Autoportal India brings you an overview of Maruti AMT Cars

For a manual car the driver disengages the clutch and shifts the gear and re-engages the clutch. In a car with automatic transmission the gear is changed automatically using a torque convertor or a Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT) mechanism without the use of the clutch. But in the cars with AMT (Automatic Manual Transmission) the driver can select the gear as per the requirement. The application of the clutch and…

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Bajaj expects market share in bikes to touch 23 per cent by fiscal-end

NEW DELHI: Riding on new launches in sports as well as mid-segment bikes, Bajaj AutoBSE 0.39 % is eyeing 5 per cent increase in its domestic market share to around 23 per cent by the end of current fiscal. The company, which sells various popular motorcycle models including Pulsar, Discover and Platina, currently has a market share of 18 per cent in the domestic market. “We have improved our total…

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Google, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla, Volvo testing driverless cars across the world

The race to build self-driving cars maybe in the last lap with top carmakers and tech majors including Google, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla and Volvo testing driverless vehicles across the world. And top auto parts suppliers, too, are strengthening their technology prowess to meet the demand for specialised systems these vehicles would need. World’s largest auto component maker Robert Bosch expects rapid growth of automated driving assistance systems to generate 1 billion,…

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Auto companies like Ashok Leyland, M&M, TVS reward turnaround specialists with huge salary hikes

MUMBAI: The Indian automotive market may have been on a path of slow recovery in 2014-15, but the top brass of some leading automobile firms were rewarded handsomely for engineering turnarounds and taking on additional responsibility. An ETIG study of the annual reports and remuneration packages of top executives in seven companies shows that while most such executives received double-digit pay hikes, in some cases the compensation was doubled or…

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Maruti Suzuki to roll out ‘YRA’ from Nexa outlets

NEW DELHI: After the S-Cross crossover, Maruti SuzukiBSE -0.05 % will launch another premium compact car, codenamed YRA, through the company’s top-end retail outlets Nexa. Sources said the company plans to quickly beef up offerings at Nexa as it looks to expand the premium retail format to attract new-age buyers. “The idea is to have a fuller portfolio so that walk-ins are on the rise,” a company official told TOI,…

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Maruti XA Alpha – A quick study by Autoportal India

Maruti Suzuki is the brand that popularized here the concept of small family cars with good mileage and comfort features at cheap rates. But when it comes to big vehicles, the prestigious automaker is yet to make inroads into this segment. Maruti currently has two products in the SUV segment – the Gypsy off roader and the Grand Vitara, but both cars deliver low volumes as they are petrol-only models….

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Windows 10: A Sys Admin’s Preview

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Finally: What businesses have been expecting for over a decade. In releasing more information about the business side of Windows 10 this week, Microsoft has officially begun to step out of the shadow of its Vista and Windows 8 failures and has begun to seriously address security and business productivity issues that have been plaguing the Windows desktop platform since Microsoft last took a serious stab at them back in…

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Experts Cited Some Great Benefits Of Vinyl Cladding Today

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Vinyl cladding is a type of cladding that is made from polyvinyl chloride or PVC mixed with other substance. This is affixed to the exterior of the home for it to be decorative as well as functional. Generally, it will come in boards that are affixed horizontally to the structural framing of the home. You must know that this can have insulating material affixed to the back of it so…

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