Car repair can create a hole in your pocket pretty fast. People resort to mechanics for easy tasks that they have convinced themselves they can’t get done on their own. Have you ever been in a situation where you got back home from work and found out that one of the brake lights wasn’t working? You take your car to the shop and have them undo the two screws that are required to change a brake light and then put a bulb in and you end up getting charged probably three times the cost of the bulb. Now you have … Continue reading Why You Need to Learn About Car Repair
Much to the Motorsport enthusiast’s delight, year 2011 saw the entry of Formula 1(F1) in India with the race being organized at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC). We all have had experienced Go-Karting at one point or the other but a F1 race was like a dream come true for many. Come 23rd March and yet again the entire country is to witness another major sporting event after Formula 1. But this time it won’t be zooming cars but Mammoth Trucks which will actually burn rubber on the Track. In line with the F1 the Truck Race has been named T1. Trucks? Are … Continue reading A T1 Truck Race – Are you serious, Weren’t Trucks meant for Carrying Loads???
Amid much fanfare Tata Motors launched 10 new products under its Prima LX Range at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The Gross vehicle Weight (GVW) of the launched products ranges from 25T to 49T. This includes 4 Tippers & 2 Multi Axle Trucks in 25T & 31T Category viz Prima LX 2523T, Prima LX 3123T, Prima LX3123K, Prima LX2523K & 4 Tractors in 40T & 49T category viz Prima LX4023, Prima LX4923, Prima LX4928 & Prima LX4028. Prima Lx Range Launch With this launch the Product Portfolio of Tata Motors expands to a new level where in these products neatly fit in the Existing Range & the … Continue reading Finally The Bulls Lock their Horns – Will it be Survival of the Fittest
The American stereotype of the trucker is a simple but powerful one; truckers are guys with infinite knowledge of the road, blokes with huge beards (and bellies). People that are both physically and mentally strong. The stereotype of the hardened American trucker is often romanticised and perpetuated on screen, elevating them to hero status in American culture. In short, Truckers are ‘real men’. In Britain however, we don’t seem to share quite the same view. Allow me to elaborate. “As American as Apple Pie” This is included in the opening sentence on the recruitment page over on napiertruck.comand they are … Continue reading Truckers – Heroes of the Highway or Rogues of the Road?
Toyota Vs BMW Finally there is good news for all the Toyota fans as it manages to overtake BMW for winning up with the title of being the most valuable brand in the world. According to Forbes survey, BMW had emerged as one of the most powerful brands that deal in fabulous cars. If Millward Brown’s new survey report is to be believed, for the year 2013, Toyota has overtaken BMW and has emerged as the most valuable car brands in the entire Automobile Industry. The annual study conducted on the basis of the “Strongest Companies” across various industries in … Continue reading Toyota Overtakes BMW to Become Most Valuable Automotive Brand in the World
In line with its “Ek Kadam Aage” campaign, Tata Motors kick started its Panchmitra “The Five Friends” initiative for M&HCV customers. “Panchmitra” as the word suggest is the summation of five unique offerings which act as Friends at different life-cycle of a Truck. This initiative targets new M&HCV customers though existing customers too would be covered at a later stage as the program develops. “Panchmitra – The Five Friends” stress primarily on:- 4 Year 4 Lakh Km Warranty offered by Tata Motors on its HCV Range of Vehicles. Extended Service Intervals in the form of Increased Oil Drain intervals to reduce over … Continue reading Tata Motors kick starts a new campaign – Panchmitra (The Five Friends)
Roudra Bhattacharya The Financial Express New Delhi: In what could spell fresh trouble for the commercial vehicle industry caught in a slump, Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland could lose orders for about 600 low-floor buses to be purchased by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to Chinese, Polish and Swedish manufacturers. Ramakant Goswami, transport minister for Delhi, told FE: “The price and maintenance costs quoted by Tata were unrealistic; so, we have asked a few foreign companies to run buses, on a trial basis, on Delhi roads.” Goswami said foreign manufacturers were willing to sell the buses cheaper, though he did … Continue reading DTC’s foreign bus plan could hit Tata, Leyland
Ishita Ayan Dutt Business StandardKolkata: Singur has always been kind to Mamata Banerjee. First, it resurrected her political career. Then, just days before the panchayat elections this month, as angst over an unending wait for the return of land acquired for Tata Motors’ small car project from farmers who did not wish to sell was growing, the Supreme Court suggested that the company return the land. Banerjee and Singur share a history that dates back to 2006. On May 18, that year, a beaming Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, who had just been sworn in for a second term as chief minister, announced … Continue reading Singur’s farmers discover the lie of the land
Sanjay VijayakumarThe Economic Times Captive financing arms of auto companies have a stricter tier-I capital ratio requirement than non-captives. That should change, says Sidhartha Nair, Managing Director of Daimler Financial Services India, a Daimler arm, begs to differ. In an interview with ET, he says captives have a big role to play in markets such as India. Edited excerpts: With India having a well-spread-out network of banks and non-banking financial companies, is there a need for captives?In India, 70% of the cars and 95% of the trucks are financed. So we have a big role to play. In established markets, … Continue reading In the last 40 years, we never shut operations in any market: Daimler Financial Services India Chief