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Thursday, November 08, 2007



   Hero Honda Motors Limited


Hero Honda, New Delhi-based company is a joint venture between India's Hero Group and Japan's giant Honda Motor Company. Hero Honda Established in 1984. A rich background of producing high value products at a reasonable price led the world's largest manufacturer of motorcycles to collaborate with the world's largest bicycle manufacturer.

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In 1985 Hero launched its first motorcycle, the CD100, which gave 80 km to the liter. Hero Honda has a reputation of being the most fuel-efficient and the largest selling Indian motorcycle. Brijmohan Lall, chairman and founder of the Hero Group of companies.


Despite a modest slowdown in the first half of the current fiscal, India’s automobile market continues to attract considerable interest. (Automobile Action , The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 03, 2007)

The Munjals of Hero Honda, the largest producer of two-wheelers in the world, plan to join hands with their Japanese partner, Honda Motor Company (HMC), to exploit different low-cost markets in Asia, Africa and Latin America. (Hero Honda To Drive Into Low-Cost Markets With Hmc, Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 18, 2007)

With a growth rate of 9 per cent and a phenomenal growth in the manufacturing and IT & ITeS (IT Enabled Services) sectors, there has been a growing demand for skilled manpower in India. (The Right Education For The Right Jobs, New Indian Express, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 17, 2007)

Powered by their robust revenue growth and profitability as well as shareholder returns, 12 Indian entities have made it to the list of Asia's 50 best performing companies the maximum for any country in the region. (12 Indian Companies Among Best In Asia, Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)

As a student in Delhi, thirty years ago, I was an admirer of the classical singer Kishori Amonkar. I would go to her concerts, buy her cassettes, and record her programmes on the radio. For years on end, my favourite cassette was an All India Radio . . . (Global Warming: Just What Overcrowded, Polluted India Didn't Need... The $3,000 Car, Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 23, 2007)

India's economy is booming but its roads are a throwback to pre-industrial times. That is about to change when a flood of cheap vehicles come on the market. Andrew Buncombe reports from Delhi (Global Warming: Just What Overcrowded, Polluted India , Independent (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 22, 2007)

Even as competition has built up to unprecedented levels in the car market, one segment has remained untouched - that of entry-level small cars. But that's all set to change from next year, with a slew of cars priced around Rs 1 lakh revving to . . . (Big Boom: India Revs Up For $3000 Car, Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 21, 2007)

A Thousand flowers are blooming in India’s automobile industry. The famous 1-lakh car from Tata Motors, which is due to hit the market sometime in 2008, has sparked of a flurry of activity among other automobile companies. (Exploiting The Bottom Of Auto Pyramid, The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Jun 20, 2007)

Some four decades ago, Indian lawmaker Piloo Modi famously walked into the parliament wearing a sign around his neck that read 'I am a CIA agent.' (Foreign Hand: Hillary Pilloried For India 'Connections', Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 16, 2007)

The stock markets on Thursday staged a smart comeback with the benchmark Sensex and the Nifty ending higher on the back of a recovery in Asian markets. (Nifty Scales New High, Sensex Up 133 Points, New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 01, 2007)

Key equity indices Thursday opened firm tracking positive global cues and extending Wednesday's late recovery. Asian markets recovering from earlier lows, and the US Federal Reserve keeping interest rates unchanged saw bulls make a comeback. (Global Cues Lift Indian Stocks; Sensex Up Over 1%, The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, May 10, 2007)

After a volatile week, finally Gudi Padwa provided the much needed auspicious note to the equity market, pushing the benchmark indices northwards. (Bulls Make Up For India's Loss With A Double Ton, The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 20, 2007)

London has always been a preferred city for Indians seeking to go abroad, but now, flocking to financial streets of British capital are India-focused companies, looking to raise funds. (It’S London Calling For India Inc , Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Dec 26, 2006)

To strengthen leadership position in the two-wheeler market. (Hero Honda Launches Two New Bikes, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Dec 02, 2006)

Eight Indian business houses have made to the Forbes list of world's most reputed companies, with the country's largest corporate conglomerate Tata group sharing space with the top 20 global firms. (Tata In Forbes Top 20 List, Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 23, 2006)

TI Cycles of India, one of the largest bicycle manufacturers, on Thursday announced its foray into the fitness equipment market with the national launch of BSA workouts range of cardio and strength equipment. (Ti Cycles Forays Into Fitness Equipment Market, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 06, 2006)

To increase localisation in the City and the Civic, we need to get involved with Indian suppliers. (Indian Market Is Gathering Pace, Business Line, N. Ramakrishnan , Sep 22, 2006)

The Madras Management Association (MMA) celebrated its golden jubilee this year. (India’S Time Has Come, New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 17, 2006)

India's economic advancement no longer rests on telephone call centers and computer programmers. (India Develops Its Industrial Strength , International Herald Tribune, Editorial, International Herald Tribune, Aug 31, 2006)

Markets continued their upward trend for the third consecutive day on good corporate results by ONGC and Bharti Airtel. (Sensex Up 202 Points On Good Q1 Results, Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 27, 2006)

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