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Mughal Road Car Rally navigator dies of injuries


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Another participant of the Mughal Road Car Rally injured in an accident Sunday died in a hospital here Tuesday."Ashish Mahajan, the injured navigator of the car ... Read more...

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India’s auto giants to battle it out in J&K; Rally


June 6th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The road travelled by the greats of the Mughal era is all set to become the stage for the clash of the titans with the ... Read more...

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Virat Kohli is Toyota brand ambassador


April 5th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) Leading auto major Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) Thursday signed up India batsman Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador to endorse its range of passenger car models. ... Read more...

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Excise duty hike pushes auto sales up in March (Roundup)


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, April 2 (IANS) The Indian automobile sector Monday reported healthy sales numbers for March as customers rushed to buy vehicles ahead of a price hike after the ... Read more...

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Kinetic Engineering to launch two new gearboxes


January 17th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Auto component manufacturer Kinetic Engineering Tuesday said it will role out two new gearboxes for different customers."We have two very important programmes which are ready ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki unveils multi-purpose vehicle Ertiga


January 6th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Automobile giant Maruti Suzuki Friday entered the multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) segment with the unveiling of the Ertiga on the second day of the Auto Expo ... Read more...

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Tata Motors unveils Safari variant, concept cars


January 5th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian automobile major Tata Motors Thursday unveiled a new variant of its Safari sports utility vehicle (SUV) Safari, the Ultra commercial vehicle and a slew ... Read more...

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Tata Motors Q2 consolidated net profit down 15.55 percent


November 14th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian automobile giant Tata Motors Monday reported a 15.55 percent decline in the consolidated net profit, at Rs.1,877 crore, for the quarter ended Sep 30 as ... Read more...

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Tata Motors stock falls 6 percent after chief executive quits


September 12th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Shares of the Indian automobile giant Tata Motors Monday fell almost six percent following the resignation of its group chief executive officer and managing director ... Read more...

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Government to launch the second JNNURM soon: Nath


September 7th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS)The government Wednesday said it would launch the second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) soon."We will be launching the JNNURM-II ... Read more...

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Tata Motors, JLR to collaborate on R&D;


September 7th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Tata Motor has decided to develop new vehicles for domestic and overseas markets using in-house research and the expertise gained through acquisition of Jaguar Land ... Read more...

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August auto sales slump on high fuel, interest costs (Roundup)


September 1st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) The Indian automobile sector Thursday reported dismal sales for August, as demand continued to be hit by high interest costs and fuel rises.Sales of Maruti ... Read more...

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Tata motors Q1 net profit up 1.4 percent


August 11th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Indian automobile giant Tata Motors Thursday reported a 1.40 percent increase in its net profit for the first quarter of the current fiscal at Rs.401.2 ... Read more...

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Tata Motors considering Nano assembly plant abroad


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian automobile giant Tuesday said that it was considering to set up an assembly plant in a foreign country for its entry-level passenger car Nano."We ... Read more...

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Tata Motors’ July sales down six percent


August 1st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Indian automobile giant Tata Motors Monday reported cumulative sales of 63,761 vehicles in July, down six percent from the like period of last year."The company's domestic ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland’s net profit down 29.67 percent in Q1


July 19th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Indian automobile major Ashok Leyland Tuesday reported a 29.67 percent fall in its net profit in the first quarter of the current fiscal - down ... Read more...

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Tata Motors’ March global sales up one percent


April 15th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Indian automobile giant Tata Motors Group Friday reported a one percent increase in its global sales for March, which stood at 110,785 units, against the ... Read more...

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For more and more Africans, India beckons


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) For some, India is a land of technology and culture. For others, it's an emerging trade partner and for yet others, a great place for ... 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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Tata Motors to increase prices April 1


March 18th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Indian automobile giant Tata Motors Friday said it will be increasing the prices of its passenger vehicles from April 1 due to soaring input costs. ... Read more...

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Need for early conclusion of investment promotion issue with Nigeria: Anand Sharma


March 16th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI) Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today expressed for an early conclusion of Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA) with Nigeria.During the bilateral meeting with Henry Odien ... Read more...

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Tata Pixel showcased at Geneva Motor Show


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) Indian automobile giant Tata Motors Tuesday showcased the Pixel - its new city car for the European market based on the its compact model Nano - ... Read more...

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Tata Motors logs 12 pc sales growth in February


March 1st, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) Indian automobile major Tata Motors Ltd logged 12 percent sales growth in February over the same period last year while its small car wonder Nano logged 101 percent ... 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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Indian GP prompted Tata to back Karthikeyan


February 15th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The inaugural Formula One race in New Delhi later this year was one of the reasons that prompted Tata Motors to back Narain Karthikeyan's return to the ... Read more...

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Volkswagen to increase market share to 20 per cent by 2018


October 27th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Volkswagen is eyeing to capture 20 per cent share of the Indian automobile market by 2018, rolling out five million cars, a company official said Wednesday."Our current market ... Read more...

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Tata Motors acquires Italian car design firm


October 4th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Tata Motors announced Monday that it has acquired 80 percent stake in Trilix Srl, Turin, an Italian design and engineering company, for 1.85 million euros.The acquisition is in ... Read more...

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Lumax to invest Rs.200 crore to set up two plants


August 27th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Automotive lighting solutions provider Lumax Industries Thursday said it will invest Rs.200 crore to set up two plants in the next two years. "We will be setting ... Read more...

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Mahindra inks pact to acquire Ssangyong Motors


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) Monday entered into an agreement with Ssangyong Motor to acquire a majority stake in the South Korean sport utility vehicle maker ... Read more...

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Hyundai to launch one new car model in India every year


May 17th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Seoul, May 17 (IANS) Heartened by a maturing Indian automobile market, Hyundai Motor has decided to launch at least one new model in the country every year even as ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki sells over a million vehicles in 2009-10 (Lead)


April 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India's leading car maker Maruti Suzuki India Thursday said it sold 1,018,365 vehicles in the 2009-10 fiscal of which 870,790 units were sold in the country, the ... Read more...

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Ford launches small car Figo with four variants


March 9th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, March 9 (IANS) The Indian arm of Ford Motor company Tuesday launched four variants of its small car Figo, priced aggressively to take on existing and emerging competition. Ford ... Read more...

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Indian auto sector to log 12 percent growth in 2010: Fitch


January 18th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Credit rating agency Fitch expects the Indian automobile sector to log around 10-12 percent growth rate during 2010. In its latest research report on the Indian auto sector, Fitch ... Read more...

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Indian automobile manufacturing sector due for a boost


January 7th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Transport Minister Kamal Nath has said the high trajectory growth in manufacturing sector, especially automobiles, would boost an ambitious plan to build roads.Talking to reporters on the ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan unveils Hyundai’s i10 electric at Auto Expo 2010


January 6th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.6 (ANI): Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan unveiled the electric version of Hyundai's i10 at the ongoing New Delhi Auto Expo 2010 here on Wednesday.The new i10 electric has ... Read more...

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