Automobile

Size does matter

In the Indian car market, the smaller you are, the better your sales. Last month has been much better for the auto sector The past quarter has been traumatic for the Indian car and bike industry. However, after April, when

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Tesla’s second coming

The company announces it is working on improved EV batteries to reduce ‘range anxiety’ among drivers South Africa-born entrepreneur Elon Musk is a polarising figure. His late night tweets are analysed by venture capitalists and tech journalists as much as that of

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Too little to charge

Let’s not get excited by the discovery of lithium reserves. They are not enough to fuel India’s electric ambitions The discovery of an estimated reserve of 14,000 tonnes of lithium ore in Mandya, 100 km from Bengaluru, has gotten several

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Diverting Attention from the Real Issues

The quashing of Article 370 was only a stunt and gimmick to divert attention of the public from the terrible economic crisis facing India Much has been said and written about abrogation of Articles 35A and 370 of the Indian

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Electrifying Automotive Industry

The auto industry is against the move to electrify transport. Is this its last gasp or does it have a point? The automotive industry is being described by some, who feel the future is electric, as status-quoist. After all India’s

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Is India Ready for Electric Transportation?

The auto industry is against the move to electrify transport. Is this its last gasp or does it have a point? The automotive industry is being described by some, who feel the future is electric, as status-quoist. After all India’s

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MERCEDES-MAYBACH: THE ULTIMATE CAR

Mercedes-Maybach stands for the ultimate in exclusivity and individuality. The luxury brand combines the perfection of the MercedesBenz S-Class with the exclusivity of Maybach. Now the top model from Mercedes-Benz is even more refined. A new radiator grille, optional two-tone

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Huge Blow for Automotive Industry

Sales of cars and utility vehicles have taken a huge hit and upcoming changes in safety standards and emissions will drive sales even lower The past few months have been particularly brutal for the Indian automotive industry. Sales of cars,

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Automobile Sector Facing Shrink

Car sales have fallen in recent months. Is this because of consumer demand contraction and a lack of appealing models? The Indian automotive industry is on the skids — after five years of increasing sales growth, the last couple of

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Automakers must be kept from cheating their way through emission tests

While NGT has increased the fine for Volkswagen’s cheat devices, only stop-sales caveats will keep carmakers in check Do fines work for car majors, who violate emission norms from country to country by implanting cheat devices to escape test thresholds?

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