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It's back to business for industry, but not quite 'business as usual' yet

From high-end cars and mobiles to steel and cement, demand is rising

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At Maruti Suzuki, despite the challenges of scaling up production and with limited labour, the company has got bookings for over 5,000 vehicles as of May 13

Surajeet Das GuptaViveat Susan PintoIndivijal DhasmanaIshita Ayan Dutt New Delhi/Mumbai/Kolkata
On Tuesday, Škoda Auto will launch three new models, but the show will not happen in a five-star hotel. It will be livestreamed with the company’s brass in Prague in attendance — a first for Volkswagen India Group. 
New models in the middle of a Covid-19 recession? 

“Given the right products, we believe that enhancements to people’s lifestyle will overcome current negative sentiments,” said brand director Zac Hollis. 

It’s back to business, but with a new twist. Volkswagen Group, of which Škoda is a part, has garnered over 300 bookings across its companies in May already (from zero in April), and

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First Published: May 25 2020 | 12:39 AM IST

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