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Petrol, diesel prices to increase from April after BS-VI switch

29 Feb 2020

Petrol, diesel prices to increase from April after BS-VI switch

People across India will soon have to pay more for petrol and diesel as the country upgrades to low-emission Bharat Stage VI fuels from April 1.

India to switch to world's cleanest petrol, diesel from April

19 Feb 2020

India to switch to world's cleanest petrol, diesel from April

Racing ahead to comply with European emission standards, India is set to switch over to the world's cleanest petrol and diesel.

Honda launches Limited Edition Activa 5G in India: Details here

28 May 2019

Honda launches Limited Edition Activa 5G in India: Details here

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has officially launched a limited edition model of its Honda Active 5G in the country.

NGT to Volkswagen: Deposit Rs. 100cr tomorrow or face arrest

17 Jan 2019

NGT to Volkswagen: Deposit Rs. 100cr tomorrow or face arrest

On Thursday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered German car manufacturer Volkswagen to deposit Rs. 100cr with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) by 5pm tomorrow, as reparations for the 2015 emissions scandal.

No sale of BS-IV vehicles from April 1, 2020: SC

25 Oct 2018

No sale of BS-IV vehicles from April 1, 2020: SC

The Supreme Court yesterday said that no Bharat Stage IV vehicle shall be sold across the country with effect from April 1, 2020.

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan ABS bookings now open in India

30 Aug 2018

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan ABS bookings now open in India

After first introducing Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) on its Classic 350 Signals Edition, Royal Enfield has now offered the much-anticipated safety feature on its Himalayan motorcycle.

Blue or orange? Vehicles in Delhi-NCR to soon be color-labeled

13 Aug 2018

Blue or orange? Vehicles in Delhi-NCR to soon be color-labeled

The SC has accepted a proposal by the road transport and highways ministry to color-label vehicles depending on the fuel they use.

Pollution level in Delhi improved in last 2 years: Govt

06 Aug 2018

Pollution level in Delhi improved in last 2 years: Govt

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today said, "As far as pollution in Delhi is concerned, over the last two years, the number of 'good days' for Delhi has improved and the number of 'bad days' has decreased."

Over 1L diesel-run cars off Delhi roads soon?

04 Aug 2018

Over 1L diesel-run cars off Delhi roads soon?

More than 1L diesel-run cars are likely to go off Delhi's roads soon.

2018 Hero Karizma ZMR launched for Rs. 1.08 lakh

29 Jul 2018

2018 Hero Karizma ZMR launched for Rs. 1.08 lakh

After getting pulled off from the shelves in 2017, Hero MotoCorp has quietly re-introduced its Hero Karizma ZMR motorcycle in India.

2018 Honda Activa-i launched in India for Rs. 50,010

26 Jul 2018

2018 Honda Activa-i launched in India for Rs. 50,010

As the latest variant of Activa-i, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has introduced the 2018 Activa-i in India.

Delhiites, get ultra-clean petrol, diesel at no extra-price from tomorrow

31 Mar 2018

Delhiites, get ultra-clean petrol, diesel at no extra-price from tomorrow

To combat alarming levels of air pollution in Delhi, ultra-clean "Euro-VI grade" petrol and diesel will be supplied from tomorrow at no additional price.

Honda launches Activa 5G in India, starting at Rs. 52,460

16 Mar 2018

Honda launches Activa 5G in India, starting at Rs. 52,460

As the latest edition to the country's most popular automatic scooter Honda Activa, Honda Motorcycles & Scooter (India) has launched the fifth-generation model - the Activa 5G.

Mercedes-Benz's new car becomes India's first BS-VI vehicle

27 Feb 2018

Mercedes-Benz's new car becomes India's first BS-VI vehicle

Mercedes-Benz has launched the new S-Class 350d car at a starting price of Rs 1.33 crore.

Auto-industry welcomes decision to introduce "clean" BS-VI fuel in Delhi

16 Nov 2017

Auto-industry welcomes decision to introduce "clean" BS-VI fuel in Delhi

The Centre has decided to introduce the cleanest, Bharat Stage-VI compliant fuel in Delhi by 1 Apr'18, two years earlier than planned, in a bid to reduce vehicular pollution.

Gadkari to Automakers: Shift to alternative fuels or be bulldozed

08 Sep 2017

Gadkari to Automakers: Shift to alternative fuels or be bulldozed

Union minister Nitin Gadkari's message, to automakers that produce vehicles which run on traditional fuel, is pretty clear - switch your cars to alternative fuel or he'll have no problem in "bulldozing" you to ensure that India's pollution level is at bay.

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar bats government's initiative of electric cars

02 Jul 2017

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar bats government's initiative of electric cars

After Power Minister Piyush Goyal announced an all-electric car fleet by 2030, Sachin Tendulkar too gave a thumbs-up to the government's initiative saying that rising pollution levels in India would be reduced.

Royal Enfield and Ducati, a love story for bikers

08 May 2017

Royal Enfield and Ducati, a love story for bikers

Rumors have surfaced suggesting that the Indian firm Royal Enfield is eyeing Italian superbike maker Ducati for a possible acquisition.

NITI Aayog: Electric vehicles are a must for India's future

07 May 2017

NITI Aayog: Electric vehicles are a must for India's future

The Indian government is ready to embark on its most radical challenge of making electric vehicles the norm rather than an option in the coming years.

2-wheeler industry hit by BS-III ban

03 May 2017

2-wheeler industry hit by BS-III ban

Analysts stated that the 2-wheeler industry has suffered losses of over Rs. 600 crore after the SC banned BS-III vehicles.

Headline inflation is up, but don't expect rate hike soon

13 Apr 2017

Headline inflation is up, but don't expect rate hike soon

While RBI withheld its decision to revise the policy rate due to impending monsoon, headline inflation swelled up to a 5 month high, failing to contain rising fuel prices.

India: Passenger vehicles reach 3 million mark

12 Apr 2017

India: Passenger vehicles reach 3 million mark

Passenger vehicle segment saw a 9.23% growth by managing to sell 30,46,727 units in FY 2017-18.

BS-IV vehicles are the norm, BS-III now stands banned

02 Apr 2017

BS-IV vehicles are the norm, BS-III now stands banned

The Supreme Court prohibited the registration and sale of BS-III vehicles from April 1 to keep check on increasing air pollution.