Essay about Facts About Automobile Industry

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AUTOMOBILES.
*There are basically 2 types of engines.
2 stroke- has a cycle of 2 processes suction and exhaust
4 stroke- has a cycle of 4 processes namely (suction, expansion, compression, exhaust)
*The various types of engines used in cars are
In line engine configuration (mostly all the cars of maruti,Hyundai tata etc in india have this )
V6, V8, V10,V12 and W12
Automobile scenario in india
5 main leadings companies
Maruti Suzuki
Hyundai
Tata mototrs
Mahindra
Hero Honda
India has the 9th largest automobile industry
2nd largest 2 wheeler market
4th largest in heavy trucks
Monthly sales of passenger cars in almost 100,000 units
TATA MOTORS
Slogan of tata motors “more car per car”
Popular vehicles; indica, indigo,
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Even trucks and buses are rear wheel driven.
Common scientific terms connected to automobile performance
Power in car in measured in HP which is horse power. 1 HP= 746 watts. It usually measures the work done
The torque is the force which is produced to rotate and object about its axis. It is measured in newton/metre
Crank angle – its usually the angle at which the crankshaft is connected to the pistons of the car so that each piston has the capacity to deliver maximum power and also maintain the valves opening as compared to other pistons
Brakes- disc and drum brakes ; disc can be solid (front wheels ) and ventilated for rear wheels
Turning radius- it the radius which a car uses to turn completely in a given area.
THE BIGGEST BLUNDER THAT TATA MOTORS MADE WAS THE BUYING OF JAGUAR AND LAND ROVER

MARKET SHARE OF THE TOP 5 PLAYERS IN AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY
Maruti Suzuki is the leader with 44% of the total market
Hyundai is next with almost 29% o the market.
Followed by tata motors with 20% of the market under their belt. TATA has another market for the heavy vehicles (trucks and buses) with 65% share in the market ..and in that area there competitors are Ashok Leyland and AMW. Tata emerges as leader in the vehicle vehicles market. The sole provider for engines for tata hevy vehicles is “CUMMINS”. Toyota is a player that is giving tough competition to the SUV section for all the other olayer with the launch of innova.
Mahindra has 12% of the

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