Toyota recalls around 168K vehicles over fire risk
"The subject vehicles are equipped with a plastic fuel tube which could move and rub against a brake line and develop a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could increase the risk of fire," Toyota said in a recall notice. "For all involved vehicles, Toyota dealers will replace the fuel tube with an improved part and additional clamps at no cost to customers," it added.
Upcoming Ola EV images leaked, furious Bhavish Aggarwal demands apology
The images, likely to be of Ola S1X e-scooter, were part of an auto media event the company held on Monday "and content from this event was supposed to be embargoed and confidential", according to Aggarwal.
Ford issues recall notice for over 800K F-150 trucks in US
In a safety recall report to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the automaker said the rear axle wiring harness bundle may contact the rear axle housing in the affected vehicles, leading to unexpected activation of the electric parking brake.
Tesla recalls nearly 16K Model S, Model X vehicles over seat belt issue
In the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) safety recall notice, the automaker said that in the vehicles, a first-row seat belt was disconnected from its pretensioner anchor as part of a necessary step to perform a repair, however, the seat belt may not have been properly reconnected to its pretensioner anchor after the repair was completed, reports ABC News.
Tesla car for Rs 20 lakh in India still a distant dream, say experts
If all goes well, Tesla can reportedly produce 5 lakh electric vehicles annually that starts from Rs 20 lakh, as the Elon Musk-run company plans to set up its auto parts and electronics chain in India, along with seeking incentives and tax benefits.
MG Motor launches new EV with Autonomous Level 2 tech in India
Priced at Rs 27.89 lakh, the new EV will provide a driving range of 461 km on a single charge with its 50.3kWh advanced prismatic battery, according to the company. With ADAS technology, users will get an enhanced driving experience, providing assistance, control, and comfort in various driving situations.
Hyundai Exter SUV launched In India, prices start at Rs 6 lakh
The Exter SUV, already unveiled digitally by Hyundai, will be a direct rival to the Tata Punch, Citroen C3, and Maruti Suzuki Ignis. For its price, it will also see competition from lower variants of the Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger in the small SUV segment. Despite its small proportions, the Exter comes packed with several features, some of them being segment-first.
Maruti Suzuki begins exports of Fronx model SUV
The first batch of 556 vehicles was shipped from Mundra, Mumbai, and Pipavav Ports to destinations in Latin America, Middle East and Africa. “The newly-launched Fronx is an important model in our portfolio, and we are confident that it will augment our ambitious export plans,” Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Managing Director & CEO Hisashi Takeuchi said.
Maruti Suzuki launches Invicto starting at Rs 24.79 lakh
“Our entry into the premium three row UV segment with the launch of the Invicto adds a new dimension to NEXA’s portfolio and to Maruti Suzuki as a brand. With its SUV-like character, our new Invicto delivers a combination of premium design, intelligent packaging, and an abundance of safety features and innovation,” said Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director & CEO.
BYD sets new sales record in China in June, sells 2.5 lakh units
Backed by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, BYD delivered 253,046 cars last month, a 5.3 per cent increase over the 239,092 cars delivered in May, it said in a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange, reports the South China Morning Post. BYD delivered 1.26 million vehicles to customers in the first quarter of 2023, almost double the figure a year ago.