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Passenger Vehicle Wholesales Slip 13% In December Amid Chip Shortage

Jan 14, 2022 Press Trust of India

Passenger vehicle dispatches last month stood at 2,19,421 units compared to 2,52,998 units in December 2020.

Passenger Vehicle Sales Drop 13% In India In December: Report

Jan 14, 2022 Press Trust of India

Two-wheeler sales also fell 11 per cent to 10,06,062 units, compared to 11,27,917 vehicles in December 2020.

Mercedes-Benz Expects Double-Digit Sales Growth In India In 2022

The luxury carmaker retailed 11,242 units in 2021, a growth of 42.5 per cent over 7,893 units in 2020.

Over 1 Lakh 10-year-old Diesel Vehicles Deregistered In Delhi

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

"In compliance with the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) direction, the Delhi government has deregistered 1,01,247 diesel vehicles that completed 10 years on January 1, 2022. Owners of such vehicles can apply online for NOC if they want re-registration in other states," said the officer.

Chip Shortage Explained: How We Got Here And Why It Persists

Their demand had far exceeded the supply even before Covid-19 but the pandemic-induced lockdowns forced the chip-making facilities across the world to shut down.

03 November, 2021

Maruti Suzuki Sales Fell, Tata Motors Sales Spike On Dhanteras

Outlook Business Team

Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA) said the current festive season was worst for business in a decade for its retail partners across the country as chip shortage impacted supplies in passenger vehicles.

16 October, 2021

Four Things To Keep In Mind Before Going For A Car Loan

Meghna Maiti

Zero down on the loan amount and tenure to ensure you can afford the EMIs

15 October, 2021

Not A Market For Everyone

Neeraj Thakur

Ford’s India exit has brought back the focus on similar exits made by several global auto giants in the past. But, poor product strategy isn’t the only reason behind their pull-out.

28 September, 2021

PLI Scheme For Auto Sector Would Attract Investments, Boost EV Ecosystem: ICRA

Saptaparno Ghosh

The measures announced in the scheme bear the potential to make India an export hub in the global auto supply chain and increase cost competitiveness, ICRA stated

16 September, 2021

Need Clarity On Compensation Structure For Dealers: FADA President To Ford

Outlook Business Team

FADA represents 15,000 automobile dealers and 26,500 dealerships across India, it had termed the North American Automaker's exit as shocking

16 September, 2021

Rupee Spikes 5 Paise To Touch 73.45 Against US Dollar in Early Trade; Second Consecutive Day Of Fall

Outlook Business Team

The strengthening of rupee comes in the back of a string of measures and relief packages announced yesterday for the automobile and telecom sector; the announcements are expected to further foreign inflows


16 September, 2021

Will PLI Schemes Be The Gamechanger For Indian Manufacturing Sector?

Outlook Business Team

The PLI-scheme has two broad components, namely, the Champion OEM Incentive Scheme and Component Champion Incentive Scheme with the former adhering to battery powered vehicles and latter caters to advanced automotive technology components of vehicles

15 September, 2021

Union Cabinet Clears Rs 26,000 Crore Scheme To Amplify Automobile Production, Increased Focus On Electric Vehicles

Kamalika Ghosh

Union Minister Anurag Thakur said the Production-linked Incentive scheme would provide employment to over 7.6 lakh people

30 August, 2021

India's Largest Carmaker Maruti Suzuki To Hike Prices Across Models From Next Month

Outlook Web Bureau

The company said it has become imperative to pass on some impact of the additional cost to the customers through a price rise.

21 August, 2021

Auto LPG Still Finding Favour In India, Why Govt Not Helping To Boost It?

Lola Nayar

The auto LPG is the most low-hanging fruit to address vehicular pollution in cities like Delhi as its CO emission levels are less than petrol by around 20 percent.

25 May, 2021

Is It A Good Idea To Buy A Two-Wheeler On EMI?

It’s advisable to explore all your options before coming to a decision. But once you have, you’ll be only a few steps away from taking home your dream ride.


18 May, 2021

Tata Motors' Q4 Net Loss Narrows To Rs 7,585 Cr On Improved Sales


The auto major's total income in the fourth quarter stood at Rs 89,319 crore. It was at Rs 63,057 crore in the year-ago quarter.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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