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Dr Leverton who revived Tata Motors passenger vehicle lineup resigns on personal reasons

Dr Timothy Leverton

Dr Timothy (Tim) Leverton, the man who rejuvenated the passenger vehicles line-up for Tata Motors as its President and Chief Technical Officer has resigned from the company. Tata Motors, in a statement, said Tim has decided to disengage from his services in the organization as he wishes to relocate back …

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Audi Q7 40 TFSI Quattro launched in India at Rs 67.76 lakh

Audi Q7 40 TFSI Quattro

Audi India, a subsidiary of German luxury car maker Audi, has launched the Audi Q7 40 TFSI quattro in with the starting price tag of Rs 67,76,000. The vehicle fitted with 2.0 TFSI engine churns out 185kW (252hp) and 370 Nm of torque effectively accelerating 0 to 100 km/h in …

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Volvo XC40 SUV brings more city living features

Volvo XC40 SUV

With introduction of the newXC40 this autumn by the Swedish auto maker Volvo, the small SUV premium segment will see a novel standard of safety and user experience. It is built on Volvo’s Circle of Life philosophy: constant improvement of standards and technologies, based on consumer insights and real life …

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Harley-Davidson India gets Peter Mackenzie as new MD

Peter MacKenzie, MD, Harley-Davidson

Peter MacKenzie has been appointed as managing director of Harley-Davidson India, with immediate effect. He also holds the managing director position of Greater China. MacKenzie will constantly travel to India from Shanghai, China where he will still be based.  Country Manager, Manish Agarwal will fully support their day-to-day operations. Harley-Davidson …

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Suzuki Two Wheelers rolls out new campaign for Gixxer

Suzuki Gixxer

Suzuki Motorcycle India, a subsidiary of Japanese two-wheeler major Suzuki Motor Corporation, has rolled-out a new campaign – #NotForEveryone for the popular Gixxer portfolio of motorcycles. #NotForEveryone, according to Suzuki, is a 360-degree pan-India campaign with strong digital amplification, print media and outdoor activations, besides the TVC that will play …

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David S.Graziosi next CEO of Allison Transmission

Allison Transmission, the global leader in automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, said its President and Chief Financial Officer David S. Graziosi will succeed Chief Executive Officer Lawrence E. Dewey on June 1, 2018. Thomas W. Rabaut, lead director of the board and chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee for Allison, …

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Indian luxury cars, SUVs to cost more on 25% cess jolt

Luxury cars and Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) will be costlier in India as the central government has cleared an ordinance to hike the maximum cess on vehicles from 15 percent to 25 percent. In fact the price of both luxury cars and SUVs became cheaper under the new Goods and …

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Mercedes-Benz adds seventh Indian AMG Performance Centre in Chennai

Roland Folger, MD & CEO, Mercedes−Benz India presenting Memento to Abdul Qadir, MD, Trans Car India at the inauguration of the AMG Performance Center in Chennai

Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India has launched its first AMG Performance Centre (APC) in Chennai. The 7000 sq. ft outlet at Trans Car India is also the seventh AMG centre for Mercedes-Benz in India.  Establishing two AMG Performance Centres in Kochi and Chennai in the past two days also marks …

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Royal Enfield commences production at 3rd facility in India

Royal Enfield

Heavy motorcycle maker Royal Enfield commenced commercial production at its new manufacturing facility at near Chennai. Located in Vallam Vadagal, the new plant is spread over 50 acres and it is the company’s third production plant. It manufacture motorcycles for India and international markets. In the financial year 2017-18, the combined production capacity from …

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GM approves Flow Dry Technology’s AD-1 Desiccant

General Motors

The US-headquartered absorbent manufacturer Flow Dry Technology has received approval from General Motors for its AD-1 Molecular Sieve Absorbent. With this, Flow Dry’s AD-1 Desiccant will be used in all global GM mobile air-conditioning systems that utilize condenser/radiator/fan module (CRFM) technology to cool vehicle powertrains. Rahul Deshmukh, Flow Dry’s President …

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