May 2010 Auto News

GM May Take Chinese Help to Bring in Nano Rival

GM May Take Chinese Help to Bring in Nano Rival


31 May,2010 General Motors may use its Chinese associations to launch a rival for Tata Nano in India. The U.S. car maker believes its joint venture with SAIC one of the top three auto .....

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Lamborghini Launches its Fastest Car in India

Lamborghini Launches its Fastest Car in India


31 May,2010 Lamborghini Italian car manufacturer has unveiled a limited edition of its fastest sports car sports car Murcielago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce in India. The car is priced at Rs 3.6 .....

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Maruti Sells 68130 Ritz in First Year

Maruti Sells 68130 Ritz in First Year


31 May,2010 As competition in the upper A2 segment of compact cars heats up Maruti Suzukis Ritz comes out with an edge over the other cars in the segment in terms of first year sales .....

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Tata Motors Records a Growth of 41 per cent

Tata Motors Records a Growth of 41 per cent


31 May,2010 Tata Motors has recorded a sales growth of 41 per cent in the month of May 2010. The Indian car manufacturer sold a total of 56779 vehicles compared to the 40196 vehicles sold .....

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Toyota Registers 54 Per Cent Growth in May 2010 Sales

Toyota Registers 54 Per Cent Growth in May 2010 Sales


31 May,2010 Toyota Kirloskar Motor announced today that it has sold a total of 6050 vehicles in May 2010 as against 3924 vehicles during the same period last year recording an increase of .....

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ARAI, DSM join hands for automotive development

ARAI, DSM join hands for automotive development


30 May,2010 Automotive Research Association of India ARAI and Netherlands based DSM Engineering Plastics have announced their alliance for automotive developments in India. The alliance .....

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Maruti Drives into Guinness Records with Swift Parade

Maruti Drives into Guinness Records with Swift Parade


30 May,2010 The car major Maruti Suzuki on Sunday said it has set a world record by organizing the largest car parade of its popular hatchback Swift in Gurgaon and has entered the Guinness .....

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GM India To Bring Commercial and Passenger Vehicles From SAIC

GM India To Bring Commercial and Passenger Vehicles From SAIC


27 May,2010 General Motors India has announced that it will launch both commercial and passenger cars in collaboration with its Chinese partner Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation .....

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GM to Develop Electric Car in the U.S., Ends Reva Tie-Up

GM to Develop Electric Car in the U.S., Ends Reva Tie-Up


27 May,2010 General Motors has ended a partnership with Indian firm Reva to produce electric cars and will now develop the vehicle in its home town of Detroit the head of its Indian .....

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Electric Car Sets Record With a 1,000 km Trip On Single Charge

Electric Car Sets Record With a 1,000 km Trip On Single Charge


26 May,2010 An electric car in Japan has set a new world record by travelling for about 27 hours and covering more than 1000 kilometres on a single charge. The red and white Mira EV .....

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India's Mahindra Buys Reva Majority Stake

India's Mahindra Buys Reva Majority Stake


26 May,2010 Indian car maker Mahindra and Mahindra has bought a majority stake in Bangalore-based Reva Electric Car to strengthen its position in the low-emission electric car market. M .....

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CNG price in Delhi to rise by Rs 5.60 per kg

CNG price in Delhi to rise by Rs 5.60 per kg


25 May,2010 Indraprastha Gas Ltd IGL may raise Compressed Natural Gas CNG prices in the national capital by Rs 5.60 per kg to Rs 27.50 a kg following the governments decision to more than .....

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M and M Closes in on Buying Electric Car Maker Reva?

M and M Closes in on Buying Electric Car Maker Reva?


25 May,2010 Amid speculation that it is likely to sign a deal in a day or two to take over electric car maker Reva Mahindra and Mahindra’s shares fell 2.48 per cent on the Bombay .....

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Delhi increases road tax for luxury cars, high-end bikes

Delhi increases road tax for luxury cars, high-end bikes


24 May,2010 Delhi is all set to increase the road tax for luxury cars and high-end bikes. The Delhi cabinet today decided to raise the vehicles road tax rates in an effort to generate .....

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Genpact Signs Five-Year Contract with Carnation Auto

Genpact Signs Five-Year Contract with Carnation Auto


24 May,2010 Business process outsourcing firm Genpact today said it has entered into a five-year deal with multi-brand auto sales and service centre Carnation Auto. The financial .....

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Hyundai launches 4th 'Always Around' campaign

Hyundai launches 4th 'Always Around' campaign


23 May,2010 Hyundai Motors India has started its nationwide service initiative ‘Always Around’ campaign for the fourth consecutive year. The campaign provides free .....

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Nissan Starts Micra Production, Bookings Open

Nissan Starts Micra Production, Bookings Open


23 May,2010 Nissan on Monday said it has started commercial production of small car ‘Micra’ from its plant in Chennai. Nissan Motor India will start selling the car from July .....

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The Nano is Defect Free

The Nano is Defect Free


23 May,2010 An internal probe jointly done by an independent forensic expert from the UK and a technical investigative team on Friday cleared Tata Motors’ Nano of any manufacturing .....

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VW, Maruti Look at Joint Development

VW, Maruti Look at Joint Development


20 May,2010 German car major Volkswagen is in advanced stages of negotiations with Maruti Suzuki for joint ventures in a number of areas which are still evolving and the talks would be .....

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Geely plans to manufacture a car cheaper than Tata's Nano

Geely plans to manufacture a car cheaper than Tata's Nano


19 May,2010 Geely is planning to launch a city car which would be less expensive than the Tata Nano manufactured by Indian auto major Tata Motors. Geely also plans to price the .....

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Hyundai Plans $550 Million New Engine Unit in India

Hyundai Plans $550 Million New Engine Unit in India


19 May,2010 Hyundai Motor plans a 550 million diesel engine plant in India with locally-sourced components to give customers a wider choice and consolidate its position as India’s .....

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Maruti mulls re-launch of Alto with 1000cc K-series engine

Maruti mulls re-launch of Alto with 1000cc K-series engine


19 May,2010 India’s largest passenger car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India is planning to launch a new version of its best selling model in India. According to the sources in .....

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Tata Motors Launches Indigo e-CS

Tata Motors Launches Indigo e-CS


19 May,2010 Tata Motors on Wednesday said it has launched an advanced version of its sedan ‘Indigo CS’ in both petrol and diesel modes in the country priced between Rs 4.07 .....

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Honda, Toyota plan to develop diesel engines

Honda, Toyota plan to develop diesel engines


18 May,2010 Japanese carmakers Honda and Toyota plan to develop diesel engines for their passenger cars even as rivals like Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai spend more on building and marketing .....

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Nissan Leaf Electric Car Available to Europeans for Less Than 30,000 euros

Nissan Leaf Electric Car Available to Europeans for Less Than 30,000 euros


18 May,2010 Nissan Motor Co. has announced that the company’s electric car Leaf will be sold in Europe for a price below 30000 euros 37105 dollars after various government .....

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