A survey in 10 major US cities shows that Millennials want access to better transit in order to be less reliant on a car. 54% Millennials surveyed will consider moving to a new city if more and better options commute options were available. 66% list access to high quality transportation is one of top 3 criteria when deciding where to live.
Showcased at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, Honda has finally launched the 125cc variant of their flagship automatic scooter, Activa. Launch price of new Honda Activa 125 for all Indian cities have been revealed. In Pune, the ex-showroom price of Honda Activa 125 starts at Rs 54,559 for the Standard variant and Rs 60,277 for the Deluxe (Disc Brake & Alloy wheels) variant.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) today announced that CB Shine has become the country’s all time highest selling 125cc motorcycle, the 1st in this segment to reach the 30 lakh unit sales mark. Globally, CB Shine has raced ahead to be recognised as Japanâ€™s top selling motorcycle for the first time through FY 13-14.
Triumph Motorcycles India Private Limited has today inaugurated its Kochi dealership called Syamadynamic Motorcycles. Triumph Motorcycles already have a dealership in Bangalore and Hyderabad. Triumph Motorcycles India reports 326 bookings across 5 model categories. 3 more dealerships will be set up by 2nd May in Mumbai, Pune and Ahmadabad. 9 dealerships are planned for 2014.
International Road Federation (IRF) welcomes Supreme court’s move to set up a 3-member committee to monitor implementation of motor vehicle laws and road safety laws to reduce fatal road accidents in India.
Just like in India, Nissan’s sub-brand, Datsun is going to launch three new cars in Russia. But these are very different cars. For India it is the Go hatchback, Go sedan and Go+ MPV, for Russia it is the on-DO sedan, mi-DO hatchback and (expected) an MPV/crossover based on the same platform.