Shobha Mathur

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Passenger Vehicles

'A lot of lightweight high-tensile steel has gone into the S-Cross.'

Passenger Vehicles by Shobha Mathur Aug 05, 2015

CV Raman, executive director (R&D and Engineering), Maruti Suzuki India, spoke to Shobha Mathur on the sidelines of the launch of the new S-Cross in New Delhi today.

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Two-Wheelers

HMSI confirms four-bike rollout before December as part of ‘15 for 2015’

Two-Wheelers by Shobha Mathur Aug 04, 2015

Having launched the CBR 650F, HMSI revealed three new bikes - the CB Hornet 160R and face-lifted CBR250R and the CBR 150R - and teased with only the wheels of...

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Passenger Vehicles

Honda Cars India juggles demand for new Jazz with cuts in Mobilio and Amaze production

Passenger Vehicles by Shobha Mathur Aug 03, 2015

To manage the surge of demand for the new Jazz, Honda Cars India has begun juggling production at both its Greater Noida and Tapukara facilities.

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Passenger Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz India launches S500 Coupe, AMG S63 Coupe and AMG G63

Passenger Vehicles by Shobha Mathur Jul 30, 2015

With the launches, the carmaker has introduced nine new products in the Indian market this year.

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Industry

India to get a fifth of GM’s $5 billion investment for growth markets

Industry by Shobha Mathur Jul 29, 2015

Chevrolet's $5 billion investment in global growth markets through the development of an all-new vehicle family includes a $ 1 billion investment in India to...

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Passenger Vehicles

Exclusive: Maruti to launch new Alto 800 in December, diesel variant likely

Passenger Vehicles by Shobha Mathur Jul 29, 2015

The new Alto 800 is likely to be more fuel efficient as a lot of engineering and innovation is believed to have gone into it.

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Passenger Vehicles

Maruti readies 35-40 Nexa dealerships in line for launch of S-Cross on August 5

Passenger Vehicles by Shobha Mathur Jul 23, 2015

At the time of the S-Cross launch, 35-40 Nexa premium retail outlets would have sprung up across the country, set up by existing Maruti dealers who will make the...

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Industry

Cars, M&HCVs save the blushes for India auto in Q1, FY'16

Industry by Shobha Mathur Jul 09, 2015

The first indications of the likelihood of a tough fiscal year for the domestic automobile industry are in.

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Industry

Honda Cars India explores new markets for exports

Industry by Shobha Mathur Jul 08, 2015

The company has announced plans to increase exports of both vehicles and components from India.

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Industry

India’s auto industry will need 15 million skilled workers by 2022

Industry by Shobha Mathur Jul 07, 2015

A report by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has cited the need for nearly 15 million (1.5 crore) directly employable people by 2022 in the...