India, which has among the world’s deadliest roads, on Saturday proposed mandating at least six air bags in all passenger cars manufactured from Oct. 1. The government wants automakers to provide two side air bags and two curtain air bags, to protect those seated in the rear seats, in addition to the already required two…

Major automakers like General Motors Co (GM.N), Ford Motor Co (F.N) and Volvo Cars (VOLCARb.ST) deepened ties with key technology partners this week to gird for the fight against electric car challenger Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) and Apple Inc (AAPL.O)as it revs up to enter the market. Three chip firms – Intel Corp’s Mobileye, Qualcomm Inc…

The automotive industry may never be the same after 2021, an infamous year that brought massive changes sparked by supply chain issues and the coronavirus pandemic. The supply chain issues – most notably, a global shortage of semiconductor chips – led to historically low vehicle inventories but also record pricing and profits amid resilient consumer…

BEIJING — Chinese authorities will allow full foreign ownership of passenger car manufacturing in the country beginning Jan. 1, 2022. That’s according to a release Monday from the Ministry of Commerce and the National Development and Reform Commission, the country’s top economic planning agency. The document was one of the government’s regular releases on industries barred…

China’s auto sales rose 4.5 percent year on year to nearly 23.49 million units in the first 11 months of 2021, data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) showed Friday. Meanwhile, auto production rose 3.5 percent year on year to 23.17 million units, according to the data. The better-than-expected performance of the auto…

Excited Ugandans lined the streets of Kampala and witnessed the first -colourful -green mobility industrial value chain motor parade . The motor parade involved Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC Uganda’s automotive industry champion, Tondeka Metro- Bus Service  , Zembo and  International University of East Africa who are spearheading-electric motorcycle transport in and around Kampala ,other cities…