TWO WHEELERS

  • Delhi: Nearly 60,000 women two-wheeler riders fined for not wearing helmets 19 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In just 35 days, close to 60,000 women two-wheeler and pillion riders in the capital have been issued traffic tickets for not wearing helmets, data from the Delhi Police has reveals. Sustained efforts by the police and general awareness have slowly brought the numbers down. An amendment to the...
  • Yamaha launches the updated Fazer FI version 2.0 in India at Rs 83,850 September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Twowheeler maker Yamaha Motor India launched 149cc motorcycle Fazer FI version 2.0, priced at Rs 83,850 (exshowroom Delhi). The new model comes with a newly designed aircooled 149cc, singlecylinder fuelinjected engine which provides enhanced fuel efficiency and acceleration. The new Fazer's headlamp enclosed in the fairing sees a minor...
  • Piaggio unveils the Vespa Elegant limited edition in India September 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Ever since its launch, the Vespa has been getting constant updates which have spawned four trims levels for the scooter so far base, S, VX and Esclusivo. Piaggio India has now added one more, the Elegant, albeit for a limited run. The Vespa Elegant can be distinguished from...
  • 2014 Hero Karizma ZMR review: Improves upon many but not all aspects of the previous bikes September 12, 2014

    The reactions to the reveal of the new Karizma were pretty strong. For every comment that said the new bike looked great, there was one person who claimed to have his eyes glaze over at Hero's umpteeth cosmetic update to the motorcycle. And two others who hated the way it...
  • Helmets for women riders: Exemption of Sikh women gets thumbs down from experts August 29, 2014

    The Delhi government's decision to make helmets mandatory for women riding pillion on twowheelers in Delhi, leaving out Sikh women, has received criticism from experts as they ask how the traffic policemen would identify a Sikh women. ...
  • Honda launches the new CB Shine in India at Rs 51,383 July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Honda has refreshed the highest selling (according to them) 125cc motorcycle in the country, the CB Shine in India. The refreshed CB Shine comes with new graphics and colour options Pearl Amazing White and dual tone black and red. The new Shine retains its mechanicals which means a 125cc...
  • Thane: Twowheeler Co asked to pay Rs 50,000 for deficient service June 9, 2014

    Thane: A consumer forum has ordered a motorcycle manufacturing company to pay Rs 50,000 compensation to a customer for deficient services. Monesh Mishra, a resident of Vasai town in Thane district, had complained to District Consumer Redressal Forum that on May 5, 2011, his twowheeler met with an accident as...
  • Watch: Some of the worst road accidents caught on camera June 7, 2014

    India is home to the world's largest number of road deaths according to the World Health Organisation's latest global road safety report. Almost 15 road accident deaths in India are reported every hour. ...
  • TVS to launch Wego, Scooty Zest, Victor, Apache in India this year May 11, 2014

    TVS which showcased many products at the Auto Expo 2014 has already launched the Star City+ in India. Following the new motorcycle will be the updated Wego which will come with dual tone body colours, black alloys, new end can and a digital speedometer and will be in the market...
  • Will scooters regain their lost glory in India? April 30, 2014

    Scooters used to dominate Indian roads a few decades ago. In 1996, they fell in share but still occupied almost half of our twowheeler sales while motorcycles stood at about 30 per cent. By 2006, the reversal was dramatic. We became a market that bought 87 per cent motorcycles and...
  • Honda Activa 125 launched in India at Rs 56,607 April 23, 2014

    Honda has launched the Activa 125 in India at Rs 56,607, ex-Mumbai. The company had earlier opened bookings for its first 125cc scooter. There are two variants on offer - the standard variant retails for the aforementioned price while the deluxe is priced at Rs 62,588. Both prices are ex-Mumbai....
  • Honda Activa 125 bookings start in India April 13, 2014

    Honda showcased the much awaited Activa 125 at the Delhi Auto Expo earlier this year. While the launch was supposed to happen immediately after the expo, it has now been understood that it has been delayed till later this month or next. Honda dealers though have already started taking bookings...
  • Yamaha Alpha review: Gently absorbs bumps, feels nimble at low speeds March 3, 2014

    Yamaha started their Indian scooter operations with the Ray. Then came the Ray Z. The third scooter based on the same platform, the Alpha debuted at the 2014 Auto Expo. While the Ray was for the ladies and the Ray Z for the men, the Alpha is for the family,...
  • Vespa S to cost Rs 82,868; official launch on March 4 February 26, 2014

    Vespa showcased the retro Vespa S at the Auto Expo 2014, and we had told you that the company will launch the scooter in India soon. The company has now confirmed March 4 as its launch date in India. The Vespa S scooters have started arriving at dealerships and bookings are...
  • Hero to reduce twowheeler prices by up to Rs 4,500 February 20, 2014

    Chennai: Country's largest twowheeler maker Hero MotoCorp has decided to cut prices up to five per cent to pass on the benefit of excise duty cut announced by Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram in his interim Budget. "We have decided to pass on the entire benefit of the excise duty...
  • Honda cuts twowheeler prices by up to Rs 7,600 February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) today cut prices of its products by up to Rs 7,600 after the excise duty reduction announced in the Interim Budget 201415. "Honda welcomes excise duty relief given to auto industry in the interim Budget... Honda has decided...
  • Demystified: Maruti Suzuki Celerio's Automated Manual Transmission February 8, 2014

    The Maruti Suzuki Celerio is arguably the biggest launch of the Auto Expo 2014 and the show stopper is the the Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) variant. Essentially, the AMT is nothing like your conventional auto boxes. In fact it is a conventional manual gearbox which remains unchanged, which has an electro...
  • Hero unveils three new scooters: 110cc Dash, 125cc Dare, 150cc Zir February 7, 2014

    Greater Noida: Hero MotoCorp said it will launch three new scooter models and a variant by March 2016, a move that is likely to drive up competition in the country's scooter market. While the first model 110cc Dash will be rolled out in the first half of the next fiscal, the...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Triumph launches Daytona 675 motorcycle at Rs 10.15 lakh February 7, 2014

    Greater Noida: Iconic British bike maker Triumph expanded its product portfolio in India with the launch of 'Daytona 675' having a price tag of Rs 10.15 lakh (exshowroom Delhi) at the auto show here. The new bike is expected to give Triumph Motorcycles a competitive edge within the super sports segment...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Superbikes take centre stage February 7, 2014

    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 over...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Bajaj unveils the Pulsar SS400, CS400 February 5, 2014

    Greater Noida Bajaj has pulled a massive surprise at the 2014 Auto Expo. While we expected them to show the faired version of the Bajaj Pulsar 200NS, the company has gone ahead and shown not one but two new Pulsars, both with the larger 375cc engine. The first is the one...
  • Auto Expo 2014 Suzuki lineup: 110cc scooter, Access 125, Inazuma and VStrom 1000 January 30, 2014

    Suzuki Motorcycles India Limited (SMIL) will break its long silence at the upcoming Auto Expo 2014. Just before the expo, SMIL launched the Inazuma 250. However the motorcycle manufacturer will not only show this motorcycle at the expo but also bring in two other new motorcycles. One will be the...
  • Auto Expo 2014 TVS lineup: Victor and Scooty refresh January 30, 2014

    TVS Motor Company has been silent for a long time and their most recent launch has been the Jupiter scooter that recently arrived based on the Wego platform. At the Auto Expo, as usual, TVS will show two new concepts pointing to future directions for the manufacturer. TVS declined to...
  • Sports bikes to be HMSI's main attraction during Auto Expo 2014 January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) plans to showcase range of sports bike from Honda's global portfolio, including the entry level CBR 500R during the upcoming Auto Expo. Besides CBR 500R, the company would also display CBR 650F, a 650cc sports model and PCX...
  • Hero unveils five new twowheelers in India January 29, 2014

    Hero MotoCorp has done it again. The brand showcased nearly 15 new products in India last November and has now unveiled five more. Hero's 2wheeler blitzkrieg was topped by the announcement of a diesel and nonetheless a turbocharged scooter concept. Hero RNT diesel scooter concept The RNT concept as it is called...
  • Auto Expo 2014 HMSI lineup: CBR 300R, CBR 500R, new 125cc scooter and Gold Wing January 28, 2014

    Honda will have a big lineup. The big news is the sportsbikes. Honda will have both the CBR500R and the CBR300R at their stand. Honda has been mulling an Indian launch for the CBR500R, which was from the start a product that would aim for the emerging markets. Will it...
  • Vardenchi to unveil Moto Morini range at Auto Expo 2014 January 26, 2014

    Vardenchi, the Mumbaibased motorcycle customisation house, has confirmed that two iconic Moto Morinis have left Bologna for an official Indian unveil at Auto Expo 2014. Also to be showcased at the expo is a custom designed motorcycle by Vardenchi based on the Moto Morini's 1200cc VTwin. The Moto Morini Scrambler and...
  • Mahindra launches the Centuro N1 at Rs 46,574 January 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Mahindra TwoWheelers has launched the Centuro N1 in India at Rs 46,574 exshowroom, Maharashtra. The new Mahindra Centuro N1 boasts all the features from the original Centuro with the exception of new graphics and analog meters instead of digital. It is priced at Rs 46,574 exMaharashtra and is approximately Rs...
  • Yamaha Alpha scooter spotted in India before Auto Expo 2014 launch January 21, 2014

    Yamaha has time and again indicated that its focus is to grow in India. The twowheeler manufacturer's scooter portfolio is bringing in the numbers for the company and needless to say, Yamaha is planning more scooters on the successful Ray platform. Proof is the new unisex scooter spotted ahead of...