Uno Minda Group in JV agreement with Katolec Corporation of Japan

Minda Industries Limited, the flagship company of Uno Minda Group has entered into Joint Venture (JV) agreement with Katolec Corporation, Japan. The proposed name for the joint venture company is Minda Katolec Elect...

Tata Motors, Microsoft India collaborate to redefine connected experience

Tata Motors and Microsoft India have announced a strategic agreement to redefine connected and personalised driving experiences for Indian customers. Tata Motors will leverage Microsoft’s connected vehicle technolog...

Tata Motors, Castrol announce global strategic partnership

Tata Motors and Castrol have announced the signing of a three-year strategic partnership agreement for supply of Commercial Vehicle Oils to Tata Motors globally. The agreement will cover over 50 markets including SA...

Cyrus Mistry praised; Tata Nano a loss making project, admits Tatas

The slugfest between the ousted Chairman of Tata Sons Cyrus Mistry and the Tata Group is appearing to go in favour of Mistry, with the latest developments vindicating him on several stands.

Tatas say Mistry email leak made in “undignified manner”

Tata Sons has reacted in a very mature manner to the way in which Cyrus Mistry’s mail to the Board of Directors was leaked to the public and media wherein he has levelled charges against several Tata officials as we...

Ratan Tata is Interim Chairman, Tata Sons; Mistry replaced

Ratan Tata is back as the interim Chairman of Tata Sons. The Tata Sons Board took a decision to replace Cyrus P. Mistry as Chairman. This sudden decision which was taken at a Board meeting held in Mumbai on October ...

56th SIAM Annual Convention debates ‘Building the Nation, Responsibly’

Based upon the theme of ‘Building the Nation, Responsibly’, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) held its 56th Annual Convention. Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant G Ge...

ACMA 56th Annual session focuses on ‘Winning with Quality and Innovation’

Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body of the Auto Component Industry in India, hosted its 56thAnnual Session & National Conference in the Capital with a session that focussed ...

Automotive business thrives in South India: 2016

‘Kabali’, the blockbuster Tamil movie starring south Indian superstar Rajnikanth got off to a roaring start in July 2016 across cinema halls in India. While Rajnikanth is, without doubt, a showstopper and a star to ...

Jaguar Land Rover opens factory in Brazil

Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover has opened its new R$750m (UK Pounds 240m / Rs 2374 crore) manufacturing facility and Education Business Partnership Centre in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This is the fir...

Kerala ban on diesel cars sends Indian auto industry into tizzy

The latest ruling of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banning diesel vehicles with engine capacities of 2000cc and above has sent the entire Indian auto industry in a state of shock and disbelief. The NGT bench hea...

SC ban on diesel cars above 2000 cc continues in Delhi NCR

The financial year 2015-16 ended on a sour note for several automobile manufacturers in the country when the Supreme Court in a hearing extended the ban on diesel vehicle registration in Delhi. Thus, all diesel cars...

Tata Motors tie-up to make armed vehicles for the Indian Army

Tata Motors has announced its strategic partnership with Bharat Forge Limited and General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) in the defence segment. Tata will be building Future Infantry Combat Vehicles (FICV) for the Ind...

SIAM organises 10th Styling & Design Conclave

The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on February 5, 2016 organised the 10th Styling & Design Conclave. The 8th Automotive Design Challenge at Hotel Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort, Greater Noida, De...

No sale of new diesel vehicles with 2000cc plus engines till March 31: SC

Unmindful of the repercussions that it could have on the investment climate of the country, the Supreme Court on December 16, 2015 has put a blanket ban on sale of all diesel vehicles in Delhi that have an engine ca...

SC clamps the rich man’s wheels; Common man trampled too

The National Green Tribunal (NGT is going hammer and tongs against diesel vehicles and has called for their ban in Delhi, but in the meantime, the Supreme Court on December 15, 2016 said it was considering a ban on ...

It’s a Blue, Blue Christmas for diesel car makers in India

Leading SUV manufacturer in India, Mahindra & Mahindra will be the worst hit by the recent ban on diesel vehicles in the capital city of Delhi from December 11, 2015 to January 6, 2016 as ordered by the National Gre...

Will Lionel Messi be able to score a goal for Tata Motors?

Celebrities have been endorsing everything from an underwear to a car, all over the world. They could be film stars, sports personalities including footballers, boxers, cricketers, sprinters, rugby players, golf cha...

Tata Motors partners with the football Legend Lionel Messi

Tata Motors has signed-up the football player star, 4 consecutive times Best Player of the World, Lionel Messi, in a long-term association as it global brand ambassador to promote and endorse its passenger vehicles,...

SPECIAL REPORT ON INDIAN TYRE INDUSTRY: An Un-Tyre-ing Journey

The Rs 50,000 crore Indian tyre industry today has a few reasons to smile and a few reasons to frown. On the one hand, after a lull in the industry while the demand for tyres in 2015-16 is seeing a growth coupled wi...

Shell hosts 4th edition of Global lecture series in IIM Bangalore

After 3 successful years of the Global Lecture Series, Shell Lubricants hosted their 4th edition of the lecture in IIM Banglaore, India. The first 3 lectures were held in Imperial College, London, Tsinghua Univer...

South India Special Part 1: Tamil Nadu

Five states comprising Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and the newly formed state of Telangana make up South India. Among these, it’s Tamil Nadu that is way ahead when it comes to its contribution to t...

South India Special Part 2: Karnataka

Karnataka is India’s eighth largest State in terms of area and 9th largest State in terms of population. Some of the prominent cities in the state are Bengaluru, Mysore, Mangalore, Belgaum, Gulbarga, Hubli-Dharwad,...

House Full at Auto Expo –The Motor Show 2016

Despite the absence of a few big names like Harley-Davidson, Bajaj, Daimler India Commercial Vehicle (DICV) and Royal Enfield, the entire space at the Auto Expo-The Motor Show 2016 to be held at the India Exposition...

Nano from Zoomcar will cost you Rs 19 per hour

It cannot get any more cheaper and affordable, because it now costs only Rs 19 to hire a car for an hour. And you can hire for an hour, for a day or for a week, and the bill would be very low. Zoomcar, India’s first...

JLR invests £ 600 m (Rs 5572 crore) in UKs West Midlands region

Jaguar Land Rover owned by Tata Motors has invested 600 million pounds (Rs 5572 crore approx.) in the West Midlands region in the UK to support product creation and advanced vehicle manufacturing. The largest single...

Tata Zest launched in Nepal

Tata Motors recently announced the commercial launch of the Zest, a compact sedan in Nepal. With a start price of 24.5 lakh Nepali rupees, ex-showroom, for the petrol Revotron 1.2T model and 30.75 Lakh Nepali rupees...

Tata Motors Dec 2014 sales of passenger cars increases 52pc

Even though Tata Motors’ total sales grew by 10pc in December 2014, as compared to the corresponding month last year, the company recorded a 52pc growth in passenger car sales for the month at 9956 units, propelled ...

Nagesh Basavanhalli quits Fiat Group India

Unconfirmed reports suggest that the current President and Managing Director of Fiat Group Automobiles India Pvt. Ltd. (FGAIPL), Nagesh Basavanhalli plans to leave the company. The Fiat Group India Automobiles Pvt. ...

After targeting autos, Durr now eyes India’s railway space

Global mechanical and plant engineering firm, Dürr is hoping to offer its highly advanced technology as one of the solutions for the Indian Railway’s ambitious hi-speed corridor bullet train projects.Dürr’s activiti...

No policy initiative to encourage electric vehicle makers, admits Govt

Hats off to companies like Mahindra Reva and Hero Electric for pursuing their dreams to bring about a greener world and encourage the use of electric vehicles in India. Because the government has now admitted that i...

Jaguar Land Rover opens engine plant in UK

Jaguar Land Rover, owned by Tata Motors of India, has officially opened its new Engine Manufacturing Centre. The 500m Pounds (Rs 4914 crore) facility, announced in September 2011, represents a significant step in Ja...

Jaguar Land Rover 1st overseas manufacturing facility

Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover has opened its inaugural overseas manufacturing facility in China. The Range Rover Evoque will be the first model to be built under the first Chinese-British automotive joint vent...

JLR sells 32858 units globally, Tatas 12328 units

Jaguar and Land Rover cars continue to strengthen the performance of Tata Motors as global sales of both Jaguar as well as Land Rover vehicles touched 32,858 units for the month of September 2014. Cumulative whole...

Mayank Pareek joins Tata Motors as President

Tata Motors has announced the appointment of Mayank Pareek as President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (PVBU). His appointment is effective October 1, 2014. He will take over from Ranjit Yadav who will now head th...

Tata Motors partners UK-based Microlise

Indian automobile major Tata Motors has partnered with Microlise, one of Europe’s leading Telematics and Fleet Management solutions providers to bring in the latest global Fleet Telematics solutions to the Indian ma...

Queen's award for Jaguar Land Rover.

Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover, the UK's leading manufacturer of premium vehicles, has received the 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. The award was conferred by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieute...

Ravi Kant retires as Tata Motors’ Vice Chairman.

Veteran automotive industry leader Ravi Kant who was the Non-Executive Vice Chairman of Tata Motors, retired from the Board of the Company on May 31, 2014. As per the company’s retirement policy, he had to retire on...

JLR sales rock with the power of dragon China

Even though the parent company Tata Motors is experiencing falling sales influenced by terrible market conditions in India, its fully owned company Jaguar Land Rover, UK's leading manufacturer of premium luxury vehi...

Wabco opens application engineering centre in Pune

Wabco, a leading global supplier of technologies to improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicle, announced the opening of a new Application Engineering Centre in Pune. The new centre, Wabco’s second of i...

Ankush Arora of Tata Motors quits

Ankush Arora, Senior Vice President, Commercial , Tata Motors has put in his papers. His resignation has not come as a surprise to the industry as he was considered very close to the late Karl Slym, Managing Directo...

Even with a Twist, the Nano faces uncertain days

Like every businessman who starts a business, there is either success waiting for him or absolute failure. Thus, when Tata Motors bought UK based Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) it was construed as a sure short risky propos...

Land Rover global partnership with Virgin Galactic

Tata Motors owned Land Rover, the UK based manufacturer of sturdy SUVs and a brand synonymous with adventure, has entered into a long-term global partnership with Richard Branson’s pioneering commercial space line, ...

Fiat India Automobiles rolls out 3 lakh cars

Fiat India Automobiles Ltd (FIAL) has rolled out the 300,000th car and from its Ranjangaon plant in Pune. This plant rolled out its 500,000th engine in August 2013. FIAL is a joint venture between Fiat S.p.A and Ta...

JLR plant in UK installs rooftop solar panel

Tata Motors controlled Jaguar Land Rover has completed the installation of the UK’s largest rooftop solar panel array at its new Engine Manufacturing Centre at i54 South Staffordshire, said a company press statement...

Tata Fund invests Rs 300 crore in Varroc Group

Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF), the flagship private equity fund of Tata Capital, is investing Rs 300 Crore (USD 50 million) in Varroc Engineering Private Limited, the holding company of the Varroc Group, according t...

Roger Crathorne, ‘Mr Land Rover’ retires from JLR

More than five decades ago when Roger Crathorne joined Land Rover he could never have imagined that this British iconic company he worked for would someday sell products all over the world and more so in places like...

A 7,900 tonne stamping machine at JLR plant in UK

Jaguar Land Rover, a Tata Motors owned company based in the UK and a leading manufacturer of premium vehicles has invested £45m (Rs 455 crore approx.) in a new state-of-the-art servo press line at its Halewood Opera...

Car, bike, CV makers cut prices across range

Barely a few days after Finance Minister P Chidambaram announced an excise duty reduction in the Interim Budget 2014, vehicles makers across the country have announced price cuts of their model range. In the Interim...

JLR delivers best ever full year global sales

Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover, UK's leading manufacturer of premium luxury vehicles has delivered its strongest ever full year global sales performance. This can be directly attributed to the introduction of a...

JLR to build £ 240 million facility in Brazil

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Motors, has announced that it will be est

Tenneco inaugurates new manufacturing facility in

Tenneco Inc has inaugurated a new manufacturing facility in Chakan near Pune, India. The 13,000 sqm

Tata Motors new CV driving centre in Singrauli

Tata Motors announced the formal inauguration of a Commercial Vehicle Driving Centre in Singrauli, a

Fiat to distribute its cars independently in India

Fiat Group Automobiles India Private Limited (FGAIPL), the fully owned subsidiary of Fiat Group Auto

JLR hikes UK engine plant investment to £500m+

Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover has said it is ramping up the investment for its engine plant in

Carl-Peter Forster new member of Volvo Car board

Carl-Peter Forster has been appointed a new member of the Board of Directors of Volvo Car Group (Vol

Tatas double warranty period on heavy trucks

Tata Motors has introduced a warranty of 4 years on its entire range of heavy trucks with 25 tonnes

JLR signs LOI with Saudi Arabian government

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), the marquee British brands owned by Tata Motors, and Saudi Arabia’s Nationa

Mann+Hummel India inaugurates 2nd unit at Bawal

Mann+Hummel India inaugurates its 2nd unit at Bawal

Tata Motors enters Indonesia

Tata Motors has announced its entry into Indonesia, the largest automobile market in the ASEAN. The

Karl Slym appointed as the new MD of Tata Motors

Tata Motors has appointed Karl Slym as Managing Director.

Tata Motors delivers 5 MPVs to Jharkhand cops

Tata Motors has delivered 5 Mine Protected Vehicles (MPV) to the Jharkhand Police force, to bolster

Tata Motors inaugurates 2 new PV dealerships

Tata Motors has announced the opening of its two new passenger vehicle dealerships in New Delhi, wit

Tata Motors displays Anti-Terrorist combat vehicle

Tata Motors has showcased a new Micro Bullet-Proof Vehicle (MBPV) at Defexpo India 2012, a highly m

Union Budget 2012-13 & auto industry

The Annual Budget 2012-13 has been tabled in the parliament and is widely believed to move and shake

Tata Motors launches Divo Luxury Coach and Starbus

Tata Motors has launched the Tata Divo, a luxurious long distance inter-city travel bus and the Tata

Apollo's Chennai unit produces millionth TBR tyre

This week Apollo Tyres’ iconic tyre manufacturing facility in Chennai produced its millionth truck-b

India continues to be a key growth market for GKN

GKN Driveline continues to grow at a rapid pace in India. In the last twelve months, GKN Driveline h

Jeremy Hicks quits Audi UK to join JLR UK as MD

Jeremy Hicks quits Audi UK to join JLR UK as MD

Tata Hispano unveils its hybrid CNG-electric bus

Tata Hispano unveils its hybrid CNG-electric bus

Tata 407 celebrates its silver jubilee year

Tata 407 celebrates its silver jubilee year galloping at 7 out of every 10 vehicles in LCV category

Ashok Leyland–Nissan to sell 55,000 LCVs in 1st yr

Ashok Leyland, the Hinduja Group flagship, has commercially launched in Maharashtra DOST

JLR to invest £355 million for engine unit in UK

Following a successful Frankfurt International Motor Show and recent discussions between Jaguar Land

TVS ASL opens service centre for Tata in Chennai

TVS Automobile Solutions Limited (TVS ASL), which has been hived off from TVS & Sons as a separate c

NK Minda Group rolls out four-wheeler CNG kits

NK Minda Group rolls out four-wheeler CNG kits

Jaguar Land Rover opens new dealership in Kolkata

Jaguar Land Rover, a unit of Tata Motors, has officially opened its new dealership in Kolkata

Tata's dual-fuel based power generation facility

Dual-fuel based power generation facility in Tata Motors’ plant

Tata Nano now in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has become the first international market for the Tata Nano, with the people’s car being

JLR inaugurates new vehicle assembly unit in India

Jaguar Land Rover, the marquee British brands which is now part of Tata Motors, officially opens its

TMETC partners with WMG to augment its tech base

The UK’s technology base was given a major boost when Tata Motors’ European Technical Centre (TMETC)

Power Cruze power steering fluid

RTSSL rolls out ‘Power Cruze’ power steering fluid

Tenneco products for Toyota Etios

Tenneco products for Toyota Etios

Magneti Marelli 500,000 ECU production target

Magneti Marelli closed the calendar 2010 by crossing the production mark of 500,000 ECUs

Cummins India inaugurates its three plants

Cummins India inaugurates its three plants in India

Forms and Gears gets into auto components

Forms and Gears gets into auto components

Tata Motors launches Tata Prima Construck range

Tata Motors has announced the launch of Tata Prima Construck range in India

Fast track loan on Tata Nano in 48 hours

Tata Motors Finance (TMF) has launched a special Tata Nano finance scheme

Ashok Leyland appoints Nitin Seth as new ED

Ashok Leyland, announced the appointment of Nitin Seth to the position of Executive Director – LCV

City Gas projects to get a priority: Jitin Prasada

Requirement for natural gas is forecast to grow at more than 10 pc annually

ZF inaugurates truck transmission plant in Pune

PUNE: ZF, which has been doing business in India for roughly three decades, has now established an

UK top official visits JLR headquarters

The UK Business Secretary Dr. Vince Cable today visited Jaguar Land Rover's headquarters to experien

New plant for Tata Nano at Sanand inaugurated

SANAND (GUJARAT): Tata Motors’ brand new plant for the Tata Nano at Sanand, in Ahmedabad district of