Mahindra & Mahindra Tech Center Launched in Motor City

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Mahindra & Mahindra Tech Center Launched in Motor City
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After a failed U.S. launch that resulted in lawsuits and lost dollars, Indian aautomaker Mahindra & Mahindra is setting up a technical center in the Detroit suburb of Troy, once again with hopes of bringing the brand to the States. Continue Reading...

Mahindra Denies Would-Be Dealerships’ Fraud Allegations

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Mahindra Denies Would-Be Dealerships’ Fraud Allegations
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Following a lawsuit filed on June 4, Indian automaker Mahindra is refuting the allegations that it $9.5 million cash and an additional $100 million in trade secrets. Continue Reading...

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL to Debut at New York Auto Show

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Six years ago, Mercedes-Benz unveiled its new GL Class crossover, a full-size vehicle designed specifically for the North American market, at the 2006 North American International Auto Show. Enjoying quite a bit of commercial success, Mercedes-Benz now prepares to unveil a refreshed second-generation 2013 GL Class for the upcoming New York Auto Show. Details are… Continue Reading...

Mahindra and Mahindra Hopes Fade For Small Truck in U.S.

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Mahindra and Mahindra Hopes Fade For Small Truck in U.S.
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The relationship between Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra and Global Vehicles USA is finally severed, thanks to an arbitrator, but the six-year tale that lead to this divorce takes a little more telling than that. When Mahindra decided to market a light truck in the U.S., it turned to company Global Vehicles USA. That was… Continue Reading...

Ssangyong To Sell Vehicles In The United States By 2016

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Ssangyong To Sell Vehicles In The United States By 2016
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Is America ready for another strange-sounding offshore nameplate? That answer seems irrelevant in light of Ssangyong’s new plans to introduce their vehicles in America by 2016, with a goal to be in the marketplace by 2013. Ssangyong has a history of making fairly rugged SUVs that have been sold in global markets. While their previous… Continue Reading...

Mahindra Pickup Gets 19/21 MPG According To EPA

Mahindra Pickup Gets 19/21 MPG According To EPA
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Perhaps he’s referring to Imperial miles per gallon instead of US measurements – even still, 21 mpg US results in 25 imperial miles per gallon and the Mahindra truck would have to get at least 25 mpg US on the highway to achieve the hallowed 30 mpg (Imperial); there’s also the factor of variables such... Continue Reading...

Mahindra Buys Ssangyong, Maker Of The World’s Ugliest Car, For $463 Million

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Mahindra Buys Ssangyong, Maker Of The World’s Ugliest Car, For $463 Million
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India’s Mahindra will buy troubled Korean carmaker Ssangyong for $463 million, with Mahindra gaining a 70% stake in the company. The deal is expected to conclude in March, 2011. “Together with its financial capability, Mahindra offers competence in sourcing and marketing strategy while Ssangyong has strong capabilities in technology,” Mahindra President Pawan Goenka said in… Continue Reading...

Mahindra’s U.S. Launch Postponed Indefinitely

Mahindra’s U.S. Launch Postponed Indefinitely
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Beleaguered Indian truck manufacturer Mahindra has had their American launch delayed indefinitely, thanks to a series of legal battles between Mahindra and vehicle importer Global Vehicle Sales USA. Global Vehicles argues that Mahindra wrongfully terminated the contract between the two companies. “The bottom line here is Mahindra now believes this is a huge project. They… Continue Reading...

Global Vehicles Orders $35 Million Worth of Mahindra Trucks for U.S. Sale

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Global Vehicles Orders $35 Million Worth of Mahindra Trucks for U.S. Sale
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Now that they have, Mahindra still wants to rescind the contract between it and GV, but there’s evidence to suggest that the company’s argument won’t hold up in court. Continue Reading...

Mahindra Deliberately Voided Contract for U.S. Distribution Says Importer

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Mahindra Deliberately Voided Contract for U.S. Distribution Says Importer
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Now, that clause has come to mean something slightly different: GV, having invested several million dollars up front to secure a distribution network for the trucks is now out in the cold and Mahindra is washing its hands clean. Continue Reading...

Mahindra Acquires Bankrupt Automaker Ssangyong

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Mahindra Acquires Bankrupt Automaker Ssangyong
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India’s Mahindra has nearly completed a purchase of Korean carmaker circus freakshow Ssangyong, maker of the world’s ugliest vehicles. “We give the takeover candidate (Mahindra and Mahindra) an exclusive right for negotiation, and won’t be involved in any takeover-related activities with a third party,” Ssangyong said in a statement. Financial terms were not announced but… Continue Reading...

Mahindra Granted EPA Certification for Pickup; U.S. Sales Expected to Follow

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Mahindra Granted EPA Certification for Pickup; U.S. Sales Expected to Follow
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The trucks will be powered by a modified version of the ‘Hawk’ 2.2-liter in-line four-cylinder diesel, which will employ exhaust urea injection to help meet US smog requirements. Continue Reading...