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Dealerships Driver Training

DICV steps up sales & service game across BharatBenz Network

Inaugurates two new BharatBenz Regional Training Centers in Haryana and Maharashtra, conducts BharatBenz National Skills Contest for sales and service personnel to evaluate capability and add finesse. Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG, has announced its plan of action to step up the capability and competence of […]

Trucks Vehicle Finance

Tata Motors and HDFC Bank sign MoU for seamless digital financing solutions

Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, and HDFC Bank, India’s largest private sector bank enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide attractive digital financing solutions for its commercial vehicle customers. This collaboration marks a significant leap in enhancing the accessibility of financial services for Tata Motors commercial vehicles customers. Under this partnership, […]

Featured Guest Column

How customized pricing speaks to the new-age automotive customer

By Girish Phansalkar, Partner, and Shipra Biswas Bhattacharyya, Associate Partner, Mckinsey & Company The automotive sector – with a number of brands, models and offers – presents a challenge to marketers to reach and convert customers. A preferred route to stand out from the competition is pricing – not just on the product but across […]

Dealerships Trucks

Scania appoints PPS Motors as exclusive sales & service partner for its mining tippers in India

Scania Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. has announced an exclusive partnership with PPS Motors, designating them as the sole representative for Scania’s mining tippers in India. This collaboration is an attempt from the truck maker to ensure pan-India coverage for sales and service operations. Scania India has always believed in driving sustainable transport solutions that are powered […]

Parts & Components

JOST opens new plant in Chennai, its second in India

JOST, a world-leading producer and supplier of safety-critical systems for the commercial vehicle industry, consolidates and strengthens its commitment in India with the construction of a second production plant near the southern Indian city of Chennai. The second plant in India is set up to produce front loaders and associated implements and backhoes for its […]


AMPL expands operations with new 3S facility in Varanasi

New facility to support Ashok Leyland customers in the region with better reach and support Automotive Manufacturers Private Limited (AMPL) has inaugurated a brand-new 3S facility in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. This will be AMPL’s second facility in the city and fifth touch point in the state of Uttar Pradesh. With the opening of its new […]


Volvo FH Electric wins ‘Truck of the Year 2024’ award

Volvo Trucks has scooped the prestigious industry award for its Volvo FH Electric. It’s the first time ever that an electric truck wins the award. Volvo’s heavy electric truck, the Volvo FH Electric, has been selected as International Truck of the Year 2024. In explaining their decision, the jury praised the electric truck’s performance, seamless acceleration, […]

COMPONENTS sustainability

Saint-Gobain Sekurit’s path to carbon neutrality by 2030

Saint-Gobain Sekurit has embarked on an ambitious 2030 roadmap to combat climate change, aiming for significant reductions in CO₂ emissions. The company targets a remarkable -100% reduction in scope 1+2 emissions and a -30% reduction in scope 3 emissions compared to previous trends. Additionally, Saint-Gobain Sekurit is committed to reducing water withdrawal by -50% relative […]


Hindustan Composites Pioneering excellence in friction materials for six decades

Hindustan Composites Ltd (HCL) has been at the forefront of developing, manufacturing, and marketing automotive, industrial, and rail friction materials in India. Over the past six decades, the company has set high standards in quality and technology through collaborations and in-house research and development. Established in 1964, HCL initially collaborated with Ferodo, UK, for 30 […]

Passenger Vehicles

Volkswagen India introduces new Sound Edition on Taigun and Virtus

Volkswagen India has introduced the Sound Edition on its GNCAP 5-Star safety rated line-up of Taigun and Virtus. Amplifying exciting driving experiences of its German-engineered Taigun and Virtus, Sound Edition is set to evoke the audiophile in you with a specially tuned audio system that gets your pulse racing. The Sound Edition features a sub-woofer, […]


Blue Dart and India Post forge strategic partnership for enhanced services

Blue Dart Express Limited, South Asia’s premier express air, integrated transportation, and distribution logistics company, has announced a ground-breaking partnership with India Post. With this collaboration, Blue Dart introduces automated Digital Parcel Lockers at selected post offices, offering customers an additional delivery method. This innovation allows consignees to conveniently retrieve their shipments from digital parcel […]


Building bridges to a brighter tomorrow: Gulf Oil’s vision for India’s infrastructure renaissance

By Ravi Chawla, MD & CEO, Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd. and Member, EXCON 2023 Steering Committee The cyclical currents of any nation’s economic growth stem from the tides of its infrastructure development. With the government steering the course, the recent and rapid evolution of India’s infrastructure realm serves as a testament to its potential […]

Two & Three Wheeler

Godawari Electric Motors delivers 100 units of Eblu Feo e-scooter

Godawari Electric Motors, manufacturers of the Eblu range of electric 2 and 3-wheelers, has announced that it has successfully delivered 100 units of its flagship e-scooter, Eblu Feo on the occasion of Dhanteras, across India. Power-packed with features such as 2.52kW Li-ion battery that achieves full charge in 5 hours and 25 minutes, an impressive […]

Buses Emobility

Ashok Leyland to invest Rs. 1200 cr. into Switch

Infusion to fund expansion of product portfolio, R&D & operations The Board of Directors of Ashok Leyland have approved an investment of Rs. 1200 cr. in Switch Mobility as equity through its holding company Optare PLC UK.  The funds infused will be used for capital expenditure, R&D and meeting operational requirements both in UK and India. The funds […]


7th JK Tyre Dimapur Autocross 2023 concludes

The seventh edition of the JK Tyre DMSC Autocross was successfully wrapped up on the weekend of 28th-29th October in Dimapur, Nagaland, giving motorsport’s brightest stars from the Northeast region a platform to shine. In addition, the competition served as a qualifier for the upcoming Indian National Autocross Championship (INAC) for the eastern region. The event was flagged off by […]