Articles tagged under: Automobiles

As India unlocks, Honda 2Wheelers retailed over 1.15 lac units in May 2020

June 02, 2020
As India unlocks, Honda 2Wheelers retailed over 1.15 lac units in May 2020

Gandhinagar: Post government relaxations in Lockdown 3.0 and subsequently 4.0, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt.Ltd. (HMSI) said it recommenced two-wheeler dispatches in May and closed the month with total sales of 54,820 two-wheelers. This includes 54,000 domestic dispatches and 820 two-wheeler exports. Honda also announced that its 2Wheeler retail sales in May’20 crossed the 1.15 lac unit-mark and over 10.5 lac two-wheelers were serviced at Honda workshops across India. Moreover, Hon...Read More

Chinese company Great Wall Motors likely to set up vehicle manufacturing plant in Gujarat

September 25, 2019
Chinese company Great Wall Motors likely to set up vehicle manufacturing plant in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Chinese automobile company, The Great Wall Motors Company Limited is likely to set up Rs 7,000 crore electric and conventional fuel vehicles manufacturing plant in Gujarat, possibly at Sanand near Ahmedabad, reports The Times of India quoting state government officials. Representatives of the company met top state government officials last week. Gujarat has already presence of another Chinese auto major, Shanghai Automotive Industries Corporation (SAIC) at Halol based car manufactu...Read More

Ahmedabad to witness operation of 500 electric buses: CM Rupani

August 29, 2019
Ahmedabad to witness operation of 500 electric buses: CM Rupani

Ahmedabad: Speaking at the launch of 8 electric buses here today, Gujarat Chief Minister Rupani said the city will witness operation of 500 electric buses eventually. According to a note issued by the State government, so far the AMC has planned operation of 50 electric buses including 18 buses that use battery swapping technology and 32 buses that use fast charging technology. Electric buses have no engines and therefore they function without air or sound pollution. These buses run on a...Read More

Two CarDekho Gaadi Stores Launched in Ahmedabad

July 24, 2019
Two CarDekho Gaadi Stores Launched in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: CarDekho Gaadi store, a retail auction model for pre-owned cars, has announced opening of two stores in Ahmedabad. The opening of these stores is a part of a move by CarDekho to establish 200 Gaadi stores across India by 2020. It already has 41 stores in Delhi-NCR, Bangalore, Jaipur, Pune and Lucknow. The company said, 'The Ahmedabad launch is in conjunction with opening of stores in Hyderabad and Mumbai. Ahmedabad is witnessing a surge in car sales, especially of pre-owned cars. W...Read More

Foundation stone laid for Rs 650 crore JCB plant in Gujarat

March 26, 2019
Foundation stone laid for Rs 650 crore JCB plant in Gujarat

Vadodara: JCB, the leading manufacturer of Earthmoving & Construction equipment in India, is to invest Rs. 650 Crores in a new plant in central Gujarat. The new factory will be located in Halol close to Vadodara and will manufacture parts for global production lines as the company prepares to meet increased demand. JCB Chairman Lord Bamford laid the foundation stone for the new plant which will be JCB’s sixth factory in India – a country which has been JCB’s biggest single mar...Read More

GTU Motorsports team wins Formula Bharat 2019 at Coimbatore

January 28, 2019

Gandhinagar: A team of 24 students and mentor Parth Sejpal had represented GTU at Formula Bharat and being the only team from Gujarat has won the First Prize at Formula Bharat leaving behind 74 Combustion vehicle team and 16 electric vehicle teams from all over India including teams from IIT Madras, IIT Khadagpur, IIT Delhi, NIT Kurukshetra, VIT Chennai, COEP Pune and many more who are also going International for Student Formula. GTU Team also received award for 1.) Best Fuel Efficiency ...Read More

Surat Auto Expo 2019 to have more brands in display than Delhi Auto Expo

January 24, 2019
Surat Auto Expo 2019 to have more brands in display than Delhi Auto Expo

Surat: Surat will host Auto Expo once again during 25-28 January this year. Local chamber of commerce organizes Auto Expo once in two years. According to chamber president Hetal Mehta, Surat Auto Expo will this year have more brands in display compared to Delhi Auto Expo. Four-day expo will remain open during 10 am to 7 pm. Public entry will end at 6 pm. Five new vehicles including Yamaha, BMW sports bike, Nissan Kicks, Mahindra SUV 300 and Tata Harrier will witness regional launch during t...Read More

Tata plans lithium ion battery manufacturing in Gujarat

January 18, 2019
Tata plans lithium ion battery manufacturing in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Tata group Chairman N Chandrasekaran on Friday said the conglomerate plans to invest in lithium ion battery manufacturing in Gujarat. Speaking here at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, he said group firm Tata Chemicals is also looking to enhance its soda ash capacity to one million tonnes annually. “Many of our group companies like Tata Chemicals and Tata Motors have very significant presence here. We look forward to continuing our investment in the state,” Chandrasekaran sa...Read More

Pal-V, the Dutch company making world’s first flying-car, to be part of Netherland delegation for Vibrant Gujarat

January 10, 2019
Pal-V, the Dutch company making world’s first flying-car, to be part of Netherland delegation for Vibrant Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Pal-V, the Dutch company which is expected to deliver world's first flying car (a car cum aircraft) by the end of this year or in the early 2020 will also be the part of the delegation from The Kingdom of Netherlands led by Menno Snel, Minister of Finance for Taxation & Customs that will be visiting Vibrant Gujarat 2019 all set to kick off from January 18-20, 2019 at the Mahatma Mandir Exhibition cum Convention Centre,Gandhinagar. The flying car with an expected maximu...Read More

DoE office memorandum asks Govt offices in Delhi/NCR to switch to electric vehicles; charging station opened in North Block

January 09, 2019
DoE office memorandum asks Govt offices in Delhi/NCR to switch to electric vehicles; charging station opened in North Block

New Delhi: Marking the adoption of e-mobility, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India has signed an agreement with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an entity under Ministry of Power for deployment of 15 Electric Vehicles for their officers. Also, 28 charging points (24 Slow charging points, 4 Fast Charging Points) have been installed at North Block for charging these vehicles. With these 15 EVs, Department of Economic Affairs is expected to save over 3...Read More

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