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Passenger Vehicles

PSA rekindles make-in-India plan, likely to tie up with CK Birla Group

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 24, 2017

According to a report in the French financial daily, Les Echos, the PSA Group has inked an alliance with the CK Birla Group to make a new entry into the Indian...

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Passenger Vehicles

British police catch 8,000 drivers using mobile phones in just one week

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 23, 2017

A record number of drivers in the UK were stopped for using mobile phones while on the move during a concerted police clampdown in November 2016.

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Two-Wheelers

Nearly 80% of two-wheeler riders in India not conversant with road signs: Survey

Two-Wheelers by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 23, 2017

Survey of 1,500 riders across 10 major cities reveals 78% of them did not recognise even 50% of the road signs! Riders in Mumbai most aware. Indian women are more...

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Passenger Vehicles

car2go global car-sharing biz clocks 21% more rentals in 2016

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 23, 2017

Number of customers rises by 43 percent to 2.2 million; highest customer growth in Madrid, Berlin and Vancouver; vehicle utilisation increases by approximately 40...

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Passenger Vehicles

Seat turns to virtual reality to boost quality and durability of cars

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 23, 2017

Virtual reality, X-ray booths and electron microscopes are among a raft of new quality control technologies being implemented at Seat's factory

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Auto Components

High-level German delegation visits Bosch’s Pune plant

Auto Components by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 23, 2017

Minister President of German province Baden-Wurttemberg, Winfried Kretschmann, and delegation visit Bosch Pune which manufactures ABS systems.

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Two-Wheelers

Okinawa Autotech launches Ridge electric scooter at Rs 43,702

Two-Wheelers by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 23, 2017

The Okinawa Ridge is claimed to have a real-world range of 80-90 kilometres on a full charge and achieves a top speed of 55kph.

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Passenger Vehicles

GM puts on hold new-model investment in India

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 23, 2017

American carmaker, which had in July 2015 announced a $1 billion plan to revive its India business with 10 new models in five years, is understood to have put on...

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Industry

Hybridising Kaizen with Jugaad

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 22, 2017

Guillaume Sicard, president of Nissan India on the powerful combination of Japanese foundation and the positive influence of Indian frugality.

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Two-Wheelers

Tork of the Town

Two-Wheelers by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 20, 2017

Earlier this year, Pune-based start-up Tork Motorcycles revealed the T6X, India’s first electric motorcycle which has a range of 100km on a single charge and a...