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“Boosting private investment in the Indian railways” by Nitin Sarin

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014

Rarely do you find a transportation system in the world, which can boast about transporting a massive 23 million persons in a single day: The Indian Railways is one such system....

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Volkswagen and Skoda rethink India strategy

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014

The Volkswagen–Skoda cross-badging has not brought the benefits the companies hoped it would in India. The formidable German–Czech alliance has almost led to a cannibalisation of...

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Indian Railways going green

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014

The IROAL has proposed a solar energy project to meet the internal needs of Indian Railways. It is expected that this project would be underway in a few months. Opting for...

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News

Diesel deregulation may boost commercial vehicle sales going ahead

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014

After having witnessed its longest ever slowdown, the commercial vehicle industry is now hoping for a recovery with cut in diesel prices, along with signs of improvement in the...

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Diesel deregulation may boost commercial vehicle sales going ahead

Diesel deregulation may boost commercial vehicle sales going ahead

Oct 21, 2014

After having witnessed its longest ever slowdown, the commercial vehicle industry is now hoping for a recovery with cut in diesel prices, along with signs of improvement in the economy. via Diesel deregulation may boost commercial vehicle sales going ahead | Latest News & Updates at Daily News &...

Why India’s fuel reforms are a big deal

Why India’s fuel reforms are a big deal

Oct 21, 2014

The Indian government announced two important fuel reforms – a deregulation of diesel prices and a hike in natural gas prices – over the weekend, a signal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment to tough economic reform via Why India’s fuel reforms are a big deal –...

Road accidents taking toll on lives across city

Road accidents taking toll on lives across city

Oct 16, 2014

LUCKNOW: Number of persons killed in road accidents in Gomtinagar is higher than those who were injured seriously. In four accident-prone spots of Gomtinagar, 39 persons were killed and 19 maimed in 60 accidents between years 2009 and 2013. via Road accidents taking toll on lives across city – The Times of...

China’s reaction on road construction

China’s reaction on road construction

Oct 16, 2014

China on Wednesday sharply reacted to India’s plans to construct a road network along the McMohan line in Arunachal Pradesh and expressed hope that India will not take any action which may complicate the situation before a final settlement is reached to end the boundary dispute. via China’s reaction on road construction | The Indian...

Two wheelers drive Indian auto output rise

Two wheelers drive Indian auto output rise

Oct 15, 2014

Indian automakers produced 2,227,140 vehicles including passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, three wheelers and two wheelers in September 2014, a rise of 22.45% over September 2013, but double digit growth was driven only by two wheelers. via Two wheelers drive Indian auto output...

Auto component makers expect robust growth ahead

Auto component makers expect robust growth ahead

Oct 15, 2014

The continuing rise in passenger car sales numbers for last 5 months has given auto component majors such as Montherson Sumi Systems reason enough to redraw its focus. The Noida based company earns near 80% of its revenue from outside India, primarily Germany. via Auto component makers expect robust growth ahead | Business Standard...

Government portal for vehicle data

Government portal for vehicle data

Oct 15, 2014

The Indian government wants vehicle manufacturers to upload specifications of the vehicles they sell on a portal that will serve as a digital database to provide quick and easy access to information. The new government is proposing reforms in the Road Transport and Safety Act 2014 and emphasising the need for e-governance. The Indian government has asked auto...

Nitin Gadkari wants NHAI chairman out for not ‘keeping pace’

Nitin Gadkari wants NHAI chairman out for not ‘keeping pace’

Oct 14, 2014

Highways minister Nitin Gadkari has sought the removal of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) chairman, RP Singh, whose tenure ends next June, on the ground that he was unable to keep pace with the government’s ambitious target of building 30 km of highways every day. via Nitin Gadkari wants NHAI chairman out for not ‘keeping pace’...