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August car sales down over 18 percent: SIAM


September 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Higher fuel prices and interest rates and a slowdown in the economy saw car sales plummeting more than 18 percent in August, the biggest drop ... Read more...

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Bike sales in August down first time in three years


September 10th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Motorcycle sales in India shrunk for the first time since 2009, data furnished Monday by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed.India, which is ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp ropes in new technology partner


September 6th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp has roped in a third technological partner to develop internal capabilities in design and engines after the firm's break up with ... Read more...

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Toyota to invest Rs.900 crore to raise production


September 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota Thursday said it will invest Rs.900 crore by next March to increase production capacity at its Bangalore plant."We will be investing ... Read more...

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Auto firms bullish on electric vehicles after government plan


September 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Days after the government announced a Rs.23,000 crore plan for promotion of electric and hybrid vehicles automobile majors Thursday unveiled their plans in the segment.Two-wheeler ... Read more...

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Volkswagen to invest over Rs.700 crore in India


September 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) German Volkswagen Group Thursday said it will invest €100 million euro (over Rs.700 crore) in its three Indian subsidiaries, including Volkswagen India, Skoda and Audi ... Read more...

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Car sales growth lowest in last seven months


June 11th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Domestic passenger car sales recorded the slowest growth in the last seven months in May at 2.78 percent and stood at 1,63,229 units from 1,58,809 ... Read more...

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High interest rate, fuel prices slow down car sales (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Passenger car sales in India grew by a mere 3.40 percent in April, the slowest in 10 years, as high interest rates and rising fuel ... Read more...

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Car sales grew only 3.40 percent in April


May 10th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Domestic passenger car sales in India increased by only 3.40 percent in April and stood at 168,351 units from 162,813 units sold in the like ... Read more...

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Auto sales stay on pace in April (Roundup)


May 1st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, May 1 (IANS) Indian automobile manufacturers Tuesday reported a steady sales growth in April. Exports, however, slowed down a bit during the month.Mahindra & Mahindra reported 27 percent ... 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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Car sales to fall in 10 years despite growth in January (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Car sales grew for the third straight month in January by 7.2 percent, but the industry for the first time since 2002 is expected to ... Read more...

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Car sales grew 7.2 percent in January


February 8th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Car makers started 2012 on a positive note, with sales up 7.2 percent in January -- the third consecutive month of gains after a lacklustre ... Read more...

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Vehicle sales up 8.45 percent in December


January 10th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Total vehicles sales across categories grew by 8.45 percent in the month of December at 14,13,709 units from 13,03,516 units in December 2010, the Society ... Read more...

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Police assure smooth ride to Auto Expo (Second Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Saturday said that they would ensure smooth movement of traffic around Pragati Maidan, the venue of the on-going 11th Auto Expo, a ... Read more...

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Big events attract huge crowds: Auto Expo organisers


January 7th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Organisers of the 11th Auto Expo Saturday tried to ward off criticism of poor crowd management at the event saying that big events ... Read more...

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Will shift Auto Expo elsewhere if told, say oganisers (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A day after massive crowds caused chaos at the prestigious Auto Expo in Pragati Maidan and traffic jams outside, one of the organisers Saturday ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki cars to cost more


January 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Thursday said all its cars will cost more from next week due to a hike in commodity input prices and the ... Read more...

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Nissan unveils multi-purpose vehicle Evalia


January 5th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Nissan unveiled its multi-utility vehicle Evalia Thursday the first day of the 11th Auto Expo here."We want to show India the depth of Nissan's ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki unviels compact SUV


January 5th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Thursday unvieled its new compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) on the first day of the 11th Auto Expo, terming the vehicle ... Read more...

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Mega-launches, big-ticket announcements at Delhi Auto Expo


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) With India emerging as a market for over 15 million vehicles each year, virtually every domestic and global major in the business will seek to ... Read more...

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Hyundai to showcase multi-purpose vehicle HND-7 at Auto Expo


December 29th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Thursday said it will showcase its multi-purpose vehicle HND-7 at the Auto Expo beginning here Jan 5."We are showcasing some very exciting ... Read more...

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Mahindra to launch Duro DZ scooter at Auto Expo


December 27th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Auto major Mahindra will launch its new Duro DZ scooter model and unveil its MGP30 racing motorcycle at the Delhi Auto Expo next month. "The Mahindra ... Read more...

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Fifty new vehicle launches at Auto Expo 2012


December 21st, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Fifty new two-wheelers, cars, buses and trucks would be launched at the Auto Expo 2012 beginning here Jan 5."This year's auto expo will have 50 ... Read more...

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Renault bets on diesel models to beat competition


December 18th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) With diesel variants now accounting for over a fourth of India's passenger car sales, French major Renault has decided to roll out this fuel's versions in ... Read more...

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Auto sales up 22.2 percent in November


December 8th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Despite high input costs, fuel price hikes and rising interest rates, the Indian automobile sector's November sales grew by 22.22 percent at 1,489,714 units from ... Read more...

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Sliding car sales may reverse in March-April 2012: Automakers


November 21st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Automobile makers are keeping their fingers crossed on the revival of India's passenger car industry after a dip in sales for the fourth consecutive month till ... Read more...

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Rate hike, fuel cost hit car sales


November 10th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Production losses at market leader Maruti Suzuki coupled with damp buyer sentiment due to high interest rates and rising fuel prices have resulted in the ... Read more...

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Workers have seized Manesar plant: Maruti


October 11th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Striking workers at Maruti's Manesar plant Monday seized control of the factory and indulged in acts of violence and vandalism, the company said.Managers and supervisors ... Read more...

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Passenger car sales down 9.26 percent in August


September 9th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The slowdown in the Indian automobile sector continued in August with passenger car sales falling by 9.25 percent at 182,402 units from 201,034 units in ... Read more...

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Toyota to raise car prices from Oct 1


September 7th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota Wednesday said it will increase the prices of its cars between 1.5 percent-to-2 percent from Oct 1 due to the rising ... Read more...

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SIAM hopes auto sales will pick up from mid-September


September 2nd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Automobile sales in India are expected to pick up from mid-September as a precursor to the festive season, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) ... Read more...

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Used cars to be recycled near Chennai


August 4th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) For the first time in India, a recycling facility for used cars was launched in Tamil Nadu, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) said ... Read more...

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Auto, realty sectors unhappy at interest rate hike (Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Automobile and realty sectors Tuesday voiced reservations over the RBI decision to hike interest rates by 50 basis points to tame inflation, which sets the ... Read more...

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