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Akshay Kumar gets Honda Activa 125 Fi; Shoots for a new TVC

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Akshay Kumar and Honda Scooters and Motorcycles India go a long way back. The veteran actor, Akshay has been a long time associated with Honda 2-wheelers in India and has also featured in numerous TVC and advertisements. Recently the actor shared a picture of...

10 FORGOTTEN LML scooters & motorcycles of India

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LML (Lohia Machinery Limited) was a well known name in the Indian two-wheeler landscpae till around a decade back. The Kanpur based 2-wheeler manufacturer left the industry for good in 2017 after years of facing loss. This decision came soon after the bankers rejected...

Kinetic Honda to Royal Enfield Fantabulous: 20 FORGOTTEN scooters of India

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There was a time when scooters were very popular with the Indian two-wheeler riding crowd. They even outnumbered motorcycles in terms of sales and came in different shapes and size. While the current scene is dominated by gearless scooters, the old beauties had a...

Suzuki Access Special Edition (SE) launched in India

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Japanese two wheeler major Suzuki has just given its best-selling automatic scooter - the Access 125 - a special edition (SE) model. The Suzuki Access 125 is priced at Rs. 61,788, ex-showroom Delhi, and the scooter rivals the likes of the Honda Activa 125...

CRIMINAL cases against 940 vehicle owners in Hyderabad for number plate tampering

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The Hyderabad Traffic Police is conducting a drive against tampered registration plates on vehicles plying in the city, and no less than 940 vehicle owners have been fined for having tampered number plates. Criminal cases have been filed against these vehicle owners under some...

High court: Malls & Multiplexes CANNOT charge parking fees!

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As a universal law, malls and multiplexes have always charged fees from car/bike owners who use the parking space provided by them. There have been a few cases where malls were found charging an exorbitant amount of money for letting the owners park their...

Honda’s new TVC showcases the limited edition Activa 5G

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Honda launched the limited edition model of its popular Activa scooter in India a couple of weeks back. Based on the STD and DLX variants of the Honda Activa, the limited-edition scooters come with a special dual-tone colour scheme apart from other tweaks. Prices for...

Rs. 10,000 parking fines go live in India: 80 cars & bikes FINED!

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Just a day after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Mumbai Traffic Police announced new fines for wrong/illegal parking, a total of 80 vehicles were towed in Mumbai with about Rs. 1.80 lakhs in fines from violators. According to a report by the Times...

Love listening to music while riding? Get ready to pay Rs. 1,000 FINE!

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If you are planning to go out for a ride with your favourite playlist giving you company through headphones, beware, cops may just issue a fine. Various city traffic departments including Bangalore and Pune have decided to act against the two-wheeler riders who use...

Girls release scooter from ‘Jammer’ & escape paying fine: Cops hunt them down!

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Unauthorised parking of vehicles has become major menace inside the city limits. Even though there are regular drives against such illegally parked vehicles by the authorities who tow them away from the spot, the problem does not go away. Towing illegal vehicles requires a...

2019 Hero MotoCorp Maestro Edge 125 Fi in CarToq’s test ride review

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Hero MotoCorp has been on a roll in recent times. From launching the Xtreme 200 and Destini 125 last year to getting out the Xpulse 200 and two new scooters earlier this week, India's largest two-wheeler player seems to be in overdrive mode to...

TVS Apache rider gets drunk Honda Dio rider BUSTED by the cops [Video]

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Among the various road rules violations that happen on our roads, Drunk driving is perhaps one of the most serious offences and also the most life-threatening. Driving/ riding after having your belly filled with liquor is like driving without any control, which can turn...

Facelifted Hero Maestro & Pleasure Plus automatic scooters launched in India: Honda Activa rivals

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Hero MotoCorp has launched the updated versions of their popular scooters - Maestro and Pleasure Plus. The Maestro Edge 125 is priced at Rs 58,500 and is available in three different variants. The Hero Pleasure Plus gets a price tag of Rs 49,300, ex-showroom,...

Fury 175 to Fantabulous scooter: FORGOTTEN Royal Enfields of India

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Royal Enfield is the oldest motorcycle brand in the world that is still operating. The Royal Enfield brand was set-up in India in 1955, and it has been 64 years, and over the years, Royal Enfield has launched quite a few models. While the...

Ather 340 & 450 electric scooters qualify for government subsidy: Get cheaper

Ather Energy, a Bangalore-based electric mobility company has just announced that its vehicles are eligible for the FAME-2 subsidy. FAME stands for faster adoption and manufacture of electric vehicles, and is a program that receives a subsidy from the Government of India. The FAME-2...

Okinawa i-Praise, Ridge+ get FAME subsidy; Still expensive than Activa 125

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To give a push to the sales of electric vehicles in India, the government of India has introduced the FAME-II plan. It is an improved version of the original FAME project and customers who buy electric vehicles receive subsidies depending on the type of...

Honda Activa faces BIG production cut as sales slowdown

Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI) has seen a big sales slowdown in the past few months, prompting it to go slow on production. Honda has effected a 15-20 % production cut for the June 2019 quarter in order to make sure that inventory...

150cc Vespa Elegante automatic scooter costs Rs. 1.31 lakhs: COSTLIER than Bajaj Pulsar NS200

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The scooter segment in India has been growing at a rapid pace since some time which had led manufacturers to experiment more with the market. If we don't consider the recent scooter sales drop, the overall sales graph has been regularly aiming high. Among...

Watch the legendary Bajaj Chetak scooter getting built [Video]

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If you have a good memory of the time before the 2000s, there is a good chance that you have some pleasant memory attached to the old school two-stroke scooters that populated the streets during that time. The LMLs, Vespas and Chetaks were the choices of...

Royal Enfield Himalayan owner tries out the Ather electric scooter!

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The future of mobility is expected to be dominated by electric vehicles around the world. Ather Energy, which is India's first smart electric two-wheeler brand is getting recognized all over the country for its products. How does a conventional Royal Enfield Himalayan rider feel...

Hero Splendor outsells the Honda Activa in a BIG way

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In January 2019, the Hero MotoCorp Splendor commuter motorcycles outsold the Honda Activa automatic scooter by over 10,000 units. This gap has widened much further in February 2019, with the Splendor selling 244,241 units while the Activa managed just 205,239 units. This is a...

Policemen disguised as beggar, godman destroy aftermarket exhausts [Video]

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Rash riding and aftermarket exhausts have become a major nuisance across many Indian cities. Bhayander Police division of Maharashtra Police has adopted a unique strategy to catch such troublemakers red-handed on the roads. Here is a video that shows police catching a scooter with...

KTM Duke 125 Vs Suzuki Access 125 drag race: Who wins? [Video]

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KTM launched the all-new 125 Duke in the Indian earlier this year, which surprised a lot of people in the Indian market. The most affordable Duke is priced at Rs. 1.18 lakh and has become the best-selling KTM bike in the Indian market. The...

Honda relaunches NAVi with Activa-derived Combi Braking System

The Honda Activa-based NAVi went out of production for a couple of months, prompting many to write the epitaph of this funky moto-scooter/monkey bike. Now though, the NAVi is back with a bang, with Honda re-introducing the 2019 edition of the moped with the...

Royal Enfield Interceptor & Continental GT 650 Twins BEAT KTM 390s & TVS Apache 310

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Indian retro motorcycle manufacturer had launched two of their most anticipated models - Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 in Indian market last year. Ever since then the demand has been rising and the waiting period for these motorcycles shot up to 6 months....

To Adhere to New Safety Norms, Suzuki Launch Access 125 With Combi-Brake System

Suzuki has launched the best-selling scooter in the 125cc segment with new safety features Combi-Brake System (CBS). The new Suzuki Access 125 CBS is priced at Rs. 56,667, ex-showroom. With the new safety feature in place, the scooter is just Rs. 690 more expensive...

This Suzuki Burgman scooter draped in red & black looks HOT!

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Car and bike modification has become a big hit with owners now because of the customization options available. While the latest ruling by the Supreme Court of India has given a big blow to this sector, people are in no mood to listen anytime...

Honda Activa to TVS NTorq: 6 ‘game-changer’ scooters of India

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Scooters have become increasingly popular since the last few years. Now, almost all two wheeler manufacturers have at least one scooter in their lineup. Ease of use and unisex appeal are some of the reasons why they have become a regular feature of roads....

Petrol powered motorcycles & scooters to get COSTLIER thanks to ‘green cess’

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Pollution is a major problem in most of the metro cities around the world. In Delhi NCR we had seen government taking various steps like odd-even rule, seizing old vehicles etc to control pollution. One of the other alternatives is promoting more electric vehicles,...

TVS NTorq turned into a Bumblebee Transformers is a STUNNER

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TVS and the movie franchisee Transformer have joined hands in India to promote the latest movie - Bumblebee. TVS NTorq, which is one of the coolest looking scooters in the segment has been completely modified into a Transformer to attract the attention of the...

Royal Enfield Classic Scrambler to Jawa Perak: 5 affordable retro motorcycles & scooters launching in 2019

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As the automotive world is making breakthrough advancements, the automotive enthusiasts could not really shake off the charm of the retro era. The popularity of the Royal Enfield and recently launched Jawa twins show how retro-modern bikes are still hot-selling products in the Indian...

This Honda Dio wants to be a KTM RC sportsbike: EXTREME modification [Video]

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Gearless Scooters are the easiest way to zip around the traffic in cities. Their simple design, ease of use and decent fuel economy are among the factors which have led to the rise of scooters in the past decade. However, there are some people...

Royal Enfield Bullet vs Bajaj Chetak in a tug of war: 2 stroke vs 4 stroke battle [Video]

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The Bajaj Chetak has been and will always be a legendary scooter for us Indian. Many may remember it as their first set of two wheels or the first two wheeler they had ridden on, except a bicycle maybe. It revolutionized the way people...

Suzuki Burgman vs TVS NTorq drag race: 125cc Scooter Showdown [Video]

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Scooters have been steadily gaining the market in India. Many people now prefer scooters as their daily city rides as they are easier to operate and sufficiently powerful too. There are a lot of options in the market now with many 150 cc scooters...

Piaggio Vespa 150 & Aprilia SR150 are India’s first scooters to get ABS

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The Indian government has made it mandatory for all the two-wheelers above 125cc to offer mandatory Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) from 1st April 2019. The two-wheelers include both bikes and scooters. Manufacturers have already started offering ABS versions of their products in the Indian...

Okinawa Scooters opens bookings for its i-Praise electric scooter

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India based electric two wheeler company Okinawa Scooters has opened the bookings for its electric scooter, the i-Praise. Dubbed as 'The Intelligent Scooter' scooter by the company, its booking can be done at all dealers with a token amount of Rs 5000. This makes...

Lambretta coming back to India with Super Lambretta

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A lot of now-defunct brands are making a comeback to the Indian market and the legendary Lambretta brand will follow the same path soon. Lambretta, the Italian brand of scooters went out of business in 1972. The brand was extremely popular for their scooters...

New Honda Activa legacy TVC celebrates 18 years and 2 crore sales

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Honda Activa is undoubtedly the most popular choice when it comes to the automatic scooters. Honda India has come a long way with the Activa scooter, which was introduced way back in 2001 and has remained one the top-selling two-wheelers since its introduction to...

Honda Activa with car-like music system: Video

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  Sometimes while riding and roaming like a nomad on a two wheeler, there's a sudden itch to listen music just out of the blue. Now many of you might carry a Bluetooth speaker nowadays to quench your music thirst while on move but that's...

Yamaha N-Max to Hero Maestro 125: 5 upcoming scooters you need to know about

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Scooters are now becoming the preferred choice for many in India. They are more comfortable and convenient to use during daily city commuting and while they might not be as fun as a bike, the ease of use covers up for that. Manufacturers are...

Hero developing sportier Maestro Edge 125 to challenge TVS NTorq

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Hero launched their first 125cc scooter, the Destini yesterday in New Delhi and while speaking to the product team at the event, I got more than ample hints on the fact that their next 125cc offering, the Maestro Edge, will clearly be geared towards...

Honda Activa to Bajaj Chetak: 10 ‘GAME-CHANGING’ scooters of India

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The scooter segment is now the backbone of the Indian commuter vehicle sector. There was a time when geared scooters ruled on the Indian streets but as bikes started to get cheaper, scooter sales dwindled. However, gone are the days when scooters were looked down...

2018 TVS Wego automatic scooter launched in India: Rivals Honda Activa

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Indian two-wheeler manufacturer TVS has launched the updated Wego scooter in India. The new TVS Wego is priced at Rs 53,027 ex-showroom (Delhi), making it cheaper than the Honda Activa. The updated TVS Wego gets updated styling, new colours and added features including a...

Okinawa Ridge+ electric scooter with detachable lithium-ion battery launched in India

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Indian electric two-wheeler manufacturer Okinawa Autotech has launched Ridge+ scooter. The Ridge+ is priced at Rs 64,998, ex-showroom (Delhi). The new Okinawa Ridge+ is now available in all of the electric scooter maker's showrooms across India and costs Rs 21,000 more than the regular...

Honda Activa to soon deliver 10 % more mileage!

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The Honda Activa is clearly India's favourite scooter and good mileage is a major reason why this automatic scooter  sells so well. Soon, the Activa will become 10 % more fuel efficient, and this information comes straight from Minoru  Kato, the CEO of Honda...

Suzuki Intruder to Kawasaki Ninja 300: BEST 2-wheeler discounts of September 2018

With the festive season just around the corner, all the major auto companies are offering huge discounts and schemes to lure customers. Here's a look at some of the best discounts on offer now.  Kawasaki Z1000 Save up to Rs. 5 lakh Japanese manufacturer Kawasaki is offering...

2018 Aprilia SR150 automatic scooter launched in India: Rivals Suzuki Burgman

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The 2018 model year Aprilia SR150 has been launched by the Italian manufacturer at a price of Rs. 70,031 (ex-showroom). Aprilia has also launched SR150 carbon edition and SR150 race edition scooters at prices of Rs. 73,500 (ex-showroom) and Rs. 80,211 (ex-showroom), respectively. Notably,...

India’s seven most fun-to-ride automatic scooters: Honda Activa-based Grazia to TVS NTorq

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India's scooter market is currently undergoing an evolution thanks to the arrival of premium scooters. A few years ago, performance scooters like the Kinetic Blaze were rejected for not being frugal enough and too out-of-the-box. However, the current scooter market is much more accepting...