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Sugar- Industry Asks for More

September 4, 1962 Thus, apart from the expansion plans drawn up by the existing units, licences have been issued to a number of new companies. The three new entrants in the scooters field are : Andhra Pradesh Scooters, Lohia Machines and Firodias (a subsidiary of Kinetic Engineering). The first two will be collaborating with Piaggio of Italy, the former collaborators of Bajaj Auto. Firodias will collaborate with Honda Motors of Japan. In motorcycles, Horo Cycles intend to collaborate with Honda Motors; and Escorts have already collaborated with another Japanese firm, Yamaha, to produce motorcycles with 100 cc and 350 cc capacity engines. Suzuki of Japan have offered to collaborate with the TVS group of Tamil Nadu to produce motorcycles; and Enfield India is collaborating with Zundapp Worke GmbH of West Germany for diversifying its product-mix into lightweight mobiles, mini-motorcycles and mopeds,. Mopeds India is going in for a redesigned moped in collaboration with the Algerian associates of Motobecane of France. Though the proposed new design will have only a 50 cc engine, it would produce higher power of 3.2 hp as against the existing 1.8 hp and would give 75 km per litre of petrol.

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