Ashok Leyland on the path to recovery

Ashok Leyland on the path to recovery

Oct 31, 2014

The new government’s increased focus on infrastructure development, the revival of the mining sector and the overall emphasis on economic progress are likely to bring about a reversal of fortunes in the commercial vehicle segment that has been languishing in negative territory the last couple of years. India’s second largest commercial vehicle (CV) manufacturer...

Maruti Suzuki products with festive flavours

Maruti Suzuki products with festive flavours

Oct 30, 2014

The festive season has got car makers rushing to woo customers with deals galore. India’s most popular and biggest car maker Maruti – Suzuki now offers region-specific festive packages with customised accessories and limited editions. According to Mayank Pareek, former COO of the Indo-Japanese company, Maruti Suzuki will introduce rebate offers and...

Honda going strong

Honda going strong

Oct 29, 2014

Honda is one of India’s most successful car manufacturers. Recent sales statistics from August 2014 show that the company witnessed a growth of 88% after having sold 16,758 units, whereas August 2013 saw Honda only sell 8,193 units. One of the primary reasons for this enormous growth is the surge in sales of the Honda Amaze, a family sedan and one of the...

Road transport: the dominant freight system

Road transport: the dominant freight system

Oct 28, 2014

A rapidly evolving industry, the logistics sector in India is being increasingly redefined by sophisticated technology and services to meet the demands of the growing economy. The government has restructured its taxation and regulatory policies to provide an environment conducive to a thriving transportation and logistics industry. Road transport carries most...

BharatBenz hoping to double market share by 2020

BharatBenz hoping to double market share by 2020

Oct 27, 2014

The German company has tenaciously and remarkably climbed the rungs of the ladder in just two years with their India-specific strategy and portfolio. The company aims to double its market share in the substantial Indian truck segment, expected to grow 10 percent a year, over the next five years. Daimler’s products tailored to suit the Indian buyer’s pockets and...

Michelin’s circular economy strategy

Michelin’s circular economy strategy

Oct 24, 2014

Michelin’s 4R strategy of reduce, reuse, recycle and renew is consistent with its motto of sustainability mobility. At Michelin India’s conference in Delhi earlier this year, Dominique Aimon, Vice President of Technical and Scientific Communication, Michelin Group, said the group’s ‘circular economy strategy’ will be the way forward with the rapid globalization...