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VW, Audi, Ducati, 3 others may skip Delhi Auto Expo 2018

The Auto Expo 2018 is scheduled to be held at Greater Noida in February. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: At least six automobile companies are likely to skip the biennial Auto Expo 2018, South Asia’s largest show, as they seek to cut costs amid weak sales. Ford India Pvt. Ltd, Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd, Skoda India Pvt. Ltd, Audi India Pvt. ... Read More »

Five most anticipated SUVs to be showcased at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016

The much anticipated Delhi Auto Expo 2016 will have host of car companies making a beeline to showcase their vehicles. As has been the pattern, sport utility vehicles (SUV) have always garnered a lot of attention during auto expo and automobile shows. These are five SUVs that are most likely to be showcased at the Auto Show in February. Mahindra ... Read More »

iPhone Theft: Two Arrested for Robbing 1,000 Units Worth Rs. 2.25 Crores in Delhi

Two persons have been arrested from Mahipalpur area of south Delhi for allegedly robbing a truck carrying over 1,000 iPhone 5s mobile phones worth Rs. 2.25 crore, police said on Thursday. The accused have been identified as Mehtab Alam, 24, and Arman, 22, both residents of Mahipalpur. Mehtab Alam was arrested from Mahipalpur while Arman was arrested from Rangpuri area ... Read More »

Delhi High Court Directs Ola, Uber to Charge Government Rates From August 22

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed app-based taxi aggregators, including Ola and Uber, not to charge more than government-fixed rates from its passangers from August 22. Justice Manmohan gave 10 days to these aggregators to comply with the Delhi government’s 2013 policy, under which these cab companies were to charge fares prescribed by the Delhi Transport Department. According to ... Read More »

NGT Bans Diesel Vehicles Over 10 Years Old In Delhi

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today announced its decision to ban 10 year old diesel vehicle in Delhi effective immediately. NGT has asked the government to cancel the registration of all diesel vehicles that are older than 10 years measures to deal with pollution in the capital. The Green court also mentioned that vehicles more than 15 years old are ... Read More »

Will Prevent Arbitrariness by App-Based Taxi Operators: Delhi Government

In the wake of a strike called by a section of auto and taxi unions in the national capital on Monday, the Delhi government on Sunday said it would take strict action to prevent “arbitrariness” by app-based taxi operators causing hardship to commuters. The strike was called off soon after the Delhi Government’s assurances. The strike called by the unions ... Read More »

Delhi Chief Minister Warns of Strict Action Against Ola, Uber

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday warned of “strict action” against app-based taxis, including cancellation of permits and impounding of vehicles, for charging fares more than the rates prescribed by the government. “Strict action, including permit cancellation and impounding of vehicles, will be taken against app-based taxis which charge fares more than government-prescribed rates (sic),” Kejriwal said in a tweetMonday. ... Read More »

Odd-Even Rule: Uber Temporarily Suspends Surge Pricing In Delhi

Taxi aggregator Uber has put a temporary suspension on its controversial surge pricing on the ‘first working day’ of the second implementation of the odd-even rule for cars in Delhi. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday had warned taxis against surge pricing – through which taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola raise prices to cater to higher demand. “Given the ... Read More »

Hero MotoCorp and Delhi Police Bust Fake Spare Parts Dealers in Delhi

In a bid to deter the surge of fake spare auto parts and counterfeits in the market, Hero MotoCorp, with the help of Delhi Police, recently busted some dealer establishments in the National capital. Apparently the popular two-wheeler manufacturer had lodged a complaint and upon directions from the High Court, the company helped the Economic Offense Wing of Delhi Police, ... Read More »

What to Expect: Supreme Court’s Order on the Diesel Vehicle Ban in Delhi

Mercedes-Benz is one of the worst hit manufacturers by the ban It has been a tough three months for auto manufacturers in the Delhi NCR region after the Supreme Court issued a ban on cars powered by 2000cc and above diesel engines in December last year. The ban came into effect in January, 2016 and will meet its deadline – ... Read More »