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Maruti Suzuki Baleno sales zoom, turn model into carmaker’s 2nd-largest selling vehicle

Maruti Suzuki's first premium compact hatchback Baleno has become the second-largest selling vehicle of the company, next only to the Alto, overtaking the Dzire (compact sedan), Swift (hatchback) and the Wagon R in the first

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Renault launches Captur, hopes to recover lost volume

French carmaker Renault on Monday launched Captur, its third offering in the utility vehicle segment in the domestic market. Going by the performance of the its existing products – Kwid and Duster – Captur has hit the mar

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Maruti Suzuki Ciaz sales hit big hurdle; reason is a big surprise

Sales of Maruti Suzuki’s mid-size sedan Ciaz seem to have come under pressure with 43% tax (28% GST plus 15% cess) getting levied on hybrid cars.

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Despite GST, Maruti Suzuki to continue investing in home grown semi-hybrid tech in its Ciaz, Ertiga variants

At a time when most automakers in India have moved away from introducing cars with the hybrid technology owing to the significant increase in taxes after the implementation of the goods and services tax, Maruti Suzuki will co

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No Maruti Suzuki Alto, first time buyers now buying upscale Dzire, Baleno, Vitara Brezza

In FY17 Maruti Suzuki saw sales of its entry-level cars Alto and WagonR decline in nine of the the 12 months.

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Delhi International Airport profit soars 16.2 pct to Rs 586 cr

Net profits posted by DIAL (Delhi International Airport) rose by 16.2% in 2016-17 to Rs 585.96 crore on the back of a sharp increase in other income and lower interest costs.

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Neither rocking nor shocking, auto sales leading up to Diwali bring no cheer to industry

Retail car sales during the week before Diwali — which account for 25-30% of the total sales for the year — grew by 12-14%, well short of almost the 20% growth reported by the industry during the same period last year.

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Affordable bikes sales rise after gap of 3 fiscals; Hero MotoCorp, TVS Motors offerings show improvement

Volumes of Hero’s HF Deluxe rose 33.65% year-on-year to 931,046 units, while that of its Splendor rose by 5.88% year-on-year to 139,478 units while for Passion, volumes were up 2.11% at 517,381 units.

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When it comes to car sales, old is no longer gold, new is in anew

Almost three months after the roll-out of the goods and services tax (GST), the new car market may have recovered volumes both on the wholesale and retail ends but volumes in the used-car market — especially from organised

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Maruti Suzuki Dzire to create history, this is the record it is set to ink in India

The third generation Dzire — a compact sedan — launched by Maruti Suzuki in mid-May this year is set become the first car to register 1 lakh units within just five months of hitting the market.

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Diwali airfare sale 2017: From SpiceJet, Air India to Indigo, airlines offer big discounts

Pay less for flights on Diwali eve. That seems to be the mantra as carriers are substantially lowering the average spot airfare of tickets on Diwali eve.

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Big relief for Spicejet, Trujet Alliance Air, UDAN routes ink massive 75 pct PLM

Despite apprehensions regarding availability of demand in tier III and tier IV cities, the regional connectivity scheme (RCS) seems to have taken off well for SpiceJet, Alliance Air and TruJet — three operators that have st

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To power its e-car mission, Suzuki gets Toyota as co-driver; deal with Mazda in works

After announcing an investment of Rs 1,150 crore in a new unit in Gujarat to produce lithium-ion batteries — a first by an auto firm — with its partners Toshiba and Denso, Suzuki Motor has stepped up efforts on a global l

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Domestic automotive industry: Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai retain top position among carmakers

In the first five months of the current financial year (April to August), the top two carmakers shored up their market share by nearly 300 basis points to 67.29% from 64.15% in the corresponding period in FY17.

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Auto launches mostly flop shows? Success rates of new bikes, cars will shock you

In FY14-17, the success rate of new launches in the two-wheeler segment stands at one out of 26 models, while in the passenger vehicle segment, it is a dismal eight out of 35 new launches.

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Maruti Suzuki WagonR becomes automaker’s third vehicle to ink this big record

WagonR has become a popular product in the commercial channels. According to Maruti Suzuki, sales to cab aggregators comprise only 5% of the total sales of the vehicle.

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May invest Rs 450 crore in FY18 on launches, BS VI upgrade: Vinod Aggarwal

All the uncertainties and disruptions starting with demonetisation, BS 3 to BS 4 transition and GST implementation, which were there for the past eight to nine months, are over now.

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Maruti car market share nears 60%, reaches 15-year high

The company’s market share in the overall passenger vehicle segment (which includes cars and utility vehicles or UVs) has crossed 50% during the period, which is an increase of 400 basis points.

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Jet Airways may find it tough to repay Rs 8000 cr debt, says Edelweiss, invokes Spicejet, Indigo profit

Distressed profitability amid adverse cost structure (CASK ex-fuel at 60% higher than Indigo) renders balance sheet vulnerable,” the Edeweiss report said.

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This is the reason why carmakers are set to log big festive season sales

Dealers say the prices of mid-sized cars and SUVs are slightly lower than in the pre-GST period and consequently demand could be robust.

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Maruti Suzuki eyes big boost in sales from Nexa as Baleno sales spike and Ciaz adds to effect

Maruti Suzuki expects to better its FY17 performance further in the current fiscal by selling more than 300,000 units from Nexa, thus upping the premium showroom’s total share in the company’s overall sales volume to 20%.

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Jet Airways hit by dip in foreign route revenues; here is why alarm bells are ringing

Jet Airways — the country’s largest full-service carrier — may have reported a substantial jump in net profit during the first quarter of the current fiscal, but the continuous decline in revenues from the international

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Maruti Suzuki honcho RS Kalsi says all showrooms to be transformed; check out transformation in the works

With a trendy blue signature design element, the country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki is all set to roll out its Arena brand of showrooms for mass-market offerings, thereby aligning itself with changing customer prefere

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Electric vehicles buzz gains traction in India as e-car sales hit 2 mn mark globally

In India, the talk of moving towards electric vehicles may have suddenly gained currency but globally, innovation and environmental awareness has been gradually paving the way for such a transition with governments prodding t

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How Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Creta will ensure your festive season car buying options remain scarce

Consumers looking forward to brand new launches by auto companies in the upcoming festival season may be a little disappointed this time.

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Policy flip-flops hurting us, automakers tell Centre

Top executives of the country’s leading automobile companies on Thursday reiterated their commitment to move towards newer technologies like electric vehicles, cleaner fuel, greater investments in research and development,

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Air India divestment: Raju says let us not get into any kind of speculation

The inter-ministerial group that is to decide on the contours of Air India’s divestment is evaluating all options and is still in the process of receiving suggestions, Union civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju told

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