Ford slashes manufacturing operations in India, adds engineers and tech workers

The company will stop making vehicles for sale in India — which include the Figo, Aspire, Freestyle, EcoSport and Endeavour — right away. Once supplies of those vehicles are sold, there will be no more, said Ford spokesperson Sinead Phipps.

Manufacturing of some of those vehicles will continue for export until the end of 2021 from the Sanand plant and into the middle of 2022 from the Chennai vehicle and engine plants.

“We will definitely continue to provide parts, warranty and service support for customers in India however,” Phipps said.

Meanwhile, Ford will maintain a presence in India, home of

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Finance Minister Sitharaman summons Infosys CEO as income tax portal goes dark : The Tribune India

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, August 22

With the income tax portal going dark on Saturday, the Ministry of Finance has summoned Infosys CEO Salil Parekh on Monday to explain to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman why even after two and a half months since its launch, the glitches in the new portal have not been resolved, stated an official news release.

The new income tax e-filing portal “www.incometax.gov.in”, developed by Infosys, had a bumpy start from the day of its launch on June 7, as it continued to face tech glitches with users complaining that certain functionalities were either unavailable

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