Articles tagged under: Halol

MG Motor India inaugurates car manufacturing plant at Halol in Gujarat, will roll out first car in 2019, initially hires 70

September 29, 2017
MG Motor India inaugurates car manufacturing plant at Halol in Gujarat, will roll out first car in 2019,  initially hires 70

New Delhi/Ahmedabad: 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 greenfield facility was inaugurated with a traditional Indian ‘Puja’ ceremony during the auspicious occasion of Navratras, in the presence of all ...Read More

Chinese auto giant SAIC signs MoU with Gujarat govt to invest Rs 2,000 crore for car plant in Halol

July 05, 2017
Chinese auto giant SAIC signs MoU with Gujarat govt to invest Rs 2,000 crore for car plant in Halol

Gandhinagar: Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) for setting up over Rs 2,000 crore car manufacturing plant at Halol in Central Gujarat was signed between China based passenger car and commercial vehicle manufacturer Shanghai Automative Industries Corporation(SAIC) and the Government of Gujarat. The company has committed more than Rs 2,000 crore investment in five years. The company intends to start production of vehicles by year 2019. The company enjoys 46th position in Fortune 500 list with...Read More

General Motors Halol unit shuts down, 80 cars manufactured on the last day

April 29, 2017
General Motors Halol unit shuts down, 80 cars manufactured on the last day

Vadodara: More than 1600 employees of General Motors India car manufacturing plant at Halol in Central Gujarat are now unemployed due to closure of car plant on permanent basis. The car plant which was operating at Halol since 1999 shut down due to shrinking market share and labour problems. There are more than two dozen ancillary units that employ around 5,500 labourers. There's all possibility that these labourers will also lose jobs. Some of these units are planning to shift to Sanand, whil...Read More

General Motors Halol plant shuts down permanently today

April 28, 2017
General Motors Halol plant shuts down permanently today

Vadodara: After producing 1.2 million cars here, General Motors(GM) India is today shutting down its plant permanently at Halol in Central Gujarat. General Motors had purchased Halol plant from Hindustan Motors in 1990s. Halol plant had first produced Opel Astra car in 1996. On the last day of this plant which is today, the company is going to manufacture 72 cars. The plant has annual capacity to manufacture 1,27,000 cars. There are two reasons for winding up the operation at Halol. One ...Read More

GM India to wind up Halol plant in Gujarat permanently on 31st March

March 04, 2017
GM India to wind up Halol plant in Gujarat permanently on 31st March

Vadodara: American car manufacturer General Motors will shut down its plant at Halol in Central Gujarat on 31st of March. The company has conveyed this to State government. Negotiations are on for takeover of this plant by Shanghai Automotive Industries Corporation(SAIC) but without existing staff. SAIC is likely to purchase the plant under the brand name of MG Motors India Ltd. The new company will have two Indian and four Chinese directors including former CEO of General Motors China Mr. Rajiv...Read More

GM gives one-week holiday to labourers at Halol plant

January 13, 2017
GM gives one-week holiday to labourers at Halol plant

Vadodara: Employees at General Motors Halol plant are given one-week holiday. It is believed that the company has announced one-week holiday for cost cutting and also for a reason that there's no inventory as of now. The new schedule is likely to be announced on Monday. A subsidiary of China's top carmaker SAIC Motor Corp plans to acquire certain General Motors manufacturing assets in India, a filing with the country's competition watchdog showed. The assets, which could give the Chinese aut...Read More

USFDA report on Halol unit to be positive in long-term: Sun Pharma

December 19, 2016
USFDA report on Halol unit to be positive in long-term: Sun Pharma

Vadodara:Pharma major Sun Pharma has said the US health regulator's audit report on its plant at Halol in Gujarat will have a positive impact on the company in the long-term. The company's Halol facility recently underwent an inspection by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). After the inspection, the American health regulator issued an observation letter to Sun Pharma. "We have received the audit report of the Halol facility from the USFDA. I think, in the long-term this action...Read More

GM Halol plant to be functional till March 2017: Kaher Kazem

June 24, 2016

Vadodara: Kaher Kazem, General Motors India President and Managing Director visited company's Halol based car manufacturing plant on Wednesday and made announcement that the plant will continue to be functional till March 2017. Earlier the company had announced that plant would be functional only upto August this year. Kazem's announcement brought cheers among labourers and vendors. Kazem held meeting with labourers and heard them. The Halol plant at present manufactures Tavera car. ...Read More

CM opens TOTO plant at Halol,asks to invent 1.5 liter flushing technique

August 20, 2014

Vadodara, 20 August 2014 Taking Gujarat and Japan’s long-standing relationship forward, Chief Minister Smt. Anandiben Patel inaugurated Japanese company, TOTO Industry’s Sanitaryware production plant at Halol in Panchmahal district. This is the highest investment by the company in South Asia. On this occasion, the Chief Minister said that TOTO industry’s sanitaryware production plant is one more example of Gujarat being the most preferred destination for inv...Read More

Ahead of PM’s Japan visit, Japanese company TOTO all set to open its plant in Gujarat

August 19, 2014

Vadodara, 19 August 2014 Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit here is a good news for Gujarat. Chief Minister Anandiben Patel is going to inaugurate a new plant of Japanese sanitary ware company TOTO at GIDC estate in Halol- Panchmahal on Wednesday in presence of senior Japanese officials. This is Japan-headquartered sanitary ware maker Toto Ltd's first plant in India. The company had proposed Rs 700 crore investment during Vibrant Gujarat Gl...Read More

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