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Hindustan Motors sells Ambassador to Peugeot for $12m

13 February 2017

Hindustan Motors' Ambassador brand, synonomous with a 1950s Morris Oxford recycled into top government official transport and taxis in India, has been sold to Peugeot for INR80 crore (US$12m).


Mitsubishi recalls Cedia for faulty airbag inflators in India

28 January 2016


INDIA: Ajay Bansal joins Hindustan Motors as CEO

9 November 2015


INDIA: PSA in talks with Tata Motors for possible tie-up - sources

5 October 2015


INDIA: Hindustan Motors considers 'monetising' Uttarpara plant land

21 September 2015

Hindustan Motors reportedly is considering 'monetising' the land at its Uttarpara plant in West Bengal.


INDIA: HM announces another VRS for Uttarpara plant workers

16 September 2015


INDIA: Isuzu to launch MU-7 Automatic SUV in India

22 July 2015

Isuzu Motors plans to launch MU-7 Automatic in India in the near future.


INDIA: HM to again offer VRS to employees at Uttarpara plant - report

20 July 2015


INDIA: Hindustan Motors’ CEO steps down with immediate effect

16 June 2015


INDIA: Isuzu might continue HM contract despite own plant

15 June 2015

Isuzu Motors might continue with its contract manufacturing agreement with Hindustan Motors (HM) even after its Sri City plant in Andhra Pradesh, India starts operations in April 2016.


INDIA: Mitsubishi to launch Pajero Sport

9 June 2015

Mitsubishi is expected to launch the Pajero Sport in India in 2016.


INDIA: Hindustan Motors posts loss of US$1.3m in Q4/FY2014-15

26 May 2015


INDIA: Hindustan Motors appoints Mou Mukherjee as additional director

31 March 2015


INDIA: Volvo eyes contract car assembly – sources

23 February 2015

Volvo is in discussions with General Motors (GM) India, Hindustan Motors (HM) and Mahindra & Mahindra to see if it can use the manufacturing facilities of one of these companies to assemble some of its models in India, industry sources said.


INDIA: Hindustan Motors’ sales down 99% in Q3/FY2015

11 February 2015


INDIA: Hindustan Motors to close Ambassador plant

18 December 2014

Hindustan Motors will shut down its car manufacturing plant in Uttarpara, West Bengal, PTI reported.


INDIA: Hindustan Motors sales fall 94.15% for third quarter of 2014

13 November 2014


INDIA: Bhikam Mishra becomes new Hindustan Motors CFO

13 November 2014


INDIA: Hindustan Motors announces VRS scheme

11 November 2014


INDIA: Hindustan Motors to assign fee receivable from BSL to GoWB

24 October 2014


INDIA: Madras High Court to hear BMW’s plea against CCI

13 October 2014


INDIA: Hindustan Motors examines CCI’s order of US$2.3m fine

1 September 2014


INDIA: Regulator follows China with parts prices clampdown

26 August 2014

Carmakers in India are coming under similar pressure from regulators as those in China with a total of US$420m in fines being handed out to 14 companies for stifling competition in the market for spare parts.


INDIA: Hindustan Motors posts net profit of US$2m

7 August 2014

For the quarter ended 31 March 2014, Hindustan Motors' net sales fell to INR917.2m (US$14.9m), from INR1.72bn in the same year-ago period. The company recorded a profit of INR124.4m, compared with a loss of INR11.6m in the same period of the previous fiscal year.


INDIA: HM seeks more time for Uttarpara plant revival plan

20 June 2014

Hindustan Motors (HM) has asked for more time from the West Bengal government for the preparation of a revival plan for the for its closed Uttarpara plant, reported PTI.


INDIA: West Bengal government asks HM to submit detailed revival package for Uttarpara plant

18 June 2014


COMMENT: Farewell Ambassador, long in the post

9 June 2014

It looks like the final Hundustan Ambassador - Amby to the locals - has rolled off the line in a plant that looks about as jurassic as the car it made since the mid-1950s.


INDIA: Hindustan Motors dismisses 240 people from managerial staff

7 June 2014


INDIA: Hindustan Motors attempts to clear overdue wages

3 June 2014


INDIA: Hindustan asks for more time to restructure, Chinese approached

2 June 2014

Senior management at Hindustan Motors have promised to make “partial payment” of five months pay arrears to 2,600 employees at the Uttarpara factory which made the iconic Ambassador model, a favourite of Indian government ministers and army generals.

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Hindustan Motors news

Hindustan Motors sells Ambassador for $12m

13 February 2017

Hindustan Motors' Ambassador brand, synonomous with a 1950s Morris Oxford recycled into top g...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi recalls Cedia for faulty airbag inflators in India

28 January 2016

India’s Chennai based auto maker HMFCL-Mitsubishi, is recalling approximately 2,400 Cedia v...


just-auto Plus only INDIA: Ajay Bansal joins Hindustan Motors as CEO

9 November 2015

Hindustan Motors has appointed Ajay Bansal as CEO with effect from 2 November. The company's boa...


just-auto Plus only INDIA: PSA in talks with Tata Motors for possible tie-up - sources

5 October 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen is reportedly in talks with Tata Motors for a partnership agreement, under wh...


HM considers 'monetising' Uttarpara plant land

21 September 2015

Hindustan Motors reportedly is considering 'monetising' the land at its Uttarpara plant in West B...


just-auto Plus only INDIA: HM announces another VRS for Uttarpara plant workers

16 September 2015

Hindustan Motors (HM) has announced another VRS for its Uttarpara plant workers. This time the V...



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