Mahindra & Mahindra http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/54275/more en India Market Shifting to Automatic Manual Gearboxes http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/india-market-shifting-automatic-manual-gearboxes <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers are making automatic-manual transmissions affordable by simplifying the technology and overcoming the cost disadvantage. AMTs also save money in the price-sensitive India market by offering fuel efficiency equal to, or better than, manual gearboxes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/india-market-shifting-automatic-manual-gearboxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-amp-technology/india-market-shifting-automatic-manual-gearboxes#comments Premium Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology India Honda Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Nissan Tata Toyota Automated Manual Automatic Continuously Variable (CVT) Dual Clutch (DCT) Manual Product Development India Auto Expo Kenichi Ayukawa Magneti Marelli Mayank Pareek Ricardo Tim Leverton Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:31:00 +0000 978831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Some drivers of Celerio automatic-manuals flummoxed by lack of clutch pedal.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-99 <div class="node-body article-body">TRW concept lets front passenger take the wheel; New fuel-tank plant is TI Automotive’s 15th facility in China; Preh ECUs maximize battery efficiency in BMW’s new EV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-99#comments Public Gated Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America China Mexico India U.S. Germany Switzerland BMW BorgWarner IAC Mahindra & Mahindra Ram Tenneco Toyota TRW Autonomous Vehicles Batteries Capacity Utilization Diesel Electric Vehicles Electronic Control Units (ECU) Future Products Global Sources Globalization OE-Supplier Relations Purchashing Transmissions Vehicle Interiors Alcantara Chakan ExchangE Geneva Auto Show Gill Holding GR Spring & Stamping Guangzhou Preh Pune Rinspeed Saltillo Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:45:00 +0000 968821 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>BorgWarner transfer case gives &rsquo;14 Tundra shift-on-the-fly capability.</strong></p> Ssangyong Eyes U.S. Market as Comeback Continues http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/ssangyong-eyes-us-market-comeback-continues <div class="node-body article-body">A spokesman confirms the automaker plans a product portfolio for North America and has hired a consultant to help it find a more palatable corporate and brand name. The aim is to describe a product with quality, vigor and a long future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/ssangyong-eyes-us-market-comeback-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/ssangyong-eyes-us-market-comeback-continues#comments Public Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America India U.S. South Korea Russia SAIC Ssangyong Capacity Utilization Globalization Hybrid Vehicles Labor & Human Resources Product Development Sales Results Trade Vehicle Assembly Anand Mahindra Exports Geneva Auto Show Park Geun-hye Pawan Goenka Pyongtaek Sollers Vladivostok Yoo-il Lee Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:40:00 +0000 950991 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ssangyong President and CEO Lee poses with restyled Korando C, which accounted for one-third of automaker&rsquo;s 2013 sales in five months on market.</strong></p> PSA Grows Sales, Production Operations in Kazakhstan http://wardsauto.com/europe/psa-grows-sales-production-operations-kazakhstan <div class="node-body article-body">PSA partner AllurGroup adds Peugeot to the brands it already sells or distributes and wants the French automaker to consider adding CKD assembly in the country.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/psa-grows-sales-production-operations-kazakhstan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/psa-grows-sales-production-operations-kazakhstan#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Retail Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe France Russia Citroen Iveco Peugeot Ssangyong Toyota Retail Sales & Marketing Globalization Trade Vehicle Assembly AgroMashHolding AllurGroup Andrey Laventreyev Bernd Schantz Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:01:00 +0000 878071 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Partnership has high hopes for Peugeot 301 in fast-growing segment.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-80 <div class="node-body article-body">Dana strenghtens ties with India’s Mahindra; composites developer opens new Detroit-area headquarters, R&D operation; Visteon subsidiary bids for Thai auto-electronics business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-80" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-80#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Australia China India U.S. Thailand Dana Dongfeng Getrag Lear Mahindra & Mahindra Visteon Capacity Utilization Chassis Dual Clutch (DCT) Electronics Future Products Globalization Laws/Law Enforcement OE-Supplier Relations Purchashing Seats Transmission Vehicle Interiors Continental Structural Plastics Koyo Australia Relan Group Toyota Boshuku Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:40:00 +0000 873021 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Getrag, Chinese JV partner to build DCTs for Asian market.</strong></p> Gainers Dwindle as India LV Sales Lose More Ground http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/gainers-dwindle-india-lv-sales-lose-more-ground <div class="node-body article-body">Stagnant sales are reflected in the decline of the industry’s 5-million-unit plant capacity to 60%-65%. Large discounts and even larger incentives have squeezed profit margins, forcing many automakers to shelve investment plans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/gainers-dwindle-india-lv-sales-lose-more-ground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/gainers-dwindle-india-lv-sales-lose-more-ground#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific India Ford Honda Hyundai Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Tata Capacity Utilization Product Development Sales Results Jnaneswar Sen Pawan Goenka Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:57:00 +0000 868211 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Amaze powers Honda to 85.6% September sales surge.</strong></p> Indian Suppliers Work to Circumvent Auto Makers’ Woes http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/indian-suppliers-work-circumvent-auto-makers-woes <div class="node-body article-body">Insiders list the industry’s biggest challenges as inexpensive Chinese imports, currency fluctuations that cut into profits and relatively small investments in product development.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/indian-suppliers-work-circumvent-auto-makers-woes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/indian-suppliers-work-circumvent-auto-makers-woes#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Suppliers North America Mexico India Mahindra & Mahindra Finance Global Sources Globalization Logistics OE-Supplier Relations auto suppliers Bharat Forge components Confederation of Indian Industry Exports JK Tyre Wed, 02 Oct 2013 09:07:00 +0000 854791 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>India-based JK Tyre&rsquo;s overseas plants exporting to home country.</strong></p> Supplier Roundup http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-76 <div class="node-body article-body">A roundup of this week’s news involving automotive suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-76" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/supplier-roundup-76#comments Premium Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Mexico U.S. Germany Russia Mahindra & Mahindra Mazda Suppliers Component Electric Vehicles Future Products Global Sources Globalization OE-Supplier Relations Sound Systems Aha GAZ Group Giti Tire Harman Mitchell Plastics MW Panasonic Automotive Schrader International Yokohama Tire Thu, 26 Sep 2013 16:11:00 +0000 854031 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Aha audio-streaming service featured in &rsquo;14 Mazda3.</strong></p> Needle Barely Budges on India's August LV Sales http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/needle-barely-budges-indias-august-lv-sales <div class="node-body article-body">Last month’s result largely was skewed by Maruti Suzuki, which saw total LV deliveries climb 51.6%, but prior-year production was crippled by a strike that lasted for weeks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/needle-barely-budges-indias-august-lv-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-amp-marketing/needle-barely-budges-indias-august-lv-sales#comments Premium Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific India Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Tata Toyota Product Development Sales Results Trade exchange rates Exports Ralf Speth Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:20:00 +0000 847601 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Maruti Suzuki gains came against backdrop of poor prior-year result.</strong></p> Indian Subsidies Could Amp Up Camry Hybrid Sales http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/indian-subsidies-could-amp-camry-hybrid-sales <div class="node-body article-body">Prospects for hybrids in India look good for two reasons: The cars may offer relief from rapidly rising costs of conventional fuels, and government subsidies may help offset relatively high ownership and operation costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/indian-subsidies-could-amp-camry-hybrid-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/indian-subsidies-could-amp-camry-hybrid-sales#comments Premium Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology India Chevrolet Honda Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Tata Toyota Politics Electric Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Incentives Product Development Bihadi National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 Sandeep Singh stop-start Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:12:00 +0000 842821 at http://wardsauto.com <p> <strong>Government aid puts hybrid on same price level as gasoline model.</strong></p>