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More than half of 2W riders admit not wearing helmet: Exide survey

by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 22, 2017

A ‘false logic’ of India’s helmetless two-wheeler generation, attributes their habit on comfort and ‘force of habit’, which takes precedence over their safety.

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National

Government has spent Rs 3 crore for research and development of EV battery

by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 21, 2017

Department of Heavy Industry has, not undertaken any specific study to assess the yearly requirement of battery capacity to meet this demand.

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National

SMEV seeks reduction of GST on EV batteries

by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 21, 2017

The unreasonably high rate of GST is one of the key impediments for faster adoption of electric vehicles in the country and as one of the main stumbling block in...

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National

Japan grants aid for Bangalore’s advanced traffic information and management

by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 21, 2017

The project will see implementation of advanced traffic information and management system, including signalling system and traffic congestion length measurement...

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National

Apollo Tyres starts mobile medical unit for truckers 

by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 20, 2017

The mobile unit will provide basic health check services, in addition to the treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI), vision screening and providing...

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International

Ford funds health and sanitation project in India and Mexico

by Autocar Pro News Desk Dec 20, 2017

Ford will fund Rs 88 lakh towards building 100 SMART toilets each in three villages in rural district of Kancheepuram, Chennai.