Category: Automobile

MWC2018: Huawei to showcase AI smartphone-driven car at Mobile World Congress

BARCELONA: In a first, Huawei has unveiled a technology that uses Artificial Intelligence-enabled smartphone to drive a car that can…

Elon Musk steps down from board of OpenAI to avoid conflict with Tesla

SAN FRANCISCO: SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has quit the board of OpenAI, a non-profit artificial intelligence (AI) research…

Mexico to host ‘difficult’ new round of NAFTA talks

Mexico City: Negotiators from the United States, Mexico and Canada open a new round of talks Sunday on overhauling the…

Tata Steel seeks UK government funds for Wales plant: Report

LONDON: Tata Steel is seeking UK government backing for a 60-million-pound project at its Port Talbot steelworks in Wales, according…

Porsche to launch electric vehicle in India in early 2020

Luxury car maker Porsche, part of the Volkswagen group, will launch an electric vehicle (EV) in India in the beginning…

Indian auto component cos evince interest in Slovenia

Kolkata: At least three Indian auto-component makers were scouting for opportunities in setting up manufacturing or assembly units in Slovenia,…

Volkswagen net profit more than doubles in 2017

Frankfurt Am Main: The world's largest carmaker Volkswagen said today it more than doubled net profits in 2017, with record…

Prosecutors raid former Audi board members in diesel probe

Frankfurt Am Main German prosecutors said today they had raided the homes of three people including two former board members…

ED seizes Rs 100 cr deposits, luxury cars of Nirav Modi,Choksi groups

Mumbai/New Delhi: Intensifying the crackdown on the Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi groups, the ED today said it has frozen…

Honda appoints Gaku Nakanishi as head of India operations

New Delhi: Japanese auto major Honda Motor Co today announced appointment of Gaku Nakanishi as the President & CEO of…

To drive volumes, BMW to create one new segment every year

Mumbai: BMW India, which is on an aggressive revival path following a good show in 2017 after years of lukewarm…

Auto Expo 2018: Ola, Uber fantastic, but I prefer to drive my own car, says SRK

Greater Noida: Bollywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan today said he prefers to drive his own car and he is also…

EU hits car transporters with €395 mn antitrust fine

Brussels: The EU today hit four maritime car transporters with a €395-million fine as well as slapping penalties on auto…

No time-frame decided on all electric car fleet in India: Geete

New Delhi: The government has not set any time-frame for achieving an all-electric car fleet in the country, Union Minister…

HC seeks Centre’s stand on banning crash guards on vehicles

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought the Centre's response on a plea challenging its last December's notification directing…

Electric car market jump starts cobalt prices

London: Cobalt is hitting historically high prices fuelled by the automobile industry, which needs the rare metal to make light…

Lack of policy not to hamper development of EVs, say auto-makers

NEW DELHI: Automobile manufacturers, Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra Electric and Mercedes-Benz have said that the absence of an electric vehicle (EV)…

German court could open way to bans on diesel cars

Frankfurt am Main: One of Germany's top courts will decide Thursday whether some diesel vehicles can be banned from parts…

Maxion Wheels holds Bhoomi Poojan to celebrate new plant in Pune

Pune (Maharashtra): Maxion Wheels, the world's largest wheel manufacturer, today held a ground breaking ceremony (Bhoomi Poojan) on the future…

Tata Steel, JSW Living bid for debt-ridden Bhushan Steel

Kolkata: Debt-laden Bhushan Steel Ltd on Monday said Tata Steel, JSW Living Pvt Ltd and employees of the company have…