• `Tata Motors car customers are getting younger'

    Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Customers of Tata Motors cars are getting younger and the models are getting active enquiries from the personal car owner segment as against the earlier practice of enquiries from fleet owners, a senior official said here on Monday."Customers of ours are getting younger. Lot o...

  • Uber opens new facility for drivers in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Online cab aggregator Uber on Friday opened Greenlight Centre -- a 15,000 sq.ft. facility to provide customer support to Uber drivers in the city. The facility will have a team of company experts to help new drivers sign up, address queries of existing drivers and offer them subsidis...

  • Maruti Suzuki's August sales up 24%

    New Delhi: Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Friday reported an exponential rise of 23.8 per cent in its monthly sales for August.According to the company, its total sales during the month rose to 163,701 units, from 132,211 units during the corresponding month of 2016."This includes 152,000 ...

  • Maruti Suzuki to go for new-look showrooms

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday announced the upgrading of its retail channel for better customer service as the re-branded 'Maruti Suzuki Arena' that will require its dealers to invest in redesigned showrooms over the next five years."Besides providing a more comfortable ambience for ...

  • Vettel signs new three-year deal with Ferrari

    Spa (Belgium): German Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel has signed a new contract to remain with Scuderia Ferrari until the end of 2020, the Italian team said.Ferrari made the announcement at Spa-Francorchamps, where the Belgian Grand Prix was set to take place on Sunday, reports Efe. "Scuderia Fe...

  • Lufthansa begins search for India's most innovative SMEs in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: The fifth edition of Lufthansa Runway to Success has taken off with mentorship camps in several Indian cities. Camps are being held across Ahmedabad, Pune, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Chandigarh, Bengaluru, Hubli and Hyderabad. On August 12, 2017, Lufthansa invites young and aspiring ent...

  • SUVs may soon cost more as GST Council approves raising cap on cess

    New Delhi: Sports utility vehicles (SUVs), racing cars, station wagons and 10-seater cars, which includes some high-end cars and also cars used for rentals, may soon become more expensive as the GST Council has asked the government to raise the cess cap to 25 per cent from the current 15 per cent, a...

  • Hyundai to export 60,000 units of new Verna

    Chennai: Car major Hyundai Motor India Ltd will ship out its new and high strength Verna sedan model starting later this year, an official said on Friday. "We are targeting to sell around 4,500 units per month in the domestic market. We are confident of achieving the target. We will also start ...

  • BITS students in contest to build 1,200 km/hour travel pod

    New Delhi: A proposed Bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad will take approximately two hours, running at a maximum speed of 320-350 km per hour. But what if you were told this time could be reduced to a mere 40 minutes, travelling at a unprecedented speed of 1,200 km/hour? Most people woul...

  • Meghalaya and modified automobiles - an age-old love affair

    By Azera Parveen Rahman Shillong: There is an endless splendour of natural beauty that would strike you on a visit to Meghalaya. Thick pine forests, green hills, countless waterfalls gushing down the slopes, low-hanging clouds and the like. One, however, also cannot miss the passion of the ordi...

  • Volvo's electric stance may clean up car act

    By Soumya Sarkar Unless the runaway growth of automobiles run on fossil fuels eases off, particularly in China and India, carbon dioxide emissions from cars and motorbikes will continue well into the latter half of the 21st century. It is in this context that the announcement by Volvo to phase out c...

  • Russia-India talks on buying new generation MiG-35s

    By Anjali OjhaMoscow: As the new generation Mig-35 fighter, touted as being superior to the US F-35, made its public debut at the MAKS Aerospace Exhibition, its Russian makers say talks are on with India for buying the jet.In the partially cloudy sky at the Zhukovsky airport, the 4++ generation jet ...