PASSENGER carmarket leader Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) plans to revamp its entire product portfolio to meet the tough European Union

Domestic automobile companies are equipping new car models with the next-generation, Euro-V engines, which will facilitate them to explore newer export markets in Europe and the US. The auto majors have introduced a range of petrol engines for their compact cars, which comply with the Euro-V norms and are meant for the export markets.

NEW DELHI,Sept. 4: Italian car manufacturer Fiat on Thursday announced it would roll out the "world

Bs Reporter / New Delhi August 21, 2008, 1:05 IST

In what would be a generational change in its engine technology, India's largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki has decided to introduce the new K-series petrol engine in all its cars in India in the next three to five years, according to the company's annual report for 2007-08.

Chennai, Aug. 1: Rising interest rates, fuel prices, inflation and the shaky quarterly results finally seem to be catching on the resilient auto industry. The passenger vehicle segment, which has been weathering the market forces for the last few months, registered a subdued growth in sales during July.

NEW DELHI: Maruti Suzuki on Monday reported a net profit of Rs. 465.90 crore in the first quarter of 2008-09, against Rs. 499.60 crore during the same period in the previous year. Net sales stood at Rs. 4,731 crore, a growth of 20.9 per cent over the same period of the previous year.

However, the company said the profit figures were not comparable due to the additional impact of Rs. 61.90 crore resulting from the new depreciation policy introduced in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2008.

BS Reporters / New Delhi/Mumbai July 22, 2008, 0:37 IST

The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki saw net profit slide 6.75 per cent for the first quarter ended June 2008, from the same period last year, mostly on account of rising raw material costs, a change in accounting norms and a loss from derivative instruments.

Q1 net profit stood at Rs 465.8 crore against Rs 499.6 crore in Q1 of the last financial year, which was below analysts' expectations. Revenue growth at 21 per cent over the same period previous quarter to Rs 4,753.5 crore, however, was in line with the forecasts.

Maruti Suzuki, the country's top carmaker, reported a 6.7% drop in the first quarter (April-June, 2008-09) profit on Monday at Rs 465.8 crore against Rs 499.6 crore in the same quarter last financial year (2007-08), due to higher depreciation charge, royalty outgo and manufacturing costs.

IN THE run-up to the Tata Nano's October launch, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has decided to step up its rural marketing drive. For starters, it proposes to penetrate the great Indian heartland, reach every taluka and panchayat by unleashing all its leading economy models at attractive prices. The mission is to tap all customers who can afford a car. Small wonder, Maruti is relying heavily on

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