Tata Motors to deliver largest ever EV fleet order for BluSmart

Tata Motors has bagged an order to deliver 10,000 Xpres-T EVs to BluSmart Electric Mobility after signing the MoU on World Environment Day. This is over and above the previous order that consisted of 3,500 units of Xpres-T EVs making this India’s largest EV fleet order. BluSmart will use the X-pres-T for its cab services in many cities in India as the Xpres-T EV went on sale last year and is based on the pre-facelift version of the Tata Tigor EV. However, it is unclear which variant has been ordered…

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Tata Punch: First Drive Review

Defeating cars like the Maruti Swift and Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is not easy. A task attempted by Ford, Mahindra and Chevrolet on many occasions but with little success. To win over these two stalwarts, you need a car with a different approach, one that possesses skill sets that go well beyond what they offer. Tata has tried to do just that by bringing in a mini SUV to knock out the hatchback kings with the Punch. So is the Tata Punch good enough to do just that? Read on to find answers. Looks As…

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Stocks in news: Biocon, Tata Consumer, Escorts, Cipla, L&T Tech, M&M Financial, Manappuram Finance and more

Stocks in the news today: Here is a list of top stocks that are likely to be in focus in Friday’s trading session based on latest developments. Companies set to announce their earnings are Cipla, Crompton Greaves Consumer Electrical, L&T Technology Services, Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services. Investors will also be taking cues from the latest released March quarter earnings Share Market LIVE: Sensex drops 180 points, Nifty at 9,128; Bharti Infratel, ICICI Bank, Maruti top losers Key highlights on share market; check the latest stock market news -Yesterday, Sensex…

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Tata Motors, two group finance firms accused of antitrust violations in India: Sources

India’s competition regulator is examining allegations that Tata Motors and two finance firms of its $100 billion parent group abused their market position while selling commercial vehicles, according to three sources and legal documents seen by Reuters. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is reviewing a complaint which alleges the country’s biggest seller of trucks dictated terms around the quantity and type of vehicles its former dealer in northern India – Varanasi Auto Sales – should stock. More than a dozen lawyers representing the three Tata companies attended a private hearing at…

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Tata Motors announces Ziptron technology to power its future electric vehicles

Tata Motors launched an indigenously developed technology for electric vehicles, called Ziptron. The company claims this technology or the platform it provides has been built with the Indian conditions in view and will offer a reliable powertrain for electric vehicles. The highlight of the Ziptron announcement will definitely be the company’s claim that they would be able to offer a massive eight years warranty on the battery and the motor of the vehicles powered by Ziptron. This would be a path-breaking feature for automobiles since the existing vehicles running on fossil fuels…

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Tata Tiago NRG: India’s CHEAPEST cross hatchback & Maruti Celerio X rival

Tata Motors is all set to introduce a cross hatchback based on the Tiago, the Tiago NRG. Pictures and  details of the new car have been leaked ahead of its launch, which is said to be on the 12th of September. The Tata  Tiago NRG, like other cross hatchbacks in India, such as the Maruti Celerio X, the Ford and the Hyundai i20 Active, gets a butch styling makeover. It’s likely to be the cheapest cross hatchback in India, undercutting the Maruti Celerio X – its primary rival. The Maruti…

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Tata Hornbill Micro SUV: Is this IT?

Recently, a media report suggested that Tata Motors is developing a brand new micro SUV for the Indian market, which will compete with the Mahindra KUV100. Code-named the X445, this Micro SUV has been dubbed as a mini Nexon of sorts. Earlier this year, during the 2018 Auto Expo, Tata Motors put out a teaser video throwing hints of its future products. A screen grab from that teaser video shows a car that looks like a micro SUV. This could perhaps be the Hornbill micro SUV that Tata Motors plans…

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5 new Tata cars & SUVs coming soon: Tiago Sport to H5X

Tata Motors is slowly increasing its market share in India by launching new models, such as the Tiago, Nexon and the Hexa. In the next few months, Tata will launch a few more cars. Here are the upcoming Tata cars that will be launched in the Indian market soon. Tata Tiago JTP Expected launch time: August 2018 Tata showcased the Tiago JTP at the 2018 Auto Expo. The car looked production-ready, and currently the hot hatchback is being tested by the company in various terrains. The Tiago JTP will become…

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Tata Harrier (H5X) SUV: Watch the brand new official video

Tata Motors has just revealed that the H5X code-named SUV will be called the Harrier. The Tata Harrier will be put into production by the end of this year, and will be officially unveiled by November 2018. Official sales will commence only next year though, within March 2019. For now, Tata Motors has revealed a brand new video that shows what the Harrier (H5X) will offer. Here is the video. The Tata Harrier (H5X) will use a new OMEGA platform, which is actually a re-engineered LS550 platform that Tata Motors…

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Tata Steel jobs: David Cameron says there are ‘no guarantees’ on steel crisis

David Cameron says the government is “doing everything it can” to save thousands of steel jobs – but warned there were “no guarantees of success”. Speaking after chairing crisis talks on Tata Steel’s decision to sell its UK business, the PM said nationalisation was not the answer but the government was “not ruling anything out”. Ministers are under pressure to secure the future of the threatened plants. Labour criticised their handling of the crisis, telling them to “get a grip”. Tata Steel’s UK business – which directly employs 15,000 workers…

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