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Thinking global, sourcing local

Apr 18, 2008

The Hyundai i10, which had its global launch in India in November 2007, has been a huge sales success for the Korean carmaker. In just five months it managed to...

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Forms & Gears bags new orders

Three-Wheelers Mar 28, 2008

The fixture manufacturer has received a slew of new business orders from the automotive industry and has tied up with Vektek of the US. The order book for...

Why it pays to be lean

Dec 03, 2007

In today’s marketplace of cut-throat competition, just-in-time production and minimal inventory levels, companies worldwide are cutting their flab and embracing...

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The industrial revolution that propelled England and the US passed India by

Three-Wheelers Sep 04, 2007

I would think it is pertinent to begin by stating that the industrial revolution that propelled England and the US passed India by. We were not allowed to advance...

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Manufacturing was not always economical in some cases

Three-Wheelers Sep 04, 2007

Let me go back to how the automotive industry started in this country. It happened at a meeting in Delhi in 1947 with the then defence minister. A few of us were...