Tata Motors to induct 25,000 EVs into Uber’s premium service in India

Tata Motors on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ride-hailing platform Uber to induct 25,000 XPRES-T electric vehicles into its premium category service in India. The collaboration represents the largest EV partnership yet between an automaker and a ridesharing platform in the country. In July 2021, Tata Motors launched the ‘XPRES’ brand exclusively … Read more

Why I Dumped My Tesla for an Electric Mercedes-Benz

Christine Orita was a loyal Tesla fan for years but recently ditched her Model S for an electric Mercedes-Benz. Elon Musk’s politics and disappointing self-driving tech pushed Orita to drop the Tesla brand, she told Insider. She loves how luxurious and comfortable her new Mercedes EQS is compared to her Model S. This as-told-to essay … Read more

Tesla Cuts Prices In US, Europe To Boost Demand

Tesla Inc. has reduced its electric vehicle prices in the United States and Europe, aiming to boost demand, Reuters reported. The move comes nearly one week after the luxury electric major slashed prices at its biggest international market in China. Following the news, Tesla shares were losing more than 4 percent in Frankfurt as well … Read more

Maruti targets to regain old glory

Maruti has set two targets for itself – Become No. 1 in SUV by FY 24 Which would help it regain it’s 50% market share (as was the case earlier) Over the years, Maruti has lost some ground to the competitors. It was controlling almost half (50%) of the Indian passenger vehicles (cars) sales for … Read more

Mahindra plans a significant capacity expansion for SUVs

Mahindra & Mahindra riding high on the success of it’s recent launches (XUV700, Scorpio N), is sitting on a healthy order book of more than 2,60,000 SUVs. Checkout the model wise order book (taken from Company’s investor PPT). Company’s current production capacity is 29,000 SUVs per month i.e., 3,48,000 p.a. implying an average order book … Read more

Nissan Motor likely to snub Renault revamp over sharing technology

Nissan Motor is willing to walk away from a deal with Renault SA to re-balance their alliance amid concerns the French carmaker wants to license hundreds of jointly developed patented technologies to other players, including new Chinese partner Geely. While both sides appeared near a final agreement two weeks ago, Nissan’s board and management have … Read more

Six-airbag rule for cars deferred by 1 yr

The centre has postponed implementing a proposal making it mandatory for passenger cars to have six airbags by a year to 1 October 2023, road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday. The domestic automotive industry had sought a rethink on the rule claiming inflation and regulatory costs made passenger vehicles—particularly small and … Read more

M&M showcases its vision for EVs. Too early to make much out of it.

M&M on August 15, 2022 announced the following – Inauguration of EV design studio in UK – Mahindra Advanced Design Europe (M.A.D.E) at Banbury, Oxfordshire. Its primary objective is to conceive the future Mahindra EV portfolio and the advanced vehicle concepts M.A.D.E shares the campus with the Mahindra Formula E team and forms a part … Read more