A successful project is a combined effort of the teacher for guidance and inspiration and the project team. We wish to extend our sincere gratitude to Dr. Hamendra Kumar Porwal, for imparting in depth knowledge of Finance and providing us an opportunity to do a project work on Capital Structure of the Indian Automobile Industry . The support thus, helped us to develop a meaningful report. Also, we would like to convey our thanks to all the people who have been an integral part during the entire course of project completion and have extended a helping hand for the same.
Sl. No 1 2 3 4 Topic Overview of the Indian Automobile Industry Scope of the Study What is meant by Capital Structure? Factors affecting Capital Structure?
5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Maruti Suzuki Tata Motors Mahindra & Mahindra Hero Honda Bajaj Auto Conclusion Bibliography
Domestic car sales up 24.4% in March
PTI April 8, 2011
Mahindra sales up 22% in Jan
PTI February 1, 2011
Maruti sells 1mn cars in 10 months
PTI January 27, 2011
Bajaj Auto net up 40% to Rs 667 cr
PTI January 19, 2011
Tata Motors net jumps 102-fold
Mail Today Bureau November 10, 2010
The Indian automobile industry is riding high, like never before. They say that history has an eerie habit of repeating itself. As far as the automobile industry is concerned, the monumental returns and the off-the-charts growth rates reported in India recently bear testimony to this adage. The events that unfolded in Detroit years ago seem to be repeating themselves today, in India. For the automobile industry, future in India seems like an evergreen pasture!
Overview of the Indian Automobile Industry
Starting its journey from the day when the first car rolled on the streets of Mumbai in 1898, the Indian automobile industry has demonstrated a phenomenal growth to this day. Today, the Indian automobile industry presents a galaxy of varieties and models meeting all possible expectations and globally established industry standards. Some of the leading names echoing in the Indian automobile industry include Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Mahindra and Mahindra, Hyundai Motors, Hero Honda and Hindustan Motors in addition to a number of others. During the early stages of its development, Indian automobile industry heavily depended on foreign technologies. However, over the years, the manufacturers in India have started using their own technology evolved in the native soil. The thriving market place in the country has attracted a number of automobile manufacturers including some of the reputed global leaders to set their foot in the soil looking forward to enhance their profile and prospects to new heights. Following a temporary setback on account of the global economic recession, the Indian automobile market has
once again picked up a remarkable momentum witnessing a buoyant sale for the first time in its history in the month of September 2009. After the economic downturn and difficult market conditions in the automotive sector globally in 2008-09, during the year, economies across the world (with a few exceptions) showed signs of recovery and growth. The Indian economy bounced back quickly and strongly growing at 7.2% in 2009-10. The automotive sector in India started the year steadily, gathered momentum in different segments in the second half of the year and ended the year with a record growth and performance. The automobile sector of India is the seventh largest in the world. In a year, the country manufactures about 2.6 million cars making up an identifiable chunk in the world s annual production of about 73 million cars in a year. The country is the largest manufacturer of motorcycles and the fifth largest producer of commercial vehicles. Industry experts have visualized an unbelievably huge increase in these figures over the immediate future. The figures published by the Asia Economic Institute indicate that the Indian...
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