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Maruti Suzuki introduces ‘Celerio Green’ with iGPI technology @ Rs 4.68 lakh

Maruti Suzuki introduces ‘Celerio Green’ with iGPI technology @ Rs 4.68 lakh

 Buoyed by the success of Celerio, car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Limited introduced Celerio Green, the CNG powered Celerio recently. Priced at Rs.4.68 Lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi), the Celerio Green is available on the VXi trim (Manual Transmission). Powered by the factory fitted iGPI technology (intelligent Gas Port Injection) the Bi-fuel Celerio Green delivers best-in-class fuel efficiency of 31.79 km/kg[Read More…]

by May 28, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Mechanics Challenge at 2015 edition of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur

Mechanics Challenge at 2015 edition of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur

The popular Mechanics Challenge will again take place at the 2015 edition of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur which will be held 19 – 21 March 2015 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The challenge is open to all Malaysian mechanics employed by independent workshops and the grand final will take place during Automechanika Kuala Lumpur. It is organised by[Read More…]

General Motors India to start exporting vehicles

General Motors India to start exporting vehicles

General Motors India today announced that it will begin production of export vehicles at its Talegaon Plant in the second half of 2014, with sales commencing in Chile in the first quarter of 2015. Its first export model will be the left-hand-drive version of the Chevrolet Beat. The fuel-efficient smart city car is already built and sold in many markets[Read More…]

by May 27, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Optare unveils MetroDecker

Optare unveils MetroDecker

Optare, Ashok Leyland’s subsidiary in the UK, launched the MetroDecker, its exciting new double decker bus in London on Wednesday. Designed and built at a state-of-the-art assembly facility in Leeds, the MetroDecker leverages Optare’s extensive experience and engineering capabilities and boasts exceptional build-quality, comfort and optimised operational efficiency. The stylish new MetroDecker shares a common platform with its single deck[Read More…]

by May 24, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Federal-Mogul vehicle components division renamed Federal-Mogul Motorparts

Federal-Mogul vehicle components division renamed Federal-Mogul Motorparts

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, the Michigan based auto component major, today renamed its vehicle components division to Federal-Mogul Motorparts effective immediately. This step is taken to further the ongoing strategy to drive the global growth of its premium products and leading brands.   The new Federal-Mogul Motorparts name and logo will be rolled out globally effective immediately. “Federal-Mogul’s premium brands are[Read More…]

by May 23, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive
Motherson Sumi records $ 5 billion sales in FY14, ahead of its target Vision 2015

Motherson Sumi records $ 5 billion sales in FY14, ahead of its target Vision 2015

Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL), the flagship company of the Samvardhana Motherson Group, has achieved consolidated revenues of USS $ 5 billions for the year 2013-14, one year ahead of target for Vision 2015. The consolidated sales went up by 20%, PBT by 84% and PAT by 72% for the full FY 2013-14. For the fourth quarter of Q4 FY[Read More…]

by May 22, 2014 Finance, Focus, News, Web Exclusive

Kar Mobiles merges with Rane Engine Valves

Rane Group, one of India’s leading auto component manufacturer, today announced merger of Kar Mobiles Limited (KML) with Rane Engine Valve Limited (REVL) effective 1st April 2014. The board of directors of both the companies approved the merger in their respective meetings held today. The exchange ratio will be 7 shares of REVL for every 10 shares of KML. The[Read More…]

by May 21, 2014 Finance, News, Web Exclusive
New FUSO trucks from Chennai launched in Zimbabwe

New FUSO trucks from Chennai launched in Zimbabwe

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany along with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, Japan (MFTBC), a Daimler Company, launched its robust DICV-made trucks in Zimbabwe, making it the 4th African market since the start of export in May 2013. As a part of the first 15 export markets for DICV under[Read More…]

by May 21, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Omax Autos drives into truck assembly

Omax Autos drives into truck assembly

Omax Autos Limited, a tier-one supplier of critical assemblies like frame assembly to OEMS in CV segment, has recently entered the complete vehicle assembly. Omax Autos Ltd has already received an initial order of 20 vehicle assemblies from a renowned truck OEM. Speaking on the occasion, Kishor Karnataki, President & CEO – PC & CV said, “A focussed assembly cell[Read More…]

by May 20, 2014 Corporate, News, Web Exclusive

BorgWarner supplies advanced technologies for winners of the 2014 World Car awards

BorgWarner supplies a number of advanced technologies for winners of the 2014 World Car Awards, including the GenV all-wheel drive couplings, chain timing systems for Audi A3 models powered by 1.8- and 2.0-liter DOHC I4 engines, ignition coils for 1.2- and 2.0-liter gasoline models, and dual-clutch and mechatronic modules for 6-speed dual-clutch transmissions. For 1.6- and 2.0-liter diesel models, the[Read More…]

by May 19, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive