Akshay Kumar unveils Honda's new range of motorbikes at Indian auto expo

Greater Noida, Feb 09 (ANI): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who is also the face of Japanese auto and bike maker Honda's two wheeler segment, unveiled new range of motorbikes at the 12th edition of Indian Auto Expo in Greater Noida. Top automobile brands have unveiled the latest edition of high-end cars at the Auto Expo 2014 that kicked off in Greater Noida on Wednesday. The event also saw the presence of high-profile industrialists like Ratan Tata, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar. Feb 9, 2014

Young women find gusto on India's roads as new scooters hit auto market

Uttar Pradesh/ Punjab, Feb 9 (ANI): Flashy new, light-weight scooters are a hit among Indian women, with sales growing faster than the overall two-wheeler market, reflecting a deeper change in attitude and society. 'Plush pink' and 'burgundy bliss' scooters are the new buzz on India's roads, even as the rest of the autos market is sputtering amid an economic slowdown. Feb 9, 2014

John Abraham endorses Yamaha motorbike at Auto Expo

Greater Noida, Feb 08 (ANI): Bollywood actor John Abraham, who is also the face of Japanese bike maker Yamaha, endorsed new models at the 12th edition of Indian Auto Expo in Greater Noida. The Auto Expo grabbed eyeballs as automobile giants like Range Rover, Hyundai, Suzuki and Yamaha showcased their glistening state-of-the-art models. Abraham, who is the brand ambassador and a fan of Yamaha bikes, launched the power pact upgraded versions of Yamaha's R1 and VMax motorbikes. A number of concept cars, utility vehicles and many new models were launched at the opening day of the automobile show at a time when the sector is going through a slump. Feb 8, 2014

BSE closes points 70.03 up on Feb 7

New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 70.03 points up to stand at 20380.77. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 26.90 points up to stand at 6063.20. L&T Finance Holdings and Muthoot Finance were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 7.65% and 7.20% along with Tata Steel and TV18 Broadcast with an increase of 6.82% and 6.54% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Financial Technology and Power Finance with a decrease of 4.99% and 4.63% along with Idea Cellular Ltd and MRF Ltd with a decrease of 4.48% and 3.25% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 105.41 points at 11,806.52 while the banking sector is up 75.78 points at 11,744.18 and the realty sector is up 12.08 points at 1,205.08. The Indian currency is down 0.05% at Rs 62.40 per dollar. Feb 7, 2014

BSE closes points 49.71 up on Feb 6

New Delhi, Feb 6 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 49.71 points up to stand at 20310.74. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 13.90 points up to stand at 6036.30. Jet Air India and Tata Communications were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 10.93% and 7.78% along with Coal India Ltd. and Power Finance with an increase of 4.59% and 4.53% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Indiabulls Real Estate and Prestige Estates with a decrease of 3.36% and 3.33% along with IRB Infra and Jaiprakash Associates with a decrease of 2.96% and 2.70% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 98.72 points at 11,701.11 while the banking sector is down 26.63 points at 11,668.40 and the realty sector is down 19.05 points at 1,193.00. The Indian currency is up 0.16% at Rs 62.47 per dollar. Feb 6, 2014

Maruti Suzuki unveils global models at Auto Expo 2014

Greater Noida, Feb 5 (ANI): India's biggest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, unveiled global models Concept Ciaz and SX4 S-Cross on Wednesday at Indian Auto Expo 2014 to enhance its position in the bigger sedan segment and boost its sales in the face of growing foreign competition. Feb 5, 2014