Automobile major Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) on Tuesday said that it will hike the prices of its "GRAND i10" by up to 3 per cent due to increase in input and material costs.
Acting tough on those violating emission norms, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irda) has said vehicles without a valid pollution under control (PUC) certificate will not be insured. Irda in a notification has directed all general insurance companies not to insure a vehicle unless it has a valid PUC certificate. Vehicle insurance is renewed every year. The insurance regulator’s move follows an order of the Supreme Court in this regard.
The schoolmates of Dhivya Suryadevara, who has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of US automotive company General Motors, describe her as a calm and focused student who had all the fun. "Dhivya was very disciplined and focused. We all used to have fun together. She would not neglect her studies. She would finish her studies and yet have all the fun," Subha Srinivasan, a teacher in a Bengaluru school, told IANS on Friday. Srinivasan said Suryadevara was the youngest of the three girls in the family. On Wednesday, General Motors announced the appointment of Suryadevara as CFO, effective from September 1, 2018 reporting to Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO. "Dhivya's experience and leadership in several key roles throughout our financial operations positions her well to build on the strong business results we've delivered over the last several years," Barra was quoted as saying in a statement.
Petrol prices are reaching the Rs 100-mark at a rapid pace. The rise is being fuelled by a surge in crude oil prices. Petrol has reached Rs 75.32 per litre in the national capital. With this, the price of petrol in Delhi inched further close to the previous high of Rs 76.06 a litre, reached in September 2013. In the other major cities of Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai also petrol was priced at multi-year highs on Thursday -- Rs 78.01, Rs 83.16 and Rs 78.16 per litre, respectively.
Toyota has entered the mid-sized sedan segment with Yaris. The manual transmission variants of the petrol powered Yaris are priced between Rs 8.75 lakh and Rs 12.85 lakh. Automatic variants are tagged between Rs 9.95 lakh and Rs 14.07 lakh (ex-showroom).