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INTERVIEW ‘We Want To Make Safety Affordable For India’ Pg 12

V Balasubramanian, Deputy Managing Director, Bosch Chassis Systems IndiaServices India

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Manesar-Gurgaon suppliers bleed over MSIL lockout Cut production by up to 50 percent, send employees on leave Nabeel A Khan New Delhi

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n unsettled silence is spread across ManesarGurgaon stretch since the violence broke out at Maruti Suzuki India’s (MSIL) Manesar plant on July 18. Many of the component suppliers have cut down their production by up to 50 percent and are observing No Production Day (NPD), following the lockout at India’s largest car maker’s plant. MSIL announced a lockout on 21July, at its Manesar plant sighting security reasons after a senior official from the human resource department was killed and several others were injured in a violent confrontation between management and the workers. Since then, MSIL is reportedly suffering cumulative losses of around `90 crore per day. It buys 30,000 different components from over 250 vendors, which are assembled together on the shop floor to manufacture cars. The ill-fated Manesar plant started in 2007 can churn out 5.5 lakh cars per annum, which is about 40 percent of the company’s total capacity. It also has a diesel engine unit with a capacity of one lakh engines and transmissions. The Manesar and Gurgaon facilities have a

combined capacity of 14.5 lakh vehicles per year. Of the over 250 vendors, around 70 percent have production units in the ManesarGurgaon-Daruhera belt. “We have reduced our production by at least 30 percent since the lockout at the MSIL’s Manesar plant. Apart from that, we are observing no production days twice a week to compensate the losses by saving electricity and other expenses,” said Chairman & Managing Director, Uno Minda Group, NK Minda. Uno Minda Group is a Ma nesa r-based component maker and manufactures switches, electric mirrors, horns, lamps, blow molding components, electronics & sensors, CNG-LPG kits, alloy wheels, air filtration systems, seat belts, batteries, diecasting components and wheel covers for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Some component manufacturers fear that the disgruntled workers and union might influence their workers too, as they are in close contact with the former. “The loss is not only financial but beyond that. The monetary loss will be recovered but the incident has put a blot on industrial history of the region. The officials are in anxiety; if I were an HR personnel, I might not have liked to work in this region,”

Group Executive Director, Emkay Industries, Varun Jajoo vented. Jajoo adds that an eerie discomfort is perpetual across the manufacturing units in the region. Emkay has trimmed the production shift for MSIL product line at Manesar plant to 16 hours from round the clock shifts. However, the industry people expect that operations will resume within 10 to 15 days at the

MSIL Manesar plant. MSIL’s Ma nesa r plant rolls out Swift, Swift Dzire, SX4 and A-star models from two assembly lines. A third line is in an advanced stage of completion and is expected to be operational by 2013. Last year, a series of labour strikes had led to a revenue loss of `2,400 crore. Echoing in the same voice, Executive Director, Technico Industries Ltd, Amit Gupta, while speaking to Auto Monitor said, “We have gone for a production cut by around 50 percent. We have reduced our shifts. The loss to the component industry is more than that of Maruti due to multiple additions of sale. We estimate losses to the component industry to the tune of `125 crore per day.” As a strategy, the management at Technico Industries is trying to minimise its losses by reduced work timings and giving leaves to the staff now, which they had accumulated so far. The company supplies sheet metal components and body parts

to MSIL. In the mean time, ten office bearers of Maruti Suzuki Workers’ Union (MSW U), including President, Ram Meher and General Secretary, Sarabjit Singh have been sent to police custody for seven days by a local judicial magistrate. Industry experts believe that MSIL will impact the entire value chain and cause losses to the entire automotive industry and also hamper the overall growth. “This is an unfortunate incident, which is going to impact and cause losses to the entire value chain. This will cause further delay in the delivery of vehicles. One of the main reasons for such an occurrence is that today’s human resources are young and aspirational, so we need to deal with them very carefully on every issue including compensation,” Partner, Risk Advisory Service, Ernst & Young, Kapil Arora said to Auto Monitor. However, t he industr y experts outrightly rejected the rumours that MSIL might shift its plants out of the ManesarGurgaon region. “They might set up a new facility outside this region but not possible to shift this one to a new location,” signed off NK Minda.

Spark Minda to navigate infotainment market

DATA MONITOR Top 5 3W makers Company

Jun-11

Jun-12

Change

BAL

15,650

17,590

12.40%

Piaggio

15,757

14,951

-5.12%

M&M

5,149

4,836

-6.08%

ATUL AUTO

1,980

2,440

23.23%

TVS

801

1,050

31.09%

Top 5 3W-Exporters Company

Jun-11

Jun-12

Change

BAL

28,180

9,195

-67.37%

TVS

3,022

2,205

-27.04%

Piaggio

969

369

-61.92%

M&M

332

236

-28.92%

Force Motors

42

126

200.00%

* Source: SIAM/ ** Excluding exports/ *** all sub segments considered/ ^ excluding MRPL

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park Minda is looking for a major presence in the in-car infotainment segment. It sees a huge growth in terms of upgradation from the normal audio system to one with a touchscreen, mobile connectivity, navigation & TPMS. The component manufacturer’s JV Partners are already providing telematics solutions in Europe for commercial vehicles and with their support it is planning to provide solutions to Indian OEMs. Spark Minda is exploring merger and acquisition opportunities in telematics and navigation systems.

“We plan to become a major player in this segment. We see the growth both in OEM and aftermarket on the same platform. Although the current market scenario is a little bleak, but the silver lining, even in current scenario, is that sales of high-end audio systems are increasing rapidly,” Group Chief Executive Officer, Spark Minda Group, Ashok Minda told Auto Monitor. Telematics and in-car navigation—defined as the exchange of information between a satellite, fixed on a mobile asset through a wireless communication device with the external world—is a tool that helps in enhancing driver experience. The company is also eyeing

a breakthrough in technology to provide a low cost solution by integrating the fixed navigation to an instrument cluster or central information display. This can extend the market to mid-size and entry level cars and reverse the scenario as more than 50 percent of the navigation systems can be integrated units. Presently, 90 percent of the navigation systems are smart phone or portable devices, which are sold as aftermarket products. Currently, a car has about 35 percent of electronics and is expected to be 50 percent in next 10 to 15 years. The global trend with regard to in-car entertainment category is towards integration of devices

and functionalities. After integrating various product features like navigation, video, Bluetooth technology in one product that is wi-fi enabled. It is expected that in-car entertainment systems, which will work on in build wi-fi systems and transfer of music not only from within the car but from home or other cars. “Indian market is also catching up very fast with the changes, while new technologies are getting adopted both at OEM and aftermarket levels. New car models have been launched with integrated double-din touchscreen systems, which has in build navigation, Bluetooth, pa rk i ng a ssista nce etc,” Minda added.


EDITORIAL Loyal Base

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cursory glance at Maruti’s sales for the month of July belies hints of long shimmering trouble at its facilities that reached a ashpoint in mid-July. The sales of key models including Swift, Estilo, Ritz and the newly launched Ertiga continue to be robust. The sales of compact (Swift, Estilo and Ritz) cars were up 73 percent in July to 15,759 units (9,099 units in the same month last year). Super compact (Dzire) sales were up by 277 percent to 11,413 units (3,021 units), while utility vehicles (comprising Ertiga) were up by 1,036 percent to 7,294 units (642 units). The company’s overall domestic sales were higher by 6.8 percent in July while YTD sales rose by 5.4 percent. Even taking into account the lower base of July last year when the strike led to lower production, these are noteworthy numbers. The company’s brand loyalty appears to be intact. It has helped that customers are still willing to wait for deliveries of diesel cars. Admittedly, the impact of the lockout is yet to play out and these may be early days to gauge the customer response to the trouble brewing at the company’s facility. This may very well be a test case for the company in its biggest crises that it has faced in its existence thus far. Needless to add, it would be a daunting challenge—not only for its dealers and suppliers, but even for its competitors who would be keenly watching how the company is able to

keep its customer base intact. Component makers are cautious in their response to the lock out at the company’s Manesar facility. Some have cut production, especially ones with Maruti dedicated facilities, while others have adopted a wait and watch approach but are bracing for the worst. Although it may be a while before normalcy is restored, it is unlikely to lose customers in droves. The key issue before the company and its dealers is to manage this ‘transitory’ phase. Dealers are looking to ensure that the prior commitments are met and prevent the customers (or potential customers) from moving away from the brand. That’s easier said than done. Comments can be sent to abhishek.parekh@infomedia18.in

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CONTENTS TESTING SKF kicks off two more labs in technical centre

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SKF recently inaugurated PIC and Mechatronics Laboratory at its Global Technical Centre in Bangalore that was inaugurated last year with an investment of `50 crore

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CORPORATE GLOBAL WATCH GM sacks global marketing chief over Man United deal

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GM ousted its Global Marketing Chief, Joel Ewanick a little more than two years after he joined the company to lead an overhaul of its marketing strategy

Eaton showcases electrical, hydraulics solutions on Technology Day

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Eaton showcased advanced solutions to make electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power operate more efficiently as a part of its technology day in Ahmedabad recently

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Ford sues Dana Holding over subframes in Windstar recall

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Ford is suing auto supplier Dana Holding over more than 400,000 subframes supplied on recalled Ford Windstar minivans

Higher localisation expected in hybrid/electric segment: F&S survey

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Growing sales of hybrid/electric vehicles for public transportation in India could potentially lead to greater efforts at localisation, according to a study conducted by F&S

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Durr’s air purification system helps optimisation of air circulation Dßrr Environmental and Energy Systems optimises exhaust air purification for the automotive industry and perfectly coordinates it with the latest drying and painting processes

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Volkswagen opens new vehicle plant in China Volkswagen Group has kicked off a 300,000 units per annum capacity plant in Yizheng, Eastern China

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Auto Monitor

6 AUGUST 2012

INTERVIEW

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“We want to make safety affordable for India” Bosch’s chassis systems business comprises systems and products like actuation, foundation and modulation of the braking system. The company manufactures worldclass hydraulic brake systems to comply with the stringent requirements of the leading OEMs in the automobile industry. It is a manufacturer of brakes for two-wheelers, threewheelers, passenger cars, utility vehicles, light commercial vehicles and agriculture tractors. It’s manufacturing facilities are located at Chakan (near Pune), Jalgaon, Manesar (near Delhi) and Sitarganj (Uttarkhand). Deputy Managing Director, Bosch Chassis Systems India, V Balasubramanian elaborates on the advanced technologies for chassis safety systems in India. In 2010, only 12 to 13 percent of cars registered in India had ABS, ESP or airbags. What do you think is the reason behind this, seeing how the approximate growth was 76 percent abroad? The main reason behind this is that in many countries like the US, Europe, Japan and Australia, ESP will become mandatory by 2015. Brazil will have ABS mandatory by 2013. In India meanwhile, there isn’t enough growth because there is no legislation or aware-

ness about such safety features. Right now luxury features such as AC and power steering are the first priority, but eventually safety features will take their place.

The first step is to get people to experience, with the help of a stimulator, what the safety features do

Chassis Systems Brakes Division The Chassis Systems Brakes Division that is part of Bangalorebased Bosch Group, develops and manufactures braking systems for the automotive industry within a global network. As part of the world’s largest independent parts supplier to the automotive industry, the company offer advanced technology and services from a single source. Full brakes system competence is a strength of Chassis Systems Brakes. It offers all products and services around braking systems including noise vibration and harshness, integration of the newest simulation models, competence in hydraulic braking systems, disc brakes, rotors, friction material and close coordination with brake modulation like ABS and ESP. The areas of operation include hydraulic braking systems- brake boosters, master cylinders and brake-assistance systems and wheel brakes- disc brakes, drum brakes, parking brakes and rotors.

When you look at an ABS and non-ABS variant, there is around `40,000-50,000 difference in price. Do you think that difference is what leads to consumers not opting for them? Cost is not a criterion now, but the awareness about the technology is. All new technologies are always offered in high-end cars, and then it eventually moves down. Even now most of the premium cars and luxury sedans offer it as a standard feature. But now there’s a new trend starting—B+ segment is also starting to offer these safety

features. This is a good sign and should eventually move down to B and A segment cars. What is Bosch’s vision for safety in India? What steps are you taking to spread awareness among consumers? Our vision is safety for everyone. We want to make safety affordable for India, not only restricting it to four-wheelers but to also implement them for two-wheelers. The first step we are taking is to get people to experience what the safety features do with the help of a stimulator as people know about them

only theoretically. The second effort will be presenting various safety initiatives to explain what this technology is and the third is working with the people involved in standard preparation such as the ACMA. This will eventually lead to the creation of legislation. Apart from this Bosch is also investing in accident research, to show how these technologies are going to prevent accidents. By studying and scientifically analyzing the main reasons of accidents in India. (Courtesy: Overdrive)

Bosch ABS & ESPs


6 AUGUST 2012

C O R P O R AT E

Higher localisation expected in hybrid/electric bus segment with growing volumes: F&S study Our Bureau Mumbai

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rowing sales of hybrid/ electric vehicles for public transportation in India could potentially lead to greater efforts at localisation of critical and non critical components in order to reduce manufacturing or assembling cost, according to a study conducted by Frost & Sullivan. The study carried out by Frost & Sullivan on infrastructure and localisation efforts in the hybrid/ electric vehicle segment also points out that the majority of components including battery, transmission, motors, which are a part of hybrid bus system are imported. However, as the penetration of these vehicles in public transportation increases, localisation of alternator, motors and transmission is expected to be manufactured or sourced in India, in order to reduce the man-

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ufacturing and operations cost. “Increasing urbanisation and the threat of global warming have motivated governments across nations to implement ecofriendly policies to reduce carbon footprints. Hybrid buses are more ecofriendly compared to CNG buses, thus higher proportions of hybrid buses would mean lesser pollution,” according to an analyst at Automotive & Transportation Practice, Frost & Sullivan – South Asia, Middle East and North Africa. If the required infrastructure for running these buses such as city wide charging stations, continuous electricity supply is in place then the penetration level is expected to reach approximately 10 percent by 2020. But, this can become possible if the Government is willing to invest in procuring these advanced buses, which cost more than double the price of CNG buses, and set up the required infrastructure for these buses to operate.

The major hurdles in wider adoption of these buses would include high upfront cost of technology, regular supply of lithium-ion batteries, which are costlier than the normal batteries used in the vehicles, continuous and widespread availability of electricity and infrastructure required for electric vehicles, such as city wide charging points. Though the cost of lithium-ion batteries have been reducing with the advancement in technologies, the problem of perennial supply of electricity and installation of charging stations are expected to continue posing challenges. The analyst also points out that the national hybrid/electric mobility mission has not achieved its desired results. However, the Indian government has taken a number of initiatives to reduce the cost of hybrid/electric vehicles including reduction of import duties on components of hybrid vehicle assembly, reduction in excise duty for hybrid/ electric vehicles manufactured in India, subsidies by Ministry of Renewable Energy on purchase of hybrid cars. These initiatives will definitely help in the long run to increase the penetration of ecofriendly vehicles in India.

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Jaguar launches special edition models Our Bureau Mumbai

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aguar recently launched the XKR Special Edition mo de l s — t o f u r t her enhance exclusive model line-up with the introduction of hand-crafted ‘Artisan’ interiors. Available in both coupe and convertible variants, the special edition model’s introduces the use of tactile ‘scraffito’ finished leather to the front seats, instrument binnacle, door and rear quarter casings.

Revamped Interiors In combi nat ion w it h Poltrona Frau leather headlinings, new veneer finish in Shadow Walnut and standard features including a 525W Bowers & Wilkins sound system, 16-by-16-way adjustable heated seats, a heated steering wheel and keyless entry/start, each Special Edition model promises more comfort. Jaguar’s design team, led by Director of Design Ian Callum, specified two exclusive interior colourways for the special edition models- navy with jet headlining and truff le with

canvas headlining. An exterior paint palette of six colours includes the exclusive celestial black, with crystal blue, lunar grey, polaris white, rhodium silver and ultimate black. Jaguar is industry-leading in its use of aluminium technology, and both coupe and convertible models utilise riveted a nd bonded aluminium monocoque construction that means light weight, rigidity and strength. It offers five litre direct-injection V8 petrol engine in 510PS supercharged form. Additionally, XKR models use Jaguar’s adaptive dynamics system which continuously monitors the suspension and, courtesy of active dampers, can alter damping rates up to 500 times a second to ensure optimal stability and handling with no loss of comfort. A driver selected ‘Dynamic’ mode works with the Adaptive Dynamics system to further increase body control while also sharpening the throttle and gearshift responses. The series also features electronically-controlled active differential to maximise traction in all conditions.


Auto Monitor

6 AUGUST 2012

STUDY

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Indian tyre sector update: ICRA

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The tyre industry operating margins are expected to improve during 201213, particularly during H1, 2012-13, as long as any unanticipated headwinds of NR and crude prices are neutralised by tailwinds of realisations and revenue mix

he Indian tyre industry has grown by 5.3 percent (volumes) during 2011-12 while battling pressures of an economic slowdown and high input costs. What the numbers hide is the decline in replacement demand (volume) of around 0.2 percent, the subdued OEM demand growth of around 11 percent (volume) and a healthy export growth of around 23 percent (volume-albeit on a low base). The robust growth of ~28 percent in revenues during 201112 was largely propelled by the hike in realisations of over 20 percent and the sharp depreciation in the INR (vs the USD), which drove export revenues for the industry by a robust 46 percent. According to ICRA estimates, the Indian tyre industry has to grow by 28-30 percent (value) during 2011-12, posting revenues of over `400 billion. After witnessing one of the weakest margins in over ten quarters during Q1, 2011-12, there has been a gradual recovery in industry-wide operating margins since Q2, 2011-12. The moderation in NR (Natural Rubber) prices coupled with price hikes initiated during the year translated into improved margins during the subsequent three quarters of 2011-12 with the industry estimated to have recorded an operating margin of 10.3 percent in Q4, 2011-12, the highest in the last sixteen quarters.

Forecasts The Indian automotive industry has registered a relatively subdued performance during 2011-12 owing to unfavourable economic environment, increasing fuel costs, inf lationary pressures, an overall weakness in consumer confidence and the high base of the past two years, following two exceptional years of growth. Mirroring the sentiments in the auto industry, the domestic tyre production growth decelerated significantly to ~5.3 percent during the fiscal 2011-12, despite a 22.7 percent growth in exports. Domestic tyre demand growth was lower at 4.1 percent during 2011-12. While the OEM tyre demand grew by a muted 11.4 percent, replacement demand contracted by 2.1 percent, with the demand declining across all segments, barring passenger cars. Replacement demand for T&B contracted on account of lower miles driven (on contracting freight availability) and the lagged effect of contracting M&HCV sales during the recessionary 2009 fiscal. OEM tyre demand is expected to grow by eight-nine percent while replacement tyre demand is estimated to grow by nine-9.5 percent during 2012-13. Further, the industry revenues are expected to be supported by realisation hikes of around five-eight percent. Apart from some price hikes during Q1, 2012-13 to counter increased crude derivative costs, higher radialisation is expected to grow realisations during 201213. We expect the large M&HCV base of around 18.5 lakh vehicles created during the past eight years to come up for periodic tyre replacements, particularly in view of the deferment in replacement sales during 2011-12. Robust export growth witnessed during 2011-12 is expected to continue with industry players like MRF and Apollo increasing inroads

into the ASEAN and African countries. Over the medium to long term, demand is expected to be healthy supported by strong demand from the CV OEM segment, the pickup in demand in the price sensitive replacement market, increasing radialisation in the T&B segment and healthy demand from the export markets in Asia, Africa and South America. With a raw material intensity of 67-75 percent (of revenues depending on the cost of inputs/ prices), margins for tyre companies hinge on their ability to manage input costs through opportunistic buying on dips, inventory management and pass through of prices. Our discussions with several industry players highlights the uncertainly involving future price trends, particularly for NR in light of the unprecedented and sharp volatility in rubber prices during the past two years. NR accounts for around 44 percent of the total raw material costs for tyre companies. 2011-12 started on a challenging note for tyre companies, with Natural Rubber prices peaking at around `240 per kg during April-2011. The situation improved shortly thereafter with NR prices cooling to around `195 per kg by November-2011, and staying range bound between `185-200 per kg since then. Sy nt hetic rubber (SR) prices however continued unabated on their upward trajectory, increasing by 30-45 percent (different elastomers) during 2011-12. Further, the benefits of lower NR prices were restricted on account of unfavourable product mix with higher proportion of revenues generated from the relatively low margin OEM segment and increase in costs of crude derivatives- SR, NTCF and carbon black. Price hikes in the industry continued during Q1, 2012-13 in an attempt to neutralise the hike in cost of crude derivatives.

ICRA expects tyre industry operating margins to improve during 2012-13, particularly during H1, 2012-13, as long as any unanticipated headwinds of NR and crude prices are neutralised by tailwinds of realisations and revenue mix. With price of both NR and SR on a downtrend since April-12, the price hikes of 2011-12 places the industry at an advantageous position; we expect industry wide EBIDTA margins to expand during Q1, 2012-13. However the debt funded capital expenditure of the past is expected to impact net margins and return indicators. Further, the shift towards radialisation, while on one hand is expected to lead to higher realisations, the underutilised bias capacities and the new radial capacities are expected to impact return indicators. We expect domestic companies to push for export sales to countries like Bangladesh and Sri Lanka with relatively lower radialisation, among others for utilising the cross ply capacities. With the industry in a capex mode and commercialisation of large facilities like the Rs. nine billion MRF plant in Trichy (February 2012), `23 billion Apollo plant (July 2011) and `seven billion Ceat’s Halol plant (March 2011), high interest costs compressed the net margins during 2011-12.

Prognosis W hile ICR A expects cross ply and radial demand to coexist for the next few years, radial tyres are expected to slowly eat into the cross ply demand, rendering surplus cross ply capacities. This transition period would prove to be difficult, particularly for companies unable to maintain a product differentiation. Ability to avoid commoditisation of the product, particularly in an over supplied market is critical for

The shift towards radialisation, while on one hand is expected to lead to higher realisations, on the other hand, the underutilised bias capacities and the new radial capacities are expected to impact return indicators sustaining pricing power. While the future of cross ply capacities is being debated by the industry as they increasingly become redundant, partial conversion of these capacities into radial capacities or cross ply capacities for platforms other than the T&B segment seem to be the possible outcomes as of now. While the large economies of scale in China would continue to provide a price advantage, we expect the imports from China to abate slowly as domestic tyre companies commercialise radial capacities. The significantly depreciated INR further adds to India’s export competitiveness. Post 2014, with the stabilisation of these radial projects and the availability of incremental domestic radial capacities, the dependence on Chinese imports is expected to decline although the incremental capacities are likely to result in competitive pricing in the ensuing years. (Courtesy: ICRA)




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SKF kicks off two more Eaton showcases electrical, hydraulics labs in technical centre solutions on Technology Day Our Bureau Mumbai

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KF recently inaugurated Product Investigation Cent re (PIC) a nd Mechatronics Laboratory at its Global Technical Centre (GTCI), Bangalore, which was inaugurated last year with an investment of `50 crore. These centres are part of SKF’s strategy to provide knowledge engineering competence in India by working closely with customers on its five platforms including bearings and units, seals, lubrication systems, mechatronics and services. The company’s domain specialists will support the requirements of the businesses to serve customers with optimised solutions. The Product Investigation Centre will offer SKF customers with services such as advanced analysis of bearing field usage and post endurance testing evaluation. Additionally, the lab will alsobe eart Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), X-ray diff ract ion machine, g rease

analysis facility and metrology equipment. The company also inaugurated the Mechatronics lab to expand mechatronics competencies and product offerings in the Indian market. In order to offer enhanced services, the lab is equipped with technically advanced equipments to help customers with services including new product development, firmware testing and investigation of sensor bearing field returns. “The Product Investigation Centre and Mechatronics Lab are important and natural extension of our offerings from SKF Global Technical Centre India (GTCI). This initiative will provide a platform for delivering complete engineering solutions to our customers and leverage in-house capabilities at GTCI,” said Director- Global Technical Centre India, Arun Shivaram. SKF inaugurated Global Technical Centre in Bangalore in December 2011 to support customers in India and South-East Asia, as well as global projects for SKF.

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aton showcased adva nced solut ions to ma ke electrica l, hydraulic and mechanical power equipment operate more efficiently at its technology day in Ahmedabad recently.

Delivery Expertise The company’s offerings in India come in the form of electrical solutions for IT and industrial segments and hydraulic solutions that cater to manufacturing, construction, infrastructure and transportation industries. Eaton also demonstrated its expertise in delivering uniquely designed solutions to suit the varying requirements of the automotive and commercial vehicle segments. The high light of t he Technology Day was an extensive display of Eaton’s leading vehicle solutions such as valvetrain, boosting technologies and traction modifying differentials. The event also showcased

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Eaton’s breadth of electrical solutions in power quality and power distribution including the energy efficient 9390 UPS system, vacuum interrupter based medium voltage breakers and switchgears.

Industry Solution Range Eaton provides solutions for managing electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power systems. The company is with 2011 sales of $16 billion, Eaton is a leading player in electrical components,

systems and services for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 73,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries.

Upgraded Marc 2012 application released Our Bureau Mumbai

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SC Software recently released a GPU-accelerated version of the Marc 2012 Finite Element Analysis application, which speeds up a range of engineering simulations. Engineers seeking to solve complex manufacturing and design problems can use Marc 2012 to accelerate engineering simulations by two to six times. This enables engineers to develop more realistic models and higher quality simulations. Marc is a nonlinear and multi-physics solution that accurately simulates the response of a range of products under static, dynamic and multi-physics loading scenarios. It enables engineers to easily simulate complex real world behaviour of mechanical systems, including automotive and aerospace components, oil and gas drilling equipment, construction machinery, and medical devices, enabling them to solve complex manufacturing and design problems within a single environment.

Computing Platform Marc 2012 supports single and multi GPU system configurations, and is available for x86-based Windows 64-bit and Linux 64-bit systems. Nvidia Tesla GPUs are massively parallel accelerators based on the Nvidia Cuda parallel computing platform and programming model. Tesla GPUs are designed from the ground up for power-efficient, high performance computing, computational science and supercomputing, delivering dramatically higher application acceleration for a range of scientific and commercial applications than a CPU-only approach. Nvidia’s mobile processors are used in cell phones, tablets and auto infotainment systems. And researchers utilise GPUs to advance the frontiers of science with high performance computing. The company has more than 5,000 patents issued, allowed or filed, including ones covering ideas essential to modern computing.

Engineers seeking to solve complex manufacturing and design problems can use Marc 2012 to accelerate engineering simulations by two to six times


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Durr’s air purification system helps optimisation of air circulation

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ürr Environmental and Energy Systems optimises exhaust air purification for the automotive industry and perfectly coordinates it with the latest drying and painting processes. Painting and drying of car bodies produce gaseous pollutants that have to be removed from the air depending on the paint system and statutory requirements. Recuperative incinerators, eg the Ecopure Tar from Dürr, are best suited for cleaning exhaust air flows from dryers because the heat energy contained in the clean gas can be re-used in the drying process. The Ecopure Tar recuperative oxidiser is also used for cleaning exhaust air from paint

spray booths. The painting process produces particularly large exhaust air volume flows that have only low pollutant loads. For this reason, a system for concentrating the solvent-laden exhaust air flows, specifically the Ecopure KPR concentrator system, is installed ideally between the paint spray booth and the exhaust air purification system. The exhaust air volume flow is reduced significantly for the subsequent thermal exhaust air purification process. The resulting increase in the pollutant concentration significantly decreases gas consumption because the energy contained in the pollutants makes a contribution during oxidation.

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As in all thermal processes, the exhaust air is heated in the Ecopure Tar enough to oxidise the hydrocarbons to produce mainly water vapour and carbon dioxide. The polluted air is first preheated by the hot air in the integrated (recuperative) heat exchanger. This allows a large portion of the combustion heat to be recovered. When the air enters the combustion chamber, the burner heats it further and initiates oxidation of the pollutants, which is completed after they have passed through

the chamber. With the Ecopure Tar special emphasis must be given to the controllable Powerflex heat exchanger from Dürr. The outlet temperature of the purified exhaust air can be controlled independently of the combustion chamber temperature. Due to the variable operating point of the oxidiser, the outlet temperature of the Tar can, for example, be reduced to save energy— without having a negative effect on the clean air quality!

Features such as the innovative reaction chamber design, the more effective air flow and the improved Tarcom burner technology from Dürr offer further added value. Other features include better heat insulation and the optimally integrated heat recuperation for dryer heating. The Ecopure Tar saves significant fuel energy and operating costs, achieves better emission levels, and produces a longer system service life thanks to lower combustion chamber temperatures.

Durr Range Of Systems An increasing number of automotive paint shops are working with Dürr’s innovative dry separation system EcoDryScrubber, which binds excess paint particles in dry filters ie without water contact. This system not only reduces the energy consumption of the paint shop by up to 30 percent, but also offers advantages in exhaust air purification. The reason for this is that exhaust air from the EcoDryScrubber is highly concentrated and efficiently filtered. This permits a very compact design for the Ecopure KPR VOC concentration system and the connected Tar ecuperative oxidiser, which are used for exhaust air purification. Furthermore, the exhaust air purification systems can be operated very economically. The reason is that they require very little energy because the pollutants themselves supply sufficient fuel energy for operation. For Dürr customers, this means lower investment costs and around 80 percent less energy consumption. Dürr optimised the Ecopure KPR so that it can be ideally combined with the EcoDryScrubber paint spray booths.

Recuperative incinerators, like the Ecopure Tar from Dürr, are best suited for cleaning exhaust air flows from dryers because the heat energy contained in the clean gas can be re-used in the drying process Dürr generates around 80 percent of its sales from 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 paintshops and final assembly systems for the automobile and aircraft industry. Application Technology provides automated paint application, sealing, and gluing with its robot technologies. Machinery and systems from the Measuring and Process Systems division are used in balancing and cleaning processes, in engine and transmission manufacturing and in final vehicle assembly, among other areas. The fourth division, Clean Technology Systems, is focused on processes to improve energy efficiency and on exhaust air purification. It has been active in India for nearly 50 years, with a local presence for over 20 years. It offers balancing and diagnostic machines, application technology, paint and final assembly systems, as well as environmental systems.


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GM sacks global marketing chief over Man United deal GM spokesman, Greg Martin said. Ewanick was named Vice President and Head of GM’s US marketing in May 2010, about seven months before the automaker’s blockbuster initial public offering in November of that year. “It has been a privilege and honour to work with the GM Team and to be a small part of Detroit’s turnaround,” Ewanick said on Twitter. “I wish everyone at GM all the best.” The first major effort under his watch was the “Chevy Runs Deep” campaign that launched at the start of the Major League Baseball’s World Series in 2010. He was promoted to global chief marketing officer in December 2010. One of the television ads that ran after GM’s IPO shows a boxer being knocked down in slow motion, a failed rocket launch and a motorcycle crash. The tagline reads: “We all fall down. Thank you for helping us get back up.” The ad hinted at the automaker’s 2009 bankruptcy and

federal bailout. GM is 26 percent owned by the US government.

Controversial Moves Ewanick joined GM from Nissan North America, where he served briefly as Vice President and chief marketing officer. Before that, he spent three years as vice president of marketing for Hyundai Motor America, where he helped power sales and market share gains for Hyundai in 2009 during a crushing slump in industry-wide sales. Ewanick pushed Hyundai into advertising at events like the Super Bowl and the Academy Awards just as other automakers, including GM, were pulling back. In an official company biography, GM said Ewanick “was responsible for improving the positioning of the Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac brands and consumer consideration of vehicles in the United States.” Ewanick pulled GM’s paid advertising from Facebook ear-

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M ousted its Global Marketing Chief, Joel Ewanick a little more than two years after he joined the company to lead an overhaul of its marketing strategy. A source with knowledge of the matter said Ewanick failed to properly report financial details about a recent sponsorship deal between GM’s mass-market Chevrolet brand and the world’s most popular soccer club, Manchester United. When asked about the source’s observations on the sponsorship deal, Ewanick, said in an email that he could not comment. GM signed on as the soccer club’s automotive sponsor in a five-year deal announced in May. The largest US automaker stated recently that Ewanick’s departure was effective immediately. He will be replaced on an interim basis by Head of US Sales and Service, Alan Batey. “He failed to meet the expectations that the company has for its employees,”

Joel Ewanick, Former, Global Chief Marketing Officer

lier this year and announced recently that the automaker would not be advertising during the Super Bowl in 2013. Both moves were regarded as controversial within and outside of GM. However, earlier this month,

sources said GM and Facebook executives were back in discussions. Under Ewanick, GM also consolidated its global advertising and marketing, in a move intended to save the company about $2 billion over the next five years.

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nfiniti Emerg-e, the concept car launched at the Geneva Motor Show, was recently announced as the winner in the Concepts category of the Automotive Brand Contest 2012, the international competition for automotive brands. The award, which will be presented in a ceremony at the Mondial de L’Automobile, Paris in September, recognises excellence and innovation in product design, and celebrates the brand’s fresh, fluent design approach, expressed in the highly aerodynamic curves of the Infiniti Emerg-e. This is the latest milestone to be achieved by this sports car, physical proof of Infiniti’s intention to produce a halo model befitting the brand’s promise of inspired performance. The first Infiniti to be developed in Europe, the concept has evolved through Infiniti’s partnership with the UK government’s Technology Strategy Board initiative, whose aim is to speed the arrival of low carbon vehicles to our roads. The partial-funding from the TSB has significantly deepened the resource that the Infiniti can draw upon in the development of Emerg-e and technology relevant for the future of the automobile. The Technology Strategy Board is the UK’s innovation agency. Its goal is to accelerate economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation. Sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the Technology Strategy Board brings together business, research and the public sector, supporting and accelerating the development of innovative products and services to meet market needs, tackle major societal challenges and help build the future economy.


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Ford plans virtual factory for line efficiency

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ord is developing a virtual factory to simulate the full assembly line production process. This will enable the company to improve quality and cut costs in real world manufacturing facilities by creating and analysing computer simulations of vehicle production procedures. “We have already started work on our virtual factory project, so that we won’t have to go to the real assembly line to conduct tests or research possible plant upgrades,” said Simulations Engineer, Ford of Spain, José Terrades. “Virtual factories will enable Ford to preview and optimise the assembly of future models at any of our plants, anywhere in the world. With the advanced simulations and virtual environments we already have at our disposal, we believe this is something Ford can achieve in the very near future,” he added. Thousands of components are assembled to manufacture a vehicle. Computer simulation of the assembly process enables the vehicle build process to be tested

before investing in the resources required for a real-world production line. Computer simulation is now integrated into Ford’s development processes. “The final assembly process simulations we use today allow us to do much more than simply plan our build sequences,” said Implementation Manager, Ford of Germany, Nick Newman. “We can piece together complete cars in a virtual environment and assess the construction down to the finest detail, and we plan to implement this even more widely in the future.” Ford uses sophisticated camera technology to scan and digitise its real-world manufacturing facilities to create ultra-realistic 3D virtual assembly environments. The company’s Valencia plant, in Spain, is taking the lead in developing virtual factory environments, which could enable remote evaluations to be conducted from around the globe. Special projectors and polarising, motion-sensing glasses are used to create interactive 3D virtual reality manufacturing

Audi Group generates first-half operating profit of €2.9 billion

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udi Group notched up Euro 25 billion revenue, an operating profit of Euro 2.9 billion, and an 11.5 percent operating return on sales. The company delivered 733,237 (2011: 652,892) vehicles of the Audi brand to customers, an increase of 12.3 per cent on the first six months of 2011. Demand was especially high for the new Audi Q3 as well as for the Q5, A6, A7 and A8 models.

The Audi A1 Sportback, the Q3 and the new A3, which is to appear on the market in the late summer, will help towards this goal and secure marketshare The increase in deliveries pushed revenue up to Euro 25,022 (21,526) million—a rise of 16.2 percent on the previous year. The Audi Group increased its operating profit by 13.2 percent to Euro 2,876 (2,540) million. This was despite the stronger recessionary tendencies above all in southern EU countries. The operating return on sales of 11.5 (11.8) percent was thus kept at the high level of recent quarters. Following the healthy first-half business performance, the Audi Group plans to deliver a total of more than 1.4 million cars of the Audi brand in 2012 as a whole. The Audi A1 Sportback, the Q3 and the new A3, which is to appear on the market in the late summer, will help Audi towards this goal and secure growing market shares in many sales markets.

scenarios. The actions required by real-life assembly line operators are simulated inside these environments to help Ford ergonomics experts eliminate strenuous postures and optimise individual aspects of the assembly process. Ford’s ergonomics experts in Cologne, Germany, use the computer simulations to scrutinise the fitment process for even the smallest components, and to determine what is required to make the task as straightforward as possible for the assemblyline operator. Ford’s virtual employee “Jack” can simulate the actions of both male and female assembly line workers to test and evaluate processes in fine detail, right down to the movement of the operator’s fingers within an enclosed space. “Jack’s” advanced software evaluates the demands on the real-world operator and uncovers 80 per cent of ergonomics issues at the simulation stage. Ford is also increasing its use of “augmented reality” vehicles. These 3D vehicle simulations combine engineering

data and scanned imagery of physical prototypes to enable efficient evaluation of component integration. Ford uses computer simulations to conduct full “virtual build events” for new vehicle programmes. Specialists collect digital engineering data on every component and load it into a virtual build environment, before simulating the entire assembly process from start to finish. All these activities can reduce the need to create physical proto-

types of vehicles or production tooling for evaluation. At Ford’s Cave Automatic Virtual Environment (CAVE) facility in Cologne, for example, interactive 3D interior environments of Ford development vehicles allow for evaluation of many aspects before building a physical prototype. “CAVE brings emotion into the development process,” said Driving Environment & Virtual Reality Supervisor, Ford of Germany, Joerg Querengaesser.”


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International auto round-up Ford sues Dana Holding over subframes in Windstar recall Ford is suing auto supplier Dana Holding over more than 400,000 subframes supplied on recalled Ford Windstar minivans. The Dearborn automaker filed suit against the Maumee, Ohio, auto supplier in Wayne Circuit Court, saying it has suffered “substantial damages” over subframes on 1999-2003 Windstar minivans. In January 2011, Ford said it was recalling 425,000 Windstar minivans in 22 cold-weather states, including Michigan, to fix potentially corroded subframe brackets and mounts. The recall covered the 1999-2003 model years and is intended to identify vehicles whose front lower control arm, rear attaching brackets and body mount attachments need fixing. NHTSA opened a probe into the subframe issue in July 2010 after getting 87 complaints.

Federal investigation for faulty brake-assist system Federal safety investigators have opened an investigation into whether automatic braking systems on the 2013 Infiniti JX35 may activate the brakes when there is no emergency. The new safety technology is billed as way to prevent distracted or inattentive drivers from crashes, and is being added to luxury vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a notice posted on its website that it is opening a preliminary investigation into 8,000 Infiniti crossovers after receiving two

complaints of false application of emergency braking. The consumers allege that the intelligent brake-assist system inappropriately activated emergency braking autonomically, bringing the vehicles to immediate and complete stops. Both drivers said the incidents occurred on the same bridge, and suggested the sensor may have halted the vehicles because of the amount of metal in the bridge. A second owner reported leasing a JX in June. She was driving with her seven-year-old when she drove over the same bridge and the vehicle came to a “dead stop and all of our seat belts locked up.” The owner said the dealer responded that “this is a known problem and Infiniti is working on a fix.” Nissan spokesman, Steve Yaeger said the automaker is aware of the two incidents reported to NHTSA, and said they both occurred at the same bridge.

BMW earnings fall BMW says earnings fell 28 percent in the second quarter due to higher costs for investments in new technology and personnel. Despite the fall in profit against the same quarter last year, which enjoyed an exceptional gain, the company recorded record sales. It also held on to its outlook and maintained its high profit margins on automobile sales. However, BMW warned that any worsening of Europe’s economic crisis or a growth slowdown in China could hurt its business. It is already facing headwinds from Europe’s debt crisis, which has devastated economies in nations

such as Spain and Greece and kept Europe sales flat from the year before. Net profit fell to Euro 1.28 billion ($1.57 billion) from Euro 1.77 billion a year ago. Sales rose seven percent to Euro 19.2 billion. BMW said “Higher personnel costs, increased expenditure on development and new technologies and competition all contributed to the lower earnings figures in 2012.” The company reported record sales of 475,000 vehicles and said its profit margins remained at a strong 11.6 percent on car sales, the same as in the first quarter though slightly down from a year ago. That’s a key figure indicating the company is maintaining its ability to generate good profits from sales. Earnings were supported by continuing sales increases in China, where they rose 31 percent, and by a 10 percent increase in the US. Strong global sales of the X3 sport utility, which jumped 38 percent, helped profits. The company, which has also invested in electric cars and the use of high-tech carbon fiber parts, said it had increased technology and development costs and cited investments in its production network. BMW’s earnings fell short of the consensus estimate for Euro 1.38 bill compiled by FactSet. It held onto its earnings prediction for the year of exceeding last year’s sales volume and pretax earnings. The BMW Group sees risks primarily in a further deterioration of the economic situation in Europe and a slowdown of growth in China.”

Mercedes-Benz upgrades 2013 C-Class Mercedes-Benz has revealed a series of upgrades to the 2013 C-Class range, designed to appeal to both the corporate and retail markets. The enhancements help to lower running costs and can reduce BIK for business drivers by up to four percent, giving the C-Class an even greater competitive advantage over premium compact rivals. In addition, the revisions have had a positive impact on the already-strong residual values of the C-Class, with CAP announcing a five per cent (£450) increase in values for the entry-level trim grade. Executive SE is the new entry point to the revised range for the C 180 BlueEfficiency, C 200 CDI BlueEfficiency and C 220 CDI BlueEfficiency Saloon and Estate, which includes a sports grille, new 16-inch alloy wheels, Artico upholstery and LED daytime running lights at a price increase of only £35 over the previous SE grade. A new luxury package is available for Executive SE models to replace the former Elegance trim option. Carrying a £2,000 premium, it includes the three louver grille with bonnet-mounted star, 17” alloy wheels with a seven twin-spoke design, automatically dimming rear view mirror and folding exterior door mirrors, chrome trim on the side, rear and shoulder line, a storage package and brown Ash wood trim with a matt finish. In addition, there is a tax saving on the new AMG Sport, thanks to a reduction in CO2

over the previous model. For example, the previous C 220 CDI Sport Saloon with manual transmission offered 133g CO2/ km and BIK 2012/13 of 20 percent, giving a total BIK over 36 months of £7,865, based on an income tax bracket of 40 percent. Therefore the total BIK over 36 months is £6,897, giving a total saving of £968. The AMG Sport Plus, priced £1,000 above AMG Sport and just £35 over the previous Sport line, includes 18-inch bi-colour AMG alloys, bi-Xenon front lights with Intelligent Light System and Adaptive High Beam Assist, AMG sports seats, Black Artico/ Dinamica upholstery with contrast red stitching, red seat belts, AMG floor mats with red edging and silver gearshift paddles (automatic transmission only). In the C-Class Coupé, the pricing and specification of the AMG Sport are unchanged, but an AMG Sport Plus version is now available for an additional £1,000. A £530 AMG Handling

Package is offered on the C-Class Coupé to uprate the steering, engine, exhaust and transmission response, as well as introducing unique styling touches. The Dynamic Handling Package continues to be available on selected Saloon and Estate models. The C 180 BlueEfficiency is powered by a new ultra-efficient 1.6-litre direct-injection turbocharged petrol engine and is accompanied by electric power steering to further bolster economy. With an output of 154 hp at 5,000 rpm, the new engine is almost as powerful as its predecessor while developing an identical 250 nm of torque across a wider rev range - 1,250 to 4,000 RPM. While the 3.5-litre V6 petrol engine is no longer offered in the C-Class Saloon and Estate, it is still available in the C-Class Coupé. There are also new interior and exterior features, including revised colour options and repositioned cruise control and easier-to-read silver graphics for the telematics screen.

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Volkswagen opens new vehicle plant in China

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he Volkswagen Group is creating new facilities for Shanghai Volkswagen (SV W) in Yizheng, Eastern China. The new plant has been designed for an annual production capacity of 300,000 vehicles. As the second plant producing this model in China, Yizheng will make production considerably more flexible. It is also planned to produce Škoda models here in the next stage. Yizheng plant, located about 300 km to the north-west of Shanghai, will create about 3,700 new jobs in the region. With press, body and paint shops as well as a final assembly unit,

Yizheng works to the highest painting standards and uses geothermal energy for the heating and cooling of the factory halls the plant has a total capacity of about 300,000 vehicles per year. In addition, a technical testing centre, a training academy to provide initial and advanced training for employees and an energy centre were constructed on the site, which has

The new plant at the inauguration at Yizheng, Eastern China

a total area of about 1.3 million square metres. Yizheng works to the highest painting standards and uses geothermal energy for the heating and cooling of the factory halls. For recharging transfer trucks at the plant and as well as employees’ e-bikes, solar panels are used throughout the plant. Volkswagen is therefore setting new standards for sustainable,

resource-efficient automobile production in China. By 2018, the Volkswagen Group intends to make its worldwide product ion 25 percent more environmentally compatible. Advanced production processes coupled with measures to reduce energy consumption are the key elements in this strategy. China is the Volkswagen

Group’s largest sales market. In 2011, Volkswagen delivered 2.26 million vehicles to customers in China. In the first half of 2012, deliveries rose by 17.5 per cent to about 1.30 million units. With new products in line with market requirements, the objective of Volkswagen Group China is to increase annual production capacity to about four million units by 2018.

Vauxhall bolsters Astra range with BiTurbo models

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auxhall is adding two more high performance diesels with 195PS and 400 nm torque to its Astra range. Both models have a top speed in excess of 135mph and can achieve 0-60mph in under eight seconds. The boost in performance does not compromise economy either, with low CO2 emissions of 134g/km and a combined 55.4mpg. Both models also benefit from Start/ Stop technology.

Built at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant in Cheshire, the new derivatives benefit from the recent styling refresh that is found across the Astra range Twin turbo technology is rare in this class and the Astra uses a sequential turbocharging system, with the smaller turbo accelerating quickly at lower speeds to eliminate ‘lag’, providing 320 nm of torque from 1,250 RPM. In the mid-range of rpm, both turbochargers operate together, with the larger turbocharger pre-compressing the intake air, before it is fully compressed in the smaller one. A bypass valve is controlled continuously to pass on part of the exhaust gases to the larger turbo. As a result, the driver still enjoys smooth acceleration. At higher rpm (from around 3,000 RPM) all the gases flow directly to the larger turbocharger, maintaining the fluid power delivery at higher speeds. Built at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant in Cheshire, the new derivatives benefit from the recent styling refresh that can be found across the Astra range. The aggressive new look includes a revised front grille, new front indicators and fog lamps, and refreshed rearpanel styling. Both BiTurbo models come with an array of unique features including 18” alloy wheels, twin rear exhausts, exterior styling pack and alloy sports pedals.


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Volkswagen Group maintains growth trajectory in first half

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he Volkswagen Group maintained its positive trajectory in the first half of 2012 despite growing challenges in a large number of automotive markets. “We can be satisfied with our performance in the first six months,” said Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Prof Dr Martin Winterkorn at the presentation of the financial report for the first half of the year held recently. “Our strong position in the international markets will enable us to outperform the market as a whole—despite the challenging environment.” The Vol k swagen Group increased its sales revenue to 95.4 billion in the first six months, up 22.6 percent on the prior-year period (H1 2011: €77.8 billion). Operating profit rose by 6.7 percent to €6.5 billion (€6.1 billion). At 6.8 percent, the operating returns on sales after six months was on a level with the

first quarter of 2012 (previous year: 7.8 percent). The consolidated operating profit for H1 does not include the €1.8 billion (€1.2 billion) share of the operating profit of the Chinese joint ventures. These companies are included using the equity method and are therefore ref lected in the financial results. This was lifted by the strong business per forma nce of t he Chinese joint ventures and the improvement in profit recorded by Porsche Zwischenholding GmbH. The updated measu rement of t he put/ca l l rights relating to Porsche Zwischenholding GmbH at the reporting date also had a positive effect on the financial results. Profit before tax for the first half of the year amounted to €10.1 billion (€8.2 billion)— an increase of 22.1 percent as against the prior-year period. The figure after tax improved by 35.9 percent to €8.8 billion (€6.5 billion).

CFO, Hans Dieter Pötsch was also satisfied with developments in the first half of the year. “Against a background of economic uncertainty, our performance so far, our improving cost structures, our flexible production and our technology leadership in many areas mean that we are well equipped to meet the challenges facing us,” said Pötsch. “More than ever before, our sound financial position is paying off.” Net l iqu id it y in t he Automotive Division was 14.9 billion at the end of the first half of 2012, as against €17 billion at the end of December 2011. This figure includes cash outflows of 2.1 billion from the increase in 2012 in the stake in MAN SE, the Munich-based manufacturer of commercial vehicles, engines and power engineering equipment, to 75.03 percent of the voting rights and 73.57 percent of the share capital. At €3.4 billion, investments in

property, plant and equipment in the Automotive Division in H1 exceeded the prior-year figure (€2.5 billion). Nevertheless, the Volkswagen Group maintained its strict investment discipline. The ratio of investments in property, plant and equipment (capex) to sales revenue in the Automotive Division amounted to four per-

cent (3.7 percent). Investments related primarily to production facilities, the switch to the Modular Transverse Toolkit, new products and the ecological alignment of the model range. “Disciplined cost and investment management and the continuous optimisation of processes remain core components of our strategy,” said Bötsch.

Unit Sales Continuing strong demand for Group vehicles around the world saw unit sales by the Volkswagen Group rise 12.4 percent to 4.6 million vehicles (4.1 million) in the first six months. The Group’s share of the global passenger car market increased to 12.4 percent as against 12.3 percent in the prior-year period. The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand sold 2.4 million vehicles (2.2 million) in H1/2012. This corresponds to an increase of 9.5 percent compared with the prior-year period. The Fox, Tiguan, Touareg and Sharan models recorded the highest growth rates. Demand for the up!, Beetle and CC models was also particularly strong. Despite upfront expenditures for the Modular Transverse Toolkit, operating profit improved by 3.8 percent to €2.2 billion (€2.1 billion). Ingolstadt-based premium car manufacturer, Audi sold 678,000 vehicles from January to June 2012, and the Chinese joint venture FAWVolkswagen sold a further 166,000 Audi vehicles. The Audi Q5, Audi A6, Audi A7 Sportback and Audi A8 models recorded the highest growth rates. Demand for the new Audi A1 Sportback and Audi Q3 models was also particularly high. Operating profit amounted to €2.9 billion, 13.2 per cent above the prior-year level (€2.5 billion). Škoda recorded sales of 408,000 vehicles (362,000) in the first six months, 12.6 percent more than in the first half of 2011. The Roomster, Yeti and Octavia models as well as the Rapid in India were increasingly popular. Higher volumes and improved product costs saw operating profit rise by nine percent to €449 million (€412 million). Seat posted a 16 percent year-on-year increase in unit sales to 218,000 vehicles worldwide (188,000), despite a further decline in demand for vehicles in the Spanish passenger car market, which continues to deteriorate. Germany and the United Kingdom exceeded their prior-year sales figures. The brand’s operating loss narrowed by €6 million to €42 million. Luxury carmaker Bentley continued to benefit from growing demand, selling around 5,000 vehicles (3,000) in the first half of the year. Also, Bentley generated an operating profit of €57 million in the first six months of this year. Europe’s largest automobile manufacturer also reiterated its forecast that sales revenue will exceed the prior-year figure. While the consolidation of Man SE will help increase sales revenue, its contribution to earnings will be limited because of the write-downs that will be required for purchase price allocation. In addition, the contribution in full of Porsche’s automotive business with expected effect as from 1 August, 2012 will lead to its consolidation in the Volkswagen Group; however, the resulting increase in sales revenue will be relatively slight due to consolidation effects. The goal for operating profit remains to match the 2011 level.


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PRODUCTION AND SALES FLASH REPORT FOR JUNE 2012 Category Segment/Subsegment Manufacturer.

Production For the month of June 2011

2012

Cumulative April-June 11-12

12-13

Source: SIAM

Domestic Sales For the month of June 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) 5,640 5,008 21,804 21,878 5,452 Total 5,640 5,008 21,804 21,878 5,452 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) 3,821 727 10,528 2,465 3,318 Hyundai Motors India Ltd(Santro) 12,308 12,264 33,166 39,016 7,114 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (M800, Alto,Wagon R,A-Star) 33,617 32,176 154,842 119,807 38,183 Total 49,746 45,167 198,536 161,288 48,615 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) 1,365 463 4,218 1,940 1,158 Ford india Pvt Ltd (Figo ) 7,463 5,079 24,060 19,910 5,698 General Motors India Pvt Ltd (Beat, U-VA) 3,880 4,833 10,140 14,086 1,709 Honda Siel Cars India ltd (Jazz, Brio) 0 1,626 30 15,599 361 Hyundai Motors India Ltd(Getz, i10, i20) 37,901 33,227 103,755 97,776 18,121 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Swift, Ritz, Estilo) 16,927 23,053 62,412 80,738 16,239 Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd (Micra) 11,021 7,362 29,012 20,991 1,609 Renault India Pvt Ltd (Pulse) 0 128 0 1,060 0 SkodaAuto india p.ltd ( Fabia ) 1,942 457 5,628 1,214 1,460 Tata Motors Ltd (Indica,Indica Vista, Indigo CS) 8,365 8,891 28,762 29,606 11,913 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Liva) 732 3,364 794 11,315 737 Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Polo) 5,526 2,404 14,670 8,853 2,679 Total 95,122 90,887 283,481 303,088 61,684 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) 3,370 3,108 9,876 9,505 941 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Verito) 1,460 600 3,819 3,530 1,510 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Dzire) 2,162 15,427 24,819 52,440 2,486 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Etios-Sedan) 5,205 5,015 13,104 14,186 5,002 Specialty: Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Beetle) 0 0 0 0 3 Total 12,197 24,150 51,618 79,661 9,942 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) 1,323 1,041 4,210 4,150 1,077 General Motors India Pvt Ltd (Aveo) 258 0 361 18 160 Hindustan Motors Ltd (Lancer) 0 1 31 24 0 Honda Siel Cars India Ltd (City) 1,915 959 5,927 8,521 2,802 Hyundai Motors India Ltd (Verna) 4,047 6,037 10,260 18,935 4,102 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (SX4) 426 148 5,448 1,863 713 Nissan Motor India pvt Ltd (Sunny) 0 6,661 0 17,575 0 Skoda Auto India pvt Ltd (Rapid) 5 2,618 12 7,007 0 Tata Motors Ltd (Indigo, Manza) 900 399 3,857 2,163 1,157 Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Vento) 2,907 2,690 10,137 6,986 2,457 Specialty: Hindustan Motors Ltd (Ambassador) 121 518 830 587 165 Total 11,902 21,072 41,073 67,829 12,633 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) 799 175 2,555 795 350 General Motors India Pvt Ltd (Optra, Cruze) 1,297 429 3,812 1,794 1,101 Hindustan Motors Ltd (Cedia sports) 18 12 34 30 7 Honda Siel Cars India Ltd (Civic) 180 0 960 0 175 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Kizashi) 0 0 0 0 32 Renault India Pvt Ltd (Renault FLUENCE) 265 5 265 259 0 Skoda Auto India Pvt Ltd (Laura) 672 340 2,004 1,328 693 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Corolla ) 686 496 1,886 1,932 629 Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Jetta) 9 377 63 915 59 Specialty: Hindustan Motors Ltd(Lancer EVO X) 0 0 1 0 0 Total 3,926 1,834 11,580 7,053 3,046 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 ) 150 0 508 0 103 Hyundai Motors India Ltd ( Sonata ) 40 72 74 208 24 Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd (Teana) 0 0 0 24 5 Skoda Auto India Pvt Ltd (Superb) 260 188 1,032 934 325 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Camry ) 0 0 0 0 9 Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Passat) 142 145 442 771 197 Specialty: Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Prius ) 0 0 0 0 2 Total 592 405 2,056 1,937 665 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 ) 1,044 602 2,510 1,772 890 Mercedes-Benz India Pvt Ltd ( S-Class) 659 525 1,809 1,615 566 Tata-JLR (Tata -JLR All Models) 0 31 0 127 0 Volkswagen - Audi (A8) 0 0 0 0 354 Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Phaeton) 0 0 0 8 2 Total 1,703 1,158 4,319 3,522 1,812 Coupe: Roadster - 2 Doors; 2/4 seater, retractable/firm roof Regular: Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd (370Z) 0 0 0 0 2 Total 0 0 0 0 2 Total Passenger Car 180,828 189,681 614,467 646,256 143,851 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 23 121 68 27 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Bolero, ST) 7,007 8,177 21,707 25,805 7,126 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Gypsy, Ertiga) 588 5,330 1,846 17,518 182 Tata Motors Ltd (Sumo) 1,319 2,431 4,156 9,526 1,332 Total 8,948 15,961 27,830 52,917 8,667 UV2: Length<4400 - 4700 mm, Price Upto Rs. 15 Lakh General Motors India Pvt Ltd (Tavera) 1,770 724 5,447 3,652 1,738 International Cars & Motors Ltd (Rhino) 26 31 102 147 26 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Scorpio, Bolero, HT, Xuv500, Xylo) 8,248 10,211 24,462 34,541 7,417 Tata Motors Ltd (Sumo Grande, Safari) 1,674 661 4,395 3,681 1,352 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Innova) 4,668 6,600 11,219 19,954 4,665 Total 16,386 18,227 45,625 61,975 15,198 UV3: Length>4700 mm, Price Upto Rs. 15 Lakh Force Motors Ltd (Trax, Force One) 292 288 826 1,195 247 Tata Motors Ltd (Aria, Xenon) 282 127 682 644 365 Total 574 415 1,508 1,839 612 UV4: Price Between Rs. 15 to 25Lakh Ford India Pvt Ltd (Endeavour) 239 272 611 686 248 General Motors India Pvt Ltd (Captiva) 0 0 0 0 161 Hindustan Motors Ltd (Pajero, Outlander) 151 60 497 370 148 Honda Siel Cars India Ltd (CRV) 0 0 0 0 14 Hyundai Motors India Ltd (Santa Fe) 20 92 20 321 100 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Vitara) 0 0 0 0 3 Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd (X-Trail) 0 0 0 0 16 Renault India Pvt Ltd (Koleos) 0 1 0 103 0 Skoda Auto India Pvt Ltd (Yeti) 195 70 751 186 132 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (Fortuner) 1,030 1,259 2,445 3,891 990 Total 1,635 1,754 4,324 5,557 1,812 UV5: Price > Rs. 25Lakh Hindustan Motors Ltd (Mentero) 0 0 10 5 0 Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (LC,Prado) 0 0 0 0 0 Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd (Touareg) 0 0 0 0 0 Total 0 0 10 5 0 Total Utillity Vehicles (Uvs) 27,543 36,357 79,297 122,293 26,289 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 (Gio, Maxximo Mini Van) 0 491 2 891 0 Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Omini,Ecco) 12,119 6,492 40,901 28,327 12,182 Tata Motors Ltd (Venture) 620 164 2,092 1,247 423 Total 12,739 7,147 42,995 30,465 12,605 V2: Soft tops mainly used as Maxi Cabs, Price Upto Rs. 10 Lakh Force Motors Ltd (Trip) 20 0 100 0 33 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Gio, Maxximo Mini Van) 2,004 2,352 4,386 7,822 1,810 Tata Motors Ltd (Magic, lris) 2,963 4,757 11,703 16,564 4,190 Total 4,987 7,109 16,189 24,386 6,033 Total Vans 17,726 14,256 59,184 54,851 18,638 Total Passenger Vehicles (PVs) 226,097 240,294 752,948 823,400 188,778 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) 74 288 792 1,009 357 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (Tourister32, Tourister 40) 100 196 142 446 52 SML Isuzu Ltd (41 Seater, 32 Seater NQR Bus) 161 548 805 1,334 435 Tata Motors Ltd (LP1112, LP912, Starbus Ultra) 690 621 1,723 2,392 643 VE CVs - Eicher (10.90, 11.10, 11.12) 398 461 1,061 1,157 437 Total A1 1,423 2,114 4,523 6,338 1,924 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) 1,778 1,553 5,098 5,136 1,466 SML Isuzu Ltd (LT Bus) 10 5 24 29 9 Tata Motors Ltd (LPO1512,LPO1612, Starbus, Divo) 931 747 2,940 2,419 787 VE CVs - Eicher (20.15) 63 46 117 193 58 Volvo Buses India Pvt Ltd (8400 & 9400 4X2) 39 23 80 69 41 Total A2 2,821 2,374 8,259 7,846 2,361 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) 27 67 114 150 31 Total A3 27 67 114 150 31 Total M&HCVs(passenger carriers) 4,271 4,555 12,896 14,334 4,316 M&HCVs B: Goods Carriers (c) Max Mass exceeding 7.5 tonnes but not exceeding 10 tons Ashok Leyland Ltd (eComet) 51 196 147 530 46 SML Isuzu Ltd (Super Supereme) 276 304 738 807 253 Tata Motors Ltd (LPT9109) 467 693 1,932 2,055 778 VE CVs - Eicher (10.80, 10.90, 10.95) 874 578 2,505 2,175 767 Total 1,668 1,771 5,322 5,567 1,844 (d) Max. Mass Exceeding 10 tons but not exceeding 12 tons Ashok Leyland Ltd (eComet) 411 764 985 1,862 333 SML Isuzu Ltd (Samrat Super 12) 110 148 434 502 227 Tata Motors Ltd (LPT1109) 988 271 2,822 2,319 1,647 VE CVs - Eicher (11.10, 11.12) 988 851 2,968 3,199 937 Total 2,497 2,034 7,209 7,882 3,144 Total B 4,165 3,805 12,531 13,449 4,988 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) 1,890 944 5,710 4,557 1,416 Asia Motor Works Ltd (1618 TP) 0 3 0 33 0 SML Isuzu Ltd (IS12T) 4 0 4 2 3 Tata Motors Ltd (LPT1613, LPK1616, SK1613) 3,702 3,324 13,123 8,876 2,669 VE CVs - Eicher (20.16, Terra 16) 383 349 1,366 1,083 280 Total B2 5,979 4,620 20,203 14,551 4,368 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) 1,433 716 3,627 3,182 1,448 Asia Motor Works Ltd (2518HL, 2516 HL, 2518 TP, 2523TP, 2518TM) 885 435 2,250 1,438 747 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (MN25) 49 95 221 255 64 Tata Motors Ltd (LPT2518, LPK2518) 4,664 2,426 13,968 7,576 4,315 VE CVs - Eicher (30.25, Terra25) 95 211 284 519 94 VE CVs - Volvo (FM400) 0 0 0 0 0 Total 7,126 3,883 20,350 12,970 6,668 (b) Max. mass exceeding 25 tonnes Ashok Leyland Ltd (8X2 Haulage, 8X4 Tipper) 1,287 392 3,553 2,779 1,184 Asia Motor Works Ltd (3118HL, 3118TP) 36 54 80 76 37

2012

Exports Cumulative April-June

For the month of June

Cumulative April-June

11-12

12-13

2011

2012

11-12

12-13

5,605 5,605

21,979 21,979

22,140 22,140

302 302

0 0

825 825

1 1

614 10,241 34,198 45,053

10,222 21,922 122,052 154,196

2,155 34,629 94,813 131,597

9 3,641 8,399 12,049

0 2,566 9,440 12,006

17 9,126 25,823 34,966

16 5,849 24,215 30,080

621 4,826 5,389 1,258 13,853 22,624 1,091 536 594 7,125 2,096 2,418 62,431

3,700 17,319 6,571 643 57,512 55,651 4,363 0 4,577 28,565 737 9,920 189,558

2,043 15,364 14,158 12,608 43,921 72,986 3,066 1,257 1,436 24,738 6,840 7,852 206,269

123 2,104 14 0 16,384 1,726 9,072 0 0 254 0 0 29,677

0 972 7 15 17,385 1,293 9,805 0 0 447 1,809 0 31,733

526 5,161 35 0 43,999 4,431 22,440 0 0 962 0 0 77,554

18 4,768 50 94 52,786 4,135 15,372 0 0 1,184 5,810 0 84,217

301 444 13,741 4,059

3,102 3,807 25,095 13,071

1,021 2,888 46,958 11,796

2,104 0 14 0

3,953 0 2,172 631

6,069 0 41 0

8,464 0 3,943 1,962

0 18,545

22 45,097

1 62,664

0 2,118

0 6,756

0 6,110

0 14,369

1,298 19 1 1,254 5,929 408 3,066 3,246 865 2,581

3,435 511 31 6,172 10,313 5,517 0 0 3,802 7,726

3,675 88 24 7,099 17,583 1,447 7,656 7,377 2,698 6,698

75 16 0 4 0 0 0 0 39 0

52 2 0 4 0 1 3,059 0 102 227

194 45 0 4 0 0 0 0 130 0

317 27 0 22 0 3 6,959 0 211 421

244 18,911

814 38,321

343 54,688

0 134

0 3,447

0 373

0 7,960

184 557 12 58 6 208 643 505 281

2,005 3,307 20 618 117 0 1,760 1,824 322

776 1,223 40 171 21 541 1,097 1,909 654

20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

107 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

15 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2,454

1 9,974

0 6,432

0 20

0 4

0 115

0 31

52 39 1 272 0 90

301 58 12 1,042 38 575

115 148 21 625 0 333

2 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0

2 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0

1 455

2 2,028

2 1,244

0 2

0 0

0 2

0 0

750 622 177 759 1 2,309

2,377 1,663 0 1,254 3 5,297

2,088 1,257 514 1,908 1 5,768

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 0 155,763

2 2 466,452

0 0 490,802

0 0 44,302

0 0 53,946

0 0 119,945

0 0 136,658

16 8,766 5,635 2,320 16,737

96 21,286 1,491 4,257 27,130

59 25,086 18,960 6,801 50,906

0 14 7 100 121

0 7 80 22 109

0 59 50 144 253

0 48 91 73 212

740 30 10,582 1,011 6,785 19,148

5,413 92 23,121 4,950 11,090 44,666

3,629 132 33,530 2,652 20,077 60,020

16 6 289 9 0 320

1 0 241 8 0 250

16 6 898 43 0 963

11 12 1,240 32 0 1,295

327 23 350

711 708 1,419

995 168 1,163

0 0 0

0 121 121

0 4 4

0 234 234

133 31 60 45 87 3 9 43 168 1,249 1,828

634 476 461 67 254 11 40 0 438 2,401 4,782

455 75 376 83 228 5 29 86 325 3,918 5,580

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 5 0 5 38,068

11 22 4 37 78,034

5 37 0 42 117,711

0 0 0 0 441

0 0 0 0 480

0 0 0 0 1,220

0 0 0 0 1,741

150 6,916 295 7,361

0 40,749 1,547 42,296

252 28,074 1,208 29,534

0 132 0 132

0 80 0 80

0 498 2 500

0 245 0 245

1 2,506 5,307 7,814 15,175 209,006

82 4,073 11,203 15,358 57,654 602,140

5 7,200 15,382 22,587 52,121 660,634

0 0 2 2 134 44,877

0 20 67 87 167 54,593

0 0 92 92 592 121,757

0 20 140 160 405 138,804

411 237 530 920 475 2,573

727 65 894 1,462 1,027 4,175

947 513 1,251 2,191 1,035 5,937

4 0 5 30 0 39

8 0 0 30 26 64

23 0 5 172 28 228

20 0 0 88 75 183

1,678 0 957 30 25 2,690

3,628 23 2,863 88 79 6,681

4,303 14 2,854 110 70 7,351

417 0 42 0 0 459

451 0 197 6 0 654

950 0 347 19 0 1,316

1,334 0 349 56 0 1,739

62 62 5,325

116 116 10,972

144 144 13,432

0 0 498

0 0 718

0 0 1,544

2 2 1,924

99 285 478 664 1,526

102 628 2,151 2,288 5,169

263 581 1,408 1,999 4,251

22 80 163 12 277

99 30 173 36 338

34 120 534 27 715

155 40 471 102 768

389 186 1,390 1,159 3,124 4,650

696 452 4,331 2,858 8,337 13,506

1,064 463 4,436 3,293 9,256 13,507

33 0 75 1 109 386

66 0 81 33 180 518

51 2 209 21 283 998

118 0 115 43 276 1,044

1,321 3 15 2,309 241 3,889

3,740 0 3 7,527 849 12,119

3,591 31 21 6,472 790 10,905

538 0 0 477 17 1,032

252 0 0 430 1 683

1,093 0 0 1,643 247 2,983

887 0 0 724 16 1,627

1,004 359 121 3,035 168 0 4,687

3,470 2,032 185 12,452 268 0 18,407

3,162 1,401 300 8,162 514 0 13,539

135 0 0 182 0 0 317

86 0 0 180 2 0 268

272 0 0 808 0 0 1,080

200 0 0 408 2 0 610

1,129 24

2,748 87

2,718 88

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0


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Category Segment/Subsegment Manufacturer.

Production For the month of June 2011

2012

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt Ltd 0 0 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (MN31) 81 94 Tata Motors Ltd (LPT3118) 5,444 1,906 VE CVs - Eicher (35.31) 106 114 VE CVs - Volvo (FM400) 29 26 Total 6,983 2,586 Total B3 14,109 6,469 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) 176 51 Asia Motor Works Ltd (3518 TR) 0 19 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (MN35) 0 31 Tata Motors Ltd (LPS3518) 327 381 Total 503 482 (c) Mass exceeding 35.2 tonnes but not exceeding 40 tonnes Ashok Leyland Ltd 0 7 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (MN40) 25 10 Total 25 17 (d) Max. mass exceeding 40 tonnes but not exceeding 49 tonnes Ashok Leyland Ltd (4X2 Tractor) 138 22 Asia Motor Works Ltd (4018TR, 4923TR) 90 32 Tata Motors Ltd (LPS4018, LPS4023, LPS4928) 418 688 VE CVs - Eicher (40.40) 20 18 Total 666 760 (e) Max. mass exceeding 49 tonnes and Above Ashok Leyland Ltd (6X4 TRACTOR) 108 13 VE CVs - Volvo (FM400HD, FH520) 23 29 Total 131 42 Total B4 1,325 1,301 Total M&HCVs (Goods Carriers) 25,578 16,195 Total M&HCVs 29,849 20,750 LCVs A: Passenger Carriers A1: Max. Mass upto 5 tonnes (a): No. of seats including driver exceeding 13 (M2(A2)) Force Motors Ltd 952 1,296 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (Tourister15) 230 75 Tata Motors Ltd (SFC407, CityRide) 463 507 Total 1,645 1,878 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) 136 386 Force Motors Ltd 0 30 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Tourister 25) 0 0 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (Tourister 25) 258 380 SML Isuzu Ltd (20,32,26,24 Seater Bus) 354 135 Tata Motors Ltd (LP709, SFC410, LP410) 1,516 1,257 VE CVs - Eicher (10.50, 10.60, 10.75) 382 459 Total A2 2,646 2,647 B2: Max. Mass upto 5 tonnes (b): No. of seats including driver not exceeding 13 (M2(A1)) Force Motors Ltd 575 387 Tata Motors Ltd (Winger Platinum, Winger 10 Seats) 69 35 Total B2 644 422 Total LCVs (Passenger Carriers) 4,935 4,947 LCVs B: Goods Carriers (a) Max. Mass not exceeding 2 tons-Mini Truck Segment Force Motors Ltd 78 0 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (Gio, Maxximo) 3,737 3,931 Piaggio Vehicles Pvt.Ltd (Ape Truck, ApeTruck Plus, Ape Mini Truck)) 1,082 316 Tata Motors Ltd (ACE, ACE Ex, ACE Zip) 13,199 12,467 Total 18,096 16,714 (b) Max. Mass not exceeding 2 but no exceeding 3.5 tons-Pick Ups Ashok Leyland Ltd (Dost) 0 2,663 Force Motors Ltd 390 334 Hindustan Motors Ltd 2 23 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd 7,062 8,540 Tata Motors Ltd (Super ACE, Tata 207, Xenon, WingerDV) 1,361 3,357 Total 8,815 14,917 (a) Max Mass exceeding 3.5 tons but not exceeding 6 tonnes Force Motors Ltd 135 111 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (DI3200 CRX, Load King CRX) 0 0 Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (DI3200 CRX, Load King CRX) 326 65 SML Isuzu Ltd (Cosmo) 4 1 Tata Motors Ltd (SFC407, LPT407) 2,680 1,240 VE CVs - Eicher (10.50, 10.55) 70 55 Total 3,215 1,472 (b) Max Mass exceeding 6 tons but not exceeding 7.5 tonnes Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd (Load King CRX Sherpa) 25 20 SML Isuzu Ltd (Sartaj, Prestige Premium) 134 120 Tata Motors Ltd (SFC709, LPT709) 557 832 VE CVs - Eicher (10.59, 10.60, 10.75) 633 459 Total 1,349 1,431 Total LCVs (Goods Carriers) 31,475 34,534 Total LCVs 36,410 39,481 Total Commercial Vehicles 66,259 60,231 IV Two Wheelers A: Scooter/Scooterettee : Wheel size less than or equal to 12” A1: Engine Capacity less than 75cc Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd (Kine) 327 113 TVS Motor Company Ltd (teenz, Pep) 1,095 0 Total 1,422 113 A2: Engine Capacity 75cc and less than equal to 90cc TVS Motor Company Ltd (Pep+, Streak) 21,715 25,587 Total 21,715 25,587 A3: Engine Capacity >90 cc and less than equal to 125cc Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HERO PLEASURE, HERO MAESTRO) 36,408 35,376 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd (Activa, Dio, Aviator) 78,783 124,055 Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd (Duro/Duro DZ, Rodeo, Flyte) 9,507 10,061 Piaggio Vehicles Pvt.Ltd (Vespa LX125) 0 2,641 Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (Access, Swish) 20,100 19,138 TVS Motor Company Ltd (Wego) 10,482 15,476 Total 155,280 206,747 Total Scooter/Scooterettee 178,417 232,447 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) 174,412 184,612 Hero MotoCorp Ltd 400,156 446,867 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd (CB Twister, Dream Yuga) 18,718 21,901 India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd (Crux, YBR110) 6,094 7,077 TVS Motor Company Ltd (MAX, Victor GX, Jive, MAX 4R, STAR CITY, SPORT) 57,293 47,236 Total 656,673 707,693 B3: Engine Capacity 110cc and above but less than 125cc Bajaj Auto Ltd (Boxer, Platina, Discover, KTM) 49,450 40,029 Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HERO SUPER, SPLENDOR, HERO GLAMOUR) 40,971 51,887 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd (CB Shine, CBF Stunner/Fi)) 35,141 54,957 India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd (SS 125, Enticer, YD125) 5,534 3,400 Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (Hayate, Slingshot) 4,485 4,837 TVS Motor Company Ltd (Victor GLX, Flame, STAR CITY 125) 1,247 3,739 Total 136,828 158,849 B4: Engine capacity 250cc and above Bajaj Auto Ltd (Boxer,Discover, Pulsar) 78,855 66,130 Hero MotorCorp Ltd 28,682 15,432 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd 13,228 23,187 India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd (FZ, Fazer, SZ, R15 25,651 26,194 Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (GS150R) 836 62 Total 147,252 131,005 B5: Engine capacity >150cc and less than equal to 200 CC Bajaj Auto Ltd (KTM, Pulsar) 11,346 11,941 TVS Motor Company Ltd (Apache) 15,562 17,110 Total 26,908 29,051 B6: Engine capacity >200cc and less than equal to 250 CC Bajaj Auto Ltd (Pulsar, Avenger, Ninja) 9,026 7,710 Hero MotorCorp Ltd (HERO KARIZMA) 3,976 3,662 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd (CBR 250R) 2,217 535 Total 15,219 11,907 B7: Engine capacity >250cc and less than equal to 350 CC Royal Enfield 5,625 8,261 Total 5,625 8,261 B8: Engine capacity >350cc and less than equal to 500 CC Royal Enfield (Unit of Eicher Ltd) 778 1,004 Total 778 1,004 B9: Engine capacity >500cc and less than equal to 800 CC Bajaj Auto Ltd (Ninja) 0 59 Total 0 59 B10: Engine capacity >1000cc and less than equal to 1600 CC H-D Moto Company Ltd 0 49 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd (CBR1000RR, CB1000R) 0 0 India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd (R1, FZ1) 0 0 Total 0 49 B11: Engine capacity >800cc and less than equal to 1000 CC H-D Moto Company Ltd 0 25 Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Pvt) Ltd (VT1300, VFR1200F) 0 0 Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (Hayabusa) 0 0 Total 0 25 B12: Engine capacity >1600cc (TW) Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (Intruder) 0 0 Total 0 0 Total Motor Cycles/Step-Throughs 989,283 1,047,903 C: Mopeds: Engine capacity less than 75cc & with fixed transmission, big wheelsize>12” Engine Capacity<75cc Mopeds TVS Motor Company Ltd (MOPED) 64,708 69,144 Total 64,708 69,144 Total Mopeds 64,708 69,144 Total Two Wheelers 1,232,408 1,349,494 III Three Wheelers A: Passenger Carriers A1:No. of seats including driver not exceeding 4 & Max.Mass not exceeding 1 tonnes Atul Auto Limited 1,031 1,167 Bajaj Auto Ltd 42,395 24,782 Force Motors Ltd 0 0 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd 3,168 2,508 Piaggio Vehicles Pvt.Ltd 11,669 11,141 Scooters india Ltd 444 397 TVS Motor Company Ltd 4,501 2,914 Total 63,208 42,909 A2: No.of seats including Driver exceeding 4 but not exceeding 7 & Max.Mass exceeding 1.5 tonnes Force Motors Ltd 20 280 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd 0 0 Scooters india Ltd 219 213 Total 239 493 Total Passenger Carrier 63,447 43,402 B: Goods Carriers B1: Max.mass not exceeding 1 tonnes Atul Auto Limited 917 943 Bajaj Auto Ltd 561 117 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd 1,140 878 Piaggio Vehicles Pvt.Ltd 5,083 4,435 Scooters india Ltd 553 422 Total 8,254 6,795 B2: Others Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd 450 250 Piaggio Vehicles Pvt.Ltd 21 0 Scooters india Ltd 146 209 Total 617 459 Total Goods Carrier 8,871 7,254 Total Three Wheelers 72,318 50,656 Grand Total of all Categories 1,597,082 1,700,675

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Cumulative April-June

11-12

12-13

12-13

2011

2012

39 194 13,808 283 149 18,106 38,456

0 295 4,897 714 142 8,903 21,873

6 42 3,392 118 25 4,804 11,472

0 50 2,191 113 68 3,575 8,262

17 239 9,962 260 65 13,378 31,785

0 280 5,721 552 136 9,495 23,034

0 0 7 0 0 7 324

NA 0 0 0 0 0 268

11-12 0 0 16 0 0 16 1,096

12-13 0 0 2 0 0 2 612

673 0 0 969 1,642

694 37 60 1,415 2,206

229 0 0 760 989

168 16 8 409 601

626 0 0 2,121 2,747

653 51 28 1,220 1,952

10 0 0 2 12

12 0 0 1 13

28 0 0 2 30

22 0 0 1 23

0 72 72

25 160 185

0 24 24

0 23 23

0 70 70

0 103 103

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

376 259 1,272 72 1,979

389 122 2,520 92 3,123

144 91 1,083 1 1,319

104 21 974 1 1,100

450 210 2,672 30 3,362

312 108 2,479 50 2,949

0 0 16 0 16

0 0 34 0 34

0 0 86 0 86

0 0 50 0 50

560 45 605 4,298 75,488 88,384

153 46 199 5,713 55,586 69,920

160 32 192 2,524 23,352 27,668

52 5 57 1,781 18,582 23,907

445 48 493 6,672 64,082 75,054

157 16 173 5,177 52,623 66,055

0 0 0 28 1,770 2,268

0 0 0 47 1,516 2,234

0 0 0 116 5,193 6,737

0 0 0 73 3,356 5,280

2,466 590 1,344 4,400

3,517 248 1,477 5,242

843 195 461 1,499

1,236 225 600 2,061

2,221 586 1,286 4,093

3,256 603 1,531 5,390

0 0 9 9

0 0 0 0

26 0 64 90

0 0 1 1

448 22 0 649 913 4,282 1,114 7,428

777 30 0 1,298 791 4,248 1,817 8,961

41 16 0 294 423 1,439 405 2,618

66 19 0 333 344 1,745 544 3,051

106 28 0 717 847 3,515 1,012 6,225

165 19 0 749 592 4,238 1,638 7,401

26 0 0 0 1 23 0 50

124 0 15 0 0 92 33 264

88 0 0 0 4 322 43 457

266 0 15 0 0 445 147 873

1,494 164 1,658 13,486

1,232 313 1,545 15,748

505 224 729 4,846

394 246 640 5,752

1,410 521 1,931 12,249

1,127 585 1,712 14,503

0 0 0 59

0 14 14 278

5 0 5 552

0 28 28 902

192 13,509 2,978 45,706 62,385

0 11,860 1,208 40,756 53,824

24 3,980 1,080 12,907 17,991

9 3,502 346 15,356 19,213

59 12,154 2,929 39,118 54,260

24 10,704 1,103 45,430 57,261

0 214 6 1,375 1,595

0 365 0 2,268 2,633

0 579 6 6,191 6,776

0 1,042 4 4,737 5,783

0 1,591 68 18,548 4,874 25,081

7,210 1,205 70 27,900 8,717 45,102

0 625 6 5,770 1,162 7,563

2,725 421 18 6,945 2,860 12,969

0 1,206 42 14,829 4,288 20,365

7,247 964 56 21,255 6,636 36,158

0 0 0 959 291 1,250

0 0 0 1,476 1,134 2,610

0 0 0 2,931 874 3,805

1 1 0 5,003 2,531 7,536

331 0 1,108 11 6,995 547 8,992

332 0 759 26 4,236 178 5,531

151 0 329 4 2,330 60 2,874

110 0 190 13 1,866 67 2,246

329 0 1,059 7 6,429 531 8,355

327 0 772 21 5,342 166 6,628

0 5 0 0 150 6 161

0 11 0 0 455 2 468

0 87 0 0 768 20 875

0 35 0 0 788 4 827

69 300 2,515 1,322 4,206 100,664 114,150 202,534

139 331 2,846 1,345 4,661 109,118 124,866 194,786

10 112 484 459 1,065 29,493 34,339 62,007

33 118 383 305 839 35,267 41,019 64,926

31 195 1,278 964 2,468 85,448 97,697 172,751

110 274 1,211 1,015 2,610 102,657 117,160 183,215

0 11 152 71 234 3,240 3,299 5,567

0 0 215 158 373 6,084 6,362 8,596

0 55 360 327 742 12,198 12,750 19,487

0 0 458 257 715 14,861 15,763 21,043

971 4,062 5,033

670 304 974

408 1,226 1,634

103 19 122

1,237 4,120 5,357

741 343 1,084

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

71,478 71,478

66,805 66,805

26,455 26,455

23,444 23,444

65,404 65,404

65,129 65,129

2,202 2,202

374 374

5,924 5,924

5,777 5,777

105,461 231,914 35,500 0 67,727 43,515 484,117 560,628

119,558 367,737 31,426 5,115 75,867 41,398 641,101 708,880

32,924 76,310 11,340 0 20,330 13,331 154,235 182,324

32,305 120,893 11,098 2,531 19,600 14,231 200,658 224,224

97,165 225,754 31,020 0 67,785 39,755 461,479 532,240

108,971 360,862 29,746 4,917 76,730 39,894 621,120 687,333

3,745 2,492 143 0 2 1,067 7,449 9,651

1,272 2,764 102 0 44 98 4,280 4,654

8,619 4,326 297 0 90 2,320 15,652 21,576

10,365 6,458 581 0 44 1,689 19,137 24,914

518,376 1,219,180 57,161 16,591 158,934 1,970,242

531,190 1,302,083 47,981 21,431 138,038 2,040,723

101,143 396,210 15,229 5,051 39,915 557,548

118,867 423,993 19,457 4,655 32,698 599,670

306,074 1,194,650 46,399 13,957 122,686 1,683,766

310,723 1,277,757 39,990 15,315 93,988 1,737,773

72,338 6,719 3,308 408 10,928 93,701

66,555 10,029 2,022 1,158 9,004 88,768

236,308 29,085 9,808 2,058 36,417 313,676

236,777 28,755 5,798 4,620 30,727 306,677

120,791 115,554 103,672 18,749 14,199 5,155 378,120

147,706 152,228 169,133 12,603 13,695 10,613 505,978

40,729 39,393 33,378 2,516 4,131 151 120,298

35,268 48,706 55,356 1,663 5,214 11 146,218

101,920 112,368 97,526 8,651 13,904 554 334,923

118,777 148,064 164,433 5,634 14,147 13,148 464,203

8,006 1,303 2,696 3,236 132 1,504 16,877

10,550 404 2,764 1,020 90 3,486 18,314

20,082 3,087 5,442 8,601 132 5,042 42,386

31,309 3,165 4,895 3,116 95 8,747 51,327

229,939 75,791 38,090 85,648 2,894 432,362

216,610 53,485 64,737 86,032 1,034 421,898

55,326 27,029 10,647 19,681 374 113,057

43,702 13,121 20,125 17,997 372 95,317

180,267 70,464 31,241 58,405 1,663 342,040

148,165 49,615 55,334 56,587 1,669 311,370

24,208 1,020 2,670 5,688 400 33,986

22,669 576 2,798 5,862 0 31,905

59,210 2,369 6,443 18,189 1,360 87,571

74,756 2,290 7,624 20,610 1 105,281

29,960 46,403 76,363

34,205 46,383 80,588

6,003 10,769 16,772

7,790 11,666 19,456

18,841 32,553 51,394

22,931 35,277 58,208

5,704 6,592 12,296

5,269 4,381 9,650

15,156 17,799 32,955

14,229 11,459 25,688

24,791 11,924 4,252 40,967

24,121 11,004 1,859 36,984

5,682 3,869 2,176 11,727

5,883 3,685 370 9,938

16,073 11,738 4,220 32,031

17,893 11,218 1,546 30,657

3,688 32 0 3,720

1,824 0 120 1,944

9,120 32 0 9,152

7,063 90 344 7,497

16,677 16,677

24,374 24,374

5,501 5,501

8,260 8,260

16,581 16,581

24,215 24,215

13 13

24 24

30 30

178 178

2,118 2,118

3,160 3,160

465 465

760 760

1,087 1,087

2,200 2,200

228 228

231 231

882 882

926 926

20 20

64 64

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 17 0 17

197 0 0 197

0 5 15 20

56 6 3 65

0 17 22 39

215 9 13 237

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

81 0 0 81

0 0 0 0

26 1 0 27

0 1 0 1

64 2 15 81

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 2,916,886

0 0 3,114,047

0 0 825,388

2 2 879,713

0 0 2,461,862

5 5 2,628,949

0 0 160,821

0 0 150,836

0 0 486,652

0 0 497,574

193,866 193,866 193,866 3,671,380

206,145 206,145 206,145 4,029,072

63,449 63,449 63,449 1,071,161

65,796 65,796 65,796 1,169,733

190,672 190,672 190,672 3,184,774

203,247 203,247 203,247 3,519,529

1,044 1,044 1,044 171,516

202 202 202 155,692

1,461 1,461 1,461 509,689

628 628 628 523,116

2,714 123,503 0 10,413 32,214 1,219 12,938 183,001

3,224 86,818 0 9,080 29,307 886 7,711 137,026

1,023 15,018 0 3,520 10,666 360 801 31,388

1,294 17,312 1 3,383 10,743 393 1,050 34,176

2,646 40,643 4 9,278 27,698 1,011 2,585 83,865

3,346 43,738 1 9,785 27,833 985 3,267 88,955

20 28,180 0 332 914 0 3,022 32,468

61 9,195 0 228 283 0 2,205 11,972

60 87,488 0 891 4,372 0 7,716 100,527

103 51,511 0 426 1,453 0 5,812 59,305

49 0 677 726 183,727

415 0 491 906 137,932

0 0 227 227 31,615

0 0 203 203 34,379

0 209 603 812 84,677

0 0 512 512 89,467

42 0 0 42 32,510

126 0 0 126 12,098

168 0 0 168 100,695

266 0 0 266 59,571

2,894 1,584 4,143 15,068 1,532 25,221

3,232 1,526 3,664 12,369 970 21,761

957 632 1,229 5,091 428 8,337

1,146 278 1,272 4,208 426 7,330

2,858 1,633 3,359 14,837 1,218 23,905

3,380 1,099 3,451 11,608 1,151 20,689

0 0 0 31 0 31

1 0 8 68 0 77

16 0 272 186 0 474

11 0 12 337 0 360

1,507 21 654 2,182 27,403 211,130 4,837,992

652 38 501 1,191 22,952 160,884 5,208,142

400 0 197 597 8,934 40,549 1,362,495

181 0 189 370 7,700 42,079 1,485,744

1,212 0 536 1,748 25,653 110,330 4,069,995

579 0 514 1,093 21,782 111,249 4,474,627

0 24 0 24 55 32,565 254,525

0 18 0 18 95 12,193 231,074

0 24 0 24 498 101,193 752,126

0 48 0 48 408 59,979 742,942


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