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February 9, 2015Issue 46
Jaguar Land Rover at 2015 North American International Auto Show
At the 2015 North American International Auto Show, Jaguar Land Rover confirmed several new vehicle announcements and introduced the new Jaguar F-pace and diesel power options for the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport. The company also announced its global sales results for 2014 and for the first time in North America, debuted the all-new Jaguar XE.  Read more.
Tata Review: Tata in North America


The latest edition of Tata Review, the Tata group's quarterly magazine, focuses on North America, where the Tata group set up operations over 70 years ago.  The stories featured here present a panoramic view of Tata's operations in North America, which represent a significant portion of the Tata ecosystem.

As this edition of Tata Review reveals, the Tata group is on solid ground in North America and set to make big strides in the coming years
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Other News
Range Rover Evoque NW8 Special Edition makes global debut at the Montreal International Auto Show. Read more.

TCS recognized as a leader and star performer in capital markets application outsourcing services by Everest Group. Read more.

Jaguar Land Rover North America and Children's Health Fund ensure that vision problems don't stand in the way of success in the classroom. Read more.

Tata Elxsi showcases advanced automotive solutions at CES 2015. Read more.

Abercrombie & Kent and Land Rover North America announces High-Octane adventures for 2015. Read more.

Virgin Atlantic Airways selects TCS to support Digital Transformation program. Read more.

Jaguar challenges consumers to think like a villain with the EveryVillainNeeds Campaign. Read more.

Land Rover N.A. celebrates Equestrian Sports as Official Vehicle Sponsor of the $125,000 Trump Invitational Grand Prix. Read more.

TCS recognized as One of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America. Read more.
Tata Communications Announces Investment for Capacity Purchase in Seaborn Networks' US-Brazil Cable

Tata Communications and Seaborn Networks, the developer and operator of the first express submarine cable between the United States and São Paulo, Brazil, announced Tata Communications' investment for purchase of significant capacity in its cable system between Brazil and the US. 

Genius Wong, Senior Vice President, Global Network Services, Tata Communications says, "Latin America is a key emerging region and growing market on the world stage and our investment  in Seabras-1 is part of our plan to enhance our offerings into that region." Read more.

2014: A Year of Important Accomplishments for Tata Interactive Systems

Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) released a list of some of its most important accomplishments in the year 2014. TIS reached significant milestones in the areas of content development and gamification, made a host of significant achievements through its work in Mobile Learning, and offered improved learning solutions through the use of games and simulations.


"This year we partnered with many organizations to advise them on learning strategy and alignment. Besides consulting services this year saw us engaged in developing new formats in simulations and gaming as well as augmented reality," says Kshitij Nerurkar, COO, TIS. "TIS has always been the pioneer to develop new product formats such as - serious games, learning nuggets, etc. We expect augmented reality and multiplayer  games to come up strongly in the next few years," he adds.Read more.

TCS to Fly Indian Elite Winners of Mumbai Marathon to Run in 2015 TCS NYC Marathon
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced a special initiative to raise the bar for marathon running in India. The top two Indian elite male and top two elite Indian female finishers in the full marathon of the 2015 Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon will be given the opportunity to train and compete in the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon later this year. Called "Ready, Steady, Fly" the top four Indian athletes will be given all-expenses paid entry into the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon along with travel and accommodation.

The winners will also be put through a specific training program under the supervision on the Athletic Federation of India, so that they are better equipped to compete with the world's top distance runners. The TCS New York City Marathon is the biggest marathon in the world featuring 50,000 runners each year. TCS will also provide the winners with New York Road Runners (NYRR) custom-built online training software and access to top NYRR coaches' advice and training regimes. Read more.
Tata Elxsi Showcased Advanced Automotive Solutions at CES 2015
At the recently concluded Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Tata Elxsi showcased its latest innovations around connected car, autonomous vehicles, ADAS and in-vehicle infotainment solutions. Tata Elxsi's 'Automotive Futuring Showcase' included technology solutions required to build a secure connected car ecosystem to address the industry and lifestyle trends of users who need ubiquitous connectivity and a seamless user experience.

The key technology trends that we saw at this CES in the Automotive space included Advanced Infotainment systems and connectivity, CE & Vehicle Intelligence, Wireless Charging and Self Driving Cars. Tata Elxsi's showcase garnered positive response from leading Automotive customers globally.

Laxman Kapaleshwari, Global Head, Infotainment at Tata Elxsi, spoke to Scoop's Philip Stoten on engineering creativity at Tata Elxsi, the challenges faced as the lines between consumer and automotive electronics is blurred and Tata Elxsi and its capabilities in HMI, Wearables etc. Watch here.
Taj Hotels Announces the Upcoming Opening of Taj Dubai
Taj Group will open Taj Dubai in March 2015, located in the prestigious Burj Khalifa downtown area.  Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is focused on expanding its footprints in the Middle East with the launch of Taj Dubai in the region's economic, financial and tourism hub. The group aims to establish the hotel as the leading luxury hotel for business and leisure in the region. Read more.


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