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Indian automobile industry turnover $145 bn by 2016: Patel


September 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel Wednesday said the Indian automobile and auto component industry turnover will reach $145 billion by 2016 to account for more ... Read more...

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Volkswagen appoints Arvind Saxena as managing director


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) German passenger car manufacturer Volkswagen Wednesday appointed Arvind Saxena, ex-marketing and sales director of Hyundai Motors, as its managing director in India.Saxena had quit Hyundai July ... Read more...

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Auto industry welcomes rate cut


April 17th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry, which struggled with a sluggish market last year due to high interest rates, Tuesday welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's ... Read more...

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‘Automobile sales to rise 10-12 percent in 2012-13′


April 10th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry is expecting a 10-12 percent rise in sales in fiscal 2012-13 from the 17,376,624 units sold in 2011-12 on better macro-economic ... Read more...

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India, EU to discuss agenda for summit


January 13th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Ahead of India's summit with the European Union next month, EU's chief diplomat Catherine Ashton comes here Sunday on a four-day visit during which the ... Read more...

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Auto-industry’s mixed results for November sales


December 1st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Battling high interest and fuel costs coupled with a negative consumer sentiment, the Indian automobile industry Thursday came out with a mixed-bag of sales results ... 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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July auto sales slump as interest rates, fuel prices rise (Roundup)


August 1st, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Indian automobile industry Monday reported a slump in July sales, caused mainly by the rising interest rates and fuel prices.The passenger car major Maruti Suzuki ... Read more...

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Automobile sales jump 23 percent in April


May 9th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Indian automobile industry Monday reported a rise of 23 percent in vehicle sales in April at 1,338,564 units, up from 1,090,041 units in April 2010.The ... 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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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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Eco-friendly hybrid vehicles to be cheaper


February 28th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) In a major move to make environment-friendly hybrid vehicles cheaper, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday exempted from customs duty specified parts used in them."It is proposed ... Read more...

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Auto industry to entice customers with new launches in 2011


January 16th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) After robust sales last year, the Indian automobile industry seems set to sustain the growth trajectory in 2011 with a slew of new launches, while ... Read more...

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Indian automobile sales zoom 31 percent in 2010 (Lead)


January 11th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Indian automobile industry's sales grew by 31 percent in 2010 (calendar year), an industry chamber said Tuesday, adding the government should maintain the current exercise duty structure ... Read more...

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Chief Guest Vidya Balan Presents “Dr Batra’s Positive Health Awards 2010″ In …


November 20th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November, 20, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Dr Batra’s Positive Health Awards 2010 presented by Bajaj Discover, were held at Chowdiah Hall today, with Bollywood star Vidya Balan felicitating the awardees at a glittering ... Read more...

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General Motors to launch six new vehicles in two years


November 19th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Buoyed by the strong growth in automobile industry across India, General Motors is set to expand its presence in the country and is planning to launch six new ... Read more...

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FICCI calls for upping the auto export target


October 4th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry is confident of achieving the 2016 export target of $12 billion a good two years ahead in 2013-14, an industry lobby said Monday, ... Read more...

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Record car sales in August


September 9th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Monthly car sales in India zoomed to an all-time high in August, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) reported Thursday. Sales in the past month climbed ... Read more...

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Auto industry moving towards green and mass mobility vehicles


August 25th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian automobile industry will move towards greener and mass mobility vehicles, global consulting and advisory firm KPMG said Wednesday. KPMG in a report said those ... Read more...

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Regulatory body for auto industry soon


August 11th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A specialised body for regulating the auto industry will soon be set up for sustainable growth of the sector, union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises ... Read more...

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Automobile buffs visit International auto show in Hyderabad


July 25th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
By JyothiHyderabad, July 25 (ANI): Hundreds of enthusiasts of automobiles made their presence here to get a sneak peek at sleek and classy cars during the second edition of the Hyderabad International ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor -The New Brand Ambassador For Nissan


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood heartthrob, Ranbir Kapoor, is now a hot pick for brand endorsements. After Pepsi, it's now the turn of Nissan Motor India Private Ltd (NMIPL), ... Read more...

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Renault-Nissan starts commercial production of Micra


May 24th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) The Franco-Japanese joint venture, Renault Nissan Automotive India, Monday started commercial production of its compact car Micra for which the domestic sales would begin from July and exports ... Read more...

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Zooming Indian auto industry needs more road space to grow (Comment)


March 14th, 2010 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
By Sushma Ramachandran The Indian automobile industry has come under global focus, ranking second only to China as the fastest growing market in the world. The spate of new launches by the auto ... Read more...

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Auto Expo affirms India as global auto industry hub


January 11th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India's emergence as a major market and a hub for the global auto industry was reinforced at this year's Auto Expo that concluded Monday, which saw the ... Read more...

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Separate financing arm for auto components manufacturers: Minister


September 3rd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Union Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Thursday said the government is examining setting up of a separate financing arm for auto components manufacturers. "We are looking to set up ... Read more...

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Another first by Nano: online booking (Lead)


March 27th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Himank Sharma New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Tata Motors is offering what insiders say is another first in the Indian automobile industry - online booking.Along with retailing co-branded Nano merchandise ... Read more...

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Another first by Nano: online booking


March 27th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Himank Sharma New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Tata Motors is offering what insiders say is another first in the Indian automobile industry - online booking.Along with retailing co-branded Nano merchandise such ... Read more...

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Hyundai produces 2 millionth car; donates it to CRY


November 13th, 2008 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country's largest exporter and the second largest car manufacturer, Thursday handed over the key of the 2 millionth car it has produced ... Read more...

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Delphi begins construction of new electronics manufacturing facility in Chennai


November 10th, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 10 (ANI/Business Wire India): Delphi Corporation (PINKSHEETS: DPHIQ), today announced the start of construction of a new electronics manufacturing facility in Chennai and commemorated the event by unveiling the ... Read more...

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Credit squeeze hits car sales


October 5th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Retail car sales by the Indian automobile industry have been hit hard by the squeeze on retail financing as banks have stopped hardselling car loans in the current ... Read more...

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Auto conclave highlights India’s strength in small cars (Roundup)


September 4th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Several industry experts Thursday highlighted India's strength in the small car segment at an automobile industry conclave here."India is the strongest player in the small car segment ... Read more...

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Government will do anything to help Tata, says Kamal Nath


September 4th, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Amidst a series of controversies, Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath Thursday said the government will do anything to help all the parties arrive at a ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath says auto exports to reach 25 billion dollar by next decade


September 4th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 4 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath on Thursday said that auto exports from India should reach 25 billion dollar in the next decade. ... Read more...

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Indian automobile industry cruises in top gear


June 4th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan The Indian automobile market has undergone a transformation in the past decade. Unlike the early 1990s when only a handful of models were available, the customer today has the choice ... Read more...

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