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General Motors plans to launch new model

Car maker General Motors India is planning to launch up to eight new models over the next 5-6 years in the country as it looks to increase its share in the domestic auto market.The company is also considering to double the existing production capacity of the Talegaon plant in Maharashtra in order to roll out and meet the demand of its new models.Besides, GM India is under discussion with parent General Motors' operations in other countries to export small diesel engines from here.'Lots of new models are coming up for the Indian market. We are discussing about 7-8 models over the next 5-6 years,' General Motors [GM] India vice president [Manufacturing] Rakesh Mohan Sabbarwal said. He, however, declined to share details such as whether these will be small cars or sedans or sports utility vehicles.When asked about the company's production plans, Sabbarwal said: 'We are currently in discussion for ramping up the capacity.
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