The order book is nothing to be happy about and the long waiting period of the past is all but over.

With petrol prices hiked again today and fears remaining about price volatility of the deregulated fuel, auto manufacturers in the country are expecting a jump in demand for diesel-driven passenger vehicles.

Oil marketing companies, reeling under huge losses due to high crude price in the international market and the rupee depreciation, raised petrol prices today by Rs 7.50. But diesel prices, which are still regulated, were left untouched.

Soaring fuel costs and its expected scarce availability in the future has led utility vehicle market leader Mahindra & Mahindra to explore opportunities in the unconventional space powering new vehicles, such as sports utility vehicles (SUV) and mini cars.

The Mumbai-based company is simultaneously working on concepts such as full hybrids, battery-powered powertrains, bio-diesel, fuel-cells and hydrogen-powered engines.

An expected drop in sales may prompt Mahindra & Mahindra to cut scheduled capacity expansion plans, if the government goes ahead with the imposition of additional tax on diesel vehicles, according to the country’s biggest maker of sports utility vehicles.

M&M president (automotive and farm equipment sectors) Pawan Goenka on Tuesday said that the city-based company would be “affected like anybody else” if the diesel tax comes in

NEW DELHI: Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) on Monday launched the world's first hydrogen-fuel-run three-wheeler HyAlfa that will ply in Delhi soon.

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“Just imagine travelling from Connaught Place to Delhi international airport for an energy cost of Rs 10 and doing so in air-conditioned, climate controlled comfort in your own car without emitting

Music blared and white smoke swirled in the cavernous Tata Motors hall at the Delhi Auto Expo as an excited crowd milled near a stage displaying the company's new hybrid car.

Car makers are increasingly seeing sport-utility and multi-purpose vehicles tailored to Indian conditions as a growing opportunity in the country, where the buyer, they say, is prepared to pay more

Ambiguity over diesel pricing and possibility of additional duty on diesel cars have forced several carmakers, including market leader Maruti Suzuki, to go slow on or even abandon their expansion p