MUMBAI – Expensive crude, rising inflation, increased energy costs and tight credit all are slowing India’s auto industry. Yet, auto makers are doubling production capacity from 1.7 million cars to 3.4 million and tripling their investments. Nearly a dozen companies have announced low-cost, small-car projects in India that are expected to result in more than 1 million new cars on the road over the next three years. Additionally, many global auto makers are planning to import small cars ...

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