Recent Articles Published by Ketan Thakkar
Over 50% of Tata car sales to come from EV and CNG by 2026

By Ketan Thakkar and Shahkar Abidi calendar02 Feb 2024

P B Balaji, Group CFO, expects the share of EVs and CNG to grow to 25-30% in two years

EXCLUSIVE: Daimler veteran Michael Benz joins Tata Motors CV Biz, to steer development of new generation engines

By Ketan Thakkar calendar22 Jun 2023

Benz replaces Milind Peshave who retires from the company this month. Peshave was responsible for delivering all the m...

Ashok Leyland plans to enter the sub-two tonne mini-truck segment and challenge rivals Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra

By Ketan Thakkar calendar15 Jun 2023

The sub-two tonne truck will take on the likes of Tata Intra and Mahindra's Bolero pick-up truck.

Ashok Leyland aims to corner 35 percent market share in the intermediate, medium and heavy truck segments

autherKetan Thakkar calendar15 Jun 2023

Over the last six quarters, the company has seen a steep growth in its market share, which has shot up from 22.5 to 32...

Skoda Auto appoints Rajesh Bhaseen as head of sales and Rahul Pansare as new head of marketing

autherKetan Thakkar calendar01 Jun 2023

Fresh appointments happen amid slowing monthly sales at Skoda, which has set sight on a double-digit growth in 2023.

Car sales remain robust, highest ever May dispatches expected at 3.3-3.35 lakh units

autherKetan Thakkar calendar31 May 2023

Sustained demand for SUVs, marriage season and rural buying is set to drive the volumes higher by 12-15%.

Tata Motors targets 1.5 lakh units CNG sales in coming 12-18 months

By Ketan Thakkar calendar26 May 2023

Tata Motors is betting on a dual cylinder CNG engine to drive the segment sales to 30% by 2030. The company is eyeing ...

Jimny to accelerate lifestyle SUV market, Maruti to explore supplies to armed forces

By Ketan Thakkar calendar24 May 2023

Jimny, an all-wheel drive SUV is designed specifically for the Indian market with an investment of Rs 950 crore.

CNGs and Hybrid vehicles account for over 38% of Maruti Suzuki’s FY23 sales

autherKetan Thakkar calendar16 May 2023

The company is eying half a million sales from CNG and Hybrid share too is expected to move up with a full year of Gra...

MG Motor plans to Indianise the company, divest majority stake to Indian partners and raise over Rs 5,000 crore

autherKetan Thakkar calendar10 May 2023

The company is in talks with multiple strategic investors right from high net worth individuals, corporates, financial...