India’s 2-wheeler market back? Bajaj Auto domestic sales up 77% in Nov

Bajaj Auto Ltd. registered a healthy 31% year-on-year increase in overall vehicular sales for November 2023, one of the country’s leading two and three-wheeler manufacturers stated today. The performance was led by the whopping 77% jump in domestic sales. According to the regulatory report submitted by the Pune-based company, Bajaj Auto clocked total sales of […]

Here are 10 upcoming Royal Enfield models likely to be launched in 2023, 2024

Royal Enfield, the two-wheeler division of Eicher Motors, is preparing for an exciting lineup of new motorcycle launches over the next few years. With a rich 120-year history and a strong heritage in building classic styled motorcycles, Royal Enfield has seen a resurgence in popularity and sales growth in recent years. However, it is also […]

Royal Enfield working on new EV platform, may venture out of segment

The wait for an electric motorcycle from Royal Enfield may be about to come to a close soon, but the company is considering venturing out of its traditional segment. The iconic motorcycle maker is working on an all-new electric vehicle platform and could look beyond its traditional mid-sized segment when it launches its first electric […]

Bajaj Auto beats Hero MotoCorp, TVS Motor Co in December two-wheeler sales

Bajaj Auto emerged as the best performer in December two-wheeler sales in the domestic market by posting relatively flat numbers while others such as TVS Motor Co and Hero MotoCorp saw sharp declines in their India sales. Bajaj Auto escaped the sharp declines by reporting sales of 1.28 lakh units in India in the final […]

Bleak November auto sales: Bajaj Auto, Escorts report declines

With the pent-up demand getting exhausted and the overall economy reeling under the impact of rising inflation and the after-effects of two waves of COVID-19, auto sales seem to be coming under pressure post the festival period. Two of the earliest companies to report their November numbers, Bajaj Auto and tractor maker Escorts, have both […]

Royal Enfield starts assembling unit in Thailand, targets SE Asia

Royal Enfield, India’s largest retro, semi-premium motorcycle brand, said its third assembly plant outside India started operations in Thialand. The plant, which will assemble the parts manufactured at the main plants in Chennai in India, will cater to markets such as Indonesia and Vietnam, besides the Thai market. Due to ASEAN trade pacts, it is […]

Revolt bike network to expand to 75 cities by early 2022

RattanIndia Enterprises, led by IndiaBulls founder Rajiv Rattan, has announced plans to open Revolt electric bike showrooms in 60 new cities by early next year, which will take the total number of showrooms to 75. These new cities include Kolkata, Chandigarh, Lucknow and the national capital. The current crop of showrooms are located in Bangalore, […]

Hero MotoCorp to stick to scooters in major EV push in March

Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest maker of motorized two-wheelers, said it will start its EV journey in March with a scooter developed fully in-house, but said current technology and battery prices prohibit the launch of electric motorcycles aimed at the mass market. The company has already announced that it would launch an electric vehicle in […]

TVS Motor Co announces expansion plans for South Africa

Chennai-based TVS Motor Company said it has signed a distribution partnership with ETG Logistics, part of a prominent South African business group present in over 70 countries across Africa, South East Asia, the Indian Sub-Continent, Latin America and the Middle East. ETGL will operate 30 dealerships for TVS Motor Company in South Africa as part […]

Desi firms enter race to make Li-ion batteries

Sharda Motor Industries, a New Delhi-based manufacturer of auto parts such as suspensions and catalytic converters, and the Kinetic group of Pune have become two of the rare Indian firms to dare to enter the cut-throat world of lithium-ion battery manufacturing. The supply of Li-ion batteries is currently almost completely controlled by Chinese companies, which […]

Hero’s battery swapping bikes could arrive early next year

Hero MotoCorp, which announced a partnership with Taiwan-based battery swapping company Gogoro, said its new range of e-bikes with swapping technology will hit the Indian market next year, possibly as early as Jan-Mar. Niranjan Gupta, Chief Financial Officer at the world’s largest two-wheeler maker, said the company is working on bringing out electric bikes that […]

Hero MotoCorp to introduce battery swapping network

Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest maker of two-wheeler vehicles, today announced a tie-up with Taiwan-based Gogoro to introduce the latter’s battery swapping technology in India. Hero MotoCorp, one of the biggest makers of electric scooters in India, will bring Gogoro‚Äôs battery swapping platform to India. Under the agreement, Hero will get access to Gogoro’s innovations […]