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SOLARCON® India 2013 to be held from August 1-3 2013 at KTPO Exhibition Complex in Bangalore

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 21 2013

SEMI, the global industry association serving the photovoltaics, nano and micro-electronics manufacturing supply chains, announced SOLARCON® India 2013 the fifth edition of its solar focused trade show and conference to be held at the KTPO Exhibition Complex in Whitefield, Bangalore, India from August 1-3, 2013.

Indian car makers offer more discounts to stay afloat in business

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 21 2013

According to industry grapevine, car models that had humungous demand before are now wooing patrons with discounts and freebies including consumer benefit schemes.

Gian Singh Namdhari wins title of Maruti Suzuki Colours of Youth with his traditional musical skills

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 20 2013

Winner drives home a swanky new Maruti Suzuki A-Star.

Range Rover Offers Increased Powertrain Choice with the Refined 3.0-litre V6 Diesel Engine in India

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 20 2013

The highly-acclaimed all-new Range Rover is offering Indian customers increased powertrain choice with the introduction of the new 3.0 TDV6 diesel engine.

AirAsia wins Air Transport News ‘Low Cost Airline of the Year’ award

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 20 2013

AirAsia adds another feather in its hat by winning the Air Transport News (ATN) ‘2013 Low Cost Airline of the Year’ award, at the 2013 ATN Awards Ceremony held at the Hilton Bonaventure in Montreal, Canada yesterday.

Mahindra e2o launched on Apollo Amazer 3G tyres

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 20 2013

Tyres with low rolling resistance specially developed by Apollo for this electric car.

Tata Motors Full Throttle Jungle Experience flags off from New Delhi

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 20 2013

Tata Motors Full Throttle Will cover 1265 kilometers across Gwalior, Panna, Bandhavgarh, Kanha and Pench.

Hyundai i-Tech i10 ‘i-Drive India’ Reaches Chennai

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 20 2013

Hyundai Motor India’s first edition of cross country drive ‘i-Drive India’ with the new Special Edition iTech i10 which started from New Delhi on March 5, 2013 has arrived in Chennai on March 19.

Chennai-Bangalore Industrial Corridor to provide humungous growth opportunities for logistics services, Frost & Sullivan

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 20 2013

The proposed development of Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor is likely to enhance the growth of more industrial clusters between Chennai and Bangalore, which are already the two largest industrial hubs in South India, says a study conducted by the global growth partnership company, Frost & Sullivan.

HARMAN and Sahil International Sign Multi-Year Distribution Agreement for India

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 19 2013

Harman International Industries, Incorporated, the leading global audio and infotainment company (NYSE: HAR) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a multi-year distribution arrangement with Sahil International to market and sell its products.

Indian automotive volumes except three-wheelers shrink across other key segments, ICRA

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 19 2013

Three-wheeler (passenger) segment benefits from fresh permits, logging seven percent year on year growth.

BMW Group Design bags four red dot awards in 2013

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 19 2013

International jury recognises the excellent design quality of the BMW M6 Gran Coupe, BMW 1 Series, BMW 3 Series Touring and BMW R 1200 GS.

Sanjay Nigam appointed as new President and CEO of TVS Automobile Solutions

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 19 2013

TVS Automobile Solutions Limited, India’s leading aftermarket car service and solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Sanjay Nigam as new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from March 1, 2013.

RENERGY 2013 to be held at Chennai Trade Centre between May 9-11

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 19 2013

An exclusive opportunity for the renewable energy sector to take part in India’s most comprehensive and productive exhibition and conference.

Mahindra REVA e20 will redefine the future of mobility

Automotive News by Jayashankar Menon on Mar 19 2013

Mahindra REVA e2o is a manifestation of the Mahindra Groups' vision of the future of mobility, expressed by the 5C's framework: clean, convenient, connnected, clever and cost-effective.