Why Indian auto chiefs must listen to Mary Barra

Industry by Brian de Souza Sep 05, 2014

Towards the end of next week, Mary Barra, General Motors’ CEO will be in India to visit her company’s facilitiesat Halol and Talegaon, and address SIAM’s annual...


Brazil’s not only about football – it’s also BRTS and ethanol

Industry by Brian de Souza Jul 15, 2014

The last goal has been scored in the FIFA World Cup 2014 and Germany has gone home the deserved winner and the BRICS Summit is currently underway.


Three things for carmakers to do post-excise duty sop extension

Industry by Brian de Souza Jun 27, 2014

Carmakers are a delighted lot after finance minister Arun Jaitley’s decision to extend the reduced excise duty regime of the previous government till the end of...

Passenger Vehicles

I took the Mumbai Metro…..

Passenger Vehicles by Brian de Souza Jun 19, 2014

Last week I took a short ride in Mumbai’s newly-opened Metro. It was mildly chaotic, the doors opened and didn’t close as station staff tried to huddle passengers...


Four things to look forward to from Mahindra & Mahindra

Industry by Brian de Souza Jun 03, 2014

At the media meet on May 30 to announce Mahindra & Mahindra’s results, its top brass spoke more about what a new government at the Centre could do to get things...