The luxe British car brand had runaway sales in the first quarter clipping at 45% but a tepid one in the second quarter, almost negating the gains.
With six of its models in top ten best-selling list, Maruti Suzuki India maintained its share of 47.2 per cent in the domestic passenger vehicles market.
Nissan Motor Co Ltd said it would be retaining the embattled auto maker's chief executive in a bid to help it recover from a mileage cheating scandal.
Export to key international markets is an essential part of Ashok Leyland's strategic intent to globalise its product and derisk itself from supplying only into India, a company official said.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) announced a partnership with ride-hailing app Uber to offer funding on Etios and Liva models for first time drivers operating on the platform for a limited period.
Nissan Motor Co Ltd will appoint its chief executive, Carlos Ghosn, as chairman of Mitsubishi Motors Corp as Japan's second-biggest automaker is set to buy 34 per cent of its smaller peer, the Nikkei newspaper reported.
Tata Motors sells a range of passenger vehicles, including the entry-level small car Nano, newly-launched hatchback Tiago and crossover vehicle Aria.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter (HMSI) has not only toppled its estranged partner Hero MotorCorp but also increased its market share by 3 per cent from the entrenched leader to 27 per cent now.
Harley-Davidson Inc, facing falling motorcycle sales around the world, said it plans to streamline its operations, reorganize and reduce its workforce during the fourth quarter in a move that will cost the company $20 million to $25 million.
Automobile exports from India were up against headwinds with Europe remaining sluggish and African nations faced a major hurdle in dollar-denominated payout.
While Renault India is recalling around 50,000 units of its bestseller Kwid, Nissan is calling back 932 units of Datsun redi-Go which was launched in June this year.
Already, in the first six months of the fiscal, passenger vehicle (PV) segment has already witnessed a growth of 12.34 per cent at 14,94,039 units.
A pact to this effect was exchanged by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's Additional Principal Secretary Santhi Kumari and Ashok Leyland MD Vinod K Dasari, it said.
Matthias Mueller found out about Volkswagen's emissions cheating software on September 18, 2015, when US regulators revealed the German carmaker had faked pollution tests, newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported.
A Renault India official said the price hike "is generally in the range of 1-2 per cent".
New model launches by domestic and foreign manufacturers, lower fuel costs and ease in financing will support this volume growth, it added.
Utility vehicle sales last month saw 37.93 per cent jump to 66,851 units, from 48,467 units a year ago.
Total passenger vehicle sales were up 19.92 per cent at 2,78,428 units in September, as against 2,32,170 a year ago.
Automobile manufacturer Tata has struck a deal with a major South African car hire company to supply Tata Bolt 1.2 Turbo hatchbacks for its national rental fleet.