Motors

  • T1 Prima Truck racing championship: New chapter in Indian motorsports 05-04-2014 08:54 PM

    The first ever truck racing was organised in US way back in 1979. However, truck racing became an international sporting event after it evolved in Europe. The truck racing event was held at Buddh International Circuit. Six teams and 12 world class drivers participated in the race. ...
  • Honda, Tata, Mahindra looking to hike car prices next month 25-03-2014 10:36 AM

    New Delhi: Mahindra & Mahindra, Honda Cars India and Tata Motors are looking to increase prices of their models from next month, mainly to offset higher input and operational costs. "We are actively contemplating increasing the prices of our vehicles in April due to increase in input and operational costs,"...
  • Toyota's $1.2 billion settlement may be model for US probe into GM 20-03-2014 01:34 PM

    Toyota Motor Corp will pay a record $1.2 billion to resolve a criminal probe into safety issues, in a deal that could serve as a template for how US authorities approach a similar investigation into General Motors Co. The settlement between the Justice Department and Toyota includes an admission by...
  • Wage woes: Toyota workers seek Karnataka government's intervention 18-03-2014 09:24 AM

    Bangalore: The Toyota employees union has sought the Karnataka government's intervention yet again. This came after the Toyota Motors Indian unit temporarily suspended production at its two plants near Bangalore. The unit has been on a lockdown since Sunday after wage negotiations between the workers and management failed. The talks...
  • Toyota suspends India production as pay dispute drags 17-03-2014 11:51 PM

    Toyota Motor Corp's Indian unit has temporarily closed its two plants where some workers had stopped production lines to protest a delay in salary hikes after 10 months of negotiations. The factories near Bangalore are Toyota Motor's only vehicle plants in the world's sixth-biggest auto market, where the Japanese manufacturer...
  • Tata Steel officer shot at by unidentified assailants, critical 11-03-2014 01:32 PM

    An officer of Tata Steel was shot at and critically injured by unknown gunmen near former Chief Minister Arjun Munda's house at Ghorabandha in Jamshedpur, the police said on Tuesday. The officer Ratnesh Raj is a manager of Equipment Maintenance Services of Tata Steel. Following the incident late on Monday...
  • Ford Motor leader William Clay Ford dies at 88 10-03-2014 05:34 PM

    Detroit: William Clay Ford Sr., who helped steer Ford Motor Co. for more than five decades and owned the National Football League's Detroit Lions, has died at the age of 88. The company said in a statement Sunday that Ford died of pneumonia at his home. He was the last...
  • Tata Motors executive shot dead by unidentified assailants 23-02-2014 08:01 AM

    An executive officer of country's leading automobile company Tata Motors was shot dead by unidentified attackers at Nildih under Telco police station here on Saturday. The victim, Brajesh Sahay, Assistant General Manager (AGM), TML Driveline of Tata Motors, was returning home from office in his car when the attackers opened...
  • Tata Motors executive shot dead in Jamshedpur 23-02-2014 07:34 AM

    Jamshedpur: An executive officer of country's leading automobile company Tata Motors was shot dead by unidentified attackers at Nildih under Telco police station in Jamshedpur on Saturday. The victim, Brajesh Sahay, Assistant General Manager (AGM), TML Driveline of Tata Motors, was returning home from office in his car when the...
  • Watch: World's fastest jet-powered truck can reach speeds more than 375 mph 20-02-2014 02:36 PM

    Powered by three jet engines, Shockwave is the world's fastest jet-powered truck. The truck can hit speeds more than 375 mph (miles per hour) and is capable of generating an incredible 36,000 horse power. The truck can cover quarter of a mile in less than seven seconds only. Driver and...
  • Apple takes the Google route, explores cars, medical devices for future growth 18-02-2014 11:19 PM

    Apple is looking at cars and medical devices to diversify its sources of revenue as growth from iPhones and iPads slow, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report. Apple's head of mergers and acquisitions, Adrian Perica, met with Tesla Motors Inc founder Elon Musk at the company's headquarters last year...
  • Honda teases Civic Type-R concept before its Geneva debut 16-02-2014 01:23 PM

    Honda has teased an image of its Civic Type-R concept which is scheduled to debut at the Geneva Motor Show. The Civic type R is a wildly popular model from Honda stables and has a number of young enthusiasts around the globe who pep it up with aftermarket parts making...
  • Samsung, Tata Motors join hands for in-car infotainment systems 07-02-2014 02:10 PM

    Greater Noida: Tata Motors and Samsung have entered into a collaboration under which the South Korean electronics major will provide in-car infotainment systems to the Indian auto maker. Tata Motors would launch passenger vehicles next year equipped with Samsung's 'Drive Link Application' on MirrorLink technology that will help driver to...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Superbikes take centre stage 07-02-2014 08:01 AM

    Greater Noida: Superbikes hogged the limelight on the second day of the 12th Auto Expo as companies announced more launches and investments to attract buyers and revive the market. Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra came out with the biggest investment plan so far, saying it will spend Rs 5,000 crore...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Compact sedan segment in India heats up; Tata, Ford, Hyundai unveil new cars 05-02-2014 06:48 AM

    Auto Expo 2014: Click here for the latest updates New Delhi: The fast-growing compact sedan segment in India's automobile industry is set for heavy competition. Tata Motors introduced its compact sedan Zest, along with its Bolt hatchback, ahead of the Auto Expo to be held from February 5 to 11....
  • Prithviraj replaces Chandhok as FMSCI president 03-02-2014 08:40 PM

    Chennai: The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) on Monday announced that J Prithviraj is its new president, replacing Vicky Chandhok. The FMSCI council elections were held in December but the results could be made public only after a Madras High Court directive which came on Friday. Tutu...
  • Ford unveils the all new Figo concept sedan in India 03-02-2014 03:36 PM

    New Delhi: Ford has unveiled the global Figo concept sedan two days before Auto Expo 2014 kicks off. It is a sub 4m sedan which is based on the Ka concept which was showcased in Brazil a few months back. The car has an aggressive face which is keeping in...
  • Tata unveils Zest compact sedan, Bolt hatchback 03-02-2014 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: Looking to cover lost ground in the car market, auto major Tata Motors today unveiled two new models, which it plans to start selling in the second half of the year. The cars - Zest, a compact sedan, and Bolt hatchback, will be powered by the company's new...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Chevrolet Beat facelift teased 01-02-2014 04:03 PM

    Chevrolet India has teased the Beat facelift on its official website by way of a silhouette of the popular supermini. We have already spotted the Beat facelift test mules several times and as we reported last week, the updated Beat is slated for an Auto Expo launch. The tag line...
  • Karl Slym 'committed suicide' after argument with wife: Thai police 28-01-2014 11:05 PM

    Bangkok: Karl Slym, Tata Motors Managing Director, apparently committed suicide after arguing with his wife and reading a note written by her that referred to "domestic problems", Thai police said on Tuesday. In a fresh twist to Slym's death in mysterious circumstances, police said the three-page handwritten note found in...
  • Police suspect suicide in Tata Motors MD Karl Slym death case 27-01-2014 10:47 AM

    Mumbai: Karl Slym, managing director of Tata Motors Ltd, died after falling from a hotel room in Bangkok in what police said on Monday could be possible suicide. Slym, 51, had attended a board meeting of Tata's Thailand unit in the Thai capital and was staying with his wife in...
  • Tata Motors Managing Director Karl Slym passes away in Bangkok 26-01-2014 05:33 PM

    Tata Motors Managing Director Karl Slym on Sunday died in Bangkok where he had gone to attend a board meeting of the company's Thailand arm. The company shares the grief of Karl Slym's wife and family at their irreparable loss, Tata Motors said in a statement. Slym, 51, joined Tata...
  • Formula One tweaks rules but double points set to stay 24-01-2014 01:01 PM

    Formula One looks set to go ahead with a controversial decision to award double points for the last race of the season after the governing body announced various rule changes on Thursday but not the one many fans had hoped for. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) said in a statement...
  • Sensex at record high of 21,337.67; pharma, metal shares gain 22-01-2014 09:09 AM

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark index Sensex on Wednesday closed at record high of 21,337.67 points gaining 86.55 points as buying emerged in pharma, metal and banking stocks on expectations of strong corporate earnings and rate cut by the Reserve Bank. The 30-share barometer, which rose for the third straight day,...
  • Kerala: NCP leader moves court against Rahul Gandhi 15-01-2014 06:45 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A local NCP leader in Kerala today approached the court after the Kerala police refused to act on his complaint against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for travelling on top of a police vehicle. Advocate Mujeeb Rahman of the NCP, which is in alliance with the Opposition Left in...
  • 'No case' against Rahul Gandhi for travelling on top of police vehicle in Kerala 14-01-2014 04:44 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Police today said that no case will be registered against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi who travelled on top of a police vehicle today during a rally. A complaint was filed against the Congress leader by a Left Democratic Front (LDF) leader for travelling on top of...
  • Complaint against Rahul Gandhi for travelling on the roof of a vehicle 14-01-2014 03:23 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: After Rahul Gandhi's visit to Kerala and participation in Yuva Kerala Yatra (YKY) fresh controversies are brewing as he sat on the top of police vehicle while taking part in the yatra. According to reports, advocate and NCP leader Mujeeb Rahaman has filed a complaint at Nooranadu police station...