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Nissan selects Hortonworks Data Platform to Power Data Lake

Hortonworks, a leading provider of global data management solutions, has announced that Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) has been selected by Nissan Motor Company Ltd. to power its data lake. HDP, powered by Apache Hadoop and enabled by a robust ecosystem, was selected to build Nissan Motor’s data lake infrastructure and collect all data from across

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

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

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

Tata Motors unveils Ultra, new range of light trucks in South Africa

Tata Motors has unveiled its new generation ommercial vehicles – Tata Ultra, the business utility vehicle at Futuroad Expo, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Three new models from Ultra range were showcased including ULTRA 814 (4.5T), ULTRA 1014 (5.5T), and ULTRA 1418 (7.5T). The Tata ULTRA is designed & tested for South African conditions Tata

Daimler Trucks Tests Platooning On US Highways

As the first commercial vehicle manufacturer in the US, Daimler is testing connected trucks in so called platooning operations on public roads in the US. This was announced during the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (Sept 24th – Sept 28th) in Atlanta. In truck platooning connectivity and automated driving improve safety within the vehicle convoys, support

BharatBenz celebrates five years in India

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) celebrates the fifth anniversary of the launch of BharatBenz trucks in India. Since September 2012, the company has delivered more than 55,000 trucks to customers across India. In 2017, DICV expects to achieve significant growth with BharatBenz. For the first time, the brand progressed into double-digit market share in recent