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Honda Narsapura plant

Honda India two-wheeler production boost

2017-08-10T11:52:59+01:00By AMS

India – The addition of a fourth assembly line at Honda’s Narsapura plant will add another 600,000 units capacity, increasing the facility’s annual production capacity to 2.4m units. This latest expansion increases Honda 2Wheelers India’s total annual production capacity to 6.4 million units from its four plants.

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Touch and go

2017-01-13T12:14:18+00:00By Mike Farish

The diversity of parts produced by automotive tier suppliers sees them use both contact and non-contact measurement techniques

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Small vehicles, big numbers

2016-07-20T17:46:56+01:00By Nick Holt

Building motorcycles in India is all about high volumes. AMS takes a look at Bajaj Auto’s plant at Chakan

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India: The last BRIC standing

2015-08-21T10:45:43+01:00By Nick Gibbs

As other emerging markets decline, India is still seeing significant investment by global vehicle-makers Vehicle-makers are stepping up their campaigns to crack the difficult Indian automotive market after the country became the most promising of the emerging BRIC nations following market collapses in Brazil and Russia and a cooling in ...

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Two-wheeler troubles

2015-08-07T12:10:08+01:00By Nick Gibbs

Restrictions in urban areas and a lack of brand clarity are threatening China’s two-wheeler dominanceThe once-mighty Chinese motorcycle industry is close to losing its title of the world’s biggest, as restrictions on sales bite at home and it fails to create memorable brands with which to expand abroad. The industry ...

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India: Two wheels still good

2014-12-18T14:03:09+00:00By Nick Gibbs

Unharmed by the economic downturn, manufacturers of motorcycles and scooters are now pressing ahead with plans to increase production – building new plants and expanding existing facilitiesThe biggest motorcycle and scooter market in the world is back at full throttle after surviving India’s economic slump of the last couple of ...

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South-Eastern success

2014-12-09T14:22:48+00:00By aladmin

Turbulent politics aside, tiger economies such as Thailand and Indonesia are seeing further auto growthThe tigerish automotive markets of South-East Asia have not been quite so rampant in 2014 as the turbulent politics of its two leading vehicle-producing countries, Thailand and Indonesia, put a downer on the industry. Thailand’s politics ...

Bosch, India

Bosch in €160m multi-site Indian expansion

2014-02-03T11:44:41+00:00By aladmin

India – The technology and services supplier will enhance existing manufacturing sites plus research and development facilities. Bosch has recently expanded its manufacturing facility for automotive components in Chennai, where it is also constructing a new Bosch and Siemens Hausgeräte plant, and by 2015 a diesel plant will have been ...

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New powertrain partnership between Magneti and Hero

2014-01-07T15:00:30+00:00By aladmin

India – The two companies have agreed to establish a joint venture aimed at the production of powertrain systems for the two-wheeler market, in which Hero MotoCorp will hold a 60% stake and Magneti Marelli the remaining 40%. The construction of a production plant for the JV is planned for ...

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A taste for two wheels

2014-01-07T14:29:45+00:00By Nick Gibbs

The world’s largest motorcycle market still has room for expansion

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2014-01-07T12:57:18+00:00By ams_joanneperry

India – The two companies have agreed to establish a joint venture aimed at the production of powertrain systems for the two-wheeler market, in which Hero MotoCorp will hold a 60% stake and Magneti Marelli the remaining 40%. The construction of a production plant for the JV is planned for ...

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Total turnkey paintshops in India

2009-09-01T11:31:44+01:00By aladmin

As production grows rapidly in India, enterprising suppliers have come up with imaginative solutions to finishing system challenges

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India’s sunrise sector

2007-09-01T12:37:04+01:00By aladmin

The Indian government is on a mission to make its booming automotive industry a world contender. The country is encouraging the development of affordable and efficient vehicles, and carmakers are responding with keen interest