Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways has informed that the Central Government is gearing up to scrap Regional Transport Offices while bringing in a new law and more efficient system.
It has been some months over which Mahindra Two Wheelers has been actively testing their 110cc scooter. Codenamed G101 as on date, this upcoming scooter is reportedly going to receive the name of Mahindra Zesto, thus carrying forward the same â€˜Oâ€™ ending to its name as seen in the case of other Mahindra products – Centuro, Pantero, Mojo, Duro, Xylo, Scorpio, Boloro, XUV5OO, and Quanto.
Hero, which is the world’s largest two wheeler manufacturer, continues to enjoy that position, but with each passing month, the threat from Honda to get toppled from that position is increasing. Slowly, but steadily, Honda is inching closer to their old friend, Hero MotoCorp as far as sales is concerned.
Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing commenced deliveries of the Yamaha R25 sports bike and has confirmed that international exports will begin by end 2014 or early 2015. Produced at Yamahaâ€™s plant in East Jakarta, Indonesia, Yamaha R25 is slated to be launched in India in early 2015 and will come in via the CKD or CBU route.
With an aim to launch a new product every three to four months, Chennai based two wheeler firm TVS Motor Company aspires to increase market share to 14% by the end of this fiscal from a current 12%.
This Independence Day, Harley riders in India saw each chapter organize rides in different regions as part of the yearly Freedom Day ride. Dunes Chapter (Jaipur) rode to Khajuwala in the Bikaner district of Rajasthan, 9 km from Indo-Pakistan to celebrate with BSF Jawans by participating in their flag hoisting ceremony.
Two wheeler owners will now be saved of the yearly hassle of getting insurance cover thanks to a new law passed by Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA). This new dictate now allows for a three year version of the third party liability cover.
Project Indra initiated by Yamaha Motors is all set to roll in the worldâ€™s most affordable bike into the country. Slated to come in at a price of around INR 30,000, the low cost bike will find markets in both India and Africa while the company plans to introduce the same in ASEAN countries and Latin America as well.