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Toyota Kirloskar Ltd unveiled telematics services at Auto Expo

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telematicGreater Noida:The Indian joint venture of Japanese auto major Toyota Kirloskar Ltd unveiled telematics services for its customers at the Auto Expo here on Thursday.

“The cloud-based telematics services under brand name Toyota Connect will give customers access to our global standard of personalised services from mid-2016,” the company said in a statement.

The integrated platform is supported by a call centre and dealer network and service providers as in Japan and the US.

“Our car owners will be able to access the call centre through a smartphone application,” Toyota Motor Corporation general manager Makoto Aihara said in the statement.

With host of services like 24X7 assisted navigation and live-traffic information, 24X7 GPS location-based road side assistance, online maintenance appointment booking, live check of service progress, e-payment etc, the dedicated service will support customer’s driving and lifestyle needs.

 

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Maruti Suzuki India reports near 33% drop in August sales

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New Delhi: The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Sunday reported a 32.7% decline in sales at 1,06,413 units in August.

The company had sold 1,58,189 units in August last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.

Domestic sales declined by 34.3% at 97,061 units last month as against 1,47,700 units in August 2018, it added.

Sales of mini cars comprising Alto and WagonR stood at 10,123 units as compared to 35,895 units in the same month last year, down 71.8%.

Sales of compact segment, including models such as Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, fell 23.9% at 54,274 units as against 71,364 cars in August last year.

Mid-sized sedan Ciaz sold 1,596 units as compared to 7,002 units earlier.

However, sales of utility vehicles, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, rose 3.1% at 18,522 units as compared to 17,971 in the year-ago month, MSI said.

Exports in August were down by 10.8% at 9,352 units as against 10,489 units in the corresponding month last year, the company said.

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