Tata Motors leads the charge in India's fast-growing CV market
The commercial vehicle segment – considered the barometer of the country’s economy – has notched handsome growth (+57.44%) and the growth is coming through in both the M&HCV (...
Force Motors bags order for Light Strike Vehicles from Indian Army
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 10 May 2018
In-house-developed LSV is designed for quick ingress and egress, can perform on extreme terrain, and has provision to mount assault weapons like a roc...
‘We are evaluating BMW's plug-in hybrid range to see if we can bring s...
by Sumantra B Barooah 04 May 2018
Vikram Pawah, president, BMW Group India, on the enduring appeal of the Mini brand, the carmaker's strategy in a tough luxury car market, evaluating h...
'I am really happy if I am able to forecast two years into the future ...
by Sumantra B Barooah 30 Mar 2018
Andreas Schell, CEO, Rolls-Royce Power Systems, on tapping India for manufacturing and engineering, the move towards electrification, challenges of dr...
Tata Motors and Mahindra battle for LCV leadership
by Kiran Bajad 21 Mar 2018
The big battle is being fought in the LCV goods carrier segment. While Mahindra & Mahindra’s market share has dropped to 43.61% from 46.47%, Tata Moto...
Force Motors invests Rs 250 crore to be BS VI-ready, bullish on new Gu...
by Sumantra B Barooah 20 Mar 2018
The new investment is to develop and validate technologies that will enable each of Force Motors' vehicles to meet upcoming stringent BS VI emission n...
Force Motors inks JV with MTU Friedrichshafen for power generation eng...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 20 Mar 2018
While Force Motors will hold 51 percent of the equity, the balance will be held by MTU.
Force Motors develops electric Traveller minibus
by Sumantra B Barooah 05 Oct 2017
A major player in the minibus and panel van segments, the Pune-based OEM has started developing electric vehicles (EVs).
Slowing M&HCV sales impact overall CV numbers in H1 FY2017, LCVs back ...
by Kiran Bajad , 27 Oct 2016
Improved LCV sales numbers help save the blushes for the overall CV sector as M&HCVs face a slowdown in the first half of 2016-17.
India’s environment minister not in favour of diesel ban to curb pollu...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 22 Jun 2016
Prakash Javadekar appeals for independence of the country’s three democratic pillars – Executive, Legislature and Judiciary – while speaking on the st...
Force Motors opens new engine and axle plant at Chakan
by Amit Panday , 22 Jun 2016
All-new Rs 100 crore plant will make engines and axles for Mercedes-Benz India’s range of cars and SUVs.
In India’s growing CV market, OEMs protect their turf
by Kiran Bajad , 19 Jun 2016
The CV industry is expected to grow during FY2016-17 largely driven by replacement demand, increased infrastructure spend in the country and partial l...
Force Motors’ Q4 profit jumps 59% to Rs 74 crore
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 02 May 2016
In 2015-16, the overall profit before tax amounted to Rs 249 crore as compared to the previous year’s profit before tax of Rs 125 crore, up 100%.
Indian commercial vehicle exports surge to a three-year high in FY2016
by Kiran Bajad 14 Apr 2016
Fiscal year 2015-16 saw total CV exports cross the 100,000 mark with total shipments of 101,689 units, an increase of near-17% year on year (2014-15: ...