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Mark Fields, who took charge as CEO last July, will be looking at Ford building its market share in a market where Maruti Suzuki rules the roost with Hyundai as its closest challenger. Photo: Reuters
Mark Fields, who took charge as CEO last July, will be looking at Ford building its market share in a market where Maruti Suzuki rules the roost with Hyundai as its closest challenger. Photo: Reuters

Ford CEO to focus on India, China to drive Vision 2020

Murali Gopalan

It has been a busy week for Mark Fields, President and CEO of Ford Motor Company, with new plant... »

M&M plans to step on the gas next fiscal

Pawan Goenka

Murali Gopalan

The brand is testing new ground with a new lineup this year »

How India’s transport sector can help in the cleanup act

Sustainable solutions: There’s little point when the market has clean buses to offer but cities in turn have not provided roads to run them on, says the writer. ANU PUSHKARNA

Anders Grundströmer

As the second largest contributor to carbon dioxide emissions, it can play a major role »

Ford unveils compact sedan Figo Aspire

Our Bureau

Ford unveiled the new Figo Aspire on Thursday at its Gujrat plant in Sanand.Due to go... »

‘Building brand awareness takes time’

Guillaume Sicard, President, Nissan India Operations. Photo : Bijoy Ghosh

S Ronendra Singh

Nissan Motor recently completed 10 years in India and is now gearing up for the challenges a... »

Auto Focus

Porsche Boxster GTS

Porsche introduces GTS variants for Boxster and Cayman

Our Bureau

Porsche will now offer the coveted GTS badge for its Boxter and Cayman models for the first t... »

Auto Focus

Say yes to the ‘S’!

S Muralidhar

Driving on a race track or on unrestricted tarmac, like an abandoned or unused airstrip maybe... »

Auto Focus

Right-sized: The Lodgy’s exterior design is neither too bland, nor too aggressive and it's neither too big, nor too small. - S MURALIDHAR

Boarding and ‘Lodgy-ing’

S Muralidhar

Get into the new Renault MPV. This could be what your family needs. »

Say yes to the ‘S’!

S Muralidhar

Driving on a race track or on unrestricted tarmac, like an abandoned or unused airstrip maybe, is always great fun. It can also be quite a humbling exercise, when you realise your own abilities... »

Ford eyes bigger global role for India

MURALI GOPALAN

CEO Mark Fields will be keen to see Sanand plant ship out more cars »

BharatBenz crosses 20K truck sales in India

OUR MUMBAI BUREAU

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, the wholly owned arm of Daimler AG, announced on Thursday that sales of BharatBenz trucks have surpassed 20,000 units since its launch in September 2012.<... »

Renault gives a facelift to the Duster also

Our Chennai Bureau

Renault India has introduced the facelifted Duster with new safety and comfort features, design enhancements and claimed improvement in fuel efficiency. The new range starts at ₹8.30 La... »

European assault on Indian terrain

Our Chennai Bureau

Triumph, Ducati and Benelli add new bikes to their portfolios »

India surges ahead on Yamaha map

Zooming ahead Yamaha’s FZ series is making an impact in the premium segment. SABYASACHI BISWAS

MURALI GOPALAN

India is on its way to becoming Yamaha Motor Company’s second largest two-wheeler market by the end of 2015. In the process, it will overtake Vietnam which has been traditionally been the company’... »

Bike sales in free fall, down 8.22 per cent

OUR MUMBAI BUREAU

There is no respite for motorcycles with February turning out to be yet another bad month for sales. Numbers were down 8.22 per cent to 7.74 lakh units from 8.43 lakh units recorded in the same pe... »

Hyundai jumps on to the bandwagon

S Muralidhar

The i20 Active is Hyundai's answer to the others in the sports style vehicle segment »

Engineering confidence, the Gen Next way

The buggys lined up to take part at the final endurance event of Baja
SAEIndia 2015

SIBI ARASU

Young auto engineers put their skills and passion on display at Baja SAEIndia 2015 »

BorgWarner banks on India to drive Asia growth

James Verrier, CEO, BorgWarner.

MURALI GOPALAN

James Verrier’s recent visit to India was significant since it was his first since he took over as President and CEO of the US-headquartered BorgWarner. Verrier’s visit coincided with US... »

India back on Peugeot’s global radar

‘I will see what Budget has on Make in India’

Stealth fighter with pedals

New i20 Active’s design concept revealed

Getting to the core of Apple’s next big bite

Petrol, diesel prices could fall

Will VW's quick fix upgrade for the Jetta boost its numbers?

Hyundai gives Verna the facelift treatment, again

Porsche introduces GTS variants for Boxster and Cayman

Porsche Boxster GTS

Our Bureau

Porsche will now offer the coveted GTS badge for its Boxter and Cayman models for the first time ever. The addition of the legendary “Gran Tourismo Sport” title essentially means that the top v... »

Maruti and the art of mileage milestones

CV Raman, Executive Director (Engineering).

MURALI GOPALAN

Achieving 30 kmpl to be next big breakthrough »

China is GM’s sole bright spot in Asia

AMMAR MASTER

When General Motors restarted its Bekasi plant just outside of Jakarta after a gap of about eight years with the Spin MPV, it finally looked as if it was moving its Southeast Asia strategy in the r... »

Boarding and ‘Lodgy-ing’

Right-sized: The Lodgy’s exterior design is neither too bland, nor too aggressive and it's neither too big, nor too small. - S MURALIDHAR

S Muralidhar

Get into the new Renault MPV. This could be what your family needs. »

Virtuous indulgence is the mantra in Geneva

V SUMANTRAN

What if life’s desires and pleasures were actually good for you? What if the tastiest delicacies were actually healthy? A scholar of Vedanta or Buddhism might argue that for an enlightened s... »

Tata trucks rev up for big race at Buddh

Flag off: At an event to announce the second edition of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship to be held this Sunday. PAUL NORONHA

MURALI GOPALAN

Ravindra Pisharody laughs when asked about the big event on the Ides of March. “It has been quite a while since I last read Julius Caesar,” responds the Executive Director (Commercial Vehicles) of... »

Fill her up, with diesel

Identical twin: The new C-Class diesel looks exactly like the petrol vairant, both inside and outside. - S MURALIDHAR

S Muralidhar

Mercedes-Benz rolls in the diesel C-Class bringing cheer to many Indian fans of oil burners »

Renault on retail growth drive

Sumit Sawhney is optimistic that the Lodgy (below) can clock up numbers in
the MPV segement.

R. BALAJI

Expanding a network of 205 outlets, up from 157, is on the cards »

One mean looking naked Kwacker

Comfy ride The ER6N's riding stance is relaxing and the suspension set up isn’t too harsh . DEBABRATA SARKAR

Debabrata Sarkar

Street fighter style, naked muscular motorcycles have remained the preferred choice for a vast majority in the Indian market place. It’s not so much a question of being part a certain segment, bec... »

Budget outlay worryingly ‘too little’ for EVs

Chetan Maini

K GIRIPRAKASH

The Budget outlay of ₹75 crore for electric mobility has come as a bit of a dampener for manufacturers like Mahindra Reva headed by Chetan Maini. In an interview, he throws more light on the su... »

‘The bigger problem was Sanjay Gandhi’s attitude’

Yutaka Katayama, father of the Datsun Z, dies at 105

2015 DZire : More kit, more mileage

Luxury bike brands plan big line-ups

Honda upbeat on new Unicorn

Datsun plans larger global footprint

BMW’s unique combo of speed and eco-cred

Auto Focus

CV Raman, Executive Director (Engineering).

Maruti and the art of mileage milestones

MURALI GOPALAN

Achieving 30 kmpl to be next big breakthrough »

Auto Focus

Bike sales in free fall, down 8.22 per cent

OUR MUMBAI BUREAU

There is no respite for motorcycles with February turning out to be yet another bad month for sa... »

Auto Focus

China is GM’s sole bright spot in Asia

AMMAR MASTER

When General Motors restarted its Bekasi plant just outside of Jakarta after a gap of about eight... »

Synergies with the auto division was a critical part of the new tractor’s journey »

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