On Wednesday, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) unveiled its new F-Type sports car, which has two firsts to its credit --- it is the first two-seater from Jaguar in last five decades; and marks the first noteworthy Jaguar design under Indian automaker Tata which acquired JLR in 2008 in a $2.3 billion deal.
The production-ready new Jaguar F-Type will first come in the soft-top version and then the coupe; and will be available in three models: the F-Type, the F-Type S, and the F-Type V8 S --- all of which will be roadsters.
Proving a temporary reprieve to the Tata group’s Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) extended the lease of Taj Mahal Hotel, which also called Taj Mansingh, for another year.
The iconic five-star hotel is on land that was leased to IHCL for 33 years, which came to an end last October. The NDMC extended the lease but declared that an auction was inevitable.
NDMC Chairperson Archana Arora said in a telephone interview, “We are extending the lease of Taj Mansingh for a year or till the time the auction takes place, whichever is earlier.”
The Managing Director of Tata Steel, H R Nerurkar revealed emergence of inflation was not going to affect the demand of steel in India. The demand for steel in India increased by 9.9% in 2010-11 to reach to over 65 MT. the 105 growth in the demand was reasonable with an overall increase in the gross domestic production of 8%.
The two major corporate houses Tata and Reliance Infocomm are indulged in intense argument that who was the real beneficiary of telecom polices under former telecom minister a Raja.
Both the companies are blaming each other on licensing issue, Tata blamed that Reliance Infocomm won the license out of turn while Reliance called Tata bid mistrustful.
CBI authorities have investigated some officials of Anil Ambani’s group company Reliance Communication for their involvement in 2G scam, which has ruined company’s reputation. While Reliance authorities are blaming its corporate, rivals for this conspiracy.
The new Tata Manza series hits the market with a new makeover of first-class dual tone interiors and new exterior look. The new Tata Manza Elan introduced by Tata Motors presents an unequalled driving experience standing out of the lot in the India sedan market.
The evolved series of Manza is equipped with 90PS Safire petrol & Quadrajet diesel engines making the sedan scamper with an extra power-packed whirr. The new enhanced features include steering mounted control Aux-in, USB port and DIS enhances infotainment.
While the company started by selling peanuts in terms of the Nano sales but Tata Motors is believed to be drawing up an aggressive roadmap for the Nano. In fact, the monthly sales are now beginning to touch a point of 9,000 units a month.
In fact, industry watchers are echoing views that the company could even be targeting annual capacity of 5,00,000 units at its Sanand plant in Gujarat over the next five years which comes out as monthly output of 40,000 cars by
It may be noted here that the Alto from Maruti-Suzuki is the country's largest selling model at present with sales averaging nearly 25,000 units a month.
Under a major event in the Indian automotive industry, a memorandum of settlement has been signed between the Tata Motors management and the Telco Workers Union (TWU) on wage revision of its employees.
While the company officials said that the settlement will be effective for the period between from April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2013, the officials also mentioned the fact that the settlement included a minimum guaranteed fitment benefit of Rs 1800 plus one increment in the revised grade whereas the fitment benefit for temporary employees will be Rs 1250.
The CWG officials are surely having a tough time in getting sponsors for the much-awaited sporting event Commonwealth Games but they surely have bagged one of the biggest names in the Indian business - Tata.
According to the sources, the deal is barter among the two parties wherein, the home-grown automobile major will provide 1,800 new cars to organisers of Commonwealth Games to ferry athletes in lieu of its advertisements as a logistics solutions sponsor for the 12-day sporting event.
Since the point of time when the Chief Minister of Gujarat Narendra Modi sent an SMS to Ratan Tata to come to Gujarat and it make it the home for the small wonder - Tata Nano, the Sanand land has turned into gold. According to the estimates, after Tata's decided to shift to Gujarat, the land prices have gone up by almost 25 times and the farmers operating and living around the area are surely thanking their stars.
According to a senior official, around 12 companies of the $70-billion Tata Group have shown keen interest in making investment in Karnataka and help expand infrastructure.
Mr. V. P. Baligar, Industries and Commerce Principal Secretary, said, "A delegation of Tata firms has evinced interest in housing, hospitality and steel sectors. We have approved a proposal from Tata Metaliks to set up a steel plant at Haveri in central Karnataka and offered land to the group for housing projects at different locations in the state."
Tata Tea has announced its annual financial results for the fiscal year 2009-10 and it has managed to post an impressive 147% rise in net profit figure. The company has posted a profit after tax of Rs. 391.47 crore i. e. Rs. 3.91 billion for the year that ended in 31st March, 2010.
The profit after tax was reported to be Rs. 159.06 crore i. e. Rs. 1.59 billion for the financial year 2008-09. This net profit figure has grown up by 146.11% in this year as compared to the last fiscal. This has been informed by the firm in a filing at the Bombay Stock Exchange.
After targeting the common man with its people's car, Tata Nano, the Group is now eying to launch affordable housing projects under its real estate subsidiary, Tata Housing in the Indian market. In fact, it is believed that the company is going to invest around Rs. 1,200 crore in the new 10 projects. While it is expected to be mix across segments, experts are of a view that a major focus will be on Affordable housing.
Tata Housing Development Company Managing Director and CEO Brotin Banerjee have recently said that the company will acquire around 100 million square feet of land in this fiscal.
Tata Power, the country’s largest power utility company has reported net profit after tax and other statutory appropriations of Rs 141.9 crore for the third quarter of this financial year. The net profit was at Rs 101.1 crore which is 40.4 per cent higher than Rs 101.1 crore reported for same quarter last year.
The company increased net profits mainly due to additional power generation capacities of over 250 Mw. Hydropower generation was up 21 MUs while wind power increased by 32 MUs. Hydro, wind and merchant plant recorded a 40% increase in volume and accounted for 15% of total generation.
Auto design firm DC is all set to unveil the redesigned version of the world's cheapest car Tata Nano within the next two months which would cost around Rs 1 crore.
DC Designs Promoter Dilip Chhabria said, "The Rs 1 crore Nano will be ready for public unveiling within the next two months ... we will make one car to begin with but if there is more demand than we will make additional units."
India is surging ahead at a breathtaking speed, and it’s the tiny little dots on the road that it’s riding on. As Tata’s Nano grabbed every headline in the first half of the year, small cars became big like never before.
While the sedans and the SUVs — some real big names like the iconic Land Rover, Porsche and BMWs — made a steady progress, General Motor’s cute little Spark was one of the most looked out car for the year.
Reva, the all-electric pride of the country, is already showing signs of an answer to the ever growing pollution. It’s improved version, Maini, was launched this year.
Mumbai, Dec 10 : A study team that visited the TATA steel plant in Jamshedpur recently felt that if the company continued the same pace of development the brownfield expansion plant would be completed by mid 2011.
TATA a major steel industry started the Brownfield expansion in November 2008.
“Orders for the 2.9mtpa expansion have been given and the civil construction is about 50 percent complete. Given that construction is the time consuming stage of a brownfield expansion, it indicates that the project is on schedule for completion by mid 2011,” the Ambit capital felt.
The Tata group has announced the launch of Tata Swatch, the world's cheapest water purifier. The purifier has been developed jointly by Tata group companies including, Tata Chemicals, TCS and Titan, which is aimed at curbing the water-related diseases.
London, Dec. 8 : The Tata Group has come up with a 10-pound filter that promises to provide purified water matching strict US standards, may come as a boon to millions of underprivileged people in India, and billions across the developing world.
Resembling a water cooler, Tata Swach has not been designed for posh offices, but for cramped village huts and tiny city slum shacks.
The government has sent a notice to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), asking the company to pay Rs 2 lakh as penalty for every week of delay in the Passport Seva Project.
TCS, as the Ministry of External Affairs’ (MEA) private sector partner, was supposed to ensure that seven pilot Passport Seva Kendras (PSK) in Chandigarh and Bangalore were set up by October 1.
The official said the delay in the pilot project would impact the final plan of action, which envisaged setting up 77 PSKs and upgrading the present 37 passport offices by January 2010.
Tata Housing Development Company has revealed that it has introduced 'New Haven', a first step in the affordable housing section.
New Haven's flagship project will be rolled out at Boisar in Mumbai and will provide 1,300 apartments which comprises 2 BHK and 3 BHK homes, commencing at Rs 12.73 lakh with a minimum size of 670 square feet.
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