Volkswagen Group and Tata Motors ended efforts to forge a small-car and new mobility cooperation, five months after the two car groups started to explore ways to work together in India and other fast-growing markets. The two companies “concluded that the envisioned areas of partnership may not yield the desired synergies as originally assessed,” Tata Read More..
Volkswagen Group and Tata Motors have agreed to cooperate on mobility services for developing countries, the two carmakers said in a statement Friday. VW, which became the world’s biggest automotive group by unit sales last year, has been looking for a way to strengthen its position in the fast-growing Indian market since it failed to Read More..
Tata Motors has formed a new unit that will help the Indian automotive group develop new business areas. The division, which is called Tamo, will unveil its first product at the Geneva auto show early next month. Tamo will serve as an incubator for new technologies, business models and partnerships, the company said. The open Read More..
Jaguar Land Rover is expanding its advancedÂ engineering and design center in Whitley, England, in a move to speed up the development of technologically sophisticated premium vehicles. The British carmaker, which is owned by India’s Tata Group, said in a press release that it is making a multi-million pound investment in Whitley, where it has acquired Read More..
Former Infineon CEO Wolfgang Ziebart, 63, Â is joining Â Jaguar Land Rover as board member in charge of technology at the Indian owned premium car maker. Ziebart, whose new assignment started August 1, will be responsible for all technical operations of the UK-based car brands worldwide. The German Â mechanical engineer worked at BMW for 23 years. Read More..
Jaguar Land Rover and Chery Automobile are seeking regulatory approval to jointly build Land Rover SUVs – and possibly Jaguars at a later date – at a plant near Shanghai, the Reuters news agency reported Monday. The two companies are planning a 17.5 billion yuan car venture in Changshu city, the report said. Jaguar Land Read More..
Jaguar plans to build a hybrid supercar with an acceleration from 0 to 100km/h of 3.0 seconds and a top speed in excess of 300km/h. The premium carmaker, a unit of Tata Motors of India, said the model is based on the C-X75 concept car it showed at the Paris auto show last year. â€œThe Read More..
BOCHUM, Germany â€“ Global passenger-car sales, helped by strong growth in new markets, will show a steady rise in coming years to total 92.5 million units by 2025, according to the CAR Â Center Economic Research of the University Duisburg-Essen in Germany. Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer, who head the automotive think tank, said sales will grow 57 pc Read More..
Indiaâ€™s IT industry has set its sights on the global automotive market, according to a report in the countryâ€™s Business Standard newspaper. The report cites IMF predictions of 2.9 billion cars worldwide by 2050, with Indiaâ€™s expected total up fivefold to 400 million. The IT industry is keen to benefit from the introduction of new Read More..
Robert Bosch, Tata Consultancy Services and TomTom have joinedÂ GENIVI, becoming the latest new members of the growing global electronics alliance. GENIVIÂ is an automotive and consumer electronics industry association driving the development and adoption of an open-source in-vehicle infotainment platform. “Our primary goal in this alliance is to lower development times and reduce development Read More..