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Paris Motor Show 2016: India Relevant Cars Previewed

The Paris Motor Show is about to kick off soon and we have already brought you a host of cars that are slated to be unveiled. Of course, quite a few cars showcased at the show will never make it to India. So here is a quick list of cars that will make it to India soon or are relevant ... Read More »

Ford India Rolls Out 100,000th Vehicle From Its Sanand Plant

Ford India recently achieved a new milestone by rolling out its 100,000th vehicle from its Sanand plant in Gujarat. The plant has been operational for just over 14 months, which makes this quite a commendable feat for Ford India. The plant was essentially built to manufacture the Figo Aspire sub compact sedan and the new Figo hatchback which caters to ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz India Opens The Largest Parts Warehouse By A Luxury Car Manufacturer

  Mercedes-Benz inaugurated the largest parts warehouse in the luxury car industry while also setting up the company’s largest retail training academy in South Asia- the Mercedes-Benz Academy. The Parts Warehouse and the Mercedes-Benz Academy were inaugurated by Dr. Till Conrad, Head-Region Overseas, Mercedes-Benz Cars at Daimler AG and Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India.The Parts Warehouse is ... Read More »

Nissan Starts Exporting India-Made Datsun GO+ To South Africa

Nissan India has started exporting the India-made Datsun GO+ sub-compact MPV to South Africa. Sales of the Datsun GO+, produced at the Renault-Nissan Alliance plant in Oragadam near Chennai, began on August 31, 2016 in South Africa. The company has had its ups and downs in India especially after the Global NCAP results came to the fore, however, Nissan India ... Read More »

Reverse Parking Sensors Will Be Soon Made Mandatory On New Cars

The government of India will soon make rear view sensors or reverse parking sensors mandatory on all new vehicles as its latest endeavour to ensure road safety in India. The directive that will be announced in the near future intends to address the risk posed to children and pedestrians from reversing vehicles. Mr Abhay Damle, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road ... Read More »

What The Implementation Of GST Means To Automakers In India

From what it claims, the Goods and Service tax popularly known as the GST and officially known as the Constitutional Bill, will be the biggest reform in India’s tax structure since the economy opened up in 1991. This is the 122nd constitutional amendment which got the nod from the Rajya Sabha last month. To put it in simple terms, GST ... Read More »

Fuel Price Goes Down; Petrol By ₹ 1 per Litre and Diesel By ₹ 2

Fuel prices in India have yet again been revised and this time, the government has reduced the price of petrol by ₹ 1 per litre and Diesel by ₹ 2. This is the fourth reduction in fuel rates since July 2016 and as per the new price petrol will now cost ₹ 60.09 a litre in Delhi compared to the ... Read More »

List Of Vehicles Back On Sale After the Lifting Of the Diesel Ban In The NCR

By CarAndBike Team Aug 16, 2016 In what will be a huge measure of relief, the Supreme Court has finally lifted the ban on diesel vehicles with a capacity of 2,000cc and above in Delhi NCR.  Initially, only a handful of manufacturers were said to have been hit by the ban, a little digging on our part revealed that there ... Read More »

Skoda India Recalls 539 Units Of The Octavia

  View Skoda is recalling 539 units of its premium sedan Octavia in India to fix the faulty manual child lock of the two doors at the rear. Skoda Octavia 19.23 Lakh * On Road Price (New Delhi) “The campaign is related to 539 Octavia units produced between November 2015 and April 2016,” Skoda India, said in a statement. To ... Read More »

Yamaha Establishes Second R&D Centre in India

Yamaha Motor Research & Development India Pvt. Ltd. (YMRI) established its second R&D Centre in the country today. Located in the premises of Yamaha’s plant in Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, the new centre will focus on the enhancement of the location’s capability and capacity. The centre received an investment of 66 crore, which is a part of Yamaha’s 1,500 crore ... Read More »