Bikes, batteries spark concern in New York City: Why are they catching fire?
City officials in New York are considering new laws after the fire department counted nearly 200 blazes and six fire deaths this year tied to problems with lithium-ion batteries in ‘micromobility’ devices such as electric bikes and scooters
California to go electric by 2035: Will its ambitious EV project be hiccup-free?
Electric vehicles now cost substantially more than gas-powered vehicles. There are shortages of precious metals needed for their batteries and the US has little battery manufacturing capacity
Gas prices sting US workers who depend on their cars
Millions of Americans who rely on their cars for work are changing their habits, signing up for carpools or even ditching their cars for bicycles as gas prices recently hit $5 per gallon for the first time ever
Electric vehicle retail sales witness three-fold jump in FY22, according to data compiled by FADA
FADA noted that electric commercial vehicle sales rose to 2,203 units last financial year as compared with 400 units in FY21
Tesla delivered almost 1 mn cars globally in 2021, an 87% increase from the previous year
Tesla had announced last January that it was aiming to increase deliveries by 50 percent per year over several years, so the results far exceeded that goal.
In Iran, women detailers break through Tehran's male-dominated automobile industry
A farmer’s daughter, Roohani grew up labouring on the land like most other children in Agh Mazar. But unlike her five siblings, she had her eyes on her father’s tractor, and developed an uncanny knack for driving it at an early age.
Validity of motor vehicle documents like driving licence, registration certificate, permits extended till 31 March 2021
Earlier, it was advised that the validity of all vehicle-related documents may be treated to be valid till 31 December 2020.
Cars24 raises $200 million in Series E funding round led by DST Global taking it's valuation over the $1 billion mark
The funding round also saw the participation of existing investors like Exor Seeds, Moore Strategic Ventures and Unbound.
Exporting old cars to developing nations adds to the air pollution in those countries: UN report
UNEP report calls for tightening of the rules for exporting and importing old, polluting vehicles as car ownership are expected to be a major source of emissions in the coming decades.
Gerardo Korn captures vintage cars, archaeological neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires
Noted German-Argentine photographer Gerardo Korn combines his eternal love for Buenos Aires, the so-called Paris of South America with his childhood fascination for cars. Some of the models featured in his project include the likes of Torino, Dodge, Rambler, Peugeot, Chevy, Chevrolet, among others, of the late 1960s and '70s.
Automakers warn of up to 45% sales drop as economy slumps due to pandemic; seek govt help in crisis
The auto industry is already reeling, with sales of cars, SUVs, trucks and motorbikes falling 18 percent last fiscal year to 21.5 million vehicles due to an economic slowdown.
Domestic car sales decline by 8.4% to 1.42 lakh units in December; two-wheeler sales down 17%: SIAM
Domestic passenger vehicle sales declined 1.24 percent to 2,35,786 units in December from 2,38,753 units in the year-ago period
Domestic car sales decline by 11% to 1.60 lakh units in November; motorcycles sales plunge 15%: SIAM
Vehicle sales across categories registered a decline of 12.05 percent to 17,92,415 units from 20,38,007 units in November 2018
It’s time to bring change. It’s time to light the spark.
#BreatheFree is an initiative that was born with an aim to combat the rising air pollution.
Toyota eyes the upcoming Olympic games to give its hydrogen powered cars a boost
Toyota is also aiming to boost the number of its Sora hydrogen buses on the roads of the Olympics.
Passenger vehicle sales drop 24% in September, 11th consecutive month of decline in off-take
Domestic passenger vehicle sales dropped by 23.69 percent in September to 2,23,317 units, down from 2,92,660 units in the year-ago period, making it the 11th consecutive month of decline in vehicle off-take
Maruti Suzuki cuts prices of select models by Rs 5,000 after Nirmala Sitharaman's announcement of corporate tax rate cut
The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday reduced the prices of select models by Rs 5,000 (on ex-showroom prices)
23 US states are suing Trump admin from undoing California's car pollution laws
The Obama-era rules called for a fleetwide fuel efficiency average of 46.7 miles per gallon by 2025.
Slowdown blues: Maruti cuts production for 7th straight month in August; passenger car sales down 42%
In July, Maruti had cut its production by 25.15 percent at 1,33,625 units.
Passenger vehicle sales drop by 31% in July, steepest in past 19 years; 15,000 workers lose jobs
Vehicle sales across categories registered a decline of 18.71 percent to 18,25,148 units from 22,45,223 units in July 2018