Automobile Sector Current Affairs, GK & News

CNG, LNG, 98 other advanced techs included under auto PLI scheme

The Union government added more than 100 advanced technologies, including alternate fuel systems like compressed natural gas (CNG) & Liquified natural gas (LNG) under the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for automobiles. Key Facts Now the scheme will also cover Bharat Stage VI compliant flex fuel engines, advanced driver assist system, e-quadricyle and electronic control units ..

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PLI scheme for Automobile, components manufacturers

Union Government notified regarding the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Automobile & Auto components on September 23, 2021. Highlights Earlier government had approved the PLI Scheme for Automobile and Auto Component Industry on September 15, 2021. The PLI Scheme for the auto sector seeks to overcome the cost disabilities of the industry for manufacturing ..

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CII Report: “Exit from Lock Down”

The Confederation of Indian Industries recently published its report “Exit from Lock Down”. Under the report, the confederation suggests slow and staggered approach of reopening of industrial sectors. Key Highlights of the report The Report suggests classification of geographies as red, amber and green. This should be done based on the incidence of COVID-19 cases. ..

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CCI approves joint venture between Mahindra & Mahindra and Ford Motor

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has recently approved the formation of Joint Venture (JV) between Mahindra & Mahindra and Ford Motor and the transfer of automotive business of Ford India to the JV. The new venture to be formed would acquire the automotive business of Ford India Pvt Ltd (FIPL), which is a wholly-owned ..

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2019 Witnessed Worst-Ever Decline in Automobile Sector

The sales of the Automobile Sector declined 13 percent in every category with segments such as passengers’ cars, two-wheeler, and commercial vehicles. On a yearly basis, the sales across all the counters have declined by around 14 percent to 2,30,73,438 units as against 2,67,58,787 in the previous year quarter. According to the Society of Indian ..

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