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High Level Thuringian delegation visits Volkswagen’s Pune plant

High Level Thuringian delegation visits Volkswagen’s Pune plant

In a move to improve ties between Thuringian companies and their Indian counterparts, Thuringian Minister for Economy, Labour and Technology, Uwe Höhn, alongwith a 25-member strong official Thuringian delegation, visited Volkswagen’s manufacturing plant in Chakan, Pune. The delegation is visiting New Delhi, Pune and Bengaluru from 22nd to 27thApril. The delegation, which includes members of the Thuringian Government and several[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 Corporate, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Setra ComfortClass 500 completes round-the-world coach tour

Setra ComfortClass 500 completes round-the-world coach tour

In the spring of 2013, Freiburg-based coach operator Avanti Reisen set off in an S 515 HD on what is to date the world’s longest journey by bus. The tour was brought to a successful conclusion at the end of the year in Ushuaia in Argentina, the world’s southernmost city. Following the return of the Setra ComfortClass 500 touring coach to Germany, Avanti[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
‘HERO’ enters Bangladesh with 11 two-wheeler models

‘HERO’ enters Bangladesh with 11 two-wheeler models

World’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer by volume, Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL) today launched its operations in Bangladesh through a Joint Venture (JV) with the Nitol Niloy Group. The JV was announced here today by Pawan Munjal, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Hero MotoCorp Ltd, and Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmad, Chairman, Nitol Niloy Group of Companies. Hero will hold majority stake[Read More…]

by April 22, 2014 Corporate, Events, News, OEM, Short Takes, Web Exclusive
International Tractors signs private label agreement with L&T Finance

International Tractors signs private label agreement with L&T Finance

International Tractors Ltd, part of the Rs 5,000 crore Sonalika Group recently announced its partnership with L&T Finance (LTF) for tractor financing. The partnership aims at providing easy credit and financing benefits to Sonalika’s customers across the country. Marked with competitive interest rates, customised repayment options and additional benefits for farmers, the association will be a boon for prospective Sonalika[Read More…]

by April 22, 2014 Finance, OEM, Web Exclusive

VRV Sriprasad quits DICV

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles the wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, today announced the departure of VRV Sriprasad as Vice President- Marketing, Sales and After-sales, from the company eith effect 1 May 2014. R Ramesh who was hitherto AVP – Aftersales will take-over as Head –Aftersales & Exports and V Sreeram, who was hitherto AVP – Sales will take-over as Head[Read More…]

by April 21, 2014 News, OEM, Short Takes, Web Exclusive

Mercedes-Benz do Brasil announces new Head of Procurement

Mercedes-Benz do Brasil empowers its leadership team with a new head of procurement. With Erodes Berbetz (43), the company engaged an experienced purchasing expert with proven market knowledge in Brazil. Berbetz will follow Ricardo Vieira Santos (57), who is retiring. “With Erodes Berbetz we won an expert, who knows the commercial vehicle market in Brazil and its suppliers by heart.[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
DICV sells 10,000 BharatBenz trucks in 18 months

DICV sells 10,000 BharatBenz trucks in 18 months

After laying the foundation stone for a bus plant a month ago, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) today announced that it has crossed the threshold of 10,000 sold BharatBenz trucks since market launch in September 2012. In addition to achieving the feat within 18 months of launch, the company also witnessed another milestone with sales crossing 1,000 units in a[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Volkswagen India’s 50,000th export car rolled out from Pune Plant

Volkswagen India’s 50,000th export car rolled out from Pune Plant

Volkswagen India today celebrated the roll out of its 50,000th export car at its plant in Chackan in Pune.  The jubilee export car – a left-hand drive Vento, will be shipped to Mexico to meet the growing demand of the Indian Vento in North America. Volkswagen India started the export of cars from its Pune Plant in 2011. The big[Read More…]

by April 9, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Scania flags off SVLL Connect in Mumbai

Scania flags off SVLL Connect in Mumbai

Scania Commercial Vehicles India (SCVI) today flagged off the first buses for SVLL Connect of Scania Metrolink Services in Mumbai. Anders Grundströmer, Managing Director, SCVIand Senior Vice President Scania Group and Deepak Baid, Director, SVLL Connect were part of the celebration. These buses will connect travelers from Mumbai to Surat and other destinations.   The SVLL Connect range introduces a[Read More…]

by April 9, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Datsun makes its Russian debut on-DO four-door, five-seat family sedan

Datsun makes its Russian debut on-DO four-door, five-seat family sedan

Datsun, one of the oldest names in motoring history, arrives in Russia exactly one hundred years after the first DAT car was created in Japan. Russian customers striving to own their first Japanese brand car got closer to that goal today with the launch of the Datsun brand and the introduction of the Datsun on-DO model. This marks the first[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive