Category Archives: Autocar


Karnataka Police bans all vehicles until April 14

The Karnataka Police has taken a bold step and banned the use of vehicles in the state until April 14. This is being done to ensure that citizens adhere to the 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The Director-General of Police (DGP) of Karnataka took to Twitter on April 1...Read More

TVS bike and scooter sales see a major dip in March 2020

The TVS Motor Company reported a sharp dip in its two-wheeler sales in the month of March 2020, compared to the same period in 2019. TVS says that sales nosedived on account of the disruption in production and sales due to the novel coronavirus threat and subsequent national lockdown. In March 2019, TVS sold 3,10,885...Read More

Government grants relaxation for vehicle insurance renewal till April 21

In an effort to provide relief to motor vehicle policy holders concerned about their insurance coverage expiring during the ongoing 21-day lockdown, the government has announced an extension in the renewal dates till April 21. According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Finance, “The policyholders whose motor vehicle third party insurance policies fall...Read More

Royal Enfield posts slow sales in the month of March

Royal Enfield posted a negative sales performance in the month of March 2020, owing to the poor sentiment in the Indian market and the COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the world. Royal Enfield managed to sell 32,630 units in March 2020, while it sold 58,434 units during the same period in 2019. These figures show...Read More

Honda 2-wheelers warranty, services extended due to COVID-19 lockdown

Honda India has become the latest manufacturer to extend free service and warranty periods for its two-wheelers, owing to the current countrywide lockdown. So far, Yamaha, TVS and Bajaj have announced similar solutions, as customers may struggle to get their vehicles serviced on time or avail warranty benefits that may expire during the COVID-19 lockdown...Read More

BS6 TVS Scooty Pep Plus priced from Rs 51,754

TVS has updated the Scooty Pep Plus to comply with the BS6 norms that have just come into effect. Prices for the updated scooter start at Rs 51,754 and go up to Rs 52,954 for the Babelicious and Matte editions (ex-showroom, Delhi), respectively. These prices are between Rs 6,400 and Rs 6,700 more than their...Read More

Maruti Suzuki S-cross petrol to launch next month

Maruti Suzuki will launch the petrol-powered S-cross in India next month. The model was revealed at Auto Expo 2020 and will continue to retail via Maruti’s Nexa chain of dealerships. While the price announcement of the S-Cross petrol was planned this month, the launch has been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. As is...Read More

MG ZS EV vs Hyundai Kona Electric: Specifications comparison

2020 has witnessed the arrival of the MG ZS EV and Tata Nexon EV. While Tata’s electric SUV doesn’t have a direct rival at the moment, the larger MG squares up against the Hyundai Kona Electric. Just how close are the ZS EV and Kona Electric on size, range, features and price? Read on to...Read More

BS6 Honda Jazz teased

An updated, BS6-compliant Honda Jazz has just been teased on the Japanese carmaker’s India website. The teaser shows a darkened image of the new Jazz, though a few design details – like the grille, wheels and body-lines – are visible.  From this teaser, it appears that the exterior will remain largely unchanged in the switch...Read More

Bentley’s first EV to be a high-riding crossover sedan

Bentley has begun conceptual work on a new high-riding crossover sedan that it’s preparing to launch as its first fully electric car. The radical model will further the firm’s ambition to establish itself as the most environmentally and sustainably led premium luxury carmaker in the world. In their bid to establish global leadership in these...Read More

KTM 890 Duke R under evaluation for India, could launch in 2021

The KTM 890 Duke R made its first public appearance at EICMA 2019, but the bike is only now getting ready for sale in international markets. So far, there has been no clarity on its India plans, but we can now confirm that KTM India is evaluating the 890 R for our market and that...Read More

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