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Indian automotive Industry at the crossroads

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 12 2013

Notwithstanding the various challenges, the Indian automotive industry’s long-term prospects remain bright and the growth will be driven mainly by healthy economic growth, changing consumer preferences and rising aspirations, increased spending on infrastructure development, thrust on rural economy and new product launches, among others.

Technology is driving the change of Indian automotive industry, Wipro and Dun & Bradstreet study

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 12 2013

Technological innovations in the Indian automotive industry over the past decade have enabled upgradation, right from the design and planning stage to the product development stage, and have also played a critical role in improving the overall performance of the product, says a combined study, conducted by Wipro and Dun & Bradstreet.

Indian auto components, scripting a success story

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 12 2013

The auto component industry’s scale of operations has increased substantially, thereby making it possible to invest in technologies which are designed for high volume production, while the focus on improving quality levels and the basic shop floor practices had also played a critical role in its transformation, says an in-depth study conducted by Wipro and Dun & Bradstreet.

As Indian automotive landscape is rapidly changing it is pertinent to keep an eye on key metrics, study

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 12 2013

As Indian automotive landscape is rapidly changing it is pertinent to keep an eye on key metrics, says an in-depth study conducted by Wipro and Dun and Bradstreet.

The Indian automotive industry is undoubtedly making headway, where is it going and how quickly will it get there, ponders a Wip

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 12 2013

The automotive industry is undoubtedly making headway, but ponders as to where is it going and how quickly will it get there, ponders a Wipro and Dun & Bradstreet study.

Indian automotive industry in the driver's seat, says a Wipro and Dun & Bradstreet study

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 12 2013

The Indian automotive industry is sitting pretty and poised to gain tremendously from the dramatic changes that are sweeping the globe, says a study conducted by Wipro Infotech, a leading IT, consulting and outsourcing firm that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better.

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles rolls out 5000th truck from its plant in Oragadam near Chennai

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 10 2013

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Private Ltd (DICV), a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG of Germany, today rolled out the 5000th truck from its plant at Oragadam, near Chennai.

Hyundai opens automobile servicing training centre at Ulundurpet in Tamil Nadu

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 10 2013

Hyundai Motor India Foundation opens ‘Automobile Servicing Training Centre’ at Government ITI, Ulundurpet in Tamil Nadu.

JLR celebrates 60 years of automotive innovation at the Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 10 2013

Jaguar Land Rover is set to celebrate automotive innovation with a display of vehicles representing the best of British engineering over the last six decades at the Coronation Festival.

Audi increases prices by four percent across car models from July 15, 2013 in India

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 10 2013

Audi India, the domestic arm of the German luxury car manufacturer, today announced an increase in price of its model range available in India up to a range of four percent across models from July 15, 2013.

Indonesia to be the export hub for Tata Motors to the rest of Southeast Asia, says Biswadev Sengupta

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 10 2013

Biswadev Sengupta, Chief Executive Officer of Tata Motors Indonesia said that the country would be the export hub for its cars to the rest of Southeast Asia.

EazyCabs redefines the meaning of guaranteed radio taxi in India

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 10 2013

Part of Carzonrent India Private Limited, EazyCabs launched the 24x7 100 percent service assurance guarantee across four cities of Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi.

Polaris India bags order for RZR S 800 model from Gujarat police

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 9 2013

Polaris India Private Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc, the world leader in off-road and All-Terrain Vehicles, has bagged its first commercial order in India from Gujarat Police.

Skoda Auto India launches special edition sedan, Rapid Leisure for a price of Rs 7.79 lakh

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 9 2013

ŠKODA Auto India today announced the launch of the Rapid Leisure, a special edition of its successful entry level sedan - Rapid.

Scania Multi-axle inter-city buses making strong headway in India

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Jul 8 2013

Scania Commercial Vehicles India, a leading commercial vehicles manufacturer today said its recently launched buses are making strong headway in India.