Mahindra


is an Indian automaker who has been trying to break into the American market for some time. Watch for a small truck from them in the future.


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Mahindra Hopes to Close Aston Martin Deal

Mahindra Hopes to Close Aston Martin Deal

Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra is hoping to close a deal on Aston Martin by the end of this week, having topped a previous offer from Italian private equity firm InvestIndustrial.

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

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

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…

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

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

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…

Mahindra Interested in Saab?

Mahindra Interested in Saab?

Reportedly talks are underway between Mahindra & Mahindra and Saab’s administrators, though so far, as to which Saab assets are up for grabs, little has been revealed, Mahindra & Mahindra in particular, remaining very tight lipped on the matter.

Ssangyong To Sell Vehicles In The United States By 2016

Ssangyong To Sell Vehicles In The United States By 2016

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…

Mahindra Pickup Gets 19/21 MPG According To EPA

Mahindra Pickup Gets 19/21 MPG According To EPA

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 as climate and different testing conditions to consider.

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

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

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…

Mahindra’s U.S. Launch Postponed Indefinitely

Mahindra’s U.S. Launch Postponed Indefinitely

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…

Mahindra Import Agreement On the Rocks?

Mahindra Import Agreement On the Rocks?

According to an official press release on Mahindra’s US website “the agreement dated 26th September 2006, between Mahindra and GV” has been “terminated.”

Mahindra Acquires Bankrupt Automaker Ssangyong

Mahindra Acquires Bankrupt Automaker Ssangyong

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…

U.S. Mahindra Launch Delayed – Again

U.S. Mahindra Launch Delayed – Again

However, according to a statement from Pawan Goenka, Mahindra’s President of Automotive Operations, the US launch has been postponed – from Spring until December 2010.