India Yamaha Motors will be recalling a total of 56,000+ Ray scooters. A recent field study conducted revealed that there could be some problems with the handlebar of the said vehicle, which if left unattended, in extreme conditions may even affect steering operations. The company had decided to recall these vehicles and replace the handlebars of these 56,000 units free of charge to customers.
Bajaj Auto, major two wheeler manufacturers in the country, has announced their intentions to introduce two new sports bikes under the Pulsar brand. These bikes are likely to make their presence felt in the coming months, one of them, well timed for launch, just ahead of the festive season in the country.
As per Supreme Court’s directives, High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) has become mandatory and this new law will be implemented in Maharashtra from October, this year. Post October, all new and commercial vehicles in the state of Maharashtra will have to sport these hi-tech plates.
Just three weeks after the launch of the new V-Strom 1000 website, designed to provide information on Suzuki’s new big adventure bike, the second video interview is already online, which discusses the design of the new bike with Styling Designer Tomoya Murakami.
Bajaj KTM alliance in India have confirmed that they will launch more racing bikes. These motorcycles are expected to be based on the two Duke motorcycle’s sold in India, 200 and 390, and will be called RC200 and RC390. The news about the launch of two new bikes was revealed in Kolkata, where they recently launched the new Duke 390 naked sports bike.
The ‘Rent a Cycle’ scheme was started a few years ago. It had to be stalled due to poor response. But with complaints from tourists and local citizens, of being ‘taken for a ride’ by taxi/rickshaw drivers fleecing, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has re-announced this novel way of transportation, albeit with a new vigour.
Delhi Traffic Police will be keeping an eagle eye out for defaulters who continue to flout the law, where number plates on two and four wheelers are concerned. An extensive drive has been launched in the capital, starting 18/07/2013, to curb the use of fancy number plates on vehicles.
The strike by workers of Bajaj Auto Limited, Chakan Plant, continues unabated since 26th June 2013. Three weeks on and no end in sight, but Rajiv Bajaj, Managing Director of the company has stated, that the company will not be allotting a single share to workers or pander to any of their demands.
A4000i and A4000 are two electric scooters announced by Terra Motor Corporation of Japan. The A4000i is iPhone connected electric scooter, with a built in iPhone dock. Unveiled in Japan recently, two models are on offer, one without iPhone and the other with iPhone. According to their website, Terra Motors are India bound, and launch will take place by year-end this 2013.