Category: Automobile

Uber to pay $5.79 mn to Washington state for data breach

San Francisco: American ride-sharing giant Uber will pay about $5.79 million to drivers and passengers in Washington state for failing…

Germany outpaces US as leading car exporter to China

Beijing: Germany has surpassed the United States to become the leading car exporter to the Chinese market amid the US-Chinese…

Ola to monitor rides real-time for passenger safety

Bengaluru: In a bid to step up passenger safety, Indian cab-hailing major Ola has rolled out a real-time ride monitoring…

Tesla building own car carriers to boost deliveries: Musk

San Francisco: Aiming to ramp up delivery of its Model 3 cars, electric car maker Tesla has started manufacturing its…

Workers at India Yamaha Motor, Eicher Motors and others on strike

Chennai: About 750 workers at the Japanese two wheeler maker India Yamaha Motor's plant near here are on strike protesting…

BMW to pause UK output of Minis after Brexit

London: BMW will stop production at its Mini factory in Oxford for several weeks to avoid supply disruption in case…

Ferrari ‘reasonably optimistic’ about new F1 car design deal

Maranello: Ferrari boss Louis Camilleri said on Tuesday that he was "reasonably optimistic" about reaching an agreement on the new…

Ferrari quietly revs up for hybrid cars by 2022

Italy: Most of the cars made by Ferrari will be hybrid petrol-electric by 2022, the Italian luxury car manufacturer said…

Slovakia faces challenge of shifting gear into e-cars

Slovakia: A small country but ranked as a major automaker, Slovakia now risks paying a heavy price should it miss…

Yamaha unveils ‘Niken’- a new motorbike with three wheels

Tokyo: Leading motorcycle maker Yamaha unveiled its new tricycle motorbike, 'Niken', earlier this week. Mr. Yoshihiro Hidaka, President and CEO…

Another key Tesla executive resigns

San Francisco: Electric car maker Tesla's Vice President of Global Supply Management Liam O' Connor has resigned from the company.…

Volkswagen won’t confirm claim it will quit Iran

Germany: Car giant Volkswagen declined Thursday to confirm a claim by American ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell that it would…

TVS Radeon launched in Rajasthan

Jaipur: TVS Motor Company on Wednesday launched a new 110cc commuter motorcycle -- Radeon, in Rajasthan. Speaking at the launch…

Ferrari’s new crossover named, will be launched in 2022

Ferrari will call its upcoming crossover the Purosangue (Italian for thoroughbred), and it'll arrive by the end of 2022, according…

Tesla confirms it is under probe by US Justice Department

San Francisco: Electric car maker Tesla has confirmed that it is under probe by the US Department of Justice (DOJ)…

Indian cab aggregator Ola to launch in New Zealand

Bengaluru: Indian ride-sharing major Ola on Tuesday said it will soon launch its services in New Zealand starting with Auckland,…

Saudi Arabia invests $1bn in Tesla competitor Lucid

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Monday announced it has signed off on a $1 billion investment in US carmaker Lucid Motors…

Tesla tumbles on new executive departures, Musk interview

New York: Shares of Tesla Motors tumbled Friday as investors were rattled by the departures of two executives and a…

Volkswagen to end iconic ‘Beetle’ cars in 2019

New York:Volkswagen announced Thursday it would end production of its iconic "Beetle" cars in 2019 after adding a pair of…

Base effect dents August passenger vehicles sale

New Delhi: Unfavourable base effect, along with high fuel and interest costs, dented the monthly sales of domestic passenger vehicles…