ODRecap: Speed governors on Maharashtra vehicles, Bajaj CS400, and more

Team OD Updated: June 09, 2016, 01:16 PM IST

Maharashtra Govt wants speed governors on tourist vehicles and buses

Pune Mumbai Expressway copy

After the recent Pune-Mumbai Expressway accident which claimed 17 lives, the Government of Maharashtra is planning to install speed governors on all tourist vehicles and school buses. The government is also keen on installing speed governors on passenger cars in an effort to reduce road accidents.

Spied: Bajaj CS400 caught testing in India again


Bajaj had unveiled the CS400 at the 2014 Auto Expo. However, since then there has been no reliable information pertaining to when the Bajaj CS400 would reach showrooms. Of late, spy images showing the CS400 undergoing tests in India are regularly making their way online. It was recently snapped testing last month.

Automakers may face Rs 100 crore fine for failing to comply with regulations

Scorpio Crash GNCAP

In 2017, the Bharat New Vehicle Safety Assessment Programme (BNVSAP) will commence and there will be a whole lot of changes to the safety standards of vehicles in the country. When the proposed Road Safety Bill will be passed, a fine of up to Rs 100 crore could be implemented "for non-compliance of automobile regulations by automobile companies".

2016 IOMTT: Double win for Ian Hutchinson

Ian Hutchinson (Yamaha - Came BPT Yamaha/Team Traction Control) approaching the Gooseneck during the Monster Energy Supersport TT race

The second day of racing at the 2016 Isle of Man TT was an eventful one for Ian Hutchinson. Hutchy took his 12th TT win, with victory in the Monster Energy Supersport TT Race. In the 1,000cc Superstock class, the podium places didn't change much and all the three riders – Ian Hutchinson on his BMW S1000RR, Dean Harrison and James Hillier on their Kawasaki ZX-10Rs – maintained the same positions they had earlier in the day.