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Top five less travelled hill stations near Delhi for a perfect weekend getaway

Top five less travelled hill stations near Delhi for a perfect weekend getaway

Jun 15, 2019

There are a number of other hill-stations, excluding the popular ones, which you can consider if you are looking for a perfect weekend getaway. These places, being less travelled, will keep you away from the hustle-bustle and possibly give you the relaxation you have been looking for.

Mahindra enters ICV truck segment with new Furio range: Prices start at Rs 17.45 lakh

Mahindra enters ICV truck segment with new Furio range: Prices start at Rs 17.45 lakh

Jan 29, 2019

The company is betting high on the ownership profitability of the Furio trucks thanks to its lowest total cost of ownership and highest in segment payload capabilities.

Dakar 2019 Stage 6 Report: TVS-Sherco’s Lorenzo crashes out, Mena drops to 13th place!

Dakar 2019 Stage 6 Report: TVS-Sherco’s Lorenzo crashes out, Mena drops to 13th place!

Jan 14, 2019

As the riders came out of their day of rest TVS-Sherco was in for a shock as their lead rider, rookie Lorenzo Santolino dropped out of the rally after a crash that required him to be airlifted out!

Cars, commercial vehicles owners alert! Delhi govt withdraws order on revised parking charges – All you need to know

Cars, commercial vehicles owners alert! Delhi govt withdraws order on revised parking charges – All you need to know

Dec 24, 2018

The Delhi government withdrew on Monday its order of a 18-fold hike in one-time parking charges for cars and annual fees for commercial vehicles from January 1.

Action against over 10,000 polluting vehicles this month, says Delhi Transport department

Action against over 10,000 polluting vehicles this month, says Delhi Transport department

Oct 25, 2018

The owners of over 10,000 polluting vehicles have been prosecuted in a drive launched earlier this month by the Delhi government’s transport department, an official said.

Disproportionate rise in vehicles vis-a-vis highways: Nitin Gadkari

Disproportionate rise in vehicles vis-a-vis highways: Nitin Gadkari

Sep 07, 2018

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said there is a disproportionate increase in private vehicles vis-a-vis highway expansion.

Extremely sad on campaign to run down electric vehicles, says Piyush Goyal

Extremely sad on campaign to run down electric vehicles, says Piyush Goyal

Sep 07, 2018

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Friday expressed disappointment over some companies running a campaign to run down electric vehicles to promote their hybrid cars in India.

Nitin Gadkari offers approvals ‘on platter’ for electricity-run public transport

Nitin Gadkari offers approvals ‘on platter’ for electricity-run public transport

Sep 07, 2018

The government is ready to give “on a platter” all necessary regulatory clearances to investors ready to run public transport buses on electricity or alternative fuel, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Friday.

Switching two-wheelers to electric can cut oil bill by Rs 1.2 lakh crore, says NITI Aayog

Switching two-wheelers to electric can cut oil bill by Rs 1.2 lakh crore, says NITI Aayog

Sep 07, 2018

India can cut its annual oil import bill by some Rs 1.2 lakh crore in the next five to seven years by switching its two-wheelers from internal combustion engine to electric, according to the NITI Aayog.

Battery operated vehicles to exhibit numbers in yellow, white on green licence plates

Battery operated vehicles to exhibit numbers in yellow, white on green licence plates

Aug 10, 2018

All battery-operated vehicles will have green number plates exhibiting registration marks in yellow and white for different categories, the government said today.

Truckers’ strike hits auto industry, affects production

Truckers’ strike hits auto industry, affects production

Jul 26, 2018

The ongoing nationwide strike by truckers has hit the automobile industry by affecting supplies of parts and distribution of vehicles, forcing companies like Tata Motors, Ford India and Skoda to adjust production.

Government fixes maximum speed limit for 9-seater passenger vehicle on expressway at 120 km/hour

Government fixes maximum speed limit for 9-seater passenger vehicle on expressway at 120 km/hour

Jul 19, 2018

Maximum speed limit on access-controlled expressways for passenger vehicles with not more than eight seats in addition to the driver’s seat has been fixed at 120 km per hour, Parliament was informed today.

Virat Kohli reveals about his love for cars, and details of favourite weekend getaway

Virat Kohli reveals about his love for cars, and details of favourite weekend getaway

Apr 12, 2018

Indian captain Virat Kohli loves luxury cars – be it an SUV or a sedan – and owns a fleet of them. Kohli unveiled the second generation Audi RS 5 Coupe last night.

4 auto-lifters arrested, 13 high-end cars and SUVs including BMW recovered – Modus operandi revealed

4 auto-lifters arrested, 13 high-end cars and SUVs including BMW recovered – Modus operandi revealed

Apr 11, 2018

Four suspected autolifters hailing from Manipur have been arrested, and 13 high-end cars and SUVs, including a BMW, was recovered from Delhi and Imphal, the police said here today.

Private vehicles exempted from toll tax on state highways in Rajasthan: here’s how it will benefit

Private vehicles exempted from toll tax on state highways in Rajasthan: here’s how it will benefit

Apr 01, 2018

Private vehicles have been exempted from toll tax on state highways in Rajasthan after the state government implemented its budget announcement from midnight.

Vehicle scrap policy gets go ahead at PMO meet; over 20 year old commercial vehicles to face axe

Vehicle scrap policy gets go ahead at PMO meet; over 20 year old commercial vehicles to face axe

Mar 16, 2018

The much-awaited vehicle scrap policy was given ‘in-principle’ approval at a high-level meeting at the PMO to pave way for mandatorily disposal of commercial vehicles (CV) that are more than 20 years old from April 1, 2020, an official said.

High security number plates: Supreme Court seeks reply of these 5 states in 4 weeks

High security number plates: Supreme Court seeks reply of these 5 states in 4 weeks

Mar 16, 2018

The Supreme Court today sought the response of five states within four weeks on a contempt plea alleging non-compliance of the order related to ensuring high security registration plates for all vehicles.

Disruptions in Automotive Industry required for growth: Hemant Desai, TUV Rheinland India

Disruptions in Automotive Industry required for growth: Hemant Desai, TUV Rheinland India

May 01, 2018

Automakers are really investing a lot of R&D, new technologies are being either imported or being developed locally and India is becoming a global market. Our services, certification caters to both global and Indian market says Hemant Desai.

MSTC-Mahindra vehicle recycling plant likely in February 2018

MSTC-Mahindra vehicle recycling plant likely in February 2018

Dec 17, 2017

Mahindra MSTC Recycling, the country’s first auto-shredding project, is on track and the first phase of the plant is likely to be complete in February next year, a top official has said.

Auto industry seeks two GST rates for passenger vehicles

Auto industry seeks two GST rates for passenger vehicles

Dec 17, 2017

Automobile industry body SIAM is seeking two tax rates for passenger vehicles under the GST regime instead of multiple rates levied currently, as part of its wish list for the upcoming budget.

Volkswagen targets 3% share in Indian passenger vehicle market

Volkswagen targets 3% share in Indian passenger vehicle market

Oct 15, 2017

German auto major Volkswagen has set a target to garner 3 per cent share in passenger vehicle segment in India, one of its key future markets, according to a senior company official.

No firm plan for biometric flight boarding system: Jayant Sinha

Jul 19, 2017

There is u0022no firm planu0022 to introduce a biometric system for boarding planes, Union minister Jayant Sinha said in the Rajya Sabha today.

Tata motors launches BS-IV compliant trucks in Tamil Nadu

Tata motors launches BS-IV compliant trucks in Tamil Nadu

May 20, 2017

Leading commercial vehicles maker, Tata Motors has launched its new BS IV-ready medium and heavy duty trucks with ‘exhaust gas recirculation’ (EGR) and ‘selective catalytic reduction’ (SCR) technologies in Tamil Nadu.

Edelweiss rates Hero MotorCorp as ‘Hold’, pegs TP at Rs 3,585

May 13, 2017

Hero MotoCorp’s (HMCL) Q4FY17 EBITDA at Rs 9.6 billion (down 20% y-o-y) came 9% below estimate due to gross margin miss (higher-than-expected commodity pressure).

What privileges politicians would lose after Modi government’s red beacon-ban comes into effect on May 1

What privileges politicians would lose after Modi government’s red beacon-ban comes into effect on May 1

Apr 20, 2017

Around four years after the SC restricted the use of red beacons by VVIPs atop their vehicles, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to completely end the practice from May 1.

Introduced BS-IV in 2010; no concerns on switch from BS-III engines now: Maruti Suzuki Chairman RC Bhargava

Introduced BS-IV in 2010; no concerns on switch from BS-III engines now: Maruti Suzuki Chairman RC Bhargava

Apr 03, 2017

After the Supreme Court banned sale and registration of vehicles which are not BS-IV compliant from April 1, Maruti Suzuki Chairman RC Bhargava on Monday said that they had introduced BS-IV in 2010 and there are no concerns on the switch from BS-III engines now.

Going public with public transport data for public: Dilemmas of developing cities

Going public with public transport data for public: Dilemmas of developing cities

Feb 20, 2017

Public transport in most Indian cities is inadequate to fulfil the demands of user, leading to increased personal vehicle usage and subsequent congestion. Here’s how we can progress towards a smart and efficient public transport system.

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