MUMBAI – India’s 47-year-old Firodia family-owned Bajaj Tempo Ltd. (BTL) is changing its name to Force Motors Ltd. For more than four decades, the company has been producing Tempo vans, utilities, trucks, people movers and 3-wheelers, in addition to its Matador range of vehicles. The key reason for the change is a request from the vehicle maker’s former financial collaborator DaimlerChrysler AG to discontinue using its Tempo registered trademark. The Indian government has reinforced the ...

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