scrapping & Recycling unit in Noida: 200-minute process explained

Nov 23, 2021

The newly opened MSTI scrapping and recycling plant has a capacity of 2,000 units a month or 24,000 units per annum.

Poonawala Fincorp signs pact with CARS24 to fund used car loans

Poonawala Fincorp signs pact with CARS24 to fund used car loans

Nov 23, 2021

Poonawala Fincorp joins hands with Cars24 to provide car loans for people purchasing vehicles from the online marketplace.

Three-wheelers, CVs see jump in retail sales on low base, govt’s infra push

Three-wheelers, CVs see jump in retail sales on low base, govt’s infra push

Nov 20, 2021

Ashok Leyland registered a growth of 13% in domestic wholesales in October 2021 while Tata Motors’ domestic CV sales increased by 20%. All details below.

Remotely operated farm equipment to improve productivity & operator safety: Tata Elxsi

Remotely operated farm equipment to improve productivity & operator safety: Tata Elxsi

Nov 18, 2021

Tata Elxsi offers a variety of test solutions, test frameworks, and automation services to reduce cost by automating test cycles and improving quality and efficiency.

Audi reportedly buying McLaren: BMW exits from race

Audi reportedly buying McLaren: BMW exits from race

Nov 15, 2021

McLaren, the Woking, England based supercar brand was reported to be acquired by the German carmaker – Audi. However, McLaren has confirmed in a new statement that it is not planning to trade any arms of its business.

Interview: Manolito Vujicic, Brand Head, Porsche India

Interview: Manolito Vujicic, Brand Head, Porsche India

Nov 13, 2021

The Taycan is what all EVs aspire to be!

Sustainability: Daimler India to work towards sustainable operations

Sustainability: Daimler India to work towards sustainable operations

Nov 13, 2021

DICV aims to make it Chennai plant operations 100% CO2 neutral by 2025

Euler Motors: E-commerce can drive EVs

Euler Motors: E-commerce can drive EVs

Nov 13, 2021

Last-mile cargo delivery market can very easily be turned electric: Saurav Kumar, founder Euler Motors

Automakers miss festive recovery in October

Automakers miss festive recovery in October

Nov 13, 2021

Chip shortage, steep hike in raw material cost pull down auto wholesales by 25%

ElectricPe raises $3 million in seed round funding

ElectricPe raises $3 million in seed round funding

Nov 11, 2021

Founded in May, this year, ElectricPe aims to become the platform of choice for people who own EVs. They intend to provide the best charging platform by partnering with numerous independent charge point operators.

TVS chief Venu Srinivasan conferred Padma Bhushan Award

TVS chief Venu Srinivasan conferred Padma Bhushan Award

Nov 11, 2021

TVS Motor Company’s Chairman – Venu Srinivasan has been awarded the Padma Bhushan by President Ramnath Kovind for this exceptional work for women upliftment in over 5,000 villages.

M&M net soars to 1,432 cr on strong show in auto, farm biz

M&M net soars to 1,432 cr on strong show in auto, farm biz

Nov 10, 2021

Mahindra & Mahindra’s (M&M) net profit for the second quarter ended September 30, 2021, increased nearly nine times to 1,432 crores. The company said that its auto business continued to maintain a strong booking pipeline for its key products.

Battery Smart bags funding of $7 million: Plans to expand to Gurugram, Noida & Faridabad by FY22

Battery Smart bags funding of $7 million: Plans to expand to Gurugram, Noida & Faridabad by FY22

Nov 09, 2021

The company has installed a dense network of swapping stations across the capital and now plans to use this new funding amount to expand into neighboring territories and facilitate 10,000 swaps per day.

Hyundai goes “Beyond Mobility” with its new campaign: Focussing on innovation, sustainability & intelligent technology

Hyundai goes “Beyond Mobility” with its new campaign: Focussing on innovation, sustainability & intelligent technology

Nov 08, 2021

Hyundai is now heading to new directions with its “Beyond Mobility” campaign to reinforce its commitment towards mankind for intelligent technology, sustainability, and innovation.

Zypp Electric building India’s first EV D2C business: Eyeing 1 lakh strong EV fleet by 2023

Zypp Electric building India’s first EV D2C business: Eyeing 1 lakh strong EV fleet by 2023

Nov 08, 2021

Zypp currently operates in nine cities namely Delhi, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, and Hyderabad. It now has 300 clients and plans to reach 1,000+ partners by FY2022.

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