#MAHINDRA

Batteries

Mahindra Partners with Integrated EV Platform Developer for Commercial Vehicles

Ree Automotive’s wheel module helps reduce the size and weight of skateboard platforms
#Tata #HP #chassis

Batteries

Lordstown Motors Plans IPO

Reverse merger strategy for year-end offering
#Nikola #GeneralMotors #facilities

Business

FCA Wins Trade Ruling on Jeep Lookalike Case

The lookalike grille is gone, but the resemblance remains
#asia #legal #Chrysler

Sales

India Zeroes Out Car Sales

Coronavirus lockdown takes its toll
#asia #covid-19 #Mahindra

Batteries

Pininfarina's $2.9 Million Masterpiece

Only five of the special-edition models will be produced. The hand-crafted painting process alone takes weeks to complete. 
#tech #AutomobiliPininfarina #Mahindra

Regulations

Mahindra Crossover Wins First-Ever Global NCAP “Safer Choice” Award

This award was established to get safer vehicles on the roads in India. But are there implications beyond that country?
#Ford #Jaguar #Jeep

Marketing

World’s Top Auto Brands Defend Their Rankings

Brands are forever jockeying for superiority over their rivals.
#europe #Audi #Buick

Design

ITC to Rule on Jeep-Mahindra Spat

A final decision is due in March about whether Mahindra’s Roxor offroader looks too much like Jeep’s iconic CJ military-style SUV.
#Mahindra #Jeep #Carbon

Sales

Vietnam Carmaker Takes Aim at U.S.

Vietnam’s first local carmaker, 2-year-old VinFast, aims to do something no Chinese OEM has yet accomplished: launch sales in the U.S.
#Renault #GeneralMotors #Peugeot

Business

Mahindra Buys Out Peugeot Motorcycles

A European subsidiary of India's Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. has agreed to buy the remaining 49% of Peugeot Motorcycles it didn’t already own.  
#Peugeot #Mahindra #TriumphMotorcycles

Hybrid

Pininfarina Taps Ex-Tesla Exec as Sales Chief

Luxury electric vehicle maker Automobili Pininfarina has appointed Jochen Rudat as its chief sales officer.
#BMW #europe #Tesla

Car/Ride Sharing

Antitrust Panel Questions Hyundai-Ola Deal

India’s antitrust commission has challenged Hyundai Group’s 6-month-old plan to invest $300 million in Ola Cabs, the country’s largest ride-hailing service.
#Hyundai #Mahindra #asia

Sales

Car Sales Continue to Plummet in India

India’s top-three carmakers are reporting another round of double-digit sales declines for September, the eighth consecutive month of shrinkage.
#Suzuki #Tata #Mahindra

Business

Ford Confirms Indian JV with Mahindra

Ford Motor Co. confirms it is forming a joint venture with Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. to take over the American company’s carmaking operations in India.
#Mahindra #asia #Ford

Business

Ford Ready to Merge Indian Operations into JV?

Ford Motor Co. reportedly is close to shifting most of its Indian operations into a new joint venture that would be 51% owned by Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
#Ford #Mahindra #asia

Hybrid

Pininfarina, Benteler, Bosch Team on EV Platform

Automobili Pininfarina has partnered with Germany’s Bosch Engineering and Benteler International to develop a chassis for high-performance electric vehicles.
#HP #Mahindra #AutomobiliPininfarina

Hybrid

The Remarkable Rimac

Both the car and the man are astonishing
#Hyundai #HP #Porsche

Assembly

Mahindra Opens Assembly Plant in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is celebrating its first auto assembly plant, a facility launched by neighboring India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. to make KUV100 mini-crossover vehicles from kits.
#facilities #Mahindra #MINI

Sales

Mahindra Sheds 1,500 Employees as Sales Sag

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. says it has eliminated 1,500 contract jobs in India since April and warns more layoffs are possible next month if sales continue to slide.
#Suzuki #Nissan #Mahindra

Hybrid

Renesas, EVs and Racing

Yes, racing leads to commercial products
#RenesasElectronics #racing #Mahindra