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Hindustan Motors reports Rs.35.5 cr loss in Q1


August 13th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Kolkata-based Hindustan Motors, makers of the iconic Ambassador, Monday reported a loss of Rs.35.49 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, against a net profit ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors upgrades Mitsubishi Montero


April 16th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Automobile-maker Hindustan Motors Ltd Monday announced the launch of upgraded Mitsubishi Montero, a sports utility vehicle.In a statement, Hindustan Motors said the value-added features include new ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors to focus on commercial vehicle segment


August 9th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Eyeing a 500 percent increase in its vehicle sales by 2013-14, ailing C.K. Birla group company Hindustan Motors has decided to focus more on the commercial ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors to clarify on land sale


August 5th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Hindustan Motors, the flagship venture of the multi-billion dollar C.K. Birla Group which gave the country the iconic Ambassador car, Thursday said the West Bengal government ... Read more...

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Singer Anup Ghoshal gets Trinamool ticket


March 15th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) Renowned singer Anup Ghoshal, who lent his voice to evergreen songs of Satyajit Ray's popular 'Goopy Bagha' series of films, will contest the upcoming West Bengal ... Read more...

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For automobile industry, budget is in neutral gear


February 28th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) The automobile industry Monday appreciated Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for not changing excise duty rates and welcomed the tax concessions for environment friendly vehicles."It is a neutral ... Read more...

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New Ambassador variant to be unveiled in December


November 19th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) The first prototype of a new variant of the Ambassador, the flagship car of the C.K. Birla group-owned Hindustan Motors, will be out by this December, a senior ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors, Allahabad Bank join hands for auto financing


October 6th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 6 (IANS) City-based Hindustan Motors (HM) has joined hands with Allahabad Bank to provide financing facilities to its customers.The tie-up entails a collateral-free loan up to Rs.10 lakh on ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors to launch premium sedan Lancer Evolution X


September 30th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) India's oldest car maker Hindustan Motors is planning to launch premium sedan- Lancer Evolution X- from the stables of Japanese Mitsubishi Motors this fiscal.The two companies have a ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors to go in for contract manufacturing


September 30th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) Hindustan Motors is in talks with automobile companies for contract manufacturing of vehicles at its Chennai plant, which now assembles Mitsubishi cars exclusively, a top company official said ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors expects turnaround by 2010-11 end


August 10th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) Loss-making car-maker Hindustan Motors expects a turnaround by the end of current fiscal (2010-11) by increasing production of Ambassador cars, launch of new variants and operations restructuring, a ... Read more...

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IIM-A developing sports management course


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 23 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is developing a course for the management of sports organisations, an official said Wednesday. IIM-A director Samir Barua said that the one-week ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors, SBI tie-up for vehicle financing


June 7th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) C.K. Birla Group flagship company Hindustan Motors Limited (HML) Monday entered into a tie up with the State Bank of India (SBI) under which the public sector ... Read more...

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India’s iconic ‘Amby’ car no longer a motorist’s favourite


May 11th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): India's famed snub-nosed Ambassador appears to finally be on its way out after manufacturers Hindustan Motors reported further losses.Fiscal losses for 2009-10 were pegged at 429 million ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors to report to BIFR (Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) After losing more than 50 percent of its net worth, automobile manufacturer Hindustan Motors has decided to report to the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) under ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors to go to BIFR


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) After losing more than 50 percent of its net worth, automobile manufacturer Hindustan Motors has decided to report to the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) under ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors launches greener CNG mini truck


April 26th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Hindustan Motors Monday launched a CNG (compressed natural gas) version of its its mini truck "Winner" which meets the BS-IV emission norms. The CK Birla Group company, known ... Read more...

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Kolkata commuters suffer as vehicle ban is implemented (Lead)


August 1st, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Commuters here had a tough time as a large number of buses, auto rickshaws and taxis kept off the roads Saturday and authorities seized over-15-year-old commercial vehicles following ... Read more...

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‘Polluting’ vehicles to go off Kolkata roads Saturday (Lead)


July 31st, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Kolkata commuters are likely to face a harrowing time with all commercial vehicles older than 15 years going off the roads from Saturday following the West Bengal ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors to revise vehicle prices Tuesday


July 6th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Automobile major Hindustan Motors Monday said it will revise prices of various vehicle models to pass on to its customers the benefit of excise duty cut on ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors to launch upgraded Winner truck in Delhi


June 19th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Hindustan Motors will launch the Bharat Stage Four (BS IV) version of its mini-truck Winner in the national capital shortly, a top company official said here ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors looks at components business for revival


November 14th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Hindustan Motors, maker of the Ambassador, for long the iconic Indian car, is moving ahead to become more of an automobile component manufacturer than developer of ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi looks at ASEAN trade pact for hub in India


November 2nd, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Mitsubishi Motors of Japan is looking forward to a free trade pact between India and the 10-nation Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to start production in ... Read more...

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Kolkatans feel sense of ‘colossal loss’ at Nano pullout


October 4th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) The dismay and shock are yet to get over. For the people of Kolkata, the finality of Tata Motors' decision to shift the Nano small car project out ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors and Mitsubishi Motors launch their joint venture, Mitsubishi Outlander


October 3rd, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Oct 3 (ANI): Hindustan Motors and Mitsubishi Motors on Friday launched their joint venture Mitsubishi outlander, a hi-tech car in the SUV category.Outlander has been launched in ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi Outlander, costing Rs.2.02 mn, drives into India


October 3rd, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Hindustan Motors and Mitsubishi Motors launched the Outlander, a crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV) from the Mitsubishi stable, here Friday.The car, priced at Rs.2.02 million (Rs.20.2 lakh) ... Read more...

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Singur road blockade hits supplies to Hindustan Motors


August 27th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) The traffic blockade at Singur has disrupted supplies of components to Hindustan Motors' Uttarpara plant nearby, forcing it to stop operations for a day Wednesday, a top company ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors banks on new engines to boost Ambassador sales


July 11th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) The country's oldest car manufacturer, Hindustan Motors Ltd, hopes to sell around 12,500 Ambassador cars this fiscal, a senior company official said here Friday. "Last year we sold ... Read more...

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Swraj Paul faces black flag demonstration at Singur


April 8th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) London-based industrialist Swraj Paul was shown black flags by villagers protesting farmland acquisition when he visited the Tata Motors' factory site meant to build the world's cheapest car ... Read more...

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Tata deal shows ‘India has arrived’: Sunil Mittal


March 26th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 26 (IANS) Tata Motors' acquisition of the prestigious Jaguar and Land Rover car brands shows that "India has arrived" on the world scene - something American politicians ... Read more...

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