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  • Anand Mahindra to remain M&M exec chairman till Nov 2021

    Anand Mahindra to remain M&M exec chairman till Nov 2021

    Mahindra and Mahindra group chairman Anand Mahindra has deferred his decision to step into the role of non-executive chairman from April this year after Sebi postponed the deadline for the separation of the managing director and chairman roles to April 2022.

    Auto Expo 2020 sees visitors in large numbers

    Auto Expo 2020 sees visitors in large numbers

    The exhibition saw an estimated 100,000 visitors paying an entry fee of Rs 475 on Saturday. While the number of visitors was along the lines of participation in the preceding years, it was considerable given that it was an election day in Delhi, organiser said.

    Aqua line of the Noida Metro sees highest ridership on account of Auto Expo

    Aqua line of the Noida Metro sees highest ridership on account of Auto Expo

    As many as 32,923 people rode the newly constructed metro line as against an average daily ridership of about 25,000, according to official data, said one person in the know asking not to be named. Over 70,000 people visited the auto show on Friday, according to the organiser Society of Indian Automotive Manufacturers (SIAM).

    For oil explorers, data is indeed the new oil

    For oil explorers, data is indeed the new oil

    In 2017, the government launched the National Data Repository, which holds data on the country’s sedimentary basins. The repository has boosted exploration activity by private companies as the new data sets are showing higher probability of oil, experts said.

    Established automakers collaborate with new age firms for future mobility solutions

    Established automakers collaborate with new age firms for future mobility solutions

    Service provider Reliance Jio showcased at the expo its technology developments that connect vehicles to the cloud and can be used for wireless information exchange. The company is yet to commercialise these technologies. Telecom companies see great opportunity in collaborating with carmakers to provide wireless communication as vehicles get more and more connected, experts said.

    Elevator makers find the climb getting harder

    Elevator makers find the climb getting harder

    The residential segment, which accounts for almost three-fourths of the total elevator sales, was stagnated as fewer new housing projects came up. Builders have been burdened by unsold inventory and a cash crunch. The commercial segment, which includes elevators installed at malls and office complexes, fared only marginally better.

    Great Wall Motor to invest $1 bn in India, launch first SUV in 2021

    Great Wall Motor to invest $1 bn in India, launch first SUV in 2021

    This is the Chinese carmaker's second major market entry in recent times after Russia, increasing its global presence to about 60 nations. The company looks to establish two brands in India – Haval and GWM EV. While the former will cater to all types of SUVs, the EV brand will house non-SUV electric vehicles.

    Auto Expo: Tata brings back Sierra

    Auto Expo: Tata brings back Sierra

    The company also showcased its upcoming flagship SUV Gravitas, which is a 7-seater variant of the Harrier. A close-to-production version of the HBX micro-SUV was also shown

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