TVS Motor ropes in global veteran as design head

TVS Motor Co, one of India’s top motorcycle makers, said it appointed industry veteran Timothy Prentice as vice president in charge of design. Having started his career at Honda’s US-based R&D team, Prentice won the Red Dot award for designing electric motorcycle Mission R in 2010. Prentice has helped brands such as Triumph Motorcycles, Polaris, […]

Tata Motors sees record car sales, CV sales up for Eicher, TVS up 31%

Sales of Tata Motors passenger vehicles has almost doubled in January to 26,978 units from 13,894 units in January of last year — marking the highest ever monthly sales for the company. The previous high was in November, when it sold 23,617 passenger vehicles. The exact break-up of which models did how much in terms […]

TVS Motor says readying to start ops post COVID shutdown

TVS Motor Co, one of India’s top three two-wheeler makers, said it is getting ready to restart manufacturing operations after registering zero sales for the month of April due to the pan-India Coronavirus lockdown. “TVS Motor Company is gearing up to restart operations as per state guidelines and is undertaking strong measures to safeguard the […]

TVS’s Ethanol bike priced at Rs 1.2 lakhs, top speed 129 kmph

TVS Motor Co has launched a unique bike that could play a part in reducing India’s dependence on oil imports — a two-wheeler that runs on ethanol produced from plants instead of petrol. The TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 has been priced at Rs 1.2 lakhs ex-showroom, and will be available in Maharashtra, Uttar […]

TVS Motors launches upgraded version of sports bike TVS Apache RR 310

Two-wheeler maker TVS Motors said it launched an upgraded version of its sports bike TVS Apache RR 310 model with Race Turned (RT) Slipper Clutch technology. The upgrade provides swift gear shifting with low hand fatigue and maintains the vehicle’s stability at high speed during downshifts, especially in corners, TVS Motors said. The slipper function […]

TVS Motor posts 26% jump in October auto sales as Scooters overtake Motorcycles

TVS Motor Co, one of the world’s largest two-wheeler makers, reported a 26% jump in October sales, thanks in part to a festival season that came early this year. Sales, including exports and three-wheelers, jumped to 398,427 in October from 317,411 last year. This is a better performance compared to September, when overall sales had […]

TVS Motor adds fast clutch technology to Apache RTR 200 4V

TVS Motor Co announced a new variant of its 200cc Apache RTR motorbike with special ‘race derived’ clutch technology that makes it easier to shift gears. The new model costs about Rs 1,600 extra. “The ‘A-RT Slipper Clutch’ technology, accentuates the motorcycle’s performance, with 22% reduction in clutch force for quicker upshifts, enabling the rider […]

TVS Motor takes on KTM Duke 390 with Apache RR 310, price seen at Rs 1.5 lakh

TVS Motor Company has, for the first time, entered the premium motorcycle category with its Apache RR 310 motorcycle, but pricing details are not yet revealed. “The motorcycle marks TVS Motor Company’s entry into the super-premium segment, both in domestic and international markets,” the company said. The premium motorcycle category is currently dominated by Royal […]