Articles tagged under: automobile

Suzuki to start building second car manufacturing plant in Gujarat by 2021

October 14, 2018
Suzuki to start building second car manufacturing plant in Gujarat by 2021

Ahmedabad: Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) is expected to begin construction of its Rs 9,000 cror second manufacturing plant at Vithalapur in Gujarat, some 35 kms from its existing plant in Hansalpur near Mehsana, by 2021, according to a report in the Times of India which also adds that the land acquisition for the new plant at Vithalapur is likely to be completed soon. Already in possession of 400 acres land, Suzuki is the process of acquiring another 100 acres and additional 60 acres will be al...Read More

Tata International DLT launches India’s first intelligent trailer at TT&T Expo in Gujarat

August 03, 2018
Tata International DLT launches India’s first intelligent trailer at TT&T Expo in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Tata International DLT today launched India’s first intelligent trailer on the inaugural day of 3 day Truck Trailer and Tyre Expo at Gandhinagar. Tata DLT’s Intelligent Trailer is fitted with state-of-the-art technology that provides data required for optimizing operation and maintenance of trailer to the operator as well as the fleet manager, thereby reducing the dependence on manual tracking. The Intelligent Trailer will help in reducing the number of road...Read More

Electric buses on Ahmedabad BRTS route from January 2019; Flash charging buses also on cards

July 27, 2018
Electric buses on Ahmedabad BRTS route from January 2019; Flash charging buses also on cards

By Japan K Pathak Ahmedabad: The city of Ahmedabad will see operations of electric buses on Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) corridor in the month of January next year. Karthik Athmanathan, Head EV & eMobiliy Solutions, Ashok Leyland Ltd speaking to media persons on the sidelines of CII Expo and Conference on e-Mobility here today in reply to a question said this. He said, 'we have letter of allotment for 50 electric buses for Ahmedabad. The contract needs us to start running them in the...Read More

First batch of 254 students complete certificate course at Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM) in Gujarat

July 04, 2018
First batch of 254 students complete certificate course at Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM) in Gujarat

Mahesana: The first batch of 254 students from the Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM) in Mehsana, Gujarat, has completed their course. Earlier today, they received the ‘Certificate of Course Completion’ for skills in Japanese Manufacturing Practices and Processes, at the Maruti Suzuki-supported institute in association with Ganpat University. The certificates were awarded by Ryoji Noda, Consul-General of Japan in Mumbai, Kenichi Ayukawa, managing director and CEO and A K Tomer,...Read More

Exide Industry to acquire immovable & movable assets of Tudor India within a month in Gujarat

June 25, 2018
Exide Industry to acquire immovable & movable assets of Tudor India within a month in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: India’s largest locomotive battery-maker Exide Industry has entered into an “Asset Purchase Agreement” with Tudor India to acquire the latter’s Gujarat-based facility. The purchase transaction is expected to be completed within a month. Tudor is the Indian arm of the US-based Exide Technologies. In May 2017, Exide Industries had reached an out-of-court settlement with Exide Technologies for using the “Exide” mark in India. Exide Industry enjoys leadership position ...Read More

Honda not in hurry to set up car manufacturing plant in Gujarat

May 25, 2018
Honda not in hurry to set up car manufacturing plant in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: The Government of Gujarat is in process to acquire land for future car manufacturing plant in the State, said Rajesh Goel, Senior Vice President and Director, Marketing and Sales, Honda Cars India Limited adding that the company's Gujarat plans are for future requirements. 'We have total 2,80,000 unit total manufacturing capacity in our two car manufacturing plants in India at Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, against which total production was 1,70,000 units last year. We have capaci...Read More

Mitsubishi may set up plant at Sanand in Gujarat

May 08, 2018
Mitsubishi may set up plant at Sanand in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Japanese company Mitsubishi is likely to set up its manufacturing plant at Sanand near Ahmedabad with an investment of around Rs 500 crore according to reports that claim that the company has applied for 15 acre land. Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation(GIDC) is in process to identify suitable land for Mitsubishi. The company according to reports intends to set up a manufacturing plant of electronic components, that can be supplied to Sanand-Bechraji based auto manufactur...Read More

Maruti to shift manufacturing of Swift model of car from Haryana to Gujarat

January 25, 2018
Maruti to shift manufacturing of Swift model of car from Haryana to Gujarat

Gandhinagar: TOI reported that Maruti's parent Suzuki will be exclusively manufacturing the next-generation Swift at its plant in Gujarat for sale in India and abroad, the shift happening after nearly 13 years of manufacturing in Haryana. The Gujarat plant, which started production in 2016, currently manufactures Baleno that is retailed through Maruti's premium retail channel Nexa. The addition of Swift to the production at Gujarat will help achieve economies of scale and drive in efficiencies i...Read More

Public transport vehicle and car sales down in December, overall Industry grows in double digit: SIAM

January 11, 2018
Public transport vehicle and car sales down in December,  overall Industry grows in double digit: SIAM

Mumbai: Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures(SIAM) has shared the latest figures of automobile market in India: Production The industry produced a total 21,415,719 vehicles including Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Three Wheelers, Two Wheelers and Quadricycle in April-December 2017 as against 19,247,352 in April-December 2016, registering a growth of 11.27 percent over the same period last year. Domestic Sales The sale of Passenger Vehicles grew by 8.13 perce...Read More

Mahindra Electric launches Virtual Reality video drive experience for all-electric e2oPlus

January 03, 2018
Mahindra Electric launches Virtual Reality video drive experience for all-electric e2oPlus

Bengaluru: Mahindra Electric, part of the diversified USD 19 billion Mahindra Group and a pioneer in the development and production of electric vehicles (EVs) in India, has launched a Virtual Reality (VR) based drive experience for its smart and connected all electric vehicle, the e2oPlus. The experience, enabled through VR headsets, highlights the technical features and focuses on the key attributes of the e2oPlus. One of the main objectives of this initiative is to innovatively communi...Read More

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