Global automotive market must prepare for ‘fundamental shift’


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The worldwide automotive industry must adapt and shift its focus to serve a new generation of consumers, or face danger from new global players, former Tata CEO Dr. V Sumantran has warned.

Speaking at the Global Automotive Forum in China, Sumantran – who is credited with developing the Tata Nano – said the emerging new generation of consumers expect more from their cars than ever before.

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Source:: Autocar