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Toyota Kirloskar Motor Sales Grow by 17% in October 2010

New Delhi, Delhi, November 1, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire/  Toyota Kirloskar Motor has registered a growth of 17% in sales in October 2010 compared to the same period last year. It sold 6602 units in October 2010 against 5650 units in October last year.

A growth of 49% has been recorded for the period January to October 2010, over the same period last year.

Honda To Manufacture CBR250R Sports Bikes in India For Indian and Latin American Markets

CALCUTTA, October 28, 2010  (Washington Bangla Radio / Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India will also start production of the CBR250R early next year and extend sales from India to South America, the company said in a statement.

To make its price more affordable in the diversified Indian motorcycle market, Honda will carry out global procurement of parts and materials.


Mumbai, Oct 26th, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) With the inaugural edition of the Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) powered by Micromax on the anvil, nominees were announced today in the Film Music and Non-Film Music categories. Adding to that an unconventional award for the Best Anti-Piracy Initiative, fighting music piracy in India was also announced. An initiative of Wizcraft International Entertainment, Chevrolet GIMA has been instituted with the support of IMI, T-Series, MCAI and other key constituents of the music industry. The inaugural edition of the Awards will be presented at an exclusive ceremony on November 10th, 2010 in Mumbai.

Mr. Karl Slym, President & Managing Director, General Motors India, said, “At the forefront of technology, innovation and design, Chevrolet believes in bringing together the finest elements in its creations for its valued customers. As an extension of this belief, Chevrolet is proud to have collaborated with GIMA, setting a benchmark for musical excellence in the country. The year 2011 is Chevrolet's 100th Anniversary and with over 90 years of presence of Chevrolet Cars in India, as part of our 100 years heritage celebrations it gives us immense pleasure to be associated with the first-ever Global Indian Music Awards  to celebrate the equally rich time-immemorial heritage of indigenous musical talent and lend global recognition to some of the best Indian music and musicians across genres.”

BMW to introduce motor bikes in India - BMW Motorrad - Price & Specification Prediction

Calcutta, October 21, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / BMW stands for Bavarian Motor Works, Global Auto giant. It is expected that BMW will launch its two wheelers in India soon. In a partnership with the Hero group, about 13 years ago, the company, German luxury car-maker BMW had tried to make a mark into two-wheeler segment of India.

BMW is planning another foray to push machines on to the luxury bike market this time. However, this time, the firm has to pay attention to the already established rivals in the premium bike segment.

Skoda Auto Ambassador Jack Bobridge Wins Two Gold In CWG New Delhi

October 19, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / FPRC) Australian cyclist and Škoda Ambassador Jack Bobridge collected two gold medals in the men's 4,000 metres individual pursuit and in the Men’s Teams Pursuit at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

Bobridge claimed his first gold ahead of New Zealander Jesse Sergeant and said after the win: “I've been striving now for the last couple of years to get an individual gold medal”.


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