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BMW considering Mini plant in India if demand justifies it

BMW considering Mini plant in India if demand justifies it

BMW said on Wednesday it may consider building a plant in India to make Mini vehicles, provided that there is market potential for premium small cars. According to BMW Group India president Philipp von Sahr, the carmaker’s first priority in the country was to establish Mini as a brand. “BMW […]

Tata Motors, Ford to increase prices in India after excise hike

Tata Motors, Ford to increase prices in India after excise hike

Ford’s India unit and Tata Motors will increase prices of all its commercial and passenger vehicles in proportion to the hike in the excise duty. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday that excise duty on cars currently taxed at 22 percent would increase to 24 percent, and excise duty […]

India – Proton to assemble cars in India in early 2011

India – Proton to assemble cars in India in early 2011

Malaysian auto maker Proton Holdings Bhdis will soon be entering the Indian car market, with a range of hatchbacks and saloons. Malaysia’s national car company plans a contract manufacturing and distribution agreement with a local partner. “We want somebody who understands the Indian market,” said a person familiar with the […]