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Eicher Polaris commence exports from India


Eicher Polaris, a 50:50 joint venture between Eicher Motors and Polaris Industries of USA, has started exports from India by commencing the shipping of its personal utility vehicle Multix  to Nepal. Eicher Polaris has flagged-off its first lot of Multix from the company’s facility in Kukas industrial area in Jaipur …

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SIAM welcomes GST rates on Indian automobiles


The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the apex body of the Indian automotive industry, has welcomed the new GST rates on automobiles. “The rates are as per the expectations of the industry and almost all segments of the industry have benefited by way of a reduced overall tax burden …

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Volvo Cars to roll out Made-in-India vehicles

Volvo XC90

Swedish auto maker Volvo Cars will rollout Made-in-India vehicles in 2017. The assembly operations will be located near Bangalore and focus on models based on Volvo’s SPA modular vehicle architecture. The first model to be assembled in the Indian plant is the Volvo XC90 premium SUV.  Volvo Cars is working …

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Is CCTV-less BMTC buses in Bangalore safer for women?

The state-owned Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has been struggling to install CCTV in its fleet, drawing acute criticism from women commuters in Bangalore. The 2012 gang-rape in a moving bus in New Delhi brought into light the cases of sexual harassment in public transport, forcing the Ministry of Road …

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Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2017 records 5,677 visitors

Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2017

Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2917, the 10th edition in the series, witnessed 5,677 visitors from 71 countries and regions. Held during March 23 – 25, 2017 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia’s leading regional trade fair for the automotive service industry welcomed 246 exhibitors from 18 countries.   According to Deputy General Manager of …

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IVECO wins award as sustainable truck of the year

IVECO won two accolades in the newly inaugurated “Sustainable Truck of the Year” awards. The Eurocargo CNG bagged award in the “Distribution” category while the Daily Electric in the “Van” category. IVECO, a brand of CNH Industrial, has won in two categories at the “Sustainable Truck of the Year” awards. …

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