Tata Motors Ltd said, the year 2011 marks the 50th anniversary of Jaguar E-Type.
The company will mark the anniversary at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show and go on to celebrate at Goodwood's Revival and Festival of Speed, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the Nurburgring Old Timer Grand Prix and a host of Jaguar customer, dealer and lifestyle events worldwide.
When it was launched in 1961, the appeal of E-Type transcended the automotive world. The iconic E-Type set new standards in automotive design and performance. Its influence is still apparent in Jaguar's modern range: cars that offer a blend of performance, comfort, cutting-edge technology and award-winning design.
E-Type owners included celebrities such as George Best, Brigitte Bardot, Tony Curtis and Steve McQueen.
On Tuesday, Tata Motors ended 1.91% down at Rs1,165.30 on the Bombay Stock Exchange, while the benchmark Sensex declined 0.95% to 18.969.45 points.
Engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Ltd said it has inked a joint venture agreement with Japan-based Kobe Steel for the manufacture of internal mixers and twin screw roller-head extruders for the tyre and rubber industry for global markets, including India.
The JV will invest around Rs60-crore for setting up of a manufacturing facility and related infrastructure. The strategic partnership enables the JV to leverage the technology leadership of Kobe in this segment as well as the market reach of L&T through its customer base in India and abroad.
Initially, internal mixers of sizes 270 to 430 and extruders of sizes 350 and 450 will be manufactured by the JV and marketed by L&T and Kobe. Additional models will be progressively introduced in the future, the company said in a statement.
Kobe Steel has been in the development of mixing room equipment for tyre and rubber industry for several decades. L&T has been in the rubber processing machinery business for over four decades, offering world renowned tyre curing presses and tyre building machines.
The formation of this JV represents a further strengthening of the capabilities of L&T's rubber processing machinery business by widening its portfolio offerings to the global tyre industry, the statement said.
The company will offer internal mixers and twin screw roller-head extruders in addition to its existing range of tyre curing presses and tyre building machines, it said.
On Tuesday, L&T ended 0.42% up at Rs1,669.60 on the Bombay Stock Exchange, while the benchmark Sensex declined 0.95% to 18.969.45 points.
IT firm 3i Infotech Ltd said its net profit for the December 2010 quarter rose 4.7% to Rs64.36 crore over the corresponding quarter last fiscal.
In the December 2010 quarter, the company's revenues increased 7.2% to Rs645.31 crore over the corresponding quarter of the previous year.
On Tuesday, 3i Infotech ended 2.54% down at Rs55.70 on the Bombay Stock Exchange, while the benchmark Sensex declined 0.95% to 18.969.45 points.