Tata Motors to launch a slew of new platforms

Tata Motors to launch a slew of new platforms

Oct 1, 2014

Tata Motors is all set to regain the market share they have steadily lost to foreign auto majors. The slowing economy did not help Tata either; the company plans to launch close to 25 novel products, leveraging new technologies, in the next few years to change its fortunes. “About 20-25 will be completely new platforms. However, including BS4 variants, CNG...

Chinese BeiBen trucks looking to enter Indian market

Chinese BeiBen trucks looking to enter Indian market

Sep 25, 2014

If sources are to be believed, BeiBen Trucks is planning to launch itself into the Indian truck market. The company is banking on the Indian government’s plans to push infrastructure development, in order to revive the market. Would the Chinese BeiBen prove to be a game changer in the Indian truck market, which has been posting negative growth for the past two...

Luxury car market expected to grow: competition fierce

Luxury car market expected to grow: competition fierce

Sep 16, 2014

The luxury car market in India is expected to grow up to 20 % in the next 5-7 years. This article discusses the factors which have resulted in the growth of the luxury car segment in the country. Moreover, it discusses the upcoming new launches of various brands such as Audi, Mercedez-Benz and BMW. Will the luxury car makers continue to succeed? The questions...

Car maker market positions on the move

Car maker market positions on the move

Sep 10, 2014

According to the Indian automobile industry’s July sales report, the country’s home bred companies have been replaced by foreign brands, particularly in the top 3 spots. Moreover, while foreign brands have a focused product portfolio strategy, similar strategies have not been taken by Indian counterparts. How will the vehicle market fare in this...

India increasingly becoming an export hub for truck majors

India increasingly becoming an export hub for truck majors

Sep 9, 2014

The growth of the commercial vehicle sector is a key driver, or rather an important indicator, of a country’s economic progress. Analysts at India Ratings & Research believe the decline, which began in the second quarter of 2012, is likely to continue in 2015. An unstable market, characterised by slow economic growth, changing regulations,...

Car maker new launches for festive period

Car maker new launches for festive period

Sep 8, 2014

The festive period in India is considered to be a good time for business. Auto makers this year are going to capitalise on this auspicious time in the country. Every major car maker has at least one or a series of car launches pre-planned for this season. Analysts believe that the festive sales will definitely help increase volumes for the rest of the year and...