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Auto industry seeks bold fiscal measures in the Budget to revive growth

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 13, 2020

In middle of a prolonged slowdown, the automobile industry has asked the government to take bold fiscal measures to revive the sector that has reported its worst-ever sales decline in two decades during 2019, industry sources said. In the upcoming Union Budget, the auto...

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Tata Motors to commence roll-out of BS-VI compliant products this month

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 10, 2020

Tata Motors on January 9 said it will start roll-out of over 100 BS-VI compliant models, including passenger vehicles, this month. The auto major also plans to have four global unveils and display 14 commercial and 12 passenger vehicle at the upcoming Auto Expo. "From January...

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Tata Motors delay in BSVI compliance results in a decline in sales for 14 months in a row

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 3, 2020

Tata Motors reported a 13% decline in its December domestic sales volumes, failing to bring in any year-end cheer. The auto manufacturer last reported a rise in domestic sales in October 2018. Tata Motors has not yet transitioned to BSVI vehicles which will turn mandatory in...

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Renault to stop making diesel car in India as it readies for BS VI

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2019

With the country moving to BS VI fuel emission standards, French automobile maker Renault has decided to stop manufacturing diesel cars by the end of this year. The company said it does not make sense for it to sell diesel vehicles in the personal segment. It plans to launch...

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Greaves Cotton launches world's cleanest single cylinder BS-VI Compliant Diesel Engine

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2019

Greaves Cotton today announced the completion of the stringent BS-VI certification for its single-cylinder diesel engine which it claims is the cleanest single cylinder diesel engine on the planet with significantly reduced emissions. The company mentions that these future-...

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Ashok Leyland's BS-VI vehicles with fleet operators first

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2019

Commercial vehicles major Ashok Leyland Ltd, which claims that it is the first Indian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to meet BS-VI emission norms for all its heavy duty trucks, will first seed its BS-VI compliant vehicles with fleet operators to get their feedback, a...

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Harley Davidson launches BS-VI emission norm compliant bike in India at ₹5.47 lakh

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2019

American cult bike maker Harley Davidson on August 27, 2019, launched its first BS-VI emission norm compliant bike, Street 750, in India priced at ₹5.47 lakh. The company which has completed 10...

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Automobile R&D investments soar on new regulations & emerging technologies

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2019

Despite pressure on sales, automobile companies’ spending on research and development (R&D) grew in 2018-19 mainly owing to the regulations and the emergence of new technologies. An analysis...

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Auto industry to conduct study on EV migration, to discuss with government

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2019

The auto industry will conduct a study through an external agency for a road map towards electric mobility amid push from Niti Aayog for transition to full electric vehicles (EVs) for three-...

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Hero, Bajaj, TVS strongly object Niti Aayog's move for all electric two-wheelers, say 'black or white, zero-one change' not possible

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 25, 2019

India's big three two-wheeler maker—Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto and TVS Motor Co— on Monday hit out at Niti Aayog's plan to push for 100 percent electric vehicle, saying such a transition is...

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