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Russian gets compensated for train rush hour problems


September 5th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS) A man in Russia's Siberia region got 7,500 rubles ($230) in compensation for "moral damage" that he had suffered during a rush hour train ride, RIA ... Read more...

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30 kids injured in Germany bus accident


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 23 (IANS) Over 35 people, including at least 30 children, were injured in a highway accident in Germany Wednesday, a police source said.The children were going home from ... 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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Officials, ambulances to go free on Yamuna Expressway


August 10th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) If you feel paying Rs.510 per round trip on your car on the newly opened Yamuna Expressway is steep, then try hitch hiking with any ... Read more...

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Jaypee’s expressway to Taj cuts run from Delhi to 150 minutes (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The $2.4 billion Yamuna Expressway opened its toll gates Thursday, promising to cut the travel time between New Delhi and Agra, the city of the Taj ... Read more...

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Delhi-Agra run cut by half as Yamuna Expressway opens (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The much-awaited Yamuna Expressway opened its toll gates to the public Thursday, cutting the travel time between New Delhi and Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki logs 9.2 percent sales growth


August 1st, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India Ltd closed July with 9.2 percent sales growth as compared to sales logged during July 2011.In a statement issued Wednesday ... Read more...

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JK Tyre actively looking for rubber plantation overseas


July 30th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) JK Tyre and Industries, the number one truck and bus radial tyre maker in India, is "actively" looking for acquisition of rubber plantation overseas for its ... Read more...

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General Motors imposes lockout at Brazil complex


July 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 25 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian subsidiary of General Motors said Tuesday that it was suspending production at its manufacturing complex in Sao Jose dos Campos pending an agreement ... Read more...

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Moily: Is Modi confident of regaining power in Gujarat?


July 24th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) Reacting to Gujarat Chief Minister Naredra Modi's assertion that the NDA would come to power after the next Lok Sabha polls, union Minister for Corporate ... Read more...

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Maruti not to abandon Manesar plant, says Bhargava (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki declared an indefinite lockout at its Manesar (Haryana) plant but denied any plans to shift after Wednesday's violent clashes that ... Read more...

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Fire destroys Maruti ancillary unit in Gurgaon


June 20th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 20 (IANS) A factory that supplied parts to passenger car maker Maruti Suzuki was gutted in a major fire here Wednesday morning, a fire official said. No one ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Rs.4,000 crore plant to come up in Gujarat


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 2 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Saturday signed a pact with the Gujarat government for setting up a Rs.4,000-crore vehicle manufacturing facility.Maruti Managing Director ... Read more...

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Too much, too little noise erodes creativity


May 15th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Too much or too little noise can erode creativity among consumers, something which both marketers and admen should take note of, says a new research. Ambient ... Read more...

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Hyundai Motor’s April sales up 4.9 percent


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Passenger car major Hyundai Motor Wednesday reported a growth of 4.9 percent in its April sales, including exports, that stood at 52,057 units compared to ... Read more...

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Sensex up 131.47 points, IT stocks gain (Roundup)


April 30th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Monday closed 131.47 points higher, helped by supportive global cues and good buying interest in information technology (IT) ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s Q4 net profit down three percent (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki Saturday reported a decline of three percent in its net profit which stood at Rs.639.8 crore for the fourth quarter ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s Q4 net profit down three percent


April 28th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki Saturday reported a decline of three percent in its net profit for the fourth quarter of 2011-12 which stood at ... Read more...

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Prices of China-made automobiles fall


April 11th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) The prices of China-made automobiles fell slightly last month while those of imported vehicles rose, the country's top planning agency said Tuesday.Prices of automobiles in March ... 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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Hyundai’s February sales down, exports fall


March 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Due to a fall in exports, Hyundai Motor's February sales were down 0.3 percent at 51,855 units. It sold 52,007 units in the like period ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s February sales up 6.5 percent


March 1st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki Thursday reported an increase of 6.5 percent in its monthly sales for February at 118,949 units from 111,645 units in ... Read more...

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Daimler India’s Bharat Benz trucks to roll on JK Tyres


February 6th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) India's number three tyre manufacturer JK Tyre & Industries Ltd has bagged the order from Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt Ltd to supply tyres for its ... Read more...

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Renault to roll out below Rs.4 lakh car


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) French auto major Renault Thursday said it is planning to launch a passenger car in India at below Rs.4 lakh."Beyond Rs.4 lakh a car is our ... 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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Tata Motors Group’s November sales up 35 percent


December 15th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Tata Motors Thursday reported a 35 percent increase in its consolidated global sales, including those of Jaguar-Land Rover, for November over the like period ... Read more...

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Tata Motors’ November domestic sales zoom 44 percent


December 1st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Automobile giant Tata Motors' Thursday reported an increase of 44 percent in its domestic sales for November at 72,474 units from 50,419 units it sold ... 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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Tata Motors’ September sales up 22 percent


October 1st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Amidst a slowdown in car sales due to high fuel prices and interest rates, automobile major Tata Motors Saturday came out with a 22 ... Read more...

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‘Real Housewives of Miami’ star’s son injured in car accident


August 20th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Miami “Housewives’” star Alexia Echevarria is dealing with her son in the intensive care unit. 13-year-old Frankie was involved in a nasty car crash on Sunday. According ... Read more...

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Tata plans 100 utility vehicle showrooms


August 10th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors is planning 100 exclusive utility vehicle (UV) showrooms across the country as part of its enhanced focus on the segment, a company ... Read more...

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Global prices making oil subsidies difficult: Pranab


August 4th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday blamed high oil prices internationally for rising inflation in the country and said it was with great difficulty that ... 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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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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Maruti Suzuki July sales drop 25.3 percent


August 1st, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki Monday reported a 25.33 percent dip in sales at 75,300 vehicles in July, compared to the like month of 2010, ... Read more...

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