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Ford India logs six percent sales growth in August


September 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Ford India registered six percent sales growth in August as compared to figures logged during the like period of 2011.The Indian subsidiary of US auto major ... Read more...

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Ford India recalls over 1.28 lakh cars for faulty components


August 13th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of American auto giant Ford Motor Company, is recalling 128,655 units of its popular Figo and Classic models to rectify problems ... Read more...

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In a subdued auto market, Asian companies log growth in July (Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Even as the demand for automobiles remains subdued owing to high interest rates, rising fuel costs and uncertain economic conditions, Asian vehicle makers in general maintained ... Read more...

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Toyota forges ahead, Ford goes on the reverse in July


August 1st, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Powered by its utility vehicle models Innova and Fortuner, Japanese-Indian joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor clocked seven percent sales growth last month.In a statement Wednesday, Toyota ... Read more...

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Ford India to export Eco Sport; offers petrol, diesel versions


July 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Ford India Private Ltd., the Indian subsidiary of the US automobile major Ford Motor Company, has beefed up its engine capacity to 340,000 units and would ... Read more...

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Ford India expects 10 percent sales growth


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Ford India Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of the US Ford Motor Company, hopes to achieve 10 percent sales growth despite difficult market conditions while completing ... Read more...

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Ford to spend $250,000 on seven Tamil Nadu villages


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Global automotive giant Ford Motor Company will spend $250,000 on the education, safety, environment and health and welfare of the seven village communities around its plant ... Read more...

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Conciliation meeting between Ford India union and management Tuesday


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) A conciliation meeting is to be held Tuesday between Ford India Employees Union (FIEU) and the management of car maker Ford India Pvt Ltd before the ... Read more...

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Trouble grows in Ford India after seven workers suspended


March 30th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Labour trouble at car maker Ford India Pvt Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the US-based Ford Motor Company, Friday took a serious turn with the company ... Read more...

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Work to resume at Ford India’s Chennai plant Friday


March 30th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Around 700 workers of Ford India Pvt Ltd who had boycotted work for the past two days would resume duties Friday after a truce was arrived ... Read more...

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Conciliation meeting between Ford union, management Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) A conciliation meeting is slated for Thursday between Ford India Employees Union (FIEU) and the management of car maker Ford India Pvt Ltd before the labour ... Read more...

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Labour trouble at Ford India


March 27th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) Around 350 employees of Ford India Pvt Ltd held a protest outside the company's plant at Maraimalai Nagar near here Tuesday demanding the reinstatement of nine ... Read more...

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Cess on diesel vehicles regressive: Ford India


February 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Levying a cess on diesel car is not a right approach but the price of diesel could be hiked slightly to earn revenue, a top official ... Read more...

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Ford India logs sales growth in January


February 1st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the American auto major Ford Motor Company, closed last month selling 10,789 units, up from 10,026 units sold in January ... Read more...

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Ford India to invest Rs.750 crore in Chennai plant


January 20th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the US-based Ford Motor Company, would invest Rs.750 crore at its plant near here to roll out the new compact ... Read more...

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Auto industry shows mixed sales results for December (Roundup)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Battling high interest rates and rising fuel costs, the Indian automotive industry Monday reported a mixed sales result for December with sales of Maruti Suzuki ... 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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Ford’s domestic sales up 11 percent


December 1st, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) American automobile major Ford's Indian subsidiary Thursday reported an increase of 11 percent in its domestic sales for the month of November at 8,322 units ... Read more...

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Ford India’s total sales grew in October


November 1st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 1 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the American auto major Ford Motor Company, closed last month on a healthier note, selling 1880 units more than what ... Read more...

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Ford India to benefit from economies of scale


September 20th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The eight new car models Ford Motor Co plans to roll out of its two Indian plants will be on global platform and will have several ... Read more...

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New Ford factory to create 5,000 jobs in Gujarat


September 5th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Ford India broke ground Monday for its state-of-the-art integrated vehicle and engine manufacturing facility to come up near here in Sanand at a cost of $1 ... Read more...

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Ford’s August sales up nine percent


September 1st, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Indian subsidiary of American automobile major Ford Thursday reported an increase of nine percent in its sales for August, including exports at 8,914 units ... Read more...

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Ford launches two new variants of Fiesta sedan


July 14th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) American automobile major Ford Thursday launched two new variants of its premium sedan Fiesta powered by petrol and priced between Rs.8,23,500 and Rs.10,42,200 (ex-showroom, Delhi)."This premium ... Read more...

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Ford’s Figo crosses one lakh-sales mark


July 1st, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Figo, Ford India's best-selling hatchback, has sold more than one lakh units since it was launched 15 months ago, the company said Friday."Due to continued strong ... Read more...

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Ford India logs sales growth in June


July 1st, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the American car major Ford Motor Company, sold 9,145 units in June 2011 including exports, the company said Friday.A total ... Read more...

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Ford sees higher demand for diesel cars in India


June 30th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Automotive industry major Ford Motor Company is witnessing a surge in demand for diesel cars in India after the recent hike in petrol prices, an executive ... Read more...

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Sherpa, light armoured vehicle, launched


June 20th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) An indigenous light armoured vehicle designed keeping in mind the operational requirements of the police and paramilitary forces was launched at the ongoing homeland security ... Read more...

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Ford to invest $72 mn to expand engine plant


May 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) American automobile giant Ford Motor Company will invest $72 million in its engine plant near here to take the annual production capacity to 330,000 units from ... 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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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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Labour trouble brewing in Ford India


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Labour trouble was brewing Wednesday at Ford India's plant at Maraimalai Nagar near here with its labour union Ford India Employees Union (FIEU) serving strike notice ... 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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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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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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India’s car makers begin 2011 with impressive sales growth


February 1st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) Indian car makers opened the year 2011 on a happy note recording impressive sales numbers during January despite the price rise due to increase in input costs, according ... Read more...

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