Catch Chetan Bhutani, Associate Editor, Business Today TV in conversation with Shailesh Chandra, MD, Tata Passenger Electric Mobility. Gain valuable insights into the company's strategies for expanding its presence in the electric vehicle (EV) sector. Discover how Tata Motors plans to shape the future of mobility through its EV initiatives.
In this interview at the 63rd SIAM Annual Convention, Tarun Garg, COO of Hyundai India, discusses the automotive industry's anticipation of 1 million sales during the festive season and highlights how SUVs contribute significantly, accounting for 60% of Hyundai's total sales. Join Chetan Bhutani, Associate Editor of Business Today TV, for this insightful conversation.
Maruti Suzuki Chairman RC Bhargava says India is well-poised on the biofuel development front. Speaking to BTTV a day after the Delhi Declaration and announcements on a biofuel alliance and a global connectivity corridor, the veteran Indian business executive said that the corridor will open up avenues for the Indian automobile industry and such developments on the world stage make it easier for businesses to flourish.
In August 2023, Maruti Suzuki India Limited achieved an incredible milestone with monthly sales of 1,89,082 units. Maruti Suzuki, India's automotive leader, recorded 1,58,678 units in domestic sales, along with 5,790 units sold to other OEMs and 24,614 units exported. Join BTTV's Associate Editor, Chetan Bhutani, in an exclusive interview with Shashank Srivastava of Maruti Suzuki, as they discuss the company's remarkable success in the SUV market.
Discover the revamped 2023 Mercedes GLC, a tech-loaded SUV competing head-to-head with BMW X3, Audi Q5, and Volvo XC90. Unveil the power of its 2.0-litre petrol and diesel engine options, enhanced by mild-hybrid technology. Experience acceleration from 0-100 km/h in just 6.2 seconds (petrol) and 8 seconds (diesel). Explore its sleek design, spacious interior, and feature-rich cabin, including a panoramic sunroof, 15-speaker Burmester audio, and an intuitive 11.9-inch touchscreen. Join us for an in-depth review of the GLC's performance, features, and comfort enhancements, and find out why it's a compelling choice in the SUV landscape. Don't miss the debut of the NTG7 user interface in this all-new model. BTTV's Associate Editor, Chetan Bhutani reviews the GLC.
The Indian auto-component industry clocked the highest-ever turnover of $ 69.7 billion and grew 32.8% in fiscal 2022-23, reported Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA), the apex body representing the sector. The turnover of India's auto component industry is expected to witness a double-digit growth in the current fiscal, putting the $100 billion-mark in sight, says Sunjay Kapur, President, ACMA in conversation with Business Today TV's Associate Editor, Chetan Bhutani.
The Citroen C3 Aircross SUV impresses with its captivating design and a wide array of modern features. From its spacious interior and responsive 1.2-litre turbocharged engine to the off-road-friendly capabilities and smooth manual gearbox, the C3 Aircross offers a balanced blend of performance and utility. While it may lack certain advanced features found in its competitors, its engaging driving experience and roomy cabin make it a compelling choice in the competitive mid-size SUV market. Keep an eye out for its pricing reveal in October 2023, as Citroen aims to make a strong impact with this well-rounded addition to its lineup. BTTV's Associate Editor, Chetan Bhutani gives you this review.
Maruti Suzuki India has officially informed the stock exchanges about its decision to terminate the contract manufacturing agreement with Suzuki Motor Gujarat Private Limited (SMG). But that's not all; the company's board has also set its sights on acquiring shares of SMG from Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) in Japan. However, this plan is subject to various legal and regulatory requirements, including the approval of minority shareholders. BTTV's Associate Editor speaks to R.C Bhargava, Chairman of Maruti Suzuki on the big announcement and its impact.
German luxury automotive giant BMW is placing its bets on the Indian EV market and will start producing electric vehicles in the country soon. In an exclusive interview with Chetan Bhutani, Associate Editor at Business Today TV, Vikram Pawah, President of BMW India, revealed that the company will be launching 7 new vehicles this year and will also launch a bike for the Indian market. Here’s the excerpt.
In a groundbreaking achievement, BMW Group, the German luxury automotive giant, recorded a remarkable 5% year-on-year growth in car sales, with 5,867 units sold in the first half of 2023. This milestone marks their highest-ever half-yearly and quarterly sales, driven by unprecedented volumes. Join us for an exclusive interview with Vikram Pawah, President of BMW India, as he shares insights on BMW's perspective on Tesla's entry into the Indian market, their future car launches, plans for electric vehicle assembly, and the anticipated rise of electric vehicle demand. Don't miss out on this exciting discussion!
In this comprehensive car review, Business Today TV's Associate Editor, Chetan Bhutani takes a closer look at the Maruti Suzuki Invicto and explores whether it can truly rival the popular Innova. From its design updates and standout features to its performance and comfort, we provide an in-depth analysis of this MPV. Join us as we discuss the Invicto's dimensions, trim levels, pricing, and engine specifications. We also delve into its interior quality, infotainment system, safety features, and driving experience. If you're considering the Innova but want to explore other options, this review will help you determine if the Invicto is the right choice for you.
Hyundai has launched its mini SUV Exter to take on the likes of Tata Punch, Renault Kiger and the Nissan Magnite. The base variant of the Exter is priced at lakh rupees and prices go up to 10 lakh rupees for the top-end AMT model. In an interview with Business Today TV, Tarun Garg, the Chief Operating Officer at Hyundai Motor India said the company had identified a void in the entry-level SUV market and is determined to capitalize on it. Furthermore, he stated that Hyundai is actively engaged in developing a wide range of electric vehicles and has allocated 20,000 crore rupees in Tamil Nadu for this purpose.
Korean car maker Hyundai today introduced its affordable SUV called Exter at a price of Rs 5.99 lakhs. In an interview with Business Today TV, Tarun Garg, the Chief Operating Officer at Hyundai India, mentioned that the company identified a void in the entry-level SUV market and is determined to capitalize on it. Furthermore, he stated that Hyundai is actively engaged in developing a wide range of electric vehicles (EVs) and has allocated a significant investment of 20,000 crore rupees in Tamil Nadu for this purpose.
According to data from Vahan, Ola Electric, maintained its strong position in India's EV 2W sector by securing around 40 per cent of the market share in June. Despite a decrease in overall industry sales caused by subsidy reductions, Ola Electric recorded nearly 18,000 units sold in June. Watch Business Today TV's Associate Editor Chetan Bhutani in conversation with Anshul Khandelwal of Ola Electric
Hero MotoCorp is changing gears. The company, which with its iconic tag line ‘Fill It, Shut It, Forget It’ captured the Indian entry level bike market, is now eyeing the premium segment. Catch BTTV’s Chetan Bhutani with Hero MotoCorps’ Chairman Pawan Munjal and Jochen Zeitz, CEO, Harley-Davidson at the launch of their first co-developed product – the X440.
Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, and the iconic American motorcycle-maker Harley Davidson launched their first co-developed premium motorcycle X440 at Rs 2.29 lakhs. BT TV caught up with Hero MotoCorp’s Pawan Munjal and Jochen Zeitz, CEO, Harley-Davidson. Listen in
The highly anticipated Honda Elevate SUV has made its debut in India on June 6. The on-road launch is expected in August or September. Honda aims to revitalize sales with this mid-size SUV, positioning it as a strong contender against popular models. Packed with stylish exterior features, advanced interior technologies, and a choice of petrol and hybrid engines, the Honda Elevate is set to rival models like Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Skoda Kushaq, Volkswagen Taigun, and MG Astor.
Maruti Suzuki sees solid growth in domestic and international sales in May. Retail numbers were strong, looking at 5-7% growth in passenger vehicles. The company is looking at strategy for entry-level cars like Alto and S-presso. BTTV's Associate Editor Chetan Bhutani spoke with Shashank Srivastava of Maruti Suzuki
Sales of CNG passenger vehicles CNG segment saw a 40.7 per cent growth in FY2023, with 3,18,752 unit sold,That is equal to almost 9 per cent of all the passenger vehicles sold in India in FY2023. With Tata Motors rolling out its Altroz i-CNG with no compromise on the boot space, a new revolution is beginning for CNG Vehicles in India. BTTV’s Associate Editor gives you a in-depth review of the Tata Altroz i-CNG.
Moving forward to an exclusive interview on Business Today TV, Arun G.R, Chief Financial Officer of Ola Electric, has revealed that the company plans to expand its experience centers by adding 400 new locations to the current 600. In response to reports about an IPO, he dismisses them as speculative. He further said that Tesla is not perceived as a threat and suggests that instead of complaining about duties, the company should concentrate on investing capital in India.
More than three million Jimnys have been sold in 199 countries, so it has strong SUV codes attached and that will be beneficial for Maruti Suzuki. Business Today TV’s Associate Editor Chetan Bhutani takes a deeper look of the all new Maruti Jimny and the biggest rival to Mahindra Thar and Force Gurkha.
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