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delhi govt orders registration of bs-iii two-wheelers


by: pti | new delhi | updated: may 12, 2017 10:48 pm the apex court had set march 31 as the deadline for the sale and registration of bs-iii vehicles.the delhi government has ordered registration of bs-iii two-wheelers which were sold on or before march 31, following a high court order. the development comes as a relief for car dealers who had sold bs-iii vehicles till march 31, but were not able to get them registered as the regional transport offices (rtos) were not accepting the documents after the deadline set by the supreme court.the apex court had set march 31 as the deadline for the sale and registration of bs-iii vehicles. around 1,000 of such two-wheelers are awaiting registration in the national capital.in its order dated yesterday, the transport department said prior to reg...






tamil nadu rtos stop registration of yamaha, hero & tvs 2wheelers, auto news, et


new delhi: regional transport offices (rtos) across tamil nadu have stopped registration of all two-wheelers manufactured by yamaha motor india, hero motocorp and tvs motor company since april 17, 2017. the temporary suspension of registration is not restricted to bs-iii compliant two-wheelers but also includes the allowed bs-iv two-wheelers.while rtos did not give any specific reason to the dealers, who have been waiting in the heat outside to get their customer's vehicle registered, sources informed us that they were seeking more clarity on bs-iii and bs-iv vehicles. the rtos have not been cleared of the new regulations and documentation procedures required to verify and differentiate a bs-iii compliant two-wheeler from that of a bs-iv vehicle.also read: how are bs-iii vehicles differen.






tamil nadu rtos stop registration of yamaha, hero & tvs 2wheelers, auto news, et


new delhi: regional transport offices (rtos) across tamil nadu have stopped registration of all two-wheelers manufactured by yamaha motor india, hero motocorp and tvs motor company since april 17, 2017. the temporary suspension of registration is not restricted to bs-iii compliant two-wheelers but also includes the allowed bs-iv two-wheelers.while rtos did not give any specific reason to the dealers, who have been waiting in the heat outside to get their customer's vehicle registered, sources informed us that they were seeking more clarity on bs-iii and bs-iv vehicles. the rtos have not been cleared of the new regulations and documentation procedures required to verify and differentiate a bs-iii compliant two-wheeler from that of a bs-iv vehicle.also read: how are bs-iii vehicles differen.






tamil nadu rtos stop regd of yamaha, hero & tvs 2wheelers, auto news, et auto


new delhi: regional transport offices (rtos) across tamil nadu have stopped registration of all two-wheelers manufactured by yamaha motor india, hero motocorp and tvs motor company since april 17, 2017. the temporary suspension of registration is not restricted to bs-iii compliant two-wheelers but also includes the allowed bs-iv two-wheelers.while rtos did not give any specific reason to the dealers, who have been waiting in the heat outside to get their customer's vehicle registered, sources informed us that they were seeking more clarity on bs-iii and bs-iv vehicles. the rtos have not been cleared of the new regulations and documentation procedures required to verify and differentiate a bs-iii compliant two-wheeler from that of a bs-iv vehicle.also read: how are bs-iii vehicles differen.






rtos in tamil nadu resume two-wheeler registrations, auto news, et auto


new delhi: regional transport offices (rtos) across tamil nadu have resumed the registration of scooters and two-wheelers sold by yamaha motor india, hero motocorp and tvs motor company which was suspended temporarily last week confirmed a source aware and involved in this happening.last week, rtos had asked for certain clarifications from these manufacturers about its revamped bs-iv compliant two-wheelers and the paper work involved.the source confirms that all bs-iv compliant two-wheelers and bs-iii two-wheelers (whose paper work, payment and insurance was done before 1st april 2017) are now being registered in tamil nadu. the rtos had asked some clarity about the new regulations and documentation procedures which were required to verify and differentiate bs-iii compliant two-wheeler fro






e-vehicles push: govt to focus on public transport system to tackle pollution


by: pti | new delhi | updated: march 10, 2017 7:57 pm new delhi: arial view in new delhi, which is covered with dense smog as pollution has touched hazardous levels. (pti photo)the centre will promote large-scale use of electric vehicles in the country by focussing on public transport system that includes taxis, buses and three-wheelers, since the move is likely to help in lowering the pollution level, a top official said on friday. “we will be focusing mostly on the public transport. we were not leaving behind the passenger vehicles and private vehicles but the focus will be on public transport, shared taxis, three wheelers where the impact (in terms of lowering pollution) will be much more,” girish shankar, secretary in the department of heavy industry, told pti.he said there ar...






tata power plans to set up 1000 electric vehicle charging stations in delhi, aut


new delhi: tata power delhi distribution has said it is planning to install 1,000 electric vehicle charging stations in next four to five years in delhi.the company plans to set up these charging stations at various locations in north and north-west delhi and is already in discussions with municipal corporation of delhi (mcd) and delhi metro rail corporation (dmrc) for space."we have already put five of them at our grid stations and plan to put 1,000 of them at various locations (in four to five years)," tata power delhi distribution ltd (tata power-ddl) ceo and md praveer sinha told reporters on the sidelines of a function here today."so, we are in discussions with mcd, dmrc for space where the two-wheelers, three-wheelers and four-wheelers can be parked and charged. i think they (vehi...






auto industry may lose rs 12,000 crore as sc puts ban on bs-iii vehicles


auto industry is going to suffer huge loses and will have a negative effect of rs 12,000 crores on it as the supreme court announced banning sale and registration of bs- iii vehicles from april 1.however no discounts have been announced on the vehicles but in coming days company’s are expected to cut down their prices.right now, there are as many as 7.5 lakh bs-iii two-wheelers. also as on march 20, the total inventory including, commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles, two-wheelers and three-wheelers was 8.24 lakh units.some blame that as bs-iv fuel is not easily available, so buyers kept buying bs-iii vehicles and now the announcement has put pressure on the automobile industry. siam president vinod dasari said.”while no one pushed for bs-iv fuel availability for seven years for fas...






auto industry may lose rs 12,000 crore as sc puts ban on bs-iii vehicles


the auto industry is going to suffer huge losses and may lose as much as rs 12,000 crores as the supreme court has announced banning of sale and registration of bs-iii vehicles from april 1.while no discounts have been announced on the vehicles, it is expected that in coming days, the companies would cut down their prices.right now, there are as many as 7.5 lakh bs-iii two-wheelers. also, as on march 20, the total inventory, including commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles, two-wheelers and three-wheelers, stood at 8.24 lakh units.some blame that as bs-iv fuel is not easily available, so buyers kept buying bs-iii vehicles and now the announcement has put pressure on the automobile industry. siam president vinod dasari said, “while no one pushed for bs-iv fuel availability for seven yea...






bs 3 vehicles list: hero, hmsi offer discounts of up to rs 12,500 on bs-iii mode


new delhi: two-wheeler majors hero motocorp and honda motorcycle and scooter india are offering discounts of up to rs 12,500 on bs-iii models to liquidate stocks, a day after the supreme court banned sale and registration+ of such vehicles from april 1. with 6.71 lakh two-wheelers affected out of the total of over 8 lakh bs-iii vehicles impacted by the ban, dealers said the immediate effort is to sell as many units as possible before the deadline by offering "unheard of discounts" in the industry. market leader hero motocorp is offering discounts of up to rs 12,500 on its bs-iii two-wheelers. according to dealers, the company is offering rebate of rs 12,500 on its scooters, rs 7,500 on premium bikes and rs 5,000 on entry level mass market motorcycles. on ...






bs-iii models: hero, hmsi offer discounts of up to rs 12,500 on bs-iii models


new delhi: two-wheeler majors hero motocorp and honda motorcycle and scooter india are offering discounts of up to rs 12,500 on bs-iii models to liquidate stocks, a day after the supreme court banned sale and registration of such vehicles from april 1. with 6.71 lakh two-wheelers affected out of the total of over 8 lakh bs-iii vehicles impacted by the ban, dealers said the immediate effort is to sell as many units as possible before the deadline by offering "unheard of discounts" in the industry. market leader hero motocorp is offering discounts of up to rs 12,500 on its bs-iii two-wheelers. according to dealers, the company is offering rebate of rs 12,500 on its scooters, rs 7,500 on premium bikes and rs 5,000 on entry level mass market motorcycles. on the other hand, the number two pla..






ampere vehicles partners with govt to launch indigenous chargers for evs, auto n


hemalatha annamalai founder and ceo of ampere vehiclesnew delhi: charging infrastructure has for long been a constraint in the growth of the electric vehicle industry in india. to give a fillip to this nascent sector, the union government has been pushing its make in india initiative, to indigenize the electric powertrain and expand the charging infrastructure.taking a cue from it, the technology development board (tdb) under the ministry of science and technology has partnered with a local woman entrepreneur to develop indigenous chargers for electric two and three wheelers. though the chargers are currently designed as per two-wheelers power ratings, work on e-three-wheeler chargers is under progress.also read:this is how indian startups are fuelling an e-bike revolutionthe chargers will






shunglu report: delhi congress leaders urge president for action against aap gov


by: pti | new delhi | published:april 13, 2017 9:49 pm the delegation met the president seeking registration of a case under prevention of corruption act against delhi chief minister arvind kejriwala delegation of delhi congress leaders thursday met president pranab mukherjee to urge him for action on the shunglu committee report on the workings of the aap government in delhi.the report submitted to the lt governor was accessed by delhi congress president ajay maken through an rti query. the delegation met the president seeking registration of a case under prevention of corruption act against delhi chief minister arvind kejriwal, his ministers and officials of his government, maken said.“shunglu committee report, which examined 404 files of the delhi government, has indicted it on v...






10 things you must know if you are applying for an undergraduate course at delhi


it’s admission time! the delhi university on may 22 began the online registration for merit-based courses for all its affiliated colleges. the online registration for these undergraduate courses will go on until june 12. for entrance based colleges, the registration will begin on may 31. reports suggest that delhi university’s official registration website saw 200 registrations in just the first 10 minutes of being thrown open for applications.in this admission season when students apply for a wide variety of colleges, there are a lot of questions about admissions that they have in mind. here are 10 most common questions that students have before applying at the delhi university and their answers for you!1) when will the cut off lists be announced?the delhi university will announce 6 c...






sc bans sale of bs-iii vehicles from 1st april 2017, auto news, et auto


new delhi: in a major setback to the indian automotive industry, supreme court has banned sale of bharat stage iii (bs-iii) vehicles after march 31, 2017. the automobile industry has an unsold bs-iii vehicles stock of 8.24 lakh units.post the announcement shares of india's largest two-wheeler manufacturer hero motocorp shares declined by about 3% and cv manufacturer ashok leyland's shares dipped by 6% from its day's hight.the supreme court hearing mentioned that public health is more important than inventories and the sale and registration of bs-iii compliant vehicles will not be permited from 1st april 2017.according to sources in the auto industry, there are 75,000 unsold bs-iii commercial vehicles, 16,000 passenger vehicles, 40,000 three-wheelers and 6.71 lakh two-wheelers. hero moto...






supreme court bans sale of bs-iii vehicles from 1st april 2017, auto news, et au


new delhi: in a major setback to the indian automotive industry, supreme court has banned sale of bharat stage iii (bs-iii) vehicles after march 31, 2017. the automobile industry has an unsold bs-iii vehicles stock of 8.24 lakh units.post the announcement shares of india's largest two-wheeler manufacturer hero motocorp shares declined by about 3% and cv manufacturer ashok leyland's shares dipped by 6% from its day's height.the supreme court hearing mentioned that public health is more important than inventories and the sale and registration of bs-iii compliant vehicles will not be permited from 1st april 2017.according to sources in the auto industry, there are 75,000 unsold bs-iii commercial vehicles, 16,000 passenger vehicles, 40,000 three-wheelers and 6.71 lakh two-wheelers. hero mot...






supreme court bans sale of bs-iii vehicles from 1st april 2017, auto news, et au


new delhi: in a major setback to the indian automotive industry, supreme court has banned sale of bharat stage iii (bs-iii) vehicles after march 31, 2017. the automobile industry has an unsold bs-iii vehicles stock of 8.24 lakh units.post the announcement shares of india's largest two-wheeler manufacturer hero motocorp shares declined by about 3% and cv manufacturer ashok leyland's shares dipped by 6% from its day's height.the supreme court hearing mentioned that public health is more important than inventories and the sale and registration of bs-iii compliant vehicles will not be permited from 1st april 2017.according to sources in the auto industry, there are 75,000 unsold bs-iii commercial vehicles, 16,000 passenger vehicles, 40,000 three-wheelers and 6.71 lakh two-wheelers. hero mot...






supreme court bans sale of bs-iii vehicles from 1st april 2017, auto news, et au


new delhi: in a major setback to the indian automotive industry, supreme court has banned sale of bharat stage iii (bs-iii) vehicles after march 31, 2017. the automobile industry has an unsold bs-iii vehicles stock of 8.24 lakh units.post the announcement india's largest two-wheeler manufacturer hero motocorp shares declined by about 3% and cv manufacturer ashok leyland's shares dipped by 6% from its day's height.the supreme court hearing mentioned that public health is more important than inventories and the sale and registration of bs-iii compliant vehicles will not be permitted from 1st april 2017.according to sources in the auto industry, there are 75,000 unsold bs-iii commercial vehicles, 16,000 passenger vehicles, 40,000 three-wheelers and 6.71 lakh two-wheelers. hero motocorp has...






supreme court bans sale of bs-iii vehicles from 1st april 2017, auto news, et au


new delhi: in a major setback to the indian automotive industry, supreme court has banned sale of bharat stage iii (bs-iii) vehicles after march 31, 2017. the automobile industry has an unsold bs-iii vehicles stock of 8.24 lakh units.post the announcement india's largest two-wheeler manufacturer hero motocorp shares declined by about 3% and cv manufacturer ashok leyland's shares dipped by 6% from its day's height.the supreme court hearing mentioned that public health is more important than inventories and the sale and registration of bs-iii compliant vehicles will not be permitted from 1st april 2017.according to sources in the auto industry, there are 75,000 unsold bs-iii commercial vehicles, 16,000 passenger vehicles, 40,000 three-wheelers and 6.71 lakh two-wheelers. hero motocorp has...






epca, automakers fail to reach out at a consensus, auto news, et auto


new delhi: the logjam over the decision to ban registration of non-bs-iv vehicles in ncr from april 1 continued with epca and automobile manufacturers failing to hammer out a consensus. the environmentpollution prevention and control authority (epca) reprimanded major automobile manufacturers for remaining adamant on their stand that abiding by any cut-off date was difficult as their inventory will take time to clear off. manufacturers said it was difficult to set a time-frame by which they would exhaust their bs-iii emission compliant stock of commercial vehicles and three-wheelers. there was confusion over figures provided by society of indian automobile manufacturers (siam) in this regard.read also:carmakers cry foul over rollout of bs-iv; raises issue of inventory however, the compani






epca, automakers fail to reach out at a consensus, auto news, et auto


new delhi: the logjam over the decision to ban registration of non-bs-iv vehicles in ncr from april 1 continued with epca and automobile manufacturers failing to hammer out a consensus. the environmentpollution prevention and control authority (epca) reprimanded major automobile manufacturers for remaining adamant on their stand that abiding by any cut-off date was difficult as their inventory will take time to clear off. manufacturers said it was difficult to set a time-frame by which they would exhaust their bs-iii emission compliant stock of commercial vehicles and three-wheelers. there was confusion over figures provided by society of indian automobile manufacturers (siam) in this regard.read also:carmakers cry foul over rollout of bs-iv; raises issue of inventory however, the compani






high court raps delhi govt on non-payment of salary to prosecutors


by: pti | new delhi | published:march 5, 2017 12:56 pm delhi high court. (file photo)the delhi high court has taken a serious note of non-payment of salary and ancillary expenses to public prosecutors by the aap government, saying that it could “seriously impede proceedings” in criminal cases. it said despite orders and directions, no steps “at all” have been taken to ensure payment of prosecutors’ fee. “rent, staff salary, subscriptions, conveyance etc. are such expenses which have to be incurred by lawyers, payment whereof does not wait. essential personal expenses have also to be met.“anxiety about meeting these expenses, dissatisfaction and discontent amongst the prosecutors for non-payment of legitimate entitlement can seriously impede the assistance to courts on be...






delhi lt governor anil baijal orders scrapping of aap govt’s ‘feedback unit’


by: pti | new delhi | published:march 31, 2017 6:41 pm delhi lt governor anil baijal. (file photo)delhi lt governor anil baijal has ordered shutting down of the aap government-appointed ‘feedback unit’, months after cbi registered a preliminary enquiry to look into its setting up without the lg’s nod. the unit was created under the vigilance department last year to reportedly “gather relevant information and actionable feedback” about officials and departments under the delhi government.it was also tasked to lay out traps to catch the bribe taking bureaucrats red handed.“the lt governor has ordered closure of the feedback unit in the first week of march,” sources said.meanwhile, deputy chief minister manish sisodia said there is nothing wrong in setting up such a unit by...






alive to earlier orders that aadhaar should be voluntary: sc to govt


by: pti | new delhi | published:april 27, 2017 9:11 pm “we are alive to the orders passed by this court which says it should be voluntary,” said a bench comprising justices a k sikri and ashok bhushan.the supreme court on thursday said it was “alive” to its earlier orders which had held that aadhaar should be “voluntary”.“we are alive to the orders passed by this court which says it should be voluntary,” a bench comprising justices a k sikri and ashok bhushan said.the apex court made these observations while hearing the petitions challenging the constitutional validity of section 139aa of the income tax (it) act, which was introduced through the latest budget and the finance act 2017.section 139aa of it act provides for mandatory quoting of aadhaar or enrolment id of a...






prohibitory orders across delhi to stop jat agitators


by: pti | new delhi | published:march 18, 2017 11:25 pm jat protesters in delhi (express photo)entry of people to lutyens’ delhi will be restricted from sunday as delhi police has decided to impose prohibitory orders to prevent jat community members from going ahead with their march to parliament on monday. delhi police has decided to impose prohibitory orders under crpc section 144 across the national capital from sunday and put a strict vigil in lutyens’ delhi on monday to prevent protesters.the all india jat aarakshan sangarsh samiti (aijass), which is spearheading the agitation demanding reservations in education and government jobs, has given a call for a march to the national capital to gherao parliament and to hold dharnas on the delhi border blocking all highways to press ...






rajasthan budget 2017 highlights: govt to spend rs 6000 cr on clean drinking wat


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: march 8, 2017 1:50 pm rajasthan chief minister vasundhara raje (express photo by rohit jain paras)chief minister vasundhara raje presented the state financial budget for fiscal year 2017-18 in the assembly.here are the highlights1:33 pm: the cm’s speech has concluded. at more than three hours, it was one of the longest speeches.1:32 pm: in a bid to boost digital payments, a cut will be enforced in online ticket booking of movies.1:27 pm: stamp duty has been cut across several sectors, patrika reported.1:25 pm: police training school to be set up in udaipur; govt to take more steps to make it easier for registration of startups under the startup india programme.1:24 pm: cigarettes will get more expensive.1:22 pm: the chief minister is now ...






carmakers cry foul over rollout of bs-iv; raises issue of inventory, auto news,


new delhi: a meeting called by the sc-mandated environment pollution control authority on a countrywide rollout of bs-iv norms by april 1 saw plenty of fireworks on friday with the society of indian automobile manufacturers raising the issue of inventory of non-bs-iv vehicles.siam claimed it has an expected pending inventory of about 7.5 lakh two-wheelers, 75,000 commercial vehicles (trucks and buses), 45,000 three-wheelers and 20,000 p enger vehicles as on april 1, 2017. epca, at a meeting held in october 2016, had directed that vehicle manufacturers exhaust their stock of non-bs-iv vehicles before april 1.siam’s executive director kk gandhi (technical), however, on friday said: “it’s impossible for us to meet this april 1 deadline because of market forces and the impact of demoneti ion.






ban on registration of unapproved plots back in tamil nadu, real estate news, et


chennai: the blanket ban on registration of unapproved plots in tamil nadu is back.the first bench of chief justice indira banerjee and justice m sundar restrained authorities from registering and re-registering any plot that is part of an unapproved layout for the next three weeks or until further orders.more importantly, the bench also called for details of registration of unapproved plots registered in violation of the court's september 9, 2016 ban order.“for a period of three weeks from date or until further orders, whichever is earlier, the authorities are restrained from registering instruments relating to the transfer of ownership of lands converted as house sites, without the permission for development of such land from the planning authority concerned, irrespective of whether t...






india is now the world’s biggest two-wheeler market


new delhi: india has overtaken china to emerge as the world's biggest market for two-wheelers. a total of 17.7 million two-wheelers were sold here last year, that's over 48,000 units every day. neighbouring china trailed with 16.8 million units sold, according to officials from industry body society of indian automobile manufacturers (siam) as well as data from china association of automobile manufacturers. besides rising incomes and growing infrastructure in rural areas, one big reason for the spurt in sales has been women commuters+ who like the ease of zipping in and out of chaotic city traffic on their gearless scooters. for honda, which leads the scooter market, the share of women is at 35%. the market in china has been on a decline over the past few yea...






jat stir: prohibitory orders across delhi to stop jat agitators


new delhi: entry of people to lutyens' delhi will be restricted from tomorrow as delhi police has decided to impose prohibitory orders to prevent jat community members from going ahead with their march to parliament on monday. delhi police has decided to impose prohibitory orders under crpc section 144 across the national capital from tomorrow and put a strict vigil in lutyens' delhi on monday to prevent protesters. also read - jat stir: section 144 imposed, internet services suspended in haryanametro services to be severely curtailedstop jats from reaching delhi, home ministry tells statesthe all india jat aarakshan sangarsh samiti (aijass), which is spearheading the agitation demanding reservations in education and government jobs, has given a call for a march to the national capital t..






supreme court, auto news, et auto


new delhi: the supreme court on monday clarified that the ban on sale and registration of bharat stage-iii (bs-iii ) vehicles is not applicable to equipment used for farming and construction. tractors, harvesters and construction equipment vehicles have different emission norms and they need not follow the guidelines given to two-wheelers and commercial vehicles. the apex court had on march 29 ruled that vehicles not compliant with bs iv emission standards, cannot be sold after march 31. it was later conveyed to the court that technically and financially it was impractical to convert bs iii vehicles to bs iv, also that unsold inventories form miniscule part of 19 crore vehicles are already on indian roads.indian construction equipment manufacturers' association president anand sundaresan .






india is now world’s biggest 2-wheeler market


new delhi: india has overtaken china to emerge as the world's biggest market for two-wheelers. a total of 17.7 million two-wheelers were sold here last year, that's over 48,000 units every day. neighbouring china trailed with 16.8 million units sold, according to officials from industry body society of indian automobile manufacturers (siam) as well as data from china association of automobile manufacturers. besides rising incomes and growing infrastructure in rural areas, one big reason for the spurt in sales has been women commuters who like the ease of zipping in and out of chaotic city traffic on their gearless scooters. for honda, which leads the scooter market, the share of women is at 35%. the market in china has been on a decline over the past few years, perha...






j-k: amid student protests, govt orders suspension of social media services for


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: april 26, 2017 7:58 pm a burqa clad kashmiri school girl throws stones at indian paramilitary soldiers during a protest in srinagar. (ap photo)in the wake of prevailing situation in the valley, jammu and kashmir government on wednesday ordered suspension of social media in the trouble-hit region for a period of one month or till further orders are in place. according to officials, the home department via a order said that social media services in the valley shall not be transmitted with immediate effect for a period of one month or till further orders.officials further said that the state home department has invoked powers conferred on it under indian telegraph act and information technology act to take this decision. however, it was not ...






e-vehicles push: government to focus on public transport for impact


by: pti | new delhi | published:march 10, 2017 7:20 pm the government’s top brass including senior ministers met on thursday to chalk out a plan to promote electric vehicles in the country. (ap photo/tsering topgyal)the centre will promote large-scale use of electric vehicles in the country by focussing on public transport system that includes taxis, buses and three-wheelers, since the move is likely to help in lowering the pollution level, a top official said today. “we will be focusing mostly on the public transport. we were not leaving behind the passenger vehicles and private vehicles but the focus will be on public transport, shared taxis, three wheelers where the impact (in terms of lowering pollution) will be much more,” girish shankar, secretary in the department of heav...






india court bans sale of 800,000 vehicles over emission levels


these include mainly motorcycles but also commercial vehicles and three-wheelersnew delhi: india’s top court on wednesday banned the sale of more than 800,000 new vehicles that fall short of new emissions standards, declaring public health more important than company profits.the supreme court ordered a halt to the sale and registration of vehicles that will not meet new pollution standards come april 1, when a cleaner model of engine will become the norm.the ruling is expected to affect as many as 824,000 vehicles not yet sold or registered, said the society of indian automobile manufacturers (siam).these include mainly motorcycles but also commercial vehicles and three-wheelers, the press trust of india reported.“the health of the people is far, far more important than the commercial ...






bs 3 vehicles: discounts post bs-iii ban leads to 'diwali-dhanteras' rush for tw


new delhi: sales of scooters and motorcycles shot through the roof as the heavy discounts+ on bs-iii inventory -- that gets banned from saturday+ -- saw a massive rush from customers across most of the towns and cities. companies such as hero moto, honda motorcycles and scooter india (hmsi), tvs and bajaj auto threw in last-minute discounts to clear the piled-up inventory after the supreme court decided against their registration in its order earlier this week. "it's like diwali and dhanteras rush. we are flooded with customers," a leading dealer told toi. "its a mad rush. most of the inventory is sold out, but we are still getting walk-ins and calls from customers who are looking to make a killing due to the unprecedented discounts," a top dealer ...






india is now the world’s biggest two-wheeler market, auto news, et auto


new delhi: india has overtaken china to emerge as the world’s biggest market for two-wheelers. a total of 17.7 million two-wheelers were sold here last year, that’s over 48,000 units every day.neighbouring china trailed with 16.8 million units sold, according to officials from industry body society of indian automobile manufacturers (siam) as well as data from china association of automobile manufacturers.besides rising incomes and growing infrastructure in rural areas, one big reason for the spurt in sales has been women commuters who like the ease of zipping in and out of chaotic city traffic on their gearless scooters. for honda, which leads the scooter market, the share of women is at 35%.the market in china has been on a decline over the past few years, perhaps due to the fast-pac...