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SIAM asks Indian Railways to increase height of barriers at level crossings
Tue, Jun 11, 2019
In a letter to Railway Board Chairman V K Yadav, the auto industry body has also pointed out that the electrical division of the board has been placing such vehicle carriers under the category of 'Over Dimensioned Carriers' (ODC).
Talking points! Car owners, you just can't miss out on this SIAM Automobile Data - Check Highlights
Tue, Jun 11, 2019
The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Tuesday released the data of production, domestic sales and exports of the Automobile Industry for the month of May 2019.
Electric Vehicles: What Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers says about EV targets by government
Mon, Jun 10, 2019
The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has given its opinion on the ambitious aspiration of the Niti Aayog in bringing in Electric Mobility in the country as soon as possible.
SIAM hails import duty structure for electric vehicles
Fri, Feb 01, 2019
"At the same time, government's intention to not allow import of completely built electric vehicles at a concessional rate is also in the right spirit of Make in India," SIAM said in a statement.
Budget 2019 Auto Sector Expectations: Increase customs duty for commercial vehicle CBUs, says SIAM
Fri, Jan 25, 2019
"With respect to customs duty, SIAM has suggested to the government that for CBU of cars and two-wheelers, rates should remain at the same level.
Festive sales of domestic vehicles failed to live up to expectation: SIAM President
Tue, Jan 15, 2019
Non-availability of credit and anxiety over elections resulted in weak festive sales of domestic vehicles in December 2018, data showed on Monday. After furnishing the figures Rajan Wadhera, President, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) said: "...
Automobiles 2018 and more: Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors to Mahindra, what next for top carmakers
Mon, Dec 24, 2018
The year 2018 has been a mixed bag for the carmakers even as they rolled out some truly eye-catching vehicles. Even as that was happening, there was also another struggle that they were having to deal with - ecologically friendly car launches.
Car sales rise 20 pct to 3,01,238 units in May; Motorcycle sales up 15.16 pct to 12,21,559 units
Mon, Jun 11, 2018
Domestic car sales were up 19.64 per cent to 1,99,479 units as against 1,66,732 units in May 2017, data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed.
Honda closes gap with Bajaj Auto for No 2 spot in domestic motorcycle segment
Sun, Mar 25, 2018
HMSI Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing Yadvinder Singh Guleria said the current fiscal is shaping up to be a historic year for the company. "For the first time, Honda created a new record of adding 1 million plus incremental customers and exports too have breached the 3 lakh mark in less than one fiscal," he said. Motorcycle models like CB Shine, CB Unicorn have been driving growth for HMSI during the current fiscal aided by enhanced production capacity, making it possible to cater to the rising demand.
Passenger vehicle sales zoom past record 30 lakh mark in 2017
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Motorcycle sales last month rose 40.31 per cent to 7,88,156 units as against 5,61,710 units a year earlier.
EV drive: SIAM for 5% GST, IT deduction for individual buyers
Mon, Dec 25, 2017
In order to promote electric vehicles (EVs) in India, auto industry body SIAM has suggested reduction of GST on such automobiles to 5 per cent, besides one-time income tax deduction of 30 per cent of vehicle price for non-financed buyers.
SIAM proposes all new vehicle sales in India to be electric vehicles by 2047
Wed, Dec 20, 2017
In a white paper submitted to the government, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) said it is aiming at 40 per cent of new vehicle sales in the country to be pure electric by 2030.
Auto Expo to showcase dynamic total mobility solutions: SIAM
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
The show, for which online bookings on bookmyshow.Com have opened from today, will see new participants like South Korea's Kia Motors, Japan's Kawasaki and IT major Microsoft, while notable absentees include Ford India, General Motors, Volkswagen group and Nissan.
Car sales down over 5% in October; passenger vehicles dip marginally
Fri, Nov 10, 2017
Domestic passenger vehicle sales declined marginally to 2,79,837 units in October from 2,80,677 units in the same month last year.
Changing Times: A compact sedan has just outsold every other small car in the Indian market
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
While the Alto has been the top selling car in India for a long time, the Maruti Suzuki new Dzire has managed to overtake it in terms of sales.
Car sales continue robust growth in August: SIAM
Mon, Sep 11, 2017
Car sales grew by 13.76% in August on the back of continued good growth in UV sales during the month.
Car sales rise by 15% in post-GST month of July: SIAM
Fri, Aug 11, 2017
Car sales rose by 15% on good growth in the UV segment as price cuts due to implementation of GST fuelled growth.
Seven out of top 10 cars sold in June were Maruti Suzukis; see list
Wed, Jul 12, 2017
Maruti Suzuki is the market leader when it comes to car sales in India and June was no different. Data provided by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) show that seven out of the top 10 cars that were sold in India in the month of June 2017 belonged to Maruti Suzuki.
Car sales in June drop over 11%
Mon, Jul 10, 2017
New car launches see a decline in sales in May
Fri, Jun 09, 2017
Newly launched cars Honda WR-V, Hyundai Tuscon, Maruti Suzuki Ignis, Tata Hexa, Tata Tigor, Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Volkswagen Ameo and Volkswagen Tiguan saw a decline in sales during May.