Fire at Nissan Chennai factory
Chennai, May 10 (RDI): Japanese car maker Nissan Motor Co. Ltd’s India unit on Thursday said a fire broke out in a supplier warehouse near its factory at Oragadam on the outskirts of Chennai.
Panasonic Energy Board to meet to consider dividend
New Delhi, May 12 (RDI): Japan-based electronics giant Panasonic Energy India Company Ltd has informed BSE that a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company will be held on May 17, 2013, inter alia, to consider some important financial aspects and dividend, said reports.
Casio India unveils G-Shock watch
Mumbai, May 9 (RDI IBNS) Casio India Private India, a pioneer in the field of consumer electronics and a 100% subsidiary of Casio Computer Company Private Limited, on Wednesday unveiled the new G-Shock models GB-5600AB and GB-6900AB here.
Tata DOCOMO partners with SAAVN
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, May 8, 2013 - Tata DOCOMO, the unified telecom brand of Tata Teleservices, today announced a tie-up with SAAVN, one of the leading mobile music applications.
Maruti Suzuki faces protest over land issues
Gandhinagar, May 8 (RDI): Japan-based automaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Limited is facing obstruction to go ahead with the proposed plant in Bechraji-Mandal special investment region (SIR), as villagers of Surendranagar district have sorted to protest against the company over the land provided by the government for the project, reports said.
Japan prefers India for investments
New Delhi, May 8 (RDI): India is all set overtake China as the preferred destination for investment by Japanese manufacturing companies, media reports said on Wednesday.
Sony India managing director pays obeisance at Golden Temple
Amritsar, May 6 (RDI): While Japan-based electronics giant Sony India attempts to increase its footfall in Punjab, its managing director Kenichiro Hibi paid obeisance at the Golden Temple during his visit to the city recently, reports said.
Honda rides high with Amaze sales
New Delhi, May 7 (RDI): Japanese auto maker Honda is riding high at present as its recently launched Honda Amaze is outselling Honda Brio and Honda City in India, said reports.
Bengal foundry industry plans Japan trip
Kolkata, May 7 (RDI): After a successful trip to China and Turkey, the Foundry Industry of Bengal is planning a trip to Japan for betterment of the industry in eastern India.
Japanese automaker eyes growth due to weaker yen
New Delhi, Apr 29 (RDI): Despite having sluggish market condition, Japanese auto makers-Maruti Suzuki, Honda, Toyota Kirloskar and Nissan, those having Indian subsidiaries, expect a significant boost in profitability and possibly lower royalty payouts due to the announcement of stimulus package by the Japan's central bank earlier this month, said media reports.
Nissan to unveil Micra next week
New Delhi, May 1 (RDI): Japanese auto maker Nissan will unveil its facelifted Micra next week even as the company said it will manufacture the right-hand drive cars in India, reports said.
Panasonic to invest Rs.15 million in marketing in India
Mumbai, May 1 (RDI): Japanese electronics conglomerate Panasonic is all set to spend Rs.15 billion ($277 million) in advertising and marketing in India over the next three years, company President Kazuhiro Tsuga said on Tuesday.
Honda registers 20% growth in April
New Delhi, May 1 (RDI): Premium car manufacturers in India, Honda Cars India Ltd. (HSCI), recorded sales of 8,488 units in April 2013 as against 7,075 units in the corresponding month last year, the company said.
India, Japan, US hold tri-lateral talks
Washington, May 2 (RDI): India, Japan and the United States held their fourth tri-lateral dialogue here, in which the countries discussed a wide range of regional and global issues concerning them, media reports said.
Toyota Kirloskar registers 37% sales decline
New Delhi, May 3 (RDI): Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), which a joint venture between Japan's Toyota Motor Corp and Kirloskar Group, sold 9,007 units in the India in April 2013 as compared to 14,378 units in the corresponding month in 2012, registering a sales declined by 37%.
Japanese auto makers witness flat sales
Mumbai, May 5 (RDI): Japan-based Maruti Suzuki has reported a 0.3% rise in sales, while sales have declined at Hyundai, and Indian players like Tata Motors have also witnessed the same, said reports.
Japan Chief of Staff visits India
Chief of Staff, Japan Ground Self-Defence Force, Gen Eiji Kimizuka visited India on Monday (May 6, 2013). Kimizuka met with Indian Army General Bikram Singh and Indian Navy Chief Admiral D K Joshi. The Japanese General also paid a visit to the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate in New Delhi.
Maruti Dzire records 36.9kmpl mileage
Kolkata, Apr 29 RDI : Japan-based car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki celebrated the fifth anniversary of its entry level sedan Swift Dzire with its customers in Kolkata.
Japanese automaker eyes growth due to weaker yen
New Delhi, Apr 29 RDI : Despite having sluggish market condition, Japanese auto makers-Maruti Suzuki, Honda, Toyota Kirloskar and Nissan, those having Indian subsidiaries, expect a significant boost in profitability and possibly lower royalty payouts due to the announcement of stimulus package by the Japan's central bank earlier this month, said media reports.
Suzuki plans two new projects in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, Apr 29 RDI : Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday met Japanese automaker Suzuki Motor Corp Chairman Osamu Suzuki to review the progress of the two projects in his state, said reports.
Maruti brings in limited edition Dzire
New Delhi, Apr 22 RDI : Japanese joint venture Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) is planning to bring in the limited edition Dzire to compete with newly launched Honda Amaze in India.
Japanese AC makers target Indian market
New Delhi, Apr 21 (RDI IBNS): Japanese air conditioner (AC) manufacturer Daikin is planning to have dealers in all Indian cities with at least 100,000 population, reports said.
Honda aims to sell 50,000 units of amaze in India
New Delhi, Apr 21 RDI : Japan-based Honda Cars India Limited is aiming at selling 50,000 units of its first both petrol and diesel powered Amaze range in the Indian market during the ongoing 2013-14 fiscal, said reports.
Nikon eyes 5 percent contribution from India
New Delhi, Apr 20(RDI IBNS): Japanese camera manufacturer Nikon Corporation declared that it plans to increase India's contribution to the global revenue by five percent within next three years.
Nikon launches latest TVC camera
New Delhi, Apr 20(RDI IBNS): Japanese camera manufacturer Nikon India Friday launched the latest Nikon TVC camera for the Indian market.Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra along with Managing Director of Nikon India Hiroshi Takashina and General Manager for Communications Tetsuya Morimoto launched the camera.
Musharraf surrenders to police
Islamabad, Apr 19 (RDI IBNS): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has surrendered to the police at his farmhouse in Islamabad, that had been declared as his sub-jail since Thursday, said reports.
JPC draft looks like Cong document: BJP
New Delhi, Apr 19 (RDI IBNS): India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday criticized the leakage of the draft Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) report on 2G scam and said the move was a 'gross breach of Parliamentary propriety'.
Sony to resume gaming operations in India
Chennai, Apr 18 RDI : Japan-based electronics manufacturer Sony India has decided to resume its gaming business in India by restarting its manufacturing operations here, after a gap of nine years, said media reports.
Maruti Suzuki wins Good design Award
New Delhi, Apr 18 RDI : Japan-based automaker Maruti Suzuki India has won Good Design Award for their cars-Swift DZire sedan and Ertiga MPV, said reports.
Honda to launch utility vehicles in India
Chennai, Apr 16 RDI : Japanese automobile manufacturer Honda is studying the utility vehicle market keenly so that the company could launch the same in the next couple of years, said reports.
Panasonic focuses on enterprise segment
New Delhi, Apr 16 RDI : Japanese conglomerate Panasonic India on Monday unveiled four new ruggedized mobile computing devices for the Indian enterprise market.
Maruti Suzuki to fight Honda Amaze with DZire Regal
New Delhi, Apr 15 RDI : While Japan-based automaker Honda is likely to provide a huge challenge to Maruti Suzuki with its recently launched Honda Amaze in India, Suzuki in turn is gearing up to give a fight with the launch of the Limited Edition DZire Regal, said reports.
Maruti Suzuki enhances customer servicing in India
New Delhi, Apr 14 RDI : In an attempt to increase the customer servicing, Japan-based Maruti Suzuki has bought around 1,000 tablets for front-end executives at over 250 service centres to give a complete information regarding the servicing of automobiles, said reports.
Four Japanese auto manufacturers recall vehicles
Tokyo, April 12 (RDI): Four Japan based automobile manufacturers, Honda, Mazda, Nissan and Toyota, had to recently recall around 3.4 million vehicles globally due to defective airbags supplied by Takata Corp of Japanm, media reports said.
L&T to acquire Komatsu’s stake in LTK
Mumbai, Apr 12 (RDI): Global technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Friday announced that it is set to acquire 50 percent stake in L&T-Komatsu Limited (LTK) held by Komatsu Asia & Pacific Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. (Komatsu), Japan.
Honda launches sedan Amaze in India
New Delhi, Apr 11 RDI IBNS : Japan-based Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL) on Thursday launched its much awaited family sedan, the Honda Amaze, for the Indian market.
Maruti Suzuki to witness management changes in India?
New Delhi/Mumbai, Apr 10 RDI : Japan-based automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, is likely to make several changes in the top management, with its Japanese parent wanting to scrutinise critical functions, including human resources activities, said reports.
Honda plans to bring in small compact car
New Delhi, Apr 10 RDI : Japanese automaker Honda is planning to launch a low priced small car to compete with Maruti Alto in India and thinking of introducing the 600 cc Kei cars that the company produces in the domestic market.
Ashok Leyland-Nissan plan new LCVs in India
New Delhi, Apr 5 (RDI): The combination of Ashok Leyland and Japan-based Nissan is all set to take on Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra by introducing new products in the light commercial vehicle (LCV) category.
Secom to joins Kirloskar to open general hospitals in India
Bangalore, Apr 6 (RDI): Japan based Secom Co., Ltd., operating through its medical services subsidiary Secom Medical System Co., Ltd., entered into a business alliance with Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Indian conglomerate Kirloskar Group to establish Takshasila Hospitals Operating Private Limited, here.
TCI launches Sakae Sushi
New Delhi, Apr 4 RDI : India based integrated supply chain and logistics solutions provider, Transport Corporation of India (TCI) Thursday launched Sakae Sushi a Singapore based restaurant chain serving Japanese and Pan Asian cuisine at the Ambience Mall, here.
Suzuki plant in Gurgaon remains tensed
Gurgaon, Apr 4 RDI : The situation at the Japanese subsidiary Suzuki Motorcycles India Ltd (SMIL)'s Gurgaon plant remained tensed on Thursday, following the trade union body's threat to call strike over the issue of the suspension of three employees, including two senior union leaders.
Japan willing to invest in India’s infrastructure
Tokyo, Apr 3 RDI : Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a meeting with Indian Finance Minister P Chidambaram promised help and cooperate in building infrastructure in India, reports said on Wednesday.
Honda plans to invest Rs. 2,500-crore in India
New Delhi, Apr 3 RDI : Japan-based Honda Cars India Limited on Tuesday said it is planning to invest Rs.2,500 crore in India by 2014 to set up a car assembly line, a diesel engine component unit and a forging plant at its Tapukara facility in Indian state of Rajasthan, said reports.
Maruti Suzuki sales up 3.3% in India
New Delhi, Apr 2 RDI : Japan-based car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Limited on Tuesday announced it has sold a total of 119,937 units in March 2013. This includes 12,047 units of exports.
Nissan registers 11% sales growth in India
Chennai, Apr 2 RDI : Japanese automobile major Nissan on Tuesday reported its annual sales figures in India for the financial year ending March 2013, registering 11% year-on-year increase.
HCIL announces Rs 2500 cr investment
New Delhi, Apr 2 RDI : Japan-based Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL), a leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, on Tuesday announced a new phase of growth for the company’s business in the Indian car market.
Indian economic slowdown key to create dominance: Nakanishi
New Delhi, Apr 1 RDI : The outgoing Director and Chief Executive of Japanese conglomerate Maruti Suzuki India (MSI), Shinzo Nakanishi, in his farewell letter to the employees has noted that the current economic slowdown in India provides an opportunity for increasing dominance in the market.
Suzuki Motor’s stake in Maruti Suzuki India hiked
New Delhi, Apr 1 RDI :Japanese automobile giant Suzuki Motor Corporation's (SMC) stake in subsidiary Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has increased to 56.21 per cent after it merged its engine and transmission maker Suzuki Powertrain with the Indian subsidiary, reports said on Monday.
Honda completes 75% recall of CBR 250R bikes
New Delhi, Mar 29 (RDI): Japan-based auto-maker Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India on Friday said it has accomplished recalling 75 per cent of 11,500 units of the Standard variant of its premium motorcycle CBR 250R due to defective brake system, reports said.
Maruti Suzuki introduces all new SX4
New Delhi, Mar 30 (RDI): Strengthening its presence in the mid-size sedan segment, car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Limited unveiled the SX4 in an all new form including fresh look exteriors and interiors, enhanced performance, and more convenience.
Tata DoCoMo Launches the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone powered by BlackBerry 10 in India
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, February 27, 2013 -Tata DoCoMo today launched the new BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone powered by BlackBerry® 10 in India. The new BlackBerry Z10 is the first BlackBerry smartphone to launch with the re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry 10 platform, giving customers a powerful and unique new mobile computing experience.
India Yamaha Motor sales up 6%
Mumbai, Jan 2 (RDI): 2012 proved to be a good year for leading motorcycle manufacturing company India Yamaha Motor as it witnessed a brisk growth due to its entry in Scooter Segment, superb product line-up and innovative customer centric activities.
India Yamaha Motor gets new Deputy MD
Mumbai, Jan 2 (RDI): Leading motorcycle manufacturing company India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd on Wednesday formally announced Masaki Asano's appointment as the Deputy Managing Director of the company.