.Detroit, MI, USA
Automakers reported that U.S. dealers had just under a million new vehicles on their lots in August. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • General Motors announced halting production at eight plants
  • Ford will stop making pickups at its Kansas City Assembly Plant
  • The cuts will compound an already short supply of cars, trucks and SUVs on dealer lots 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Maruti Suzuki India has not specified the quantum of price hike. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Automaker said cost of vehicles was adversely impacted due to increase in various input costs
  • Maruti Suzuki had raised car prices over input cost in April and January also
  • Passing on some of the additional cost to the customers was 'imperative'

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
New registration series for personal vehicles will help with 'seamless' transfer from one state to another (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Transfer of vehciles from one state to another was a 'cumbersome' process
  • Owners of vehicles with BH mark will not require a new registration mark 
  • Defense personnel, government and private employees can avail the facility

.United States
GM said the Bolts should be parked outdoors until the modules are replaced. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@GM)

  • The recall raises questions about lithium ion batteries
  • The recall will cost the company about $1 billion
  • Owners will be notified as soon as replacement parts are ready