TOI Auto Weekly: TOI Auto Weekly: Personal mobility revs up vehicle sales in June

NEW DELHI: The increasing need for personal mobility due to the Covid-19 pandemic along with healthy rural demand accelerated the sales momentum of the automobile industry in July. A week to look forward to as Kia Motors is all set to take the covers off the Sonet SUV. Read these and more, in this week’s TOI Auto Weekly: Green shoots:Maruti Suzuki India said its domestic sales in July stood at 1,01,307 units as against 1,00,006 units in July 2019. Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) saw its domestic sales at 38,200…

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TOI Auto Weekly: TOI Auto Weekly: Personal mobility revs up vehicle sales in July

NEW DELHI: The increasing need for personal mobility due to the Covid-19 pandemic along with healthy rural demand accelerated the sales momentum of the automobile industry in July. A week to look forward to as Kia Motors is all set to take the covers off the Sonet SUV. Read these and more, in this week’s TOI Auto Weekly: Green shoots:Maruti Suzuki India said its domestic sales in July stood at 1,01,307 units as against 1,00,006 units in July 2019. Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) saw its domestic sales at 38,200…

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Maruti July domestic sales up 1.3%, Hyundai down 2% as auto sector crawl towards recovery

NEW DELHI: The country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India on Saturday reported a 1.3% increase in domestic passenger vehicle sales in July while that of the second biggest maker Hyundai Motor India fell by just 2%, signalling recovery in the sector hit hard by COVID-19. Other manufacturers, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) and Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) reported huge declines in their domestic sales during the month. Maruti Suzuki India said its domestic sales in July stood at 1,01,307 units as against 1,00,006 units in July 2019 with sales of…

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Hero Xtreme 160R review: Hero Xtreme 160R, most-affordable 160-cc sporty-commuter, reviewed

NEW DELHI: After a brief hiatus, Hero MotoCorp has forayed into the 160-cc, sporty commuter segment with Xtreme 160R. Xtreme, a relatively established name, now gets a brand new engine, indigenously developed cycle parts and a head-turning design. Now, people following the Xtreme 160R would remember the 1.R concept showcased in Milan Motor Show last year. Years of R&D at Centre of Innovation and Technology, Hero MotoCorp is all set to rival the TVS Apache RTR160 4V, Bajaj Pulsar NS160 and a few others. The naked fairing looks modern and…

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Hero Xtreme 160R review: Hero Xtreme 160R road test review | Auto

Jul 29, 2020, 12:09PM ISTSource: TOI.in Hero MotoCorp has ventured into the 160-cc sporty commuter segment with 160R. Xtreme, a relatively established name, now gets a brand new engine, indigenously developed cycle parts and a head-turner design.How enjoyable and value-for-money is the latest motorcycle? We ride to you tell you: Source link

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Hero MotoCorp raises stake in Ather Energy, now owns 34.58%

NEW DELHI: Hero MotoCorp on Friday announced that it has increased its equity share in the Indian electric scooter manufacturer, Ather Energy. Hero MotoCorp will be further investing Rs 84 crore in Ather Energy, taking up the shareholding in the company to 34.58%. Before this announcement, Hero MotoCorp’s shareholding in the electric scooter manufacturer was 31.27%. The investment comes at a time when Hero MotoCorp has adopted the new vision to “Be the Future of Mobility”. Hero MotoCorp has been a part of Ather Electric’s growth since 2016, when the…

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Hero MotoCorp: Hero MotoCorp changes organisational set up to drive future growth

NEW DELHI: The country’s largest two-wheeler maker HeroMotoCorp on Tuesday said it has made high level changes in organisational structure with an aim to drive growth in the emerging business climate and create a bench-strength of future leaders. As part of strengthening its ledership team, the company has appointed Rajat Bhargava to the newly created role of Chief of Staff in the office of Chairman and CEO Pawan Munjal, HeroMotoCorp said in a regulatory filing. Bhargava has so far been heading the company’s Strategy, Global Business and Emerging Mobility Business…

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TOI Auto Weekly: TOI Auto Weekly: Audi’s show-stopper RS 7 Sportback, Maruti’s massive recall

NEW DELHI: Performance cars to family mover, this week’s launches had inclusivity. In the red zone again, SIAM revealed the data of passenger vehicle sales in June. Maruti Suzuki and Toyota Kirloskar Motor recalled 1.41 lakh units of Baleno, WagonR and Glanza over faulty pumps. Read these and more in this edition of TOI Auto Weekly: Hero and Honda share similar outlook: Despite healthy off-take in June on a sequential basis, two-wheeler major Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India is ‘cautiously optimistic’ about future sales prospects given the uncertainties over local…

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Hero MotoCorp: Long-term story of India, 2-wheeler industry remain intact: Hero MotoCorp

NEW DELHI: Two-wheeler industry faces short-term challenges due to the COVID-19 situation but the overall India growth story remained intact, Hero MotoCorp said in its Annual Report for 2019-20. Sharing information with company shareholders, Hero MotoCorp Chairman Pawan Munjal noted that there remains ample growth opportunities for the company in domestic as well international markets. “The short-term business outlook remains uncertain due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the long-term story of India and that of the two-wheeler industry remains intact, strong and positive,” Munjal said. There are ample growth opportunities…

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Hero Xtreme 200R transformed into first-responder vehicle

NEW DELHI: Hero MotoCorp on Wednesday handed over two first-responder vehicles to the Community Health Centres in Neemrana and Mundawar, in Alwar district of Rajasthan. The first-responder vehicle is a custom-built accessory on a Hero Xtreme 200R motorcycle. The first responder vehicles will be helpful for reaching out to patients in rural and remote areas and moving them to nearest hospitals. The first-responder vehicle has been equipped with a full stretcher, essential medical equipment such as first-aid kit and an oxygen cylinder. The safety features in the first-responder vehicle include…

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Hero MotoCorp presents 100 scooters to women officers of Gorakhpur Police

GORAKHPUR: Hero MotoCorp on Monday presented 100 Hero scooters to the women police officers of Gorakhpur Police Department. The fleet of scooters presented to the police officers consisted of the Hero Destini 125 and the Hero Maestro Edge 125. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath flagged off a rally of the presented scooters from Gorakhnath Mandir in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. The scooters have been equipped with GPS system, sires, flash lights, public announcement (PA) systems, pepper spray and other essential police accessories. These scooters will be helpful to the women…

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TOI Auto Weekly: TOI Auto Weekly: June sales on road to recovery, Covid claims another motor show

NEW DELHI: Sales report card for June is out and numbers suggest a gradual comeback towards pre-Covid levels. Manufacturers rely on digital launches to drive in new cars and motorcycles, with a few exciting products going on sales this week around the week. All these and more in you TOI Auto Weekly: Sales soar … far from pre-Covid: Maruti posted total sales of 57,428 units in June, with a 54% year-on-year decline. Hyundai Motor India logged 21,320 units and Mahindra 8,075 units. Maruti Suzuki Alto emerged as the top-seller with…

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