Maruti http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53619/more en Maruti Suzuki Scores Hit With Clean-Sheet Diesel http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/maruti-suzuki-scores-hit-clean-sheet-diesel <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers with Suzuki and its Indian joint venture were tasked with developing a low-maintenance engine with high fuel efficiency, compliant with current and future emissions standards and able to fit in Suzuki’s full range of small cars.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/maruti-suzuki-scores-hit-clean-sheet-diesel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/maruti-suzuki-scores-hit-clean-sheet-diesel#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry Diesel India Manufacturing Technology Technology Miscellaneous Bosch Fiat Maruti Suzuki Volkswagen Diesel Globalization Manufacturing Technology Product Development Purchashing Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:07:00 +0000 1351351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Fiat, Volkswagen in Celerio diesel&rsquo;s rearview mirror.</strong></p> New-Product Blitz Paying Dividends for Honda India http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/new-product-blitz-paying-dividends-honda-india <div class="node-body article-body">Sales momentum has picked up in the past four years as Honda has introduced four popular new models, with four more due in the next two years.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/new-product-blitz-paying-dividends-honda-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/new-product-blitz-paying-dividends-honda-india#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry India Data & Insights Miscellaneous Honda Maruti Capacity Utilization Product Development Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Wed, 23 Sep 2015 09:17:00 +0000 1347221 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mobilio MPV fast out of gate.</strong></p> Deaths Attest to India’s Weak Car-Safety Standards http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/deaths-attest-india-s-weak-car-safety-standards <div class="node-body article-body">Indians are responding to the grim statistics. A recent survey indicates the share of car buyers who include safety in their purchasing criteria is 74%, up from 42% in 2013.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/deaths-attest-india-s-weak-car-safety-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/deaths-attest-india-s-weak-car-safety-standards#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Industry India Safety Technology Technology Miscellaneous Ford Maruti Volkswagen Politics Design Safety Fri, 11 Sep 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1344431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Zero stars for Datsun Go in November 2014 crash test.</strong></p> Indian Auto Exports Growing by Fits and Starts http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/indian-auto-exports-growing-fits-and-starts <div class="node-body article-body">‟India's political stability, low cost structure and favorable exchange regime help promote exports from India,” analyst Anil Sharma explains.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/indian-auto-exports-growing-fits-and-starts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/indian-auto-exports-growing-fits-and-starts#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry India Data & Insights Miscellaneous Ford Hyundai Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Nissan Toyota Volkswagen Sales & Marketing Globalization Production Wed, 09 Sep 2015 09:19:00 +0000 1340971 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford&rsquo;s new Figo Aspire bound for local, export markets.</strong></p> Indian Automakers Scramble Aboard Utility Bandwagon http://wardsauto.com/industry/indian-automakers-scramble-aboard-utility-bandwagon <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers plan to launch at least 33 new utility vehicles in the next 33 months. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/indian-automakers-scramble-aboard-utility-bandwagon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/indian-automakers-scramble-aboard-utility-bandwagon#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Industry India Miscellaneous Bentley Jeep Land Rover Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Mercedes Tata Sales & Marketing Product Development Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1336941 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Locally built Hyundai Creta based on China-specific ix25.</strong></p> Celerio Leads Maruti Suzuki’s Push Into Rural India http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/celerio-leads-maruti-suzuki-s-push-rural-india <div class="node-body article-body">India’s No.1 automaker saw rural sales jump 23% in 2014, the year of the Celerio’s introduction, compared with 11% in urban areas.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/celerio-leads-maruti-suzuki-s-push-rural-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/celerio-leads-maruti-suzuki-s-push-rural-india#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Analysis Industry Diesel India Technology Data & Insights Miscellaneous Fiat Maruti Diesel Product Development Sales Results Wed, 22 Jul 2015 09:37:00 +0000 1315061 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker claims Celerio&rsquo;s 0.8L diesel achieves 65 mpg.</strong></p> Jatco Grows Global Presence as CVT Standard Bearer http://wardsauto.com/industry/jatco-grows-global-presence-cvt-standard-bearer <div class="node-body article-body">Jatco and rival Aisin AW both look to grow their customer bases, Jatco will concentrate its major facilities investments in China and the U.S. over the next five years.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/jatco-grows-global-presence-cvt-standard-bearer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/jatco-grows-global-presence-cvt-standard-bearer#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Analysis Europe - Regional Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) China India U.S. Japan Technology Data & Insights Miscellaneous Aisin Maruti Mitsubishi Nissan Suppliers Suzuki Automatic Continuously Variable (CVT) Electric Vehicles Global Sources Globalization Hybrid Vehicles OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Production Transmission Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:11:00 +0000 1297331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Manufacturer&rsquo;s exhibit at Automotive Engineering Exposition 2015 featured model CVT.</strong></p> Maruti, Hyundai Launch Compact SUVs in Indian Market http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/maruti-hyundai-launch-compact-suvs-indian-market <div class="node-body article-body">The Creta and S-Cross join a segment whose top sellers currently are the Mahindra Scorpio and Ford EcoSport. Other compact SUVs on the Indian market include the Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano and Mazda CX-3.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/maruti-hyundai-launch-compact-suvs-indian-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/maruti-hyundai-launch-compact-suvs-indian-market#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Industry India Retail Dealer Miscellaneous Hyundai Maruti Retail Sales & Marketing Product Development Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:04:00 +0000 1298721 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>S-Cross among handful of models offered at Nexa premium dealerships.</strong></p> Rural Focus Helps Keep Maruti Suzuki on Top in India http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/rural-focus-helps-keep-maruti-suzuki-top-india <div class="node-body article-body">In the automaker’s fiscal year ending March 31, sales totaled 1.17 million, including 415,380 in rural areas, a 23% year-over-year improvement. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/rural-focus-helps-keep-maruti-suzuki-top-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/miscellaneous/rural-focus-helps-keep-maruti-suzuki-top-india#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Analysis Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) India Technology Dealer Data & Insights Miscellaneous Maruti Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Product Development Sales Results Fri, 08 May 2015 09:15:00 +0000 1269171 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Celerio Green runs on CNG or gasoline.</strong></p> Study Shows Japan’s Automakers Rule Asian Markets http://wardsauto.com/industry/study-shows-japan-s-automakers-rule-asian-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Fourin reports Japanese automakers claimed a 54% share of Asian markets excluding China and Japan, followed by Korean, European and U.S. nameplates at 20%, 6.5% and 5.5%, respectively.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/study-shows-japan-s-automakers-rule-asian-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/study-shows-japan-s-automakers-rule-asian-markets#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Analysis Industry China India Indonesia Japan Malaysia Pakistan Philippines Singapore South Korea Taiwan Thailand Vietnam Data & Insights Miscellaneous Hyundai Maruti Suzuki Toyota Sales Results Thu, 07 May 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1273631 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Suzuki, also-ran at home, dominates Indian market.</strong></p>