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| 26 September, 2020, 12:54 AM IST | E-Paper

    Lijee Philip

    Sr Asst Editor, ET

    Journalist with the Economic Times,. Sniffing for news and scoops from auto and hospitality industry

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    Offering exit to Shapoorji Pallonji may cost Tata Group financial flexibilityA trade union could derail Haah Automotive's bid for SsangYongWhat the exit of Shapoorji Pallonji Group will mean for the TatasManufacturing companies to continue WFH in offices even as production ramps up on shop floor
    Kia hopes to breach compact SUV top 3 with Sonet launchHAAH Automotive offers $258 million for a significant stake in ailing Ssangyong MotorWary independent directors ringfence assets; transfer to trusts, kinAutomakers pin demand hopes on festive season, govt intervention
    HAAH Automotive likely to submit final investment proposal for SsangYong Motor in 10 daysAuto, tractor companies build inventory ahead of DiwaliTata Motors plan to achieve net debt zero target by FY24High on nationalism: It's 'Chak De India' for homegrown automakers
    Harley plans to hitch a ride with two-wheeler makers,  Classic Legends, Hero Motocorp frontrunnersTata Motors pips Mahindra in August PV sales, ranks 3rdWhy are independent directors resigning in drovesTata Motors, Hyundai win EESL’s order for electric passenger vehicles
    Bicycle demand rises amid coronavirus pandemic but manufacturers unable to keep upTalent from consultancies in high demand as faltering businesses need a post-Covid rebootUnlocking cross-holdings of group companies a complex issue for Tata SonsTractor makers hope to ride on festive demand for sales growth
    TVS ASL picks Google Cloud as its tech partner to build digital transformation strategyHAAH Automotive bid for SsangYong is likely to give entry to China’s CheryPre-launch car bookings help gauge mood of customers; automakers leave no stone unturnedTata Motors in talks for tech & funding tie-up to bring domestic passenger vehicle business back on track
    How premium bike makers are hoping to cash in on the shift to personal mobilitySsangYong in deep crisis as auditor refuses to give opinion on H1 resultsLocal unlocks, seasonal demand set to cheer up job market during festive seasonAuto majors back retail sales numbers, SIAM to stick with wholesale
    Digital bug in Bharat: India Inc looks at marketing campaigns via Facebook, Microsoft TeamsTata Motors’ dealers reach out for supportGlobal cos eyeing SsangYong stake as Mahindra looking to scale down role in loss-making bizSharp rebound for auto sector: Hiring picks up in Motown as companies restart production
    The traction in two-wheeler business is insufficient to pull it out of the woodsSuzuki, Toshiba, Denso EV battery plans go on the back burner due to the coronavirus pandemicTowards self-reliance: DPIIT committee to map out a blueprint for making India manufacturing hubFamily firms playing catalytic role in reshaping Indian economy: Study
    Mahindra identifies 9 ‘inhouse unicorns’ for growth, listingChanging market dynamics: India Inc takes digital marketing to villagesAuto makers expect demand for compact SUVs to revive sector hit hard by lockdownsIndia's bold vision on electric vehicles is facing a range of speed bumps
    Government officials meet with auto companies to discuss localisation initiativesTwo-wheeler makers take premium route owing to traction from leisure & hobby segmentEconomical Mode: Auto majors streamline offices, dealerships to bring down costsAs share prices fall, India Inc stocks up on Esops, uses them to reward talents
    Uptick in rural financing renews hope for recovery of coronavirus-hit Indian economyMahindra & Mahindra focuses on returns to see units exitMotown, govt officials to brainstorm soon on slamming brakes on imports from ChinaAuto majors plan to give bonuses, pay hikes to boost staff morale
    Road transporters worried: Expensive fuel hurting small fleetsUVs take early lead as auto companies begin uphill drive from Covid lowsMobility firms Ola, Zoomcar may downsize fleet as rides thin outExport roadblocks big worry for vehicle companies
    Auto sales may see more than 70 per cent drop in Q1M&M may need lenders’ nod to cede control at SsangYongCrucial to keep home away from 'work from home': ExpertsButschek has the humongous task of steering Tata Motors through the current precarious situation
    Excessive weight gain, longer work hours, intrusion into weekends & holidays: Remote working comes with side-effectsCompact diesel vehicles sub-₹8 lakh find few takersChinese auto companies to employ mostly locals at Indian unitsCovid-19: Fear of using public transport may boost used vehicle sales
    M&M eyes PE funding for EV business
    M&M eyes PE funding for EV business
    19 Jun 2020 07:31 AM IST
    Covid impact: Tata Motors on a mission to save cash, link output to demandFor once, unions and auto companies share the painJCB India bites the retrenchment bullet, sacks 400 permanent employees
    Tractor makers explore rental route as agricultural economy growsChangan Automobile to delay India entry by a yearConsumers may spend less, seek value for money, says reportAuto dealers now hit RTO hurdle
    Auto dealers now hit RTO hurdle
    04 Jun 2020 10:54 AM IST
    Impact of boycott China campaign on consumers uncertainIndia Inc battles worker shortage, policy flip-flopsAuto majors struggle to convert online bookings to salesCommercial vehicle dealers in dire straits, 10% may have to shut shop
    Auto companies stare at bleak wholesale numbers in MayAuto companies again push for nodal agencyNo mileage in loan pause: Big-fleet cosM&M looks to exit JV with Japan’s Sanyo Special, Mitsui
    Covid impact: LG Chem puts the brakes on e-vehicle battery projectCompany boards click on virtual mode to hold meetingsCovid impact: Companies struggle to streamline productionOnly 15% commercial vehicles are plying
    Auto dealers planning to launch their own online sales platform20% of auto retailers open shutters on lockdown relaxation; witness muted walkins and enquiriesAutomotive retail chains crawl back to workAutomakers are hitting the country roads to help crank up an industry in big freeze
    Get India fully back to business, says India IncHome alone, India Inc's pros have stress for companyAuto component suppliers may derail companies’ plan to restart outputAuto dealers not in sync with OEMs on digital dealerships
    Social distancing, lockdown taking a toll on shop floor workersFarm incomes help beat EMI blues in rural IndiaProduction delay set to hit auto sector's festive salesAuto sales data debate: The changing ways of declaring numbers
    Over 3.5 million drivers don’t have a vehicle to make both ends meetAutomation key to post-pandemic productionAuto companies head for zero sales in April, a first for industry
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