SIAM

  • SIAM, Tata Motors, Nissan welcome diesel deregulation October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Motors and Nissan Motor India, besides automobile industry body SIAM, on Tuesday welcomed the government's move to deregulate diesel prices in the country. "This is a long-awaited measure and I am extremely happy that the Prime Minister has seized the opportunity of...
  • Auto Expo 2014 starts today; 70 new models to be unveiled February 5, 2014

    Auto Expo 2014: Click here for the latest updates New Delhi: India's flagship automobile show Auto Expo kicks off on Wednesday with companies hoping that new models to be unveiled during the spectacle will help revive demand at a time when the sector is going through a prolonged slump. The first...
  • Car sales up by 0.7 per cent in September: industry body October 8, 2013

    Car sales in India rose marginally in September, an industry body said on Tuesday, as demand during the ongoing festive season was tempered by high interest rates and fuel costs. Automakers sold 156,018 cars in India last month, up 0.7 per cent from a year earlier, data from the Society of...
  • Domestic car sales down by 5 pc, bikes dip by 19 pc in Sept October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Domestic car sales declined by 5.36 per cent to 1,57,536 units in September 2012 compared to 1,66,464 units in September 2011. According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), motorcycle sales last month fell by 18.85 per cent to 7,53,693 units, from 9,28,716...
  • Car sales may miss 201213 growth forecast: SIAM September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: With domestic car sales posting the biggest drop in 10 months in August by 18.56 per cent, industry body SIAM on Monday said its forecast of registering a growth of 911 per cent in the 201213 fiscal is unlikely to be met. While the August car sales stood at...
  • Maruti unrest: Mahapanchayat demands CBI probe July 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The mahapanchayat of 200 villages that met on Monday to discuss the violence at Maruti's Manesar plant demanded a CBI probe into the incident. Fearing job losses, the mahapanchayat came out strongly in support of the Maruti management and against the workers who are accused of wreaking havoc at...
  • Auto industry to take up Maruti unrest with PMO July 23, 2012

    Manesar: The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Monday said it will take up the violence at Maruti's Manesar plant with the Prime Minister's Office and the Haryana government. The automobile industry is expected to write to the government against the violence at the plant and the risk to investments...
  • Car sales rise just by 2.8 per cent in May June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Car sales in India rose an annual 2.8 per cent in May, according to a data from an industry body, a seventh consecutive monthly increase but far below industry expectations, with demand hit by a hike in excise duty on the vehicles. India's car sales have slumped over the...
  • Car sales up 2.2 pct in FY12, crash to 3year low April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Car sales in India rose just 2.2 percent in the fiscal year that ended in March, a year to forget for automakers marked by demandsmothering high interest rates and rising fuel costs, but are seen posting doubledigit growth this year. Sales rose an annual 19.7 percent in March, a...
  • Car sales in India rise 8.5 pc in Dec: SIAM January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Car sales in India rose an annual 8.5 percent in December, an industry body said on Tuesday, the second consecutive monthly rise as the industry continued to rebound from record falls in sales in late 2011. Demand for cars in India, the world's secondfastest growing auto market after China,...
  • Car sales down 24 per cent in October November 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Car sales in India registered their steepest monthly decline in over 10 years in October, tanking by 23.77 per cent on account of a huge drop in output by the country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki due to labour trouble, coupled with high interest rates and fuel prices. According to...
  • Maruti hikes prices of vehicles by up to Rs 8k January 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Giving in to rising input cost pressures, the country's largest carmaker by sales, Maruti Suzuki India has increased prices of its vehicles by up to Rs 8,000 across models, except its newly launched compact car Alto K10. "Yes, we did increase the prices on January 17 ranging between 0.5...
  • Car sales in India jump 31 pc in July August 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Domestic car sales shot up by nearly 31 per cent to cross 115,000 units in July, from about 88,000 units in the same period a year ago, an industry body said on Monday. Sales of motorcycles rose over 19 per cent to 546,250 units from 457,200 units, said the...
  • Widely feared Hamas chief slain in Israel attack January 16, 2009

    Jerusalem: Hamas security chief Said Siam was one of the Islamic militant group's top five leaders in the Gaza Strip and a key figure in its violent takeover of the Palestinian territory in 2007. Siam, who died Thursday in Gaza from an Israeli airstrike, was widely feared for cracking down on...
  • Singur deadlock unfortunate, but GM happy with India September 4, 2008

    New Delhi: The worlds biggest car maker, General Motors, a Foreign direct investor in India, has called the Singur deadlock unfortunate but says that India remains a good market. President and COO, GM Corporation, Frederick A Henderson was at the convention of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Thursday. Speaking...
  • Mileage info on vehicles to be made mandatory September 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Car and two wheeler buyers will be better informed about the fuel efficiency of the vehicle they are buying from January next year. The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Thursday decided that it will provide fuel consumption information chart along with other registration documents to consumers at...