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Framework installation held for Kia Motors’ first plant in India

Framework installation held for Kia Motors’ first plant in India

The framework installation for the first plant of Kia Motors in India was held in the Anantpur district, Andhra Pradesh on February 22, 2018. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu was present at the function. The new plant will be situated in an area of 23 million sqft and would provide about 3,000 jobs

Tata Motors opens new CV dealership at Nashik, India

Tata Motors has opened its 22nd commercial vehicle dealership in Maharashtra, India through Ujwal Automotives at Nashik. Located on Mumbai Agra highway in 41,000 sqft area, the new 3S facility’s after-sales service arrangement has a capacity to cater to 36 vehicles a day. Ashish Kishor Patil, Managing Director, Ujwal Automotives, Girish Wagh, President, Commercial Vehicle

Sonalika launches Sikander series tractors

The Hoshiarpur, Punjab, based Sonalika International Tractors Limited (SITL) today launched ‘Sikander’ series tractors in Chennai in 35 to 90 hp category. Equipped with advanced features including HS-HT gearbox, exso sensing hydraulics and such things, the new tractors are designed to puddle by rotavator or by full cage-wheel and offer improved performance by this high

Mahindra First Choice forays in to 2-wheeler spare parts

Mahindra First Choice Services (MFC Services), has forayed in to branded generic 2-wheeler spare parts. With its branded spare parts label – MFC Spares,  the company will now expand its existing portfolio of 4-wheeler spares to include a comprehensive list of fast-moving 2-wheeler spares like filters, horns, oil and electrical relays, among others. The company

Lohia Auto launches e-Auto

Lohia Auto Industries, the automobile division of Lohia Global, has launched ‘Comfort E-Auto HS’, high-speed E-Auto with Lithium-Ion battery at Auto Expo 2018. The Comfort E Auto HS, which can run up to 30km/hr speed, was designed and developed indigenously by R&D Team of Lohia Auto and rolled out commercially in a phased manner. It

Greaves Cotton launches two new powertrain solutions at Auto Expo 2018

Greaves Cotton Limited has launched two new powertrain solutions at the Auto Expo 2018. Greaves is also showcasing BSVI ready versions of its Diesel and CNG powertrains that it currently supplies to over 30 OEMs in the 3-wheeler and micro 4-wheeler segments. The all-new family of multi-cylinder turbo-charged intercooled engines are on display at the

BMW launches Gran Turismo, new BMW M5 at Auto Expo 2018

BMW India launched first-ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo and the all-new BMW M5 at the Auto Expo 2018. The Gran Turismo was unveiled by Sachin Tendulkar. The company has launched the petrol variant and the diesel version will be launched later in 2018. It is locally-produced at BMW Group Plant in Chennai, India. The

JBM Solaris launches eBus series ‘ECO-LIFE’

JBM Solaris Electric Vehicles, a JV between JBM Auto Limited and Solaris Bus & Coach, has launched its 100% Electric Bus series ECO-LIFE at Auto Expo 2018. The vehicle was launched by S K Arya, Chairman, JBM Group, Nishant Arya, Executive Director, JBM Group, Solange Olszewska, CEO, Solaris Bus & Coach and Dariusz Michalak, Deputy

Hero Electric unveils eight Electric Two-wheelers at Auto Expo 2018

Hero Electric has unveiled eight of its global products at Auto Expo 2018. These products will be launched in a phased manner. The new products are High-speed e-bikes codenamed AXLHE-20, HE-19, HE-18 and HE-17, and e-bicycles A2B Blake, A2B Kroemer-MTB, A2B Speed and Kuo Boost. “We are proud to showcase our new range of electric

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