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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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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 Q2 net income down


July 26th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 26 (IANS) Ford Motor Company has reported the US automaker posted a profit of $1.04 billion in the second quarter of the year, or 26 cents per share, ... 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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Himalayan Ski Village project delay costs state dearly


July 8th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 8 (IANS) The delay in commissioning the multibillion-dollar Himalayan Ski Village project, promoted by Alfred Ford of the Ford Motor Company near this Himachal Pradesh tourist town, ... Read more...

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Himachal court allows Ford to construct ski resort


June 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 29 (IANS) In a major relief to Alfred Ford of the Ford Motor Company, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has given clearance to his upcoming multi-billion dollar ... Read more...

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Anand Mahindra gets global leadership award


June 13th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Anand Mahindra, vice chairman & managing director of Mahindra Group, and Alan Mulally, president & CEO, Ford Motor Company, have been honoured with Global Leadership Awards ... 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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Ford Q1 profit down 45 percent year on year


April 28th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 28 (IANS) US automaker Ford Motor Co. has reported that it notched a profit of $1.4 billion in the first quarter of 2012, a decrease of 45 percent ... 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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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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Chrysler sales jump


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 2 (IANS) Chrysler Group LLC reported a 40 percent increase in February while Ford Motor Co.'s sales rose 14 percent and General Motors Co. added 1.1 percent beating ... 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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US stocks mixed


January 28th, 2012 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) US stocks traded mixed Friday amid news that the US economy grew slower than expected, and concerns over the ongoing Greece debt negotiations.The Commerce Department ... 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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Ford recalls 490,000 vehicles over safety flaws


January 12th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US automaker Ford Motor Co. has issued recall for almost half a million cars following safety flaws. The giant automaker said the flaw could cause the vehicle ... Read more...

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Ford launches new SUV, to invest $142 million


January 4th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Ford Motor Co Wednesday launched a sports utility vehicle (SUV) - EcoSport - ahead of the Auto Expo and said it will invest $142 million ... Read more...

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Ford recalls over 128,000 vehicles in US


December 10th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The Ford Motor Co. is recalling over 128,000 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans over problems that could cause the wheels to separate, a media report ... 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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Comstar Automotive workers resume duty after 54-day strike


October 4th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) After striking work for 54 days workers at auto component manufacturing company Comstar Automotive Technologies Tuesday resumed work here heeding to the "agreed advice" given by ... Read more...

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Worker dies at Jaguar Land Rover factory


September 27th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A worker has died at a British factory of Jaguar Land Rover, an automobile company owned by India's Tata Motors.A man in his late 40s was ... 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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Striking Comstar Automotive workers to fast Friday


August 31st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) The workers' strike at auto component manufacturer Comstar Automotive Technologies entered the 21st day Wednesday with employees deciding to go on a daylong fast Friday, said ... Read more...

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Comstar Automotive summoned to attend meeting


August 27th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu labour department has issued notice to Comstar Automotive Technologies Pvt Ltd to attend a conciliation meeting to sort out the differences between the ... Read more...

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Comstar Automotive strike continues for 14th day


August 24th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) With the management and workers of Comstar Automotive Technologies Pvt Ltd unrelenting from their respective stands, the workers' strike at the company's plant near here continued ... Read more...

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Workers’ strike at Comstar Automotive enters day 13


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) The worker's strike at the auto ancillary company Comstar Automotive Technologies Pvt Ltd entered the 13th day Tuesday, with the two parties involved in the dispute ... Read more...

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Workers’ strike at Comstar Automotive enters 10th day


August 20th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Workers' strike at the automotive component maker Comstar Automotive Technologies Pvt Ltd near here in Tamil Nadu continued for the 10th day Saturday.Around 425 workers of ... Read more...

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Striking Comstar Automotive workers plan fast


August 19th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Striking workers at the automotive component maker Comstar Automotive Technologies Pvt Ltd plan fast along with their family members as their next course of action if ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu okay with Ford’s decision to invest in Gujarat


July 28th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) US car-maker Ford Motor Company, which has a major vehicle plant in Tamil Nadu, has announced it will invest $1 billion in Gujarat to build ... Read more...

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Clinton to visit Chennai Wednesday


July 19th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who began her three day visit to India Monday, is expected to visit the Tamil Nadu capital Wednesday.She will be ... 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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