Passenger vehicle wholesales up 13.6%: SIAM

As per the data, passenger vehicle sales stood at 252,998 units in December 2020, compared to 222,728 units in December 2019 Domestic wholesales of passenger vehicles grew 13.6% year-on-year in December 2020 albeit on a lower base, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). The industry body added that the market […]

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India’s electric vehicle success story will ride on two wheels

Adoption of electric two-wheelers will need cheaper lithium-ion batteries, increasing charging speed and improving charging infrastructure The year 2018 was the year for electrics. Cumulative electric vehicles (EVs) on road crossed the four million-mark and the Tesla Model 3 became the best-selling premium vehicle, delivering over 1,40,000 vehicles in the year. According to the latest […]

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Hyundai shows off ‘walking car’ at CES

Hyundai has shown off a small model of a car it says can activate robotic legs to walk at 3mph (5km/h) over rough terrain. Also able to climb a 5ft (1.5m) wall and jump a 5ft gap, the Hyundai Elevate could be useful for emergency rescues following natural disasters, it said. It was part of […]

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Japan steel scandal grows as more car-makers hit.

  Top Japanese automakers said  they were scrambling to assess the safety of vehicles containing products from Kobe Steel, which has admitted falsifying quality data in a growing scandal. Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Mitsubishi Motor, Subaru and Mazda joined aviation firms and defence contractors Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Kawasaki Heavy Industries and IHI that have used the […]

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