Demand for diesel vehicles pushed up sales of the country’s leading auto makers in July amid concerns that the sagging economic growth and high fuel prices and interest rates will continue to pose challenges to auto sales in Asia’s third largest economy.

Nine of the industry’s 19 leading automobile manufacturers together grew volumes by 11.8 per cent to 182,822 units in July, compared to 163,572 units sold in the year-ago period. Sales in the passenger vehicle industry grew 9.7 per cent in June this year.

Car sales in India witnessed moderate growth during July with major manufacturers like Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai and Tata Motors reporting rise in their monthly numbers amid a difficult market conditi

Japanese carmaker Honda may roll out its first diesel car in India in the first half of 2013 as the fresh increase in petrol price is widely expected to dent demand for petrol cars, three people fa

Around the same time the finance minister was reading out his Budget speech, Honda Motors was applying the final touches to its long-term diesel game plan for India, which will culminate in India e

Automobile companies based in India, both homegrown and foreign brands now based here, are opposing the provisions on their sector in the proposed India-European Union free trade agreement (FTA).

In the biggest-ever replacement exercise in Indian automobile history, Tata Motors has asked an estimated 140,000 Nano owners to bring back their cars for change of the starter motor free-of-cost.

Honda, Maruti Suzuki & Toyota take lead in aggressive pricing to revive Indian car market after a slump in July

Indian buyers to feel tremors as prices of appliances may rise, auto output may suffer

The aftershocks of last month

Honda will launch its Brio small car in the country next month, six months ahead of schedule and weeks before Japanese rival Toyota rolls out its first small car in India, two people familiar with the company

Mumbai: Japanese car maker Honda Motor Company is targeting the next festive season (Diwali) in 2011 with its new small car.