All asia articles

  • PSA overview

    A future European giant?


    New models and increased market share: Ian Henry reports on PSA’s improving fortunes under Carlos Tavares’ leadership When Carlos Tavares arrived at PSA from Renault in 2014, he set about turning around the loss-making company. His plan, embodied under the strapline ‘Back in the Race’, aimed to restore PSA to ...

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    Interview: Karim Mikkiche, Renault-Nissan Alliance


    The managing director of RNTBCI talks economical engineering with AMS‘Frugal engineering’. It’s a phrase you hear a lot at the joint Renault-Nissan technical centre in India, the only one within the Alliance to serve both brands, and now also the newly resurrected Datsun. But ‘Frugal engineering’ is not a polite ...

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    Wagh is the head of passenger car manufacturing and product development at Tata


    Mumbai, India – Girish Wagh, head of the Tata Motors’ small car project, has been appointed head of passenger car manufacturing and product development. This follows the announcement that Rajiv Dube has resigned from the position. Dube, who joined the company in 1983, played a pivotal role in Tata’s entry ...

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    Nagai leads Honda Siel (HSCI) and Honda Motor India


    Noida, India – Takashi Nagai has been named president and CEO of Honda Siel (HSCI) and Honda Motor India. Nagai, who was Executive Vice-President of Asian Honda Motor Thailand, is the fourth president of Honda Siel.Nagai succeeds Masahiro Takedagawa, who will now take over as President and Director at Honda ...

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    Kant retires from his position but stays within Tata as Non-Executive Vice-Chairman


    Mumbai, India – Ravi Kant, Managing Director of Tata Motors, has retired from his position. Kant will remain with Tata as Non-Executive Vice-Chairman on the board of directors.It has also been announced that Prakash Telang, who was Executive Director (Commercial Vehicles), has been made Managing Director,

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    Nair is the new Vice-President for Ford Asia Pacific and Africa


    Bangkok, Thailand – Bangkok, Thailand – Ford has appointed Raj Nair as the new Vice-President of Operations for Asia Pacific and Africa, while Jeffrey Wellman has been appointed Executive Director of Purchasing for the region.They will be based in the Asia Pacific and Africa headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand, Nair reporting ...

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    GAZ Group has appointed a new CEO for LDV Group


    Nizhny Novgorod, Russia – GAZ Group has appointed a new CEO for LDV Group. Evgeniy Vereshchagin, who joined the board of LDV in December 2007, has been appointed as the company’s new CEO, succeeding Steve Young who left late last