2021 Auto News

Carmakers postpone launches due to surge in COVID-19 cases

Credit: autocarindia.com India is currently in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic’s second wave, and this has led various carmakers to delay the launch of their new vehicles. As the number of COVID-19 cases are rising rapidly all across the country, carmakers believe this is not the appropriate time to launch new products. Additionally, with […]

2021 Auto News

How Automobile Industry can leverage paperless solutions

Credits: www.financialexpress.com A paperless system has a significant role to play in enhancing manufacturing quality. The system collects varied data from multiple sources in a way that it’s beneficial for regulatory compliance and improved operational efficiency. India is the fourth largest vehicle market in the world and going by the projections, it is likely to […]

2021 Auto News

Second Covid-19 wave may pose downside risk to domestic auto demand

Credits: www.business-standard.com The second wave of COVID-19could pose downside risks to the domestic auto industry demand in the near term, a report said on Friday. The demand for commercial vehicles (CVs) may revive in the second quarter of 2021-22 as economic activities improve, and also due to the lower capacity in the system after consecutive […]

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Maharashtra COVID-19 curbs: Automotive companies keep plants running with limited workforce

Credits: www.moneycontrol.com The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government is allowing manufacturing units to continue production but with riders. Amid curfew-like curbs imposed under section 144 by the Maharashtra government to contain the spread of coronavirus, automotive companies have been allowed to continue vehicle production with a limited workforce. Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), Tata Motors, Mercedes-Benz and Fiat Chrysler […]

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Indian automotive sector: From resilience to resurgence

Credits: www.thehindubusinessline.com The domestic market is slowly pivoting towards repeat purchasers, international markets look promising, and some start-ups are already attempting to simplify and improve the resale process for used cars From dipping sales to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Indian automotive sector has faced many challenges these last few years. Yet, it has also bounced […]

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How and why Covid-19 disrupted production of automobiles

Credits: www.indianexpress.com The disruption of supply chains has created a shortage of chips, forcing automobile makers to slow down production. How does the global chipmaking industry work, and how did similar shocks play out earlier? Mercedes-Benz India has recently issued advertisements appealing to potential customers to bear with “a short waiting period” for vehicle deliveries. […]

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5 reasons COVID-19 pandemic gives the edge to cars, SUVs, pickups

Not long ago, in the pre-pandemic age, carmakers braced for the possibility that Americans would eventually stop buying vehicles, choosing instead to rely upon ride-hailing, especially once self-driving car technology becomes widely available. But COVID-19 has upended those expectations, swinging the pendulum back in the direction of personal car ownership as Americans say they’re increasingly likely […]