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Maruti Suzuki’s June sales rise 20 percent


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Monday reported a 20.3 percent increase in sales, including exports, at 96,597 vehicles in June from 80,298 units sold in ... 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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Maruti Suzuki’s April sales up 3.4 percent


May 1st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Tuesday reported an increase of 3.4 percent in its total sales in April, including exports, which stood at 100,415 ... Read more...

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Renault unveils new variant of Fluence sedan


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Renault India Tuesday unveiled Fluence E4D, a new variant of its luxury sedan, featuring a more powerful diesel engine."The new Fluence E4D will ... Read more...

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General Motors’ March sales up 13 percent


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) General Motors India Monday reported an increase of 13 percent in monthly sales for March at 10,588 units, up from 9,391 units sold in March ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s March sales up 3.3 percent


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Monday reported a rise of 3.3 percent in March sales including exports at 125,952 units from 121,952 units in ... 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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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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Mexico set auto production record in 2011


January 12th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) Mexico set a new auto production record of 2.55 million cars and light trucks in 2011, a 13.1 percent increase compared to the previous year, ... 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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Ford India and Nissan register sales growth in November


December 1st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Car makers Ford India Pvt Ltd and Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd closed last month with increased sales.Ford India closed last month selling 8,322 units last ... Read more...

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Hyundai Motor’s October sales down 7.5 percent


November 1st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor Tuesday reported a decline of 7.5 percent in its cumulative sales for October at 48,325 units from 52,217 units in the ... Read more...

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Tata Motors’ October sales up five percent


November 1st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Automobile giant Tata Motors Tuesday reported an increase of five percent in its sales, including exports for October, with 68,009 vehicles sold as compared to the ... 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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Hyundai’s September sales up 12.4 percent


October 1st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) South Korea-based automobile major Hyundai's Indian subsidiary Saturday reported an increase of 12.4 percent in its sales for September at 57,808 units as against 51,444 ... 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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Bookings for Hyundai’s compact car Eon from Oct 1


September 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Friday said it would open bookings for its new entry level compact car Eon from Oct 1."We are confident that Eon will ... 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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Daimler to launch compact car in India by 2012


July 19th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) German auto major Daimler plans to launch a compact car in the Indian market towards the end of 2012, said a company official Tuesday."It will first ... Read more...

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Toyota launches hatchback car Etios Liva


June 27th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Eyeing the huge compact car market in India, Japanese automobile major Toyota Monday launched its entry-level hatchback car Etios Liva priced between Rs.3.99 lakh to ... Read more...

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Interest rates, fuel price hike dampen automobile sector (Roundup)


June 1st, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Interest rates and fuel price hikes seem to have dampened automobile sales in May, with leading players like Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai reporting only marginal ... 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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Ford mulls fresh investments, plant expansion in India


April 7th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) With production at its Indian plant at Maraimalai Nagar near here expected to saturate soon, Ford India Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of the US based ... 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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Nissan, Ford post higher sales in March


April 1st, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 1 (IANS) The Indian subsidiary of Japanese auto major Nissan Motor Company closed March with a sales of 2,101 units up from 89 units sold during the comparable ... Read more...

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Ford to export Figo to Mexico, Middle East, North Africa


March 9th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) US auto maker Ford Wednesday said it will export its Chennai assembly plant-produced compact car Figo to Mexico, and some nations in the Middle East, ... Read more...

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Indian automobile sector’s February sales soar (Roundup)


March 1st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, March 1 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry Tuesday reported good sales numbers for the month of February, prompted by a growing economy, increasing disposable incomes and low interest rates.Market leader ... Read more...

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Micra drives up Nissan sales


March 1st, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) The Indian subsidiary of Japanese auto major Nissan recorded sales of 2,081 units in February, up from 44 units in the corresponding period last year, thanks mainly to ... Read more...

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Ford records growth in February sales


March 1st, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) The Indian subsidiary of American auto major Ford recorded a 188 percent sales growth in February over the corresponding period in 2010, mainly driven by Figo, its compact ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s February sales up 15.5 percent


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Indian car market leader Maruti Suzuki Tuesday reported a 15.5 percent increase in its sales for February with 1,11,645 units being sold."Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a ... Read more...

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General Motors targets 40 percent volume growth in 2011


February 14th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) The Indian arm of global car major General Motors is confident of growing 40 percent this year with new products like a diesel version of the compact car ... Read more...

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Hyundai to launch six new cars in next three years (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


February 8th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India Ltd Tuesday said it intends to launch six new cars in the next three years and is developing a small car that ... Read more...

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Hyundai to launch six new cars in next three years


February 8th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India Ltd Tuesday said it intends to launch six new cars in the next three years, including a small car placed below its ... Read more...

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