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Indian automobile production grew by 8.33% in April-July 2017: SIAM

Indian automobile production grew by 8.33% in April-July 2017: SIAM

The Indian automobile industry produced a total 9,315,809 vehicles including passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, three wheelers, two wheelers and quadricycle in April-July 2017 as against 8,599,803 in April- July 2016, registering a growth of 8.33 per cent over last year. The sale of Passenger Vehicles grew by 7.29 per cent during the period over the

Gestamp Commissions First Hot Stamping Plant In India

Gestamp, a Spanish multinational company specialised in the design, development and manufacture of metal components for the automotive industry, has launched a new plant specialised in hot stamping in Pune (India). The company has invested €36 million (approx. INR 2.6 billion) in the new facility that will provide services for Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA), Ford

President of India visits Ashok Leyland Driver Training Institute in Chhindwara

Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, today hosted the Honourable President of India – Mr. Pranab Mukherjee – at the Company’s Driver Training Institute (DTI) in Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh. The Hon’ble President was at the Institute to get a better insight into Ashok Leyland’s initiatives in the area of driver training. During his visit,

DICV partners with PSG Polytechnic for Vocational Diploma Program

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with PSG Polytechnic College, Coimbatore. Together, the two partners will offer a  Vocational Diploma Program in the automobile sector. 20 Blue Collar Associates of DICV will participate in the inaugural course, which is certified by the Directorate of

India-Specific Design Key To Drive Growth

“There is an urgent need to design India-specific vehicles and  products to drive growth of Indian automotive industry” said Dr B Bhaumik, Professor, Industrial Design Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai. He was addressing the 2nd edition of the Conference on ‘Future of Automotive Design.’ The event was organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Chennai today with the theme

Hyundai Strengthens Association with 25 ITIs under ‘Skill India’ Programme

Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s largest exporter and the second largest car manufacturer announced that it has expanded the scope of its agreement with 25 ITIs in India. As a responsible corporate citizen, this is Hyundai Motor India’s initiative to contribute to Govt. of India’s Skill India Programme. This expansion of Hyundai’s association with

GM India Appoints Markus Sternberg as Vice President – Aftersales

General Motors India today announced the appointment of Markus Sternberg as Vice President, Aftersales, General Motors India, effective January 1, 2016. With his rich experience of working across many countries and organizations across the world, Markus will be responsible for leading the Aftersales organization and delivering on our commitment to give customers world class experience.

Hyundai Motor India appoints S Ganesh Mani as VP – Production

Hyundai Motor India Limited today announced the appointment of S. Ganesh Mani, as Vice President – Production with immediate effect. He will report to Young Key Koo, Managing Director, Hyundai Motor India Limited. Ganesh Mani S fondly called as SG Mani by former colleagues, last served as Vice President Operations Control, at Maruti Suzuki India