Monday, 18 June 2018

Mercedes-Benz Launches Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupé

By Tricitynews
New Delhi 18th June:- India’s leading luxury and performance carmaker Mercedes-Benz India bolsters its position in the dream car segment with the launch of Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupé. The two-door Coupé is powered by 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine with twin-scroll turbochargers, producing 450 kW of power and 900 Nm of torque, which accelerates the vehicle from stand still to 100 in mere 3.5 seconds. The new 4.0-litre engine installed in the vehicle is churns out 20 kW more power from its predecessor, which hosted a 5.5-litre engine. The Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupé is launched by Mr. Michael Jopp, VP Sales and Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India.
Michael Jopp, VP Sales and Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India said that with the launch of Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupé, we are further strengthening our lead in the Performance and Dream Car line-up in India. With the vision of evolving continuously, it is our perpetual effort to bring in new technology and elements of luxury in our existing vehicles. The new AMG S 63 Coupé hosts breakthrough technology and enhanced appearance, which sets a benchmark in the segment, and makes it even more desirable. The launch of new S 63 Coupé is a strategic decision after the introduction of new S-Class, which received a great response from its customers, and we are confident that the vehicle will entice our Mercedes-AMG enthusiasts and enhance our loyal fan base.
Michael Jopp further added that our strategy for Mercedes-AMG in India is to expand the performance segment and we have been highly successful in it. From the range starting 43 AMG, the 45 AMG to the top of the order 63 AMGs and the GT range, we have a wide array of AMG offering for our patrons. Also, with 7 unique AMG Performance Centres spread across key AMG markets, Mercedes-AMG has an unsurpassable market presence. A high degree of customisation options and introduction of innovative AMG Pit stops, ensure we offer them a delightful and exclusive ownership experience.

‘Bedrock’ Limited Edition Marks 25,000 Sales of Made in India Jeep® Compass

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 18th June:- FCA India, which manufactures India’s Most Awarded SUV (2017) Jeep® Compass in its Ranjangaon facility near Pune, today rolled out the Jeep® Compass ‘Bedrock’, a Limited Edition to commemorate its 25,000 sales milestone, achieved in less than a year of the SUV’s launch in the market. Bedrock will be available in the ‘Sport’ trim, comes with the 2.0-litre 173 PS Turbo Diesel engine, six-speed manual transmission, in 4x2 drive configurations. 
The Jeep® Compass, one of the safest SUVs on Indian roads today, was launched on July 31, 2017 and since, has arguably made the Indian SUV marketplace more challenging for competition, has brought about a remarkable shift in four-wheeler buying patterns and has elevated consumer aspiration to a new level.
Commenting on Jeep® Compass Bedrock Kevin Flynn – President and Managing Director, FCA India said that we are proud of what we have achieved with the Jeep Compass in less than one year of it being in the market. With the Jeep Compass, FCA India has secured its best sales within a 12-month period, in the last 10 years. We are celebrating our 25,000 sales milestones with Indian customers by giving them the Jeep Compass Bedrock Limited Edition.
The Jeep Compass Bedrock Limited Edition will come with special elements like Reverse Parking Camera, 16-inch gloss Black Alloy wheels, side step for ingress, Bedrock-branded seat covers, black roof rails, premium floor mats, Bedrock decals and the Bedrock monogram.
Bedrock Limited Edition, 4x2, 2.0-litre Turbodiesel with 6-speed manual transmission is priced at Rs. 17.53 lakh (ex-Delhi) will be available in three colours – Vocal White, Minimal Grey and Exotica Red.
FCA India celebrated the first year of Jeep Compass production on June 1 this year in Ranjangaon, which is one of FCA’s four Global manufacturing and export hubs. The Company has already exported over 8000 Jeep Compass SUVs to seven automobile markets now including developed destinations such as Japan, Australia, the UK and Ireland.
Kevin Flynn added that the Jeep brand has gained a considerable amount of recognition in India and we thank our customers who have placed their faith in our brand and products so far. The FCA team has been working tirelessly to strengthen that faith by providing them with a top notch after-sales service experience, which is backed by our Mopar promise.

Raj Pal Khullar Elected as President of Punjab State Pharmacy Council

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 18th June:- Raj Pal Khullar was here today unanimously elected as the President of the Punjab State Pharmacy Council at the elections of the council held at Medical Sikhaya Bhawan, Mohali. Dr. Avnish Kumar, Director, Medical Education & Research, Punjab was the observer for holding the election. 
Kuldip Kumar Nanda (Member) suggested the name of Raj Pal Khullar, which was seconded by Harmesh Kumar (Member), consequent to which Raj Pal Khullar was unanimously elected as Temporary Chairman by all the present members (under rule 7(1) of the State Pharmacy Council Rules, 1951 for Election of President, Punjab State Pharmacy Council. 

Blue Dart Launches New State-of-the-Art Aviation Hub in Chennai: Further Boosting its Market Leadership in India

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Chandigarh 18th June:- Blue Dart,  today announced the launch of its new state-of-the-art aviation hub in Chennai. The Aviation Hub will measure 4,912 sq. meters upon completion and is strategically located at the Blue Dart Aviation Terminal, Gate 6 Old International Airport, Meenambakkam, Chennai, with both air and land side access, enabling fast and efficient transfer of shipments, improving faster transit times and further extending Blue Dart’s already market leading service quality.
The new facility will also house the headquarters of Blue Dart Aviation, India’s only commercial cargo airline which provides a dedicated fleet of six B757-200 freighters and a capacity of 500 tonnes every night, operating across 73 flight sectors daily. The hub boasts BCAS approved security screening with its own X-Ray machines, equipment and dedicated manpower.
Charles Brewer, CEO, DHL eCommerce said that we see immense potential in India across many fast-growing industries such as e-commerce, banking and financial services, automotive, pharmaceuticals and more. These industries demand high quality, fast, seamless logistics to support their growth and we are continually investing in our people, service and infra-structure to ensure we support the growth of our customers.
Malcolm Monteiro, CEO, DHL eCommerce India added that the new aviation hub will further improve our already market-leading transit times and boost on-time performance, further strengthening our promise of being the nation’s most reliable logistics brand. As part of the world’s leading logistics company, we are committed to supporting India businesses and will continue to be the logistics provider of choice for India.
Anil Khanna, Managing Director, Blue Dart said that Blue Dart continues to be the undisputed market leader in the logistics industry in India. We continue to invest heavily in technology and infrastructure to create differentiated delivery capabilities, provide the best quality services and customized solutions for our customers. The new aviation hub in Chennai reaffirms Blue Dart’s commitment to support India’s growth story.  
Commenting on the new aviation hub in Chennai, Tulsi Mirchandaney, Managing Director, Blue Dart Aviation added that the Airport Expansion Programme has facilitated the need to have a modernized, more efficient and productive infrastructure to support demand and growth. Blue Dart supports the critical supply chains of numerous industry segments, and improved infrastructure at the Airports will go a long way in helping us support the PM’s ‘Make in India’ Vision.
The facility also houses training facilities which are approved by BCAS and DGCA with own instructors who will carry out Crew, Engineering, Security and Operations training.  Blue Dart is also regulatory approved for and carries out its own airframe heavy maintenance and aircraft modifications at its headquarters, and self-handling at all of its on line stations.