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Tata Motors targets younger drivers with new Bolt model

Jan 22, 2015

Tata Motors targets younger drivers with new Bolt model

Tata, whose cars are mainly bought by fleet taxi operators, has recruited more than 1,200 people in the last couple of months at its Indian dealerships to push sales of the new car to a different audience. #Tata Motors #Petrol #Jaguar Land Rover #Maruti Suzuki #CompanyWatch #BRIO #Bolt #automobiles #Ritz
Oil retailers to open 35,600 new outlets in next three years

Jan 20, 2015

Oil retailers to open 35,600 new outlets in next three years

The country has 51,870 petrol pumps with Indian Oil Corp (IOC) being the market leader with 23,993 outlets, followed by Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) with 12,869 pumps and Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) with 12,123 outlets. #ThisisNext #Reliance Industries #Indian Oil #LPG #Hindustan Petroleum #Oil marketing companies #Bharat Petroleum #CNG #Shell #Essar Oil #Petrol Pumps
IMF praises Indian govt for reducing fuel subsidies

Jan 18, 2015

IMF praises Indian govt for reducing fuel subsidies

The government, in October last year, deregulated dieselprices. Following the decision, retail prices of the fuel nowreflects international movement in oil prices. #India #IMF #Petrol #TheySaidIt #Government #Diesel #Fuel #Fuel Subsidies
Govt hikes excise duty on petrol, diesel; fourth raise in excise duty since November

Jan 16, 2015

Govt hikes excise duty on petrol, diesel; fourth raise in excise duty since November

A finance ministry notification said excise duty on unbranded petrol is being hiked to Rs 8.95 per litre and that on unbranded diesel to Rs 7.96 per litre. #Economy #finance ministry #NewsTracker #Petrol #Indian Oil #Diesel #excise duty #Dharmendra Pradhan
No petrol price cut yet: Pricing decision not in our hands, says Oil Minister

Jan 16, 2015

No petrol price cut yet: Pricing decision not in our hands, says Oil Minister

A day after oil companies skipped revising petrol and diesel prices despite steep fall in global rates, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the state-owned firms will do what is "appropriate". #Oil Minister #petrol price #Dharmendra Pradhan #diesel price #fortnight review

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India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

Nov 27, 2013

India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

I agree with the author's assessment that this can be beneficial to India in the long run but whether the benefits will accrue to the UPA government is not so clear. #Petrol #UPA government #Iran Deal
Petro-fuels: The search for second-best solutions, or worse

May 28, 2012

Petro-fuels: The search for second-best solutions, or worse

The search for ways to defuse the petrol bomb is heading towards suboptimal solutions. #ThatsJustWrong #Petrol #IOC #Fuel tax