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Auto firms bullish on electric vehicles after government plan


September 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Days after the government announced a Rs.23,000 crore plan for promotion of electric and hybrid vehicles automobile majors Thursday unveiled their plans in the segment.Two-wheeler ... Read more...

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Audi launches luxury sports utility vehicle


June 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) German luxury car manufacturer Audi Wednesday launched compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) Q3 priced between Rs.26,21,000 and Rs.31,49,000 (ex-showroom Maharashtra).According to the company, in the ... Read more...

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Renault raises compact car Pulse price


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) French automobile major Renault's Indian subsidiary Thursday raised the price of its compact premium car Pulse by Rs.11,000 to offset rising input costs.The vehicle was launched ... Read more...

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Luxury car makers target India’s small-town boom


February 5th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 5 (IANS) Car manufacturers are setting their eyes on smaller Indian cities and towns as markets boom for their products, particularly sale of luxury vehicles.And one such city ... Read more...

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Maruti plans to roll out SUVs and MPVs


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki has ramped up production of the diesel versions of its passenger cars and plans to roll out SUVs (Sports Utility Vehicles) and MPVs (Multi-purpose ... Read more...

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Renault to launch two more models in India in 2012


January 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) French automobile manufacturer Renault will launch two more cars in India this year of which sports utility vehicle (SUV) Duster will be one.In a statement issued ... Read more...

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Rapid urbanisation a challenge: Kamal Nath


January 11th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday said there is a need for strong planning to address the issue of rapid urbanisation which he described as ... Read more...

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Mahindra launches hydrogen-powered three-wheeler


January 9th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M;) Monday launched the world's first hydrogen-fuel-run three-wheeler HyAlfa that will ply in Delhi soon."As part of its mobility initiatives, Mahindra has ... Read more...

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Police assure smooth ride to Auto Expo (Second Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Saturday said that they would ensure smooth movement of traffic around Pragati Maidan, the venue of the on-going 11th Auto Expo, a ... Read more...

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Big events attract huge crowds: Auto Expo organisers


January 7th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Organisers of the 11th Auto Expo Saturday tried to ward off criticism of poor crowd management at the event saying that big events ... Read more...

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Will shift Auto Expo elsewhere if told, say oganisers (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A day after massive crowds caused chaos at the prestigious Auto Expo in Pragati Maidan and traffic jams outside, one of the organisers Saturday ... Read more...

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Toyota launches third generation Prius with new features


January 7th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Toyota Saturday launched its third generation hybrid hatchback Pruis priced between Rs.27.38 lakh and Rs.29.40 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) at the Auto Expo here."We aim to ... Read more...

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Traffic cops rethink Auto Expo at Pragati Maidan


January 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A day after massive jams were reported from around Pragati Maidan, the venue of the 11th Auto Expo, Delhi Traffic Police Saturday said that ... Read more...

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Mahindra Group unveils electric car


January 7th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Mahindra Group Friday unveiled its Reva NXR next generation concept electric vehicle (EV). The car is expected to be launched in November around ... Read more...

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Anand Mahindra tweets ire at ‘dismal’ Auto Expo crowd control


January 6th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The thronging unruly crowds at the Auto Expo Friday had Mahindra Group vice chairman and managing director Anand Mahindra vent his ire at the "dismal" ... Read more...

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Renault enters compact car segment with Pulse launch


January 6th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) French automaker Renault Friday entered India's compact car segment with the launch of the Pulse priced between Rs.5.77 lakh and Rs.6.25 lakh.The company also ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki unveils multi-purpose vehicle Ertiga


January 6th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Automobile giant Maruti Suzuki Friday entered the multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) segment with the unveiling of the Ertiga on the second day of the Auto Expo ... Read more...

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Thousands swamp Auto Expo, exhibitors fret at chaos (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Chaos seemed to reign at the Auto Expo Friday as thousands of visitors thronged auto exhibitors' stalls at the Pragati Maidan, completely overrunning the venue, ... Read more...

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Piaggio re-enters Indian market with Vespa scooter


January 6th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Italian two-wheeler maker Piaggio Friday showcased the gearless Vespa scooter targeted at a niche segment. It will hit the roads in April and will be ... Read more...

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Thousands barge into Auto Expo, lead to chaos


January 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Chaos seemed to reign at the Auto Expo Friday as thousands of visitors thronged auto exhibitors' stalls at the Pragati Maidan, completely overrunning the venue, ... Read more...

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General Motors showcases two new vehicles


January 6th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) US auto major General Motors Friday unveiled two vehicles - a premium hatchback Sail and a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) concept - under its Chevrolet brand ... Read more...

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Hero launches hybrid concept scooter


January 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) A hybrid concept scooter that will run on both battery and petrol was launched here at the Auto Expo Thursday by Hero Motocorp Limited.'Leap' ... Read more...

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Bengal eyes 25 percent of India’s IT revenue by 2015


January 6th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government hopes to grab 25 percent of India's revenue from IT sector by 2015, state Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee said Friday and added ... Read more...

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BMW launches super salon, Mini


January 6th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Luxury car maker BMW launched two-new models on the first day of the 11th edition of the Auto Expo Thursday.The German car maker presented its ... Read more...

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Tata Motors unveils Safari variant, concept cars


January 5th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian automobile major Tata Motors Thursday unveiled a new variant of its Safari sports utility vehicle (SUV) Safari, the Ultra commercial vehicle and a slew ... Read more...

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Auto Expo tickets available from Saturday


January 5th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Tickets for the ongoing Auto Expo 2012 will be sold at 26 stations of the Delhi Metro from Saturday, an official said.The 11th edition of ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland launches ‘Jan Bus’


January 5th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Heavy vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland Thursday launched the 'Jan Bus', a low and flat floor bus designed for urban usage.Launched by Urban Development Minister Kamal ... Read more...

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Suzuki unveils new bike, scooter


January 5th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Japanese auto major Suzuki Thursday launched a 110cc motorcycle Hayate and a 125cc scooter Swish, targeted at the youth.Hayate is the third bike introduced by ... Read more...

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Peugeot’s India-assembled car to hit roads by 2014


January 5th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) French car maker Peugeot Thursday said it plans to roll out locally assembled units of its various models in the Indian market by 2014."We will ... Read more...

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Mercedes launches the new M-Class


January 5th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) German automobile major Mercedes-Benz Thursday launched the new version of its M-Class sports utility vehicle and open-top sports car SLS AMG roadster.The SLS AMG roadster ... Read more...

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Volkswagen launches Touareg, Beetle variants


January 5th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) German automobile giant Volkswagen Thursday launched new versions of its sports utility vehicle (SUV) Touareg and small car Beetle. It also unveiled its concept hybrid ... Read more...

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M&M; unveils SUV Rexton, to invest in new platform


January 5th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M;) Thursday unveiled a sports utility vehicle -- Rexton -- from the stables of its subsidiary SsangYong and said it will develop ... Read more...

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Royal Enfield thumps in with new Thunderbird


January 5th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Two-wheeler company Royal Enfield Thursday launched a new version of its hot selling cruiser bike Thunderbird, with a more powerful engine and other features."The first ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki cars to cost more


January 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Thursday said all its cars will cost more from next week due to a hike in commodity input prices and the ... Read more...

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Now, Harley Davidson bikes in India at slashed prices


January 5th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) American motorcycle giant Harley Davidson Thursday launched two locally assembled models of FXDB Street Bob and FXDC Super Glide Custom at the 11th edition of ... Read more...

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