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| 03 August, 2020, 08:06 PM IST | E-Paper

    Lijee Philip

    Sr Asst Editor, ET

    Journalist with the Economic Times,. Sniffing for news and scoops from auto and hospitality industry

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    Changing market dynamics: India Inc takes digital marketing to villagesAuto makers expect demand for compact SUVs to revive sector hit hard by lockdownsIndia's bold vision on electric vehicles is facing a range of speed bumpsGovernment officials meet with auto companies to discuss localisation initiatives
    Two-wheeler makers take premium route owing to traction from leisure & hobby segmentEconomical Mode: Auto majors streamline offices, dealerships to bring down costsAs share prices fall, India Inc stocks up on Esops, uses them to reward talentsUptick in rural financing renews hope for recovery of coronavirus-hit Indian economy
    Mahindra & Mahindra focuses on returns to see units exitMotown, govt officials to brainstorm soon on slamming brakes on imports from ChinaAuto majors plan to give bonuses, pay hikes to boost staff moraleRoad transporters worried: Expensive fuel hurting small fleets
    UVs take early lead as auto companies begin uphill drive from Covid lowsMobility firms Ola, Zoomcar may downsize fleet as rides thin outExport roadblocks big worry for vehicle companiesAuto sales may see more than 70 per cent drop in Q1
    M&M may need lenders’ nod to cede control at SsangYongCrucial to keep home away from 'work from home': ExpertsButschek has the humongous task of steering Tata Motors through the current precarious situationExcessive weight gain, longer work hours, intrusion into weekends & holidays: Remote working comes with side-effects
    Compact diesel vehicles sub-₹8 lakh find few takersChinese auto companies to employ mostly locals at Indian unitsCovid-19: Fear of using public transport may boost used vehicle salesM&M eyes PE funding for EV business
    M&M eyes PE funding for EV business
    19 Jun 2020 07:31 AM IST
    Covid impact: Tata Motors on a mission to save cash, link output to demandFor once, unions and auto companies share the painJCB India bites the retrenchment bullet, sacks 400 permanent employeesTractor makers explore rental route as agricultural economy grows
    Changan Automobile to delay India entry by a yearConsumers may spend less, seek value for money, says reportAuto dealers now hit RTO hurdle
    Auto dealers now hit RTO hurdle
    04 Jun 2020 10:54 AM IST
    Impact of boycott China campaign on consumers uncertain
    India Inc battles worker shortage, policy flip-flopsAuto majors struggle to convert online bookings to salesCommercial vehicle dealers in dire straits, 10% may have to shut shopAuto companies stare at bleak wholesale numbers in May
    Auto companies again push for nodal agencyNo mileage in loan pause: Big-fleet cosM&M looks to exit JV with Japan’s Sanyo Special, MitsuiCovid impact: LG Chem puts the brakes on e-vehicle battery project
    Company boards click on virtual mode to hold meetingsCovid impact: Companies struggle to streamline productionOnly 15% commercial vehicles are plyingAuto dealers planning to launch their own online sales platform
    20% of auto retailers open shutters on lockdown relaxation; witness muted walkins and enquiriesAutomotive retail chains crawl back to workAutomakers are hitting the country roads to help crank up an industry in big freezeGet India fully back to business, says India Inc
    Home alone, India Inc's pros have stress for companyAuto component suppliers may derail companies’ plan to restart outputAuto dealers not in sync with OEMs on digital dealershipsSocial distancing, lockdown taking a toll on shop floor workers
    Farm incomes help beat EMI blues in rural IndiaProduction delay set to hit auto sector's festive salesAuto sales data debate: The changing ways of declaring numbersOver 3.5 million drivers don’t have a vehicle to make both ends meet
    Automation key to post-pandemic productionAuto companies head for zero sales in April, a first for industryNew normal at shop floors: Maximum productivity adhering to health and safety protocolCoronavirus outbreak: From sanitising tunnels to vibrating wristbands, shop floors don a new reality
    Indian automobile sector unlikely to start its engine before May 3Self-drive vehicle rental companies spot a fast lane to richesDemand for contract workers may increase as companies prepare to ramp up productionCovid-19 lockdown woes: Auto companies wheel in wage cuts to keep motors running
    Covid-19 impact: 8-10% auto dealers face closureIndia Inc mapping out 3-6 month strategies post lockdownDifficult to ease the lockdown through a phased exit plan: India IncManufacturing companies see challenges in phased exit from lockdown
    Car makers likely to defer launches, realign strategy over outbreakCoronavirus lockdown: Banks stare at defaults as cabbies go homeHow employers are allaying stress of staff working from homeHotel industry stares at 2001 like difficult times
    Auto parts manufacturers plan diversification of supply chain in the post-Covid-19 worldIndia Inc sets up task forces as staff anxiety rises due to Covid-19 lockdownAutomakers may export unsold BS-IV inventoryFall in platinum, rhodium and palladium prices temporary, say experts
    Lockdown leaves India's car dealers with the battle of their livesSeveral cities block electric rickshaw registrationsTractor industry evades Covid-19 bug, gets ready for next stage emission normOla, Uber fares touch rock bottom as demand falls by 50%
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