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Yuga Chaudhari

  • After a year of dismal growth auto revs up for 2015 with a slew on new launches

    Year 2014, that began with a lot of expectations for the automobile industry is ending on a dismal note. Apart from two-wheelers, most other categories including passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles either declined or grew marginally during the year.

    Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 7:10am
  • Mercedes Benz bets on pre-owned car business with new brand

    German luxury car manufacturer Mercedes Benz India is looking to garner a larger share of the growing pre-owned luxury car market as it launched a new brand Mercedes Benz Certified on Thursday. The company said with growing number of new luxury car buyers, the demand for pre-owned cars is expected...

    Friday, 19 December 2014 - 7:10am
  • Electric vehicle sales halve as goverment switches off sops

    Only 7 out of 22 players remain, 800 dealerships shut down

    Monday, 15 December 2014 - 6:15am
  • Motown revival in sight as car sales grow 10% in November

    After witnessing subdued sales for September and October, car manufacturers reported some recovery in wholesale dispatch numbers for November. As per the numbers released by the car manufacturers on Monday, sales of top companies – including Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda and Tata Motors – rose year...

    Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 5:35am
  • Cheaper Chinese tyre imports flood India's domestic market

    Indications of the enforcement of stringent anti-dumping policies in US forcing Chinese tyre firms to push cheap tyres in to India; tyre imports have increased 10-15% this financial year

    Monday, 1 December 2014 - 7:20am
  • Toyota may drive in with more hybrid vehicles

    Company weighing the option of introducing hybrid technology for its Corolla sedan; waiting for new electric vehicle policy to come into existence

    Friday, 28 November 2014 - 6:10am
  • Tata Motor to replicate Maruti Suzuki's rural model

    New head of car division Mayank Pareek wants to synergise Tata Motors's commercial vehicle network for ramping up sales in rural markets There is a new phenomenon, which is the emerging markets or rural markets. Our brand is acknowledged and respected there, so there is a clear advantage. We need...

    Tuesday, 25 November 2014 - 7:00am
  • Diesel car plants idle as diesel-petrol price gap shrinks

    Auto companies, once banking on the craze for diesel cars, are now looking at ways to enhance their attractiveness, as under utilisation of diesel capacities hits them severely, with the gap between diesel and petrol prices shrinking.

    Monday, 24 November 2014 - 7:30am
  • India driving volume growth for Harley Davidson

    It was a moment of joy for the Indian operations of Harley-Davidson – the iconic bike manufacturer based in the US – when it was praised for its contribution to the company. Keith Wandell, company's global CEO, in an earnings call with analysts post its Q3 results (July-September), said that India...

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 6:40am
  • SpiceJet unlikely to achieve any turnaround; auditor raises concern over airline survival

    SpiceJet, the loss-making budget airline, whose auditor raised concerns over the air carrier's survival, is unlikely to achieve any turnaround in its fortunes any time soon, say industry experts. Experts pointed out that it would be difficult for the airline to return into profit zone in the near-...

    Monday, 17 November 2014 - 7:30am