In today’s Apple news, Apple Stores will officially open up in India. Apple has tied up with Tata and is set to open at least six Apple Stores at Tata-owned Croma stores by Diwali next month. Croma will dedicate 400-500 square feet in area for Apple at five Croma stores in Mumbai – Malad, Juhu, Oberoi Mall, Phoenix Mall and Ghatkopar – and one in Jayanagar, Bengaluru.
Avijit Mitra, CEO of Infinity Retail, said in an interview with Economic Times that, “We are proud to partner Apple to launch the Apple Store in India and extremely bullish about it. These stores will [...]
Recently we heard the Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi, claiming that it wants to be an Indian company. Today, according to an official post by Xiaomi, Ratan Tata has acquired stake in the brand, making him the first Indian investor.
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We are happy to announce that Mr. Ratan Tata, chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, has made an investment in Xiaomi. This is the first investment by any Indian in Xiaomi.
Lei Jun, founder and CEO of Xiaomi, is happy to say: “Mr. Tata is one of [...]
Tata Motors has launched eight new products across five brands to mark ‘Horizonext’, its new passenger car business strategy, at its plant in Pune. While some models get additional kit and a choice of new colours, the company has also unveiled CNG variants for the Indica, Indigo and the Nano. Horizonext is all about evolution rather than revolution. Which is why all eight products showcased at the company’s plant in Pune encompassing cars and utility vehicles, are refreshes rather than all-new products.
The Tata Indigo eCS now comes with a new powertrain, a new Feather-shift gearbox and an all new noise, [...]
The 2013 Tata Nano is all set to hit the markets next week, however you will be hard pressed to tell the difference between itself and its predecessor. The 2013 Nano comes only with minor cosmetic changes and no significant upgrades.
The 2013 Nano gets new bumpers and strips of chrome both on the front and rear on what is otherwise a largely unchanged exterior. The rear bumper does get bigger air vents though for better cooling of the engine.
The noticeable change on the inside is the addition of a glove box, with the rest of the interior staying largely the same except for some [...]
While the top-end models of the Tata Vista hatchback and Manza sedan are shipped with an infotainment system featuring integrated satellite navigation (sat-nav), Tata Motors has now entered into an association with which the sat-nav device will be offered as a standard feature in the Vista D90 ZX+ with maps from MapmyIndia.
Tata Motors is known as a vehicle manufacturer with a deep understanding of customer needs; the car models reflect this philosophy. Similarly, at MapmyIndia we take into account customer feedback and incorporate it into our product offerings. We are extremely happy to have partnered with Tata Motors to bring a superior GPS ‘navitainment’ experience to Tata [...]
Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover today launched luxury sedan Jaguar XJ Ultimate Edition, priced up to Rs 1.88 crore (ex-showroom, Mumbai).
The XJ Ultimate, imported in India through completely built unit (CBU) route, will be available with Jaguar’s existing 5.0-litre V8 petrol supercharged engine and 3.0-litre V6 turbocharged diesel engine, all driving the rear wheels via an eight-speed transmission.
[quote]“The Jaguar XJ Ultimate is our most luxurious vehicle and offers unrivalled levels of opulence and comfort for rear-seat passengers,” Del Sehmar, JLR India spokesperson told Financial [...]
Tata Motors has launched the new Vista D90 hatchback in India that is powered by the Quadrajet diesel engine with variable geometry turbocharger (VGT).
Price of the car starts from 5.99 lakh rupees and at present it is available in two variants- VX and GX+.
The new Vista D90 is around 15000 Rupees more than corresponding 75PS Vista trim (ex-Delhi price).
In terms of exterior, it is quite identical to the usual Vista, with the only difference being the black contrast roof which was seen on 10th anniversary car. Various external accessories are offered by Tata and these [...]
Tata Motors ‘ luxury Jaguar Land Rover unit on Thursday said wholesales in India rose 32 percent year-on-year to 2,393 units in 2012. It had sold 1,813 vehicles in 2011.
During the year, the company launched the Range Rover luxury SUV in the country. Apart from that, it also sells the Freelander 2, which is built in Pune, Discovery 4, Range Rover Evoque, and Ranger Rover Sport in the country. The XF, XFR, XKR, XKR-S and the XJ from the Jaguar stable are also available in the country.
JLR said new Land Rover products will be launched in India in [...]
Indian car maker Tata Motors has now made a foray into the Bangladesh new car market by introducing two sedans and a hatchback. Tata has started operations with the compact sedan Tata Indigo eCS, the Tata Indigo Manza which is a luxury sedan and the Tata Indica Vista hatchback, according to a company statement.
[quote]”We are happy and honoured to enter Bangladesh with our passenger cars. Our 40-year association with Bangladesh has given us an insight into the aspiration of the country’s motorists,” Tata Motors Managing Director Karl Slym said.[/quote]
Tata Motors introduced its buses in Bangladesh in 1972 and [...]
Tata Motors Defence Solutions (TADS), a strategic partner of the Indian Armed Forces since 1958, delivered state-of-the-art 21 Light Armoured Troop Carriers (LATC) to the Gujarat Police Force. The new LATC will enhance the arsenal of the Gujarat Police Force and will certainly empower their security alertness.
Tata Motors Defence Solutions makes a wide range of vehicles, in the light, medium and heavy categories. These include logistics, tactical, armoured and specialist vehicles. The Tata Motors Service network enables maximum operational readiness and low life-cycle maintenance [...]
Amazon has launched the Kindle e-reader as well as the Kindle e-book store in India. The device – earlier generation non-touch e-reader – will be available at the Chroma retail outlets across the country at a price of Rs 6,999.
That Kindle model is the entry-level, non-touch-screen Kindle, which sells for $79 in the U.S. in a “Special Offers” ad-supported version. The Kindle sold in India will not be ad-supported.
Amazon says the India Kindle Store offers over one million books — now available for India customers [...]
Tata Docomo, the telecom brand of Tata Teleservices, slashed its tariff plans for Tata Photon Plus postpaid and prepaid customers by up to 60 percent. Tata Photon Plus postpaid users can now avail 6GB of data for Rs. 950, and 11GB data for Rs. 1,200 (both valid for 30 days month).
The other two postpaid tariff plans are Rs. 250 for 1GB (which earlier was priced at Rs. 650) and Rs. 450 for 2GB (which earlier cost Rs. 750). Prepaid users can now get unlimited 2GB usage for Rs. 700.
The operator has also revised its 3G data tariff prices. For 1GB of 3G data, users need to shell [...]