Wednesday, 17 August, 2022

Topic: Maruti

Music, phone, tyre pressure, cruise – your car steering manages all these & turns the wheel too

Steering wheels have come a long way in the past couple of decades ever since steering-mounted controls became a thing in the late 1990s on top-end luxury cars.

Hisashi Takeuchi is Maruti-Suzuki’s new boss. Driving on Indian roads isn’t his only challenge

In his first interaction with the Indian media, Maruti Suzuki's new CEO Hisashi Takeuchi revealed the carmaker's plans to roll out its first electric car by 2025 and more.

Maruti Suzuki announces price hike in July-September quarter amid increased input costs

The company did not reveal the quantum of the proposed price hike but said that the increase shall vary for different models.

More and more Indians are buying used cars & bikes to avoid public transport, shared cabs

Apart from Covid fear, job losses and pay cuts across industries has increased risk aversion among customers leading to a sharp fall in discretionary spending.

Former Maruti MD Jagdish Khattar booked by CBI for bank loan fraud worth Rs 110 crore

The CBI, in its FIR, named Jagdish Khattar and his company Carnation Auto India Limited for allegedly causing a loss of Rs 110 crore to Punjab National Bank.

Truck drivers to contract engineers, lakhs are jobless in Gurgaon-Manesar auto hub

At Maruti, Hero, Honda facilities in the Gurugram-Manesar belt, young employees are being let go, others are worried they’ll follow.

If Congress can’t speak in one voice on Priyanka candidature, it can’t expect voters’ trust

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Maruti is the model for government as it hopes to profit from Air India stake sale

The govt wants to sell a 76% per cent stake in AI that comes with a debt of Rs 33,392 crore; the remaining 24% is likely to be sold later, when share prices go up.

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.