The Truth About Cars » riots http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 02 May 2016 20:05:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Suzuki To Open Indian Plant With Two Guards For Every Worker http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/suzuki-to-open-indian-plant-with-two-guards-for-every-worker/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/suzuki-to-open-indian-plant-with-two-guards-for-every-worker/#comments Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:23:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=457068 The Nikkei’s good contacts to Suzuki (CEO Osamu Suzuki occasionally blogs for The Nikkei) did not fail the Tokyo wire. Yesterday it was reported on a rumor basis, today, it is officially confirmed that Maruti Suzuki will restart production at its Manesar factory on August 21, about a month after a mob killed the firm’s human […]

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The Nikkei’s good contacts to Suzuki (CEO Osamu Suzuki occasionally blogs for The Nikkei) did not fail the Tokyo wire. Yesterday it was reported on a rumor basis, today, it is officially confirmed that Maruti Suzuki will restart production at its Manesar factory on August 21, about a month after a mob killed the firm’s human […]

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Suzuki Said To Reopen Indian Plant While Rumors Of Leftwing Terrorist Involvement Won’t Die http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/suzuki-said-to-reopen-indian-plant-while-rumors-of-leftwing-terrorist-involvement-wont-die/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/suzuki-said-to-reopen-indian-plant-while-rumors-of-leftwing-terrorist-involvement-wont-die/#comments Wed, 15 Aug 2012 12:38:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456987 Maruti Suzuki “ will likely resume partial production at its violence-hit factory in Manesar, in the northern state of Haryana, by Aug. 21,” says The Nikkei [sub]. The plant remains closed since a mob killed the firm’s human resources manager and burned down parts of the factory. Fifty management personnel and 9 police officers were […]

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Maruti Suzuki “ will likely resume partial production at its violence-hit factory in Manesar, in the northern state of Haryana, by Aug. 21,” says The Nikkei [sub]. The plant remains closed since a mob killed the firm’s human resources manager and burned down parts of the factory. Fifty management personnel and 9 police officers were […]

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Maoist Terrorists Blamed For Deadly Suzuki Riots http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/maoist-terrorists-blamed-for-deadly-suzuki-riots/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/maoist-terrorists-blamed-for-deadly-suzuki-riots/#comments Tue, 14 Aug 2012 09:40:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456893 A month after the deadly riots at Suzuki’s Manesar factory in India, Maoist extremists are being blamed for the insurrection. Maruti Suzuki Chairman R.C. Bhargava told The Nikkei [sub] that “left-wing extremists pushed the factory workers to riot.” Bhargava refused to identify the group by name, but the Nikkei connects the readily available dots: “He […]

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A month after the deadly riots at Suzuki’s Manesar factory in India, Maoist extremists are being blamed for the insurrection. Maruti Suzuki Chairman R.C. Bhargava told The Nikkei [sub] that “left-wing extremists pushed the factory workers to riot.” Bhargava refused to identify the group by name, but the Nikkei connects the readily available dots: “He […]

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Rundown of Indian Press Coverage of Maruti Suzuki Riot & Lockdown: Talk of Conspiracies and Outside Influences http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/rundown-of-indian-press-coverage-of-maruti-suzuki-riot-lockdown-talk-of-conspiracies-and-outside-influences/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/rundown-of-indian-press-coverage-of-maruti-suzuki-riot-lockdown-talk-of-conspiracies-and-outside-influences/#comments Sat, 21 Jul 2012 18:57:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453705 The major Indian news operations are pretty much flooding the zone in covering the riot and lockdown at Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar plant. Besides whatever labor unrest there was at play in the Manesar factory riot, internal politics within the state of Haryana or competition with Gujurat state may have had something to do with it, […]

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The major Indian news operations are pretty much flooding the zone in covering the riot and lockdown at Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar plant. Besides whatever labor unrest there was at play in the Manesar factory riot, internal politics within the state of Haryana or competition with Gujurat state may have had something to do with it, […]

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Maruti Suzuki Locks Out Workers At Mobbed Factory http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/maruti-suzuki-locks-out-workers-at-mobbed-factory/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/maruti-suzuki-locks-out-workers-at-mobbed-factory/#comments Sat, 21 Jul 2012 15:33:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453692 Maruti Suzuki locked out the entire workforce of its Manesar factory until authorities finished their investigation of the deadly riots earlier this week. Suzuki said reopening the plant would risk lives of its employees until the workers guilty of instigating a mob are identified. “We can’t further risk the lives of our employees and workers,” R.C. […]

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Maruti Suzuki locked out the entire workforce of its Manesar factory until authorities finished their investigation of the deadly riots earlier this week. Suzuki said reopening the plant would risk lives of its employees until the workers guilty of instigating a mob are identified. “We can’t further risk the lives of our employees and workers,” R.C. […]

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Suzuki Riots: Police Wants To Arrest Whole Workforce, Riots Pre-Planned http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/suzuki-riots-police-wants-to-arrest-whole-workforce-riots-pre-planned/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/suzuki-riots-police-wants-to-arrest-whole-workforce-riots-pre-planned/#comments Fri, 20 Jul 2012 15:22:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453570 Police in India is seeking to arrest the entire workforce of 3,000 at the Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar factory after a Wednesday riot left a manager killed, hundreds injured and the factory torched, Reuters says.  Maruti Suzuki’s factory is closed. A lengthy shutdown that could cost $15 million a day is expected. “Part of the manufacturing […]

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Police in India is seeking to arrest the entire workforce of 3,000 at the Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar factory after a Wednesday riot left a manager killed, hundreds injured and the factory torched, Reuters says.  Maruti Suzuki’s factory is closed. A lengthy shutdown that could cost $15 million a day is expected. “Part of the manufacturing […]

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Suzuki Workers Burn Factory, Manager Killed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/suzuki-workers-burn-factory-manager-killed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/suzuki-workers-burn-factory-manager-killed/#comments Thu, 19 Jul 2012 14:21:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453478 Workers at Maruti Suzuki’s factory in Maneshar, India, ransacked and burned the factory, leaving the personnel director dead and many injured, Reuters reports. The Manesar factory remains closed and secured by a 1,200 man police force, a day after an angry mob “armed with iron rods and door beams of cars, spread out in groups […]

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Workers at Maruti Suzuki’s factory in Maneshar, India, ransacked and burned the factory, leaving the personnel director dead and many injured, Reuters reports. The Manesar factory remains closed and secured by a 1,200 man police force, a day after an angry mob “armed with iron rods and door beams of cars, spread out in groups […]

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Carmakers Shutter Plants In Egypt As Riots Escalate http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/carmakers-shutter-plants-in-egypt-as-riots-escalate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/carmakers-shutter-plants-in-egypt-as-riots-escalate/#comments Tue, 01 Feb 2011 15:29:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=382498 Most automakers are suspending operations in Egypt while riots continue. Here is a list of current closures: GM has halted operations at its plant near Cairo.- Daimler has stopped production at its Egypt plant. BMW shut down assembly in Egypt. Volkswagen stopped deliveries to Egypt. Nissan closed its factory in Egypt. Suzuki shut down its […]

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Most automakers are suspending operations in Egypt while riots continue. Here is a list of current closures: GM has halted operations at its plant near Cairo.- Daimler has stopped production at its Egypt plant. BMW shut down assembly in Egypt. Volkswagen stopped deliveries to Egypt. Nissan closed its factory in Egypt. Suzuki shut down its […]

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