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Ford India sells 16,525 vehicles in September 2017

Ford India sold 16,525 vehicles (domestic and exports) in September 2017. Domestic sales stood at 8,769 units, as against 9,018 a year ago. Exports were at 7,756 vehicles compared to 13,572 units last year. Total sales were 22,590 vehicles in September last year. “New model launch planning along with ongoing constraints in supply chain continued

WABCO Completes Buyout of Meritor-WABCO Joint Venture

WABCO Holdings has completed the transaction to purchase Meritor Inc.’s stake in the Meritor WABCO joint venture and takes full ownership of the enterprise. The acquisition demonstrates WABCO’s commitment to consolidate its operations in North America and unify its businesses under one team and brand. With the completion of the transaction, WABCO will now fully

Suzuki Two-wheelers posts impressive sales figures

Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited has registered a domestic sale of 50,785 units in India in September 2017, breaching the significant landmark for the first-time in the process. Overall, Suzuki Two-Wheelers clocked a year-on-year growth of 32.99 per cent with 57,469 units (Domestic + Exports). During April-September 2017 period the company sold 2,81,182 units, registering

Tata Motors Passenger vehicles segment grows 18% in Sep 17

Tata Motors has announced strong second-quarter growth driven by robust results for the third consecutive month. Total sales for September 2017 was at 53965 units resulting in 25 per cent growth over last year for the Domestic Passenger and Commercial Vehicle Business. This is at the back of growing festive demand across segments, increased positive

Deva passes away

R C Devakumar, 51, Head Marketing, AutoParts Asia (APA) passed away due to massive cardiac arrest on Monday ( October 2, 2017 ) morning. He hails from Muthaloor in Thiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu, India. Deva, as he was popularly called, was instrumental in making AutoParts Asia a big success in a very short span

Suzuki launches ECSTAR in India

 Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, today announced the foray of ECSTAR – a high-performance engine oil and chemical brand developed by Suzuki, into the Indian-market here today. Speaking at the launch, Mr Satoshi Uchida, Managing Director, SMIPL said, “It is our constant effort to offer customers innovative and evolved products that allow them to derive superior experiences from

MG Motor inaugurates its first manufacturing facility in India

UK-based automotive marquee MG Motor today announced the inauguration of its first-ever manufacturing facility in India, through a minimum initial investment of Rs 2,000 crore. With an initial capacity of 80,000 units per annum in the first phase, MG Motor India will roll-out its first product from the plant in 2019. The state-of-the-art facility, spread

WABCO makes history; sells 5 million single-piston air disc brakes globally

WABCO has made history by selling more than five million single-piston air disc brakes (ADB) worldwide. The company has made this announcement at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. WABCO markets its industry-leading single-piston ADB under the MAXX™ product line, which includes MAXXUS™ for

Denso’s latest innovations to reduce emission

Denso’s Common Rail Injection diesel system and Glow Plug technologies help diesel cars can meet the strict exhaust gas regulations of the 21st century whilst improving engine performance for drivers. Ceramic Glow Plugs – contain a ceramic heating element which holds a high post heating temperature for longer, contributing to lowered engine emissions. Common Rail