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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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Slowdown, inflationary pressures affect automobile sales in August (Roundup)


September 1st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Production losses at Maruti Suzuki, high interest rates and rising fuel prices resulted in lower sales for the auto industry in August.Crippled by a lockout ... Read more...

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Auto sales remain subdued in June (Roundup)


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, July 2 (IANS) Amid a general slowdown of the economy, India's major auto companies posted meagre sales for June, blamed on hikes in fuel prices and interest costs.Passenger ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s June sales rise 20 percent


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Monday reported a 20.3 percent increase in sales, including exports, at 96,597 vehicles in June from 80,298 units sold in ... Read more...

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Maruti to focus on diesel cars (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (MSIL) Tuesday announced merger of a diesel engine manufacturing company with itself and said it would focus ... Read more...

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Suzuki Powertrain to merge with Maruti Suzuki


June 12th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki (MSIL) Tuesday said its board of directors has approved a proposal to merge Suzuki Powertrain India (SPIL) with MSIL.SPIL ... Read more...

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Sales slowdown for auto companies in May (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Amid a general slowdown of the economy, India's major auto companies posted a decline or meagre sales in May owing to hikes in fuel prices ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s May sales down five percent


June 1st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Friday reported a decline of its total sales, including exports, by five percent in May at 98,884 units from ... 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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Maruti Suzuki’s April sales up 3.4 percent


May 1st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Tuesday reported an increase of 3.4 percent in its total sales in April, including exports, which stood at 100,415 ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki exports one millionth vehicle


April 30th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Monday dispatched its one millionth vehicle, a red coloured hatchback A-star, for delivery in Denmark.The export vehicle left the ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki launches Ertiga, enters MUV market


April 12th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Thursday made an entry into the multi utility vehicle (MUV) segment, launching Ertiga, priced between Rs.5.89 lakh and Rs.7.30 ... Read more...

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Excise duty hike pushes auto sales up in March (Roundup)


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, April 2 (IANS) The Indian automobile sector Monday reported healthy sales numbers for March as customers rushed to buy vehicles ahead of a price hike after the ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki’s March sales up 3.3 percent


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Monday reported a rise of 3.3 percent in March sales including exports at 125,952 units from 121,952 units in ... Read more...

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Maruti plans to roll out SUVs and MPVs


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki has ramped up production of the diesel versions of its passenger cars and plans to roll out SUVs (Sports Utility Vehicles) and MPVs (Multi-purpose ... Read more...

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Auto industry shows mixed sales results for December (Roundup)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Battling high interest rates and rising fuel costs, the Indian automotive industry Monday reported a mixed sales result for December with sales of Maruti Suzuki ... 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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Strike, interest rates dampen automobile sales


November 1st, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Nov 1 (IANS) Production losses at industry leader Maruti Suzuki and a slump in sales because of high interest rates and rising fuel prices have resulted in a ... Read more...

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Interest rates, fuel hikes dampen automobile sales in June (Roundup)


July 1st, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Production losses at industry leader Maruti Suzuki and a slump in sales because of high interest rates and rising fuel prices have resulted in a ... Read more...

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Hyundai Motor India mulls expansion, launch new models


August 4th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Hyundai Motor India is mulling marginal expansion in capacity and launching new models to maintain its share of around 20 percent in the growing Indian passenger car market, ... 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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Passenger car sales grow 34 percent, highest in two years


November 11th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The festive season gave an impetus to passenger car sales, which grew almost 34 percent in October from the like period last year, a rate of increase ... Read more...

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Car sales jump 31 percent in July (Lead)


August 10th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Domestic car sales shot up by nearly 31 percent to cross 115,000 units in July, from about 88,000 units in the same period a year ago, an ... Read more...

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Tube Investments seeks partner for Chinese unit


July 31st, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Bicycle and engineering product manufacturer Tube Investments (TI) is looking at various options, including tying up with a new company, to save its loss-making Chinese unit. ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki sales up 22.6 percent in June


July 1st, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1(IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Wednesday reported a 22.6 percent surge in its sales in June, compared to the same month a year ago. The company sold 75,109 ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki sales up 15.7 percent in May


June 1st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Monday reported a 15.7 percent surge in its sales in May. The company sold 79,872 units, including 9,087 exported ... Read more...

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Maruti net down despite record turnover in 2008-09


April 24th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki has logged almost 30 percent decline in its net profit for 2008-09 despite recording the highest ever turnover in the company's ... Read more...

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GM India plans new launches, mass hiring for 2009


January 23rd, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) General Motors India has chalked out ambitious plans for 2009, including new launches, developing powertrain facility and mass hiring for its research and development centre, a top ... Read more...

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