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Hyundai Motor India launches 17th nationwide free car care clinic

Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) today announced the 17thedition of the nationwide ‘Free Car Care Clinic’ customer connect program. Through this programme the company’s customers can avail attractive discounts on spare parts/labour charges, selected accessories, and other value added services. In addition, Hyundai is also offering an attractive discount of up to 20 per cent on extended warranty and exciting[Read More…]

by February 27, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
TVS Automobile signs JV with TWG for extended warranty

TVS Automobile signs JV with TWG for extended warranty

TVS Automobile Solutions Ltd. (TASL) has formed a 51:49 joint venture (JV) with US based The Warranty Group (TWG) for extended warranty services. TVS-TWG will work with car makers and dealers to provide a number of warranty packages that include managing preventive, prepaid, comprehensive and annual maintenance programs. TVS has the knowledge of local conditions and TWG the technical know-how,[Read More…]

by February 27, 2014 Allied Industries, News, Web Exclusive
P Ravishankar, CEO and V Sumantran, Chairman of Ashok Leyland John Deere Construction Equipment Company with 435E backhoe loader

Leyland Deere launches 435E backhoe loader

As the current economic conditions demand greater focus on efficiency and operating costs, Ashok Leyland John Deere Construction Equipment Company, the equal joint venture between Ashok Leyland and John Deere, today launched 435E backhoe loader in Chennai. Targeting the first time users, the new machine aims to offer 10 percent improvement in fuel efficiency. The existing 435-backhoe loader will continue[Read More…]

by February 18, 2014 News, OEM
Caption: Marc Llistosella, MD and CEO, DICV and Michael Moebius, Head, Quality Management, DICV, receive the award from K Murugan, MD and CEO, Underwriter’s Laboratories DQS India.

DICV gets TS 16949 certification

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, received TS16949:2009 certification for implementation and maintenance of quality management system in the area of design, development and manufacture of commercial vehicles. The award was received by Marc Llistosella, MD and CEO, DICV from K Murugan, MD and CEO, Underwriter’s Laboratories DQS India. Affiliated to the International Automotive Task[Read More…]

by February 10, 2014 News
Launch of Auto Components India magazine

Launch of Auto Components India magazine

Harish Lakshman, President, ACMA today unveiled the inaugural issue of Auto Components India magazine at Next Gen Publishing’s stall at the Auto Expo 2014 – Components Show, Pragati Maidan. Speaking at the launch function Lakshman said a magazine dedicated for the automotive components is most welcome as it helps in fostering due recognition for the industry besides, enabling the players[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 News
Isuzu plans engine facility

Isuzu plans engine facility

Japanese-auto major Isuzu Motors is planning to set up an engine plant in India.  The company is yet to finalise on the location for the plant and the amount of investment for the engine facility.

by January 31, 2014 News
Mercedes the 2014 S Class challenges vendors’ capabilities

Mercedes the 2014 S Class challenges vendors’ capabilities

The high-end luxury car segment got its point of reference pushed several notches higher with the launch of Mercedes flagship 2104 S-Class.

by January 31, 2014 News
Ashok Leyland pins hope on ‘Captain’ to tide over slowdown

Ashok Leyland pins hope on ‘Captain’ to tide over slowdown

In a bid to buck the slowdown trend, Ashok Leyland, one of the leading commercial vehicle manufacturers in India, has launched its all new ‘Captain Series’. Unveiled by Mahendra Singh Dhoni on 6 January, the series, with its Captain 2523 Tipper, will include tippers, tractors and haulage vehicles.

by January 31, 2014 News
Mahindra & Mahindra honours Delphi for timely support

Mahindra & Mahindra honours Delphi for timely support

Mahindra & Mahindra has awarded Delphi India’s E&S Division with the ‘Sanjeevani Award’ in recognition of the latter’s timely support during the devastating fire at the OEM’ warehouse at Nasik.

by January 31, 2014 News
Polaris enters into motorcycle production

Polaris enters into motorcycle production

Polaris India Pvt. Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc. (USA), has made an entry into motorcycle manufacturing by launching its Chief brand range of motorcycles. It includes Indian Chief Classic, Indian Chief Vintage and the Indian Chieftain. The Chief range is powered by the Thunder Stroke111 engine that churns out 139 Nm of torque at 2600 rpm.[Read More…]

by January 30, 2014 News