Suzuki Motorcycle has been planning to export around 10% of production from next fiscal, where the company currently wants to export nearly 2,000 units of two-wheelers to Latin America, Nepal and Bangladesh per month.According to reports Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of Japanese two-wheeler maker Suzuki Motor Corporation is eyeing to increase its exports to 10 per cent of its production in India from 2015 says executive vice president Atul Gupta. Currently, the Japanese Motor Company exports 2,000 units of two-wheelers to Latin America, Nepal and Bangladesh per month, where SMIPL has been increased capacity of 540,000 units at its Gurgaon plant. Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited has released a report that it has sold 400,000 units last year and it is aiming to sell 500,000 units next financial year. The company has launched GIXXER, a premium above-150-cc street sports bike in the Hyderabad market on Wednesday, where he said the close to 80,000-unit-per month 150-cc bike market in India and we are going to register a steady growth of 11 per cent. Suzuki motorcycle GIXXER 155-cc is powered by a four-stroke, single-cylinder engine and a five-speed gearbox, which it will be available in the market priced at Rs 74,552 (ex-showroom, Hyderabad).
British luxury car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has announced the launch of Jaguar XJ 2.0L, where the Tata Motors has owned company will manufacture new cars locally at the Jaguar Land Rover production facility in Pune, Maharashtra.Jaguar XJ has equipped with a 4 cylinder 2.0 liter turbocharged petrol engine, generating a power of 240 Horsepower (177kW) at 5,500 rpm with a peak torque of 340 Nm at 1,750 Nm. Jaguar Land Rover said that it is going to be a mileage of 9.4 kmpl, with fuel tank capacity of 82 liters including the beast will roar at a top speed of 240 Kmph. The Jaguar XJ has a 8-speed fully automatic gearbox, which will help achieving a speed of 0-100 kmph in just 7.1 seconds. jaguar XJ 2.0L Petrol LWB Portfolio at a price of INR 93.24 lakhs in India. Jaguar XJ Sedan makes you feel luxury and comfort at highest priority, features like electrically adjustable rear seats, three leveled massage functions in-built in rear seats, wide rear head room, individual 10.2 inch LCD screens for rear seat entertainment, soft door close, LED reading lights, smart business tables, and a 825 Watt Meridian surround audio system takes luxury to the all-new level. Jaguar XJ also fitted with iPad holder, Headrest mounted coat hanger, Luggage compartment premium carpet, Illuminated silk tread-plates, Wheel center badge, Growler wheel nuts, Chrome mirror covers, Sport pedal covers, Styled valve caps, Polished tailpipe Finisher, Front zero splitter and Rear deck-lid spoiler.
Apple has released a statement that most of the customers are going to wait until next month for their new Apple iPhones 6 and Iphone 6 plus after a record 4 million first-day pre-orders were booked, which it is doubled the number for the iPhone 5 two years ago.Apple company said demand has been exceeded supply of the new Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, which features larger screens and longer battery life. Meanwhile, the Apple Iphone 6 and Iphone 6 plus deliveries of pre-orders will begin on Friday and it will continue through October. Meanwhile, the first-day pre-orders of first-weekend sales will climb up to 10 million units says Report. Iphone 5 has received 2 million pre-orders in first 24 hours and five million phones have been sold out in the first weekend. Apple has sold 9 million iPhones 5Ss and 5Cs, which was launched last year. Raymond James analysts has released a statement that they expect sales of Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Smartphones to around 9 million units in the first weekend.Apple Iphone will equipped with Apple's new payments service, "Apple Pay", which it is going to be launch in the United States of America next month. It allows users to pay for items in stores with their Iphone devices.
French luxury group LVMH's watch brand TAG Heuer has been planning to release Smartwatch and Company has been planning to present their smart watch by next spring in Basel. Meanwhile, TAG Heuer has putting out high-end watches longer than most of us have been alive. The company is looking forward to get ready to add a bit of tech to their timepieces with a new TAG Heuer Smartwatch.Jean-Claude Biver, the head of the company's watch business said in a statement that we want to launch a Smartwatch at TAG Heuer, but it not copy of the Apple Watch. However, Switzerland's watch making industry has been facing tough competition from smart watches, which allows its wearers to make calls, receive messages or monitor their fitness by connecting to their Smartphone.Jean-Claude Biver said Swiss watch makers are going to unveil their smart watches at next spring’s watch fair in Basel, Switzerland.
Honda Cars are planning to begin new plant in Gujarat and it Is going to be the third manufacturing plant of the country. India's third largest carmaker Honda Cars India is seeking to become major export hub in future in the country. Report says the fully-owned subsidiary of Honda Motor Company of Japan holds two manufacturing plants at Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh and Tapukara in Rajasthan with a cumulative installed capacity of 2.4 lakh per annum. Honda Cars India senior vice president marketing & sales Jnaneswar Sen has released a statement that the Honda carmaker's set ready to initiate the land acquisition in Gujarat. Honda is considered as the fastest growing car company in India, which the sales has rose up 48 per cent to hit 73,119 units in the first five months of the current fiscal year. Honda also planning to launch next-generation premium hatchback Jazz next year and also debut the new Accord sedan to increase its sales in the Indian market.Meanwhile, the company has been planning to add the second shift operations at Tapukara plant from November to increase the sales of demand for its popular sedans such as the Honda City and Honda Amaze. It is currently has a production capacity of 60,000 units on a single shift basis at Tapukara.
Mercedes-Benz India, the German luxury-car maker has launched its New Model E 350 CDI in Pune, where the company has announced on Thursday priced at Rs 57.42 lakh (ex-show room, Pune). Mercedes-Benz has launched most awaiting model into the Indian market for its successful luxury sedan portfolio and it will play key role in the product business strategy in the country.The managing director & chief executive officer, Mercedes-Benz India Eberhard Kern said it is very important product in our portfolio and the E-Class remains our highest selling model in India. He added Mercedes E-class model contributes around 30 per cent of Mercedes India’s total sales, which it is highest amongst all the models. Meanwhile, the company also registered 25 per cent half-yearly growth with total sales of 4,717 units in January- June 2014 period. Last year, it has sold only 9,003 units as compared to 6,840 units sold over the corresponding period of 2012. E-class is considered as the highest selling product in Mercedes-Benz India’s portfolio in India with 25,000 units since its launched in India. The new Mercedes-Benz E 350 CDI will compete against other luxury sedans like BMW 530d M Sport, Audi 6 3.0-litre and Jaguar XF 3.0 in the market.
Bharti Airtel has announced a statement earlier this week that the company had an agreement with Eaton Towers to divest 3500 towers in 6 African countries, where the agreement, Bharti Airtel have signed a 10-year contract to sell and lease back these towers to Eaton Towers. According to sources the Bharati agreement deal is worth around in between 600 million US dollars to 800 million US dollars.The sale of 3500 towers to Eaton Towers, which it is Airtel plan to divest its more than 15000 mobile phone towers in 20 African countries to cut costs of maintenance. Report says the maintenance is much difficult in Africa due to factors such as security costs and shortage of electricity. Meanwhile, Malawi, Niger, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Uganda and Kenya are the six African countries, where Nigeria is Bharti Airtel's biggest African market. In July, Bharti Airtel had made an agreement to sell over 3,100 towers in four African markets to Helios Towers, which it is the deal was in line with Bharti Airtel's earlier position to "hive off non-core assets.
Skoda India is going to launch face lifted version of its Yeti SUV in the domestic market on Wednesday 10th September, which it will be launched only in the high end 'Elegance' variant in both 4x2 and 4x4 versions. Skoda Yeti facelift version looks in a sports redesigned front and rear bumper, bold grille, revised bonnet design, new fog lamps, Bi-Xenon headlamps and LED tail lamp cluster. However, the power ORVMs get a new casing with side blinkers and the sporty alloy wheels add more to its overall design. Skoda will offer Yeti facelift in seven different color options with three roof colors. Skoda Yeti acquires Octavia inspired three spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel, premium seat covers, cruise control, upgraded music system. It will also carries SUV sports keyless entry with push button start, electrically adjustable driver seat and new tyre pressure monitoring system. It will include standard safety equipment with Anti Lock Braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD), tyre pressure monitors and Electronic Stability Program (ESP).Skoda Yeti is powered by 2.0 litre TDI diesel unit in two states of tune- 108.5 Bhp and 138 Bhp. while the 108.5 Bhp version will be packed in the 4x2 version with a five-speed manual transmission, the 138 Bhp variant will be present in the 4x4, synchronized to a six-speed manual gearbox.
Facebook’s market has been leading with over $200 billion for the first time on Monday, after beating rival Google and it is considered as 22nd largest company in the world.According to sources Facebook has stock closed at $77.6 on Monday, which it is a new all-time high - giving it a market capitalization of $200.26 billion. Facebook has been dominating much older technology companies including IBM, Intel and Oracle, where the social networking site is now worth more than Toyota, Coca-Cola and Bank of America. Report says Facebook future prospects might be much bright because the firm is yet to monetize acquisitions such as photo-sharing site Instagram and mobile messaging service WhatsApp. Facebook has bought virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR Inc for approximately $2 billion and it also announced on Monday that it has over 100 million users in Africa Continent.Facebook shares has climbed 0.8 percent to $77.89 on Monday closing in New York, which values the company at $201.6 billion and it is considered as the 22nd-largest company in the world, behind Verizon Communications Inc. and ahead of Toyota Motor Corp.
Maruti Suzuki has announced that the company is going to start work on its Gujarat plant by the end of 2014, where the Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) chairman RC Bhargava has called upon Gujarat chief minister Anandi Patel on Friday 5th September along with Osamu Suzuki, chairman, Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC).India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had visit to Japan, Suzuki said the company will finish the facility by 2017, which will take the company’s annual manufacturing capacity to 3 million units from the current 1.5 million. According to sources RC Bhargava said some work has begin on the site and the company is waiting for minority shareholders' approvals. Meanwhile, Bhargava and Suzuki have also visited the Maruti site of the plant and took a tractor tour to see the progress.In June, Maruti Suzuki officials have meet Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel, state finance minister Saurabh Patel and other government officials to clear over the two- company model for the state support agreement, which MSIL has signed in 2011 for establishing a manufacturing facility in Mehsana district.
Jet Airways, the Domestic Budget Airways has come with a limited-period offer with low fares on all-inclusive Rs. 725. Jet Airways announced a statement on its website that flight tickets must be purchased on or before September 5, 2014, to grab this offer. Meanwhile the scheme is for travel from January 16, 2015.Jet Airways said the offer is valid for travel in economy class on domestic flights operated by Jet Airways and JetKonnect in Indi, where the offer is now available for bookings made till September 5, 2014 (inclusive) and travel date between January 16, 2015, and October 24, 2015. Earlier Jet Airways has provided the original offer, the bookings for this scheme were open till 3rd September, 2014.Budget carrier IndiGo also come up with a promotional offers with low fares starting from an all-inclusive Rs. 999, where the promotional offer is available on bookings of 90 days or more in advance of the travel date. Meanwhile leading domestic budget carrier SpiceJet also extended its Rs. 499 limited offer limited-period special fare scheme.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), HCL Technologies and HDFC Bank are considered as best Indian companies and leading top places in the 50 best public companies in Asia-Pacific says Forbes. Meanwhile, India has been standing at second place ahead of China as home to the 'world's next growth engines'. According to sources China has 16 companies on the list, more than any other country in the world. However, India trails China with 12 companies on the list. The Indian companies topped on the list are Asian Paints, Axis Bank, HCL Technologies, HDFC Bank, Lupin, Mahindra and Mahindra, Mothersome Sumi Systems, Sun Pharma, TCS, Tata Motors, Tech Mahindra and Titan.HDFC Bank is considered as the India's second-largest private sector bank, which it has made the list eight times, more than any other company since 2005. South Korea holds six companies on the list, followed by Hong Kong with three and two each from Japan, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.