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 (...
Bajaj Auto increases three-wheeler market share to 58.15%
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 10 Apr 2018
Bajaj Auto sold a total of 369,637 units, an increase of 8.7 percent, which includes 346,846 passenger carriers (+7.36%) and 22,791 goods carriers (+7...
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...
Movers and shakers in the Indian two-wheeler industry
by Mayank Dhingra 15 Mar 2018
As the Indian two-wheeler industry rides towards record numbers in FY2018, here's a close look at who's on top and who's down in the market share game...
Bajaj Auto takes 57% market share in three-wheelers
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 15 Mar 2018
Making the most of the resurgent demand for three-wheelers is market leader Bajaj Auto, which has sold a total of 325,024 units in the first 11 months...
Exclusive: Piaggio plotting midsize bikes for India under Aprilia bran...
by Amit Panday 13 Mar 2018
Most motorcycle OEMs in India are bullish on demand growing further in the 250-400cc category in India. Now, Italian major Piaggio is eyeing the hidde...
Autocar Professional, March 1 issue – Two-Wheeler Special – is out
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 01 Mar 2018
The annual Two-Wheeler Special is packed with exclusive interviews, industry trends including electric two-wheelers, analysis and plenty more. A not-t...
Electric vehicles plugging into the Indian automotive grid for the lon...
by Kaushik Madhavan, Director, Mobility (Automotive & 14 Feb 2018
The Auto Expo 2018 reiterates the focus on electric vehicles is here to stay, with participation from existing as well as new players showcasing green...
Greaves Cotton and Piaggio Vehicles to develop BS VI powertrain soluti...
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 03 Jan 2018
Greaves is investing in new technologies and building capabilities to meet the demand for fuel-agnostic, future-ready solutions serving the last-mile ...
Hardip Singh Goindi resigns as Piaggio Vehicles’ executive VP
by Autocar Pro News Desk 23 Aug 2017
Marketing veteran calls it a day at Piaggio after a four-year stint.
'Our focus is not shifting to four-wheelers, it will also be on four-w...
by Nilesh Wadhwa 19 Aug 2017
There are two types of investment: Investment in R&D and capacity creation. While R&D is an intangible and continuous process, we have always invested...
Piaggio launches Vespa and Aprilia SR 150 scooters in Sri Lanka
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 29 Jun 2017
In a bid to grow its exports, Piaggio Vehicles has launched its Vespa and Aprilia SR 150 scooters in Sri Lanka.
Three-wheeler sales take a hit in FY2017
by Kiran Bajad 15 May 2017
Bajaj Auto, Mahindra & Mahindra and TVS Motor’s three-wheelers sale decline as aggressively priced four-wheeled mini-trucks draw buyers.
Indian scooter market grows 24% in April-October 2016
by Amit Panday , 15 Nov 2016
With total sales of 36,16,605 scooters (including all categories – 75cc to 150cc scooters) during the April-October 2016 period, the Indian domestic s...
Piaggio launches Moto Guzzi V9 and MGX-21 in India
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 26 Oct 2016
While the V9 Roamer and Bobber are priced at Rs 13.6 lakh, the MGX-21 costs Rs 27.78 lakh (All prices ex-showroom Pune).
Piaggio India begins production of Aprilia SR 150
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 10 Aug 2016
The Aprilia SR 150 will be available through Piaggio’s dealership network in the country as well as its Motoplex stores in Pune, Chennai, Kochi and Hy...
Piaggio confirms launch of Moto Guzzi V9 Roamer and Bobber as CBUs in ...
by Amit Panday , 10 Aug 2016
Piaggio plans to roll out group brand Moto Guzzi’s V9 Roamer and Bobber motorcycles as CBUs across its four MotoPlex showrooms in India later this mon...
Q1 FY2017 scooter sales in India notch 27.12% growth
by Amit Panday , 01 Aug 2016
Robust growth for Honda as Hero MotoCorp and Yamaha push hard on scooter sales, TVS Motor a slow player in the fast-growing market.
Piaggio’s first Aprilia scooter to debut at Rs 65,000 next month
by Amit Panday , 18 Jul 2016
Piaggio Vehicles has announced an aggressive retail price for its first Aprilia-branded scooter – the SR 150 – which was unveiled at the 2016 Auto Exp...
INDIA SALES: Top 10 Scooters in May 2016
by Amit Panday , 17 Jun 2016
While the TVS Jupiter seals second spot, the Hero Duet rides in to take No. 3 position in the Top 10 scooters list.The Honda Activa, of course, stands...
‘The awareness about Aprilia in India is higher than we expected.’
by Amit Panday , 22 Apr 2016
Stefano Pelle, MD of Piaggio Vehicles, on introducing the Aprilia brand, expanding the premium Motoplex stores and Vespa sales network, and bringing M...