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Consumers saved Rs 60k cr on their fuel bill

Savings to consumers on account of lower prices come despite higher consumption of both fuels Six excise duty increases on petrol and diesel since November 2014 may have added Rs 25,700 crore to the government kitty, but consumers are no less rich. Largely automobile owners, consumers together gained a little over Rs 60,000 crore from lower petrol and diesel prices ... Read More »

Honda Amaze CNG variant launched priced at Rs 653900

“At HCIL, we constantly work towards enhancing customer experience through our products and services,” Jnaneswar Sen said. NEW DELHI: Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) has launched its CNG-ready variant of compact sedan Honda Amaze priced at Rs.653900 for 1.2 S MT Plus (i-VTEC) which includes Rs. 54,315 for installation of CNG kit. The new variant will come with a 2-year ... Read More »

Petrol price cut by 56 paise per litre: Revised prices in metro cities

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has cut the price of petrol by 56 paise per litre. The reduction in petrol price has come amid criticism being faced by the UPA government over the hike in diesel prices and cap on subsidised LPG cylinders. Following are the revised petrol prices in four metros after oil companies reduced prices with effect from ... Read More »

Petrol price hike fuels demand for diesel cars

With prices of petrol going through the roof, many car buyers in the State capital have started preferring diesel variants over the petrol ones. Thanks to the spurt in demand for diesel cars, the waiting period for most of these cars now is between four and six months. The diesel variants of Maruti Dzire, SX4 or Ertiga are popular and ... Read More »

Petrol variants hit the most, car sales lacklustre in May

Car sales continued on the downhill path in May on worrisome macroeconomic situation and were further roiled by a rise in petrol prices towards the month-end. Sales at Maruti Suzuki, the country’s top car maker, fell 4.3% while Hyundai, the second-largest company, and Tata Motors witnessed subdued growth. Petrol cars bore most of the brunt. Only Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) ... Read More »

Shortage of petrol, diesel hits Chennai

An acute shortage of petrol and diesel has gripped the city as several petrol bunks went dry today, prompting irate vehicle owners to stage protests amidst complaints of hoarding and lack of supply. Monday morning office-goers were the worst hit, as they were greeted by ‘no stock’ boards and verbal announcements at most of the petrol bunks across the city. ... Read More »

Petrol price hike on hold till New Year

NEW DELHI: State-run oil marketing companies on Friday did not raise petrol price after the political leadership nudged them to wait for another fortnight to see the outcome of RBI’s steps to stem rupee fall. The companies review prices on the 15th and 30th of every month. On Thursday, they however had to defer a decision to raise prices by ... Read More »

Petrol politics: Diesel, LPG price hike soon?

New Delhi: Petrol prices have hit an all time high at Rs 65 a litre. The government says it has no hand in petrol pricing and that the pricing is linked to crude prices. Yet it waited for the Assembly election results to announce the hike. The Opposition took to the streets on Monday demanding an immediate rollback. It’s the ... Read More »