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“Smart mobility has become the need of the hour” – Schneider Electric

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015

Mr Anil Kadam is Senior Manager – Solution Architect for Energy and Utilities (Smart Grids) at Schneider Electric. This interview is the second of our 6th research study:...

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9 tips to drive safely in India

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015

This article is part of our Road Safety Challenges. “Economic growth has set off a wave of motorisation in India, but in the absence of a comprehensive approach to road safety,...

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New research study: Smart cities and sustainable transport  (1st edition)

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015

In his budget speech, Union Finance Minister Arjun Jaitley said that “unless new cities are developed to accommodate the burgeoning number of people, the existing cities wouldsoon...

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TMC starts search for new transport minister

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015

KOLKATA: With uncertainty over the fate of state transport minister Madan Mitra, now in custody in connection with the Saradha scam, the party has started looking for a new face to...

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Mahindra & Mahindra in talks to buy a majority stake in Italy’s Pininfarina

Mahindra & Mahindra in talks to buy a majority stake in Italy’s Pininfarina

Mar 26, 2015

MILAN/LONDON: Mahindra & Mahindra is in talks to buy a majority stake in luxury car designer Pininfarina in what would be the latest Asian bid for an iconic Italian brand, three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. via Mahindra & Mahindra in talks to buy a majority stake in Italy’s Pininfarina – The Economic...

Budget disappoints transport workers

Budget disappoints transport workers

Mar 26, 2015

MADURAI: The Tamil Nadu budget for 2015-16, which was presented on Wednesday, has once again failed to meet the long-pending demand of thousands of employees of state-run transport corporations, who have been asking the government to include them in the old pension scheme. However, the employees are still anticipating that their demand might be met during the...

Alstom Transport to export 50% of its production in India

Alstom Transport to export 50% of its production in India

Mar 24, 2015

Company says it will be starting exports of coaches from the SriCity facility to Australia via Alstom Transport to export 50% of its production in India | Business Standard...

Safety for women commuters is top priority

Safety for women commuters is top priority

Mar 24, 2015

Media is rife with reports of violence against women commuters and India is now waking up to an urgent need for providing safe mobility for its women by launching transport systems for women by women and putting gender-sensitive policies into effect.   India must realize the importance of safe and accessible transport that is tailored to suit the distinct needs...

Private fuel retailers like Reliance Industries take baby steps to compete with oil PSUs

Private fuel retailers like Reliance Industries take baby steps to compete with oil PSUs

Mar 24, 2015

NEW DELHI: More than five months after India deregulated diesel prices, private players have done little to challenge the hegemony of state-run fuel retailers as the main rival, Reliance IndustriesBSE -1.41 % (RIL), which burnt its fingers in fuel retail last time, is cautiously expanding only now. via Private fuel retailers like Reliance Industries take baby...

MRF Ltd to invest Rs 4,500 cr in TN to ramp up capacity

MRF Ltd to invest Rs 4,500 cr in TN to ramp up capacity

Mar 23, 2015

Tyre major MRF Ltd will invest Rs 4,500 crore in Tamil Nadu over next 7 years as part of expansion plan and will soon sign a pact with the state government in this regard. via MRF Ltd to invest Rs 4,500 cr in TN to ramp up capacity | Business Standard...

Volvo Auto India to challenge rivals Mercedes Benz, Audi & BMW in compact luxury car segment

Volvo Auto India to challenge rivals Mercedes Benz, Audi & BMW in compact luxury car segment

Mar 23, 2015

MUMBAI: Chinese carmaker Geely-owned Swedish luxury car brand Volvo is set to enter the compact luxury car race in India and challenge the German rivals Mercedes Benz, Audi and BMW with two new offerings in the sub-Rs 30 lakh bracket. via Volvo Auto India to challenge rivals Mercedes Benz, Audi & BMW in compact luxury car segment – The Economic...

Honda vs Toyota: Which Japanese carmaker is leading the Indian market?

Honda vs Toyota: Which Japanese carmaker is leading the Indian market?

Mar 23, 2015

As it stands, Toyota is the world’s largest car company, selling over 10 million cars annually. Honda, on the other hand, are the eighth largest, selling 4.5 million cars per year. Until 2013, both companies were on the fringe of the market with only single figure digits putting them behind the leader, Suzuki, and Hyundai.   With the launch of their new...