Category: Cars

Cars, trucks worst hit as auto sales race downhill in May

Tumbling auto sales in May reinforce the gloom surrounding auto firms. Data released by the Society for Indian Automobile Manufacturers Ltd on Tuesday showed a drop in domestic wholesales numbers across segments. This reinforces a weak demand sentiment in the market, even as it implies high…

Corporate Corridor | The beginning of the end for diesel cars

There are obit pieces being written for diesel cars. With good reasons, of course. Last week, Maruti Suzuki India, India’s largest passenger car maker, let the cat out of the bag when it announced its decision to discontinue diesel cars from April 1, 2020. In 2018-19, it…

Top 7 Cars At The 2019 New York International Auto Show

The New Auto Show this year the annual event is all about crossovers The 2019 New York International Auto Show is underway in the US and this year the annual event is all about crossovers dominating the pavilions with a handful of sedans in play. The…

Adarin builds hybrid drivetrains for cars

These days, carmakers are driving through tough terrain to comply with India’s Bharat Stage VI (BSVI) emission rules, which kick in from next year. Several auto makers say hybrid drivetrains will help stem compliance costs, but are wary about investing in a technology that could be eclipsed by…

Volvo Cars India Recorded 25 Per Cent Growth in FY 2018-19

Volvo sales growth in India was driven by the XC40. Highlights Volvo Cars India sold 2687 units in FY2018-19. The sales growth was driven predominantly by the XC40. Volvo opened 5 new dealerships in India in the last financial year. Volvo Cars India has witnessed a growth…

New EV startup Canoo will only sell cars on a subscription basis

Canoo’s first car will be a “lifestyle vehicle,” with a van-like shape. It’s supposed to hit the road in 2021, and will be adaptable to an autonomous future. Image: Canoo Electric vehicle startup EVelozcity, which was founded in late 2017 by three former BMW executives (and ex-Faraday Future employees),…