Skoda Auto

Skoda Auto Closed Czech Plants Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and in consultation with Volkswagen Group and the KOVO union, SKODA AUTO suspended production at its Czech plants in Mladá Boleslav, Kvasiny and Vrchlabí at 22:00 last night, for an initial period of minimum two weeks. The factories are being shut down in an orderly manner in close alignment with the supply chain to ensure a smooth process. As things stand, operations are scheduled to recommence on 6 April. Meanwhile, production of SKODA models has resumed at the Chinese plants. In India and Russia, manufacturing is continuing according to plan. SKODA AUTO CEO, Bernhard Maier, explained the halt in […]

Bentley Suspends Production In Crewe Factory Till April 20

Bentley Motors will suspend production from today at its Crewe, UK, factory headquarters for four weeks.This decision is based on the accelerated rate of infection by coronavirus(COVID-19) and the resulting interruptions in supply chain that will soon be seen, as well as declining demand on some automotive markets. Production will not start again until April 20, 2020. Adrian Hallmark, Chairman and CEO of Bentley Motors, said: “The well-being of our colleagues is our number one priority and although this was a difficult decision to take, and doesn’t change our strategic direction, it was necessary to protect them as best we […]
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) is taking action in response to the coronavirus pandemic and will be suspending vehicle production. This applies from 19 March 2020 for an anticipated ten working days.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles To Suspend Production In Germany And Poland

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) is taking action in response to the coronavirus pandemic and will be suspending vehicle production. This applies from 19 March 2020 for an anticipated ten working days. The production sites affected are those in Hannover (T6.1, Amarok and eCrafter), Poznań in Poland (Caddy and T6.1) and Września in Poland (Crafter). The reasons for stopping production are the uncertain sales environment for light commercial vehicles, the suppliers’ volatile supply chains and to protect the health of all employees. Thomas Sedran, Chairman of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand’s Board of Management, says: “The coronavirus pandemic is naturally having […]

Rolls-Royce To Suspend Production Due To COVID-19

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced today that production at the company’s Goodwood-based manufacturing plant will be suspended from Monday 23 March for two weeks.  In order to further secure the health and welfare of the employees of the company this suspension will be followed by an already-planned two-week Easter maintenance shutdown. The decision to close the plant arises due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus globally, which has affected production and supply of components to automakers. Moreover, the virus is posing a major health risk, given its airborne nature. Thus in order to ensure the safety and health of the workers […]

Best Ways To Sanitize Your Car Against Coronavirus

The pandemic of Coronavirus, a.k.a., COVID-19 has spread to most portions of the globe. People are urged to work from home. However, some profiles require you to be on the road. So, despite issues, you may have to use your vehicle. Here are the best tips to sanitize your vehicle In the wake of the recent pandemic of Coronavirus, most of the countries have taken serious steps in order to keep less of its citizens affected. Urging to shut offices, schools, and other institutions, the idea is to isolate the problem by urging people to work from home. However, in […]
Hyundai Verna

Hyundai Verna Booking Starts At Rs 25,000

2020 Hyundai Verna is set to launch later this month. Official images of the sedan has been released already. Nation-wide dealerships have started to accept booking for Hyundai Verna at token amount of Rs 25,000. The new Verna is expected to come with Hyundai’s BlueLink Connectivity solution which would make it the first mid-size sedan in India to feature Internet-connectivity and the fourth car in Hyundai’s lineup after Hyundai Venue, Elantra and the upcoming Creta as well. Commenting on the booking announcement, Tarun Garg, Director – Sales, Marketing & Service, Hyundai Motor India said, “Verna has always been an ‘Ahead […]
TVS Motor Company

TVS Domestic Sales Fall By 27 Percent In February

Two-wheeler sales in the domestic market of TVS Motor Company are under pressure in February 2020, with overall domestic two-wheeler sales falling by 26.7 percent in February 2020, down from 2,31,582 units in February 2020 to 1,69,684 units in February 2020. Overall sales of TVS Motor Company skidded by 15.4 percent in February 2020, down from 2,99,353 units in February 2019, to 2,53,261 units in the same month a year later. The only silver lining is the company’s exports, which grew by 25 percent from 66,570 units in February 2019 to 82,877 units in February 2020. Two-wheeler exports grew by 23 […]
Royal Enfield Motorcycles

Royal Enfield Motorcycles Notes 2 Percent Rise In Sales

Royal Enfield Motorcycles has posted domestic motorcycle sales of over 61,000 motorcycles in February 2020, marking a 2 percent sales growth over the same month a year ago. In February 2020, Royal Enfield despatched 61,188 motorcycles, compared to 60,066 units in February 2019. Motorcycle exports in February 2020 however, displayed low growth after several months of impressive growth, although export volumes are still above 2,000 units. In February 2020, the company exported 2,348 motorcycles, a marginal decline of 8 percent, over the 2,564 units exported in February 2019. Overall sales of Royal Enfield motorcycles, combined across domestic and export markets, […]
Suzuki Motorcycle India

Suzuki Motorcycle India Notes 3.5 Percent Sales Rise

Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd announced that it sold 58,644 two-wheeler units in February 2020 which is a growth of 2.57 percent. The domestic sales in February 2019 stood at 57,174 units. The company exported 9,317 units last month and ended with total sales of 67,961 units, which is a growth of 3.5 percent over 65,630 units sold in February 2019. Cumulatively, Suzuki Motorcycle India stands at 7, 49,755 unit sales for the period of April 2019 – February 2020. Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd announced that it sold 58,644 two-wheeler units in February 2020 which is a growth of 2.57 […]
Hero MotoCorp

Hero MotoCorp Sales Drop By 19 Percent In February

Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, reported a sales decline of over 19 percent for the month of February 2020. Hero sold 4,98,242 two-wheelers in the month, a decline of 19.3 percent over the 6,17,215 two-wheelers sold in the same month a year ago. Hero’s motorcycle sales declined by 14.2 percent, from 5,58,884 units in February 2019, down to 4,79,310 units in February 2020. Hero’s scooter sales saw a massive decline of 67.5 percent, down from 58,331 units in February 2019, to just 18,932 units in the same month this year. According to Hero MotoCorp, the […]
Honda Cars India

Honda Cars India Notes Cars Sales Drop By 46.26 Percent

Honda Cars India has recorded a slump of 46.26 percent in sales selling 7269 units in February 2020 as compared to 13,527 units sold in the same month last year, while it exported just 64 units from India to other markets. The Japanese carmaker has said that it dealers have aggressively liquidating BS4 stock and since January it has been only dispatching BS6 vehicles. In fact, March will be the last month for automakers to clear up all their BS4 stock before the BS6 emission norm is implemented nationwide on April 1 this year. Commenting on the sales, Rajesh Goel, […]
Tata Motors Sales

Tata Motors Notes 31 Per Cent Sales Drop In PV

Tata Motors’ passenger vehicle sales went down by 31 percent in February 2020 selling 12,430 units as compared to 18,110 units which were sold in the same month last year. Company’s cumulative PV sales between April 2019 and February 2020 went down by 35 percent selling at 1,25,521 units as compared to 1,92,333 units sold in the same period last year. According to the company, the low sales are due to a recent fire incident at one of its strategic dealerships that have affected volumes. Mayank Pareek, President, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors said, “Our new Altroz received an overwhelming […]