2021 Maruti Swift gets three new dual tone options among other changes.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk in one of his moods.
A burnt wreckage of a Hyundai Kona Electric vehicle is seen after it caught fire in South Korea. (via REUTERS)
Screengrab from a video posted on Youtube by Dr. Tim.
Fabia 2021 will be in its fourth-generation in several European markets.
Mercedes A-Class Limousine is aimed at young achievers and first-time luxury car buyers. (HT Auto/Sabyasachi Dasgupta)
Mercedes A-Class Limousine is aimed at young achievers and first-time luxury car buyers. (HT Auto/Sabyasachi Dasgupta)

With young at heart in mind, Mercedes A-Class Limousine aims to open new segment

  • Mercedes will launch A-Class Limousine in India on March 25. Expect the car to be priced aggressively to appeal to its target audience.
  • In an interview to HT Auto, Santosh Iyer of Mercedes-Benz India explains why A-Class Limousine holds a lot of promise.

Bengaluru: Members of a Church, adhering to social distancing norms, sing and pray while sitting in their cars after parking them on ground during drive-in worship, amid the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru, Sunday, June 14, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)(PTI14-06-2020_000068B) (PTI)
Bengaluru: Members of a Church, adhering to social distancing norms, sing and pray while sitting in their cars after parking them on ground during drive-in worship, amid the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru, Sunday, June 14, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)(PTI14-06-2020_000068B) (PTI)

Nitin Gadkari seeks fully localised manufacturing of auto components

  • Gadkari said that increase of basics customs duty on components imported will encourage local manufacturers and help to keep costs down.

Innova Crysta (top) has managed to constantly re-invent itself to glue the crown on its head among cars with three rows of seating. But newer rivals are keen to mount a serious challenge.
Innova Crysta (top) has managed to constantly re-invent itself to glue the crown on its head among cars with three rows of seating. But newer rivals are keen to mount a serious challenge.

From Safari and Hector Plus to Hyundai Alcazar, is Innova Crysta under threat?

  • Hyundai Alcazar will soon join the likes of Tata Safari and MG Hector Plus to possibly mount a challenge to Toyota Innova Crysta.
  • Innova Crysta has been a segment leader among large MPVs but three-row SUVs may change the dynamics of the game.

On February 25, the petrol price in New Delhi was just 7 paise short of  ₹91, at  ₹90.93 per litre. (PTI)
On February 25, the petrol price in New Delhi was just 7 paise short of 91, at 90.93 per litre. (PTI)

Petrol and diesel prices in major Indian cities today

  • Petrol and diesel prices were hiked for 12 consecutive days since February 9 before the latest 2 day pause.
  • Nearly 50% of the retail price for both petrol and diesel are attributed to central and state government taxes.

File photo used for representational purpose. (REUTERS)
2021 Kawasaki Ninja 300 gets a new paint scheme.
MG Motor India has reached a production milestone of 50,000 units.
Elon Musk has been swapping the top spot with Bezos since January as the value of Tesla fluctuated. (AP)
Elon Musk has been swapping the top spot with Bezos since January as the value of Tesla fluctuated. (AP)

Elon Musk no longer the world's richest man. Loses $15.2 billion after a tweet

  • Musk has dropped back to the second position on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index with a net worth of $183.4 billion which is down from a peak of $210 billion in January.
  • Musk has been swapping the top spot with Bezos since January as the value of Tesla fluctuated.

2021 Maruti Swift gets three new dual tone options.
2021 Kawasaki Ninja 300 gets a new paint scheme.
Representational image of 2020 Hyundai Creta design sketch. Image Credits: Hyundai Motor India
Representational photo of electric vehicles charging
Amazon India will acquire Mahindra Treo Zor electric tri-wheeler for its delivery fleet.
2021 Bajaj Pulsar 180
Piaggio Ape E-Xtra FX
The all-new BMW R 18 Classic is a nostalgic touring bike that echoes the beginnings of great touring cruiser models.
The all-new BMW R 18 Classic is a nostalgic touring bike that echoes the beginnings of great touring cruiser models.

The all-new BMW R 18 Classic debuts in India

  • The all-new BMW R 18 Classic comes with a standard warranty for three years, unlimited kilometers, with an option to extend the warranty to fourth and fifth year.

Lucid Air sedan's claimed range of 832 kms on single charge is better than even Tesla cars.
Kolkata: A woman on duty at a petrol pump during the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19, in Kolkata, Tuesday, April 14, 2020. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)  (PTI14-04-2020_000088A) (PTI)
As opposed to the laid-back cruiser stance, the new models seem to have a taller and more upright stance. Image Credits: YouTube/Royal Bangalorean Raj
File photo of cars getting CNG filled at a station in New Delhi. (MINT_PRINT)
The spotted Tata Tiago limited edition can be seen finished in a shade of Daytona Grey. Image Credits: YouTube/ TheCarsShow by Arsh Jolly
The styling revision on the upcoming SE variant is in sync with EcoSport's international models which are manufactured and exported from India.
The Safari Adventure Persona is differentiated from the regular trims with its distinctive exterior colour theme and blacked-out alloy wheels.
The Safari Adventure Persona is differentiated from the regular trims with its distinctive exterior colour theme and blacked-out alloy wheels.

Tata Safari Adventure Persona priced at 20.20 lakh. What makes it special

  • The Adventure Persona edition of the Tata Safari comes based on the top-spec XZ+ trim.
  • The Safari Adventure Persona is differentiated from the regular trim with its distinctive exterior colour theme and blacked-out alloy wheels.

HSRP, FASTag and more: Get your paperwork done right
Hero MotoCorp Splendor was the topselling model in the list in January 2021.
Nissan Magnite (left) and Renault Kiger are promising to take the battle in the sub-compact SUV space to the next level.
Nissan Magnite (left) and Renault Kiger are promising to take the battle in the sub-compact SUV space to the next level.

Renault Kiger vs Nissan Magnite: Cousins in arms, rivals on road

  • Renault Kiger and Nissan Magnite are the new kids on the block in the sub-compact SUV.
  • Both Kiger and Nissan are coming out of the same plant near Chennai and will have to fight not just against each other but a long list of rivals in the segment.

Tata Safari once made the base for SUVs in India, and in the latest 2021 avatar, it has marked a return as a completely new and modern vehicle. (Image: HT Auto/Sabyasachi Dasgupta)
Tata Safari once made the base for SUVs in India, and in the latest 2021 avatar, it has marked a return as a completely new and modern vehicle. (Image: HT Auto/Sabyasachi Dasgupta)

2021 Tata Safari launched in India starting at 14.69 lakh

  • 2021 Safari is the second model (after Harrier) to come based on the Omegarc architecture which is derived from the Land Rover's legendary D8 platform.

Kawasaki has announced the arrival of the new bikes via a social media post. (Representational image of 2019 Ninja 300)
Kawasaki has announced the arrival of the new bikes via a social media post. (Representational image of 2019 Ninja 300)

Kawasaki to launch two new bikes in India soon

  • While Kawasaki hasn't announced which exact models will go on sale in the country, sources suggest that one of the bikes will be the Ninja 300 in the latest 2021 iteration.

Vehicle line up for CNG filling in New Delhi.
File photo of Elon Musk (REUTERS)
Hyundai Shield of Trust is aimed at providing peace of mind to new car buyers. (HT Auto/Sabyasachi Dasgupta)
2020 Hyundai Creta
Petrol and diesel prices in India have risen each of the last 13 days. (AFP)
Petrol and diesel prices in India have risen each of the last 13 days. (AFP)

Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged on Sunday

  • In last 13 days petrol and diesel prices have surged 3.63 and 3.84 per litre.
  • On Saturday, petrol and diesel prices touched an all-time high with a hike of 39 paise per litre and 37 paise a litre, respectivelty.

File photo used for representational purpose only (AFP)
Lucid Air sedan's claimed range of 832 kms on single charge is better than even Tesla cars.
Lucid Air sedan's claimed range of 832 kms on single charge is better than even Tesla cars.

Lucid Motors is said to near deal to go public via Klein’s SPAC

  • Klein, a former Citigroup Inc. rainmaker, will use Churchill Capital Corp IV, his largest SPAC that has raised more than $2 billion, for the transaction.
  • The special purpose acquisition company has been in talks to raise between $1 billion and $1.5 billion in funding from institutional investors to support the transaction.

FILE PHOTO: The Rivian R1T all-electric truck is pictured at an event, held by the electric vehicle startup, for customers who preordered the truck, in Mill Valley, California, U.S., January 25, 2020. REUTERS/Nathan Frandino/File Photo (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: The Rivian R1T all-electric truck is pictured at an event, held by the electric vehicle startup, for customers who preordered the truck, in Mill Valley, California, U.S., January 25, 2020. REUTERS/Nathan Frandino/File Photo (REUTERS)

Rivian R1T shows off its off-roading skills

  • Rivian electric pickup truck delivery to start in June 2021.
  • Rivian will start delivery of its R1S SUV from August 2021.

Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe
The Honda CB 350 RS is basically the H'Ness wearing new clothes and shoes. (Image: HT Auto/Prashant Singh)
Representational image of a fuel cell launched by the government of France in 2019. Image Credits: Cyril Garrabos
World premiere of Skoda Kushaq will take place in March.
Renault Kiger comes in four variants and with two petrol engine and three transmission options.
File photo used for representational purpose.
Elon Musk's Tesla has retained its spot as the most valuable carmaker for the second day by increasing its lead over other manufacturers. (REUTERS)
Elon Musk's Tesla has retained its spot as the most valuable carmaker for the second day by increasing its lead over other manufacturers. (REUTERS)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reclaims title of world's richest man after SpaceX round

  • Elon Musk surpassed Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, who recently reclaimed the title as the world’s richest person for a brief period after Tesla shares fell, pulling down Musk's net worth.

Representational photo of electric vehicles charging
 Foxconn set up a joint venture with Chinese carmaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. last month. Image: AFP
Foxconn set up a joint venture with Chinese carmaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. last month. Image: AFP

iPhone assembler Foxconn to help launch electric cars this year

  • Foxconn has been seeking to strengthen its automotive capabilities at a time when technology companies including its customer Apple Inc. are looking to expand in vehicles.

Both the bikes (Honda H'Ness CB 350 and Royal Enfield Meteor 350) have been priced in the same range and are similarly equipped too.
Musk also defended Tesla's action to invest in Bitcoin. File photo of Elon Musk. (AFP)
The Pulsar 180 has made a comeback in the Indian market in the latest BS 6 avatar.
New Delhi: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said he will launch an all-new electric tractor in India in the next 15 days.  (PTI)
New Delhi: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said he will launch an all-new electric tractor in India in the next 15 days. (PTI)

Nitin Gadkari to launch an all-new electric tractor in India by March first week

  • Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said he will launch an all-new electric tractor in India in the next 15 days.
  • The minister didn't give any indication about what to expect from India's upcoming electric tractor.

As per sources, Ford to make a decision in about a month on whether to proceed with Mahindra in a different form or not.  (AFP)
Illustration of NASA's Mars 2020 rover using its drill to core a rock sample. (Photo courtesy: NASA)
Illustration of NASA's Mars 2020 rover using its drill to core a rock sample. (Photo courtesy: NASA)

NASA's six-wheeled Perseverance rover safely lands on Mars

  • The NASA Perseverance rover has landed on Mars' Jezero Crater after travelling a distance of around 300 million miles in nearly seven months.
  • Nicknamed Percy, the rover's primary task is to collect rock samples from the planet to evaluate the existence of life there.

Kolkata: A woman on duty at a petrol pump during the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19, in Kolkata, Tuesday, April 14, 2020. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)  (PTI14-04-2020_000088A) (PTI)
Benelli has also started bookings for the Leoncino 500 SB 6 at a token amount of  ₹10,000.
The entire stock body kit of the motorcycle was stripped off and replaced with a new custom kit. Image Credits: Bike Exif
First batch of Maruti Suzuki Jimny SUV being exported from Mundra port.