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Auto Components

Continental inaugurates ABS and ESC assembly line for passenger cars at Manesar

Auto Components by Shobha Mathur Nov 09, 2016

The plants starts production of ABS and ESC units for passenger cars on a new assembly line that has an installed production capacity of 6,00,000 units per annum.

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Passenger Vehicles

Toyota targets 5-10 percent Fortuner sales from petrol variant

Passenger Vehicles by Shobha Mathur Nov 07, 2016

The second-gen Fortuner has a localisation content of 70-80 percent but the SUV’s petrol engine, unlike the diesel variant, is being imported.

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Auto Components

Rockman Industries to open second skills development centre in Haridwar

Auto Components by Shobha Mathur Nov 04, 2016

The three-and-a-half month course encompasses electrician training, welding skills, machine fitting and CNC machine operator training.

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Passenger Vehicles

Suzuki Motor Corp to ramp up capacity at Gujarat plant

Passenger Vehicles by Shobha Mathur Nov 04, 2016

A bullish-on-India Suzuki Motor Corp targets doubling of existing capacity to reach 3 million units by 2019.

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Two-Wheelers

'Our entire model range including scooters will be BS IV-ready by April 2017.'

Two-Wheelers by Shobha Mathur Nov 02, 2016

Hero MotoCorp is targeting gains in the 150cc market with its premium Achiever 150. Dr Markus Braunsperger, CTO, on the bike’s development, gearing up for BS IV...

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Industry

'Maruti Suzuki's all-India network services over 1.5 million cars every month and over 18...

Industry by Shobha Mathur Oct 28, 2016

Maruti Suzuki India has topped the JD Power Customer Satisfaction Index Study for the 17th consecutive year. Pankaj Narula, Maruti's service head reveals what it...

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Auto Components

NBC Bearings rolls out capacity expansion plan

Auto Components by Shobha Mathur Oct 26, 2016

All-new Gujarat plant and its fourth facility in India will expand NBC Bearings' manufacturing capacity to 140 million units per annum. It is also exploring...

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Passenger Vehicles

First lot of 27 Honda Accord hybrids for India already sold out

Passenger Vehicles by Shobha Mathur Oct 25, 2016

Globally, the ninth-generation Accord has sold 1.9 million units since its launch in 2012. In India, the Accord has sold 27,000 units since 2001.

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Technology

S-CCI Golden Cruiser to introduce diesel exhaust fluids in India

Technology by Shobha Mathur Oct 24, 2016

The Indo-Japanese JV, which manufactures engine coolants, brake fluids and speciality chemicals, is set to start production of diesel exhaust fluid which helps...

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Passenger Vehicles

Mahindra Electric developing 80kW powertrain to enable 300km range in its future EVs

Passenger Vehicles by Shobha Mathur Oct 21, 2016

M&M’s R&D wing is developing a raft of new technologies including a 80kW powerpack for EVs. This will help generate higher power, torque as well deliver an...