Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Jeep Compass puts FCA's foot in the door of growing India market After failed attempts by Fiat, the Jeep Compass is capitalizing on growing desire for SUVs in India. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Pankaj Radhe, Special to the Free Press Published 1:50 p.m. ET April 16, 2018 Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Jeep Compass getting traction in India Fullscreen Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Headlamps on the Jeep Compass sold in India combine with the signature seven-slot grille. Jeep India Fullscreen Jeep Compass is equipped with the Uconnect system … [Read more...] about Jeep Compass puts FCA’s foot in the door of growing India market
Triumph Motorcycles India today inaugurated One Triumph Gurugram, its 15th retail store in the country and the second one in Delhi-NCR, located at Hamilton Road in Gurgaon.The company, which has sold over 4,700 motorcycles in India since its product launch in 2013, has seen aggressive growth in an otherwise slowing premium motorcycle segment. Triumph Motorcycles India’s sales rose 27 percent between Q2 and Q3 of FY2018; it claims it has a 17 percent market share in the 500cc and above category between July-November 2017, on account of strong performance from some of its well established brands in the litre-class segment, including the likes of the Bonneville, Tiger ADV tourer range and the Speed Triple series.The new outlet will cater to the growing cult of motorcycling in the IT town and according to Vimal Sumbly, managing director, Triumph Motorcycles India (pictured above), “The opening of the Gurgaon dealership will further strengthen the Triumph marquee in the northern … [Read more...] about Triumph Motorcycles expands India footprint with new outlet in Gurgaon
Mercedes-Benz India’s 2017 sales numbers are 15,330 units in the Jan-Dec 2017 period Mercedes-Benz firmly retains it’s volume leadership in the luxury segment for the 3rd consecutive year. Globally, the brand sold 2,289,344 units growing by 10%. With these sales figures, Mercedes-Benz remains the leading global premium car brand.Here are some key facts From Mercedes-Benz that helepd them grow:BMW Group India delivered 9800 cars (BMW + MINI) in 2017, registering a growth of 25% as compared to 2016. BMW India sold 9379 cars in 2017, clocking a notable growth of 25% as compared to 2016. MINI is leading the small-premium car segment in India with 421 MINIs hitting the road in 2017, a growth of 17% as compared to 2016. Read this too: 6-Series GT unveiled, coming to India Read this too: 8 series concept images and details Read this too: 2017 BMW X3 arrives In IndiaVolvo Cars, announced today a robust 28 per cent annual growth in volumes, ending the calendar year … [Read more...] about 2017 Luxury Car Sales Continued To Be Dominated by Mercedes-Benz India – Volvo Shines Bright!
Greaves Cotton, one of the leading engineering companies in India, today announced its focus on the farm sector with investments in R&D, plant and people to support the growing farm sector in India.As part of its long-term diversification strategy, the company launched a new locally manufactured power tiller called ‘The Bahubali’ under its farm equipment division.The company says that it is building on the ‘Made in India, Made for India’ vision, and the new offering is the first ever fully locally designed and developed power tiller by Greaves Cotton in India. It claims that the new, high-power 14hp engine and heavy duty performance offers best-in-class ploughing performance with higher tilling depth, excellent fuel efficiency and a rugged body for long life.Nagesh Basavanhalli, MD and CEO, Greaves Cotton, said, “As part of our strategy, we have invested in building capability -- people, … [Read more...] about Greaves Cotton unveils made-in-India Bahubali
In a recent conversation with Autocar Professional, Rajesh Kulkarni, VP – sales and marketing – Hella India Automotive, revealed his company’s outlook on the growing demand for auto electronics. He also highlights the relevance of HIA’s Pune-based R&D centre and its contribution to Hella’s global network. Gearing up to meet requirements around electric mobility in the future, the centre is working to build competencies around energy management products. Excerpts:Can you tell us how the Pune R&D centre has grown over the past nine years. In terms of R&D support, where does this centre stand within Hella’s electronics division?When Hella India Automotive Electronics Development Centre (HIA-ED) started its operations, it was only providing design and development support for global projects.The strategy was to build competence in domains where Indian talent could be utilised for providing support on global projects, which could be further … [Read more...] about ‘India’s auto electronic systems market is set to grow at a CAGR of 11-14% till 2022.’