Auto Components

Dhoot Transmission, Carling Technologies set up JV to make electronic switches

Auto Components by Amit Panday Oct 11, 2017

The JV will cater to demand from the two-wheeler, three-wheeler, commercial vehicle, agriculture and construction equipment business in India and overseas.


GST Council recommends rates for fuels in India

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Oct 11, 2017

Petrol and diesel may get cheaper as GST Council suggests doing away with the cascading taxes on petrol and diesel.

Auto Components

Precision Camshafts to acquire Memco Engineering

Auto Components by Autocar Pro News Desk Oct 11, 2017

The Nashik-based precision machining Memco Engineering is a supplier to German component maker Bosch.

Commercial Vehicles

Schenker India appoints Paul George as sales director

Commercial Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Oct 11, 2017

Paul George, who has over three decades of experience in logistics and supply chain management, will be responsible for devising and driving the sales strategy of...

Passenger Vehicles

Mahindra to launch electric KUV100, pitches for incentives for EV industry localisation  

Passenger Vehicles by Nilesh Wadhwa Oct 10, 2017

Mahindra & Mahindra plans to have electric variants of all its SUVs; the first such product will be the electric KUV100 to be introduced in 2018.


Gujarat & Maharashtra cut VAT on petrol and diesel

Industry by Autocar Pro News Desk Oct 10, 2017

The price of petrol will come down by Rs 2.93 and diesel by Rs 2.72 per litre in Gujarat, while Maharashtra will see prices down by Rs 2 and Rs 1 respectively.

Passenger Vehicles

India’s PV industry records best-ever monthly sales in September: 309,955 units

Passenger Vehicles by Ajit Dalvi Oct 10, 2017

At 309,955 units sold or 10,331 units sold for each day of September, the passenger vehicle industry has notched a new record.

Auto Components

Michelin to double radial capacity at Chennai plant

Auto Components by Kiran Bajad Oct 10, 2017

Also inks pact with Ashok Leyland for supply of its X Guard range of truck radials for the Captain 3718 M&HCV.

Passenger Vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover India sells 2,942 units in January-September 2017, +45%

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Oct 10, 2017

Almost all model lines of Jaguar Land Rover, including the XE, XF, F-Pace, Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque have witnessed high demand during the period.

Passenger Vehicles

Tata Motors Group global sales up 14% at 116,419 units in September

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Oct 10, 2017

Sales of passenger vehicles in September 2017, at 74,916 units, are higher by 10 percent, compared to September 2016.