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GST Council may reconsider steep levy on hybrid cars next week

by Autocar Pro News Desk May 24, 2017

GST council to reconsider the proposed steep hike of 43 percent tax on hybrid cars after auto industry voice disappointment.



Auto Components

BorgWarner bets big on 48V mild hybrid technologies

Auto Components by Autocar Pro News Desk Sep 18, 2017

The company is focusing its deep systems-level expertise to develop one of the broadest 48-volt portfolios in the industry.

Passenger Vehicles

Hybrids hit hard by GST, see massive price hikes

Passenger Vehicles by Sergius Baretto Jul 01, 2017

With a withdrawal of special tax considerations, GST brings about a 12.7 percent hike in tax for both mild and full hybrids alike.

Passenger Vehicles

Every new Volvo car from 2019 to be electric

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Jul 05, 2017

This looks like the start of an aggressive electrification strategy for the carmaker, which have to sell a 1 million electrified cars by 2025

Passenger Vehicles

After 73,633 units sold, subsidy to mild hybrids under FAME scheme withdrawn

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Apr 03, 2017

The government has withdrawn incentives given to mild hybrid vehicles under THE FAME India scheme. The move will impact sales of the Maruti Ciaz and Ertiga which...


ROHM Semiconductor eyes gains in India with new switching regulator for EVs, XEVs

Industry by Mayank Dhingra Nov 16, 2017

The new integrated circuit (IC) utilises company's Nano Pulse Control Technology and is designed to step down voltages from 48 or 60V to 2.5V.