UPDATE 1- Exide to invest 1.8 bln rupees on expansion in FY09


(Adds details, quotes, share price) KOLKATA, July 25 (Reuters) - Automotive and industrial battery maker Exide Industries Ltd plans to invest 1.8 billion rupees to raise capacity in FY09, a top official said on Friday. "We will raise capacity by 20 percent in both industrial and auto segments," Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer T.V. Ramanathan told reporters after the annual shareholders meet. The company would examine any price increase only if lead prices rise above ...

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