Maker of India's Ambassador Car Halts Production

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(Adds sourcing in 3rd para, plant details in 10th para) By Aradhana Aravindan and Sujoy Dhar MUMBAI/KOLKATA, May 25 (Reuters) - The maker of the Ambassador has halted production of the iconic car, long the choice of Indian officialdom, citing weak demand and a lack of funds and casting doubt on the future of a vehicle that has looked essentially the same for nearly six decades. Hindustan Motors Ltd said in a statement it had suspended work at its Uttarpara plant, outside the eastern city of ...

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