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Maruti Suzuki logs 9.2 percent sales growth


August 1st, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India Ltd closed July with 9.2 percent sales growth as compared to sales logged during July 2011.In a statement issued Wednesday ... Read more...

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Maruti to focus on diesel cars (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (MSIL) Tuesday announced merger of a diesel engine manufacturing company with itself and said it would focus ... Read more...

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Eon, XUV 500 and Brio most online searched cars: Survey


June 5th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A study by a leading agency Tuesday revealed that Hyundai Eon, Mahindra XUV 500, Honda Brio, Tata Manza, Maruti Kizashi and Toyota Liva were among ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s May sales down five percent


June 1st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Friday reported a decline of its total sales, including exports, by five percent in May at 98,884 units from ... Read more...

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Audi launches new A4 model (With Image)


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) German luxury car manufacturer Audi Thursday launched a new version of its A4 model in the country. It encompasses several new features, including 10 percent improved ... Read more...

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Hyundai Motor’s April sales up 4.9 percent


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Passenger car major Hyundai Motor Wednesday reported a growth of 4.9 percent in its April sales, including exports, that stood at 52,057 units compared to ... Read more...

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‘Automobile sales to rise 10-12 percent in 2012-13′


April 10th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry is expecting a 10-12 percent rise in sales in fiscal 2012-13 from the 17,376,624 units sold in 2011-12 on better macro-economic ... Read more...

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General Motors to launch small car Sail in Q3


March 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) General Motors India (GM) is planning to launch its fourth small car in the country, a premium hatchback "Sail", by July-September, a company official said Monday."We ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s February sales up 6.5 percent


March 1st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki Thursday reported an increase of 6.5 percent in its monthly sales for February at 118,949 units from 111,645 units in ... Read more...

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Diesel cars guzzling 40 percent of segment’s fuel: CSE


January 25th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Trashing industry contention that diesel use by cars is very low, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Wednesday said 40 percent of the ... 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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New launches to dazzle visitors at Auto Expo


January 1st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Despite a slowdown in their sales, car makers are all set to dazzle visitors at the Auto Expo 2012 here with their new vehicles and ... Read more...

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Beijing car sales to plummet in 2011


December 24th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Car sales in Beijing will plummet from last year's 890,000 units to 400,000 units in 2011 because of the city's new traffic rules, experts say.Beijing adopted ... Read more...

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Polaris plans to launch electric cars in India


December 24th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Polaris India, the multi-terrain vehicles major, plans to launch electric cars in the country after solving issues like infrastructure.The company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries ... Read more...

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Tata Motors Group’s November sales up 35 percent


December 15th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Tata Motors Thursday reported a 35 percent increase in its consolidated global sales, including those of Jaguar-Land Rover, for November over the like period ... Read more...

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Auto sales up 22.2 percent in November


December 8th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Despite high input costs, fuel price hikes and rising interest rates, the Indian automobile sector's November sales grew by 22.22 percent at 1,489,714 units from ... Read more...

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Hyundai India eyes 10 percent growth in FY12


October 18th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Buoyed by the launch of its new small car Eon in India, South Korean auto major Hyundai Tuesday said it is eyeing 9-10 percent sales growth ... Read more...

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Auto industry posts good sales despite bleak sentiment (Roundup)


October 1st, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry Saturday showed good sales figures for September despite rising fuel prices, high interest rates and bleak global sentiment.One of the ... Read more...

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Tata Motors’ September sales up 22 percent


October 1st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Amidst a slowdown in car sales due to high fuel prices and interest rates, automobile major Tata Motors Saturday came out with a 22 ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s September sales decline 20.8 percent


October 1st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Hit by labour issues and dampened consumer sentiment, automobile major Maruti Suzuki Saturday reported a decline of 20.8 percent in its sales for the month ... Read more...

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Honda launches entry-level hatchback Brio


September 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Honda's Indian subsidiary Tuesday launched its entry-level hatchback Brio, priced in the range of Rs.3.95 lakh to Rs.5.10 lakh."We have been able ... Read more...

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Nissan studying India’s small car segment


September 26th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Japanese car major Nissan is conducting a feasibility study to analyse its opportunities of becoming a major player in India's small car segment after a low ... Read more...

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Petrol hike will push diesel car demand: CSE


September 15th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) NGO Centre for Science and Environment said Thursday's petrol price hike will further push demand for diesel vehicles which, in turn, will have an adverse ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki sales down on labour unrest


September 1st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The country's largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki, Thursday reported a 12.7 percent drop in total sales during August because of labour unrest at its Manesar ... Read more...

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NGO supports scraping of diesel subsidy for cars


August 5th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Friday welcomed union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's suggestion to remove subsidy on diesel used in cars, saying ... Read more...

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Global prices making oil subsidies difficult: Pranab


August 4th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday blamed high oil prices internationally for rising inflation in the country and said it was with great difficulty that ... Read more...

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Auto, realty sectors unhappy at interest rate hike (Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Automobile and realty sectors Tuesday voiced reservations over the RBI decision to hike interest rates by 50 basis points to tame inflation, which sets the ... Read more...

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Interest rates, fuel hikes dampen automobile sales in June (Roundup)


July 1st, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Production losses at industry leader Maruti Suzuki and a slump in sales because of high interest rates and rising fuel prices have resulted in a ... Read more...

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Tata Motors June sales down by one percent


July 1st, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Automobile giant Tata Motors Friday reported a marginal decline of one percent in its sales for June this year -- at 66,358 units as compared to ... Read more...

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BMW India to focus on small cities, towns


June 8th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) BMW India will focus on small cities and tier-two towns to beef up its market position in the country, a top company official said Wednesday.Speaking to ... Read more...

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General Motors’ May sales up 1.3 percent


June 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Buoyed by the sale of its compact car segment, global automotive major General Motors' Indian subsidiary Wednesday reported an increase of 1.3 percent in sales ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz India to roll out entry-level cars


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) German luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz's Indian subsidiary Tuesday said that it will launch its new entry-level small car range in the country by 2013."We are ... Read more...

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BMW maintains momentum as leading luxury car manufacturer in India


April 11th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon, Apr.11 (ANI-Business Wire India): The Indian branch of German car manufacturer BMW continues to maintain momentum as the leading luxury car manufacturer in the country. It has delivered 1027 cars in ... Read more...

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Indian automobile sector’s March sales soar (Roundup)


April 1st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, March 1 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry Friday reported good sales numbers for the month of March 2011, prompted by a growing economy, increasing disposable incomes and low ... Read more...

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‘No immediate impact of Japanese tsunami on Indian auto sector’


March 28th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) The Japanese earthquake and tsunami may not adversely affect the Indian automobile sector in the short term, but the impact over medium to long term will ... Read more...

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