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Sany surpasses JCB to become the largest excavator seller globally in 2020

Sany surpasses JCB to become the largest excavator seller globally in 2020

Sep 17, 2021

Sany, an Indian company that manufactures heavy equipment and excavators, managed to sell 98,705 excavators around the globe last year, registering a 15% market share globally.

Chase India and Consumer Voice launch report on India’s pre-owned car industry and suggest five key changes

Chase India and Consumer Voice launch report on India’s pre-owned car industry and suggest five key changes

Sep 17, 2021

Chase India and Consumer Voice have launched a report on the used car industry in India and have suggested five key changes. The report aims to offer a roadmap for a robust and resilient policy ecosystem for the used car industry.

The automated parking system business will grow to be USD 1 billion industry – Rajesh Kabra, RR Parkon

The automated parking system business will grow to be USD 1 billion industry – Rajesh Kabra, RR Parkon

Sep 16, 2021

Automated parking systems are interesting to watch but seldom do we get insights. Speaking to Rajesh Kabra, the Managing Director of RR Parkon, we understand the industry behind it, how the company came into being, and their plans ahead.

We are planning to expand to over 10 cities in the next 12 months – Mahmud Kotebagi, Beyond Garage

We are planning to expand to over 10 cities in the next 12 months – Mahmud Kotebagi, Beyond Garage

Sep 13, 2021

Beyond Garage, a Bangalore and Hyderabad-based vehicle service provider, is taking on competition such as Go Mechanic and Pitstop, bridging a gap in the industry with big expansion plans. Here’s more.

Auto retail fraternity is shocked – FADA reacts to Ford’s exit plans

Auto retail fraternity is shocked – FADA reacts to Ford’s exit plans

Sep 10, 2021

Ford’s announcement to pull its plugs in India has sent shock waves to many, including the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA). Here’s what the apex national body had to comment about the decision.

The future of logistics is more digital with predominated usage of IoT – Lalit Das, 3SC Solutions

The future of logistics is more digital with predominated usage of IoT – Lalit Das, 3SC Solutions

Sep 10, 2021

With Software as a service ( SaaS) and Analytics as a Service ( AaaS), technology is growing like never before, and this is helping the automotive industry scale to new heights. Here’s more on what 3SC Solutions does.

JK Tyre plans to invest Rs 100 crore to develop EV products

JK Tyre plans to invest Rs 100 crore to develop EV products

Sep 10, 2021

At present, JK Tyre is supplying tyres fitted with pressure monitoring sensors to JBM’s EV buses. It is also offering tyres to various two- and three-wheeler EV manufacturers.

Ford to cease vehicle manufacturing in India and only import low-volume premium products

Ford to cease vehicle manufacturing in India and only import low-volume premium products

Sep 09, 2021

Ford has announced that it will stop vehicle manufacturing in India, but will continue to support existing customers with service, parts, and warranty. Ford says that it will import only low-volume premium cars like the Mustang.

BattRE shifts production of electric two-wheelers to bigger factory: All details

BattRE shifts production of electric two-wheelers to bigger factory: All details

Sep 09, 2021

BattRE will be adding two new products to its portfolio with plans to launch them in the next 3 to 4 months.

Valvoline launches ‘Bike Xpert’ and ‘Truck Xpert’ programs in India

Valvoline launches ‘Bike Xpert’ and ‘Truck Xpert’ programs in India

Sep 09, 2021

Valvoline Cummins Pvt Ltd has launched its Bike Xpert and Truck Xpert programs to develop and upskill the network of independent mechanic workshops and service providers. Valvoline has already onboarded 30 two-wheeler workshops.

The annual market for lubricants in India is estimated at 130 million litres – Anant Jain, GfK

The annual market for lubricants in India is estimated at 130 million litres – Anant Jain, GfK

Sep 10, 2021

Express Mobility, in a conversation with Anant Jain, the Head of Market Intelligence, at GfK, learns how big the market for lubricants is in India. We also get to know who the biggest contributors to lubricant sales are.

The pandemic was a boon to the logistics industry – Nilesh Ghule, TruckBhejo

The pandemic was a boon to the logistics industry – Nilesh Ghule, TruckBhejo

Sep 08, 2021

Express Mobility speaks to Nilesh Ghule, the Co-founder and CEO of TruckBhejo to learn how the son of a truck driver became a successful entrepreneur, and what the company’s future plans are.

Alparslan Kutukcuoglu joins eBikeGo as International Business Director

Alparslan Kutukcuoglu joins eBikeGo as International Business Director

Sep 07, 2021

Alparslan Kutukcuoglu has been appointed as the International Business Director and a member of the Supervisory Board at eBikeGo.

Global light vehicle production could reach 83 million units in 2021 – Anil Kumar, SEG Automotive India

Global light vehicle production could reach 83 million units in 2021 – Anil Kumar, SEG Automotive India

Sep 06, 2021

Anil Kumar, the MD and President of SEG Automotive India, speaks about how the pandemic helped the company learn and adapt, while also outlining how the situation affected volumes globally.

The used car market is seeing tech-driven growth – Jatin Ahuja, Big Boy Toyz

The used car market is seeing tech-driven growth – Jatin Ahuja, Big Boy Toyz

Sep 06, 2021

The used car industry has done exceedingly well during the pandemic, especially the premium cars. We speak to Jatin Ahuja, the MD and Founder of Big Boy Toyz to find out more.

Royal Enfield in competition with other brands in Colombia: Mauricio Salazar Arango

Royal Enfield in competition with other brands in Colombia: Mauricio Salazar Arango

Sep 06, 2021

Royal Enfield has been present in that country since 2014 and between January 2015-July 2021, the company has sold 7,348 motorcycles.

Indian EV market could grow to nearly US$206 billion by 2030 – Ashutosh Verma, Exalta India

Indian EV market could grow to nearly US$206 billion by 2030 – Ashutosh Verma, Exalta India

Sep 03, 2021

India is aiming to achieve 100% electric vehicles on the road by the year 2030. To do so, automotive manufacturers are in overdrive, embracing the move. There are a few hindrances, however. We speak to Ashutosh Verma, the Founder of Exalta India, to see his perspective.

August 2021 Sales Report: Tata Motors registers 53% growth over last year

August 2021 Sales Report: Tata Motors registers 53% growth over last year

Sep 03, 2021

Tata Motors registers a growth of 53% in August 2021, despite the industry facing a shortage in semiconductors. The carmaker’s total domestic sales stood at 54,190 units last month, including its commercial vehicles business.

Semiconductor shortage could carry on till 2023 — Prashanth Doreswamy, Continental

Semiconductor shortage could carry on till 2023 — Prashanth Doreswamy, Continental

Aug 30, 2021

The semiconductor shortage is something that has been discussed since November last year. The shortage of semiconductors has affected carmakers, and the shortage could continue till 2023, as per industry experts.

Maruti Suzuki to increase vehicle prices across range, effective September 2021

Maruti Suzuki to increase vehicle prices across range, effective September 2021

Aug 30, 2021

Maruti Suzuki, in a statement, has announced that the company will increase the prices of all its models, effective September 2021, owing to an increase in input costs. This is the third price hike by Maruti Suzuki this year.

Maruti Suzuki welcomes applications for the sixth Mobility & Automobile Innovation Lab Program

Maruti Suzuki welcomes applications for the sixth Mobility & Automobile Innovation Lab Program

Aug 27, 2021

Maruti Suzuki welcomes applications for the sixth edition of its Mobility & Automobile Innovation Lab (MAIL) program. The winning startups will get an opportunity to undertake a paid Proof of Concept (PoC) with the company.

India is poised for exceptional EV growth, especially the 2W and 3W spaces – Rajat Verma, Lohum

India is poised for exceptional EV growth, especially the 2W and 3W spaces – Rajat Verma, Lohum

Aug 27, 2021

In a world obsessed with use and throw technology, Lohum is repurposing discarded Lithium-ion batteries to give them a new lease of life, aimed at becoming a market greater than $11Bn by 2027.

Komaki doubles production of electric two, three-wheelers in Delhi-NCR to meet demand

Komaki doubles production of electric two, three-wheelers in Delhi-NCR to meet demand

Aug 26, 2021

From the current 4,500 units monthly capacity, the production facility will now be producing 8,500 units and hence, the production will be ramped up twice.

Customers are often ignored in the centralised planning system — RC Bhargava

Customers are often ignored in the centralised planning system — RC Bhargava

Aug 25, 2021

During the 61st SIAM Annual Convention, RC Bhargava, the Chairman of Maruti Suzuki addressed a panel consisting of various delegates from the government and the Indian automotive sector, speaking on the “Outlook of Indian Auto Industry and Its Role in India’s Economic Growth”.

WardWizard opens two dealerships for Joy e-bike in Assam: All details

WardWizard opens two dealerships for Joy e-bike in Assam: All details

Aug 25, 2021

The company is now gearing up to add two new electric scooters to its product portfolio before the festive season.

India aims for 20 percent Ethanol-blended petrol by 2025: Benefits and challenges

India aims for 20 percent Ethanol-blended petrol by 2025: Benefits and challenges

Aug 25, 2021

C V Raman, Chief Technical Officer, Maruti Suzuki India expressed his concern about the impact of compatibility with ethanol fuels with on-road vehicles which are not developed to run on 20% ethanol-blended fuel

Battery Smart partners with GoMechanic to plant 100+ battery swapping stations

Battery Smart partners with GoMechanic to plant 100+ battery swapping stations

Aug 25, 2021

This new partnership will give a massive boost to the number of swapping stations under Battery Smart and provide more convenience to EV owners.

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