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Violence at Maruti plant reflects social unrest: Premji


July 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 24 (IANS) Violence at auto major Maruti Suzuki's plant at Haryana's Manesar is representative of the social unrest building up in the country, Wipro chairman Azim Premji said ... Read more...

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Toyota Kirloskar logs 87 percent sales growth in March


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 1 (IANS) Indo-Japanese car venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd closed March with sales of 18,220 units, logging a growth of 87 percent over the comparable period the ... Read more...

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Toyota Kirloskar logs 79 percent sales growth


March 1st, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) India-Japanese car venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) closed last month with 79 percent sales growth compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.The company sold ... Read more...

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Nissan launches diesel variant of mid-size sedan Sunny


December 12th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Japanese car manufacture Nissan Monday launched the diesel variant of its mid-size sedan Sunny, priced between Rs.7.98 lakh and Rs.8.78 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) with a ... Read more...

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Ford India and Nissan register sales growth in November


December 1st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Car makers Ford India Pvt Ltd and Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd closed last month with increased sales.Ford India closed last month selling 8,322 units last ... Read more...

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Honda eyes 15 percent sales growth


October 11th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 11 (IANS) Japanese car maker Honda's Indian subsidiary Tuesday said it is eyeing 10-15 percent sales growth in terms of volume this fiscal."We had sold 60,000 units in ... Read more...

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Nissan studying India’s small car segment


September 26th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Japanese car major Nissan is conducting a feasibility study to analyse its opportunities of becoming a major player in India's small car segment after a low ... Read more...

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Hover plans to sell 100,000 Nissan cars


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Hover Automotive India Pvt Ltd, the distribution company for Japanese car maker Nissan, said it planned to touch sales figure of 100,000 units in two years."We ... Read more...

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Yen appreciation is a concern: Toyota Kirloskar


July 1st, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Indo-Japanese car manufacturing joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd, which imports sizeable number of components from Japan, is concerned about the appreciating yen."Yen appreciation is ... Read more...

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Toyota to reduce production in India


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) The Indian joint venture of Japanese car maker Toyota Friday announced production adjustments due to component supply issues from Japan following last month's earthquake and tsunami.Toyota ... Read more...

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Toyota Matrix Hogs Attention At The Chicago Auto Show


February 10th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Toyota the noted Japanese car maker revamped its hatchback Matrix about a couple of years back. It seems that the company was not fully content with ... Read more...

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Japan Faces Heavy Snowfall, Toyota Halts Work Temporarily


January 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Japan, Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It would be wrong to assume that only Europe and USA are reeling under the onslaught of winter, the Asian countries like Japan are also ... Read more...

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Nissan Motor to ramp up distribution


December 13th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) By 2013, Japanese car marketing company Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd will ramp up its distribution network to 100 from the current 21 and also increase its product ... Read more...

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Nissan Motor ships out 3,866 Micras


October 5th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 5 (IANS) Japanese car making company Nissan Motor India Tuesday announced shipment of 3,866 Micra cars to Europe through Ennore Port near here.French auto maker Renault and Nissan joint venture ... Read more...

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Toyota’s second production unit in India to be ready by Dec


August 29th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Toyota, the world's largest car maker, is set to double its production capacity in India as its new plant in Bangalore, with an investment ... Read more...

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Record vehicle recalls this year


August 18th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 18 (DPA) Major car makers have this year been forced to recall a record number of vehicles for repairs with Renault heading the list in Germany, according to figures released ... Read more...

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All India sale of Nissan hatchback Micra starts


July 15th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Japanese car manufacture Nissan Thursday began the nation-wide sales of its hatchback car Micra, priced between Rs.3.98 and 5.29 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Positioned in the hatchback B plus ... Read more...

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Honda recalls cars in China due to airbag defects


July 1st, 2010 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) Japanese car-maker Honda has decided to recall its Civic and Stream models sold in China due to airbag defects, fearing it could cause injury to the vehicle occupants, ... Read more...

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Murugappa group not to exit insurance business


May 6th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) City-based Murugappa group has no plans to exit non-life insurance business transacted by Chola MS General Insurance Company, a top group official said Thursday. "We will continue with the ... Read more...

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Toyota Plagued By Yet Another SUV Recall


April 29th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ghost of recall is just not leaving troubled Japanese car-maker Toyota Motor Corp. The company is trying to restore the faith of its customers after ... Read more...

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Toyota Sales Soar And Incentives To Be Continued


April 1st, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Apr 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive car recall notwithstanding, Toyota motors reported a 40 percent growth in sales in the USA. The information was revealed by a top ... Read more...

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Tale of India’s original people’s car in ‘The Maruti Story’


March 31st, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) It has dominated the Indian passenger car market for over two decades as the original people's automobile in India. Now, the person who has been at ... Read more...

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Nissan premiers compact car Micra in Geneva, to be rolled out from India


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva/Chennai, March 2 (IANS) Japanese car major Nissan Motor Company Tuesday confirmed what has been an open secret - its new global compact car Micra will be rolled out from a plant ... Read more...

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Now Maruti decides to recall ‘A-Star’ for faulty fuel pump


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) It seems to be a season of recalls for the automobile industry with Maruti Suzuki now deciding to call back some 100,000 'A-Star' cars from the Indian ... Read more...

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Honda to recall 437,763 vehicles over faulty air bags


February 10th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 10 (DPA) Honda Motor Co Wednesday said it would recall 437,763 vehicles globally over a problem with the driver's airbag inflator. Honda had recalled a total of about 514,000 vehicles for ... Read more...

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GM Dishes Out Lucrative Plans To Woo Troubled Toyota Car Owners


January 28th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The problem that Toyota Motor Corporation is facing has given its rival GM an opportunity to increase its customer base. A few days back the iconic ... Read more...

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Northeast England woos Indian investments


December 11th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) One North East, a London-based development agency, is wooing Indian companies to set up operations in the "cost-effective" northeastern region of England.The agency has identified areas ... Read more...

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Bridgestone to pull out of F1 at end of 2010 season


November 2nd, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 2 (DPA) Japanese tyre manufacturer Bridgestone has announced that it is to withdraw from Formula One at the end of the 2010 season to focus its resources on alternative development. "The ... Read more...

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Tokyo autoshow to display new electric cars


October 25th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tokyo auto show is all set to start on Wednesday, with press previews starting on Saturday and general visitors can see the show on Saturday too.Automobile major, ... Read more...

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Robots that mimic fish could prevent car crashes


October 3rd, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 3 (ANI): Japanese car firm Nissan has developed robots that mimic the behaviour of fish, and could be used in crash avoidance systems.According to a report by BBC News, the ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki launches new Estilo sans Zen prefix (Lead)


August 25th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Indo-Japanese car maker Maruti Suzuki Tuesday launched a new petrol version of its hatchback Estilo, priced between Rs.3.12 lakh and Rs.3.95 lakh at showrooms in the national ... Read more...

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Punjab National Bank to raise Rs.500 crore (Business Capsule)


August 25th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Public sector lender Punjab National Bank Tuesday said it would raise Rs.500 crore through the issue of bonds to meet its capital requirements. "The bank will be raising Rs.500 ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki launches new Estilo sans popular Zen prefix


August 25th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Indo-Japanese car maker Maruti Suzuki Tuesday launched a new petrol version of its hatchback Estilo, priced between Rs.3.12 lakh and Rs.3.95 lakh at showrooms in the national ... Read more...

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Toyota launches sports utility vehicle Fortuner (Lead)


August 24th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Indo-Asian News Service New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Japanese car maker Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) Monday launched its sports utility vehicle (SUV) Fortuner here.Priced at Rs.18.45 lakh -- ex-showroom in Delhi -- the ... Read more...

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Toyota launches SUV Fortuner


August 24th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Japanese car maker Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd Monday launched its Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) Fortuner here. Priced at Rs.18.45 lakh (Rs.1.845 million) -- ex-showroom in Delhi -- ... Read more...

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