Domestic passenger vehicle sales down 0.43% in December

Monday, 14 January 2019 20:06
Sale of passenger vehicles in the domestic market declined by 0.43 per cent on a year-on-year basis in December to 238,692 units, according to data released on Monday by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). Domestic sales of passenger…

90% risk safety by not using rear seat belts: Report

Saturday, 12 January 2019 11:33
About 90 per cent of people in the country risk their safety by not using rear seat belts despite over 70 per cent affirming to its presence in their cars, a report by Nissan Motor India and SaveLIFE Foundation said…

Elon Musk showcases SpaceX’s Starship test rocket

Friday, 11 January 2019 09:54
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has for the first time offered a glimpse of the company’s Starship test flight rocket, dubbed the “Hopper”. “Starship test flight rocket just finished assembly at the @SpaceX Texas launch site. This is an actual picture,…

Honda Cars India introduces new petrol grade of Honda City

Friday, 11 January 2019 09:12
Passenger car maker Honda Cars India on Thursday introduced a new petrol grade of its mid-size sedan Honda City, with an ex-showroom price of Rs 12.7 lakh. According to the company, the addition of new ZX MT (petrol) grade is…

Mercedes-Benz India sales volumes grows by 1.4%

Thursday, 10 January 2019 09:22
Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India’s 2018 sales volumes inched up by 1.4 per cent amidst strong macro-economic headwinds in the second half of the year. According to the firm, sales increased to 15,538 units between January and December, 2018 from…

Ousted Nissan chief tells court he’s innocent

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 13:35
Ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was arrested in connection with financial misconduct allegations, told a court here on Tuesday that he was innocent and “wrongfully accused”. “I have been wrongly accused and unfairly detained based on meritless and…

Ousted Nissan chief to appear in court on January 8

Saturday, 05 January 2019 16:17
Ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn will appear at a court here on Tuesday for the first time since his arrest in November, the Tokyo public prosecutors’ office said on Friday. Ghosn, one of the most powerful figures of the…

After India, Musk finds fault with Singapore

Friday, 04 January 2019 17:04
Beginning his Twitter tirade in New Year, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk has criticized Singapore, saying the government there has been “unwelcome” to his electric car plans for the city state. Responding to one of his follower’s question on…

Samsung to supply auto chips to Audi

Thursday, 03 January 2019 16:23
Samsung Electronics Co. said on Thursday it has clinched a deal with German carmaker Audi AG to supply automotive processors designed for in-vehicle information and entertainment systems. The South Korean chipmaker, which first showcased the automotive chip brand in October…

Musk’s SpaceX successfully deploys US GPS satellite into orbit

Monday, 24 December 2018 16:48
Billionaire Elon Musk-owned SpaceX has successfully launched and deployed a powerful next-generation GPS navigation satellite into orbit — making it the company’s first-ever US government-sanctioned national security space mission. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket climbed into orbit on Sunday with…