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Two-Wheelers

Harley-Davidson continues to rule the big-bike market in India

Two-Wheelers by Amit Panday Aug 21, 2015

Between April-July 2015, Harley-Davidson has seen a more than three-fold growth in its bigger, CKD models – the SuperLow and the Iron 883 – selling 429 units of...

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Industry

‘VLS plans to invest in capacity expansion in N America, Europe and China.’

Industry by Amit Panday Aug 20, 2015

Jeff Stevenson, president, Varroc Lighting Systems, speaks to Amit Panday on expanding its global footprint and leveraging the latest technologies to develop new...

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Two-Wheelers

Honda, TVS, Yamaha pick up speed in Indian scooter market

Two-Wheelers by Amit Panday Aug 17, 2015

While HMSi has maintained its leadership position in the scooter market in India, Yamaha's new models have helped it improve its market performance. Hero MotoCorp...

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Two-Wheelers

HMSI sells 27 CBR 650Fs in July

Two-Wheelers by Amit Panday Aug 14, 2015

The company assembled 29 units of the CBR 650F in July. With two weeks into August, Autocar Professional estimates that the company’s total sales of this model...

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Two-Wheelers

Yamaha India rolls out twin-cylinder 321cc R3 at Rs 325,000

Two-Wheelers by Amit Panday Aug 11, 2015

The latest entrant in the growing midsized motorcycle segment in India is the popular twin-cylinder entry level sportsbike from India Yamaha Motor – the...

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Industry

‘We believe we have a winner in the Mahindra Jeeto.’

Industry by Amit Panday Aug 06, 2015

Pravin Shah, president and chief executive, automotive, Mahindra & Mahindra, speaks to Amit Panday on the response to the refreshed XUV5OO, new Jeeto small CV,...

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Two-Wheelers

Two-wheeler ABS: big-ticket opportunity in India

Two-Wheelers by Amit Panday Aug 05, 2015

Around 30% of road accident fatalities in India comprise 2-wheeler users. With mandatory fitment of ABS, this grim statistic can be reduced. This life-saver will...

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Auto Components

ARaymond Fasteners eyes 40% growth in India for 3-4 years

Auto Components by Amit Panday Aug 05, 2015

150-year-old family-owned French supplier of non-threaded fasteners is optimistic about smart growth in India. Now, its Indian arm is looking to increase the...

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Two-Wheelers

HMSI demands a premium for its flagship CBR650F

Two-Wheelers by Amit Panday Aug 04, 2015

The 85bhp CBR 650F's Rs 760,970 (ex-showroom, Mumbai) pricing is closer to the on-road price of Kawasaki’s bigger liquid-cooled, in-line four-cylinder 113bhp,...

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Two-Wheelers

Yamaha to launch CKD R3 in India soon

Two-Wheelers by Amit Panday Aug 03, 2015

Following the footsteps of its fellow rival from Japan, India Yamaha Motor, like Kawasaki, is planning to launch its liquid-cooled, twin-cylinder, 41bhp, 321cc...