‘Agri output and rural market dynamics to be key in 2024’: Manish Raj Singhania

autherAutocar Pro News Desk     calendar13 Jan 2024

FADA President Manish Raj Singhania spoke with Autocar Professional about the auto industry outlook for the coming year and why he is optimistic about the prospects for automotive retail in India. 


'Indian designers will understand our market:' Pratap Bose

By Renuka Kirpalani, Autocar India calendar11 Jan 2024

Pratap Bose, Chief Design and Creative Officer of M&M Auto and Farm Sector discusses the role of creativity, technolog...

‘Born Electric will create categories where none existed:’ Rajesh Jejurikar 

By Ketan Thakkar calendar09 Jan 2024

M&M’s Rajesh Jejurikar talks about how the company intends to use its lead in ICE to leapfrog into the EV space, using...

'CNG offers at least 10 percent better operating efficiencies than diesel:' Rakesh Sharma

By Ketan Thakkar calendar09 Jan 2024

Rakesh Sharma, Executive Director of Bajaj Auto tells Autocar Professional that a reduction of GST for CNG vehicles ca...

‘The macroeconomic landscape hasn't been ideal this year:’ Raman Mittal

By Ketan Thakkar and Kiran Murali calendar07 Jan 2024

Raman Mittal, Joint MD, Sonalika Group, tells Autocar Professional how the firm beat sluggish demand and high input co...

Global Voices: ‘Chinese EV makers are coming up very strongly, Nissan needs to transform itself to compete,’ says Makoto Uchida

By Ketan Thakkar calendar03 Jan 2024

Speaking to journalists on the sidelines of the Japan Mobility Show in Tokyo earlier in the year, Nissan Motor Corpora...

‘We intend to have a product in every segment for both Arena and Nexa:’ Hisashi Takeuchi

By Ketan Thakkar and Hormazd Sorabjee calendar29 Dec 2023

Hisashi Takeuchi, MD and CEO of Maruti Suzuki India spoke with our sister publication, Autocar India, about Maruti Suz...

'We could only produce 20,000 Maruti 800s in the first year, but got 1,20,000 bookings:' RC Bhargava

By Hormazd Sorabjee and Ketan Thakkar calendar15 Dec 2023

The chairman of Maruti Suzuki India has been at the helm of the company since its founding in 1981. On the 40th annive...

‘We are focused on building lifestyle utilitarian electric scooters’: Aravind Mani

By Amit Vijay M calendar10 Dec 2023

After raising USD 15 million from the Al Futtaim Group, River India plans to ramp up its manufacturing facilities and ...

‘We want to make India a hub of light electromobility and software solutions’: Anil Kumar M R

By Shruti Mishra and Amit Vijay M calendar18 Nov 2023

The importance of India as a strong export base for auto parts suppliers is increasing, says Anil Kumar M R, President...