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Daimler and Evonik restructure lithium-ion activities

Daimler and Evonik restructure lithium-ion activities

Daimler AG and Evonik Industries AG are restructuring their activities in the field of electric mobility in Kamenz and Kirchheim/Teck, and are thus reflecting the changed market conditions. Daimler will acquire all of the shares held by Evonik in Li-Tec Battery GmbH (50.1 percent) and in Deutsche ACCUmotive GmbH & Co. KG (10 percent). This will make Daimler the sole[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Updated  Chevrolet Cruze

Updated Chevrolet Cruze

Updated Chevrolet Cruze was launched by General Motors India today. Offering a blend of power, refinement and efficiency, the updated Chevrolet Cruze will strengthen its position in the marketplace with improved fuel economy for the six-speed automatic transmission variant. “We are constantly upgrading our carlines according to the evolving needs of the Indian consumer. The updated Chevrolet Cruze with all[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
T 1 Prima Truck Racing: Stuart Oliver wins the debut championship 2014

T 1 Prima Truck Racing: Stuart Oliver wins the debut championship 2014

T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship, the country’s first truck racing event concluded with an action-packed 45 minute final race with Stuart Oliver winning the debut championship. The Tata Prima trucks proved to be a treat for motorsports fanatics in an intense race that witnessed a lot of edge-of-the-seats overtaking and high speed corner action. The debut season of the Championship[Read More…]

by March 24, 2014 Events, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Datsun GO components to be shipped from India soon

Datsun GO components to be shipped from India soon

Datsun GO components will soon be shipped from India by Nissan Motor India Private Limited (NMIPL), to other countries where the brand is slated to be launched. “We will be exporting Datsun GO components to Indonesia by the end of this year followed by Russia and South Africa. Within a couple of years the Datsun GO+ will be rolling out in[Read More…]

by March 20, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Daimler’s FUSO brand drives in to Tanzania

Daimler’s FUSO brand drives in to Tanzania

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV), a 100 percent wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, announced that they have started exporting FUSO brand to Tanzania. This is the fourth market that FUSO has entered since the start of export in May 2013. FUSO branded trucks, which are manufactured at DICV‘s Oragadam plant, is aimed only for exports in Asia[Read More…]

by March 20, 2014 Corporate, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
All-new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo rolls out of Chennai plant

All-new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo rolls out of Chennai plant

The all new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo rolled out of Chennai plant today. Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India and Robert Frittrang, Managing Director, BMW Plant Chennai were present at the plant.

by March 19, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Volvo Cars inks deal with Infosys, Tech Mahindra to drive IT transformation

Volvo Cars inks deal with Infosys, Tech Mahindra to drive IT transformation

Infosys, India’s second-largest Information Technology company, has signed a multi-year deal with Volvo Cars to provide application development services for its global operations. Infosys will develop applications to support multiple domains including marketing and sales, customer service, manufacturing, product development, and corporate functions. “We are very pleased to collaborate with Volvo Cars in their strategic journey. We will be a[Read More…]

by March 18, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive

Toyota Kirloskar suspends production due to labour unrest

 Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has suspended production at its two manufacturing facilities in Bidadi industrial area near Bangalore with effect from Sunday, March 16. The company in a statement said that it has locked out the plants since Sunday after the failure of talks between the management and the workers union over wage negotiation followed by labour unrest in the factory premises. This has resulted in[Read More…]

by March 18, 2014 Corporate, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
V Sumantran

Sumantran quits Hinduja Automotive

V Sumantran, one of the noted figures in automotive world, has stepped down as vice-chairman from the board of Hinduja Automotive and Ashok Leyland. At the meeting of the Board of Directors of Ashok Leyland held on March 13, 2014, the resignation of Sumantran who is serving as non-executive vice chairman of the company, was accepted. His resignation will be[Read More…]

by March 14, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive

Special recognition from JD Power Asia Pacific for Honda, Maruti Suzuki and MRF

JD Power Asia Pacific presented Honda, Maruti Suzuki and MRF with special recognition awards for their continued outstanding performance in meeting customer expectations at a ceremony on March 11th in New Delhi. More than 70 senior executives from nine companies attended the annual India Awards Presentation. Gerrit Kuyntjes, vice president, JD Power Asia Pacific, presented the awards to the companies[Read More…]

by March 13, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive