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Autocar First ride review: 2019 BMW S 1000 RR

The mighty S 1000 RR gets its first ever generation change and we head over to the BIC to discover a machine that is lighter, faster and easier! Rishaad Mody gives you the first impression after a brief ride on the racetrack.

TVS launches ethanol-powered Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 at Rs 1.20 lakh

TVS Motor Company Friday launched ethanol-powered bike TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi E100, priced at Rs 1.2 lakh. The company said the new model would be available for sale in sugarcane-producing Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka, to begin with. Currently, there are no ethanol fuelling stations in the country. But, speaking at the launch event here, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said his ministry will ask the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas to open ethanol pumps in the country.

Electric scooters: Not so eco-friendly after all?

E-scooters touted as zero-carbon urban transport are flooding city streets worldwide, but just how green they are remains an open question.The companies — from multinationals to local start-ups — distributing them insist the omnipresent two-wheel vehicles are a boon for the environment and a curb on global warming."Bird was founded to help create a cleaner and more hospitable world that prioritises people over cars," the American firm, one of the global leaders in e-scooters, says on its website."Scooters cut the use of vehicles and reduce the volume of traffic on the road," it said. "They also help reduce pollution and improve air quality."

TVS launches India's first ethanol based bike

Srinivasan had previously said the rushed timeline will impact adversely investments and employment in the auto industry.

Hero MotoCorp increases prices of motorcycles & scooters by up to 1 per cent

The price increase across the range of two-wheelers has been 1 per cent (of the ex-showroom price).

Working on several EV projects; need cautious, realistic roadmap from govt: Hero MotoCorp

In a message to shareholders, Hero MotoCorp Chairman Pawan Munjal said in the company's Annual Report for 2018-19 that the company is fully geared up for the EV challenge.

All we know about AI enabled Revolt RV 400 motorcycle

Electric two-wheeler maker Revolt Intellicorp Tuesday unveiled its first electric motorcycle RV400. Revolt Intellicorp has a manufacturing facility at Manesar in Haryana plans to roll out the model in seven major cities in the next four months. Here's all you need to know about the bike:

India Inc wants Niti’s EV juggernaut to move out of the fast lane

Govt wants a 2023 deadline for three-wheelers and 2025 for two-wheelers up to 150cc capacity to go electric.

GST on electric vehicles may be reduced to 5%

The GST Council is set to take up the proposal at its June 20 meeting, said a govt official aware of the development.

New-age entrepreneurs back govt’s EV plan; old peers oppose it

The support for the move from new-age entrepreneurs have come at a time when veterans have criticised it.

First Ride Review: Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC

The Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC is no poser and has serious off-road ability. Rishaad Mody gets to spend a day on one out in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh.

View: A case for lowering customs duty on Harley Davidson motorcycles

View: A case for lowering customs duty on Harley Davidson motorcycles

Tariffs on Harleys must be halved further, the same as the applied customs duty on fully imported CVs.

E-bike plan sparks amity between rivals Bajaj & TVS

E-bike plan sparks amity between rivals Bajaj & TVS

The government is said to be thinking of setting a 2023 deadline for three-wheelers and 2025 for all two wheelers up to 150cc engine capacity.

Hero MotoCorp gets BS-VI certification for Splendor from ICAT

Hero MotoCorp gets BS-VI certification for Splendor from ICAT

The company claimed it is the first vehicle manufacturer in the country to receive BS-VI certification for a two-wheeler.

Two-wheeler makers term electric vehicles switchover by 2025 as 'impractical'

Two-wheeler makers term electric vehicles switchover by 2025 as 'impractical'

Auto industry body SIAM has also advised the government to follow a well laid-out roadmap and a practical time frame for the rollout of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country.

Autocar Show First Ride: Honda CB300R

Autocar Show First Ride: Honda CB300R

Honda finally brings its 300cc platform to India in the form of the handsome new CB300R. Is this just what the doctor ordered, or is it a case of too little, too late? Rishaad Mody rides out to find some answers.


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Nifty Auto7192.75-245.95-3.30
Maruti Suzuki5769.1-113.25-1.931228672
Bajaj Auto2558.25-72.55-2.76456542
Pal-Peugeot Ltd.0000
Mahindra & Mahindra571.3-26.1-4.376294798
Punjab Tractors Ltd. (Merged)95.50013408
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