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Indian Industry News: SIAM’s New Car Classification

August 1, 2011 Leave a comment

Maruti Suzuki, has posted the new classification of cars by SIAM and its models as per the new classification.

The new classification divides the cars across 8 sections instead of 6 that are currently in use. Companies are expected to release their sales numbers in the new format from August 2011 onwards. Read more…


Truck Rentals: Up for a fall?

April 29, 2011 Leave a comment

Truck rentals from Delhi to southern destinations declined by Rs 1,000 per tonne due to lower cargo movement. Read why? Read more…

Categories: Automobiles

Go Green: Electric Vehicles Wave in India

March 11, 2011 Leave a comment

Going green is the new matra being followed by automobile makers in India. Development and production of a number of electric vehicles – cars and bikes are on the anvil. Currently, electric two wheeler manufacturers in India include Electrotherm with its Yobykes, Hero Electric, TVS Motor and Oreva. Read more…

Categories: Automobiles

Indian Tractor Industry to grow by 60%: Crisil

February 17, 2011 Leave a comment

The Advance Estimates released by CSO revealed that agriculture and allied activities are likely to grow at 5.4 per cent in 2010-11 as compared to just 0.4 per cent in 2009-10 making a huge stride. Improved agricultural output together higher MSP (minimum supply price) will yield higher income in the hands of the farmer. This will augur well for the tractor industry.

Crisil Research projects tractor industry size to increase to about Rs 320-330 billion by 2014-15 from Rs 200 billion in 2009-10. This is a stupendous 60 per cent increase. Read more…

Categories: Automobiles, Tyre

Two-wheelers to go run on gas

November 29, 2010 Leave a comment

The Minister of State fort Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Jitin Prasada has said that Compressed Natural Gas( CNG) driven two wheelers would soon see the light of day.

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Categories: Automobiles, Natural Gas

Indian Industry News: India to be the small car hub

October 19, 2010 Leave a comment

India aims to become the small car hub of the world by dethroning Japan, the biggest maker of compact cars, a majority of which is consumed domestically.Last year, it had pipped Brazil to become the second-largest producer of such cars. Read more…

Tata Motors joins others; hikes prices

October 7, 2010 Leave a comment

Tata Motors announced a hike in both passenger car and CV prices, effective from October 01, 2010. Read more…

Categories: Automobiles