Heavy taxation coming in the way of growth in car market: RC Bhargava
At 28%—the highest slab of GST—and a compensation cess ranging between 1% and 22%, India's policy of heavily taxing passenger vehicles is dulling the prospects of growth in the industry, says Bhargava
FY23: Race for Record Auto Sales
Price hikes and higher interest rates have failed to come in the way of India's love for cars.
Talks with govt underway on 6 airbags, 3-point seatbelts: Maruti Suzuki
Although Maruti's vast customer base in entry-level cars can help alleviate the price hike post-implementation of the six-airbags mandate, it has little hope of the segment recovering.
India only major country where demand for cars will grow: RC Bhargava
In India, car penetration continues to remain low, especially compared to the western economies, says former CEO and current chairman of Maruti Suzuki India.
Need own solutions; cannot copy-and-paste western EV model: RC Bhargava
Bhargava believes India’s EV adoption will further gatekeep car ownership. Until geographical and economical fundamentals don't shift favourably, he believes CNG is a more democratising fuel source
Maruti Suzuki hopes to go beyond parent’s dream
The new mid-term management plan unveiled by Suzuki may roughly translate to sales of 1.9 million units in India by 2025-26. R.C. Bhargava, chairman of Maruti Suzuki India, says it's a cakewalk.
The new year playbook: India Inc. predicts 2021
2020 was a transformative year, with Covid-19 altering the corporate landscape like never before. But now that 2021 is here, how different will it turn out to be? Ten leaders of India Inc. weigh in.
Maruti Suzuki’s battle against Covid-19
Maruti Suzuki chairman R.C. Bhargava believes India has the resilience to overcome the pandemic. He explains what India’s largest carmaker is doing to fight the virus.
How India Inc. has come together to fight Covid-19
Companies ranging from auto to garments and FMCG have joined hands to speed up the production of medical equipment such as masks, sanitisers, and ventilators.