Auto Today Newswrap May 16

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first_imgConfidence has taken a big knock since SC diesel ban, says Toyota IndiaThe lingering uncertainty on sale of high-end diesel vehicles in the national capital region has come as a big blow to Japanese auto major Toyota’s “confidence in India”, forcing its domestic unit to rework its plans.Maruti Suzuki inches closer to market supremacy with Vitara Brezza, BalenoMaruti Suzuki India (MSI) inched closer to controlling half of the domestic passenger vehicle market after grabbing over 48 per cent share in April, driven by sales of premium models such as Vitara Brezza, Baleno, Ciaz and S-Cross.Nissan accused of manipulating emissions; South Korea plans fine, recallSouth Korea said that Nissan Motor Co Ltd had manipulated emissions on a diesel sport utility vehicle and that it planned to fine the automaker as well as sue the head of its Korean operations.Will self-drive cars help in traffic de-congestion?Self-driving cars are expected to usher in a new era of mobility, safety and convenience. The problem, say transportation researchers, is that people will use them too much.last_img

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