Sumantra Barooah

    Autocar India

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    Autocar Professional’s Associate Editor has a strong interest in automobiles and the business of automobiles. He has been tracking the industry for over a decade and covered every important development in it.

    Stories By Sumantra Barooah

    Aug 31, 2021 11:00:00 AM

    Tata Tigor EV scores 4 stars in GNCAP’s first EV cr...

    The updated Tigor EV matches its petrol counterpart with a 4-star safety rating from safety watchdog GNCAP.

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    Jul 25, 2021 08:00:00 AM

    Maharashtra eyes setting up of gigafactory in the state

    The state government is in talks with potential investors for setting up of battery manufacturing plants.

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    Apr 05, 2021 08:00:00 AM

    Is Great Wall Motors' India entry back on track?

    After having to put its plans on pause in 2020, the GWM India camp seems to be picking up with activity once more.

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    Mar 17, 2021 06:49:00 PM

    Why Maruti is betting on hybrids, CNG instead of EVs

    Shashank Srivastava, executive director - marketing and sales, Maruti Suzuki, doesn’t see a case for introducin...

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    Feb 09, 2021 09:00:00 AM

    Maruti Suzuki True Value records over 4 million in sales

    Demand for used cars has increased in the post-COVID-19 landscape.

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    Jan 11, 2021 08:00:00 AM

    Maruti Suzuki evaluating used car subscriptions

    Maruti Suzuki has expanded the model portfolio for its subscription service and is considering offering used cars

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    Jan 01, 2021 07:00:00 AM

    Increase in Tata’s sales attributed to safety among...

    Global NCAP’s crash test results for the Altroz and Nexon, along with rising consumer awareness about safety, h...

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    Aug 10, 2020 01:12:00 PM

    Mahindra seeks investors for Mahindra Electric, Automobil...

    These investments in the carmakers EV sub-brands will be aimed to improve its scale.

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    Jul 27, 2020 10:49:00 AM

    Tata’s EV marketing and sales head Ashesh Dhar pass...

    Dhar passed away on July 24 due to a cardiac arrest.

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    Dec 08, 2018 07:00:00 AM

    Mahindra Alturas G4: A big leap of faith

    We find out the strategy behind Mahindra's most premium, and expensive, offering yet – the Alturas G4 SUV ̵...

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    Dec 03, 2016 06:00:00 AM

    Making of the Nissan GT-R's heart

    What makes a supercar, a supercar? It’s the performance delivered by an engine with some brute power, isn't it?

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