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NEWS IN BRIEF New Range Rover launch

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and Rover has announced the launch of the fourth generation Range Rover. At just under five metres, the new Range Rover has a similar footprint to the outgoing model, with a drag coefficient starting from 0.34 – the roofline sits 20mm lower in access mode. With over 118mm more legroom, the rear compartment offers more space and comfort, with the option of the desirable new two-seat executive class seating package for the ultimate in rear-seat luxury.

It is equipped with next-generation version of Land Rover’s Terrain Response system, which analyses the current driving conditions and automatically select the most suitable vehicle settings. It features an all-aluminium monocoque body structure which is 39 percent lighter than the steel body in the outgoing model. Weight savings throughout the chassis and driveline, the lightweight structure contributes to a model-for-model weight saving of up to 350kg compared to the outgoing vehicle.

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Anoop Prakash, Managing Director, Harley Davidson India

Top 5 2W Makers Company

Oct-11

Oct-12

Change

HML

494,201

515,242

4.26%

Bajaj Auto

244,468

261,771

7.08%

HMSI

171,814

236,062 37.39%

TVS

159,887

170,139

6.41%

Suzuki

11,256

36,194

221.55%

Top 5 2W Exporters Company

Oct-11

Change

Bajaj Auto

106,580

99,415

-6.72%

TVS

20,323

16,103

-20.76% 119.56%

HMSI

6,550

14,381

HML

18,037

13,973

-22.53%

IYM

9,011

10,166

12.82%

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Fiat edges out Manza. Making space for Jeep? Tie up with Tata Motors confined mainly to engines Anand Mohan Mumbai

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iat CEO Ser g io Marchionne’s announcement about bringing the Jeep brand to India has created quite a stir at Fiat India. The announcement was preceded by conclusion of the sales JV with Tata Motors in May this year. Recently, industry sources have confirmed that production of Tata’s Manza will be shifted from Fiat’s Ranjangaon plant to Tata’s manufacturing facility in Pimpri. Sharing the Ranjangaon facility has helped Tata Motors maintain the quality of the Manza. The practices of Fiat, being a European manufacturer, appear to have rubbed off on the Manza. It will be interesting to see how Tata Motors will continue to maintain the quality levels of the Manza on their own. On Fiat’s part, it will continue to supply the 1.3 Multijet engine to Tata. However, Tata does have a reason for worry in the future. If sales of Fiat cars increase or if the company bags more orders from other manufacturers for the Multijet, Fiat could curtail sup-

The JV between Tata and Fiat was believed to be an understanding that Tata would undertake sales and service, while Fiat would manage production of the Manza. ply of the engines to Tata Motors, which could hurt the manufacturer. Demand for the Multijet engine has skyrocketed in the past year with new mass market cars from Maruti and Chevrolet also sourcing from Fiat. The engine plant runs on optimum capacity and although capacity can be ramped up, Fiat is at will to prioritise supplies to whosoever it pleases. Currently, Tata Motors needs Fiat more than Fiat needs Tata Motors. The JV between Tata Motors and Fiat was believed to be an understanding that TML would undertake sales and service responsibilities, while Fiat would manage production of the Manza at their plant. Tata’s

failure on the sales and service front has ended the sales JV, and now manufacturing of the Manza is also coming to an end at the Fiat plant, signaling the end of a failed tie-up between the two brands. Marchionne’s news on introduction of the Jeep brand in India means that Fiat could be making space for its own future models at the plant. This development goes hand in hand with more announcements expected to be made by Mike Manley, President and CEO, Jeep and Chrysler

Group LLC, and Chief Operating Officer, Fiat-Chrysler Asia Pacific at a press conference to be held in Mumbai soon. Industry watchers are expecting announcements with regards to Jeep operations in India. In the coming months, the entire assembly line of the Tata Manza will be shifted to Pimpri. In order to make space for the Manza, production of some slowselling models will be shifted to Tata’s 953 acre Pantnagar facility where it currently manufactures the Ace and the Magic.

ZF to offer compelling proposition with AMT Abhishek Parekh Shanghai, China

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“We garner a 40 percent year on year growth”

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F Friedrichshafen AG is looking to introduce Automated Ma nua l Transmission (AMT) in the Indian market considering that it has a rising vehicle population. It is in talks with passenger car manufacturers in India to introduce the product. The company is in advanced discussions with a Chinese OEM as well as a European car manufacturer for supplying the transmission systems. “We have the capability to offer a costeffective AMT for around $150 over and above the cost of a manual transmission and we feel this is a compelling value proposition for any manufacturer. We are in discussions with OEMs across

Asia Pacific as well,” said Dr Peter Ottenbruch, Member of the Board of Management, Corporate Operations and Technology, ZF Friedrichshafen AG. He added that AMT offered additional functionalities like stop-start, cruising with open drive train, and hill holding. He added that automatic transmission has yet to be adopted significantly in India and AMT could prove to be a cost effective option. The share of sales in Asia Pacific has grown from 14 percent in 2007 to 18 percent in 2012 and the company expects to grow to 22 percent by 2017. Sales in Asia Pacific grew by around 25 percent from January to August 2012 as compared to the corresponding period last year. The company also introduced nine-speed front transverse

The company is in advanced discussions with a Chinese OEM and a European manufacturer for the systems. transmission that would come into serial production at the company’s Gray Court facility near South Carolina in the US. It provides better fuel economy with enhanced driving performance with double shifts and direct multiple gearshifts. “We have been working towards reduction of dependency on the core market of Western Europe and have been looking to grow our presence in

Peter Ottenbruch, Member of the Board of Management, Corporate Operations and Technology, ZF Friedrichshafen AG

growth markets with suitable products,” said Dr Ottenbruch. ZF Friedrichshafen AG has been one of the more prolific patent applicants among auto component manufacturers in Europe with 629 patent applications filed in 2011.


EDITORIAL Much-needed resuscitation

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ata Motors has halted production at its Jamshedpur facility since November 26 citing poor demand. Company officials indicate that its heavy trucks are piling up at dealers outlets and the shutdown is aimed at managing the slowdown in sales in a ‘proactive’ manner.

Elsewhere, industry observers are pleading with the government to discontinue plying of old vehicles and restriction on sales of environmentally non-compliant trucks. Insisting on this action may provide some relief to Tata Motors’ woes. Comments can be sent to am.editorial@network18publishing.com

A Tata Motors spokesperson said the block closure had been planned keeping in mind the weak demand for commercial vehicles. The company had produced around 5,000 units of vehicles last month against general production level of double the figure. This is the third block closure undertaken by the company this year including the three-day closure observed early this month from November 12-14. Though long anticipated (and hence less painful), the current slowdown is likely to be better managed by various stakeholders. It is likely that the manufacturers will have to take a hit on profitability by offering discounts to dealers, and financiers to the end customers. In order to spruce up sales, it is also planning launches across various segments to generate excitement among miners and transporters.

QUOTES Dieter Zetsche, Daimler CEO

Christian Klingler, Sales Chief, Volkswagen AG

This year’s western European car market may well fall to the level of 1993.

In the south, the crisis is stronger and the people are suffering more. We believe that the situation in Europe over the next (few) years will stay on quite a low market level.

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CONTENTS TESTING Dürr offers low cost testing solution to meet VDA 19 compliance

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Dürr Ecoclean is looking to offers an automated in-line capability for inspecting and documenting particulate cleanliness in compliance with VDA 19

14 Audi does the maths to clarify new car running costs

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New online fuel calculator offers users the opportunity to compare and contrast models to find the Audi best suited to their budget

CORPORATE Diesel con(undrum) plagues auto industrya

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Vehicle manufacturers are up in arms against Kirit Parikh committee’s suggestion of `10,000 - 20,000 tax on small diesel cars, and up to `50,000 on SUVs

12 Diesel ‘S’ range Audi SQ5 TDI to join UK range

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Mercedes rebrands construction range as ‘Arocs’

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Audi R10 recently became the first ever sports prototype to win at Le Mans and the Q5 is about to post another milestone on UK roads as the first ever diesel-fuelled ‘S’ model

Tata Motors enters Bangladesh’s car market

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Tata Motors has made its maiden entry in the Bangladesh car market with introduction of two sedans and a hatchback

GLOBAL WATCH Japan, EU free trade agreement perceived as ‘one-way street’ for EU ACEA has persistently argued that a free trade agreement with Japan will have a negative impact on the European automobile industry

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From 2013 on all the trucks and tractor units used for on and off-road applications in the construction sector will be known under the name Arocs


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INTERVIEW

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“We garner a 40 percent year-on-year growth” Harley Davidson has brought in six variants of models as Completely Knocked Down (CKD) kits, while claiming a 60 percent market share in the segment. It plans to bring in more CKD models into India and deepen its penetration in the country by expanding in three more cities – Goa, Pune and Indore. Speaking to Auto Monitor, Managing Director, Harley Davidson India, Anoop Prakash said that its decision to assemble entry level products in the country helped its Indian customers gain a `1.5 lakh price cut and increased accessibility to a broader range of enthusiasts. Nabeel A Khan Your range of CKDs is quite expansive, probably the highest number in this segment. How do you see your market share progressing in India? I don’t think there is any official data available on the market size available readily. But I presume that we probably have 50 to 60 percent of the market. This is because we have a lead that includes a full line-up, which includes in terms of service support and world class customer experience. Once you join the Harley Davidson family, you start a new lifestyle and a product you enjoy in the years to come.

I expect a double digit growth this fiscal also. There is no localisation in our CKD model, as we bring the complete kit from the US. Are you satisfied with the kind of response you have got post CKD operations in India? When we started our CKD assembly operations in January, 2011, the prices of our entry level products went down to `5.5 lakh from about `seven lakh. So as we did before, we passed on most of the

savings to the customers because we want to bring accessibility to a broader range of enthusiasts. This

has paid off and we now see a different growth trajectory since we started CBU. Recently we have

launched Dyna models in CKD and are now adding a third product again in the Dyna range.

What kind of investments have you made in India? We do not like to disclose the investments made. What is the India contribution to your global sales? We prefer to be reticent about any percentage sales and break-ups of the same. But, yes, India is one of the leading markets in Asia for us. We will disclose this year’s numbers by the end of this year. In the last two and a half years, we have sold over 2,000 bikes. Simultaneously, we plan to gather feedback from our customers and rate it with how the other models are performing. But we are committed to bringing in new models from the global portfolio. Could you describe the expectancy in terms of growth you foresee? We garner a 40 percent year-on-year growth. Again, this depends on factors that we are merely not enthusiastic about, but also generate. We are bullish and think this will continue. I expect a double digit growth this fiscal also. There is no localisation in our CKD model, as we bring the complete kit from the US. Can you share you after-sales and parts arrangement in India? You know, bulk of our parts comes from our regional distribution centre in Singapore. We usually have them in two to three weeks. Most of these parts and accessories we keep with us and with time we are understand which the products that have demand are. For us, it’s a very quick turnaround of vehicle in case of repair, because we want the customers to be on road as soon as possible. How are you planning to increase your penetration especially to smaller and none metro cities. We have recently opened our outlets in Kolkata, Kochi and next we will be open in Goa by December. We find that the response has been tremendous. I personally went on ride with the customers in Kochi. We don’t open a dealership without a workshop and trained technicians. We spend lot of time to ensure that after-sales if good. We are very proud about our after-sales experience and customers come to us and educate us as to what they want. We will be opening three move dealerships next year which would be Indore, Pune and Jaipur. I would be expecting Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore to contribute around 65 percent of sales while the tier-II cities will fill in the rest of the share.


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Continental to supply keyless entry tech to Mahindra Our Bureau Mumbai

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a h i nd ra’s new electric car, earlier known as NXR, and rumoured to be christened the E20, will get keyless entry technology. Supplied by Continental, it will also come with Basic Function controller (BFC) and an immobilizer. This was announced in a Continental executive board meeting held to signify the importance of India’s

automotive market to global components supplier. President, Interior Division and Member of the Executive Board, Continental AG, Helmut Matschi said, “We are the first to supply such technology for an electric car in India. It is difficult for an electric car because operations can’t draw too much power from the battery compared to a gasoline car.” Mahindra is making a reputation for itself in providing a long list of features with their cars.

This keyless entry technology is only available in the Nissan Micra among hatchbacks as this is considered a premium feature. Commenting on the partnership with Continental, Founder and Chief of Technology and Strategy, Mahindra Reva, Chetan Maini said, “We believe that electric vehicles are the future of individual mobility. For this we have partnered with Continental and this synergy will result in a superior experience for our customers.” Mahindra’s first electric vehicle is expected to be launched soon and is completely different to its predecessor. It has modern styling, increased interior space and better range compared to the outgoing model.

Expansion plans

José Avila, Head, Powertrain and Member of the Executive Board, Continental

Cars now consume less fuel: JD Power study

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hile the incidence of initial quality problems reported by new-vehicle owners in India is slightly higher in 2012 than in 2011, the incidence of problems related to excessive fuel consumption has significantly declined during the past five years, according to the JD Power Asia Pacific 2012 India Initial Quality Study (IQS) released recently. The study measures problems owners experience with their new vehicle during the first two to six months of ownership and examines more than 200 problem symptoms covering eight vehicle categories (listed in order of frequency of reported problems): engine and transmission; vehicle exterior; driving experience; HVAC; features, controls and displays; vehicle interior; seats; and audio, entertainment and navigation. All problems are summarized as the number of problems per 100 vehicles. Lower PP100 scores indicate a lower rate of problem incidence and higher initial quality. There has been a significant reduction of 23 percent in the incidence of problems related to excessive fuel consumption during the past five years, which indicates that automakers in India are producing more fuel-efficient vehicles. Vehicle owners report fuel economy figures in 2012 that are 10 percent higher than in 2008. However, the study also finds a gap between the promise of fuel efficiency made during the purchase process and the actual fuel efficiency experienced by owners. In 2012, 67 percent of new-vehicle owners report that their vehicle’s fuel efficiency was less than what their salesperson communicated to them during the purchase process, an increase of five percentage point since 2008. “Historically, fuel efficiency has been one of the key drivers of model consideration and purchase in India,” said Mohit Arora, ED, JD Power Asia Pacific, Singapore. Honda and Toyota each have two models that rank highest in their respective segments. The Honda City ranks highest in the midsize segment for a 10th consecutive year, while the newly launched Honda Brio ranks highest in the premium compact car segment. The Toyota Innova ranks highest in the MUV/ MPV segment for a sixth consecutive year, and the Toyota Fortuner ranks highest in the SUV segment. The 2012 India Initial Quality Study (IQS) is based on evaluations from 8,688 owners who purchased a new vehicle between November 2011 and July 2012. The study includes 94 vehicle models from 16 makes. The study was fielded from May to September 2012 in 25 cities across India.

The Continental automotive group is divided in three divisions – chassis and safety, powertrain and interior. At these divisions, Continental has announced expansion of its Manesar facility from 7,152 acre to 15,027 acre. Continental says that the production has increased due to

“We are the first to supply technology for an electric car in India. It is difficult for an EV because operations can’t draw too much power from the battery compared to a gasoline car.” customisation of their technologies to suit local needs. The conditions in India are quite different compared to other markets making it necessary to adapt technologies to local conditions. “Our engineering talent in India customise advanced technologies for the local market making it possible for us to offer them to our customers at an affordable price,” said Matschi. The company recently inaugurated new product lines for fuel rail assemblies and fuel pumps at its Pune facility and set up a test & validation lab for fuel supply products at its Bangalore

Helmut Matschi, President, Interior Division and Member of the Board, Continental AG

development centre. “Our engineering team in Bangalore not only undertakes local development projects but also interfaces with our global engineering teams for application engineering and development of our global automotive projects,” said Head-Powertrain Division and Member of the Executive Board of Continental AG, José Avila.


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3 DECEMBER 2012

STUDY

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Near to medium term outlook pessimistic for CV segment: ICRA Jitin Makkar Shamsher Dewan Subrata Ray

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ith the onset of the slowing industrial growth and weakening investment sentiment across sectors, the strong growth phase of the domestic commercial vehicle (CV) industry came to standing halt since the second half of 201112. After experiencing a volume growth of over 30 percent during 2009-10 and 2010-11, the buoyancy in the domestic CV industry started dwindling from March 2012 onwards as headwinds stared gaining momentum. In 7m 2012-13, the domestic CV industry volumes grew by a moderate 4.3 percent over the corresponding period in the previous year, however segment-wise performance was characterized by a wide dispersion in growth rates. While the light commercial vehicle (LCV) segment continued to sustain the growth momentum with an increase of 18.2 percent in volumes on a YoY basis, the M&HCV bore the brunt of slowing industrial activity, weak investment sentiment and the impact of significant fleet capacity addition over the past three years, especially in the heavyduty categories of the trucking market. Within the M&HCV segment, while buses saw a recovery in volumes compared to the previous year on back of healthy off take from private segment and improving order inflows from STUs, the contraction in demand for the higher tonnage category of trucks such as tippers, tractor trailers and multi-axle vehicles (MAVs) has been the sharpest. As a result, the volumes in M&HCV (cargo) segment de-grew by 17.7 percent in 7m 2012-13.

Growth Drivers Our interaction with a host of dealers, transporters and financing institutions ref lect at an overall pessimistic outlook for the near term. It primarily stems from weak visibility on cargo availability, a key factor that continued to support fleet operator’s viability in 2011-12 despite almost flat freight rates and rising operating cost. From transporter’s viability standpoint, the current phase is marked by reduced cargo volumes, stiff competition owing to surplus capacities and rising operating costs, especially in wake of the recent hike in diesel prices. Although the freight rates have inched upwards following the hike in diesel rates, the extent of rise has not been adequate (on an aggregate basis) as it continues to be influenced by demand-supply dynamics in each market. As a result, capacity deferment and implementation of cost rationalization measures have been at the forefront for even the organized fleet transporters. That apart, the discount levels for new vehicles are nearing their peak levels, especially for heavy duty trucks. The only silver lining so far has been the trend in delinquencies across assets classes. As per our channel check, the deterioration in delinquencies has only been marginal, indicating that operators’ viability or the ability to generate cash flows has remained satisfactory so far. Credit availability also

continues to remain stable and there has not been a perceptible change in lending norms.

Trend in Market Share Along expected lines, Ashok Leyland made a good head start in the LCV segment with its first product offering ‘Dost’. With more model introductions in the medium term, we expect it to build upon its 7-8 percent market share in the LCV segment. In the M&HCV end of the market, both stalwarts – Tata Motors & Ashok Leyland faced competitive pressures owing to new model introductions and focus on expanding customer touch points by other OEMs. Specifically, in the M&HCV trucks segment, VE Commercial continued to strengthen its market position on back of increasing acceptability in the heavy-duty trucks market, while Mahindra Navistar performed better than the industry albeit on a low base. The outperformance of the southern region vis-à-vis rest of the country also helped Ashok Leyland in countering the impact of slowdown to some extent.

Capacity Expansion & Investment Plans In the recent past, the capacity expansion by industry participants in the commercial vehicle segment has been relatively modest and has been largely brownfield in nature as almost

Although the freight rates have inched upwards following the hike in diesel rates, the extent of rise has not been adequate as it continues to be influenced by demandsupply dynamics in each market. all the greenfield projects including Mahindra Navistar’s unit at Chakan and Bharat Benz’s unit near Chennai got commissioned between 2010-11 and 2011-12 respectively. Barring Tata Motors’ recent expansion at Dharwad (for the Tata Ace family), none of the other OEMs have significantly added capacities in the near term. Ashok Leyland too had shelved its plans to have a dedicated facility for LCVs and has been scaling up production of ‘Dost’ from the existing facilities. Among the new entrants, Mahindra Navistar started production during 201011 while Bharat Benz recently commenced production at its Chennai facility with capacity to produce 36,000 units/per annum in the initial phase. Many of the other OEMs eyeing the Indian market are either evaluating their business plans as of now or have

modest investments plans. For instance, while Hino (Toyota) has restricted its presence to completely built units (CBUs) in India, Scania has plans of only settingup an assembly unit in India that too with limited capacities. Given the business plans of new entrants, availability of adequate capacities and subdued outlook on the industry, we don’t expect OEMs to expand capacities over the medium term. Conversely, the domestic players have been investing in upgrading their product portfolios in anticipation of rising competitive intensity from foreign OEMs. Over the past few years, both Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland have significantly upgraded their platforms, while VE Commercial Vehicles has strengthened its product offerings in the heavy-duty segments. Both, Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland now have multiple offerings across tonnage categories. Investments in higher capacity engines, advanced transmission systems and cabins to improve upon the driving conditions/comfort have also gained momentum in the recent past.

by expectation of improvement in economic growth, increasing pace of investments in highway & road infrastructure and structural changes supporting the demand in favour of trucks. Among these, we believe, a) the gradual traction in market share from railways, b) changing landscape of the logistics industry towards an organized one, and c) stricter implementation of emission & anti-overloading norms would continue to support demand for CVs. Overall, we expect the domestic CV industry to report a more moderate volume growth of 3.5 percent in 2012-13 led by demand slowdown in the M&HCV end of the market. However, the industry would start seeing improvement from 2013-14 onwards driven by pickup in replacement demand as well as low-base effect. The sustainability of the demand would however continue to remain dependent on the improvement in macro-economic environment and investment sentiment. We expect the domestic M&HCV volumes to expand by eight percent and LCVs to register a growth of 13-14 percent in 2013-14.

Outlook While the near term outlook on the CV industry appears subdued considering the weakness in the underlying demand indicators, the long-term prospects continue to be supported 


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Diesel con(undrum) plagues auto industry Nabeel A Khan New Delhi

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he diesel bonhomie for carmakers continues to face a double-edged shake-up. Over the last two years, the Kirit Parikh committee has constantly been suggesting to the government to levy an annual tax on diesel cars and SUVs. This time the committee is back with a different suggestion -- `10,000 - 20,000 tax on small diesel cars, and up to `50,000 on SUVs. The second blow came as the Supreme Court sought the government of India’s

response to a plea filed for collection of 25 percent of the cost of a diesel car or SUV sold in the National Capital Region as green tax at the time of purchase. The petition filed by former solicitor general of India Harish Salve claims that the tax would act as a deterrent to people buying polluting personal vehicles, while helping in curbing the high rate of pollution in Delhi. The apex court also sought the Centre’s response to another suggestion - imposition of an annual levy of two percent of cost on existing petrol cars and four percent of diesel cars to enable people to rely

The apex court has sought the Centre’s response to imposition of an annual levy of two percent of cost on existing petrol cars and four percent of diesel cars to enable people to rely more on public transport. Praful Patel

Lowell Paddock

more on public transport. Following strong opposition from manufacturers as initial costs play a crucial role that helps them sell, Parikh recently amended his recommendation from a one-time to an annual charge to the minis-

try of finance. “Earlier, we had an annual road tax collection module that was changed into one-time. But now with the aid of technology at hand, it allows us to reverse it to annual tax and we could collect the diesel tax along with the road tax,” Parikh

said. The professor emeritus has also suggested that the diesel price should be liberalized and be market driven while a subsidy cap of `9/litre be fixed. Contesting Parikh’s opinion, President and Managing Director, General Motors India, Lowell Paddock told Auto Monitor that diesel sales for passenger cars was a mere two percent consumption. “The transportation sector is the major consumer of diesel, so even if the recommendations of the Parikh committee are passed on to passenger cars, it would make little difference,” Paddock said. It is also understood that a number of vehicle manufacturers are expected to roll out more diesel cars. Manufacturers such as Maruti Suzuki India and Honda Siel, which traditionally sold gasoline cars in India, are seriously considering diesel cars. Siel, in fact, is planning to launch a diesel sedan, Amaze, early next year. It is also mulling bringing in more diesel offerings from its global portfolio. “The vehicle should be sold based on usage, and not on the

Contesting Parikh’s opinion, President and Managing Director, General Motors India, Lowell Paddock said that diesel sales for passenger cars was a mere two percent consumption. subsidy given on the fuel. There should be a levelplaying field and I think this kind of news is going to create some level of distortion,” said Paddock. Senior Vice-President (Marketing & Sales), Honda Siel’s, Jnaneswar Sen told Auto Monitor that the company will go ahead with plans to strengthen diesel cars range in India and would not be impacted by any recommendations. Adding to the industry voices, Union Minister for Heavy Industries Praful Patel said any discouragements or the decisions to implement additional taxations on diesel vehicles would not augur well for the automobile industry which is already reeling due to market pressures. “Diesel vehicles are 25 percent more fuel efficient than petrol ones. The higher the number of diesel vehicles would mean lesser fuel consumption by the auto sector and this is a positive sign for the economy,” Patel said. Parikh also lauded the last hike in diesel price and said this will help in bringing down inflation in the long term.

Tata Motors enters Bangladesh’s market Our Bureau Mumbai

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ata Motors has made its maiden entry in the Bangladesh car market. Beginning with introducing two sedans and a hatchback, it plans to send out the Tata Indigo eCS, the Tata Indigo Manza, and the Tata Indica Vista hatchback. Speaking on the introduction of the passenger cars in Bangladesh, Karl Slym, Managing Director, Tata Motors, said, “We have a 40-year association with Bangladesh and are content to now start shipping our cars to them.” Abdul Matlub Ahmad, Chairman, NITOL Motors, a distributor for the company, said, “Our association with Tata Motors goes back over two decades. In addition to commercial vehicles, Tata Motors has now placed their confidence in us to market their passenger cars and utility vehicles.” To begin with, the cars will be available in Dhaka at one showroom. By 2013, three other cities will be covered, with a showroom each.


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Dürr offers low cost, reliable testing solution to meet VDA 19 compliance

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ith its new EcoCLab s y stem, Dürr Ecoclean is looking to offers an automated in-line capability for inspecting and documenting particulate cleanliness in compliance with VDA 19. Results are obtained much faster and process reliability increases significantly. One major drawback of cleanliness testing used to lie in the associated time-consuming and costly laboratory methods. Particulate cleanliness constitutes one of the most important quality factors, both in the automotive industry and in numerous other manufacturing sectors. However, checking and documenting this so-called technical cleanliness presents a challenge to OEM and tiered suppliers alike. Quite often the particles specified as critical are found on interior part surfaces, for instance, inside the oil passages of a crankcase, so that tests relying on direct measurement methods are not feasible.

In accordance with VDA 19 or ISO 16232, residual contamination analyses are then carried out in a separate laboratory. Particulate contaminants are first extracted from the part by means of a fluid before being collected on a filter and subsequently analyzed to customer specifications. This process, being decoupled as it were from the manufacturing environment, involves a time delay in the quality control loop which harbours the risk that already assembled parts may have to be re-cleaned or parts already shipped may need to be recalled at a high expenditure of time and cost. Users have therefore been calling for an inline testing capability in carrying out VDA 19 compliant residual contamination monitoring.

Fully automatic check, documentation For the cleanliness test, the part to be analysed is conveyed – after drying – to the extraction unit of the compact in-line cleanliness laboratory. Here the areas to be examined – e.g., the oil passages – are sealed off and flushed with a defined volume of fluid. The particle load picked up is then extracted from the fluid by means of a filter. The particulate matter collected on the filter is recorded and documented by an integrated camera system. Next, both particle sizes and amounts are analyzed. This makes it possible to judge both the total amount of particles and their size distribution. For instance, it

can be certified that no particles larger than 600 μm are present in an oil passage. These findings are stored in the system’s memory and can be issued in hardcopy form via an integrated printer. The automated cleanliness check takes only a few minutes to complete. The EcoCLab software and analytical electronics are easy to adapt to the specifications for diverse parts and other customer-defined requirements.

Significant increase in process reliability The EcoCLab delivers results more quickly than conventional laboratory tests, but that is not all. Testing can also be carried out for a substantially more closemeshed monitoring scheme. Non-compliance with a defined residual contamination level will thus be discovered much earlier and can be remedied before expensive re-working or recall campaigns need to be launched. At the same time, the continuous cleanliness tests can improve the scheduling and integration of f luid treatment activities in the production workf low. Sudden major deviations from standard conditions, for instance, due to a defective filter in the f luid treatment system, will likewise be detected much more quickly. Also, changes in the overall process – such as inadequate pre-cleaning of machined parts in the machine tool – will be discovered rapidly from the resulting increase in particle collection levels. The

EcoCLab in-line testing system is of compact modular design. It can thus be integrated directly into the cleaning system or may be installed at any other point of the manufacturing process. Dürr Ecoclean Group is the leading provider of industrial cleaning, automation and filtration solutions. It maintains operating sites in Germany, France, Czech Republic, the US, China and India. It generates 80 percent of its sales in business with the automotive industry. It also supplies the aircraft, machinery, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries with innovative production and environmental technology. The

Dürr Group operates in the market with four divisions. Paint and Assembly Systems plans and builds paint shops and final assembly systems for the automobile industr y. Application Technology provides automated paint application, sealing, and glueing with its robot technologies. Machinery and systems from the Measuring and Process Systems div ision are used in engine and transmission manufacturing and in final veh icle a ssembly, a mong other areas. The fourth division, Clean Technolog y Systems, is focused on processes to improve energy efficiency and on exhaust air purification.


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Japan, EU free trade agreement perceived as ‘one-way street’ for EU automobile industry

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CEA has persistently argued that a free t r ade ag reement (FTA) with Japan will have a negative impact on the European automobile industry. “Independent studies have shown that this deal is a one-way street as far as the automobile industry is concerned,” said Secretary General, ACEA, Ivan Hodac. “This has already been our experience with the free trade agreement with South Korea which entered into force last year.” According to an impact assessment conducted by Deloitte, an increase in EU imports from Japan will not be offset by an increase in European exports to Japan. This study demonstrates that EU car exports could go up by a mere 7,800 units by 2020, com-

pared with additional Japanese exports to the EU amounting to 443,000 units. The consequent reduction in automobile production in the EU by the same amount would lead to between 35,000 and 73,000 job losses. ACEA realises that there was political pressure on the Commission and Member States to open negotiations. However there is no justification for exposing the automobile industry - a major pillar of the EU economy - to an unbalanced FTA with a major competitor just a year after a similar deal with South Korea. Trade policy and industrial policy need to be aligned to create the conditions for a strong industrial sector. Indeed, the European Commission’s recent Communication on Industrial

Vauxhall, VFS collaborate on new caged tipper

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auxhall has partnered w it h commercia l vehicle conversion specialist VFS to produce a new Movano Caged Tipper. The latest conversions are available as a purposedesigned cage for the existing Movano tipper core conversion, or a custom-built VFS caged tipper based on a Movano chassis cab. A utility cab conversion based on the Movano double cab is also available to provide even greater versatility. The cage is two metres high with a galvanised mesh and rear doors that open to 270 degrees. The vehicle includes a full height sliding door and a rear header bar with marker lamps for optimum visibility. The assembly is painted in dark grey to match the original tipper body structure, while all handles, latches and door retainers are highlighted in ‘traffic’ yellow. The tail-lift features a folding

aluminium platform and the external controls are mounted within a dustproof and waterproof enclosure, while an instrument panel and operation instruction signage are all included. The cage is available on Vaux hall core conversion tippers or alternatively a custom-built VFS caged tipper is available on Movano chassis or crew cabs. “The Movano Caged Tipper is the ideal vehicle for a wide range of trades and public services, including waste and scrap collection and construction,” said Steve Bryant, Brand Manager, Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles. “It offers customers the flexibility to easily load and carry different payloads, while the cage provides excellent space and security.” The cage is available from £1,560 + VAT and the tail-lift is available from £2,480 + VAT. Prices for specific custom builds are available from VFS on request.

Policy identifies manufacturing as the backbone of European recovery. Furthermore, the CARS 2020 Action Plan for the automotive industry, launched earlier this month, states that decisions on whether to enter into new trade negotiations should be assessed in accordance with their impact on competitiveness. “Unfortunately this was not the case for this FTA,” said Ivan Hodac. “It is now time that the EU starts moving from words to actions in order to defend its industry more strongly.” ACEA now awaits to see the final mandate document. It will closely watch the evolution of the negotiations in order to ensure the European automobile industry’s two principal requests are met. Vehicles manufactured

and type-approved in the EU are accepted in Japan without further testing or modification. European small cars are given the opportunity to compete on equal terms with Japanese keicars, small cars unique to Japan, which enjoy fiscal and other benefits, and in effect exclude imports from 35 percent of the domestic market. “Without the effective elimination of key automotive non-tariff barriers and a mechanism to prevent the introduction of new ones, Europe should not proceed with the reduction of tariffs”, concluded Hodac. “ACEA calls upon the European C om m i s s ion , E u r op e a n Parliament and Member States to follow progress in these trade talks over the coming months

and to halt the negotiations if measurable progress is not made to achieve the objectives set in the mandate.” The automotive sector contributes positively to the EU trade balance with a 114.1 billion surplus. This contribution is highly significant today as the EU economy as a whole struggles with a total trade deficit for goods of 152.8 billion. Some 11.6 million people - or 5.3 percent of the EU employed population - work in the sector. The 3.2 million jobs in automotive manufacturing represent 10.2% of EU’s manufacturing employment. The sector is also a key driver of knowledge and innovation, representing Europe’s largest private contributor to R&D, with 26 billion invested annually.

Audi does the maths to clarify new car running costs

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ew online fuel calculator offers users the opportunity to compare and contrast models to find the Audi best suited to their budget. New online fuel calculator at audi.co.uk allows comparison between current Audi models in terms of purchase price, fuel economy and estimated fuel costs. It also allows users to input detail such as average annual mileage, expected ownership duration and local fuel costs for the most relevant predictions. Customers can submit a test drive request directly from the calculator once their preferred Audi is selected. Comparing how far the latest Audi models will stretch each pound spent at the fuel pumps has just become considerably easier thanks to a new online fuel cost calculator. The useful tool enables new customers in search of their ideal Audi, or existing owners looking to upsize or downsizes, to easily establish which model will best suit their budget by mixing and matching different body styles, model classes, trim levels and fuel types. Each time a pair of models is selected, the system provides a virtually instantaneous calculation of the potential financial benefit of choosing one model over the other. To make the figures that are generated as precise and relevant as possible, the calculator enables users to input their projected annual mileage right down to the last mile, the duration in years they would like the calculation to cover,

the specific MPG figure they want to use for comparison (urban/extra urban/combined) and the anticipated price per litre of fuel. The latter is automatically added based on the national average according to the A A Fuel Price Report, which is updated monthly, but prevailing prices at the user’s local filling station can also be entered manually. The calculator displays the official government fuel economy figure for each model chosen (based on the urban, extra urban or combined option selected), and uses this, along with the other preset parameters, to predict totals for fuel expenditure over the chosen period (between one year and seven years) based on the current fuel price. From these it then calculates the monthly, and annual, sum that

would be saved by choosing the more economical of the two models selected. Differences in purchase price are also clearly displayed. Taking the all-new A3 threedoor compact hatchback as an example, the calculator quickly shows that the 1.4 TFSI 122PS SE petrol model is £950 cheaper as an outright purchase than the 1.6 TDI 105PS SE diesel, but that a driver covering 10,000 miles in a year on average could save very nearly this sum at the pumps by choosing the 1.6 TDI, though only after three years. This makes it easier for drivers to tailor their choice of model to suit how, and for how long; they tend to use a car. Once the user has arrived at a decision, a test drive in the chosen car can then be simply arranged by clicking on a button at the foot of the page.


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VW Jetta hybrid glides into Los Angeles in production form

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he Jetta Hybrid is making its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show in production form, as it launches on the North American market. This highly efficient vehicle is powered by a 1.4-litre 150 PS turbocharged petrol engine and a 20 kW electric motor, together with a seven-speed DSG gearbox. This makes for fuel consumption that is around 20 per cent better overall than an equivalent petrol-powered vehicle (at 45 mpg US - around 54 mpg Imperial), and also sporty performance, with the benchmark zero to 60 mph sprint taking less than nine seconds. Like the Touareg Hybrid, the Jetta is a parallel hybrid, which uses a decoupling clutch that can disengage the petrol motor for pure electric drive (or when coasting or braking), disengage the electric motor (for higher speeds or when the battery charge is low), or combine the two units for maximum power.

Using electric power alone, the Jetta Hybrid can be driven at speeds of up to 70 kmh (44 mph) and over a distance of two kilometres (1.3 miles), depending on conditions. For maximum performance, both the TSI engine and the electric motor combine, giving peak power of 170 PS. This is the first use of the 1.4-litre turbocharged engine in America, and it offers the same power and more torque (250 Nm, 184 lbs ft) than the normally aspirated 2.5litre engine that is commonly used in the Jetta in the US. A lithium-ion battery supplies the energy for the electric motor. It is located behind the rear seat bench, making no compromises on interior space. The battery is made up of 60 individual cells, each with an energy capacity of 5 Ah. Together they produce a nominal voltage of 220 Volts and an energy capacity of 1.1 kWh and weigh 38.5 kg. Cooling is provided by an integrated fan, operated by the battery’s own management system that per-

forms diagnostic, monitoring and safety functions, including disconnecting the battery in the event of an accident. Despite the extra weight of the battery, electric motor and additional safety modifications to the vehicle’s structure, the Jetta Hybrid weighs only 100 kg more than the non-hybrid Jetta at less

than 1,500 kg in total. Provided the battery contains sufficient charge, the Jetta Hybrid is switched to electric drive mode either automatically (at speeds of up to 60 kmh or 37 mph) or at the press of a button next to the gear lever (up to 70 kmh or 44 mph). When the driver releases the accelerator pedal at higher

speeds (up to 135 kmh or 84 mph) the TSI engine is decoupled, reducing drag torque losses, and maximising fuel efficiency. Under braking, the Jetta Hybrid switches to a battery regeneration mode, which decouples the TSI engine and uses the electric motor as a generator. The generating power of the motor

Despite the extra weight of the battery, electric motor and additional safety modifications to the vehicle’s structure, the Jetta Hybrid weighs only 100 kg more than the non-hybrid Jetta at less than 1,500 kg in total. rises with increased brake pedal travel. At higher speeds, or when the battery charge is depleted, the TSI motor provides extra power to recharge the battery, however even in these situations the charging is interspersed with electric driving phases to maximise fuel efficiency. Externally, the Jetta Hybrid can be identified by aerodynamic modifications including a new front spoiler, a rear diffuser and a rear spoiler that help to improve the car’s Cd value by 10 per cent. There are also new headlights with LED running lights, LED rear lights and unique 15-inch alloy wheels with low rolling resistance tyres. ‘Hybrid’ badges adorn the front wings, bootlid and modified front grille, where the Volkswagen logo is presented on a blue background for the first time. The interior of the Hybrid is very much like that of any other Jetta, although the electric drive, along with a newly designed exhaust system, an acoustic windscreen and thicker front side windows helps to make this the quietest vehicle Volkswagen has ever offered in this class. One key interior difference is in the instruments. If the driver selects the ‘Hybrid’ menu in the multifunction display, the current drive mode is shown, while a meter indicates energy flow via arrows. The same screen also shows the battery charge state. Beneath the energy flow diagram is what is known as the ePower meter, which indicates the power provided by the electric motor. The tachometer is replaced by the Power meter, a multifunction display on the left of the instrument cluster. This informs the driver of the operation of the hybrid system: ‘Ready’, ‘Charge’, ‘Eco’, ‘Boost’ or ‘TSI’. The audio system, meanwhile, has a ‘zero emissions’ menu. This offers a graphical display of the past 30 minutes of driving time, with a bar showing emissions each minute: a full, 100 per cent bar represents no emissions at all. Standard equipment on the US-spec SE model includes a 2Zone climate control system that works without the TSI engine running, a ‘Premium 8’ sound system, Bluetooth phone integration, MDI interface for iPod connectivity and a leatherwrapped multifunction steering wheel. Moving up to SEL1 specification adds 16-inch alloy wheels, a glass sunroof, RNS 315 satellite navigation, electric driver’s seat adjustment, heated front seats and keyless entry. The top SEL2 specification adds to this further, with 17-inch wheels, fog lights, bi-xenon headlights with cornering function, a reversing camera and a 400-Watt Fender sound system.


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Diesel ‘S’ range Audi SQ5 TDI to join UK range

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ix years after the Audi R10 made history on the circuit as the first ever sports prototype to win at Le Mans, the new SQ5 TDI SUV is about to post another milestone

on UK roads as the first ever diesel-fuelled ‘S’ model. Offering a choice blend of 313PS and 41mpgplus capability, the new SUV is available to order now priced at £43,870 in the UK.

The SQ5 TDI uses the latest 3.0-litre V6 BiTDI engine, which underpins its 313PS output, delivered between 3,900 and 4,500rpm, with a peak 650 Nm of torque relayed between 1,450 and 2,800 rpm. Channelling its power through an eight-speed tiptronic automatic transmission and via quattro all-wheel-drive, it punches the SQ5 TDI to 62mph in just 5.1 seconds. The powerful new unit’s bestof-all-worlds ability is achieved with the help of two turbochargers, which are connected in series via a flap. A sound actuator in the exhaust system also helps to blur the boundaries, giving the full-bodied V6 TDI exhaust note a gruff edge reminiscent of a classic sports car. Running 30 millimetres lower than the standard Q5, and with its arches amply filled by 20-inch ‘five parallel spoke design’ alloy wheels, the SQ5 TDI is able to take the latest generation SUV’s already reputation for delivering nimble handling. Audi drive select offers a choice of Comfort, Auto, Dynamic and Efficiency modes

- a fifth Individual mode allowing an even greater degree of customisation is also available if optional HDD satellite navigation is also installed. Aside from the large diameter wheels with their black brake callipers displaying the SQ5 logo,

the most eye-catching design cues distinguishing the new SQ5 TDI are the platinum grey singleframe grille with its galvanized aluminium-look double bars, the aluminium-look door mirror housings, the roof spoiler, the ‘S’ specific bumper design and the

quadruple tailpipes. In keeping with all other ‘S’ models, the SQ5 TDI also features xenon headlights with LED daytime running lamps. Standard equipment also includes a 180-watt Audi sound system accessed via a Concert radio with 6.5-inch colour monitor and MMI operating logic, a Bluetooth interface, cruise control, deluxe three-zone climate control, light and rain sensors and acoustic rear parking sensors. From the options list, customers can add features such as a 505-watt Bang & Olufsen audio system and a highly cost-effective Technology Package, which combines hard disc-based satellite navigation with Audi Music Interface iPod connection and the Audi Parking System Plus. Audi connect, bringing services from Google to the car and creating an incar Wi-Fi hotspot, is also available.

RHA stands behind Parliamentary Freight group

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oad Haulage Association of the UK is funding a member of staff to support the work of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Freight Transport. The APPG brings together MPs and peers, regardless of party, to promote freight transport issues and provide a forum to discuss challenges and opportunities facing the industry. “This group offers opportunities to make its voice heard in Parliament,” said RHA Chief Executive Geoff Dunning. “Being able to facilitate the appointment of a dedicated member of staff who will focus on road freight in particular will help not only the work of the Group itself but will also, in turn, help the Association provide an even louder voice within Westminster.


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Mercedes rebrands construction range as ‘Arocs’

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rom 2013 on all the trucks and tractor units used for on and off-road applications in the construction sector will be known under the name Arocs. The new specialist for construction work is following on the heels of the new Actros for long-distance transport and the Antos for heavy-duty shortradius distribution. This extremely diversified sector has never seen such a wide range of vehicles on offer to suit customer needs. The new dump

trucks, all-wheel drive dump trucks, concrete mixers, tractor units and drop-side chassis vehicles are available as two, three and four-axle vehicles with 16 output variants from 238 hp to 625 hp. From the outset, all the engines have been designed to meet the future Euro VI emissions standard and are available for order as a Euro VI version. The BlueTec 6 engines are designed as in-line six-cylinder engines with exhaust-gas turbocharger and intercooler

to provide great tractive power at little more than the engine’s idling speed. Maximum tractive power ranges from 1,000 to 3,000 newton metres and will be achieved by the four engine sizes: 7.7, 10.7, 12.8 and 15.6 litre; the latter variant is completely new and comes in the form of the new OM 473 engine. The Arocs will also be setting an example with its drive system: the engine’s power will be transmitted by the Mercedes PowerShift 3 automated transmission, fitted as a standard. Drive programs are available which have been specifically developed for the vehicle’s varied range of applications. The drive configurations offered for the Arocs range from the 4x2 two-axle version with rear-wheel drive to 8x8/4, a fouraxle vehicle with all-wheel drive and two steering front axles. Four-axle versions with one front and three rear axles, a wide range of air-sprung vehicles, or a load-optimised concrete-mixer chassis with single-tyred drive tandem are examples of the wide variety of new Arocs versions now available off the production

line. The Arocs has seven cabs available in 14 different versions. As supplements to the compact 2.3 m cabs in L, M or S versions, the new Arocs can also be fitted with spacious 2.5 m variants with a level cab floor. New for the Arocs are the product groups Loader and Grounder. The Arocs Loader makes the most of every possi-

bility of reducing its own kerb weight. The result provides payload optimised 4x2 tractor units which are among the lightest vehicles in the construction sector as well as 8x4/4 concrete mixers with 32 tonne maximum permissible weight. The Arocs Grounder is designed for operating under extremely difficult conditions.

Vauxhall’s Autosock Snow Socks Offer Better Treading

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or those looking for something less bulky and awkward than snow chains to deal with in the snow, Vauxhall retailers are offering customers Autosock Snow Socks — tyre covers to get you out of a slippery situation in snowy conditions. Vauxhall was one of the early vehicle manufacturers to offer Autosock Snow Socks, priced from £49.95 and is flexible enough to be used on all makes and models. They simply slip over the wheels of your vehicle and work by creating friction with the road surface.

The fact that insurers paid out £530 million to motorists in 2010, with 278,000 claims made during heavy snow falls – this product could ensure that motorists too drive safely, while helping the insurance companies save on money. The fact that insurers paid out £530 million to motorists in 2010, with 278,000 claims made during heavy snow falls – this product could ensure that motorists too drive safely, while helping the insurance companies save on money. “It’s difficult to avoid driving on snow and ice during winter,” said Sophie Thomas, Vauxhall Accessories Manager. “Be it whatever journey we make in the cold months, Autosock Snow Socks provide an extra grip that could make all the difference.” In addition, Vauxhall retailers are offering a range of Autoglym products, which includes De-Icer and Concentrated Screenwash, both available from £3.99 at participating retailers, which will help to keep windscreen clear.


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Chevrolet Spark, Sonic drive with Siri

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he US version of the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic (better known as Aveo in Europe) will integrate Siri, the intelligent assistant that helps get things done just by asking. Through the cars’ standard Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system, customers with a compatible iPhone (4S and newer) running iOS 6 can direct Siri to perform a number of tasks while they safely keep their eyes on

the road and their hands on the wheel. To further minimise distraction, Siri takes hands-free functionality even further with an Eyes Free mode that enables users to interact with their iPhone using only their voice while keeping the device’s screen from lighting up. Owners can connect their iPhone with the MyLink radio via Bluetooth, and use the steering wheel voice activation button to begin and end sessions with Siri

in Eyes Free mode. This can helps owners make voice-activated, hands-free calls to their contacts. Besides this, the other tasks that can be performed using this system are play songs in the iTunes library, and even switch music sources automatically from radio to iPod mode, access Calendar and add appointments, minimize distractions by keeping the screen of the iPhone from lighting up, even when Siri answers simple questions such

as game scores or the dates of national holidays and “These additions speak a lot about our commitment to small-car customers. We have announced that Siri Eyes Free capability will be available in the Spark and Sonic well before providing them in the luxury brands,” said Cristi Landy, Chevrolet marketing director for small cars. “Safe, easy, reliable and portable connectivity is a top priority for our customers and Siri complements MyLink’s existing capabilities to help deliver an incredible driving experience.” Both the Spark and the Sonic also come with six months of OnStar’s premium Directions and Connections service. OnStar brings added safety, security and connectivity to these vehicles, including services such as Automatic Crash Response, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostics and Roadside Assistance. Most smartphone owners can also download the RemoteLink Mobile App, which allows OnStar subscribers to control and manage certain vehicle functions from their phone.

JLR appoints distributor in Indonesia

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aguar Land Rover has appointed PT Grandauto Dinamika (PT GAD) as its Land Rover importer and distributor in Indonesia. The appointment will take effect from January 2013. PT GAD, a joint venture between Wearnes Automotive group and Hadi Widjaja Tanaga, has been the official importer for Jaguar in Indonesia since 2000. From January 2013 PT GAD will complete the rebranding and renovating of its current Jaguar facility to accommodate Land Rover and will make significant investments in three new facilities across Jakarta to ensure world class customer service and support for the Jaguar and Land Rover brands. David Blackhall, MD, Jaguar Land Rover Asia Pacific said: “Appointing PT GAD opens a new chapter in Jaguar Land Rover’s commitment to the Indonesian market.

Suzuki, Hungarian government in stronger partnership

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ungarian government and Magyar Suzuki Corporation (MSC) have signed a strategic partnership agreement for cooperation to strengthen the existing economic bonds and promote sustainable operations. The new agreement establishes the framework for further expansion of MSC’s manufacturing and developing activities in Hungary, and also enables MSC to maintain its competitiveness on the European market. The signing of the agreement expresses the Hungarian government’s intention to support a stable and predictable operation for Suzuki in Hungary, while Magyar Suzuki Corporation confirmed to the government its plans for a long-term presence in the country and for manufacturing Suzuki models for the Hungarian and European markets. “But despite all this, we need stability and a supportive economic background in the long run. Taxation, an incentive package for investment, well-trained labour force, improvements in infrastructure, as well as a healthy network of accomplished Hungarian suppliers are all parts of such a business environment, as are labour market regulations,” said MD, Magyar Suzuki, Hisashi Takeuchi. Magyar Suzuki provides jobs in Hungary through direct employment as well as through its extended network of Hungarian suppliers and dealers, which makes the company a major stakeholder in the automotive sector and a supporting pillar for Hungary. Under the umbrella of the present agreement, MSC hopes to increase its current share of nearly two percent in Hungarian export and develop its wide suppliers’ base in the country. Magyar Suzuki, as Suzuki’s only European car production base, delivers automobiles to the whole continent (as well as to several regions outside Europe). Magyar Suzuki hopes that the agreement will create a firm ground for further development and investments. The company has confirmed its plans to continue investments, which have exceeded 1.3 billion EUR since the establishment of Magyar Suzuki. The company was established by its major shareholder Suzuki Motor Corporation in 1991. Currently operation takes place in five shop units (stamping, welding, painting, assembly and bumper). Through its export activities MSC provides cars to European countries but also to Japan, Russia, Ukraine, as well as to the Middle East and some Northern African territories including Israel and Morocco.


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Source: SIAM

Domestic Sales For the month of Cumulative October April-October 2011

I Passenger Vehicles (PVs) A : Passengers Cars - Upto 5 Seats Micro: Seats Upto-4, Length Normally <3200 mm, Body Style-Hatchback, Engine Displacement Normally upto 0.8 Litre Regular: Tata Motors Ltd (Nano) 4,584 4,811 34,068 44,586 3,868 Total 4,584 4,811 34,068 44,586 3,868 Micro: Seats Upto-5, Length Normally <3600 mm, Body Style-Hatchback, Engine Displacement Normally upto 1.0 Litre Regular: General Motors India Pvt Ltd (Spark) 2,183 422 16,859 4,355 1,782 Hyundai Motors India Ltd(Santro) 15,791 11,365 85,471 83,654 9,456 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (M800, Alto,Wagon R,A-Star) 23,209 47,710 312,368 274,246 25,009 Total 41,183 59,497 414,698 362,255 36,247 Compact: Seats Upto-5, Length Normally 3600-4000 mm, Body Style-Sedan/Estate/Hatch/Notchback, Engine Displacement Normally upto 1.4 Litre Regular: Fiat India Automobiles Pvt Ltd (Palio, Grande Punto) 546 692 7,712 4,234 495 Ford india Pvt Ltd (Figo ) 7,147 9,634 53,084 54,197 5,689 General Motors India Pvt Ltd (Beat, U-VA) 5,007 5,176 28,286 32,637 5,383 Honda Siel Cars India ltd (Jazz, Brio) 1,442 3,120 3,119 25,317 1,683 Hyundai Motors India Ltd(Getz, i10, i20) 23,497 34,991 228,009 230,092 18,391 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Swift, Ritz, Estilo) 10,741 22,361 116,666 137,947 10,859 Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd (Micra) 7,507 7,340 67,047 47,017 1,619 Renault India Pvt Ltd (Pulse) 0 631 0 3,521 0 SkodaAuto india p.ltd ( Fabia ) 854 270 11,017 2,486 1,400 Tata Motors Ltd (Indica,Indica Vista, Indigo CS) 17,733 12,536 90,706 77,385 15,413 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Liva) 2,571 3,804 12,126 24,806 2,454 Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Polo) 1,415 3,785 25,981 21,621 3,340 Total 78,460 104,340 643,753 661,260 66,726 Super Compact: Seats Upto-5, Length Normally 4000-4250 mm, Body Style-Sedan/Estate/Hatch/Notchback, Engine Displacement Normally upto 1.6 Litre Regular: Hyundai Motors India Ltd (Accent) 2,717 2,468 22,152 19,223 745 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Verito) 1,557 1,750 10,876 10,387 1,818 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Dzire) 5,079 15,722 50,427 94,722 5,001 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Etios-Sedan) 3,134 2,512 26,959 30,375 3,405 Total 12,487 22,452 110,414 154,707 10,985 Super Compact: Seats Upto-5, Length Normally 4000-4250 mm, Body Style-Sedan/Estate/Hatch/Notchback, Engine Displacement Normally upto 1.6 Litre Specialty: Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Beetle) 0 0 0 0 16 Total 0 0 0 0 16 Mid-Size: Seats Upto-5, Length Normally 4250-4500 mm, Body Style-Sedan/Estate/Hatch/Notchback, Engine Displacement Normally upto 1.6 Litre Regular: Ford India Pvt Ltd (Ford ikon,Fiesta Classic) 2,207 1,675 12,659 10,632 2,157 General Motors India Pvt Ltd (Aveo) 35 0 807 18 98 Hindustan Motors Ltd (Lancer) 40 0 243 24 22 Honda Siel Cars India Ltd (City) 3,156 2,393 19,258 18,298 3,376 Hyundai Motors India Ltd (Verna) 4,789 4,563 28,730 37,905 4,217 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (SX4) 488 892 10,512 3,285 320 Nissan Motor India pvt Ltd (Sunny) 1,644 3,711 2,784 36,648 1,340 Renault India Pvt Ltd (Scala) 0 765 0 2,709 0 Skoda Auto India pvt Ltd (Rapid) 215 1,640 341 14,078 0 Tata Motors Ltd (Indigo, Manza) 1,655 2,162 11,195 6,147 1,667 Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Vento) 2,427 1,518 22,282 13,684 3,474 Specialty: Hindustan Motors Ltd (Ambassador) 210 236 1,577 1,210 185 Total 16,866 19,555 110,388 144,638 16,856 Executive: Seats Upto-5, Length Normally 4500-4700 mm, Body Style-Sedan/Estate/Hatch/Notchback, Engine Displacement Normally upto 2.0 Litre Regular: Fiat India Automobiles Pvt Ltd (Linea) 117 34 3,026 1,061 127 General Motors India Pvt Ltd (Optra, Cruze) 1,042 450 7,473 3,459 967 Hindustan Motors Ltd (Cedia sports) 0 5 39 60 8 Honda Siel Cars India Ltd (Civic) 1 0 1,560 420 281 Hyundai Motor India Ltd (Kizashi) 0 836 0 2,558 0 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Kizashi) 0 0 0 0 3 Renault India Pvt Ltd (Renault FLUENCE) 92 72 1,086 876 114 Skoda Auto India Pvt Ltd (Laura) 203 170 4,035 1,928 406 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Corolla ) 667 442 5,464 3,990 700 Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Jetta) 336 394 1,498 2,409 373 Specialty: Hindustan Motors Ltd(Lancer EVO X) 0 0 4 0 0 Total 2,458 2,403 24,185 16,761 2,979 Premium: Seats Upto-5, Length Normally 4700-5000 mm, Body Style-Sedan/Estate/Hatch/Notchback, Engine Displacement Normally upto 3.0 Litre Regular: Honda Siel Cars India Ltd ( Accord ) 180 0 900 60 172 Hyundai Motors India Ltd ( Sonata ) 0 2 101 240 2 Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd (Teana) 0 0 128 24 15 Skoda Auto India Pvt Ltd (Superb) 300 75 2,372 1,184 225 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Camry ) 0 82 0 244 4 Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Passat) 50 0 801 955 63 Specialty: Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Prius ) 0 0 0 0 1 Total 530 159 4,302 2,707 482 Luxury: Seats Upto-5, Length Normally Over 5000 mm, Body Style-Sedan/Estate/Hatch/Notchback, Engine Displacement Normally upto 5.0 Litre Regular: BMW india pvt Ltd (7 Series All Models) 580 777 5,862 5,393 890 Mercedes-Benz India Pvt Ltd ( S-Class Mercedes-Benz All Models) 535 401 4,281 3,202 555 Tata-JLR (Tata-JLR All Models) 0 28 0 409 0 Volkswagen - Audi (A8, Audi-All Models) 0 0 0 0 517 Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Phaeton) 0 0 0 8 0 Volkswagen-Porsche (porche-All Models) 0 0 0 0 0 Total 1,115 1,206 10,143 9,012 1,962 Coupe: Roadster - 2 Doors; 2/4 seater, retractable/firm roof Regular: Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd (370Z) 0 0 0 0 0 Total 0 0 0 0 0 Total Passenger Car 157,683 214,423 1,351,951 1,395,926 140,105 B: Utility Vehicles (Uvs) B: Utility Vehicles / Sports Utillty Vehicles; 2x4 or 4x4 offroad capability; Generally ladder on frame; 2 box ; 5 seats or more but upto 10 Seats UV1: Length<4400 mm, Price Upto Rs. 15 Lakh Force Motors Ltd (Trax-GAMA) 34 24 221 143 41 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Bolero, ST) 6,430 11,792 50,758 67,933 7,676 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Gypsy, Ertiga) 362 7,554 3,792 46,890 270 Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd(EVALIA) 0 693 0 693 0 Renault India Pvt Ltd (Duster) 0 5,534 0 14,241 0 Tata Motors Ltd (Sumo) 1,800 3,005 9,999 19,164 1,757 Total 8,626 28,602 64,770 149,064 9,744 UV2: Length<4400 - 4700 mm, Price Upto Rs. 15 Lakh General Motors India Pvt Ltd (Tavera) 1,687 2,249 12,562 12,143 1,679 International Cars & Motors Ltd (Rhino) 50 28 286 259 50 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Scorpio, Bolero, HT, Xuv500, Xylo) 8,480 13,659 60,960 86,164 9,262 Tata Motors Ltd (Sumo Grande, Safari) 1,713 1,182 10,250 7,583 1,612 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Innova) 3,296 5,817 28,362 45,195 3,411 Total 15,226 22,935 112,420 151,344 16,014 UV3: Length>4700 mm, Price Upto Rs. 15 Lakh Force Motors Ltd (Trax, Force One) 460 502 2,160 2,796 475 Tata Motors Ltd (Aria, Xenon) 447 10 2,280 1,138 441 Total 907 512 4,440 3,934 916 UV4: Price Between Rs. 15 to 25Lakh Ford India Pvt Ltd (Endeavour) 287 3 1,779 1,245 245 General Motors India Pvt Ltd (Captiva) 0 0 0 0 100 Hindustan Motors Ltd (Pajero, Outlander) 205 134 1,276 988 191 Honda Siel Cars India Ltd (CRV) 0 0 0 0 14 Hyundai Motors India Ltd (Santa Fe) 222 0 969 502 190 Mahindra & Mahindr Ltd (Rexton) 0 130 0 130 0 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Vitara) 0 0 0 0 0 Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd (X-Trail) 0 0 0 0 16 Renault India Pvt Ltd (Koleos) 60 23 170 236 59 Skoda Auto India Pvt Ltd (Yeti) 141 42 1,377 378 103 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Fortuner) 743 1,298 6,184 9,169 763 Total 1,658 1,630 11,755 12,648 1,681 UV5: Price > Rs. 25Lakh Hindustan Motors Ltd (Mentero) 1 2 49 15 3 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (LC,Prado) 0 0 0 0 24 Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Touareg) 0 0 0 0 0 Total 1 2 49 15 27 Total Utillity Vehicles (Uvs) 26,418 53,681 193,434 317,005 28,382 C: Vans; Generally 1 or 1.5 box; seats upto 5 to 10 V1: Hard tops mainly used for personal transport, Price Upto Rs. 10 Lakh Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Maxximo Minivan VX) 2 1,400 6 4,407 0 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Omini,Ecco) 10,633 13,117 91,770 75,429 9,996 Tata Motors Ltd (Venture) 300 279 4,204 2,275 366 Total 10,935 14,796 95,980 82,111 10,362 V2: Soft tops mainly used as Maxi Cabs, Price Upto Rs. 10 Lakh Force Motors Ltd (Trip) 0 0 100 0 2 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Gio, Maxximo Mini Van) 1,615 779 13,705 14,750 2,309 Tata Motors Ltd (Magic, lris) 2,971 8,932 28,851 45,735 3,451 Total 4,586 9,711 42,656 60,485 5,762 Total Vans 15,521 24,507 138,636 142,596 16,124 Total Passenger Vehicles (PVs) 199,622 292,611 1,684,021 1,855,527 184,611 II Commercial Vehicles (CVs) M&HCVs A: Passenger Carriers A1: Max. Mass exceeding 7-5 tonnes but not exceeding 12 tonnes (M3(B1)) (b): No. of seats including driver exceeding 13 (M3(B2)) Ashok Leyland Ltd (Lynx) 58 112 1,402 1,540 112 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (Tourister32, Tourister 40) 15 27 435 543 17 SML Isuzu Ltd (41 Seater, 32 Seater NQR Bus) 266 226 1,823 2,857 126 Tata Motors Ltd (LP1112, LP912, Starbus Ultra) 311 347 3,813 4,223 390 VE CVs - Eicher (10.90, 11.10, 11.12) 124 84 1,975 2,074 182 Total A1 774 796 9,448 11,237 827 A2: Max. Mass exceeding 12 but no exceeding 16.2 tonnes (M3(C)) (b): No. of seats including driver exceeding 13 (M3(C2)) Ashok Leyland Ltd (Viking, Cheetah, 12M) 1,027 1,390 11,251 11,462 874 JCBL Ltd 0 0 0 0 0 SML Isuzu Ltd (LT Bus) 6 0 48 29 4 Tata Motors Ltd (LPO1512,LPO1612, Starbus, Divo) 1,241 1,210 7,997 6,777 986 VE CVs - Eicher (20.15) 99 228 461 993 103 Volvo Buses India Pvt Ltd (8400 & 9400 4X2) 12 21 132 148 9 Total A2 2,385 2,849 19,889 19,409 1,976 A3: No. of seats including exceeding 13 and max. mass exceeding 16.2 tonnes (M3(D)) Passenger Carrier (D) Volvo Buses India Pvt Ltd (9400 XL) 25 37 233 300 27 Total A3 25 37 233 300 27 Total M&HCVs(passenger carriers) 3,184 3,682 29,570 30,946 2,830 M&HCVs B: Goods Carriers (c) Max Mass exceeding 7.5 tonnes but not exceeding 10 tons Ashok Leyland Ltd (eComet) 43 47 317 1,056 49 SML Isuzu Ltd (Super Supereme) 250 182 1,816 1,494 184 Tata Motors Ltd (LPT9109) 393 1,175 4,199 5,861 836 VE CVs - Eicher (10.80, 10.90, 10.95) 1,093 833 6,667 5,058 1,149 Total 1,779 2,237 12,999 13,469 2,218 (d) Max. Mass Exceeding 10 tons but not exceeding 12 tons Ashok Leyland Ltd (eComet) 164 429 2,235 3,623 262 SML Isuzu Ltd (Samrat Super 12) 141 189 872 1,150 91 Tata Motors Ltd (LPT1109) 900 306 6,607 3,547 1,753 VE CVs - Eicher (11.10, 11.12) 1,102 1,315 7,581 7,808 1,227 Total 2,307 2,239 17,295 16,128 3,333 Total B 4,086 4,476 30,294 29,597 5,551 B2: Max Mass exceeding 16.2 tonnes (N3(A)) (a) Max. mass exceeding 12 tonnes but not exceeding 16.2 tonnes (N3(A1)) Ashok Leyland Ltd (4x2 Tipper, 4X2 Haulage) 1,627 1,601 12,917 10,219 1,121 Asia Motor Works Ltd (1618 TP) 0 16 0 88 0 SML Isuzu Ltd (IS12T) 0 0 4 2 0 Tata Motors Ltd (LPT1613, LPK1616, SK1613) 5,606 4,092 35,942 25,096 4,136 VE CVs - Eicher (20.16, Terra 16) 297 402 3,117 2,327 434 Total B2 7,530 6,111 51,980 37,732 5,691 B3: Max Mass exceeding 16.2 tonnes-Rigid Vehicles (N3(B1)) (a) Max. mass exceeding 16.2 tonnes but not exceeding 25 tonnes Ashok Leyland Ltd (6X2 Mav, 6X4 Mav, 6X4 Tipper) 1,177 1,548 9,418 8,202 1,340 Asia Motor Works Ltd (2518HL, 2516 HL, 2518 TP, 2523TP, 2518TM) 847 462 5,780 3,097 862 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (MN25) 71 82 466 664 129 Tata Motors Ltd (LPT2518, LPK2518) 3,647 3,446 30,076 21,952 3,720 VE CVs - Eicher (30.25, Terra25) 81 117 622 1,072 96 VECVs - Volvo(FM 400) 0 0 0 0 0 Total 5,823 5,655 46,362 34,987 6,147

2012

Exports For the month of October

Cumulative April-October

11-12

12-13

2011

2012

11-12

12-13

4,004 4,004

33,245 33,245

43,627 43,627

597 597

0 0

1,722 1,722

2 2

829 11,698 42,233 54,760

16,396 57,330 259,909 333,635

4,302 72,546 227,256 304,104

15 1,160 2,664 3,839

0 1,350 6,317 7,667

46 22,076 56,302 78,424

16 13,106 47,483 60,605

531 5,610 3,349 4,006 18,046 22,459 649 483 256 10,385 2,491 3,399 71,664

6,756 38,705 27,311 3,968 121,716 111,374 10,352 0 9,661 79,554 11,533 22,432 443,362

4,185 38,245 30,813 24,347 105,780 135,076 7,476 3,273 2,420 71,959 15,385 20,154 459,113

71 2,711 19 9 12,197 1,110 10,038 0 0 55 0 0 26,210

7 3,370 1 420 19,051 34 5,512 0 0 158 1,065 0 29,618

953 14,780 98 11 107,427 7,097 59,770 0 0 2,181 0 0 192,317

48 14,258 94 605 126,634 4,948 36,473 0 0 3,018 10,659 0 196,737

240 1,553 14,389 2,105 18,287

6,014 10,525 50,384 26,230 93,203

1,728 9,336 87,539 24,009 122,613

1,967 0 58 0 2,025

2,597 0 673 694 3,964

15,260 0 184 0 15,444

16,940 0 6,928 4,766 28,634

0 0

50 50

1 1

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

1,839 37 0 3,976 5,050 695 1,007 737 1,131 2,055 1,894

11,797 970 220 23,179 28,275 10,229 1,999 0 16 11,011 20,350

9,817 296 24 18,269 37,107 3,556 15,877 1,545 12,574 6,447 13,599

104 7 0 0 0 68 0 0 0 17 0

1 3 0 0 8 0 370 0 0 39 809

585 69 0 8 0 267 0 0 0 304 447

421 59 0 44 20 3 15,426 0 0 461 2,933

275 18,696

1,509 109,555

1,192 120,303

0 196

0 1,230

0 1,680

0 19,367

37 337 4 60 668 35 107 225 332 207

2,560 6,973 41 1,579 0 174 597 3,417 5,461 1,546

1,100 2,754 69 469 2,111 70 1,009 1,877 3,697 1,667

28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

214 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

33 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2,012

4 22,352

0 14,823

0 29

0 10

0 235

0 72

43 20 2 163 61 93

826 92 59 1,845 124 917

254 239 32 1,148 206 627

0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0

4 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 0 0 0 0

1 383

6 3,869

6 2,512

0 0

0 0

0 4

0 1

790 732 156 882 93 0 2,653

5,895 4,055 0 3,381 6 0 13,337

5,174 3,651 1,243 5,174 1 93 15,336

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 172,459

2 2 1,052,560

0 0 1,082,431

0 0 32,896

0 0 42,489

0 0 289,826

0 0 305,418

27 12,316 7,400 195 5,406 3,198 28,542

222 51,022 4,096 0 0 10,255 65,595

147 64,719 47,757 195 13,995 20,119 146,932

0 17 43 0 0 15 75

0 17 5 0 0 30 52

1 112 121 0 0 217 451

0 92 112 0 0 302 506

2,131 38 12,983 1,107 5,889 22,148

12,484 281 57,846 11,021 28,385 110,017

11,723 260 81,947 6,865 44,941 145,736

8 0 303 13 0 324

3 24 480 14 0 521

52 6 2,296 93 0 2,447

19 48 3,276 77 0 3,420

489 165 654

2,094 2,288 4,382

2,675 494 3,169

0 4 4

0 7 7

0 92 92

0 343 343

128 63 133 0 56 80 0 0 57 6 1,378 1,901

1,664 930 1,267 165 1,009 0 20 148 150 906 6,199 12,458

879 284 998 186 490 80 9 50 241 777 9,202 13,196

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 24 14 40 53,285

48 87 4 139 192,591

15 98 34 147 309,180

0 0 0 0 403

0 0 0 0 580

0 0 0 0 2,990

0 0 0 0 4,269

1,338 8,791 205 10,334

0 88,361 3,898 92,259

3,865 67,957 2,216 74,038

0 194 0 194

0 77 0 77

0 910 3 913

0 686 0 686

3 1,812 8,832 10,647 20,981 246,725

132 14,061 28,567 42,760 135,019 1,380,170

10 14,704 45,125 59,839 133,877 1,525,488

0 0 29 29 223 33,522

0 15 23 38 115 43,184

0 0 134 134 1,047 293,863

0 45 310 355 1,041 310,728

91 13 59 354 132 649

1,495 242 1,769 3,649 2,054 9,209

1,712 664 2,367 4,236 2,012 10,991

3 0 0 34 0 37

2 0 3 0 10 15

149 0 5 305 38 497

39 0 6 173 108 326

1,065 0 0 835 195 22 2,117

8,585 0 43 7,146 418 129 16,321

8,881 0 14 6,945 845 148 16,833

129 0 0 295 25 0 449

344 0 1 163 0 0 508

2,340 0 0 1,401 53 0 3,794

2,794 0 1 837 73 0 3,705

27 27 2,793

238 238 25,768

286 286 28,110

0 0 486

2 2 525

0 0 4,291

4 4 4,035

44 95 540 841 1,520

215 1,560 5,388 6,395 13,558

526 1,295 3,442 4,885 10,148

0 12 53 5 70

2 20 39 9 70

34 202 754 136 1,126

278 120 920 140 1,458

360 67 1,468 1,322 3,217 4,737

1,851 883 12,017 7,268 22,019 35,577

2,917 953 10,464 7,747 22,081 32,229

18 0 100 6 124 194

6 20 72 10 108 178

136 2 584 142 864 1,990

150 21 385 78 634 2,092

1,119 14 0 2,716 399 4,248

9,730 0 3 21,467 2,503 33,703

8,928 73 21 16,963 2,029 28,014

333 0 0 424 4 761

67 0 0 146 27 240

2,785 0 0 3,806 416 7,007

1,401 0 0 1,726 95 3,222

878 448 106 2,802 154 0 4,388

9,503 5,376 631 27,756 587 0 43,853

7,931 3,081 770 20,786 1,006 0 33,574

32 0 0 152 5 0 189

17 0 0 143 7 0 167

517 0 0 1,488 5 0 2,010

401 0 0 1,371 23 0 1,795


3 DECEMBER 2012

S I A M D ATA

Category Segment/Subsegment Manufacturer.

Production For the month of October 2011

2012

(b) Max. mass exceeding 25 tonnes Ashok Leyland Ltd (8X2 Haulage, 8X4 Tipper) 672 1,437 Asia Motor Works Ltd (3118HL, 3118TP) 80 52 Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt Ltd 20 N/A Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (MN31) 50 58 Tata Motors Ltd (LPT3118) 4,252 4,024 VE CVs - Eicher (35.31) 157 73 VE CVs - Volvo (FM400) 29 46 Total 5,260 5,690 Total B3 11,083 11,345 B4: Max. Mass exceeding 16.2 tonnes-Haulage Tractor (Tractor-Semi Traller/Traller)(N3(B2)) (b) Max. mass exceeding 26.4 tonnes but not exceeding 35.2 tonnes Ashok Leyland Ltd (4x2 Tractor 4X4 Tipper) 58 232 Asia Motor Works Ltd (3518 TR) 9 3 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (MN35) 0 7 Tata Motors Ltd (LPS3518) 0 598 Total 67 840 (c) Mass exceeding 35.2 tonnes but not exceeding 40 tonnes Ashok Leyland Ltd 0 0 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (MN40) 70 0 Total 70 0 (d) Max. mass exceeding 40 tonnes but not exceeding 49 tonnes Ashok Leyland Ltd (4X2 Tractor) 68 157 Asia Motor Works Ltd (4018TR, 4923TR) 56 25 Tata Motors Ltd (LPS4018, LPS4023, LPS4928) 960 899 VE CVs - Eicher (40.40) 0 4 Total 1,084 1,085 (e) Max. mass exceeding 49 tonnes and Above Ashok Leyland Ltd (6X4 TRACTOR) 92 88 VE CVs - Volvo (FM400HD, FH520) 15 5 Total 107 93 Total B4 1,328 2,018 Total M&HCVs (Goods Carriers) 24,027 23,950 Total M&HCVs 27,211 27,632 LCVs A: Passenger Carriers A1: Max. Mass upto 5 tonnes (a): No. of seats including driver exceeding 13 (M2(A2)) Force Motors Ltd 980 599 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (Tourister15) 18 1 Tata Motors Ltd (SFC407, CityRide) 242 257 Total 1,240 857 A2: Max. Mass exceeding 5 tonnes but not exceeding 7-5 tonnes (M3(A)) (b): No. of seats including driver exceeding 13 (M3(A2)) Ashok Leyland Ltd (Stag) 91 61 Force Motors Ltd 0 98 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Tourister 25) 0 0 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (Tourister 25) 181 175 SML Isuzu Ltd (20,32,26,24 Seater Bus) 183 196 Tata Motors Ltd (LP709, SFC410, LP410) 794 843 VE CVs - Eicher (10.50, 10.60, 10.75) 116 169 Total A2 1,365 1,542 B2: Max. Mass upto 5 tonnes (b): No. of seats including driver not exceeding 13 (M2(A1)) Force Motors Ltd 445 399 Tata Motors Ltd (Winger Platinum, Winger 10 Seats) 153 698 Total B2 598 1,097 Total LCVs (Passenger Carriers) 3,203 3,496 LCVs B: Goods Carriers (a) Max. Mass not exceeding 2 tons-Mini Truck Segment Force Motors Ltd 4 0 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (Gio, Maxximo) 4,603 4,223 Piaggio Vehicles Pvt.Ltd (Ape Truck, ApeTruck Plus, Ape Mini Truck)) 829 295 Tata Motors Ltd (ACE, ACE Ex, ACE Zip) 15,100 16,747 Total 20,536 21,265 (b) Max. Mass not exceeding 2 but no exceeding 3.5 tons-Pick Ups Ashok Leyland Ltd (Dost) 967 3,011 Force Motors Ltd 470 173 Hindustan Motors Ltd 2 15 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd 6,495 10,099 Tata Motors Ltd (Super ACE, Tata 207, Xenon, WingerDV) 1,985 5,605 Total 9,919 18,903 (a) Max Mass exceeding 3.5 tons but not exceeding 6 tonnes Ashok Leyland Ltd 0 0 Force Motors Ltd 109 63 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (DI3200 CRX, Load King CRX) 0 0 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (DI3200 CRX, Load King CRX) 600 490 SML Isuzu Ltd (Cosmo) 6 16 Tata Motors Ltd (SFC407, LPT407) 2,758 1,423 VE CVs - Eicher (10.50, 10.55) 51 72 Total 3,524 2,064 (b) Max Mass exceeding 6 tons but not exceeding 7.5 tonnes Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (Load King CRX Sherpa) 56 7 SML Isuzu Ltd (Sartaj, Prestige Premium) 176 163 Tata Motors Ltd (SFC709, LPT709) 625 1,286 VE CVs - Eicher (10.59, 10.60, 10.75) 506 420 Total 1,363 1,876 Total LCVs (Goods Carriers) 35,342 44,108 Total LCVs 38,545 47,604 Total Commercial Vehicles 65,756 75,236 III Two Wheelers A: Scooter/Scooterettee : Wheel size less than or equal to 12” A1: Engine Capacity less than 75cc Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd (Kine) 440 160 TVS Motor Company Ltd (teenz, Pep) 1,109 29 Total 1,549 189 A2: Engine Capacity 75cc and less than equal to 90cc TVS Motor Company Ltd (Pep+, Streak) 25,288 23,443 Total 25,288 23,443 A3: Engine Capacity >90 cc and less than equal to 125cc Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HERO PLEASURE, HERO MAESTRO) 36,420 53,624 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd (Activa, Dio, Aviator) 108,053 124,116 India Yamaha Motors Pvt Ltd (Ray) 0 13,207 Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd (Duro/Duro DZ, Rodeo, Flyte) 12,403 11,858 Piaggio Vehicles Pvt.Ltd (Vespa LX125) 0 4,937 Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (Access, Swish) 9,251 27,307 TVS Motor Company Ltd (Wego) 18,221 20,758 Total 184,348 255,807 Total Scooter/Scooterettee 211,185 279,439 B: Motor cycles/Step-Throughs : Big Wheel size more than 12” B2: Engine Capacity 75cc and above but less than 125cc Bajaj Auto Ltd (Boxer CT, Platina, Discover) 159,781 187,970 Hero MotoCorp Ltd 395,423 340,598 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd (CB Twister, Dream Yuga) 15,873 39,199 India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd (Crux, YBR110) 6,763 5,301 TVS Motor Company Ltd 51,810 50,009 Total 629,650 623,077 B3: Engine Capacity 110cc and above but less than 125cc Bajaj Auto Ltd (Boxer, Platina, Discover, KTM) 57,868 71,737 Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HERO SUPER, SPLENDOR, HERO GLAMOUR) 37,820 66,101 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd (CB Shine, CBF Stunner/Fi)) 38,435 55,666 India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd (SS 125, Enticer, YD125) 5,984 1,760 Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (Hayate, Slingshot) 1,130 8,773 TVS Motor Company Ltd (Victor GLX, Flame, STAR CITY 125) 1,847 3,849 Total 143,084 207,886 B4: Engine capacity > 125 cc but less than equal to 150 cc Bajaj Auto Ltd (Boxer,Discover, Pulsar) 91,948 73,326 Hero MotorCorp Ltd 22,970 15,940 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd 14,883 20,717 India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd (FZ, Fazer, SZ, R15 27,788 27,208 Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (GS150R) 524 326 Total 158,113 137,517 B5: Engine capacity >150cc and less than equal to 200 CC Bajaj Auto Ltd (KTM, Pulsar) 13,248 21,452 TVS Motor Company Ltd (Apache) 18,373 12,114 Total 31,621 33,566 B6: Engine capacity >200cc and less than equal to 250 CC Bajaj Auto Ltd (Pulsar, Avenger, Ninja) 12,824 8,662 Hero MotorCorp Ltd (HERO KARIZMA) 3,496 3,668 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd (CBR 250R) 2,198 873 Total 18,518 13,203 B7: Engine capacity >250cc and less than equal to 350 CC Royal Enfield (Unit of Eicher Ltd) 5,860 9,379 Total 5,860 9,379 B8: Engine capacity >350cc and less than equal to 500 CC Bajaj Auto Ltd (KTM) 0 10 Royal Enfield (Unit of Eicher Ltd) 750 1,227 Total 750 1,237 B9: Engine capacity >500cc and less than equal to 800 CC Bajaj Auto Ltd (Ninja) 27 6 Total 27 6 B10: Engine capacity >1000cc and less than equal to 1600 CC H-D Moto Company Ltd 87 41 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd (CBR1000RR, CB1000R) 29 0 India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd (R1, FZ1) 0 0 Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (VZ 800, GSX -R-1000) 0 0 Total 116 41 B11: Engine capacity >800cc and less than equal to 1000 CC H-D Moto Company Ltd 11 37 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd (VT1300, VFR1200F) 0 0 Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (Hayabusa) 0 0 Total 11 37 B12: Engine capacity >1600cc (TW) H-D Motor Company India Pvt Ltd ( Fat Boy, Fat Boy Special) 0 0 Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (Intruder) 0 0 Total 0 0 Total Motor Cycles/Step-Throughs 987,750 1,025,949 C: Mopeds: Engine capacity less than 75cc & with fixed transmission, big wheelsize>12” Engine Capacity<75cc Mopeds TVS Motor Company Ltd (MOPED) 55,111 70,441 Total 55,111 70,441 Total Mopeds 55,111 70,441 Total Two Wheelers 1,254,046 1,375,829 IV Three Wheelers A: Passenger Carriers A1:No. of seats including driver not exceeding 4 & Max.Mass not exceeding 1 tonnes Atul Auto Limited 1,335 1,982 Bajaj Auto Ltd 43,588 49,166 Force Motors Ltd 0 0 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd 4,670 5,452 Piaggio Vehicles Pvt.Ltd 14,208 14,805 Scooters india Ltd 427 415 TVS Motor Company Ltd 3,009 4,811 Total 67,237 76,631 A2: No.of seats including Driver exceeding 4 but not exceeding 7 & Max.Mass exceeding 1.5 tonnes Force Motors Ltd 39 0 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd 0 0 Scooters india Ltd 234 272 Total 273 272 Total Passenger Carrier 67,510 76,903 B: Goods Carriers B1: Max.mass not exceeding 1 tonnes Atul Auto Limited 1,111 1,331 Bajaj Auto Ltd 847 153 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd 1,037 1,478 Piaggio Vehicles Pvt.Ltd 5,486 4,936 Scooters india Ltd 464 508 Total 8,945 8,406 B2: Others Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd 400 200 Piaggio Vehicles Pvt.Ltd 11 0 Scooters india Ltd 210 305 Total 621 505 Total Goods Carrier 9,566 8,911 Total Three Wheelers 77,076 85,814 Grand Total of all Categories 1,596,500 1,829,490

* Exports of Ford indicate CKDs

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Cumulative April-October

For the month of October 2011

Exports

Cumulative April-October

11-12

12-13

2012

6,728 339 120 287 32,968 845 336 41,623 87,985

7,649 335 N/A 480 19,770 1,211 373 29,818 64,805

895 38 5 94 3,355 138 47 4,572 10,719

610 38 N/A 108 2,395 137 64 3,352 7,740

1,393 65 3 969 2,430

1,572 60 69 3,404 5,105

124 6 0 520 650

137 1 9 453 600

11-12

For the month of October

Cumulative April-October

12-13

2011

2012

11-12

6,921 224 85 530 23,715 777 192 32,444 76,297

6,833 319 N/A 612 18,015 1,106 312 27,197 60,771

0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 198

0 0 N/A 0 20 0 0 20 187

0 0 0 0 98 0 0 98 2,108

12-13 0 0 N/A 0 40 0 0 40 1,835

1,447 16 0 4,675 6,138

1,544 53 53 3,127 4,777

8 0 0 0 8

1 0 0 0 1

73 0 0 2 75

43 0 0 1 44

0 212 212

25 177 202

0 77 77

0 7 7

0 217 217

1 170 171

0 0 0

1 0 1

2 0 2

1 0 1

1,055 461 3,311 74 4,901

853 264 6,045 109 7,271

120 57 1,127 18 1,322

74 24 557 15 670

1,190 400 7,245 67 8,902

840 241 5,839 85 7,005

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 7 0 7

0 0 86 0 86

0 0 79 2 81

863 138 1,001 8,544 178,803 208,373

335 76 411 12,989 145,123 176,069

187 11 198 2,247 24,208 27,038

41 0 41 1,318 18,043 20,836

1,098 118 1,216 16,473 162,050 187,818

422 34 456 12,409 133,423 161,533

0 0 0 8 1,161 1,647

0 0 0 9 614 1,139

0 0 0 163 11,268 15,559

0 0 0 126 7,275 11,310

6,192 1,173 3,250 10,615

7,680 354 2,925 10,959

933 187 321 1,441

777 123 234 1,134

5,960 1,516 3,166 10,642

6,901 1,363 2,907 11,171

6 0 0 6

0 0 0 0

71 0 99 170

70 0 22 92

904 22 0 1,420 2,087 9,760 2,073 16,266

1,129 202 0 2,032 1,601 9,244 2,961 17,169

21 2 0 42 210 761 195 1,231

19 53 0 83 158 662 166 1,141

237 48 0 1,120 1,953 7,784 2,126 13,268

328 118 0 1,103 1,296 8,060 2,745 13,650

47 0 0 0 0 290 5 342

86 0 0 0 5 77 26 194

303 0 9 0 19 1,962 76 2,369

404 0 15 0 45 1,532 241 2,237

3,519 685 4,204 31,085

3,101 2,908 6,009 34,137

535 475 1,010 3,682

453 522 975 3,250

3,439 1,519 4,958 28,868

2,919 2,332 5,251 30,072

0 2 2 350

0 14 14 208

5 20 25 2,564

0 48 48 2,377

196 32,478 7,316 114,971 154,961

0 27,760 2,413 105,263 135,436

12 4,929 976 12,336 18,253

0 3,795 138 17,756 21,689

111 30,182 7,122 96,876 134,291

34 24,940 1,920 113,409 140,303

0 377 0 1,584 1,961

0 47 192 1,399 1,638

0 2,532 10 13,417 15,959

0 3,417 414 10,292 14,123

967 3,680 119 47,395 16,642 68,803

18,861 2,121 106 68,305 25,780 115,173

787 403 16 5,863 1,774 8,843

3,028 300 13 9,616 4,516 17,473

787 3,447 102 39,368 11,728 55,432

18,938 2,127 92 55,835 21,128 98,120

0 36 0 1,223 106 1,365

5 0 0 1,461 982 2,448

0 71 0 7,680 2,704 10,455

8 15 0 11,950 5,916 17,889

0 880 0 3,284 51 19,114 813 24,142

0 726 0 2,070 105 10,371 501 13,773

0 123 0 599 16 2,315 60 3,113

0 84 0 364 20 1,925 65 2,458

0 831 0 3,015 44 16,277 792 20,959

1 777 0 2,018 76 12,672 418 15,962

0 0 0 0 345 11 356

0 0 15 0 0 193 5 213

0 15 87 0 0 2,772 98 2,972

0 2 50 0 0 1,730 44 1,826

224 885 4,520 3,556 9,185 257,091 288,176 496,549

226 875 7,661 2,959 11,721 276,103 310,240 486,309

18 75 458 533 1,084 31,293 34,975 62,013

37 117 458 404 1,016 42,636 45,886 66,722

91 623 3,008 2,817 6,539 217,221 246,089 433,907

220 756 3,082 2,344 6,402 260,787 290,859 452,392

0 57 47 9 113 3,795 4,145 5,792

0 0 100 21 121 4,420 4,628 5,767

0 182 530 765 1,477 30,863 33,427 48,986

0 25 1,790 444 2,259 36,097 38,474 49,784

2,490 10,596 13,086

1,424 447 1,871

558 1,225 1,783

149 29 178

3,391 10,585 13,976

1,316 527 1,843

0 0 0

0 0 0

6 0 6

0 0 0

180,252 180,252

164,143 164,143

26,278 26,278

23,452 23,452

179,899 179,899

158,589 158,589

1,650 1,650

383 383

12,665 12,665

6,512 6,512

249,372 638,841 0 90,786 0 145,089 116,887 1,240,975 1,434,313

300,535 871,162 18,207 77,190 19,238 191,294 109,830 1,587,456 1,753,470

32,638 106,154 0 17,375 0 9,793 17,047 183,007 211,068

56,039 124,827 12,249 10,990 4,753 27,354 19,585 255,797 279,427

225,199 627,025 0 88,777 0 144,996 111,686 1,197,683 1,391,558

293,225 847,925 15,866 68,511 17,604 191,375 106,536 1,541,042 1,701,474

3,932 702 0 451 0 0 1,245 6,330 7,980

269 3,913 12 484 1 0 495 5,174 5,557

24,711 10,150 0 937 0 90 7,595 43,483 56,154

14,081 25,658 12 2,647 3 572 3,713 46,686 53,198

1,196,340 2,846,759 104,209 44,209 363,621 4,555,138

1,256,389 2,686,748 191,641 44,766 295,966 4,475,510

101,662 400,297 13,733 7,079 44,815 567,586

127,174 370,116 33,753 4,012 45,782 580,837

699,458 2,786,206 83,990 37,331 302,729 3,909,714

739,462 2,639,356 171,162 33,162 235,313 3,818,455

65,510 9,393 1,792 1,291 9,315 87,301

58,190 8,841 6,085 113 9,201 82,430

521,359 67,492 20,234 6,192 83,247 698,524

501,551 60,072 19,032 7,819 66,215 654,689

348,827 273,597 252,630 43,898 26,875 12,867 958,694

378,775 387,889 382,901 18,859 49,098 23,210 1,240,732

51,862 36,812 37,246 3,672 1,113 108 130,813

63,777 69,628 58,025 1,421 8,373 16 201,240

289,568 264,596 238,054 20,781 26,657 1,043 840,699

317,233 372,727 369,309 12,500 47,831 13,179 1,132,779

9,214 1,776 1,990 3,941 44 2,029 18,994

10,358 3,770 2,077 360 0 2,291 18,856

61,259 9,319 14,272 21,802 267 12,679 119,598

63,666 13,309 13,388 4,664 363 19,084 114,474

605,856 183,758 94,046 197,909 7,343 1,088,912

472,547 85,891 151,377 208,807 3,355 921,977

71,143 20,346 12,466 27,478 350 131,783

49,315 15,510 18,797 21,678 457 105,757

461,021 169,334 76,473 152,706 4,052 863,586

308,297 80,303 134,650 141,155 3,551 667,956

25,256 2,846 2,054 3,779 204 34,139

23,978 1,093 2,090 9,681 0 36,842

150,917 11,201 17,133 39,422 3,404 222,077

173,630 5,195 16,451 56,963 222 252,461

82,276 123,302 205,578

109,811 101,422 211,233

9,872 14,036 23,908

14,297 11,809 26,106

54,596 85,857 140,453

75,047 76,463 151,510

3,468 5,349 8,817

5,225 3,483 8,708

31,464 43,892 75,356

35,221 26,500 61,721

71,609 27,409 14,162 113,180

56,469 23,593 4,955 85,017

9,929 4,108 2,209 16,246

7,178 3,949 650 11,777

47,599 27,887 13,434 88,920

41,954 23,880 3,338 69,172

3,132 90 12 3,234

1,664 0 216 1,880

24,143 185 66 24,394

16,129 162 1,496 17,787

39,957 39,957

60,965 60,965

6,014 6,014

9,272 9,272

39,922 39,922

60,074 60,074

53 53

71 71

243 243

491 491

0 5,665 5,665

32 7,724 7,756

0 779 779

0 975 975

0 4,007 4,007

0 5,818 5,818

0 157 157

0 258 258

0 1,478 1,478

0 1,758 1,758

119 119

159 159

35 35

30 30

107 107

143 143

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

87 49 0 0 136

425 0 0 0 425

77 5 0 0 82

45 9 8 2 64

77 38 38 0 153

424 54 27 10 515

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

11 0 0 11

194 0 0 194

21 1 0 22

28 1 11 40

21 3 0 24

165 10 55 230

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 6,967,390

0 0 0 7,003,968

2 0 2 877,270

16 8 24 936,122

2 0 2 5,887,587

39 21 60 5,906,712

0 0 0 152,695

0 0 0 149,045

0 0 0 1,141,670

0 0 0 1,103,381

443,982 443,982 443,982 8,845,685

459,258 459,258 459,258 9,216,696

56,378 56,378 56,378 1,144,716

69,466 69,466 69,466 1,285,015

439,909 439,909 439,909 7,719,054

456,048 456,048 456,048 8,064,234

531 531 531 161,206

250 250 250 154,852

5,470 5,470 5,470 1,203,294

1,326 1,326 1,326 1,157,905

7,858 298,090 0 28,871 86,706 3,060 29,238 453,823

9,502 258,083 0 27,431 83,143 2,392 24,439 404,990

1,383 18,000 0 4,605 12,577 516 1,702 38,783

1,898 23,317 0 5,191 13,180 425 1,602 45,613

7,719 112,091 8 27,956 75,171 2,728 7,937 233,610

9,545 123,198 1 27,413 77,031 2,604 9,408 249,200

0 25,368 0 214 1,945 0 2,010 29,537

0 26,676 0 48 1,448 0 2,460 30,632

140 194,304 0 1,956 11,399 0 17,759 225,558

123 141,824 0 822 6,190 0 15,946 164,905

286 0 1,625 1,911 455,734

561 0 1,651 2,212 407,202

0 0 308 308 39,091

0 0 330 330 45,943

0 209 1,752 1,961 235,571

0 0 1,643 1,643 250,843

42 0 0 42 29,579

42 0 0 42 30,674

350 0 0 350 225,908

630 0 0 630 165,535

7,038 4,333 8,966 35,409 3,590 59,336

7,940 2,459 9,446 29,991 2,789 52,625

1,137 823 1,310 5,407 599 9,276

1,432 323 1,588 4,901 515 8,759

7,020 4,340 8,446 34,918 3,269 57,993

8,069 2,326 9,173 29,167 3,081 51,816

0 0 20 22 0 42

0 0 39 122 0 161

16 0 438 442 0 896

11 0 645 889 0 1,545

2,907 105 1,536 4,548 63,884 519,618 11,545,873

1,443 38 1,683 3,164 55,789 462,991 12,021,523

417 0 285 702 9,978 49,069 1,440,409

194 0 345 539 9,298 55,241 1,653,703

2,870 0 1,652 4,522 62,515 298,086 9,831,217

1,403 0 1,676 3,079 54,895 305,738 10,347,852

0 12 0 12 54 29,633 230,153

0 0 0 0 161 30,835 234,638

0 108 0 108 1,004 226,912 1,773,055

0 48 0 48 1,593 167,128 1,685,545


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