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Ford Freestyle launched in India for Rs 509,000

Ford Freestyle launched in India for Rs 509,000

Ford India has launched India’s first Compact Utility Vehicle, Ford Freestyle for Rs 509,000 (ex-showroom). It has an SUV-like design, benchmark performance, innovative technologies and fuel efficiency. It is available in four variants across two fuel options and six colours. “The all-new Ford Freestyle is a cool-new car for the young, new age, emerging Indian

Honda starts HelmetOnLifeOn campaign

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Private Ltd has kick-started its pan-India road safety awareness initiatives to ride home the message HelmetOnLifeOn across India. The National Road Safety Week is celebrated from April 23 to 30, 2018. Honda’s 22,000 associates will take the road safety pledge. Additionally, Honda will also spread awareness through its 12 traffic

Eicher opens Academy for drivers

Eicher Group Foundation, the CSR arm of Eicher Group, has inaugurated the first ever Eicher Academy for Drivers at Indore, India to impart high-quality pre-licensing training for drivers of commercial vehicles. Madhya Pradesh Minister Deepak Joshi has opened the training centre. G Sekar, Director, Eicher Group Foundation and JP Verma, Vice President, Aftermarket, VE Commercial

Mahindra Electric, Meru to deploy eVeritos in Hyderabad, India

Mahindra Electric and tech-enabled cab services Meru have collaborated for a pilot Electric Vehicle (EV) project in Hyderabad, India to deploy a fleet of eVeritos, the electric sedan from Mahindra. “As pioneers of electric mobility, we at Mahindra Electric are happy to lead electric fleet adoption in India and are glad to partner with Meru

Volkswagen and Lally Motors: A decade of togetherness!

Volkswagen has celebrated the 10th anniversary of its association with Lally Motors in Punjab, India. The network has sold over 10,000 units across carlines from Volkswagen India. The dealership has received Volkswagen Gold Pin Award for two times and Platinum Award for Service. It also received the ‘Dealer of the Year 2017’ by The Federation

Indian EV industry welcomes the new licence policy

Electric Vehicle industry has welcomed India Government’s new licence policy for Light Motor Vehicle stating that the policy will create further demand for e-rickshaws. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways had recently proposed that license should be mandatory only for medium/heavy goods and passenger vehicles. No other vehicle will require separate endorsement, even if they

SMEV inks MoU with Taiwan trade body

India and Taiwan have jointly decided to develop electric vehicles (EV) through the exchange of information and technology. The Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) to create an ecosystem for electric mobility. They will jointly organise an EV Forum during

The all-new BMW X3 comes to India

The all-new BMW X3 was launched in India on April 19, 2018. It combines outstanding driving dynamics with versatile usability and is ideal for an active, mobile lifestyle. Available in a locally-produced diesel variant, the BMW X3 is now available at BMW dealerships across the country. The petrol variant will be launched during the second