Wizz Air
Automobiles

Wizz Air signs car rental partnership with Sixt

Sixt has signed a comprehensive partnership agreement with Wizz Air to act as the airline’s preferred partner. When making a flight reservation via the Wizz Air website or in the mobile app, customers can now directly book the appropriate rental vehicle and access the entire Sixt fleet at their destination. Sixt will offer passengers individual offers in every price category […]

Bolt
Automobiles

Bolt launches new vehicle type in London

Bolt has announced the launch of an XL category, giving customers access to larger vehicles via the app. XL is a bespoke category for bigger groups with a seating capacity of up to seven passengers. The introduction of this new category follows Bolt’s successful launch in London in June amid increasing demand from Bolt’s diverse customer base for larger capacity […]

Kona EV
Automobiles

Why Hyundai Kona EV should be worried

Hyundai has launched the first fully electric SUV Kona EV in India. But how easy is it going to be successful in a market which yet to be evolved, while competition is beefing up. The Hyundai Kona EV has sold 88 units in August 2019, while the cumulative sales number of this EV in the current fiscal 130 units. However, with just […]

EEPC
Automobiles

Automobile manufacturers experience muted export growth

Adding to the domestic woes of automobile manufacturers along with their component vendors, their export market has also remained depressed, in sync with other key engineering export items from the country, an EEPC India analysis has shown. Automobiles, comprising motor vehicles/cars , two/three wheelers and auto parts and components, showed a decline of 3.82 per cent in July, 2019 over the same month last […]

Automobiles

HMSI to roll out BS-VI Activa by September end

Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) will roll out their BS-VI compliant two-wheeler, Activa 125 by September end, says YS Guleria, SVP, HMSI on the sidelines of ETAuto Retail Forum in New Delhi. Discussing the preparation for BS-VI roll out, Guleria underlines that the models have gone under production and testing, and will be out within the next 30 days. The BS-VI […]

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Automobiles

Hyundai leads UV segment in July with sale of 16,234 units

Hyundai Motor India sold over 16,200 units in the utility vehicle segment in July to take a lead over Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) and Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), which have for long dominated the vertical. Last month, Hyundai sold a total of 16,234 units of Creta, Venue, Tucson and Kona Electric, while in comparison M&M sold 16,003 utility vehicles (UVs). M&M sells […]

Embraer
Automobiles

EmbraerX presents latest flying car in Washington

EmbraerX has unveiled a new electric flying vehicle concept during the Uber Elevate Summit in Washington, DC. The event convenes a global community of manufacturers, investors, policymakers, and government officials, all working to make the urban aerial ridesharing vision a reality. The aircraft concept, with electric vertical take-off and landing capability, known as eVTOL, is part of the EmbraerX multi-project […]

Maruti
Automobiles

Maruti cuts vehicle production by around 21% in March

The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) cut vehicle production by around 21 per cent across its factories in March due to subdued demand. The auto major produced a total of 1,36,201 units in March, including Super Carry LCV, down 20.9 per cent from 1,72,195 units in the year-ago period, it said in a regulatory filing. The production […]