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Automakers warn of up to 45% sales drop as economy slumps due to pandemic; seek govt help in crisis
Business

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.

Truckers in crisis: Despite empty roads, drivers say it takes longer to make deliveries; police harassment throws spanner in work
Business

Truckers in crisis: Despite empty roads, drivers say it takes longer to make deliveries; police harassment throws spanner in work

The government had exempted truckers carrying food, medicine and other essential items from the nationwide lockdown that started on 25 March

Lockdown impact: With loaders, workers leaving cities, shipment transportation stuck at ports; some firms introduce solutions
Business

Lockdown impact: With loaders, workers leaving cities, shipment transportation stuck at ports; some firms introduce solutions

Ever since the lockdown was announced on 24 March only 5 percent of around 90 lakh trucks across India are plying on the roads due to shortage of drivers and labourers at loading and unloading points

Truck De India: Rajat Ubhaykar on traversing highways across the country, and the fascinating, complex lives of Indian truckers
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Truck De India: Rajat Ubhaykar on traversing highways across the country, and the fascinating, complex lives of Indian truckers

Rajat Ubhaykar geared up to take on the snaking network of highways while at the mercy of the generosity of truckers, all in a bid to know their lives better. It’s an experience that he intricately captures in his first book, Truck de India.

Commercial vehicle sales to remain subdued in current fiscal amid tight financing environment: ICRA
Business

Commercial vehicle sales to remain subdued in current fiscal amid tight financing environment: ICRA

Rating agency ICRA on Monday said its outlook for the domestic commercial vehicle industry remains negative for the rest of the fiscal due to subdued sales amid slowing economic growth and tight financing environment

Govt asserts subsidy for promotion of electric mobility will be only for commercial vehicles, not personal usage
Business

Govt asserts subsidy for promotion of electric mobility will be only for commercial vehicles, not personal usage

The government on Friday asserted that subsidies for the promotion of electric mobility in India will be only for commercial vehicles, and automobiles for personal usage will not be included

Truckers' strike: Transporters won't relent till demands are met as govt struggles to find middle ground
Business

Truckers' strike: Transporters won't relent till demands are met as govt struggles to find middle ground

Bal Malkit Singh, Core Committee Chairman, AIMTC, says striking truckers will relent only when their demands are met.

Saudi Arabia driving ban on women to be lifted from June, riding motorcycles, trucks will also be allowed
World

Saudi Arabia driving ban on women to be lifted from June, riding motorcycles, trucks will also be allowed

Saudi Arabia was the only country in the world to impose a ban on women driving and its maintenance was seen around the world as a symbol of repression in the Gulf kingdom

As air quality remains severe, Delhi HC asks traffic police to ensure vehicles comply with pollution norms
India

As air quality remains severe, Delhi HC asks traffic police to ensure vehicles comply with pollution norms

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the traffic police and the transport department of the AAP government to check whether vehicles on Delhi roads were compliant with pollution norms.

Mehbooba Mufti says PDP will not stop cross-LoC trade, stresses on working towards opening routes across PoK
India

Mehbooba Mufti says PDP will not stop cross-LoC trade, stresses on working towards opening routes across PoK

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Saturday said the PDP would not allow the closure of cross-LoC trade and continue to work towards opening more routes across the Line of Control with Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

Odisha government orders mineral carying trucks to be equipped with GPS trackers from December 28
News & Analysis

Odisha government orders mineral carying trucks to be equipped with GPS trackers from December 28

In order to streamline the mining activities in the state, the Odisha government on Saturday said Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking devices will be installed in the trucks carrying minerals by December 28 this year.

LA Auto Show: Automakers cautious about electric cars as SUVs and Trucks take the front seat
Auto

LA Auto Show: Automakers cautious about electric cars as SUVs and Trucks take the front seat

Electric cars are taking a back seat to more profitable trucks and sport utility vehicles at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, a venue that recently has been a showcase for green cars.

Uber is looking to establish itself in the long-haul trucking business
Auto

Uber is looking to establish itself in the long-haul trucking business

With its recent acquisition of self-driving truck startup Otto, Uber Technologies Inc.is plotting its entry into the long-haul trucking business, aiming to establish itself as a freight hauler and a technology partner for the industry.

Curbing pollution: Green panel directs commercial vehicles entering Delhi to pay environmental tax
India

Curbing pollution: Green panel directs commercial vehicles entering Delhi to pay environmental tax

Acting tough to curb pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday directed all commercial vehicles entering Delhi to pay environmental compensation charge in addition to the toll tax.

Transporters strike day 3: Govt refuses to budge even as truckers plan protest
Business

Transporters strike day 3: Govt refuses to budge even as truckers plan protest

Transporters continued their nation-wide strike for the third consecutive day today, disrupting supply of goods to various parts of the country.

Trucks carrying supplies enter Nepal from Indian border after blockade
World

Trucks carrying supplies enter Nepal from Indian border after blockade

Trucks from India carrying essential goods and petroleum products today started entering Nepal which is grappling with a fuel crisis due to the blockade of a key trade point with India by protesters opposing Nepal's new Constitution.

Doing away with 'Horn Ok Please' on trucks: The Maharashtra govt's plan is plain dumb
Mumbai

Doing away with 'Horn Ok Please' on trucks: The Maharashtra govt's plan is plain dumb

What about those trucks with national permits issued in other states which pass through Maharashtra?

No more 'Horn Ok Please': Maharashtra govt bans phrase so that drivers honk less
India

No more 'Horn Ok Please': Maharashtra govt bans phrase so that drivers honk less

State transport commissioner Mahesh Zagade on Thursday issued a circular banning the use of the phrase "Horn Ok Please" on the rear side of commercial vehicles, such as trucks and tempos, across Maharashtra.

Rate cuts boost consumer sentiment: Passenger vehicle sales likely to rise 6-8% next year
Business

Rate cuts boost consumer sentiment: Passenger vehicle sales likely to rise 6-8% next year

Motorcycle sales are expected to rise by 6 to 7 percent next fiscal year, while scooter sales are likely to rise by a fifth