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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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Usha sells stake in Honda Siel Cars to Honda Motor


August 10th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Diversified group Usha International has sold its stake in Honda Siel Cars India (HSCI) to its joint venture (JV) partner Honda Motor of Japan for ... Read more...

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Top level changes at Nissan India, Renault Nissan


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Japanese automobile maker Nissan Motor Ltd Friday announced appointment of Takayuki Ishida as the managing director of its Indian subsidiary Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd, while ... Read more...

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Toyota’s December sales up 151 percent


January 1st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Japanese automobile maker Toyota Sunday reported an increase of 151 percent in its sales for December 2011 which stood at 15,948 units."Despite challenging market conditions ... Read more...

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Japan’s auto output went up in October


November 30th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 30 (IANS) Japanese automobile production climbed 20.3 percent in October from a year earlier, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) said Wednesday.According to the industry body's latest figures, ... Read more...

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Nissan to make diesel engines in India


November 17th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Nissan Motor Company will start making diesel engines in India next year in its effort to increase the local content of its ... Read more...

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Honda launches entry-level hatchback Brio


September 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Honda's Indian subsidiary Tuesday launched its entry-level hatchback Brio, priced in the range of Rs.3.95 lakh to Rs.5.10 lakh."We have been able ... Read more...

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Nissan launches mid-size sedan Sunny


September 20th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan's Indian subsidiary Tuesday launched its sedan car Sunny priced between Rs.5.75 lakh and Rs.7.68 lakh (ex-showroom)."We are certain that Nissan Sunny ... Read more...

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Honda to launch entry-level bike


September 7th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Honda's Indian subsidiary Wednesday said it will launch an entry-level 100 cc motorcycle in the first half of next fiscal."We have plans ... 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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Toyota’s August sales up 84 percent


September 1st, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota's Indian subsidiary Toyota Kirloskar Motor Thursday reported an increase of 84 percent in its sales for August at 11,693 units as ... Read more...

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Renault-Nissan alliance crosses 100,000-engine-mark


August 26th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Franco-Japanese automobile partnership Renault Nissan Alliance India Pvt Ltd Friday said it has crossed manufacturing 100,000 petrol engines last month and has started making 1.5 litre ... Read more...

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Honda’s June sales down 24.80 percent


July 1st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Honda's Indian subsidiary Friday reported a decline of 24.80 percent in its sales for June, which stood at 3,455 units as against ... Read more...

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Toyota launches hatchback car Etios Liva


June 27th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Eyeing the huge compact car market in India, Japanese automobile major Toyota Monday launched its entry-level hatchback car Etios Liva priced between Rs.3.99 lakh to ... Read more...

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Toyota launches new variants of Corolla Altis sedan


June 16th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota's Indian subsidiary Thursday launched two new variants of its luxury sedan Corolla Altis which are powered by petrol and diesel engines."The ... Read more...

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Toyota to resume full-scale production by May 20


May 16th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota's Indian subsidiary Monday said it will resume full-scale production from May 20, which was disrupted due to component shortages from Japan ... Read more...

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Honda Motors to cut India production by 50 percent


April 25th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Honda Motor's Indian subsidiary Monday said that it will reduce the production of its car models in the country by 50 percent ... Read more...

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Toyota’s March sales up 41 percent


April 1st, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota's Indian subsidiary Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) Friday reported an increase of 41 percent in sales for March, at 9,726 units, as ... Read more...

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Nissan to unveil diesel variant of Micra in India


November 25th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 25 (IANS) Japanese automobile joint venture Nissan Motor India Limited will unveil the diesel variant of its Micra compact hatchback car in December second week, a top company official said ... Read more...

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Toyota raises prices by 1.50 percent


September 30th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota's Indian subsidiary Thursday said it is increasing prices of its key models Innova, Corolla and Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) Fortuner, from Oct 1."The ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland to invest Rs.2000 crore over two years


July 27th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland will invest around Rs.2,000 crore over a two-year period at its plants as well as in joint ventures. The company has got the ... Read more...

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Toyota launches diesel version of Corolla Altis


July 21st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota Wednesday launched the diesel variant of its luxury sedan Corolla Altis, priced between Rs.10,95,000 lakh to Rs.13,75,000 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). "As part of our ... Read more...

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Honda Recalls 167,255 Units Of Acura TSX


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a long series of speculations, Honda Motors has finally gone ahead to declare its plans to recall all Acura TSX (167,255 units) which ... Read more...

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Brazil bars sales of Toyota Corolla


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, April 23 (IANS/EFE) Brazil has barred sales of the Toyota Corolla car after nine locally-produced units of the popular model were found to have problems. Information about a certain defect was ... Read more...

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Renault-Nissan, Daimler to announce alliance Wednesday


April 7th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 6 (IANS) Putting an end to all speculation, the Franco-Japanese automobile alliance Renault-Nissan and the German automobile major Daimler AG are expected to announce their cooperation Wednesday in Brussels. Representatives of ... Read more...

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Maruti first auto firm in India to sell million cars in a year


April 1st, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Indo-Japanese automobile giant Maruti Suzuki has become the first company in India to sell over a million passenger cars during a fiscal year, with as many as ... Read more...

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Ford, Subaru & Volkswagen are the safest vehicles in Insurance Institute


November 19th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The insurance industry has come out with the list of the safest vehicles and the top three spots are occupied by Ford, Subaru and Volkswagen. This ... Read more...

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Now PepsiCo global to have annual conclave in India


September 17th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India will play host to the top guns of PepsiCo global for an annual conclave to be chaired by their Chennai-born chief executive Indra Nooyi, emulating similar ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland, Nissan to set up facilities in Tamil Nadu


September 8th, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Heavy vehicles major Ashok Leyland and Japanese automobile giant Nissan Monday signed an agreement with the Tamil Nadu government for jointly setting up two projects in the ... Read more...

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Toyota to build new plant in India


April 11th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA Tokyo, April 11 (DPA) Japanese automobile giant Toyota is to build a new car manufacturing plant in India which will produce around 100,000 vehicles annually from 2010 onwards, the company announced Friday. ... Read more...

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